A Special Thanks to All AREI Students

ChristmasThe number of students we service on an annual basis are increasing at an astronomical rate. I give all the credit to you. It is because of your patronage and loyal support that Alabama Real Estate Institute has become one of the largest and most highly decorated real estate schools in the state, recognized for it’s outstanding performance.

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New CE Requirements

All licensees must complete Risk Management Avoiding Violations and either Risk Management for Salespersons or Risk Management for Brokers. All brokers must complete Risk Management Avoiding Violations and Risk Management for Brokers.

Since most people want to complete all their CE requirements at the same time, we have made that possible by offering all required courses on the same day.

We are very excited about the one-of-kind elective course “A Day In Court.” It promises to be fun, exciting, educational and one that will form memories for a lifetime.

Day One A Day In Court 9am-4pm 6 Hrs. CE Credits $60  
Day Two Risk Management…. Avoiding Violations 8am11pm 3 Hrs. CE Credits $30  
Day Two Risk Management for Salesperson 11am-3pm 3 Hrs. CE Credits $30  
Day Two Risk Management for Brokers 3pm-6pm 3 Hrs. CE Credits $30  

10 Minute Break Each Hour and One Hour Lunch Break Both Days

Special Note: Salespeople taking Risk Management for Brokers will help a salesperson realize the legal liabilities that are placed on the qualifying broker. Additionally, by taking three different Risk Management classes, the salesperson should be well prepared to limit their liabilities while protecting their clients best financial interests.

Class Dates

July 9-10 July 23-24 Aug. 6-7 Aug. 20-21 Sept. 3-4  Sept. 17-18

To register for these classes send an email to Jame@AlabamaRealEstateInstitute.com and give the name, date your cell phone number. You can pay and register the day of class.

NOTE: Make sure you bring your real estate license number to class because I can’t issue your CE credits without it.

 

Location: Class will be held at the Orange Beach Community Center, 27235 Canal Rd. 36561

For additional information call James Anderson (251) 979-2530. I look forward to seeing you in class.

Alabama Real Estate Institute–PO Box 2115, 416 E. Laruel Ave., Foley, Al. 36535

 

 

Sidetracked by the Holidays

Traditional Holiday Meal

Traditional Holiday Meal

This is the time of the year that sales people get sidetracked by all the holiday festivities and then when the holidays are over, they wonder what happened to their income.  Sale markets drastically respond differently to the holidays. Some markets thieve during the holidays while other markets seem to die. Real estate sales aren’t affected that much but those that are in the looking stage will most likely postpone looking until the holidays are over. With shopping to do, and parties to go to, there is hardly time to spare for talking to a real estate agent. Most real estate agents consider the holiday season as a viable excuse for not selling during this time of the year.  The more experienced, more successful agents view this time of the year as greatly improved opportunities to establish a meaningful relationship.

Have you ever noticed that people in general are much nicer, and friendlier from Thanksgiving through Christmas, and even New Year’s? I’m not sure why but during this time of the year, people seem to be more thoughtful of others and less quick to express their anger or short tempers. This is a perfect time for me to talk to new prospective buyers for the first time. They may be too busy for an extended conversation but they are in a very receptive mood for an introduction phone call. Such a call might sound something like this.

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Holiday Season

ChristmasMerry Christmas and Happy New Year!

I would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone that reads this message a very Merry Christmas and a Happy and most prosperous New Year. Enjoy all the blessings life has bestowed upon you and remember those that will go hungry and be sleeping in cold during this Holiday Season. Remember the reason for the season always. May your family be safe in that all they do!

Cheerfully,

James Anderson

Online Real Estate Courses by Alabama Real Estate Institute

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 For more information or help with the online registration, contact:
James Anderson
251-979-2530
E-mail James Anderson
Alabama Real Estate Institute, LLC
PO Box 2115
416 E. Laurel Ave.
Foley, Al. 36535
School #88010

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Alabama Real Estate CE Class Schedule for 2018 (Classroom)

CE Requirements

All licensees must complete Risk Management Avoiding Violations (level one requirement) and either Risk Management for Salespersons or Risk Management for Brokers (level two requirement). All associate brokers and qualifying brokers must complete a minimum of 3-hour of Level One and 3-hours of Level Two Risk Management.

