Understand the money and financial transactions behind real estate. An excellent foundation course on real estate finance, this course will offer you crucial insight into promissory notes, assumptions, mortgages, financing instruments, loan practices, trust deeds, foreclosures, various types of loans, loan practices, and sources of funds.
Want to understand the financial component of residential real estate better? 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.
You want your client's property to sell. You want your client to get the most they can for the property--making you get the top commission possible. However, the property will still have to undergo an appraisal for the buyer to get the mortgage approved from the lender. So how do you determine the right price? This course is designed to help you better understand the concepts of pricing property, approaches to pricing property, principles of value, replacement cost value and the application of market data.
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: Income Capitalization Overview
Learn all the steps included in the income approach to home and property valuation. 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.
Gain insight into how the sales comparison approach to valuation works. This course takes a step-by-step look at the approach. Additionally, this course covers the process for data collections as well as different ways that adjustments can be estimated. Example problems help students to better retain and apply the information.
What types of tax benefits are unique to homeowners? This course gives the student insight into different kinds of homeowner benefits and also teaches how to calculate taxes that can affect the purchase of a home. This is an elective real estate continuing education 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.
Stay out of legal hot water! This powerful online course contains the three required core hours mandated by the Washington Department of Licensing. An industry must-have for all real estate professionals! The course begins with legislative and legal updates, fair housing and property management. The course concludes with multiple offers, assistants, distressed properties, short sales, REOs and advertising requirements, including social media. Whew!! This course has it all!
This course meets the three required core hours mandated by the Washington Department of Licensing.
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.
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.
Understand the details of RESPA reform and the reasoning and rationale behind it. This thorough look at RESPA reform includes a look at what the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) is, changes made to the GFE (Good Faith Estimate) and in-depth coverage of the HUD-1 and HUD-1A Settlement Statements including the requirements for tolerance. Students will enjoy the clarification and reiteration offered by the FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) regarding the course material.
Math is a large component of numerous areas of real estate. This elective course helps the student understand what math calculations and formulas are included in and applicable for capitalization, property management, investments, commissions, return of investments, property costs, loans and property pricing. A hands-on course, students will enjoy the simple formulas and practice problems to better help retention.
Short Sales and Foreclosures (v2) (topic: Current Trends and Issues)
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.
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To Complete your Washington Real Estate Continuing Education Requirements You Must:
First active renewal requirement: 30 clock hours in Practices course, plus 30 clock hours of continuing education including the 3-hour core curriculum.
For subsequent renewals: 30 clock hours of every two years including the 3-hour core curriculum.
Sales agents renew every two years on the date of their birth.
The information contained above is designed to provide a summary of the minimum education, experience, and examination requirements established by the Washington Real Estate Commission. Washington Department of Licensing .
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How does a course work?
Each Washington 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 Washington Real Estate Continuing Education courses will take approximately the rated hours to complete. You may access the online course immediately and begin working as soon as you complete the registration process. If you choose a delivery format such as CD-ROM, it will ship to you via UPS.
Online Final Exams
Washington does not require end of course final exams for Washington Continuing Education courses.