This course will provide you with the practical knowledge and skills to plan, document and close a real estate transaction. We will examine the law and documents involved in a typical real estate transaction, including mortgage financing. New Mexico statutory and case law will be reviewed for substantive rules that apply to real estate transactions and for drafting issues and solutions. We will also discuss collateral documents of real estate transactions, such as title insurance and surveys. Students will be required to draft basic documents of a real estate transaction, such as real estate contracts and mortgages, based on fact situations that raise typical drafting issues.