WASHINGTON'S BEST Distance Education

DOL Approved Continuing Education Courses Online and Correspondence

Course Catalog

Courses are mobile ready for use on any hand-held device as well as PC.

Material is in interactive e-book format.  Lesson quizzes are online.

Certificates are printable upon completion of all requirements.

A seat-time of 50-minutes per hour is required by Washington DOL Education

Course descriptions below:

CORE - WA Residential Core 2016-17 ... 3 clock hours - click for more information

Topics include: Legislative Updates, Distressed Properties, Assistants, Advertising & Social Media, Fair Housing, Multiple Offers, Property Management and Best Practices. The course must be completed by December 31, 2017. Course Outline as prescribed by DOL Education and sample of course content.

Ethics is Our Business ... 3 clock hours - click for more information

This course is designed to meet the requirements of Professional Standards Policy #47 (New Member Orientation Program) and Professional Standards Policy #48 (Quadrennial REALTOR® Ethics Training) as found in the National Association of REALTORS Code of Ethics and Arbitration Manual. NAR case studies are included. Syllabus and sample of course content.

What's Fair in Housing ... 3 clock hours - click for more information

We will review the history of fair housing legislation and examine current regulations set forth by the government to ensure equal rights in housing for all. Case Law will be examined as examples of how the law relates to reality. Syllabus and sample of course content.

Benefits of a Professional Home Inspection ... 4 clock hours - click for more information
A professional home inspection reduces the potential for the exposure of an agent to non-disclosure liability. Many buyers do not know what to look for or how to identify real or potential problems within a property. They need a professional, objective assessment of the condition of a home to accurately establish the market value and identify necessary costs of repair. A seller benefits by avoiding potential non-disclosure liability when the buyer relies on the third party home inspector. Syllabus and sample of course material.
Disclosure is Not a Secret ... 4 clock hours - click for more information

Failure to disclose and claims of misrepresentation make up more real estate disputes than all other combined consumer complaints. Many lawsuits are brought by buyers against brokers and sellers alleging that they failed to disclose pertinent facts about the property. Lawsuits, even if unfounded, drain resources from the business of selling real estate and thus can be problematic for a brokerage firm. This course is intended to renew your awareness of the necessity to keep the client/customer communication lines open. Syllabus and sample of course content.

Good Guys/Bad Guys - Who's Who in Mortgage Fraud ... 4 clock hours - click for more information

Mortgage loan fraud occurs when false statements are made to qualify for a loan. There are a number of practices contributing to loan fraud. This course will provide real estate professional with an overview of mortgage fraud, a new awareness, what to look for and how it can be prevented. Syllabus and sample of course content.

Nature vs. Chemicals ... 4 clock hours - click for more information

The focus of this course is on how to handle transactions involving existing or potential environmental concerns; anticipating possible problems and concerns that may arise during transactions; knowing when and where to refer clients and how to use resources when a question or problem arises that is beyond the scope of expertise of a real estate practitioner. Syllabus and sample of course content.

Risk Awareness ... 4 clock hours - click for more information

The consumer of today is better educated and more willing to litigate than in the past; largely due to access to information on the internet. This creates a legally complicated and risky environment for real estate professionals. The intention of this course is to teach real estate licensees how to recognize, evaluate and manage risk. Syllabus and sample of course content.

The US Financial System ... 4 clock hours - click for more information

Beginning with a thorough history of the Federal Reserve the course will provide the student with an understanding of its purpose and effect on the national and global economies as well as local real estate across the country. Syllabus and sample of course content.

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