Washington DC Real Estate CE Courses Online (DC License Renewal)

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

Washington DC Real Estate CE Course Packages

DC Sales Agent CE Requirements

Total Hours Required: 15 hrs
Renewal Cycle: 24 months
License Expiration Date: 08/31/2025
Education Cycle: 24 months
Next Education Due Date: 08/31/2025

What You Need To Renew

Mandatory Hours: 12 hrs
Elective Hours: 3 hrs

15 total hours every 24 months

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What You Need To Renew

Mandatory Hours: 12 hrs
Elective Hours: 3 hrs

15 total hours every 24 months

View License Requirements Details

DC Salesperson (15 Hrs)

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What’s included:
Mandatory Hours: 12 hrs
Elective Hours: 3 hrs

Total Hours: 15 hrs
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Courses:
  • DC Fair Housing: As a real estate professional in the District of Columbia, this course will equip you with the knowledge you need to avoid discrimination in your real estate practice. You’ll explore the Fair Housing laws that are specific to the District of Columbia, go inside the DC Human Rights Act, and get insights on your responsibilities to adhering to the laws to protect all of your clients.
  • DC Real Estate Ethics: Though the real estate market has evolved a lot since 1913, one aspect that has not changed is that home buyers continue to select professionals who hold themselves to a high ethical standard. Familiarity with the Code of Ethics will allow you to build stable and lasting relationships with your clients in both Washington, DC, and other regions around the United States. Your instructor will provide you with an overview of the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice of the National Association of REALTORS® as it applies to the profession of real estate.
  • DC Legislative Update: In this course, you’ll examine the different Federal and State laws and regulations that affect how a real estate agent deals with the public as well as DC real estate transactions.
  • DC Property Management: This course provides licensees with an overview of various aspects of property management within the District of Columbia. Special emphasis is placed on the District of Columbia’s laws, regulations, final rulings, etc. regarding licensure, exemptions, and the duties and fiduciary responsibilities of licensees involved in leasing or managing real estate. Several case studies are included throughout regarding the property manager’s role in promoting and protecting public trust while performing property management functions within the District of Columbia.
  • 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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Mandatory

DC Broker Supervision

3

This course contributes to the professional competence of brokers and reinforce their knowledge and skills in the real estate profession. This course covers the required topics and meets the criteria for the 3-hour Broker Supervision CE Course.

49
Online
Mandatory

DC Legislative Update

3
Examine the different Federal and State laws and regulations that affect how a real estate agent deals with the public. 

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS: 
  • Examine the federal and state laws affecting Washington DC real estate transactions
49
Online
Mandatory

DC Property Management – 3 Hour

3
This course provides licensees with an overview of various aspects of property management within the District of Columbia. Special emphasis is placed on the District of Columbia’s laws, regulations, final rulings, etc. regarding licensure, exemptions, and the duties and fiduciary responsibilities of licensees involved in leasing or managing real estate. Several case studies are included throughout regarding the property manager’s role in promoting and protecting the public trust while performing property management functions within the District of Columbia.
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Online
Mandatory

DC Property Management – 6 Hour

6
This course provides licensees with an overview of various aspects of property management within the District of Columbia. Special emphasis is placed on the District of Columbia’s laws, regulations, final rulings, etc. regarding licensure, exemptions, and the duties and fiduciary responsibilities of licensees involved in leasing or managing real estate. Several case studies are included throughout regarding the property manager’s role in promoting and protecting the public trust while performing property management functions within the District of Columbia.
79
Online
Mandatory

DC Real Estate Ethics

3
Did you know that the National Association of REALTORS® Code of Ethics is over 100 years old? Though the real estate market has evolved a lot since 1913, one aspect that has not changed is that home buyers continue to select professionals who hold themselves to a high ethical standard. Familiarity with the Code of Ethics will allow you to build stable and lasting relationships with your clients in both Washington, DC and other regions around the United States. Your instructor will provide you with an overview of the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice of the National Association of REALTORS® as it applies to the profession of real estate. Additionally, your instructor will enhance your understanding of ethical behavior by providing you with sample scenarios and common illegal practices to guide the practical decision-making of licensees. 

