Real Estate

Prepare to take the certification exams

The current down housing market is bound to pick up, and what better way to pass the time than by earning or boosting real estate credentials at Manchester Community College. Be prepared to go right to work when good times return.

Manchester Community College Credit Free Programs offers several courses designed to prepare people to take the state real estate licensing exams.

All of the real estate courses offered at MCC for licensure and continuing education are recognized by the Real Estate Consortium of CT Community Colleges and have been approved and filed with the State of Connecticut Real Estate Commission and/or the Connecticut Appraisal Commission. All courses meet the minimum requirements as outlined by the State of Connecticut.

Real estate salespersons, brokers and appraisers must fulfill educational requirements to qualify for State of Connecticut mandated exams. The educational requirements for Connecticut are as follows:

Real Estate Salesperson (total of 60 hours)
• Principles and Practices of Real Estate (60 hours)

Real Estate Broker (total of 120 hours)
• Principles and Practices of Real Estate (60 hours)
• Appraisal (30 hours)
• Elective (30 hours)

Appraiser
The Appraiser Qualifications Board (AQB) of the Appraisal Foundation has adopted changes to the Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria that became effective on January 1, 2008. These changes include increased required education. For a detailed description of these new requirements, please refer to the Department of Consumer Protection website, www.ct.gov/dcp.

All of the courses offered at MCC for license and continuing education are recognized by the Real Estate Consortium of Connecticut.

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Last Update: August 01 2012
For additional information, contact: Ann Bonney