Real Estate Courses

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3 units: lecture 3 units; lab 0 units

Acceptable for credit: California State University

This is a required course to obtain a Real Estate Salesperson license. This course summarizes information required for the State of California Real Estate Salesperson’s license examination. This course covers the basic background and terminology necessary for advanced study in other real estate courses. This course is intended to acquaint students with little or no training or experience in real estate with the real estate industry. This course also applies toward the educational requirements for the California Real Estate Broker’s license examination. Pass/No Pass Option

3 units: lecture 3 units; lab 0 units

Advisory: RLST 090

Acceptable for credit: California State University

Real Estate Practice is an overview of the operational methods of a real estate business and the procedures used in a typical real estate transaction. The course covers the day-to-day operations of a real estate office, with an emphasis on topics such as listings, purchase and sale agreements, advertising, financing, escrows, taxation, and appraisal. This course summarizes information required for the State of California real estate license examinations. This course is required for a Real Estate Salesperson’s license and for a Real Estate Broker’s license. Pass/No Pass Option

3 units: lecture 3 units; lab 0 units

Acceptable for credit: California State University

This course provides students with the opportunity to analyze the causes and effects of value fluctuations in real estate, the nature of land development, socioeconomic factors, and what is considered a good or bad real estate investment. Students distinguish between general and specific governmental controls affecting real estate activity and analyze the effect of local, state and federal taxes on real estate activity. Students apply basic economic principles to understand how land values are influenced by multiple factors. This course applies toward the educational requirements of both the California real estate broker’s and the California real estate salesperson’s license examination. Pass/No Pass Option

3 units: lecture 3 units; lab 0 units

Advisory: RLST 90

Acceptable for credit: California State University

This is a fundamental real estate law course covering the basic understanding, background, and terminology necessary for advanced study in specialized real estate courses. This course is designed for students with little or no training or experience in real estate law. The purpose of the course is to introduce students to legal issues that arise in real estate and to enable students to identify, interpret, and solve fundamental legal problems inherent in real estate transactions and in the real estate profession. This course summarizes information required for the State of California real estate license examinations. This course also applies towards the educational requirements for a California Real Estate Broker’s license, and can also be applied as an elective for the Real Estate Salesperson’s license requirements. Pass/No Pass Option

3 units: lecture 3 units; lab 0 units

Advisory: RLST 090

Acceptable for credit: California State University

This introductory real estate appraisal course meets both California Office of Real Estate Appraisers (OREA) and California Bureau of Real Estate (BRE) educational requirements. This course satisfies the OREA Basic Appraisal Principles requirement with 30 hours of principles and15 hours of procedures instruction. This course also applies to the educational requirements for the California BRE real estate broker’s and real estate salesperson’s license. With a focus on single-family residential property, students have an opportunity to learn the basic appraisal principles and influences in real estate valuation. Students also have an opportunity to learn the skills for gathering information to form an opinion based

3 units: lecture 3 units; lab 0 units

Advisory: RLST 90

This course analyzes real estate financing, including financing for residential and commercial properties, and development opportunities. Other topics include secured transactions, investment vehicles, government financing options, interest rates, taxation considerations, and evaluation of loan applicants. This course covers content required for the State of California real estate license examinations. It applies toward the educational requirements for a California Real Estate Broker’s license and as an elective for the Real Estate Salesperson’s license requirements. Pass/No Pass Option

3 units: lecture 3 units; lab 0 units

Advisory: RLST 90

Acceptable for credit: California State University

This course is designed to acquaint the real estate student with the specific advantages and disadvantages of the various types of real estate investments including multiresidential, commercial, industrial, professional, recreational, condominiums and special purpose properties. This class addresses the effects of inflation, depreciation, taxes, tax-deferred exchanges, real estate cycles, growth patterns, risk and liquidity on the total real estate investment. Students also study the advantages and disadvantages of investments in related fields of real estate investments including syndications, limited partnerships, the use of leverage, and creative financing such as all inclusive deeds of trusts in maximizing the real estate investment returns. This course applies toward the educational requirements of the California Real Estate Broker’s License examination and can also be applied as an elective for the Real Estate Salesperson License requirements. Pass/No Pass Option

3 units: lecture 3 units; lab 0 units

Advisory: RLST 90

Acceptable for credit: California State University

This course covers the successful techniques and practices in the management of income property including acquisition, analysis, legal considerations, marketing techniques, maintenance, records and insurance. This course summarizes information required for the State of California real estate license examinations; however, considerable outside study for the state exam may be required. This course also applies towards the educational requirements of the California Real Estate Broker’s license examination and can also be applied as an elective for the Real Estate Salesperson license requirements. Pass/No Pass Option.

 

Last Updated 2/1/21