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Courses

Purpose of the Course
Successful completion of the Broker Prelicensing Course is generally required to qualify for the North Carolina (NC) real estate license examination and to obtain a NC real estate broker license. The primary objectives of this course are (1) to provide students with the basic knowledge and skills necessary to act as licensed real estate brokers in North Carolina in a manner that protects and serves the public interest and (2) to prepare students for the NC real estate license examination. This course may only be offered by education providers certified by the NC Real Estate Commission. At Sky Land School of Real Estate, the Broker Prelicensing Course consists of a total of 77.5 instructional hours, including the end-of-course examination.
After passing the Prelicensing course, a student must submit a license application to the NC Real Estate Commission to be eligible to take the license examination. License application instructions are provided in the free publication Real Estate Licensing in North Carolina (RELINC) which is available on the Commission’s website at www.ncrec.gov. The minimum age requirement to obtain a real estate license in North Carolina is 18.
Course Description
Major topics addressed in the Broker Prelicensing Course include basic real estate concepts and law, property taxation, land use controls, environmental hazards, brokerage relationships and practices, real estate contracts, real estate financing, closing a real estate sale transaction, real property valuation, property insurance basics, fair housing laws, landlord and tenant, property management, federal income taxation of real estate, basic construction, basic real estate investment, North Carolina Real Estate License Law and Commission Rules, and Trust Account Guidelines. Real estate mathematics is an important component of this course and calculations will be required.
End-of-Course Examination
The end-of-course examination will be administered as follows:
• For online courses, end-of-course examinations will be proctored and administrated via an online testing service on the final day of class • For in-person courses, end-of-course examinations will be conducted in class on the final day of class
An end-of-course exam will not be administered to any student who does not satisfy the course attendance requirement.
Purpose of the Postlicensing Program
The primary objective of Postlicensing Education Program is to provide instruction at a level beyond that provided in the Broker Prelicensing Course on topics deemed to be of special importance to licensees.
Per General Statute 93A-4(a1), provisional brokers must complete, within eighteen (18) months following initial licensure, a postlicensing education program consisting of ninety (90) hours of instruction in subjects determined by the Commission in order to retain eligibility to actively engage in real estate brokerage.
The Postlicensing program consists of three 30-hour courses prescribed by the NC Real Estate Commission that may be taken in any sequence. Be aware that a postlicensing course will expire two (2) years after its completion date. When a provisional broker has timely completed all three (3) courses, the provisional status of the broker’s license will be automatically terminated by the NC Real Estate Commission.
Course Descriptions
Post 301 - Brokerage Relationships and Responsibilities Topics addressed in this course include a review of agency relationships in real estate residential and commercial sales and commercial property management transactions, a real estate broker’s legal duties to clients and customers, a step-by-step review and discussion of the functions and responsibilities of a real estate broker when working with sellers and buyers, a review of issues associated with transactions in progress when a broker leaves a firm, and a review of license status and education issues.
Post 302 - Contracts and Closing Topics addressed in this course include selected basic contract law concepts, real estate sales contract preparation, sales contract procedures, buyer’s due diligence, closing procedures, Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, closing disclosure preparation, contracts for deed, options, and selected real estate license status and education issues.
Post 303 - NC Law, Rules, and Legal Concepts Topics addressed in this course include general NC licensing requirements, brokerage compensation issues, the disciplinary process, specialized types of real estate, property management in NC, and miscellaneous laws and legal concepts.
Course Materials
Each student is required to use and have immediate access to the current editions of the NC Real Estate Manual and North Carolina License Law and Commission Rules booklet during each Postlicensing course session.
Sky Land School of Real Estate DOES allow a student to use the online versions of the NC Real Estate Manual and NC License Law & Commission Rules booklet during classes.
End-of-Course Exams
The end-of-course examination will be administered as follows:
• For online courses, end-of-course examinations will be proctored and administrated via an online testing service on the final day of class • For in-person courses, end-of-course examinations will be conducted in class on the final day of class
An end-of-course exam will not be administered to any student who does not satisfy the course attendance requirement.
General Update (GENUP) Course is a four (4) hour course that must be completed by all provisional and non-provisional brokers who are not brokers-in-charge and/or do not have BIC-Eligible status.
Broker-in-Charge Update (BICUP) Course is a four (4) hour course that must be completed by all brokers-in-charge and brokers who have BIC-Eligible status.
is a newly approved 4-hour elective course covering all things (as the name implies!) related to the Code of Ethics. Come learn about the history of the Code of Ethics, including the benefits to members and the public alike in having and enforcing the Code, and then apply your knowledge of the Code to various scenarios involving potential violations. Also, satisfies the National Association of Realtor’s® Code of Ethics requirement.
Living in a Material World is a deep dive into discussing various material facts in real estate transactions through case studies, hypotheticals, and multiple-choice questions based on real-life scenarios.
This newly approved course helps agents learn about and capture the exploding “baby boomer” market, including shortening the sales cycle and increasing your older adult buyer clients’ purchasing capacity.
Course Objective This course will introduce students to the sources of radon, the methods of testing and mitigating for radon, and how to guide their clients on the subject of elevated radon levels measured in a building. Learning Outcomes Upon completion of this course you will be able to: Understand the source of radon; Understand, generally, how radon enters a building through negative pressure, building materials and private well-water; Understand the incidence rate of elevated radon throughout North Carolina; Provide your clients with science-based resources on the human health impacts of radon exposure; Understand the essential basic components of radon measurement in a residential setting; Understand the meaning of radon test results; Identify experts who can explain radon test results to your clients; Compare options for radon testing devices and testing timeframes; Locate certified radon professionals approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Provide consensus-based standards to your clients for both measuring radon levels in a building and mitigating elevated radon levels in a building; Understand, generally, different radon mitigation practices for homes with different foundations; Guide your client on possible interview questions to pose to a certified mitigator and/or items for a contract when hiring a certified professional; and Guide builder clients on how to build with radon resistant techniques.
What You, Your Seller, and Your Buyer Need to Know About Historic Properties and Historic Preservation NCREC Continuing Education Developed by/Instructor: Sybil H. Argintar