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6 Hours
Complete the 3-hour elective and 3-hour Legal Topics continuing education requirement for real estate agents in Kentucky with this renewal package.

Includes:
  • Ethics in Real Estate
  • Tax Free Exchanges


**This does not fulfill the core requirement of 6 hours that are mandatory for the state once every 4 years.

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6 Hours
Fulfill both your 3-hour elective and 3-hour Legal Topics requirement with this package.

Includes:
  • Principles of Commercial Real Estate
  • Tax Free Exchanges


**This does not fulfill the core requirement of 6 hours that are mandatory for the state once every 4 years.

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6 Hours
This package includes 3 Law Hours and 3 Elective Hours needed for renewal.*

Includes:
  • Code of Ethics: Good For Your Clients and Your Business (3 elective hours)**
  • Breaking Barriers: Fair Housing (3 law hours)
*This package does not include the KY Core Law course that is needed every four years for renewal.

**This course meets the REALTORS® Code of Ethics Training (formerly known as NAR QUADRENNIAL) Requirement. You will need to confirm with your local REALTOR association if they will accept it.

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6 Hours
This package includes 3 Law Hours and 3 Elective Hours needed for renewal.*

Includes:
  • Keeping It Honest: Understanding Real Estate and Mortgage Fraud (3 law hours)
  • Attracting Online Consumers: Listings and Syndication (3 elective hours)
*This package does not include the KY Core Law course that is needed every 4 years for renewal

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6 Hours
This package includes 3 Law Hours and 3 Elective Hours needed for renewal.*

Includes:
  • Title and Escrow: Two Families, One Transaction (3 law hours)
  • Did You Serve? Identifying Homebuying Advantages for Veterans (3 Elective Hours)
*This package does not include the KY Core Law course that is needed every 4 years for renewal

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6 Hours
KY 6.0 hours Sales Associates or Brokers Renewal Package #1 contains:
  • 3.0 hours The Millennials are Changing Real Estate!
  • 3.0 hours Risk Awareness
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6 Hours
KY 6.0 hours Sales Associates or Brokers Renewal Package #2 contains:
  • 3.0 hours Tiny Homes and Other Alternative Properties
  • 3.0 hours Agency Exposed
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6 Hours
KY 6.0 hours Sales Associates or Brokers Renewal Package #3 contains:
  • 3.0 hours Duties of a Real Estate Broker
  • 3.0 hours Disclosure Is Not A Secret
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Kentucky Core Course- Click Course Title To View More
6 Core Hours
Every four (4) years licensees need to complete a six (6) hour KY core course. This course meets that requirement. The due date of this course is based on your birth date. Please refer to the KREC website if you have further questions about this requirement or when it is due by.

As a real estate licensee in Kentucky, you have obligations to clients, customers, your broker, the Kentucky Real Estate Commission, and yourself. You must be familiar with guidelines, legislation, and required forms to ensure your real estate practice is effective and legal. This course covers recent license law updates that impact your license renewal and real estate practice. You will become familiar with information and resources made available to you through the Kentucky Real Estate Commission website and you will learn about issues impacting agency and representation of buyer and seller clients.
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3 Hours
This course has been thoughtfully designed to meet the training and supervisory needs of a broker’s regulatory management responsibilities. Topics include Trust Accounts, Fair Housing laws, Advertising, Licensee Supervision, Commission and Fees, Use of Technology, Antitrust Laws, and General Ethics.
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3 Legal Hours (6 total)
It is widely known that government exists due to the taxation of you and your client's income and property. Your clients should be aware that tax consequences occur as a result of each real estate transaction. Although as a real estate professional you should not provide tax or legal advice, you can identify the potential income and other tax affects for your sellers and buyers, and advise them to seek appropriate legal and tax counsel.

Course highlights include:
  • Details outlining in-home office deduction requirements, and an explanation of how to calculate these deductions
  • A clear definition of qualified residences
  • Details about loans that commonly qualify for interest deductions
  • Instructions on calculating an adjusted basis, a capital gain/loss, a net selling price, and a gain or loss on the sale of assets
  • An overview of commercial real estate 1031 Like-Kind Exchange requirements
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3 Legal Hours
Real estate professionals have a responsibility to know and understand the applicable fair housing and civil rights laws governing their workplace as well as their personal conduct. The public expects and deserves competent actions based upon thorough knowledge. However, federal definitions of “protected classes” expand and change. As licensees learn about and review protected classes and fair housing laws throughout this course, they will become better equipped to act with honesty, competence, and intelligence in serving their clients and customers.

In Breaking Barriers in Fair Housing, we discuss the protections provided by the Fair Housing Act, and how licensees can best protect clients and their firms from discrimination.

