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California Real Estate Law & Practice discusses every aspect of real estate litigation and business practice, complete with tax coverage of real estate transactions. Its extensive analysis of governing laws is complemented by (1) a one-volume, annotated compilation of significant California statutes and regulations, and (2) numerous practice-oriented features.

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Throughout California Real Estate Law & Practice you'll find reference materials and practice aids incorporated directly into the text to help expedite your work, including: illustrative filled-in forms; practice tips; acquisitions and financing tables; bibliographies; tables of statutes and cases; and cross-references to direct you to all relevant real estate forms in other Matthew Bender titles.

Updated three times a year, California Real Estate Law & Practice contains the most current, extensive, and integrated coverage of California real estate law available. It is organized by transaction type and topic for easy reference and fast access to pertinent information:

•  Investments and securities
•  Acquisitions and transfers
•  Landlord and tenant
•  Zoning and land use control
•  Ownership and management
•  Construction and development
•  Condemnation

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•  Bernhardt’s California Real Estate Laws, a one-volume compilation of all significant laws and regulations that affect California real estate and the real estate industry; includes highlights of new legislation and expert commentary prepared by the volume’s authors.
•  Practice tips that contain practical advice or commentary and reflect the expertise of California real estate practitioners.
•  Digest of recent real estate cases.

Table of Contents

Part 1 INVESTMENT & SECURITIES 
DIVISION 1 ADVISING REAL ESTATE INVESTORS
Chapter 1 Analysis of Real Estate Investments
Chapter 2 Types of Real Estate Investments
Chapter 3 Choice of Entities for Holding Investments
Chapter 4 Remedies for Investors
Chapter 5 Taxation of Real Estate Investments: An Overview
Chapters 6-19 [Reserved]
DIVISION 2 REAL ESTATE SYNDICATION
Chapter 20 Introduction to Syndication
Chapter 21 Regulation of Syndicates
Chapter 22 Taxation of Partnerships
Chapter 23 Types of Syndicates and Syndicator's Compensation
Chapter 24 Drafting and Analyzing Agreements and Certificates of Limited Partnership
Chapter 25 Private Offerings
Chapter 26 Qualification of Syndicate Offering With the Commissioner of Corporations
DIVISION 2 REAL ESTATE SYNDICATION (Continued)
Chapter 27 Registration of a Syndicate Offering With the SEC
Chapter 28 Marketing the Syndicate
Chapter 29 Syndicate Property Acquisition and Management
Chapter 30 Syndicate Accounting and Financial Statements
Chapter 31 Transfer of Syndicate Interests
Chapter 32 Dissolution and Termination of Syndicates
Chapter 33 Remedies of Syndicate Investors
Chapter 34 Remedies for Third Parties
Chapter 35 Mergers Involving Limited Partnerships
Chapters 36-39 [Reserved]
DIVISION 3 REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS
Chapter 40 Formation of a REIT
Chapter 41 REIT Registration With the SEC
Chapter 42 REIT Qualification With the Commissioner of Corporations
Chapter 43 [Reserved]
Chapter 44 [Reserved]
Chapter 45 Taxation of a REIT and Its Shareholders
Chapters 46-49 [Reserved]
DIVISION 4 TABLES, GLOSSARY, AND DIRECTORY
Chapter 50 Investment Tables
Chapter 51 Glossary of Investment Terms
Chapter 52 Directory
Chapters 53-59 [Reserved]

Part 2 ACQUISITION & TRANSFER
DIVISION 1 BROKERS
Chapter 60 Regulation of Real Estate Brokers
Chapter 61 Employment And Authority of Brokers
Chapter 62 Recovery of Brokers' Commissions
Chapter 63 Duties and Liabilities of Brokers
Chapter 64 Licensing and Discipline of Brokers
Chapters 65-69 [Reserved]
DIVISION 2 SALES, EXCHANGES, AND REMEDIES
Chapter 70 Options to Purchase Real Property
Chapter 71 Real Property Purchase And Sale Agreements
Chapter 72 Tax-Deferred Like-Kind Exchanges
Chapter 73 Defenses in Actions Involving Agreements of Sale
Chapter 74 Buyer's Remedies in Actions Involving Agreements of Sale
Chapter 75 Seller's Remedies In Actions Involving Agreements of Sale
Chapter 76 Sale-Leasebacks
Chapter 77 Mobilehome Dealer Sales and Security Requirements
Chapters 78-79 [Reserved]
DIVISION 3 DEEDS AND RECORDING
Chapter 80 Deeds and Transfer of Title
Chapter 81 Boundaries and Descriptions
Chapter 82 Recording of Instruments
Chapters 83-89 [Reserved]
DIVISION 4 CLOSING SALES TRANSACTIONS
Chapter 90 Representing Clients in Sales Transactions
Chapter 91 Escrow
Chapter 92 Title Insurance
Chapter 93 Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act
Chapters 94-99 [Reserved]
Chapter 100 Methods of Financing
Chapter 101 Conventional Financing (Loans)
Chapter 102 [Reserved]
Chapter 103 [Reserved]
Chapter 104 Usury
Chapter 105 Truth in Lending
Chapters 106-109 [Reserved]
DIVISION 6 SECURED TRANSACTIONS
Chapter 110 Notes
Chapter 111 Deeds of Trust and Mortgages
Chapter 112 Guaranty and Suretyship
Chapter 113 Installment Land Sale Contracts
Chapter 114 Subordination
Chapter 115 Release and Reconveyance
Chapters 116-119 [Reserved]
DIVISION 7 REMEDIES IN SECURED TRANSACTIONS
Chapter 120 Representing a Client After Default
Chapter 121 Priorities of Liens
Chapter 122 Antideficiency Legislation
Chapter 123 Nonjudicial Foreclosure
Chapter 124 Judicial Foreclosure
Chapters 125-129 [Reserved]
DIVISION 8 TAXATION
Chapter 130 Acquisition and Basis
Chapter 131 Expenses of Ownership
Chapter 132 Disposition
Chapters 133-139 [Reserved]
DIVISION 9 TABLES, GLOSSARY, AND DIRECTORY
Chapter 140 Acquisition and Financing Tables
Chapter 141 Glossary of Acquisition and Transfer Terms
Chapter 142 Directory
Chapters 143-149 [Reserved]

