Alabama Real Estate Courses 

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Alabama Real Estate Salesperson License Requirements

60 hours Pre-license Course

Be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident alien or legally present in the U.S;

Be at least 19 years old;

Show proof of bona fide residency in any state in the U.S.;

Show proof of high school graduation or the equivalent;

Not have been convicted of a felony or a crime involving moral turpitude;

Not have had a real estate application or license rejected or revoked in any state within the past two years.

After meeting the education and/or experience requirements, pass the licensing examination.

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*Entry Level Course for Real Estate Agents

Alabama Salesperson 60 Hour Pre-license Course

$299

The Alabama Salesperson Pre-license online course has everything needed to satisfy Alabama's state education requirement for a real estate salesperson to qualify to take the state licensing exam.

This 60-hour real estate pre-license course is an affordable, hassle-free way to prepare you with the knowledge necessary to pass the state exam and begin a successful career in real estate.

Alabama Salesperson Pre-License Packages: 

Alabama Salesperson Gold Package 

$320

Includes:

Alabama Salesperson Pre-license Course

State & National Exam Preparation 

Instructor Support

Technical Support

*Remote Exam Proctor sold separately 

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Alabama Timeshare Salesperson 

Be at least 19 years of age or older   

Not have been convicted of any criminal offense involving moral turpitude or of any felony.

Be a citizen of the United States or legally present in the Unites States  

Pass the timeshare salesperson state examination.  

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Alabama Real Estate Broker License Requirements

60 hours Pre-license Course

Be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident alien or legally present in the U.S;

Be at least 19 years old;

Show proof of bona fide residency in any state in the U.S.;

Show proof of high school graduation or the equivalent;

Not have been convicted of a felony or a crime involving moral turpitude;

Not have had a real estate application or license rejected or revoked in any state within the past two years.

Must have held an active real estate salesperson license in any state for at least 24 months of the 36 month period immediately preceding the date of application.

 

Alabama Salesperson Reciprocal Course

$99

This course provides 6 hours of instruction in Alabama real estate license law prepares learners who hold licenses in other states for the Alabama portion of the licensing exam. Topics include:

The role, rules, and regulation of the commission, Licensing requirements,

License status, Broker and company licenses and place of businessRecovery Fund, Disciplinary actions and process, Estimated closing statement, Trust funds, RECAD, & Violations leading to possible disciplinary actions.

 

Alabama Broker Reciprocal Course

$99

This course provides 6 hours of instruction in Alabama real estate license law prepares learners who hold licenses in other states for the Alabama portion of the licensing exam. 

This course includes instruction on Alabama License Law and Regulations with emphasis on topics such as RECAD, trust accounts, disciplinary actions, office audits, and other responsibilities of a broker. Successful completion of this coursework is required prior to taking the state portion of the license examination.

 

Alabama Real Estate Broker Course

$399

Gain more stability. Further your real estate career. Become an Alabama real estate broker! This online course contains all 60 hours and the exam needed to make your goal a reality and fulfill the Alabama education requirement for current Alabama agents seeking to become brokers. Subjects include license law for Alabama, real property valuation, commercial real estate, contracts, compiling documents, risk management, property management, agency and finance.

 

When does the course start?

Your course starts on the date of purchase and is available immediately.

How long do I have to complete the course?

Students have 6 months to complete the course from the date of purchase (Time of enrollment).

How long does it typically take to complete the course?

It typically takes the average student 4-6 weeks to complete the pre-license course.

Do we offer a cram/crash course?

Exam preparation is the online equivalent to a cram/crash course that a student can take at their own pace as many times as needed.  

What if I don’t understand something in the course?

Every course comes with an assigned instructor who will make contact with you by email, phone, or a combination within 24-48 hours after your enrollment. Instructors are available throughout the day and night within reason to assist students with course materials and general license questions.

Do I have to take a final exam?

Yes, all pre-license & Post license courses require a proctored final exam. Proctoring requirements vary by state. However generally students are able to choose their own proctor so as long as they are not close family and are subject to approval by the school. The proctor will be sent a proctor form and a code that will enable the student to take their final exam from any suitable location for the student and proctor.

What if I fail the final exam?

If a student fails the final exam the instructor will conduct a review with the student prior to retaking the final exam. If a student fails the final exam twice, the student will have to repeat the course.

