Book Description: Real Estate and Property Law for Paralegals, Second Edition, provides a solid foundation of the basics of real estate law, including the practicalities of daily legal work. This user-friendly text covers all the key topics in real estate law that paralegals need to know, including the basic elements of real property, the different methods used to record and describe property, the methods used to transfer title, the rights associated with real estate ownership, the elements of real estate contracts, an extensive discussion of landlord/tenant law, deeds, mortgages, restrictions on land use, title insurance and title examinations, the closing process, and tax implications. Features that make this classroom-tested textbook a success include: An emphasis on practical skills throughout the book. Students are given a realistic understanding of what it is like to practice in the real world. An easy-to-read and engaging style that utilizes numerous real world examples and illustrations, emphasizing the practical nature of real estate law. Effective teaching tools that include: chapter objectives to open each chapter Issue at a Glance boxes in each chapter that summarize important legal concepts marginal definitions numerous figures, tables, and forms case excerpts that discuss legal theory and practical applications Skills You Need in the Real World sections in each chapter that highlight particular paralegal skills. Web sites to assist students in gathering more information Key Terms, Review Questions, and Practical Applications exercises at the end of every chapter. A well-developed instructor s manual with a test bank, lesson plans, suggested syllabi, web resources, and additional assignments as well as PowerPoint slides for each chapter. The Second Edition has been thoughtfully reviewed and thoroughly updated and contains: New student workbook, included on CD with the text, provides additional opportunities for applying the law. The workbook includes student activities, online exercises, and review tools such as true/false questions, fill-in-the-blank questions, and matching Updated forms and examples New cases State-specific supplements Give your students the advantage of a solid underpinning in all of the intricacies of real estate law with this practical, clear, and concise text.