logo

Contact OnlineEd
(866) 519-9597


Find this page again at:
http://www.onlineed.com/system/pages/courses.php?package=62&f=show_details&state=California&field=2

Ed-Pak 45-Salesperson for California Real Estate Continuing Education

Complete 45-hour real estate continuing education package for California real estate agents. This special mix of courses is intended for first-time salesperson renewals.

$52.94

Add To Cart Read More

Printable Certificate
PDF & EPUB eBook
Add To Cart

At A Glance:

Price: $52.94 (USD)
Purpose: For first-time salesperson license renewals
Features: printable certificate, PDF eBook
Hours: 46 Hours
Category: Real Estate > Continuing Education > California > First Time Renewal Package
Sponsor /
Delivery:
OnlineEd
7405 SW Beveland Rd,
Portland, OR 97223
(503) 670-9278
mail@onlineed.com

Courses Included:

General Information Page

For first-time salesperson license renewals

The California Bureau of Real Estate requires salesperson licensees to take 45 hours of continuing education every four years. This Ed-Pak contains the necessary 45 hours of continuing education for salespersons who are reactivating their licenses for the first time.

Included in this course package are:

  • Agency (3 hours, Agency)
  • Ethics (3 hours, Ethics)
  • Fair Housing (3 hours, Fair Housing)
  • Trust Funds (3 hours, Trust Funds)
  • Managing Risk for Profit (6 hours, Risk Management)
  • Environmental Issues in Residential Real Estate (12 hours, Consumer Protection)
  • The Duty to Disclose (12 hours, Consumer Protection)
  • The Residential Property Inspection Process (4 hours, Consumer Protection)

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



This Package Includes:

Agency

CalBRE Sponsor Number: 4056

Hours Provided: 3

Category: Agency

Download General Information Page

Course Goals

This course is designed to give the licensee a comprehensive understanding of the law of agency as it applies to the practice of real estate in today's market. The basic concepts of agency law are presented. The discussion of agency law is based upon both the Common Law concepts of agency and also the California codification and expansion of agency law concepts. The fiduciary duties of the licensee are emphasized.

Attention is also focused on the historical development of agency as it applies to the real estate industry. In this discussion, the concepts of seller representation, buyer representation, and dual agency are examined in the context of modern brokerage practice. The specific requirements of the California Agency disclosure law and procedures are also presented.

Delivery

This is a correspondence course provided via the internet. The course material is made available as an electronic download after registration. After studying the material, students will need to complete an online quiz for each chapter and pass an online final exam at the end of the course.

No other method of taking or completing this course is allowed.

Course Materials

The course contains approximately 3 hours of reading material, plus two appendixes. The course is divided into five sections and two appendixes. Review quizzes are at the end of segments 1, 2, 4, and 5.

A final examination is required at the end of the course. The final examination consists of 15 multiple choice questions. A test score of 70% or greater is required for course completion. The final examination is not downloadable or printable.

The final exam has a time limit of one minute per question served, for a total of 15 minutes available for the final exam as required by current California Bureau of Real Estate regulations.

CalBRE requirements allow for ONE re-take of a failed final exam. A second failure will result in a failing score for the entire course and it must be purchased again for credit.

The content of the course is written by Sorg & Spaan, LLC, copyright 2005-2017, and published as "Agency" by OnlineEd, Inc.

Course Details

This course provides 3 hours of continuing education in the category of Agency.

Course Identification Statement

In order to verify your identity, you will be asked to provide at the time of enrollment and again prior to taking the final examination certain information to verify your identity. Among the types of identification that may be asked for are your current California driver's license, current identification permitted under the California Vehicle Code, or any identification issued to you by a governmental agency or a recognized real estate related trade organization that was issued within the immediately preceding five years that bears your photograph, signature, and identification number. In addition, you will also be asked to provide answers to additional security questions, the answers to which are unique to you.

Refund Policy

All tuition and fees paid for the course are refundable when: (a) the course of instruction is discontinued by OnlineEd and such discontinuation has prevented a student from completing the course; or (b) the enrollment of the student was procured as a result of any misrepresentation in promotion materials of the school, or representation made by an owner or employee of the school. All refunds will be completed within 30 days after the effective date of enrollment termination. Refunds will not be given to any student after the student has successfully registered in a course or courses, as once registered, student has access to the registered courses.  In hardship cases, OnlineEd may issue a refund at its sole discretion. OnlineEd does not issue retroactive partial refunds for courses that are subsequently discounted or put on sale after a student makes a purchase.

