Current Issues in Residential Real Estate | Washington Approval #C0053CORE1819

$29.00

3 Required Core Credit Hours | Online Narrated Class | Instructor:  Kaplan University
This course will address the current issues relating to residential real estate practice in the state of Washington and provides an understanding of responsibilities related to legislative and legal updates and business practice updates.

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WA Current Issues in Residential RE 3HR CE


 

COURSE SYLLABUS

Course Description

The purpose of this course is to address the current issues relating to residential real estate practice in the state of Washington. This course provides an understanding and working knowledge of a license holder's responsibilities and obligations related to legislative updates, legal updates and business practices updates. This course sets out specific requirements and best practices.


TOPIC AREA I: LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

  • National Legislative Issues
    • Marriage Equality and Real Estate
    • Counseling and Incentives
    • Veteran's Administration Housing
  • Washington Legislative Issues
    • SB 5254
    • HB 2186 and SB 5929
    • SB 5239

TOPIC AREA II: LEGAL UPDATE

  • Common Complaints/Investigation/Findings
    • Failure to timely present all written offers
    • Failure to maintain a complete transaction log/file
    • Lack of written authority of delegation when required
  • Case Studies
    • Seller disclosure vs. caveat emptor
    • Scope of broker's license
    • The Washington Consumer Protection Act

TOPIC AREA III: BUSINESS PRACTICES UPDATE

  • Organizational Structures, Roles, and Responsibilities
    • Teams
    • Licensee's Status as Independent Contractor
    • Broker Personal Safety
    • DOL Online Renewal and License Maintenance Features
  • Residential Real Estate Practices
    • Introductory Letters ("Love Letters")
    • Multiple Offer Scenarios
    • Builder Contracts
    • Professional Cooperation
  • Risk Avoidance Reminders
    • Evolving Flood Insurance Issues and Referring Customers to Flood Insurance Agents
    • Disclosure and Dual Agency Relationships
    • Subject Matter Exceeding the Scope of a Broker's License and Making Competent Referrals to Third-Party Vendors
    • Signatory Authority for Clients
  • Real Estate Advertising
    • Licensing Law Requirements and Social Media
    • Third-Party Websites

APPENDIX I: COURSE CURRICULUM RESOURCE MATERIALS


Course instructors will be available by email or telephone between 9am and 5pm Eastern Standard Time. They will assist you with questions regarding course content.

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