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Iowa Western Community College

Real Estate

IWCC Continuing Education partners with the Iowa Assocaition of REALTORS® to offer courses. Please visit their website at www.iowarealtors.com/education or call 515.453.1064 to register and for class details.

2018 Spring Classes

60 Hr. Pre-License Real Estate

January 12 - 28 from 6-10 pm in Council Bluffs

You will learn the Iowa Real Estate Commission prescribed course of study including: Law of Agency, Real Estate Law & Conveyancing, Legal Descriptions and Zoning, Trust Accounts & Closing Statements, Real Estate Insurance, Iowa License Law & Commission Rules, Law of Contracts, Fair Housing, Appraising, Financing of Real Estate, Real Estate Mathematics, and Taxation. This course will help prepare you to take the Iowa Real Estate Licensing Exam. Bring the following to class: pencil/pen, standard calculator and highlighter. 

Listing Practices

February 9 - 10 in Council Bluffs

Learn the steps to preparing a Competitive Market Analysis, estimating net proceeds, listing presentations and contracts, marketing and servicing listings, presenting offers and responsibilities and services during closings.

Buying Practices

February 16 - 17 in Council Bluffs

This course will familiarize you with buying practices such as qualifying buyers, financing, working with buyers,
writing offers and responsibilities and services during closings.

Developing Professionalism 

February 23 - 24 in Council Bluffs

Are real estate agents really unethical? What are the ethical problems facing real estate practitioners today? Can ethics be taught? These are some of the questions addressed in the program. In addition to meeting Iowa's licensing requirements, this course also satisfied NAR membership renewal requirements.

Law Update

March 6 in Council Bluffs
March 21 in Harlan

You will have a better understanding of contract law, agency law, and civil rights, how those concepts affect their jobs and shape their professional regulations.

Ethics

March 7 in Council Bluffs
March 22 in Harlan

We will look at how ethics shape our expectations and responsibilities in our daily lives and occupations. New Code additions and Standards of Practice will be reviewed to see how realtor ethical guidelines continuously change. 

Dodd Frank to the Rescue TRID

March 22 in Harlan

This course is designed to give you a background to the Federal Requirements that regulate settlement
procedures pertaining to residential mortgage loans. After reviewing the development of these regulations over time, we will delve into the development of the Dodd-Frank Act, the Consumer and Financial Protection Bureau and their new regulations to TILA and RESPA. We will review the new requirements for the Loan Estimate and Closing Disclosure effective 10/1/15 and discuss what you can do to aid creditors and settlement agents in their work.