 

Since most people want to complete all their CE requirements at the same time, we have made that possible by offering all required courses on the same day and elective courses on the second day.

 

We are very excited about the one-of-kind elective course “Mining for Gold Nuggets.” It promises to be fun, exciting, educational and one that will form memories for a lifetime. This year we have included “Code of Ethics” which fulfills the new NAR requirement.

 

Day Class Title Time Credits Cost

Day One

Risk Management…. Avoiding Violations

8am11am

3 Hrs. 

 

$30

 

Day One

Risk Management for Salesperson

11am-3pm

   3 Hrs. 

 

$30

 

Day One

Risk Management for Brokers

3pm-6pm

   3 Hrs. 

 

$30  |

 

Day Two

Mining for Gold Nuggets

9am-12pm

   3 Hrs. 

 

 $30

 

Day Two

Code of Ethics

1pm-4pm

  3 Hrs. 

 

$30

 

The above prices are for individual classes. We offer both days for $150 which includes a FREE copy of the Alabama License Law book. People taking individual classes will not receive a book.

10 Minute Break Each Hour and One Hour Lunch Break Both Days

Special Note: Salespeople taking Risk Management for Brokers will help a salesperson realize the legal liabilities that are placed on the qualifying broker. Additionally, by taking three different Risk Management classes, the salesperson should be well prepared to limit their liabilities while protecting their clients best financial interests.

Class Dates for 2018

Mar. 21-22 April 18-19 May 23-24
June 13-14 July 18-19 August 22-23
Sept.19-20    

 

Pre-registration is required to ensure seating, book and food. To make reservations simple call James Anderson (251)979-2530 or you can email me at James@AlabamaRealEstateInstitute.com and I will email you a registration form.

 

NOTE: Make sure you list your real estate license number on the form because I can not issue your CE credits without it. Prepayment by PayPal is available but non-refundable.

 

Location: Class will be held at the

Orange Beach Community Center
 27235 Canal Rd. 36561

For additional information call James Anderson (251) 979-2530. I look forward to seeing you in class.

Alabama Real Estate Institute

PO Box 2115, 416 E. Laruel Ave.,

Foley, Al. 36535

The Key to a Successful Real Estate Career

The Key to a Successful Real Estate Career?

This is a million dollar question, but can be answered very simply. The wheel has already been invented, tested, tried, and proven. There is a system in place that has proven productive for some 35-40 years. The system has been tweaked and fine tuned to perfection. It really works so why try to reinvent it. The system has been replicated for years by the Nation’s top producing Realtors®. I’m talking about Realtors® that have set new production records in listings and sells;

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Alabama Real Estate School Policy

Mission: The mission of Alabama Real Estate Institute (AREI) is to provide high-quality distance education courses to Real Estate prelicensing students as well as licensed agents in support of federal and state-mandated education programs for licensure and ongoing professional competency.

AREI teaches online distance education courses.  Students may register and complete the course on any computer that meets the technical requirements covered in this catalog.  Students may have access to the course at any time and may work at their own pace.

Ownership: AREI offers real estate courses for delivery online and in a classroom setting.  

School Hours of Operation/Calendar: AREI students may access their courses via the Internet immediately upon enrollment.  Courses are accessible to you at any time within the enrollment period. Upon enrolling in the course, you will have 180 days to complete the course with the option to purchase up to three 60 day extensions but must complete the course within one calendar year of enrollment.  As our courses are taught via distance education, students do not have the calendar constraints common to in-class courses such as program start/end dates and beginning/end dates for terms. The administrative staff hours of operation are: M-F 9:00a.m. – 5:00p.m. (CST). The technical support hours of operation are:  M-F: 9:00 AM EST to 7:00 PM EST, (on call on the weekends:  1:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST. Email support is available during normal business hours. AREI staff office is closed in recognition for the following holidays:  New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. On occasions, the office may close early due to inclement weather or on the day prior to a holiday.  No recruiting for employment opportunities for any real estate brokerage firm is allowed on the school premises.

