Michigan Real Estate Courses

Michigan "The Works Deluxe" Package with Virtual Study Program

It's okay to be an overachiever!
 

      The Michigan "The Works Deluxe" Package has everything in it from "The Basic" and "The Works" packages PLUS the hardcover reference textbook Real Estate: An Introduction to the Profession. 

      Make sure you are set up for success for both the state exam and your future career in real estate. 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. Michigan Sales Pre-license Course.
 

2. Michigan Real Estate: Principles and Practices (book): Please note that our courses are designed to comply with the state requirements without the need of a textbook. This book is added value to the package and an additional resource.
 

3. Michigan Real Estate Exam Prep: This is comprised of the major testing formats found in real estate state exam testing including 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.
 

4. 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.
 

5. 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.
 

6. 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.
 

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

8. 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.
 

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

10. 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%.


$315.00 BUNDLE

ENROLL IN MICHIGAN "THE WORKS DELUXE" PACKAGE WITH VIRTUAL STUDY PROGRAM

Michigan "The Works" Package with Virtual Study Program

Get our quality guarantee and exam prep!
 

       This 40-hour package contains everything from "The Basic" package PLUS our National Real Estate Exam Prep which 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 (2) 100 question practice exams (one for salesperson and one for broker). You can have confidence in your level of preparation knowing that, all in all, our exam prep covers 1,000 questions on real estate content!
 

Included in "The Works Deluxe" Package: 

1. Michigan 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%.


$249.00 BUNDLE

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

Michigan "The Basic" Package

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

      As an added bonus to the mandatory 40 hours, MathMaster is also included to give you a crash course on real estate math to better ensure your success!
 

1. Michigan 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%.


$183.00 BUNDLE

ENROLL IN MICHIGAN "THE BASIC" PACKAGE

Michigan Salespersons' Fundamentals of Real Estate

      This course has everything needed to satisfy Michigan's state education requirement for a real estate salesperson to qualify to take the state licensing exam. This 40-hour real estate pre-license course is an affordable, convenient way to prepare you with the knowledge needed to pass the state exam and begin a successful career in real estate. 

      Highlights include Michigan License Law & Rules, Contracts, Liens & Community Ownership, Taxation, Pricing Property, Introduction to Finance & Real Estate Math, Property Descriptions & Title and Property Ownership and Leasing Land Use.


$169.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN MICHIGAN SALESPERSON'S FUNDAMENTALS OF 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

Michigan Broker Package

      This 90-hour package has everything you need to fulfill the required education for salespersons looking to take and pass the broker licensing exam. Courses included are:
 

1. Broker Prep (complete with 9 hours of Civil Law and Equal Opportunity in Housing) (30 Hours): This course satisfies 30 hours of mandatory Broker Preparation education required in Michigan. In addition, this course includes the mandatory 9 hours of Civil Rights Law and Equal Opportunity requirement by the state of Michigan to qualify for the state licensing exam to become a broker. Other highlighted topics include: Liens, Land Use, Titles and Title Transfers, Leasing and Property Management and Community and Property Ownership.
 

2. Valuation of Residential Properties (30 Hours): Highlights include: Real Estate Appraisal Principles and Practices, Markets for Residential Real Estate, Data Analysis in Regards to Appraisal, and Site Description and Analysis. Please note that Michigan Valuation of Residential Properties does not have any hours that qualify for Civil Rights Law and Equal Opportunity in Housing.
 

3. Commercial Real Estate Brokerage (30 Hours): Highlights include: Commercial Leases, Environmental Regulations, Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act (ILSFDA), Commercial Real Estate Principles and the Brownfield Economic Redevelopment Initiative. Please note that no hours of Civil Rights Law and Equal Opportunity in Housing are included in this course.


$699.00 BUNDLE

ENROLL IN MICHIGAN BROKER PACKAGE

Michigan Commercial Real Estate Brokerage

      Become a better and more effective broker by gaining further insight into commercial real estate. This course fulfills 30 of the 90 hours of education required in Michigan to qualify to take the state broker licensing exam. Highlights include: Commercial Leases, Environmental Regulations, Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act (ILSFDA), Commercial Real Estate Principles and the Brownfield Economic Redevelopment Initiative. Please note that no hours of Civil Rights Law and Equal Opportunity in Housing are included in this course.


