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Prelicensing Course Options
We offer the prelicensing course both by classroom and online.

Our Live Classses are ongoing and can be started at anytime.

Pre-licensing Live Classes Schedule:
Monday: 6:00 -10:00 PM
Tuesday: 6:00 -10:00 PM
Thursday: 6:00 -10:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00AM -12:00 PM

Classes are held at:
1333 W. 120th Ave., Suite #307 Westminster, CO 80234

Our price of $900.00 includes over 1200 pages of course material, review tests, pop quizzes and the Colorado Real Estate Manual.

We offer a guarantee pass program and a guarantee placement program and full reimbursement of your tuition. Call today for details at 303.451.5100.


We want you to be the best you can be. We also offer tutoring and counseling to help jump start your career.

Our instructors are Colorado Licensed Real Estate Brokers with over 20 years experience. We are a Colorado owned and operated school since 1994. Call today for a better tomorrow. Sign up by calling 303-451-5100 or by clicking "Our Courses" and then select Brokers Prelicensing Course.


A+ Live Seminars
Join us for any of these great live seminars, presented by A+ Real Estate School's expert instructors:

- Negotiation: The Complete Story

- The Art of Persuasion

Call us at 303.451.5100 for upcoming scheduled dates and locations.




Negotiation: The Complete Story


The new and invaluable book
from Tony Portararo is a gift to you
when you sign up for
Negotiation: The Complete Story
and
The Art of Persuasion: How to Get What You Want
Earn your SPN designation Specialized Professional Negotiator

"Lots of valuable techniques, many of which I was unaware were going on, but am experiencing now on a daily basis."

- Ben Cornali
Fort Collins Real Estate

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Phone: 303-451-5100

Courses
Live Continuing Education Courses
A+ Real Estate School regularly conducts Continuing Education courses in a live, classroom setting for those that prefer their CE courses in a classroom setting.
Click here to visit our Live Class Schedule page
where you can learn about and sign-up for any of our upcoming classroom offerings.
Online Pre-Licensing Courses
NOT SURE WHICH COLORADO LICENSING COURSE IS RIGHT FOR YOU?
A student is responsible for signing up for the correct course. Please call the Colorado Real Estate Commission at 303-894-2166 for information. It is advised that you receive the information in writing.
Colorado Real Estate Broker Associate Pre-Licensing Course
This course offers you the 168 hours which must be taken for the Colorado Real Estate Broker Associate license. This course will prepare you for the state exam. We offer a guarantee pass program and a guarantee placement program. We offer tutoring and counseling. Our goal is to help you be the best you can be.
  COURSE OUTLINE HOURS
A. Real Estate Law & Practice  
  Real Property 12.0
  Government Controls and Laws Affecting Real Property 8.0
  Valuation and Appraisal 8.0
  Real Estate Finance 6.0
  Settlement/Closing 6.0
  Contracts/Agency 8.0
  Total: 48
B. Colorado Contracts and Regulations  
  General Contract Law 8.0
  Colorado Statutory Relationships 4.0
  Brokerage Relationship Agreements 16.0
  Sales Contracts and Related Forms 16.0
  Other Considerations in Contracting 4.0
  Total: 48
C. Trust Accounts and Record Keeping  
  Legal Requirements 0.5
  Record keeping 6.0
Special Areas of Concern 1.0
  Termination of Brokerage Relationship 0.5
  Total: 8.0
D. Current Legal Issues  
  Colorado Real Estate Rules, Regulations, Policies, Position Statements, and Instructive Disciplinary Proceedings. Recent and Relevant Federal and State Case and Statutory Law.  
  Total: 8.0
E. Real Estate Closings  
  Broker's Responsibility Relating to Closing 1.0
  Introduction to a 6-Column Worksheet 2.0
  Closing to a Prepared Contract 4.0
  Legal Documents 1.0
  Preparation of a Minimum of eight (8) Closing Problems 16.0
  Total: 24.0
F. Practical Applications  
  Entering the Field 2.0
  Developing Your Market 2.0
  Establishing a Brokerage Relationship With a Buyer or Seller 5.0
  Showing a Property 2.0
  Preparing and Presenting an Offer 4.0
  The Bumpy Road to Closing 7.0
  Failed Transactions 2.0
  Closing the Transaction 4.0
  Record keeping Summary 1.5
  Additional Educational Sources 0.5
  Technology 2.0
  Total: 32.0
  TOTAL COURSE HOURS: 168
::Learn More:: $900.00
Colorado Broker Associate Course for Sales People
Licensed in another State
This is a 120 hour course for those with a current license in another jurisdiction, a license held anywhere for less than 2 years, OR an expired license from another jurisdiction.
The required materials are the Colorado Real Estate Manual and the school notes. You are given Chapters and page numbers to read in the Colorado Real Estate Manual which are referenced in your school notes. This is as important and as critical as the school materials. The exams are based on the material in the manual as well as the notes. This salesperson's course contains 120 hours of material.

