Alabama Real Estate Courses

Alabama "The Works Deluxe" Package with Virtual Study Program

It's okay to be an overachiever! The Alabama "The Works Deluxe" Package has everything in it from "The Works" packages PLUS, the hardcover reference textbook Real Estate: An Introduction to the Profession. Make sure that you are set up for success for both the state exam and your future career in real state. The book serves as an excellent quick and reliable reference throughout a real estate career--especially at the beginning!


Included in "The Works Deluxe" Package:
    1. Alabama Sales Pre-license Course


    2. National Real Estate Exam Prep: This is comprised of the major testing formats found in real estate state exam testing and includes the ten crucial topics found on all testing service exams as well as the majority of state exams. Additional highlights include two 100-question practice exams (one for salesperson and one for broker). Our exam prep covers 1,000 questions on real estate content.


    3. MathMaster: There's no need to be afraid of tackling math problems. The purpose of this is to give you the tools and expertise to "master" real estate math. Students will love the hands-on practice problems and detailed, clear descriptions of the purpose, use and formulas.


    4. Real Estate: An Introduction to the Profession (Hardcover Book): Please   note that our courses are designed to comply with the state requirements   without of a textbook. This book is added value to the package and an additional resource.


    5. National Virtual Study Program: Do you learn better in a live setting? The Virtual Study Program bridges the gap between live and online learning to give you added support of an expert instructor. Join this live 8-week webinar   series to dive into national topics and help you to succeed on your real estate exam.


    6. Live Instructor Support: Every course comes with the support from an   industry expert that can help answer questions you many have throughout the course


    7. 5-star Customer and Technical Support: Call anytime and a caring staff—customer service, course consultants, or tech support, will be happy to answer your questions and provide the support you need.


    8. Real Estate Blog Subscription: Stay up-to-date on the latest real estate industry information and valuable resources.


   9. OnCourse Learning Real Estate, formerly Career Webschool Quality Guarantee: In the instance that one of our students does not pass the state   exam on the first try, OnCourse Learning Real Estate, formerly Career Webschool will reimburse that student for their second state exam fee. To be eligible for reimbursement, the student must take the state exam within 1 year of completing our course and must have also passed our course exam with a grade of at least 80%.


$339 BUNDLE

ENROLL in Alabama "The Works Deluxe" Package with Virtual Study Program

Alabama "The Works" Package with Virtual Study Program

     This 60 hour package contains everything from "The Basic" package PLUS our National Real Estate Exam Prep comprised of the major testing formats found in real estate state exam testing and including the ten crucial topics found on all testing service exams as well as the majority of state exams. Additional highlights include two 100-question practice exams (one for salesperson and one for broker). You can have confidence in your level of preparation knowing that our exam prep covers 1,000 questions on real estate content!
    Alabama "The Works" Package includes: 

    1. Alabama Sales Pre-license Course
 

    2. National Real Estate Exam Prep: This is comprised of the major testing   formats found in real estate state exam testing and includes the ten crucial topics found on all testing service exams as well as the majority of state exams. Additional highlights include two 100-question practice exams (one for salesperson and one for broker). Our exam prep covers 1,000 questions on real estate content.
 

    3. MathMaster: There's no need to be afraid of tackling math problems. The purpose of this is to give you the tools and expertise to "master" real estate math. Students will love the hands-on practice problems and detailed, clear descriptions of the purpose, use and formulas.


    4. National Virtual Study Program: Do you learn better in a live setting? The Virtual Study Program bridges the gap between live and online learning to give you added support of an expert instructor. Join this live 8-week webinar series to dive into national topics and help you to succeed on your real estate exam.
 

    5. Live Instructor Support: Every course comes with the support from an industry expert that can help answer questions you many have throughout the course.
 

    6. 5-star Customer and Technical Support: Call anytime and a caring staff—customer service, course consultants, or tech support, will be happy to answer your questions and provide the support you need.
 

    7. Real Estate Blog Subscription: Stay up-to-date on the latest real estate industry information and valuable resources.
 

    8. OnCourse Learning Real Estate, formerly Career Webschool Quality   Guarantee: In the instance that one of our students does not pass the state exam on the first try, OnCourse Learning Real Estate, formerly Career Webschool will reimburse that student for their second state exam fee. To be eligible for reimbursement, the student must take the state exam within 1 year of completing our course and must have also passed our course exam with a grade of at least 80%.    


$329.00  BUNDLE

ENROLL IN ALABAMA "THE WORKS" PACKAGE WITH VIRTUAL STUDY PROGRAM

Alabama "The Basic" Package

     "The Basic" package has everything you need to fulfill Alabama's real estate education requirement to qualify to sit for the state exam to become a real estate salesperson.
 

    As an added bonus to the mandatory 60 hours, MathMaster is also included to   give you the crash course into real estate math needed to better ensure your   success!


    Included:
    1. Alabama Sales Pre-license Course
 

    2. MathMaster: There's no need to be afraid of tackling math problems. The purpose of this is to give you the tools and expertise to "master" real estate math. Students will love the hands-on practice problems and detailed, clear descriptions of the purpose, use and formulas.
 

    3. Live Instructor Support: Every course comes with the support from an industry expert that can help answer questions you many have throughout the course.
 

    4. 5-star Customer and Technical Support: Call anytime and a caring   staff—customer service, course consultants, or tech support, will be happy to answer your questions and provide the support you need.
 

