Continuing Education will 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. Course fee is $55.

“Real Estate Fundamentals” will be held from 6-8 p.m., Monday and Thursday, Jan. 27-March 17 and will provided a foundation for the study of real estate in Pennsylvania, covering language, principles, and laws that govern the industry. Course fee is $290. “Real Estate Practice” will be held 8:15 to 10:15 p.m., Monday and Thursday, Jan. 27-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. 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 three-and-a-half-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 16, 2013