This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to apply particulars of land contract law, including conveyancing duties of care; investigation of title; parties and procedures; small business transactions, and, subdivision rules, in order to support the work of a legal office, or associated context.

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - communication skills to work with clients, colleagues, management, relevant specialist personnel under direction, independently or within a team; - research and analytical skills to identify and debate a wide range of land contracts and land contract conditions; - research, analytical and organisational skills to identify and evaluate the duties and responsibilities of a conveyancer in applying the principles and processes of land contract law; - analytical and problem-solving skills to determine appropriate application of principles of land contract law and to determine appropriate remedies for breach of contract; - analytical, literacy and technical writing skills to interpret information, correctly prepare and format documents, contracts and reports, and; - computer software technology skills to contract electronically.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - relevant international, Federal, State and local government legislative and statutory requirements and provisions pertaining to land contracts; - the terms, conditions and procedures of land contracts; - duties of care owed by the conveyance and real estate agent; - appropriate contracts for the sale of different land interests; - investigation of the vendor's title; - Land Registry Office and local council procedures; - dealing with specific parties to contracts for the sale of land; - subdivisions and body corporate, and; - sale of small businesses.

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