This 18-hour package fulfills both your legal updates requirement and elective coursework for the entire Michigan three year real estate CE cycle.
It contains 6 courses:
1. Legal Updates 2013
2. Legal Updates 2014
3. Legal Updates 2015
4. Short Sales
5. Environmental Disclosures
6. Prequalifying Your Buyer
Need to meet your CE Elective hour requirement for the entire three-year Michigan license renewal cycle? Then this 12-hour package is for you.
It contains the following 3 elective courses:
1. Environmental Disclosure
2. Ethics in Real Estate
3. Prequalifying your buyer
Meet the 2015 portion of your Michigan real estate CE requirement. Totaling 6 hours, this package includes the mandatory 2015 Legal Updates course and the as well as the Environmental Disclosures elective course.
Protect your clients' interests 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. Course Code - 274-M606
Protect yourself. Understand your responsibility for disclosure when environmental hazards are involved. 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. This course fulfills Disclosure Credit Requirements.
A great refresher in ethics, 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 in daily real estate practice. Course Code - 274-M607
Which laws affect commercial real estate? This course answers that by covering commercial transactions, the ownership of commercial real estate and the federal laws that real estate agencies are required to abide by. Topics included are tenancy, foreclosures, contracts, easements, deeds, agency, zoning, estates, liens, restrictions, leases, court decisions and title transfers. This is a perfect elective for those looking to gain a better insight into the world of commercial real estate.
Packed with case studies and example scenarios, this course is a must-have overview of the National Association of Realtors (NAR) Code of Ethics. Make sure you understand the importance of ethics and how to adhere to the code in your professional real estate practice.Course Code - 274-M609
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.
A high-level view of commercial real estate, this elective 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. Course Code -274-M610
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.
Learn all about tax free exchanges. 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 title can be transferred for the purpose of an exchange. Course Code - 274-M612
Laws are constantly changing. Make sure that you are up-to-date with Michigan law. Contents of this course include the Real Property Electronic Recording Act, Domestic Violence Early Lease Termination Amendment, Commercial Real Estate Lien Act, amendments to the Unclaimed Property Act, Michigan-Indiana State Line Monumentation Act and the repeal of the Land Sales Act. This is a mandatory course.Course Code - 274-M5054
Stay up-to-date on legal changes in Michigan. Mandatory and 2 hours long, this course contains all you need to know about updates to laws in Michigan including Act 34, Act 35, Michigan Penal Code, Michigan Natural Resource Trust Fund, license law regarding the display of real estate licenses, and General Property Tax Act. Additional highlights for this course include foreclosure procedures, judgment liens, development rights agreements, priority of liens, registration of sex offenders, enforcement of the covenants of homeowners associations, and changes for the conveyance of property and how this affects property taxes. Course Code - 274-M5529
Mandatory for Michigan, this 2-hour course covers illegal activities as well as exemptions to the laws and ways of enforcement. Fair housing, discriminatory lending practices and lending schemes deemed predatory are also discussed. To help students better understand content contained, this course additionally offers case studies on key topics. Course Code: 274-M5694
Michigan 2014 Legal Updates: Decoding Contract Law
Deals can't be made on a handshake alone these days. In today's real estate world, understanding contract law is essential to best represent your clients and ensure your career success. Our state-approved 2-hour course is a complete overview of contract law specific to the real estate industry. This must-take legal update course includes up-to-date information to help you look out for the best interest of your client, negotiate effectively, clinch the commission, limit the liability, and much more.
You will learn the historical context of today's contract law, how a contract is constructed, the contracts used in real estate transactions, the role of attorneys in real estate, remedies for breach, and alternative dispute resolution. This tablet, mobile and PC ready course is vital to ensure you have the proper foundation for your career in real estate.
When you invest in your education, you invest in yourself and your future. Enroll today.
Michigan 2015 Legal Updates: Fair Housing Review and Court Cases
Mandatory for Michigan, this 2-hour legal updates course provides an overview of Fair Housing including the Civil Rights Act of 1866, the Civil Rights Act of 1968 and the Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988. This course will also provide you with an understanding of real-life application of Fair Housing as it reviews two court cases, one related to rental housing and mortgage lending and the other involving discrimination in real estate sales and advertising.
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To Complete your Michigan Real Estate Continuing Education Requirement:
All licenses expire every three years.
Licensees must complete 18 hours of continuing education per 3-year license cycle, which includes at least 2 hours per calendar year of a course that is approved for Michigan law, rules and court cases regarding real estate.
Any education successfully completed by a licensee for further professional designation and approved by the department as continuing education may be counted toward the total continuing education credits required for the 3-year license cycle.
The information contained above is designed to provide a summary of the minimum education, experience, and examination requirements established by the Michigan Real Estate Commission.
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How does a course work?
Each Michigan Real Estate Continuing Education course is divided into lessons that take about 20-30 minutes on the average. Each lesson consists of text with multiple choice questions mixed in. The text is presented one small, easy-to-understand sentence or paragraph at a time. After a few screens of text, you willanswer a few questions about what you have read. As you progress through the lesson, thelearning processkeeps track of how you are doing on the questions. After all the text is presented, the computer will go back to the questions you missed or had problemswith and review them in random order. You'll keep working on the lesson until you've answered all the questions correctly on two occasions. At that point, the lesson will be marked as complete on the main menu. You can quit a lesson at any time and a bookmark will save your place, so you don't have to repeat work you've already done when you return to a lesson.
Completing the Course
All the lessons for the course are completed online. Each hour of approved credit will take approximately one hour of computer time to complete. The 6-hours of Michigan Real Estate Continuing Education courses will take approximately 6 hours to complete. You may access the online course immediately and begin working as soon as you complete the registration process.
Michigan does not require final exams for Michigan Real Estate Continuing Education courses.