Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

Finance & Law Classes

Finance and Law Classes

Principles of Landlord/Tenant Law
Covers oral and written leases, landlord and tenant duties, the Pennsylvania Landlord and Tenant Act, and breaches of lease and eviction procedures. Also reviews Pennsylvania escrow-deposit requirements, a form lease with the plain-language requirements, and amendments to the federal Fair Housing Act.

LSP 2365 / Length: 3 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $45; Non-Sponsoring $65

CRN 1299 Monday
April 29
6-9 p.m. Marple
CRN 365 Monday
July 8
6-9 p.m. Exton
CRN 366 Monday
July 22
6-9 p.m. Marple
Buying a Home in Today's Market

Whether you’re a first-time buyer or haven’t purchased a home in a number of years, this class will teach you current “best practices” of home buying. Part 1: Overview of the Home Buying Process. Part 2: Financing Your Purchase. Part 3: Looking at Houses, Making the Offer, and Negotiating the Contract.

LSP 5894 / Length: 3 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $39; Non-Sponsoring $59

CRN 544

Wednesday
July 17

6-9 p.m. Marple
Estate Planning for Baby Boomers

Don’t leave a mess for your heirs. Presented by an estates attorney with a Master of Law in Taxation, learn how prepare your estate properly in the case of disability or death. Note: This class is not eligible for College Over 60.

LSP 5899/ Length: 2 hours

Cost: $39

CRN 2213 Tuesday
April 23
7-9 p.m. Marple
CRN 571 Thursday
June 6
7-9 p.m. Marple
Real Estate Taxes & Appeal Process

With the pending countywide reassessment of Delaware County, which will impact every property owner, do you need some help with understanding the changes? During this session you will gain a basic overview of your real estate taxes, assessment, and the assessment appeal process.

LSP 5909 / Length: 2 hours

Cost: Sponsoring $29; Non-Sponsoring $49

CRN 2781 Monday
April 15
7-9 p.m. Marple
CRN 570 Tuesday
June 18
7-9 p.m. Marple

Social Security: When to Collect?
At what age should you begin to collect Social Security benefits? How does working in your retirement affect your benefit? Discuss how to make the big decision, learn strategies to maximize your benefit, and learn how working in retirement can affect your decision.

LSP 5707 / Length: 2 hours
Cost: $39

CRN 367 Wednesday
June 26
7-9 p.m. Marple
CRN 545 Wednesday
August 7
7-9 p.m. Exton

Empty Nesters
Designed to help Seniors plan to move on to the next phase of life. The children are grown, and mom and dad no longer need that large, multi-story house with a big yard and ongoing maintenance. Learn about resources and housing options to consider, and help put true priorities in order.

LSP 5895 / Length: 2 hours
Cost: $29

CRN 368 Wednesday
June 19
6-8 p.m. Marple
Selling or Buying Your Home

An experienced real estate lawyer explains the forms your real estate agent will use (listing contract, agreement of sale, title report, and settlement sheet). Additionally, we will discuss the home sale/purchase process, as well as how to work with the agent.

LSP 5908 / Length: 2 hours
Cost: Sponsring $29; Non-Sponsoring $49

CRN 569 Tuesday
June 4
7-9 p.m. Marple