7/1/19-6/30/20 Salesperson & Broker Required Module--Agency, Fair Housing & Energy Efficiency


This course covers agency law, its history, foundation, and Minnesota license laws regarding agency relationships in a real estate transaction. This course also examines federal fair housing law, its history, laws, and regulations. Prohibitions under the federal Fair Housing Act and the Minnesota Human Rights Act will be covered. The energy efficiency portion of the course covers the importance of home energy assessments in existing homes and provides an overview of the Minnesota market for energy efficiency in new homes and building codes. It also covers the need and importance of a pre-construction HERS report and provide resources for more information.

This course meets the 3.75-hour mandatory continuing education course requirement for salespersons and brokers

Learning Objectives

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • understand agency law and Minnesota license laws on agency relationships
  • explain the requirements of the federal Fair Housing Act
  • understand the protections afforded by the Minnesota Human Rights Act
  • describe what are prohibited acts under fair housing law
  • understand why energy efficiency matters
  • recognize what makes a home green
  • describe how home energy assessments are conducted for existing homes
  • explain the importance of the pre-construction HERS report
  • be better equipped to serve buyers and sellers in today's complex real estate transactions

Designed For

Minnesota brokers and salespersons

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