Minnesota Real Estate CE Courses Online (MN License Renewal)

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

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

Minnesota Real Estate CE Course Packages

MN Salesperson CE Requirements

Total Hours Required: 15 hrs
Renewal Cycle: 24 months
License Expiration Date: 06/30/2024
Education Cycle: 12 months
Next Education Due Date: 06/30/2024

What You Need To Renew

Mandatory Hours: 3.75 hrs
Elective Hours: 11.25 hrs

15 total hours every 12 months

License Requirements

What You Need To Renew

Mandatory Hours: 3.75 hrs
Elective Hours: 11.25 hrs

15 total hours every 24 months

License Requirements

MN Salesperson & Broker (15 Hrs)

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Why it’s for you:
What’s included:
Mandatory Hours: 7.75 hrs
Elective Hours: 8 hrs

Total Hours: 15.75 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 Minnesota.


Courses:
  • 7/1/23-6/30/24 Salesperson & Broker Required Module – Fair Housing, Agency Law, & Legal Update: This course reviews key information about agency relationships and duties that apply to Minnesota-licensed real estate professionals. You will enhance your understanding of how to comply with federal and Minnesota fair housing laws and the federal Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act. A chapter is also dedicated to common interest communities as a housing alternative for Minnesota residents.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Real Estate Safety: Protect Yourself and Your Clients: This course covers safety protocols that real estate professionals can employ in the field. You’ll explore tips for protecting yourself and your clients, identify safety tips for getting a client’s home ready to sell, and learn how to conduct safe showings.
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MN Salesperson & Broker with Agency Law & Fair Housing (15 Hrs)

129
Why it’s for you:
  • Courses in this package are designed to meet Minnesota CE requirements.
  • Take courses online at your own pace!
  • This was designed to meet your fair housing and agency law requirements for Minnesota.
  • Accessible Narrated Audio with Adjustable Speeds
What’s included:
Mandatory Hours: 5.75 hrs
Elective Hours: 10 hrs

Total Hours: 15.75 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 Minnesota.


Courses:
  • 7/1/23-6/30/24 Salesperson & Broker Required Module – Fair Housing, Agency Law, & Legal Update: This course reviews key information about agency relationships and duties that apply to Minnesota-licensed real estate professionals. You will enhance your understanding of how to comply with federal and Minnesota fair housing laws and the federal Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act. A chapter is also dedicated to common interest communities as a housing alternative for Minnesota residents.
  • Minnesota Agency Law and Fair Housing: This course explores the rules and laws regarding agency relationships. In it, you’ll discuss how agency relationships can be created and terminated, review the types of agency relationships in Minnesota, discuss disclosure requirements, and examine federal and state-specific Fair Housing laws.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Real Estate Safety: Protect Yourself and Your Clients: This course covers safety protocols that real estate professionals can employ in the field. You’ll explore tips for protecting yourself and your clients, identify safety tips for getting a client’s home ready to sell, and learn how to conduct safe showings.
  • Educating Sellers: 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 topics will help you guide clients on the importance of staging, strategies for when homes have yet to sell, evaluation of multiple offers, and contract negotiations.
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Mandatory

7/1/23-6/30/24 SALESPERSON & BROKER REQUIRED MODULE–Fair Housing, Agency Law, & Legal Update

3.75

This course reviews key information about agency relationships and duties that apply to Minnesota-licensed real estate professionals. Additionally, you will enhance your understanding of how to comply with federal and Minnesota fair housing laws and the federal Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act. A chapter is also dedicated to common interest communities as a housing alternative for Minnesota residents. 

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1 Rating
Online
Mandatory

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.
49
Online
Mandatory

Minnesota Agency Law and Fair Housing

2
Explore the rules and laws regarding agency relationships. 

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS: 
  • Discuss how agency relationships can be created and terminated 
  • Review the types of agency relationships in Minnesota
  • Discuss disclosure requirements you will have when first coming into substantial contact with a potential client
  • Examine federal and state-specific Fair Housing laws
29
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
 

39
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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5.0
1 Rating
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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4.7
4754 Ratings
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.
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.
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4.6
5235 Ratings
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.
39
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.
 

39
Online
Elective

Real Estate Safety: Protect Yourself and Your Clients

3
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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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5.0
1 Rating
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. 