Enrollment Policies:  Students may enroll in an AREI course at any time by going to ww.alabamarealestateinstitute.com or by calling our enrollment office at 251-979-2530.  Since you choose to register for a course at a time that fits your schedule, there are no late enrollment requirements. AREI enrollment policy allows students 180 days to complete the course and applicable exam with the option to purchase additional time AREI does not accept credit for previous training.  

Attendance Policy and Requirements to Graduate: In order to get credit for this course, you must complete 100% of the course (a 100% attendance rate.)  Under no circumstances will you receive any credit for courses in which 100% of the lessons were not completed and the final exam was passed.  As it is taken on the internet, there are no absences, tardiness, or early departure policies. AREI does not have a leave of absence policy or probationary period.  

Overview of our Programs:    AREI offers the following courses:

Sales Prelicense

Sales Post License

Broker Prelicense

Reciprocal Sales Prelicense

Reciprocal Broker Prelicense

Continuing Education

 

State Requirements:

Be at least 19 years old

High School Graduate or Equivalent

Have no felony charges on record

Be able to Submit proof of US residency

Grading System/Minimum Grade Requirement: The course that AREI offers is created by OnCourse Learning.  Below is an explanation of how the OnCourse Learning’s Learning Management System works and how it monitors your progress.  There is no “make-up” work policy because all course work must be completed before taking the final exam. For real estate prelicense there is a final exam requirement after all lessons are completed.  You must pass the exam with a 80% in order to receive credit for the course.

AREI will maintain your school records including your exam scores for four years at the minimum.  

Signed Student Affidavit

AREI requires that you certify that you have personally completed each module of a distance learning course and any written exercise or assessment required for completion of the course. You must provide an electronic signed Student Affidavit to the school before scheduling any course examination and before the school may certify your completion in any course. The school will not process your course completion without your submitting a signed Affidavit and Course Evaluation form. This form is available online and you will electronically submit this to your school when you have completed all required modules of the course. This from will appear on your course homepage once you have completed the course lessons.

In order for AREI to certify that you have completed a course, you must:

  1. complete all instructional lessons in the course
  2. Submit a signed and dated Student Affidavit
  3. pass the required course final examination at an approved school location.
  4. Complete a signed course Evaluation

Course Completion Records:  AREI will supply you with a certificate of completion.

The OnCourse Learning System:  The OnCourse Learning System represents an entirely new approach to instruction administered using a computer.  The primary feature that distinguishes this system from more traditional computer-based instruction (CBI) is that the system is designed around proven instructional strategies, rather than around the capabilities of the computer.

How Our Course Monitors and Evaluates Your Progress and Provides Feedback: 

OnCourse courses utilize the personal computer to perform the functions traditionally performed by the teacher. Using OnCourse courseware, the computer becomes essentially a one-on-one tutor.  It presents the material to be learned, provides adequate explanation to ensure that you understand what is being presented, and requires that you demonstrate your understanding through active participation in the learning process.  

More importantly, it acts as a constant monitor of what you know and don’t know and uses that information to dynamically adjust the presentation to meet your needs as you learn. The result of this process is that the courseware provides a fully self-contained instructional program that can adjust to your specific needs which may vary widely both in the amount of knowledge you bring into the learning session as well as your learning ability (i.e., how quickly you learn.  In addition, no other resources (such as books or teachers) are normally needed to accomplish the educational objectives of a particular course.

How to best take an OnCourse course

Spending too much time in any one session will burn you out.  Remember, our program actually challenges you to LEARN the material not just skim over text. So, we recommend you split up your effort into 30-40 minute sessions. You can do more than one session per day (recommended) but, try to do something everyday.  The consistency of effort (particularly for any prelicense courses) is what will produce the best learning for you.

