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Washington 30-hour Residential Core Renewal Package


How to Work with Real Estate Investors - Part 1 - 3.00 Hrs
Give Your Clients the Green Light: Simple Ways to Green a Home - 3.00 Hrs
A New Look at Contract Law - 3.00 Hrs
How is the Legalization of Marijuana Affecting the Real Estate Market? - 3.00 Hrs
Navigating a Hot Sellers' Market - 4.00 Hrs
TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure Rule - 3.00 Hrs
The New FHA Handbook for Real Estate Professionals - 4.00 Hrs
Technology, Relationships, and the Digital Consumer - 4.00 Hrs
Current Issues in Washington Residential Real Estate 2016-2017 - 3.00 Hrs


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How to Work with Real Estate Investors - Part 1 - 3.00 Hrs (#C9897)
This course is iPad compatible and contains audio/video components throughout. If you've ever thought about increasing your business by working with investor clients this course is for you! Whether the property is a small rental house or a big shopping center, there are specific skillsets, terminology and experience required to give these types of clients the reasonable skill and care that is to be expected of a real estate agent. Your instructor, Tom Lundstedt, CCIM will guide you through the process of evaluating an investment property. You will learn how to use an Investment Property Worksheet to calculate the cash flow, income tax savings, depreciation and rate of return for a rental property. In addition the instructor will coach you through a real world case study that involves assisting an investor who is interested in purchasing an investment property. The process will be simple and fun! The worksheet and information presented in this course will serve you throughout your entire real estate career.

Real Estate Continuing Education - Washington
Approved subject area: Legal Aspects

Chapter List:

  • Chapter 1 - Introduction
  • Chapter 2 - Section 1 - Why Invest in Real Estate?
  • Chapter 3 - Section 2 - Buying a "Money Machine"
  • Chapter 4 - Section 3 - Case Study - Uncle Louie
  • Chapter 5 - Section 4 - Case Study - Rental House
  • Chapter 6 - Section 5 - Pay All Cash for the Rental House
  • Chapter 7 - Section 6 - Depreciation
  • Chapter 8 - Section 7 - Return on Equity
  • Chapter 9 - Section 8 - Frequently Asked Questions
  • Chapter 10 - Final Exam



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Give Your Clients the Green Light: Simple Ways to Green a Home - 3.00 Hrs (#C9194)
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.


In this course, you will learn:

  • The five most substantial uses of water in the home.
  • The primary methods to improve water use efficiency in the home.
  • The sources and negative health effects caused by the major indoor air pollutants.
  • The ways to minimize the major indoor air pollutants in the home.
  • The basic electricity use in terms of energy, power, and financial cost.
  • The pros and cons of a variety of electricity sources, light bulb options, and water heaters.


Course Materials: Free green building infographic to print off and provide to clients.


Real Estate Continuing Education - Washington
Approved subject area: Property Management & Leasing

Chapter List:

  • Chapter 1 - Water
  • Chapter 2 - Indoor Air Quality
  • Chapter 3 - Energy
  • Chapter 4 - Final Exam



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A New Look at Contract Law - 3.00 Hrs (#C10083)
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.

In this course, you will learn:
How to differentiate between an oral contract and a written contract 
The Statute of Frauds and types of contracts 
How to create a valid contract and interpret contracts
The essential elements in a contract
How to recognize a breach of contract 
The common terms associated with contracts
The proper format of a contract and how to utilize this format
Specific contracts, such as Contract for Sale and Purchase, Third-Party Financing Addendum, Seller Financing Addendum, and Lead-Based Paint Disclosure

Real Estate Continuing Education - Washington
Approved subject area: Legal Aspects

Chapter List:

  • Chapter 1 - Background of Contract Law and Definitions
  • Chapter 2 - Essential Elements, Discharge, and Enforcement
  • Chapter 3 - Real Estate Sales Contracts
  • Chapter 4 - Conclusion



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How is the Legalization of Marijuana Affecting the Real Estate Market? - 3.00 Hrs (#C9472)
This course is iPad compatible. Marijuana, cannabis and hemp (all different names for essentially the same plant) has a long history in the United States, with periods where it was encouraged, discouraged, criminal, and most recently legalized in some states. This class covers a brief history of marijuana then goes on to discuss the conflict between federal and state laws. Next, an overview of commercial real estate matters, followed by residential real estate topics will be covered. The last chapter goes over some basics for those who may consider specializing in this new and growing real estate specialty!

