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This professional certificate course is designed to provide detailed information on the fundamentals of Bahamian land law, conveyancing, legal and equitable mortgages, and practical insights/guidance on the legal, commercial, compliance, and risk management issues relating to property matters involving mortgages including but not limited to the duties and liabilities of a mortgagee, mortgagor, contractor, realtor and other parties to property and/or mortgage transaction.


The course will also include an in-depth analysis of various legal, conveyancing, mortgage documents, interactive classroom discussion of practical case studies, and practical guidance on the law relating to Bahamian land law, conveyancing, and mortgages.


Course Curriculum


  1. Bahamian Land Law

  2. Understanding the Conveyancing Process

  3. Different Types of Mortgages

  4. The Law Relating to Mortgages

  5. Mortgagor’s Duties and Liabilities

  6. Mortgagee’s Duties and Liabilities

  7. Understanding the Mortgage Process

  8. Practical Examination of Legal, Conveyancing, and Mortgage Documents

  9. Customer Due Diligence

  10. Duties and Liabilities of Realtors and Contractors

  11. Legal and Credit Risk for Property/Mortgage Transactions

  12. Ethics and Risk Management  

Course Assessment
Participants in the course will be assessed by a mid-term exam and a three-hour examination. The passing mark for the examination is 70%. 

  • Duration: 10 Weeks

  • Days: Mondays

  • Time: 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

  • Learning Platform: Zoom

  • Fee: $895 (members) and $995 (non-members) + Registration $50.00

  • Payment Plans are available


The National Accreditation and Equivalency Council (NAECOB) is a statutory body established under the National Accreditation and Equivalency Council ACT of The Bahamas on the 4th of October, 2006; assented on 29th of December, 2006 and came into force 28th February, 2007.  NAECOB is responsible for registering and accrediting primary schools, secondary schools, post-secondary schools, and any institution that offers training in The Bahamas. The National Accreditation and Equivalency Council of The Bahamas began operation in 2016.

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