Washington Real Estate CE Courses Online (WA License Renewal)

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

Washington Real Estate CE Course Packages

WA Broker License Renewal Information

Total Hours Required: 30 hrs
Renewal Cycle: 24 months
Education Cycle: 24 months
Next Education Due Date:

WA Broker CE Course Information

Mandatory Hours: 3 hrs
Elective Hours: 27 hrs

30 total hours every 24 months

License Requirements

WA Broker CE Course Information

Mandatory Hours: 3 hrs
Elective Hours: 9 hrs

12 total hours every 12 months

License Requirements

WA Broker (Residential Core) (30 Hrs)

179
Why it’s for you:
  • Courses in this package are designed to meet Washington CE requirements.
  • Take courses online at your own pace!
  • NAR EthicsThis course was designed to meet the NAR and ethics requirements in Washington.
  • Accessible Narrated Audio with Adjustable Speeds
What’s included:
Mandatory Hours: 3 hrs
Elective Hours: 28 hrs

Total Hours: 31 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 Washington.


Courses:
  • Current Issues in Washington Commercial Core: In this course, you will learn about income, capital gains, 1031-tax deferred exchange, updated cannabis property usage allowances, and green zoning regulations proposals that can affect your clients as buyers, sellers, tenants, or landlords. Also covered are agency relationship opportunities and risks for licensees and their employing designated brokers, such as related to the handling of client funds, advertising, disclosures. Various ways to analyze commercial property values while comparing with other nearby, similar properties will also be included. Other consumer complaint risks will be covered as they relate to engaging in unfair competition or alleged anti-monopoly business practices.
  • New Washington Real Estate Fair Housing: The Washington Fair Housing course provides a thorough review of the Fair Housing Act and the Washington Law Against Discrimination, including the historical context that led to these laws, the actions and categories specifically protected by these laws, and the role of brokers and managing brokers in preventing discriminatory acts.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Real Estate Investing: Beyond the Basics: This course helps you to take your real estate business to the next level with knowledge of real estate investing. Topics covered in this course include how to use an investment property worksheet, determining property’s investment value, passive loss rules, and how to maximize tax-savings benefits of depreciation.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Finding Your Focus: Niche Marketing for Real Estate: Here you will explore real estate specialties suited for your interests, market and skill to transform your real estate business. Other course highlights include strategic development of your specialty, exploration of real estate niches and opportunities, and marketing considerations.
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WA Broker (Commercial Core) (30 Hrs)

179
Why it’s for you:
  • Courses in this package are designed to meet Washington CE requirements.
  • Take courses online at your own pace!
  • NAR EthicsThis course was designed to meet the NAR and ethics requirements in Washington.
  • Accessible Narrated Audio with Adjustable Speeds
What’s included:
Mandatory Hours: 3 hrs
Elective Hours: 28 hrs

Total Hours: 31 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 Washington.


Courses:
  • Current Issues in Washington Residential Core: This course will help Washington real estate licensees to become more familiar with state statutes, administrative rules, and overall best practice scenarios. In addition, this course will emphasize the importance of recognizing how each of the aforementioned components can work together as highly integral factors in the modern-day real estate practice.
  • New Washington Real Estate Fair Housing: The Washington Fair Housing course provides a thorough review of the Fair Housing Act and the Washington Law Against Discrimination, including the historical context that led to these laws, the actions and categories specifically protected by these laws, and the role of brokers and managing brokers in preventing discriminatory acts.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Real Estate Investing: Beyond the Basics: This course helps you to take your real estate business to the next level with knowledge of real estate investing. Topics covered in this course include how to use an investment property worksheet, determining property’s investment value, passive loss rules, and how to maximize tax-savings benefits of depreciation.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Finding Your Focus: Niche Marketing for Real Estate: Here you will explore real estate specialties suited for your interests, market and skill to transform your real estate business. Other course highlights include strategic development of your specialty, exploration of real estate niches and opportunities, and marketing considerations.
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*Note: If this is your FIRST license renewal, post-licensing education is the required education you need. Get to the right place by visiting our Washington post-licensing page.

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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.

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

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

How to renew a Real Estate License in Washington

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

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

Once you have completed your continuing education course and course exam, you need to go to the Washington State Department of Licensing 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

Current Issues in Washington Commercial Core 2024-2025

3

While completing your continuing education requirements may not feel like the most exciting part of your job, it’s nevertheless an important part of a successful real estate practice. Even the most seasoned agents need to keep informed of new laws and regulations and remain up to date on trends in business practices. Staying abreast of these changes helps you to maximize your business productivity and to avoid inadvertently violating the law.  

