Real Estate Distance Education

To renew a real estate license in 2022 you will need to obtain 12 credit hours of continuing education. 2 State of Connecticut, DCP mandatory classes may ONLY be taken in a Live-Virtual format (Ex. Zoom) or in person. The remaining 6 hours must be in approved elective courses.  If you would like to take your electives online and at your own pace, CLICK HERE

Appraisal Distance Education

For Appraisal Continuing Education, click here.
For Appraisal PRE-licensing, click here.
Online Appraisal Education provided through our partnership with McKissock LLC (APL.000032).

Mortgage Distance Education

The Dares Institute has partnered with Cape School (NMLS Provider ID:1400105) to offer online SAFE MLO Pre-licensing, NMLS Approved Continuing Education and SAFE MLO Exam Preparation.  Click here to register for ONLINE Mortgage courses.

TDI Policies

Click here to review the TDI Policies regarding attendance, refunds and certification.

Professional Education

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Founded in the early 1980’s, the Dares Institute is a Connecticut-based company offering courses for real estate, appraisal, and mortgage loan origination.
Dares has enjoyed a reputation for producing interesting and useful courses for continuing education credits. We continue to teach 1,000s of students each year.
It is our goal to provide quality continuing education in a safe and convenient manner.  Our classes are provided via the Zoom platform, where you can fulfill your professional education requirements from the comfort of your home or office OR self-paced online courses (Certain courses only).  No more travel time; no more worry about weather conditions or rush hour traffic; but you still get the live interaction with instructors and colleagues. 
You will find our continuing education program among the most extensive and varied, offering some interesting and provocative seminars. These timely courses are prepared and taught by expert, dynamic instructors who will engage you with their ideas.


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