South Dakota Course Catalog

Requirements Overview
Required Hours
12 Elective Hours
24 Total Hours
License Renewal
Period: 2 Year(s)
Packages Approval # Total Hours Elective Hours Required Hours Sale Price
12 hr. South Dakota Electives Only Package
Package 12 12 $99
24 Hr. South Dakota Renewal Package
Package 24 12 12 $189
12 hr. South Dakota Electives Only Commercial Package
Package 12 12 $140
24 hr. South Dakota Commercial Package
Package 24 12 12 $235
Individual Courses Approval # Total Hours Elective Hours Required Hours Sale Price
Online Risk Management
3881R315 3 3 $29
Sign Here: Contract Law on E-Signatures
4062R316 3 3 $29
Advocating for Short Sale Clients
4061R316 3 3 $29
Basics of Real Estate Taxation
3218E417 4 4 $39
Code of Ethics: Good For Your Clients and Your Business
431R317 3 3 $29
Did You Serve? Identifying Homebuying Advantages for Veterans
4315E317 3 3 $29
Diversity: Your Kaleidoscope of Clients
3561R316 3 3 $29
Foundations of Real Estate Finance
3217E417 4 4 $39
From Contract to Keys: The Mortgage Process
3219E417 4 4 $39
Going Green: The Environmental Movement in Real Estate
3549R316 3 3 $29
Hot Market Strategies
4189E316 3 3 $29
Real Estate Investors and Your Business
3789B317 3 2 1 $39
Roadmap to Success - Business Planning for Real Estate Professionals
3645E316 3 3 $29
Title and Escrow: Two Families, One Transaction
3551R316 3 3 $29
Today's MLS: New Paradigms: Better Results
3563E316 3 3 $29
Uncle Sam has Homes for Sale: Listing and Selling HUD Homes
3646R316 3 3 $29
Anatomy of Commercial Building
4099E316 3 3 $35
Client Advocacy in Commercial Real Estate
4165E316 3 3 $35
Commercial Ethics
4316R317 3 3 $29
Commercial Landlord Representation
4130R316 3 3 $35
Determining Value of Commercial Properties
4131E316 3 3 $35
Investment Strategies in Commercial Real Estate
4166B316 3 2 1 $35
The Fundamentals of Commercial Real Estate
4098E316 3 3 $35
Career Extras
All of the courses below are NOT APPROVED for continuing education credit in your state, but are great for building your business
Total Hours Elective Hours Required Hours Sale Price
Conducting Open Houses and Developing a Safety Plan
2 None None $19
New Lending Rules: Ability-to-Repay, Qualified Mortgages and Appraisal Transparency
1 None None $5
The Ins and Outs of Transit Oriented Developments: Why you Should Understand this Niche Market
1 None None $5

South Dakota Requirement Details

South Dakota School Code/Approval Number: Course approval numbers are listed next to each course.

Renewal Date: 11/30 every two years

Hours required: 24 hours. Of the 24 hours, 12 hours need to be in any combination of the following mandatory topics: RE Contracts, ADA, Ethics, Environmental Issues, Antitrust, Brokerage Services, License Law, and Fair Housing.

CE Shop Offering: 24 hours

Reporting: Real estate course completions are reported to the South Dakota Real Estate Commission each business day. Generally it may take an average of 2-4 business days from the time we report your hours before the Commission updates your license and/or updates their website with the hours. The SD REC has advised that courses may take 2-3 weeks after we report to the state to be posted to licensees' education reports by the SD REC. Course completion(s) are reported on the designated and publicly posted scheduled days. Course completion(s) will be reported the following scheduled reporting day from the course completion date(s). 

Licensees who wait until the last minute of their renewal year to complete their education may not receive their new license in time to remain on active status. If it is your year to renew, renewal forms MUST be in the SD REC office by Nov 30th of that year. 

Repeat course: Education hours that are used to activate a license may not be used again to renew a license.  

Expiration date of course: Course expiration dates vary by course but are generally one year after order date. Each individual course will have an expiration date listed in your account.

Post Licensing: New broker associates initially licensed on or after July 1, 2009, are required to complete 60 hours of post-licensing courses in their first and second renewal cycles; 30 hours in first license renewal and 30 hours in second license renewal. The CE Shop currently offers some of the Post-Licensing (PL) hours. If you are need of PL hours please select "Post-Licensing" under "Course Type" above the courses listed above.

Final Exams: Final exams must be passed with an 80% and may be taken as many times as necessary in order to pass.

Certificates: Immediately upon real estate course completion, The CE Shop will provide students with an electronic copy of the course Certificate of Completion. Certificates will remain in your account for a minimum of five (5) years, should you need additional copies at a later time. Please refer to your renewal application to determine if you need to submit your Certificate(s) of Completion with your renewal. Course completion dates are recorded using Central Standard Time. Please note that the date on your certificates of completion will reflect this.

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