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Course Provider Name:Allied Real Estate Schools
CalBRE Sponsor ID #2758
Provider Telephone #(800) 542-5543
Provider Website Address:www.alliedschools.com
Provider Address:22952 Alcalde Drive Laguna Hills, CA 92653

Salesperson / Broker General Information (CA ONLY)

Courses:

  • Escrows - 1670-97
  • Legal Aspects of Real Estate - 3192-10
  • Property Management - 3008-08
  • Real Estate Appraisal - 2383-06
  • Real Estate Economics - 3228-10
  • Real Estate Finance - 2011-04
  • Real Estate Office Administration - 3166-09
  • Real Estate Practice – 2410-06
  • Real Estate Principles – 1523-94

Prices / Enroll Info

The more courses you enroll in, the less expensive each course is (see table below).

  • 1 course - $88.00 ($88.00 each)
  • 2 courses - $149.00 ($74.50 each)
  • 3 courses - $219.00 ($73.00 each)
  • 4 courses - $289.00 ($72.25 each)
  • 5 courses - $349.00 ($69.80 each)
  • 6 courses - $409.00 ($68.17 each)
  • 7 courses - $459.00 ($65.57 each)
  • 8 courses - $509.00 ($63.63 each)

Completion Time

You must spend at least 2 ½ weeks (18 days) on the course before you take your final exam. The18-day time period begins on the date you enroll in the course. You must complete the course within one year from the date you enrolled. If the final exam is not completed within one year, the course will expire and no credit will be given toward any part of the course. If you want to continue with the course, you will have to re-enroll and pay an additional fee. You may only complete two courses in any five-week period. If you are taking more than two courses at the same time, the other course(s) must wait their turn. The maximum time allowed for completion of your course(s) is 1 year from the date of enrollment. Courses may be completed within the time frames listed below:

  • 1 course – 2 ½ weeks
  • 2 Courses—5 weeks
  • 3 Courses—7 1/2 weeks
  • 4 Courses—10 weeks
  • 5 Courses—12 1/2 weeks
  • 6 Courses—15 weeks
  • 7 Courses—17 1/2 weeks
  • 8 Courses—20 weeks

Quizzes and Final Exam

The course consists of reading comprehension questions at the end of each chapter, and quizzes that are available online. Quizzes are not required to complete the course. The final exam is the only item that must be submitted to Allied for grading. If you choose to take your quizzes and final exam online , they can only be accessed with your unique username and password given to you at your time of enrollment. In order to get credit for the course you must pass the open-book, 100-item multiple-choice final exam with a score of 70% or higher. You will have 3 hours to complete the exam. If you fail the final exam you may retake the exam free of charge but must wait at least 18 days. Additionally, you will be permitted to retake the exam as many times as necessary as long as your enrollment is current. When you are ready to take your final exam go to iBoard.alliedschools.com, Click the “final exam” link that is posted on the left side of your screen. Read each question and click the circle next to the answer you select. When you are finished click “SUBMIT” to see your score. If you have not completed the exam after the 3-hour timeframe is up, the exam will stop, and it will be graded as is. The exam cannot be downloaded, printed, or copied. Once you have completed the course, please take a moment to fill out the California Bureau of Real Estate’s course evaluation form located at www.bre.ca.gov.

What to bring

The final exam is open-book, which means that you may use the course textbook when taking the final. The course textbook is the only book you may use during the final exam. Slide rules or silent, battery operated, electronic pocket-sized calculators which do not have a print-out capability or an alphabetic keyboard may be used if desired. A valid photo I.D. is also required.

Course Titles and Descriptions*:

  • Agency (Approval #:1076) – A 3-hour continuing education course which covers agency relationships, how they are created and how they are terminated.
  • Ethics (Approval #:1077) – A 3-hour continuing education course which covers ethical requirements for licensees and violations of the real estate law.
  • Fair Housing (Approval #:1074) – A 3-hour continuing education course which covers California fair housing laws, federal fair housing laws, and discrimination.
  • Risk Management (Approval #:1072) – A 3-hour continuing education course which covers how disciplinary actions, disputes, mediation, arbitration, and lawsuits can be avoided if real estate professionals limit exposure and manage risks in their daily routine.
  • Trust Fund Handling (Approval #:1073) – A 3-hour continuing education course which covers trust funds, how transactions are stated, trust fund liability, and accounting records.
  • Financing Options to Increase Sales (Approval #:1075) – A 15-hour continuing education course which covers financing options that are available to prospective buyers to help real estate agents increase sales.
  • Protect Yourself and Your Clients (Approval #:1078) – A 15-hour continuing education course which covers different types of property and loan disclosures, such as fire protection and environmental hazard disclosures, local ordinances and taxes, tax withholding, and mortgage loan and seller financing and disclosure statements. *The 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 sponsor, instructor, authors, or lecturers.

*The 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 sponsor, instructor, authors, or lecturers.

Date and Location: Not Applicable (100% Online Courses)
Method of Course Presentation: All of Allied’s continuing education courses are 100% online.

Prices and Enrollment Information:

Allied Schools’ continuing education course is sold as listed:

  • 45-Hour License Renewal* (Agency, Ethics, Fair Housing, Risk Management, Trust Fund Handling, Financing Options to Increase Sales, and Protect Yourself and Your Clients) – $67.00
  • 15-Hour License Renewal* (Agency, Ethics, Fair Housing, Risk Management, Trust Funds Handling) - $57.00
* CalBRE does not approve packages but rather approves the individual courses

Course Completion Time Limits:

Minimum Time Frame
You must spend the minimum required classroom* hours in this course. As such, you will not be permitted to access the Final Exam until you have logged the appropriate hours and have successfully passed all required assignments. If you complete the coursework before the required minute mark, please log the appropriate time by reviewing the units.

