GLAR Online Education

The Greater Louisville Association of REALTORS® is excited to share that we are now offering online continuing education, post license education, and more through our own dedicated education portal!
You can complete your online classes from anywhere and at your convenience through GLAR. We offer a variety of classes that meet your educational and professional development needs.  Check out the list of courses below and get started!

Important information on online courses taken through our portal:

Access:
All of the online courses allow access for 6 months from the date of purchase. Your completion date of the course determines the year the credit will be issued. You may review any portion of the course you have completed within 6 months – even after you have received your certificate of completion. The course will be available to you throughout your 6 month time-frame.

Compliance:
To be in compliance with the Kentucky Real Estate Commission (KREC), you will be required to complete an affidavit, take an online final exam, and complete the survey at the end of each course.

Final Exam:
A final exam score of 75% or greater is required to pass and two (2) retakes are allowed for each of the above courses.

Reporting & Certificate of Completion:
Once you have successfully completed your online course, GLAR will report your completion and credit hours to the Kentucky Real Estate Commission (KREC) on your behalf. Your completion certificate for each course will be available on your online portal account for your records.

Tech Support (Dearborn):
Contact for technical issues including problems accessing your course, navigating through the course or if you get locked out. Tech support will be available via email during regular business hours. M-Th: 8am-10pm (ET), Fr: 8am-9pm (ET)  at 1- 888-213-5124 or REtechsupport@dearborn.com.

Get Started!

Click here (or on the class title links below) to access the GLAR online education portal and then select Continuing Education, and then course title to begin.


Online Course Offerings for Credit in Kentucky

COURSE TITLE: Essentials of Technology and Data Security

CREDIT:
CE | 3hrs Elective
PLE | 3hrs Technology & Data Security
COST: $45.00

Learn how to practically apply data security and law to your brokerage with this online course. In this course, you will learn why it’s critical to protect client and company data, including the primary federal laws that govern data security and privacy. You will also learn about proper data destruction, how data breaches occur, five key principles of a sound data security policy, and FBI recommendations for preventing cybercrime. By the conclusion of the course, you will be able to apply your knowledge to practical application case studies and have a clear understanding of what your brokerage’s policies and procedures should be regarding data security and privacy.

Key Benefits:

  • Comply with data security and privacy laws
  • Be able to form sound brokerage policies and procedures around data security and privacy
  • Learn through reading, instructional videos, and practical application exercise

COURSE TITLE: Real Estate Contracts: Essential and Beyond

CREDIT:
CE | 3hrs Law and 3hrs Elective | 6 Total Hours
PLE | 6hrs Contracts
COST: $65.00

Avoid common pitfalls of real estate contracts with this course. This course covers the essential elements of a contract and lease. Explore the fundamentals of preparing a sales contract, including financing and contingencies, as well as amendments, addenda, and defaults. This course also concludes with common contract mistakes and examples of what to look for to avoid common pitfalls.


COURSE TITLE: Real Estate Finance

CREDIT:
CE | 3hrs Elective
PLE | 3hrs Finance
COST: $45.00

This course provides the basics of an all-important concept in real estate: financing! It identifies financing instruments, describes the process for the origination and processing of a mortgage loan, and explains the effects of various federal laws on the real estate industry. Key terms, case studies, and unit quizzes make this a great resource for staying informed in today’s real estate economy.


COURSE TITLE: The CIC Paper Chase

CREDIT:
CE |  3hrs Elective
PLE | 3hrs Disclosure
COST: $45.00

Gain the knowledge you need to represent clients skillfully in common interest community (CIC) transactions! Learn about the required documents you need to secure for your buyer’s time-sensitive review. Many potential real estate buyers are intrigued about owning a property with shared amenities and services they would not be able to afford on their own, but they should be knowledgeable about the fees and limitations associated with these properties. You’ll also learn what to spot in those documents to help your clients determine whether the properties they are considering are sound investments.

