63-Hr. FL Real Estate Sales Associate Licensing Course

$245

63 Total hours

63 Mandatory hours


This course provides you with the 63 hours of instruction required to be eligible for a Florida Real Estate Sales Associate license. The course prepares you for the Florida state licensing exam and provides the practical business knowledge and foundation necessary to be a successful real estate salesperson in Florida.

Course Curriculum

FREC Approved

  • 1
    Unit 1: The Real Estate Business
    • AN INTRODUCTION TO THE REAL ESTATE BUSINESS
    • LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    • REAL ESTATE BROKERAGE
    • PROPERTY MANAGEMENT
    • APPRAISING
    • FINANCING
    • COUNSELING
    • DEVELOPMENT AND CONSTRUCTION
    • RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION
    • THE ROLE OF GOVERNMENT
    • SUMMARY OF IMPORTANT POINTS
    • Unit 1 Quiz
  • 2
    Unit 2 : Real Estate License Law and Qualifications for Licensure
    • LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    • A HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE OF FLORIDA REAL ESTATE LICENSE LAW
    • STATUTES AND RULES IMPORTANT TO REAL ESTATE
    • GENERAL LICENSING PROVISIONS
    • APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
    • NONRESIDENT APPLICANT REQUIREMENTS
    • SALES ASSOCIATE QUALIFICATIONS FOR LICENSURE
    • POST-LICENSING EDUCATION
    • CONTINUING EDUCATION
    • BROKER REQUIREMENTS
    • REGISTRATION AND LICENSURE
    • REAL ESTATE SERVICES
    • EXEMPTIONS FROM A REAL ESTATE LICENSE
    • SUMMARY OF IMPORTANT POINTS
    • Unit 2 Quiz
  • 3
    Unit 3: Real Estate License Law and Commission Rules
    • LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    • DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION (DBPR)
    • FLORIDA REAL ESTATE COMMISSION
    • COMMISSION GENERAL POWERS AND DUTIES
    • LICENSE RENEWAL AND LICENSE STATUSES
    • CEASE TO BE IN FORCE
    • MULTIPLE LICENSES AND GROUP LICENSE
    • SUMMARY OF IMPORTANT POINTS
    • Unit 3 Quiz
  • 4
    Unit 4: Authorized Relationships, Duties, and Disclosure
    • LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    • LAW OF AGENCY
    • BROKERAGE RELATIONSHIPS IN FLORIDA
    • BROKERAGE RELATIONSHIPS
    • NO BROKERAGE RELATIONSHIP (NONREPRESENTATION)
    • SINGLE AGENT RELATIONSHIP
    • TRANSACTION BROKER RELATIONSHIP
    • TRANSITION FROM SINGLE AGENT TO TRANSACTION BROKER
    • DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS
    • NONRESIDENTIAL TRANSACTIONS
    • TERMINATING A BROKERAGE RELATIONSHIP
    • SUMMARY OF IMPORTANT POINTS
    • Unit 4 Quiz
  • 5
    Unit 5: Real Estate Brokerage Activities and Procedures
    • LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    • BROKERAGE OFFICES
    • OFFICE SIGNS
    • ADVERTISING
    • ESCROW OR TRUST ACCOUNTS
    • TITLE COMPANY AND ATTORNEY ESCROW
    • NOTICE AND SETTLEMENT PROCEDURES
    • RENTAL INFORMATION AND LISTS
    • BROKER’S COMMISSION
    • LIENS FOR SALES COMMISSION
    • TYPES OF BUSINESS ENTITIES THAT MAY REGISTER AS BROKERAGE ENTITIES
    • BUSINESS ARRANGEMENTS AND ENTITIES THAT MAY NOT REGISTER AS A BROKERAGE
    • TRADE NAMES
    • FORMING A PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION IN ASSOCIATE'S LEGAL NAME
    • PERSONAL ASSISTANTS
