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Broker Preparation

Maryland Broker Preparation Classes

Salespersons who have an active real estate license in Maryland for the last three years and actively doing real estate can take the 135 hours of broker preparation classes to complete the educational requirement. Upon completion of the 135 hours of education and passing the school exams, the salesperson will receive a certificate of completion to take the Maryland Broker Exam. The 135 hours are divided into four sections:

 

Broker I Class

35 hours
Real Estate Principles and Practices for Brokers
  • Fridays
  • 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • 4/5 . 4/12. 4/19
    4/26. 5/3

Broker II Class

35 hours
Real Estate Brokerage and Management, Marketing and Communication
  • Fridays
  • 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • 5/10 • 5/17 • 5/31
    6/7 • 6/14

Broker III Class

35 hours
Real Estate Appraisal, Finance, Investment, and Commercial
  • Fridays
  • 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • 6/21 • 6/28 • 7/12 • 7/19 . 7/26

Broker IV Class

30 hours
Property Management, Environment, New Homes, Ethics, and
Title 17 - Broker's Act
Review National and Maryland Law.
  • Fridays
  • 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • 8/2 • 8/9 • 8/16 • 8/23 8/30 (Final Exam)

Broker I – Real Estate Principles and Practices for Brokers

The Broker I class is 35 hours and meet five days on Fridays from 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 

  • Required Textbook(s): 
  • Real Estate Brokerage: A Management Guide, 8th ed. Laurel D. McAdams and Joan M. Sobeck
  • Mastering Real Estate Principles, 7th ed. Gerald R. Cortesi 
  • Maryland Real Estate Practice & Law, 14th ed. Donald A. White. 
  • Optional Textbook(s): The Business Planning Guide by David H. Bangs, Jr.

Broker II – Real Estate Brokerage and Management, Marketing and Communication

The Broker II class is 35 hours and meet five days on Fridays from 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 

Required Textbook(s): 

  • Real Estate Brokerage: A Management Guide, 8th ed. Laurel D. McAdams and Joan M. Sobeck
  • Mastering Real Estate Principles, 7th ed. Gerald R. Cortesi
  • Maryland Real Estate Practice & Law, 14th ed. Donald A. White

Optional Textbooks: 

  • Up and Running in 30 Days by Carla Cross
  • The Real Estate Agent’s Action Guide to Listings and Sales Success by Bob Deutsch
  • On Track to Success in 30 Days: Energize Your Real Estate Career to Become a Top Producer by Carla Cross

Broker III – Real Estate Appraisal, Finance, Investment, and Commercial

The Broker III class is 35 hours and meet five days on Fridays from 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 

Required Textbook(s): 

  • Mastering Real Estate Principles, 7th ed. Gerald R. Cortesi
  • Essentials of Real Estate Finance, 14th ed. David Sirota and Doris Barrell
  • Essentials of Real Estate Investment, 10th ed. David Sirota

Optional Textbook(s): 

  • Commercial Real Estate: Understanding Investments by Edward S. Smith, Jr.
 

Broker IV – Real Estate Property Management, Environment, New Homes, Ethics, & Title 17, Broker’s Act 

Review of the National and State in preparation for the Final Exam. 

Broker IV class is 30 hours and meet five days on Fridays from 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. The final exam is on the last day of class. For the national portion of the exam, there are 70 questions and 40 questions for the state exam. 

Required Textbook(s):

  • Mastering Real Estate Principles, 7th ed. Gerald R. Cortesi
  • Maryland Real Estate Practice & Law, 14th ed. Donald D. White

 

COST: $1,800.00 for the 135 hours which include tuition and required textbooks.