Course highlights include:
  • Video enactments depicting actual fair housing cases, submitted by the Oklahoma Real Estate Commission.
  • Up-to-the-minute actual case studies in fair housing violations
  • An analysis of the benefits of fair housing principles in real estate.
  • A discussion of how attitudes and laws have changed to support a fair housing mindset
  • A description of regulatory changes relating to fair housing
  • A primer on how to write nondiscriminatory advertising
  • Red flags of discrimination for listing agents, selling agents and brokers
  • A Public Service Announcement video on fair housing from the Department of Housing and Urban Development
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3 Legal Hours
Real estate is no stranger to the white collar criminal, as fraud has become a major issue in the industry. Many lawbreakers use real estate as a vehicle to steal the life savings of unsuspecting homeowners and defraud lenders out of millions of dollars for their own gain. Federal, state, and local governments have taken steps to combat real estate fraud, but it remains a major problem—and one you need to have a solid understanding of to ensure you're able to shield your clients and yourself from being defrauded or unknowingly committing fraud.

Keeping It Honest: Understanding Real Estate and Mortgage Fraud has been updated to discuss the latest fraudulent schemes and explain recent government initiatives aimed at stopping fraud and protecting consumers.

Course highlights include:
  • An overview of fraud and its impact on the real estate industry.
  • An examination of the newest and most prevalent types of fraudulent schemes.
  • A detailed description of red flag behaviors that suggest someone is engaging in fraud.
  • Recommendations on how to report fraudulent or suspected fraudulent activities to the proper authorities.
  • An analysis of key government initiatives aimed at stopping fraud and protecting consumers.
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3 Legal Hours
In a race, you don't finish unless you cross the finish line. A real estate transaction can be similar. All the hard work, the showings, the negotiations, the contracts, and the communications are all part of the race. The final step, finish line, comes at the closing. The signing of all the documents and transferring of ownership from one person to another comes at the finish line.

Course highlights include:
  • Details that will help you protect ownership rights and understand liens, encumbrances, and title insurance
  • A list of the four basic rights of owning and possessing property and explanations of how these rights impact property owners
  • Characteristics of a valid deed, and descriptions of grant deeds, warranty deeds, quitclaim deeds, tax deeds, gift deeds, and deeds in lieu of foreclosure
  • Items included on a full title report, an ownership and encumbrance property report, a legal and vesting report, and a land title report
  • Details about items covered by the lender's title insurance policy and those covered by the borrower's policy
  • An explanation of the contents of the HUD-1 Settlement Statement
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3 Hours
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.
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3 Hours
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.
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3 Hours
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.
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3 Hours
Tactics that work with motivated, excited sellers don't always translate well when working with short sale sellers and short sale buyers. Toss lender approvals, junior lien holders, and inflexible timelines into the mix, and you end up with a whole new ball game.

In a short sale transaction, the motivation for each party is different than the standard transaction, and as the professional in the scene, you need to adjust accordingly. This course speaks to your interaction with short sale sellers, and how you can help them through a tough process while diligently advocating on their behalf. We cover how to figure out an appropriate listing price, negotiate with the lender's representative, sort through debt settlement terminology, and carry the deal through to closing. We also look at the process from a buyer's agent perspective. Additional cautions, considerations, and fraud prevention tactics are required when advocating on behalf of these deal-seeking buyers.
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3 Hours
The Multiple Listing Service (MLS) is the most powerful tool that you, as a real estate professional, have at your disposal. Potential buyers, in addition to other real estate professionals, can view your listings through a multitude of websites. How you use the MLS communicates your level of professionalism and attracts people to your properties.

This course provides common sense theories and best practices from industry experts. Harness the full power of the MLS, starting with a full understanding of how data flow in and out of the MLS. Apply the practical concepts from this course to:

Course highlights include:
  • Write exceptional listing descriptions
  • Prepare listings that receive the attention they deserve
  • Remain in compliance with fair housing, advertising, ethics, and anti-trust regulations
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3 Hours
It is estimated that approximately $300 billion in real estate is transacted by investors each year. Grab your piece of the pie by understanding the driving forces in the dynamic residential real estate investment market. Possessing knowledge of the strategies and mindsets of investors will help you serve your valuable investor clients effectively, responsibly, and ethically.

Through this course, you will learn the impact of real estate investment in the United States, the opportunities that exist for investors, and your role in representing the residential real estate investor.

Course highlights include:
  • Resources from Keller Williams Publishing, National Real Estate Investors Association, OwnAmerica, and the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) that will help you serve your investor clients
  • A Criteria Worksheet handout that can be utilized in your efforts finding properties for your clients
  • Insights from The Millionaire Real Estate Investor, Personal Real Estate Investor Magazine, and Crash Boom! that will help you understand the mindset and strategies of investors
  • Details about current real estate market conditions and the impact of investors on the market over time
  • A look at recent data from the U.S. census, NAR surveys, and other independent studies, as well as a discussion about what it all means for today’s real estate investors
  • Tips for acting ethically, providing a high level of service, and avoiding liability issues while working with investors
  • Advice for becoming a real estate investor yourself, including legal landmines to guard against
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3 Hours
Practicing real estate during a hot market is not business as usual. Ethical, legal and practical issues occur when buyers scramble to “get theirs” while listing agents guard the gate—sometimes using questionable means.