29
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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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.
39
Online
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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Livestream
Non-Credit

CNE: Certified Negotiation Expert

12
06/25/2024 10:00AM
06/26/2024 5:00PM EDT
Mike Everett

The Certified Negotiation Expert course is part of our series of negotiation courses from the Real Estate Negotiation Institute (RENI), where we transform real estate agents into highly successful negotiators. Our mission is to make YOU the expert. We achieve this through a unique, structured, and disciplined planning methodology with practical applications to all phases of the real estate transaction. Upon completion, you will earn the CNE Designation and receive the logo with a marketing pack to easily share with prospective clients and colleagues.

 

Why this course is for you:

For Real Estate Agents who want to be expert negotiators. The premier foundational real estate negotiation training program transforms you into an expert negotiator. Master proven negotiation tactics that you can apply to all phases of the real estate transaction lifecycle, from Client Acquisition to Listing and Offer to Purchase Contract to Close.

 

Do you struggle with:

Generating and converting leads?

Effectively managing client expectations?

Negotiating better outcomes for clients?

Achieving successful closings?

Getting client testimonials and referrals?

Building client confidence?

 

In today’s market, you need:

A superior competitive advantage

Increased self-confidence

Sizeable business growth

Proven approaches and systems

 

In this course, you’ll learn:

How to handle different negotiation styles

How to build trust – your Secret Weapon

Proven persuasion approaches for greater success

Dozens of Lead Generation & Conversion approaches

How to persuade potential home buyers/sellers to contact you vs other agents.

Influencing with logic and emotions

How to create a superior value proposition 

300
Livestream
Non-Credit

CBAE: Certified Buyer Agent Expert

6
07/10/2024 10:00AM
5:00PM EDT
Mike Everett

The Certified Home Buyer Specialist course is part of our series of negotiation courses from the Real Estate Negotiation Institute (RENI), where we transform real estate agents into highly successful negotiators. Our mission is to make YOU the expert. We achieve this through a unique, structured, and disciplined planning methodology with practical applications to all phases of the real estate transaction. Upon completion, you will earn the CHBS Designation and receive the logo with a marketing pack to easily share with prospective clients and colleagues.

 

Why this is for you:

For Real Estate Agents who want the tools to win buyers in the new world. Take control of your career and learn how to define and convey your unique strengths as a Buyer’s Agent, ensuring you stand out in the market and become the preferred choice for buyers.

 

In this course, you’ll learn how to:

Create an unbeatable value proposition for your buyer prospects.

Prepare for the new era of buyer representation with tactics you can immediately incorporate into your presentation and process.

Effectively communicate your value with unique marketing materials.

Maximize buyer results through your superior value.

Use your Unbeatable Value Proposition as the foundation in your compensation discussions with your buyers

 

You will receive:

6 hours of professional training with RENI Certified Expert Instructors.

70-page student workbook.

Structured exercises to help create your Unbeatable Value Proposition.

15 additional forms, summaries, and worksheets to use in your business.

The Certified Home Buyer Specialist (CHBS) designation.

150

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How to renew a Real Estate License in Minnesota

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

01. Complete your Minnesota Real Estate CE Course.

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

02. Complete your Minnesota real estate license renewal application .

Once you have completed your continuing education course and course exam, you need to go to the Minnesota Department of Commerce website and update your course completion numbers. 

03. Pay the Minnesota real estate license renewal fees.

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

Discover why professionals choose Colibri Real Estate as their preferred partners for CE in Minnesota.

This is one of the best classes I have taken in Continuing Education.

Pamela W.

Minnesota

This is a good course that offers all necessary information on agency and representation.

Kimberly S.

Minnesota

Very good class. Things were explained very well and examples were helpful.

Richard G.

Minnesota

FAQs

What is real estate continuing education needed in Minnesota? 

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 Minnesota. 

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

Below are the credit hour requirements to renew your real estate license in Minnesota: 
Salesperson: Thirty (30) total hours are required for license renewal, fifteen (15) hours must be completed each licensing year from July 1st and June 30th. 
Broker: Thirty (30) total hours are required for license renewal, fifteen (15) hours must be completed each licensing year from July 1st and June 30th. 

How do I renew my real estate license in Minnesota?

Your Minnesota Real Estate license must be renewed online through the Minnesota Department of Commerce after completing your Minnesota state-approved CE courses. 

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

License renewal cost for Minnesota Salesperson license renewal: 
Course Fee: $129 
License Renewal Fee: $60 
Late Fee: If your renewal deadline has passed, you will no longer be able to renew it, and will instead be required to reapply in order to get your Minnesota real estate license. Reapply for the license (via your broker) and pay new fees. 
License renewal cost for Minnesota Broker license renewal: 
Course Fee: $129 
License Renewal Fee: $120 
Late Fee: Apply to reactivate the license (via your broker) and pay a $20 reactivation fee. 

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