25.95
Online
Mandatory

Current Issues in Washington Residential Core 2024-2025

3

While completing your continuing education requirements may not feel like the most exciting part of your job, it’s nevertheless an important part of a successful real estate practice. Even the most seasoned agents need to keep informed of new laws and regulations and remain up to date on trends in business practices. Staying abreast of these changes helps you to maximize your business productivity and to avoid inadvertently violating the law.

25.95
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5.0
1 Rating
Online
Mandatory

New Washington Real Estate Fair Housing

6
The Washington Fair Housing course provides a thorough review of the Fair Housing Act and the Washington Law Against Discrimination, including the historical context that led to these laws, the actions and categories specifically protected by these laws, and the role of brokers and managing brokers in preventing discriminatory acts.
 
59
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4.5
4009 Ratings
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
29
Online
Elective

Charting Your Success: The Code of Ethics, Buyer Representation, and Your Value Proposition

3

ABRIDGED DESCRIPTION: 

Continuing education in ethics is a requirement for all real estate licensees and the NAR also requires its members to complete and approved ethics course every three years. The three-hour Charting Your Success: The Code of Ethics, Buyer Representation, and Your Value Proposition is designed to meet the continuing education in ethics curriculum requirements as well as the NAR Code of Ethics requirement. The chapters cover the purpose, structure, and applicability of the Code of Ethics with an in-depth look at Articles 1 and 3 against the backdrop of recent litigation aimed at the real estate industry’s cooperative compensation model. The course demonstrates how buyer representation and ethical practice are part of a licensee’s value proposition and provides perspective on how high ethical standards can be used when adapting to market changes. Case studies and examples help bring the content to life and help licensees apply ethics to their real estate practice.

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS

  • The purpose of the National Association of REALTORS®, and the overall structure of the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice.
  • How the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice aligns with and yet differs from general business codes of conduct.
  • Aspirational concepts contained within the Preamble to the Code of Ethics.
  • The role of the professional standards enforcement process of NAR boards and association when an ethics complaint is lodged.
  • An overview of Articles applying to duties to clients, customers, the public, and REALTORS® and their Standards of Practice.
  • An in-depth look at Article 1, violations of Article 1, and its applicability to today’s real estate landscape.
  • An in-depth look at Article 3, cooperation, possible violations of Article 3, and its applicability to today’s real estate market.
  • A review of the ethics of buyer representation.
35
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 
29
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4.7
4813 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.
35
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
39
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
25.95
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4.6
776 Ratings
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
25.95
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5.0
1 Rating
Online
Elective

How to Work with Real Estate Investors – Part 1

3
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COURSE INSTRUCTOR: Tom Lundstedt: 
 
Tom Lundstedt is known as the funniest investment and tax guy in America. His programs have entertained and enlightened more than 3,000 audiences from sea to shining sea. He’s a former Major League baseball player whose striking combination of humor and real-world examples makes his subjects spring to life.

ABRIDGED DESCRIPTION
Boost your knowledge of working with real estate investors. 

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS: 
  • Explore insights on the investor market and uncover opportunities to grow your business 
  • Learn the skillsets, terminology and experience required to work with investor clients 
  • Gain confidence in evaluating an investment property 
  • Supplement your learning with real world case studies, worksheets, audio, and video
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5.0
1 Rating
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.
39
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.
35
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4.4
4599 Ratings
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
39
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5.0
1 Rating
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
25.95
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4.7
3778 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.
29
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4.5
2649 Ratings
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

CHBS: Certified Home Buyer Specialist

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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Washington

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Washington

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Washington

FAQs

Why is real estate continuing education needed in Washington?

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 Washington.

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

Below are the credit hour requirements to renew your real estate license in Washington:
– Broker: 30 hours
– Managing Broker: 30 hours

How do I renew my real estate license in Washington?

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

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

License renewal cost for Washington Broker license renewal:
– Course Fee: $169
– License Renewal Fee: $223
– Late Fee: $40
– Reinstatement Fee: $100

License renewal cost for Washington Managing Broker license renewal:
– Course Fee: $169
– License Renewal Fee: $320
– Late Fee: $40
– Reinstatement Fee: $100

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

Here’s how often you need to renew your real estate license in Washington:
– Broker: Every 24 months
– Managing Broker: Every 24 months

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