Real Estate Fundamentals

This course provides students with a basic knowledge of the history and development of property law and its division. Students will study the concepts of full ownership, shared ownership and lesser interests in property, together with modern real estate, land registration systems and legal descriptions in Ontario. Students will develop the knowledge and skills necessary to conduct online title searches using Teraview. Students will draft requisition letters to remedy title defects and discharge encumbrances that can cloud title. Students will also complete an introduction to title insurance, condominium ownership and relevant legislation. Various statutes affecting real property will be presented.