Define real property under the common law. How does real property differ from personal property? Distinguish between surface rights and subsurface rights. Can vegetation or plants ever become real property?
Define the Fee Simple Absolute and the Fee Simple Defeasible. What requirement creates the Fee Simple Defeasible? What rights are included in the Fee Simple Absolute?
What differentiates Joint Tenancy from Tenancy in Common? How many owners characterize Tenancies? What is the Tenancy by Entirety and how is it different from the regular Joint Tenancy?
Describe the three-tiered system of the General Warranty Deed, Special Warranty Deed and the Quitclaim Deed. What interests, if any, are transferred in the Quitclaim Deed? How do protections vary with the General Warranty Deed and the Special Warranty Deed?
How does the Tenancy for Years differ from the Tenancy at Will? What is the Tenancy at Sufferance? What duties are owed by the Landlord to the Tenant?
What duties are owed from the tenant to the landlord? How does an assignment differ from a sublease? What federal statutes protect against discrimination in the leasing of real property?