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Washington 30-Hour Real Estate License Renewal Continuing Education Package

Washington CE 30 Hours Online Course Bundle

Complete 30-hour online Washington continuing education course package for Washington real estate license renewal.

Renew your real estate license with this WA real estate continuing education course package! This package features 30 hours of instruction across 9 topics.
$139.00
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This Washington real estate CE package will fulfill the 30 hours of real estate continuing education credits for Washington-licensed real estate Brokers and Managing Brokers. It includes 3 hours of "core" training and 27 non-core (elective) hours required by the Department of Licensing for license renewal.

The Washington Real Estate CE courses included in this package are:

  • Current Issues in Washington Residential Real Estate (3 hour CORE)
  • Advanced Contract Law (4 hours)
  • Buyer Agency (4 hours)
  • Environmental Issues 1 (3 hours)
  • Environmental Issues 2 (3 hours)
  • Ethics (3 hours)
  • Fair Housing (3 hours)
  • Residential Property Inspection (3 hours)
  • Risk Management (4 hours)

Licensees renewing their license for the first time are subject to additional post-license education requirements not contained in this package. For more information on Washington real estate education requirements, visit the license renewal page for Brokers or Managing Brokers.

Please see the descriptions below for more details and to download the syllabus for these courses. 

Summary

Price: $139.00 (USD)
Credit Hours: 30
Category: Real Estate > Continuing Education > Washington
Purpose: Complete 30-hour online Washington continuing education course package for Washington real estate license renewal.
Features: online video, printable certificate, PDF eBook

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Courses Included In This Package:

Advanced Contract Law

Course ID: C11349

Credit Hours Provided: 4

Category: Non-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 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 730 days after enrollment.

Buyer Agency

Course ID: C11348

Credit Hours Provided: 4

Category: Non-Core

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Course Goals:

This course is designed to give the licensee a comprehensive overview of buyer agency. The history of the shift from mandatory sub-agency to buyer representation that converted the buyer from a customer to a client is discussed in great detail.

Once the buyer was given client status, the agent representing the buyer was required to perform his/her duties according to the high fiduciary standards of agency law. These fiduciary duties are discussed along with the duties the buyer's agent owes to third parties.

Brokerage company agency policy options are evaluated in the context of buyer agency.

Buyer Representation Agreements are discussed along with the various stages that a buyer's agent must necessarily go through during the representation of a buyer-client. Finally, a brief discussion regarding the marketing of a buyer's agent services is presented.

Course Details:

This course is composed of approximately 4 hours of reading material and videos. The course is divided into segments. Review quizzes are 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 70% 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 730 days after enrollment.

Environmental Issues 1

Course ID: C11347

Credit Hours Provided: 3

Category: Non-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 20 multiple choice questions with a minimum score of 70%. 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 730 days after enrollment.

Environmental Issues 2

Course ID: C11344

Credit Hours Provided: 3

Category: Non-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 70% 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 730 days after enrollment.

Ethics

Course ID: C11346

Credit Hours Provided: 3

Category: Non-Core

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Course Goals

This course emphasizes the standards of ethical conduct in the practice of real estate that 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 three years. This course qualifies towards your good membership standing with NAR. NAR members must now take an ethics course or training equivalency from a local, state, or national REALTOR® association to receive credit towards their Code of Ethics training requirement.

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 70% 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 730 days after enrollment.

Fair Housing

Course ID: C11342

Credit Hours Provided: 3

Category: Non-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 70% 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 730 days after enrollment.

Residential Property Inspection

Course ID: C11343

Credit Hours Provided: 3

Category: Non-Core

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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 3 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.

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 730 days after enrollment.

Risk Management

Course ID: C11345

Credit Hours Provided: 4

Category: Non-Core

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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. This 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 exam consists of 20 questions and requires 70% 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 730 days after enrollment.

Current Issues in Washington Residential Real Estate (2020-2021)

Course ID: C0020CORE2021

Credit Hours Provided: 3

Category: Current Trends & Issues

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The Washington Department of Licensing (DOL) mandates that real estate brokers in Washington are required to take a law update course at license renewal to ensure they are current on the issues facing licensees practicing real estate within the state. This course covers many important topics that a real estate broker should be aware of such as the latest Washington RCW changes, a reminder of professional cooperation between licensees, common issues with real estate forms, VA loan issues, and additional topics.

Topics and Learning Objectives

This course will address the following topics.

  1. Forms and Loan Program Updates
  2. Legislative Update
  3. Business Practices Update and Professional Standards

Chapter 1: Forms and Loan Program Updates

The Washington Department of Licensing (DOL) has identified a number of issues relating to real estate residential sale agreements forms and clauses that can potentially cause issues for practicing agents. In this chapter we are going to identify some of these issues and discuss the problems these clauses present to the practicing agent as well as best practices to deal with these issues.

After you have completed this chapter you will be able to:

  • Identify and discuss the forms that are currently causing issues for agents in the field
  • Effectively utilize escalation clauses, evidence of funds, and inspection clauses in a residential real estate transaction
  • Describe the complexity of a buyer selling their current house to purchase the seller's property
  • Review information relating to time frames for closing and possession.
  • Identify recent updates to the Department of Veterans Affairs VA Home Loan program

Chapter 2: Legislative Update

Real estate brokers have to comply with numerous legal requirements, including licensing laws and their fiduciary duties to clients,. This section will first look at the updated excise tax being implemented on the sale of real property in the state and the properties that may be exempt from the transfer tax. We'll then outline the Business & Occupation tax, review the categories of individuals who are protected from discrimination, and identify new regulations in landlord/tenant law.

After you have completed this chapter you will be able to:

  • Describe the changes to the real estate tax structure
  • Know what services are affected by new Business & Occupation (B&O) tax legislation
  • Identify Protected Classes under federal and Washington law
  • Know the current timely notice requirements under updated Landlord Tenant laws

Chapter 3: Business Practices Update

This chapter will review several business practices that should be complied with to protect oneself from legal liability. This chapter will summarize the professional cooperation behavior between licensees and the public by reviewing the National Association of REALTORS® Pathways to Professionalism. We'll also outline a managing broker's responsibilities, remind students about their responsibility to present real estate purchase offers in a timely manner, and best practices for handling multiple offers.

After completing this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Understand and recognize the value of professional cooperation with regards to the NAR Pathways to Professionalism.
  • Describe Managing Broker responsibilities as both a firm manager, a branch manager, and a team leader.
  • Know what is meant by the RCW 18.86.030(1)(c) term “Timely presentation of all written offers.”
  • Identify for yourself and your client available options, strategies, risks, legal complications, and best practices in multiple offer scenarios.

Course Completion Requirements

The course will take approximately 3 clock hours to complete.

Students must complete all reading assignments and pass incremental assessments to make progress. Students will be logged out of the course if they are not actively engaged with the course for 10 minutes.

Completion of the course requires passing a final examination of 10 multiple choice questions with a minimum score of 70%. Students that fail a final exam may retake the final exam as many times as needed to pass, and a different set of questions will be presented each time the student attempts the exam. Students are required to study for the required clock hours before being able to access the final exam.

After successfully passing the final exam, a course completion certificate will be available for the students to download and keep for their continuing education records.

This school is approved under chapter 18.85 RCW; inquiries regarding this or any other real estate school may be made to the: Washington State Department of Licensing, Real Estate Program, P.O. Box 9015, Olympia, Washington 98507-9015

This course will remain available to students for 730 days after enrollment.

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