Real Estate

The current down housing market is bound to pick up, and what better way to pass the time than by earning or boosting real estate credentials at Manchester Community College. Be prepared to go right to work when good times return.

Prepare to Take the Certification Exams

Manchester Community College Credit-Free Programs offers several courses designed to prepare people to take the Connecticut real estate licensing exams.

All of the real estate courses offered at MCC for licensure and continuing education have been filed with and approved by the State of Connecticut Real Estate Commission. All MCC courses meet or exceed the minimum requirements as outlined by the State of Connecticut.

Real estate salespersons and brokers must fulfill educational requirements to qualify for State of Connecticut mandated exams. The educational requirements for Connecticut are as follows:

Real Estate Salesperson (total of 60 hours)

  • Principles and Practices of Real Estate (60 hours)

Real Estate Broker (total of 120 hours)

  • Principles and Practices of Real Estate (60 hours)
  • Real Estate  Legal Compliance (15 hours)
  • Real Estate Brokerage Principles and Practices (15 hours)
  • Two 15-hour electives (30 hours) … or 20 real estate transactions in the previous five years (a “real estate transaction” defined as a legal transfer of real property or execution of a lease agreement).

For more information on the State of Connecticut Real Estate Commission, please visit the Department of Consumer Affairs website:

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MCC also offers periodically a variety of Continuing Education courses with credits approved, or pending approval, for maintaining licensure for salespeople and brokers, as well as courses of interest to people who may want to buy and sell houses, become a landlord, or flip properties:

  • CT Real Estate Legal Review and Update
  • Due Diligence for Real Estate Professionals
  • Foreclosure and Bankruptcy
  • Buying Foreclosed Property
  • Current Laws in Condominium Law
  • Basic Title Searching
  • Fair Housing Laws for Real Estate Agents and Brokers
  • Mortgage Loan Documentation

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