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Virginia Real Estate SchoolCompleting your Virginia continuing education by your renewal deadline has never been easier. We have compiled the best courses for Virginia Real Estate agents to help you not only renew your license but to learn the latest in real estate market trends so you can be successful. Do not wait until it is too late, complete your Virginia real estate continuing education today!

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16 Hours
This package includes 8 CE hours of electives and 8 CE hours of mandatory topics required for active Sales license renewals in their second or subsequent renewal cycle.

Courses included in this package:
  • Code of Ethics: Good for Your Clients and Your Business- 3 Mandatory Ethics Hours*
  • 1 Hr. Virginia Agency Law - 1 Mandatory Agency Hour
  • 1 Hr. Virginia Contract Law - 1 Mandatory Contracts Hour
  • 1 Hr. Virginia Legal Update - 1 Mandatory Legal Update Hour
  • 2 Hr. Virginia Fair Housing - 2 Mandatory Fair Housing Hours
  • Going Green: The Environmental Movement in Real Estate - 4 Elective Hours
  • Online Risk Managment- 4 Elective Hours


**This course meets the NAR QUADRENNIAL requirement standard. You will need to confirm with your local REALTOR association if they will accept it.
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24 Hours
This package includes 8 elective CE hours and 16 CE hours of mandatory topics required for active broker licensees.

Courses included in this package:
  • Code of Ethics: Good For Your Clients and Your Business - 3 Mandatory Ethics Hours**
  • 1 Hr. Virginia Agency Law - 1 Mandatory Agency Hour
  • 1 Hr. Virginia Contract Law - 1 Mandatory Contracts Hour
  • 1 Hr. Virginia Legal Update - 1 Mandatory Legal Update Hour
  • 2 Hr. Virginia Fair Housing - 2 Mandatory Fair Housing Hours
  • Managing Risk in Your Real Estate Business - 4 Mandatory Broker Management Hours
  • Preparing a Market Analysis - Best Practices (4 mandatory Broker management hours)
  • Going Green: The Environmental Movement in Real Estate - 4 Elective Hours
  • Residential Property Management Essentials (4 elective hours)


**This course meets the NAR QUADRENNIAL requirement standard. You will need to confirm with your local REALTOR association if they will accept it.
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24 Hours
Fulfill the Virginia requirement for real estate CE for a broker with this package.

This 24-hour renewal package contains the following 4 courses:
  • Mandatory Topics
  • Business Management in a Real Estate Office
  • Prequalifying Your Buyer in Today's Market
  • Tax Free Exchanges
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16 Hours
Fulfill the Virginia requirement for real estate CE for a salesperson with this package.

This 16-hour renewal package contains the following 3 courses:
  • Mandatory Topics
  • Prequalifying Your Buyer in Today's Market
  • Tax Free Exchanges
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16 Hours
VA 16.0 hours Salespersons - Second & Subsequent Renewal Package #1 contains:
  • 8.0 hours Mandatory Topics for Brokers and Salespersons
  • 4.0 hours Disclosure Is Not A Secret
  • 4.0 hours Risk Awareness
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16 Hours
VA 16.0 hours Salespersons - Second & Subsequent Renewal Package #2 contains:
  • 8.0 hours Mandatory Topics for Brokers and Salespersons
  • 4.0 hours Good Guys/Bad Guys - Who's Who in Mortgage Fraud
  • 4.0 hours Risk Awareness
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24 Hours
VA 24.0 hours Brokers Renewal Package #1 contains:
  • 8.0 hours Mandatory Topics for Brokers and Salespersons
  • 8.0 hours Broker Mandatory Topics
  • 4.0 hours Good Guys/Bad Guys - Who's Who in Mortgage Fraud
  • 4.0 hours Risk Awareness
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24 Hours
VA 24.0 hours Brokers Renewal Package #2 contains:
  • 8.0 hours Mandatory Topics for Brokers and Salespersons
  • 8.0 hours Broker Mandatory Topics
  • 4.0 hours Disclosure Is Not A Secret
  • 4.0 hours Risk Awareness
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Core Courses - Click Course Title To View More
8 Hours
Mandatory Topics covers the duties a licensee has under Virginia's agency law (Real Estate Agency) and some important issues to keep in mind when writing contracts (Real Estate Contracts). The course also covers federal and state fair housing laws and some current cases and administrative decisions related to fair housing (Fair Housing). In addition, current cases that may impact other areas of real estate, including contracts, agency, environmental issues, and property disclosure, are discussed (Legal Updates and Emerging Trends). This course will provide the licensee with a deeper understanding of current court cases and legal issues that will help them to avoid legal liability for themselves, as well as, for their clients. (This course meets 8 hour of mandatory credit.)
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1 Hour
Whether you are acting as a listing agent, buyer’s agent, or dual agent, trust, loyalty, and respect are essential qualities in building a strong and lasting relationship with your clients. From maintaining client confidentiality to ensuring proper disclosure throughout a transaction, you are required to look out for your client’s best interests, as well as the interests of the other parties involved. In order to successfully fulfill your obligations, then, you must have a firm understanding of the legal and ethical standards to which you, as an industry professional, are being held.

