Continuing Education Courses for Salespersons and Brokers
The Pennsylvania Real Estate Commission requires that all real estate brokers and salespersons renew their current licenses by completing 14 hours of commission-approved continuing education. These classes can be completed in a minimum of 3½-hour increments or 7-hour increments.
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This course emphasizes the lease as a written contract that legally binds respective parties to its conditions and provisions. Understand such a lease and the Pennsylvania Civil Rules of Procedure to define the specific rights of all parties.
*Date Change* Saturday, April 16, 2016 9:00 to 5:00 p.m. Fee: $120
This course is a new, refreshingly current look at a subject that remains at the top of the list for real estate professionals. It covers the basics of Federal Fair Housing laws and explores practical, real-world situations, challenges, and examples.
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 6:00 to 9:30 p.m. Fee: $60
The landscape for residential real estate transactions is changing drastically. Real estate professionals need to understand how newly revised regulations and forms will dictate their professional lives. This course provides working, practical knowledge of these regulations as well as an explanation of important, changing forms and what will be expected from real estate sales professionals in this new process.
Thursday, April 21, 2016 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Fee: $60
Participants will be able to understand why some transactions fail; how to terminate an agreement; comprehend entitlements of a deposit; understand descendants' estates; understand quiet title; and underwrite title problems.
Thursday, April 21, 2016 1:00 to 4:30 p.m. Fee: $60
This course is an overview of ethics and a discussion of the most important issues relative to ethics and real estate. It includes how and why ethics are important, how ethics impact your everyday life, and how you can integrate ethics principles into your job and life to benefit yourself and others.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 6:00 to 9:30 p.m. Fee: $60
This course offers a current look at a subject that’s arguably one of the hottest topics based on the current foreclosure rate. It begins by defining a "short sale,” then guides you through the various stages, from accepting a short sale listing, submitting single or multiple contracts to the lender, and understanding the timeline and required disclosures for short sales. The foreclosure process, foreclosure listing and marketing, and closing the foreclosed/REO property is addressed.
Thursday, May 12, 2016 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Fee: $60
For information or to register, please contact the Penn State Beaver Office of Continuing Education, 724-773-3700.
Dates, locations, and methods used for license examinations may vary throughout Pennsylvania. For the most recent information about examination schedules and formats, please visit www.parealtor.org, or contact:
Pennsylvania Real Estate Commission
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
P.O. Box 2649
Harrisburg, PA 17120