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Washington Real Estate Education - Narrated   |  Online 24/7   |  State-Approved

            
Select courses from the list below, or sign up by phone: (808) 230-8200

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  • Trusted by thousands since 2005
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Package
Washington

This 30-hr CE Renewal package consists of the 3-hr Residential Core course and 27-hrs of electives for license renewal.

License Renewal Info: https://www.dol.wa.gov/business/realestate/brokersrenew.html

The courses included in this CE Renewal package include:

  • Washington Residential Core Course (3 hrs)
  • Social Media for Real Estate Practitioners (3 hrs)
  • Applied Ethics in Practice: Case Studies (3 hrs)
  • Property Management Essentials (3 hrs)
  • Fair Housing - Real World Examples and Liability (3 hrs)
  • Broker Price Opinions and Comparative Market Analysis (3 hrs)
  • Benefits of the 1031 Exchange for Real Estate Practitioners (3 hrs)
  • Commercial Sales Essentials (3 hrs)
  • Policies to Reduce Risk (3 hrs)
  • How to Successfully List and Represent Buyers  (3 hrs)

 

We will customize this package free of charge.  Ph: 808-230-8200

 

 

30 Hours
$169.00
Elective
Washington

Learn about the roles of the property manager, fair housing laws, fiduciary duty, and rental forms.

The course covers the role of the property manager, fair housing laws, fiduciary duty, and rental forms.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define and Understand the Role of the Property Manager
  • Create & Apply a PM Log to comply with Fair Housing Laws
  • Understand Property Manager's Fiduciary Duty
  • Become Familiar with Standard Rental Forms
  • Synthesize the essence of case studies with professional practice
  • Create a Property Management Job Description and Department
  • Identify Risks and Develop a Strategy to Reduce those Risks
     

Topics covered include:

  • Residential Landlord Tenant Code
  • Terminology and Definitions
  • Personnel
  • Job Descriptions, Duties
  • Rental Agreements
  • Security Deposits
  • Repairs
  • Prohibited Practices
  • Termination of Tenancy
  • Landlord Obligations
  • Tenant Obligations
  • Landlord Remedies
  • Civil Remedies for Landlord Tenant Code
  • Debt Collection
  • Timelines for Landlord Tenant Code Obligations
  • Mandatory Disclosures for Property Management
  • Federal Fair Housing Discrimination
  • Discrimination in Real Property Transactions
  • State Civil Rights Commission
  • Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • Case Studies

3 Hours
$35.00
Elective
Washington

Learn the key factors associated with formulating a Broker Price Opinion and running a comparative market analysis. BPO's are opinions of value developed according to industry standards by a real estate licensee.

This course defines the BPO as an opinion of value developed according to industry standards by a real estate licensee. It describes standards, procedures, methods of adjusting and calculating the BPO. This 3-hour session, is used to explain duties and responsibilities associated with the BPO assignment; professional standards for selecting comparables; grading conditions; and how to adjust comparables to calculate value. Concepts taught in the course are valid for CMA, BPO and general valuations.

 

Learning objectives:

  • Define and describe a BPO
  • Become aware of BPO legislation
  • Understand related duties and obligations
  • Understand standards set by the industry with regard to:
  • Know how to select comparables
  • Know how to qualify and value features
  • Understand BPO terminology
  • Use simple mathematical models of BPO
  • Improve communications with appraiser, lender, & client

3 Hours
$35.00
Elective
Washington

Using real world examples, this course teaches awareness, sensitivity and compliance with the Fair Housing and ADA Laws.

This course is designed to educate the CE Student on the subject of the Federal and State Fair Housing Laws.

The objective is to increase awareness, sensitivity and compliance with the Laws. The session will explain how to comply with Fair Housing Laws, providing all clients and customers Equal Housing Opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, familial status, disability, AIDS/HIV or need for use of service animals.

This course is a must for all agents who want to provide good service in compliance with the law.

The course objectives:

  • Create Awareness of Fair Housing and Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Acts
  • Define the protected classes and rights of those persons with disabilities
  • Explain equal rights and Fair Housing through examples and stories
  • Provide general understanding of the agents' obligations under Fair Housing and Americans With Disabilities Act

The course covers:

  • Fair Housing Act
  • Amendments to the Act
  • Prohibited practices and investigations
  • Significant changes to the Act
  • New construction
  • Accessibility requirements
  • Reasonable modifications / accommodations
  • Protected groups
  • Avoid the appearance or practice of discrimination
  • Individuals with disabilities
  • Occupancy standards under HUD Guidelines
  • Marketing within Fair Housing laws
  • Complaint procedures
  • Penalties for violations
  • Practices, policies, and procedures to provide Equal Opportunity

3 Hours
$35.00
Elective
Washington

1031 exchange is a swap of one investment property for another that allows capital gains taxes to be deferred. Learn the requirements and benefits of Chapter 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code and how to leverage them for your client.

