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Real Estate Appraisal & Investing

Real Estate

Get Started With Your Career in Real Estate

Whether you want to be sure that you are making a good investment, looking to build your career by starting your quest for a real estate sales license or learning advanced principles and procedures for real estate appraisal, HCC provides professional and clear concepts for you to reach your real estate goals.

Our classes are approved by both the Maryland Real Estate Commission and the Maryland Real Estate Appraisers Commission. 

  • Real Estate: Appraisal Principles & Procedures

    This course is the first in a series of four courses designed to meet the education requirements of the Maryland Real Estate Appraisers Commission for the Licensed Real Estate Appraiser classification.

    Topics to be covered include:

    • Real property concepts and characteristics
    • Legal considerations
    • Influences on real estate values
    • Types of value
    • Economic principles
    • Real estate markets and analysis
    • The valuation process
    • Property description
    • An overview of the approaches to value

    The course meets for a total of 60 classroom hours. Attendance is mandatory. A final examination
    will be given.

    A calculator is required for this course. Any basic calculator will suffice. However, if the student desires to purchase a financial calculator, the Hewlett-Packard 12C is recommended (and is required for the third course in this series; Appraisal Practices and Analysis Part II).

    6.0 CEUs.

  • Real Estate: Appraisal Practices & Analysis

    Part I: 
    This course is third in a series of four courses that meet the education requirements of the Maryland Real Estate Appraisers Commission for the Licensed Real Estate Appraiser classification.

    Topics include:

    • Residential markets and analysis
    • Highest and best use
    • Site valuation
    • The cost approach

    To meet requirements, you must attend all 30 classroom hours. A final examination will be given. Calculator required.

    Part II:
    This course is the last in a series of four courses designed to meet the education requirements of the Maryland Real Estate Appraisers Commission for the Licensed Real Estate Appraiser classification.

    Topics to be covered include:

    • Residential markets and analysis
    • Highest and best use
    • Site valuation
    • The cost approach 

    This course meets for a total of 45 classroom hours. Attendance must be 100 percent. A final examination will be given. A financial calculator, the Hewlett-Packard 12C is recommended. Prerequisite: Real Estate Appraisal Practices & Analysis Part I.

 

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Real Estate Investing

Explore investing opportunities in the real estate market. You will develop personal investing goals and strategies.

To view a full description and create your online account, please visit ed2go.com/howardcc.

Tuition: $125 (includes $90 in fees*)
Nov 08-Dec 15   Online XO-343 4846 #2791
Jan 17-Feb 23   Online XO-343 4027 #4681
Feb 14-Mar 23   Online XO-343 4028 #4682
Mar 14-Apr 20   Online XO-343 4029 #4683
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Real Estate Principles and Practices for Salespersons

This course is approved by the Maryland Real Estate Commission for a real estate sales license.

It introduces concepts of property types, interests in real estate, property description, agency, contract law, finance, valuation, taxation, license law and fair housing, ethics, and environmental concerns.

Students must have 100 percent attendance and pass the final course exam in order to qualify for the state examination.

No refunds once class begins. Please bring text the first night of class.  (T)

6.0 CEUs.

Tuition: $495 (includes $150 in fees*)
Mon,Wed Jan 22-Mar 28 6:30PM-9:45PM Gateway Campus ZB-461 7800 #4323
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