Colorado Real Estate Courses

Colorado Closings – Pre-license Course

      Colorado Closings is a 24-hour Colorado real estate pre-license course. Colorado Closings is designed to provide you with lots of real world practice in calculating what is owed at closing by the buyer and seller. You will learn how to easily prepare six-column worksheets and contract closing documents. This course is one of several required license-prep courses.


$129.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN COLORADO CLOSINGS - PRE-LICENSE COURSE

Colorado Current Legal Issues – Pre-license Course

      Colorado Current Legal Issues is an 8-hour course designed to enhance your knowledge of current real estate related statutes and regulations. Every legislative session, state policymakers update current laws to ensure consumers continue to be well protected. With our busy lives, it’s sometimes difficult to find the time to stay on the leading edge of what laws and rules are changing and how they may affect a real estate professional.
 

      This course is designed to get you up the learning curve FAST on what’s changing in Colorado real estate law. Specific topics covered include trust account requirements, transaction brokerage issues, property condition disclosures, managing counteroffers and multiple offer situations, and IRS Section 1031 exchanges. This course is one of several required license-prep courses. The timely information makes this course a great option for meeting continuing education requirements.


$79.00 ONLINE – SEF PACED

ENROLL IN COLORADO CURRENT LEGAL ISSUES - PRE-LICENSE COURSE

Colorado Practical Applications – Pre-license Course

      Colorado Practical Applications is a 32-hour course designed to provide you with tools and techniques for completing the day-to-day real estate activities of listing, negotiating, and closing deals. This course is one of several required license-prep courses.


$169.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN COLORADO PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS - PRE-LICENSE COURSE

Colorado Real Estate Prelicense Basics and Beyond Online

      Colorado Real Estate Prelicense Basics and Beyond Online 


$259.00 ONLINE - SELF PACED

ENROLL IN COLORADO REAL ESTATE PRELICENSE BASICS AND BEYOND ONLINE

Colorado Real Estate Contracts and Regulations – Prelicense Course

      Colorado Real Estate Contracts and Regulations is a 48-hour Colorado real estate prelicense course. This course summarizes Colorado real estate laws and regulations regarding licensing, brokerage relationship agreements, compensation, subdivisions and liens. In addition, it provides instruction on how to properly complete Colorado contract forms. This course is one of several required license-prep courses.


$259.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN COLORADO REAL ESTATE CONTRACTS AND REGULATIONS - PRELICENSE COURSE

Colorado Real Estate Pre-license for Out-of-State Licensees

      This course consists of 120-hours of education for licensees who already hold a real estate license in another state and wish to obtain a Colorado license.


$399.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN COLORADO REAL ESTATE PRE-LICENSE FOR OUT-OF-STATE LICENSEES

Colorado Real Estate Pre-license Gold Online

      Our Gold package includes everything you need to complete your education and pass your real estate licensing exam:
 

  • Colorado Real Estate Pre-license Courses ($699 Value)
  • National Virtual Study Program ($199 Value): 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.
  • Live Instructor Support ($99 Value): Every course comes with the support from an industry expert that can help answer questions you many have throughout the course.
  • 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.

As you can see, with OnCourse Learning Real Estate, formerly ProSchools' Gold program you will receive over $200 more in extra value than any other real estate program!


$499.00 BUNDLE

ENROLL IN COLORADO REAL ESTATE PRE-LICENSE GOLD ONLINE

Colorado Real Estate Pre-license Platinum Online

What a deal! Included in the Platinum package is:
 

  • Colorado Real Estate Pre-license Courses ($699 Value)
  • Exam Prep Toolkit: Real Estate ($99 Value): This unique exam prep toolkit gives you a variety of tools to help you understand and retain the knowledge needed for the NATIONAL information on your real estate exam. The toolkit includes flashcards, topic review webinars and special study tips.
  • National Virtual Study Program ($199 Value): 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.
  • Live Instructor Support ($99 Value): Every course comes with the support from an industry expert that can help answer questions you many have throughout the course.
  • 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.
  • Real Estate Blog Subscription: Stay up-to-date on the latest real estate industry information and valuable resources. 