This one-hour course, which meets the Real Estate Agency CE requirement for all renewing salespeople and brokers, provides a summary and review of Virginia’s rules and regulations specific to agency relationships.

Course highlights include:
  • A comprehensive look at the legal and ethical responsibilities of listing and buyer’s agents
  • An examination of commonly used contracts and agreements, including listing agreements (Exclusive Right to Sell, Exclusive Agency, and Open Listing) and buyer/broker agreements
  • A discussion of the legal and ethical responsibilities of rental listing agents and leasing agents
  • A thorough examination of the differences between dual agency and designated dual agency
  • A discussion of limited service agencies (LSAs) and the duties they are required by law to provide
  • An assortment of activities to help reinforce in the information in these lessons
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1 Hour
Decoding real estate contracts and agreements doesn’t have to be a time-consuming and difficult process. Agents who understand the basic terminology and core components of a valid contract are better able to serve their clients, their industry, and their business.

This 1-hour course, which meets the Real Estate Contracts CE requirement for renewing salespeople and brokers, analyzes common agency agreements (including listing agreements, buyer/broker agreements, and sales contracts), looks at federal and state-specific guidelines for processing contracts, and much more!

Course highlights include:
  • A thorough look at contract terminology and the elements of a valid contract
  • A comparison look at the three key types of listing contracts—Exclusive Right to Sell, Exclusive Agency, and Open Agency—so that agents understand the benefits and defining characteristics of each
  • An examination of how offers can be terminated, as well as the distinctions between a void contract and a voidable contract
  • A discussion on state and federal guidelines for correctly handling each contract
  • Activities to seal in the new information and frame it in everyday context
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2 Hour
As the minority housing market continues to grow, it is essential for real estate professionals to be able to spot and avoid discriminatory practices. Agents who understand the guidelines set forth in the Fair Housing Act, the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, and other related laws are better able to provide their customers, clients, and communities with quality, professional service.

This 2-hour Virginia Fair Housing course, which meets the fair housing CE requirement for all renewing salespersons and brokers, covers the foundational aspects of Fair Housing Act in an effort to protect the interests of the real estate community and beyond.

Course highlights include:
  • A review of the classes protected under federal and state fair housing laws
  • Guidelines for avoiding discriminatory advertising practices against any protected classes
  • An examination of actions that are prohibited under federal and state fair housing laws and the steps necessary to seek recourse for violations
  • Descriptions of the different types of discrimination seen in the real estate industry
  • A look at red-flag behavior patterns that may signal discriminatory practices in other real estate industry professionals
  • Real-life case studies that demonstrate violations of fair housing laws and show how court systems have dealt with these issues
  • Activities and examples to seal in the new information and frame it in everyday context
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3 Hours
This course meets the Real Estate Ethics CE requirement for all renewing salespeople and brokers in Virginia

A solid ethical foundation is an essential part of any good business practice. That’s why the National Association of REALTORS® asks its members to follow its Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice. Updated regularly, this Code was first adopted in 1913 and consists of 17 Articles along with supporting Standards of Practice.

