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Real Estate Law   

Washington Real Estate Law

Washington Real Estate Law offers an overview of the legal aspects of real estate. This course discusses the laws governing the ownership and sale of real estate in Washington, examines common problems in real estate transactions, and provides examples from actual court cases. This class is 30 clock hours. Topics covered include:

  • the distinction between real and personal property
  • methods of land description
  • easements, liens, and other interests in real estate
  • forms of co-ownership
  • the law of real estate agency
  • earnest money agreements and other real estate contracts
  • deeds and title transfer
  • deeds of trust, mortgages, and foreclosure
  • zoning and other land use controls
  • taxation of real estate
  • fair housing issues
  • landlord/tenant law

Registration, Payment and Refund Info

The date range listed in the Green River Continuing Education course registration (after the word “Date:”) is an open-enrollment period. This means you may register for and begin that course at any time during the quarter.  Your online account will activate within a week* of your paid-in-full registration.

*If you wish to activate your online account sooner, after you register please send an email to requesting activation.

You will have six months from your activation date to complete the course.

Refunds for classes are given only within the first 14 days of account activation and only if the student has not begun any of the online courses. 


Students must have Internet access from a computer for training. Students can log on from any location at any time of day and pick up where they left off.

Non-Credit Courses

Real Estate courses are non-credit and do not count toward credit-bearing degrees or certificates at Green River College.

Not a Licensing Agency/Disclaimer

Students do not earn a broker’s license by completing the classes. This package fulfills one of the requirements for taking the state exam. Neither Green River College nor Rockwell Institute administer the state exam.  Green River Continuing Education Department recommends that students research and understand the criteria for state licensing before enrolling in the course.

Real Estate Law
ID: 35909
Fee: $139.00
This is an open-enrollment course. This means you may register for and begin that course at any time. Your online account will activate within a week* of your paid-in-full registration.

Although this is an open-enrollment course, this item #35909 is for Fall quarter registrations.  Students who register for Item #35909 will have their accounts activated on the first day of Fall quarter (09/25/23)

Students who wish to begin their program immediately should register for the item listed below, #7270.


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