Continuing Education

This course is for Real Estate licensees who have previously renewed their license.

Requirements

Students taking this course must be licensed real estate agents or brokers looking to renew their real estate license. This course should be taken and approved before the license expiration date.


Description

This course includes the Florida Core Law, Business ethics, fair housing, property management, risk management, homeowners’ insurance, real estate economics and valuations, analysis of capital gain and cash flow, Florida sales contracts, pre-closing and closing.

This continuing education course has been approved by the Florida Real Estate Commission (FREC) and DBPR, and it is following all requirements for real estate license renewal. The end-of-course exam has 30 multiple-choice questions of which you must answer at least 80% correctly to pass the course. Per Florida law, students failing the Commission-prescribed course examination must repeat the course of study prior to being eligible to retake the course examination, which must be a different examination from the one the student previously failed.

In case you fail to pass this course on your first try you will have 4 more attempts (five in total). Upon passing your continuing education course, the DBPR will be notified electronically, and you will be able to complete the steps to renew your license. Do not forget to pay the renewal fees to the DBPR if you have not already paid them.

Verify our course licenses here: CRS22507

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Florida Real Estate Continuing Education Course

    • Important information before you start

  • 2

    1. CORE LAW

    • 1.1 LICENSE LAW AND REGULATIONS UPDATE

    • 1.1.1. LICENSE LAW SUMMARY AND PURPOSE

    • 1.1.2. FREC OVERVIEW AND STRUCTURE

    • 1.1.3. TYPES OF LICENSES

    • 1.1.4. LICENSED ACTIVITIES

    • 1.1.5. INITIAL LICENSE ACQUISITION

    • 1.1.6. LICENSE REGISTRATION

    • 1.1.7. LICENSE RENEWALS

    • 1.1.8. NONRESIDENT LICENSE REQUIREMENTS

    • 1.1.9. LICENSE STATUSES

    • SNAPSHOT REVIEW: UNIT ONE

    • Quiz Chapter 1.1

    • 1.2. BROKERAGE RELATIONSHIPS AND LICENSEE DISCLOSURES

    • 1.2.1. THE BROKERAGE RELATIONSHIP DISCLOSURE ACT

    • 1.2.2. TYPES OF BROKERAGE RELATIONSHIP

    • 1.2.3. BROKERAGE RELATIONSHIP DISCLOSURES

    • 1.2.4. SELLER’S PROPERTY CONDITION DISCLOSURE

    • 1.2.5. ENVIRONMENTAL DISCLOSURES

    • 1.2.6. LICENSEE DISCLOSURES

    • 1.2.7. MISREPRESENTATION

    • SNAPSHOT REVIEW: BROKERAGE RELATIONSHIPS AND LICENSEE DISCLOSURES

    • Quiz Chapter 1.2

    • 1.3. BROKERAGE OPERATIONS REGULATION

    • 1.3.1. OFFICING, SIGNAGE, AND BRANCH LICENSING

    • 1.3.2. ADVERTISING REGULATIONS

    • 1.3.3. ESCROW REGULATIONS

    • 1.3.4. RECORDKEEPING, INSPECTIONS

    • 1.3.5. BUSINESS ENTITIY REGISTRATION

    • 1.3.6. UNLICENSED ASSISTANTS; ALLOWED ACTIVITIES

    • SNAPSHOT REVIEW: BROKERAGE OPERATIONS REGULATION

    • Quiz Chapter 1.3

  • 3

    2. BUSINESS ETHICS AND PRACTICES

    • 2.1. PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES AND REALTORS® CODE OF ETHICS, PART I

