WELCOME TOKaren Berry Real Estate School
Making real estate a BRES for North Carolina’s future and current licensees.
WE ARE TEACHING LIVE: LIVE FROM IN YOUR OWN HOME!
The Commission and NC has approved Emergency Law with changes for our real estate courses. The classroom will be your home! KBRES plans to use the ZOOM program to offer such classes. Rule changed noted below including extensions, short Zoom video, etc.
All you need is a computer with a camera, the Zoom app loaded (super easy) and four hours to set aside & participate in class!! The class will be live and interactive. Email a [email protected] for questions.
Be sure to include your email address you want the “meeting” invite to be emailed when you sign up for any class below. If you do not provide a preferred email, all correspondence will be emailed to the email associated with your paypal or venmo account.
This will be a process, thank you for your patience!
Upcoming CE and Post-Licensing Courses WILL BE HELD “ONLIVE” interactive through ZOOM.us
All you need is a electronic device with camera and microphone capabilities. I will send you an invite to join the ZOOM meeting within 45 minutes before the class begins. You click on the link. Run the program and you and voice capabilities will pop up on screen! I will be sending you emails days before your individual class start date.*
Click here for How to Join Zoom Video
Currently, one may file for an extension of CE or classes for 3 months until September 10. The link can be found on the NCREC.com website. Any extension, however, means you will need to still take the 8 hours of CE from the 2019-2020, as well as, the 8 hours from 2020-2021. **IF there is anyone who has not taking CE by June 10th, You will AUTOMATICALLY be extended. No request is needed. However, It is NOT an exemption.
The June 10th deadline is still in effect; however, the allowable to time to take CE has been extended.
Rules in GENERAL:
**Still you MUST renew (pay your money) by June 30th. Don’t forget!**
Forgive me if I change the info again, but I am trying to get you the latest.
CHRISTIE BERRY has now joined our newest location at 3610 S College Rd Wilmington, NC 28412
So Excited to add Christie to the team! She brings fantastic pass ratios. Over a Decade of teaching experience in the Wilmington area.
Exam Prep Classes and Tutoring Available through ZOOM MAY 22
Christie will start off with TWO Exam prep courses as well as Tutoring one-on-one as well as groupings. Call for available time slots as well as rates.
Coming soon: EXAM PREP class both MATH & Content
The Broker Prelicensing class is designed to prepare you for a successful career in real estate. The completion of the 75 hour course and passing of the final exam is a requirement for most people to be eligible to take the NC real estate licensing exam. The Broker Prelicensing Course covers basic real estate principles and practices. The course will cover brokerage law, property tax, real estate financing, closings, brokerage relationships and practice, contracts and other topics.
Real estate licensees are required to complete the three Broker Postlicensing Courses within three years after receiving their original Broker License to remove the “provisional status”. One 30 hour Broker Postlicensing Course needs to be completed by your one year anniversary of your licensure date.
The North Carolina Real Estate Commission requires that all licensees complete a minimum of eight hours of Continuing Education (including an update and an elective course) by June 10 of each year in order to renew a license.
Next DAY Class
Wilmington 9 – 2
STEP 1 to getting NC Real Estate License: Required 75 Hour Course
For more info and additional classes scheduled, go to Prelicense tab above.
Event Info & Sign up here
712 Village Rd Shallotte, NC 28470
WEEKEND, NIGHT, T/TH and MWF classes offered
See Post tab above for specific date/registration
STEP 2: Three – 30 hour Courses to keep your NEW NC license active
Event Info & Sign up here
Classes Posted through March Go to Continuing Ed tab above for the dates.
All Day, 1 per day & Weekend Options. Lunch included
Be sure to complete BEFORE June 10, 2020 Deadline!!! Check out the Continuing Ed tab above for currently scheduled courses. ETHICS DEADLINE IS NOW DEC 31st 2021!
Teaching For Over 20 Years
My real estate career began in 1995 while spending the summer in Nags Head, NC. I graduated from Peace College with an AA in Accounting and NCSU with an BS in Education. Immediately upon eligibility in 1997, I applied and received my NCREC approval to teach Real Estate Classes. In addition to teaching, real estate brokerage is a large aspect of my real estate career. I enjoy not only representing my clients and working transactions with area agents, but also being with them in the classroom. My personal life consists of two children (one a senior in high school and one in middle school), husband, Shane (20+ years). We can be found outside of work either on a ballfield, basketball court or near the water. I am a member of Myrtle Grove Baptist Church and supporter of local Fellowship of Christian Athletes FCA.
Teaching For Over 12 Years
Christie Berry began her real estate career in 2003. And, yep, she is my sister-in-law. She graduated with a BA in Communication from the University of North Carolina Wilmington. She has been productive in sales and property management as well as earned her GRI degree. It was in 2006 when she realized real estate education was her passion. She loves teaching and has many years of classroom and personal experiences to help her students’ comprehension and even test anxiety. Look for Christie’s classes. Help me welcome her!!
NEW LOCATION IN WILMINGTON 3610 S COLLEGE RD 28412
CHRISTIE BERRY GREAT INSTRUCTOR WITH OVER 10 YEARS EXPERIENCE JOINING KBRES!!!
To learn more about upcoming CE courses click here >>
What Students Have to Say
"The NC pre-licensing course is both demanding and challenging, but Karen made the class as enjoyable as possible. She goes above and beyond for her students while preparing them for success. Anyone looking to begin a career in real estate should definitely look into taking classes with Karen – she’s a fantastic instructor and person!"
"Karen Berry is an awesome Teacher! Very professional, knowledgeable and cordial."
"Karen Berry was terrific. My husband, Jeff Terry, has spoken very highly of her, and I now share his opinion. Thank you!"
"Karen took time to let us ask questions and give our opinions while staying on subject and being effective on time."
"Karen has a great and bubbly personality that made this course even better."
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