Required Classroom* Hours:
  • Agency – 3 Hours
  • Ethics – 3 Hours
  • Fair Housing – 3 Hours
  • Risk Management – 3 Hours
  • Trust Funds Handling – 3 Hours
  • Financing Options to Increase Sales – 15 Hours
  • Protect Yourself and Your Clients – 15 Hours

Click on the icon in the Toolbar to view the time you have accumulated. Once the total equals the required time and you have completed all of the required assignments, you will be granted access to the Final Exam.

*Classroom hours are measured using a 50 minute hour.

Maximum Time Frame This course must be completed within one year from the time of initial enrollment.

Quizzes and Final Exam

This is a linear course, which means that you must proceed through the content in a sequential order. As you proceed through the content, you will encounter quizzes and exams. Both must be passed in order to proceed. Scores of 70% or better are required to pass each graded assignment. You may attempt quizzes as many times as necessary to pass without penalty. If you do not pass an exam, you must retake another version of the exam. If you do not pass an exam on your second attempt, you must start that module from the beginning.

The number of questions and the time requirement for each final exam is dictated by the CalBRE per the Commissioner Regulations Article 25, 3007.3(f).

  • Agency: 15 multiple choice questions, 15 Minutes
  • Ethics: 15 multiple choice questions, 15 Minutes
  • Fair Housing: 15 multiple choice questions, 15 Minutes
  • Risk Management: 15 multiple choice questions, 15 Minutes
  • Trust Fund Handling: 15 multiple choice questions, 15 Minutes
  • Financing Options to Increase Sales: 40 multiple choice questions, 40 Minutes
  • Protect Yourself and Your Clients: 40 multiple choice questions, 40 Minutes

If you do not pass an exam, you must retake another version of the exam. If you do not pass an exam on your second attempt, you must start that module from the beginning.

Grading Criteria:

The minimum passing percentage for continuing education courses is 70%. Please note that since you are enrolled in Allied Real Estate School, live lectures are not required to pass the course.

What to Bring:

The final exam is open-book, which means that you may use the course booklet (if purchased) when taking the exam. The course booklet is the only book you may use during the final exam. A valid photo I.D. is also required. When you are ready to take your final exam log-on to www.alliedschools.com, click “student log-in”, and enter your unique username and password that was given to you at your time of enrollment. You will then click the “final exam” link that is posted on your homepage. Read each question and click the circle next to the answer you select. When you are finished click “Submit” to see your score. If you have not completed the exam after the allotted time is up, the exam will stop, and it will be graded as is. The final exam cannot be downloaded or printed. Your score on the final exam is your course grade. Once you have completed the course, please take a moment to fill out the Bureau of Real Estate’s course evaluation form located at http://bre.ca.gov/.

Refund Policy

Within the first five (5) business days after enrollment,

  • If you wish to cancel and you have not submitted any course assignments, you have the right to receive a full refund of all charges, except shipping. In this case, you are asked to refuse all shipments from Allied Schools. If you have already received the course materials, we request you to ship the course materials back to Allied Business Schools promptly.
  • If you have completed at least one assignment in any of the enrolled course(s) within the first five (5) business days after enrollment, you will not be eligible to receive a full refund. In this case, your refund for the course(s) with submitted assignment(s) will be calculated in the same way as “after the fifth business day from enrollment” explained below.
After the fifth business day from enrollment, but before the enrollment termination date (see termination date in the enrollment agreement),
  • If you wish to cancel after the fifth business day but before any assignments are submitted, you are entitled to a full refund minus (1) shipping and (2) a non-refundable 20% portion of the course cost, total not to exceed $200 (10% not to exceed $100 for Nevada Students enrolled in ABS’s real estate licensing course), to offset Allied’s administrative costs.
  • If you have completed at least one assignment in any enrolled course but no more than 50% of the assignments in the course and you wish to withdraw, you are entitled to receive a prorated refund based on the following formula:
    • Refundable Tuition is the remaining amount after the deduction of (1) shipping and (2) a non-refundable 20% portion of the course cost (total not to exceed $200) (10% not to exceed $100 for Nevada Students enrolled in ABS’s real estate licensing course).
    • If you have completed 10% or less of the course, 10% of the Refundable Tuition will be deducted.
    • If you have completed between 10.1% and 25% of the course, 25% of the Refundable Tuition will be deducted.
    • If you have completed between 25.1% and 50% of the course, 50% of the Refundable Tuition will be deducted.
    • The remaining amount after such deduction described above will be the amount owed to you for the course.
  • If you have completed more than 50% of the course and wish to withdraw, you would not be entitled to a refund for the course. Please return the course materials to Allied Business Schools when canceling or withdrawing from the enrolled course(s). The tax amount paid for the course(s) is only refundable when the course materials are returned.

Correspondence Course Identification Statement:

Participants shall enter and verify one of the following forms of identification immediately before accessing 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.

Online Evaluation Statement:

A course and instructor evaluation is available on the California Bureau of Real Estate (CalBRE) website at http://bre.ca.gov/. Access this form by typing in “RE 318A” in the search box located in the upper right corner of the home page.

*CalBRE (formerly DRE) Disclaimer Statement:

  • These courses are 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 sponsor, instructor, authors, and lecturers.
  • CalBRE does not approve packages but rather approves the individual courses.

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