    5. Real Estate Blog Subscription: Stay up-to-date on the latest real estate industry information and valuable resources.
 

    6. OnCourse Learning Real Estate, formerly Career Webschool Quality   Guarantee: In the instance that one of our students does not pass the state   exam on the first try, OnCourse Learning Real Estate, formerly Career Webschool will reimburse that student for their second state exam fee. To be eligible for reimbursement, the student must take the state exam within 1 year of completing our course and must have also passed our course exam with a grade of at least 80%    


$299.00 BUNDLE

ENROLL IN ALABAMA "THE BASIC" PACKAGE

Alabama Sales Pre-license

     The Alabama Sales Pre-license course course has everything needed to satisfy Alabama's state education requirement for a real estate salesperson to qualify to take the state licensing exam.
 

    This 60-hour real estate pre-license course is an affordable, hassle-free way to prepare you with the knowledge necessary to pass the state exam and begin a successful career in real estate.
 

    Highlights include real estate law, finance, ownership, contracts and the transfer and use of property.    


$279.00 ONLINE - SELF PACED

ENROLL IN ALABAMA SALES PRE - LICENSE

Alabama Reciprocal Sales Pre-License Course (FOR SALESPERSON ONLY)

     Currently licensed in another state and want to get licensed in Alabama as well?
 

    This course is designed for salespersons seeking reciprocity. Including 6 hours of instruction, this affordable, hassle-free course is the perfect prep for taking the Alabama state-specific exam necessary to comply with the reciprocity agreement.
 

    Highlights include RECAD, Alabama Regulations and Alabama License Law.    


$99.00 ONLINE - SELF PACED

ENROLL IN ALABAMA RECIPROCAL SALES PRE - LICENSE COURSE (FOR SALESPERSON ONLY)

Alabama Reciprocal Broker Pre-license Course (FOR BROKERS ONLY)

     Already a broker in another state and looking to expand your reach to Alabama? This course is just for you then! Designed specifically for your needs, this online real estate pre-license course fulfills Alabama's education requirement for brokers seeking reciprocity in Alabama.
 

    Please note that completion of this 6 hour course is mandatory before taking the Alabama Real Estate Broker State Exam.
 

    Highlights include: Responsibilities of the Broker, Laws & Regulations Specific to Alabama, Disciplinary Actions, RECAD, Trust Accounts and Audits for the Brokerage Office.    


$99.00 ONLINE - SELF PACED

ENROLL IN ALABAMA RECIPROCAL BROKER PRE - LICENSE COURSE

National Real Estate Prep xL - AMP

     Prep xL by OnCourse Learning is a sophisticated exam prep tool that leverages adaptive learning technology to tailor study materials to meet your individual needs. Its personalized learning paths provide the optimal study experience to prepare you for the national information on your upcoming real estate license exam. This product should be used only after completion of the state pre-licensing course requirement.
     Customized study plan including daily goals that adapt based on activity throughout the system.

     Self-paced, comprehensive library of over 1,000 practice questions that will allow you to concentrate on specific topics based on your confidence and knowledge of the subject.

     Full-length, timed exams that simulate an actual testing environment.
Real-time readiness data to track your progress and identify your strengths and areas of focus.    


$59.00 ONLINE - SELF PACED

ENROLL IN NATIONAL REAL ESTATE PREP xL - AMP

National Virtual Study Program

     The Virtual Study Program is a way for you to get that added support you need from an instructor in a live webinar environment. It bridges the gap between live and online learning in order to best prepare you to succeed on your exam and in your real estate   career. Eight sessions will be held weekly (two hours every Wednesday at 7 pm EST) on a specific core topic included in your licensing education.
 

Please note: the Virtual Study Program is non-refundable.     


$199.00 ONLINE - WEBINAR

ENROLL IN NATIONAL VIRTUAL STUDY PROGRAM

Alabama Reciprocal Broker Pre-license Course

     Already a broker in another state and looking to expand your reach to Alabama? This course is just for you then! Designed specifically for your needs, this online real estate   pre-license course fulfills Alabama's education requirement for brokers seeking reciprocity in Alabama. Please note that completion of this 6 hour course is mandatory before taking the Alabama Real Estate Broker State Exam. Highlights include: Responsibilities of the Broker, Laws & Regulations Specific to Alabama, Disciplinary Actions, RECAD, Trust Accounts and Audits for the Brokerage Office.    


$99.00 ONLINE - SELF PACED

ENROLL IN ALABAMA RECIPROCAL BROKER PRE - LICENSE COURSE

Alabama Broker Prelicense

     Gain more stability. Further your real estate career. Become an Alabama real estate broker! This course contains all 60 hours and the exam needed to make your goal a reality and fulfill the Alabama education requirement for current Alabama agents seeking to become brokers. Subjects include license law for Alabama, real property valuation, commercial real estate, contracts, compiling documents, risk management, property management, agency and finance.    


$399.00 ONLINE - SELF PACED

ENROLL IN ALABAMA BROKER PRELICENSE

Preparing to Use Your Real Estate License

     This course fulfills the requirement for real estate post license education for the state of Alabama. The focus of this 30 hour course is on foundation sales skills including constructive exercises such as creating contracts, real estate listings, seller's net sheets and qualifications of the buyer. This course is aimed to offer additional understanding of day-to-day actions completed by a real estate professional for the new real estate licensee. The state of Alabama requires all persons who pass the state exam to complete 30 hours of broker education including a grade of 70% or higher on the final exam within the first 6 months after passing the state exam. Please note that based on Rule 790-X-2.03(2), you cannot register for this course until you receive your temporary license or you will be considered in violation of said rule.    


$169.00 ONLINE - SELF PACED

ENROLL IN PREPARING TO USE YOUR REAL ESTATE PRELICENSE

Exam Prep Toolkit: Real Estate

     The Exam Prep Toolkit: Real Estate gives you a variety of tools to help you understand and retain the knowledge needed to prepare you for national information on your real estate exam.


