Course List

Instructor-Led Courses

2016-2018 CE is also available Online

Instructor-Led Pre-License EXAM-PREP
Cost: $99
Instructor: Ronald A. Long, Esq., BA, BS, MAT, MBA, JD
This 6 hour course will provide you with tips for preparing for the exam, strategies for taking the exam, test taking skill practices, as well as practice exams.

CONTINUING EDUCATION

1031 Tax Deferred Exchanges in Today’s Market – RECE003777
Cost: $45
Instructor: David Gorenberg
This course will satisfy 3.5 hours PA REC CE credit.
This course will address all aspects of using Tax Deferred Exchanges.

Agreement of Sale Negotiations – RECE003943
Cost: $45
Instructor: Matthew Mittman
This course will satisfy 3.5 hours PA REC CE credit.
Agents will be able to identify the various stages of negotiations in a real estate transaction. Agents will be able to ask to identify the best types of questions to ask the agent who represents the buyer/seller. Agent will be able to identify the difference between what all parties want in the transaction and what they need in the
transaction. Agents will have the tools to get better price and terms for their clients.

(AOS) Letter of the Law: Real Estate Contracts & Recent Changes – RECE002908
Cost: $70
Instructor: Ellen Cassidy, CRS, GRI
This course will satisfy 7 hours PA REC CE credit. It is an intense look at Consumer Notice, Buyer Agency Contract, Agreement of Sale and recent updates.

Anatomy of a House  – RECE003727
Cost: $45
Instructor: Steve Hunn
This course will satisfy 3.5 hours PA REC CE credit.
This class is designed to help the Agents gain a basic understanding of the structure, designs and purpose of all the systems in a typical house. Fun Class!

Asphalt Shingles, Flat Roof, & Toxic Drywall –  RECE003778
Cost: $45
Instructor: Steve Hunn
This course will satisfy 3.5 hours PA REC CE credit.
This course will provide a primer on asphalt shingles; basic terms, definitions and how to identify different roof systems, both benefits and pitfalls of roofing materials and discuss the construction boom in the mid 2000’s and how drywall from China was different from domestic drywall.

Buying Real Estate with an IRA/401K – RECE003779
Cost: $45
Instructor: Carl Fisher
This course will satisfy 3.5 hours PA REC CE credit. This course is designed to provide a basic level of proficiency in understanding techniques and methods to diversify your retirement account by investing in real estate and real estate related opportunities such as making loans, buying lease options and contracts. The course will reveal the power of tax deferred and tax free compounding to increase overall wealth. It will develop an awareness of the IRS tax rules relating to real estate in retirement plans. The ability to channel rental income and capture appreciation with leveraged real estate in a retirement plan will be apparent. The student will gain the information necessary and be provided with a step-by step approach to make commercial or residential real estate investments with retirement plan funds.

Condo and Homeowners Associations: The Good the Bad and the Ugly – RECE003780
Cost: $45
Instructor: Marshal Granor, Esquire
This course will satisfy 3.5 hours PA REC CE credit.
Topics include: History of Condos, HOAs and Cooperatives, Overview
of the Uniform Condominium Act, Creating the Condominium or Planned Community, and Title Issues

Cultural Diversity in Real Estate – RECE003413
Cost: $45
Instructor: Ronald A. Long, Esq., BA, BS, MAT, MBA, JD
This course will satisfy 3.5 hours of PA REC CE credit.
Build professional relationships with colleagues of different nationalities, religious beliefs, professional backgrounds, personalities and cultures. Interpersonal skills for the multicultural workplace encompass the emotional, cognitive and practical dimensions of multicultural interactions, and are necessary for effectively collaborating in diverse professional settings.

Environmental Issues: Contracts, Disclosure, Testing & Knowledge – RECE003782
Cost: $45
Instructor: Marshal Granor, Esquire
This course will satisfy 3.5 hours of  PA REC CE credit.
Abundant examples, sharing of resources, and classroom discussion will underscore the agent’s ethical responsibilities in dealing with environmental issues of real estate.

Fair Housing/Risk Management – RECE004322
Instructor: Ellen Cassidy, CRS, GRI
This course will satisfy 2.0 hours PA REC CE credit.
This course covers fair housing issues faced by Real Estate Professionals and strategies to reduce the risk of a fair housing complaint. The course will review basic fair housing concepts in addition to the more complex issues that apply to rental and sales transactions. The course will provide examples of regional and national cases to highlight individual fair housing topics.

Fundamentals – CR002717
Cost: $220 – which includes the cost of textbook
Instructor: Marge Wingate. GRI
This is one of the 2 thirty hour courses required to obtain your real estate license in Pennsylvania.  Classes are held on Monday & Wednesday evenings for 8 sessions; 6:00 PM – 9:45 PM.

