Real Estate

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ONLINE COURSES: Pre-licensing | Post-licensing | Continuing Education

TEXTBOOKS:   Pre-licensing  |  Exam Prep  |  Post-licensing  |  Continuing Education

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Online Courses

Pre-licensing Online Courses

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This course was designed to meet the 75-hour prelicensing curriculum requirements for real estate salespersons as set forth by the State of Georgia. The course covers Georgia license law, agency, state and federal law, relationships with employing brokers, working with sellers and buyers, real property, fair housing, ownership, contracts, real estate valuation, environmental issues, real estate closings, advertising, and property management. The course mixes presentation of facts, concepts, and key terms with real-life scenarios to illustrate the topics being taught, as well as opportunities for assessment to help you apply your new knowledge.

Hours : 75

This course was designed to meet the 75-hour pre-licensing curriculum requirements for real estate brokers as set forth by the State of Illinois. The course covers topic areas such as Illinois license law, agency, state and federal law, relationships with employing brokers, working with sellers and buyers, real property, fair housing, ownership, contracts, real estate valuation, environmental issues, construction, real estate closings, advertising, property management, and commercial real estate. The course mixes presentation of facts, concepts, and key terms with real-life scenarios to illustrate the topics being taught, as well as opportunities for assessment to help you apply your new knowledge.

Hours : 75

The Illinois Real Estate Managing Broker Pre-License Topics course includes the following core topics: Licensing and Operations, Managing Licensees; and Risk Management, Laws, and Issues. Specifically, this course provides 30 hours of instruction on the following critical topics: Licensing, operations, special accounts (escrow), recruiting, brokerage support, transaction supervision, marketing/advertising, dispute resolution, company policies, disclosure issues, and industry issues.

Hours : 30

This course is approved for the 90 hours of real estate broker prelicensing education required before you may take the exam for an Indiana real estate broker’s license. The course modules conform to the curriculum mandated by the State to prepare you for the broker licensing exam and for success as you progress to the next phase of your career. Topics include: real estate concepts and ownership, property basics, land use and income property, real estate contracts, property title and closings, real estate brokerage, real estate finance, property valuation and property tax, and Indiana Real Estate License Law and Agency Law.

Hours : 90

This course is approved for 40 hours of real estate fundamentals and prepares you for the real estate salespersons licensing exam. It covers areas such as license law, Law of Agency, property law, contract law, appraisal, finance, fair housing, and mortgage. This curriculum is required for the Michigan Real Estate Salesperson license.

Hours : 40

The course provides a thorough review of ethics in real estate intended to give a sales agent a better and more complete understanding of a professional business practices. Using real-life examples and cases studies, this course discusses specific impacts different agency relationships can have on real estate transactions. The course also examines the effects and penalties for breach of duty. Finally, the course reviews federal fair housing laws that affect all licensees.

Hours : 30

This course is approved for the 45 hours of real estate broker prelicensing education required before you may apply for a New York State real estate broker’s license. The course modules conform to the curriculum mandated by the State to prepare you for the broker licensing exam and for success as you progress to the next phase of your career. Topics include: agency relationships and disclosure review, license law review, operation and supervision of the brokerage office, antitrust laws, independent contractor, real estate financing, real estate investments, general business law, land use, construction overview, subdivisions, conveyance of real property, title closing, property management, real estate taxes and assessment, and local environmental concerns.

Hours : 45

This comprehensive course covers the fundamentals of the real estate profession as needed to implement the required NY 75-hour curriculum requirement. The course introduces students to everything from real estate law to property management – everything future real estate professionals need to know to not only pass the state licensing exam, but successfully enter their new career.

Hours : 75

This course is approved for 30 of the 60 hours of real estate practice and prepares you for the real estate salespersons licensing exam. It covers areas such as agency, working with clients, fair housing, finance, mortgage, settlement, property management and appraisal. This curriculum is required for the Pennsylvania Real Estate Salesperson license.

Hours : 30

This course is approved for 30 of the 60 hours of real estate fundamentals and prepares you for the real estate salespersons licensing exam. It covers areas such as real property, property interests, contracts, ownership, land use, Pennsylvania license law, and Pennsylvania brokerage. This curriculum is required for the Pennsylvania Real Estate Salesperson license.

