Law 209 - Real Estate Finance

Grant S. Nelson

Grant S. Nelson

Professor of Law Emeritus
B.A. University of Minnesota, 1960
J.D. University of Minnesota, 1963
UCLA Faculty Since 1991
Course Description:

This is a concentrated study of the law governing the financing of land transactions from both a national and California perspective. Coverage includes the California deed of trust, installment land contracts and other mortgaging substitutes, assignments of rents, receiverships, prepayment, foreclosure, priorities, California anti-deficiency legislation, impact of borrower bankruptcy on mortgage lenders, construction lending, future advances lending and the secondary market.

Course Learning Outcomes:

This course should enable the student to understand not only the substantive rules of real estate finance law, but also to become sophisticated in national and regulatory impact of the mortgage on major national economic trends and institutions.

Course Information:
​Faculty Term Course Section ​Schedule ​Units Requisite Satisfies SAW
Grant Nelson 19F 209 LEC 1 TR 12:10 PM - 1:35 PM 3.0 Yes No
Textbook Information:
Textbook for Fall 2019 LEC 1
Nelson et al. Real Estate Transfer, Finance, and Development: Cases and Materials  9th ed.  
ISBN: 9780314288608. West Academic. REQUIRED $240.96