School is never out at the OREA Real Estate College, so states the College’s Continuing Education web page.
The College currently offers 26 online continuing education (CE) courses to help you complete your mandatory CE requirements, namely a minimum of 24 continuing education credits in each two-year registration cycle.
Developed by industry experts, these interactive e-Learning courses:
• Provide practical knowledge you can apply right away
• Fit easily into busy schedules
• Allow you to work at their own pace
Over the next few weeks, we will provide a brief overview of some of our courses, starting with the most popular course – Pricing to Sell.
Pricing to Sell
Real estate is a complex and competitive. It is essential for a REALTOR® to price a property accurately and list it as close to market value as possible. This course provides the following:
- how to deal with homeowners’ unrealistic value expectations when pricing their homes
- what issues affect the dollar value of properties (physical, environmental, legal, and locational)
- methods of estimating the dollar adjustments needed for physical, location, and time differences between properties
- how to make the best use of a property to achieve the highest sale price
- characteristics of a good comparable sale
- how to select comparables when there is a lack of good market data
- how to use the income approach to value an apartment building
- how to value a single-family lot
The College also offers bundles of courses. For more information, go to http://www.orea.com/OREA-Real-Estate-College/Continuing-Education/Credit-Bundles.
Go to My Portfolio to enrol.
Courses begin the day you register (Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.). If you register after 4:30 p.m. or on a weekend/statutory holiday, you will be activated the next business day. You are permitted access to the e-Learning course for a period of two years after the date of registration. After the course has been completed and credits are issued, you will be allowed access to the course, for non-credit reference purposes only, for the remainder of the two-year period.
 Exception: If you are within your first two-year Real Estate Salesperson registration cycle, you are only required to complete the three articling courses.