Change is Good... Very Good!by Betty Winn on 04/02/16
It has been too long since I wrote on my blog. So let’s get up to date! The school has been very busy in the first quarter of 2016. Eighteen out of twenty-one students have passed their state exams the first time. That is an 86% pass ratio.
We brought on some new instructors to help with our first ever morning pre-licensing course to complement our normal afternoon and evening sessions. The morning class students graduate this week and will take their finals the following Monday. After three months of marketing the next morning session, which was supposed to start mid-April, we did not receive enough interest to proceed. We have scheduled the next morning session for mid-August.
Our continuing education schedule for this year has been consistent with two in January and one in both February and March.
We are offering a free class in April presented by Arizona Department of Water Resources and sponsored by Empire West Title Agency. There is no continuing education credit for this class but real estate professionals sometimes need the information not just CE credit.
May brings a special CE class titled “A more detailed look at 1031 Tax Deferred Exchanges”. Carmine DiFulvio of First American Exchange Company will be our instructor. Empire West Title Agency and OnQFinancial are our sponsors.
We have the six hour ADRE required Contract Writing classes scheduled monthly through June. Existing licensees can take this class along with the new licensee candidates and receive continuing education credit.
Information for all our classes can be found under the Licensing Course, CE Prescott or Contract Writing tabs.
The next step for Winn School of Real Estate is to offer online continuing education courses. We also want to present computer-based pre-licensing in the future. We are working with World Continuing Education Alliance to create and develop our first CE class. Our hope is to be live before the end of summer.
Well, that wraps up the update. Please check in once in a while and I will try to write more often.