General Information

(This is provided to you in accordance with standards set by the California Bureau of Real Estate – CalBRE)

 

Course Provider:  CyberCE

Website:  www.cyberce.biz

Email:  info@cyberce.biz

CalBRE Sponsor ID ­­­­­­ 4331

Phone:  800-310-3421

Fax: 928-299-2405

Mailing Address:   P.O. Box 1876, Bullhead City, AZ  86430

 

Course Fees:

The fee for any of the 3-hours courses is $25.00 each

The fee for either of the-15 hour courses is $39.95 each

The fee for a package including all 7 courses (45-hours) is $69.00

 

Course Titles and Descriptions:

 

    * Agency - A three-hour course in Agency Relationships and Duties in a Real Estate Brokerage Practice which covers agency relationships in a modern brokerage practice, review of duties, required disclosures and confidences and required forms, including those specified under Civil Code Section 2079 et seq. as related to:

          -  In-house Sales

          -  Cooperative Sales

          -  Dual Agency

          -  Buyers brokerage

 

Method of Course Presentation:   Online access via Internet   Course Category:   Agency    Credit Hours:  3

 

    * Ethics - A three-hour course in Ethics, Professional Conduct and Legal Aspects of Real Estate designed to meet the CalBRE standards for continuing Education and the requirements of the Business and Professions Code Sections 10170.5(a).  Topics included are as follows:

          -  Ethical Practices

          -  Examples of unethical Conduct

          -  National Association of Realtors Code of Ethics

          -  Case Studies

 

Method of Course Presentation:   Online access via Internet   Course Category:   Ethics   Credit Hours:  3

 

    * Fair Housing – A three-hour course in Fair Housing designed to meet the requirements of the California Business and Professions Code (B & P Code) 10170.5.  The main emphasis of this course will be State and Federal Fair Housing Laws related to the sale and rental of property.

.  Topics included are:

          -  State and Federal Fair Housing Laws related to the sale and rental of property

          -  State and Federal civil rights and anti-discrimination laws related to Real Property transactions and

                business establishments

          -  Avoiding discriminatory practices

          -  Voluntary Affirmative Marketing Agreement

 

Method of Course Presentation:   Online access via Internet   Course Category:   Fair Housing   Credit Hours:  3

 

   * Trust Funds - A three-hour course in Trust Fund Handling providing knowledge of the legal requirements for receiving and handling trust funds in real estate transactions, as set forth in the Rea Estate Law and the Regulations of the Real Estate Commissioner. Topics included are:

 

          -  Identifying Trust Funds and the owners of Trust Funds

          -  Proper handling of Trust Funds

          -  Trust Fund Bank Accounts

          -  Record keeping, Accounting and reconciliation

          -  Commingling and Conversion

 Method of Course Presentation:   Online access via Internet   Course Category:   Trust Funds   Credit Hours:  3  

   

   * Risk Management – A three-hour course in Risk Management providing knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures calculated to avoid errors and omissions in the practice of real estate licensed activities, and the ability to recognize and resolve issues and appropriately handle situations that most frequently result in litigation.

-  Topics included are:

          -  Understanding the Basic Concept of Risk Management

          -  Common Areas of Risk

          -  License Activity Likely to Contribute to Risk

       

  -  Examples of High Risk Areas:

          -  Risk Reduction

          -  Risk Management and the Consumer

          -  Legal Responsibility

 

Method of Course Presentation:   Online access via Internet   Course Category:   Risk Management   Credit Hours:  3

 

  * Management and Supervision - A 3-hour continuing education course covering the following topics:

 

-       How to establish policies, rules and procedures including systems to review, inspect and manage offices

-       Supervision of all transactions involving a real estate license

-       Retaining and reviewing documents

-       Proper filing, storage and maintenance of documents

-       Proper handling of trust funds

-       Advertising of any service for which a license is required

-       Familiarizing salespersons with the requirements of federal and state laws relating to the prohibition of discrimination

-       Regular and consistent reports of licensed activities of salespersons

-       Role and responsibilities of branch or division managers

-       Responsibilities of a broker to ensure salespersons working as “teams” are in compliance with Business and Professions Code Section 10159.7, Supervision over Restricted Licensees

 

Method of Course Presentation:   Online access via Internet   Course Category:   Management and Supervision   Credit Hours:  3

 

    * Escrow – A fifteen-hour course in the Consumer Protection Category designed to meet the requirements of the California Business and Professions Code (B & P Code) 10170.5 (a) (6). The main emphasis of this course will be to define and describe Escrow. The role of the Escrow Officer will be explained in detail. The various types of Escrow will be listed and explained. What differences are there in bulk sale transfers compared to residential sales, investment property sales or mobile homes?

- Topics included are:

 -  Define Escrow

-  RESPA

 -  Explain the need for Escrow

-  FIRPTA

-  List and explain the different types of Escrows

-  Escrow Trust Fund Handling

-  Who can be an Escrow Holder

-  Title Insurance

-  Regulatory oversight of Escrow Holder

-  Preliminary Title Report

 - Proration

-  Deeds

- HUD Settlement Statement

-  Acknowledgment and Recording

 

Method of Course Presentation: Online access via Internet  Course Category:  Consumer Protection   Credit Hours: 15

  

    * Home Inspection – A fifteen-hour course in the Consumer Protection Category designed to meet the requirements of the California Business and Professions Code (B & P Code) 10170.5 (a) (6).  The main emphasis of this course will be to explain some of the various inspections that might be considered during a real estate transaction and to explain the importance of having these inspections done.

