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24-Hour Rhode Island Real Estate Continuing Education - License Renewal Package

This 24-package is everything you need to renew your Rhode Island real estate license. Includes the right mix of core and elective topics in our mobile friendly system.

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Price: $149.00 (USD)
Purpose: Complete Continuing Education Package For Rhode Island Real Estate License Renewal
Features: online text, online video, online audio, printable certificate, PDF eBook
Hours: 25 Hours
Category: Real Estate > Continuing Education > Rhode Island
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Courses Included:

Complete Continuing Education Package For Rhode Island Real Estate License Renewal

The Rhode Island Division of Commercial Licensing, part of the Department of Business Regulation, requires licensed salespersons and brokers to complete 24 hours of real estate continuing education every 2 years by April 30th on every even-numbered year. Of the 24 hours of CE at least 6 hours must be in CORE (mandatory) courses.

This package of courses provides the continuing education that you need to complete your Rhode Island real estate license renewal. Included in this package are:

  • Advanced Contract Law (3 hours, CORE) - While real estate licensees are not practicing lawyers, it is important to have a grasp of issues that my appear when dealing with contracts. This course will outline contract interpretation and performance, conditions and contingencies, and the consequences for breach of contract.

  • Fair Housing (3 hours, CORE) - There are many federal laws that ensure equal housing opportunities for all people. This course will go over the various fair housing laws, their history, ECOA, and various fair housing laws that licensees must comply with.

  • Ethics (3 hours, CORE) - This course is an article-by-article review of the National Association of REALTORS® Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice. Students will learn the importance of being ethical when dealing with their clients, the public, and other real estate agents.

  • Environmental Issues 1 (3 hours, CORE) - Environmental hazards are a factor when dealing with real estate transactions. This course describes the risks relating to lead, radon, and asbestos.

  • Environmental Issues 2 (3 hours, CORE) - A continuation of the first environmental hazards course, the topics covered in this course are underground storage tanks, potable water, mold, volatile organic compounds (a.k.a., dangerous stinky stuff), and drug labs.

  • Home Measurement Basics for Real Estate Agents (3 hours, Elective) - This course explains how homes are measured for square footage, why certain areas are counted or not counted in the livable space calculation, and how square footage may affect a house's valuation.

  • Residential Property Inspection (3 hours, Elective) - While real estate agents don't actually create home inspection reports, it is important to understand what goes into a report. This course will go over the various areas that a home inspector will investigate when creating a home inspection report.

  • Risk Management (3 hours, Elective) - This course demonstrate that risk management should be viewed as a positive strategy that will provide for increased profits. You will be introduced to concepts of risk and potential consequences that risk presents if not managed properly.

Each continuing education course is presented online in an easy-to-follow format, taking you through each topic of the course. A printable continuing education certificate will be available after course completion, which you can download, print, and attach to your real estate license renewal application. You may also use the department's eLicensing website to submit your license renewal.

Please see the descriptions below for more details and to download a syllabus for each course.



This Package Includes:

Risk Management

Hours Provided: 3

Category: Elective

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Course Goals:

This course is designed to demonstrate that risk management should be viewed as a positive strategy that will provide for increased profits. Any risk that develops into a problem will necessarily cost money to solve. The course introduces the student to the concept of risk and potential consequences that risk presents if not managed properly. The student is introduced to the three main areas of legal liability: contract, tort, and violation of law. Then the specific major areas of risk are discussed in detail. These risks are grouped for discussion purposes under agency, fair housing, environmental issues and anti-trust law. The course also provides the student with a strategy, which if followed, will assist the licensee in minimizing risk and thereby increasing profit.

Course Materials:

This course is composed of 4 hours of reading material. Review questions are placed in between reading sections, along with topic discussions and quizzes.

Students must pass a final exam at the end of the course. The final examination is not downloadable or printable.

Refunds

Refunds for this course are subject to the refund policy set forth in OnlineEd's terms of service.

Prerequisites

This course has no prerequisites.

This course will remain available to students for 365 days after purchase.

Residential Property Inspection

Hours Provided: 3

Category: Elective

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Course Goals:

This course is designed to give a detailed discussion of the items that may be included in a professional home inspection report along with the common characteristics of most inspection reports and inspection procedures.

