Kansas Real Estate License Renewal Guide

On: March 21, 2018
Kansas salespersons and brokers are required to complete 12-hours of continuing education. For salespersons, this must include a 3-hour core class and 9-hours of electives. For brokers, you must complete 6-hours of core and 3-hours of electives.

Michigan Builders License Renewal Deadline May 31st

On: March 21, 2018
Are you one of the 3,000 Michigan Builders set to renew a license by May 31, 2018? Here are a few things you need to know.

Michigan Plumber

Why Become A Plumber?

On: March 19, 2018
The persistent need for plumbers makes it a lucrative career to pursue. In 2016, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that the national average salary for plumbers was $51,450. The annual mean wage in Michigan ranges between $50,240 and $59,220.

Self Defense Gadgets

3 Clever & Beautiful Gadgets For Women’s Safety

On: March 19, 2018
The National Sexual Violence Resource Center reports that 91% of victims of rape and sexual assault in the U.S. are female. One in five women is raped during their lifetime.

Qualities of a Successful Real Estate Agent

Qualities of a Successful Real Estate Agent

On: March 19, 2018
A good agent wears many hats to create a successful business transaction. At any moment they can be an advocate, a negotiator, a salesperson, or a marketer just to name a few. There are some traits and qualities that all successful real estate agents and brokers have in common.

Amazon Pesticide Sales

Amazon settles with EPA over Pesticide Distribution

On: March 19, 2018
The agreement focuses on reducing the online sale of illegal pesticides which “Amazon is committed to closely monitoring and removing illegal pesticides from its website,” said EPA Region 10 Administrator Chris Hladick. Under the terms of this agreement, Amazon has to develop an online training course on pesticide regulations and policies that the EPA thinks will reduce the number of illegal pesticides online, and pay an administrative penalty of $1,215,700.

Tax Season

It’ that time again…. Tax time that is!

On: March 19, 2018
We’re all about education here at Builders License Training Institute, and definitely supportive of expanding the knowledge base of our students. Our research staff has come across the IRS web pages specifically pertaining to Builders and Contractors. We thought you’d benefit from its contents.


Balkrishna Doshi Wins Pritzker Prize

On: March 19, 2018
The Pritzker jury stated that Doshi “constantly demonstrates that all good architecture and urban planning must not only unite purpose and structure but must take into account climate, site, technique, and craft, along with a deep understanding appreciation of the context in the broadest sense.”

Drone Delivery

The Future of Drone Deliveries of Medical Supplies

On: March 16, 2018
The Department of Transportation took a big step in October of last year by inviting state and local governments to partner with universities and companies on tests to speed drone integration into the national airspace. The FAA is set to review 149 proposals and plans, and to choose 5-10 in May.

Time Is Running Out To Sign Up For The Petoskey, MI 60-HR Prelicense Classroom Course

On: March 7, 2018
Last chance to sign up for Northern Michigan’s only 60-hour Classroom Course available north of Grand Rapids. This is a 6-day super fast-track program that runs Monday thru Friday from 7:30 am to 5:00 pm. and Saturday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. The cost to register for HBA members is $800, and $900 for non-members. Includes Course Manual, Code Book, and Carpentry and Building Construction Book.