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AI1172 Real Estate Agency in Legislation 7.5 credits

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus AI1172 (Spring 2021–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Civil law. Public law. Sources of law. Legal entity. Legal competence. Authority and authorization. Initial consumer meeting. Standards of control. Assignment agreement. Competition. Exclusive rights. Information demands. Consumer law. Consumer protection. Contract writing. Contract design. Agreements of deposit. Prospectus. Leasehold estate. House of non-freehold estate. Information requirements. Duty of disclosure. Jointly owned facilities. Real property. Personal property. Easement. Property register. Property. Co-operative apartments. Marketing legislation. Good marketing practice. Liabilities of damages. Commission. Vicarious liability. Liability insurance. Personal liability. Discrimination act. Money laundering. Supervision authority. Real estate agency associations.

Intended learning outcomes

After the course a student should be able to:

  • Describe the laws and legal framework, relevant to the real estate agency process
  • Apply and analyze the laws and legal framework, relevant to the real estate agency process

Course disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Completed courses:

AI1550 Introduction to Swedish law, and

AI1521 Rent, Tenant Ownership and Leasehold Law 

Recommended prerequisites

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Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F


  • SEM1 - Seminars, 3.0 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • TEN1 - Examination, 4.5 credits, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course web

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Course web AI1172

Offered by

ABE/Real Estate Business and Financial Systems

Main field of study


Education cycle

First cycle

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