Take The Next Step: Become A Broker

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Have you been thinking about obtaining your Broker’s license? If you have been actively licensed for 24 months consider this an advancement in your professional development! Brokers have a deep understanding of all aspects of the Real Estate world and not all own or have aspirations to own or run their own office. The Iowa Association of REALTORS makes completing the coursework required by the real estate commission easy to fit into your busy schedule by offering in multiple locations across the state.

Who should take the Broker License courses?

Anyone interested in becoming a broker (or wants the additional real estate knowledge) and has been actively licensed for 24 months.

What will be taught in each course?

  • Real Estate Office Organization- review the brokerage business of today and tomorrow, the details of opening a real estate office, the planning and budgeting process needed to successfully run real estate office.

  • Real Estate Office Administration- learn how to develop manual, determine the facilities needed for an office, how to maintain proper records, and discuss legal issues related to running a successful real estate office.

  • Principles of Appraising and Market Analysis-  learn the basics regarding the appraisal process and the methods of estimating value.

  • Real Estate Trust Accounts- learn how to establish and maintain a real estate trust account properly. Bring a calculator to class as actual trust accounting exercises will be part of the class.

  • Contract Law/Writing- learn a basic understanding of contract law and their role in the real estate contract process.

  • Real Estate Law & Agency Law- learn the areas in which agents have been found consistently liable. The agency section of this course addresses the basic principles of agency relationships.

  • Real Estate Finance- be introduced to basic finance as related to the selling and buying of real estate.

  • State & Federal Laws- review the federal & state laws to real estate that impacts their business daily. Some of the areas covered include: Agency, Environmental Legislation, Civil Rights, RESPA, etc.

  • Human Resources Management- explore employment relationships, management styles, recruiting, hiring, evaluation, training, and termination.

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Have you been thinking about obtaining your Broker’s license? If you have been actively licensed for 24 months consider this an advancement in your professional development! Brokers have a deep understanding of all aspects of the Real Estate world and not all own or have aspirations to own or run their own office. The Iowa Association of REALTORS makes completing the coursework required by the real estate commission easy to fit into your busy schedule by offering in multiple locations across the state.
Have you been thinking about obtaining your Broker’s license? If you have been actively licensed for 24 months consider this an advancement in your professional development! Brokers have a deep understanding of all aspects of the Real Estate world and not all own or have aspirations to own or run their own office. The Iowa Association of REALTORS makes completing the coursework required by the real estate commission easy to fit into your busy schedule by offering in multiple locations across the state.
Have you been thinking about obtaining your Broker’s license? If you have been actively licensed for 24 months consider this an advancement in your professional development! Brokers have a deep understanding of all aspects of the Real Estate world and not all own or have aspirations to own or run their own office. The Iowa Association of REALTORS makes completing the coursework required by the real estate commission easy to fit into your busy schedule by offering in multiple locations across the state.
Iowa Association of REALTORS

This article was written as a collaboration of IAR Staff members or invited subject matter experts.