Course Descriptions

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Virginia

Requirements for Virginia: 8 hours of Virginia required, 8 hours of Virginia electives, and for brokers or associate brokers only, 8 hours of Virginia broker management.

 

Virginia Required Courses: 8 Hours

Green Financing

The course deals with rules and regulations, contracts issues, and green financing practices. This is a required course in Virginia.

Satisfies 1 hour of agency, 1 hour of contracts, and 2 hours of elective credit for DC and MD.

NEW Flood Course

This course is the new flood insurance course required by VA.

Satisfies 1 hour of legal update and 1 hour of elective credit for DC and MD.

Ethics of Being Green

The course is an in-depth VA code of ethics, the student gets a unique perspective of how these all these fit together to form a Green and ethical worldview. This is a required course in Virginia.

Satisfies 3 hours of Ethics requirement VA and 3 hours of elective credit for DC and MD.

Fair Housing

The course deals with Fair Housing rules and regulations and contracts issues. This is a required course in Virginia.

Satisfies 2 hours of Fair Housing.

 

Virginia Broker Management:  8 Hours

The course is an in-depth look at management of licensees’ from the perspective of the broker. This is a required course in Virginia for a broker.

Satisfies 8 hours of management requirement for Associate and Principal brokers.

 

Virginia Electives:  8 Hours

Both Maryland and DC courses satisfy the 8 hour requirement for Virginia.

 

Maryland

Requirements for Maryland: 9 hours of Maryland required, 1.5 hours of Maryland Fair Housing, and 4.5 hours of Maryland electives

For commercial agents only: no fair housing requirement and an additional hour and a half of electives.

For Team Leaders, Principal Brokers, and Branch Office Managers only: 3 hours of supervision, which take the place of 3 hours of electives

 

Maryland Required Courses: 8 Hours

Maryland Ethics

The course is an in-depth MD code of ethics, the student gets a unique perspective of how these all these fit together to form an ethical worldview. This is a required course in Maryland.

Satisfies 3 hours of topic (d) Ethics requirement and *3 hours of elective credit for DC and VA.

Maryland Legal Update

This course provides the licensee with an up to date analysis of the current legal issues facing Maryland licensees. This is a required course in Maryland.

Satisfies 3 hours of topic (a) required and *3 hours of elective credit for DC and VA.

Maryland Commercial/Residential Agency

This course is the Maryland real estate commission approved mandatory.

Satisfies 3 hours of agency course for commercial/residential licensees.

 

Maryland Fair Housing

This course is the Maryland real estate commission approved mandatory fair-housing course for residential licensees.

Satisfies 1.5 hours of Fair Housing for non-commercial designated licensees.

 

Maryland Supervision Course

This course is the Maryland real estate commission approved mandatory supervision course for Team Leaders, Principal Brokers, and Branch Office Managers

Satisfies 3 hours of supervision for all licensees.

 

Maryland Electives:  6 Hours or less based on the licensees’ requirements

Both Virginia and DC courses satisfy the 8 hour requirement for Maryland.

 

 

Washington D.C.

Requirements for Washington D.C.: 9 hours of D.C. required, 6 hours of D.C. electives, and for brokers or associate brokers only, 8 hours of Washington D.C. broker management.

 

D.C. Required Courses: 8 Hours

DC Legislative Update and Landlord Tenant Rights

This course is an update of all current legal and regulatory issues affecting DC licensees. It also deals specifically with tenant rights issues and violations. This is a required course in DC.

Satisfies 3 hours requirement for legislative update and landlord tenant rights and *3 hours of elective credit for VA and MD.

DC Fair Housing and Predatory Lending Update

The course deals with Fair Housing rules and regulations and predatory lending issues. The course examines fair housing guidelines and cases both local and national. This is a required course in DC.

Satisfies 3 hours of Fair Housing and predatory lending requirement and *3 hours of VA elective credit.

DC Ethics

The course is an in-depth DC code of ethics, the student gets a unique perspective of how these all these fit together to form an ethical worldview. This is a required course in DC.

Satisfies 3 hours of Ethics requirement.

 

DC Electives:  6 Hours

Both Maryland and Virginia courses satisfy the 8 hour requirement for D.C.