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Real Estate Sales Agent Course - Online
with Robert Joslyn
Introduction to the Elements of Real Estate Brokerage
Topics covered include industry overview/organization, Maine Real Estate Commission, agency relationships, product knowledge, property valuation, the appraisal process, financing the transaction, contracts, closings and federal and state laws. Fee includes textbook PDF (hard copy available from Center for Real Estate for an additional fee), one year of access to the course, instructor feedback after the three quizzes and the final exam and twice monthly Q&A drop-in sessions via Zoom. A certificate of completion is awarded with a grade of 75% or above, required for the state licensing exam ($85 fee), which must be taken within one year of satisfactory course completion. When you affiliate with a real estate agency and apply for your license, there is a $100 fee, along with a $21 criminal records check fee. Some companies offer to pay this fee when you affiliate with them.
Required: Attendees must be 18 or older and have a high school diploma or equivalency to get a license but a diploma is not required.
Bob Joslyn has been a licensed real estate broker in Maine since 1988, and for the past eight years he has been a solo agent at Keller Williams Realty in Greater Portland. He has had the honor of giving numerous buyers and sellers the knowledge they need to make wise real estate decisions during that time! Moreover, Bob has been a professor at Husson University for over 20 years, where he has instructed many business courses in both traditional classroom settings and online formats.