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Real Estate

Start or Continue Your Real Estate Career at Pitt Community College

Pitt Community College’s Real Estate program provides all the Real Estate courses you need to obtain or maintain a real estate license in North Carolina. From pre- and post-licensing education to the annual continuing education requirements, our Real Estate program meets the educational needs of the real estate community.

We provide you with the Real Estate courses you need to begin a lucrative career in real estate. Upon completion of the 90-hour program, you’ll be eligible to sit for the North Carolina Real Estate Exam.

In addition to preparing students to obtain their real estate license, we offer Real Estate continuing education and post-licensing classes for brokers. Brokers are required to complete eight hours of real estate continuing education annually to keep their license active. Provisional brokers are required to complete post-licensing classes within 18 months of receiving their provisional broker status. Post-licensing classes include Broker Relationships and Responsibilities; Contracts and Closings; and NC Laws, Rules and Legal Concepts.

Real Estate Continuing Education Program Goals

Our goal for all our Real Estate continuing education students is for you to obtain the necessary knowledge of real estate concepts and principles, license laws, and best practices in the real estate industry. Real Estate courses include the practices and principles of real estate, emphasizing financial and legal applications, property development, and property values.

Why Choose Pitt Community College’s Real Estate Program?

There are several benefits to choosing us for your real estate continuing education, including:

  • Expert faculty. Our Real Estate classes are taught by instructors who have real-world experience as brokers and who were educators prior to becoming licensed in real estate.
  • Short timelines. Pre-licensing Real Estate classes take only three to four months, and each post-licensing class takes just four weeks.
  • Value and affordability. Our program is much more affordable than those offered by private schools.
  • Convenience. We offer online and in-person Real Estate courses. Choose the classes that best fit your schedule.
  • Personal career advising. The program director and instructors will discuss with you the licensing process, joining firms, and how to be successful in your Real Estate classes.
  • Proven results. Our students pass their real estate certification exams — many on the first attempt.

Career Opportunities for Real Estate Program Graduates

Our Real Estate continuing education graduates go on to work with local and national real estate firms as full- or part-time brokers.

Career opportunities include:

  • Real estate broker
  • Real estate property manager
  • Leasing agent
  • Real estate investor
  • Real estate developer
  • Real estate appraiser

Real estate brokers and sales agents earn $52,030 per year, on average.

Real Estate Broker
Real Estate Property Manager
Leasing Agent
Real Estate Investor
Real Estate Developer
Real Estate Appraiser

In PCC’s Real Estate continuing education program, you will:

  • learn basic real estate concepts, along with specific state and federal regulations regarding real estate brokerage practices
  • be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of real estate topics, including — but not limited to — property ownership, encumbrances, contract law, and property management
  • learn about fair housing and ethics practices, basic residential construction, and real property valuation
  • be able to demonstrate the ability to prepare closing documents, settlement statements, and other real estate math concepts