1. List and define typical Real Estate Contracts
    1. Listing, Purchase and Sale, Lease, Deed
    2. Mortgage Note, Mortgage Deed, Option
  2. Essential Elements of any Contract
    1. Offer and Acceptance
    2. Consideration
    3. Legality
    4. Competency
    5. Consent (Duress-Notary)
  3. Termination of an Offer
    1. Death of Offeror
    2. Time Limit
    3. Withdrawal by Offeror
    4. Acceptance
    5. Revocation by Offeree
    6. Counteroffer
  4. Valid/Void/Voidable
  5. Miscellaneous
    1. Mass. Statute of Frauds
    2. Written P & S
    3. Equitable vs Legal Title
    4. Right to Assign
  6. Breach of Contract
    1. Damages
    2. Specific Performance
    3. Retain Deposit
    4. Right of Rescission
  7. Deeds
    1. Grantor/Grantee
    2. County Registry of Deeds
    3. Book and Page Reference
    4. Quitclaim vs Warranty vs Special Warranty
  8. Elements of a Deed
    1. Identification of All Parties (et ux, et al)
    2. Granting Clause
    3. Consideration
    4. Explanation of Rights Transferred
    5. Legal Description (Metes & Bounds, Lot & Block, Gov't Survey)
    6. Proper Execution - Signed, Delivered
    7. Recorded at Registry
      1. Valid-Signed, Sealed, Delivered
      2. Fully Effective-Recorded-Acknowledged-Notarized
  9. Torrens System - Land Court, Certificate of Title, Low Book & Page
  10. Mass. Tax Stamps - $2.28/$500 Sell Price--Seller Expense
  11. Title Search
    1. Grantors/Grantees Index
    2. Chain of Title
    3. Abstract of Title
  12. Advanced Contract Analysis - Listing/Purchase and Sale Agreement
    1. Listing
      1. Identification of Parties
      2. Property Identification
      3. Terms of Contract
      4. Seller Obligation
      5. Agent Obligations
      6. Consideration/Fee
      7. Miscellaneous Provisions
      8. Complete/Discuss Sample Listing as Class Exercise
    2. Purchase and Sale Agreement
      1. Identification of Parties
      2. Property Description
      3. Performance including Date, Time and Place
      4. Consideration
      5. Possession
      6. Adjustments
      7. Deposit
      8. Fee
      9. Lead Paint
      10. Underground Storage Tank
      11. Other
      12. Complete/Discuss sample Purchase and Sale Agreement as class exercise
      13. Financing Clause
      14. Smoke Detector
      15. Inspections
      16. UFFI