- Topics included are:

          -  Background on Home Inspection

          -  The Home Inspection Process

          -  Additional Inspections

          -  Septic Systems

          -  Hazardous Materials

 

Method of Course Presentation: Online access via Internet  Course Category:  Consumer Protection   Credit Hours: 15

 

Refund Policy:

 

The student has a right to cancel with a full refund of all charges up to ten (10) days after enrollment.   Refunds for cancellations will be paid within 30 days. Refunds are not provided if the final exam has been accessed or if we have issued a certificate of completion.  

 

Final Examination:  The Final Exam for each 3 hour course consists of 15 Multiple Choice Questions.  The exams are timed exams with 15 minutes allotted for completion for each.  The minimum passing grade is 70% correct answers.   A second version of the Exam will be available to a student that fails the first exam.   The second exam will also be 15 multiple choice questions, at least 90% different from the first exam.

 

 The Final Exam for the 15 hour courses consist of 40 Multiple Choice Questions each.  Each exam will be a timed exam with 40 minutes allotted for completion.  The minimum passing grade is 70% correct answers.   A second version of the Exam will be available to a student that fails the first exam.   The second exam will also be 40 multiple choice questions, at least 90% different from the first exam.

 

If you have enrolled in more than one CE course with CyberCE, please note the following CalBRE Regulation: 3007.3 (c) "Participants taking a correspondence offering or package of offerings shall be limited to completion of final examinations for a maximum of fifteen (15) credit hours during any one 24 hour period.  A participant shall not be granted access to additional segments of the final examination for offerings or a package of offerings that exceed fifteen (15) credit hours until the appropriate 24-hour period has lapsed."

 

Completion Policy:

 

For each 3-hour course, the course outline will be offered in sections with incremental assessments (quizzes) offered after each section.  Each section will be timed such that the total time spent on the course, including the final exam, will be equivalent to the 3 hours.  A student will not be able to go to the next section before completing the incremental assessment and until the requisite time has passed.

 

For each 15-hour course, the course outline will be offered in sections with incremental assessments (quizzes) offered after each section. Each section will be timed such that the total time spent on the course, including the final exam, will be equivalent to the 15 hours.  A student will not be able to go to the next section before completing the incremental assessment and until the requisite time has passed.

 

Special Note:  For all courses, the time allotted for the course will be measured in actual time on-line for that course.  If you go off-line and study materials, that “off-line” time will not be counted towards the minimum time needed for each course.

 

A student must complete the course within one year from the date first enrolled. If the final exam is not completed within one year, the course will expire and no credit will be given. To continue with the course, a student will have to re-enroll and pay an additional fee.

 

If a student fails the course after taking the second final exam the student must re-enroll in the course; there is no additional fee as long as the student is within the one year term of signing up but the course still must be completed within one year of the initial enrollment.

 

Internet Course Identification Statement:

 

CalBRE Regulation 3007.05 reads as follows: 

“Participants shall present one of the following forms of identification immediately before the administration of the final examination:

A. A current California driver’s license.

B. A current identification card described in Section 13000 of the California Vehicle Code

C. Any identification of the participant issued by a governmental agency or a recognized real estate related trade organization within the immediately preceding five years which bears a photograph, signature and identification number of the participant.”

 

A student registering for any CyberCE course must provide a valid CalBRE License number along with a valid email address.  To access course materials the student must log in with a “user name” and “password” created upon registration.  Prior to taking the final exam, the student must enter their valid California Drivers License Number (or other acceptable form of ID) below the following statement:

 

“By entering my valid California Driver’s License Number (or other acceptable form of ID) below I attest and ensure, under penalty of perjury, that I am the Real Estate Licensee registered with CyberCE to complete this coursealso that this course was not completed in less time than the approved Continuing Education Credit hours and that I will personally complete the required Final Examination.

Certificate of Completion:

 

Once the student has passed the final examination for any Cyberce course that student has enrolled in, Cyberce will provide an official Certificate of Completion for that course.  The certificate will be provided online and will indicate the number of credit hours earned, and the course-approval category. The certificate will be placed into the student’s account where it can be printed out.

 

Minimum System Requirements:

 A computer with internet connection and a web browser are required to register for and to complete this course.

 

Information on Continuing Education Requirements: 

 http://www.dre.ca.gov/licensees/CERequirements.html

 Information on the CalBRE eLicensing System:

https://secure.dre.ca.gov/faqs/faqs_elic.htm

 

CalBRE Course and Instructor Evaluation: 

An online evaluation of courses and instructors is available on the BRE Web site at

http://www.bre.ca.gov/files/pdf/forms/re318a.pdf

 

CalBRE Disclaimer Statement:

This Internet course is approved for continuing education credit by the California Bureau of Real Estate. However, this approval does not constitute an endorsement of the views or opinions, which are expressed, by the course sponsors, instructors, authors or lecturers.

 

All web links are provided as educational tools only; the inclusion of links from these sites does not imply approval or endorsement by the California Bureau of Real Estate. The California Bureau of Real Estate does not make any endorsement, express or implied, of any links to or from its sites, nor is it responsible for content or activities of any linked sites and is not to be construed as an endorsement of the goods and/or services provided by these companies in any way whatsoever.