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"Everyone at FM has been very supportive and encouraging throughout the entire process." - Melissa W.

You’ve got a Life. We’ve got the Schedule.

“How do I find the time to go to real estate school?” is the universal question.

Our answer: Design class times and places with YOUR schedule in mind.

After all, why shouldn’t you be able to get the best real estate education available when, where and as fast as YOUR schedule allows?

Prelicensing Courses - $399

This North Carolina Real Estate Commission-approved 75-hour course includes instructional videos and consists of instruction in basic real estate principles and practices, including real estate law, financing, brokerage, closing, valuation, management, taxation and real estate mathematics. Also included is instruction on construction, land use, environmental hazards, property insurance, NC real estate law and North Carolina Real Estate Commission Rules. Satisfactory completion of this broker pre-licensing course will qualify the student to take the state real estate licensing examination. All necessary books are included in our course fee. Once you've registered, if you'd like your textbook ahead of time, you may contact Roxanne Nathe at 919-785-4372.

  • CLASS SCHEDULE: Broker Prelicensing Class - 75 hours

    North Carolina Real Estate Commission approved 75 hour course.

  • Day Classes Schedule:

    Location Dates Class Days Time Title Enroll
    Cary (Preston) 4/18/2015 - 5/17/2015 SA, SU 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Cary Weekend w/L Sargent [Register]
    Raleigh (Midtown) 5/11/2015 - 6/18/2015 MO, TU, TH, FR 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Raleigh Day w/D Holloway (off 5/25 & 6/8) [Register]
    Raleigh (Midtown) 6/24/2015 - 8/12/2015 MO, WE, FR 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Raleigh Day w/V Ferneyhough (off 7/3) [Register]
    Cary (Preston) 7/13/2015 - 8/28/2015 MO, WE, FR 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM Cary Day w/D Holloway [Register]
    Durham (Southpoint) 8/11/2015 - 9/24/2015 TU, TH 9:15 AM - 4:15 PM Durham Day w/D Long [Register]
    Raleigh (Midtown) 8/17/2015 - 9/22/2015 MO, TU, TH, FR 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Raleigh Day w/V Ferneyhough (off 9/7) [Register]
    Cary (Preston) 9/9/2015 - 10/26/2015 MO, WE, FR 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM Cary Day w/D Holloway [Register]
    Durham (Southpoint) 10/5/2015 - 11/10/2015 MO, TU, TH 9:15 AM - 3:15 PM Durham Day w/D Long [Register]
    Cary (Preston) 10/28/2015 - 12/18/2015 MO, WE, FR 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM Cary Day W/V Ferneyhough (off 11/25 & 27) [Register]
    Raleigh (Midtown) 11/2/2015 - 12/10/2015 MO, TU, TH, FR 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Raleigh Day w/D Holloway (off 11/26 & 27) [Register]

    Evening Classes Schedule:

    Location Dates Class Days Time Title Enroll
    Durham (Southpoint) 5/4/2015 - 6/22/2015 MO, TU, TH 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Durham Night w/S Pyrtle (off 5/25) [Register]
    Cary (Preston) 7/8/2015 - 9/21/2015 MO, WE 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Cary Night w/L Sargent (off 9/7) [Register]
    Durham (Southpoint) 7/20/2015 - 9/3/2015 MO, TU, TH 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Durham Night w/S Pyrtle [Register]
    Cary (Preston) 9/28/2015 - 12/9/2015 MO, WE 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Cary Night w/L Sargent (off 11/25) [Register]
    Durham (Southpoint) 10/5/2015 - 11/19/2015 MO, TU, TH 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Durham Night w/S Pyrtle [Register]

Postlicensing Courses - $220/course

The North Carolina Real Estate Commission requires any person licensed after October 1, 2005 to complete a minimum of 30 hours annually to maintain Provisional Broker status. All three of these courses must be completed within three years of initial licensing. All necessary books are included in our course fee.

  • CLASS SCHEDULE: Broker Relationships & Responsibilities 30 hours

    This course is only available to agents LICENSED after Oct 1, 2005. The course outlines agency relationships and duties, as well as working with both sellers and buyers within the area of residential sales.

  • Day Classes Schedule:

    Location Dates Class Days Time Title Enroll
    Durham (Southpoint) 5/27/2015 - 6/8/2015 MO, WE, FR 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM Durham Day w/M Bullerwell [Register]
    Durham (Southpoint) 12/2/2015 - 12/14/2015 MO, WE, FR 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM Durham Day w/D Long [Register]
  • CLASS SCHEDULE: Contracts & Closing - 30 hours

    This course is only available to agents who were LICENSED after Oct 1, 2005. The course involves a review of selected law concepts, the preparation of real estate sales contracts, as well as closing procedures and statements.