Prerequisites

This course has no prerequisites.

CalBRE Disclaimer

This course is approved for continuing education credit by the California Bureau of Real Estate. However, this approval does not constitute an endorsement of the views or opinions that are expressed by the course sponsor, instructor, authors or lecturers.

OnlineEd Disclaimer

The California Bureau of Real Estate does not approve nor endorse any of the forms used in this course with the exception of those prescribed by State and Federal Law. While this publication is designed to be accurate information about the subject matter it covers, it is sold with the understanding that the distributor, author, and publisher are not engaged in rendering legal, accounting, or other professional advice. If such advice or other expert assistance is required, the services of a competent professional should be sought. The recipient is cautioned to check with their managing supervisor before acting on any suggestion or recommendation, or before using any sample form contained herein.

Course Evaluation:

After completing this course you are encouraged to complete the California Bureau of Real Estate's online course evaluation form. You can access this evaluation at http://www.calbre.ca.gov/files/pdf/forms/re318a.pdf.

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

Trust Funds

CalBRE Sponsor Number: 4056

Hours Provided: 3

Category: Trust Funds

Download General Information Page

Course Goals:

This course is designed to give the licensee a comprehensive understanding of California law relating to the handling of client trust funds. The concept of trust funds is discussed along with the rules and regulations relating to the handling of such trust funds. Specific attention is focused on the trust fund account and the liability associated with managing the account.

Particular attention is placed on trust fund violations relating to commingling and trust fund conversion. A detailed discussion of the various types of permitted trust fund accounting records is presented along with suggested good record keeping procedures.

Since the majority of CalBRE audit violations relate to trust funds, a great deal of attention is focused on the CalBRE audit and the possible penalties for violation of the California Real Estate Law and the Commissioner's Regulations relating to trust funds.

Finally, the student is presented with a series of trust fund transactions in the form of a case study. The case study outlines the various steps in properly recording the trust fund transactions and demonstrates how the transactions are entered on CalBRE columnar system forms. Once a student has completed this course, a working knowledge of trust fund handling and record keeping requirements will assist the student in staying in compliance with the California trust funds laws.

Delivery

This is a correspondence course provided via the internet. The course material is made available as an electronic download after registration. After studying the material, students will need to complete an online quiz for each chapter and pass an online final exam at the end of the course.

No other method of taking or completing this course is allowed.

Course Materials:

The course contains 3 hours of reading material. The course is divided into several 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 multiple choice questions. A test score of 70% or greater is required for course completion. The final examination is not downloadable or printable.

The final exam has a time limit of one minute per question served, for a total of 15 minutes available for the final exam as required by current California Bureau of Real Estate regulations.

CalBRE requirements allow for ONE re-take of a failed final exam. A second failure will result in a failing score for the entire course and it must be purchased again for credit.

The content of the course is written by Sorg & Spaan, LLC, copyright 2005-2017, and published as "Trust Funds" by OnlineEd, Inc.

Course Details:

This course provides 3 hours of continuing education in the category of Trust Funds.

Course Identification Statement

In order to verify your identity, you will be asked to provide at the time of enrollment and again prior to taking the final examination certain information to verify your identity. Among the types of identification that may be asked for are your current California driver's license, current identification permitted under the California Vehicle Code, or any identification issued to you by a governmental agency or a recognized real estate related trade organization that was issued within the immediately preceding five years that bears your photograph, signature, and identification number. In addition, you will also be asked to provide answers to additional security questions, the answers to which are unique to you.

Refund Policy

All tuition and fees paid for the course are refundable when: (a) the course of instruction is discontinued by OnlineEd and such discontinuation has prevented a student from completing the course; or (b) the enrollment of the student was procured as a result of any misrepresentation in promotion materials of the school, or representation made by an owner or employee of the school. All refunds will be completed within 30 days after the effective date of enrollment termination. Refunds will not be given to any student after the student has successfully registered in a course or courses, as once registered, student has access to the registered courses.  In hardship cases, OnlineEd may issue a refund at its sole discretion. OnlineEd does not issue retroactive partial refunds for courses that are subsequently discounted or put on sale after a student makes a purchase.

Prerequisites

This course has no prerequisites.

