Real Estate Continuing Education Online

Continuing Education

The Georgia Real Estate Commission (GREC) requires that all active licensees licensed after January 1, 1980, must complete at least thirty six (36) hours of approved continuing education course work during each four year renewal period to meet the Continuing Education requirements.

***Continuing education hours will be reported electronically to GREC within 2 business days of course completion.**

Georgia Real Estate License Law Core Course – $25.00

*This course fulfills the mandatory GREC License Law Continuing Education Course *

This 3-hour course is Georgia specific and breaks down rules, regulations and laws regarding the practice of real estate into simple, easy-to-understand content helping students to better understand and stay within the boundaries of the Georgia state laws.

Topics include:

  • The effects on license status by a licensee of prohibited conduct
  • Transfer of a license from one firm to another
  • Requirements concerning trust or escrow accounts
  • Unfair trade practices
  • Brokerage relationships
  • Management responsibilities of real estate firms
  • Requirements for advertising
  • Handling real estate transactions
  • Licensees acting as principals

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Ethics in Real Estate – $25.00

**This course fulfills the mandatory National Association of Realtors (NAR) Ethics Renewal Training Requirements**

This course reviews the National Association of Realtors (NAR) Code of Ethics and fulfills the mandatory NAR Ethics Renewal Training requirement. Complete with case studies and various scenarios, students will enjoy a better understanding of what is and is not ethical for real estate professionals. Highlights include decision-making exercises designed for an in-depth understanding of application is daily real estate practice.

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Individual CE Courses

Three CE Credit Hours Courses

ADA and Fair Housing – $25.00

Protect your client’s interest and understand their rights regarding the American Disabilities Act and Fair Housing laws. This course offers in-depth insight into the ADA and Fair Housing which affect most areas of real estate.

Check It Out – Home Inspection in Real Estate Practice – $25.00

This course answers all questions and more about the home inspection process. The student’s understanding of the home inspection process will make sure closings go smoothly.

Environmental Hazards Disclosure – $25.00

This course provides an overview of the regulations, standards and legal rules in real estate for property disclosure. Specifically covered in detail are lead, mold, methamphetamine labs, asbestos, radon, and other environmental hazards

Ethics in Real Estate – $25.00

This course reviews the National Association of Realtors (NAR) Code of Ethics and fulfills the mandatory NAR Ethics Renewal Training requirement. Complete with case studies and various scenarios, students will enjoy a better understanding of what is and is not ethical for real estate professionals. Highlights include decision-making exercises designed for an in-depth understanding of application is daily real estate practice.

Federal Law and Commercial Real Estate – $25.00

This course answers that by covering commercial transactions. the ownership of commercial real estate and other federal laws that real estate agencies are required to abide by. Topics included are tenancy, foreclosures, contracts, easements, deeds, agency, zoning, estates, liens, restrictions, court decisions and title transfers. This is a perfect elective for those who are looking to gain a better insight into the world of commercial real estate.

Green Home Features – $25.00

Students will gain insight into different features included in green design. Highlights include water and energy efficiency, appliances, methods of controlling heat loss, how to conserve energy in a home, lighting and renewable energy.

Introduction to Ethics in Real Estate – $25.00

This course is a must-have overview of the National Association of Realtors (NAR) Code of Ethics. This course makes sure the student understands the importance of ethics and how to adhere to the code in their professional real estate practice.

Prequalifying Your Buyer in Today’s Market – $25.00

This course provides an overview of real estate financing, and describes the different types of loans and loan programs as well as lending sources. Students will learn how to calculate debt ratios and use loan factors to complete mathematical calculations related to mortgage loans. Students will also estimate closing costs for different types of loans. The instruction is followed with a scenario for which the student will do the prequalifying computations and complete a loan comparison worksheet for the buyers in the scenario.

Principles of Commercial Real Estate – $25.00

A high-level view of commercial real estate. This course examines various types of commercial real estate including retail space, storage facilities and office space. Additional highlights include land development, site selection, industrial real estate brokerage and how both local and regional labor markets can have an effect on commercial real estate.