Key Benefits:

  • Understand your role and the value you bring to your clients by identifying the key documents to review
  • Spot red flags to help your clients avoid potential bad investments
  • Help your clients determine the financial health of their real estate
  • Learn how to uncover hidden costs, so your clients aren’t caught off guard

COURSE TITLE: 2022/2024 Association Ethics

CREDIT:
CE |  3hrs Elective
Fulfills NAR Mandated Ethics Requirement for members for Cycle 7
NO PLE

COST: $39.00

Based on Everyday Ethics in Real Estate, this course presents the National Association of REALTORS® Code of Ethics and information on making ethical decisions in a 3-hour format that can be used to fulfill NAR’s ethics training requirement. Through an in-depth discussion of the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice, you will be able to understand the responsibilities and duties required of REALTORS® and how the code can be used as a guide to proper conduct for all real estate practitioners. It includes case studies and interpretations based on actual situations of alleged unethical conduct.

Key Benefits:

  • This course satisfies the National Association of REALTORS®’s ethics requirements when provided by a board or association of REALTORS®.
  • You will examine the common ethical issues you may encounter in your real estate career.
  • To test your understanding of ethics, you will be presented with the facts in the study and then asked to decide what the ethical outcome should be.
  • Select case studies in the course have been animated to make the content interesting and memorable.

COURSE TITLE: Avoiding Deceptive Practices

CREDIT:
CE | 3hrs Elective
NO PLE
COST: $39.00

Make sure you know and follow marketing guidelines! Advances in marketing technology and methodology are great for business, but they can be worrisome for regulators who are responsible for ensuring consumers aren’t being deceived through ads and testimonials. This online course is designed to provide you with the knowledge you need to protect consumers and to fulfill the disclosure and transparency requirements of federal law and regulations by avoiding business practices that can result in consumer confusion and deception. Learning objectives and key concepts are reinforced with video instruction, as well as interactive practice activities, quick quizzes, and unit exams.

Key Benefits:

  • Understand how to meet the requirements for transparent advertising and marketing
  • Learn how to protect yourself against complaints
  • Interactive activities bolster your key concept instruction
  • Quick quizzes test your topic comprehension after each video

COURSE TITLE: Buyer Representation in Real Estate

CREDIT:
CE | 3hrs Law and 3hrs Elective
NO PLE
COST: $59.00

This course offers a great introduction for buyer agents. In this course, you will learn the legal and technical aspects of buyer representation, including such things as due diligence and fiduciary duties. You will explore the exposure you have when representing buyers and how a good risk management plan can help protect you and your clients. The online course includes interactive exercises and features unit exam questions.


COURSE TITLE: Fair Housing

CREDIT:
CE | 3hrs Elective
NO PLE
COST: $39.00

Establish smart business practices that comply with fair housing laws. As a real estate professional, you must contend with ever-increasing regulations. Although the Federal Fair Housing Act has been in force for more than 50 years, the way it is applied to everyday real estate continues to evolve. Learn what you need to know to make sure you are following the law. This course applies the law to today’s marketplace, including fair housing issues commonly found in advertising. This course provides a new look at prohibited conduct and offers some practical applications to help keep you in compliance.

Key Benefits:

  • Case studies throughout the course demonstrate real-world applications of fair housing laws and regulations
  • Key terms and a glossary highlight essential vocabulary and provide a handy reference to specific terms
  • References to useful Websites and other resources help you find additional information on specific topics
  • Reinforce what you learn with interactive exercises, quick quizzes, and end-of-unit exams

COURSE TITLE: Kentucky Core Course

CREDIT:
CE | 6hrs Law OR CORE | 6 hrs
NO PLE
COST: $65.00

Satisfy your Kentucky Core CE requirement with this interactive course! This six-hour, online course meets Kentucky continuing education requirements, which are required of every active licensee once every four years, including three hours relating to real estate law. You will learn what you need to know about advertising, agency and disclosures, contracts, principal broker duties, and Kentucky Fair Housing laws. This course includes videos to explain key topics, plus interactive exercises and quiz questions to reinforce law and concepts.

Key Benefits:

  • This course satisfies Kentucky’s six-hour core course continuing education requirement
  • Understand essential information about advertising, agency and disclosures, contracts, principal broker duties, and Kentucky Fair Housing laws
  • Learn key topics with the help of videos, interactive exercises, and quiz questions

COURSE TITLE: Law Chronicles: Episode 1

CREDIT:
CE | 3hrs Law
NO PLE
COST: $39.00

Stay Up-to-Date on Real Estate Law with This Course  – Many real estate professionals believe they understand real estate laws and think they’re in compliance, but the truth is that professionals across the United States continue to be disciplined for violating some of the most fundamental laws. This course takes a fresh look at old laws by reviewing the latest violations and provides real-life examples of what not to do. The topics are short and interesting, presenting content in text and video from a variety of real estate experts.

