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PCC CLIMB Professional Development and Training can help you prepare to take on the housing market. Get started with pre-licensing education. PCC is approved by the state of Oregon’s Real Estate Agency (OREA) to provide Real Estate Broker pre-license and Property Manager pre-license courses.

Meet the Instructors

Instructors Gary Calvert, Dave Amato and Jerry Lasselle have decades of experience living and working in Oregon. Have your questions answered by professionals with a deep connection to Oregon.

Real Estate Courses

Property Manager License Test Preparation

Prepare to sit for the Oregon Real Estate Property Manager License exam.

Want to learn how to manage real estate property and create long-term sustainable profits? First, make sure you can pass the licensing exam.

Portland Community College’s Property Manager pre-license course is approved by the state of Oregon’s Real Estate Agency (OREA).

What to expect:

  • A 10 week, online, non-credit course, totaling 60 hours of education.
  • A state-licensed, experienced instructor who will actively guide you through the course.
  • Plan to spend at least 6 hours a week on coursework.
  • Cost: $545 [Tuition $525 + $20 Distance Learning fee]. [Textbook not included]
    • Textbook: Property Management, Ninth Edition by Robert C Kyle and Floyd M Baird. Publisher: Real Estate Education Company. ISBN: #978-1-4277-4790-7. An earlier edition or E-book is acceptable. You can order this textbook using Amazon or another online bookstore. There are options to purchase new, used or rent. Please note the 8th edition is acceptable. PCC Bookstore will not have this book available for purchase.

After you complete this course, you are eligible to sit for the examination administered by the State of Oregon, which you must pass in order to be licensed.

The Oregon Real Estate Agency requires you to submit an application and fee. For more information, please visit their website.

Real Estate Broker License Test Preparation

Prepare to sit for the Oregon Real Estate Broker License exam.

Portland Community College’s Real Estate Broker pre-license course is approved by the state of Oregon’s Real Estate Agency (OREA). Our state-licensed, experienced instructor will guide you through our pre-licensing course, which is all taken online.

The course will cover 7 topics required by the state of Oregon, for a total of 150 hours:

  • Real Estate Law – 30 hours
  • Real Estate Finance – 30 hours
  • Oregon Real Estate Practices – 30 hours
  • Contracts – 15 hours
  • Agency – 15 hours
  • Real Estate Brokerage – 20 hours
  • Property Management – 10 hours

What to expect:

  • Fully online course. The online format requires on average 15 hours per week. It consists of readings, quizzes, and final assessments. There is no set time to be online for class. You choose when you want to be online, allowing you to work around your schedule.
  • A state-licensed, experienced instructor will guide you through the course and monitor your performance.
  • Designed to be completed in 1 term or 10 weeks.
  • Cost: $645 [Tuition $525 + $20 Distance Learning Fee + $100 Textbook]
  • A digital textbook is provided for you in the online learning platform – Desire2Learn.

After you complete this course, you are eligible to sit for the examination administered by the State of Oregon, which you must pass in order to be licensed.

The Oregon Real Estate Agency requires you to submit an application and fee. For more information, please visit their website.

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  • Online: If this is your first time taking a class at PCC, create an account. If you are a returning student, log on to MyPCC and click “Register for classes,” found in your Term-to-Term Checklist, under “Register”.
  • Phone: Call 971-722-8888, option 2.

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