  COURSE OUTLINE HOURS
A. Colorado Contracts and Regulations  
  Regulations 8.0
  Colorado Statutory Relationships 4.0
  Colorado Statutory Relationships 4.0
  Brokerage Relationship Agreements 16.0
  Sales Contracts and Related Forms 16.0
  Other Considerations in Real Estate Contracting 4.0
  Total: 48.0
B. Current Legal Issues  
  Colorado Real Estate Rules, Regulations, Policies, Position Statements, and Instructive Disciplinary Proceedings. Recent and Relevant Federal and State Case Law and Statutory Law.  
  Total: 8.0
C. Trust Accounts and Record Keeping  
  Legal Requirements 0.5
  Record Keeping 6.0
  Special Areas of Concern 1.0
  Termination of Brokerage Relationships 0.5
  Total: 8.0
D. Real Estate Closings  
  Broker's Responsibility Relating to Closing 1.0
  Introduction to a 6-Column Worksheet 2.0
  Closing to a Prepared Contract 4.0
  Legal Documents 1.0
  Preparation of a Minimum of eight (8) Closing Problems 16.0
  Total: 24.0
E. Practical Applications  
  Entering the Field 2.0
  Developing Your Market 2.0
  Establishing a Brokerage Relationship With a Buyer or Seller 5.0
  Showing a Property 2.0
  Preparing and Presenting an Offer 4.0
  The Bumpy Road to Closing 7.0
  Failed Transactions 2.0
  Closing the Transaction 4.0
  Record keeping Summary 1.5
  Additional Educational Sources 0.5
  Technology 2.0
  Total: 32.0
  TOTAL COURSE HOURS: 120.0
::Learn More:: $375.00
Colorado Broker Associate Course for Brokers
Licensed in another State
This is a 72 hour course for those with a current Brokers license in another jurisdiction, a license held anywhere for less than 2 years, OR an expired license from another jurisdiction.
The required materials are the Colorado Real Estate Manual and the school notes. You are given Chapters and page numbers to read in the Colorado Real Estate Manual which are referenced in your school notes. This is as important and as critical as the school materials. The exams are based on the material in the manual as well as the notes. The student must pass both portions of the Colorado Real Estate Brokers Exam. This salesperson's course contains 72 hours of material.