CalBRE Disclaimer

This course is approved for continuing education credit by the California Bureau of Real Estate. However, this approval does not constitute an endorsement of the views or opinions that are expressed by the course sponsor, instructor, authors or lecturers.

OnlineEd Disclaimer

The California Bureau of Real Estate does not approve nor endorse any of the forms used in this course with the exception of those prescribed by State and Federal Law. While this publication is designed to be accurate information about the subject matter it covers, it is sold with the understanding that the distributor, author, and publisher are not engaged in rendering legal, accounting, or other professional advice. If such advice or other expert assistance is required, the services of a competent professional should be sought. The recipient is cautioned to check with their managing supervisor before acting on any suggestion or recommendation, or before using any sample form contained herein.

Course Evaluation:

After completing this course you are encouraged to complete the California Bureau of Real Estate's online course evaluation form. You can access this evaluation at http://www.calbre.ca.gov/files/pdf/forms/re318a.pdf.

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

Ethics

CalBRE Sponsor Number: 4056

Hours Provided: 3

Category: Ethics

Download General Information Page

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.

Delivery

This is a correspondence course provided via the internet. The course material is made available as an electronic download after registration. After studying the material, students will need to complete an online quiz for each chapter and pass an online final exam at the end of the course.

No other method of taking or completing this course is allowed.

Course Materials

This course is composed of 3 hours of reading material. The course is divided into several segments with review quizzes at the end of each segment. The course is delivered in a downloadable Adobe PDF format and may be read on any compatible computer or mobile device. All testing must be taken online.

The course authors are Harlow Spaan, Jeff Sorg, and the OnlineEd staff. Copyright 2005-2017. This course may not be reproduced in any form without written permission of OnlineEd.

At the end of the course a final examination is required. The final examination consists of 15 multiple choice questions. A test score of 70% or greater is required for course completion. The final examination is not downloadable or printable.

The final exam has a time limit of one minute per question served, for a total of 15 minutes available for the final exam as required by current California Bureau of Real Estate regulations.

CalBRE requirements allow for ONE re-take of a failed final exam. A second failure will result in a failing score for the entire course and it must be purchased again for credit.

The content of the course is written by Sorg & Spaan, LLC, copyright 2005-2017, and published as "Ethics" by OnlineEd, Inc.

Course Details

This course provides 3 hours of continuing education in the category of Ethics.

Course Identification Statement

In order to verify your identity, you will be asked to provide at the time of enrollment and again prior to taking the final examination certain information to verify your identity. Among the types of identification that may be asked for are your current California driver's license, current identification permitted under the California Vehicle Code, or any identification issued to you by a governmental agency or a recognized real estate related trade organization that was issued within the immediately preceding five years that bears your photograph, signature, and identification number. In addition, you will also be asked to provide answers to additional security questions, the answers to which are unique to you.

Refunds

All tuition and fees paid for the course are due and refundable when: (A) the course of instruction is discontinued by OnlineEd and such discontinuation has prevented a student from completing the course, or (B) the enrollment of the student was procured as a result of any misrepresentation in promotional materials by the school or its employees, All refunds will be completed within 30 days after the effective date of termination of enrollment. Refunds will not be given to any student after the student has successfully registered in a course and has been provided access to the course materials.

Prerequisites

This course has no prerequisites.

CalBRE Disclaimer

This course is approved for continuing education credit by the California Bureau of Real Estate. However, this approval does not constitute an endorsement of the views or opinions that are expressed by the course sponsor, instructor, authors or lecturers.

OnlineEd Disclaimer

The California Bureau of Real Estate does not approve nor endorse any of the forms used in this course with the exception of those prescribed by State and Federal Law. While this publication is designed to be accurate information about the subject matter it covers, it is sold with the understanding that the distributor, author, and publisher are not engaged in rendering legal, accounting, or other professional advice. If such advice or other expert assistance is required, the services of a competent professional should be sought. The recipient is cautioned to check with their managing supervisor before acting on any suggestion or recommendation, or before using any sample form contained herein.

Course Evaluation:

After completing this course you are encouraged to complete the California Bureau of Real Estate's online course evaluation form. You can access this evaluation at http://www.calbre.ca.gov/files/pdf/forms/re318a.pdf.

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

Fair Housing

CalBRE Sponsor Number: 4056

Hours Provided: 3

Category: Fair Housing

Download General Information Page

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. A discussion of the State of California Fair Housing laws is also included.