Real Estate Continuing Education - Washington
Approved subject area: Current Trends and Issues

Chapter List:

  • Chapter 1 - Background and History
  • Chapter 2 - Implications for Commercial Real Estate
  • Chapter 3 - Implications for Residential Real Estate
  • Chapter 4 - New Niche Market: Marijuana-Friendly Real Estate Agents
  • Chapter 5 - Final Exam



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Navigating a Hot Sellers' Market - 4.00 Hrs (#C9507)
This course is iPad compatible. This course is designed to help licensees working with buyers and/or sellers in many of the nation’s recovering markets that because of low inventory and high demand have become strong Seller’s markets. Both buyer and seller perspectives and tactics will be considered in looking at how to ethically and successfully represent either party in a transaction.

Real Estate Continuing Education - Washington
Approved subject area: Ethics & Standards of Practice

Chapter List:

  • Chapter 1 - Identifying Hot Sellers Markets
  • Chapter 2 - Listing in a Hot Sellers' Market
  • Chapter 3 - Working with Buyers
  • Chapter 4 - The Contract
  • Chapter 5 - Final Exam



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TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure Rule - 3.00 Hrs (#C9931)
Are you ready for the biggest change in the history of residential mortgage lending on October 1, 2015? This course gets right to the heart of the massive legislative change to give you exactly what you need to know as a real estate professional. You will be guided through the new Loan Estimate and Closing Disclosure forms and after taking this course, you’ll know exactly how to educate and guide your buyers from the pre-approval process through closing and learn how to avoid costly closing delays. 

What am I going to get from this course? 

  • Identify the agency responsible for enforcing the rules set forth in the Truth-in-Lending Act (TILA) and the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) as amended by Dodd-Frank and the CFPB; 
  • Differentiate when referrals to settlement service providers, referred to in this course as “SSPs,” in consideration of “a thing of value” are considered illegal; 
  • Understand the primary objectives of the new TILA-RESPA rules, Dodd-Frank and the CRPB created by Dodd-Frank to protect consumers and how they can remain in compliance and assist their clients and customers. 
  • Identify those documents that have been replaced in accordance with the new rules; 
  • Understand the TRID documents that have been added under the new rules; and Define the time frames for delivery of the TRID forms and the revisions of these forms in certain circumstances. 
  • Understand the new Loan Estimate; 
  • Understand the new Closing Disclosure; 
  • Understand the new Escrow Closing Notice; and 
  • Understand the new Partial Payment Disclosure. 
  • Narrated Interactive Video: Understanding the Loan Estimate and the Closing Disclosure 
  • iPad compatible


BONUS Downloads

  • Includes downloadable PDF consumer guide. Professionally designed – perfect to print and include in your buyers' packets and/or email to your clients as a promotional piece. 
  • Includes downloadable 4-page PDF REALTOR® guide. This is an invaluable resource you will want to print and keep handy during the transition. 


Target Audience:
This course is for all real estate professionals. 

