Principles of Real Estate Law – Canadian

800C – Principles of Real Estate Law – Canadian: Focuses on assisting right of way agents in collaborating with property owners and attorneys on the subjects of contract law, specific contracts relating to real estate, tort law, land use controls and environmental matters, and laws applicable to condominiums and common ownership communities.

Course Number: C800C
Course Title: Principles of Real Estate Law – Canadian
Course Level: Core
IRWA Credits: 16 QEU / CEU
AQB Credits: Non Applicable

IRWA Course 100C “Principles of Land Acquisition – Canadian” (or equivalent)


Course Description

This course is designed to build on the basics of real estate law provided by Course 100C “Principles of Land Acquisition – Canadian” and to assist right of way agents, property managers and others in collaborating with property owners and attorneys. This course provides novice employees dealing with real estate issues with basic right of way information and experienced employees with a broader perspective on legal issues and applicable law.


  • New SR/WA: A required core course for the RWA certification.
  • Industry: A required core course in all 4 pathways for the RWP certification.
  • Specialist: A required core course for the R/W-AMC certification and an elective core course for the R/W-NAC certification.


  • Real property law overview
  • Contract law, introduction to contract law, types of contracts, elements of a contract, termination and discharge of contracts
  • Specific real estate contracts, purchase and sale agreement, commercial lease easement agreements, agency agreements
  • Tort law in general, specific torts relating to real estate
  • Land use controls introduction, restrictive covenants, planning legislation, environmental regulation
  • Condominium/common ownership interests introduction, creation of the interest, repair and insurance rights and duties of owners, comparative advantages and disadvantages of various types of ownership

Course Tuition Includes

  • Participant Manual
  • Real Estate Dictionary

Required Material

Non Applicable

Who Should take this course

This course is designed for right of way professionals and individuals who need a broader perspective on real estate legal issues and applicable laws that pertain to right of way acquisition and property management.


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