Iowa Real Estate CE Courses Online (IA License Renewal)

Prepare for easy license renewal with convenient courses developed by industry experts. With comprehensive education for Iowa real estate license renewal, you can meet full state requirements – all online in one place.

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Online courses to renew Iowa sales agent and broker license with CE classes through Colibri Real Estate

Iowa Real Estate CE Course Packages

IA Salesperson License Renewal Information

Total Hours Required: 36 hrs
Renewal Cycle: 36 months
License Expiration Date: 12/31/2024
Education Cycle: 36 months
Next Education Due Date: 12/31/2024

IA Salesperson CE Course Information

Mandatory Hours: 12 hrs
Elective Hours: 24 hrs

36 total hours every 36 months

License Requirements

IA Salesperson with Core Courses (24 Hrs)

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Why it’s for you:
  • Complete your Iowa CE requirements with expert-led and designed elective courses.
  • Take courses online at your own pace.
  • This may meet your NAR and ethics requirements for Iowa.
What’s included:
Mandatory Hours: 12 hrs
Electives: 12 hrs

Total Hours: 24 hrs
Courses:
  • Iowa Real Estate Law Update Course: This course will help you stay up-to-date on legislation that is relevant to Iowa real estate professionals. Highlights include revew of federal and state real estate laws, and recent changes.
  • Ethical Dilemmas for Iowa Real Estate Professionals: In this course, expect to gain useful insights on the ethics and communication in real estate. Highlights include differentiation between legal and ethical standards, and deeper insight into fair housing practices.
  • May the Code Be With You: This course covers the National Association of REALTORS® Code of Ethics, ethical practices, and decision-making in real estate. This course may be approvable for REALTORS® interested in fulfilling NAR’s Code of Ethics requirement. To find out, check with your local REALTORS® association.
  • Handling Multiple Offers: Multiple offers often happen in a seller’s market when competition for residential property is greatest and there are more buyers than there are properties for sale. However, it can occur in any market and especially for properties within an affordable price range. In this course, prepare for how to handle the scenario, no matter the market condition.
  • Implicit Bias Awareness and Cultural Competency: This course explores implicit, unconscious biases and how, by understanding them, we can interact and communicate effectively with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Real Estate Safety: Protect Yourself and Your Clients: In this course, learn safety protocols real estate professionals can employ in the field. Explore tips for protecting yourself and clients, identify safety tips for getting a client’s home ready to sell, and learn how to conduct safe showings.
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IA Salesperson with Elective Courses (24 Hrs)

179
Why it’s for you:
  • Complete your Iowa CE requirements with expert-led and designed elective courses.
  • Take courses online at your own pace.
  • This may meet your NAR and ethics requirements for Iowa.
What’s included:
Electives: 24 hrs

Total Hours: 24 hrs
Courses:
  • May the Code Be With You: This course covers the National Association of REALTORS® Code of Ethics, ethical practices, and decision-making in real estate. This course may be approvable for REALTORS® interested in fulfilling NAR’s Code of Ethics requirement. To find out, check with your local REALTORS® association.
  • Handling Multiple Offers: Multiple offers often happen in a seller’s market when competition for residential property is greatest and there are more buyers than there are properties for sale. However, it can occur in any market and especially for properties within an affordable price range. In this course, prepare for how to handle the scenario, no matter the market condition.
  • Implicit Bias Awareness and Cultural Competency: This course explores implicit, unconscious biases and how, by understanding them, we can interact and communicate effectively with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Real Estate Safety: Protect Yourself and Your Clients: In this course, learn safety protocols real estate professionals can employ in the field. Explore tips for protecting yourself and clients, identify safety tips for getting a client’s home ready to sell, and learn how to conduct safe showings.
  • Finding Your Focus: Niche Marketing for Real Estate: This course is designed to help agents identify a niche that they may want to specialize in and to be able to market themselves as an expert so that all customers are receiving the best care possible by an experienced expert in the industry.
  • Going Green: Elements of an Eco-friendly Home: Nearly 40% of home buyers consider energy efficient features to be “very important.” This course will help you guide homebuyers in their search with insights on how to reduce their environmental footprint, costs of sustainable homes, and pros and cons of eco-friendly materials and homes.
  • Taking the Distress Out of Distressed Properties: Learn from industry experts who have worked closely with distressed property transactions. Though foreclosures and short sale properties aren’t as prevalent as they were following the housing bubble burst, there are still homeowners considering short sales as a way to avoid foreclosure. There are also lenders interested in reducing their inventory of foreclosed properties. In this course, learn how to expand your business while serving the needs of sellers, buyers, and lenders.
  • Educating Homebuyers: This course provides the tools, techniques, and insights needed to guide buyers through the homebuying process. Help buyers find homes in the current market, prepare finances, negotiate, and more.
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How to renew a Real Estate License in Iowa

