July 18-21, 2016
at County of Los Angeles Department of Public Works, 10th Floor
This course outlines real estate law terms and concepts and it is geared toward the new right of way professional with little or no experience in the right of way field, individuals specializing in a specific area and right of way managers desiring a refresher course. Participants will gain awareness of environmental issues, learn the methods of acquiring and transferring title to realty, three views of engineering plans and the fundamentals in property description systems. Topics also include the requirements of a valid contract, information on easements, deeds, leases, the appraisal process, successful negotiations, and relocation requirements involved with property acquisition and management.
*** Approved for 30 hours appraiser CE credits by BREA ***
Ralph C. Brown, SR/WA, has been in the right of way field for over 40 years. As a Senior Right of Way agent with Caltrans he was involved with negotiations and appraisals. He testified in court as an expert appraiser, prepared appraisals in anticipation of condemnation and supervised the preparation of narrative appraisal reports. For 16 years as a Staff V.P. with IRWA Mr. Brown managed the Association's education program. He developed courses, monitored outside course developers, conducted Instructor Certification Clinics, taught IRWA courses and presented seminars. Mr. Brown currently is an independent review appraiser specializing in partial take appraisals.
County of Los Angeles Department of Public Works
900 South Fremont Avenue, 10th Floor
Alhambra, CA 91803
Phone: (626) 458-7052
Natasa Lenic, SR/WA, R/W-RAC