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 California and throughout the nation.

Delivery

This is a correspondence course provided via the internet. The course material is made available as an electronic download after registration. After studying the material, students will need to complete an online quiz for each chapter and pass an online final exam at the end of the course.

No other method of taking or completing this course is allowed.

Course Materials:

This course is composed of 3 hours of reading material broken up into several segments with a review quiz at the end of each segment.

Students must pass a final exam at the end of the course. The final exam consists of 15 multiple choice questions and requires 70% to pass. The final examination is not downloadable or printable.

The final exam has a time limit of one minute per question served, for a total of 15 minutes available for the final exam as required by current California Bureau of Real Estate regulations.

CalBRE requirements allow for ONE re-take of a failed final exam. A second failure will result in a failing score for the entire course and it must be purchased again for credit.

The content of the course is written by Sorg & Spaan, LLC, copyright 2005-2017, and published as "Fair Housing" by OnlineEd, Inc.

Course Details:

This course provides 3 hours of continuing education in the category of Fair Housing.

Course Identification Statement

In order to verify your identity, you will be asked to provide at the time of enrollment and again prior to taking the final examination certain information to verify your identity. Among the types of identification that may be asked for are your current California driver's license, current identification permitted under the California Vehicle Code, or any identification issued to you by a governmental agency or a recognized real estate related trade organization that was issued within the immediately preceding five years that bears your photograph, signature, and identification number. In addition, you will also be asked to provide answers to additional security questions, the answers to which are unique to you.

Refund Policy

All tuition and fees paid for the course are refundable when: (a) the course of instruction is discontinued by OnlineEd and such discontinuation has prevented a student from completing the course; or (b) the enrollment of the student was procured as a result of any misrepresentation in promotion materials of the school, or representation made by an owner or employee of the school. All refunds will be completed within 30 days after the effective date of enrollment termination. Refunds will not be given to any student after the student has successfully registered in a course or courses, as once registered, student has access to the registered courses.  In hardship cases, OnlineEd may issue a refund at its sole discretion. OnlineEd does not issue retroactive partial refunds for courses that are subsequently discounted or put on sale after a student makes a purchase.

Prerequisites

This course has no prerequisites.

CalBRE Disclaimer

This course is approved for continuing education credit by the California Bureau of Real Estate. However, this approval does not constitute an endorsement of the views or opinions that are expressed by the course sponsor, instructor, authors or lecturers.

OnlineEd Disclaimer

The California Bureau of Real Estate does not approve nor endorse any of the forms used in this course with the exception of those prescribed by State and Federal Law. While this publication is designed to be accurate information about the subject matter it covers, it is sold with the understanding that the distributor, author, and publisher are not engaged in rendering legal, accounting, or other professional advice. If such advice or other expert assistance is required, the services of a competent professional should be sought. The recipient is cautioned to check with their managing supervisor before acting on any suggestion or recommendation, or before using any sample form contained herein.

Course Evaluation:

After completing this course you are encouraged to complete the California Bureau of Real Estate's online course evaluation form. You can access this evaluation at http://www.calbre.ca.gov/files/pdf/forms/re318a.pdf.

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

Managing Risk For Profit

CalBRE Sponsor Number: 4056

Hours Provided: 6

Category: Risk Management

Download General Information Page

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.

Delivery

This is a correspondence course provided via the internet. The course material is made available as an electronic download after registration. After studying the material, students will need to complete an online quiz for each chapter and pass an online final exam at the end of the course.

No other method of taking or completing this course is allowed.

Course Materials:

This course provides 6 hours of continuing education credit with 6 hours applying to the category of risk management.

This course is broken into several segments with a review quiz after each. The final exam consists of 20 multiple choice questions and requires 70% to pass.

The final exam has a time limit of one minute per question served, for a total of 20 minutes available for the final exam as required by current California Bureau of Real Estate regulations.

CalBRE requirements allow for ONE re-take of a failed final exam. A second failure will result in a failing score for the entire course and it must be purchased again for credit.

The content of the course is written by Sorg & Spaan, LLC, copyright 2005-2017, and published as "Managing Risk for Profit" by OnlineEd, Inc.

Course Details:

This course provides 6 hours of continuing education in the category of Risk Management.