Save over $300 by choosing the Platinum package!


$529.00 BUNDLE

ENROLL IN COLORADO REAL ESTATE PRE-LICENSE PLATINUM ONLINE

Colorado Recordkeeping and Trust Accounts – Pre-license Course

      Colorado Recordkeeping and Trust Accounts is an 8-hour course designed to enhance your knowledge of real estate trust account procedures and regulations regarding keeping accurate and complete real estate records. This course is one of several required license-prep courses.


$79.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN COLORADO RECORDKEEPING AND TRUST ACCOUNTS - PRE-LICENSE COURSE

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

National Real Estate Prep xL - PSI

      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.
 

Prep xL features:

  • 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 - PSI

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 – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN NATIONAL VIRTUAL STUDY PROGRAM

National Real Estate Prep xL - PSI

      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.


Prep xL features: 

  • 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 - PSI

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

Anti-Discrimination Laws

      Examine fair housing laws from a historical perspective, residential segregation, the Federal Fair Housing Act, familial status discrimination, developing reasonable occupancy standards, the definition of ?handicap,? NAR positions on AIDS disclosure and more!


$29.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN ANTI-DISCRIMINATION LAWS

Colorado Evolving Real Estate Finance

      This course examines the development of federally regulated consumer protection provisions relating to home ownership, including TILA, Regulation Z, HELCPA and HOEPA. Covered is a discussion of the changes to HOEPA in the Dodd-Frank Act, including expanded triggers for determining whether a mortgage transaction falls under HOEPA, and the additional lender requirements and prohibitions under its provisions. Changes in the requirements for escrow accounts conclude the course.


$19.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL INN COLORADO EVOLVING REAL ESTATE FINANCE

Colorado 16-Hour CE Package with ACU

      Save money and streamline your Colorado renewal! This package includes the 2018 Annual Commission Update course, as well as 4 hours of Ethics and 8 hours of elective continuing education
 

Included in this package:
1. Colorado 2018 Annual Commission Update
2. Ethics: Disclosure and Cooperation
3. Anti-Discrimination Laws
4. Leading and Communicating Effectively


$89.00 BUNDLE

ENROLL IN COLORADO 16-HOUR CE PACKAGE WITH ACU

Colorado 12-Hour Elective CE Package

OUTSTANDING VALUE! Complete 12 hours of elective CE with this money saving package.
 

Included in this package: 

1. Property Pricing and Residential Real Estate
2. Financing Residential Real Estate


$69.00 BUNDLE

ENROLL IN COLORADO 12-HOUR ELECTIVE CE PACKAGE

Colorado 8-Hour CE Package with ACU

      Save money and streamline your Colorado renewal! This package includes the 2018 Annual Commission Update course, as well as 4 hours of elective continuing education. Complete one of our annual renewal packages each year to ensure you obtain all the CE you need to renew your license!
 

Included in this package: 

1. Colorado 2018 Annual Commission Update 

2. Minimizing Risk with Effective Practices


$49.00 BUNDLE

ENROLL IN COLORADO 8-HOUR CE PACKAGE WITH ACU

Ethics in Real Estate

       This course discusses the importance of ethical behavior in the practice of real estate, and how a licensee's ethical standards can improve or harm a licensee's career, and the profession as a whole. The course compares and contrasts ethics, morality and the law. It describes principles supporting high ethical standards in real estate, the role of ethics in proper disclosure, and the types of ethical challenges a licensee may face in a competitive market. It discusses ethics as they relate to advertising and pricing, and how a licensee can best be supported to maintain high ethical standards. It concludes with a discussion of the types of ethical complaints commonly made against licensees, and how licensees may best avoid and respond to those complaints.