Part 3 LANDLORD & TENANT
DIVISION 1 CREATION OF TENANCIES
Chapter 150 Types of Tenancies
Chapter 151 Predrafting Legal Considerations
Chapter 152 Drafting Basic Lease Provisions
Chapter 153 Drafting Commercial Leases
Chapter 154 Complete Commercial Leases
Chapter 155 Drafting Residential Leases
Chapters 156-169 [Reserved]
DIVISION 2 LEGAL CONSIDERATIONS DURING THE TERM OF TENANCIES
Chapter 170 The Premises: Duties and Liabilities
Chapter 171 Rent and Rent Control
Chapter 172 Assigning and Subletting Leasehold Interests
Chapter 173 Modifying, Extending, and Renewing Leasehold Interests
Chapter 174 The Mobilehome Residency Law
Chapters 175-189 [Reserved]
DIVISION 3 TAXATION
Chapter 190 Taxation of Landlords
Chapter 191 Taxation of Tenants
Chapters 192-199 [Reserved]
DIVISION 4 TERMINATION OF TENANCIES
Chapter 200 Termination: Causes and Procedures
Chapter 201 Surrender and Abandonment
Chapter 202 Fixtures in Landlord-Tenant Context
Chapter 203 Security Deposits
Chapters 204-209 [Reserved]
DIVISION 5 REMEDIES
Chapter 210 Unlawful Detainer
Chapter 211 Contractual Remedies
Chapter 212 Forcible Entry, Forcible Detainer, and Other Torts
Chapter 213 [Reserved]
Chapter 214 Government Regulation and Enforcement
Chapter 215 [Reserved]
Chapter 216 Landlord and Tenant Organizations
Chapters 217-229 [Reserved]
DIVISION 6 TABLES, GLOSSARY, AND DIRECTORY
Chapter 230 [Reserved]
Chapter 231 Glossary
Chapter 232 Directory
Chapters 233-249 [Reserved]

Part 4 ZONING & LAND USE CONTROL
DIVISION 1 LAND USE PLANNING AND PURPOSES OF LAND USE CONTROL
Chapter 250 Development of Land Use Control in California
Chapter 251 Federal Impact On Land Use Planning
Chapter 252 State and Regional Planning
Chapter 253 Local Planning and the General Plan
Chapters 254-259 [Reserved]
DIVISION 2 ZONING AS AN INSTRUMENT OF LAND USE CONTROL
Chapter 260 Sources and Limitations of Zoning Power
Chapter 261 Types of Zoning Controls
Chapter 262 Nonconforming Uses
Chapter 263 Accessory Uses
Chapter 264 Uses Presenting Significant Regulatory Problems
Chapter 265 Zoning Relief: Amendments, Conditional Use Permits, and Variances
Chapters 266-279 [Reserved]
DIVISION 3 ZONING ENFORCEMENT AND RELIEF
Chapter 280 Zoning and Planning Investigation
Chapter 281 Preparation and Presentation of a Zoning Case
Chapter 282 Enforcement of Zoning Ordinances
Chapter 283 Judicial Review of Zoning Decisions
Chapters 284-289 [Reserved]
DIVISION 4 SUBDIVISION CONTROL
Chapter 290 The Subdivision Map
Chapter 291 Substantive Requirements of the Subdivision Map Act
Chapter 292 Procedural Requirements of the Subdivision Map Act
Chapters 293-299 [Reserved]
DIVISION 5 NATIONAL, STATE, AND REGIONAL LAND USE CONTROLS
Chapter 300 Regulation in the Coastal Zone
Chapter 301 Control by the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission
Chapter 302 [Reserved]
Chapter 303 Requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act
Chapter 304 Effect of Antipollution and Hazardous Waste Control Laws on Real Property Transactions
Chapters 305-319 [Reserved]
DIVISION 6 OTHER MEANS OF CONTROLLING LAND USE
Chapter 320 The Law of Nuisance
Chapter 321 Acquisition as an Alternative to Regulation
Chapter 322 Preservation of Agricultural and Open-Space Land
Chapters 323-329 [Reserved]
DIVISION 7 GLOSSARY AND DIRECTORY
Chapter 330 Glossary
Chapter 331 Directory
Chapters 332-339 [Reserved]

