Pennsylvania 8 Hour Property Management CE


8 Hour Course

Course ID: RECE004592

Approved By: Pennsylvania State Real Estate Commission

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This premier 8-hour package is specially designed for Pennsylvania real estate professionals who will be working in or overseeing property management as part of their real estate career. Our professionally-developed content provides real estate licensees with an overview of the most important topics and concepts related to the ownership and management of real property.


We begin our course with a look at the basics of real property, including distinguishing real property from personal, understanding how to determine if an item is a "fixture" or part of the property, and a review of the "bundle of rights" associated with ownership and possession of real property. We'll also take a close look at the different forms of possession and ownership or "estates" that can be held, leases and leasehold estates, and common ownership forms, among other real property issues.


Next, we'll talk about legal descriptions' role and history in the real estate industry, and their indispensability in properly identifying real property in any transaction. We'll follow this with a long look into land use controls, both public and private, and how they affect real property ownership. This includes in-depth discussions of the government's police powers, such as taxing, eminent domain, and escheat. Plus, we'll take time to study the processes of comprehensive plans, master plans, and zoning, as well as a review of several significant environmental issues.


Our focus then will turn to valuation and taxation of real property, and into the complex world of real estate investment. In our discussion, we'll cover a variety of key elements impacting these areas, including (but far from limited to) the primary methods of valuation; the appraisal process; calculation and proration of property taxes; and appreciation, depreciation, and capital gains impacts on real estate investing, as well as developing an investment strategy.


Next, we'll spend time on the specifics of property management, beginning with the economics of property management, such as pricing factors, supply and demand, economic and market trends, and how to calculate a capitalization rate. We'll also cover common property management expenses and budgeting, as well as determining the goals and objectives of the property owner.


Finally, we'll take a long look at the difficult matter of foreclosure and its impact on real property transactions. This includes discussions of defaults, judicial versus non-judicial foreclosures, and the parties' rights in the foreclosure process.


This course includes four incremental exams, each of which must be passed before moving to the next section, and a questionnaire at the end which MUST be answered to complete the course.

  • Basics of Real Property Law
    • Basics of Real Property Law [8 Activities]
      • 01. Basic Real Property Law
      • 02. Forms and Types of Ownership and Description of Estates
      • 03. Leases
      • 04. Common Interest Ownership
      • 05. Types of Trusts
      • 06. Commercial, Industrial, and Income Property
      • 07. Land Rights
      • 08. Other Elements of Real Estate Law
    • Legal Descriptions [7 Activities]
      • 01. Legal Descriptions
      • 02. Terminology
      • 03. Other Legal Descriptions
      • 04. Rectangular Survey System
      • 05. Physical Characteristics of Land
      • 06. Economic Characteristics of Land
      • 07. Physical Descriptions of Property
    • Incremental Quiz 1 (33 questions)
  • Using Real Property
    • Land Use Controls [19 Activities]
      • 01. Land Use Control
      • 02. Zoning and Master Plans
      • 03. Building Codes and Regulations
      • 04. New Home Warranties
      • 05. Manufactured Dwellings
      • 06. Private Controls
      • 07. Common Interest Ownership
      • 08. Common Interest Ownership - Part 2
      • View Additional Activities
        • 09. Common Interest Ownership - Part 3
        • 10. Common Interest Ownership - Part 4
        • 11. Issues with Deeds Acquired in Foreclosure Sales
        • 12. Regulation of Special Land Types
        • 13. Regulation of Environmental Hazards
        • 14. Regulation of Environmental Hazards - Part 2
        • 15. Regulation of Environmental Hazards - Part 3
        • 16. Regulation of Environmental Hazards - Part 4
        • 17. Regulation of Environmental Hazards - Part 5
        • 18. Regulation of Environmental Hazards - Part 6
        • 19. Regulation of Environmental Hazards - Part 7
    • Incremental Quiz 2 (5 questions)
  • Value of Real Property
    • Valuation [3 Activities]
      • 01. Value
      • 02. Methods of Estimating Value
      • 03. Appraisal Process
    • Taxation [3 Activities]
      • 01. Property Taxes
      • 02. Other Taxes
      • 03. Impact of Taxation on Financing Arrangements
    • Real Estate Investment [7 Activities]
      • 01. Overview of Real Estate Investment
      • 02. Types of Investment Properties
      • 03. Investment Timing
      • 04. Developing an Investment Strategy
      • 05. Disclosure Laws
      • 06. Real Estate Syndication
      • 07. Real Estate Securities
    • Incremental Quiz 3 (31 questions)
  • Property Management & Foreclosure
    • Property Management [3 Activities]
      • 01. Economics of Property Management
      • 02. Expenses
      • 03. Evaluating the Owner's Objectives
    • Foreclosure [6 Activities]
      • 01. What is Foreclosure
      • 02. Loan Default – Where Foreclosure Begins
      • 03. Judicial Foreclosure
      • 04. Strict Foreclosure
      • 05. Foreclosure by Power of Sale
      • 06. Alternatives and Remedies for Foreclosure
    • Incremental Quiz 4 (25 questions)
  • Course Completion
    • Mandatory Questionnaire
    • Certificate of Completion

Instructor Bio

sheri wytcherley real estate atyourpaceonline
Sheri has been an online instructor for AYPO's Real Estate education classes for over 5 years and is a licensed real estate instructor across the United States.

Growing up in a military family, Sheri became very patriotic, developed an adventurous spirit, and grew passionate about helping people.

In 2005 Sheri became a principal broker and opened Oregon Ranch & Home Real Estate in order to better serve her clients. She received the honor of being ranked #5 in Southern Oregon for dollar volume sold for 2008, during one of the most challenging years the market has seen in decades.

"Common sense, integrity, and a quick wit. These are qualities I admire".