Hours : 30

Post-licensing Online Courses

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The Illinois Real Estate Broker Post-License Course includes the core topics: License Law, Local, State and Federal Laws; Agency, and Real Estate Transactions. Specifically, this 15-hour course reviews and checks the licensee’s knowledge on the following critical topics: License law, real property, risk management, agency issues, seller counseling, buyer counseling, market analysis, financing, contracts and conveyances, and closing transactions.

Hours : 15

This Georgia specific course includes: prospecting and marketing, seller and buyer agency, CMA vs. appraisal, handling earnest money, disclosure, and the Georgia contracts and amendments. Course includes references and real-world examples authored by Greg Dunn who is a longtime member of the GAR Forms Committee and holds both the GRI and ABR designations.

Hours : 25

 

Continuing Education Online Courses

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Buyers and sellers of real estate want assurance that their individual interests are protected. They want to know what type of relationship they have with their sales agent before disclosing confidential information regarding a real estate transaction. In an ongoing attempt to protect consumers involved in real estate transactions, agency laws were created. Though agency laws can vary from state to state, they all provide the same basic requirements.

Hours : 4

It is important for real estate licensees to stay up-to-date with real estate transaction best practices as well as legal issues that may crop up from time to time in their career. In this course, licensees will study some of the current laws and problematic issues affecting real estate professionals provided by the Connecticut Real Estate Commission (CREC). This course includes an overview of the duties and registration requirements of Community Association Managers, regulations regarding property disclosure and smoke detector affidavits, best practices with various agency topics, legal requirements for continuing education and legal entity licensing, and regulations regarding closing forms, representation agreements, and power of attorney.

Hours : 3

The Connecticut Real Estate Commission (CREC) provides updates about real estate laws and regulations that affect real estate professionals and transactions. This course provides updates based on current concerns and changes involving the real estate industry in Connecticut. We’ll examine legislation and issues regarding licensing and practices, as well as review fair housing protection.

Hours : 3

Fair and equitable treatment is a right by law. In this course, we will focus on the mandatory fair housing issues that real estate licensees must understand. The United States Congress and your state legislature have made it clear that ensuring everyone equal access to housing is an important goal for our society. Real estate agents need to know what conduct violates anti-discrimination laws to avoid potential liability. You will learn about the federal anti-discrimination laws, problems that can occur from fair housing violations, and your duties and responsibilities to treat all parties fairly and equally under the law. We will also explore the differences in the manner in which publishers, including online publishers, are viewed within the parameters of the Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988 and the Communications Act of 1996. Throughout the course, you will have opportunities to learn from rulings in actual court cases.

Hours : 4

This continuing education course revisits basic concepts of property law, including the nature of property, freehold and leasehold estates, possessory and non-possessory interests, co-ownership issues, conveyances, property rights, and restrictions on those rights. So that students can then put their understanding of these concepts into context, students will also be able to analyze a number of legal cases that involve property issues.

Hours : 4

Fair and equitable treatment in housing and real estate transactions is a right by law. In this course, we will focus on the mandatory fair housing issues that real estate licensees must understand. The United States Congress and your state legislature have made it clear that ensuring everyone equal access to housing is an important goal for our society. Real estate agents need to know what conduct violates anti-discrimination laws to avoid potential liability. You will learn about the federal anti-discrimination laws, problems that can occur from fair housing violations, and your duties and responsibilities to treat all of your clients fairly and equally under the law. We will also explore the differences in the manner in which hardcopy publishers and on-line publishers are viewed within the parameters of the Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988 and the Communications Act of 1996. Throughout the course, you will have opportunities to learn from rulings in actual court cases.

Hours : 4

The Idaho Real Estate Commission (IREC) provides updated information regarding recent legislation and case law affecting real estate transactions. In this course, you will study some of the current legislation and cases that real estate professionals should know. We’ll also examine the hot topics of fair housing, who is required to have a license, and advertising, including a complete video presentation in the advertising unit.

Hours : 4

This continuing education course addresses the specifics of the National Association of REALTORS® Code of Ethics and ethical practices and decision making for real estate professionals. Additionally, this course may potentially be approvable for REALTORS® who wish to fulfill quadrennial Code of Ethics requirement from the National Association of REALTORS. Check with your local REALTORS® association.

Hours : 4

As you can imagine, the relationship between a property manager and his or her tenants can be challenging, as the opportunities for misunderstanding and disagreement are limitless. Luckily, both landlords and tenants have specific laws on their side that clearly define what they can and cannot do, and what they should and should not expect. This should also be clearly defined in the lease. It’s critical that both property managers and tenants know their rights, know the law, and follow it. This course will discuss how to find the perfect tenants for a particular property, design a lease, maintain that property, and manage expenses to make a landlord more successful.

