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FREE Course: Current Issues in Washington Real Estate 2022-2023

OnlineEd launches FREE 3-hour required course for Washington real estate licensees: Current Issues in Washington Real Estate

Current Issues in Washington

Free for Washington real estate brokers!

 

The Washington Department of Licensing (DOL) requires its real estate licensees to successfully complete a law update course for every license renewal to ensure they are current on the issues facing real estate within the state. OnlineEd is an approved Washington education provider under Chapter 18.85 RCW and is currently offering Current Issues in Washington Real Estate 2022-2023 for free.

Course Content

The first chapter of Current Issues in Washington Real Estate is about forms. The Washington Department of Licensing (DOL) has identified several forms causing issues for agents. This chapter emphasizes the purpose, standards of practice, pitfalls, and specific updates affecting the industry. Licensees will review such things as the financing addendum and when to use an additional down payment addendum, understand how to use the escalation addendum, and explain the benefits and disadvantages of an escalation provision for both the buyer and the seller.

The next chapter, Legislative and Legal Updates, is designed to help licensees identify and describe common concepts relating to Washington State residential real estate legislative issues and includes various updates for Washington Landlord-Tenant Law. There is also a reminder of Federal and Washington fair housing protected classes and practices.

The final chapter, Chapter 3, is all about business practices updates and professional standards. Highlights include raising professionalism in real estate transactions and the many responsibilities of managing brokers and branch managers. This chapter concludes with sound advice for best practices when handling multiple offer situations.

How to get the free course

Don’t miss out on this free offer! Washingon licensees with questions about the course, Current Issues in Washington Real Estate, or who would like assistance getting their limited-time free version can visit OnlineEd’s Washington course information page or give their friendly customer staff a ring at 866.519.9597.