Home Study Classes

Learn from the convenience of your own home. 

 

Home Study Materials will be shipped priority mail to you.

 

When you complete the course,  you can submit your quiz via
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$

65.00

Fee:

Commercial and Investment Real Estate: Tools of the Trade

Commercial and investment properties are some of the fastest growing segments of the real estate market. Sales opportunities are rich, but the rules for buying, holding and selling real estate can often be completely different from those governing the residential realm. This book opens the door to commercial and investment real estate and is an invaluable resource to everyone from beginning agents to experienced brokers. Learn how to evaluate commercial properties, calculate cash flows, and negotiate capital gains taxes and 1031 exchanges. This course is approved for 6 clock hours by the Maine Real Estate Commission and 3 clock hours of continuing education by the New Hampshire Real Estate Commission. Course material will be shipped via USPS and should arrive in 2-3 business days, depending on your location. Text: ~139 pages Quiz: 110 Questions Please allow up to 72 hours for results and certificates. If you do not score an 85 or above, incorrect questions will be returned and you will have a 2nd chance to submit for grading. This course must be completed within 1 year of purchase.

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$

45.00

Fee:

Everyday Ethics in Real Estate

This course in a series of ethics courses reflects the latest information from the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice of the National Association of Realtors (NAR). This title meets NAR's requirements for new members to complete ethics training and continuing members to complete biennial ethics training. This course is approved for 4 clock hours of continuing education credit by the Maine Real Estate Commission and 3 clock hours of continuing education by the New Hampshire Real Estate Commission. This course will be shipped via USPS and should arrive in 2-3 business days, depending on your location. Text: ~114 pages Quiz: 90 Multiple Choice Questions Please allow up to 72 hours for results and certificates. If you do not score an 85 or above, incorrect questions will be returned and you will have a 2nd chance to submit for grading. This course must be completed within 1 year of purchase.

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$

55.00

Fee:

Fair Housing

In this course, students will learn the evolution of fair housing law and will be able to identify the classes that are provided protection under both the State and Federal Fair Housing Acts, especially the relevant information as it pertains to Maine and New Hampshire. Students will discuss allowable exemptions to the acts, discriminatory advertising, and HUD enforcement procedures. This course has been approved by the Directors of the Maine and New Hampshire Real Estate Commissions for three clock hours toward fulfillment of the educational requirements for activation or renewal of a real estate license. *Upon course registration, students will receive a confirmatory email with a link to download and print all class material.*

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$

45.00

Fee:

Foreclosures, Short Sales, REOs, and Auctions

Foreclosures, short sales, REOs and auctions are common ways of doing business today. Licensees need to understand these processes. Take this course to determine questions you need to ask the other licensee in order to know where the buyer and the seller is in the process. Other topics include short sale contracts, making the sale with the Loss Mitigation Departments, Asset Management Departments, buying REO properties, auction properties and procedures to undertake with buyers and sellers in order to manage a smooth transaction. This course is approved for 4 clock hours of continuing education by the Maine Real Estate Commission and 3 clock hours of continuing education by the New Hampshire Real Estate Commission. This course will be shipped via USPS and should arrive in 2-3 business days, depending on your location. Text: ~109 pages Quiz: 80 True/False Questions Please allow up to 72 hours for results and certificates. If you do not score an 85 or above, incorrect questions will be returned and you will have a 2nd chance to submit for grading. This course must be completed within 1 year of purchase.

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$

65.00

Fee:

Property Management and Managing Risk

This is a completely revised new edition of this popular course that provides an up-to-date introduction to property management with a focus on practical advice on what property managers need to do to comply with regulations and avoid liability. The features include Liability Alerts that offer suggestions for avoiding liability from both owners and tenants, case studies, key terms, review questions, along with a glossary. This course has been approved for 6 clock hours of continuing education by the Maine Real Estate Commission and 3 clock hours of continuing education by the New Hampshire Real Estate Commission. Course material will be shipped via USPS and should arrive in 2-3 business days, depending on your location. Text: ~108 pages Quiz: 60 True/False + 120 Multiple Choice Questions Please allow up to 72 hours for results and certificates. If you do not score an 85 or above, incorrect questions will be returned and you will have a 2nd chance to submit for grading. This course must be completed within 1 year of purchase.

