Connect with Naples Real Estate School Larson Educational Services on Google+

Naples real estate school Larson Educational Services is expanding its social media reach with a brand new Google+ page. Follow the page for updates on course schedules, real estate career nights, our latest videos, and our bi-weekly press releases.

Click this link to follow us on Google+ and review our Naples location:

If you aren’t on Google+, what are you waiting for?!

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Consider this: According to, it took Google+ 1 month to get to 25 million users. It also became the second biggest social network in the world last year. How long did it take Facebook, the world’s number one social network, to get that many users? 3 years.

Google+ is the fastest growing social media site in the world and it’s a great way to connect with the people, businesses, and industries you care about. We are just one of the many entities with whom you can connect on the ever-expanding network.

Make LarsonEd’s Naples location one of your first connections on the site.

Or, if you are already on Google+, add us to your already established list of companies you follow.

Our Naples school is just 5 minutes from I-75 and offers the same dynamic instruction, comfortable classrooms, and superior educational experience that you get from our Fort Myers location.

If you’re a past or current student and have enjoyed your LarsonEd experience, be sure to give us a review on the Google+ page and connect with us. The reviews will really help us reach more students like yourself and get them passing the Florida real estate exam.

Don’t forget to add my personal page to your circles as well: Brad’s Google+ page.

We look forward to connecting with you on Google+. And if you have any questions or want to register for class, call us at 239-344-7510 or visit our website at

Brad Larson
3037 Horseshoe Dr S
Suite #122
Naples, FL 34104

Uniform State Test (UST) Prep Course for Mortgage Loan Originators

As of April 1, 2013, there is a test called the NMLS Uniform State Test or USTthat with a passing score, allows you to easily apply for your mortgage loan originator license in the 24 states accepting the UST? The 24 states are doing away with a “State-Specific” test and allowing licensure by passing the new 25 question UST. 

For only $69, Larson Educational Services will provide you with our NMLS Uniform State Test (UST) Prep Course:

*a 45 page PDF workbook crammed with testable information
*easy to read notes, terms, definitions and statutes
*two (2) online 25 question password-protected exams 
*full exam report showing your practice test scores and explanations for the correct answers
*each online exam can be taken 2 times
*Our online testing and tutoring system is designed for rapid learning to prepare you for success on the NMLS Uniform State Test (UST) 


Purchase from our website –

The exam will be based on the generic, broad guidelines established by the SAFE Act for the states to enact as a foundation for their statute creating process.

I.       Department of Financial Institutions or Mortgage Regulatory Commission

a. Regulatory authority
b. Responsibilities and limitations

II.     State Law and Regulation Definitions

III.    License Law and Regulation

a. Persons required to be licensed
b. Licensee qualifications and application process
c. Grounds for denying a license
d. License maintenance

IV.     Compliance

a. Prohibited conduct and practices
b. Required conduct
c. Advertising

Which 24 states are accepting the new Uniform State Test (UST)?
Click this link to view a map –

What are the UST details?

*It costs $33
*It is 25 questions
*You have 45 minutes to complete the test
*The passing score is 75% (19 correct)

When can I take the UST?
The UST is available beginning on April 1, 2013.

If I fail the test the first time, how long must I wait to take it again?
If you do not pass the UST the first time, you must wait 30 days to retake it. If you fail it 2 times, you will then have to wait 180 days (6 months) before you can take it again.

What is the process to take the UST?

1. Log into the NMLS website and pay the $33 test fee.
2. Contact Prometric and schedule a test – or  877.671.6657.
3. PURCHASE and study the LarsonEd UST Exam Prep Course. –
4. PASS!

Will the UST replace ALL State Exams?
No, but it will replace the state tests in the 24 states accepting the UST. All other states will still require the passing of a State-Specific exam.

Questions? Call Larson Educational Services at (239) 344-7510.


HUD Certification Classes in Fort Myers, FL

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HUD Certification Classes in Fort Myers
Fort Myers-based real estate school, Larson Educational Services, is offering 2 opportunities for you to get HUD Certified in the upcoming months. Learn from HUD expert and REO Specialist, Bobby Mahan, as he takes you through the HUD home sale process.