Real Estate Continuing Education - Washington
Approved subject area: Legal Aspects/Consumer Protection

Chapter List:

  • Chapter 1 - History
  • Chapter 2 - Form Changes
  • Chapter 3 - Forms
  • Chapter 4 - Final Exam



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The New FHA Handbook for Real Estate Professionals - 4.00 Hrs (#C10088)
This course is iPad compatible. This course provides an in-depth look at FHA mortgage lending policies. The purpose is to familiarize real estate professionals with the current regulations and how they apply to residential lending of various property types. First, it investigates what FHA deems to be unacceptable locations. It details potential hazards such as subsidence, heavy traffic, and proximity to high-voltage transmission lines and high-pressure gas lines. Next, it analyzes specific issues about the property itself. This includes an analysis of the physical improvements and site improvements, such as wells and septic systems. Later, it addresses defective structural conditions and maintenance issues. It details when properties can be approved “as is” and when they need to have repairs or replacement of defective items. It also indicates the requirements for satisfactory inspection of mechanical systems such as heating and cooling systems, plumbing and electrical systems. It examines FHA 203(K) and Streamlined (K) mortgages that are designed for rehabilitation. It will also document the FHA requirements for various specific property types. 

Course Learning Objectives 
By the end of this course, you will be able to: 
  • Summarize the history of FHA
  • Recognize the structure of FHA and where to find information
  • Navigate the HUD website successfully
  • Summarize the General Acceptability Criteria for FHA loans
  • Recognize what factors would make a location unacceptable
  • Identify structural deficiencies and situations where repairs are required
  • Differentiate between the 203(k) and Streamlined (K) FHA rehabilitation mortgage programs
  • Identify FHA requirements for loans on manufactured homes
  • Summarize FHA requirements for loans on small residential income properties (2-4 units) and condominiums

Real Estate Continuing Education - Washington
Approved subject area: Ethics & Standards of Practice

Chapter List:

  • Chapter 1 - The FHA at Work
  • Chapter 2 - Property Eligibility Requirements
  • Chapter 3 - Special Loans and Property Types
  • Chapter 4 - Final Exam



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Technology, Relationships, and the Digital Consumer - 4.00 Hrs (#C10087)
This course is iPad compatible. Like so many industries, technology is rapidly changing the way real estate professionals conduct their business. Now more than ever, agencies are using the Internet to interact with consumers and create new and innovative marketing platforms. However, the term “technology” is multifaceted in the real estate world. It’s not only the Internet that real estate professionals are using to their advantage. It’s smart phones, online mapping, mobile apps, printers, scanners, and more. Your instructor will review how technology has affected the real estate industry, how it’s changed the real estate consumer, and how the modern real estate practitioner can best utilize technology and all the different tools available to best service a continuously evolving market.

Real Estate Continuing Education - Washington
Approved subject area: Use of Computer and/or other technologies as applied to the practice of real estate.

Chapter List:

  • Chapter 1 - Technology & Today’s Real Estate Consumer
  • Chapter 2 - Marketing & Communicating with Today’s Real Estate Consumer
  • Chapter 3 - Tools to Work with Today’s Real Estate Consumer
  • Chapter 4 - Final Exam



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Current Issues in Washington Residential Real Estate 2016-2017 - 3.00 Hrs (#C0010CORE1617)
This course is iPad compatible. This course fulfills the 3-hour mandated curriculum requirement and is effective from 01/01/2016 through 12/31/2017. This course is broken up into nine main sections: Legislative/Legal Update; Agency Duties; REO Sales, Forms & Procedures; Advertising and Social Media; Fair Housing Issues; Multiple Offers’ Best Practices; Property Management; Assistants – Unlicensed Guidelines; and Others.

Chapter List:

  • Chapter 1 - Legislative / Legal Updates
  • Chapter 2 - Agency Duties
  • Chapter 3 - REO Sales, Forms, and Procedures
  • Chapter 4 - Advertising and Social Media Guidelines
  • Chapter 5 - Fair Housing Issues
  • Chapter 6 - Multiple Offers’ Best Practices
  • Chapter 7 - Property Management
  • Chapter 8 - Assistants – Unlicensed Guidelines
  • Chapter 9 - Others – Professional Conduct, Pocket Listings, Personal Safety
  • Chapter 10 - Final Exam

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