  COURSE OUTLINE HOURS
A. Colorado Contracts and Regulations  
  Regulations 8.0
  Colorado Statutory Relationships 4.0
  Brokerage Relationship Agreements 16.0
  Sales Contracts and Related Forms 16.0
  Other Considerations in Real Estate Contracting 4.0
  Total: 48.0
B. Real Estate Closings  
  Broker's Responsibility Relating to Closing 1.0
  Introduction to a 6-Column Worksheet 2.0
  Closing to a Prepared Contract 4.0
  Legal Documents 1.0
  Preparation of a Minimum of eight (8) Closing Problems 16.0
  Total: 24.0
  TOTAL COURSE HOURS: 72.0
::Learn More:: $250.00
Online Continuing Education Courses
Be advised: Students are only allowed 8 hours of CE credit per day.
Colorado Broker Reactivation Course
This course provides a refresher on Colorado Real Estate Commission approved contracts, Colorado real estate regulations and review the most current material included in the Colorado Annual Update Course. The course, once completed and passed, can be used to satisfy the continuing education requirement for licensees who wishes to activate or reinstate their license after being inactive or expired less than 37 months and have not maintained their continuing education requirements. Additionally, this course is available to active licensees, every other license cycle, who wish to meet their continuing education requirements in lieu of rule B2(a).
  COURSE OUTLINE HOURS
I. Colorado Regulations 4.0
II. Brokerage Relationship Agreements 4.0
III. Sales Contracts and Related Forms 8.0
IV. Other Issues in Real Estate Contracting 4.0
V. Current CREC Annual Update Course 4.0
  TOTAL COURSE HOURS: 24.0
::Learn More:: $195.00
Brokerage Administration
This 24 hour Brokerage Administration Course is required for Colorado licensees to upgrade to an Employing Broker status. The course covers; Planning a Brokerage Business, Trust Accounts and Record Keeping, Office Policies and Procedures, and Real Estate Commission and Division of Real Estate matters.
  COURSE OUTLINE HOURS
A. Introduction to Planning a Brokerage Business 4.0
B. Trust Accounts and Record Keeping 4.0
C. Office Policies and Procedures 12.0
D. Real Estate Commission and the Division of Real Estate 4.0
  TOTAL COURSE HOURS: 24.0
::Learn More:: $190.00
2017 Annual Commission Update Course - 4.0 hrs CE Credit
This standard four-hour course was developed by the Colorado Real Estate Commission. Licensed real estate agents in Colorado are mandated to take it each year, for a total of 12 hours within a three-year license renewal period.
::Learn More:: $25.00
New Contracts & Forms - 4hrs. CE Credit
This course is designed to provide you updated information on the recent changes to Colorado Real Estate Contracts and Forms. This 4 hour course will ensure you understand changes and how to write a competent and complete Buy/Sell contract.
COURSE OUTLINE HOURS
Revised Forms  
a. Contract to Buy/Sell - effective 01/2016 2.5
b. Amend & Extend .25
c. Counter Proposal .25
d. Notice to Terminate .25
e. Exclusive Right to Buy .25
f. Disclosures .25
g. Exam .25
TOTAL 4.0
::Learn More:: $35.00
New Contracts & Forms - 6hrs CE Credit
This course is designed to bring you up to compliance with the Colorado Real Estate Commission in the event that you are required to do so due to a CE lapse or other reason. This course will provide you updated information on the recent changes to Colorado Real Estate Contracts and Forms. This 6 hour course will ensure you understand changes and how to write a competent and complete Buy/Sell contract.
COURSE OUTLINE HOURS
Revised Forms  
a. Contract to Buy/Sell - effective 01/2016 3.5
b. Amend & Extend .25
c. Counter Proposal .25
d. Notice to Terminate .25
e. Exclusive Right to Buy .25
f. Disclosures 1.25
g. Exam .25
TOTAL 6.0
::Learn More:: $60.00
Working with Buyers - 8.0 hrs CE Credit
Working effectively with buyers requires a skillful view of the relationship and a methodical attention to the sales process. Learn all of the human considerations and business steps you need to know to move along and close the deal with the buyer in this 8 hour course.
  COURSE OUTLINE HOURS
A. Establishing the relationship .5
B. Qualifying the buyer 1.5
C. Choosing the properties to show .5
D. Showing properties 3.0
E. The closing process 1.5
F. Buyers and For Sale by Owners .5