$24.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN ETHICS IN REAL ESTATE

Ethics: Disclosure and Cooperation

      This Ethics course follows the NAR-mandated curriculum for the NAR-required Ethics course. From the ethical responsibilities of agents involving disclosures to ethical issues relating to compensation, this practical course explores the challenges involved in ethical decision-making. Ethics: Disclosure and Cooperation takes a practical look at considerations involved in making ethical business.


$29.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN ETHICS: DISCLOSURE AND COOPERATION

Ethics: Pricing, Offers and 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 agents 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.


$29.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN ETHICS: DISCLOSURE AND COOPERATION

Financing Residential Real Estate

      There is a dizzying array of financing options available to home buyers today. Where do you begin? You'll discover a myriad of options available through FHA, VA and special financing options. Plus, examine a simplified approach to accurately assessing closing costs.


$49.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN FINANCING RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE

Leading and Communicating Effectively

      Do you know how to influence, transform and inspire others? “Leading and Communicating Effectively” is packed with powerful information and ideas to help you improve your leadership skills! Explore different types of authority…examine ways to build a company image and reputation…discover the most effective communication styles…find out the essential elements of developing a policies and procedures manual. If you want to build your leadership role—this course is for you!


$29.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN LEADING AND COMMUNICATING EFFECTIVELY

Listing & Selling HUD Homes

      With more than 40,000 HUD homes available annually, it is important for licenses to understand how the HUD selling process works. This course teaches licensees how homes enter the HUD home selling market, and how licensees and HUD contractors (field service managers and asset managers) interact within a HUD transaction. Discussed are HUD's online bidding process, the registration for licensees who wish to bid on HUD-owned homes as selling brokers, and how a licensee may become a HUD listing agent. Also discussed are the components of the HUD Sales Contract Package and the process for completing and delivering the package and delivering it to the Area Manager. The course concludes with a discussion of the regulatory and disclosure issues relating to HUD transactions, how closing costs and earnest money are handled in a HUD transaction; advertising rules relating to HUD-owned properties, and the types of financing available to purchasers of HUD homes.


$29.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN LISTING AND SELLING HUD HOMES

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!


$39.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN MINIMIZING RISK WITH EFFECTIVE PRACTICES

Professional Property Management

      Professional property managers attempt to balance the needs of property owners with the needs of tenants. To accomplish this, professional property managers need to understand elements of leasing, rent collection, market dynamics, resident retention and building maintenance functions. You?ll explore these topics for both residential and commercial property management.


$49.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN PROFESSIONAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

Qualifying the Buyer Under New Regulations

      This must-have course addresses the fundamental role of real estate agents in the mortgage lending process. With so many changes affecting the ability of potential home buyers to obtain loans, it is imperative for real estate agents to understand the complexities of today's market. The course discusses how to qualify buyers, as well as the pitfalls to avoid in that process. The qualified mortgage (QM) and ability to repay (ATR) rules are also covered, with an in-depth look at how they affect real estate transactions, real estate agents, and clients. Stay ahead of the curve with this dynamic course!


$24.00 ONLINE – SELF PACE

ENROLL IN QUALIFYING THE BUYER UNDER NEW REGULATIONS

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.


$24.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

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

Tax Implications of Home Sales

      Real estate professionals can increase their value to their customers by learning the tax implications of home sales in the USA. Discover strategies every real estate agent can use, including how to identify the sources of active, portfolio, and passive income. Discover how long- and short-term capital gains and losses are treated. Learn how depreciation affects taxable income, cost basis, and taxation of capital gains.
 

      You will also look at the ownership and use requirements for claiming a section 121 exclusion of gain, how to calculate taxable home sales gains, and more. A great resource in helping agents better understand tax implications and assist their clients.


