Hawaii Real Estate Courses

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

Hawaii Real Estate Salesperson Textbooks

     Supplementary textbooks for   online coursework.


$79.00 PHYSICAL

ENROLL IN HAWAII REAL ESTATE SALESPERSON TEXTBOOKS

Hawaii Real Estate Pre-license Exam Prep Online

      First, obtain your equivalency certificates from the Hawaii Real Estate Branch, waiving your need to take prelicense courses and the national portion of the exam. Then, buy this course. Course content focuses on familiarizing you with the real estate laws and rules unique to the State of Hawaii. Most importantly, the course includes multiple-choice questions that simulate the style and difficulty level of the questions you will see on the State exam. Take and retake the quizzes until you are scoring 90% or better; then go take the salesperson's exam with confidence! Upon enrollment you will have access to your exam prep for 6 months or 100 hours of online study time, whichever occurs first.


$199.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN HAWAII REAL ESTATE PRE-LICENSE EXAM PREP ONLINE

Hawaii Real Estate Pre-license Gold Online

      The Hawaii Real Estate Pre-license Gold Package includes everything you need to pass your real estate exam.  

  • Hawaii Real Estate Pre-license Online Course ($399 Value): This 60-hour course meets the pre-license requirements for the state of Hawaii. 
  • 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.

$579.00 BUNDLE

ENROLL IN HAWAII REAL ESTATE PRE-LICENSE GOLD ONLINE

Hawaii Real Estate Pre-license Platinum Online

      The Hawaii Real Estate Pre-license Platinum Package is everything you need to get started on your new career in real estate. From the 60-hour required course to exam prep and additional support, with this package you are only paying for what you need, for a great price! 

  • Hawaii Real Estate Pre-license Online Course ($399 Value): This 60-hour course meets the pre-license requirements for the state of Hawaii. 
  • 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.

$632.00 BUNDLE

ENROLL IN HAWAII REAL ESTATE PRE-LICENSE GOLD ONLINE

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

Hawaii Real Estate Prelicense Exam Prep Online

      First, obtain your equivalency certificates from the Hawaii Real Estate Branch, waiving your need to take prelicense courses and the national portion of the exam. Then, buy this course. Course content focuses on familiarizing you with the real estate laws and rules unique to the State of Hawaii. Most importantly, the course includes multiple-choice questions that simulate the style and difficulty level of the questions you will see on the State exam. Take and retake the quizzes until you are scoring 90% or better; then go take the salesperson's exam with confidence! Upon enrollment you will have access to your exam prep for 6 months or 100 hours of online study time, whichever occurs first.


$199.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN HAWAII REAL ESTATE PRELICENSE EXAM PREP ONLINE

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

Hawaii 17-Hour Renewal Package (Includes Core A)

     This comprehensive package provides you with 17 hours of the CE requirements you need to ensure you complete your CE requirements before the deadline. Save money and streamline your renewal today. 

      Hawaii Real Estate Core 2017-2018 Part A (3 hours): This mandatory core course covers law updates and covers bills that were passed by the Hawaii State Legislature in 2017. You will also learn about condominiums--creation and structure. 

      Listing and Selling HUD Homes (4 hours): Understand how the HUD selling process works with this elective CE course. You will learn how homes enter the HUD home selling market, how to interact within a HUD transaction and regulatory and disclosure issues relating to HUD transactions. Please note: Hawaii does not allow any course to be repeated for continuing education credit. 

      Property Pricing and Residential Real Estate (6 hours): Explore in-depth the appraisal process versus the Competitive Market Analysis, different pricing methods, plus examples and illustrations of pricing residential properties and income-producing properties.

      Real Estate Law (4 hours): Understand the law as it applies to the practice of real estate. Covered topics include the licensee's role as an agent and fiduciary, ethical and legal pitfalls a licensee may face in a competitive market, the four required elements for valid contracts, and the differences between contract and tort law.


$159.00 BUNDLE

ENROLL IN HAWAII 17-HOUR RENEWAL PACKAGE (INCLUDES CORE A)

Hawaii 12-Hour Elective Renewal Package

Save time and money! Included in the 12-hour Elective Renewal package is: 

  • Financing Residential Real Estate (6 hours)
  • Minimizing Risk with Effective Practices (3 hours)
  • Green Real Estate (3 hours)

Note: This renewal package does not include the Core courses and should only be taken if you intend on taking the Core courses separately. OnCourse Learning Real Estate, formerly ProSchools offers Core Part A and Core Part B as separate courses. The Core courses are also available in the 20-hour package. 


$119.00 BUNDLE

ENROLL IN HAWAII 12-HOUR ELECTIVE RENEWAL PACKAGE

Hawaii Real Estate Core 2017-2018 Part A

       This mandatory core course covers law updates and bills that were passed by the Hawaii State Legislature in 2017.


$39.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN HAWAII REAL ESTATE CORE 2017-2018 PART A

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!


$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.


$69.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN BASIC REAL ESTATE FINANCE

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.


$69.00 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.


$69.00 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.