A HUD home is a 1-to-4 unit residential property acquired by HUD as a result of a foreclosure action on an FHA-insured mortgage. HUD becomes the property owner and offers it for sale to recover the loss on the foreclosure claim. There are several fantastic incentives when dealing with a HUD home:

  • Bonuses of up to $600 for the buyer’s agent
  • $100 down payment on FHA financed homes
  • Sales allowances that can be used to pay closing costs, make repairs or pay down the mortgage amount

OPTION #1 – Thursday, May 10, 2012
Time: 9am – 11am
Location: 1400 Colonial Blvd, Suite 44 – Fort Myers
Cost: $10
Registration: CLICK HERE
or email
** Use Voucher Code HUDFREE to get free tuition on this course when registering online**

OPTION #2 – Thursday, July 12, 2012
Time: 9am – 11am
Location: 1400 Colonial Blvd, Suite 44 – Fort Myers
Cost: $10
Registration: CLICK HERE
or email
** Use Voucher Code HUDFREE to get free tuition on this course when registering online**

Questions? Call us at (239) 344-7510.


#1 Real Estate School in Naples and Fort Myers

Family-owned and operated Larson Educational Services (License #ZH1002299) is the #1 real estate education provider in SW Florida. We train more new licensees than all other real estate schools in SW Florida combined! Here’s what sets us apart from the rest:

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David, Rick and Brad Larson

*Flexible scheduling*
Our course has a modular format meaning you can mix-and-match dates and locations. We do not have a minimum class enrollment size, meaning we NEVER cancel a class. View our or Online Course Calendar to see our upcoming course dates.

*1-Year Tuition policy*
You can re-attend and review our course as many times as you like within a 1 year period for no additional charge

*Top-notch instructors*
Our instructors are licensed and professionally trained and provide an excellent classroom experience

*Excellent customer service*
Everything we do is oriented from the students’ perspective meaning when you call us, you get a real-live person to talk to, not to mention, we’re very friendly:)

*30 Days to Success*
In a survey of 80 of our students who attended class in the past 3 months, more than 50% of them completed the class and passed the state exam in 30 days or less. Our Step-By-Step Licensing Guide will help get the process started.

*Fun experience*
We understand that “going back to school” is not at the top of your list, so we make sure you have a comfortable learning environment that is geared toward your comfort, and our interactive and energetic instructors make sure you have an enjoyable experience

If you would like to learn more about the process of obtaining your Florida Real Estate License, or have any questions about our services, please call a friendly Larson representative at (239) 344-7510. We’ll be happy to take your call!

Brad Larson
Larson Educational Services
Royal Palm Square
1400 Colonial Blvd, Suite 44
Fort Myers, FL 33907
(239) 344-7510
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Real Estate CAREER Day Saturday, March 24, 2012

Larson Educational Services, a Florida Licensed Real Estate School, is holding a Real Estate Career Day on Saturday, March 24 in Fort Myers

Rick Larson speaking at Career Day at Larson Educational Services

Anybody interested in learning more about what it takes to enter the Real Estate industry, including education and examination requirements, as well as the Florida licensing fees, is welcome to join us. We’ll also have information from local Real Estate Companies looking to hire newly licensed Sales Associates. We will also give away a $150 Scholarship toward our Real Estate Licensing education.

Real Estate CAREER Day

DATE: Saturday, March 24, 2012
TIME: 10:30am – 11:30am
WHERE: Larson Educational Services – Fort Myers
We are located in Royal Palm Square shopping center, at the base of the Midpoint Bridge.
1400 Colonial Blvd, Suite 44 – Fort Myers, FL 33907

No need to register, just stop by and see us. The presentation begins promptly at 10:30am.

Call (239) 344-7510 if you have any questions or click here if you’d like to learn more about Larson Educational Services.

Brad Larson
Larson Educational Services
(239) 344-7510