Real Estate Transactions: From Contract to Closing
Through a step-by-step examination of commercial real estate transactions, gain an understanding of the goals of the parties, the legal structuring, the negotiation, and the documentation essential to each phase of the process. Topics include acquisition, disposition, and development; the precontract period; the letter of intent and due diligence; title search; the contract of sale; and contingencies during due diligence, including environmental, engineering, architectural, zoning, leases, and operating costs. Discuss financing, including conventional, IDA, SBA, seller-financed, assumption of existing financing, and subordinate financing; zoning, current compliance, and anticipated improvements; due diligence during conveyance, including deeds and title; government controls, including land use and zoning regulations; construction contracts; and the real estate closing.
You'll Walk Away with
- Knowledge of the phases of a real estate transaction
- The ability to perform transactional due diligence
- Real estate developers
- Real estate asset managers