    • SUMMARY OF IMPORTANT POINTS
    • Unit 5 Quiz
  • 6
    Unit 6: Violations of License Law, Penalties, and Procedures
    • LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    • LEGAL TERMS TO KNOW
    • FILING THE COMPLAINT
    • PROBABLE CAUSE
    • FORMAL COMPLAINT
    • VIOLATIONS AND ADMINISTRATIVE PENALTIES
    • CIVIL AND CRIMINAL PENALTIES
    • REAL ESTATE RECOVERY FUND
    • SUMMARY OF IMPORTANT POINTS
    • Unit 6 Quiz
  • 7
    Unit 7: Federal and State Laws Pertaining to Real Estate
    • LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    • FEDERAL FAIR HOUSING LAW
    • PROVISIONS OF THE FAIR HOUSING ACT AS AMENDED
    • FAIR HOUSING ACT
    • AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990
    • INTERSTATE LAND SALES FULL DISCLOSURE ACT (ILSA)
    • FLORIDA RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD AND TENANT ACT
    • SUMMARY OF IMPORTANT POINTS
    • Unit 7 Quiz
  • 8
    Unit 8: Property Rights: Estates and Tenancies, Condominiums, Cooperatives, and Time-Sharing
    • LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    • LAND, REAL ESTATE, AND REAL PROPERTY
    • REAL PROPERTY VS. PERSONAL PROPERTY
    • FIXTURES
    • BASIC PROPERTY RIGHTS
    • ESTATES AND TENANCIES
    • COOPERATIVES, CONDOMINIUMS, AND TIME-SHARING
    • SUMMARY OF IMPORTANT POINTS
    • Unit 8 Quiz
  • 9
    Unit 9: Title, Deeds, and Ownership Restrictions
    • LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    • LEGAL VS. EQUITABLE TITLE TO REAL PROPERTY
    • LEGAL TITLE AND EQUITABLE TITLE
    • NOTICE TO LEGAL TITLE
    • PROTECTION OF TITLE
    • DEEDS
    • TYPES OF STATUTORY DEEDS
    • OWNERSHIP LIMITATIONS AND RESTRICTIONS
    • SUMMARY OF IMPORTANT POINTS
    • Unit 9 Quiz
  • 10
    Unit 10: Legal Descriptions
    • LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    • PURPOSES OF LEGAL DESCRIPTIONS
    • DESCRIPTION BY METES-AND-BOUNDS
    • DESCRIPTION BY GOVERNMENT SURVEY
    • SECTIONS
    • SUBDIVIDING SECTIONS
    • DESCRIPTION BY LOT AND BLOCK NUMBERS
    • SUMMARY OF IMPORTANT POINTS
    • Unit 10 Quiz
  • 11
    Unit 11: Real Estate Contracts
    • LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    • CONTRACTS IN GENERAL
    • PREPARATION OF CONTRACTS
    • ESSENTIALS OF A CONTRACT
    • STATUTE OF FRAUDS
    • STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS
    • TRANSFER OF REAL PROPERTY
    • CONTRACT CLASSIFICATIONS
    • CONTRACT NEGOTIATION
    • TERMINATION OF CONTRACTS
    • CONTRACTS IMPORTANT TO REAL ESTATE
    • OPTION CONTRACTS
    • SALE AND PURCHASE CONTRACTS
    • CONTRACT DISCLOSURES
    • MISREPRESENTATION AND FRAUD
    • SUMMARY OF IMPORTANT POINTS
    • Unit 11 Quiz
  • 12
    Unit 12: Residential Mortgages
    • LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    • MORTGAGE LAW
    • LOAN INSTRUMENTS
    • ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS OF THE MORTGAGE
    • MORTGAGE FEATURES
    • LOAN-TO-VALUE RATIO CALCULATION
    • ASSIGNMENT OF MORTGAGE
    • METHODS OF PURCHASING PROPERTY ENCUMBERED BY AN EXISTING MORTGAGE LOAN
    • DEFAULT
    • SUMMARY OF IMPORTANT POINTS
    • Unit 12 Quiz
  • 13
    Unit 13: Types of Mortgages and Sources of Financing
    • LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    • CONVENTIONAL MORTGAGE LOANS
