Pertinent Issues in Real Estate Law
Prior to beginning work on this assignment, read Chapters 18, 20, and 21 assigned this week.
This paper must be the final version of your A Pertinent Issue in Real Estate Law: Rough Draft of Final Research Paper assignment from Week 3. It should conclude the work you started in Week 3 on one topic from the course that interests you most. As a reminder, possible topics to choose from include the following:
- constitutionality of eminent domain;
- discriminatory practices in real property ownership;
- buying vs. renting;
- zoning issues or discrimination against the building of new mosques;
- environmental issues in real estate transactions;
- fixture: real or personal property;
- legal rights of squatters;
- homeowner association problems;
- real estate disclosure laws; or
- tenant rights versus landlord rights.
Regardless of the selected topic, your paper must
- Analyze the real estate issue involved, presenting both sides of the particular real estate issue.
- Discuss the federal, state, and local laws that may be applicable in resolving your real estate issue.
- Develop two recommendations on how the real estate issue can be resolved, using either actual cases or your own real-life examples to support your analysis.
- Integrate instructor feedback from the A Pertinent Issue in Real Estate Law: Rough Draft of Final Research Paper assignment in Week 3.
The Pertinent Issues in Real Estate Law final paper
- Must be eight to 10 double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages).
- Must include a separate title page with the following:
- Title of paper in bold font
- Space should be between title and the rest of the information on the title page.
- Student’s name
- Name of institution (University of Arizona Global Campus)
- Course name and number
- Instructor’s name
- Due date
- Title of paper in bold font
- Must utilize academic voice. See the Academic Voice (Links to an external site.) resource for additional guidance.
- Must include an introduction and conclusion paragraph. Your introduction paragraph needs to end with a clear thesis statement that indicates the purpose of your paper.
- For assistance on writing Introductions & Conclusions (Links to an external site.) as well as Writing a Thesis Statement (Links to an external site.), refer to the Writing Center resources.
- Must use at least five scholarly sources in addition to the course text.
- The Scholarly, Peer-Reviewed, and Other Credible Sources (Links to an external site.) table offers additional guidance on appropriate source types. If you have questions about whether a specific source is appropriate for this assignment, please contact your instructor. Your instructor has the final say about the appropriateness of a specific source for a particular assignment.
- To assist you in completing the research required for this assignment, view this University of Arizona Global Campus Library Quick ‘n’ Dirty (Links to an external site.) tutorial, which introduces the University of Arizona Global Campus Library and the research process, and provides some library search tips.
- Must document any information used from sources in APA Style as outlined in the University of Arizona Global Campus Writing Center’s APA: Citing Within Your Paper (Links to an external site.).
- Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA Style as outlined in the University of Arizona Global Campus Writing Center. See the APA: Formatting Your References List (Links to an external site.) resource in the University of Arizona Global Campus Writing Center for specifications.