  • Real Estate Flashcards: Delivered electronically, covering hundreds of terms and definitions you will encounter on your real estate exam
  • Real Estate Recorded Review: Powerful recorded webinars covering all topics on the national portion of the licensing exam. 
  • Real Estate Test-Taking Tips: Recorded webinar covering test-taking tips, strategies for preparing for the national portion of the state licensing exam and how to utilize the test content outlines.    

$99.00 BUNDLE

ENROLL IN EXAM PREP TOOLKIT: REAL ESTATE

Mathmaster

     Math is a big part of real estate! Make sure that your skills and knowledge are up-to-date. MathMaster is designed to help you develop strong skills in real estate math--helping to ensure success on your state exam!    


$59.00 ONLINE - SELF PACED

ENROLL IN MATHMASTER

National Real Estate Exam Prep: The SMART Guide to Passing

     Be smart. Have confidence in yourself and your real estate knowledge. With more than 20 years in the real estate education field, we applied our research, expertise and experience to build an exam prep course comprised of the major testing formats and questions found in real estate state exam testing. This includes the ten crucial topics found on all testing service exams as well as the majority of state exams. Additional highlights include (2) 100 question practice exams (one for salesperson and one for broker). All in all, our exam prep covers 1,000 questions on real estate content.    


$59.00 ONLINE - SELF PACED

ENROLL IN NATIONAL REAL ESTATE EXAM PREP: THE SMART GUIDE TO PASSING

National Real Estate Prep xL - AMP

     Prep xL by OnCourse Learning is a sophisticated exam prep tool that leverages adaptive learning technology to tailor study materials to meet your individual needs. Its personalized learning paths provide the optimal study experience to prepare you for the national information on your upcoming real estate license exam. This product should be used only after completion of the state pre-licensing course requirement.

      Customized study plan including daily goals that adapt based on activity   throughout the system.
    Self-paced, comprehensive library of over 1,000 practice questions that will allow you to concentrate on specific topics based on your confidence and   knowledge of the subject.
    Full-length, timed exams that simulate an actual testing environment.
    Real-time readiness data to track your progress and identify your strengths and areas of focus.    


$59.00 ONLINE - SELF PACED

ENROLL IN NATIONAL REAL ESTATE PREP xL - AMP

ADA and Fair Housing

     Fair Housing and the Americans with Disabilities Act legislation affects the business of every real estate professional. This course covers the law and how it pertains to real estate professionals, while refreshing their knowledge of the Federal Fair Housing Laws. 

    This course covers the prohibitions in the Fair Housing Act, how an individual can enforce the Fair Housing Act, the provisions of the Civil Rights Act of 1866 and the Fair Housing Act of 1968. It also covers the purpose and scope of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and its effects on licensees of the ADA.    


$40.00 ONLINE - SELF PACED

ENROLL IN ADA AND FAIR HOUSING

Alabama Renewal Package for Salespersons 1

     This renewal package contains the following 4 courses:
 

    1. Tax Advantages of Home Ownership (6 Hours): This course gives the student insight into different kinds of homeowner benefits and also teaches how to calculate taxes that can affect the purchase of a home.
 

    2. Short Sales and Foreclosure (3 Hours): This course is an overview of   short sale transactions, alternatives to short sales, how short sales affect   buyers, lenders and sellers, the Home Affordable Modification Program (both HAMP Tier 1 and 2 are included) and the Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternative (HAFA II/Short Sale).
 

    3. Risk Management Avoiding Violations: Level 1 (3 Hours): This course will   help you understand why home inspections are crucial, the laws surrounding "caveat emptor," why the seller's disclosure is important, along with additional fundamental aspects of real estate risk management from the agent's point of view.
 

    4. Risk Management for Salespersons: Level 2 (3 Hours): This course consists of three major sections: Agency, Contracts, and Licensees as Principals and are examined from a risk management perspective.    


$98.00 BUNDLE

ENROLL IN ALABAMA RENEWAL PACKAGE FOR SALESPERSONS 1

Alabama Renewal Package for Salespersons 2

     Need to complete your Alabama real estate CE requirement?
 

    This package fulfills the 15-hour requirement for both broker and   salespersons. It contains the following 4 courses: 

    1. Green Home Features (3 Hours): Students will gain insight into different   features included in green design including water and energy efficiency,   appliances, methods of controlling heat loss, how to conserve energy in a   home, lighting, and renewable energy.
 

    2. Cost Approach Overview (6 Hours): This course is a hands-on learning   exercise explaining cost approach valuation and the methods included in calculating it. Students will learn ways to estimate depreciation and cost.   
 

    3. Risk Management Avoiding Violations: Level 1 (3 Hours): This course will help you understand why home inspections are crucial, the laws surrounding "caveat emptor," why the seller's disclosure is important, along with additional fundamental aspects of real estate risk management from the agent's point of view.
 

    4. Risk Management for Salespersons: Level 2 (3 Hours): This course consists of three major sections: Agency, Contracts, and Licensees as Principals and are examined from a risk management perspective.    


$98.00 BUNDLE

ENROLL IN ALABAMA RENEWAL PACKAGE FOR SALESPERSONS 2

Alabama Renewal Package for Brokers 1

     Fufill the Alabama requirement for real estate CE for a broker or a salesperson with this package.
 

    This renewal package contains the following 4 courses: 

    1. Risk Management for Brokers: Level 2 (3 Hours): A must-have for licensed brokers, this course covers two major areas of risk management: Managing People and Managing Money.
 

