New book can help real estate students achieve N.Y. licensure exam success

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June 21, 2016

BROOKFIELD, Wis. — Real estate students in New York State can learn about the latest changes in state laws, regulations and practices with OnCourse Learning Real Estate’s newly updated textbook, “New York Real Estate for Salespersons, 6th edition.”

“Students who are studying to become real estate salespersons should be reading the most up-to-date information so they hit the ground running once they become licensed,” said Eric Solecki, vice president of product management for OnCourse Learning Real Estate. “This textbook covers New York State changes, modifications and revisions that professionals need to be aware of. It’s a valuable resource that will help applicants achieve success in the live classroom setting and on the state licensure exam.”

The comprehensive book, which coordinates with OnCourse Learning Real Estate’s online course content, covers the New York State curriculum for the required 75-hour real estate salesperson qualifying course. The text is written in a clear, concise manner for ease of understanding.

The new edition includes the following updated items:

  • Requirements for obtaining and/or maintaining a real estate salesperson license, including the use of the eAccessNY occupational licensing system.
  • TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosures (TRID), which replace the HUD-1 form in most transactions. This section also includes sample forms.
  • Advertising regulations for salespersons and brokers, including internet advertising, real estate team advertising, emails and print media.
  • Real estate-related income tax considerations.
  • Summary of key terms and concepts, along with a sample practice exam.

“Not only does this textbook present the fundamentals, it prepares students for real estate practice, including an introduction about a career in real estate and how to get started,” Solecki said.

New York-based author Marcia Darvin Spada has written nine textbooks about real estate and home inspection licensure, along with exam preparation, including all six editions of “New York Real Estate for Salespersons,” over the past 25 years.

Spada is an accomplished real estate educator whose textbooks include many illustrations, charts and figures to benefit visual learners.

Learn more by visiting OnCourse Learning Real Estate online or by following on Facebook and Twitter.

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