    • DEFINITIONS

    • BUSINESS ETHICS: AN OVERVIEW

    • NAR'S CODE OF ETHICS

    • PREAMBLE

    • DUTIES TO CLIENTS AND CUSTOMERS ARTICLE 1

    • DUTIES TO CLIENTS AND CUSTOMERS ARTICLE 2

    • DUTIES TO CLIENTS AND CUSTOMERS ARTICLE 3

    • DUTIES TO CLIENTS AND CUSTOMERS ARTICLE 4

    • DUTIES TO CLIENTS AND CUSTOMERS ARTICLE 5

    • DUTIES TO CLIENTS AND CUSTOMERS ARTICLE 6

    • DUTIES TO CLIENTS AND CUSTOMERS ARTICLE 7

    • DUTIES TO CLIENTS AND CUSTOMERS ARTICLE 8

    • DUTIES TO CLIENTS AND CUSTOMERS ARTICLE 9

    • SNAPSHOT REVIEW: PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES AND REALTORS® CODE OF ETHICS, PART I

    • Exercise

    • QUIZ Code Of Ethics, Part I

    • 2.2. REALTORS® CODE OF ETHICS, PART II DUTIES TO THE PUBLIC

    • DEFINITIONS

    • DUTIES TO THE PUBLIC ARTICLE 10

    • DUTIES TO THE PUBLIC ARTICLE 11

    • DUTIES TO THE PUBLIC ARTICLE 12

    • DUTIES TO THE PUBLIC ARTICLE 13

    • DUTIES TO THE PUBLIC ARTICLE 14

    • SNAPSHOT REVIEW: REALTORS® CODE OF ETHICS, PART II DUTIES TO THE PUBLIC

    • Exercise Code of Ethics, Part II

    • QUIZ Ethics Part ll

    • 2.3. REALTORS® CODE OF ETHICS, PART III DUTIES TO REALTORS®

    • DEFINITIONS

    • DUTIES TO REALTORS® ARTICLE 15

    • DUTIES TO REALTORS® ARTICLE 16

    • DUTIES TO REALTORS® ARTICLE 17

    • 2.4. NAR DISPUTE RESOLUTION

    • 2.5. PATHWAYS TO PROFESSIONALISM

    • SNAPSHOT REVIEW: REALTORS® CODE OF ETHICS, PART III DUTIES TO REALTORS®

    • Exercise Realtors® Code of Ethics, Part III

    • QUIZ Ethics Part lll

  • 4

    3. FAIR HOUSING, ANTITRUST, AND OTHER ANTI-DISCRIMINATION LAWS

    • Learning Objectives

    • PURPOSE OF FAIR HOUSING

    • PROTECTED CLASSES

    • FORMS OF PROHIBITED DISCRIMINATION

    • FLORIDA FAIR HOUSING LAW

    • ANTI-DISCRIMINATION ENFORCEMENT

    • AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT

    • SNAPSHOT REVIEW: FAIR HOUSING, ANTI-TRUST, AND OTHER ANTI-DISCRIMINATION LAWS

    • Exercise Fair Housing, Anti-Trust, & Other Anti-Discrimination Laws

    • Quiz Fair Housing Laws

  • 5

    4. PROPERTY MANAGEMENT AND LANDLORD-TENANT RELATIONS

    • Objectives:

    • 4.1. PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

    • 4.1.2. Key management functions

    • 4.1.2. Key management functions (cont)

    • 4.1.3. The management agreement

    • 4.1.4. Licensing requirements

    • 4.2. FLORIDA FAIR HOUSING ACT

    • 4.3. FLORIDA RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD AND TENANT ACT

    • 4.3.2. Tenant obligations

    • 4.3.3. Tenancy termination

    • 4.3.4. Eviction

    • SNAPSHOT REVIEW: PROPERTY MANAGEMENT AND LANDLORD-TENANT RELATIONS

    • Quiz Property Management

  • 6

    5. RISK MANAGEMENT

    • Objectives

    • 5.1. RISK MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES

    • 5.1.1. Avoidance

    • 5.1.2. Reduction

    • 5.1.3. Transference

    • 5.2. RISK MANAGEMENT TACTICAL PROCEDURES

    • 5.2.1. Education

    • 5.2.2. Disclosure

    • 5.2.3. Documentation

    • 5.2.4. Policy and procedures manual

    • 5.2.4. Insurance

    • 5.3. RISK MANAGEMENT IN PRACTICE

    • 5.3.2. Conflicts of interest

    • 5.3.3. Property disclosures

    • 5.3.4. Comparative Market Analysis (CMA).

    • 5.3.5. Estimate of Closing Costs

    • 5.3.6. Advertising

    • 5.3.7. Authorizations and Permissions.