Hours : 4

The goal of continuing education is to protect the public by ensuring that licensees perform their duties in a competent and diligent manner. Licensees are expected to be thoroughly familiar with their duties, responsibilities and obligations. While all licensees should be knowledgeable regarding the standards of conduct and practice expected of them, it is critical that recently licensed salespersons begin their career by building on a solid foundation. The purpose of this course is to provide recently licensed standard salespersons with a high level of knowledge and understanding regarding key areas of real estate practice. Content areas introduced in pre-license coursework will be further developed, amplified and reinforced. Material presented will enable the salesperson to “bridge” from their pre-license experience to a high level or real world professional practice.

Hours : 7

The goal of continuing education is to protect the public by ensuring that licensees perform their duties in a competent and diligent manner. Licensees are expected to be thoroughly familiar with their duties, responsibilities, and obligations. While all licensees should be knowledgeable regarding the standards of conduct and practice expected of them, it is critical that recently licensed salespersons begin their career by building on a solid foundation. The State Real Estate Commission’s regulations require licensees to complete required coursework in order to satisfy the continuing education requirement. The Commission has determined that such a course is warranted for salespersons holding standard licenses in their first biennial period where continuing education is required. Licensees must take a total of 14 hours of continuing education, which includes the General module as well as the one specialty module (Commercial or Residential) most applicable to their practice. This seven-hour module focuses on a variety of topics related to the practice of residential real estate.

Hours : 7

Want to expand your real estate business? You can do just that with foreclosure properties. In this course, you will explore various contributors to the increase in foreclosures and learn preventative measures to help consumers avoid the stigma and damaging effects of foreclosure. You will examine the foreclosures process and potential issues that occur with these properties. Finally, you will learn alternatives that consumers can choose when faced with foreclosure.

Hours : 4

Real estate agents play a large part in providing the client the needed clarity for all aspects of the real estate transaction including those activities that go beyond the closing. This course offers a practical view of the relationship of agents and appraisers along with the uses of property taxes and appraisals in two major sections: 1. Tax – Addresses the uses of property taxes, how they are assessed, and how they can be protested 2. Appraisal – Designed to assist the agent to see how an appraiser assesses property value, how to work with the appraiser, and how to refute or protest an appraisal that does not seem to appropriately fit the property.

Hours : 3

As a real estate professional, you will be required to handle and understand various real estate contracts. Since many disputes in a real estate transaction can be tied back to contracts, this is important information for you to know. In this course, we will begin with the different classifications and status of contracts, and the requirements to form a valid contract. We’ll also review what constitutes a breach of contract, and the different methods that may be used to remedy a breach. Finally, we’ll provide an introduction to the different types of contracts frequently used by real estate agents.

Hours : 4

This 3-hour continuing education course covers the fundamentals and obligations of disclosure as it relates to buyers, sellers, and real estate agents. We’ll begin by reviewing the “as is” clause and the significance of material facts disclosure. Then, we’ll move into seller property disclosure along with the importance of the home inspection to buyers. Finally, and very important, we’ll differentiate between misrepresentation and fraud – a key topic for all agents and brokers.

Hours : 3

Social media presents a constantly changing landscape, and as a result, it has changed the real estate professional, the real estate industry, and today’s client. Today, there are more mobile devices on planet Earth than there are people, and many of those devices are used to connect people globally via social media applications. This trend will certainly continue, raising questions of appropriate and ethical use for the real estate professional. In this three-hour continuing education course, we will review the REALTOR® Code of Ethics and learn how to ensure you are in compliance while using social media and technology. We’ll also decipher how to remain informed on social media issues and discuss processes you can implement to protect your reputation.

Hours : 3

This four-hour CE course includes an overview of licensee obligations to customers and clients with a focus throughout the course on the importance of professional behavior that is beyond customer/client expectations. Time is spent reviewing key licensure compliant requirements/activities and prohibited activities; and key due diligence and disclosure requirements are covered in some detail. In the final unit, disciplinary processes and actions for non-compliant activities are highlighted. Video commentary by the content expert on all major topics and case examples/activities are featured throughout the course.

