Monday, April 29, 2013

Mastering Real Estate Principles...

Mastering Real Estate Principles,
 6th Edition
by Gerald R. Cortesi
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This new edition features review exercises and more than 500 review questions with rationales, allowing students to test their knowledge, monitor their progress, and identify problem areas. The multiple learning tools and turn-key Instructor Resources significantly help reduce instructor workload, and students will benefit from an outline format that makes it easy to master the basics needed to pass the real estate licensing exam.
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More than 500 review questions with rationales that allow students to test their knowledge, monitor their progress, and identify problem areas
Two comprehensive examinations with study tips
Chapter Notes that provide additional information to enhance student understanding of topics
Instructor Resources with chapter outlines, a test bank, exams with answer keys, and a robust PowerPoint presentation
Nearly 50 new final exam questions
Workbook-like format gives it an organized, appealing, user-friendly, and interactive approach to learning
Comprehensive mid-term exam, final exam, and unit quizzes
Review exercises after each section allow students to interact with the content and track their progress
Checklists for learning objectives and key terms allow students to track their progress and their understanding of the content

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Book Cover   Textbook, 595 pages, 2013 copyright, 8½ x 11"
   ISBN 9781427744333 Retail Price $48.49

Unit I: Introduction to Real Estate
Chapter 1: Introduction to Real Estate
Chapter 2: Real Estate Concepts
Unit II: Real Estate Law
Chapter 3: Government Powers
Chapter 4: Encumbrances
Chapter 5: Encumbrances: Liens
Chapter 6: Legal Descriptions
Unit III: Real Estate Ownership
Chapter 7: Freehold Interests in Real Estate
Chapter 8: Leasehold Estates in Real Estate
Chapter 9: Forms of Ownership
Unit IV: Transferring Real Estate
Chapter 10: Transferring Title
Chapter 11: Recording Title
Chapter 12: Real Estate Closings
Unit V: Real Estate BrokerageChapter 13: Agency and Real Estate Brokerage
Chapter 14: Real Estate Contracts
Chapter 15: Brokerage Agreements
Chapter 16: Real Estate Licensing laws
Chapter 17: Fair Housing Laws
Unit VI: Real Estate ValuationChapter 18: The Appraisal Process
Chapter 19: Methods of Estimating Value
Unit VII: Real Estate FinanceChapter 20: Loan Instruments
Chapter 21: Lending Practices
Chapter 22: Types of Real Estate Loans
Chapter 23: Lending Laws and Government Activities
Unit VIII Specialty TopicsChapter 24: Property Management
Chapter 25: Tax Advantages of Home Ownership
Chapter 26: Real Estate Investments
Study Tool Kit

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An organized, appealing, user-friendly prelicensing text known for its workbook format and interactive approach to learning

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