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. Purchase and Sale Agreement
    1. Name of Parties
    2. Description of Land
    3. Price/Consideration
    4. Deposit (incl. Escrow)
    5. Date
    6. Signatures
  6. Miscellaneous
    1. Mass. Statute of Frauds - Written P & S
    2. Equitable vs Legal Title
    3. Right to Assign
  7. Breach of Contract
    1. Damages
    2. Specific Performance
    3. Retain Deposit
    4. Right of Rescission
  8. Deeds
    1. Grantor/Grantee
    2. County Registry of Deeds
    3. Book and Page Reference
    4. Quitclaim vs Warranty vs Special Warranty
  9. 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, Sealed, Delivered
    7. Recorded at Registry
      1. Valid-Signed, Sealed, Delivered
      2. Fully Effective-Recorded-Acknowledged-Notarized
  10. Torrens System - Land Court, Certificate of Title, Low Book & Page
  11. Mass. Tax Stamps - $2.28/$500 Sell Price--Seller Expense
  12. Title Search
    1. Grantors/Grantees Index
    2. Chain of Title
    3. Abstract of Title

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