Michigan Real Estate CE Courses Online (MI License Renewal)

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

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

Michigan Real Estate CE Course Packages

MI Salesperson License Renewal Information

Total Hours Required: 18 hrs
Renewal Cycle: 36 months
Education Cycle: 36 months
Next Education Due Date: Varies

MI Salesperson CE Course Information

Mandatory Hours: 9 hrs
Elective Hours: 9 hrs

18 total hours every 36 months

License Requirements

MI Salesperson & Broker (14 Hrs)

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Why it’s for you:
  • Courses in this package are designed to cover the mandatory annual Fair Housing update and the 12 hours of electives for your 3-year cycle.
  • Take courses online at your own pace!
  • NAR EthicsThis course was designed to meet the NAR and ethics requirements in Michigan.
  • Accessible Narrated Audio with Adjustable Speeds
What’s included:
Mandatory Hours: 2 hrs
Elective Hours: 12 hrs

Total Hours: 14 hrs
Narrating Audio for Coursework:

Learn how you want – listen to all of your course materials with our narrating audio learning option. With this new learning option, learn how, when, and where you want to stay compliant in Michigan.


Courses:
  • Michigan Fair Housing: This course will help you gain a working knowledge of the history, key points of federal and state Fair Housing laws, and developments over the years. You’ll also examine advertising policies and exemptions through case studies.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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MI Salesperson & Broker Electives (12 Hrs)

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Why it’s for you:
  • Courses in this package are designed to cover the 12 hours of electives for your 3-year cycle.
  • Take courses online at your own pace!
  • NAR EthicsThis course was designed to meet the NAR and ethics requirements in Michigan.
  • Accessible Narrated Audio with Adjustable Speeds
What’s included:
Mandatory Hours: 0 hrs
Elective Hours: 12 hrs

Total Hours: 12 hrs
Narrating Audio for Coursework:

Learn how you want – listen to all of your course materials with our narrating audio learning option. With this new learning option, learn how, when, and where you want to stay compliant in Michigan.


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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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Explore unrivaled course content, brought to you by decades of expert instruction. 

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Enjoy the most flexible course options in real estate education. 

No matter your career stage, we provide education and guidance every step of the way. 

All of our Michigan courses are ARELLO®-certified, ensuring you get the best distance education available.

How to renew a Real Estate License in Michigan

Real estate agents need to renew their licenses at regular intervals as a requirement by the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA). The process of renewing your real estate license in Michigan is fairly simple and includes the following steps:

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

Once you have completed your continuing education course and course exam, you need to go to the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) website and update your course completion numbers.

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

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Individual Michigan Real Estate CE Courses

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Mandatory

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
Mandatory

Michigan Agency Law

2
Examine the essential components of the law of agency in Michigan. 

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS: 
  • Review the history of agency law, common law and the development of the agency relationships 
  • Explore the responsibilities surrounding a seller’s agency and a buyer’s agency relationship 
  • Enhance your understanding of the agency policies Michigan brokers can choose from
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2 Ratings
Online
Mandatory

Michigan Fair Housing

2
Gain a working knowledge of the history and key points of both federal and Michigan-specific fair housing laws. 

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS: 
  • Discuss fair housing law developments through the years
  • Examine advertising policies and exemptions through case studies
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4.0
2 Ratings
Online
Elective

Cybersecurity: Protecting the Real Estate Transaction

3

Do you feel prepared for a cyber attack? This course will help you to identify scams and how cybercriminals gain access to organizations’ network systems with the intention of stealing data or holding files hostage. You will learn why real estate organizations are targeted, preventative measures to protect your data, and guidelines for establishing a cybersecurity policy manual.

Course Highlights

•    Learn about types of cybersecurity attacks
•    Understand why cybersecurity is necessary
•    Explore why real estate organizations are targeted for cyber crimes
•    Gain knowledge on how to prevent cyber attacks
•    Learn how to establish a cybersecurity policy
 

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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

2
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

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.
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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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Online
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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5.0
2 Ratings
Online
Elective

Property Condition Discovery and Disclosure Compliance

3

This course covers information to aid real estate licensees in better understanding how to comply with the laws the govern real estate property condition disclosure. This course covers the obligations of sellers, buyers, and agents in the discovery and disclosure of residential property conditions. Focus is given to requirements for making environmental hazard disclosures and handling stigmatized property disclosure exceptions.

