STEP 1. COMPLETE YOUR ON-LINE COURSE MATERIALS. Complete all on-line computer course modules within 180 days from the date of purchase.
STEP 2. SUBMIT YOUR ELECTRONIC AFFIDAVIT PRIOR TO THE COURSE EXPIRATION DATE. Upon completion of a course, an electronic affidavit will display on your screen which must be submitted PRIOR to your course expiration date. Georgia MLS Training Institute must be able to verify that you submitted your electronic affidavit.
STEP 3. CERTIFICATION Upon completion of a course (excluding Salesperson Prelicense, Postlicense, Broker Prelicense and Appraisal Qualifying courses), your certification information is sent electronically to the Georgia Real Estate Commission within two business days from the date it was received. You will not receive a certificate. Contact the GREC to verify receipt of your hours by calling 404-656-3916 or visit their website at www.grec.state.ga.us. The Salesperson Prelicense, Postlicense, Broker Prelicense and Appraisal Qualifying courses require a proctored final examination. Please see "Final Examination" below.
METHODS OF INSTRUCTION AND INSTRUCTOR INFORMATION The method of instruction used in the course is on-line. All course material is provided in the form of an interactive tutorial on the computer and does not require in-class hours. Should you have questions regarding real estate course content, the Director of Education, Bob Hart 770-493-9000, will be glad to assist you. Should you have questions regarding appraiser course content, the course instructor, Wade Gaddy 770-631-1000, will be glad to assist you.
ATTENDANCE Because the courses are approved and administered as on-line courses, they do not require a set class schedule. Consequently, the attendance policy requires only that you complete all course requirements previously set forth.
HOMEWORK Required homework assignments (if applicable) must be completed satisfactorily before taking a school final examination (if required). Georgia MLS Training Institute must be able to verify that you submitted your electronic affidavit.
COURSE COMPLETION All Hondros Learning™ courses must be completed within 180 days from the date of purchase. A maximum of three extensions may be purchased (if applicable), each extending the course 60 days from the expiration date.
FINAL EXAMINATION Only the Salesperson Prelicense, Postlicense, Broker Prelicense and Appraiser Qualifying courses require a final examination. Georgia MLS Training Institute must be able to verify that you submitted your electronic affidavit and completed the required homework (if applicable) BEFORE you are allowed to sit for a final examination. All testing must be completed within one (1) year from the date of purchase. To pass a final examination, you must make a 72% or better. The Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) examination requires a 74% or better to pass. Should you fail, you will be allowed one (1) retake. Two (2) retakes are allowed for USPAP.
Final examinations are by appointment only. Login to your account to schedule a final exam appointment. Once you schedule an appointment, you will receive an email confirmation with instructions. You must arrive at least fifteen (15) minutes before your scheduled appointment time. Late arrivals are not permitted. Should you need to reschedule or cancel your appointment, you must do so at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance, or you will be assessed a $25 no-show fee at your next appointment booking.
GRADING You are required to complete all lessons on the computer. If the course requires a final examination, you must achieve a passing score.
SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS Click here to view the Hondros Learning system requirements.
SCHOOL INFORMATION AND APPROVAL Georgia MLS Training Institute is an approved real estate school by the Georgia Real Estate Commission for the purpose of offering Georgia-approved salesperson prelicense, broker prelicense, postlicense and continuing education courses. Our school approval code is 228 and the renewal date is December 31, 2023. Georgia MLS Training Institute is also an approved appraisal school by the Georgia Real Estate Appraisers Board for the purpose of offering Georgia-approved Appraiser Qualifying courses and a variety of appraisal continuing education courses. Our school approval code is 016 and the renewal date is December 31, 2021.
RECRUITING No recruiting for employment opportunities for any real estate brokerage firm is allowed in this class or on the school premises. Report promptly any effort to recruit on behalf of a brokerage firm by anyone including a fellow student to Georgia MLS Training Institute Director of Education, Bob Hart, at 770-493-9000 or the Georgia Real Estate Commission. Commission Rule 520-2-.02(10) (formerly Rule 520-2-.15).
REFUNDS Continuing education and postlicense on-line fees are non-refundable. Prelicense course fees are refundable within seven (7) calendar days of purchase. Upon receipt of course materials, a credit will be issued. Customer is responsible for all shipping charges. No refunds will be made after seven (7) calendar days of purchase. Tuition is valid for one (1) year from the date of purchase.
NON-DISCRIMINATION Georgia MLS Training Institute will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, familial or handicap status in the establishment of fees, entrance qualifications or standards for successful completion of any course.
RETURNED CHECKS Any applicant who has a returned check due to insufficient funds will be assessed a $25.00 service charge.
CHANGES Scheduled dates, locations, policies and prices are subject to change without notice. The Georgia MLS policies stated here supersede the Hondros Learning policies that are provided within the course.
ENROLLMENT TRANSFER No student may transfer his/her enrollment application and/or paid tuition to another student or to a different course.
SCHOOL RECORDS Georgia MLS Training Institute will maintain the following information in each student record for a period of at least five years: student's name, address, real estate and/or appraiser license number, date of enrollment, course title, and records reflecting attendance and certifying score.
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