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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:

 

PRINCIPLE & PRACTICE CLASSES FOR BROKERS

Thursday &
Friday

BURTONSVILLE LOCATION
3905 National Drive, Suite 230
April 2 - May 15
  • Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 2nd: Units 1, 2, & 3
  • Friday, April 3th: Units 4, 5, & 6
  • Thursday, April 9th: Units 7, 8, & 9
  • Friday, April 10th: Units 10, 11, & 12
    (Exams: Diagnostic 1-3
  • Thursday, April 16th: Units 16, 17, & 18
  • Friday, April 17th: Units 19, 20, & 21
    (Exams: Diagnostic 4-5)
  • At Home: Units 13, 14, & 15 - Business Plan & Policy and Procedure
  • Thursday, April 30th: Units 22, 23, & 24
  • Friday, May 1st: Units 25, 26, & 27
    (Exams: MD LAW 1-13)
  • Thursday, May 7th: Units 28, 29, & 30
  • Friday, May 8th: Units 31, 32, & 33
    (Exams: Diagnostic 6-8)
  • Thursday, May 14th: Units 34, 35, & 36
  • Friday, May 15th: Units 37, 38, & 39
    (Final Exam)

Friday & Saturday

FREDERICK LOCATION
4707 Schley Avenue, Suite D, Braddock Heights, MD 21714
May 11 - June 30
  • Monday: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Monday, May 11th: Units 1, 2, & 3
  • Tuesday, May 12th: Units 4, 5, & 6
  • Monday, May 18th: Units 7, 8, & 9
  • Tuesday, May 19th: Units 10, 11, & 12
  • Office: Units 13, 14, & 15 - Business Plan & Policy and Procedure
  • Monday, June 1st: Units 16, 17, & 18
  • Tuesday, June 2nd: Units 19, 20, & 21
    (Exams: Diagnostic 4-5)
  • Monday, June 8th: Units 22, 23, & 24
  • Tuesday, June 9th: Units 25, 26, & 27
    (Exams: MD LAW 1-13)
  • Break: Work on Business Plan & Policy and Procedure
  • Monday, June 22nd: Units 28, 29, & 30
  • Tuesday, June 23: Units 31, 32, & 33
    (Exams: Diagnostic 6-8)
  • Monday, June 29th: Units 34, 35, & 36
  • Tuesday, June 30th: Units 37, 38, & 39
    (Final Exam)

Monday & Tuesday

BURTONSVILLE LOCATION
3905 National Drive, Suite 230
June 5 - July 31
  • Fridays: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Friday, June 5th: Units 1, 2, & 3
  • Saturday, June 6th: Units 4, 5, & 6
  • Friday, June 19th: Units 7, 8, & 9
  • Saturday, June 20th: Units 10, 11, & 12 (Diagnostic 1-3)
  • Office: Units 13, 14, & 15
    Busines Plan & Policy and Procedure
  • Saturday, June 27th: Units 16, 17, & 18 (Diagnostic 4-5)
  • Friday, July 10th: Units 19, 20, & 21
  • Saturday, July 11th: Units 22, 23, & 24
  • Friday, July 17th: Units 25, 26, & 27
  • Saturday, July 18th: Units 28, 29, & 30 (MD Law 1-13)
  • Friday, July 24th: Units 31, 32, & 33
  • Saturday, July 25th: Units 34, 35, & 36 (Diagnostic 6-8)
  • Friday, July 31st: Units 37, 38, & 39 - Final Exam

Broker I – Real Estate Principles and Practices for Brokers

The Broker I class is 35 hours and meet for three sessions each day from 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. 

  • Required Textbook(s): 
  • Real Estate Brokerage: A Management Guide, 9th ed. Laurel D. McAdams and Joan M. Sobeck
  • Mastering Real Estate Principles, 7th ed. Gerald R. Cortesi 
  • Maryland Real Estate Practice & Law, 15th 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 for three session each day from 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. 

Required Textbook(s): 

  • Real Estate Brokerage: A Management Guide, 9th ed. Laurel D. McAdams and Joan M. Sobeck
  • Mastering Real Estate Principles, 7th ed. Gerald R. Cortesi
  • Maryland Real Estate Practice & Law, 15th 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 for three session each day from 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. 

Required Textbook(s): 

  • Mastering Real Estate Principles, 7th ed. Gerald R. Cortesi
  • Essentials of Real Estate Finance, 15th ed. David Sirota and Doris Barrell
  • Essentials of Real Estate Investment, 11th 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 for three session each day from 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. The final exam is on the last day of class. For the national portion of the exam, there are 80 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, 15th ed. Donald D. White

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