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Juris Doctor Programs in Law Studies Economic Law Studies Real Estate Law

What is real estate law?
Real estate law is the area of law that governs the buying and selling of property. People with a degree in real estate law are experts in property law, zoning law, and contract law. They help clients buy and sell property, negotiate leases, and resolve disputes.

What can I do with a degree in real estate law?
With a degree in real estate law, you can become a real estate agent, a property manager, or a real estate developer. You can also work as a legal assistant or paralegal in a law firm that specializes in real estate law. Alternatively, you could start your own business providing legal services to clients in the real estate industry.

What will I learn during my real estate law degree?
During your real estate law degree will learn the different principles that apply to the ownership, use and transfer of land. You will also learn about the different types of property rights, zoning regulations, environmental laws and other legal issues with real estate transactions. Additionally, you will learn about contracts, negotiations and other aspects of the real estate business.

A Juris Doctor or Doctor of Jurisprudence degree is a law degree earned by completing a two- to four-year law school program. JD holders may practice law in a given U.S. state after passing a bar examination.