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$

35.00

Fee:

Real Estate and Taxes: What Every Agent Should Know

This course demystifies the impact of tax laws on owners, explores how tax law changes affect investments, and helps agents identify when to recommend professional tax advice. This course is approved for 3 clock hours of continuing education by the Maine and New Hampshire Real Estate Commissions. This course will be shipped via USPS and should arrive in 2-3 business days, depending on your location. Text: ~83 pages Quiz: 40 Multiple Choice Questions Please allow up to 72 hours for results and certificates. If you do not score an 85 or above, incorrect questions will be returned and you will have a 2nd chance to submit for grading. This course must be completed within 1 year of purchase.

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$

35.00

Fee:

Real Estate Finance Today

Real Estate Finance Today is intended to present an overview of the basics of residential real estate financing, including a discussion of the important current trends in mortgage lending. This updated edition introduces residential real estate financing basics and mortgage lending trends. Real Estate Finance Today discusses new affordable loan products, government influences on real estate finance, and special financing alternatives, including seller financing and loans for self-employed borrowers. This course is approved for 3 clock hours of continuing education by the Maine and New Hampshire Real Estate Commissions. This course will be shipped via USPS and should arrive in 2-3 business days, depending on your location. Text: 79 pages Quiz: 60 Multiple Choice Questions Please allow up to 72 hours for results and certificates. If you do not score an 85 or above, incorrect questions will be returned and you will have a 2nd chance to submit for grading. This course must be completed within 1 year of purchase.

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$

35.00

Fee:

Red Flags Property Inspection Guide

This course includes detailed house inspection techniques with illustrations and background information on asbestos, radon, lead, and other hazards to home owners. It is intended to be an effective tool for non-experts who need a guide to detect Red Flags in residential properties. This course is approved for 3 clock hours of continuing education by the Maine and New Hampshire Real Estate Commissions. This course will be shipped via USPS and should arrive in 2-3 business days, depending on your location. Text: 86 pages Quiz: 80 Multiple Choice Questions Please allow up to 72 hours for results and certificates. If you do not score an 85 or above, incorrect questions will be returned and you will have a 2nd chance to submit for grading. This course must be completed within 1 year of purchase.

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$

55.00

Fee:

Sustainable Housing and Building Green

Buyers are looking for sustainable housing and green building more today than ever before. This course provides a good foundation for these concepts so that the licensee can converse in a meaningful manner with today's buyers and sellers. Topics included in this course include; sustainable building concepts, energy audits, LEED and other certifications, key sustainable practice organizations and the role of the appraiser, lender and real estate licensee. This course is approved for 5 clock hours of continuing education by the Maine Real Estate Commission and 3 clock hours of continuing education by the New Hampshire Real Estate Commission. This course will be shipped via USPS and should arrive in 2-3 business days, depending on your location. Text: ~110 pages Quiz: 120 Questions Please allow up to 72 hours for results and certificates. If you do not score an 85 or above, incorrect questions will be returned and you will have a 2nd chance to submit for grading. This course must be completed within 1 year of purchase.

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$

65.00

Fee:

Title Insurance for the Real Estate Professional

Title Insurance is a part of the real estate machine to which all real estate professionals belong. It is seriously misunderstood and not given enough credit for its value to lenders, owners, agents, builders, and the economy at large. This course is approved for 6 clock hours of continuing education by the Maine Real Estate Commission and 3 clock hours by the New Hampshire Real Estate Commission. This course will be shipped via USPS and should arrive in 2-3 business days, depending on your location. Text: ~123 pages Quiz: 64 Questions Please allow up to 72 hours for results and certificates. If you do not score an 85 or above, incorrect questions will be returned and you will have a 2nd chance to submit for grading. This course must be completed within 1 year of purchase.

