Real Estate Principles and Practices
This required course for real estate licensing provides clear explanations of modern real estate practices and a working knowledge of real estate in Connecticut. You will gain an extensive understanding of how the real estate marketplace works. Learn the special language of the real estate business, including operating procedures and important laws governing agency, title transfer,mortgages, agent conduct, and ethical practice. Property owners, buyers, sellers, and anyone interested in pursuing real estate careers or operations will find this course beneficial and rewarding.
Students must attend at least 60 hours and pass the course with a score of 70 or higher in order to sit for the state exam. Please note that your certificate will be printed with your name as it appears on your registration form., and should match your license or state issued identification you use. You may take the Real Estate Principles & Practices course prior to 18 years of age, however you must be at least 18 years old to receive a real estate license. A high school diploma or a GED is not required for someone to obtain a real estate salesperson license. The textbooks are included in the cost of the course and provided at the first class session.
Basic Appraisal Principles
Required for those seeking an appraiser’s license, this course is recognized by the Real Estate Commission for those seeking a broker’s license. Students will discuss real property concepts and characteristics; legal consideration; leases; environmental, geographic and physical factors; economic principles; and market analysis. Students must attend at least 30 hours and receive a passing grade of 70 or higher to receive a course certificate. The textbooks are included in the cost of the course and provided at the first class session. This course is offered during the spring semester.
Basic Appraisal Procedures
Through theory, case studies, and examples, the course offers practical application of appraisal procedures. This basic appraisal course is one of the prelicensing courses for appraisers and brokers, and provides an overview of real estate appraisal approaches to valuation procedures, value, property description, residential applications, commercial applications, improvement construction, home inspection, and appraisal math. A calculator is recommended. Books are included in the cost of the course. This course is offered during the fall semester.
We also offer continuing education courses for relicensing for the current cycle.