Registration / Class Schedules
Pre Licensing Courses ($389.00)
This North Carolina Real Estate Commission-approved 75-hour course (including examination) 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.
Post Licensing Courses ($220.00 per 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.
Broker Relationships & Responsibilities - 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.
Mandatory Updates & Continuing Education Electives ($55.00 per course)
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.
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.
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.
- Continuing Education - Mandatory Update 2013/2014 - This course is required of all NC real estate licensees who wish to remain active or to reactivate their license.
- Broker- in- Charge Annual Review Course 2013/2014 - You must be a Broker-in-Charge to register for this course. The course is mandatory for all Brokers-in-Charge (you'll receive 4hrs elective credit).
- Continuing Education - House Pricing & Market Trends Analysis - The goal of this class is to sharpen house pricing skills so listing agents can price houses according to current & future market conditions. A case study is provided & the majority of class time is spent online gathering & analyzing data from various sources.
- Continuing Education - Deep in the Heart of Taxes: Homeownership and the IRS - Learn how to discuss the following with your clients & customers:
Tax advantages of homeownership.
Tax consequences of purchasing/selling primary & secondary residences.
Red flags: home office deductions, moving expenses, debt forgivness & capital gains.
- Continuing Education - From Stagnant to Sold: Staging for a Speedy Sale - The course is taught by Christine Kennedy, Owner and President of Professional Homestaging and Design, LLC.
This course is designed to teach Real Estate agents about the benefits of utilizing Home Staging in the sale of a home. The class is broken down into four, one-hour long segments, each segment emphasizes a different aspect of Home Staging and how they relate to selling in today’s market.
- 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.
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.
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.
- Continuing Education - From Heaven to Hell: Air, Surface & Subsurface Rights - Learn how to discuss the following with your clients & customers:
Fracking & subsurface rights,
riparian/water & air rights.
The oil & gas disclosure language in sales contracts, environmental hazards, title, mortgage & appraisal problems associated with fracking.
- 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.
The North Carolina Real Estate Commission allows for Continuing Education credit for all approved designation courses.