Hours : 4

The contracts used in your state are unique to jurisdictional laws, administrative rules, MLS dictates and guidance from the state REALTOR® Association hotline attorneys. There is no all-inclusive common law listing or purchase and sale contract that will apply to all residential transactions in all jurisdictions. This course contains things that you’ve known and perhaps forgotten or put aside in your haste to make a transaction. There are also surprises tucked into the mix – practicalities including case law examples shared for illustration. Herein you will learn of the most common items addressed in the residential contract along with suggestions for effectively working with them and identifying red flags in both the listing and the purchase and sale agreement.

Hours : 4

This six-hour CE course starts by reviewing the purpose of TREC Rules versus Tennessee Law, and identifying resources for staying updated on each. Some of the specific updates covered include new E&O insurance penalties, changes to the fingerprinting submission process, how to avoid advertising violations, and clarification of agency law. In addition, this course will cover common situations/issues with residential contracts and how to avoid them, items to consider if you find yourself in the role of property manager, and important facts to remember concerning principal broker supervision. Skill checks are included to ensure licensees understand and can apply the law/rules in everyday situations.

Hours : 6

In this course, instructor Bob Kutschbach will share his vast knowledge and expertise as a real estate broker to teach you how to think outside of the box. The information, stories, and advice he shares on creative financing strategies will allow you to provide a level of service to your investor clients that goes well beyond pointing them to traditional commercial mortgage lenders. In addition to learning about various financing alternatives, you will see how you can educate your clients so they can get the most out of their investment opportunities.

Hours : 4

This continuing education course allows real estate licensees to focus on the investment goals of their clients. It discusses some basic characteristics of investing, and helps licensees see how to uncover the motivations of their investor clients as they analyze various property investment opportunities. The course also examines ways in which licensees can help clients find the value of property and formulas that allow them to determine whether the property is meeting their investment needs.

Hours : 4

 

Textbooks

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Pre-licensing Textbooks

In this course, students will participate in five 3-hour interactive lessons with an instructor to apply the knowledge learned in the Illinois Real Estate Broker Pre-License Topics course. Each interactive lesson begins with a review of principles, concepts, requirements for compliance and violations, summary of best practices, and/or applicable laws/licensee requirements. Next, students will participate in a variety of interactive activities (e.g., quizzes, content review exercises, class and small group discussion) where they will apply their knowledge to a variety of real-world scenarios designed to provide valuable analysis and decision-making experience.

Hours : 15
ISBN: 978-1-59844-177-2
Retail Price : $15

Illinois Managing Broker Applied Management and Supervision—Interactive Course provides realistic situational practice building upon core curriculum topics: Licensing and Operations; Managing Licensees; Risk Management Policies and Issues. Reviewing key concepts through the use of multi-part scenarios and skill-based exercises that extend and apply the licensee’s knowledge. Comprehensive lessons focus on the following critical topics: short sale case, dual agency scenario, brokerage contract dispute with clients; commission dispute, and team supervision.

Hours : 15
ISBN: 978-1-59844-179-6
Retail Price : $15

Illinois Real Estate Broker Pre-License Topics is designed to meet the 75-hour prelicensing curriculum requirements for real estate brokers as setforth by the State of Illinois. The course covers topic areas such as Illinoislicense law, agency, state and federal law, relationships with employingbrokers, working with sellers and buyers, real property, fair housing,ownership, contracts, real estate valuation, environmental issues,construction, real estate closings, advertising, property management,and commercial real estate.

Hours : 75
ISBN: 978-1-59844-186-4
Retail Price : $50

The Illinois Real Estate Managing Broker Pre-License Topics course includes the following core topics: Licensing and Operations, Managing Licensees; and Risk Management, Laws, and Issues. Specifically, this course provides 30 hours of instruction on the following critical topics: Licensing, operations, special accounts (escrow), recruiting, brokerage support, transaction supervision, marketing/advertising, dispute resolution, company policies, disclosure issues, and industry issues.

Hours : 30
ISBN: 978-1-59844-176-5
Retail Price : $40

New York Real Estate Sales—The Complete Guide is a thorough treatment of real estate principles and practices for New York pre-licensing students. This comprehensive text covers the fundamentals of the real estate profession as needed to implement the new 75-hour curriculum requirement. The text introduces students to everything from real estate law to property management—everything future real estate professionals need to know to not only pass the state licensing exam, but successfully enter their new careers.

