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Real Estate Sales, 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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Appraisal Practices & Analysis Part I
Explore residential markets and analysis, highest and best use, site valuation and the cost approach. Calculator is required; attendance is mandatory. A final examination will be given. Prerequisite: Real Estate: Appraisal Principles & Procedures. Course will be held at CCBC, Hunt Valley Center, 1101 McCormick Rd., Balto., MD 21031. 3.6 CEUs.
Tuition: $399 (includes $279 in fees*)
Mon, Wed Mar 28-May 02 6PM-10PM CCBC Hunt Valley ZB-133 7925 #8852
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Appraisal Practices & Analysis Part II
Focus on the sales comparison and income capitalization approaches as they apply to residential properties and residential appraisal report writing. A Hewlett-Packard 12C financial calculator is required; attendance is mandatory. A final examination will be given. Prerequisite: Real Estate: Appraisal Principles & Procedures; and Real Estate: Appraisal Practices & Analysis Part I. Course will be held at CCBC, Hunt Valley Center, 1101 McCormick Rd., Balto., MD 21031. 5.4 CEUs.
Tuition: $499 (includes $349 in fees*)
Mon, Wed Dec 01-Jan 19 6PM-10PM CCBC Hunt Valley ZB-134 7848 #6058
Mon, Wed May 04-Jun 15 6PM-10PM CCBC Hunt Valley ZB-134 7926 #8853
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Real Estate 7 Hour USPAP Update
Meet the educational requirements for real estate appraisal license renewal. Topics include USPAP policies, legal issues, ethics, and valuation techniques. Textbook included in cost of the course. Approved by the Appraisal Foundation. Course will be held at CCBC, Hunt Valley Center, 11101 McCormick Rd., Balto., MD 21031. .7 CEUs.
Tuition: $249 (includes $174 in fees*)
Wed Dec 15 8:30AM-4:30PM CCBC Hunt Valley ZB-137 7853 #6062
Wed May 18 8:30AM-5PM CCBC Hunt Valley ZB-137 7930 #8855
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Real Estate Appraisal Standards & Ethics

Review laws, licensing and certification requirements with primary emphasis on the Uniform Standards of Professional Practice (USPAP). Attendance is mandatory. Prerequisite: Real Estate: Appraisal Principles & Procedures. Course will be held at CCBC, Hunt Valley Center, 11101 McCormick Rd., Baltimore, MD 21031. 1.8 CEUs.

Tuition: $249 (includes $110 in fees*)
Fri, Sat Mar 25-Mar 26 8:30AM-5PM CCBC Hunt Valley ZB-132 7924 #8851
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Real Estate Appraisals Principles and Procedures
Prepare to meet the education requirements of the Maryland Real Estate Appraisers Commission for the Licensed Real Estate Appraiser classification. Topics include real property concepts, legal considerations, factors affecting property values and more. Calculator is required; attendance is mandatory. A final examination will be given. Course will be held at CCBC, Hunt Valley Center, 11101 McCormick Rd., Balto., MD 21031 7.2 CEUs.
Tuition: $699 (includes $450 in fees*)
Mon, Wed Feb 02-Mar 23 5:45PM-10PM CCBC Hunt Valley ZB-131 7923 #8850
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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 www.ed2go.com/howardcc. This is where you will access the course. This class is offered monthly; for the start dates of upcoming months, please contact ed2go@howardcc.edu.

Tuition: $140 (includes $110 in fees*)
Feb 09-Mar 18   Online XO-343 4323 #9901
May 18-Jun 24   Online XO-343 4344 #9906
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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*)
Tue, Thu Jan 11-Mar 24 6:30PM-9:45PM Online ZB-501 7921 #9869
Tue, Thu Apr 19-Jun 30 6:30PM-9:45PM Online ZB-501 7922 #8858
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Course Legend
* Fees not eligible for waiver.
** Tuition and fees not eligible for waiver for XE courses.
(S) = Supplies needed. Instructor will provide list at first class.
(T) = Textbook recommended or required. Purchase at HCC Bookstore or online before first class.
 
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