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Maine Designated Broker Course – Live Online

This class will be conducted by our instructors live online using the REcampusLIVE platform. We recommend that you test your ability to connect to the REcampusLIVE platform before the course starts. You can test it here.

This 50-hour course covers all the educational requirements that are necessary to apply for a Broker license. To qualify for the Broker license the applicant must apply to the Maine Real Estate Commission and show proof of having passed the Designated Broker course within one year of applying. The applicant must have been licensed as an Associate Broker for 2 years within the 5 years immediately preceding the date of application submitted to the Commission.

As per state mandates, students are allowed to miss no more than 10% of seat time for live qualifying education classes. While we will make every effort to accommodate special arrangement for students missing more than the allotted time, we cannot guarantee that every situation will result in available make up time. An additional fee to the student will be charged, based on the amount of time needed and the availability of the instructor.

Course Requirements:

  • Computer with reliable internet connection, microphone and webcam
  • Simple calculator with no internet connection or programming capability
  • Notebook/Notepad for student use

The course fee includes the textbook and materials. The course materials will be uploaded to your Student Portal and the textbook will be mailed to the address you provide during checkout.

There is No State Exam required after passing this course.

New Hampshire Core Class – Live Online

This class will be conducted by our instructors live online using Zoom. We recommend that you test your ability to connect to the Zoom platform before the course starts. You can test it here.  The link to join the class will be sent out three days before the start of the course and course materials will be uploaded to your Student Portal for download.

Topics for this course include: agency relationships and responsibilities, brokerage contracts, Commission sample hearings, disclosures, fair housing, and current legislative activities. This course is approved by the New Hampshire Real Estate Commission for 3 clock hours, and is the current required Core Course for renewal of a New Hampshire real estate license.

Course Requirements:

Computer with reliable internet connection and webcam
Notebook/Notepad for student use

What Should I Do in This Situation? – Live Online

This class will be conducted by our instructors live online using Zoom. We recommend that you test your ability to connect to the Zoom platform before the course starts. You can test it here.  The link to join the class will be sent out three days before the start of the course and course materials will be uploaded to your Student Portal for download.  Students with a Maine license must pass a quiz at the end of the class with a grade of 85% or higher to receive credit for the course.

Case studies and discussion points are used to determine how selected situations should be handled by real estate licensees. The case studies and discussion points are discussed including with how they apply to Maine License Law and Rules as well as various other laws that real estate licensees are required to follow. Come and enter into the discussion and voice you opinions. This course is approved by the Maine and New Hampshire Real Estate Commissions for 3 clock hours of continuing education.

Course Requirements:

Computer with reliable internet connection and webcam
Notebook/Notepad for student use

Do You Need to Take an Aspirin When You Write Offers – Live Online

This class will be conducted by our instructors live online using Zoom. We recommend that you test your ability to connect to the Zoom platform before the course starts. You can test it here.  The link to join the class will be sent out three days before the start of the course and course materials will be uploaded to your Student Portal for download.

Writing offers in the best interest of your buyer, or seller, client can be a daunting task. Licensees need to properly advise their clients about proper offer writing, but not cross over the line to the unauthorized practicing of law. During this course we will discuss various clauses in an offer, and how the licensee is able to advise the client without crossing that line. This course is approved by New Hampshire Real Estate Commission for 3 credit hours of continuing education.

Course Requirements:

Computer with reliable internet connection and webcam
Notebook/Notepad for student use

Multiple Offers – The Licensee’s Role – Live Online

This class will be conducted by our instructors live online using Zoom. We recommend that you test your ability to connect to the Zoom platform before the course starts. You can test it here.  The link to join the class will be sent out three days before the start of the course and course materials will be uploaded to your Student Portal for download.  Students with a Maine license must pass a quiz at the end of the class with a grade of 85% or higher to receive credit for the course.

Multiple offers are becoming much more common. You may be on the sending or receiving side in a multiple offer situation. How do you handle this with your buyer client or buyer customer? How do you handle this with your seller client or customer? When do you, as the listing licensee, inform the selling licensee that a multiple offer situation is happening? When are you not allowed to inform the selling licensee of the multiple offer situation? What are the advantages and disadvantages of informing the selling licensee of the multiple offer situation? Are you familiar with all of your buyer and seller client’s options as well as the ramifications of the options available to the client. Attend this class for an in depth discussion of all of the above and more. This program has been approved for three clock hours of continuing education credit by the Maine and New Hampshire Real Estate Commissions.

Course Requirements:

Computer with reliable internet connection and webcam
Notebook/Notepad for student use

Ethical Behavior in the Real Estate Business – Live Online

This class will be conducted by our instructors live online using Zoom. We recommend that you test your ability to connect to the Zoom platform before the course starts. You can test it here.  The link to join the class will be sent out three days before the start of the course and course materials will be uploaded to your Student Portal for download.

