OUR REAL ESTATE SCHOOL TERMS AND POLICIES
Students are expected to be present in the classroom during the entire class session to receive credit / certificate for the required course hours. Students are required to fulfill the required of classroom attendance in order to successfully pass the course.
Current required course hours are:
- 60 hours of classroom time (for Principals and Practices Pre-License Course)
- 15 hours of classroom time (for 15-hour Pre-licensing and Elective Courses)
- 3 hours of classroom time (for Continuing Education Elective Courses)
Sign-in & sign-out is taken for each class session. It is the responsibility for each student
to sign in and sign out of the classroom. If either Sign-In or Sign-Out attendance forms are not signed, then the student will NOT receive credit for that class. Make-up exams may be offered with instructor’s approval. Students may not leave the classroom during class hours to make business/personal phone calls or conduct other business outside of the classroom. All students will receive credit for the time actually spent in class.
Punctuality for all classes is required. Late arrivals and/or leaving prior to class dismissal is not allowed due to the disruption to the other students. Students arriving more than 15 minutes late will need to sign-in with arrival TIME indicated along with student signature. State Regulations allow us to welcome latecomers up to 15 minutes after the class begins, and according to the instructors’ best judgment. In addition to disrupting the flow of the class, violation of this policy puts you and our license to do business in jeopardy. PLEASE BE MINDFUL OF TRAFFIC AND WEATHER CONDITIONS AND PLAN ACCORDINGLY!
Success in life and in learning requires discipline. Your success in the classroom will be impacted by your personal study habits. Principles and Practice, Broker P&P and Legal Compliance in particular are foundation courses that requires the student to read all of the text assignments and to consistently review the class notes and handouts. Successful course outcomes require not only your active participation in class but an additional investment in time outside of class to review and prepare for the next session. Developing an organized and disciplined approach to your studies is essential in preparing for the continuing educational and professional requirements of a career in Real Estate.
Students may register with full payment or make a deposit payment at registration as follows:
Salesperson Real Estate License Course (60hrs):
PayPal $200 Down Payment & 6 months to pay balance (per PayPal Credit terms)
Cash/Check/CCard $200 Down Payment & 3 weeks to pay balance.
Broker P&P & Legal Compliance Course (15hrs):
PayPal $150 Down Payment & 6 months to pay balance (per PayPal Credit terms)
Cash/Check/CCard $150 Down Payment & 1 week (class end) to pay balance.
If a student fails to notify CAPITAL Real Estate School of his/her decision to withdraw or transfer by phone or email, the student will be considered a drop-out and will NOT be entitled to cancellation refunds, rescheduling, etc.
Requests received before Noon (12:00 pm) on the last business day prior to the start of the first class session, will receive a tuition refund.
- NO REFUNDS will be made after the start of the second class session. Students are responsible to pay full course tuition.
- Students who have notified Capital Real Estate School of their intent to transfer to alternate Capital Real Estate School course will be allowed a maximum of two (2) change-transfers within one (1) year of their original class start date.
- The school reserves the right to expel any students who continue to miss excessive numbers of classes.
P&P Salesperson/Broker Candidate Course Requirements
The Connecticut DCP requires Salesperson and Broker Candidate applicants for a real estate sales license to:
- Attend 60 hours of classroom instruction before they can take the final course exams.
- Pass the course in-class final exam(s) with a score of at least 70%.
- Pass the National and State PSI administered exams with score of 70% each.
Our P&P Salesperson/Broker Candidate Course offers a total of 60 hours of classroom instruction. Students with outstanding tuition payments due are allowed to take the final exam but will not receive Certificate of Completion until full tuition payment of course is received.
Broker P&P & Legal Compliance 15-hour Candidate Course Requirements
The Connecticut DCP as of July 1st, requires all Broker Candidate applicants for a Broker Real Estate Sales License to:
- Have valid & active 2+ years Real Estate Salesperson License. (60-hours P&P previous course)
- Attend 15 hours Broker P&P course (no final exam necessary)
- Attend 15 hours Legal Compliance course (no final exam necessary)
- Attend two (2) 15 hour approved Elective Courses or approved equivalency
- Pass the National and State PSI administered exams with score of 75% each.
Our Broker Candidate mandatory Broker-P&P (15hrs) and Legal Compliance (15hrs) courses offers a total of 30 hours of classroom instruction. Our Property Management (15hrs) and Real Estate Investment (15hrs) courses offer an additional 30-hours and combined with the Broker Candidate Broker-P&P (15hrs) and Legal Compliance (15hrs) courses provides Broker Candidates with the required 60-hour classroom training needed to take the Broker License National and State PSI administered exams. Students with outstanding tuition payments due are allowed to take the final in-class classroom exams but will not receive Certificate of Completion until full tuition payment of course(s) is received.
60 hour Principal & Practices Salesperson:
At the end of this 60-hour course, if the student has satisfied the 60-hour attendance requirement and has paid in full tuition costs and has also achieved a passing grade of 70% or higher on the course Final exam, he/she will receive a 60 hour Certificate of Completion. This certificate is necessary to be eligible to apply to take the Connecticut Salesperson Licensing Examination.
15 hour Pre-Licensing and Elective Courses:
At the end of this 15-hour course, if the student has satisfied the 15-hour attendance requirement and has paid in full tuition costs, he/she will receive a 15-hour Certificate of Completion. This certificate is affords student to be eligible to apply to take the Connecticut Broker License examinations (if applicable) or as Continuing Education elective (as may be applicable).
3 hour Elective Courses:
At the end of this 3-hour CE course, if the student has satisfied the 3-hour attendance requirement and has paid in full CE tuition costs, he/she will receive a 3-hour Certificate of Completion. This certificate is affords student to be used as a Continuing Education elective.
Students who have not completed their classroom course hours within a one (1) year cycle of course commencement will be charged a $200 ‘Retake’ fee and no credit will be given to prior class hours completed for that course. Students who have not completed their classroom course hours within a two (2) year cycle will receive no discount or previous classroom hours credit.
Technology Use in Classroom
Use of laptops, iPads, Tablets, and/or other wireless notes capture devices are encouraged and permitted in the classroom. Students may take phone/tablet-pictures of Whiteboard and Classroom Monitor slide presentations during classroom hours. Audio Recording devices are not allowed at any time.
Students are enrolled in a course that will consist of multiple in-class quizzes and projects, guest speakers, and a final examination. To succeed, the student should take good notes on the daily classroom lectures, be on time for class, read the textbook topics before the class, and answer the questions at the end of each chapter before we review the subjects.
If you have any questions or concerns that you would like to discuss with Maria Depa outside of the classroom, please feel free to call Maria Depa, (or Igor Djuric or Iwona Niedzwieki) at (203) 692-5533. If you need general school information, please visit our website at: http://www.CapitalRealEstateSchool.com
Weather Related Closings (Cancelled Classes)
Please call Capital Real Estate School at (203) 692-5533 or go to our website http://www.CapitalRealEstateSchool.com after 9:30 am to listen to a pre-recorded message regarding the status of opening. If the Day classes are cancelled for any reason, then the corresponding Night classes will also be cancelled. Students can make-up class in subsequent rain-date session(s).