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Washington 90-Hour First Time License Renewal Continuing Education Package

Complete set of online courses for first-time active real estate broker license renewal.

Washington 90-hour first time renewal CE. Online. Mobile-friendly. Everything included. Start as soon as you register!

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This 90-hour continuing education course package gives you everything you need to renew your Washington real estate broker license for the first time. Online real estate courses make it easy for you to complete continuing education on your own time and at your own pace. Mobile-friendly course delivery means you can take classes on any device with an internet connection. You can start as soon as you check out!

Real estate agents renewing a real estate broker license for the first time need to take 90 hours of special continuing education courses. (Second and subsequent renewals require only 30 hours). This package of courses contains the necessary classes to renew a Washington real estate broker license for the first active renewal. This 90-Hour WA First Time Real Estate license renewal course package includes:

  • Washington Advanced Real Estate Practices (30 hours) - This course is an overview of advanced practices that may not have been covered in the broker's initial pre-license training course. Students will learn more about the workings of a real estate brokerage, how an agency relationship is (or is not) created, and when to rely on the supervisory designated or managing broker when advice is needed.

  • Washington Real Estate Law (30 hours) - This course will examine the various real estate laws that licensees are expected to know to practice real estate in a legal capacity. Students will be reminded what is meant by the unauthorized practice of law, and analyze the various legal laws that must be followed as outline by the Revised Code of Washington.

  • Current Issues in Washington Residential Real Estate (3 hour CORE) - This course covers many important topics that a real estate broker should be aware of such as the latest Washington legislation updates, common consumer complaints, organizational structures, the DOL's advertising guidelines, and additional topics.

  • Advanced Contract Law (4 hours) - 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.

  • Buyer Agency (4 hours) - 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.

  • Environmental Issues 1 (3 hours) - This course is 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.

  • Environmental Issues 2 (3 hours) - The companion course to Environmental Issues 1, this course is a discussion of molds and fungi, volatile organic compounds (VOCs), potable water supply, clandestine drug labs, and underground storage tanks.

  • Ethics (3 hours) - This course emphasizes that the standards of ethical conduct in the practice of real estate are based upon federal and state laws as well as the National Association of Realtors® Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice.

  • Green Real Estate (3 hours) - In this course, you will learn why “going Green” matters, the different kinds of green certification labels, what a green label can do for a home, the basic descriptions and benefits of a handful of green improvements, what the costs and benefits of green certified housing are, and what resources both you and your customers can use to dive deeper into the world of sustainable housing and real estate.

  • Residential Property Inspection (3 hours) - 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.

  • Risk Management (4 hours) - This course introduces the student to the concept of risk and potential consequences that risk presents if not managed properly.

The Washington Real Estate Law course complies with the new June 2022 Fair Housing changes mandated by the Washington Legislature's Substitute Senate Bill 5378.

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

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Category: Vocational Training > Real Estate > Continuing Education > Washington
Purpose: Complete set of online courses for first-time active real estate broker license renewal
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Courses Included In This Package:

Washington Advanced Real Estate Practices

Course ID: C12277

Credit Hours Provided: 30

Category: Post-Licensing

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Washington real estate brokers are required to take a minimum of 90 hours of continuing education when renewing their real estate license for the first time. This course, Washington Advanced Real Estate Practices, is one of the 30-hour courses that licensees are required by the Washington Department of Licensing to complete at first renewal. 

This course is an overview of advanced practices that may not have been covered in the broker's initial pre-license training course. Students will learn more about the workings of a real estate brokerage, how an agency relationship is (or is not) created, and when to rely on the supervisory designated or managing broker when advice is needed. Students will also learn about listing agreements, purchase and sale agreements, buyer broker agreements, and lease agreements. This course will also discuss real estate property management.