Real estate agents need to renew their licenses at regular intervals as a requirement by the Iowa Real Estate Commission. The process of renewing your real estate license in Iowa is fairly simple and includes the following steps:

The first step towards your Iowa real estate license renewal is completing the required state-approved Iowa Continuing Education course.

Once you have completed your continuing education course and course exam, you need to go to the Iowa Real Estate Commission website and update your course completion numbers.

Lastly, you need to pay the renewal fees to complete the renewal process.

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Mandatory

Ethical Dilemmas for Iowa Real Estate Professionals

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Gain useful insights on the ethics and communication in real estate. 

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS: 
  • Learn how to differentiate between legal and ethical standards
  • Advance your knowledge of Fair Housing practices
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Online
Mandatory

Iowa Real Estate Law Update Course

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Stay up-to-date on legislation that is relevant to Iowa real estate professionals. 

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS: 
  • Review several federal and state real estate laws 
  • Learn about recent changes made to real estate laws
89
Online
Elective

A New Look at Contract Law

3
Gain valuable insights on the least understood – and most-used document in real estate: the contract. 

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS: 
  • Take a unique look at contracts including their history, evolution and definitions 
  • Learn how to create a valid contract and the proper format
  • Gain insights on contract types and Statute of Frauds 
  • Learn how to recognize a breach of contract
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Online
Elective

Educating Homebuyers

3
Do you feel confident teaching your clients about the homebuying process? This course provides you with tools, techniques, and ideas to educate buyers and guide them through the homebuying process, so they know exactly what to expect and what they need to do to successfully find and purchase the home they want.

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS:
  • Gain confidence teaching buyers about the buying process 
  • Learn to show buyers how to get their finances to purchase a home
  • Know how to help buyers systematically search for a home in in their current market 
  • Understand how to teach buyers how to negotiate like a pro 
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Online
Elective

Educating Sellers

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Being a listing agent is a huge responsibility. Do you feel confident educating your sellers about the process? In this course, we will provide you with tools and information to help you educate sellers so that you can secure listings and smoothly guide your sellers to successful closings. 

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS:
  • Educate your sellers during the listing presentation. 
  • Teach your clients of the importance of staging to sell.
  • Help sellers understand strategies when their home hasn’t sold.
  • Teach sellers how to evaluate and handle multiple offers.
  • Help sellers better navigate contract negotiations.
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Online
Elective

Ethics in the Age of Disruption

3
This course was created and designed to train and instruct REALTORS® on the practical application of the REALTOR® Code of Ethics and fulfills the REALTOR® Triennial Ethics Requirement.
Every three years, the National Association of REALTORS® requires members to complete a REALTOR® Code of Ethics course in order to remain in good standing with their local, state, and national associations.
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Online
Elective

Fair Housing

4
Gain a working knowledge of the history and key points of both federal and state-specific fair housing laws. 

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS: 
  • Discuss fair housing law developments through the years
  • Examine advertising policies and exemptions through case studies
  • Pocket useful tips on how to stay clear of discriminatory practices in sales, rentals, and financing of real estate
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Online
Elective

Finding Your Focus: Niche Marketing for Real Estate

3
Transform your real estate business by exploring and identifying a real estate specialty suited for your interests, market, and skills. 