    2. Risk Management Avoiding Violations: Level 1 (3 Hours): This course will help you understand why home inspections are crucial, the laws surrounding "caveat emptor," why the seller's disclosure is important, along with additional fundamental aspects of real estate risk management from the agent's point of view.
 

    3. Short Sales and Foreclosure (3 Hours): This course is an overview of short sale transactions, alternatives to short sales, how short sales affect buyers, lenders and sellers, the Home Affordable Modification Program (both HAMP Tier 1 and 2 are included) and the Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternative (HAFA II/Short Sale).
 

    4. Tax Advantages of Home Ownership (6 Hours): This course gives the student insight into different kinds of homeowner benefits and also teaches how to calculate taxes that can affect the purchase of a home.    


$98.00 BUNDLE

ENROLL IN ALABAMA RENEWAL PACKAGE FOR BROKERS 1

Alabama Renewal Package for Brokers 2

     Complete the 15-hour continuing education requirement for brokers and salespersons in Alabama with this package.
 

    This renewal package consists of 4 courses:
    1. Risk Management for Brokers: Level 2 (3 Hours): A must-have for licensed brokers, this course covers two major areas of risk management: Managing People and Managing Money.
 

    2. Risk Management Avoiding Violations: Level 1 (3 Hours): This course will help you understand why home inspections are crucial, the laws surrounding "caveat emptor," why the seller's disclosure is important, along with additional fundamental aspects of real estate risk management from the agent's point of view.
 

    3. Green Home Features (3 Hours): Students will gain insight into different features included in green design including water and energy efficiency, appliances, methods of controlling heat loss, how to conserve energy in a home, lighting, and renewable energy.
 

    4. Cost Approach Overview (6 Hours): This course is a hands-on learning   exercise explaining cost approach valuation and the methods included in calculating it. Students will learn ways to estimate depreciation and cost.     


$98.00 BUNDLE 

ENROLL IN ALABAMA RENEWAL PACKAGE FOR BROKERS 2

Alabama Risk Management for Brokers: Level 2

     Success with relationship   management and money is crucial to a broker's success. A must-have for licensed brokers, this course covers two major areas of risk management: Managing People and Managing Money. Learn essential aspects of trust funds, auditing procedures and the very important training and supervision of real estate licensees. This course fulfills the need for Risk Management Level 2 for brokers.    


$40.00 ONLINE SELF - PACED

ENROLL IN ALABAMA RISK MANAGEMENT FOR BROKERS: LEVEL 2

Alabama Risk Management for Salespersons: Level 2

     This course meets the requirement for Risk Management Level 2 for salespeople. This course consists of three major sections: Agency, Contracts, and Licensees as Principals. These topics are examined from a risk management perspective.    


$40.00 ONLINE SELF - PACED

ENROLL IN ALABAMA RISK MANAGEMENT FOR SALESPERSONS: LEVEL 2

Alabama Risk Management Level 1: Avoiding Violations

     Protect yourself from lawsuits by learning how to avoid the major areas of risk as a real estate agent. Did you know that most lawsuits in real estate are a result of the purchaser's disapproval of the real estate property following the closing? This course will help you understand why home inspections are crucial, the laws surrounding "caveat emptor," why the seller's disclosure is important, along with additional fundamental aspects of real estate risk management from the agent's point of view. Additional course highlights include: legal obligations of the real estate agent/broker when handling contracts and agreements, dealing with money and assets belonging to other people, how to steer clear of mortgage fraud and other law violations, and directives for truth in advertising.    


$40.00 ONLINE SELF - PACED

ENROLL IN ALABAMA RISK MANAGEMENT LEVEL 1: AVOIDING VIOLATIONS

Anti-Discrimination Laws

     As far back as 1866, with the Civil Rights Act, legislators have been trying to eliminate discrimination in the housing industry. This course reviews the history and purpose of laws against discrimination. Specific real estate practices of blockbusting, steering and redlining are detailed. In addition, the impact of the Americans with Disabilities Act is highlighted. Finally, how to recognize and guard against predatory lending practices is reviewed.    


$49.00 ONLINE SELF - PACED

ENROLL IN ANTI- DISCRIMINATION LAWS

Basic Real Estate Finance

     Understand the money and financial transactions behind real estate. An excellent foundation course on real estate finance, this course will offer you crucial insight into promissory notes, assumptions, mortgages, financing instruments, loan practices, trust deeds, foreclosures, various types of loans, loan practices, and sources of funds.    


$65.00 ONLINE SELF - PACED

ENROLL IN BASIC REAL ESTATE FINANCE

Business Management in a Real Estate Office

     Are you looking to or do you already run a real estate office? Set yourself up for success. The purpose of this course is to offer knowledge and strategy surrounding the essential aspects of the business management of a real estate office. Highlights of this real estate CE course include: human resource administration, financial management, business forecasting, budgeting, and government laws and regulations.    


$65.00 ONLINE - SELF PACED


ENROLL IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT IN A REAL ESTATE OFFICE

Check it Out: Home Inspection in Real Estate Practice

     Just how important is a home inspection? How can you limit your liability during the home inspection   process? What do your clients need to know about the home inspection process? This real estate continuing education elective answers all these questions and more, making sure your closings go smoothly.    


$40.00 ONLINE SELF - PACED

ENROLL IN CHECK IT OUT: HOME INSPECTION IN REAL ESTATE PRACTICE

Commercial Finance and Investment Analysis

     An excellent overview of the financial side of commercial real estate, this course begins with the history of the savings and loan business and walks you all the way up the commercial real estate industry's financing practices today. Not only does this course cover the various types of commercial property financing, it takes a deep dive into the characteristics of each. Additionally, this course covers the different approaches for investment evaluation including appraisal, property comparison, capitalization rates, and the time value of money.    