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: 

  • Define “ethics” and differentiate among “principles” and “values” as well as business/professional and personal ethics and understanding who governs ethics for Realtors ® 
  • Review the structure of the Code and be able to discuss the Preamble and the Golden Rule 
  • Describe key concepts of Articles 1-9 of the NAR Code of Ethics
  • Describe key concepts of Articles 10-14 of the NAR Code of Ethics
  • Describe key concepts of Articles 15-17 of the NAR Code of Ethics
  • Recognize who enforces the Code of Ethics and how the complaint process works Distinguish between mediation and arbitration
  • Identify key parts of Pathways to Professionalism 
  • Learn more about the demographic and price trends in the D.C. region. 
  • Understand the latest guidelines, rules, and contracts for agents in the District of Columbia region.
49
Online
Mandatory

Fair Housing

3
As a real estate professional in the District of Columbia, this course will equip you with the knowledge you need to avoid discrimination in your real estate practice. 

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS: 
  • Explore the Fair Housing laws that are specific to the District of Columbia 
  • Go inside the D.C. Human Rights Act 
  • Get insights on your responsibilities to adhering to the laws to protect all of your clients
49
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
 

49
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 
49
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.
39
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.
49
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
49
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.
39
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.
59
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.
49
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.
 

49
Online
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
49
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. 

39
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. 
49
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.
49
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

CBAE: Certified Buyer Agent Expert

6
07/23/2024 10:00AM
5:00PM EDT
Mike Everett
150
Livestream
Non-Credit

CNE: Certified Negotiation Expert

12
07/30/2024 10:00AM
07/31/2024 5:00PM EDT
Mike Everett
Transform into a highly successful real estate negotiator with the Certified Negotiation Expert (CNE) course from the Real Estate Negotiation Institute (RENI). Our mission is to empower you with the expertise needed to excel in all aspects of real estate negotiations. Through a unique, structured, and disciplined planning methodology, you’ll gain practical skills applicable to every phase of the real estate transaction. Upon completion, you’ll earn the prestigious CNE Designation and receive a logo with a marketing pack to showcase your expertise to prospective clients and colleagues.

Why this course is for you:
Whether you’re a seasoned real estate agent or just starting your career, the CNE course is designed to elevate your negotiation skills to the next level. Master proven tactics that you can apply throughout the entire real estate transaction lifecycle, from client acquisition to listing, offer, purchase contract, and closing.

Do any of these challenges sound familiar?
  • Difficulty generating and converting leads
  • Struggling to manage client expectations effectively
  • Seeking better negotiation outcomes for your clients
  • Striving for smoother, more successful closings
  • Wanting to earn more client testimonials and referrals
  • Aiming to build greater client confidence
In today’s competitive market, you need:
  • A distinct, superior competitive advantage
  • Increased self-confidence in your abilities
  • Strategies for substantial business growth
  • Proven, reliable approaches and systems
In this course, you’ll learn:
  • Techniques for handling various negotiation styles
  • The secret weapon of building trust with clients
  • Proven persuasion approaches for greater success
  • Numerous lead generation and conversion strategies
  • Methods to persuade potential home buyers/sellers to choose you over other agents
  • The art of influencing through logic and emotions
  • How to create a compelling, superior value proposition
Invest in your success and join the ranks of Certified Negotiation Experts. Enroll in the CNE course today and unlock your full potential as a real estate negotiator.
300

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How to renew a Real Estate License in Washington D.C. 

Real estate agents need to renew their licenses at regular intervals as a requirement by the District of Columbia Real Estate Commission (DCREC). The process of renewing your real estate license in Washington, DC is fairly simple and includes the following steps:

01. Complete your Washington DC Real Estate CE Course.

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

02. Complete your Washington DC real estate license renewal application .

Once you have completed your continuing education course and course exam, you need to go to the District of Columbia Real Estate Commission (DCREC) website and update your course completion numbers.

03. Pay the Washington DC real estate license renewal fees.

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

Discover why real estate professionals choose Colibri Real Estate as their preferred CE partners. 

This is the best way to complete your continuing education!

Christine F.

Washington DC

Although I don’t sell residential real estate, this course was a great refresher to remind me of the new changes and additional ways to stay safe and the new technologies now used in the real estate marketplace.

Stevynn G.

Washington DC

The content was very well put together and engaging.  No technical glitches and easy to navigate.

Cherice C.

Washington DC

FAQs

What is real estate continuing education? 

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 in Washington, DC. 

What are the post education requirements for real estate in Washington DC? 

Washington, DC, does not require post-licensing. 

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

You are required to complete 15 hours of continuing education by your education renewal deadline for your license in Washington, DC.

Learn more about continuing education courses with Colibri Real Estate.

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