Welcome to West Virginia Real Estate Education
The real estate industry encompasses many areas of opportunity for those who are looking for a career where there is no limit on how far one can go in obtaining their goal, whether be a financial goal, a goal of independence, a goal of helping others or just a goal to control ones destiny, the real estate industry offers all of that.
The real estate industry has many separate businesses within its umbrella, such as real estate brokerage, appraisal, property management, financing, subdivision and development, counseling, and education. Of course, there are many specializations within those areas such as business brokerage, community association manager, time-share sales, etc.
How does one get started? Most real estate professionals' career start with the pre-license real estate course. This basic 90 Hour West Virginia Principles Course gives the student the overall layout of the real estate industry and the understanding of the principles, practices and laws of the state of West Virginia. The West Virginia Real Estate Commission wants students to know West Virginia Real Estate License Act - WV Code §30-40 and West Virginia Legislative Rules dealing with real estate law. This is important, not only to get ones career off legally, but to give the student an overall vision of the opportunities in the real estate business. Many real estate professionals, once in the business, start to narrow their field of interest and become a specialist in one of the many areas of the business that are available.
Cooke Real Estate School ® brings technology to the fingertips of its students in its pre-license course by using the most advanced and latest of on-line distance learning software to provide this experience. The opportunity of the internet gives the student a lot more flexibility as to when and how they want to take the pre-license real estate license course. Whether you live in a large area like Charleston or Huntington or a smaller city like Marlinton, Parkersburg, Elkins, Hamlin or Pineville, you can easily acquire a real estate license or just take the course to give one the basics of the wonderful world of real estate. Every person needs to have some basic knowledge of real estate, even if you are just purchasing your homestead.