$65.00 ONLINE - SELF PACED

ENROLL IN COMMERCIAL FINANCE AND INVESTMENT ANALYSIS

Commercial Leases

     Leases can be a huge source of commission for agents looking to pursue commercial real estate. This course offers the need-to-know information for the 3 major types of commercial leases: office, retail and industrial. Highlights include: major negotiation points, how to determine rent based on formulas, and technical concerns exclusive to industrial leases.    


$65.00 ONLINE - SELF PACED

ENROLL IN COMMERCIAL LEASES

Commercial Sales and Exchanges

     Fully understand all the facets of commercial sales and tax deferred exchanges in commercial real estate. This elective course takes a deep dive into the particulars of the commercial contract, procedures for closing, and essential documentation for commercial sales. Additionally, this course contains insight into the requisites for and advantages of tax deferred exchanges.    


$65.00 ONLINE - SELF PACED

ENROLL IN COMMERCIAL SALES AND EXCHANGES

Cost Approach Overview

     This introductory course is a hands-on learning exercise explaining cost approach valuation and the methods included in calculating it. Students will learn ways to estimate depreciation and cost. The course includes various examples to ensure proper understanding and retention.    


$65.00 ONLINE - SELF PACED 

ENROLL IN COST APPROACH OVERVIEW

Environmental Hazards Disclosure

     Protect yourself. Understand your responsibility for disclosure when environmental hazards are involved. This course provides an overview of the regulations, standards and legal rules in real estate for property disclosure. Specifically covered in detail are lead, mold, methamphetamine labs, asbestos, radon, and other environmental hazards.    


$40.00 ONLINE - SELF PACED

ENROLL IN ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS DISCLOSURE

Ethics in Real Estate

     A great refresher in ethics, this course reviews the National Association of Realtors (NAR) Code of Ethics and fulfills the mandatory NAR Ethics Renewal Training requirement. Complete with case studies and various scenarios, students will enjoy a better understanding of what is and is not ethical for real estate professionals. Highlights include decision-making exercises designed for an in-depth understanding of application in daily real estate practice.    


$40.00 ONLINE - SELF PACED

ENROLL IN ETHICS IN REAL ESTATE

Ethics: Pricing, Offers & Advertising

     This Ethics course follows the NAR-mandated curriculum for the NAR-required Ethics course. In day-to-day real estate transactions, real estate professionals are forced to make decisions that require ethical reasoning. Ethics: Pricing, Offers and Ads explores the agent's obligation to protect a client?s interest, plus looks at an agent's duties with regard to advertising himself and a property. This must-have guide serves as a blueprint for providing information on making ethical decisions regarding pricing, offers, and ads. Per the NAR requirements, the course must cover the Preamble and two of the following Articles in the Code of Ethics:
 

  •      Article 1
  •      Article 2
  •      Article 3
  •      Article 9
  •      Article 11
  •      Article 12
  •      Article 16
  •      Article 17

    The Ethics: Pricing, Offers and Advertising course covers the Preamble and Article 1 and 12.
    

$49.00 ONLINE - SELF PACED

ENROLL IN ETHICS: PRICING, OFFERS & ADVERTISING

Federal Law and Commercial Real Estate

     Which laws affect commercial real estate? This course answers that by covering commercial transactions, the ownership of commercial real estate and the federal laws that real estate agencies are required to abide by. Topics included are tenancy, foreclosures, contracts, easements, deeds, agency, zoning, estates, liens, restrictions, leases, court decisions and title transfers. This is a perfect elective for those looking to gain a better insight into the world of commercial real estate.    


$40.00 ONLINE - SELF PACED

ENROLL IN FEDERAL LAW AND COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE

Green Home Construction

     Thinking about "going green?" The prevalence of green home construction continues to expand in the U.S. Don't you want to have a better understanding of this market? This course covers various topics in both sustainable design and green home construction including waste management, lot shopping, special safety applications, site work, and building material choices.    


$65.00 ONLINE - SELF PACED

ENROLL IN GREEN HOME CONSTRUCTION

Green Home Features

      What makes a green home green? Students will gain insight into different features included in green design. Highlights include water and energy efficiency, appliances, methods of controlling heat loss, how to conserve energy in a home, lighting, and renewable energy.    


$40.00 ONLINE - SELF PACED

ENROLL IN GREEN HOME FEATURES

Income Capitalization Overview

      Learn all the steps included in the income approach to home and property valuation. This course dives into how to estimate rates of capitalization as well as income and expenses. Highlights include coverage of yield capitalization and direct capitalization as well as multiple examples designed specifically to help students better absorb and fully comprehend the material covered.    


$65.00 ONLINE - SELF PACED

ENROLL IN INCOME CAPITALIZATION OVERVIEW

Methods of Residential Finance

     Want to understand the financial component of residential real estate better? A comprehensive overview of finance for residential real estate, this course touches on a multitude of topics including FHA, VA loans, assumptions, alternative financing, conventional financing and purchase money mortgages. This course also covers legislation in regard to financing.    


$65.00 ONLINE - SELF PACED

ENROLL IN METHODS OF RESIDENTIAL FINANCE

Minimizing Risk with Effective Practices

     There’s no question about it: In today’s real estate environment, knowing how to avoid legal problems is essential. This must-have-course provides an overview of how to minimize your liability. You’ll learn about the importance of establishing agency policies, developing effective marketing and advertising practices, effective anti-discrimination practices, plus how to reduce your risk by maintaining   proper records. Stay out of legal hot water…enroll today!    


