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How to complete your Pennsylvania Real Estate Continuing Education?

For real estate continuing education credit completion in the state of Pennsylvania, real estate agents are required to complete a 14 hour CE / license renewal every 2 years through designated courses as mandated by the states’ real estate commission. The renewal time frame set for the renewals are set every May 31 of the year. Such CE credit submission must be done every 2 years, starting from the date the agent activated his or her license.

The 14 hour CE credit is divided into two parts by the state commission. The first seven hours are all applicable to recently licensed agents in the state. While the other 7 hour period is reserved for agents, allowing them to choose whether they will focus on residential or commercial real estate modules.

Who are required to take this credit course online?

Every license holder in the state of Pennsylvania is required to complete the mandated Pennsylvania real estate CE. Their CE credit must comprise of the said requirements stated above, which is the 14-hour continuing education.

For more information about getting your real estate in PA, feel free to visit their website at http://www.dos.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/bureau_of_professional___occupational_affairs/12483

How our interactive online courses work?

To better serve the need of the students taking their CE, our online courses have been one of the most convenient, yet effective means to comply with the state requirements. Using personal computers or laptops, the enrolled individual can have access to his or her courses using our platform anytime and anywhere. During a busy schedule, our courses are still accessible and come in very handy formats that suit the individuals’ needs.

References for several topics are also inserted to provide the students a better understanding of what is being discussed in the lesson. We also have our faculty team that ensures quality content on our courses, monitoring and updating it when necessary.

Why enroll to our courses?

We have a team of subject matter experts who were the ones who creates the content of our courses. They are the one who established the discussion among lessons, guiding the students on what they need to know, learn and understand.

We are also an ARELLO approved course provider in the state, and that serve as another way to label us as “reliable” online training and education providers – agentcampus.com.

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  • Pennsylvania 14 Hour Complete CE Renewal Package 1

    Pennsylvania 14 Hour Complete CE Renewal Package 1

    Pennsylvania 14 Hour Complete CE Renewal Package

    Package Includes:

    • Home Inspection – Core->PA
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    • Included Courses
    • online
    • Online Package
    • $129.00
  • Pennsylvania 14 Hour Complete CE Renewal Package 2

    Pennsylvania 14 Hour Complete CE Renewal Package 2

    Pennsylvania 14 Hour Complete CE Renewal Package

    Package Includes:

    • Code of Ethics – Core->PA
    • Tax – Favorable Real Estate Transactions – Core->PA
    • Tax – Favorable Real Estate Transactions
    • View Package Details
    • Included Courses
    • online
    • Online Package
    • $129.00

Individual Courses

Please check the box next to the course(s) you wish to take. Then click the “Add To Cart” button to proceed with registration.

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Credit Type
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Credit Hours
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  • 1031 Real Estate Exchanges

    1031 Real Estate Exchanges

    1031 Real Estate Exchanges

    Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code allows for a tax deferment on the exchange of ‘like kind- income-producing property. In essence, an individual may trade an old income-producing or commercial capital asset for a new one of ‘like kind- without paying tax on any of the gains. Instead, the tax is deferred until the chain of exchanges is permanently broken.Commercial real property can qualify for a tax-deferred exchange, providing that the transaction is properly managed through the cooperation of many different professionals. This module outlines the uses of 1031 exchanges, covering what constitutes exchangeable property, the definition of ‘like kind,- the roles of different professionals in 1031 exchanges, the benefits and drawbacks, as well as the different types of exchanges commonly used for real estate transactions. A real estate professional familiar with the Section 1031, its meaning, use and scope, will be able to expand his or her clientele base and will be better equipped to advise investor and commercial clients over the course of their transactions, from the property finding phase through closing.

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Price: $25.00
    No. of Users:
    Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code allows for a tax deferment on the exchange of…
    Credit Type: General CE
    online course
    Online Package
    Credit Hours: 3
    $25.00
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  • Closing and Settlement Costs

    Closing and Settlement Costs

    Closing and Settlement Costs

    In many states, a licensee has no official duties throughout the closing process. This leads some real estate licensees to believe that their job ends when the purchase and sales contract is signed, but this is not a prudent stance. Transactions can and do fall apart during the closing stage. Licensees who are familiar with closing procedures and settlement costs can stay involved and use their skills to help ensure that their transactions end well.This module covers a broad range of issues related to closing and settlement to help the student learn ways to help clients through this sometimes complicated process. It includes the following lessons:Real Estate Closings Expenses The HUD-1 Settlement StatementIn addition, this module includes a final practice lesson. This concluding lesson presents real-world dilemmas and concrete applications of the information presented in the rest of the course. As the student completes this module, he or she should try to develop a broad picture of closing and settlement and how they fit into the larger practice of real estate. The last lesson will help with this project by presenting comprehensive content questions, practice problems and case studies.

