Alaska 8 Hour Designated Continuing Education (DCE)
- 8 Hour Course
Biennial renewal for real estate licensees in Alaska includes this required eight-hour designated continuing education course.. The material is divided into six segments based on the Alaska DCE content requirements and topics include Situational Ethics, Prohibited Conduct, Advertising and Social Media, Contract and Licensing Law, Licensee Relationships, and Property Disclosures and Inspections. ethics, broker supervision, property management, prohibited conduct, and social media advertising. This course satisfies eight of the 20 hours required for license renewal.
Part one of the course details situational ethics and includes material on ethics and broker policies, confidentiality and transactions with previous consumers (buyers, sellers, other licensees and listing and selling, ethical handling of negotiations and the ethical handling with conflict of interest.
The second lesson deals with property disclosures and inspections, and contains information on the delivery of Alaska’s Residential Real Property Transfer disclosure and amendments to this document, Requirements for timely delivery of the State of Alaska Residential Real Property Transfer Disclosure, addendums and/or amendments, and Identifying property types and what disclosures are required
Lesson three discusses contract and real estate licensing law. This part of the course covers the elements of a valid contract, contracts used in real estate, listing agreements, purchase and sales agreements, buyer representation, and limited/personal services agreements. The lesson concludes with an exploration of counteroffers, addendums, amendments, and attachments.
The fourth lesson in this course regards prohibited conduct by licensees and others in the business, and provides detailed information on the employment of licensed or unlicensed personnel, the payment of commissions, referral fees (consumers and others), failure to disclose the licensee relationship, conflicts of interest, and license status. The lesson continues with a look at false advertising, misrepresentations, and fraud, identifying what constitutes a material fact, and violation of local, state, and federal laws.
The fifth lesson details Advertising and Social Media, including accurate descriptions and photographs of the property, internet advertising (advantages, pitfalls, and checking for compliance), and an exploration of copyright and trademark infringement.
The course concludes with an in-depth discussion of licensee relationships. Included in this lesson is material defining the different types of licensee relationships, the timely presentation of the Alaska Real Estate Consumer disclosure, duties not owed in a licensee relationship, and the duration of the relationship and continuing obligations.
As students proceed through the course, they will be asked a multiple choice question periodically about the material just covered. Images are utilized throughout the course to aid visual and auditory learning styles.
Each lesson has a 10 or 20 question exam which must be successfully passed with a score of at least 70% in order to proceed to the next lesson.
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- Course ID(s): 1757
- Approved By: Alaska Real Estate Commission
Sheri Wytcherley is the instructor for many of our real estate courses. She is a chart-topping principal broker and a passionate teacher with more than five years of experience as a real estate educator. See more details about Sheri’s background here.