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Real Estate

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. After you register, please create an online account at ed2go.com/howardcc. This is where you will access the course. For more information, please call 443-518-4680.

Tuition: $130 (includes $90 in fees*)
Nov 14-Dec 21   Online XO-343 4475 #3554
Jan 16-Feb 22   Online XO-343 4640 #5726
Feb 13-Mar 22   Online XO-343 4641 #5727
Mar 13-Apr 19   Online XO-343 4642 #5728
Apr 17-May 24   Online XO-343 4759 #5882
May 15-Jun 21   Online XO-343 4760 #5883
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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 salesperson 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 attend 60 hours and pass the final course exam with a 75%, or higher, in order to qualify for the state examination. Refunds issued only up until 7 days before course start date. Please bring text the first night of class. (T) 6.6 CEUs.
Tuition: $525 (includes $425 in fees*)
Mon, Wed Jan 28-Apr 10 6:30PM-9:45PM Gateway Campus ZB-501 7739 #5556
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