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Real Estate Continuing Education Courses

Are you interested in real estate continuing education credit?

Georgia MLS Training Institute offers a wide variety of continuing education courses to keep your real estate license current. We offer day classes, as well as online courses for those who prefer to learn at their own pace.

A total of 24 hours of real estate continuing education is required for each four-year renewal period. All active licensees (with license number above 100,000) must complete at least 24 hours of approved continuing education coursework during each four-year renewal period. Any licensee who seeks to activate a license which has been on inactive status for two (2) years or longer shall be required to attend a Commission-approved course or courses of study totaling at least six (6) hours for each year the license was on inactive status.

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NEW!!   Predators, Fraud and Foreclosures Enroll Online  
Vendor: Hondros Learning
Credit Hours: 3.00
Price: $30.00
Foreclosure knowledge is a must in today’s real estate market. Explore the various contributors to the increase in foreclosure properties. Learn about the foreclosure process and potential issues that may occur. Understand the preventive measures that will help consumers avoid the stigma and damaging effects of foreclosure. Gain an understanding of the consumer’s alternatives to foreclosure.



NEW!!   Real Estate Contracts Enroll Online  
Vendor: Hondros Learning
Credit Hours: 3.00
Price: $30.00
Contracts are an integral part of the real estate business and most transaction disputes can be traced back to the real estate contract. Learn the different contract classifications and statuses, and the requirements of a valid and enforceable contract. Review the different types of contracts used frequently by real estate professionals. Understand what constitutes a breach of contract and the different methods that can be used to remedy a breach.

NEW!!   Keeping It Real: Property Law and Case Studies Enroll Online  
Vendor: Hondros Learning
Credit Hours: 4.00
Price: $28.00

Revisit the basic concepts of property law, including the nature of property, freehold and leasehold estates, possessory and non-possessory interests, co-ownership issues, conveyances, property rights, and restrictions on those rights. Review case studies involving property issues that illustrate these basic concepts.



NEW!!   NAR: Ethical Training through the Standards of Practice Enroll Online  
Vendor: Hondros Learning
Credit Hours: 4.00
Price: $28.00

Learn the specifics of the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) Code of Ethics. Examine ethical practices and decision making for licensees. This course meets the NAR required quadrennial Code of Ethics training for REALTORS®.



NEW!!   Painless Property Rentals: Managing Investment Properties Enroll Online  
Vendor: Hondros Learning
Credit Hours: 4.00
Price: $28.00

Limit the stresses of the property manager – tenant relationship! Learn the laws and rights both landlords and tenants have. Understand the specific laws that govern the landlord tenant relationship as they apply to both parties in the transaction to reduce the challenges, misunderstandings and disagreements that may arise. Discover how to find the perfect tenants for a particular property, craft a lease, maintain the property and manage expenses to make your business more successful.



NEW!!   The Residential Contract: Issues, Disputes and Solutions Enroll Online  
Vendor: Hondros Learning
Credit Hours: 4.00
Price: $28.00

Revisit things you know and perhaps have forgotten or put aside in your haste to make a transaction work. Learn how to address issues that may arise in the real estate transaction. Recognize the most common items addressed in the residential contract and review suggestions to effectively work with those items. Identify red flags in both the listing and the purchase and sale agreements. Learn how to assist and advise your clients about their due diligence during the inspection period. Review all aspects of the financing process from prequalification to contingencies. Examine title, escrow and earnest money as they relate to the transaction.



NEW!!   Thinking Outside the Box: Financing Investment Property Enroll Online  
Vendor: Hondros Learning
Credit Hours: 4.00
Price: $28.00

Start thinking outside of the box! Learn how to provide a level of service that goes well beyond your client’s expectation, and just pointing them to traditional commercial lenders. Learn creative financing strategies, financing alternatives and ways to educate your clients so they get the most out of their investment opportunities.



NEW!!   What’s Up Doc? Examining Investment Property Enroll Online  
Vendor: Hondros Learning
Credit Hours: 4.00
Price: $28.00

Understand the basic characteristics of investing to better serve the needs of your clients while assisting them in reaching their investment goals. Learn how to uncover your client’s motivations as you help them analyze various investment property opportunities. Examine formulas that allow your clients to determine if a property will meet their investment goals, and help your client determine the value of the property.