    Credit Hours: 4.0
    Price: $36.00
    No. of Users:
    In many states, a licensee has no official duties throughout the closing process. This leads some…
    Credit Type:
    online course
    Online Package
    Credit Hours: 4
    $36.00
    QTY.
  • Closings and Settlement Costs*

    Closings and Settlement Costs*

    Closings and Settlement Costs*

    Some real estate licensees believe that their job ends when the purchase and sales contract is signed, and in fact, in many states, the licensee has no official duties throughout the closing process. However, transactions can and do fall apart during the closing stage. Licensees who are familiar with the closing procedures and settlement costs can stay involved and make sure that their transactions meet the desired end. This module covers the buyer’s and seller’s concerns at closing, the required documents to close a transaction and the rules and regulations of the closing process. In addition, the student will learn ways to help clients through this sometimes complicated process. Finally, the student will learn how to calculate closing expenses and fill out the settlement statement. As the student completes this module, he or she should attempt to fit this information in with the big picture of the real estate business. The conclusion of the module will assist with drawing the information together by presenting real world practice, comprehension questions and case studies for the student’s consideration. MM Update to match script correctly completed on

    Credit Hours: 0.0
    Price: $1.00
    No. of Users:
    Some real estate licensees believe that their job ends when the purchase and sales contract is…
    Credit Type:
    online course
    Online Package
    Credit Hours: 0.0
    $1.00
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  • Code of Ethics

    Code of Ethics

    Code of Ethics

    This course covers the standards of conduct and ethical judgment by addressing the different concepts that contribute to ethical business practices. This course will introduce the student to ethics and morals by defining both terms in order to distinguish differences between the two. The student will also learn the four approaches to ethical decision-making; therefore, after learning the Articles and Standard Practices of the NAR® Code of Ethics, the student will be able to use the model identify any violations of the Code.

    Credit Hours: 6.0
    Price: $50.00  $49
    No. of Users:
    This course covers the standards of conduct and ethical judgment by addressing the different concept…
    Credit Type: 2M 4E
    online course
    Online Package
    Credit Hours: 6
    $50.00
    $49
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  • Contracts, Purchase and Sale Agreements

    Contracts, Purchase and Sale Agreements

    Contracts, Purchase and Sale Agreements

    In the real estate industry, agreements are made everyday. Whether a salesperson is promising to sell a property within a specified period of time, a buyer is placing an offer on a house or a buyer is trying to purchase a property, some type of contract will be involved. Before entering into a legally binding agreement, real estate professionals should fully understand the different types of contracts that govern their industry. If a real estate professional makes a mistake while making a contract, he or she will be held liable for that mistake. Therefore, it is vital that real estate professionals protect themselves against errors, oversights and misunderstandings.

    Credit Hours: 0.0
    Price: $1.00
    No. of Users:
    In the real estate industry, agreements are made everyday. Whether a salesperson is promising to sel…
    Credit Type:
    online course
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    Credit Hours: 0.0
    $1.00
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  • Environmental Hazards*

    Environmental Hazards*

    Environmental Hazards*

    This course covers major environmental hazards. Licensees need to familiarize themselves with environmental issues because they have a responsibility to disclose to buyers any information that might affect their decision to buy. Environmental hazards can dramatically affect a propertys value, so buyers, sellers, lenders and licensees all can be affected by them. This course includes the following lessons: – The Indoor Environment- The External Environment- Legislation- Disclosure and Site Assessment- Real Estate PracticeStudents will learn throughout this course to identify internal and external environmental issues. They will learn about health hazards, environmental legislation, liability and responsibility for cleanup and protection. They will also learn about actions they should take and how issues affect licensees and lending. Licensees are not expected to be environmental experts, but in this course students will acquire a competency with environmental issues which will help them to elucidate issues for buyers, sellers and lenders. Knowledge of environmental issues also will help protect them from charges of nondisclosure. The conclusion of this course presents real world dilemmas and applications of the information presented. As the student completes this course, he or she should try to paint a big picture of environmental issues, which the course will address with comprehensive content questions, practices and case studies.