Course Identification Statement

In order to verify your identity, you will be asked to provide at the time of enrollment and again prior to taking the final examination certain information to verify your identity. Among the types of identification that may be asked for are your current California driver's license, current identification permitted under the California Vehicle Code, or any identification issued to you by a governmental agency or a recognized real estate related trade organization that was issued within the immediately preceding five years that bears your photograph, signature, and identification number. In addition, you will also be asked to provide answers to additional security questions, the answers to which are unique to you.

Refund Policy

All tuition and fees paid for the course are refundable when: (a) the course of instruction is discontinued by OnlineEd and such discontinuation has prevented a student from completing the course; or (b) the enrollment of the student was procured as a result of any misrepresentation in promotion materials of the school, or representation made by an owner or employee of the school. All refunds will be completed within 30 days after the effective date of enrollment termination. Refunds will not be given to any student after the student has successfully registered in a course or courses, as once registered, student has access to the registered courses.  In hardship cases, OnlineEd may issue a refund at its sole discretion. OnlineEd does not issue retroactive partial refunds for courses that are subsequently discounted or put on sale after a student makes a purchase.

Prerequisites

This course has no prerequisites.

CalBRE Disclaimer

This course is approved for continuing education credit by the California Bureau of Real Estate. However, this approval does not constitute an endorsement of the views or opinions that are expressed by the course sponsor, instructor, authors or lecturers.

OnlineEd Disclaimer

The California Bureau of Real Estate does not approve nor endorse any of the forms used in this course with the exception of those prescribed by State and Federal Law. While this publication is designed to be accurate information about the subject matter it covers, it is sold with the understanding that the distributor, author, and publisher are not engaged in rendering legal, accounting, or other professional advice. If such advice or other expert assistance is required, the services of a competent professional should be sought. The recipient is cautioned to check with their managing supervisor before acting on any suggestion or recommendation, or before using any sample form contained herein.

Course Evaluation:

After completing this course you are encouraged to complete the California Bureau of Real Estate's online course evaluation form. You can access this evaluation at http://www.calbre.ca.gov/files/pdf/forms/re318a.pdf.

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

The Residential Property Inspection Process

CalBRE Sponsor Number: 4056

Hours Provided: 4

Category: Consumer Protection

Download General Information Page

Course Goals:

This course is designed to give a detailed discussion of the items that may be included in a professional home inspection report. California Real Estate Inspector's Association standards are discussed 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.

Delivery

This is a correspondence course provided via the internet. The course material is made available as an electronic download after registration. After studying the material, students will need to complete an online quiz for each chapter and pass an online final exam at the end of the course.

No other method of taking or completing this course is allowed.

Course Materials:

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 consists of 15 multiple choice questions. A test score of 70% or greater is required for course completion. The final examination is not downloadable or printable.

The final exam has a time limit of one minute per question served, for a total of 15 minutes available for the final exam as required by current California Bureau of Real Estate regulations.

CalBRE requirements allow for ONE re-take of a failed final exam. Retake exams will consist of different questions than those served on the first attempt. A second failure will result in a failing score for the entire course and the course must be retaken for credit.

The content of the course is written by Sorg & Spaan, LLC, copyright 2005-2017, and published as "The Residential Inspection Process" by OnlineEd, Inc.

Course Details:

This course provides 4 hours of continuing education in the category of Consumer Protection.

Course Identification Statement

In order to verify your identity, you will be asked to provide at the time of enrollment and again prior to taking the final examination certain information to verify your identity. Among the types of identification that may be asked for are your current California driver's license, current identification permitted under the California Vehicle Code, or any identification issued to you by a governmental agency or a recognized real estate related trade organization that was issued within the immediately preceding five years that bears your photograph, signature, and identification number. In addition, you will also be asked to provide answers to additional security questions, the answers to which are unique to you.

Refund Policy

All tuition and fees paid for the course are refundable when: (a) the course of instruction is discontinued by OnlineEd and such discontinuation has prevented a student from completing the course; or (b) the enrollment of the student was procured as a result of any misrepresentation in promotion materials of the school, or representation made by an owner or employee of the school. All refunds will be completed within 30 days after the effective date of enrollment termination. Refunds will not be given to any student after the student has successfully registered in a course or courses, as once registered, student has access to the registered courses.  In hardship cases, OnlineEd may issue a refund at its sole discretion. OnlineEd does not issue retroactive partial refunds for courses that are subsequently discounted or put on sale after a student makes a purchase.

Prerequisites

This course has no prerequisites.

