Credit Hours: 30
Satisfy all of your CE requirements in one convenient package
To keep your license active, the Ohio Department of Commerce Division of Real Estate and Professional Licensing requires licensees to complete 30 hours of CE every three years prior to the expiration date on your license. This package consists of 9 hours of text-based online mandatory core courses and 21 hours of our best-selling OnDemand video elective CE courses. Complete all the requirements for your 3-year renewal period for one low price with this all-inclusive package.
Includes the following mandatory courses via text-based online delivery:
(Required) Ohio Canons and Codes: Your Professional Guidelines —Learn the ethical guidelines you are expected to follow as part of Ohio’s Canons of Ethics for the Real Estate Industry. A violation of the Canons of Ethics is a violation of the law. Ethical behavior not only reflects on the licensee’s performance, but also the company with which the licensee is associated and the real estate industry as a whole.
(Required) Ohio Core Law: Disclosure, Inspection & Environmental Concerns in Real Estate —This course discusses Ohio real estate license law as it applies to disclosure and inspection requirements and environmental and other risks for practicing professionals.
(Required) Fair Housing in Ohio—This is your chance to get up to speed on fair housing requirements and ensure you are following the law. This 3-hour online course combines Ohio law and rules with the federal Fair Housing Act. No fair housing course would be complete without reviewing the act and its amendments. You will review actual fair housing cases and discover practical examples that give you the know-how and tools to stay in compliance.
Includes the following elective courses via OnDemand Video delivery:
These courses are delivered in our stunning OnDemand video lecture format. With Kaplan’s OnDemand video lectures, you have the ability to access professional instruction anytime and anywhere you have an Internet connection! Filled with studio and “onsite” video learning objectives, these OnDemand courses engage, enlighten, and entertain!
Introduction to Real Estate Investments (6 Credit Hours, OnDemand Video)—Investors are discovering that tax, cash flow, principal reduction and appreciation benefits of single-and multi-family properties outweigh other investment opportunities, including the wildly vacillating stock market. This course can open the door for you to the lucrative investment real estate market. If you are unfamiliar with selling residential real estate as an investment, you’ll get a step-by-step understanding of the fundamentals you’ll need to get started.
Millennials: Challenging the Traditional Real Estate Model—This course examines the factors driving today’s real estate market. The instructor will take you beyond the newspaper headlines to illustrate how the former driving factors of real estate no longer apply, as millennial buyers outpace baby boomers (previously the largest real estate buyer group). You will learn how millennials—today’s largest real estate market—buy, sell, rent, strategize, and communicate. Learn how you can better serve this new leading population of clients.
Liars, Cheaters, and Thieves: Averting Client Catastrophe—This course illuminates the issues that create problems in real estate transactions. You will learn to identify what constitutes negligence, and when it is fraud. You’ll sharpen your understanding of what happens when a client makes a Breach of Contract claim, and how to avoid misleading statements that can have disastrous ramifications for you, your client, and your business. Your expert instructor will lead you through case studies to identify critical issues, determine what happened, discuss how the situation could have been handled appropriately, and learn how to resolve the conflict legally and within the scope of the law. Prepare for real-life real estate and avoid risky business mistakes in this essential course.
The Tiny House: Is it a Phase or Craze?—Witness this emerging market segment as you learn about the new world of tiny house living. In The Tiny House: Is it a Phase or Craze?, you’ll learn the origin of the tiny house, different types of tiny houses, the structural elements, costs and considerations, valuation of property, and when a tiny house is considered real property. We’ll also identify financing options specific to the tiny house and introduce you to tiny house communities developing across the country. The tiny house is a reflection of expressed values by a growing number of buyers today: simple living in natural surroundings and smaller more-efficient living spaces.
The TRUMP Tax Cut and Jobs Act and its Effect on Real Estate—Tax law is generally complex and confusing for everyone, including real estate agents. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TJCA) is no exception. The objective of this course is not to make real estate licensees into TCJA experts…but rather to provide a sufficient amount of information so that you can identify when an expert attorney or tax counsel are essential to protect your clients. Finally, you will gain valuable information on tax credits, exemptions, and deductions included in the TCJA.
How to Measure Real Property—Real estate licensees, appraisers, assessors, builders, and contractors have specific methods used to measure and describe residential real property. In this engaging course, we’ll clarify the standards and pinpoint common mistakes made in measuring property. You’ll also learn the proper terminology and definitions that even the playing field between agents, appraisers, and lenders who use this value-laden information for many of the decisions made concerning a property. Learn to talk the same talk while more accurately representing the home, as well as enhancing the value you bring to your client with this knowledge.
Good, Better, Best: When Price, Quality, and Value All Matter— You’ll learn the universal language used by appraisers—providing you knowledge that pays when advising clients on everything from product selection to an appropriate offer on a property, or on identifying an appropriate listing price for a property. You’ll acquire an insider’s view of how value is defined and assigned by the appraiser. Also, you’ll understand the consumer criteria of price, longevity, performance, aesthetics, and resale value for a variety of property elements.