The Code of Ethics: Good For Your Clients and Your Business course reviews each Article, highlighting pertinent changes, and offers important takeaway points you can apply to your day-to-day business dealings to ensure you’re always ethical in your business practices.

Ethics principles are a standard component of continuing education. In addition, this course fulfills the ethics training mandated by the National Association of REALTORS® for its members.

Course Highlights
  • A review of recent revisions and additions to the Code of Ethics
  • Tips for applying the Code’s principles and guidelines to your practice
  • A discussion on the benefits of mediation
  • Activities and examples to illustrate the practical application of the new information and frame it in everyday context

*This course meets the REALTORS® Code of Ethics Training Requirement. You will need to confirm with your local REALTOR association if they will accept it.
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8 Hours
8.0 Mandatory Topics for Brokers and Salespersons Hours
To provide Virginia licensees with an update on Ethics and Standards of Conduct, Fair Housing, Legal Updates and Emerging Trends, Real Estate Agency, Real Estate Contracts, Hoarding, and Flood Hazard Areas & the National Flood Insurance Program as specified by the Virginia Real Estate Commission.

This course is a general update and review of many of the most important areas critical to the salespeople and brokers' ability to act in a professional manner. The agent will be able to better avoid conflicts with other real estate professionals and the public. With a thorough understanding of the course, the licensee should be able to operate in a manner that increases the protection of the general public. This course will focus on fair housing, real estate legal updates, ethics, contracts, and agency.

The NAR Code of Ethics is being used only as a teaching tool. The NAR Code of Ethics provisions that are outside of the Virginia Real Estate Board's laws and regulations are not applicable to Real Estate Board licensees.
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8 Hours
8.0 Broker Mandatory Topic Hours

This course meets the eight hour mandatory topics for Brokers in supervision and management of real estate agents and the management of real estate brokerage firms.
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Elective Courses - Click Course Title To View More
4 Hours
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
  • 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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4 Hours
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) acquires thousands of homes every year through foreclosure on properties that had Federal Housing Administration (FHA) insured mortgages. This course explains the processes and procedures involved in listing and selling HUD homes, including how the properties are awarded to individual brokers for listing, how brokers and agents are compensated for these sales, and how they are listed and marketed.

Course highlights include:
  • Overview of increased commission opportunities
  • Explanation of FHA financing, and the FHA foreclosure process
  • A summary of the roles created through HUD's Management and Marketing III program, and details regarding the duties associated with each role
  • A description of the documents involved in the sale of a HUD home
  • Rules outlining the advertisement of HUD homes
  • Details about the HUD home bidding process
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4 Hours
The trend to “go green” now extends beyond weekly recycling efforts and the latest Hybrid cars. In fact, the effects of this movement are becoming increasingly visible in the real estate market. This means that it is crucial for you, as an industry professional, to have a thorough understanding of green home qualifications, eco-friendly remodeling possibilities, and energy-efficient technologies.

This course provides you with the information you need to successfully guide your more eco-minded clients. Whether you’re helping a buyer find a newly constructed green home or advising a seller on green remodeling efforts to improve a listing, you’ll be able to provide your clients with support they need.

Course highlights include:
  • An overview of green footprints, sustainability, and the environmental effects of energy-efficient homes
  • Information on green renovation options, such as the use of renewable flooring, tubular skylights, xeriscaping, and more
  • Videos and Internet resources that provide details on programs, such as Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), the Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing (PATH), and ENERGY STAR®
  • Details about green property requirements, as outlined by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)
  • Statistics on the cost-saving benefits of green remodeling efforts and energy-efficient technology and appliances
  • Tips for inexpensive, yet effective green makeovers that make homes more appealing to eco-conscious buyers


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8 Hours
Some of the topics covered include guidelines for office financial and human resource management as well as budgeting, business planning, and government regulations.

This course meets the 8hr Mandatory Broker Management continuing education requirement.
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8 Hours
All of the various forms of residential real estate financing; including conventional, FHA, VA Loans, loan assumptions, purchase money mortgages, alternative financing are explained in this course. Also covers legislation relating to financing.
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