Real Estate (RE)

RE-101  Real Estate Principles (formerly RE-140)  

3 Units (LEC 48-54)

This course covers the basic laws and principles of California real estate. It provides the basic background and terminology necessary to understand property ownership, contracts, agency, listings, real estate financing, deeds, liens, escrows and title insurance, land descriptions, real estate mathematics, real estate licensing and state regulations. (formerly RE 140)

Transfers to CSU only

RE-299  Special Projects: Real Estate  

1-3 Unit (IS 16-54)

Students with previous course work in the program may do special projects that involve research and special study. The actual nature of the project must be determined in consultation with the supervising instructor.

Prerequisite: Two Real Estate classes must be completed prior to enrollment; a contract must be completed with the instructor prior to enrollment.

Transfers to CSU only

RE-502  Real Estate Practice (formerly RE-141)  

3 Units (LEC 48-54)

This course provides an analysis of real estate business as conducted in California stressing the practical application of real estate knowledge. Ideal for future or licensed real estate professionals. Topics include establishing the real estate office, prospecting, advertising, selling, listings, financing, escrow procedures, taxes, business opportunities, property management, and ethics. (formerly RE 141)

Prerequisite/Corequisite: RE-101 (with a grade of C or better) or Real Estate License.

Transfers to CSU only

RE-503  Legal Aspects of Real Estate (formerly RE-142)  

3 Units (LEC 48-54)

This course provides a broad survey of the legal system in the United States with special emphasis on California Real Estate Law. It provides insight into those areas which are most important in avoiding legal difficulties which can arise in connection with real estate transactions. Aspects of California Real Estate Law necessary to prepare students for the State Real Estate Licensing Exam are also covered. (formerly RE 142)

Prerequisite/Corequisite: RE-101 (with a grade of C or better) or Real Estate License.

Transfers to CSU only

RE-504  Real Estate Finance (formerly RE-143)  

3 Units (LEC 48-54)

This course provides an analysis of real estate finance. Topics covered include financing instruments, sources of financing, loan origination and servicing, consumer protection, and the role of federal and state governments. (formerly RE 143)

Recommended Preparation: RE-101 or Real Estate License.

Transfers to CSU only

RE-505  Property Management (formerly RE-154)  

3 Units (LEC 48-54)

This course emphasizes best practices in property management for residential, commercial, office, and industrial real estate. The principles of management, fair housing, ethics, and leasing are examined. (formerly RE 154)

Transfers to CSU only

RE-506  Real Estate Economics (formerly RE-145)  

3 Units (LEC 48-54)

This course is a practical study of the economic aspects of real estate and land use designed to provide a grasp of the dynamic factors which create real estate values and establish trends in real estate markets. This course meets pre-licensing requirements for the California real estate salesperson and brokers exams. (formerly RE-145)

Prerequisite: RE-101 (with a grade of C or better) or Real Estate License.

Transfers to CSU only

RE-549  Cooperative Work Experience: Real Estate (formerly RE-149)  

0.5-8 Units CWE Paid 75-300/Unpaid 60-240

This course is supervised employment extending classroom-based occupational learning at an on-the-job learning station relating to the students' educational or occupational goal (Title 5 section 55252). Students may earn a maximum of (8) semester credit hours during one enrollment period. Students may earn up to a total of 16 semester credit hours for all Cooperative Work Experience Education. Offered as pass/no pass only. (formerly RE-149)

Other Enrollment Criteria: Each student must be enrolled for the full semester and have completed one course in the discipline. A training agreement must be completed prior to registration. Please refer to the Cooperative Work Experience Student Handbook for specific information.

Transfers to CSU only

RE-707  Mortgage Loan Brokering and Lending (formerly RE-146)  

3 Units (LEC 48-54)

This course will provide students with a broad technical knowledge of the state and federal laws which govern the practice of mortgage loan brokering and lending in the state of California. Students will learn lending laws, regulations, disclosures, and the lending process. (formerly RE 146)

Not transferable