Real Estate Fundamentals
The purchase or sale of a home or investment property is one of the most significant and complicated financial events in a person’s life. Because of this, most people tend to seek assistance from a sales agent when buying or selling real estate. Real estate sales agents become expert specialists of the real estate properties in their community. They are very knowledgeable as to which neighborhoods will best fit the needs and budgets of their clients, and are familiar with local tax and zoning laws. They are also resources for clients who need help in obtaining financing. Some real estate sales agents even act as intermediaries between buyers and sellers as they negotiate property values and prices.
This 44 hour course is approved by the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs. The Real Estate Fundamentals program has proven to be successful in preparing students to obtain a Real Estate Salesperson License in the State of Michigan.
Real Estate agents usually work as independent sales agents contracting themselves with a licensed real estate broker. In return for their services, real estate agents are paid a portion of the commission earned from their sale of the property. Real estate careers can be quite lucrative, yielding excellent compensation for working when and how they want.
What kind of certification will I receive?
After successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate from Delta College.
State of Michigan Real Estate Salesperson Licensing Requirements
An applicant for a broker license must meet all requirements for licensure before submitting an application to the State. Please visit the State of Michigan's website for more information.
Criminal Background: Some applicants will be required to provide other documentation depending upon their background on a case by case basis. e.g., all applicants must possess good moral character, applicants who currently hold, or have even held a real state license in another state or jurisdiction must submit a current letter of good standing from each regulatory entity The department shall not issue a real estate broker's license to a new applicant who has been convicted of embezzlement or misappropriation of funds. Due to Section 2505 Part 2 of the Real Estate Law Book, Oct 2011
Textbooks are required for this course for this course. You may purchase your book through the Delta College Bookstore:
Online: Order your book online at www.bookstore.delta.edu
By Phone: You can place your textbook order by phone 989-686-9030
In Person: Purchase textbooks in person on main campus in the bookstore
Cost & Schedule
Course Number: CBR-1003
*Attendance is mandatory for all sessions and is required in order to meet eligibility requirements for the State of Michigan Real Estate licensing exam.
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