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$

45.00

Fee:

Understanding 1031 Tax-Free Exchanges

This ARELLO course explores the history, evolution, rules, and forms of the strategy used to defer tax liability until a later date: includes real-life calculation examples. This course is approved for 4 clock hours of continuing education by the Maine Real Estate Commission and 3 credit hours of continuing education by the New Hampshire Real Estate Commission. This course will be shipped via USPS and should arrive in 2-3 business days, depending on your location. Text: ~67 pages Quiz: 50 Multiple Choice Questions Please allow up to 72 hours for results and certificates. If you do not score an 85 or above, incorrect questions will be returned and you will have a 2nd chance to submit for grading. This course must be completed within 1 year of purchase.

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$

445.00

Fee:

2020 Maine Sales Agent Home Study Course

The state of Maine requires that a person pass a 55 hour Sales Agent course with a 75% or better overall course grade, in order to qualify for a Sales Agent license. Our Home Study course covers all of the topics that you will face on the Maine Real Estate Exam. The state exam is currently administered by Pearson Vue, and is also required by Maine License Law and Rules to be passed with a 75% or better.The course fee includes all course materials, text book, shipping, and the course final exam. Once you receive notification that your order has been processed and completed by the Real Estate Institute of New England staff, you will gain access to your course documents via your student portal.The introduction will instruct you on beginning the course, as staff prepares to ship you the course text, the 9th Edition Maine Real Estate Principles Practices by Elaine Richer. You will also receive a handy pocket guide; the National Association of REALTORS� Antitrust Compliance Guide for REALTORS�, and electronic versions of the Maine Real Estate License Law and Rules Reference Book, Pearson Vue�s Maine Real Estate Candidate Handbook, and the Maine Real Estate Commission�s Sales Agent Outline which breaks down the percentage of questions from each topic that you will encounter on the course final exam, as well as the State Exam.The course is broken down into 5 modules, each containing exercises, case studies, and a quiz. The completed modules must be sent to the email address indicated in the course introduction packet. You will also be required to schedule the course final exam with the Real Estate Institute of New England staff. One advantage of the Home Study version versus our Live In-Class Versions, is that the Home Study students are given 2 attempts on the course final exam to bring their total course score to a 75 or better.Please see additional school policies for more information regarding course expiration, refunds, retake and transfer fees. If you have any questions about this course, please call the School at 207-856-1712!

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$

65.00

Fee:

Commercial and Investment Real Estate: Tools of the Trade

Commercial and investment properties are some of the fastest growing segments of the real estate market. Sales opportunities are rich, but the rules for buying, holding and selling real estate can often be completely different from those governing the residential realm. This book opens the door to commercial and investment real estate and is an invaluable resource to everyone from beginning agents to experienced brokers. Learn how to evaluate commercial properties, calculate cash flows, and negotiate capital gains taxes and 1031 exchanges. This course is approved for 6 clock hours by the Maine Real Estate Commission and 3 clock hours of continuing education by the New Hampshire Real Estate Commission. Course material will be shipped via USPS and should arrive in 2-3 business days, depending on your location. Text: ~139 pages Quiz: 110 Questions Please allow up to 72 hours for results and certificates. If you do not score an 85 or above, incorrect questions will be returned and you will have a 2nd chance to submit for grading. This course must be completed within 1 year of purchase.

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$

45.00

Fee:

Everyday Ethics in Real Estate

This course in a series of ethics courses reflects the latest information from the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice of the National Association of Realtors (NAR). This title meets NAR's requirements for new members to complete ethics training and continuing members to complete biennial ethics training. This course is approved for 4 clock hours of continuing education credit by the Maine Real Estate Commission and 3 clock hours of continuing education by the New Hampshire Real Estate Commission. This course will be shipped via USPS and should arrive in 2-3 business days, depending on your location. Text: ~114 pages Quiz: 90 Multiple Choice Questions Please allow up to 72 hours for results and certificates. If you do not score an 85 or above, incorrect questions will be returned and you will have a 2nd chance to submit for grading. This course must be completed within 1 year of purchase.