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS

•    Recall material facts and defects that require seller disclosure is most states.
•    Describe the obligations of sellers and seller agents in providing property condition disclosures to potential buyers.
•    Describe the obligations of buyer agents in ensuring clients understand the seller’s disclosure process and important steps in buyer due diligence.
•    Learn about the health risks and disclosure requirements for potential internal and external environmental hazards.
•    Review how to handle inquires and disclosure exceptions related to stigmatized property, HIV/AIDs exposure, and sex offenders.
•    Read case information to learn how courts have ruled in different states and under different circumstance in handling complaints related to the property disclosure obligations and liabilities of individuals involved in a real estate sales transaction.
 

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Elective

Real Estate Safety: Protect Yourself and Your Clients

3
Video Preview
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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Online
Elective

Service, Support and Companion Animals

2

Real estate licensees should have some familiarity with the laws that prohibit discrimination against persons who have a disability and their animals. This course covers how to comply with the anti-discriminatory provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Fair Housing Act that protect persons with disabilities and their animals. 

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Online
Elective

Serving Generational Clients

3

Real estate professionals need to stay aware of demographic shifts that impact consumers’ home buying and selling. This course focuses on the demographics and home buying and selling trends for six generation groups: Silent Generation, Baby Boomers, and Generations X, Y, Z, and A. Based on four important generation home buying trends, specific focus is given to environmentally-friendly home features, multi-generational home solutions, planned unit developments, and first-time home buyer preparedness. 

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Learn the birth dates that define each generation group and gain an understanding of the major life experiences that shaped the attitudes and behaviors of group members.
  • Discover current home buying and selling trends for each generation group.
  • Review detailed information about features that make a home energy-efficient and resources for helping your buyer-clients assess if a home satisfies their environmentally-friendly needs.  
  • Learn why and how accessory dwelling units may be a solution for clients seeking multi-generational home solutions.
  • Be better prepared to guide first-time Gen Xer and Millennial home buyers through the complex home purchase process with a focus on preparedness for mortgage loan approval. 
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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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Elective

Workforce Housing: Solutions for Homes and Financing

4

The purpose of this course is to provide real estate licensees a foundational understanding of workforce housing. This course first defines workforce housing and its purpose. Licensees learn about creative workforce housing projects initiated and funded by employers and other stakeholders. Focus is given to financing options available to low- and middle-income homebuyers.

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Gain an understanding of how workforce housing is defined and how it can improve current worker shortage and affordable housing challenges.
  • Learn about creative and diverse methods that have been used by employers to provide affordable housing options that attract and retain workers.
  • Discover why and how real estate developers, nonprofits, and other key stakeholders have worked together to offer affordable housing solutions in areas where home prices are out of reach for middle-income workers.
  • Gain an understanding of different types of mortgage loan programs that are structured to provide affordable home financing options to homebuyers who have low or moderate income, including how buyers qualify for a loan and key loan features and benefits. 
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FAQs

Why is real estate continuing education needed in Michigan?

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 Michigan.

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

Below are the credit hour requirements to renew your real estate license in Michigan:
– Salesperson: 18 hours
– Broker: 18 hours

How do I renew my real estate license in Michigan?

Your Michigan Real Estate license must be renewed online through the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) after completing your Michigan state-approved CE courses.

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

License renewal cost for Michigan Salesperson license renewal:
– Course Fee: $89-109
– License Renewal Fee: $78
– Late Fee: $20

License renewal cost for Michigan Broker license renewal:
– Course Fee: $89-109
– License Renewal Fee: $108
– Late Fee: $20

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

Here’s how often you need to renew your real estate license in Michigan:
– Salesperson: Every 36 months
– Broker: Every 36 months

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