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McKissock Online Courses Get High Marks From Students! McKissock takes pride in it's online courses and it shows! Our 37 currently available Michigan Real Estate Continuing Education courses have received 64,697 reviews for a rating of 4.41 out of 5.
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  • Helping Buyers Narrow in on Their Dream Home

    (150 Ratings)
    2.00
    $18.95

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    This course will provide some techniques to help buyers prioritize the things they want in a home and to identify different buyer personalities.  

    This is approved for the "M" series. Expires 12/31/15.

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  • Michigan Fair Housing

    (517 Ratings)
    2.00
    $18.95

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    This course is designed to provide real estate professionals in Michigan with mandatory continuing education. This course looks at the history of fair housing and examines in depth the most pertinent legislation in force today.

    This is approved for the "M" series. Expires 12/31/15.

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  • Code of Ethics

    (4321 Ratings)
    3.00
    $25.95

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    Did you know that the National Association of REALTORS® Code of Ethics is over 100 years old? Though the real estate market has evolved a lot since 1913, one aspect that has not changed is that home buyers continue to select professionals who hold themselves to a high ethical standard. Familiarity with the current Code of Ethics will allow you to build stable and lasting relationships with your clients. Your instructor will provide you with an overview of the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice of the National Association of REALTORS® as it applies to the profession of real estate. Additionally, your instructor will  enhance your understanding of ethical behavior by providing you with sample scenarios and common illegal practices to guide the practical decision-making of licensees.

    *Note to REALTOR Members- This course is approved for continuing education credit by the state real estate commissions, meets NAR Quadrennial Code of Ethics Standards and is accepted by local Realtor boards/associations across the country as a compliant Code of Ethics course. It is however the responsibility of the member to verify with their local board/association that they also accept the course as compliant with the Realtor Quadrennial Ethics requirement. We are more than happy to provide content for review/approval if there are any concerns about compliance. If so, please contact customer service at 800-328-2008.


    This course is iPad compatible.

    This is approved for the "M" series. Expires 12/31/15.

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  • Contract Law from the Top Down

    (1727 Ratings)
    4.00
    $35.95

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    This course is iPad compatible. This course is designed to cover all facets of contract law. It first covers oral and written contracts, the Uniform Commercial Code and the Statute of Frauds. The making of a contract is detailed from offer to acceptance.

    This is approved for the "M" series. Expires 12/31/15.

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  • Michigan Agency Law

    (190 Ratings)
    Michigan real estate new course.
    2.00
    $18.95

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    This course is designed to provide real estate professionals in Michigan with mandatory continuing education. The objective of this course is to provide students with an overview of agency law in Michigan.

    This is approved for the "M" series. Expires 12/31/15.

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  • Give Your Clients the Green Light: Simple Ways to Green a Home

    (481 Ratings)
    3.00
    $25.95

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    In recent years, green building has become more than just a trend. Nearly 40% of home buyers consider energy efficient features to be "very important". This is not simply because home buyers wish to reduce their environmental footprint. The cost of sustainable materials and products is low, making green building one of the most cost-effective types of construction. Therefore, knowledge of the green building market segment will allow you a competitive advantage in the real estate industry.


    This course is iPad compatible.

    This is approved for the "M" series. Expires 12/31/15.

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  • National Marketing, Negotiations and Closing the Sale

    (2975 Ratings)
    3.00
    $25.95

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    This course will focus on those tools necessary to successfully market, negotiate, and close the sale of a property. Participants will examine the components of a Competitive Market Analysis, as well as the factors that can cause the value and listing price of a property to be different. Students will also discuss the process of a transaction from offer to contract to closing, with special emphasis on the negotiation from initial offer to contract. In addition, students will also look at some of the issues that can arise between contract and closing, and what steps to take if the transaction comes apart at closing.


    This course is iPad compatible.

    This is approved for the "M" series. Expires 12/31/15.

