RELNY vs. VanEd - Which is Better? What to Consider

A detailed comparison of RELNY and VanEd real estate licensing schools

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Pros & Cons

Let's compare RELNY and VanEd. We'll explore the pros and cons of each school by examining their pre-licensing education, instructor qualifications and expertise, courseware software quality, whether instructors author the courses, availability of live office hours with the instructor, 1:1 private tutoring, and job placement services post-licensing.

RELNY vs. VanEd Pros & Cons, Basics, Tech, Price, Critical Analysis

The Basics

Review basic facts about VanEd.

Is VanEd authorized by the NYS Department of State?

Yes, they are an authorized Real Estate Pre-Licensing school.

Does VanEd offer the Real Estate Salesperson Pre-Licensing course?

VanEd offers the 77 Hour Real Estate Salesperson Pre-Licensing course in English.

Does VanEd offer Continuing Education?

Yes, they have a Continuing Education course available in English.

How can students take the course with VanEd?

Courses are given online via their courseware software.

The Tech

An analysis of the courseware software for students at VanEd.

Which platform powers the VanEd website and course software?

Based on analysis of the technologies used within the VanEd web site and application, it appears that VanEd runs ColdFusion on top of IIS 8 as a webserver, with various web components that use JavaScript, core-js, jQuery, and other frameworks, embeded YouTube videos, both Azure and AWS Route 3 for DNS, and Cloudflare and MaxCDN with jsDelivr for content delivery.

The Price

VanEd's pricing for the Real Estate Pre-Licensing online course is in the $$-$$$ range, offering 3 packages as options available to students, making their pricing comparable with other schools in the real estate education space.

Critical Analysis

We've analyzed VanEd and present these critical questions and considerations about their online school offering specifically focused on the Real Estate Salesperson Pre-Licensing course and Continuing Education courses.

Does VanEd offer the Salesperson Pre-Licensing course final exam, video, and complete course transcripts in languages other than English?

No, the VanEd course is only offered in English. However, the Department of State does offer the Salesperson Exam in English, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, and Korean.

Is VanEd's Real Estate Salesperson Pre-Licensing course curriculum authored by the same person as the course Instructor?

No, not that we're aware of. The Instructor for the course does not write the curriculum or the course materials used in the course.

Does VanEd offer Math Mastery videos as part of their course?

No. This can mean the difference for students between pass and fail.

Does VanEd's courseware include an Exam Readiness Meter to help measure preparedness for the state exam?

No, not that we're aware of.

Does VanEd's courseware have a Dark Mode theme to for easy on the eyes viewing and to conserve battery energy on the student's device?

No, not that we're aware of.

Is VanEd's course textbook authored by the same person who is the Instructor for the course?

No, it appears that they do not offer a printed textbook as part of their online course.

Does VanEd offer Job Placement Services for graduates of their course?

No, they have a Career Tips section of their blog that contains several articles how to get a job after obtaining your license.

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RELNY 77 Hour Real Estate Pre-Licensing Accreditations

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RELNY is proud to be fully accredited by both the New York State Department of State (NYS DOS) and the Association of Real Estate License Law Officials (ARELLO®). This accreditation is more than just a formal recognition; it serves as a testament to the high standards of education and training we provide in the real estate sector.

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