2014 GAR Contract: Stay Up-To-Date Enroll Online  
Vendor: Hondros Learning
Credit Hours: 3.00
Price: $25.00
Learn exclusive information not contained in any other 3-hour GAR Contracts continuing education course. This course reviews the Georgia Association of REALTORS® (GAR) Purchase and Sale Agreement F20. You will learn how to correctly complete each of the changed paragraphs, identify recent changes in the contract and explain important sections to clients. This paragraph-by-paragraph guide includes references and real-world examples authored by Greg Dunn, ABR, GRI, a longtime member of the GAR Forms Committee.

ADA and Fair Housing Enroll Online  
Vendor: OnCourse Learning
Credit Hours: 3.00
Price: $30.00
ADA legislation affects the business of every real estate agent. Find out what the laws cover and how it pertains to you, while refreshing your knowledge of the Federal Fair Housing Laws.

Agency – The Big Picture Enroll Online  
Vendor: Hondros Learning
Credit Hours: 3.00
Price: $30.00
Agency laws were created to protect consumers involved in real estate transactions. Learn how to protect the interest of your clients and what is expected when an agency relationships is created in the real estate transaction.

Check It Out: Home Inspection in R/E Practice Enroll Online  
Vendor: OnCourse Learning
Credit Hours: 3.00
Price: $30.00
This course covers the importance of having a property inspected, different types of inspections and how to evaluate each type.

CMA vs. Appraisal Enroll Online  
Vendor: Hondros Learning
Credit Hours: 3.00
Price: $30.00
This course is a must. Gain an understanding of how the sales comparison approach to property value can differ from other classic methods of property valuation.

Consensual Dual Agency Enroll Online  
Vendor: OnCourse Learning
Credit Hours: 3.00
Price: $30.00
This course describes agency relationships and the inherent conflicts of interest of each, followed by coverage of dual agency, agency policy and procedures for implementing, documenting and changing agency policy.

Demystifying Real Estate Short Sales Enroll Online  
Vendor: Hondros Learning
Credit Hours: 3.00
Price: $30.00
As short sales become more prevalent in today’s market, many real estate professionals are expanding their business to help distressed homeowners who face foreclosure. Now is the time to gain valuable knowledge about the short sales process and strategies to ensure a successful short sales business.

Ethics in Real Estate - NAR Code of Ethics Enroll Online  
Vendor: OnCourse Learning
Credit Hours: 3.00
Price: $30.00
This course covers the NAR Code of Ethics and reviews case studies pertaining to the code. Sample scenarios are included as a decision making practice for licensees. All REALTORS® are required to complete Code of Ethics training every quadrennial.

Federal Law and Commercial Real Estate Enroll Online  
Vendor: OnCourse Learning
Credit Hours: 3.00
Price: $30.00
This course acquaints students to specific laws pertaining to commercial real estate ownership, transactions and federal laws governing real estate agencies. Includes agency, contracts, deeds, easements, estates in land, zoning, restrictions, tenancy, liens, foreclosures, title transfer, leases and court decisions.

GAR Amendments and Exhibits Enroll Online  
Vendor: Hondros Learning
Credit Hours: 3.00
Price: $30.00
This course will explain the difference between an exhibit and an amendment and help the agent to assess the necessary forms for various transactions. Many forms are covered in detail. The course will enhance the agent’s ability to identify the various provisions needed to complete an efficient ethical transaction.



Handling Earnest Money Enroll Online  
Vendor: Hondros Learning
Credit Hours: 3.00
Price: $30.00
This course will identify criteria for handling earnest money within the guidelines of the Georgia Real Estate Commission. It will delineate the responsibilities of the agent and broker regarding the handling of the funds and the necessity of time constraints. The functions of a trust account and required accounting system are also discussed. Laws governing agents who own rental property are also included in this course.

Housing – Fairness for All Enroll Online  
Vendor: Hondros Learning
Credit Hours: 3.00
Price: $30.00
Avoid fair housing pitfalls! Whether you represent a landlord, tenant or community association, the varied and complex issues arising under the Fair Housing Act continue to confuse and confound even the most seasoned agents. Gain a greater understanding about fair housing laws and advertising; and explore the differences between the manner in which hardcopy and online publishers are viewed within the parameters of the Fair Housing Amendment Act of 1988 and the Communications Act of 1996. Review “The Chicago Lawyers Committee v. Craigslist” along with other court rulings.