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS: 
  • Uncover processes for thinking strategically about developing a real estate specialty 
  • Explore different real estate niches and their potential opportunities 
  • Identify strategies for marketing your niche
39
Online
Elective

Going Green: Elements of an Eco-friendly Home

3
Nearly 40% of home buyers consider energy efficient features to be “very important.” This course will help you grow your knowledge of the ins and outs of eco-friendly living. 

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS: 
  • Learn how homebuyers can reduce their environmental footprint 
  • Examine the costs of sustainable materials 
  • Explore pros and cons to eco-friendly materials and homes
39
Online
Elective

Handling Multiple Offers

2
Multiple offers often happen in a seller’s market when competition for residential property is greatest and there are more buyers than there are properties for sale. However, it can occur in any market and especially for properties within an affordable price range.
29
Online
Elective

Implicit Bias Awareness and Cultural Competency

4
This course describes implicit (unconscious) biases, how they are created, and how by understanding them we can interact and communicate effectively with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures. No matter if you are new to the business or are a veteran real estate agent, your success depends on your ability to work with other people. And now those people are multifaceted, multiracial, and multicultural.
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Elective

May the Code Be With You

3
This continuing education course addresses the specifics of the National Association of REALTORS® Code of Ethics and ethical practices and decision-making for real estate professionals. Additionally, this course may potentially be approvable for REALTORS® who wish to fulfill Code of Ethics requirement from the National Association of REALTORS®. Check with your local REALTORS® association.
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Online
Elective

Real Estate Investing: Beyond the Basics

4
Take your real estate business to the level by expanding your knowledge of real estate investing. 

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS: 
  • Narration
  • Learn how to use an investment property worksheet to analyze a property 
  • Explore how to determine a property’s investment value quickly and effectively 
  • Uncover the ins and outs of the passive loss rules 
  • Examine how to maximize the tax-savings benefits of depreciation through a bifurcation strategy
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Online
Elective

Real Estate Safety: Protect Yourself and Your Clients

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Learn safety protocols real estate professionals can employ in the field. 

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS: 
  • Explore tips for protecting yourself and your clients
  • Identify safety tips for getting a client’s home ready to sell
  • Learn how to conduct safe showings
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4.7
4018 Ratings
Online
Elective

Taking the Distress Out of Distressed Properties

3
You’ll learn from experts who have prospered in their real estate careers by working with distressed property transactions. Foreclosed and short sale properties were very prevalent after the housing bubble burst, but their numbers are much lower today. Still, there are homeowners who want to consider short sales as a way to avoid foreclosure, and there are lenders that want to reduce their inventory of foreclosed properties. This real estate market is one way to expand your business while serving the needs of sellers, buyers, and lenders.
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It was easy to understand, and the quizzes helped with the final exam.

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I found the Ethics Course was very interesting and thorough. The examples were helpful.

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FAQs

Why is real estate continuing education needed in Iowa?

Continuing Education or CE courses are required for retaining and renewing your real estate license. Colibri offers a range of accredited real estate CE courses and classes for your real estate license renewal in Iowa.

How many hours of continuing education are required for Iowa real estate license?

Below are the credit hour requirements to renew your real estate license in Iowa:

  • Salesperson: 36 hours
  • Broker: 36 hours

How do I renew my real estate license in Iowa?

Your Iowa Real Estate license must be renewed online through the Iowa Real Estate Commission after completing your Iowa state-approved CE courses.

How much does it cost to renew your real estate license in Iowa?

License renewal cost for Iowa Salesperson license renewal:

  • Course Fee: $179
  • License Renewal Fee: $125
  • Late Fee: $25 per month, up to a maximum of $900

License renewal cost for Iowa Broker license renewal:

  • Course Fee: $179
  • License Renewal Fee: $170
  • Late Fee: $25 per month, up to a maximum of $900

How often do you have to renew your real estate license in Iowa?

Here’s how often you need to renew your real estate license in Iowa:

  • Salesperson: Every 36 months
  • Broker: Every 36 months

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