Real estate preparation courses to be held in Lehman and Towanda

LEHMAN, Pa. — Ready for a career in real estate? Penn State Wilkes-Barre Continuing Education will be offering real estate preparation courses in the fall of 2018 at the Lehman campus and the Northern Tier Center in Towanda.

Real Estate Fundamentals, a 30-hour course, will introduce students to the language, principles and laws that govern real estate in Pennsylvania. Real Estate Practice, a 45-hour course, is an introduction to all facets of the real estate business. This includes a survey of areas of specialization, with emphasis on the role of a real estate agent in the residential brokerage.

Courses will be available at Penn State Wilkes-Barre's Northern Tier Center in Towanda or Penn State Wilkes-Barre in Lehman via Poly-Com video conferencing technology.

Real Estate Fundamentals will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Mondays, beginning Sept. 10 and running through Nov. 12. The cost is $199.

Real Estate Practice will be held on Wednesdays, beginning Sept. 12 through Nov. 14, and Mondays and Wednesdays from Nov. 19 through Dec. 5. All classes are scheduled for 6 to 9 p.m. Class will not be held on Wednesday, Nov. 21. The cost is $299.

One textbook is used for both courses and is the responsibility of the participant. This information will be available prior to the start of the class or by contacting the Penn State Wilkes-Barre Northern Tier Center. Courses are approved by the Pennsylvania Real Estate Commission and are required to sit for the Real Estate Salesperson’s Examination.

Penn State Wilkes-Barre Continuing Education brings all the resources of a world-class, Big Ten, research-oriented university right into the northeast corner of Pennsylvania. We strive to be the partner of choice by providing superior customer service, recognizing that our growth depends upon establishing and maintaining satisfied relationships. We serve individuals, companies and organizations in Luzerne, Wyoming, Bradford and Sullivan counties, offering quality programming to support the workforce development needs of companies and the professional and personal development needs of individuals.

The registration deadline for both courses is Aug. 31. For more information or to register, contact Penn State Wilkes-Barre Continuing Education at 570-268-7778, email at [email protected], or visit