2019 Education Archives

2019 APPROVED COURSES LIST

This list is routinely updated to reflect the most currently approved education courses. Click here to view.

(Last updated September 17, 2019.)

APPROVED CONTINUING EDUCATION TOPICS FOR 2019

(Reviewed at August 2018 Meeting of AREC)

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ANNUAL REQUIRED TOPIC (1 HOUR):

Limiting Risk to Preserve personal safety for agents and Clients

2019 REQUIRED TOPIC FOR ALL LICENSEES (3 HOURS):

2019 Required Advertising Review Course

2019 AREC RECOMMENDED TOPIC (3 HOURS):

Best Practices In Real Estate Cooperative Brokerage

THE FOLLOWING TOPICS ARE HIGHLY RECOMMENDED BY THE REAL ESTATE COMMISSION: 

1. License Law and Commission Regulations

2. Agent and Broker Responsibility

3. Regulatory Compliance with Trust Account Record Keeping & Transaction File Maintenance (Includes Salesperson Post-Licensure Course Module III)

4. Real Estate Policies and Procedures

5. Real Estate Contracts and Forms (Includes Salesperson Post-Licensure Course Module II)

6. Agency and Disclosure (To Include Buyer Representation; also Includes Salesperson Post-Licensure Course Module I)

7. AREC Formal Hearing Procedures, Commission Decisions, and Reasons for Complaints Being Filed

8. Closing Methods & Practice (Includes Salesperson Post-Licensure Course Module III)

9. Ethics and Professionalism in Real Estate

10. Real Estate Law (i.e., Antitrust, Misrepresentation, Megan’s Law, etc.)

11. Fair Housing

12. Property Management and Landlord-Tenant Relationships

13. Environmental and Hazardous Substances Issues (e.g. Lead-Based Paint Disclosure and Mold – Federal Requirements)

14. Short Sales

15. Sustainable Building Practices

OTHER ACCEPTABLE TOPICS: 

16. Applied Construction and Land Use

17. Appraisal/Performing Broker Price Opinions (BPO)

18. Commercial, Industrial and Investment Real Estate

19. Farm-Rural Property

20. Finance (mortgage fraud, mortgage programs HUD, FHA/VA, FmHA, Conventional, etc.)

21. Real Estate Tax Issues

22. Real Estate Auctions

23. Home Inspections With Emphasis on Inspection and Repair Clauses in Real Estate Contracts

24. New Technology Including Usage of Social Media in Real Estate Activity

THESE TOPICS CANNOT EXCEED TWO (2) CLASSROOM-HOURS OF CONTENT: 

25. Real Estate Court Decisions

26. Researching County and City Records and Requirements Regarding Real Estate (Practical information about local ordinances, zoning and property records)

NOTE: ALL TOPICS MUST BE REAL ESTATE-RELATED.

2019 CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL LICENSEES

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