Short Sales and Foreclosures – $25.00

This course is an overview of short sale transactions, alternatives to short sales, how short sales affect buyers, lenders and sellers, the Home Affordable Modification Program (both HAMP Tier 1 and 2 are included) and the Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternative (HAFA II/Short Sale). Highlights include defining what a licensee’s role is in a short sale and how to put together the packet needed in a short sale for a lender. Additional topics include how the MARS Rule affects real estate licensees who are working with a client on a short sale, tenant rights in relation to a short sale and also the kinds of lender fraud that licensees should be on the lookout for during the process of a short sale.

Tax Free Exchanges – $25.00

This course is an excellent introduction to the implications of tax free exchanges for investment properties in residential real estate. Learn what is required to qualify for a tax free exchange, what different kinds of exchanges are available and also various ways that the tile can be transferred for teh purpose of an exchange.

Using the Internet in Your Real Estate Practice: An Introduction – $25.00

Use of the internet touches almost every aspect of real estate in today’s world. Is your brokerage up-to-date on how the internet can help and impact your business? This course is an introduction to using the internet in your real estate practice. Learn how the internet can be used for business including: listing properties, developing leads, marketing, advertising and utilizing an array of great resources.

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Understanding Credit and Improving Credit Scores – $30.00

This course gives an overview of credit scores, credit reports, and credit bureaus, It gives advice on preventing identity theft and improving credit. Upon completion, practicing professionals will be able to:

understand the Fair Credit Billing Act and the Fair Credit Reporting Act
help clients identify negative information on their credit reports
explain how credit scores are calculated and how lenders evaluate the ability to pay
determine if clients could benefit from credit repair
explain how to improve clients’ credit scores

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Four CE Credit Hours Courses

Houses: Buy, Fix Sell!! – $40.00

A multitude of foreclosed and distressed homes today have been labeled as undesirable. Are these houses beyond help or are they merely diamonds in the rough? Learn how to evaluate renovation options to determine if a house will be a money maker or a money taker.

This course takes students through the process of buying a distressed property, fixing it up and selling it for profit. Students will first look at ways to structure the acquisition, whether representing the buyer, the seller or themselves. Next, students will determine how to analyze the property’s needs and costs. Comparing the costs and returns from renovating bedrooms, baths, kitchens, and more, will help investors put their money in the right place. Finally, students will learn how to put together pricing models, accurate construction timelines, and a profitable exit strategy. With a solid plan in place, buyers can lessen their risks and realize a greater profit by avoiding coal and discovering diamonds in the rough.

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Identity Theft: Protecting Your Clients and Your Business – V2.0 – $30.00

The odds of experiencing identity theft are ever increasing. Customers entrust their real estate agents with a wide variety of personal information. If it falls into the wrong person’s hands, the damage to the customer’s life and the agent’s reputation could be extreme. In this course, students will learn how to respond if their personal information, or a client’s information, is compromised. Updated case studies and recent news stories illustrate the methods thieves use to steal identities. Students will also learn what “red flags” to watch for and how to prepare for a potential data breach. There’s never been more opportunity for identity thieves to strike, and this course will provide the information needed to reduce the chances of becoming a victim and how to handle a breach event if it occurs.

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Twenty Most Cost-Effective Home Improvements – $30.00

Homeowners are spending more time and money on fixing up their places than ever before. U.S. Census Bureau statistics indicate that maintenance and repairs make up about 30 percent of the expenditures. The other 70 percent is spent for alterations, major replacements, and additions.

This is a guide to 20 home improvements that maximize resale value. Students will learn where the money goes in a typical resale value. Students will learn where the money goes in a typical remodeling job and how much is spent on kitchen and bathroom remodeling, plumbing, HVAC, roofing and more. They will get many ideas to help them communicate with clients and customers about value-added improvements.

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Six CE Credit Hours Courses

Commercial Finance and Investment Analysis – $39.00

This course begins with the history of the savings and loan business and walks the student all the way up the commercial real estate industry’s financing practices today. Not only does this course cover the various types of commercial property financing, it takes a deep dive into teh characteristics of each. Additionally, this course covers the different approaches for investment evaluation including appraisal, property comparison, capitalization rates and the time value of money.

