Knowledge is power, which is why locomotives run on burning encyclopedias. Chug toward new understandings with this Groupon.
$149 for a New York Real-Estate Salesperson Licensing Course ($425 Total Value)
- Enrollment in the 75-hour licensing course (a $375 value)
- Access to one group tutoring class (a $50 value)
- Lifetime job-placement assistance<p>
Fully approved by the Department of State, the salesperson licensing course is taught by New York City– and New York State–licensed instructors and guidance counselors. The course runs for a total of 75 hours that are divided into 20 modules of three to four hours each and covers topics such as client assessment and how to select an ideal broker. A flexible schedule lets students begin classes at any time and take classes in any order and earn their license in as little as 14 days or as many as 6 months. Along with having a sponsoring broker, students must complete the full course and pass the course test before being able to take the state licensing exam, which requires a passing score of at least 70%. This Groupon does not cover the cost of the course textbook.<p>
Ivy Real Estate Education
Ivy Real Estate Education preps its protégés for successful careers in real estate or for side ventures in real-estate investing. Professional, licensed instructors lead each course, uncorking their springs of knowledge during full curricula offered for aspiring salespersons, brokers, and home inspectors, as well as continuing-education services for established real-estate agents. More than just classes, the school establishes a professional community by throwing frequent networking parties where students can chat with representatives from firms about professional pursuits or a shared disdain for ugly tile. For more immediate educational needs, Ivy Real Estate Education also offers specialty courses in subjects such as computer training, mortgages, and public speaking.