- make it easy for students to learn the material and pass their real estate exam
- prepare students for numerous career applications
- stress practical, rather than theoretical, skills and knowledge.
Principles of Real Estate Practice in Arizona is streamlined, direct and to-the-point. It includes multiple learning reinforcements. It has a student-oriented organization, both within each chapter and from chapter to chapter. Its examples and exercises are grounded in the authors’ many years in real estate education.
Note: For students looking for an Arizona exam prep book, we also publish Arizona Real Estate License Exam Prep.
Table of Contents
Principles of Real Estate Practice in Arizona
The Real Estate Business
Rights in Real Estate
Interests and Estates
Encumbrances and Liens
Transferring and Recording Title to Real Estate
Real Estate Leases
Land Use Planning and Control
Real Estate Contract Law
The Brokerage Business
Contracts for the Sale of Real Estate
Real Estate Market Economics
Appraising and Estimating Market Value
Real Estate Finance
Real Estate Investment
Real Estate Taxation
Ethics: Laws and Practices
Real Estate Licensing and Regulation
Real Estate Law in Arizona
Arizona Licensing Law & Regulations
Easements, Encumbrances, Ownership & Conveyances
Land & Environmental Laws
Disclosure & Consumer Protection
Regulated Activities & Relationships
Arizona Finance & Taxation Practices
Leasing & Property Management
Other Related Arizona Practices & Laws
Real Estate Mathematics and Formulas
Glossary of Residential Style and Construction Terms
Glossary of General Real Estate Terms
Note: We publish Arizona Real Estate License Exam Prep for students looking for an AZ-specific exam prep book.
For over forty years, Stephen Mettling and David Cusic, PhD, have operated Performance Programs Company, one of the nation's most successful custom training organizations specializing in real estate program development. Mr. Mettling and Dr. Cusic have jointly written over 100 books, courses, and custom programs in all facets of real estate for some of the country’s largest organizations including the National Association of Realtors® and its many Institutes.
Mr. Mettling has also served as vice president and author for the country’s largest real estate training and publishing organization. Under various capacities, he has managed the acquisition, development, and sale of national real estate textbooks and publications, as well as directed the country's largest affiliated group of real estate schools.
Dr. Cusic, an author and educator with international real estate training experience, has been engaged in vocation-oriented education since 1966. Specializing in real estate training since 1983, he has developed numerous real estate training programs for corporate and institutional clients around the country.
Kurt Wildermuth is an Arizona Department of Real Estate Certified School Administrator, Certified Instructor, and Associate Broker. He is the owner and director of the Arizona Mountain School of Real Estate in Flagstaff, and has been teaching real estate salesperson and broker pre-licensing courses as well as continuing education classes since 2005.
In addition to his real estate education expertise, Kurt has taught marketing and communication courses on the university level for more than 25 years. His business experience includes serving as a former vice president of an internationally affiliated public relations counseling firm. As a member of the Real Estate Educator’s Association, Kurt has conducted numerous workshops and seminars in various real estate education subjects, including curriculum development.