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Spring 2022
5345 Real Estate Transactions - CRUMP- 19790

Professor(s): David Crump (FACULTY)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: Real Property, Trusts and Estates 

Time: 1:00p-2:30p  MW  Location: 111  TUII

Course Outline: This course will cover a wide range of real estate transactions and related matters. The primary focus will be residential transaction, but issues relating to commercial transactions will also be considered. Matters to be covered include broker listing agreements, purchase and sales contracts, conveyancing documents, recording acts, title and survey, leases, mortgages and deed of trusts, foreclosures, and other financing issues. The course will be taught through a combination of lecture, drafting exercises, and student discussion of cases and other assigned material. The objective of the course is give students a basic foundation for understanding real estate practice and the tools to identify and address legal issues associated with the conveyancing and financing of real property.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

At this link, you will find the following materials: 1) Syllabus, 2) Course PowerPoint Slides, and 3) the Course Handout. Please contact Amanda Parker ( if you have trouble accessing files.

The UH registration system instruction mode for this course is listed in parenthesis. After student registration in November, there may be instruction mode changes to this course up through Jan. 5th, 2022, but notice of such changes will be sent to then-registered students. Instructors and students are expected to normally be physically present in the classroom. If the course has a final examination, it will be in a classroom requiring your physical presence. Other assessment, such as a mid-term exam, may also be in a classroom. Whether this instructor will offer “remote presence” (starting a zoom meeting from the podium computer to enable student remote access on an occasional basis) for part or all of the semester is not known, but students should not rely on an expectation that remote presence will be available.


First Day Assignments:

Final Exam Schedule: 05/06 1pm-4pm      

This course will have:

Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type: No

Bar Course: No

DistanceEd ABA 306:

Pass-Fail Student Election: Available

Course Materials (10/18/2021 2:19:54 PM)

Book(s) Required

Course Materials: 2 titles: (1) Property Cases, Documents, and Lawyering Strategies, by David Crump, David Caudill, David Charles Hricik, 4th edition 2020 (ISBN: 9781531018870); (2) Anatomy of a Real Estate Transaction, David Crump and Jerome Curtis, Jr., ISBN: 978-0916081027

Additional materials will be made available electronically to students.