Real estate classes offered at OU Center

Published 12:00 am Friday, December 14, 2007

PROCTORVILLE — Burnout can strike at any time when the career you thought was

ideal falls far short.

Sometimes the scenario is different. You love your job, but the company you’re working for makes layoffs and one of those is you.

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That’s when coming up with a new career becomes the only game in town. Officials at the Ohio University Center at Proctorville understand that and are offering a possible solution.

Starting this winter they will begin offering the real estate classes required for someone to sit for the Ohio Division Real Estate Exam. Currently, these classes are not offered locally, but interest in them got the Proctorville center to add them to their roster.

There are four classes needed to sit for the real estate exam: Real Estate Principles and Practices, Real Estate Appraisal, Real Estate Law and Real Estate Finances.

The first two —— Principles and Practices and Appraisal —- will be offered Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 5:30-9:30 for an 11-week session. The other two will be offered in the spring. Instructors will be professionals in these fields.

Students may also take the courses for college credit, if they are interested in adding them to a degree they are currently working on.

“So far the response has been a very positive one … and we are receiving good response for anyone interested in real estate,” said Dr. Bill Willan, associate vice president for academic and student affairs for Ohio University Regional Campus.

There will be an Open House from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, at the Proctorville Center, 112 Private Drive 16 for anyone interested in more information about the classes.