As you work on the course, your time in each lesson is recorded as well as how many questions are presented and how many attempts were required to answer the question correctly.  So, the learning system serves as a record of attendance and academic achievement.

Refund Policy: You have the right to cancel your registration for any reason within seven  (7) business days from the date of purchase. Requests for cancellation of a registration must be made by contacting AREI by phone, or email. The request must be received by AREI before midnight of the seventh business day from the date of purchase.
A cancellation fee will be charged to the student to cancel a registration. The amount of the cancellation fee is 15% of the total purchase amount.

Student Services, Rights, Privileges and Responsibilities:  Upon successful completion of a course, each student credits will be reported to the state within 72 hours.

 

Technical Support:  

You can contact Tech Support at 800-743-8703 or by email at techsupport@oncourselearning.com. Their hours of operations are Monday through Friday 8:00 AM EST to 5:30 PM CT.  Email support is available during normal business hours. Emails received after normal business hours will be answered the following business day.  Before you call, please be prepared to explain your problem in detail and have access to your computer. In order to effectively troubleshoot your issue, our technicians begin the call by asking you a series of questions regarding your operating environment.  We will need to know what type of computer you are using, the operating system you are using, the version number of any associated software. Your calls may be documented or monitored to help us maintain quality of service standards.

About the Alabama Real Estate Institute

The Alabama Real Estate Institute – A Complete Real Estate School!

ARELLO CERTIFIED DISTANT EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR
ARELLO is the Association of Real Estate License Law Officials made up of jurisdictions (countries and states) that regulate the sale and leasing of real estate.

Real Estate Training Specialists

Alabama Real Estate Institute is licensed through the  Alabama Real Estate Commission to provide various types of educational needs to all licensees in Alabama as well as out-of-state licensees desiring to become licensed in Alabama. Our Staff of Instructors are prominent figures in the real estate industry that have years of actual experience. Our guest speakers are leaders within their industry that are considered to be ranked in the top of their field. It is our goal to become “The Educational Source” for all licensees practicing real estate in Alabama.

The Alabama Real Estate Institute provides Alabama Real Estate Commission approved education courses in Real Estate Salesperson Pre License, Real Estate Salesperson Post License, Broker Pre license, Reciprocal Sales license, Reciprocal Broker license, Training Classes, Training Boot Camps, Continuing Education courses (CE), Productivity Coaching and Motivational Speakers for specialized events.

We offer one of the largest selections of CE classes in Alabama. Distance Learning Courses, more commonly called Online Courses or Internet Courses can be accessed online by clicking one of the links on this page. The Alabama Real Estate Institute also offers CE classes in various classroom settings state-wide.

We hope you will select Alabama Real Estate Institute as your Real Estate School of choice!

Has your group or office considered a classroom based continuing education trip along with a beach vacation for the families? We can schedule classes for a large group.

For more information or to arrange a classroom training for your group or office in your home town please contact:

James Anderson, CDEI, GRI, CDPE
School Administrator
Alabama Real Estate Institute, LLC

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Alabama Real Estate Classes

Online Real Estate Courses Offered by Alabama Real Estate Institute

ARELLO CERTIFIED DISTANT EDUCATION COURSES PROVIDED BY AN ARELLO CERTIFIED INSTRUCTOR

Alabama Real Estate School – Alabama Real Estate Institute, Headquartered in Foley, AL – Online Real Estate Courses, Classroom Courses, salesperson prelicense, salesperson postlicense, broker prelicense, CE, continuing education, Out-of-State License Requirements, Reciprocal real estate license

James Anderson, School license #088010; CDEI #67309

For more detailed information about individual courses, refer to a specific type course icon listed below; which will provide additional information, prices, etc.

Simply click on a link below to register for your Online Alabama Real Estate Course of choice:

Questions?  Just give me a call or e-mail!

James Anderson
251-979-2530
E-mail James Anderson

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