$49.00 ONLINE - SELF PACED

ENROLL IN MINIMIZING RISK WITH EFFECTIVE PRACTICES

Prequalifying Your Buyer in Today's Market

     This course provides an overview of real estate financing, and describes the different types of loans and loan programs as well as lending sources. Students will learn how to calculate debt ratios and use loan factors to complete mathematical calculations related to mortgage loans. Students will also estimate closing costs for different types of loans. The instruction is followed with a scenario for which the student will do the prequalifying computations and complete a loan comparison worksheet for the buyers in the scenario.    


$40.00 ONLINE - SELF PACED

ENROLL IN PREQUALIFYING YOUR BUYER IN TODAY'S MARKET

Pricing Property to Sell

     You want your client's property to sell. You want your client to get the most they can for the property--making you get the top commission possible. However, the property will still have to undergo an appraisal for the buyer to get the mortgage approved from the lender. So how do you determine the right price? This course is designed to help you better understand the concepts of pricing property, approaches to pricing property, principles of value, replacement cost value and the application of market data.    


$65.00 ONLINE - SELF PACED

ENROLL IN PRICING PROPERTY TO SELL

Principles of Commercial Real Estate

     A high-level view of commercial real estate, this elective course examines various types of commercial real estate including retail space, storage facilities, and office space. Additional highlights include land development, site selection, industrial real estate brokerage and how both local and regional labor markets can have an effect on commercial real estate.    


$40.00 ONLINE - SELF PACED

ENROLL IN PRINCIPLES OF COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE

Safety First: Crime Prevention and Self-Defense for Real Estate Pros

     This course provides real estate professionals with safety tools and tips to help mitigate fear when working in the field as real estate sales professional. The material and activities are designed to help real estate sales professionals better recognize and avoid potentially dangerous people and situations. This course will also equip real estate professionals with self-defense techniques to handle a real attack, thereby increasing self-confidence.    


$49.00 ONLINE - SELF PACED

ENROLL IN SAFETY FIRST: CRIME PREVENTION AND SELF - DEFENSE FOR REAL ESTATE PROS

Sales Comparison Approach

     Gain insight into how the sales comparison approach to valuation works. This course takes a step-by-step look at the approach. Additionally, this course covers the process for data collections as well as different ways that adjustments can be estimated. Example problems help students to better retain and apply the information.    


$65.00 ONLINE - SELF PACED

ENROLL IN SALES COMPARISON APPROACH

Short Sales And Foreclosures

     This course is an overview of short sale transactions, alternatives to short sales, how short sales affect buyers, lenders and sellers, the Home Affordable Modification Program (both HAMP Tier 1 and 2 are included) and the Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternative (HAFA II/Short Sale). Highlights include defining what a licensee's role is in a short sale and how to put together the packet needed in a short sale for a lender. Additional topics include how the MARS Rule affects real estate licensees who are working with a client on a short sale, tenant rights in relation to a short sale and also the kinds of lender fraud that licensees should be on the lookout for during the process of a short sale.    


$40.00 ONLINE - SELF PACED

ENROLL IN SHORT SALES AND FORECLOSURES

Structuring Ownership in Commercial Real Estate

     Commercial real estate is very different from residential. This course breaks down in detail the different types of property ownership that are mainly unique to commercial real estate. The topics of each included are taxes, set up, regulations, liability, management, benefits and drawbacks.    


$65.00 ONLINE - SELF PACED

ENROLL IN STRUCTURING OWNERSHIP IN COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE

Tax Advantages of Home Ownership

      What types of tax benefits are unique to homeowners? This course gives the student insight into different kinds of homeowner benefits and also teaches how to calculate taxes that can affect the purchase of a home. This is an elective real estate continuing education course.    


$65.00 ONLINE - SELF PACED

ENROLL IN TAX ADVANTAGES OF HOME OWNERSHIP

Tax Free Exchanges

      Learn all tax free exchanges. This course is an excellent introduction to the implications of tax free exchanges for investment properties in residential real estate. Learn what is required to qualify for a tax free exchange, what different kinds of exchanges are available and also various ways that the title can be transferred for the purpose of an exchange.


$40.00 ONLINE - SELF PACED

ENROLL IN TAX FREE EXCHANGES

Technology Trends in Real Estate

      The technology landscape changes quickly, and this rapid change can have significant consequences for the real estate professional. In order to perform at their best, real estate professionals need to stay ahead of these trends. This course helps to bring focus to the technological innovations that are most relevant to real estate practice. The course will discuss trends in software, social media, and internet security. Videos are presented throughout the course to help explain and illustrate key topics.


$40.00 ONLINE - SELF PACED

ENROLL IN TECHNOLOGY TRENDS IN REAL ESTATE

Alabama Appraisal Courses

Basic Appraisal Principles

     Gain a foundation in appraisal principles. This course is an introduction to topics including legal considerations, what influences the value of real estate, real property concepts and characteristics, principles of economics, types of value and real estate markets and analysis, ethical considerations and highest and best use. This 30 hour course fulfills the Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria for the levels of Trainee up to Licensed Appraiser.


$349.00 ONLINE - SELF PACED

ENROLL IN BASIC APPRAISAL PRINCIPLES

Basic Appraisal Procedures

     Want thorough insight into the process of valuation? Then this course is for you! During this 30-hour curriculum, students will learn the three approaches used by appraisers to reach the opinion of value (income capitalization, sales comparison and cost) and how to derive multipliers and rates. Also included is a guide through the sales comparison approach, which is comprised of checking the validity of information, organizing a comparative analysis, making adjustments, selecting comparison units, and conducting market research and reconciliation. Students will enjoy the hands-on completion of crucial sections of an appraisal report as well as gain insight into property description, design basics and construction. This course fulfills 30 hours of Real Property Appraisal Qualification Criteria for the levels of Trainee to Licensed Appraiser. It is advised to complete the Basic Appraisal Principles and Procedures Courses before taking this course.