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  • Real Estate Safety: Protect Yourself During a Showing

    (6772 Ratings)
    Top 5 Most Popular
    3.00
    $25.95

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    This course is iPad compatible. As a real estate agent, you are placed in a position of special trust. Your clients expect you to deliver the best skill and care as a part of your fiduciary duties. You counsel your clients on strategy, help them complete mounds of paperwork, and sometimes even advise them on home staging. With all of this going on, it's easy to forget about your clients' personal safety or the safety of their belongings. Your clients are counting on YOU to know the common risks associated with a real estate transaction and the best practices for minimizing those risks. This course is designed to highlight some of those things that you will want to consider while representing your client.

    This is approved for the "M" series. Expires 12/31/15.

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  • A Day in the Life of a Buyer Agent

    (8076 Ratings)
    Top 5 Most Popular
    3.00
    $25.95

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    The purchase of a property is often the single largest and most important purchase a person will make in their lifetime. With the proper care, and an eye toward professional conduct, the process of buying property can be tremendously beneficial for both buyer and you. Understanding the complexities of the buyer/licensee relationship will allow you to communicate effectively with your customer or client and provide you with the tools you need to make a successful sale. 

    This course is iPad compatible.

    This is approved for the "M" series. Expires 12/31/15.

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  • Basics of Green Building for Real Estate

    (3493 Ratings)
    4.00
    $35.95

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    There are hundreds of controversial ideas being asserted by environmentalists, politicians, and other stakeholders about the subject of “green building;” therefore, it’s important that, as a real estate agent, you have a place at the table and possess working knowledge of the principles of green building.  You will have access to in-depth information on the principles and give an overview of recent activity across the United States regarding the green building movement and the ways in which consumers are responding to this relatively new market segment.


    This course is iPad compatible.

    This is approved for the "M" series. Expires 12/31/15.

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  • Liens, Taxes and Foreclosures

    (7254 Ratings)
    Top 5 Most Popular
    4.00
    $35.95

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    Liens, taxes, and foreclosures are perhaps three of the most important components of the real estate market. This course will provide you with a comprehensive study of all aspects of liens, titles, and foreclosures, addressing all types of liens and their classifications. Your instructor will also discuss taxes and their importance in the real estate industry, in addition to foreclosures and how to delay and dispute them.


    This course is iPad compatible.



    This is approved for the "M" series. Expires 12/31/15.

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  • The Power of Exchange: Discover the Value of 1031 Tax Deferred Exchanges

    (5225 Ratings)
    3.00
    $25.95

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    Did you know that 1031 tax deferred exchanges are currently on the rise nationwide? Though the downturn in the real estate market resulted in a significant drop-off, the market is now recovering and the demand for 1031 exchanges is stronger than ever. As a real estate agent, knowing the fundamentals of 1031 tax deferred exchanges will allow you to infiltrate this burgeoning market. Your instructor will cover both the IRS rules and guidelines on 1031 exchanges and will provide valuable information that will allow you to enhance your professional expertise in assisting investor clients who are seeking to benefit from capital gains tax deferral.



    This course contains audio and video.

    This course is iPad compatible.

    This is approved for the "M" series. Expires 12/31/15.

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  • Common Mistakes Every Agent Should Avoid

    (1122 Ratings)
    3.00
    $25.95

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    In the fast-paced world of real estate, many licensees get so caught up in their daily events that they forget to put a business plan in place, do their homework on their neighborhood, use the necessary forms, or take advantage of marketing opportunities. Making these mistakes and identifying their solutions is a valuable part of the learning process, and will better prepare you as a practicing licensee. Your instructor will guide you through the common mistakes made in the real estate industry and provide you with tips on how to avoid real estate pitfalls, whether you are a newbie or a seasoned, top-producing agent.


    This course is iPad compatible.

    This is approved for the "M" series. Expires 12/31/15.

