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Education requirements If you are interested in becoming a real estate agent, or are looking for information about how to maintain your license or continue your education, here is a list of the current requirements:

Salesperson PRE-LICENSING

NEW EDUCATION REQUIREMENT FOR ALL LICENSEES

To become a licensed SALESPERSON in the state of Virginia, you must:

Residential Standard Agency (RSA) Course: The Virginia Real Estate Board has implemented a new requirement for those licensees expiring as of July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2014. All real estate licensees will be required to take an additional three-hour RSA course in order to renew their licenses.

• be 18 years of age • complete and pass the 60-hr Principles of Real Estate Course • register for PSI Virginia State and National Exam (www.psiexams.com) • get fingerprinted and have a state-wide criminal history check completed.

NEW REAL ESTATE LICENSEES (Those who have been licensed one year or less.)

BROKER PRE-LICENSING

To renew your real estate license for the first time in the state of Virginia, you must:

To become a licensed BROKER in the state of Virginia, you must:

• complete 30-hours of Post-Licensing Education within one year of your initial certification date with the Virginia Real Estate Board (www.dpor.virginia.gov)

• be a licensed agent for 36 out of 48 months consecutively • complete 180 classroom hours of real estate broker pre-licensing courses approved by the Virginia Real Estate Board (each course is 45-hours: Broker Appraisal, Broker Finance, Broker Law, Broker Management), OR

15-hours Mandatory Topics

• complete Broker Management plus two other of the above broker-specific courses AND one of the following broker-related courses: GRI, CCIM, CRB, SIOR, Business Law, Property Management, Real Estate Economics, Real Estate Investments, Real Estate Feasibility Analysis, Real Estate Math, Commercial Mortgage Lending, Land Planning and Use, or Urban Developments

3-hrs Agency Law

3-hrs Ethics and Standards of Conduct/Current Industry Issues & Trends

3-hrs Fair Housing

3-hrs Real Estate Law

3-hrs Offer to Purchase (Contracts)

15-hours Elective Topics

Any course approved for post-licensing elective credit

• register for PSI Virginia exam for Brokers (www.psiexams.com).

Whether you’re just starting out, or are ready to enhance your knowledge beyond the basics, NVAR Realtor® School has something to meet your needs. NVAR’s two fully-staffed locations and online options make it easy for you to focus on building your business.

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To register and view complete schedule and descriptions visit www.nvar.com

2013 Realtor® School Course Catalog  

This is the 2013 NVAR Realtor® School Course Catalog

2013 Realtor® School Course Catalog  

This is the 2013 NVAR Realtor® School Course Catalog