AI1509 Law of Real Estate 7.5 credits

Allmän fastighetsrätt

The course provides deeper studies in civil and public law concerning real estate.

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Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

The course begins with a short section on the legal method and its application in a real estate context. Thereafter, the focus is on civil-law rules on property and rights in real estate, which are mainly found in the Land Code. This part first covers what real property is, how it is divided into property units and fixtures. Thereafter, it covers the transfer of real estate, primarily property purchases. Mortgages of real estate and the legal effects of mortgages are treated as well as forced sales of real estate. Furthermore, the law on user rights, especially rent and leasehold, and easements are dealt with. Also, the law of property rights and title registration are covered.

Intended learning outcomes *

The overall purpose of the course is to provide knowledge about the legal regulation of real propery, its division into real property units, dispositions concerning real property units and rights in real property units, in order that the student be able to apply the knowledge when solving practical legal problems.

After having taken the course the student shall be able to:

  • Identify legal problems and find the applicable legal rules concerning real property and rights in such property.
  • Apply the relevant legal rules when solving legal problems concerning real property and rights in such property, and to explain the reasons for the application of the rules to the problem.

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

General requirements and at least 7.5 credits private law, for example Introduction to Swedish law, basic course, Introduction to Swedish law or a similar course.

Recommended prerequisites

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Literature

Informations about litterature will be given four weeks before the start of the course.

Examination and completion

Grading scale *

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

Examination *

  • NÄR1 - Attendance, - credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • TENB - Examination, 6.0 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • ÖVNC - Exercise, 1.5 credits, Grading scale: P, 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.

TENB: Written exam

Approved attendance is a prerequisite for writing the exam.

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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Examiner

Jonny Flodin

Further information

Course web

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web AI1509

Offered by

ABE/Real Estate Planning and Land Law

Main field of study *

Built Environment, Technology

Education cycle *

First cycle

Add-on studies

Land Law

Contact

studentexp.fob@abe.kth.se

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.