Part 5 OWNERSHIP & MANAGEMENT
DIVISION 1 ESTATES, TITLES, AND RIGHTS IN REAL PROPERTY
Chapter 340 Estates in Real Property
Chapter 341 Invalid Restraints and Perpetuities
Chapter 342 Fixtures
Chapter 343 Easements and Licenses
Chapter 344 The Homestead Exemption
Chapter 345 Cotenancies: Creation, Characteristics, and Estate Planning Aspects
Chapter 346 Community Property
Chapters 347-359 [Reserved]
DIVISION 2 TRANSFERS OF REAL PROPERTY OTHER THAN BY DEED
Chapter 360 Adverse Possession
Chapter 361 Dedication
Chapter 362 Enforcement of Judgement Liens
Chapters 363-369 [Reserved]
DIVISION 3 TITLE TO REAL PROPERTY
Chapter 370 Quieting Title and Determining Adverse Claims
Chapter 371 Partition and Other Terminations of Cotenancies
Chapter 372 Slander of Title
Chapters 373-379 [Reserved]
DIVISION 4 PROTECTION AND MANAGEMENT OF REAL PROPERTY
Chapter 380 Property Insurance
Chapter 381 Tort Liability of Property Owners
Chapter 382 Property Management
Chapter 383 Adjoining Landowners' Relations
Chapter 384 Trespass and Waste
Chapter 385 Homeowners' Associations
Chapter 386 Condominium Ownership
Chapters 387-399 [Reserved]
DIVISION 5 PROPERTY TAXATION
Chapter 400 The Property Taxation System
Chapter 401 Real Property Valuation And Assessment
Chapter 402 Collection of Real Property Taxes
Chapters 403-409 [Reserved]
DIVISION 6 GLOSSARY AND DIRECTORY
Chapter 410 Glossary
Chapter 411 Directory
Chapters 412-414 [Reserved]

Part 6 CONSTRUCTION & DEVELOPMENT
DIVISION 1 PROJECT PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT
Chapter 415 Organizing and Planning the Project
Chapter 416 Construction Management
Chapters 417-419 [Reserved]
DIVISION 2 FINANCE AND REGULATION
Chapter 420 Financing Construction and Development
Chapter 421 Tax Factors in Construction and Development
Chapter 422 Insurance and Bonding Practice
Chapter 423 Building Codes
Chapter 424 Regulation of Subdivided Land Sales
Chapters 425-429 [Reserved]
DIVISION 3 CONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT CONTRACTS AND CONTRACTORS
Chapter 430 Licensing of Contractors
Chapter 431 The Owner-Architect Relationship and Contract
Chapter 432 The Owner-Prime Contractor Relationship and Contract
Chapter 433 Subcontractors and Subcontracts
Chapter 434 Government Contracts
Chapters 435-439 [Reserved]
DIVISION 4 REMEDIES
Chapter 440 Construction Contract Remedies
Chapter 441 Consumers' Remedies
Chapter 442 Arbitration
Chapters 443-449 [Reserved]
DIVISION 5 MECHANICS' LIENS AND STOP NOTICES
Chapter 450 Introduction to the Mechanics' Lien Law
Chapter 451 Mechanics' Liens
Chapter 452 Stop Notices
Chapter 453 Payment Bonds
Chapters 454-459 [Reserved]
DIVISION 6 DISTRESSED PROJECTS
Chapter 460 Rehabilitating the Project
Chapter 461 Claims Against Sureties
Chapters 462-469 [Reserved]
DIVISION 7 SPECIFIC DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS
Chapter 470 Subdivisions
Chapter 471 Condominiums
Chapter 472 Mobilehome Parks
Chapter 473 Apartments
Chapter 474 Shopping Centers
Chapter 475 Office Buildings
Chapter 476 Other Developments
Chapter 477 Remodeling and Renovation Projects
Chapters 478-489 [Reserved]
DIVISION 8 GLOSSARY AND DIRECTORY
Chapter 490 Glossary
Chapter 491 Directory
Chapters 492-499 [Reserved]

Part 7 CONDEMNATION PRACTICE HANDBOOK
Chapter 500 Introduction to the Eminent Domain Law
Chapter 501 The Power to Take
Chapter 502 Preliminary Case Evaluation and Preparation for the Property Owner
Chapter 503 Preliminary Case Evaluation and Preparation for the Condemnor
Chapter 504 Pleading
Chapter 505 Prejudgment Possession
Chapter 506 Trial Preparation and Discovery
Chapter 507 Processing the Case to and Through Trial
Chapter 508 Evidence: General
Chapter 509 Evidence: Transactions
Chapter 510 Judgment and Postjudgment Procedures
Chapter 511 Interest, Costs, and Litigation Expenses
Chapter 512 Compensation
Chapter 513 Inverse Condemnation