No only after your first licensee renewal, then you must take 8 hours of CE after July 1st, and every license year thereafter.
Not yet. First, you need to affiliate (Join) a real estate firm, and have the Broker-in-Charge agree to supervise you. The BIC will activate your license.
The relationship between the buyer or seller who hires an agent to represent them is called the agency relationship. The agent has certain duties they owe their client.
Refer to the FHA/VA Addendum. It explainsa who is responsible for these items. Your Broker should explain what is required. Usually it is up to the lender.
The buyer can make any investigations on the property like a home and pest inspection. Finding problems and then requesting the seller to fix them. The seller is not required to fix anything. Your broker can help negotiate fixes
Yes, you should always get a new survey of the property. The survey will show the location of buildings and other improvements to the property, as well as encroachments, easements and possible setback violations. Make sure the acreage is what you are purchasing. That row of trees may not be on your property. Only way to find out for sure is with a survey.