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Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

Real Estate Classes

Real Estate

Successful completion of both Real Estate Fundamentals and Real Estate Practice is necessary to qualify to take the state licensing examination.


The Real Estate textbook has recently been updated to the 14th Edition. This book is used for both Real Estate Fundamentals and Practice. You are expected to have your book on the first day of class. Please order your book as soon as possible. Here is the book information for both the hardcopy or the eBook​​​: 

  • Modern Real Estate Practice in Pennsylvania 14E eBook - ISBN 978-1-4754-9875-2
  • Modern Real Estate Practice in Pennsylvania 14E - ISBN 978-1-4754-9874-5

Please contact our office at 610-359-5025 with any questions.


Real Estate Fundamentals
Provides a basic foundation for further study, and covers language, principles and laws that govern this business. Emphasis is on the underlying concepts of land, property, rights in realty and the means, methods and laws that govern conveyance of these rights. 

CAR 3249 / Length: 30 hours
Cost: $320 

CRN 2169 Mondays & Wednesdays
September 13-October 18
6-9 p.m. Hybrid

Principles of Landlord/Tenant Law
Covers oral and written leases, landlord and tenant duties, the Pennsylvania Landlord and Tenant Act, and breaches of lease and eviction procedures. Also reviews Pennsylvania escrow-deposit requirements, a form lease with the plain-language requirements, and amendments to the federal Fair Housing Act.

LSP 2365 / Length: 3 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $45; Non-Sponsoring $65

CRN 739 Monday
Septembr 27
6-9 p.m. Online
CRN 1886 Monday
November 1
6-9 p.m. Online

Legal Advice for Buying/Selling Your Home
An experienced real estate lawyer explains the forms your real estate agent will use (listing contract, agreement of sale, title report, and settlement sheet). Additionally, we will discuss the home sale/purchase process, as well as how to work with the agent.

LSP 5924/ Length: 2.5 hours
Cost: Sponsring $34; Non-Sponsoring $54

CRN 1889 Thursday
September 30
7-9:30 p.m. Online

Real Estate Practice
Introduces all facets of this business including fields of specialization, and focuses on the role of a real estate agent in residential brokerage. Covers basic techniques, procedures, regulations and ethics involved in a real estate transaction, and a working knowledge of forms and documents. 

CAR 3250 / Length: 45 hours
Cost: $449

CRN 1885 Mondays & Wednesdays
October 25- December 13
6-9 p.m. Hybrid
Buying a Home in Today's Market

Whether you’re a first-time buyer or haven’t purchased a home in a number of years, this class will teach you current “best practices” of home buying. Part 1: Overview of the Home Buying Process. Part 2: Financing Your Purchase. Part 3: Looking at Houses, Making the Offer, and Negotiating the Contract.

LSP 5894 / Length: 3 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $39; Non-Sponsoring $59

CRN 1888 Wednesday
October 13
6-9 p.m. Online