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$

55.00

Fee:

Fair Housing

In this course, students will learn the evolution of fair housing law and will be able to identify the classes that are provided protection under both the State and Federal Fair Housing Acts, especially the relevant information as it pertains to Maine and New Hampshire. Students will discuss allowable exemptions to the acts, discriminatory advertising, and HUD enforcement procedures. This course has been approved by the Directors of the Maine and New Hampshire Real Estate Commissions for three clock hours toward fulfillment of the educational requirements for activation or renewal of a real estate license. *Upon course registration, students will receive a confirmatory email with a link to download and print all class material.*

Image-empty-state.png

$

45.00

Fee:

Foreclosures, Short Sales, REOs, and Auctions

Foreclosures, short sales, REOs and auctions are common ways of doing business today. Licensees need to understand these processes. Take this course to determine questions you need to ask the other licensee in order to know where the buyer and the seller is in the process. Other topics include short sale contracts, making the sale with the Loss Mitigation Departments, Asset Management Departments, buying REO properties, auction properties and procedures to undertake with buyers and sellers in order to manage a smooth transaction. This course is approved for 4 clock hours of continuing education by the Maine Real Estate Commission and 3 clock hours of continuing education by the New Hampshire Real Estate Commission. This course will be shipped via USPS and should arrive in 2-3 business days, depending on your location. Text: ~109 pages Quiz: 80 True/False Questions Please allow up to 72 hours for results and certificates. If you do not score an 85 or above, incorrect questions will be returned and you will have a 2nd chance to submit for grading. This course must be completed within 1 year of purchase.

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$

195.00

Fee:

Maine Law Exam Prep

Most people with an active real estate license in another state are able to obtain a real estate license in Maine by taking a 50 question Maine Law test. If this test is passed with a 75 or better, the licensee may apply for the same kind of license in Maine that they may have in the other state. The Non-Resident Exam Prep course is intended to prepare the student to take the exam.If you have an expired Maine Real Estate license, this course would also help you prepare to take the same Maine Law Test.Course fee includes all books and study materials, including self-study test, and shipping via USPS.

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$

65.00

Fee:

Property Management and Managing Risk

This is a completely revised new edition of this popular course that provides an up-to-date introduction to property management with a focus on practical advice on what property managers need to do to comply with regulations and avoid liability. The features include Liability Alerts that offer suggestions for avoiding liability from both owners and tenants, case studies, key terms, review questions, along with a glossary. This course has been approved for 6 clock hours of continuing education by the Maine Real Estate Commission and 3 clock hours of continuing education by the New Hampshire Real Estate Commission. Course material will be shipped via USPS and should arrive in 2-3 business days, depending on your location. Text: ~108 pages Quiz: 60 True/False + 120 Multiple Choice Questions Please allow up to 72 hours for results and certificates. If you do not score an 85 or above, incorrect questions will be returned and you will have a 2nd chance to submit for grading. This course must be completed within 1 year of purchase.

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$

35.00

Fee:

Real Estate and Taxes: What Every Agent Should Know

This course demystifies the impact of tax laws on owners, explores how tax law changes affect investments, and helps agents identify when to recommend professional tax advice. This course is approved for 3 clock hours of continuing education by the Maine and New Hampshire Real Estate Commissions. This course will be shipped via USPS and should arrive in 2-3 business days, depending on your location. Text: ~83 pages Quiz: 40 Multiple Choice Questions Please allow up to 72 hours for results and certificates. If you do not score an 85 or above, incorrect questions will be returned and you will have a 2nd chance to submit for grading. This course must be completed within 1 year of purchase.

