Fractional Homes International (FHI) announced today that it has launched the world’s first comprehensive Fractional Real Estate Online Training & Certification Course. Consisting of over 18 hours of video, 500 PowerPoint slides and a 400-page Manual, the course covers all aspects of fractional real estate development from feasibility analysis to closing the sale. Building on the success of FHI’s live training seminars, the online course allows people to become FHI Certified Fractional Professionals™ from the comfort of their own home.

The intensive Training Course is designed for real estate developers, investors and sales professionals who wish to enter the growing fractional ownership real estate industry. The Course was developed and presented by FHI’s Faculty, which has over 100 years of combined fractional real estate experience. The Faculty includes:

* Sherman Potvin, FHI President & CEO
* Randall Harris of Island Fractional Homes
* Tom Goetschius of Tom Goetschius Associates
* Gary Robison of Luxury Lodging & Exchange
* Attorney Marguerite Sadler of Sirkin & Associates

FHI’s Fractional Real Estate Course is divided into 25 Sections and covers: Critical success factors, Feasibility assessment, Financial analysis, Consulting contracts, Preparing the property for sale, Fraction size and use plan selection, Share pricing and ownership costs, Owner benefits, Fractional financing, Property management, Legal structures and fractional ownership governing documents, Marketing strategies, and Sales methods.

FHI has selected online learning leader Digital Chalk to present the course. This innovative platform requires no special software — students simply log in to the training website and click “play” to start viewing the video and slides, side-by-side. Students learn at their own pace and can go back and review as many times as they wish. The 400-page printed Training Manual clarifies and expands upon the information presented in the videos.

Upon successful completion of the course, graduates can take advantage of FHI’s free Membership & Certification offer, granting them the designation of FHI Certified Fractional Professional™, as well as access to FHI’s complete range of fractional real estate development resources and support. Visit to view clips of the training and learn more.

About Fractional Homes International
Fractional Homes International was launched in November 2008 by Luxury Fractional Guide founder and leading fractional real estate consultant, Sherman Potvin. FHI’s mission is to create a network of highly trained professionals who specialize in the art of converting whole-ownership vacation homes into prime shared ownership vacation properties.