Law for Real Estate Licensees

RES421

This online law for real estate licensees course provides you with knowledge of the legal requirements to be met before specific properties can be marketed. you will also learn about different housing styles in New Zealand. This course therefore sets the context for marketing and selling real estate.

  •  
    Level
    4
  •  
    Credits
    15
  •  
    EFTS
    0.125
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 10 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying

For more information watch the course introduction video below.

 

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:

  • Explain key points of the law relating to resource management.
  • Explain key implications of the Building Act as they apply to licensees including compliance requirements and non-compliance implications.
  • Describe New Zealand housing styles and structures in accordance with industry requirements and identify and describe different types and conditions of internal and external building elements.
  • Explain New Zealand legislation that affects real estate licensees and explain the implications for licensees.
  • Explain the law of contract as it governs real estate transactions.
  • Explain the provisions of the law of agency and determine appropriate signatories for different entities for given contracts.

Assessment

This course is 100% internally assessed.

Textbooks

No textbooks are required for this course.

Computer and internet requirements

To complete this course you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer, reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content, and writing and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • choose the qualification you will study the course under
  • check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.

Work towards

Course availability over the next 12 months

Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
2025
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
  •  
    Level
    4
  •  
    Credits
    15
  •  
    EFTS
    0.125
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 10 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying