Colorado Pre-Licensing Course: Hot Topics in Real Estate

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Colorado Pre-Licensing COURSE

Colorado Pre-Licensing:Hot Topics in Real Estate

Hot Topics in Real Estate

3 Total hours
3 Elective hours
0 Mandatory hours
In Colorado, this course is also approved under Rule A-27(B)(3), which allows real estate licensees to use the course toward their pre-license requirements necessary to become an Employing Broker.

Flood zones, property inspections, and consumer privacy and data security represent three distinct yet urgent topics in real estate. Hot Topics in Real Estate takes a closer look at each of these with an emphasis on supporting clients and customers. From flood zone disclosure obligations and insurance requirements to inspection contingencies and third-party referrals to federal data security laws and breach notification policies … a lot can go wrong. The real estate professional’s job is to act within the scope of his or her responsibility to make sure everything goes right.

This three-hour course provides consumer protection by helping licensees understand how to lawfully and competently navigate  the high-risk areas of flood zone transactions, home inspections and data security and consumer privacy.

Course highlights include:  

  • FEMA flood terminology and flood hazard mapping
  • Flood insurance requirements and homeowner obligations
  • The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and its current status
  • Environmental hazards associated with flooding
  • Home inspection and testing contingencies
  • The home inspection process, and who does what, when, and why
  • Different inspection types, including septic system, sewer line, and well inspections
  • Federal laws that address data security and consumer privacy
  • Risks related to data breaches, fraud, and identity theft
  • Interactive activities and scenarios to seal in the new information and frame it in everyday context