CalBRE Disclaimer

This course is approved for continuing education credit by the California Bureau of Real Estate. However, this approval does not constitute an endorsement of the views or opinions that are expressed by the course sponsor, instructor, authors or lecturers.

OnlineEd Disclaimer

The California Bureau of Real Estate does not approve nor endorse any of the forms used in this course with the exception of those prescribed by State and Federal Law. While this publication is designed to be accurate information about the subject matter it covers, it is sold with the understanding that the distributor, author, and publisher are not engaged in rendering legal, accounting, or other professional advice. If such advice or other expert assistance is required, the services of a competent professional should be sought. The recipient is cautioned to check with their managing supervisor before acting on any suggestion or recommendation, or before using any sample form contained herein.

Course Evaluation:

After completing this course you are encouraged to complete the California Bureau of Real Estate's online course evaluation form. You can access this evaluation at http://www.calbre.ca.gov/files/pdf/forms/re318a.pdf.

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

Environmental Issues in Residential Real Estate

CalBRE Sponsor Number: 4056

Hours Provided: 12

Category: Consumer Protection

Download General Information Page

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, radon, molds and fungi, VOCs, potable water supply, clandestine drug labs, and underground storage tanks 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.

Delivery

This is a correspondence course provided via the internet. The course material is made available as an electronic download after registration. After studying the material, students will need to complete an online quiz for each chapter and pass an online final exam at the end of the course.

No other method of taking or completing this course is allowed.

Course Materials:

This course contains approximately 12 hours of reading materials which includes approximately 118 pages of course text material along with approximately 40 pages of the California Department of Health Service's Residential Environmental Hazards: A guide for Homeowners, Homebuyers, Landlords and Tenants, the Residential Earthquake Hazards Report, and the EPA's 19-page Protect Your Family From Lead in Your Home booklet. The course is divided into nine 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 30 multiple choice questions. A test score of 70% or greater is required for course completion. The final examination is not downloadable or printable. 

The final exam has a time limit of one minute per question served, for a total of 30 minutes available for the final exam as required by current California Bureau of Real Estate regulations.

CalBRE requirements allow for ONE re-take of a failed final exam. A second failure will result in a failing score for the entire course and it must be purchased again for credit.

The course materials are delivered in PDF format. The course may also be read on an iPad, Kindle, or other compatible mobile device. All incremental testing and final exams must be taken online.

The content of the course is written by Sorg & Spaan, LLC, copyright 2005-2017, and published as "Environmental Issues in Residential Real Estate" by OnlineEd, Inc.

The Residential Environmental Hazards booklet is produced by the California Department of Health Services and bears a 2005 copyright date. The Protect Your Family booklet is produced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, version September 2013.

Course Details:

This course provides 12 hours of continuing education in the category of Consumer Protection.

Course Identification Statement

In order to verify your identity, you will be asked to provide at the time of enrollment and again prior to taking the final examination certain information to verify your identity. Among the types of identification that may be asked for are your current California driver's license, current identification permitted under the California Vehicle Code, or any identification issued to you by a governmental agency or a recognized real estate related trade organization that was issued within the immediately preceding five years that bears your photograph, signature, and identification number. In addition, you will also be asked to provide answers to additional security questions, the answers to which are unique to you.

Refunds

All tuition and fees paid for the course are due and refundable when: (a) the course of instruction is discontinued by OnlineEd and such discontinuation has prevented a student from completing the course; OR (b) the enrollment of student was procured as a result of any misrepresentation in promotion materials of the school, or representation made by an owner or employee of the school. All refunds will be completed within 30 days after the effective date of enrollment termination. Refunds will not be given to any student after the student has successfully registered in a course or courses, as once registered, student has access to the registered courses.

Prerequisites

This course has no prerequisites.

CalBRE Disclaimer

This course is approved for continuing education credit by the California Bureau of Real Estate. However, this approval does not constitute an endorsement of the views or opinions that are expressed by the course sponsor, instructor, authors or lecturers.

OnlineEd Disclaimer

The California Bureau of Real Estate does not approve nor endorse any of the forms used in this course with the exception of those prescribed by State and Federal Law. While this publication is designed to be accurate information about the subject matter it covers, it is sold with the understanding that the distributor, author, and publisher are not engaged in rendering legal, accounting, or other professional advice. If such advice or other expert assistance is required, the services of a competent professional should be sought. The recipient is cautioned to check with their managing supervisor before acting on any suggestion or recommendation, or before using any sample form contained herein.

