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Real Estate Acquisition 201
Control Number: 121
Course Number: 49RA201A
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The real estate acquisition mission of the Department of the Army has no counterpart in the private sector. The laws, regulations, and policies pertaining thereto are peculiar to acquisition of real estate by the Federal Government or in conjunction with Federal projects. This course provides an advanced overview of the land acquisition policies, procedures and regulations for Corps of Engineers Civil Works water resources projects.

The course includes lectures, class discussions, problem solving, and testing. Topics for presentation address (a) preparation of real estate plans, (b) just compensation, (c) estates in land, including non-standard estates, (d) environmental considerations, (e) Continuing Authority Program (CAP) issues, (f) crediting for land provided by project sponsors, (g) utility and public facility relocations and, (h) Project Partnership Agreements (PPA) principles.

Nominees must be assigned (a) Occupational Series: 0318, 0905, 1170, and 1171; (b) Grade: GS-11 and above; (c) personnel primarily assigned to real estate planning or acquisition functions for Corps of Engineers Civil Works projects. Individuals must have completed RE Acquisition 101, Course No. 079, 49REA01A, or have equivalent experience. Individuals outside prerequisite occupational series and grade and those actively engaged in real estate activities (such as planners and project managers) will be considered on a space available basis. Nominees should have an advanced understanding of the Corps of Engineers organizational structure and have read the Real Estate Handbook, ER 405-1-12, Chapters 12 and applicable Engineer Circulars.


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SessionLocationStart DateEnd DateSeats Open
1Huntsville, AL3/26/20193/28/20190