Real Estate Agent

REAL ESTATE AGENT: PRACTICE AND ETHICS - HOURS: 60

This competency-based course is designed to provide an understanding of the basic business, financial, and sales practices of real estate. It includes instruction on agency laws, various types of contracts and their usage, competitive market analysis, and types of advertising. In addition, the course covers various methods of real estate finance, property management, escrow procedures, tax aspect of real estate practice and the standards of real estate ethics. This course satisfies the statutory requirements for the broker’s and salesperson’s license. The competencies in this course are aligned with the California High School Academic Content Standards and the California Career Technical Education Model Curriculum Standards.

PREREQUISITES:

Enrollment requires successful completion of Real Estate Agent: Principles (61-40-90) or possession of a real estate salesperson's or broker's license.

The Division of Adult and Career Education’s Finance Career Pathway for Real Estate is designed to provide an understanding of the basic business, financial, and sales practices of real estate. It includes instruction on agency laws, various types of contracts and their usage, competitive market analysis, and types of advertising. In addition, the course covers various methods of real estate finance, property management, escrow procedures, tax aspect of real estate practice and the standards of real estate ethics. This course satisfies the statutory requirements for the broker’s and salesperson’s licenses. The Competencies in this course are aligned with the California High School Academic Content Standards and the California Career Technical Education Model Curriculum Standards.

This certificate verifies that the student has met the minimal competencies in the following areas:

  • INTRODUCTION TO REAL ESTATE AGENCY LAWS
  • FINANCIAL DOCUMENTS
  • EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS
  • DEPOSIT RECEIPT: OVERVIEW
  • CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS’ LISTING FORM
  • DEPOSIT RECEIPT: THIRD PARTY FINANCING
  • REAL ESTATE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT
  • DEPOSIT RECEIPT: SELLER FINANCING
  • COMPETITIVE MARKET ANALYSIS
  • DEPOSIT RECEIPT: STANDARD PROVISIONS
  • ADVERTISING
  • ESCROW
  • PROPERTY MANAGEMENT
  • TAX ASPECTS OF REAL ESTATE PRACTICE
  • INTRODUCTION TO FINANCE
  • REAL ESTATE ETHICS
  • FINANCE PROGRAMS
  • EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS
  • QUALIFYING STANDARDS
  • EVALUATION