Washington Real Estate Post-Licensing Course: WA Post-Licensing: Real Estate Law

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Washington Post-Licensing COURSE

Washington Post-Licensing:WA Post-Licensing: Real Estate Law

WA Post-Licensing: Real Estate Law

30 Total hours
0 Elective hours
30 Mandatory hours

Newly licensed brokers in Washington are required to complete 90 hours of coursework before their first active renewal: 30 hours of advanced practices, 30 hours of real estate law, 27 hours of approved continuing education courses, and a three-hour core course.

This course fulfills the state's requirement for 30 hours of real estate law, and it’s divided into eight modules:

  • Introduction to Washington Real Estate Law
  • Licensing Law
  • Agency Law in Washington
  • Contracts
  • Torts
  • Practices and the Law
  • Legal Environment
  • Current Topics

Course highlights include:

  • Specific roles of the real estate broker, designated broker, managing broker, and firm in the context of a real estate transaction
  • Ethical, legal, and regulatory considerations in the practice of real estate
  • Various agency situations described under RCW 18.86
  • State agency law applications
  • Appropriate use of contracts in real estate
  • Representation agreements, listing agreements, purchase and sale agreements, lease agreements, and compensation agreements
  • Tort claims, including negligence, fraud and fraudulent concealment, intentional interference, and the Consumer Protection Act
  • The many ways law affects real estate practices
  • Current topics, including flood zones, property inspections, and consumer privacy