By acting in an ethical manner, real estate licensees put themselves above the minimum requirements of license law and rules.  This is in the best interest of the licensee, the real estate business and the buyers and sellers.  Attend this class to find out how the concept of ethical behavior may have changed over the years. This course meets the National Association Of REALTORS® training requirement.  This course is approved for three clock hours of continuing education by the  New Hampshire Real Estate Commission.

Course Requirements:

Computer with reliable internet connection and webcam
Notebook/Notepad for student use

Seller Brokerage in a World of Buyer Brokerage – Live Online

This class will be conducted by our instructors live online using Zoom. We recommend that you test your ability to connect to the Zoom platform before the course starts. You can test it here.  The link to join the class will be sent out three days before the start of the course and course materials will be uploaded to your Student Portal for download.

Buyer brokerage has had all of the attention lately. Maybe it is time to revisit the licensee’s duties to the seller client. Come and participate in a lively discussion about how sellers want to be treated as well as how the licensee should treat the seller. Your input will be greatly appreciated. This course is approved for 3 clock hours of continuing education credit by the New Hampshire Real Estate Commission.

Course Requirements:

Computer with reliable internet connection and webcam
Notebook/Notepad for student use

Hit the Ground Running When You List and Sell Condos – Live Online

This class will be conducted by our instructors live online using Zoom. We recommend that you test your ability to connect to the Zoom platform before the course starts. You can test it here.  The link to join the class will be sent out three days before the start of the course and course materials will be uploaded to your Student Portal for download.  Students must pass a quiz at the end of the class with a grade of 85% or higher to receive credit for the course.

Hit The Ground Running When You List And Sell Condos
Listing and selling condos is different than listing and selling other types of real estate. The licensee needs to understand condo declarations, bylaws, resale certificates, special requirements for conversion units, etc. The licensee needs to be aware of certain time-frames that must be met. Come to this class as a refresher, or if you have not sold any condos yet, come to learn what needs to be addressed when listing and selling condos. This course is approved for 3 clock hours of continuing education by the Maine Real Estate Commission.

Course Requirements:

Computer with reliable internet connection and webcam
Notebook/Notepad for student use

Selling to the Different Generations – Live Online

This class will be conducted by our instructors live online using Zoom. We recommend that you test your ability to connect to the Zoom platform before the course starts. You can test it here.  The link to join the class will be sent out three days before the start of the course and course materials will be uploaded to your Student Portal for download.  Students must pass a quiz at the end of the class with a grade of 85% or higher to receive credit for the course.

In this course, learn about the constantly changing generational characteristics of people you are working with so as to provide service that best suits the needs of all parties involved in a transaction. Identifying these traits will enable you to tailor services and communications to better suit the people involved in a transaction. Learn about preferences of the six living generations in America, and what those preferences relate to a real estate transaction. This course is good for all levels of licensees and is approved for 3 hours of continuing education by the Maine Real Estate Commission.

Course Requirements:

Computer with reliable internet connection and webcam
Notebook/Notepad for student use

Core Course for Brokers and Associate Brokers – 3 – Live Online

This class will be conducted by our instructors live online using Zoom. We recommend that you test your ability to connect to the Zoom platform before the course starts. You can test it here.  The link to join the class will be sent out three days before the start of the course and course materials will be uploaded to your Student Portal for download.  Students must pass a quiz at the end of the class with a grade of 85% or higher to receive credit for the course.

Effective April 1, 2019 the Real Estate Commission core course requirement is dependent upon your license type as follows:
Designated Brokers: “Core Course for Designated Brokers – 3”
Brokers and Associate Brokers: “Core Course for Brokers and Associate Brokers – 3”

The applicable course is required if:
 your license expiration date is on or after April 1, 2019.
 your license has expired and you renew on or after April 1, 2019.
 you activate a license on or after April 1, 2019.

Licensees with a license expiration date prior to April 1, 2019, who renew prior to April 1, 2019, may fulfill their core course requirement with either “Core Course for Designated Brokers – 2” or “Core Course for Brokers and Associate Brokers –2 ” (depending on your license type) or the core course appropriate for the license type as noted above.

Course Requirements:

Computer with reliable internet connection and webcam
Notebook/Notepad for student use

Core Course for Designated Brokers – 3 – Live Online

This class will be conducted by our instructors live online using Zoom. We recommend that you test your ability to connect to the Zoom platform before the course starts. You can test it here.  The link to join the class will be sent out three days before the start of the course and course materials will be uploaded to your Student Portal for download.  Students must pass a quiz at the end of the class with a grade of 85% or higher to receive credit for the course.