    Credit Hours: 4.0
    Price: $36.00
    No. of Users:
    This course covers major environmental hazards. Licensees need to familiarize themselves with enviro…
    Credit Type: General
    online course
    Online Package
    Credit Hours: 4
    $36.00
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  • Home Inspection*

    Home Inspection*

    Home Inspection*

    As the market becomes more competitive, only a business comprised of well-rounded licensees who provide comprehensive advice will continue to stand out. This course instructs real estate licensees on the basics of home inspection. An understanding of this information will allow the student to serve his or her clients and customers better. This course presents an overview of the home inspection business and explains how it fits into the real estate industry as a whole. In addition, the course covers the regulatory bodies and professional organizations associated with home inspection. At the conclusion of this course, the student will understand the methods used to inspect homes, will know what to look for when examining properties, both inside and out, and will understand the various types of inspection reports and the differences between them.

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Price: $25.00
    No. of Users:
    As the market becomes more competitive, only a business comprised of well-rounded licensees who prov…
    Credit Type: General
    online course
    Online Package
    Credit Hours: 3
    $25.00
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  • RE Finance

    RE Finance

    RE Finance

    This course provides an introduction to residential real estate finance, including information on the underwriting process for FHA, VA, FNMA and FHLMC loans. It includes the following lessons:Introduction to Loans Conventional Loans FHA Loans VA Loans The Basics of Real Estate Financing Real Estate PracticeIn this course the student will learn the basics of the different types of loans available and the advantages and disadvantages of each; loan applications; appraisals; escrow; titles; and credit reports, including qualifying for loan amounts and verifying income and assets.The student will also learn how to calculate loan amounts, estimate monthly payments from property taxes, hazard and mortgage insurance, qualifying ratios and income.

    Credit Hours: 4.0
    Price: $36.00
    No. of Users:
    This course provides an introduction to residential real estate finance, including information on th…
    Credit Type:
    online course
    Online Package
    Credit Hours: 4
    $36.00
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  • Real Estate Appraisal*

    Real Estate Appraisal*

    Real Estate Appraisal*

    This course covers the theories, rules, duties and activities that guide the real estate appraisal process. An appraiser must also conduct him- or herself professionally, ethically and honestly. There are guidelines regarding professionally and ethically correct behavior of appraisers as well that are also covered by this course. The entire appraisal process should be carried out in the best possible way for consumers and licensees as well as the real estate market.

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Price: $29.00
    No. of Users:
    This course covers the theories, rules, duties and activities that guide the real estate appraisal p…
    Credit Type: General CE
    online course
    Online Package
    Credit Hours: 3
    $29.00
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  • Real Property Ownership & Land Use*

    Real Property Ownership & Land Use*

    Real Property Ownership & Land Use*

    This course explores the meaning of real property ownership and the differences between real estate and personal property. Although these terms are often used interchangeably in everyday conversation, there are different rights associated with these different commodities. It is important that licensees understand the differences between them and are able to explain the distinctions to their clients and customers. This course addresses the following topics:Personal and Real Property Ownership Land Description Controlling Development Real Estate Practice LessonThroughout this course, the student will learn how different commodities land, real estate, and real property !! transfer and relate to one another. In addition, the student will learn about land use theory and come to understand how our federal, state, municipal and private authorities govern and plan our communities. This course covers legal descriptions as well as informal descriptions, the development of these concepts and the role they play in the real estate industry. This courses final lesson presents real-world dilemmas and provides opportunities to apply the information covered in the rest of the course. As the student completes this course, he or she should try to develop a broad understanding of real property use and to place this understanding within the larger context of real estate practice as a whole. This final lesson aims to help the student achieve this goal using comprehensive content questions, practice examples and case studies.

    Credit Hours: 3.0
    Price: $29.00
    No. of Users:
    This course explores the meaning of real property ownership and the differences between real estate …
    Credit Type: General
    online course
    Online Package
    Credit Hours: 3
    $29.00
    QTY.
  • Tax - Favorable Real Estate Transactions

