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Credit points: 15

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In this unit students will examine the nature of property and ownership; rights of common owners: concurrent estates, marital property, present estates and future interests, and the trust as a form of divided ownership; other than fee simple interests in property: public and private limitations on the use of land (interests in the land of another); easements, profits, licenses, covenants and servitudes; a summary of public land use controls (zoning and subdivision restrictions); real estate transactions: the real estate contact and the mortgage; constitutional issues associated with property: compulsory purchase, regulatory takings and land development conditions (5th and 14th Amendment).

FacultyFaculty of Business, Economics and Law

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGordon Walker

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

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Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsProperty Law and Public Interest: Cases and MaterialsPrescribedJ. Gordon Hylton, David L. Callies, Daniel R. Mandelker and Paula A. FranzeseLEXISNEXIS (2ND ED.) (2003)

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