Effective April 1, 2019 the Real Estate Commission core course requirement is dependent upon your license type as follows:
Designated Brokers: “Core Course for Designated Brokers – 3”
Brokers and Associate Brokers: “Core Course for Brokers and Associate Brokers – 3”

The applicable course is required if:
 your license expiration date is on or after April 1, 2019.
 your license has expired and you renew on or after April 1, 2019.
 you activate a license on or after April 1, 2019.

Licensees with a license expiration date prior to April 1, 2019, who renew prior to April 1, 2019, may fulfill their core course requirement with either “Core Course for Designated Brokers – 2” or “Core Course for Brokers and Associate Brokers –2 ” (depending on your license type) or the core course appropriate for the license type as noted above.

Course Requirements:

Computer with reliable internet connection and webcam
Notebook/Notepad for student use

Maine Law Exam Prep Course – Live Online

This class will be conducted by our instructors live online using Zoom. We recommend that you test your ability to connect to the Zoom platform before the course starts. You can test it here.  The link to join the class will be sent out three days before the start of the course. Your textbook will be mailed to the address provided and course handouts will be uploaded to your Student Portal for download.

Most people with an active real estate license in another state are able to obtain a real estate license in Maine by taking a 50 question Maine Law test. If this test is passed with a 75 or better, the licensee may apply for the same kind of license in Maine that they may have in the other state. This course is intended to prepare the student to take the exam.

If you have an expired Maine Real Estate license, this course would also help you prepare to take the same Maine Law Test.

Course Requirements:

Computer with reliable internet connection and webcam
Notebook/Notepad for student use

New Hampshire Salesperson Course- Live Online

Thinking of a career in Real Estate? This course will introduce you to the practice and principles of real estate sales in New Hampshire and fully prepare you for the state exam.

This class will be conducted by our instructors live online using Zoom. We recommend that you test your ability to connect to the Zoom platform before the course starts. You can test it here.

In order to sell real estate in New Hampshire, you must be at least 18 years old, have a high school diploma (or equivalent), submit to a criminal background check and obtain a real estate license from the New Hampshire Real Estate Commission. In addition, you must complete 40 hours of education before applying for a real estate salesperson license.

Policies: Students are allowed to miss no more than four hours of class time. While we will make every effort to accommodate special arrangements for students missing more than the allotted time, we cannot guarantee that every situation will result in available makeup time. An additional fee to the student will be charged, based on the amount of time needed and the availability of the instructor, if a private session is available and necessary.

Course Requirements:

Computer with reliable internet connection and webcam
Simple calculator with no internet connection or programming capability
Notebook/Notepad for student use

The course fee includes the textbooks and uploaded materials. The course materials will be uploaded to your Student Portal and the textbook will be mailed to the address you provide during checkout.

Maine Sales Agent Course – Live Online
This class will be conducted by our instructors live online using the REcampusLIVE platform. We recommend that you test your ability to connect to the REcampusLIVE platform before the course starts. You can test it here.

The state of Maine requires that a person pass the 55 hour Sales Agent course and a state exam, both with a 75% or better, in order to qualify for a Sales Agent license. Our 55 hour Sales Agent course covers all of the material required by Maine License Law and Rules to qualify for a Sales Agent license.

As per state mandates, students are allowed to miss no more than 10% of seat time for live qualifying education classes. While we make every effort to accommodate special arrangements for students missing more than the allotted time, we cannot guarantee that every situation will result in available make up time. An additional fee to the student will be charged, based on the amount of time needed and the availability of the instructor.

Course Requirements:

  • Computer with reliable internet connection, microphone and webcam
  • The ability to scan multiple pages, combine them to a single PDF and send via email
  • Simple calculator with no internet connection or programming capability
  • Notebook/Notepad for student use

The course fee includes the textbook and materials. The course materials will be uploaded to your Student Portal and the textbook will be mailed to the address you provide during checkout.

If these course dates do not work for you, we offer the Sales Agent Course in correspondence form which you can view here.

The Real Estate Game 2.0 – ME Only

This is a fast paced capstone course providing information that is relevant to practicing real estate delivered in a game show format. Students will be divided into two teams and each team will choose a spokesperson who will be responsible for providing answers to questions after having consulted with their team. Once the answer has been given the instructor will discuss why the correct answer was the appropriate choice and why alternative answers were not correct to ensure attendees fully understand the topic presented in the question. The questions are used as a springboard to present a more detailed explanation of the topic presented. The questions have been divided into seven categories covering areas licensees need to be well versed in, in order to properly guide their clients through the home buying and selling process. There are also questions and categories that make certain licensees are aware of certain rules and regulations centered on agent conduct and license renewal. This course has been approved by the Directors of the Maine Real Estate Commission for three clock hours toward fulfillment of the educational requirements for activation or renewal of a real estate license. This course is appropriate for licensees of all levels and credit is given only for the state that is being taught in.