Great course to learn the requirements and benefits of Chapter 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code. The course teaches licensees about how investor(s) might defer Capital Gains by utilizing the features of Section 1031 of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code. Provides 3 hours of CE credit.

Course Topics:

  • Basic Rules of an Exchange
  • Understand: Productive Use
  • Investment Property
  • Inventory
  • Dealer
  • Personal Use
  • Like Kind property
  • 45 day ID, 135 Extension "180 days"
  • Second Half Rule
  • Three Property Rule
  • 95% and 200% Rules
  • Example of an Exchange
  • Forms to Execute an Exchange
  • When to Seek Professional Advice 

3 Hours
$35.00
Elective
Washington

Increase your market penetration through these specialized techniques. Single agency by design. This course reviews the methods of creating buyer agency, methods of developing new business and duties of the buyer agent.

Learning objectives:

  • Understand legal, fiduciary, and ethical obligations of listing and buyer agreements  
  • Identify different types of agreements and their legal implications 
  • Understand the listing process 
  • Understand the related MLS forms, legal contract, personal services, Broker role, advertisement, fiduciary duties 

Course Features Include:

  1. The ability to complete the courses online and at your convenience
  2. Low price, high-quality, narrated courses
  3. Easy to use
  4. Well received and reviewed by other real estate professionals

3 Hours
$35.00
Elective
Washington

Learn about the ethical dilemmas in the practice of real estate through real world case studies.

Learn about the ethical dilemmas in the practice of real estate through case studies.  NOTE: This course is not eligible for NAR Credit, if looking for dual credit please find our course that includes the words: "Code of Ethics" in the title.

3 Hours
$35.00
Elective
Washington

Gain an improved understanding of the role of policies in reducing liability and improving performance.

Gain an improved understanding of the role of policies in reducing liability and improving services.

The course covers:

  • Importance of a policy manual
  • Important policies
  • How to develop a policy manual
  • Office policies
  • Electronic and Internet policies
  • Standard forms
  • Mandatory disclosures
  • Improving customer service
  • Increasing compliance with laws
  • Ethics
  • Risk management

 

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain importance of a policy manual
  • Increase compliance with the law
  • Improve level of service to consumers
  • Better management of high-risk areas of practice
  • Aid the in the development of a policy manual 

3 Hours
$35.00
Elective
Washington

Get familiar with 12 types of math problems regularly seen and used in real estate.

Get familiar with 12 type of math problems regularly seen and used in real estate.

  1. Commission and split calculations
  2. Net proceeds
  3. Profit per cent
  4. Loan points
  5. Annual property tax
  6. Straight loan Interest
  7. First payment of amortized loan
  8. Discount of a note
  9. Inflation of price
  10. Prorating
  11. Area math
  12. Appraisal using cap rate 

3 Hours
$35.00
Elective
Washington

Gain a better understanding of commercial real estate valuation and models by which to choose investments.

The course is written to provide the licensee with a better understanding of commercial real estate valuation and investments.

Learning objectives include: 

  • Understand terminology of investments 
  • Rank Alternatives High to Low 
  • Assemble Data
  • Prepare Income Statement 
  • Learn Various Types of Valuation Models 
  • Learn Methods of Making Decisions 
  • Match results of analysis with Investor Preference and Risk Profile

3 Hours
$35.00
Residential Core Course
Washington

This 3 hour course includes:

Topic 1: Forms and Loan Programs

  • Escalation; Evidence of Funds; Buyer Sale Contingency; Inspection Clause; Inspection Response; Terms of Closing and Possession; VA Loan; VA Loan Limit

Topic 2: Legislative Update
  • Real Estate Excise Tax Legislation (ESSB 5998); Business and Occupation Tax Rates; Clarification on Protected Classes; Landlord Tenant Law Update
Topic 3: Business Practices Update and Professional Standards
  • Understanding professional Cooperation with fellow licensees as well as the public
  • Professional cooperation with fellow licensees as well as the public
  • Managing Broker responsibilities with regard to actually managing a firm or branch office or as a team leader.
  • Timely presentation of all written offers
  • Multiple Offer Scenarios

License Renewal Info: https://www.dol.wa.gov/business/realestate/brokersrenew.html


Course Features Include:

  1. Approved by the Washington Department of Licensing (S1738)
  2. The ability to complete the courses online and at your convenience
  3. Low price, high-quality, narrated courses
  4. Easy to use
  5. Well received and reviewed by other real estate professionals

3 Hours
Elective
Washington

Gain an understanding of the fundamentals of practicing in commercial real estate.

This course covers:

  • Comparison of Residential and Commercial Real Estate
  • Five types of Commercial Real Estate
  • Explanation of the lenders point of view
  • Valuation of Commercial property
  • How to value commercial property
  • Factors that influence market value

3 Hours
$35.00