Georgia Real Estate
Continuing Education

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  1. ADA and Fair Housing

    Sku: 503GA011002
    Hours
    $30.00

    Fair Housing and the Americans with Disabilities Act legislation affects the business of every real estate professional. This course covers the law and how it pertains to real estate professionals, while refreshing their knowledge of the Federal Fair Housing Laws.

    This course covers the prohibitions in the Fair Housing Act, how an individual can enforce the Fair Housing Act, the provisions of the Civil Rights Act of 1866 and the Fair Housing Act of 1968. It also covers the purpose and scope of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and its effects on licensees of the ADA.

  2. Tax Free Exchanges (3 Credit Hours)

    Sku: 503GA077001
    Hours
    $30.00

    Learn all about tax free exchanges. This course is an excellent introduction to the implications of tax free exchanges for investment properties in residential real estate. Learn what is required to qualify for a tax free exchange, what different kinds of exchanges are available and also various ways that the title can be transferred for the purpose of an exchange.
  3. Short Sales And Foreclosures (3 Credit Hours)

    Sku: 503GA079001
    Hours
    $30.00

    This course is an overview of short sale transactions, alternatives to short sales, how short sales affect buyers, lenders and sellers, the Home Affordable Modification Program (both HAMP Tier 1 and 2 are included) and the Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternative (HAFA II/Short Sale). Highlights include defining what a licensee's role is in a short sale and how to put together the packet needed in a short sale for a lender. Additional topics include how the MARS Rule affects real estate licensees who are working with a client on a short sale, tenant rights in relation to a short sale and also the kinds of lender fraud that licensees should be on the lookout for during the process of a short sale.
  4. Principles of Commercial Real Estate (3 Credit Hours)

    Sku: 503GA052001
    Hours
    $30.00

    A high-level view of commercial real estate, this elective course examines various types of commercial real estate including retail space, storage facilities, and office space. Additional highlights include land development, site selection, industrial real estate brokerage and how both local and regional labor markets can have an effect on commercial real estate.
  5. Prequalifying Your Buyer in Today's Market (3 Credit Hours)

    Sku: 503GA045001
    Hours
    $30.00

    This course provides an overview of real estate financing, and describes the different types of loans and loan programs as well as lending sources. Students will learn how to calculate debt ratios and use loan factors to complete mathematical calculations related to mortgage loans. Students will also estimate closing costs for different types of loans. The instruction is followed with a scenario for which the student will do the prequalifying computations and complete a loan comparison worksheet for the buyers in the scenario.
  6. Green Home Features (3 Credit Hours)

    Sku: 503GA035001
    Hours
    $30.00

    What makes a green home green? Students will gain insight into different features included in green design. Highlights include water and energy efficiency, appliances, methods of controlling heat loss, how to conserve energy in a home, lighting, and renewable energy.
  7. Ethics in Real Estate (3 Credit Hours)

    Sku: 503GA027001
    Hours
    $30.00

    A great refresher in ethics, this course reviews the National Association of Realtors (NAR) Code of Ethics and fulfills the mandatory NAR Ethics Renewal Training requirement. Complete with case studies and various scenarios, students will enjoy a better understanding of what is and is not ethical for real estate professionals. Highlights include decision-making exercises designed for an in-depth understanding of application in daily real estate practice.
  8. Environmental Hazards Disclosure (3 Credit Hours)

    Sku: 503GA024001
    Hours
    $30.00

    Protect yourself. Understand your responsibility for disclosure when environmental hazards are involved. This course provides an overview of the regulations, standards and legal rules in real estate for property disclosure. Specifically covered in detail are lead, mold, methamphetamine labs, asbestos, radon, and other environmental hazards.
  9. Check it Out: Home Inspection in Real Estate Practice (3 Credit Hours)

    Sku: 503GA018001
    Hours
    $30.00

    Just how important is a home inspection? How can you limit your liability during the home inspection process? What do your clients need to know about the home inspection process? This real estate continuing education elective answers all these questions and more, making sure your closings go smoothly.
  10. Georgia Real Estate License Law Core Course (3 Credit Hours)

    Sku: 503GA031001
    Hours
    $30.00

    Mandatory for all Georgia real estate agents and brokers as of July 1, 2016, this 3-hour course is Georgia-specific and breaks down rules, regulations and laws regarding the practice of real estate into simple, easy-to-understand content helping students to better understand and stay within the boundaries of the Georgia state laws.

    Topics included are:

    1. The effects on license status by a licensee of prohibited conduct
    2. Transfer of a license from one firm to another
    3. Requirements concerning trust or escrow accounts
    4. Unfair trade practices
    5. Brokerage relationships
    6. Management responsibilities of real estate firms
    7. Requirements for advertising
    8. Handling real estate transactions
    9. Licensees acting as principals

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