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  • What Real Estate Professionals Need to Know About FHA

    (3408 Ratings)
    4.00
    $35.95

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    FHA has insured more than 34 million properties since its inception, making it the largest insurer of mortgages in the world. Understanding the FHA’s requirements and protocols will equip you with the tools you need to provide satisfactory lending services for your clients. Your instructor will give you an in-depth look at FHA mortgage lending policies and familiarize you with the current regulations and how they apply to residential lending for various property types.


    This course is iPad compatible.



    This is approved for the "M" series. Expires 12/31/15.

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  • Preparing a Listing Agreement: An In-Depth Look

    (1119 Ratings)
    4.00
    $35.95

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    The difference between a good listing agreement and a lousy one has everything to do with your knowledge and preparation of the document. Being well-prepared and knowing how to distinguish between certain categories of agreements will not only yield a good listing agreement, it will give you confidence with a wide range of clients. Your instructor will provide you an in-depth look at the intricacies of listing agreements and will explore some case studies to help you better understand listing agreements as they are used throughout a real estate career.


    This course is iPad compatible.

    This is approved for the "M" series. Expires 12/31/15.

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  • Short Sales

    (5273 Ratings)
    3.00
    $25.95

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    The struggling economy has forced everyone in real estate to rethink their strategies and create viable financing options in order to assist homeowners. The majority of these options are managed between the bank and homeowner, but it is the short sale that you, as a real estate professional, can use in order to facilitate a home sale and perhaps help improve a struggling market. Your instructor will help you to understand the fundamentals of short sales and will provide you with insight into the ways you can work with banks and homeowners to mitigate losses while working in a declining market.


    This course is iPad compatible.



    This is approved for the "M" series. Expires 12/31/15.

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  • Simple Questions, Big Consequences: How to Avoid Fair Housing Violations as a Property Manager

    (787 Ratings)
    3.00
    $25.95

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    As a practicing or potential property manager, you should familiarize yourself with fair housing laws in order to avoid possible liabilities or violations. These violations can often be expensive and can damage your reputation with clientele. Your instructor will cover the fair housing laws in the United States as pertaining to property management and will provide you with a detailed look at scenarios where you could find yourself in violation of fair housing laws. In addition, your instructor will also offer useful examples and suggestions for you to incorporate into your practice in an attempt to avoid fair housing claims.


    This course is iPad compatible.

    This is approved for the "M" series. Expires 12/31/15.

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  • Danger in Plain Sight: Understanding Lead Paint for Property Managers

    (675 Ratings)
    3.00
    $25.95

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    Lead is a hazard that, as a practicing real estate professional, you will face at some point in your career. With all of the negative side effects of lead, it’s important for you to recognize the dangers that lead-based products pose in the properties you manage. Your instructor will provide you with basic knowledge of lead-based paint, which is required for residential property management, and will cover such topics as lead-based paint issues, an overview of the pre-2010 EPA rules and requirements, and the FTC Red Flag Rule for property managers.


    This course is iPad compatible.

    This is approved for the "M" series. Expires 12/31/15.

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  • A New Look at Contract Law

    (472 Ratings)
    3.00
    $25.95

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    The real estate contract is perhaps one of the least understood documents in the real estate market, and yet it is the contract that is used most often. For your clients, the purchase of a home is generally the most expensive and life-changing decision they will make. Therefore, whether you are new to the real estate market or an established expert, it is important that you understand the fundamentals of contract law in order to protect both your and your clients’ interests. Your instructor will provide you with a unique look at contracts, from the history to the evolution, from definitions to types, and from Purchase and Sale to Loan Assumption Addendum.


    This course is iPad compatible.

    This is approved for the "M" series. Expires 12/31/15.

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  • Niche Marketing: Narrow Your Focus

    (3791 Ratings)
    3.00
    $25.95

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    Many real estate agents operate in a certain specialty or "niche," and perhaps with a little thought, many more would take the time to discover the benefits of carving out a niche for themselves. When agents market themselves as experts in a certain aspects of the industry, it not only helps the agent, but the client/customer as well. Customers need to know who the most knowledgeable, experienced professional in the area is. If there is an agent who specializes in the topic the customer needs assistance with, it is good for the industry if that customer is made aware of that agent. Becoming the go-to person in a particular area of real estate can set you apart from your colleagues and be a very lucrative strategy. Your instructor will help you identify a niche that you may want to specialize in and coach you on how to market yourself as an expert in that niche.