$69.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN COMMERCIAL SALES AND EXCHANGES

Cost Approach Overview

Using a hands-on approach to understanding valuation of a property from a cost approach standpoint, this course helps students learn by walking through various examples as the study material progresses. This course focuses on the various methods for estimating cost as well as calculating depreciation.


$69.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN COST APPROACH OVERVIEW

Ethical Real Estate: The NAR Code

     Please note: Hawaii does not allow any course to be repeated for continuing education credit.

      Ethical Real Estate covers the NAR Code of Ethics and reviews case studies pertaining to the code. Sample scenarios are included as a decision making practice for licensees. This course will insure that real estate professionals have a strong understanding of the National Association of Realtors ® (NAR) Code of Ethics and understand the difference between ethical and unethical behavior.
 

      This course meets the NAR's Code of Ethics requirements.


$39.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN ETHICAL REAL ESTATE: NAR CODE

Ethics: Disclosure and Cooperation

Please note: Hawaii does not allow any course to be repeated for continuing education credit.


     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 decisions as well as the process of enforcing the Code of ethics. 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: Disclosure and Cooperation course covers the Preamble and Article 3, 9 and 11.


$49.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN ETHICS: DISCLOSURE AND COOPERATION

Ethics: Pricing, Offers and Advertising

Please note: Hawaii does not allow any course to be repeated for continuing education credit. 

      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 AND 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.


$39.00 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.


$69.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN GREEN HOME CONSTRUCTION

Green Real Estate

Please note: Hawaii does not allow any course to be repeated for continuing education credit. 


      This course is designed to improve real estate licensees' knowledge of green energy, green housing, and the types of green certification available for buildings, systems, and licensees so that licensees may better serve clients who are interested in green living or building. The housing market is becoming increasingly greener, due in part to regulatory demand, and in part to consumer demand. Licensees completing this course will understand the techniques used in green building, the benefits of green building for energy efficiency, resource conservation and marketability; the types of green certification available and how they apply to systems, housing and licensees; and how to appropriately refer green contractors and other vendors. This course serves as a must-have guide for gaining an overall understanding of the green housing movement, and how licensees may best serve clients interested in green real estate.


$39.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED 

ENROLL IN GREEN REAL ESTATE

Home Inspection in Real Estate Practice

Please note: Hawaii does not allow any course to be repeated for continuing education credit.
 

      Understand the importance of property inspections and how to advise your clients about the inspection process. Also, learn how to prepare a home for inspection and how to limit your liability during the inspection process.


$39.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN HOME INSPECTION IN REAL ESTATE PRACTICE

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.


$69.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN INCOME CAPITALIZATION OVERVIEW

Introduction to Brokerage Management

Please note: Hawaii does not allow any course to be repeated for continuing education credit.
 

      Are you ready to take on the leading role as managing broker? In today's results-focused workplace, you need a solid understanding of management functions, the importance of strategic thinking, and how to analyze the financial condition of the company. If you want to build your leadership role and lead your company to a winning performance, this groundbreaking course is for you!


$49.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN INTRODUCTION TO BROKERAGE MANAGEMENT

Leading and Communicating Effectively

Please note: Hawaii does not allow any course to be repeated for continuing education credit.
 

      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 groundbreaking course is for you!


$49.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN LEADING AND COMMUNICATING EFFECTIVELY

Listing and Selling HUD Homes

Please note: Hawaii does not allow any course to be repeated for continuing education credit.
 

      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.


$49.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN LISTING AND SELLING HUD HOMES

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.


$69.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN METHODS OF RESIDENTIAL FINANCE

Minimizing Risk with Effective Practices

Please note: Hawaii does not allow any course to be repeated for continuing education credit.
 

      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

People Management in Real Estate

Please note: Hawaii does not allow any course to be repeated for continuing education credit.
 

      How do you successfully recruit and hire new agents? How do you retain good people once you get them? The answer to both these questions is the same- it's about people management. Explore the fundamentals of attracting and recruiting new agents to your firm. Identify the training needs of new and experienced licensees, plus look at effective tools and techniques for retaining good talent within your organization. Don't learn by trial and error! Begin the steps to building your people management skills now with this valuable groundbreaking course.


$49.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN PEOPLE MANAGEMENT IN REAL ESTATE

Principles of Commercial Real Estate

Please note: Hawaii does not allow any course to be repeated for continuing education credit.
 

      Understand the different types of commercial real estate including office space, retail space and storage facilities. Additional topics include industrial real estate brokerage, site selection, land development, and the effect of local and regional labor markets on commercial real estate.


$39.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN PRINCIPLES OF COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE

Professional Property Management

Please note: Hawaii does not allow any course to be repeated for continuing education credit.
 

      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.


$39.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN PROFESSIONAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

Property Pricing and Residential Real Estate

Please note: Hawaii does not allow any course to be repeated for continuing education credit.
 

      The better priced a property is, the easier it is for you to show and sell it. Explore in-depth the appraisal process versus the Competitive Market Analysis, different pricing methods, plus examples and illustrations of pricing residential properties and income-producing properties.


