Alpha College of Real Estate (formerly Alpha Omega School of Real Estate) is the pre-eminent source of real estate education courses in Hampton Roads, currently celebrating its 29th Anniversary!
Alpha College of Real Estate provides quality instruction to meet the educational demands and raise the standards of those seeking knowledge for self-improvement and professional enhancement. As a uniquely designed architectural building must first stand on a solid foundation, Alpha College of Real Estate is positioning itself to be the single point of contact for real estate educational needs while delivering excellence.
• ODU Professor James Koch and Local and Regional Housing Trends
• VAR Legal Counsel Blake Hegeman with Legal Updates and Critical Contract Issues
• Susan Jenkins with the latest on How to Sell HUD Homes
• Before and After Judgment issues with Craig Wool and Jan Rucinski
• Local school district officials
• An Adult Social featuring the Alpha Geeks, who will answer your tech. questions
The cost for a full-day registration is $60 through March 25. Morning-only registrations are $30 and afternoon-only registrations $40. Register online or find additional information here. Download the registration form here.
The days of the one-page contract are long gone. Contract Pitfalls, one of our four-hour related continuing education credit courses, will identify areas in a contract that bring about the most controversy between sellers, buyers and agents. Understanding these pitfalls will allow the licensee to better serve the public and increase their awareness to the terms of the contract.
The classroom sessions are taught by local attorneys Donnie Coleman, Dominic Lascara, and Brett Thompson.
The Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) program provides tuition assistance to qualified spouses of military personnel. Click here to find out if you are qualified and for additional information.
Update: The VREB Sept. 7 released its "Guidance Document on the Necessity of Brokerage Agreements" to clear up some confusion among licensees as to when a written brokerage agreement is required pursuant to recent changes in Virginia agency law.
Residential Standard Agency, a three-hour course mandated by the Virginia Real Estate Board, is required for all licensees -- continuing education and post-licensing -- whose licenses expire after June 30, 2012.
Virginia Real Estate Board Member Cliff Wells discusses the random inspections of firms being undertaken by VREB.
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