    This course is iPad compatible.

    This is approved for the "M" series. Expires 12/31/15.

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  • Mortgages, Loans, and Laws - How They Help Your Client

    (1141 Ratings)
    3.00
    $25.95

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    In today’s real estate market, the average buyer rarely has the wealth to purchase property without some form of financing. Typically, that financing is in the form of a mortgage. As a real estate agent, being knowledgeable about how real estate financing works will allow you to effectively advise potential clients on mortgage and loan options. Your instructor will provide you with an introductory explanation of real estate financing options, the financing process, and the laws and regulations that govern real estate financing transactions.



    This course is iPad compatible.

    This is approved for the "M" series. Expires 12/31/15.

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  • Demystifying Appraisals

    (616 Ratings)
    3.00
    $25.95

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    Many people in the real estate industry often are tremendously confused when it comes to determining the appraiser’s role in a real estate transaction. For real estate professionals, appraisers are often seen as a roadblock because their opinion on the value of the property often determines whether or not a deal is closed. Your instructor will clear up some of the confusion that surrounds real estate appraisal by demonstrating how to work collaboratively with appraisers and by providing you with information on the steps you can take when you feel as though the assessment that the appraiser has made was flawed.

    This course is iPad compatible.

    This is approved for the "M" series. Expires 12/31/15.

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  • The Ins and Outs of Property Management

    (1577 Ratings)
    Top 5 Most Popular
    3.00
    $25.95

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    From disgruntled tenants to property damage, it’s certain that a property manager will take on a number of different challenges. Being knowledgeable about these issues will allow you to complete your daily duties as effectively as possible. Your instructor will guide you through the general topics that affect property managers by providing you with in-depth information on issues relating to property owners, tenant-centric topics, and the potential pitfalls when running a property management business.


    This course is iPad compatible.

    This is approved for the "M" series. Expires 12/31/15.

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  • A Property Manager's War Chest of Tools for Conflict Resolution

    (1185 Ratings)
    3.00
    $25.95

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    Have you ever heard the adage, “The best way to resolve conflicts is to avoid them”? In the real estate market, property management can present a number of conflicts, some of which are unavoidable. Your instructor will provide you with a “war chest” of the tools you need to be able to address conflict both inside and outside a property management company, and he will guide you through the process of dealing with clients and negotiating agreements. Additionally, in an effort to avoid conflicts that are based on cultural mistakes, your instructor will utilize conflict resolution strategies.


    This course is iPad compatible.

    This is approved for the "M" series. Expires 12/31/15.

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  • Commercial Real Estate: From the Beginning

    (588 Ratings)
    4.00
    $35.95

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    The world of commercial investment real estate is large, varied, and rewarding. Though it can be a worthwhile path to pursue, there is additional knowledge and skill necessary if you want to expand your reach into this market segment. Your instructor will provide you with an overview of the different types of commercial properties and some of the calculations used in basic financial analysis. In addition, your instructor will introduce you to the valuation process and will teach you how to list and market a commercial property.  


    This course is iPad compatible.



    This is approved for the "M" series. Expires 12/31/15.

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  • Online Reputation

    (201 Ratings)
    $15.00

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    Your reputation as an experienced, trustworthy professional is perhaps the best tool you have in acquiring and maintaining your business. Since more and more people begin their home search online, your online reputation is crucial to your success as an agent. This class will show you how to monitor and improve your online reputation through various websites.

    This course is part of our Real Estate Professional Development series and does not count toward your CE credits. You can take the course at any time-it doesn't need to be completed during your CE renewal cycle.

    This is a non-credit course.

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