G. Following up during the executory period .5
  TOTAL COURSE HOURS: 8.0
::Learn More:: $60.00
Working with Sellers - 8.0 hrs CE Credit
Pricing is at the core of transacting real estate. Yet the setting and selling of price is poorly understood by many agents. Pricing often remains an uncomfortable weakness for even experienced realtors. This 8 hour course will ground you in the discipline of pricing and give you the confidence to set, and keep, the price you want.
  COURSE OUTLINE HOURS
A. Definition of a "listing" .5
B. The three-step approach to listing 1.0
C. The market analysis 1.0
D. The listing appointment 1.0
E. Why sellers overprice .25
F. Discuss benefits, not features .25
G. Activity vs. Market strategy .5
H. The pricing pyramid .25
I. Types of presentations and research .25
J. Seller's psychological needs .5
K. The listing presentation manual .5
L. Servicing (marketing) the listing 1.0
M. Communicating with Sellers 1.0
  TOTAL COURSE HOURS: 8.0
::Learn More:: $60.00
Fundamental Skills for Generating Success - 16.0 hrs CE Credit
If the intention is to help new agents get started in the business and enable experienced agents to run their business more efficiently, one can take the 16 hour Fundamental Skills Course, detailed below.
  COURSE OUTLINE HOURS
A. Personal Management Skills 1.0
B. The psychology of buying 0.5
C. The psychology of selling 0.5
D. Prospecting 1.0
E. Consultative selling 1.0
F. Interviewing skills 0.5
G. Listening skills 0.5
H. Handling objections before they arise 0.5
I. Closing techniques 1.0
J. The sales mind-set 0.5
K. Telephone techniques 0.5
L. Recognizing how clients select an agent 0.5
M. Establishing Brokerage Relationships 2.0
N. Explaining the rights to buy and sell 2.0
O. Preparing and presenting the offer 2.0
P. The bumpy road to closings 2.0
  TOTAL COURSE HOURS: 16.0
::Learn More:: $80.00
Current Legal Issues - 6.0 hrs CE Credit
This 6 hour course addresses a wide range of frequently incountered legal issues including; Brokerage Relationships, Multiple offers and Bidding, Licensee Selling Own Property as FSBO, Dispute Resolution, Colorado Fair Housing Act, and much more
  COURSE OUTLINE HOURS
Lesson 1
I Brokerage Relationships
  • A. Duties to the Seller - An Example
  • B. Duties to the Buyer - An Example
  • C. Termination of Agency - An Example
  • D. Contract Law - An Example
II Practice of Law by Brokers - Manual Chapter 5, pps. 1-5
III Licensee Acting on Own Account - Manual Chapter 5, pps. 5-7
IV Imputed Negligence/Vicarious Liability
  • A. Discussion
  • B. When a Master (Principal) is Liable . . .
V Sexual Harassment
VI Multiple offers and Bidding
VII Brokerage Relationships
VIII Double ended Brokerage Relationships
IX A Safety Defense May Not Fly
3.0
Lesson 2
XI National Flood Insurance Program
XII Licensee Selling Own Property as FSBO
XIII Property Inspection Raises Questions
XIV Buyer Brokers Continue to Draw Questions
XV Payment of Property Taxes
XVI Lead-Based Paint
XVII Dispute Resolution
XVIII Imputed Notice and Knowledge
XIX Americans With Disabilities Act - Manual Chapter 24, pps. 9-10
XX Colorado Fair Housing Act - Manual Chapter 24, pps. 12-23
3.0
  TOTAL COURSE HOURS: 6.0
::Learn More:: $60.00
Negotation: The Complete Story - 6.0 hrs CE Credit
In any real estate sale or lease transaction, you'll need to negotiate numerous business variables ranging from price and financing to inspection terms and activity dates. This course teaches you effective negotiating principles and strategies that will help you succeed by excelling in the loyalty, good faith, and knowledgeable business practices that the law requires of you to adequately serve all parties whom you represent.
COURSE OUTLINE HOURS
Negotation: The Complete Story  
Introduction .5
Maintain A Proper Mind Set 1.0
Use Principles of Logic .5
Establish Influence .5
Negotiating Principles and Techniques 3.5
TOTAL 6.0
::Learn More:: $115.00
How to Lower Broker Liability - 4.0 hrs CE Credit
This 4 hour course addresses subjects such as; License Law, Contracts and Disclosure Forms, Fair Housing and ADA, E & O Insurance, Colorado Disclosure Law, RESPA, and more - all with aim of lowering your liability.
  COURSE OUTLINE HOURS
A. Introduction 0.25
B. How to Lower Broker's Liability
in a Real Estate Transaction
  1. License Law
