This course provides a lot of useful information for real estate brokers, mortgage brokers and beginning investors. By the end of this course you will have an overview of the Fair Housing Act and the types of scenarios that can occur so you take care to follow fair housing practices in your real estate dealings. The course includes a basic overview of the Fair Housing Act and a lecture provided by an attorney who was previously a tenant attorney and now works with landlords facing Fair Housing complaints.
This course fulfills 3 hours of Indiana Real Estate Broker Continuing Education. If you are an Indiana Real Estate Broker, you will need to submit your license number and pass the quiz with a score of 75% or higher to receive CE credits.
This course also fulfills 2 credits toward the National Professional Housing Provider designation of the National Real Estate Investors Association and is brought to you by the Central Indiana Real Estate Investors Association (CIREIA.org).
History and Basics
How FHA Applies to Brokers
Exemptions and Protections
Terms, Prohibitions and Penalties
What to Do If You are a Victim and Local Laws
Video – Attorney Discussing Details of Fair Housing Laws and Scenarios She Has Encountered
Quiz (For Course Credits)
Instructor: Victoria Mara Rutt
Investor, Licensed Real Estate Instructor and Real Estate Continuing Education School Director
Victoria is a licensed real estate education instructor with many years experience renovating properties. Victoria and her husband, S. Kishan Ranasinghe, own and manage eight rental properties in downtown Indianapolis including the Lavon apartment building in Fletcher Place.
She has over a decade of experience managing tenants and numerous renovation projects. Victoria also owns multiple small businesses including Lavon Properties, LLC property management (LavonProperties.com), Rutt Video & Interactive new media services (Rutt.com) and 101 Studies, LLC real estate continuing education (101Studies.com) and Investor Training (FlipOrHold.com). She is also the founder of the Safe Indy Public Safety Patrol Program (SafeIndy.com), an initiative that pools funds from members and sponsors to provide public safety services to Indy’s neighborhoods.
Victoria has over seventeen years experience working in new media, video production and marketing, eleven of which were spent working in New York City. She is also an avid animal rights advocate who volunteers regularly with several local animal rescue groups. Professional memberships include MENSA and Sigma Xi Scientific Research Honor Society.