 

Alabama Post License Course

$179

This online course fulfills the requirement for real estate Post-license education for the state of Alabama. The focus of this 30 hour course is on foundation sales skills including constructive exercises such as creating contracts, real estate listings, seller's net sheets and qualifications of the buyer. This real estate course is aimed to offer additional understanding of day-to-day actions completed by a real estate professional for the new real estate licensee. The state of Alabama requires all persons who pass the state exam to complete 30 hours of broker education including a grade of 70% or higher on the final exam within the first 6 months after passing the state exam. Please note that based on Rule 790-X-2.03(2), you cannot register for this course until you receive your temporary license or you will be considered in violation of said rule.

 

Alabama Continuing Education (CE) and License Renewal and Requirements:

Sept 30 of even years (every two years)

Requirement is 15 hours: 3 hours of the Commission-approved Risk

 
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15-Hr. AL Sales CE Package #1 (with Ethics course)

$109

15 Total hours

12 Elective hours

3 Risk Management hours

This package includes:

  1. Alabama Risk Management: Initial Contact to Accepted Offer (3 risk management hours)

  2. Hot Topics in Real Estate (3 elective hours)

  3. Ethics at Work (3 elective hours)

  4. Sexual Harassment, Sexual Discrimination, and Fair Housing (3 elective hours)

  5. Second Home Ownership: Trends, Options, and Opportunities (3 elective hours)​

15-Hr. AL Sales CE Package #2

$109.00

15 Total hours

12 Elective hours

3 Risk Management hours

This package includes:

  1. Alabama Risk Management: Initial Contact to Accepted Offer (3 risk management hours)

  2. Property Inspection Issues (3 elective hours)

  3. First-Time Homebuyers: A Niche to Grow On (3 elective hours)

  4. Hot Topics in Real Estate (3 elective hours)

  5. Document Excellence for Smoother Transactions (3 elective hours)


15-Hr. AL Broker CE Package #1

$109.00

15 Total hours

12 Elective hours

3 Mandatory hours

This package includes:

  1. Alabama Risk Management: Initial Contact to Accepted Offer (3 risk management hours)

  2. Document Excellence for Smoother Transactions (3 elective hours)

  3. Alabama Mandatory Broker CE (3 mandatory hours)

  4. Current Issues: Cooperation, Negotiation, iBuyers, and Disaster Preparedness (3 elective hours)

  5. Section 1031 Tax-Deferred Exchanges (3 elective hours)

15-Hr. AL Broker CE Package #2 (with Ethics course)

$109.00

15-Hr. AL Broker CE Package #2 (with Ethics course)

$109.00

15 Total hours

12 Elective hours

3 Mandatory hours

This package includes:

  1. Alabama Risk Management: Initial Contact to Accepted Offer (3 risk management hours)

  2. Hot Topics in Real Estate (3 elective hours)

  3. Ethics at Work (3 elective hours)

  4. First-Time Homebuyers: A Niche to Grow On (3 elective hours)

  5. Alabama Mandatory Broker CE (3 mandatory hours)

Risk Management: Initial Contact to Accepted Offer (3 Hours)

$29

(Required for license renewal Sales & Broker)

This three-hour course provides you with a review of areas of risk from the moment of initial interaction with a consumer, and how those risks can be mitigated through proper disclosure, adherence to fiduciary duties, and a focus on utmost professionalism.

Alabama Mandatory Broker CE (3 Hours)

$29

(Required for Broker License Renewal)

This three-hour course reduces risk to consumers by ensuring that Alabama licensees and employees are properly trained and supervised by a qualifying broker.

Document Excellence for Smoother Transactions (3Hour)

$29

Proper document management provides proof that a licensee did what was required, when it was required. It serves to protect the consumer and it reduces the licensee's risk of litigation.

Get ready to become more comfortable with selecting and using transactional documents. 

Ethics at Work (3 Hours)

$29

Revised in January 2022 and designed to meet NAR Cycle 7 requirements, this course will empower you to recognize and respond to ethical dilemmas, inspiring consumer confidence. For answers to ethical dilemmas, we’ll look to several articles of the National Association of REALTORS® Code of Ethics, and draw from real-life ethical scenarios. In three short hours, you’ll be better prepared to exemplify the professionalism and cooperation that’s the true foundation of the real estate industry.