$69.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN PROPERTY PRICING AND RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE

Qualifying the Buyer Under New Regulations

Please note: Hawaii does not allow any course to be repeated for continuing education credit.
 

      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 homebuyers 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!


$39.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN QUALIFYING THE BUYER UNDER NEW REGULATIONS

Real Estate Law

Please note: Hawaii does not allow any course to be repeated for continuing education credit.
 

       In a struggling real estate market, clients often look for someone to blame for their financial difficulties. Often it is the real estate licensee. Therefore, it is more important than ever for licensees to understand the law as it applies to the practice of real estate. Covered topics include the licensee's role as an agent and fiduciary, ethical and legal pitfalls a licensee may face in a competitive market, the four required elements for valid contracts, and the differences between contract and tort law. Also discussed are various federal laws impacting the real estate industry including anti-trust law, the Dodd-Frank Act, RESPA, the Fair Housing Act, landlord-tenant laws, the Do Not Call Registry and the FTC MAP Rules.


$49.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN REAL ESTATE LAW

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.


$69.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN SALES COMPARISON APPROACH

Short Sales

Please note: Hawaii does not allow any course to be repeated for continuing education credit.
 

      This course is designed to equip the real estate licensee to assist clients with short sales. It first discusses short sale transactions, short sale alternatives, the HAFA and HAMP program, and the impact of short sales on buyers, sellers, and lenders. It then explains the short sale lender and the licensee's role in a short sale transaction, including how to prepare a short sale packet for a lender. The MARS Rule and how it applies to licensees assisting clients with short sales is examined. The course concludes with a brief discussion of tenant rights during and after a short sale and an identification of the types of lender fraud that may be attempted in short sale transactions.


$39.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN SHORT SALES

Starting a Successful Brokerage

Please note: Hawaii does not allow any course to be repeated for continuing education credit.  


     Ready to start your own brokerage business? "Starting a Successful Brokerage" is packed with essential information to help you get started and succeed! Explore how to develop a business plan, setting up your company's management team, and marketing and advertising options. Identify costs involved in running a company. Starting a brokerage is a huge challenge...and there are great rewards for those that do it right! Learn the vital skills, strategies, and necessary steps for getting your company off to the right start.


$69.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN STARTING A SUCCESSFUL BROKERAGE

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.    


$69.00 ONLINE - SELF PACED

ENROLL IN STARTING A SUCCESSFUL BROKERAGE

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.


$69.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN TAX ADVANTAGES OF HOME OWNERSHIP

Tax Free Exchanges

      Learn all about 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.


$49.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN TAX FREE EXCHANGES

Hawaii 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 how to 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

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

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 & 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

Hawaii Real Estate Career

License Process for Hawaii

Hawaii Real Estate License Requirements 

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


Licensing Board/Commission: 

Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Real Estate Branch (DCCA) 


Requirements: 

Education hours required for a real estate salesperson license in the state of Hawaii: 60 hours of Hawaii real estate salespersons prelicense coursework 

Education hours required for a real estate broker license in the state of Hawaii: 80 hours of Hawaii real estate broker prelicense coursework 


Reciprocity: 

Real estate commissions and boards across the country are adopting policies for a real estate agents in one state to more easily become licensed in another state. Hawaii does not have a reciprocal relationship with any other state. However, a salesperson may qualify for an equivalency to the prelicense education requirement and/or the equivalency to the Uniform Examination. A real estate professional with a current and unencumbered real estate salesperson’s license in another state may become a Hawaii real estate broker with the approval of the proper applications. (See the Real Estate Broker Flowchart for additional information.) 


Continuing Education (CE) and License Renewal Requirements: 

Real estate licenses in Hawaii must be renewed by November 30 of even-numbered years. Real estate CE classes for license renewal can be completed through December 31 of that year. Hawaii requires 20 hours of continuing education, of which 14 hours may be electives and 6 hours must be core courses.

Hawaii Appraisal Career

License Process for Hawaii

Hawaii Real Estate Appraisal Licensing Requirements 

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


The information contained below is designed to provide a summary of the minimum education, experience, and examination requirements established by the Hawaii Vocational and Professional Licensing Board. 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 

• State Licensed Appraiser 

• Certified Residential License 

• Certified General License 


Licensure Requirements to Become an Appraiser 

• Must be at least 18 years of age 

• Must have a high school diploma or its equivalent 

• Must submit 3 notarized references from individuals who have had dealings with the applicant related to the applicant’s reputation for honesty, truthfulness, and financial integrity 

• 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 

• 75 hours for the Trainee Appraiser coursers which include: Basic Appraisal Principles (30 hours), Basic Appraisal Procedures (30 hours), 15 Hour National USPAP Course or its equivalent (15 hours) and 4 hours of Supervisor/Trainee education. 

• 150 hours for the State Licensed Appraiser courses which include: 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 

• Trainee Appraiser – No education required 

• State Licensed Appraiser – 1000 hours in 6 months 

• 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 

• All appraiser licenses must be renewed biennially by December 31st every odd number year 

• Appraisers are required to complete 28 hours of continuing education appraiser classes each renewal cycle 

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