    • COMMON TYPES OF MORTGAGES
    • ADJUSTABLE-RATE MORTGAGE
    • CUSTOM MORTGAGE LOANS
    • GOVERNMENT-INSURED FHA PROGRAM
    • VA LOAN GUARANTEE PROGRAM
    • QUALIFYING FOR A LOAN
    • PRIMARY MORTGAGE MARKET
    • SECONDARY MORTGAGE MARKET
    • COMMON TYPES OF MORTGAGE FRAUD
    • CONSUMER CREDIT PROTECTION ACT
    • FEDERAL REGULATORY BODIES
    • SUMMARY OF IMPORTANT POINTS
    • Unit 13 Quiz
  • 14
    Unit 14: Real Estate–Related Computations and Closing of Transactions
    • LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    • WORKING WITH NUMBERS REVIEW
    • SALE COMMISSIONS
    • PERCENTAGE APPLIED TO SELLING PRICE, COST, AND PROFIT
    • PRELIMINARY STEPS TO CLOSING
    • CLOSING DISCLOSURES
    • STATE TRANSFER TAXES
    • RULES OF THUMB
    • SUMMARY OF IMPORTANT POINTS
    • Unit 14 Quiz
  • 15
    Unit 15: The Real Estate Market and Analysis
    • LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    • PHYSICAL AND ECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS OF REAL ESTATE
    • SUPPLY AND DEMAND FACTORS
    • INTERPRETING MARKET CONDITIONS
    • SUMMARY OF IMPORTANT POINTS
    • Unit 15 Quiz
  • 16
    Unit 16: Real Estate Appraisal
    • LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    • APPRAISAL REGULATION—FIRREA
    • CONCEPT OF VALUE
    • PRINCIPLES OF VALUE
    • INTRODUCTION TO THE THREE APPROACHES TO VALUE
    • SALES COMPARISON APPROACH
    • COST APPROACH
    • INCOME APPROACH
    • RECONCILING THE VALUE INDICATIONS INTO A FINAL VALUE ESTIMATE
    • COMPARATIVE MARKET ANALYSIS (CMA)
    • SUMMARY OF IMPORTANT POINTS
    • Unit 16 Quiz
  • 17
    Unit 17: Real Estate Investments and Business Opportunity Brokerage
    • LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    • NEED FOR REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT ANALYSIS
    • INVESTMENT TERMINOLOGY AND TYPES OF REAL ESTATE INVESTMENTS
    • REAL ESTATE AS AN INVESTMENT
    • ASSESSMENT OF RISKS
    • BUSINESS BROKERAGE
    • EXPERTISE REQUIRED IN BUSINESS BROKERAGE
    • STEPS IN THE SALE OF A BUSINESS
    • SUMMARY OF IMPORTANT POINTS
    • Unit 17 Quiz
  • 18
    Unit 18: Taxes Affecting Real Estate
    • LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    • CITY AND COUNTY PROPERTY TAXES
    • TAX DISTRICTS: BUDGETS AND TAX RATE LEVY
    • CALCULATING PROPERTY TAXES
    • SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS
    • NONPAYMENT OF REAL PROPERTY TAXES
    • FEDERAL INCOME TAXES
    • INVESTMENT PROPERTY
    • SUMMARY OF IMPORTANT POINTS
    • Unit 18 Quiz
  • 19
    Unit 19: Planning, Zoning, and Environmental Hazards
    • LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    • HISTORY OF PLANNING AND ZONING
    • LOCAL PLANNING AGENCY
    • CALCULATING LOTS PER ACRE
    • ZONING, LAND USE RESTRICTIONS, AND BUILDING CODES
    • APPEALS AND EXCEPTIONS
    • ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS AND LEGISLATION
    • ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS ASSOCIATED WITH REAL ESTATE
    • SUMMARY OF IMPORTANT POINTS
    • Unit 19 Quiz
  • 20
    Practice End-Of-Course Exam
    • Practice End-Of-Course Exam Instructions
    • Practice End-Of-Course Exam
  • 21
    Final End-Of-Course Exam
    • Final End-Of-Course Instructions
    • Final End-Of-Course Exam