  • Day Classes Schedule:

    Location Dates Class Days Time Title Enroll
    Cary (Preston) 6/8/2015 - 6/19/2015 MO, WE, FR 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM Cary Day w/V Ferneyhough [Register]
  • CLASS SCHEDULE: Selected Topics - 30 hours

    This course is only available to agents who were LICENSED after Oct 1, 2005. The course offers an introduction to commercial real estate brokerage, property management basics, loan fraud issues, fair housing do's and don'ts, as well as characteristics of manufactured and modular homes.

  • Day Classes Schedule:

    Location Dates Class Days Time Title Enroll
    Raleigh (Midtown) 4/20/2015 - 5/1/2015 MO, WE, FR 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM Raleigh Day w/M Bullerwell [Register]
    Durham (Southpoint) 8/17/2015 - 8/26/2015 MO, WE, FR 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM Durham Day w/M Bullerwell [Register]

General RE Update & Continuing Education Electives - $55/course

The North Carolina Real Estate Commission requires that all licensees complete a minimum of eight (8) hours of Continuing Education by June 10 of each year in order to renew a license. All necessary books are included in our course fee.

  • CLASS SCHEDULE: Continuing Education - General RE Update 2014/2015

    Topics include electronic signatures and documents, selected property management issues, revised commission rules, miscellaneous topics, licensing and education review. This course is required of all NC real estate licensees who wish to remain active or to reactivate their license.

  • Day Classes Schedule:

    Location Dates Class Days Time Title Enroll
    Raleigh (Midtown) 6/3/2015 WE 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Raleigh Day w/V Ferneyhough [Register]
    Raleigh (Midtown) 6/8/2015 MO 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM Raleigh Day w/D Long [Register]
  • CLASS SCHEDULE: Continuing Education - The Out of Towners

    A Course on how to deal with corporate out of town buyers. Discussion on what out of town buyers are looking for and how real estate differs from state to state and country to country. We will discuss the top ten tips in selling a corporate seller's house quickly and how to fill out a Broker Market Analysis for a Relocation Company.

  • Day Classes Schedule:

    Location Dates Class Days Time Title Enroll
    Cary (Preston) 4/28/2015 TU 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Cary Day Class Full
  • CLASS SCHEDULE: Continuing Education - Closing Killers

    This elective is designed to explore why deals fall apart from the buyer's, investor's & seller's perspective. (buyer's) We will look at changes in lending requirements, appraisal issues & the causes of buyer's remorse. (investor's) How the numbers must work in order to purchase investment property, calculate net operating income, before tax cash flow & equity dividend rate of return on behalf of their investor/buyer. (seller's) How agents can use statistics to convince their seller's not to overprice their listings. How broker's can get the most bang out of their seller's buck when preparing the homes for sale.

  • Day Classes Schedule:

    Location Dates Class Days Time Title Enroll
    Raleigh (Midtown) 5/7/2015 TH 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Raleigh Day w/V Ferneyhough [Register]
  • CLASS SCHEDULE: Broker-in-Charge Update (BICUP) 2014/2015

    The new BICUP course combines topics from the old BICAR course and the annual update course into a single 4-hour course. Brokers-in-Charge (“BIC”) and brokers wishing to remain BIC eligible must take the BICUP course and an elective CE course to fulfill the mandatory 8-hour CE requirement. Topics include electronic signatures and documents, selected property management issues, revised commission rules, miscellaneous topics, licensing and education review, along with selected topics for BICs.

  • Day Classes Schedule:

    Location Dates Class Days Time Title Enroll
    Cary (Preston) 5/27/2015 WE 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Cary Day w/V Ferneyhough [Register]
  • CLASS SCHEDULE: Continuing Education - You've Been Served: RE Lawsuits that Changed the Business

    The real estate industry has more than one million participants in the U.S. alone. What drives an industry to regulate itself or to consider reform? Usually lawsuits—big ones. The following discussion reviews court cases that have caused the real estate profession to shift or change its practices. The lawsuits discussed in this course are • Edina Realty agency • Ballard case • Starker Decision • Ummels v. Re/Max • NAR v. DOJ v. VOW • Abney v. AHS • Whidbey Island v. Navy • Anti-trust The review of these cases permits students to re-visit topics such as agency relationship disclosure; mold; buyer brokerage; material facts disclosure; rebates; and antitrust issues. This course has been written by Deborah Long, recipient of the 2013 NC REEA award for best Education Program of the Year.

  • Day Classes Schedule:

    Location Dates Class Days Time Title Enroll
    Raleigh (Midtown) 6/8/2015 MO 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Raleigh Day w/D Long [Register]

Specialized Training

  • NC State Specific Review for out of state agents needing a North Carolina license

    NC State Specific Review is designed to help potential and out of state licensees pass the 40 questions presented on the N.C. Real Estate exam that deal specifically with laws and practices in North Carolina. Topics such as North Carolina License Law, Prohibited Practices, Property Taxation, Sales & Agency Contracts, Residential Square Footage Guidelines and a complete HUD 1 closing statement will be reviewed.

Designation Courses

The North Carolina Real Estate Commission allows for Continuing Education credit for all approved designation courses.