$49.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN TAX IMPLICATIONS OF HOME SALES

Colorado 2018 Annual Commission Update

      Every year, the Commission develops a four-hour Annual Commission Update course related to regulatory changes and issues affecting real estate practice. This four-hour course highlights compliance issues, reviews general practice knowledge, and summarizes recent regulatory and Commission changes that affect the real estate industry. This course meets Colorado's mandatory four-hour Annual Commission Update requirement for CE. The Commission recommends the course be taken in the early to middle part of the year. Note that this is NOT a contracts course.
 

      Due to state mandated regulatory requirements, you must successfully complete the Colorado 2018 Annual Commission Update course(s) prior to the end of December 31, 2018 in order to receive credit towards your license renewal.


$29.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN COLORADO 2018 ANNUAL COMMISSION UPDATE

Colorado 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 RESIDENTIAL SALES COMPARISON AND INCOME APPROACHES

2018-2019 15-Hour Equivalent USPAP Course

      This mandatory course will introduce aspiring appraisers to the requirements for ethical behavior and competent performance set forth in the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP).
 

      With the use of practice tests and interactive appraisal scenarios, you will get a full understanding of the history of appraisal standards, the structure of USPAP, essential steps in the appraisal process, USPAP definitions, and how to follow USPAP standards in your new career as a real estate appraiser.
 

      The mandatory Appraisal Foundation USPAP manual ($75 value) is included at no additional cost.


$279.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN 2018-2019 15-HOUR EQUIVALENT USPAP COURSE

Colorado 75-Hour Real Estate Registered Appraiser Package

      Complete with 75 hours of the new Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria for Colorado, this package includes three courses: Basic Appraisal Principles, Basic Appraisal Procedures, and the 2018-2019 15-Hour Equivalent USPAP Course. Also included in this package is the USPAP Manual eBook.


$749.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN COLORADO 75-HOUR REAL ESTATE REGISTERED APPRAISER PACKAGE

Colorado 150-Hour Real Estate Trainee & Licensed Package

      The Appraiser Trainee License & Residential License education requirement in Colorado is 150 hours. The following courses meet the Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria and includes: Basic Appraisal Principles, Basic Appraisal Procedures, Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approach, Residential Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use, Residential Report Writing and Case Studies, Residential Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach and the 2018-2019 15-Hour National USPAP course.


$999.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN COLORADO 150-HOUR REAL ESTATE TRAINEE & LICENSED 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

      Strengthen your foundation and build your appraisal skills. This is a foundation course for appraisers on vacant land parcels, their valuation, how the cost approach method is used, and the fundamental concepts involved. Grow your abilities as a real estate appraiser by learning interview techniques, how to use market extraction to establish a cost estimate, and how to utilize data offered by professional cost data sources. Gain an understanding of the many cost approach applications by going from the beginning appraisal assignment all the way to the final value estimate of a property. Please note that you must complete Basic Appraisal Principles and Procedures Courses before enrolling in 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

2018-2019 7-Hour Equivalent USPAP Update Course

      Every 2 years appraisers must complete a USPAP (Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice) update course. This course fulfills that mandatory requirement. The course addresses both new issues and questions common to appraisers in the real estate industry.
 

      The mandatory Appraisal Foundation USPAP manual ($75 value) is included at no additional cost.


$159.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN 2018-2019 7-HOUR EQUIVALENT USPAP UPDATE COURSE

14-Hour Renewal Package 1 with USPAP

This package includes:
 

  • 2018-2019 7-Hour Equivalent USPAP Update Course - Issues commonly found in appraisal practice are addressed in multi-media scenarios that answer appraisers' frequently asked questions.
  • A URAR Form Review - This course provides the student with the guidelines and direction to create URAR reports which are in compliance with USPAP.

$189.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN 14-HOUR RENEWAL PACKAGE 1 WITH USPAP

14-Hour Renewal Package 2 with USPAP

This package includes:
 

  • 2018-2019 7-Hour Equivalent USPAP Update Course - Issues commonly found in appraisal practice are addressed in multi-media scenarios that answer appraisers' frequently asked questions. 
  • Appraisal Math and Statistics - This course covers appraisal mathematical functions including calculating area, appraisal statistics, and mathematics of finance.