Maine Sales Agent Home Study Course

The state of Maine requires that a person pass a 55 hour Sales Agent course with a 75% or better overall course grade, in order to qualify for a Sales Agent license. Our Home Study course covers all of the topics that you will face on the Maine Real Estate Exam. The state exam is currently administered by Pearson Vue, and is also required by Maine License Law and Rules to be passed with a 75% or better.

The course fee includes all course materials, text book, shipping, and the course final exam. Once you receive notification that your order has been processed and completed by the Arthur Gary staff, you will gain access to your course documents via your student portal

The introduction will instruct you on beginning the course, as staff prepares to ship you the course text, the 9th Edition Maine Real Estate Principles & Practices by Elaine Richer. You will also receive a handy pocket guide; the National Association of REALTORS® Antitrust Compliance Guide for REALTORS®, and electronic versions of the Maine Real Estate License Law and Rules Reference Book, Pearson Vue’s Maine Real Estate Candidate Handbook, and the Maine Real Estate Commission’s Sales Agent Outline which breaks down the percentage of questions from each topic that you will encounter on the course final exam, as well as the State Exam.

The course is broken down into 5 modules, each containing exercises, case studies, and a quiz. The completed modules must be sent to the email address indicated in the course introduction packet. You will also be required to schedule the course final exam at the Arthur Gary School of Real Estate. One advantage of the Home Study version versus our Live In-Class Versions, is that the Home Study students are given 2 attempts on the course final exam to bring their total course score to a 75 or better.

Please see additional school policies for more information regarding course expiration, refunds, retake and transfer fees. If you have any questions about this course, please call the School at 207-856-1712!

Accelerate!

 

This class is TWO DAYS of fast-paced learning, on just how to ACCELERATE your career!

Limited seating. These sessions can sell out, so reserve your spot ASAP. Accelerate is designed to provide customized attention to your success delivered from a professional with over 90 Million in sales. You not only get the 2-day intensive training, but also unlimited follow up coaching to help keep you on track.

The material focuses on the basic principles behind every TOP PRODUCING AGENT! There are best practices and ideas that you can apply to your daily systems. A CLASS LIKE NO OTHER that includes all aspects of the business….. This class “reduces it to the ridiculous” and gives you decades worth of experience in this entertaining and all-encompassing workshop!

Missy absolutely LOVES helping people reach and exceed their wildest expectations. Because of her sincere desire to see you succeed, this is not a once and done class. All graduates of Accelerate continue to receive ongoing help and information.

Your registration fee also includes:

    • + Admission to the Accelerate private Facebook group for continuing tips, follow up, and brainstorming with your fellow Accelerate graduates and Missy

 

    • + Inclusion in the private Accelerate email list providing ongoing information and follow up and coaching directly from Missy

 

  • + Lunch and industry professional session each day of class

 

But don’t just take our word for it! Here’s what a past student of Missy’s class had to say:

 

  • Missy is a spitfire force of a woman! Her Accelerate class has armed me with practical skills that I will use in my business. The class was interesting and Missy allowed us a window into her 27 years of experience, giving us shortcuts and helpful hints. I have no doubt I will experience results using the tools she provided. She’s a wealth of knowledge and a stellar human!
    — Amy K.

Appraisal Process – Maine and New Hampshire

Are appraisals a problem for you and your buyers and sellers? If not now, they may be in the near future. Come to this class to hear a very experienced appraiser talk about things that matter to you and your buyers and sellers when it comes to getting a property to appraise. Topics that will be covered include

a. How does the type of loan affect the appraisal?
b. Legislative changes that affect appraisals.
c. What is included in the Appraiser Package?
d. The appraisers inspection requirements.
e. What does an appraiser adjust for and which do they not adjust?

This course has been approved by Maine and New Hampshire Real Estate Commissions for three clock hours toward renewal or activation of a real estate license in Maine.

Appraisal Process – Massachusetts
Starting with court and appraisal institute definitions, this course will take real estate licensees through the Massachusettes Appraisal Institute Appraisal Process. In addition to learning about how an appraisal is put together differently than a CMA, licensees will also learn about recommending the appropriate appraisal license type for the specific property as well as a general overview of the report you can expect after an appraisal based on the industry standards.
The Bad And The Ugly

The Bad And The Ugly: An Array Of Scary Problems For The Environmentally Sophisticated Real Estate Professional
Some environmental issues have the potential to substantially affect the value or marketability of the real estate licensee as well as the buyer and the seller.  The Bad And The Ugly will ensure that attendees have a basic knowledge of the most serious common problems that cause harm and liability. This course is approved by the Maine Real Estate Commission for 3 clock hours of continuing education.