Hours : 75
ISBN: 978-1-59844-204-5
Retail Price : $55

Exam Prep Textbooks

New York Real Estate Sales—Review Crammer focuses on the concepts, subjects, and topics you must know to pass the New York State Real Estate Licensing Exam. A thorough review of the information presented here along with the knowledge you gained from your 75 hours of pre-licensing coursework are what you need to pass the exam and begin a rewarding career in real estate.

Hours : N/A
ISBN: 978-1-59844-163-5
Retail Price : $35

Understanding real estate vocabulary is critical to your success on the state exam. The Real Estate Vocab Crammer™ Flash Cards make learning these key terms fun and easy; quickly learn 500 of the most useful terms in real estate, terms are organized by topic, allowing you to make the most of your study time, thorough definitions ensure complete understanding of each term, and the durable cards can be used again and again.

Hours : N/A
ISBN: 978-1-59844-073-7
Retail Price : $35

Post-licensing Textbooks

Illinois Broker Applied Real Estate Practices-Interactive Course provides realistic situational practice building upon core curriculum topics: License Law, Local, State and Federal Laws; Agency; Disclosure Situations, Risk Management Issues; and Real Estate Transactions. Specifically, this interactive course reviews key concepts through the use of multi-part scenarios and skill-based exercises that extend and apply the licensee’s knowledge. Comprehensive lessons focus on following critical topics: listing activities; buyer representation with minimum services; dual agency, including disclosure and consent; use of media in advertising, including Internet and social media; disclosure situations, including real property and RESPA requirements; and short sales including foreclosure issues.

Hours : 15
ISBN: 978-1-59844-178-9
Retail Price : $15

Illinois Real Estate Broker Post-License Topics includes the core topics: License Law, Local, State and Federal Laws; Agency; and Real Estate Transactions. Specifically, this course reviews and checks the licensee’s knowledge on the following critical topics: License law, real property, risk management, agency issues, seller counseling, buyer counseling, market analysis, financing, contracts and conveyances, and closing transactions.

Hours : 30
ISBN: 978-1-59844-172-7
Retail Price : $35

Continuing Education Textbooks

The course provides a thorough review of ethics in real estate intended to give a sales agent a better and more complete understanding of a professional business practices. Using real-life examples and cases studies, this course discusses specific impacts different agency relationships can have on real estate transactions. The course also examines the effects and penalties for breach of duty. Finally, the course reviews federal fair housing laws that affect all licensees.

Hours : 6
ISBN: 978-1-59844-202-1
Retail Price : $18

In this course, we introduce the real estate professional’s impact on the events leading to the housing market collapse and economic problems of recent years. We take a look at the manager’s ongoing responsibility to promote appropriate steps to affordable property ownership. We focus on the manager’s most critical duties to supervise, train and set policy.This course includes a review of required topics from the state outline including: Policy issues for brokers; policy manual creation; employment agreements; supervision of personal assistants/teams; agency issues; brokerage relationship policies; disclosure; fair housing and antitrust policy; RESPA compliance; listing procedures; buyer qualification; purchase agreements; advertising guidelines (including use of Internet, websites, phone campaigns,mail campaigns and social media), handling complaints and disputes; record retention and destruction, risk reduction; agent safety and training programs.

Hours : 12
ISBN: 978-1-59844-199-4
Retail Price : $35

This course starts by taking a close look at mortgage fraud in real estate transactions, including the history of mortgage fraud and impact upon consumers. We will look at the participants in fraud cases as well as the role of agencies in monitoring fraud. Then, we will identify various types of mortgage fraud schemes and mechanisms involved, as well as identify red flags to watch for. Next, we will focus our attention on consumer protection and its role as it relates to mortgage advertising. Finally, we will wrap-up this course with a look at reverse mortgages by identifying the types, requirements, payment options, and providers as they relate to consumers and the law .

Hours : 6
ISBN: 978-1-59844-194-9
Retail Price : $18

Fair and equitable treatment in housing and real estate transactions is a right by law. In this course, we focus on the mandatory fair housing issues real estate licensees must understand. The United States Congress and the New York State legislature have made it clear that ensuring equal access to housing is an important goal for our society. Real estate professionals need to know what conduct violates anti-discrimination laws to avoid potential liability. Here you will learn about federal, state, and local anti-discrimination laws, problems that can occur from fair housing violations, and your duties and responsibilities to treat all clients fairly and equally under the law.

Hours : 3
ISBN: 978-1-59844-122-2
Retail Price : $12

 

Exam Prep

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