General Module – RECE002900
Cost: $70 – two-course combination with Residential Module price – $135.00
Instructor: Marge Wingate, GRI
It will satisfy 7 hours mandatory PA REC CE credit.This course is one of two mandatory CE courses for all new agents renewing their license for the first time.

Plumbing, Electrical & Air Conditioning –  RECE003783
Cost: $45
Instructor: Steve Hunn
This course will satisfy 3.5 hours PA REC CE credit.
This course will cover the basic terms, definitions and will address most common plumbing problems, troubleshooting and client expectations.  It will define electrical terms, identify different electrical components, how to estimate the service size through a first guess and describe the implications of the difference between service size and the individual ratings of each electrical component. It identify the challenges an old house presents for air conditioning and list three ways to improve air conditioning with a forced air system.

Practice – CR002718
Cost: $220 – which includes the cost of textbook
This is one of the 2 thirty hour courses required to obtain your real estate license in Pennsylvania. Classes are held on Monday & Wednesday evenings for 8 sessions; 6:00 PM – 9:45 PM.

Professionalism in Real Estate: The Code of Ethics and Its Enforcement (NAR)  RECE002484
Cost: $40
Instructor: Ellen Cassidy, CRS, GRI
This course will satisfy 3.5 hours of PA REC CE credit and it also fulfills the current NAR Quadrennial Ethics requirement. Topics include: History & Background of the Code of Ethics, Ethics & Arbitration Complaints, Mediation, and Procuring Cause.

Residential Module – RECE002901
Cost: $70 – two-course combination with General Module price – $135.00
Instructor: Ellen Cassidy, CRS, GRI
It will satisfy 7 hours mandatory PA REC CE credit. This course is one of two mandatory CE courses for all new agents renewing their license for the first time.

Risk Management 2 Hour – RECE004074
Instructor: Ron Long
This course will satisfy 2.0 hours of PA REC CE credit.
This course is designed to identify the 10 most common types of claims facing Brokers today and how to avoid them. It will Inform Brokers/Agents on the importance of having a strong Risk Management Policy in place.

Risk Management (Broker & CE) – CR004161
Cost: $225
Instructor: Ronald A. Long, Esq., BA, BS, MAT, MBA, JD
This a 15 hour “broker level” course that will satisfy 1 elective PA broker credit and 14 hours PA REC CE credit. This course will also fulfill the 15 hours of PA broker-level instruction required by New Jersey of PA licensees to obtain a NJ Sales License. This course addresses situations that most frequently result in legal liability for real estate professionals and their clients. It will enhance your ability to recognize and deal with issues of legal liability and minimize the risks that adversely affect sale and purchase transactions. Many E &O carriers require their clients to take this class. Must complete all 15 hours to earn any credit for this class.

Risk Management with Home Warranty – RECE002485
Cost: $45
Instructor: Marie Pilon
This course will satisfy 3.5 hours of PA REC CE credit.
At the end of this course agents will be more informed and able to advise clients regarding the home warranty industry, representation of the product & disclosure information relative to Pennsylvania residential resale transactions.

Stay on Top of Your Game (RELRA) – RECE004172
Cost: $35
Instructor: Ellen Cassidy, CRS, GRI
This course will satisfy 3.0 hours of PA REC CE credit; Meets new Mandated PA Rules & Reg Requirement (RELRA). This course will focus on the major content sections of the Real Estate Licensing and Registration Act (RELRA), the significance of compliance by the Real Estate Licensee and how RELRA effects the Licensee’s interactions with Consumers.

Successfully Engaging today’s Internet Consumer –  RECE003781
Cost: $70
Instructor: Christopher Beadling
This course will satisfy 7 hours PA REC CE.
The overall learning objectives from this course are for real estate professionals to learn how to work effectively and professionally from a consumer centric point of view. The focus of this course is to prepare those attendees to successfully exceed the expectations and needs of today’s consumer through the presentation of information and direct participation in interactive exercises.

Wet Basements, Mold, Septic & Well Systems –  RECE003784
Cost: $45
Instructor: Steve Hunn
This course will satisfy 3.5 hours PA REC CE credit.
This course will help the real estate professional understand wet basements, mold, remediation, sewage and supply systems invisible to the homeowner.

Why is My Client Suing Me? –  RECE004075
Instructor: Ron Long
This course will satisfy 2.0 hours PA REC CE credit.
This course will help the real estate professional with multiple clients/properties handle the tons of details which could easily slip through the cracks. It will Identify the legal issues that could potentially be problematic for licensees and their clients being sued.

Working with Relocating Clients –  RECE004173
Instructor: Kellie Mitchell
This course will satisfy 2.0 hours PA REC CE credit.
The course will cover all of the forms, disclosures and Brokers Market Analysis in regards to how they will and will not impact the consumer.

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