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McKissock Online Courses Get High Marks From Students! McKissock takes pride in it's online courses and it shows! Our 27 currently available Virginia Real Estate Continuing Education courses have received 38,906 reviews for a rating of 4.57 out of 5.
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  • Code of Ethics

    (5789 Ratings)
    3.00
    $19.95

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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.

    *IMPORTANT NOTICES* -1) This course fulfills 3 hrs. of Ethics and Standards of Conduct. 2) VA requires seat time equivalent to the hours for which the course is approved. 3) A notarized affidavit is required upon completion of all courses (except non-credit courses).

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  • Virginia Real Estate Combo

    (417 Ratings)
    4.00
    $19.95

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    The objective of this course to provide students with an overview of mandatory topics, including two hours in Fair Housing, one hour in Contract Law and one hour in Agency Law.

    *IMPORTANT NOTICES* - 1) This course is approved for 2 hrs Fair Housing, 1 hr Agency and 1 hr Contracts. 2) VA requires seat time equivalent to the hours for which the course is approved. 3) A notarized affidavit is required upon completion of all courses (except non-credit courses).

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  • VA Legal Update and Ethics

    (459 Ratings)
    4.00
    $19.95

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    The objective of this course is to provide students with an overview of legal updates and emerging trends that affect the practice of real estate in Virginia. Additionally, this course seeks to increase understanding of the NAR Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice as it applies to the practice of real estate in Virginia.

    *IMPORTANT NOTICES* - 1) This course is approved for 3 hrs. Ethics and Standards and 1 hr. Legal Updates. 2) VA requires seat time equivalent to the hours for which the course is approved. 3) A notarized affidavit is required upon completion of all courses (except non-credit courses).

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  • Brokerage Management

    (153 Ratings)
    8.00
    $39.95

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    This course is designed to fulfill continuing education credit for real estate professionals. The objective of this course is to provide a guide for successfully managing a real estate brokerage firm.

    *IMPORTANT NOTICES* - 1) This course fulfills the 8-hour Broker Management and Agent Supervision Requirement for Broker License Renewal. 2) VA requires a timing mechanism for online courses. 3) VA requires a notarized affidavit upon completion of for credit courses.

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  • Fair Housing

    (3503 Ratings)
    4.00
    $19.95

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    Discrimination can be subtle, overt, and often unintentional. As a real estate professional, it’s important that you avoid discrimination in order to build lasting relationships with customers and clients. To do this, you must be aware of and compliant with the laws that govern housing discrimination.

    This course is iPad compatible.

    VA requires seat time equivalent to the hours for which the course is approved. This course fulfills the 2 Hour Fair Housing Requirement needed for renewal. A notarized affidavit is required upon completion of all courses (except non-credit courses).

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  • A Day in the Life of a Buyer Agent

    (9607 Ratings)
    Virginia real estate new course. Top 5 Most Popular
    3.00
    $19.95

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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.

    VA requires seat time equivalent to the hours for which the course is approved. A notarized affidavit is required upon completion of all courses (except non-credit courses).

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  • Agency Law

    (1497 Ratings)
    4.00
    $19.95

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    This course is iPad compatible. This course is designed as a practical guide that will cover all facets of the law of agency. It will cover the history of agency law and common law and give an overview of the development of the agency arrangement throughout the years. The course will explain the key elements of fiduciary responsibility, as well as the consequences for failing to carry out those responsibilities.

    VA requires seat time equivalent to the hours for which the course is approved. A notarized affidavit is required upon completion of all courses (except non-credit courses).

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  • Listing Agreements

    (830 Ratings)
    1.00
    $10.95

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    This course is iPad compatible. The listing agreement is the first contract in what can be a long process to the sale and closing of a property.  We will explore the many intricacies of this agreement as well as some case studies to help you better understand listing agreements as they are used throughout your real estate career.  There are many important terms and conditions stated within a listing agreement, this course will define these as well as note the importance of using the latest version.  By the end of the course you will also be more familiar the new laws and have access to useful resources to get further in your professional career.   

    VA requires seat time equivalent to the hours for which the course is approved. A notarized affidavit is required upon completion of all courses (except non-credit courses).

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  • Preparing a Listing Agreement: An In-Depth Look

    (2566 Ratings)
    2.00
    $10.95

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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.

    VA requires seat time equivalent to the hours for which the course is approved. A notarized affidavit is required upon completion of all courses (except non-credit courses).

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  • The End of the Paper Trail: How to Conduct Paperless Transactions

    (1317 Ratings)
    Virginia real estate new course.
    3.00
    $19.95

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    This course is iPad compatible. The goal of this course is to prepare real estate licensees to have paperless transactions. The course progresses through the entire transaction process, starting with how to secure a computer and network to paperless marketing and advertising. Next, electronic signatures and digital record keeping are discussed, along with some key pieces of federal and state legislation. The course wraps up with follow-up ideas for closing and after the sale.

