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CE – Middlebury – Advanced Contracts
October 8, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 12:45 pm
Ilsley Public Library – 75 Main Street – Middlebury, VT 05753
8:30 AM to 12:45 PM – 4 hours, elective
A Study of Basic Contract Law, Drafting Issues, and Specialized Contracts Used in Real Estate Transactions.
This course is INTERACTIVE. There are 42 specific examples for classroom discussion. In the smaller offerings, classroom style instruction will be in roundtable format. In larger groups, there will be a classroom layout. This course is considered Intermediate to Advanced Level. Both brokers and salespersons would benefit. Topics Covered: Contract Formation (elements, electronic contracting, filling in blanks, agent selection of provisions, quasi contracts/implied terms, good faith and fair dealing, emails, placement of signature, time is of the essence, oral modifications, attorney fees, exculpatory clauses, signature issues) (100 min); Service Agreements (VT regulations, form and elements, other issues) (40 min); Purchase and Sale Agreement (contingencies, title issues, excessive deposits, contract addenda) (30 min); Options and Rights of First Refusal (40 min); Other Issues (wrongful interference with contractual rights, joint venture, lease and option to purchase, post closing escrow, ethics in drafting) (30 min); Conclusion.