Hours Required by the Virginia Real Estate Board: 16 hours.
•8 mandatory hours
o3 hours in Ethics & Standards of Conduct;
o2 hours in Fair Housing;
o1 hour in Legal Updates and Emerging Trends (to include flood zone areas and the National Flood Insurance Program);
o1 hour in Real Estate Agency; and
o1 hour in Real Estate Contracts
•8 elective hours
Seat Time: The Virginia Real Estate Board requires a timing device for all online virtual classroom courses to ensure that courses cannot be completed in less time than the approved credit hours. Please note that your course will time out after several minutes of inactivity.
Required Course Notarized Affidavit: The Virginia Real Estate Board requires a licensee to file a notarized affidavit certifying compliance with the education provider’s course requirements or with the licensee's own records at the conclusion of each distance education course.
Expiration Date of Course: Course expiration dates vary but are generally 6 months after the date of enrollment.
Certificate: With few exceptions, online course completion certificates are available for download at course conclusion and posted directly to your student dashboard.