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IMPORTANT NOTICE TO STUDENTS:

The School Renews Its Approval On 12/31/2023 - School Code 1018 The Georgia Real Estate Commission (GREC) has approved this resident (in-class) course, Salesperson's Pre-license Course Code 44346

 

INSTRUCTORS: All Instructors are approved and licensed by GREC: Bridgett Roberson, Earl Coleman, Fatima Goodman, John Seay, Marcus Patton, Kalimah Jenkins, Greg Kane, Donna Mungin, Keona Urguhart, Molly Slocumb-Riley, Rachelle Bassey, T. Edward Collins, Curtis York and Tammie Carpenter. Additional instructors may be approved by the Commission to teach this course.

 

GRADING: All students will be required to conform to the grading policies required of this course under Commission approval. There are homework assignments that must be satisfactorily completed before certification can occur. Students must have a 75% average on homework to be eligible to take the course final exam. What constitutes a passing grade will be solely determined by the course final examination. Students must achieve a score of 72% or more on the class/course Final Exam in order to become certified as having completed the course. Any student who does not pass the final exam the first time may retake the final exam one (1) additional time; per GREC regulations. Students must register to take both the class and retake exam in advance, prior to testing at MetroBrokers.com/Academy/student-resources/

If a student fails to achieve a passing score on a retake examination, the entire 75-hour course must be repeated before taking another examination. Re-enrollment fees for the Salesperson's Pre-license course will apply). Students may be required to purchase new books if course materials have changed/updated.

All class and online course testing must be completed within (1) one year of course start date. Should testing not be completed prior to one (1) of the course start date, re-enrollment will be required.

 

ATTENDANCE: Students are required to attend all of the required 75-hours minimum class time as per GREC. Any missed attendance/time must be made up by the student prior to taking the course final exam. If a student misses less than 12 hours, the missed time is required to be made-up by attending a CRAM course at the student's expense. If a student misses 12-hours or more, the student is automatically dropped from the course; and would be required to pay a re-enrollment fee to retake a subsequent Salesperson Pre-license course (in-class format).

 

CERTIFICATION: Upon completion of all course hours, homework, and passing the school final exam, the school will convey the student record of completion online to the Georgia Real Estate Commission (GREC) within three (3) business days following the school final exam i.e., Certification. Students should be able to schedule a state examination within 72 hours after certification.

 

NSF: Any applicant who has a declined charge or closed account will be assessed a $50.00 NSF fee.

 

REFUNDS: A student may only request a refund prior to attending a class. No refunds will be paid once a student has attended any session and/or is a No Show for the first day of class. Metro Brokers Academy will retain a $30.00 administrative fee and $55.00 book charge (if the student received a textbook in advance) for any refund paid. Books are not returnable.

NOTE: Refunds are not available if the course was purchased through a third-party discount provider (i.e. Groupon, etc.) because the voucher is redeemed upon enrollment; and non-refundable once the student is registered for the pre-license course.

 

TRANSFERS: Transfers are allowed only if a student has attended less than 50% of the course/LIVE/Virtual; and has not been dropped. The student may transfer to a subsequent pre-license course/LIVE/Virtual only ONE (1) TIME at no charge. The student will be required to restart & retake the entire course. Hours from prior course do not transfer. Transfers to another course/in-person must be completed within one year of original enrollment date. After one year, re-enrollment will be required.

 

NON-DISCRIMINATION: Metro Brokers Academy is committed to equality of educational opportunity and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, familial, handicap status or sexual orientation in the establishment of fees, entrance qualifications or standards for successful completion of any course.

 

RECRUITING: No recruiting for employment opportunities for any real estate brokerage firm is allowed in this class or on the School premises. Report promptly any effort to recruit by anyone to the Academy Director, Terry Young, at 404.836.4040 or by contacting The Georgia Real Estate Commission (GREC).

 

GEORGIA STATE LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS - Georgia Law requires that an applicant for a salesperson's license must: (1) complete a course or courses totaling a minimum of 75-hours covering the state mandated curriculum, (2) pass a state examination with a score of 72% or better, (3) be at least 18 years of age, and (4) be a high school graduate or the holder of a GED.

 

Georgia Law requires that an applicant for a salesperson's license must also obtain, at the applicant's expense, a certified criminal history report issued by the Georgia Crime Information Center (GCIC) of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation indicating whether the applicant has any record of a criminal history. This report may be obtained through your local police department for a fee, and may not be more than 60-days prior to picking up your license.

 

The Georgia "Illegal Immigration Reform and Enforcement Act of 2011" requires all applicants for real estate licensure to submit a Lawful Presence Form and sworn affidavit. Student will take this information with them to the Test Center when they pick-up their Real Estate License; after passing the state exam.

GREC Site: https://grec.state.ga.us/obtaining-a-license/real-estate/#salesperson

Candidate Handbook: https://online.goamp.com/CandidateHome/CandidateInformation.aspx

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION - Metro Brokers Academy Pre-License program has been approved by the Georgia Real Estate Commission (GREC) as satisfying the mandated curriculum. The required 75-hour Salesperson's Pre-license course is available in two formats: In-class or Online. Upon successful completion of the course, the student has satisfied the educational requirement for taking the Georgia State Real Estate License examination.

 

The Pre-license Course covers a broad spectrum of topics including, but not limited to, Agency, License Law, Rules & Regulations, Rights & Interests in Land, Forms of Ownership, Title Transfer, Recordation, Finance, Appraisal, Taxes, Leases, Land Use Controls, Contracts, Fair Housing and Antitrust Qualifying the Purchaser, Estimating Seller's Net and Purchaser's Costs, Contract to Closing procedures, and the Real Estate Closing.

 

IN-CLASS COURSE FORMATS

Accelerated Weekday: 2-week course meets for 10 sessions (weekdays only from 8:30am-5:00pm)

Weekday: 3-to-4-week course meets for 12 sessions (weekdays only from 9:00am-4:30pm)

Evening: 7-week course meets for 20 sessions (3 evenings per week from 6:00pm-10:00pm)

**Times and days may vary per course.

 

ONLINE FORMAT (complete within 180 days)

All course progress is stored online.

 

**Minimum System Requirements by provider. Check provider for requirements

 

Corporate Location, Administrative Office

5775-D Glenridge Drive

Second Floor

Atlanta, GA 30328

 

For Enrollment Information

Phone: 404-836-4040

Academy @MetroBrokers.com

http://metrobrokers.com/academy