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RichmondCC Offering Real Estate Pre-licensing Class This Summer

Jun 7

Richmond Community College will once again be offering a real estate pre-licensing class for people interested in becoming a licensed real estate broker in North Carolina.

The NC Real Estate Broker Pre-licensing class will be held June 20 through Aug. 26 with classes meeting on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 to 9 p.m. on the College’s main campus in Hamlet. Class will also meet every other Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a one-hour break for lunch. Saturday classes will be held June 24, July 15, July 29, Aug. 12 and Aug. 26.The NC Real Estate Broker Pre-licensing class will be held June 20 through Aug. 26 at Richmond Community College. To sign up, call (910) 410-1848.

In this introductory level class, students will learn real estate principles and practices with heavy emphasis on real estate brokerage law and practice. The class will provide students with the basic knowledge and skills necessary to act as a licensed real estate broker in a manner that protects and serves the public interest and prepare them for the real estate license exam.

Major topics include basic real property 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 estate valuation, fair housing laws, landlord and tenant property management, federal income taxation of real estate, basic house construction, basic real estate investment, the North Carolina Real Estate License Law and North Carolina Real Estate Commission Rules and Trust Account Guidelines.

In order to qualify for a real estate broker license in North Carolina, you must satisfactorily complete a broker pre-licensing course with a minimum of 75 classroom hours at a North Carolina school approved by the NC Real Estate Commission. RichmondCC is an approved school. Other qualifications include:

• Be at least 18 years of age.
• Be a United States citizen, a non-citizen national or a qualified alien under federal law.
• Have a social security number.

“Our goal at Richmond Community College is to prepare people for careers,” said Angineek Gillenwater, program director for the Workforce and Economic Development division. “People who complete this class this summer will be taking the first step toward a rewarding career helping people become home owners.”

To register for this class, contact Gillenwater at (910) 410-1848 or email ajgillenwater@richmondcc.edu.