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  • Creator Barlow Burke, John S. Myers & Alvina Reckman Myers Scholar and Professor of Law, American University, Washington College of Law; Joseph Snoe, Professor Emeritus, Former Whelan W. and Rosalie T. Palmer Professor of Law, Samford University, Cumberland School of Law
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication
    • Sixth edition
    • New York : Wolters Kluwer, [2019]
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • xxvii, 646 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • ISBNs 9781454891536, 145489153X
  • OCLC on1082336008


  • Includes index.


  • The law of property -- Personal property and first possession -- Law of finders and prior possessors -- Bailments -- Sales and good faith purchasers -- Gifts -- Fixtures -- Adverse possession -- Common law estates and present interests -- Future interests -- Special rules of construction -- The rule against perpetuities -- Concurrent ownership -- Marital property -- The landlord and tenant relationship -- Transfers of the lease -- Waste, duty to repair, destruction of leased premises, and security deposits -- Termination and abandonment of the lease -- Achieving habitable premises -- Premises liability of landlords -- The sales contract -- Executory period issues -- Real estate closings -- Post-closing title assurances -- Recording systems, marketable title acts, and title insurance -- Private nuisance -- Creation of easements -- Assignability, scope, and termination of easements -- Real covenants and equitable servitudes: running with the land -- Real covenants and equitable servitudes: common schemes and termination -- Constitutional and statutory constraints on zoning -- Variances, special exceptions, and zoning amendments -- Zoning extended and challenged -- Takings
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