    VA requires seat time equivalent to the hours for which the course is approved. A notarized affidavit is required upon completion of all courses (except non-credit courses).

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  • What Real Estate Professionals Need to Know About FHA

    (2294 Ratings)
    4.00
    $19.95

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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.



    VA requires seat time equivalent to the hours for which the course is approved. A notarized affidavit is required upon completion of all courses (except non-credit courses).

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  • Short Sales and Foreclosures

    (2234 Ratings)
    Virginia real estate new course.
    3.00
    $19.95

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    This course is iPad compatible. For many real estate professionals, short sales and foreclosures have become a significant part of their business. These types of transactions can be challenging and complicated so it’s crucial that you know exactly what you are doing. Knowing how to maneuver the complexities of short sales as well as how to identify the distinct real estate opportunities in foreclosure are not merely good skills to have in today’s market – they are crucial! This course will help students become comfortable identifying and handling short sales and foreclosures. We will be covering the basics of getting started with short sales including definitions, challenges and finding leads. We’ll also discuss obtaining; servicing, marketing, and completing the sales process for a short sale listing. You’ll also learn all about the foreclosure process, including the market opportunity, definitions, and types of foreclosures, REO properties and options to foreclosure for the homeowner. Finally, we’ll cover the entire process of listing, marketing and closing the foreclosed/REO property.

    VA requires seat time equivalent to the hours for which the course is approved. A notarized affidavit is required upon completion of all courses (except non-credit courses).

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

    (663 Ratings)
    3.00
    $19.95

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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.

    VA requires seat time equivalent to the hours for which the course is approved. A notarized affidavit is required upon completion of all courses (except non-credit courses).

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  • Misrepresentation and Case Studies

    (105 Ratings)
    4.00
    $19.95

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    This course is designed to fulfill continuing education requirements for Real Estate Agents. The objective of this course is to examine the pitfall of misrepresentation with the purpose of helping agents not to innocently fall prey to its dangers.

    VA requires seat time equivalent to the hours for which the course is approved. A notarized affidavit is required upon completion of all courses (except non-credit courses).

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

    (570 Ratings)
    3.00
    $19.95

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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.

    VA requires seat time equivalent to the hours for which the course is approved. A notarized affidavit is required upon completion of all courses (except non-credit courses).

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  • Foreign Investment in U.S. Real Estate

    (62 Ratings)
    Virginia real estate new course.
    4.00
    $19.95

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    This course is iPad compatible. Foreign investments in US real estate are on the upswing in many cities in the US, and this trend is likely to grow in the future. Foreign investments impact almost all real estate market segments, including residential, commercial, and industrial. In addition, current statistics show the sum of foreign investments is a huge part of our real estate industry.

    Real estate professionals should understand the dynamics of working with these investors and the important role they plays in our economy. Understanding issues such as cultural differences, financing for foreign persons and establishing credit, in addition to components such as the EB-5 Program and the Foreign Investment Real Property Tax Act (FIRPTA), are key to being successful in working with foreign buyers and sellers. With new technology available, listing agents should know how to market their listings to attract this market. 

    This course will explore the various aspects of foreign investment in US real estate and will provide professionals with a practical approach on how to work with this market segment. Trends, examples, and case studies will also be offered.

    VA requires seat time equivalent to the hours for which the course is approved. A notarized affidavit is required upon completion of all courses (except non-credit courses).

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  • Homeowners Flood Insurance: Coastal Region Specific

    (241 Ratings)
    Virginia real estate new course.
    4.00
    $19.95

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    This course is iPad compatible. This course will highlight some specific challenges for flood properties in the Coastal states along the Pacific and Atlantic coast, Alaska and islands, except Florida, which is covered under the Gulf Regions course. Every property in this country is in a flood zone, and most homeowners insurance does not cover flood damage. On March 21, 2014, President Obama signed the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act into law, affecting more than 5.5 million homeowners across the United States. This course will teach real estate professionals how to identify a property’s flood risk, how to disclose flood risk to prospective buyers, how the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 affects homeowners’ flood insurance rates, and much more. 

    Material for this course was taken from www.floodsmart.gov and www.FEMA.gov.

    VA requires seat time equivalent to the hours for which the course is approved. A notarized affidavit is required upon completion of all courses (except non-credit courses).

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  • The Ins and Outs of Property Management

    (1089 Ratings)
    Top 5 Most Popular
    3.00
    $19.95

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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.

    VA requires seat time equivalent to the hours for which the course is approved. A notarized affidavit is required upon completion of all courses (except non-credit courses).

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

    (775 Ratings)
    2.00
    $10.95

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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.

    VA requires seat time equivalent to the hours for which the course is approved. A notarized affidavit is required upon completion of all courses (except non-credit courses).

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