This course is intended for any individual wanting to become a professional real estate agent and obtain the applicable license to act as such, as proposed in the White Paper entitled “Malta’s Property Code and Regulations”.
Participants within this group will be provided with the basic professional knowledge and competencies to provide a professional service to the parties involved in a real estate transaction specifically in the area of sales, letting, buying, leasing and auctions. Learners will be made aware of the evolution of the real estate sector in Malta. The different types of property categories in Malta will be explained and distinguished. Learners are given the opportunity to acquire a sound knowledge of the real estate regulation in Malta. By the end of the course, the participants would have acquired appropriate skills related to the fundamental roles of an estate agency and the real estate agent.
In addition, learners will be able to:
· Know the fundamental vocabulary within the real estate arena.
· Know the principles and concepts of modern real estate practice, including agency relationships, brokerage, forms of ownership, legal interests in real estate, title records, property management, land-use controls, fair housing issues, environmental issues, and other critical issues affecting modern and local real estate.
· Be able to communicate in terms of the functions of relevant Government Departments and Authorities such as Lands Department, Malta Tourism Authority, MEPA, Housing Authority, Building Regulation Department etc.
Lessons as part of the contact hours will include interactive methods such as discussions and presentations and are held once weekly. Each lesson is 2 hours long. There will be 51 contact hours in total. In addition students are expected to complete 20 hours of work experience. These practical sessions with supervised placement and practice hours will determine how participants will apply in practice what has been learnt.
This course is accredited by the National Commission for Further and Higher Education at MQF Level 5
Applications will be received on a first come first served basis. To book please come to our office or ask for the online forms. You can also download the application and send these documents by post or e.mail. Courses starting every month.
The course is being held online.
1. Introduction to Real Estate in Malta
2. Principles of Economics
3. Notarial and Tax Matters in Real Estate
4. Anti-Money Laundering & Counter Terrorism Financing
5. Real Estate Sales and Negotiation Skills
6. Valuation Techniques and Property Analysis
7. Rental and Buy to Let Real Estate Market
8. Fundamentals of Financial Management
9. Data Protection in Real Estate Business
10. Business Ethics
Employees of estate agencies (consultants) can do just 8 credits
All others – employers, brokers and managers need to do 12 credits in accordance with the law.
Method of assessment is an assignment on each module.
All candidates who successfully complete this course must also complete the health and safety award in order to qualify for the license https://futurefocus.com.mt/course/health-and-safety-award/