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7/1/17-6/30/18 Required Module: Agency, Fair Housing & Special Entities Authority

7/1/17-6/30/18 Required Module: Agency, Fair Housing & Special Entities Authority


Course Credit Hrs.
7/1/17-6/30/18 Required Module: Agency, Fair Housing & Special Entities Authority 3.75
This is the 3.75 hour general module for 2017-2018. This course includes 1 hour of Agency and 1 hour of Fair Housing. This course also satisifies the 1-hour broker module requirement.

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  • Proactively practicing competent agency and promoting fair housing improves customer satisfaction. Your duties under these requirements foster increased trust in the real estate industry, and help it continue to expand.

    This course outlines the processes involved in complex real estate transactions. Powers of Attorney, Trusts, and Estates may each be used in similar circumstances, but each have their own conditions and obligations. We will also cover the concerns of representing a buyer or seller who is in the process of separating from a spouse, and how those concerns change in different stages of separation.

    This is the 3.75 hour general module for 2017-2018. This course includes 1 hour of Agency and 1 hour of Fair Housing. This course also satisfies the 1-hour broker module requirement

    Please visit the MN Department of Commerce's website regarding the 2017-2018 required module for additional information and exemption requirements.
  • Section 1: Agency Law
    Chapter 1: History of Agency Law
    Chapter 2: Foundations for Agency Law
    Chapter 3: Agency Relationships in RE Transactions
    Section 2: Fair Housing
    Chapter 1: History of Fair Housing Law
    Chapter 2: Prohibited Acts
    Chapter 3: Homeownership and Race in Minnesota
    Section 3: Special Entities
    Chapter 1: Powers of Attorney
    Chapter 2: Trusts
    Chapter 3: Estates
    Chapter 4: Those Lacking Capacity
    Section 4: Married Persons and Corporate Entities
    Chapter 1: Married Persons and Divorces
    Chapter 2: Corporate Purchasers and Sellers
  • Instructors:
    Jim Tice
    Lynn Leegard

    Jim Tice has been a real estate instructor for over 20 years, and has taught thousands of real estate agents and brokers in classrooms and online. He is a member of the Real Estate Educators Association (REEA), and is certified as an online instructor by the International Distance Education Certification Center (IDECC).

    Jim entered the real estate business in 1977, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He has been inducted into a national real estate Hall of Fame, an honor granted to less than 1% of agents nationwide. Jim has served as regional trainer for a national real estate franchise, and as a real estate manager he continues to train and coach new and experienced real estate agents.

    Jim has served for many years on the Minnesota Association of REALTORS® Professional Standards Committee, both as a panel member and as a hearing chairperson, and he has served on the Minneapolis Association of REALTORS® Board of Directors.

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    Lynn Leegard is an attorney, specializing in real estate law, and a Minnesota real estate broker. She is a Graduate of the Realtors Institute (GRI), and is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM). She has served on several committees at the local, state and national association of Realtors®.  Lynn has served as the president of the Minnesota Association of Realtors® and Regional Vice President for the National Association of Realtors®.  She has taught real estate courses since 1994, and continues to teach live classes for MNAR.



According to MN Statute 45.30 (c), “A Licensee must not receive credit for more than eight hours of continuing education in one day.” The date you receive credit for our courses is the date you complete the final exam, according to Central Standard Time. It is your responsibility to keep track of how many credits you have earned each day.

Continuing Ed Express will submit your MN real estate continuing education course completions to the Minnesota Dept. of Commerce through Pulse Portal. Please enter your correct MN real estate license number at the end of each course in order to avoid delays in reporting. Visit to review your CE course completion history. 

View details about the Minnesota CE Required Module on the MN Dept. of Commerce's website. Visit the Minnesota Department of Commerce website for more information about continuing education requirements. 

Need to get your real estate license? See MN Pre-License courses.


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