The chapters included in this course are:

  1. Brokerage
  2. Agency
  3. Listing and Buyer Representation Agreements
  4. The Purchase and Sale Agreement
  5. Marketing, Negotiation, and Closing
  6. Problem Management
  7. Introduction to Property Management
  8. Property Management Trust Accounting
  9. Property Management Landlord and Tenant Law
  10. Fair Housing Law
  11. Business Practices

Course Materials

The course contains approximately 30 hours of reading material, divided into 11 chapters, with an introductory video at the beginning of each one. Each chapter has a short quiz at the end to help enforce learning objectives, with a required score of 70% or higher to pass. The quiz may be attempted as many times as necessary in order to pass.

At the end of the course is a final exam. The exam presents 90 multiple-choice questions, does not have a time limit, and requires a passing score of 70% or higher. The final exam may be attempted as many times as necessary in order to pass, but a new set of 90 questions will be presented on each attempt. The final exam is not printable.

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.

Buyer Agency

Course ID: C22017297

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: C22017149

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: C22017196

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: C22017299

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 real estate ethics 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.

Residential Property Inspection

Course ID: C22017303

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: C22017309

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.

Advanced Contract Law

Course ID: C22017291

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.

Current Issues in Washington Residential Real Estate (2022-2023)

Course ID: C22001457

Credit Hours Provided: 3

Category: Current Trends & Issues

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Reminder: This DOL-mandated course must be completed by December 31, 2023, for its CORE credit to count towards a real estate license renewal submitted before the end of 2023. A new 2024-2025 version  of this course will be available for licensees renewing after January 1, 2024. The DOL is working with course providers to have the course available then.

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, classes protected from discrimination, landlord tenant law updates, and additional topics.

Topics and Learning Objectives

This course will address the following topics.

  1. Forms updates
  2. Legislative updates
  3. Business practices updates and professional standards

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.

Green Real Estate

Course ID: C22017312

Credit Hours Provided: 3

Category: Non-Core

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Home buyers, states, and governments have all begun to push harder and harder for environmentalism, sustainability, and renewability; particularly in housing where nearly 40% of electricity is used. There are a large number of tools, methods, and strategies that can be used to meet this demand for sustainability, and many scholars believe that the most important step is ensuring real estate professionals can convey the benefits and importance of sustainability in housing.

This course will describe why "going green" matters, the different kinds of green certification labels, what a green label can do for a home, the basic descriptions and benefits of a handful of green improvements, what the costs and benefits of green certified housing are, and what resources both the licensee and their customers can use to dive deeper into the world of sustainable housing and real estate.

Course Materials

This course contains approximately 3 hours of reading material. The course is divided into 3 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 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.

Washington Real Estate Law

Course ID: C22018390

Credit Hours Provided: 30

Category: Post-Licensing

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Washington real estate brokers are required to take a minimum of 90 hours of continuing education when renewing their real estate license for the first time. This course, Washington Real Estate Law, is one of the 30-hour courses that licensees are required by the Washington Department of Licensing to complete at first renewal. 

This course will examine the various real estate laws that licensees are expected to know to practice real estate in a legal capacity. Students will be reminded what is meant by the unauthorized practice of law, and analyze the various legal laws that must be followed as outline by the Revised Code of Washington. Students will also be given a detailed explanation of contract and tort law to become better prepared when dealing with sensitive legal real estate issues such as contingencies and distressed properties.

The chapters included in this course are:

  1. Washington Real Estate Law
  2. Washington Licensing Law
  3. Agency Law
  4. Contracts
  5. Conditions and Contingencies
  6. Specific Real Estate Contracts
  7. Lease Agreements
  8. Torts
  9. Fair Housing Issues and Consumer Protection
  10. Practices and the Law (Part 1)
  11. Practices and the Law (Part 2)
  12. Legal Environment
  13. Current Issues

Course Materials

The course contains approximately 30 hours of reading material, divided into 13 chapters. Each chapter has short quizzes throughout the chapter, with a quiz at the end to help enforce learning objectives, with a required score of 70% or higher to pass. The quiz may be attempted as many times as necessary in order to pass.

At the end of the course is a final exam. The exam presents 90 multiple-choice questions, does not have a time limit, and requires a passing score of 70% or higher. The final exam may be attempted as many times as necessary in order to pass, but a new set of 90 questions will be presented on each attempt. The final exam is not printable.

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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