Introduction to Real Estate Ethics Enroll Online  
Vendor: OnCourse Learning
Credit Hours: 3.00
Price: $30.00
Fulfills the NAR requirement for new members. This course covers the NAR Code of Ethics and reviews case studies pertaining to the code. Sample scenarios are included as a decision making practice for licensees. All REALTORS® are required to complete Code of Ethics training every quadrennial.

Investment Analysis for Commercial Properties Enroll Online  
Vendor: Hondros Learning
Credit Hours: 3.00
Price: $30.00
Real estate licensees involved in investment real estate need to be knowledgeable about investment analysis. Analysis of investment property requires expertise in several areas, and the points of analysis and methodology are complex. Learn the special skills necessary to complete an analysis of investment property. This course will focus on the four key areas that comprise investment analysis: investor analysis, property analysis, lease analysis and value analysis.

Listing the Buyer Enroll Online  
Vendor: Hondros Learning
Credit Hours: 3.00
Price: $30.00
This course will present the elements of a buyer agency relationship and compares the services offered to clients as well as customers. This course will help an agent formulate a compelling buyer agency presentation.

Maximizing Your Buyer's Borrowing Power Enroll Online  
Vendor: OnCourse Learning
Credit Hours: 3.00
Price: $30.00
This course covers some important topics related to finance and a buyers ability to obtain a real estate loan.

Principles of Commercial Real Estate Enroll Online  
Vendor: OnCourse Learning
Credit Hours: 3.00
Price: $30.00
Understand the different types of commercial real estate including office space, retail space and storage facilities. Additional topics include industrial real estate brokerage, site selection, land development, and the effect of local and regional labor markets on commercial real estate.

Real Estate Math Enroll Online  
Vendor: OnCourse Learning
Credit Hours: 3.00
Price: $30.00
Covers math calculations involved in property measurement, commissions, return on investments, capitalization, loans, property cost and price. The course presents easy-to-remember formulas and numerous practice problems.

Tax Free Exchanges Enroll Online  
Vendor: OnCourse Learning
Credit Hours: 3.00
Price: $30.00
Covers the basics of a tax-free exchange of residential investment property. Topics covered include requirements of a tax free exchange, types of exchanges and the methods for transferring title when an exchange takes place.

The Mortgage Application and Qualifying Process Enroll Online  
Vendor: Hondros Learning
Credit Hours: 3.00
Price: $30.00
Gain a better understanding of the mortgage application process and what is needed to qualify in today’s mortgage environment. Examine the history of the mortgage market and gain greater insight into the financial turmoil of recent years.

U.S. Settlement Procedures and Antitrust Law Enroll Online  
Vendor: Hondros Learning
Credit Hours: 3.00
Price: $30.00
Learn the difference between a deed, one of the most important real estate documents, and title. Gain an understanding of the requirements of a valid deed, the various types of deeds and the importance of recording a deed. Examine title, the concept of real property ownership, and the elements related to the title of property. This information-packed course also explores various closing documents and costs, escrow vs. roundtable closings, Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) requirements, ethics, federal antitrust laws and violations, fraud and misrepresentation.

Using the Internet in your Real Estate Practice Enroll Online  
Vendor: OnCourse Learning
Credit Hours: 3.00
Price: $30.00
The impact the Internet has on your business and the technology needed to get online is covered in this course. Learn to utilize the Internet and email to market your listings, manage leads, maximize exposure and locate valuable resources.

Valuation Techniques: BPOs and Appraisals Enroll Online  
Vendor: Hondros Learning
Credit Hours: 3.00
Price: $30.00
Learn the difference between an appraisal and a Broker Price Opinion (BPO), and the requirements for performing each. Gain the knowledge and skills necessary to locate clients, apply for assignments, perform various types of BPOs and complete required online forms. Examine safety issues encountered and ways to safeguard against such issues.

Commercial Finance and Investment Analysis Enroll Online  
Vendor: OnCourse Learning
Credit Hours: 6.00
Price: $40.00
A brief history of the savings and loan industry progresses into present commercial real estate financing practices. The different types of financing available to commercial properties and their characteristics are explained in detail. Investment evaluation methods including property comparison, appraisal, capitalization rates, and the time value of money are also covered.

Commercial Leases Enroll Online  
Vendor: OnCourse Learning
Credit Hours: 6.00
Price: $40.00
This course analyzes the typical provisions of office, retail, and industrial leases. Formulas used to calculate rent, key negotiation points, and technical issues unique to industrial leases are also covered in great detail.