Course Evaluation:

After completing this course you are encouraged to complete the California Bureau of Real Estate's online course evaluation form. You can access this evaluation at http://www.calbre.ca.gov/files/pdf/forms/re318a.pdf.

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

The Duty to Disclose

CalBRE Sponsor Number: 4056

Hours Provided: 12

Category: Consumer Protection

Download General Information Page

Course Goals:

This course is designed to give the licensee a comprehensive understanding of the many issues regarding disclosure in the practice of real estate in California. The common law fiduciary duty of disclosure is explored along with the trend towards more expansive disclosure standards as set forth in the Easton case and the California Civil Code.

Discussed in detail are the Real Estate Transfer Disclosure Statement, the Natural Hazards Disclosure requirements, and the numerous other disclosures that are required when real property is sold or transfers. California Agency disclosure requirements and procedures are also examined in detail, along with detailed discussion of the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, disclosures required under the Subdivision Lands Act, and the various disclosures required when financing real property.

Upon completion of this course, the licensee will have a comprehensive knowledge and checklist of potential disclosures that should be made in a California real estate transaction.

Delivery

This is a correspondence course provided via the internet. The course material is made available as an electronic download after registration. After studying the material, students will need to complete an online quiz for each chapter and pass an online final exam at the end of the course.

No other method of taking or completing this course is allowed.

Course Materials:

This course contains approximately 12 hours of reading material, including two appendixes. The course is divided into eight segments. Review quizzes are placed at the end of each segment. The course is delivered in a downloadable Adobe PDF format and may be read on any compatible computer or mobile device. All testing must be taken online.

A final examination is required at the end of the course. The final examination consists of 30 multiple choice questions. A test score of 70% or greater is required for course completion. The final examination is not downloadable or printable.

The final exam has a time limit of one minute per question served, for a total of 30 minutes available for the final exam as required by current California Bureau of Real Estate regulations.

CalBRE requirements allow for ONE re-take of a failed final exam. A second failure will result in a failing score for the entire course and it must be purchased again for credit.

The content of the course is written by Sorg & Spaan, LLC, copyright 2005-2017, and published as "The Duty to Disclose" by OnlineEd, Inc.

Course Details:

This course provides 12 hours of continuing education in the category of Consumer Protection.

Course Identification Statement

In order to verify your identity, you will be asked to provide at the time of enrollment and again prior to taking the final examination certain information to verify your identity. Among the types of identification that may be asked for are your current California driver's license, current identification permitted under the California Vehicle Code, or any identification issued to you by a governmental agency or a recognized real estate related trade organization that was issued within the immediately preceding five years that bears your photograph, signature, and identification number. In addition, you will also be asked to provide answers to additional security questions, the answers to which are unique to you.

Refunds

All tuition and fees paid for the course are due and refundable when: (A) the course of instruction is discontinued by OnlineEd and such discontinuation has prevented a student from completing the course, or (B) the enrollment of the student was procured as a result of any misrepresentation in promotional materials by the school or its employees, All refunds will be completed within 30 days after the effective date of termination of enrollment. Refunds will not be given to any student after the student has successfully registered in a course and has been provided access to the course materials.

Prerequisites

This course has no prerequisites.

CalBRE Disclaimer

This course is approved for continuing education credit by the California Bureau of Real Estate. However, this approval does not constitute an endorsement of the views or opinions that are expressed by the course sponsor, instructor, authors or lecturers.

OnlineEd Disclaimer

The California Bureau of Real Estate does not approve nor endorse any of the forms used in this course with the exception of those prescribed by State and Federal Law. While this publication is designed to be accurate information about the subject matter it covers, it is sold with the understanding that the distributor, author, and publisher are not engaged in rendering legal, accounting, or other professional advice. If such advice or other expert assistance is required, the services of a competent professional should be sought. The recipient is cautioned to check with their managing supervisor before acting on any suggestion or recommendation, or before using any sample form contained herein.

Course Evaluation:

After completing this course you are encouraged to complete the California Bureau of Real Estate's online course evaluation form. You can access this evaluation at http://www.calbre.ca.gov/files/pdf/forms/re318a.pdf.

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

Our Mission Statement

To provide superior distance education that exceeds industry standards and expectations in course content and delivery methods to those who seek to enter a new profession and those engaged in a profession.