Arkansas Real Estate

Commission

APPROVED CONTINUING EDUCATION TOPICS FOR 2021

ARKANSAS REAL ESTATE COMMISSION
Approved CONTINUING EDUCATION TOPICS FOR 2021
(Reviewed at August 2020 Meeting of AREC)
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ANNUAL REQUIRED TOPIC (1 HOUR):
Limiting Risk to Preserve personal safety for agents and Clients

2021 HIGHLY RECOMMENDED TOPICS (3 HOURS):
Best Practices In Real Estate Cooperative Brokerage
Fair Housing
Presentation of Offers

THE FOLLOWING TOPICS ARE ALSO 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. Sustainable Building Practices

OTHER ACCEPTABLE TOPICS:
15. Applied Construction and Land Use
16. Appraisal/Performing Broker Price Opinions (BPO)
17. Commercial, Industrial and Investment Real Estate
18. Farm-Rural Property
19. Finance (mortgage fraud, mortgage programs HUD, FHA/VA, FmHA, Conventional, ADFA, etc.)
20. Real Estate Tax Issues
21. Real Estate Auctions
22. Home Inspections With Emphasis on Inspection and Repair Clauses in Real Estate Contracts
23. New Technology Including Usage of Social Media in Real Estate Activity

THESE TOPICS CANNOT EXCEED TWO (2) CLASSROOM-HOURS OF CONTENT:
24. Real Estate Court Decisions
25. 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.

Arkansas State Government

Arkansas Real Estate Commission
612 South Summit Street, Little Rock, AR 72201-4740

Main Phone: 501-683-8010
Main Fax: 501-683-8020

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday | 8:00a – 4:30p

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