Commercial Sales and Exchanges Enroll Online  
Vendor: OnCourse Learning
Credit Hours: 6.00
Price: $40.00
Aspects of the commercial sales transaction and tax-deferred exchanges are covered in great detail. You will learn the essential elements of the contract, closing procedures, and documentation in a commercial sale plus the benefits of a tax-deferred exchange.

Current Developments in Agency Enroll Online  
Vendor: OnCourse Learning
Credit Hours: 6.00
Price: $40.00
Starts with key definitions, types of agency relationships and history of agency. Then covers dual agency, conflicts of interest in agency relationships, risk reduction strategies and agency policy. Also covers BRRETA and the future of agency.

Georgia Basic Real Estate Finance Enroll Online  
Vendor: OnCourse Learning
Credit Hours: 6.00
Price: $50.00
Get the answers to questions about finance without having to ask a loan officer!

Georgia License Law and Rules Enroll Online  
Vendor: OnCourse Learning
Credit Hours: 6.00
Price: $40.00
This course covers Georgia real estate license law, rules and regulations, providing an overall summary of the law in simple language, which is easy to read and understand.

Legal Issues in the Brokerage Office Enroll Online  
Vendor: OnCourse Learning
Credit Hours: 6.00
Price: $40.00
The legal issues brokers need to be aware of are outlined in this course. Some of the issues covered are trust accounting, advertising, commissions, government regulations and license law violations.

Licensees as Principal Enroll Online  
Vendor: OnCourse Learning
Credit Hours: 6.00
Price: $40.00
Learn what you need to know and do as a licensee when you are involved in your own real estate transaction.

Management in a Brokerage Office Enroll Online  
Vendor: OnCourse Learning
Credit Hours: 6.00
Price: $40.00
Covers the fundamentals of brokerage office management. Some of the topics covered include guidelines for office financial and human resource management as well as budgeting and business planning.

Methods of Residential Financing Enroll Online  
Vendor: OnCourse Learning
Credit Hours: 6.00
Price: $50.00
All the various forms of residential real estate financing, including conventional, FHA, VA Loans, loan assumptions, purchase money mortgages, alternative financing are explained in this course. Lessons are also included on legislation relating to financing.

Pricing Property to Sell Enroll Online  
Vendor: OnCourse Learning
Credit Hours: 6.00
Price: $50.00
Presents methods and principles for pricing property. Covers pricing compared to appraisal, basic concepts of pricing property, principles of value, approaches to pricing property and application of the market data and replacement cost methods.

Property Management Enroll Online  
Vendor: OnCourse Learning
Credit Hours: 6.00
Price: $40.00
Defines key terms and identifies types of tenancies and rental agreements. Covers procedures for handling rental agreement termination, assignment, subletting, security deposits, trust accounts and trust funds and other practical topics.

Structuring Ownership in Commercial Real Estate Enroll Online  
Vendor: OnCourse Learning
Credit Hours: 6.00
Price: $40.00
The many different types of ownership available in commercial real estate and their implications are covered in this course. Issues addressed include liability, taxes, regulations, set up, and management as well as the benefits and drawbacks to each.

Tax Advantages of Home Ownership Enroll Online  
Vendor: OnCourse Learning
Credit Hours: 6.00
Price: $40.00
Course covers types of tax benefits for homeowners and how to calculate the taxes that will impact the purchase and sale of a home.

Understanding Net to Seller Forms Enroll Online  
Vendor: OnCourse Learning
Credit Hours: 6.00
Price: $40.00
Every line of the Net to Seller form is covered in this course. The program leads the student through detailed instruction on how to prorate items and compute taxes, insurance, expenses and credits.

Writing Contracts Enroll Online  
Vendor: OnCourse Learning
Credit Hours: 6.00
Price: $40.00
Reviews the fundamentals of writing contracts, using the GAR agreement forms. Topics include presenting offers, legal descriptions, suggested wording for the method of payment section, earnest money, special stipulations and problems to avoid.

Understanding Closing Statements Enroll Online  
Vendor: OnCourse Learning
Credit Hours: 9.00
Price: $75.00
This course covers the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Settlement Statement form and the various calculations necessary to complete the form.

The Georgia 24-Hour Renewal Course Enroll Online  
Vendor: Hondros Learning
Credit Hours: 24.00
Price: $99.00
This Georgia-specific course includes seven (7) topics: prospecting and marketing, seller and buyer agency, CMA vs. appraisal, handling earnest money, the GAR Purchase and Sale Agreement F20 and exhibits and amendments.


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