Principles of Real Estate Practice in Texas (Paperback)
Principles of Real Estate Practice in Texas contains the essentials of the national and Texas real estate law, principles, and practices necessary for basic competence as a real estate professional and as mandated by Texas license law. It is based on our highly successful and popular national publication, Principles of Real Estate Practice, which is in use in real estate schools nationwide.
The text is tailored to the needs of the pre-license student. It is designed to make it easy for students to learn the material and pass their real estate examprepare students for numerous career applicationsstress practical, rather than theoretical, skills and knowledge.
Principles of Real Estate Practice in Texas is streamlined, direct and to-the-point. It includes multiple learning reinforcements. It has a student-oriented organization, both within each chapter and from chapter to chapter. Its examples and exercises are grounded in the authors' many years in real estate education.
Principles IThe Real Estate BusinessConcepts of Home OwnershipReal PropertyInterests and EstatesOwnershipEncumbrances and LiensReal Estate TaxationLegal DescriptionsAgencyThe Brokerage BusinessReal Estate Contract LawListing AgreementsSales ContractsTexas ContractsFair Housing and EthicsTRELA - The Real Estate CommissionTRELA - Licensing RegulationTRELA - Standards of ConductTRELA - Agency and BrokeragePrinciples IIReal Estate Market EconomicsReal Estate AppraisalReal Estate Finance Land Use Control Real Estate Investment Leases Property Management Transfers of Title Closings Risk Management TRELA - Special Topics Real Estate Mathematics Glossary of Residential Style and Construction TermsGlossary of General Real Estate TermsIndex
For students looking for a Texas-specific exam prep book, we also publish Texas Real Estate License Exam Prep
About the Author
For over forty years, Stephen Mettling and David Cusic, PhD, have operated Performance Programs Company, one of the nation's most successful custom training organizations specializing in real estate program development. Mr. Mettling and Dr. Cusic have jointly written over 100 books, courses, and custom programs in all facets of real estate for some of the country's largest organizations including the National Association of Realtors(R) and its many Institutes. Mr. Mettling has also served as vice president and author for the country's largest real estate training and publishing organization. Under various capacities, he has managed the acquisition, development, and sale of national real estate textbooks and publications, as well as directed the country's largest affiliated group of real estate schools. Dr. Cusic, an author and educator with international real estate training experience, has been engaged in vocation-oriented education since 1966. Specializing in real estate training since 1983, he has developed numerous real estate training programs for corporate and institutional clients around the country. Dan Hamilton is an accomplished, nationally and locally recognized real estate author, trainer, educator and broker with an illustrious career in Texas brokerage practice and real estate education spanning over 25 years. He was awarded the honor of the National Who's Who for business for 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001 Top Office Producer; Certified Relocation Specialist New Agent Trainer; Multi - Million Dollar Club; Top Ten on Board of Realtors, and Member Super Stars Top Producers Group. As an educator and author, Mr. Hamilton operated the Hamilton School of Real Estate and continues to be a certified lead trainer for Licensure and Renewal, certified to teach virtually all real estate CORE and elective courses. Dan has logged over 23,000 teaching hours in SAE courses and over 7,000 hours in MCE courses in virtually all Texas urban markets. Finally, Dan teaches exam prep coursed throughout the state. Mr. Hamilton has written numerous nationally-recognized titles including Real Estate Agency Law (TREC-approved); Real Estate Marketing Steps for Success (TREC-approved); and Texas Promulgated Contracts. Mr. Hamilton has served on the board of the national Real Estate Educators Association (REEA), and in 2011 he served as President of the Texas Real Estate Teachers Association (TRETA).