Real Estate & Housing Clinic


The focus of the Real Estate & Housing Clinic is to introduce the student to the development of the following skillset:

  • Working knowledge of the basic real estate transaction process 
  • Ability to identify parties and players in the transaction
  • Ability to perform abstracts of real property title work
  • Conduct title examinations 
  • Prepare title opininons and title examination reports 
  • Identitfy property issues and perform reasonable curative work
  • Draft basic conveyance documents
  • Integrate and apply knowledge gained to assist attorney in the real estate closing

Real Estate transactions work hard in hand with curative work requiring that only clouds and encumbrances on title to be cleared. The most commonly recurring issues are successions, blight eradication. 

For more information contact Professor Virginia Listach