Real Estate Salesperson, Continuing Education Certificate
This course prepares students to sit for the Maryland Licensed Real Estate Salesperson exam. Real Estate Salespersons (or agents) act as intermediaries in negotiations between buyers and sellers of real estate property; typically representing one of the parties. They advise clients on market conditions, prices, and all matters related to real estate transactions. They market properties, prepare documents, show properties, and coordinate closing activities.
Students will be awarded a Continuing Education Workforce Training Certificate, and will have access to a Continuing Education academic record (transcript). Students will be prepared to sit for the Maryland Licensed Real Estate Salesperson exam.
Certifying Organization: Maryland Real Estate Commission, www.dllr.state.md.us/license/mrec/
Financial Aid and Payment Options
Baltimore County College Promise
Continuing Education Opportunity Grant
Partial Payment Option (through Nelnet Business Solutions)
Tuition Waiver for those who qualify
Employer/Sponsor Paid Tuition
Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS)
Local Office of Workforce Development
The length of this program is 3-5 months. Courses start in September and January at CCBC Catonsville and March, June, and October at CCBC Hunt Valley or CCBC Owings Mills.
- High School Diploma or GED
To apply, go to www.ccbcmd.edu/apply and complete the CCBC Non-Credit Workforce Training Certificate application. An email will then be sent with program information and any additional requirements necessary to apply for the program.
Open Entry – No screening or documentation required.
Program Course Sequence
Class attendance is mandatory. Students must pass a final exam in the course for successful completion.
(approximate cost; subject to change)
Real Estate Principles & Practices for Salespersons
"The Modern Real Estate Practice; $55; and "The Maryland Real Estate Practice & Law: $33; available at campus bookstores
Skills for Success:
Successful candidates need strong oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and good problem-solving skills.
Students will be prepared to sit for the Maryland Licensed Real Estate Salesperson exam and begin work as a Real Estate Salesperson under the supervision of a Real Estate Broker.
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