    • A. Buyer's Agency
    • B. Designated Brokerage
      • 1. Imputed Knowledge
      • 2. No Duty to Investigate
      • 3. Confidentiality
      • 4. Office Policy
  2. Contracts and Disclosure Forms
    • A. Agreements
      • 1. Seller's Listing Agreements
      • 2. Buyer Agreements
      • 3. Contract to Buy and Sell
        • a. Dates and Deadlines
        • b. Lead Based Paint
        • c. Earnest and Closing Instructions
    • B. Disclosure Forms
      • 1. Relationship Disclosures
      • 2. Seller's Property Disclosures
      • 3. Special Taxing District's Disclosure
      • 4. Hazard Insurance Issues
        • a. C.L.U.E.
  3. Office Procedures
    • A. Check Lists
    • B. Transaction Log
    • C. Hold Harmless Letters
  4. Fair Housing and ADA
    • A. FYI
    • B. Public Accomodations
  5. E & O Insurance
    • A. Claims Made Policy
    • B. Riders
  6. Home Warranty Programs
  7. Colorado Disclosure Law
    • A. Psychological
    • B. Physical
      • 1. Brownfield's
      • 2. Land Trusts
  8. Closings
    • A. Title Companies
  9. RESPA
    • A. Affiliated Business Arrangements
    • B. Closing Regulations
  10. Miscellaneous Issues
    • A. Loan Fraud
    • B. Anti trust
    • C. Real Estate Commissions Audits
3.50
C. Conclusion 0.25
  TOTAL COURSE HOURS: 4.0
::Learn More:: $35.00
Buyer Agency - The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly - 4.0 hrs CE Credit
This course trains the licensee to better understand the buyer agency relationship through both the statutes and best business practices. The goal is to achieve a better comprehension of the opportunities and the pitfalls inherent within this relationship.
COURSE OUTLINE HOURS
Buyer Agency  
I. Responsibilities required by the statutes .5
II. Problems for Buyer Agents 1.5
III. Case Law 1.0
IV. Scenarios and Discussions 1.0
TOTAL 4.0
::Learn More:: $40.00
Code of Ethics & Standards - 3.0 hrs CE Credit
All REALTORS® are required to complete ethics training of not less than 2 hours, 30 min. of instructional time within a two-year cycle. The training must meet specific learning objectives and criteria established by the National Association of REALTORS®, and must be repeated each cycle, to ensure that members will understand and abide by NAR's strict code of ethics and standards of practice.
COURSE OUTLINE HOURS
Code of Ethics & Standards  
I. Welcome and Introduction/lcebreaker Exercise .25
II. Concepts of the Preamble of the Code of Ethics .25
III. Due Process and Code Enforcement .25
IV. Professional Standards Enforcement and Resolution Processes .25
V. Exercises and Cases on the Code of Ethics 1.75
VI. Conclusion .25
TOTAL 3.0
::Learn More:: $25.00
Understanding Broker Relationships - 3.0 hrs CE Credit
This course trains the licensee to understand the both obvious differences and the subtle nuances when representing the public as an agent versus as a transaction broker.
COURSE OUTLINE HOURS
Understanding Broker Relationships  
I. Defining the broker relationships from the statutes 1.0
II. Agency Versus Transaction Broker 1.0
III. Scenarios and Class Discussions 1.0
TOTAL 3.0
::Learn More:: $40.00
Oops, I didn't know... Fair Housing Guidelines - 2hrs CE Credit
The objectives of this course will be to briefly discuss the history of fair housing; list the classes protected under the Federal fair Housing Act and local fair housing laws and regulations; identify potential steering situations and suggest ways to avoid them; examine advertising terms, phrases, symbols, and so on, that do not convey discriminatory preferences or impose limitations; and point out potential fair housing penalties and damages.
COURSE OUTLINE HOURS
Fair Housing Guidlines  
I. History of Fair Housing .1
II. Who is Protected? .25
III. Advertisement and Promotion .25
IV. Complaint Process .25
V. Court Cases .25
VI. Fair Housing Checklist for Maintaining Office Procedures .75
VII. Closing and Questions .15
TOTAL 2.0
::Learn More:: $35.00
Listing Contracts - 2hrs CE Credit
The objective of this course is to update you on the new changes of the Listing Contract.This course will help you understand and write a competent and complete Listing contract.
COURSE OUTLINE HOURS
Listing Contracts  
I. Line by Line Explanations 1.75
II. Exam .25
TOTAL 2.0
::Learn More:: $25.00