This course is organized by looking at the structure from the exterior, the interior, the major house systems, and environmental hazards. The course also examines the role of the licensee in the inspection process, the seller, and agent property disclosure requirements and the buyer's obligations with respect to reliance upon a seller's representations as to the condition of the property.

Course Materials and Final Examination:

This course is composed of 4 hours of reading material. The course is divided into five segments. Review quizzes are at the end of each segment.

At the end of the course, a final examination is required. The final exam is administered online. Access to the final exam will only be granted once the security information entered at the time of course enrollment is verified by OnlineEd's system. The final examination is not downloadable or printable.

Refunds

Refunds for this course are subject to the refund policy set forth in OnlineEd's terms of service.

Prerequisites

This course has no prerequisites.

This course will remain available to students for 365 days after purchase.

Fair Housing

Hours Provided: 3

Category: Core

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Course Goals:

This course is designed to give a historical overview of the Federal Fair Housing Laws and an in-depth discussion of the individual laws and their application to the practice of real estate. 

The course emphasizes anti-discriminatory conduct which all licensees should practice. The course concludes by discussing the voluntary affirmative action marketing program (VAMA) and why promoting fair housing laws is a positive force at work in this state and throughout the nation.

Course Materials:

This course is composed of 3 hours of reading material. Review questions are placed in between reading sections, along with topic discussions and quizzes.

Students must pass a final exam at the end of the course. The final exam consists of 20 questions and requires 75% to pass. The final examination is not downloadable or printable.

Refunds

Refunds for this course are subject to the refund policy set forth in OnlineEd's terms of service.

Prerequisites

This course has no prerequisites.

This course will remain available to students for 365 days after purchase.

Ethics

Hours Provided: 3

Category: Core

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Course Goals

The course emphasizes that the standards of ethical conduct in the practice of real estate are based upon the National Association of Realtors® Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice and upon federal and state laws governing conduct applicable to the practice of real estate. The concept of misrepresentation and all of its implications to the daily practice of real estate is discussed in detail. This course is an article-by-article dissection of the Code of Ethics, organized in three major topic areas:

  1. The licensee's ethical conduct with respect to clients and customers
  2. The licensee's duty to the public
  3. The licensee's duties to fellow Realtors®

A detailed discussion of specific ethical conduct under each of these three general categories will give the licensee an excellent basis upon which to conduct an ethical practice of real estate.

NAR members are required to complete 2.5 hours of Ethics training every two years. This course qualifies towards your good membership standing with NAR.

Course Materials

This course is composed of 3 hours of reading material, including two appendixes. The course is divided into five segments with review quizzes at the end of each segment.

At the end of the course a final examination is required. The final examination consists of 15 questions. A test score of 75% or greater is required for course completion. The final examination is not downloadable or printable.

Refunds

Refunds for this course are subject to the refund policy set forth in OnlineEd's terms of service.

Prerequisites

This course has no prerequisites.

This course will remain available to students for 365 days after purchase.

Environmental Issues 1

Hours Provided: 3

Category: Core

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Course Goals:

This course is designed to give the licensee a comprehensive understanding of the many environmental issues that frequently arise in today's residential real estate transaction. A discussion of lead, asbestos, and radon informs the student of the nature of the environmental hazard, the methods available to detect the hazard, and possible abatement methods and procedures.

Included in the discussion of each environmental hazard are practice tips which will assist the licensee in dealing with the specific hazard in the residential transaction.

Course Materials:

This is an online mastery-based course. It contains segments that include reading, video, questions, quizzes, discussions, polls, and a final exam. Students are expected to progress through all activities to make course progress.

Completion of the course requires passing a final examination of 15 multiple choice questions with a minimum score of 75%. Students that fail a final exam may retake the final exam as many times as needed to pass.

The course will take about 3 clock hours to complete.

Refunds

Refunds for this course are subject to the refund policy set forth in OnlineEd's terms of service.

Prerequisites

This course has no prerequisites.

This course will remain available to students for 365 days after purchase.

Environmental Issues 2

Hours Provided: 3

Category: Core

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Course Goals:

This course is designed to give the licensee a comprehensive understanding of the many environmental issues that frequently arise in today's residential real estate transaction. A discussion of molds and fungi, volatile organic compounds (VOCs), potable water supply, clandestine drug labs, and underground storage tanks will inform the student of the nature of the environmental hazard, the methods available to detect the hazard, and possible abatement methods and procedures.

