Vermont 24 Hour 2018-2020 Renewal Cycle: Broker Package
- 24 Hour Course
This package for Vermont real estate agents contains all 24 hours of continuing education needed to renew your license. The course includes six different classes:
- Vermont 3 Hour Real Estate Agent Safety
- Vermont 4 Hour 2018-2020 Renewal Cycle -- Mandatory Course
- Vermont 4 Hour Real Estate Concepts
- Vermont 4 Hour Real Estate Financing & Title Insurance
- Vermont 4 Hour Real Estate Contracts & Loan Programs
- Vermont 5 Hour Real Estate Fair Housing
Each of these classes work together to give you a well-rounded education in the practice of real estate. The first class focuses on safety when showing property, starting off with identifying threats. We'll explore the various hazards the real estate agent faces, and cover crimes, assault, identity theft, and property scams. Other topics in the course include general safety considerations, what to do before the showing, the showing itself, and finishing off with liability and liability insurance. At the end of the class, there is a 30-question final exam.
The second class is the mandatory core course, and is split into four main areas of study:
- Buyer and Seller Representation
- Time of Sale Considerations
- Land Use and Property Rights
- Professional Practice, Court Decisions, Case Studies, and Legislative Changes
The first section focuses on brokerage service agreements, net listings (and why they're prohibited), conflicts of interest, and material facts. From there, we move into the second section, which includes topics such as the mandatory consumer disclosure form, the Vermont Department of Health required disclosure, lead-based paint disclosure, and the Act 250 disclosure. The third portion focuses on Land Use and Property Rights, covering a variety of necessary permits, alternative energy, and easements. The final portion of the class covers professional practice, court cases, and legislative changes topics, such as unprofessional conduct, court case examples, and law updates. At the end of the class, there is a 40-question final exam.
The third class includes four study areas as well: Common Law of Agency, Legal Descriptions, Transfer of Title, and Encumbrances. Across these four areas, a variety of topics are covered, such as the formation of an agency relationship, types of agency, legal descriptions, physical characteristics of land, transfer of title, like-kind exchanges, encumbrances, and liens. At the end of this class, there is a 40-question final exam.
In the fourth class there are four study areas: Lending Laws, Sources of Financing, Financing Documents, and Title Insurance and Escrow. These areas include topics like integrated disclosures, the Truth in Lending Act, the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, financial markets, federal monetary control, mortgages and deeds of trust, title, clouded titles, and closing costs. This class also has a final exam, asking 40 questions.
The fifth class ups the ante with six study areas: Basic Contract Law, Real Estate Contracts, Listing Agreements, Sale Agreements, Loans and Loan Programs, and Government Loan Programs. Topics included in this class are breach of contract, listing agreements, leases, general concepts, types of loans, FHA, and other federal programs. This class includes a 40-question exam.
The final, and longest class in the package is on Fair Housing, and covers only four study areas: Fair Housing, Anti-Discrimination Laws, Ethic for Real Estate Professionals, and Errors and Omissions. Under these study areas, you'll encounter topics such as history of Fair Housing, overview of the Fair Housing Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, why ethics matter, ethical duties, ethical situations, and errors and omissions. At the end of this class, there is a final exam of 50 questions.
Throughout the course, there are in-text questions to help test your knowledge as you go. At the end of this package, you'll have completed all of the education needed to renew your broker license, all at your own pace!
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- Approved By: Vermont Real Estate Commission
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".