$349.00 ONLINE - SELF PACED

ENROLL IN BASIC APPRAISAL PROCEDURES

Residential Appraiser Site Valuation & Cost Approach

     Gain confidence in your appraisal valuation skills! A more in-depth dive into appraisal valuation concepts and cost approach applications, this course meets 15 hours for the Trainee level up to the Licensed Appraiser level of Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria. Develop a stronger understanding of the process of the cost approach as this covers step-by-step the appraisal value process while applying this method. Highlights include interview methods and tips, market extraction, and data sources from professional services. Please note that Basic Appraisal Principles and Basic Appraisal Procedures are both prerequisites for this course.


$199.00 ONLINE - SELF PACED

ENROLL IN RESIDENTIAL APPRAISER SITE VALUATION & COST APPROACH

Residential Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use

     Make solid decisions in the valuation process. Understand the interdependence within the application of market analysis and highest and best use. Meeting 15 hours of Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria for appraisal Trainees up to Licensed Appraisers, this course highlights the association between cost, income capitalization and sales comparison (the three valuation concepts), highest and best use reasoning and analysis of the market. Basic Appraisal Principles and Basic Appraisal Procedures are both prerequisites for this course.


$199.00 ONLINE - SELF PACED

ENROLL IN RESIDENTIAL MARKET ANALYSIS AND HIGHEST AND BEST USE

Residential Report Writing and Case Studies

      Get a crash course in appraisal report writing! Students will enjoy this hands-on constructive course focused on learning how to create effective, well-formed reports for appraisals. Both content and exercises focus on appraisal writing techniques, gaining a real understanding of and ability to apply residential valuation procedures and grammar guidelines. Specific residential case studies are used as examples to help students gain a realistic view. Examples help students grasp narrative comment writing on form appraisal reports and also how to explain the process and reasoning behind the valuation conclusions to those who use the reports. 15 hours of Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria for the Trainee through Licensed Appraiser level upon completion of this course. Students need to have taken Basic Principles and Basic Appraisal Procedures to be able to sign up.


$199.00 ONLINE - SELF PACED

ENROLL IN RESIDENTIAL REPORT WRITING AND CASE STUDIES

Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approaches

      Round out your foundational understanding of appraisal valuation approaches. Focusing on the two types of valuation concepts other than cost approach, this course fulfills 30 hours of Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria for appraisers from the Trainee level to the Licensed Appraiser level. Learn the process for both as well as how to gather and analyze needed information. Highlights include: the use of appraisal comparison grids, tips on locating needed information and a comparison with pros and cons of both the residential sales comparison and the income approach. Prerequisites: Basic Appraisal Principles and Procedures Courses.


$349.00 ONLINE - SELF PACED

ENROLL IN SALES COMPARISON AND INCOME APPROACHES

Upgrade to Licensed Level Package

      Ready to move from Trainee level to a Licensed Residential Appraiser? This package is designed just for you. It contains the required education to help you get to that next step in your career. This 75-hour package includes: Residential Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach, Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approach, Residential Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use, and Residential Report Writing and Case Studies.


$795.00 BUNDLE

ENROLL IN UPGRADE LICENSED LEVEL PACKAGE

A URAR Form Review

      This course is a detailed walkthrough showing how to complete the Uniform Residential Appraisal Report (URAR). Students will learn each step of the process as the course guides them through the sections and necessary fields of the form. At completion of this appraisal CE course, students should have a full understanding of how to complete the URAR reports in compliance with USPAP.


$99.00 ONLINE - SELF PACED

ENROLL IN A URAR FORM REVIEW

Appraisal Math and Statistics

      A true understanding of appraisal math is essential for success as a real estate appraiser. This course offers students insight into key mathematical functions including the mathematics of finance, and calculating area and statistics involved in appraisal.


$99.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN APPRAISAL MATH AND STATISTICS

Cost Approach Overview

      This introductory course is a hands-on learning exercise explaining cost approach valuation and the methods included in calculating it. Students will learn ways to estimate depreciation and cost. The course includes various examples to ensure proper understanding and retention.


$99.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN COST APPROACH OVERVIEW

Income Capitalization Overview

      This hands-on course, complete with exercises to better students' understanding and retention, gives the student an overview of how the income approach to valuation works. Lessons include estimating income and expenses as well as estimating capitalization rates. This course covers both yield capitalization and direct capitalization.


$99.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN INCOME CAPITALIZATION OVERVIEW

Residential Appraiser Site Valuation & Cost Approach

      Gain confidence in your appraisal valuation skills! A more in-depth dive into appraisal valuation concepts and cost approach applications. Develop a stronger understanding of the process of the cost approach as this covers step-by-step the appraisal value process while applying this method. Highlights include interview methods and tips, market extraction, and data sources from professional services. Please note that Basic Appraisal Principles and Basic Appraisal Procedures are both prerequisites for this course.


$189.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN RESIDENTIAL APPRAISER SITE VALUATION & COST APPROACH

Residential Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use

      Dive into residential market analysis. Want a deeper understanding of how to read, map and analyze a market area by applying highest and best use practices? This course discusses in detail the three approaches regarding value in appraisal including sales comparison, cost and income capitalization. Students will gain insight into how to understand the connection between highest and best use analysis, market analysis, and the three approaches to valuation in real estate appraisal. This appraisal continuing education course has a prerequisite: completion of the Basic Appraisal Principles and Procedures Courses.