No matter the market dynamics, a licensee’s fiduciary duties do not change. A buyer’s agent still has the duty to put client needs first, and help buyers obtain properties meeting their needs for the lowest price possible. Listing agents also must put the seller’s interest first, and try to secure for them the best price and most favorable terms.

This course shows licensees how to navigate hot market dynamics ethically and legally, whether representing buyers or sellers.

Course highlights include:
  • An overview of hot market dynamics, including low inventory, cash buyers, multiple offers, appraisal and lending issues
  • How to stay ethical, legal and avoid violating MLS rules when taking a pocket listing
  • A discussion of private listing groups and their potential risks for fair housing and anti-trust violations
  • Buyer strategies for writing winning offers—and guerilla tactics to avoid
  • Escalator clauses, what they are and how to respond to them
  • Ways to assist sellers in evaluating offers based not only on price and terms but also on buyer strength
  • Strategies for responding to multiple offers
  • Options for buyers and sellers when properties do not appraise
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3 Hours
When licensees represent clients in a commercial transaction, whether marketing the building or assisting in the purchase, knowledge of the building’s structure and systems is vital. A building is comprised of its architectural features and its MEP (mechanical, electrical and plumbing) systems. In this course you’ll learn about:

Highlights of this course include:
  • A foundational understanding of … foundations! Includes footings and how they work with foundations to form a system, design concerns of foundations including soil conditions, water tables and live and dead loads
  • Design considerations for roofs, walls, windows and doors
  • An overview of HVAC types and considerations, including cost, efficiency and varying tenant needs
  • A look at electrical, lighting, controls and fire and security alarms, and how they differ by building use and tenant need
  • How external conditions can impact building design, occupancy and parking, including zoning and code location, topography, environmental factors
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3 Hours
Client advocacy filters into every aspect of your real estate business, starting with the method you use to pursue new clients through your follow-up call after you have executed a transaction. This course takes the concept of advocacy and applies it to everyday actions in commercial real estate. Numerous examples populate the course, including strategies to employ when pursuing new business, opportunities to educate your clients, and effective discussion points to help your clients see when an expert is needed. Good service means being an effective advocate, and this course will help polish those advocating skills.

Highlights of this course include:
  • Real life examples of complicated transactions and the key actions that made them successful
  • Evaluation of how specialization expands your core competencies resulting in a more stable and successful business strategy
  • A deep look at your client interactions with specific advice on how to improve the results


Ed Riggins, Senior Vice President with Cresa Atlanta, assisted in the development of Client Advocacy in Commercial Real Estate, serving as the course's subject matter expert. Ed is a Life Member of the Atlanta Commercial Board of REALTORS®, and he's among less than 1% of practitioners nationally to hold both the SIOR and CCIM designations. www.edriggins.com
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3 Hours
Electronic transactions and e-signatures can give you the competitive edge you need to attract new business, better serve existing clients, and improve your bottom line.

This course provides you with a comprehensive understanding of how national and international laws define an electronic signature, how e-signature technology is currently being used by real estate professionals, and how you can use it in your day-to-day transactions. Additionally, this course looks at the use of e-mail to conduct negotiations and at several real-life case studies currently affecting how you do business.

Course highlights include:
  • A look at what it takes to make an e-mail a legally binding agreement, including a discussion of the “mirror image” rule
  • Tips for ensuring that your e-mail communications remain blunder free
  • A discussion of the pros and cons of e-mail disclaimers and how much protection they really provide users
  • A look at how e-signatures are becoming more and more commonplace in the real estate industry, with institutions like the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) and mortgage giants like Freddie Mac accepting e-signatures and the National Association of REALTORS® partnering with DocuSign, an e-signature provider
  • A detailed discussion of several national and international e-signature laws, including the Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act (ESIGN), the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act (UETA), and EU Directive 1999/93/EC
  • A review of several precedent-setting case studies and their influence on the use of electronic negotiations in the real estate industry
  • An examination of the financial and practical benefits of using e-signature technology
  • Tips for selecting an e-signature technology that fits your needs as a busy real estate agent
  • A description of the crucial security features and authentication methods to look for in an e-signature software
  • Tips for successfully integrating e-signature technology into your day-to-day business transactions
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3 Hours
The Fundamentals of Commercial Real Estate provides a solid foundation for your understanding of commercial real estate. The course covers the need-to-know information on a broad range of commercial topics.

If you're an experienced residential licensee, a few of the fundamentals of commercial real estate will be familiar to you—the importance of location, for example. In many other regards, commercial differs sharply from residential real estate. You'll be working with executives, investors, and business owners in commercial real estate, individuals whose focus is squarely on the bottom line.

Equipped with the information and advice found in this course, you'll be well-prepared to grasp the more complex aspects of commercial real estate as you gain more experience in the industry.

Course highlights include:
  • Definitions of key terms and concepts that apply to commercial real estate.
  • A detailed explanation of how to identify and meet the various needs of your commercial real estate clients.
  • An analysis of the main differences between commercial and residential real estate sales.
  • An overview of the most common valuation methods for real estate and businesses.
  • Tips on gathering the demographic and location-related details that clients need to make well-informed decisions.
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