Approval #:144-M5090 Sponsor Code: K0144
This course is designed to provide real estate professionals in Michigan with mandatory continuing education. This course looks at the history of fair housing and examines in depth the most pertinent legislation in force today.
This is approved for the "M" series. Expires 12/31/15.
Approval #:144-M5187 Sponsor Code: K0144
This course is iPad compatible. This course was designed to fulfill 3 hours of real estate continuing education. The objective of this course is to provide students with an overview of the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice of the National Association of REALTORS® as it applies to the profession of real estate.
*Note to REALTOR Members- This course is approved for continuing education credit by the state real estate commissions, meets NAR Quadrennial Code of Ethics Standards and is accepted by local Realtor boards/associations across the country as a compliant Code of Ethics course. It is however the responsibility of the member to verify with their local board/association that they also accept the course as compliant with the Realtor Quadrennial Ethics requirement. We are more than happy to provide content for review/approval if there are any concerns about compliance. If so, please contact customer service at 800-328-2008.
Approval #:144-M5592 Sponsor Code: K0144
This course is iPad compatible. This course is designed to cover all facets of contract law. It first covers oral and written contracts, the Uniform Commercial Code and the Statute of Frauds. The making of a contract is detailed from offer to acceptance.
Approval #:144-M5514 Sponsor Code: K0144
This course is designed to provide real estate professionals in Michigan with mandatory continuing education. The objective of this course is to provide students with an overview of agency law in Michigan.
Approval #:144-M1618 Sponsor Code: K0144
This course is iPad compatible. As a real estate agent, you are placed in a position of special trust. Your clients expect you to deliver the best skill and care as a part of your fiduciary duties. You counsel your clients on strategy, help them complete mounds of paperwork, and sometimes even advise them on home staging. With all of this going on, it's easy to forget about your clients' personal safety or the safety of their belongings. Your clients are counting on YOU to know the common risks associated with a real estate transaction and the best practices for minimizing those risks. This course is designed to highlight some of those things that you will want to consider while representing your client.
Approval #:144-M625 Sponsor Code: K0144
This course is iPad compatible. The listing agreement and the attached addenda is the contract between the brokerage and the seller. There are many important terms and conditions stated within this contract such as the commission rate, the length or duration of the listing, the consequences of a breach by the seller, the terms under which dual agency is handled, seller’s disclosures, cancellation of a listing, ownership of a listing, and other terms which are of extreme importance.
We will explore the many intricacies of this agreement as well as some case studies to help you better understand listing agreements as they are used throughout your real estate career.
Approval #:144-M626 Sponsor Code: K0144
This course is iPad compatible. The course will focus on those tools necessary to successfully market, negotiate, and close the sale of property. Participants will examine the components of a Competitive Market Analysis, as well as the factors that can cause the value and listing price of a property to be different. You will also look at some of the issues that can arise between contract and closing, and what steps to take if the transaction comes apart at closing
Approval #:M1561 Sponsor Code: K0144
This course is iPad compatible and has audio/video throughout.
This course will cover both the IRS rules and guidelines on §1031 such as kind exchanges and the practical applications. It will serve as a means to increase real estate professionals' expertise in assisting investor clients seeking to benefit from capital gains tax deferral.
Approval #:144-M1544 Sponsor Code: K0144
This course is iPad compatible. This course begins by touching briefly on the fiduciary duties before moving on to things you might consider doing for you buyer client. Things such as: assisting your client in determining preferences and timeline, going over the potential issues that may arise throughout the buying process, locating suitable properties, as well as constructing and submitting an offer.
Approval #:144-M628 Sponsor Code: K0144
This course is iPad compatible. This course is designed to fulfill a portion of your real estate continuing education.
This course is intended to provide some basic insight into “green building.” Its purpose is not to make the student an expert by any stretch of the imagination. Rather it will offer an overview of recent activity across the United States.
Approval #:144-M619 Sponsor Code: K0144
This course is iPad compatible. The objective of this course is to help the real estate professional understand the current real estate market, including bank “work-out” options available to delinquent borrowers.
Approval #:144-M1412 Sponsor Code: K0144
This course is iPad compatible. This course is designed to fulfill a portion of your real estate continuing education.
This course will provide a comprehensive study of all aspects of liens, taxes and foreclosures, addressing all types of liens and their classifications. Students will recognize what a lien on a property means to buyers and sellers, as well as how liens are released and assigned. This course also covers taxes and their importance in the real estate industry. Taxes such as ad valorem taxes, special assessments and transfer taxes will be presented. The course touches on the three approaches to establish the value of a property as well as capital gains. Finally, the topic of foreclosure and how to delay and dispute it, as well as the potential benefits and drawbacks will be covered in this course.
