Pioneers of Real Estate Education Since 1982

Fortune Academy Privacy Policy

Fortune Academy of Real Estate is approved by the South Carolina Real Estate Commission to offer a variety of education programs. FA’s mission is to provide high-quality courses to real estate licensees in support of statemandated education programs for licensure and ongoing professional competency.

ADMISSION: Students enrolling in South Carolina Real Estate classes must be 18 years of age and must be a high school graduate or the recipient of a certificate of equivalency (GED). Your registration is contingent upon verification and valid payment and confirmation of no other past or outstanding debts or restrictions.

GRADING: The test grading for the First Year Sales and Broker B Exam is based on a multiple-choice Exam on General Real Estate Information, along with a multiple-choice Exam based on South Carolina state laws. The Property Management Course test consists of one exam with multiple-choice questions. On each portion of all Exams, 75% is a passing grade and 74% is failing. Should you fail any academy Exam, we will give ONLY ONE make-up Exam at no charge. Should you fail the make-up Exam you will be required to begin the class again. All MCE & Broker A classes are graded on the student participating 100% in all class activities. FA may offer courses other than these mentioned to which these rules may not apply.

TUITION: Tuition can be paid by check, money order, credit card, or cash and is due at the time of registration.

REFUND/CANCELLATION POLICY: Refund/cancellation requests will be accepted up to 3 business days before class starts. Persons withdrawing 3 business day before the course begins will receive a 100% refund of the course fees with a deduction of $25 against bank charges. Refunds will not be processed for persons who have attended any portion of the course. Refunds will be made within 20 business days of request. If changes are requested within 1 business day before class, fees may be transferred to another class. In the case of an emergency and class is canceled abruptly a refund will be offered and the class will be re-scheduled.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY: This academy is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY academy complying with all local, state, and Federal laws.

ATTENDANCE: The South Carolina Real Estate Commission and Fortune Academy of Real Estate Education require that you attend ALL SESSIONS before you can take the FA exam and earn a certificate. Hours per class are as follows: First Year Pre-License: 60 hours, Advanced Real Estate: 30 hours, Broker A/B: 30 hours each, Property Management: 30 hours. NO PARTIAL CREDIT will be given for any class. If a student misses any part of a session or more than one session, the session, or those sessions missed can be made up at a future regularly scheduled class. A fee of $25.00 PER SESSION within 6 months or FULL CHARGES will be collected again. If for any reason a class cannot be held as scheduled, students will be notified, and a make-up class will be held as soon as practical. If for some reason a class is canceled after it starts, students will be eligible to attend the next scheduled class at no additional charge. All students are required to conduct themselves professionally. All students are expected to be properly groomed and maintain a professional attitude; no disruptive behavior or threats of physical violence will be tolerated. If after two warnings offensive behavior continues the student may be expelled from the class at the discretion of the instructor and will forfeit all fees paid for the class. Fortune Academy has zero-tolerance for cheating. Students caught cheating will be expelled and forfeit all fees paid for the class.

WAIVER OF LIABILITY: As a participant in this class, I, the STUDENT, hereby waive any claim or prospective claim of liability against Fortune Academy of Real Estate Education, and/or Fortune Academy, their employees, and agents, concerning any injuries, illness, damage or death occurring to myself while participating in, or as a result of participation in, any classes or related activities. I further agree to indemnify and to hold Fortune Academy of Real Estate Education, and/or Fortune Academy as well as all members of its staff whether contracted or employed, free and harmless from any injury, illness, loss, liability damage, cost, or expense which they may incur as a result of any injury that I may sustain while participating in said activity.

CERTIFICATES: Only one original certificate is issued. Replacement Certificates are $30.00 each. This agreement is a legally binding contract between the student and Academy. A copy is being given to the Student, according to STATE LAW.I, the student agrees to all of the conditions of this document.