Real estate law is one of the many branches of jurisprudence lawyers and law students may choose to specialize in. Law students and professionals interested in this area of law may find the following resources from top-selling authors and publishers of real estate law books beneficial to study and practice.
Daniel F. Hinkel
Daniel Hinkel, J.D., is a legal counsel and Vice President of an investing management firm, as well as a real estate law instructor. Hinkel is the author of Practical Real Estate Law and Essentials of Practical Real Estate Law, which present information on commercial and residential real estate law through examples, sample forms and checklists. Topics covered include title insurance, sales, closings and loans.
Steven Emanuel and Aspen Publishers
Steven Emanuel is the creator of several law study aides from Aspen Publishers. From the popular CrunchTime Series is CrunchTime Property 2009, authored by Steven Emanuel. The Emanuel Law Outlines series also offers relevant study guides, including Emanuel Law Outlines: Real Estate by Robin Paul Malloy and James Charles Smith. Both series are specifically designed for law students as exam study partners.
The Nutshell Series
Another popular series for law students is the Nutshell Series from West Publishing. This series offers several titles relevant to the study of real estate law, including Real Estate Finance in a Nutshell by Jon W. Bruce, Real Property in a Nutshell by Roger Bernhardt, Land Use in a Nutshell by John R. Nolon and Patricia E. Salkin and Landlord and Tenant Law in a Nutshell by David S. Hill, among others.
The American Casebook Series
The American Casebook Series from West offers several real estate law books for practicing lawyers and law students. Titles include Moynihan’s Introduction to the Law of Real Property by Cornelius J. Moynihan, Hazen’s Broker Dealer Regulation: Cases & Materials by Thomas Lee Hazen and Cases and Materials on Modern Property Law by Jon W. Bruce and James W. Ely.
Grant S. Nelson
Grant S. Nelson is the co-author of several popular real estate books. Most notable are Real Estate Transfer, Finance, and Development and Contemporary Property (both from the American Casebook Series), Land Transactions and Finance (from the Black Letter Series) and Real Estate Finance Law (from the Hornbook Series Student Edition).
Students and professionals interested in building a real estate law library might start with some of these essential texts and series from bestselling authors and publishers like West and Aspen Publishing. A long list of other real estate law books are also available, including those that are tailored toward landlords, realtors and other real estate professionals.