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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: $329 (includes $175 in fees*)
Mon, Wed Apr 19-May 12 6PM-10PM CCBC Hunt Valley ZB-133 7788 #9013
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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: $399 (includes $160 in fees*)
Mon, Wed May 17-Jun 28 6PM-10PM CCBC Hunt Valley ZB-134 7789 #9014
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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 Apr 16-Apr 17 8:30AM-5PM CCBC Hunt Valley ZB-132 7790 #9015
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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: $140 (includes $110 in fees*)
Nov 11-Dec 18   Online XO-343 4591 #5931
Dec 09-Jan 15   Online XO-343 4592 #5932
Jan 13-Feb 19   Online XO-343 4938 #9182
Feb 10-Mar 19   Online XO-343 4939 #9183
Mar 17-Apr 23   Online XO-343 4940 #9184
Apr 14-May 21   Online XO-343 4941 #9185
May 12-Jun 18   Online XO-343 4942 #9186
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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 Jun 29-Sep 09 6:30PM-9:45PM Online ZB-501 7803 #4539
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Sales Comparison Approach *NEW!*
Learn how to provide adequate support for your opinions of value when using the Sales Comparison Approach of appraisal. Determine how to gather qualitative/quantitative support and provide necessary narrative support. Course will be held at CCBC, Hunt Valley Center, 11101 McCormick Rd., Balto., MD 21031. .7 CEUs.
Tuition: $179 (includes $125 in fees*)
Tue Apr 20 8:30AM-4:30PM CCBC Hunt Valley ZB-139 7794 #9391
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The Well Documented Appraisal *NEW!*
Learn to prepare real estate appraisal reports. Topics include factual support, analytical support, documentation, USPAP reporting requirements and common errors in appraisals and how to avoid them. Course will be held at CCBC, Hunt Valley Center, 11101 McCormick Rd., Balto., MD 21031. .7 CEUs.
Tuition: $179 (includes $125 in fees*)
Tue May 18 8:30AM-4:30PM CCBC Hunt Valley ZB-141 7793 #9390
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