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Chesapeake (CH)
638 Independence Parkway, Suite 100
Chesapeake, VA
23320
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P [757] 427-1740
F [757] 430-4487

Newport News (NN)
(Classroom only)
11861 Canon Boulevard, Suite A
Newport News, VA
23606
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P [757] 873-8884

Virginia Beach (VB)
(Classroom only)
184 Business Park Dr.
Virginia Beach, VA
23462
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16-HOUR CONTINUING EDUCATION

This course was designed to fulfill the required 16 hours of continuing education requirements for Virginia real estate licenses. Topics include:

• Legal Updates (required topic with Flood Instruction)
• Disclosure Law (related topic)
• Communications (related topic)
• Fair Housing (required topic)
• Ethics (required topic)
• Real Estate Board Regulations/Standards of Practice and Conduct (related topic)
• Contracts (required topic)
• Agency Law (required topic)
• Professional Risks (related topic)
• Virginia Landlord and Tenant Act (related topic)
• Virginia Condominium Act (related topic)
• Timeshares Act (related topic)
• Property Owners' Association Act (related topic)

While licensees must complete the seat-time requirements in the full online course (13.28 hours) to receive continuing education credits, the time spent on individual topics can vary.

  Take the course online COST: $60

8-HOUR REQUIRED CONTINUING EDUCATION

This course fulfills the eight hours of required topics out of the 16 hours of continuing education requirements for license renewal. Required topics include:

• Agency
• Ethics
• Fair housing
• Contracts
• Legal updates (with Flood Instruction)

While licensees must complete the seat-time requirements in the full online course (6.64 hours) to receive continuing education credits, the time spent on individual topics can vary.

  Take the entire course online COST: $30

8-HOUR REAL ESTATE MANAGEMENT & AGENT SUPERVISION

This course fulfills the eight additional hours of pre-approved real estate management and agent supervision credits required for continuing education for brokers.

Topics include:
• Business Policies and Procedures Overview
• Escrow Accounts/Financial Records
• Fair Housing
• Advertising
• Use of Unlicensed Assistants
• Agency
• Misrepresentation/Omission
• Current Educational Requirements
• Broker Supervision
• Commissions
• Virginia Underground Utility Damage Prevention Act
• NAR Code of Ethics

While licensees must complete the seat-time requirements in the full online course (6.64 hours) to receive continuing education credits, the time spent on individual topics can vary.

  Take the entire course online COST: 30
1-hour Agency

This course will provide a brief overview of Virginia agency law, including what is required during a brokerage relationship and an agent's duties to the parties involved. It is approved for one hour of required continuing education.

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1-hour Legal Updates

This course was designed to fulfill one hour of required continuing education credit. It also provides information that is relevant to your real estate career. Topics include:

• 2015 Virginia Real Estate Law Updates
• 2014 Virginia Real Estate Law Updates
• The National Flood Insurance Program

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Flood Insurance for REal estate Agents
(1-hour Legal Updates Credit)

This course will provide Real Estate Agents with an understanding of how flood insurance affects real estate transactions. Real Estate Agents who have completed this course will know how to identify flood zones and will have a basic understanding of the National Flood Insurance Program.

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2-hour Fair housing in virginia

The course explores the Virginia Fair Housing Law, Fair Housing Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Civil Rights Act or 1866. It is approved for two hours of required continuing education credits.

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3-hour Ethics

This course introduces the latest research in business ethics and includes colorful images, charts, and graphs to help students master the concepts. Video role-plays and chapter-summaries are intended to keep students engaged. Additionally, this class satisfies the NAR quadrennial ethics requirement and is approved for three hours of required contnuing education credits.

While licensees must complete the seat-time requirements in the full online course (2.49 hours) to receive continuing education credits, the time spent on individual topics can vary.

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3-hour Agency

This course has been developed to provide a consistent message to agents on Virginia agency law. It contains information on what constitutes an agency relationship, the various brokerage relationships, creating and terminating an agency, and disclosure.

While licensees must complete the seat-time requirements in the full online course (2.49 hours) to receive continuing education credits, the time spent on individual topics can vary.

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8-hour real estate law and board regulations

This course will detail real estate law and board regulations for Virginia's licensees. It is approved for eight hours of continuing education credits.

Over eight hours, it will explore:
• Lead-based Paint
• Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act
• Property Owners' Association Act
• Condominium Act
• Common Interest Community Law
• Megan's Law
• Servicemembers' Civil Relief Act
• Disclosures
• VREB disciplinary actions
• Building codes and smoke detectors

While licensees must complete the seat-time requirements in the full online course (6.64 hours) to receive continuing education credits, the time spent on individual topics can vary.

Online

6-hour Contract Writing

This course details contract writing, from the basics to the nuances that exist for real estate agents. It is approved for six hours of continuing education credits. Topics include:

• Ownership principles
• Parties to a contract
• Validity of contracts
• Types of leases
• Contingencies
• Inspections

While licensees must complete the seat-time requirements in the full online course (4.98 hours) to receive continuing education credits, the time spent on individual topics can vary.

Online

3-hour risk management

This course details risk management in the real estate industry, focusing on:

• Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act
• Anti-Trust
• Environmental Laws
• Mold
• Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act

This course has been approved for three hours of continuing education credit. While licensees must complete the seat-time requirements in the full online course (2.49 hours) to receive continuing education credits, the time spent on individual topics can vary.

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3-hour Escrow Requirements

Trust accounting is part of every fiduciary relationship; essentially any agent – whether it is an attorney, title company or real estate professional -- acting on behalf of his or her principal has an obligation to protect the any funds being held for that principal. In Virginia, real estate licensees are obligated by statute to place funds into an escrow account. This course delves into those requirements. It has been approved for three hours of continuing education credit.

Topics include:

• Maintenance and Management
• Responsibilities of Licensees
• Record-Keeping
• Findings and Discipline

While licensees must complete the seat-time requirements in the full online course (2.49 hours) to receive continuing education credits, the time spent on individual topics can vary.

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2-hour Trends: Social Media

This course will look at social media – from its history to its uses – and how real estate licensees can utilize the medium to improve their businesses while remaining firmly within the letter of the law. It has been approved for two hours of continuing education credits.

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Classroom Schedule

All active brokers and active experienced salespersons who renew their license after December 31, 2015, must complete a Board-approved LU CE course that includes Flood Instruction to renew their licenses.

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