Kaplan University School of Professional and Continuing Education Kaplan University School of Professional and Continuing Education

2019 Fall Education Tour Complete Package - Required Module and New Electives (15-Credit Hours)

2019 Fall Education Tour Complete Package - Required Module and New Electives

Price: $159.00

Credit Hours: 15

Key Points:

2019 Fall Education Tour Complete Package—Days 1 and 2

This package will provide you with 15 continuing education credit hours and includes the 2019–2020 required module. 

Includes:

7/1/19–6/30/20 SALESPERSON & BROKER REQUIRED MODULE: Agency, Fair Housing, & Energy Efficiency Class—3.75 credits

As a licensee, you are expected to understand numerous laws and regulations on top of having an awareness of unique issues in your market. This course will enhance your real estate knowledge and professionalism in the critical matters of Agency, Fair Housing, and Energy.

Key Benefits:

  • Understand the history and foundation of agency law and Minnesota license laws regarding agency relationships in a real estate transaction
  • Learn key facts about federal fair housing law and the Minnesota Human Rights Act
  • Understand how issues of energy efficiency relate to the Minnesota market
  • Satisfy Minnesota’s annual requirement for salespeople to take a required module, as well as the broker 1-hour requirement
  • Satisfy Minnesota’s requirement for 1 hour of agency and 1 hour of fair housing continuing education

This is the required module effective July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2020.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3.75 hours of real estate continuing education.

Navigating Minefields: Preventing Real Estate Disaster Class—3.75 credits

In this class, you’ll see how some of the most common issues are also the most time-consuming and carry the greatest risk for your client and yourself. You’ll have an opportunity for lively discussion as you are guided through the obstacles, dilemmas, and hurdles that you are likely to encounter in your real estate transactions. By identifying the potential minefields and possible remedies in various situations, you’ll be prepared to guide your clients to a smooth and memorable real estate experience.

Key Benefits

  • Discusses issues from the perspective of the buyer and the seller
  • Allows for ample discussion—you’ll get to hear interesting problems others have faced and how those issues were resolved, as well as share your experiences with others
  • Addresses topics that can only come from experience in dealing with people—the more you know about what other professionals have faced, the better prepared you can be when you’re in a similar situation

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3.75 hours of real estate continuing education.

Constructing Fact from Fiction: New Construction Today—7.5 credits

A keen understanding of new construction and the ability to educate your clients has never been more important! In this course, you’ll learn about the opportunities, costs, features, advantages, and challenges of new construction today. Whether you have a buyer determined to build or investigating building versus buying an existing home, this course will equip you to answer and advise your clients with confidence. Learn what’s changed in the last few years as new construction has made a comeback: land prices have increased steadily and building materials have sky-rocketed, while labor shortage is at an all-time high.

Learn the answers to these questions:

  • What factors do you need to assess before you consider building?
  • What are the options for building? Type of structure, square footage, location, technology enhancements, and more!
  • How much will upgrades cost versus what clients see in model homes? Including assessing builder grade versus desired upgrades—the potential range may determine feasibility of build
  • What are change orders?
  • What are the soft costs that may be hidden?
  • How do building codes affect the cost of new construction?
  • What is the difference in financing a new versus existing home for your client?
  • How do you explain lot and homestead tax to your client?
  • What does a new construction contract look like?
  • How are commissions paid for representation on new construction and to whom?
  • What are the options for affordable housing with new construction?

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 7.5 hours of real estate continuing education.

1 7/1/19—6/30/20 SALESPERSON & BROKER REQUIRED MODULE: Agency, Fair Housing, & Energy Efficiency (3.75-Credit Hours) Schedule This Class
2 Navigating Minefields: Preventing Real Estate Disaster Class (3.75-Credit Hours) Schedule This Class
3 Constructing Fact from Fiction: New Construction Today Class (7.5-Credit Hours) Schedule This Class
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