Commercial Leases – $39.00

This course offers the need-to-know information for the 3 major types of commercial leases: office, retail and industrial. Highlights include:

  • major negotiations points
  • how to determine rent based on formulas
  • technical concerns exclusive to industrial leases

Commercial Sales and Exchanges – $39.00

This course takes a deep dive into the particulars of the commercial contract, procedures for closing, and essential documentation for commercial sales. Additionally, this course contains insight into the requisites for and advantages of tax deferred exchanges.

Green Home Construction – $39.00

The prevalence of green home construction continues to expand in the United States. This course covers various topics in both sustainable design and green home construction including waste management, lot shopping, special safety applications, site work and building material choices.

Licensees as Principals – $39.00

This course is specifically designed to give you a full understanding of your role in real estate transactions. Know what your obligations are and what you need to know to fulfill them completely and correctly.

Management in a Brokerage Office – $39.00

Topics include:

  • budgeting
  • Business planning and forecasting
  • office finances
  • human resources

Methods of Residential Finance – $39.00

A comprehensive overview of finance for residential real estate. This course touches on a multitude of topics including FHA, VA loans, assumptions, alternative financing, conventional financing and purchase money mortgages. This course also covers legislation in regard to financing.

Pricing Property to Sell – $39.00

This course is designed to help the student better understand the concepts of pricing property, approaches to pricing property, principles of value, replacement cost value and the application of market data.

Property Management – $39.00

An introduction into property management. This course helps the student understand various types of rental agreements and tenancies while also defining key terms. Students will learn how to handle subletting, security deposits, rental agreements assignment, trust accounts, rental agreement terminations and trust funds.

Property Valuation: Income Capitalization Overview – $39.00

This course dives into how to estimate rates of capitalization as well as income and expenses. Highlights include coverage of yield capitalization and direct capitalization as well as multiple examples designed specifically to help students better absorb and fully comprehend the material covered.

Property Valuation: Cost Approach Overview – $39.00

Using a hands-on approach to understanding valuation of a property from a cost approach standpoint. This course helps students learn by walking through various examples as the study material progresses. This course focuses on the various methods for estimating cost as well as calculating depreciation.

Property Valuation: Sales Comparison Approach – $39.00

This course takes a step-by-step look at the sales comparison approach. This course covers the process for data elections as well as different ways that adjustments can be estimated. Example problems help students to better retain and apply the information.

Structuring Ownership in Commercial Real Estate – $39.00

This course breaks down in detail the different types of property ownership that are mainly unique to commercial real estate. The topics of each included are taxes, set-up, regulations, liability, management, benefits and drawbacks.

Tax Advantages of Home Ownership – $39.00

This course gives the student insight into different kinds of homeowner benefits and also teaches how to calculate taxes that can aflect teh purchase of a home.

Writing Contracts – $39.00

Topics included are legal descriptions, help with the wording for the method of payment sections, special stipulations, how to present offers and also problems for which the agent and broker should be on the lookout for.

All Under One Roof – On Demand Course – $30.00

Do you remember the 1970’s television show Happy Days? No one worried about the grandparents and everyone assumed that the children would grow up, get a job and maybe move away. How things has changed? Today grandparents. parents, children and even grandchildren are moving in together. What is driving clients changing needs today? How do agents and contractors meet those needs? This class will lead you through and explain some generational changes and how these changes impact our business. It will help you understand the changes and how to communicate with new categories of clients.

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Buyer Representation in Real Estate Version 5.1 – $40.00

This course offers a great introduction for buyer agents with a focus on the legal and technical aspects, such as due diligence and fiduciary duties. The online course includes brand new interactive exercises.

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Environmental Issues in Your Real Estate Practice – $40.00

This course uses clear language and real-world examples to explain the potential environmental hazards that agents need to know. The discussion includes evaluating properties, due diligence and avoiding legal liability.

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Fair Housing – $40.00

This popular course covers topics important to today’s real estate professionals. Case studies help students apply the fair housing laws to real-world situations that they may encounter in their own businesses.

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Foreclosures, Short Sales, REOs and Auctions – $40.00

With the number of homes going into foreclosures and short sales, it is increasingly important for licensees to stay current on these topics to remain competitive and successful in the market. This continuing education title discusses four hot topics in today’s market: foreclosures, short sales, REOs and auctions. Focusing on the legal ramifications of these topics, this course also reviews ways that agents can successfully market these properties.

