In this course students will examine the practical applications of real estate principles, the impact the industry has on the economy, home ownership, entrepreneurship, and careers in the industry. Students will investigate topics including contracts, financing, land descriptions, legal concepts, marketing, titles, appraisals, agency responsibilities, and management of real estate. Upon successful completion of the course students are eligible to take the Virginia Real Estate Salesperson Exam, which covers both state specific and national topics.
Contextual instruction and student participation in co-curricular career and technical student organization (CTSO) activities will develop leadership, interpersonal, and career skills. High-quality work-based learning (HQWBL) will provide experiential learning opportunities related to students' career goals and/or interests, integrated with instruction, and performed in partnership with local businesses and organizations.
This course also meets the Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation’s (DPOR’s) required 60 class/clock hours of real estate salesperson pre-license education. (The 60-hour requirement does not expire.)
*Individuals must be 18 years of age and have a high school diploma before applying for licensure as a real estate salesperson in Virginia. Additionally, those interested in pursuing licensure should be aware of the costs involved (e.g., application fee, testing fee, continuing education fees). Refer to DPOR regulations for current information. Further details are provided in the Related Material section of this course.
Recommended prerequisites: Marketing (8120) or Principles of Business and Marketing (6115) or Entrepreneurship, Advanced (9094) or Digital and Social Media Marketing (8125)
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A combination of this course and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses, is a concentration sequence. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses based on their career pathways. A program completer is a student who has met the requirements for a CTE concentration sequence and all other requirements for high school graduation or an approved alternative education program.
Industry Credentials (Only apply to 36-week courses)