About this Course
In many states, you have no official duties in the closing process as a licensee. However, this doesn't mean your attention should wander once the purchase and sales contract is signed.
Transactions can and do fall apart during the closing process. In this course, you'll learn about the challenges and issues of closing, as well as how to use your skills to ensure transactions cross the finish line.
We'll look at the primary concerns that can arise for buyer and seller, how both parties should prepare for the closing date, the basic regulations imposed by the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), and more.
This course satisfies 4 consumer service credits in California.
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- Real Estate Closings
- Closing Disclosures
- Real Estate Practice
General Information Page
This course is sponsored by 360training.com, Inc.
(DRE Sponsor ID#6242)
5000 Plaza on the Lake, Suite 305, Austin, TX 78746
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This course is approved for continuing education credit by the California Department of Real Estate. However, this approval does not constitute an endorsement of the views or opinions which are expressed by the course sponsor, instructor, authors, or lecturers.
Text Book Information:
Title: Closing and Settlement Costs
Author: 360training.com, Inc.
Copyright Date: 8/9/2014
Course Description: In many states, a licensee has no official duties throughout the closing process. This leads some real estate licensees to believe that their job ends when the purchase and sales contract is signed, but this is not a prudent stance. Transactions can and do fall apart during the closing stage. Licensees who are familiar with closing procedures and settlement costs can stay involved and use their skills to help ensure that their transactions end well.
This course covers a broad range of issues related to closing and settlement to help the student learn ways to help clients through this sometimes complicated process. It includes the following lessons:
- Real Estate Closings
- The Closing Disclosure Form
In addition, this course includes a final practice lesson. This concluding lesson presents real-world dilemmas and concrete applications of the information presented in the rest of the course. As the student completes this course, he or she should try to develop a broad picture of closing and settlement and how they fit into the larger practice of real estate. The last lesson will help with this project by presenting comprehensive content questions, practice problems and case studies.
Hours of Continuing Education Credit: 4 hours
Method of Presentation: This course is delivered entirely through the internet, including the final exam. No printed materials are provided.
Course Offering Category: Consumer Service
Course Completion Time Limits: You have 12 months from date of purchase to complete this course.
All tuition and fees paid for the course are due and refundable when: (a) the course of instruction is discontinued by the school, preventing a student from completing the course; OR (b) the enrollment of student was procured because of any misrepresentation in advertising, promotion materials of the school, or representation made by an owner or employee of the school. All refunds will be completed within 30 days after the effective date of enrollment termination
Our authentication system incorporates a mechanism for preventing fraud by ensuring that the student registered for the course is engaged in the course material. During course enrollment, students create a personal registration profile by entering personal information on a secure page so that the provider may process certification. The required information may include driver's license number, address, and form of payment. During registration, the system also prompts the user for additional personal validation information used during the course: "How many doors does your vehicle have?" / "How did you renew your driver's license last?" / etc.
Randomly, the user is prompted with a personal validation question at several points during the course; these questions are based on the answers provided by the student during registration. Additionally, the questions are timed and must be answered correctly for the trainee to proceed with the course. If the question supplied is incorrect, the course is suspended and the trainee is prompted to call the provider to explain why they failed validation. Their information is verified by a trainer who can then remotely unlock the course to allow the student to proceed with the coursework. If this personal information is not verified, the provider will suspend the student from any further access, refund any tuition payments collected and take the appropriate administrative enforcement actions. This validation sequence is enforced randomly on multiple occasions upon entering, taking and exiting the course.
At the end of each lesson there will be a short quiz of 10 multiple choice questions. You must pass this quiz with a 70% or better to move forward with the course. The quiz will be automatically graded as you complete it. Failure to pass the quiz with 70% will result in repeating the lesson.
Correspondence Course Identification Statement:
Participants shall present one of the following forms of identification immediately before the administration of the final examination:
- A current California driver's license.
- A current identification card described in Section 13000 of the California Vehicle Code
- Any identification of the participant issued by a governmental agency or a recognized real estate related trade organization within the immediately preceding five years which bears a photograph, signature and identification number of the participant.
Final Examination Rules:
For the final exam, the student will have 20 minutes to complete the closed-book exam. The final exam consists of twenty (20) multiple choice questions. The student will need to score 70% or better to pass the exam. The student will be given 1 minutes per question to answer the questions during the final exam. The student will not be able to print or download the exam. After the 20 minutes, have passed the student will automatically be logged out of the final.
Please note that the student will have (2) chances to take the final exam.
DRE Regulation 3007.3(c) will only allow students to take exams for a maximum of 15 approved credit hours in any 24-hours period.
Online Evaluation Statement:
A course and instructor evaluation is available on the California Department of Real Estate (DRE) website at www.dre.ca.gov. Access this form by typing in "RE 318A" in the search box located in the upper right corner of the home page.
Course Provider Complaint Statement:
A course provider complaint form is available on the California Department of Real Estate (DRE) website at www.dre.ca.gov. Access this form by typing in "RE 340" in the search box located in the upper right corner of the home page. An informational form regarding course provider complaints, "RE 340A" is also available.
When Does My Course Expire?
Your course will expire one (1) year after you purchase it (the date you submit payment), unless the course itself indicates otherwise.
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- Attempted any portion of a test or exam.
- Requested or been issued a certificate of completion.
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