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REcampus.com offers you a virtual university complete with the most respected comprehensive real estate courses and the largest online real estate bookstore in the industry.

If you are sponsoring a prospective agent, the future associate can supplement their classroom instruction with a comprehensive study course offered through RECampus.com. This course offers beneficial additional information to assist the new agent with their success in taking the State Real Estate exam. The online course is only for study purposes and does not replace the necessary 45-hours of classroom participation.

For the Rhode Island portion of the examination prep, you can purchase the Rhode Island laws from the Rhode Island Association of REALTORS® and then review on line. If you have any questions, call 401-785-9380 x 6933 or email us at [email protected].

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Courses

The courses approved for Rhode Island Continuing Education are listed below. Courses approved for 3 hours of continuing education are priced at $35 for members and $60 for non-members. Courses approved for 6 hours of continuing education are priced at $70 for members and $120 for non-members. The course listed for 12 hours of continuing education is priced at $140 for members and $240 for non-members. Some courses, due to the number of credit hours require special pricing.

 

green-square-bullet The Truth About Mold (3 CEH’s & CORE)

Course content:

  • What is Mold?
  • How Does Mold Reproduce and When Does It Thrive?
  • Why Has Mold Become a Problem?
  • Adverse Health Affects of Mold
  • Mold Remediation
  • Polices and Legislation
  • Reducing Liability
  • Court Cases and Litigation

 

green-square-bullet Understanding 1031 Tax-Free Exchanges (3 CEH’s)

Course content:

  • General Discussion of Taxes
  • Installments Sales
  • The 1031 Tax Free Exchange
  • The Law and the Rules
  • The Paperwork

 

green-square-bullet Fair Housing (3 CEH’s & CORE)

Course content:

  • The Fair Housing Act
  • Fair Housing Advertising
  • The 1988 Fair Housing Amendments Act
  • Fair Housing Case Law
  • Fair Housing Enforcement

 

green-square-bullet Environmental Issues in Real Estate (3 CEH’s and CORE)

Course content:

  • Environmental Regulation and Real Estate
  • Environmental Due Diligence
  • Minimizing Environmental Liabilities
  • Special Environmental Concerns for Real Estate

 

green-square-bullet Property Management and Managing Risk (6 CEH’s)

Features include:

  • Leases and Tenant Issues
  • Managing Residential Properties
  • The Management-Owner Relationship
  • Managing Emergency and Tenant Safety Issues

 

green-square-bullet Introduction to Commercial Real Estate Sales (3 CEH’s)

Course content:

  • Essential Elements of Commercial Investment Real Estate
  • The Financial Anatomy of a Real Estate Investment
  • Establishing Market Value and Return for the Real Estate Investment
  • Listing and Marketing the Real Estate Investment

 

green-square-bullet Investment Property Practice and Management (12 CEH’s)

Course content:

  • Explain the different classifications of real property and the various property management
  • challenges involved with each
  • Understand that identifying and achieving the owner’s objectives are the manager’s
  • primary objectives
  • Describe the process of putting together a management plan
  • Understand the importance of state and local law in governing landlord-tenant relations
  • Identify marketing opportunities and develop a marketing plan for a real estate investment

 

green-square-bullet Mortgage Fraud and Predatory Lending: What Every Agent Should Know (6 CEH’s and CORE)

Course content:

  • Describe the roles of each participant in most real estate transactions
  • Explain several causes of foreclosure and list types of fraud
  • Explain the differences between fixed-rate and adjustable-rate loans
  • Discuss how real estate licenses can educate their investor clients to protect
  • their investments
  • List consumer protection laws and explain the intent of each

green-square-bullet Property Management and Management Risk (6 CEH’s)

Course content:

  • Explain the different classifications of real property and the various property management
  • challenges involved with each
  • Describe the procedures involved in taking over a property
  • Explain the terms of a typical property management contract
  • Distinguish among the different types of residential property
  • Describe the process of putting together a management plan

 

green-square-bullet Real Estate and Taxes! What Every Agent Should Know (6 CEH’s)

Course content:

  • Identify the two main requirements for mortgage interest deductions
  • Discuss the limits on home equity loans when determining tax deductions
  • Summarize the differences between acquisition debt and home equity debt
  • Explain the gain or loss formula
  • Identify items that may be included in the selling price

 

green-square-bullet Real Estate Finance Today (6 CEH’s and CORE)

Course content:

  • Define and explain the use of the principal financing instruments-the note, the mortgage and the
  • deed of trust
  • Name major sources of mortgage loan funding in the primary market
  • Identify and explain the role of the key players in the secondary market
  • Explain the purpose of private mortgage insurance and alternatives in practice today
  • Describe the guidelines of the Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac standard and affordable loan products

 

green-square-bullet Risk Management (6 CEH’s)

Course content:

  • Understand how to avoid misrepresentation claims
  • Describe the real estate professional’s role regarding environmental hazards
  • Recognize red flags associated with various hazards
  • Explain the purpose of the Americans with Disabilities Acts (ADA)
  • Discuss antitrust issues in today’s real estate market

 

green-square-bullet Understanding Credit and Improving Credit Scores (3 CEH’s)

Course content:

  • Explain why more people have damaged credit than ever before
  • Identify how an identity thief obtains and uses private information
  • Decide whether a client could benefit from a credit repair
  • Identify categories of information used to calculate credit scores

 

green-square-bullet Foreclosures, Short Sales, REO’s and Auctions (5 CEH’s)

Course content:

  • Differences between strict foreclosure, judicial sale and power of sale
  • Determine a seller’s financial status to qualify for a short sale
  • Develop specific techniques to use with short sale listings
  • Understand the special contractual issues involved in short sale transactions
  • Know the additional listing, sales, marketing, property management and accountability issues involved in handling REO listings

 

green-square-bullet Sustainable Housing and Building Green (6 CEH’s)

Course content:

  • Differentiate between sustainable and green building
  • Explain the value of life cycle analysis when choosing green materials
  • Describe components of green building
  • Explain the importance of identifying green features when doing a competitive market analysis
  • Discuss the value of an energy audit