$299.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN MICHIGAN COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE BROKERAGE

Michigan Valuation of Residential Properties

      It is integral to understand the appraisal process for residential real estate. Learn the three approaches to valuation. This course fulfills 30 of the 90 hours of education required in Michigan to take the licensing exam to become a real estate broker. Highlights include: Real Estate Appraisal Principles and Practices, Markets for Residential Real Estate, Data Analysis in Regards to Appraisal, and Site Description and Analysis. Please note that Michigan Valuation of Residential Properties does not have any hours that qualify for Civil Rights Law and Equal Opportunity in Housing.


$299.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN MICHIGAN VALUATION OF RESIDENTIAL PROPERTIES

Real Estate Finance

      The course includes contemporary topics of residential real estate finance and how financial markets work. It also includes current principals and practices of real estate finance resulting from the financial crisis and mortgage meltdown. It provides coverage of specialized mortgage lending procedures, changes in federal regulations of financing, mortgage appraisal, property analysis, settlement procedures, and more.


$299.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN REAL ESTATE FINANCE

Michigan Broker Prep

      This course satisfies 30 hours of mandatory Broker Preparation education required in Michigan. In addition, this course includes the mandatory 9 hours of Civil Rights Law and Equal Opportunity requirement by the state of Michigan to qualify for the state licensing exam to become a broker. Other highlighted topics include: Liens, Land Use, Titles and Title Transfers, Leasing and Property Management and Community and Property Ownership.


$299.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN MICHIGAN BROKER PREP

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

Michigan Exam Prep

      Prepare for the state licensing exam with the only mastery and fluency based exam prep system in the market. It is designed to help you maximize your study time and retain the most important information for exam day. This exam prep includes 14 mastery and fluency based testing lessons and 14 exams both covering hundreds of questions on national and state level content. The program is professionally designed to give you an interactive learning experience that will help prepare you to pass the state licensing exam!


$59.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN MICHIGAN EXAM PREP

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

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.
 

Course Code - 274-M606


$24.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN ADA AND FAIR HOUSING

Complete 2016-2018 Michigan Renewal Package

Renew your Michigan real estate license with this convenient all-in-one CE solution. 

      This comprehensive package provides everything you need to ensure you complete your CE requirements before the deadline. It includes the mandatory 2018 Michigan Legal Updates course and 18-hours of elective courses including topics on commercial real estate and TRID. Save money and streamline your renewal today!
 

1. 2018 Michigan Legal Update - Short Sales and Foreclosures (2 Hours): This course covers mandatory content required to renew your real estate license. Learn more about short sale basics, regulations and alternatives, working with short sale buyers and sellers, foreclosures and REO properties and information for licensees regarding short sales.
 

2. Michigan 2017 Legal Updates: Environmental Hazards Disclosure (2 Hours): The course covers broad issues of real estate standards and legal principles relating to property disclosure. Topics reviewed in detail include asbestos, lead, radon, mold, methamphetamine labs and other environmental hazards.
 

3. Michigan 2016 Legal Updates: Decoding TRID (2 Hours): This legal update course covers the TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) Rule, also known as Know Before You Owe. The course focuses on the purpose of the integrated disclosure forms--the Loan Estimate and the Closing Disclosure--and the timelines for delivery.
 

4. Short Sales and Foreclosures (4 Hours): The Home Affordable Modification Program and the Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternative (HAFA II/Short Sale) are just some of the topics covered in this 2-hour course. Additional topics include how the MARS Rule affects real estate licensees who are working with a client on a short sale and the kinds of lender fraud that licensees should look for during the process of a short sale.
 

5. Prequalifying Your Buyer in Today’s Market (4 Hours): Learn how to calculate debt ratios and use loan factors to complete mathematical calculations and estimate closing costs for different types of loans and get first-hand experience by doing prequalifying computations and complete a loan comparison worksheet to test the new skills you learned in the course.
 

6. Principles of Commercial Real Estate (4 Hours): A high-level view of commercial real estate that examines various types of commercial real estate and explores land development, site selection, industrial real estate brokerage and how both local and regional labor markets can have an effect on commercial real estate
 

Michigan CE Requirements: 18 hours of continuing education per 3-year license cycle, which includes at least 2 hours covering Michigan law, rules and court cases regarding real estate.


$89.00 BUNDLE

ENROLL IN COMPLETE 2016-2018 MICHIGAN RENEWAL PACKAGE

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.


$24.00 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.


$24.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN ETHICS IN REAL ESTATE

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.


$24.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN FEDERAL LAW AND COMERCIAL REAL ESTATE

Michigan Elective 12-Hour Package

       Get all of your elective hours for the current three year continuing education renewal period out of the way! This package consists of the 12 hours of continuing education electives required by the Michigan Board of Real Estate Brokers and Salespersons.
 

