Pioneers of Real Estate Education Since 1982

Fortune Academy Privacy Policy

Fortune Academy of Real Estate (FA) 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 state-mandated 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, 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 assessment 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 the exam, 75% mastery is required to pass the exam. Should you fail any class exam, only one exam retake shall be allowed at no charge. If you fail the retake exam, you will be required to take the class again. All class grades include evaluation on student’s 100% class participation. FA may offer courses to which these grading 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.

For Live Training: Refund/cancellation requests will be accepted up to three business days before the class start date. Individuals withdrawing within this period will receive a 100% refund of the course fees with a deduction of $25 for service charges. Refunds will not be processed for individuals who have attended any portion of the course. Refunds will be issued within 15-20 business days of the request. Class rescheduling can be requested by the student or may be required by the management, up until a day before the class start date. Students shall be provided with new class schedule options to select from.

For Online Training: Refund can be requested before course accesses have been provided. Once the course logins have been emailed to the students, no refunds will be issued. The school may provide store credit or allow switching to another course, within 3 days of the initial purchase, provided that the course has not been launched.

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 require that you attend ALL SESSIONS before you can take the class exam and earn a certificate of completion. Credit hours per class are as below:

  • SC First Year Pre-License: 60 hours
  • SC Advanced Real Estate Principles: 30 hours
  • Broker A/B: 30 hours each
  • Property Management: 30 hours

PARTIAL CREDIT shall not be given for any class. If a student misses any session, or part of a session, the missed class can be made up at a future scheduled class. $25 fee per session shall be collected if taken within 6 months of the class date. After 6 months the entire class fee shall be collected.

CODE OF CONDUCT: All students are required to always maintain professional behavior. No disruptive or aggressive behavior or threats of physical violence will be tolerated. Two warnings shall be given in such cases, and if the offensive behavior continues, the student shall be expelled from the class at the discretion of the management and the fee paid for the class shall not be returned. Fortune Academy has zero-tolerance for using unfair methods during class exams. Students caught cheating during the exam shall be reported to the Real Estate Commission and their school registration shall be cancelled.

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, and/or Fortune Academy, their employees, and agents, concerning any injuries, illness, damage or death occurring to myself while participating in, or because of participation in, any classes or related activities.
  • I further agree to indemnify and hold Fortune Academy of Real Estate, 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 due to any reason while participating in any class offered at FA

CERTIFICATES: Only one original certificate is issued. Duplicate Certificate can be requested with a fee of $30 each. This agreement is a legal binding contract between the student and FA.

I, the Student, fully agree with all the policies and terms of this document.