    • 5.3.8. Scope of expertise

    • 5.3.9. Contracting process

    • 5.3.10. Rules and regulations

    • 5.3.11. Referring service providers

    • SNAPSHOT REVIEW: RISK MANAGEMENT

    • Quiz Risk Management

  • 7

    6. HOMEOWNERS INSURANCE AND FLOOD INSURANCE

    • Objectives

    • PURPOSE

    • 6.1. HOMEOWNERS INSURANCE ESSENTIALS

    • 6.1. HOMEOWNERS INSURANCE ESSENTIALS (cont)

    • 6.1. HOMEOWNERS INSURANCE ESSENTIALS (cont)

    • 6.1. HOMEOWNERS INSURANCE ESSENTIALS (cont)

    • 6.2. FLOOD INSURANCE

    • 6.2. FLOOD INSURANCE (Cont)

    • 6.3. PROPERTY INSURABILITY

    • 6.4. INSURING VACANT AND UNOCCUPIED PROPERTY

    • SNAPSHOT REVIEW: HOMEOWNERS INSURANCE AND FLOOD INSURANCE

    • Quiz Home Owners Insurance

  • 8

    7. REAL ESTATE ECONOMICS AND VALUATION

    • Objectives

    • 7.1. REAL ESTATE SUPPLY AND DEMAND

    • 7.1. REAL ESTATE SUPPLY AND DEMAND (cont)

    • 7.1. REAL ESTATE SUPPLY AND DEMAND (cont)

    • 7.2. UNDERLYING DETERMINANTS OF VALUE

    • 7.3. PRINCIPLES OF VALUE

    • 7.4. DEFINING MARKET VALUE

    • 7.5. THE SALES COMPARISON APPROACH

    • 7.5. THE SALES COMPARISON APPROACH (cont)

    • 7.5. THE SALES COMPARISON APPROACH (cont)

    • 7.6. THE INCOME APPROACH

    • 7.7. INCOME APPROACH ILLUSTRATION

    • SNAPSHOT REVIEW: REAL ESTATE ECONOMICS AND VALUATION

    • QUIZ REAL ESTATE ECONOMICS AND VALUATION

  • 9

    8. ANALYSIS OF CAPITAL GAIN AND CASH FLOW

    • Objectives

    • KEY TERMS

    • 8.1. CAPITAL GAIN ANALYSIS

    • 8.1. CAPITAL GAIN ANALYSIS (cont)

    • 8.2. INCOME PROPERTY CASH FLOW ANALYSIS

    • 8.2. INCOME PROPERTY CASH FLOW ANALYSIS (cont)

    • 8.2. INCOME PROPERTY CASH FLOW ANALYSIS (cont)

    • 8.2. INCOME PROPERTY CASH FLOW ANALYSIS (cont)

    • SNAPSHOT REVIEW: ANALYSIS OF CAPITAL GAIN AND CASH FLOW

    • QUIZ ANALYSIS OF CAPITAL GAIN AND CASH FLOW

  • 10

    9. FLORIDA SALES CONTRACTS

    • Objectives

    • SALES CONTRACTS

    • 9.1. LEGAL CHARACTERISTICS

    • 9.2. CONTRACT-RELATED DISCLOSURES

    • 9.3. CONTRACTING MECHANICS AND PROCESS

    • 9.4. KEY CONTRACT PROVISIONS

    • 9.5. SECONDARY CONTRACT PROVISIONS

    • SNAPSHOT REVIEW: FLORIDA SALES CONTRACTS

    • Florida Sales Contract

    • QUIZ FLORIDA SALES CONTRACTS

  • 11

    10. PRE-CLOSING AND CLOSING

    • Objectives

    • 10.1. PRE-CLOSING LOGISTICS AND TASKS

    • 10.1. PRE-CLOSING LOGISTICS AND TASKS (cont)

    • 10.1. PRE-CLOSING LOGISTICS AND TASKS (cont)

    • 10.2. CLOSING ESSENTIALS

    • 10.2. CLOSING ESSENTIALS (cont)

    • 10.3. RESPA / TRID SYNOPSIS

    • 10.3. RESPA / TRID SYNOPSIS (cont)

    • 10.4. PRORATIONS

    • 10.5. TAXES AT CLOSING

    • 10.6. FORM H-25 REVIEW

    • SNAPSHOT REVIEW: PRE-CLOSING AND CLOSING

    • Pre-closing and Closing Exercises

    • QUIZ PRE-CLOSING AND CLOSING

  • 12

    FINAL EXAM

    • 14 Hour CE Real Estate Exam Test 4

  • 13

    DBPR Report Information

    • Instructions

    • DBPR Report Information