1. Principles of Commercial Real Estate (4 Hours): This course provides an overview of real estate financing, and describes the different types of loans and loan programs as well as lending sources.
 

2. Prequalifying your Buyer in Today's Market (4 Hours): 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.
 

3. Short Sales and Foreclosures (4 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).


$64.00 BUNDLE

ENROLL IN MICHIGAN ELECTIVE 12-HOUR PACKAGE

Michigan 2016 Legal Updates: Decoding TRID (CE MARKETPLACE CERTIFIED)

      This 2-hour legal update course covers the TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) Rule, also known as Know Before You Owe. The course focuses on the purpose of the integrated disclosure forms--the Loan Estimate and the Closing Disclosure--and the timelines for delivery.


$14.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN MICHIGAN 2016 LEGAL UPDATES: DECODING TRID (CE MARKETPLACE CERTIFIED

Michigan 2017 Legal Updates: Environmental Hazards Disclosure (CE MARKETPLACE CERTIFIED)

      The course covers broad issues of real estate standards and legal principles relating to property disclosure. Topics reviewed in detail include asbestos, lead, radon, mold, methamphetamine labs and other environmental hazards.


$14.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN MICHIGAN 2017 LEGAL UPDATES: ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS DISCLOSURE

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.


$24.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN PREQUALIFYING YOUR BUYER IN TODAY'S MARKET

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. Course Code -274-M610


$24.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN PRINCIPLES OF COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE

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.


$24.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN SHORT SALES AND FORECLOSURES

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.


$24.00 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.


$19.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN TECHNOLOGY TRENDS IN REAL ESTATE

Michigan 2018 Legal Update - Short Sales and Foreclosures

      This is a mandatory 2-hour CE course is created to meet a legal update requirement in Michigan. The course must cover law, rules, and court cases involving real estate short sales and foreclosures. This course covers short sale basics and alternatives, working with short sale buyers and sellers, short sale regulations, foreclosures and REO properties and information for licensees regarding short sales. 


$14.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN 2018 LEGAL UPDATE - SHORT SALES AND FORECLOSURES

2016 Michigan Renewal Package 1

      Meet the 2016 portion of your Michigan real estate CE requirement. Totaling 6 hours, this package includes:
 

1. 2016 Legal Updates: Decoding TRID (2 Hours): This legal update course covers the TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) Rule, also known as Know Before You Owe. The course focuses on the purpose of the integrated disclosure forms--the Loan Estimate and the Closing Disclosure--and the timelines for delivery.
 

2. Prequalifying Your Buyer in Today's Market (4 Hours): Learn how to calculate debt ratios and use loan factors to complete mathematical calculations and estimate closing costs for different types of loans and get first-hand experience by doing prequalifying computations and complete a loan comparison worksheet to test the new skills you learned in the course. 


$34.00 BUNDLE

ENROLL IN 2016 MICHIGAN RENEWAL PACKAGE 1

2017 Michigan Renewal Package 1

Meet the 2017 portion of your Michigan real estate CE requirement. Totaling 6 hours, this package includes:
 

1. Michigan 2017 Legal Updates: Environmental Hazards Disclosure (2 Hours): The course covers broad issues of real estate standards and legal principles relating to property disclosure. Topics reviewed in detail include asbestos, lead, radon, mold, methamphetamine labs and other environmental hazards.
 

2. Short Sales and Foreclosure (4 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).


$34.00 BUNDLE

ENROLL IN 2017 MICHIGAN RENEWAL PACKAGE 1

2018 Michigan Renewal Package 1

Meet your 2018 mandatory CE requirements with this 6-hour package!
 

       This package provides everything you need to ensure you complete your mandatory CE requirements before the deadline. It includes the 2018 Michigan Legal Updates course and 4 hours of elective continuing education hours!
 

1. 2018 Michigan Legal Update - Short Sales and Foreclosures (2 Hours): This course covers mandatory content required to renew your real estate license. Learn more about short sale basics, regulations and alternatives, working with short sale buyers and sellers, foreclosures and REO properties and information for licensees regarding short sales.
 

2. ADA and Fair Housing (4 Hours): Protect your clients' interests and understand their rights regarding the American Disabilities Act and Fair Housing laws. This course offers in-depth insight into the ADA and Fair Housing which affect most areas of real estate.
 

Michigan CE Requirements: 18 hours of continuing education per 3-year license cycle, which includes at least 2 hours covering Michigan law, rules and court cases regarding real estate.


