Credit Hours: 16
Virginia requires Real Estate salespersons to complete 16 hours of approved Continuing Education within each two-year license period. This package fulfills all of the 16 required hours for salespersons. The 16 hours must consist of 3 hours of Ethics, 2 hours of Fair Housing, 1 hour of Legal Updates, 1 hour of Agency, 1 hour of Contracts, and 8 hours of elective credit.
This package consists of the Virginia 8-Hour Mandatory Topics CE course (online), and our OnDemand video elective CE course, Introduction to Real Estate Investments.
Virginia 8-Hour Mandatory Topics CE (8 Credit Hours, Online)—This interactive, online course contains the eight hours of mandatory topics required by the Virginia Real Estate Board for renewal of both salesperson and broker licenses. The course includes three hours of Ethics and Standards of Conduct, two hours of Fair Housing, and one hour each of Agency, Contracts, and Legal Updates and Emerging Trend. You will learn about managing risk and how to keep your business unencumbered. The course also covers the required national flood content for Virginia.
Introduction to Real Estate Investments (8 Credit Hours, OnDemand)—This course is 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, this OnDemand course engages, enlightens, and entertains!
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.
You’ll learn how real estate compares to non-real estate investments. You’ll discover how to package hard-to-sell listings to your existing customer base. You’ll learn to identify additional sources of financing, and you’ll learn new techniques for using commission dollars to build your own investment portfolio.