Georgia License Law

Overview

This course provides a comprehensive overview of current Georgia license law governing the licensing and conduct of real estate professionals. It explores the licensing requirements for brokers, salespersons, and community association managers, the procedures to be followed when handling trust account funds, and the responsibilities of qualifying brokers and affiliated licensees when a license is transferred to another firm. The course also explores advertising requirements, agency relationships, and various acts that are considered unfair trade practices.

This course satisfies the mandatory, three-hour license law requirement that is part of Georgia's mandatory 36 hours of continuing education for license renewal every four years.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • explain the duties owed by a broker engaged by a seller, buyer, landlord, or tenant
  • identify the requirements and responsibilities of qualifying brokers
  • distinguish the duties that unlicensed support personnel may and may not perform
  • identify the steps licensees must take to safeguard trust account funds
  • understand how to comply with Georgia's advertising rules and regulations
  • properly follow the process of offer presentation, including the handling of multiple offers
  • describe the disclosure rules that apply to commissions, fees, rebates, and referrals
  • recognize acts identified as unfair trade practices and the disciplinary actions that the Georgia Real Estate Commission may impose

Designed For

Real estate professionals in Georgia
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