    Tax – Favorable Real Estate Transactions

    Tax – Favorable Real Estate Transactions

    Provider Approval #0238 / Course Approval #04-00-104-24760

    The objective of this course is to teach real estate professionals how they can help their clients with the process of buying and selling property on a tax-favorable basis. The first two lessons describe a method of real estate purchase using pre-tax dollars and of growing the estate within a qualified product. We will discuss the current tax advantages of using both qualified and non-qualified tax products such as IRAs, SEP IRAs, 401(k)s, Roth IRAs and charitable gift annuities. The use of these applications provides the real estate professional with an opportunity to create a long-standing and profitable relationship with his or her clients, as well as attracting a more sophisticated investor wishing to find an alternative to 1031 exchanges.Lessons three and four of this module will explain the many important aspects of Internal Revenue Code Section 1031. The course will focus on the benefits of the 1031 exchange for the investor, the licensee and the other parties involved in the transaction. The student will learn which properties qualify under Section 1031 and how to use the various types of 1031 exchanges to enhance the clients position in the investment real estate market. The concluding lesson in this module presents real-world dilemmas and concrete applications of the information presented in the rest of the course. As the student completes this module, he or she should try to develop a broad picture of tax-favorable real estate transactions and how they fit into the larger practice of real estate. The last lesson will help with this project by presenting comprehensive content questions, practice problems and case studies.

    Credit Hours: 4.0
    Price: $40.00  $37
    No. of Users:
    Provider Approval #0238 / Course Approval #04-00-104-24760The objective of this course is to teach r…
    Credit Type: General
    online course
    Online Package
    Credit Hours: 4
    $40.00
    $37
    QTY.
  • Using the Internet to Serve Clients

    Using the Internet to Serve Clients

    Using the Internet to Serve Clients

    Provider Approval #0238 / Course Approval #04-00-104-24761

    The real estate industry, along with many other industries, is being revolutionized by the Internet. As time goes on, increasing numbers of people gain access to the Internet and use it to satisfy their real estate needs. To avoid being left behind, real-estate professionals need to cultivate an online presence. In this module students will learn about the Internet and how it has affected the real estate industry. Students will also learn about the elements of Web sites and how to market themselves and their sites on the Internet. The final lesson teaches students to communicate effectively over email. The conclusion of this module presents real world dilemmas and applications of the information presented. As the student completes this module, he or she should try to paint a big picture of Internet issues, which the module will address with comprehensive content questions, practices and case studies.

    Credit Hours: 4.0
    Price: $37.00
    No. of Users:
    Provider Approval #0238 / Course Approval #04-00-104-24761The real estate industry, along with many …
    Credit Type: General
    online course
    Online Package
    Credit Hours: 4
    $37.00
    QTY.

Important Pennsylvania Real Estate License Information

Licensees who obtained their licenses December 1, 2007, or later are required to complete a required 14-hour course. The first seven hours of the required course are applicable to all recently licensed practitioners. The other seven hours of the required course are divided into residential and commercial modules and licensees are permitted to choose which module best reflects their practices.

However, licensees who have already been required to complete continuing education in order to renew a license, meaning that the license was issued November 30, 2007, or before, NO. These licensees may take 14 hours of Commission-approved continuing education elective courses, all OR part of the required course mentioned above, OR a broker course that is at least 15 hours in length. All CE must have been taken on or after June 1, 2008.

For additional information regarding Pennsylvania’s state requirements, please visit http://www.portal.state.pa.us

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State Requirements

Pennsylvania Real Estate Education Requirements

Salesperson

  • An individual who wants to take the salesperson’s examination for the purpose of obtaining a standard salesperson’s license shall:
    1. Be 18 years of age or older.
    2. Have successfully completed four credits, or 60 hours of instruction, in basic real estate courses as determined by the Commission under subsection (b).
    3. Submit a completed examination application to the Commission or its designee with the examination fee.

Broker License

  • An individual who wants to take the broker’s examination for a standard broker’s license shall:
    1. Be 21 years of age or older.
    2. Be a high school graduate or have passed a high school general education equivalency examination.
    3. Have worked at least 3 years as a licensed salesperson, with experience qualifications that the Commission considers adequate for practice as a broker, or possess at least 3 years of other experience, education, or both, that the Commission considers the equivalent of 3 years’ experience as a licensed salesperson.
    4. Have acquired 16 credits, or 240 hours of instruction, in professional real estate education as determined by the Commission under subsection (b).
    5. Submit a completed examination application to the Commission

Post License Requirements:

30 hours within the first year of licensure.

Continuing Education Requirements:

A broker or salesperson holding a standard license who desires to renew a current license shall, as a condition precedent to renewal, complete 14 hours of Commission-approved continuing education during the preceding license period. The continuing education shall be completed by the May 31 renewal deadline.