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Introduction to Commercial Real Estate Sales – $40.00

This popular course provides a comprehensive introduction to the potentially lucrative field of commercial real estate. Discussion includes the categories of commercial property, financial elements involved in real estate investments, and developing a marketing plan. This course features learning objectives and key terms, case studies and interactive exercises.

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Property Management and Managing Risk – $40.00

This popular course provides an up-to-date introduction to property management with a practical focus on how to comply with regulations and avoid liability. The features include “Liability Alerts” that offer suggestions for avoiding liability from both owners and tenants, as well as case studies, key terms, learning objectives, review questions, answer keys and a glossary.

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Real Estate and Taxes: What Every Agent Should Know – $40.00

In clear and simple language, this course demystifies tax laws and their impact on anyone owning or selling real estate. Students will receive a background on basic tax issues and learn to apply calculations and formulas to better assist clients on tax-related questions and issues. Recently rewritten to closely address the needs of all students, this newest edition also includes the latest law changes.

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Real Estate Finance Today – $40.00

In a time of financial restructuring and a rapidly developing regulatory environment, this latest edition offers an invaluable resource for real estate professionals practicing in several different fields. This course covers everything from the restructuring of government organizations like Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to updated private policies regulating loan limits and flood insurance.

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Risk Management – $40.00

This course provides the essentials on risk management that every sales professional must know to avoid legal problems and provides an action plan for minimizing liability.

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Scams, Scoundrels and Real Estate Stings – $40.00

An agent can become an invaluable resource to clients and the real estate industry by learning how to spot and report scams at the first sniff of trouble. This course takes students, one crime at a time, on the journey of sleuthing the facts, recognizing who is liable, assessing the consequences, and revealing the resources that will help students avoid the dark side of the industry today. Students will learn how one person’s scam is every agent’s burden to bear, and how agent’s can sting-proof their reputation while keeping clients out of harm’s way. From flopping to straw buyer to internet fraud, it’s all explored in this course.

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Sustainable Housing and Building Green – $40.00

This course takes the mystery out of green and sustainable building concepts for commercial and residential real estate licensees. The course differentiates between government initiatives and nonprofit, private associations, and explains how each impacts green building and maintenance practices. Licensees looking to serve the expanding market of consumers interested in high performance building practices will find practical information on products, designations, and certifications such as LEED and Green Globes. Also included are government and nonprofit building practices, as well as new green products on the market.

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The Truth About Mold – $40.00

Mold has become a hot topic in the industry, and real estate professionals need to understand what it is and what to do when it is found in a property. This course explores this widely misunderstood topic with updated information on how issues relating to mold impact the real estate profession. Students receive practical information on remediation, reducing liability, sampling and testing kits, health effects of mold, and the differences between mold and other environmental red flags.

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Understanding 1031 Tax-Free Exchanges V3.0 – $40.00

This course explores the history, evolution, rules, and forms of the strategy used to defer tax liability until a later date. Loaded with real-life examples and calculations, this course allows agents to learn the vocabulary and application of tax-free exchanges so they are better able to answer client questions. A recent review of content ensures students will receive the most up-to-date material.

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Identity Theft: Protecting Your Clients and Your Business – V2.0 – $30.00

The odds of experiencing identity theft are ever increasing. Customers entrust their real estate agents with a wide variety of personal information. If it falls into the wrong person’s hands, the damage to the customer’s life and the agent’s reputation could be extreme. In this course, students will learn how to respond if their personal information, or a client’s information, is compromised. Updated case studies and recent news stories illustrate the methods thieves use to steal identities. Students will also learn what “red flags” to watch for and how to prepare for a potential data breach. There’s never been more opportunity for identity thieves to strike, and this course will provide the information needed to reduce the chances of becoming a victim and how to handle a breach event if it occurs.

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Twenty Most Cost-Effective Home Improvements – $30.00

Homeowners are spending more time and money on fixing up their places than ever before. U.S. Census Bureau statistics indicate that maintenance and repairs make up about 30 percent of the expenditures. The other 70 percent is spent for alterations, major replacements, and additions.

