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AREA-Uganda has been engaged in several trainings which include, Mortgage training, Valuation training, brokerage management training and Instructors training at the East African Regional Real Estate Training Center (EARRETC) in Nairobi. The Association has developed more training programs and to date has many training programs to offer.

All the future trainings will now be conducted under the newly established Real Estate Institute of East Africa (REIEA) which will offer both diploma and certificate programs:


Certified Courses Designate

The following certified courses will be offered by Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) – USA, International Real Property Foundation (IRPF) – USA and REIEA (Regional).

  1. CIPS:     Certified International Property Specialist
  2. TRC:      Transnational Referral Certification
  3. CCIM:    Certified Commercial Investment Member
  4. CRB:      Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager
  5. CRM:     Certified Residential Manager
  6. CCM:     Certified Commercial Manager
  7. CPM:     Certified Property Manager
  8. ARM:    Accredited Residential Manager
  9. ACOM: Accredited Commercial Manager
  10. CFM:     Certified Facilities Manager

  12. The course is proposed to have duration of 2 semesters each of (17) weeks
  13. Semester One
  14. DRE 1101              AEA       Advanced Estate Agency
  15. DRE 1102              REV        Real Estate Valuation
  16. DRE 1103              PM         Property Management
  17. DRE 1104             ELI          Ethical and Legal Issues in real estate
  18. DRE 1105              REFI       Real Estate Finance and Investment           

  19. Semester Two
  20. DRE 1201              REE        Real Estate Economics
  21. DRE 1202             RET        Real Estate taxation
  22. DRE 1203             REM      Real Estate Marketing
  23. DRE 1204             BDDI     Building Design and Defect identification
  24. DRE 1205             GIS         Geographical Information Systems

Recess Semester

Field Attachment


  1. The course is proposed to have a duration of (17) weeks
  2. CRE 1101               BMS      Brokerage Management and Sales
  3. CRE 1102              RPV        Real Property Valuation
  4. CRE 1103              PM         Property Management
  5. CRE 1104              LRR        Law Relating to Real Estate
  6. CRE 1105              PF           Property Finance
  7. CRE 1106              BMS      Business and Marketing Strategy

  8. Other Short Courses
  9. Real Estate Management
  10. Mortgage Finance for Real Estate Practice
  11. Real Estate Investment
  12. Facilities Management
  13. Real Estate Valuation
  14. Condominium
  15. Real Estate Brokerage Management
  16. Training of Trainers (ToT) for Real Estate
  17. Lobby and Advocacy



The Association of Real Estate Agents of Uganda (AREA-Uganda) is an umbrella body of real estate agents and managers, real estate professionals and other organizations with interest in the real estate sector. AREA-Uganda was formed to bring real estate agents/managers and others interested in the sector into one body to work collectively towards developing a professional Real Estate Sector in Uganda and creating awareness of its benefits as an engine for Economic growth.

In order to achieve this, AREA-Uganda has engaged in several trainings which include; Mortgage training, Property and Land Valuation training, Property Management Training, Green Building Training, House Financing Training, Real Estate Investment Training, Condominium law Training and instructors  training at the East African Regional Real Estate Training Center (EARRETC) in Nairobi.

To promote these trainings further a M.O.U between the Association and Makerere University Business School (MUBS) was signed on realizing the need for Training Real Estate Business practitioners through various disciplines of the industry; say property Management, Brokerage business management, finance and investment Valuation Principles among others.

AREA-Uganda established the Real Estate Institute of East Africa (REIEA) to conduct all its future trainings. REIEA established in 2016 as the only real estate institute in the East African Region. Through its alliance with the Association of Real Estates Agents (AREA), an umbrella institution of real estate agency/brokerage companies and professionals in Uganda, REIEA is to become the first of its kind in the Region to provide professional training programs, certificates and Diplomas, to all the personnel interested in real estate businesses. REIEA is dedicated to promoting and advancing the real estate discipline and specifically property bases research throughout the East African region. The institute is to incorporate national research societies, academic researchers, practitioners and students engaged in real estate. For more information follow www.reiea.org. 


Association of Real Estate Agents Uganda in conjunction with Real Estate Institute of East Africa invites you /your company staff to attend and participate in the one day certificate training courses organized 2017.Please select the training of your interest in the Activity work Plan below




                    TRAINING ACTIVITY





Real Estate Marketing

Real Estate marketing is basically designed to address the emerging trends  Brokerage management, Sales training and Technology management especially Internet marketing strategies, Search engine optimization, affiliate marketing and how to drive more leads to your website, multimedia and tools to create multimedia.

Real Estate Institute of East Africa




Green Building and Energy Efficiency

This course is designed to address the emerging trend of developing healthier and smarter buildings by defining effective ways to utilize energy through introducing basic principles and tools on sustainable buildings design for use in Ugandan climate (promoting environmentally sound buildings.


Real Estate Institute of East Africa




Taxation Workshop

The course content covers; domestic taxes applicable to Real Estate, players under Real Estate Business who are responsible in paying taxes and their challenges, Rental income computation, tax payers obligation, Rental income from flats and sub landlords, cost of noncompliance and updates of amended Real Estate taxes every financial year.

Real Estate Institute of East Africa




Project Management

This course entails; Project Management Stats, Analysis of Project management industry in Uganda, Why construction projects fail, What are high-performance companies doing, Benefits of Project Management in real estate industry, Why you need a certified Project Manager, Career in Project Management

  1. TRAINING FEE PER EACH; UGX 120,000 for each AREA-Uganda member.
  2. Breakfast and Lunch will be provided!
  3. Deadline for confirmation is 25th February, 2017 and payment in installment is allowed before each training date.
  4. Payments may be made; to Barclays Bank Account Name: Association of Real Estate Agents Uganda, Account number: 6000192862
  5. OR AREA-Uganda Office: located at Park Royal Building Buganda Road Plot 26, Ground floor Room 106.
  6. Thank you and we look forward to your participation.