$189.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN RESIDENTIAL MARKET ANALYSIS AND HIGHEST AND BEST USE

Residential Report Writing and Case Studies

      This is an excellent crash-course on the numerous writing exercises that you will need to know in order to be successful as an appraiser. Want to produce professional, thorough appraisal reports? Then this course is for you! It covers residential valuation procedures, numerous writing techniques, and a review of grammar and writing assignments focused around a residential case study. As a hands-on course, students will better retain information as they complete the included exercises such as the compiling of competent and practical narrative comments to be included in form appraisal reports as well as how to interpret valuation procedures and conclusions for people who use the reports. Please be advised that this course does have a prerequisite: the completion of Basic Appraisal Principles and Procedures Courses.


$189.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN RESIDENTIAL REPORT WRITING AND CASE STUDIES

Sales Comparison Approach

      Gain insight into how the sales comparison approach to valuation works. This course takes a step-by-step look at the approach. Additionally, this course covers the process for data collections as well as different ways that adjustments can be estimated. Example problems help students to better retain and apply the information.


$99.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN SALES COMPARISON APPROACH

Alabama Real Estate Career

License Process for Alabama

Alabama Real Estate License Requirements

Information on real estate education requirements for agents in Alabama


Licensing Board/Commission:

Alabama Real Estate Commission (AREC)

https://arec.alabama.gov/arec/?AspxAutoDetectCookieSupport=1


Requirements:

Education hours required for real estate salesperson license in the state of Alabama: 60 


Hours required for real estate broker license in the state of Alabama: 60 


Students in Alabama have 6 months to complete the 60 hours of education and pass the course exam.


Additional 30 hours post-license required.


Reciprocity:

If you hold an original current license in another state, you may obtain a RECIPROCAL license by doing the following:


Complete a six‐hour course in Alabama real estate law as specified in Rule 790‐X‐1‐.18 and take and pass the corresponding Alabama portion of the licensing examination AND Submit with the application an official "Certificate of Licensure" form (license history) showing you hold a current license in another state. This certification can be obtained from the Real Estate Commission Office in that state. This certification must have been issued within 120 days of our receipt of your reciprocal license application.

 

Exam candidates will receive an application for licensure at the test centers upon passage of the exam.


CE renewal and requirement:

Sept 30 even years - education due, August 30 is renewal date.


Requirement is 15 hrs: 6 hrs Risk Management and 9 hrs electives.

Alabama Appraisal Career

License Process for Alabama

Alabama Real Estate Appraisal Licensing Requirements

Learn about the appraisal education needs for licensing and renewal in Alabama. 


The information contained below is designed to provide a summary of the minimum education, experience, and examination requirements established by the Alabama Board of Real Estate Appraisers. The information provided below can be found on the Board’s website. However, we recommend you contact the Board for more detailed information and for any changes which may have occurred. 


Licensure Levels 

• Trainee Real Property Appraiser 

• State Registered Real Property Appraiser 

• Licensed Real Property Appraiser 

• Certified Residential Real Property Appraiser 

• Certified General Real Property Appraiser 


Licensure Requirements to Become an Appraiser 

• Be at least 18 years old 

• Must have a high school diploma or its equivalent 

• Must meet the educational requirement for the applying level of appraiser licensure • Must meet the experience requirement for the applying level of appraiser licensure • For Certified Residential level: A minimum of an Associate’s Degree OR 21 college semester hours in specific subject matters is also required 

• For Certified General level: A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree OR 30 college semester hours in specific subject matters is also required 

• Satisfactory completion of the state examination 

• Submit application, required documents, and associated fees 


Appraiser School Education Requirements 

• 75 hours for the Trainee Real Property Appraiser which consist of the following appraiser courses: Basic Appraisal Principles (30 hours), Basic Appraisal Procedures (30 hours), 15 Hour National USPAP Course or its equivalent (15 hours) 

• 75 hours for the State Registered Real Property Appraiser (same course requirement as the trainee level) 

• 150 Hours for the Licensed Real Property Appraiser which consist of the same 75 hours of Trainee education AND: Residential Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use (15 hours), Residential Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach (15 hours), Residential Report Writing and Case Studies (15 Hours), Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approach (30 hours) 

• 200 Hours for the Certified Residential Real Property Appraiser which consist of the same 150 hours of Licensed Appraiser education AND: Statistics, Modeling and Finance (15 hours), Advanced Residential Application and Case Studies (15 hours), Appraisal Subject Matter Electives (20 hours) 

• 300 hours for the Certified General Real Property Appraiser which includes the same 200 hours for the Certified Residential Education AND: General Appraiser Sales Comparison and Income Approach (15 hours), General Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach (15 hours), General Appraiser Income Approach (45 hours), General Appraiser Report Writing and Case Studies (10 hours), General Appraiser Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use (15 hours) 


Experience Requirements for Becoming an Appraiser 

• Trainee Real Property Appraiser – No experience required 

• State Registered Real Property Appraiser – 1000 hours 

• Licensed Real Property Appraiser – 2000 hours in at least 24 months 

• Certified Residential Real Property Appraiser – 2500 hours in at least 24 months 

• Certified General Real Property Appraiser – 3000 hours in at least 30 months with at least 1500 hours of experience in nonresidential appraisals

 

Continuing Education Requirements for Appraiser License Renewal 

• All licenses expire September 30 every year, but continuing education is due September 30 on odd years 

• All licensees must complete 28 hours of continuing education appraiser classes within the renewal cycle 

• At least 7 hours of this requirement must cover the USPAP Update course or its equivalent