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Real Estate Investor Training Program

The RPOA offers an intensive training and certification program with over 20 offerings. The in-depth classes include topics on property management, rental property ownership, and many other topics. The program consists of core classes for real estate investors.

RPOA members get a discounted rate on all regular classes and have the option to purchase a $99 Add-on Educational Discount and have access to most* classes at no additional cost for 1 year.

*Includes most REI Training Program classes. Contact the RPOA for more information.

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100 Level Classes
100Foundations of Buying, Leasing and Selling Rental Property
101Buying and Selling Rental Property and Acquisition Strategies
102Understanding Leases and Contract Law
103Marketing and Screening for Paying Tenants
104Fair Housing Basics and Best Practices
105Michigan Landlord-Tenant Law: Avoiding Fines & Penalties
106Rental Property Maintenance and Housing Codes
107Accounting Systems, Cash Flow and Tax Basics
108Evictions in Michigan
109Securing Conventional and Private Funding for Real Estate
110Real Estate Investment Analysis Using an APOD
111Managing Pest Problems in Your Rentals
200 Level Classes
200Rehabbing for Rental and Flipping Profits (3-Part Class)*
201Foreclosures and HUD Buying and Selling
202Working With the Section 8 Program
203Protecting Your Real Estate Assets
204How to Affect Your Appraisal
300 Level Classes
300QuickBooks for Rental Property
301Garnishments and Collecting Judgments
302Michigan Income Tax Return Garnishment
303Understanding and Appealing Your Property Taxes*
400 Level Classes
400Land Contracts
401Self-Directed IRAs
402Exit Strategies and Transition Planning
403Advanced Real Estate Investment Tax Strategies
404Advanced Financial Analysis for Commercial and Multifamily Properties
4051031 Exchange for Rental Property

*Not included in the $99 Add-on Educational Discount.

The Real Estate Investor Training Program is designed to provide advanced education and training to professionals in the real estate investing industry. Those who complete this program will receive a designation of Certified Real Estate Investor. Those that acquire this designation are distinguished as successful real estate investors who have demonstrated a high level of experience, skill and knowledge in the field of real estate investing.

Most classes offer continuing education credit (CE) hours for licensed real estate professionals in Michigan. Those completing the classes will also receive a designation as a Professional Housing Provider (PHP) through the National Real Estate Investors Association (NREIA).

Check the RPOA’s event calendar for upcoming classes.