First-Time Homebuyers: A Niche to Grow On (3 Hours)

$29

Whether you want to develop a niche business working with first-time homebuyers or simply increase your overall knowledge so you can better help inexperienced first-time homebuyers, this course will provide you with the necessary foundation to serve this unique population .First-time homebuyers often rely heavily on agents’ expertise, and many feel overwhelmed, intimidated, and fearful of the prospect of buying a home. Your knowledge and calm influence can lead them toward their goal of homeownership, step by step. In this three-hour course we’ll explore the key characteristics of this niche market, how to cultivate relationships with these buyers, and how to prepare them for the transaction ahead.

Hot Topics in Real Estate (3 Hours)

$29

In this course you'll learn how to lawfully navigate  the high-risk areas of flood zone transactions, home inspections and data security and consumer privacy.

Property Inspection Issues (3 Hours)

$29

The inspection period is a big hurdle to jump over on the way to closing. The inspector’s job is to call out defects. The buyer agent’s job is to negotiate repairs. The seller agent’s job is to mitigate damage. It can sometimes be hard to hold a deal together.

Protecting your buyer as a buyer’s agent means understanding the importance of the home inspection contingency and its deadlines, and identifying the need for specialized inspections.

Protecting your seller as the listing agent means helping the seller understand disclosure obligations, prepare for the inspection, and respond to a buyer’s reasonable repair requests.

Second Home Ownership: Trends, Options, and Opportunities (3 Hours)

$29

What's better than helping a client close on a home? Helping the same client close on a second home! Second home ownership is on the rise, and it takes many forms depending on the needs, wishes, and budgets of the buyer. 

Whether you're working with seniors, parents of college kids, investors, or luxury home buyers, understanding the financial, tax, and logistical considerations of second home ownership will help you provide the top-level service your clients expect.

Section 1031 Tax-Deferred Exchanges (3 Hours)

$29

Chances are good that, if it hasn't happened yet, you will one day work on a transaction involves a property that’s part of a tax-deferred exchange. When this happens, will you be ready to guide your client through the process and ensure they meet the critical deadlines?

With an appropriately formed exchange, an investor can defer paying taxes on the profit from one investment and instead use all of the profits to fund another investment. 

This course helps licensees become more comfortable with guiding clients through a 1031 tax-deferred exchange transaction and ensuring critical deadlines are understood and met. 

Sexual Harassment, Sexual Discrimination, and Fair Housing

$29

Thanks in part to movements such as #MeToo and Time’s Up, sexual harassment and discrimination have moved to the forefront of the national conversation. Responsible agents not only reject sexually predatory behavior but also actively dismantle toxic workplace environments to ensure a safe place for all. It’s up to agents to reject behaviors or ideologies that could damage neighbors, clients, and each other.

In this course, we’ll take a closer look at how sexual harassment is defined and the impact such behavior can have on your clients, your brokerage, and your reputation. Additionally, we’ll discuss actions you can take to ensure that your office is inclusive and welcoming to all, and that your clients’ best interests are always protected. This includes tips for putting together a comprehensive office policy that thoroughly addresses sexual harassment and discrimination.

 


Alabama Reciprocal Salesperson Pre-license Course (FOR SALESPERSON ONLY)

$99

Currently licensed in another state and want to get licensed in Alabama as well?

This real estate pre-license online course is designed for salespersons seeking reciprocity. Including 6 hours of instruction, this affordable, hassle-free course is the perfect prep for taking the Alabama state-specific exam necessary to comply with the reciprocity agreement.

Alabama Reciprocal Broker Pre-license Course (FOR BROKERS ONLY)

$99

Already a broker in another state and looking to expand your reach to Alabama? This course is just for you then! Designed specifically for your needs, this online real estate pre-license course fulfills Alabama's education requirement for brokers seeking reciprocity in Alabama.

Please note that completion of this 6 hour course is mandatory before taking the Alabama Real Estate Broker State Exam.

 
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Alabama Real Estate Test Prep

$99

Package allows you to focus your preparation for the Alabama Real Estate License Exam specifically on the national and state portions of the exam.

The Question Banks give you the power to simulate nearly every test environment imaginable—from licensing exams as outlined in the PSI to custom quizzes according to topics and subtopics. You can pinpoint problem areas with the Performance Tracker as well as indicate how you stack up with other students in Alabama.