$189.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN 14-HOUR RENEWAL PACKAGE 2 WITH USPAP

Colorado Real Estate Career

License Process for Colorado

Colorado Real Estate License Requirements

Learn about the real estate education needs for licensing and renewal in your state. 


Licensing Board/Commission: 

Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) 


Requirements: 

Education hours required for a real estate salesperson license in the state of Colorado: 0 


Education hours required for a real estate broker license in the state of Colorado: The 168 hours of qualifying education is comprised of mandatory courses required by the Colorado Real Estate Commission. This includes 48 hours of Real Estate Law & Practice, 48 hours of Colorado Contracts and Regulations, 8 hours of Trust Accounts and Record Keeping, 8 hours of Current Legal Issues and 32 hours of Practical Applications. 


Reciprocity: 

If you hold a real estate license in one of the 49 states, Colorado will accept your application for licensure with limited examination and or prelicense education. Review the information below to determine your licensing requirements. 


Colorado does not have reciprocal license programs for real estate licensees from Guam, Manitoba, Newfoundland, New Brunswick, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut Territory, Ontario, Puerto Rico, Quebec, Saskatchewan or the Virgin Islands. 


Continuing Education (CE) and License Renewal Requirements: 

Real estate licenses in Colorado need to be renewed every three years from the date the license is issued. To renew, licensees need to complete 24 hours of real estate CE. Of this, 12 hours need to be the 4-hour Annual Commission Update course, taken each year for 3 years.

Colorado Appraisal Career

License Process for Colorado

Colorado Real Estate Appraisal Licensing Requirements 

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


The information contained below is designed to provide a summary of the minimum education, experience, and examination requirements established by the Colorado 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 

• State Licensed Appraiser 

• Certified Residential License 

• Certified General License 


Licensure Requirements to Become an Appraiser 

• Must be at least 18 years of age 

• Must be of good moral character 

• 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, one of the following is required: 

      -Bachelor degree in ANY field

      -Associate's Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics,        or Real Estate 

      -Completion of 30 hours of (1) relevant coursework, or (2) College Level        Examination Program (CLEP) exams (3) or some mix of both 

• For Certified General level: A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree OR 30 college semester hours in specific subject matters is also required. An alternative to the education requirement is also available: 5 years of experience, 5 years without any disciplinary action and completion of specific additional education 

• Satisfactory completion of the state examination 

• Submit application, required documents, and associated fees 


Appraiser School Education Requirements 

• 150 hours for the State Licensed Appraiser which consist of the following courses: Basic Appraisal Principles (30 hours), Basic Appraisal Procedures (30 hours), 15 Hour National USPAP Course or its equivalent (15 hours), 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 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 Appraiser which includes the same 200 hours for the Certified Residential Real Property Appraiser 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 

• State Licensed Appraiser – 1000 hours in 6months 

• Certified Residential Appraiser – 1500 hours in 12 months 

• Certified General Appraiser – 3000 hours in 18 months with at least 1500 hours of experience in non-residential appraisals 


Continuing Education Requirements for Appraiser License Renewal 

• For initial licenses issued on or after July 1 of any year, there shall be no continuing education appraiser class requirement as a condition of renewal of such initial license that expires December 31 of the year of issue. For initial licenses issued before July 1 of any year, there shall be an obligation to complete 14 hours of continuing education appraiser classes as a condition of renewal before the initial license expires on December 31 of the year of issue 

• Each applicant for renewal of a license shall complete at least 42 classroom hours of real estate appraisal continuing education during the three year period preceding expiration of the appraiser license to be renewed 

• The 7-hour USPAP Update course or its equivalent must be taken every other year 

• NOTE: It is advisable to check with the appropriate Colorado Regulatory Agencies to confirm program/course work will satisfy initial or renewal licensing or certification of that agency