Key Benefits:

  • Find out what you didn’t know. So often we make mistakes because we don’t know that we’re doing something wrong.
  • Learn from recent real-life cases about people just like you.
  • The topics are short, fun, and can be applied immediately to your real estate practice.

COURSE TITLE: Principle-Centered Real Estate

CREDIT:
CE | 3hrs Elective
NO PLE
Fulfills NAR Ethics Requirement
COST: $39.00

Center Your Real Estate Career Around Upholding Ethical Principles – This online video course will teach you how to cultivate success in real estate transactions by upholding ethical principles. It will help you better connect with, communicate to, and create loyal, long-term clients. The presenter, a national speaker and author, brings a one-of-a-kind, passionate delivery of this course through heartfelt stories and the practical application of course topics. This course will keep you on the edge of your seat while learning techniques that you can put to use immediately and throughout your career.

Key Benefits:

  • Offers a unique, brand-new approach to ethics unlike other continuing education courses you’ve taken
  • Includes real techniques for you to build relationships in both personal and professional paths
  • Includes over 20+ captivating video segments with a modern look
  • Captivates you with ethical principles and how to apply them in your transactions

COURSE TITLE: Real Estate and Taxes: What Every Agent Should Know

CREDIT:
CE | 3hrs Law and 3 hrs Elective
NO PLE
COST: $59.00

The Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017 was the single largest change in tax law since 1986! This title has been thoroughly updated to include these new real estate tax provisions. It deciphers current tax laws and illustrates how the changes impact real estate owners, sellers, and investors. You will receive a background on basic tax concepts and learn to apply current calculations and formulas to better support clients. Examples and case studies offer additional practice for the material covered.


COURSE TITLE: Risk Management

CREDIT:
CE |  6hrs Law
PLE | 3hrs Disclosure, 2hrs Risk Management, and 1hr Elective
COST: $59.00

This course provides the essentials on risk management that every sales professional must know to avoid legal problems and provides an action plan for minimizing liability. What’s the difference between active fraud and negligence? What’s the nitty-gritty on dual agency? What are reasonable accommodations, and who determines when they’re required? Risk Management provides in-depth, detailed answers to these questions and many more, backed up with real-world examples and end-of-unit case studies. 

 


Other Education Partners

We have partnered with the following KREC approved online course providers for additional course offerings.

CE Shop
Mbition
(formerly OnCourse Learning Real Estate)
RealEstateCE.com
Colibri

 

KYR – Kentucky Realtor® Institute
Greater Louisville Association of Realtors® has partnered with Kentucky REALTOR® Institute to bring you the highest quality of education available.  Kentucky REALTOR® Institute (formerly the Kentucky Real Estate Education Foundation) is a 501c3 organization that serves as the educational arm for Kentucky REALTORS®.   CLICK HERE to view their online course catalog (which includes GRI courses).

 

NAR ®Designations and Certifications are specialized credentials for REALTORS® that offer extensive benefits that are continually improved upon and expanded. For this reason, we also offer our members the opportunity to work towards designations and certifications online through the Center for REALTOR® Development. This website also offers the option to fulfill your NAR® Ethics requirement.

 

Technology Training:
Do YOU need help keeping up with Technology & Marketing in your business?

Then check out, GLAR’s education partner, The Real Estate Technology Institute’s site www.RETI.us.  This site has 100’s of webinars, tutorials, articles and more to help you learn anytime and at your own pace!  GLAR members get 10% off with Promo Code GLAR . (No CE/PLE credit)

 

Through these partnerships, you can access great online continuing education courses that are state-approved and 100% accredited! Additionally, once you complete the course you can access your certificate instantly and the provider will report your CE to the state.

*Please note, if you use an online provider other thank GLAR’s portal to fulfill your NAR® Ethics requirement, YOU must forward a copy of the completion certificate to GLAR at education@louisvillerealtors.com.

Questions: Email us at Education@LouisvilleRealtors.com.