Loyola University Chicago

School of Law

Real Estate and Property Law

253: Real Estate Conveyance

Credit Hours




A study of problems and documents encountered in residential real estate transactions, including listing agreements, preparation of contracts, closing documents and real estate tax pro-rations. There will be some coverage of the subjects related to financing and title clearances including surveys and title insurance. The course may also include some basic coverage of condominiums, co-operatives and Illinois land trusts. The text is George Lefcoe, Real Estate Transactions, Finance and Development (LexisNexis, 6th ed. 2009). There are used good condition copies available from various sources. In addition, there are also loose leaf and electronic versions. The grade will be based on a final two-hour open book exam given during the regular exam period. (McCormack)