Approval #:144-M1546 Sponsor Code: K0144
This course is iPad compatible. This course covers the fair housing laws in the United States as pertaining to property management. The course begins with historical overview of prejudice and fair housing laws in the United States in order to give the student an appropriate understanding of the true intent of the current laws. The course continues with a detailed look at scenarios where a property manager could find themselves in violation of fair housing laws. The course finishes with useful examples and suggestions for the property manager to institute into their practice in an attempt to avoid fair housing claims.
Approval #:144-M621 Sponsor Code: K0144
This course provides an in-depth look at FHA mortgage lending policies. The purpose is to familiarize real estate professionals with the current regulations and how they apply to residential lending of various property types.
Approval #:144-M1547 Sponsor Code: K0144
This course is iPad compatible. This course covers the basic knowledge of lead-based paint which is required for residential property management. This course begins with a general explanation of lead-based paint issues. It proceeds with an overview of the pre 2010 EPA requirements concerning lead-based paint in residential rentals. It also outlines the new EPA rule enacted in April 2010. The course concludes by switching gears and discussing the FTC Red Flag Rule for property managers.
Approval #:144-M5761 Sponsor Code: K0144
This course is iPad compatible. This course provides a unique look at contracts, from the history to the evolution, from definitions to types, and from Purchase and Sale to Loan Assumption Addendum.
Approval #:144-M1669 Sponsor Code: K0144
This course is iPad compatible. This course serves as a guide for agents to learn about common mistakes made in the real estate industry and how to avoid falling into the pitfalls, whether a newbie, or a seasoned, top producing agent. Many licensees get so caught up in their daily events that they forget to put a business plan in place, do their homework on their neighborhood, use the necessary forms, and take advantage of marketing opportunities. This course will cover all of that and more.
Approval #:144-M1670 Sponsor Code: K0144
This course is iPad compatible. The course is designed to provide an introductory explanation of real estate financing options, the financing process, and the laws and regulations that govern real estate financing transactions. Upon completion, students will understand how real estate financing works and will be better suited to advise home buyers about real estate financing.
Approval #:144-M1617 Sponsor Code: K0144
This course is iPad compatible. Many real estate agents operate in a certain specialty or "niche," and perhaps with a little thought, many more would take the time to discover the benefits of carving out a niche for themselves. When agents market themselves as experts in a certain aspects of the industry, it not only helps the agent, but the client/customer as well. Customers need to know who the most knowledgeable, experienced professional in the area is. If there is an agent who specializes in the topic the customer needs assistance with, it is good for the industry if that customer is made aware of that agent. This real estate continuing education course is designed to help agents identify a niche that they may want to specialize in and to be able to market themselves as an expert so that all customers are receiving the best care possible by an experienced expert in the real estate industry.
Approval #:144-M1545 Sponsor Code: K0144
This course is iPad compatible. This course covers general topics that affect property managers. The course is divided into three sections, the first section deals with issues relating to owners. The middle section covers tenant-centric topics. While the third and last section covers topics relating to running a property management business.
Approval #:144-M1699 Sponsor Code: K0144
This course is iPad compatible. Perhaps the most frustrating and misunderstood aspect of the real estate transaction for an agent is the appraisal. Appraisers are often seen as a roadblock in the process of closing a deal because so much depends on their opinion of value. This course is designed to clear up some of the confusion that surrounds the real estate appraisal by showing agents how to better work with appraisers and the steps that can be taken when the agent feels that the appraisal is flawed.
Approval #:144-M1548 Sponsor Code: K0144
This course is iPad compatible. This course examines the different tools a property manager need to use to be able to address conflict both inside the property management company, dealing with clients and customers, and negotiating outside disagreements. This course uses conflict resolution to give a base understanding of different cultures in an effort to avoid conflicts that are based on cultural mistakes. The course also gives an example of an inter-office conflict resolution program.
Approval #:144-M1671 Sponsor Code: K0144
This course is iPad compatible. Commercial real estate can
be an interesting and lucrative path in the real estate profession, but it’s
not for everyone. There is additional knowledge and skillset necessary for
those who would like to expand their reach in the industry by going into
commercial real estate. This course starts off with a basic overview of the
different types of commercial properties and some of the calculations used in
basic financial analysis. It builds into introducing the valuation process and
return on investment before going into how to list and market a commercial