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 886 Monday
September 30
6-9 p.m. Exton
CRN 218 Monday
November 4
6-9 p.m. Marple
Buying/Selling 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 2268 Wednesday
September 11
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 1774 Tuesday
September 10
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 1785 Monday
October 21
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 885 Thursday
October 17
7-9 p.m. Marple
CRN 1773 Thursday
December 5
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 1178 Wednesday
October 2
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 1784 Thursday
September 12
7-9 p.m. Marple