Principles & Practices

Principles & Practices

The Principles and Practices (Real Estate Pre-licensing course) course meets the minimum requirements as set forth by Department of Consumer Protection, Real Estate Commission, however, it is not approved for Appraisal licensing purposes. We offer two sessions - a 5 week daytime session and a 10 week nightime session. Our classes are taught by popular instructors Fred Southwell and David Jones, who will provide you with a clear understanding of current theories and practices. 

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TOPICS INCLUDE: 
- Agency      - Contracts      - Environmental Issues
- Fair Housing   - Listing Agreements   - Buyer Representation
- Real Estate Financing   - Titles and Liens   - Licensing Law
         

Review our instructor biographies: https://www.gharonline.com/Education/Instructors/

Principles and Practices courses are continuous start programs.

DAYTIME 5-WEEK COURSE (60 hours):

  • Every Monday & Wednesday
    9am to 3:30pm

EVENING 10-WEEK COURSE (60 hours):

  • Every Monday & Wednesday
    6pm to 9pm

**Monday and Wednesday schedule is subject to adjust to accommodate Holidays and unexpected interruptions to the normal schedule, such as, inclement weather. **

The course fee: $525 and includes all required textbooks.

ONLINE REGISTRATION

Monday and Wednesday sessions are held at:
Greater Hartford Association of REALTORS®
430 New Park Avenue, Suite 202
Hartford, CT 06106
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Pre-registration is required. Sorry, we do not accept walk-in registrations. Each student must receive an email from GHAR with a confirmed start date prior to class.

If you have any questions, please call 860.561.1800.

Principles and Practices Course Policies

Cancellation Policy: Any cancellation will be subject to a processing fee of 10% of the tuition. Cancellation requests must be received prior to a student's start date. Tuition is non-refundable after the student's assigned start date.

Course Time: Arriving late or leaving early will result in forfeiting the class hours for that evening. You must be on time for class and remain in class until the end. The State requires that you complete 60 hours for classroom study.

Course Completion: All students must complete the course within one year from their original start date. If the course is not completed within one year, a student will be required to re-register, pay a new full tuition and complete the entire course.

Missed Classes: A student is not allowed to miss classes without making them up. 60 hours of Classroom study is required. If a student misses more than four classes they will not be eligible for any make-up classes and shall forfeit the tuition paid. Students missing more than four classes who wish to complete the courses must re-register and pay full tuition again for a new course. All class make-ups must be completed no later than 30 days after the completion date of the course.

Leave of Absence: A student may be eligible for a leave of absence either for a medical or military leave. All requests are to be submitted to Member Services at The Greater Hartford Association of REALTORS® in writing. Approval will be at the sole discretion of the Greater Hartford Association of REALTORS®.

Test Eligibility: Students will have one year from the date they complete the course to take the course exam. After one year, students will become ineligible to take the course exam and will have to re-register, pay the full tuition and complete the entire course again in order to re-establish their eligibility.

Re-take Test Fee: The initial test is free there is a $40 retake fee after the first fail. Students are not allowed to view the exam whether they pass or fail.

Special Accommodations: Any special requests or accommodations need to be presented to GHAR in writing prior to scheduling the course.

Class Absences: Any student who comes in late or leaves early will be counted as absent.

Holiday Hours:
Evening Course - 10 Week: If Monday falls on a holiday the classes will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday for that week.
Daytime Course - 5 Week: If Monday falls on a holiday the classes will be held on Wednesday and Friday for that week.

Inclement Weather: In the event of inclement weather, call the GHAR office after 7:00 AM for any class announcements or updates at 860-561-1800.