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$

35.00

Fee:

Real Estate Finance Today

Real Estate Finance Today is intended to present an overview of the basics of residential real estate financing, including a discussion of the important current trends in mortgage lending. This updated edition introduces residential real estate financing basics and mortgage lending trends. Real Estate Finance Today discusses new affordable loan products, government influences on real estate finance, and special financing alternatives, including seller financing and loans for self-employed borrowers. This course is approved for 3 clock hours of continuing education by the Maine and New Hampshire Real Estate Commissions. This course will be shipped via USPS and should arrive in 2-3 business days, depending on your location. Text: 79 pages Quiz: 60 Multiple Choice Questions Please allow up to 72 hours for results and certificates. If you do not score an 85 or above, incorrect questions will be returned and you will have a 2nd chance to submit for grading. This course must be completed within 1 year of purchase.

Image-empty-state.png

$

35.00

Fee:

Red Flags Property Inspection Guide

This course includes detailed house inspection techniques with illustrations and background information on asbestos, radon, lead, and other hazards to home owners. It is intended to be an effective tool for non-experts who need a guide to detect Red Flags in residential properties. This course is approved for 3 clock hours of continuing education by the Maine and New Hampshire Real Estate Commissions. This course will be shipped via USPS and should arrive in 2-3 business days, depending on your location. Text: 86 pages Quiz: 80 Multiple Choice Questions Please allow up to 72 hours for results and certificates. If you do not score an 85 or above, incorrect questions will be returned and you will have a 2nd chance to submit for grading. This course must be completed within 1 year of purchase.

Image-empty-state.png

$

55.00

Fee:

Sustainable Housing and Building Green

Buyers are looking for sustainable housing and green building more today than ever before. This course provides a good foundation for these concepts so that the licensee can converse in a meaningful manner with today's buyers and sellers. Topics included in this course include; sustainable building concepts, energy audits, LEED and other certifications, key sustainable practice organizations and the role of the appraiser, lender and real estate licensee. This course is approved for 5 clock hours of continuing education by the Maine Real Estate Commission and 3 clock hours of continuing education by the New Hampshire Real Estate Commission. This course will be shipped via USPS and should arrive in 2-3 business days, depending on your location. Text: ~110 pages Quiz: 120 Questions Please allow up to 72 hours for results and certificates. If you do not score an 85 or above, incorrect questions will be returned and you will have a 2nd chance to submit for grading. This course must be completed within 1 year of purchase.

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$

65.00

Fee:

Title Insurance for the Real Estate Professional

Title Insurance is a part of the real estate machine to which all real estate professionals belong. It is seriously misunderstood and not given enough credit for its value to lenders, owners, agents, builders, and the economy at large. This course is approved for 6 clock hours of continuing education by the Maine Real Estate Commission and 3 clock hours by the New Hampshire Real Estate Commission. This course will be shipped via USPS and should arrive in 2-3 business days, depending on your location. Text: ~123 pages Quiz: 64 Questions Please allow up to 72 hours for results and certificates. If you do not score an 85 or above, incorrect questions will be returned and you will have a 2nd chance to submit for grading. This course must be completed within 1 year of purchase.

Image-empty-state.png

$

45.00

Fee:

Understanding 1031 Tax-Free Exchanges

This ARELLO course explores the history, evolution, rules, and forms of the strategy used to defer tax liability until a later date: includes real-life calculation examples. This course is approved for 4 clock hours of continuing education by the Maine Real Estate Commission and 3 credit hours of continuing education by the New Hampshire Real Estate Commission. This course will be shipped via USPS and should arrive in 2-3 business days, depending on your location. Text: ~67 pages Quiz: 50 Multiple Choice Questions Please allow up to 72 hours for results and certificates. If you do not score an 85 or above, incorrect questions will be returned and you will have a 2nd chance to submit for grading. This course must be completed within 1 year of purchase.