Legal Aspects

Legal Aspects

by Lei Bao

An overview of Guam real property law and its influence on various aspects of the real estate industry. The course examines the legal issues surrounding real estate ownership and transfer, contracts, rights and duties of ownership, conveyance issues, mortgages and deeds of trust, easements, government control and powers, escrow and title insurance, zoning, landlord and tenant problems, real estate brokerage and agency relationships, and agency ethics.

Learning Objectives for Students

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • state the reason for antitrust laws, and give an example of what not to discuss with competitors;
  • describe the purpose of the federal fair housing laws and the protections that they offer;
  • discuss the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Megan’s Law;
  • explain the protections offered by the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) and the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) as well as the Uniform Electronic Transmissions Act (UETA);
  • list the requirements of the Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act (LBPHRA); and
  • summarize the provisions suggested by the Uniform Residential Landlord and Tenant Act.

NICE Friday 9am

Course Schedule

Every Friday
9:00 am – 12:00 pm


N.I.C.E. School 341 S Marine Drive, Suite 203 Tamuning, GU 96913


(671) 687–2012

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