Real Property Ownership and Land Use

Explore the meaning of real property ownership, the differences between real estate and personal property, and more. Start now!

Includes: Certificate of Completion

Credit Type: General

Credit: 4 Hour(s) | Language: English

About this Course

Explore the meaning of real property ownership and the differences between real estate and personal property. As a real estate licensee, it's important to understand the distinction and be able to explain to clients who may use the terms interchangeably.

In this course, you'll learn how land, real estate, and real property transfer and relate to one another. You'll also look at land use theory, the various types of ownership rights in a parcel of land, and methods of land description. Finally, you'll discover how federal, state, municipal, and private authorities govern and plan our communities.

This course satisfies 4 general credits in Indiana.

Course Facts


What You Get

Certificate of completion


Credit Hours

4 hours


Learning Type

100% Online, Available 24/7


Course Structure

At your own pace, save progress as you go



Support available by email, phone, or chat


Course Update

Content is updated and current

Topics Covered

  • Personal and Real Property Ownership
  • Land Description
  • Controlling Development
  • Real Estate Practice 


When Does My Course Expire?

Your course will expire one (1) year after you purchase it (the date you submit payment), unless the course itself indicates otherwise.

For more information about course expiration dates, please read Terms of Use.

How Quickly Will I Get My Certificate of Completion?

Once you finish your course and pass any required exams, you can print your certificate of completion right away.

What Can I Do If I Lose My Certificate?

If you lose your certificate of completion and need a new one, you can contact customer service at (877) 881-2235 or

What If I Need a Refund for My Training Course?

If for some reason you are not happy and would like a refund, send us a request within 72 hours of purchase. Here are the eligibility requirements you must meet:

  • Your purchase was made no more than 72 hours prior to your refund request.
  • You have NOT
    • Attempted any portion of a test or exam.
    • Requested or been issued a certificate of completion.
    • Completed 50% or more of the purchased course.

If you meet all of these criteria, submit your refund request in writing via email to with a proof-of-purchase receipt and an explanation for why you are requesting a refund.

You can find more information about our refund policy here.

Regulatory Information

Name:Indiana Real Estate Commission
Website URL:
Address:402 West Washington Street, Room W072

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