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All real estate licensees (principal brokers, associate brokers, brokers and property managers) renewing an active license must complete a Board-approved three (3) hour Law and Rule Required Course (LARRC) AND a minimum of twenty-seven (27) hours in approved topic areas.
VanEd maintains an extensive selection of online Oregon real estate continuing education courses to help you satisfy the education requirements of your license.
Many of our courses fulfill the required topics, and are so noted in the descriptions.
VanEd retains certificates within student accounts and also provides CE tracking information for our students.
Section 1031 "Like-Kind exchanges"-A Closer Look for Real Estate Agents. (Topics: Real Estate Finance & Taxation)Full Course Details
Updated for 2014!
How to sell your listings in any market, and show the public that the profession of selling real estate can and should be an honorable profession after all. Topic: Real estate property evaluation, appraisal, or valuation
Basic concepts of commercial leasing for real estate agents with a focus on property evaluation and the terms of the 'standard' lease. Topic: Commercial Real EstateFull Course Details
From community vision to comprehensive plan
This course traces the roots and legal foundation for planning in the United States. The course describes the various types of planning policy and regulation, the elements of Comprehensive Plans, basic planning principles, implementation techniques, and the relationship between planning policy and zoning.
Understanding how economic and population changes affect real estate
This course introduces the student to the principles of economic and demographic analysis, including economic base analysis, market economies, computer modeling techniques, components of population change, demographic concepts and methods used in population projection. Topic: Real Estate Economics
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Covers the interpretation and application of the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice. This is the only required course in the GRI program, and many local associations require this course as a condition of membership (check with local board for specific requirements)
The 4-hr Mandatory Ethics Course - Revised annually, this review Ethics course is one of the courses used to meet the Ethics renewal requirements for REALTORS®. It is not required by the Real Estate Commission, however this course may also be taken for CE Credit.
Topics include a review of discriminatory trends, federal and Colorado fair housing laws, mortgage lending, diversity, testing and working with public attitudes. Topic: Fair Housing Laws and PolicyFull Course Details
This course covers all aspects of Real Estate Finance, including The Monetary System, Sources of Money, the Lending Process and Insurance. The course also contains a downloadable glossary of Finance Terminology. Topic: Real Estate FinanceFull Course Details
Encompassing the universal aspects of sustainability that involve virtually every building type, this course is focused on providing the student with the basic concepts of sustainability; what it is and how it operates. Topic: Environmental protection issues in real estateFull Course Details
Learn what areas of the market commercial real estate covers and how real estate agents work with the various individuals involved. Topic: Commercial Real EstateFull Course Details
Why communities manage growth and what that means to property owners
This course explains what is meant by “growth management” and the components commonly found in growth management programs - the techniques used, the difference between growth management and growth control, the policy issues affecting growth, and case studies from typical communities where growth management legislation has been introduced. Topic: Land Use Planning, Zoning
An overview of the various types of insurance coverage that can be necessary in a real estate transaction. Topic: Real Estate Finance, title & EscrowFull Course Details
This course reviews the many purposes, benefits and tools of land conservation. Hypothetical examples drawn from real situations help highlight the issues. Links to web sites provide more detailed information, and help acquaint the student with the many organizations and government agencies involved in land conservation.Full Course Details
What’s a plat and where does it come from?
This course provides an introduction to the land survey, explains how parcel boundaries are established, describes the improvement survey, and traces the elements of the subdivision process from application to recordation. The concept of vested rights is explained, as well as the requirements for land dedication and development requirements.
Explore the practical world of Commercial Real Estate and learn what customers expect from your relationship. Topic: Commercial Real EstateFull Course Details
Learn what 'meth' is, where it comes from, and the impact of methamphetamine production and abuse in the real estate market.Full Course Details
Development review is a process conducted primarily by city and county governments that examines proposed land development activity. The intent is to conduct a professional review, with all information open to the public, resulting in the granting of rights to develop land.Full Course Details
This is a Planning 101 course for professional appraisers and others interested in the effect that land use planning can have on real estate value. The course combines the basic elements of the three core courses and discusses planning and regulatory trends to develop an understanding that a local planning and regulatory perspective is integral to any analysis of the highest and best use of land.Full Course Details
How city planning works
This course provides a general overview of the planning process - its goals and objectives, resources, basic research techniques, and tools used to evaluate alternatives and make decisions. Implementation tools, including regulatory, annexation, and growth management techniques are included. The public planning process is described including notification requirements, the use of advisory committees, survey techniques, and the formal public hearing and decision making process.
Understanding the Role of the Property Management Company.Full Course Details
The student is also introduced to the many environmental hazards and detrimental environmental conditions that affect individual sites and building. Students are shown how it is possible for a real estate professional to screen a property for apparent environmental hazards without extensive additional training.Full Course Details
As a professional real estate agent, one of the most important duties of your job is to properly price your listings for market. Don't let the seller dictate the price; learn the right way to price a home. Topic: Real estate property evaluation, appraisal, or valuationFull Course Details
Includes 2017 Code Updates!
This course is designed to meet the REALTORS® Code of Ethics Training (formerly known as the Quadrennial Requirement - check with your local board) and also to give guidance to all real estate professionals working in online and social media. Topic: Real Estate Ethics
This course will present a process for analyzing an expired listing in hopes of understanding what went wrong the first (or second or third) go-around. Topic: Real estate property evaluation, appraisal, or valuation, NegotiationFull Course Details