Real Estate FinanceResidential Construction

This is a Pennsylvania State Real Estate Commission-developed course useful in obtaining a Pennsylvania real estate broker license.

After taking this course, the student will be able to:

  • identify and explain the structural components of a house and how they function;
  • explain the positives and negatives of various exterior wall coverings, windows, doors, how they are installed, and problems which may develop;
  • identify and explain the causes and effects of condensation and identify potential solutions; and the installation, potential problems, costs, and maintenance of various types of roofs;
  • identify and explain various types of both heating and air conditioning systems as well as life expectancies, efficiencies, and replacement costs; and various types of electrical services, cable sizes, and overload protection.

Course Information

  • This is a four-day, 30-hour course.
  • It is categorized as Pennsylvania State Real Estate Commission-developed. See the Polley Associates free Pennsylvania Broker Guide for more information.
  • It is worth two credits toward earning a Pennsylvania real estate broker license.
  • Depending on Commission requirements issued during any renewal cycle, it has the potential to fulfill up to 14 hours of mandatory continuing education for salesperson’s or broker’s license renewal.

Price: $350.

Student Material: This course may be accompanied by in-class materials distributed by Polley Associates.

Last updated 20190326