After obtaining your license, you must take Continuing Education courses every two years. The following selection of courses are available online in mid-December 2017. For more information, contact us.
Buyer Representation in Real Estate
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 and 180 unit exam questions. Course covers Foundations of Buyer Representation, Buyer Representation Agreements, and Presenting Buyer Representation to the Customer.
Everyday Ethics in Real Estate
This title reflects the latest information from the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice of the National Association of REALTORS (NAR). This title meets NAR’s requirements for new members to complete ethics training and continuing members to complete quadrennial ethics training.
Foreclosures, Short Sales, REOs, and Auctions
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 title also reviews ways that agents can successfully market these properties. Each unit contains vocabulary words and learning objectives, as well as end-of-chapter quizzes to emphasize key concepts.
Maryland Ethics and Predatory Lending
When this topic is completed, the student will be able to identify why the Maryland Real Estate Commission has adopted a code of ethics and how it compares to the National Association of REALTORS Code of Ethics.
Maryland Fair Housing
Upon successful completion of this lesson, the student will be able to identify key court cases and statutes that have led to the modern fair housing standards of practice.
Maryland Legislative Update
After completing this topic, the student will be able to identify and discuss the new regulations that govern the schools and the students when they promote, offer, and take real estate continuing education classes.
Understanding 1031 Tax-Free Exchanges
This continuing education 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.
Scams, Scoundrels, & Real Estate Stings
The student will understand how scams hurt reputations and the industry reputation. Learn the liability that comes with being associated with a real estate scam. This course takes the student 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 avoid the dark side of the industry today. Whether it’s a vague seller disclosure or a suspicious short sale practice, this is the right class to solve the mystery.
Property Management & Managing Risk
This popular title 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.
MREC Agency – Residential
This residential agency course fulfills the continuing education requirement for all residential real estate agents in Maryland. It is based on the standard outline from the Maryland Real Estate Commission and was written by a trained agency instructor. Students will receive detailed information about residential agency, including requirements for brokerage agreements, duties owed by licensees, disclosure forms, and regulations about dual agency.