This is a guide to 20 home improvements that maximize resale value. Students will learn where the money goes in a typical resale value. Students will learn where the money goes in a typical remodeling job and how much is spent on kitchen and bathroom remodeling, plumbing, HVAC, roofing and more. They will get many ideas to help them communicate with clients and customers about value-added improvements.

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Nine CE Credit Hours Courses

Understanding Closing Statements – $59.00

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Settlement Statement is very intensive and complicated. This course walks students through its completion in detail. Students will enjoy the discussion of different calculations needed to properly complete the form accurately.

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Twelve CE Credit Hours Courses

Investment Property Practice and Management – $60.00

This user-friendly interactive course borrows from topics covered in the “Introduction to Commercial Real Estate Sales” and the “Property Management” and “Managing Risk”. Specific topics explored include the nature of commercial real estate, classifications of real property, lease types, market value and rate of return analysis.

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Real Estate Finance and Tax Issues – $60.00

This course offers a comprehensive look at the use of principal financing instruments and how the government influences real estate financing. In a time of financial restructuring and changing tax policy, this latest version offers an invaluable resource for real estate professionals.

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CE Course Packages

18 Hour CE Package – $89.00

Courses included:

  • Tax Advantages of Home Ownership (6 hours)
  • Methods of Residential Finance (6 hours)
  • ADA and Fair Housing (3 hours)
  • Short Sales and Foreclosures (3 hours)

24 Hour CE Package – $99.00

Courses included:

  • Writing Contracts (6 hours)
  • Pricing Property to Sell (6 hours)
  • Licensees as Principals (6 hours)
  • Management in a Brokerage Office (6 hours)

36 Hour CE Package: Commercial Real Estate Topics – $129.00

Commercial Real Estate is drastically different than the residential real estate market. This 7 course/ 36 hour package is designed for agents who work in the commercial real estate market or agents who work in the residential real estate market but want to expand their expertise in understanding of the commercial real estate market. Courses included:

  • Commercial Leases (6 hours)
  • Commercial Finance and Investment Analysis (6 hours)
  • Commercial Sales and Exchanges (6 hours)
  • Structuring Ownership in Commercial Real Estate (6 hours)
  • Property Management (6 hours)
  • Federal Law in Commercial Real Estate (3 hours)
  • Georgia License Law Core Course (3 hours) – This is the mandatory license law course required by the Georgia Real Estate Commission for all agents and brokers as of July 1, 2016

36 Hour CE Package: Mastering Your Career – $129.00

Put yourself on the path for real success in your career! Designed specifically for newer agents who would like a refresher on the necessary fundamentals. Strengthen your real estate education foundation! Courses included:

  • Pricing Property to Sell (6 hours)
  • Licensee as principal (6 hours)
  • Tax Advantages of Home Ownership (6 hours)
  • Methods of Residential Finance (6 hours)
  • Understanding Closing Statements (9 hours)
  • Georgia License Law Core Course (3 hours) – This is the mandatory license law course required by the Georgia Real Estate Commission for all agents and brokers as of July 1, 2016.

36 Hour CE Package: Real Estate Valuation Topics – $129.00

Strength in pricing real property is a huge benefit for your clients. The understanding of real estate valuation and the ability to establish accurate estimated value is crucial to success in real estate. Courses included:

  • Commercial Finance and Investment Analysis (6 hours)
  • Pricing Property to Sell (6 hours)
  • Sales Comparison Approach (6 hours)
  • Cost Approach Overview (6 hours)
  • Income Capitalization Approach (6 hours)
  • Pre-Qualifying Your Buyers in Today’s Market (3 hours)
  • Georgia License Law Core Course (3 hours) – This is the mandatory license law course required by the Georgia Real Estate Commission for all agents and brokers as of July 1, 2016.

36 Hour CE Package: Green Topics – $129.00

Thinking about “going green?” Do you have clients that want “green?” Then this package is for you. Courses included:

  • Pricing Property to Sell (6 hours)
  • Writing Contracts (6 hours)
  • Tax Advantages of Home Ownership (6 hours)
  • Methods of Residential Ownership (6 hours)
  • Green Home Construction (6 hours)
  • Environmental Hazards Disclosure (3 hours)
  • Georgia License Law Core Course (3 hours) – This is the mandatory license law course required by the Georgia Real Estate Commission for all agents and brokers as of July 1, 2016.

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