Do you want to become a Real Estate Salesperson? Visit the “Salesperson Pre-licensing” page for details. Are you interested in becoming a real estate broker? Visit the “Broker Pre-licensing” page for details.


Can I take all 15 hours of the DC or MD requirements in one day with Dias Real Estate Academy?

Yes. 15 hour days are from 7am to 11pm in Clinton on Tuesdays and Saturdays for MD and Thursdays for DC.

Do I have to take all 15 hours (the Marathon) at one time?

No. You can take courses individually or stay for the Marathon the entire day.

On the day of the course, will I receive a certificate?

If you pre-registered for the course, you will receive a certificate for DC credit at the end of each course you attend. Effective January 1, 2015, MD certificates will no longer be issued. MD course credits will be electronically submitted to the Maryland Real Estate Commission within the Maryland prescribed timeframe. DC courses will not be submitted electronically. In order to receive course credit, you must sign in and sign out of each course and complete a registration form as per DC & MD Real Estate Commissions’ rules.

When I take one of your Maryland courses, is the credit good toward any other state?

Yes, for elective credit only in DC. If you wish to apply your Maryland credit to DC as elective credit, ask the registrar for the appropriate form on the day of the course. There will be a $5 fee for each additional certificate requested for a course.

If I am reactivating or reinstating my MD real estate license and need 30 credits, can I take them all at Dias Real Estate Academy?

Dias Real Estate Academy has a variety of continuing education courses. You can take 28.5 credits from us and then take 1.5 hours of Legislative Update on line with another education provider.

Are there any other courses available other than what is listed on your printed schedule?

Not for our in-person classes, however, you can visit the website for any new course offerings that may become available and for our ONLINE MD CEs.

Can I sign up at the door?

Yes. You can sign up at the door on the day/class. We accept checks, money orders, MasterCard, Discover, AMEX, or VISA. NO cash is accepted. Everyone must fill out a registration form. It serves at your receipt of classes. If pre-paid, Include your prepayment transaction number with your registration.

Will I be admitted to the course if I am running late?

No. Once the course has begun, no one will be admitted.

When do I get my DC course completion certificate?

At the end of each course when payment has been confirmed.

What if there is a problem processing my credit card when I purchase the course, or any other billing issue?

Call us at (240) 429-9842 or email us at

What if I decide I want to cancel and get a refund?

If you did not begin the course and request a refund within 2 days of purchase, you can receive a refund less a $10.00 administrative fee.

Can I take my DC/MD credits online at Dias Real Estate Academy?

Yes! We do offer online courses for Maryland CEs. Thank you for your interest!