CompuCram

National & State Specific Real Estate Test Preparation

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Exam Smart 

National & State Specific Real Estate Test Preparation: **Recommended for the AL Broker Exam. Exam Smart Offers Broker Simulations similar to the current AL Broker State Exam.  

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Modern Real Estate Practice 20th Edition

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$59.41

Modern Real Estate Practice has trained more than 3 million professionals since 1959. Updated to reflect current legislation and market information, and to include the newest forms and web resources, this text and its ancillary products will provide you with the best foundation possible to launch your real estate career. Each unit includes an overview of contents that highlights the topic and explains how it relates real estate law, regulations, and principles to the practice of real estate. Additionally, the included Question Bank gives you the ability to create customized tests from hundreds of questions.

Real Estate Fundamentals 10th Edition

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$36.06

Learn the fundamentals to build your foundation of real estate knowledge!

Real Estate Fundamentals has been used to train more than 70,000 real estate professionals since 1981 and has been updated to reflect current real estate realities. This text is known for its clear organization; comprehensive coverage of real estate law, practice, and procedures; and easy-to-grasp language to help you pass the exam the first time. You'll learn all you need to know to build a solid foundation for your real estate career.

Mastering Real Estate Principles 7th Edition

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$41.09

This indispensable text has been updated to include a variety of contemporary topics, case studies, legal trends, and new Ethical Dilemma scenarios designed to strengthen critical-thinking skills. Contemporary topics such as stigmatized housing, fracking, seller assist, constitutional taking, green development, and other key concepts are discussed in a straightforward, easy-to-read style. Learning objectives, case studies, review and discussion questions, and suggested readings are just a few of the learning tools used to enhance your understanding of these topics. This book is ideal for graduate or law students, as well as for those seeking their real estate salesperson license or those working in real estate development or property management.

Real Estate Law 10th Edition

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$106.07

This indispensable text has been updated to include a variety of contemporary topics, case studies, legal trends, and new Ethical Dilemma scenarios designed to strengthen critical-thinking skills. Contemporary topics such as stigmatized housing, fracking, seller assist, constitutional taking, green development, and other key concepts are discussed in a straightforward, easy-to-read style. Learning objectives, case studies, review and discussion questions, and suggested readings are just a few of the learning tools used to enhance your understanding of these topics. This book is ideal for graduate or law students, as well as for those seeking their real estate salesperson license or those working in real estate development or property management.

 

Real Estate Finance, 3rd Edition

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$135.16

Through an effective blend of theory and practice, this text examines the gears that drive residential and commercial real estate financial markets. It builds on strong finance principles to explain the history of real estate financial institutions, how they function, the legislation that impacts them, and new topics that have become vitally important since the subprime mortgage crisis. The supporting Instructor Resources offer direction on using this book in a combined finance/investment course.

Real Estate Principles 11th Edition

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$138.00

This leading collegiate text is great for business electives or required courses in a real estate certificate or degree program. Each chapter can be treated as a stand‐alone learning module, making it easy for instructors to incorporate the material into their courses. Real Estate Today Close Ups, Legal Highlights, and Case Studies help clarify difficult topics and keep students engaged.

Property Management 10th Edition Revised

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$64.93

This practical discussion explores daily issues facing practitioners, such as maintenance, accounting, administrative, and legal activities. It also has up-to- date content on federal regulations, such as civil rights, fair housing, ADA issues, and environmental concerns. The flexible format provides you with case studies, sample forms, and review questions to enhance your understanding of property management concepts.

Real Estate Math: What You Need to Know 7th Edition Update

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$41.09

Real Estate Math focuses on basic math concepts for both salesperson and broker candidates with examples, formulas, calculations, practice problems, and detailed explanations of multi-step problems in key concept areas. Its flexible format allows it to be used as a supplemental workbook or as a book for a stand-alone math course.

Guide to Passing the AMP Real Estate Exam 6th Edition

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$35.46

Prepare for the AMP real estate licensing exam with this powerful review guide. This text will prepare your for the national portion of your state licensing exam. Each unit consists of a 70-question review and 20-item matching quiz. There are two additional 110-question exams in the book to further your mastery of the content. In addition, the text contains a Key Point Review-to-Go that will assist you in your final review before sitting for the exam.

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The mission of Elite ESCP Real Estate School is to provide high-quality distance education courses to Real Estate pre-licensing students as well as licensed agents in support of federal and state-mandated education programs for licensure and ongoing professional competency.

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