$34.00 BUNDLE

ENROLL IN 2018 MICHIGAN RENEWAL PACKAGE 1

2016-2017 Michigan Catch-up Package

      Didn't complete your 2016 continuing education? No problem! Catch up on your 2016 continuing education requirement and get a head start on your 2017 required coursework with this package. You will receive the 2016 and 2017 mandatory legal update courses, as well as 8 hours of continuing education electives as required by the Michigan Board of Brokers and Salespersons:
 

1. 2016 Legal Updates: Decoding TRID (2 Hours): This legal update course covers the TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) Rule, also known as Know Before You Owe. The course focuses on the purpose of the integrated disclosure forms--the Loan Estimate and the Closing Disclosure--and the timelines for delivery.
 

2. Michigan 2017 Legal Updates: Environmental Hazards Disclosure (2 Hours): The course covers broad issues of real estate standards and legal principles relating to property disclosure. Topics reviewed in detail include asbestos, lead, radon, mold, methamphetamine labs and other environmental hazards.
 

3. Short Sales and Foreclosure (4 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. Prequalifying Your Buyer in Today's Market (4 Hours): Learn how to calculate debt ratios and use loan factors to complete mathematical calculations and estimate closing costs for different types of loans and get first-hand experience by doing prequalifying computations and complete a loan comparison worksheet to test the new skills you learned in the course. 


$64.00 BUNDLE

ENROLL IN 2016-2017 MICHIGAN CATCH-UP PACKAGE

Michigan 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 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

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 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

Michigan Real Estate Career

License Process for Michigan

Michigan Real Estate License Requirements 

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


Licensing Board/Commission: 

CE Marketplace - LARA Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs 


Requirements: 

Education hours required for a real estate salesperson license in the state of Michigan: 40 hours 


Education hours required for a real estate broker license in the state of Michigan: 90 hours 


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. There is no reciprocity between Michigan and any other state.

 

Continuing Education (CE) and License Renewal Requirements: 

Real estate professionals must renew their licenses by October 31 every three years. 2018 ends the current 3-year cycle. Michigan requires licensees to complete 18 hours of real estate CE in each 3-year period, which includes 2 hours of legal updates classes each year.

Michigan Appraisal Career

License Process for Michigan

Michigan Real Estate Appraisal Licensing Requirements 

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


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

• Limited Real Estate Appraiser 

• State Licensed Real Estate Appraiser 

• Certified Residential Appraiser • Certified General Appraiser 


Licensure Requirements to Become an Appraiser 

• Must be at least 18 years of age 

• Must have a high school diploma or its equivalent 

• 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: 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 (Limited Real Estate Appraisers are not required to take a state exam) 

• Submit application, required documents, and associated fees 


Appraiser School Education Requirements 

• 75 hours for the Limited Real Estate 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) 

• 150 hours for the State Licensed Real Estate Appraiser which include the same hour requirement as the Limited Real Estate Appraiser level 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 Estate Appraiser which consist of the same 150 hours of Licensed Residential 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 Estate Appraiser which includes the same 200 hours for the Certified Residential Appraiser education AND: Income Property Appraisal (60 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 

• Limited Real Estate Appraiser – No experience requirement 

• State Licensed Real Estate Appraiser – 2000 hours including 1500 in residential experience in no less than 12 months 

• Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser – 2500 hours including 1500 hours in residential experience in not less than 24 months 

• Certified General Real Estate Appraiser – 3000 hours in not less than 30 months with at least 1500 hours of experience in nonresidential appraisals

 

Continuing Education Requirements for Appraiser License Renewal 

• Licenses expire on July 31 of the renewal year. New licenses issued after the first week in April will expire on July 31 of the following year 

• License renewals not received by July 31 can be renewed with submission of the regular renewal fee, plus a $20.00 late fee until September 29. Beginning September 30 of the renewal year the licensee must apply for relicensure. Licensees must take 28 hours of education during the two year renewal cycle 

• In accordance with the Appraiser Qualifications Board Criteria, effective July 1, 2013 Limited Real Estate Appraisers are required to complete 14 hours of approved continuing education appraiser classes from the date of licensure 

• To ensure that your renewal is processed timely, continuing education should be completed and reported to the department no later than May 30 of each renewal year, even though the deadline for continuing education is July 31 of each renewal year. The hours may be completed at any time during the 2-year renewal period, which begins August 1 of each renewal year 

• The 7-hour National USPAP course must be completed every renewal period. Also, a 2-hour course on Michigan appraiser licensing law and rules must be completed every 2 years