Included in the discussion of each environmental hazard are practice tips which will assist the licensee in dealing with the specific hazard in the residential transaction.

Course Materials:

This course contains approximately 3 hours of reading material. The course is divided into five segments. Review quizzes are at the end of each segment.

A final examination is required at the end of the course. The final examination consists of 20 questions. A test score of 75% or greater is required for course completion. The final examination is not downloadable or printable.

Refunds

Refunds for this course are subject to the refund policy set forth in OnlineEd's terms of service.

Prerequisites

This course has no prerequisites.

This course will remain available to students for 365 days after purchase.

Advanced Contract Law

Hours Provided: 4

Category: Core

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Course Goals:

All licensees involved in the practice of real estate are necessarily involved in the preparation and negotiation of contracts. This advanced contract law course builds upon the basic principles of contract law. In this advanced contracts course, the licensee will build upon their basic contract law knowledge to include concepts beyond the basics. The licensee will be introduced to the numerous problems which may arise in the formation, interpretation, and performance of a contract which may affect its validity. The licensee will also learn how the concepts of assignment and delegation may apply to a real estate related contract.

Conditions and contingencies are involved in most real estate transactions. In the discussion of conditions and contingencies the licensee will be introduced to how conditions impact most contracts. The licensee will also learn how to draft contingencies and their implications in the typical real estate transaction.

Finally, the licensee will be introduced to the concept of breach of contact and will learn the resulting consequences of a contract breach along with the many possible remedies available to the injured party. The licensee will also be introduced to the concept of tort liability as it applies to the breach of contracts and its impact on potential litigation in which a licensee may become involved.

Course Materials:

The course contains approximately 4 hours of reading material. The course is divided into four sections. Review quizzes are at the end of each of the course segments.

A final examination is required at the end of the course. The final examination is not downloadable or printable.

Refunds

Refunds for this course are subject to the refund policy set forth in OnlineEd's terms of service.

Prerequisites

This course has no prerequisites.

This course will remain available to students for 365 days after purchase.

Home Measurement Basics for Real Estate Agents

Hours Provided: 3

Category: Elective

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Learn to create consistent, reliable, and reproducible square footage measurements in single-family homes, based on the ANSI Guideline. This course will give you a new perspective on the all-powerful price-per-square-foot formula. Discover the secret power of square footage. Indeed, size matters!

This course describes the most often utilized practices and procedures for measuring and calculating square footage in detached single-family dwellings. The enclosed principles and methods are based on the American National Standard for Single-Family Buildings (ANSI) Guideline. This course offers real estate professionals a stronger understanding of this complex topic, and a closer look at how square footage influences home values in CMA's, AVM's, and appraisals. Square footage is the "currency of real estate," and buyers and sellers often view real estate agents as the square footage experts!

Course Objectives

  • Learn how to properly measure a single-family dwelling
  • Explore the "Rules" of the ANSI Measurement Standard
  • Examine the measurement of stairs, upper levels, rooms with sloped ceilings; and reveal the proper method to report above and below grade living areas
  • Define GLA or Gross Living Area, utilized within the appraisal industry
  • Identify the typical or standard width used in estimating the thickness of walls, creating exterior dimensions from interior measurements
  • Discuss the significance of accurate square footage calculations over all CMA's and appraisals
  • Discover how using "size" in your marketing plan can get homes sold faster and for a higher price
  • Understand the extraordinary power of "MLS"
  • Learn more about AVM's, Public Records, and the current information crisis within the real estate industry

About This Course

This course is made up of 11 lessons. There is a short quiz at the end of each lesson. A lesson's quiz requires a minimum 80% passing score to move on to the next lesson.

At the end of the course is a 25-question final exam. The questions are in multiple choice format. The final exam requires a minimum passing score of 75%. The final exam does not have a time limit, and students may attempt to pass the final exam more than once. Additional attempts at the final exam may have different questions than the previous failed attempt.

Once the student successfully passes the course final exam, a course completion certificate will be available for the student to download and print out for his/her personal continuing education records.

This course will remain available to students for 365 days after purchase.

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