Wednesday, August 23
8:30am -12:30pm #9918 General Real Estate Update Course
1:30pm-5:30pm #3439 Trends: The Current & Future
Direction of the Real Estate Profession
Thursday, September 21
8:30am -12:30pm #8818 BIC Real Estate Update Course
1:30pm – 5:30pm #3439 Trends: The Current & Future Direction of the Real Estate Profession
Classroom Course Descriptions
#9918 – General Real Estate Update Course
Topics include: 1. Property Management. 2. Radon. 3. Protecting Confidential Consumer Information. 4. License Law and Commission rules update including application and reinstatement fee increases and rules relating to registering names and delivery of instruments.
#8818 – BIC RE Update Course
The BIC RE UPDATE COURSE is a 4 hour mandatory course which must be completed prior to June 10, 2018 by ALL brokers-in-charge or BIC-eligible brokers who were designated as a broker-in-charge prior to July 1, 2017 and who wish to remain a broker-in-charge or maintain their eligibility as of July 1, 2018 for the 2018-2019 license period. Topics include: 1. Property Management 2. Radon 3. Protecting Confidential Consumer Information 4. License Law & Rule Updates 5. 3-Way Trust Account Reconciliation; BIC Duty to Supervise; Breaking Issues and Updates Note: BICs and “BIC Eligible” brokers also take a four-hour elective of their choice to complete their continuing education requirements. They do NOT take the GENERAL Update Course.
#3439 – Trends: The Current and Future Direction of the Real Estate Profession
Do you want to stay on top of the real estate industry? Let us share with you the 20 top trends that are reshaping the profession. Everything from what to expect in the market, to technology and drones to how much Trumponomics will affect your business. We can’t wait to help you craft a better vision of the future.
#2504 – For the Good of All: REALTOR® Code of Ethics
A real estate elective course designed to address the REALTOR Code of Ethics, including the role of the Grievance and Professional Standards Committees, procuring cause, arbitration and mediation.
#3014 – Ethics: Principles & Practices
This course satisfies the NAR requirement of one ethics course once every four years! Includes case studies based on real-life agency situations as well as scenarios. Also, in depth discussion of the NAR Code of Ethics, typical issues today’s real estate professionals are apt to encounter, and guidelines to apply when debating whether a decision is ethical.
#3142 Appraisal Questions: Essential Answers for Real Estate Professionals Come get your appraisal answers! Brokers are impacted daily by appraisal issues and have a wide range of legitimate questions. Detailed, researched answers will address common issues such as appraiser selection, the appraisal process, square footage, comparable selection, adjustments, appraiser independence, assisting in the process using MLS, the communication chain, and appropriate forms of broker-appraiser communication.
#3299 Winning at Win Win Whether we realize it or not, we all negotiate all the time. In addition to negotiating for our clients, we negotiate with our families, our colleagues, vendors, even ourselves. Being a good negotiator requires three things: structure, knowledge of strategies, and communication skills – all are learnable and all are presented in this class. This information is not only relevant in real estate but can also be transferred to any negotiating event.
#3344 – The Secrets of Residential Investing This course helps students to understand the basic principles of investment and why their clients should choose residential real estate as an investment. You’ll learn the concepts of cash flow, equity and appreciation, as well as tax advantages of real estate investment. You’ll also discuss the advantages of the “Fix and Hold” or “Fix and Flip” approaches for investments needing modifications or improvements.
#3409 – The Definitive Advertising Guide
Advertising and marketing affect nearly everything that a real estate licensee does in today’s world. However, in crafting marketing and advertising, the real estate professional must navigate a complex interaction of specific state statutes and rules as well as federal advertising regulations in areas such as fair housing. This course serves as the definitive guide to successful real estate marketing and advertising that is in full compliance and takes into account the various rules and regulations, and includes several examples of the most common pitfalls real estate professionals face in designing advertising and marketing.