Continuing Education to offer real estate courses in January

The Penn State Beaver Office of Continuing Education will offer a series of courses for real estate salespersons and brokers in January.

“Mortgages and Deeds” will be held from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, and will provide the latest state and federal information available in these areas. The course fee is $55. “Real Estate Fundamentals” will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday and Thursday from Jan. 27 to March 17 and will provide a foundation for the study of real estate in Pennsylvania, covering language, principles and laws that govern the industry. The course fee is $290. “Real Estate Practice” will be held 8:15 to 10:15 p.m. Monday and Thursday from Jan. 27 to March 17. The course is an introduction to all facets of the real estate industry and includes a survey of areas of specialization with emphasis on the role of a real estate agent in residential brokerage. Examination of a real estate transaction is designed and conducted to provide a working knowledge of actual forms and documents, including related mathematics. The course fee is $290.

The Pennsylvania Real Estate Commission requires that all real estate brokers and salespersons renew their current licenses by completing 14 hours of commission-approved continuing education. These classes can be completed in a minimum of 3½ hour increments rather than the seven-hour increments previously required. Dates, locations and methods used for license examinations may vary throughout Pennsylvania. For the most recent information about examination schedules and formats, call 717-783-3658 or visit http://www.parealtor.org.

For information or to register for a course(s), contact the Office of Continuing Education at 724-773-3700 or beaverce@psu.edu, or visit www.beaver.psu.edu.

Last Updated December 09, 2013