Approval #:1011195 Sponsor Code: 8246
This course is approved for 3.75 hours. Course Category: 2011/2012 Broker/General Module
Many real estate professionals will see a potential client who is having a hard time selling their home, and refuse to take the listing. Others see the same potential client as a potential landlord. Using the skills learned in this course, students will be able to successfully lead today's struggling homeowner into the successful landlords of tomorrow.
This course is approved for 3.75 hours. Course Category: 2011/2012 Broker/General Module. MN requires seat time equivalent to the hours for which the course is approved
Approval #:1013421 Sponsor Code: 8246
This course fulfills the 2012-2013 mandatory requirement.
This course is approved for 7.5 hours. Course Category: 2012/2013 Broker/General Module. MN requires seat time equivalent to the hours for which the course is approved. This course can be repeated in a separate renewal period to receive general or elective CE credit.
Approval #:1011347 Sponsor Code: 8246
This course is designed to fulfill the Agency Law and Fair Housing requirement for real estate professionals in Minnesota. The course will focus on the rules and laws regarding agency relationships.
Fulfills mandatory requirements: 1 hour of Agency Law and 1 hour of Fair Housing. The Pulse system design can only reflect how the course was taken; as a 2 hour course, it will reflect 2 hours for both categories. MN requires seat time equivalent to the hours for which the course is approved.
Approval #:1015355 Sponsor Code: 8246
complex real estate transactions are full of challenges and expose licensees to
a number of high areas of risk. This course is designed to explore agency
issues, disclosure requirements, negotiation issues, cancellation concerns, contracts
and contingencies and will provide guidance on reducing risk liability
Approval #:1014612 Sponsor Code: 8246
This course is iPad compatible and contains audio/video components throughout.
If you've ever thought about increasing your business by working with investor clients this course is for you!
Whether the property is a small rental house or a big shopping center, there are specific skillsets, terminology and experience required to give these types of clients the reasonable skill and care that is to be expected of a real estate agent. Your instructor, Tom Lundstedt, CCIM will guide you through the process of evaluating an investment property. You will learn how to use an Investment Property Worksheet to calculate the cash flow, income tax savings, depreciation and rate of return for a rental property. In addition the instructor will coach you through a real world case study that involves assisting an investor who is interested in purchasing an investment property. The process will be simple and fun! The worksheet and information presented in this course will serve you throughout your entire real estate career.
MN requires seat time equivalent to the hours for which the course is approved
Approval #:1013881 Sponsor Code: 8246
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 #:1007468 Sponsor Code: 8246
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 #:1014616 Sponsor Code: 8246
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 #:1014162 Sponsor Code: 8246
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 #:1014044 Sponsor Code: 8246
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 #:1007754 Sponsor Code: 8246
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 #:1014041 Sponsor Code: 8246
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 #:1014615 Sponsor Code: 8246
This course is iPad compatible. This course provides an in-depth look at listing agreements. 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 that the course covers, 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.
In this course, you 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 a real estate career.
Approval #:1013882 Sponsor Code: 8246
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 #:1004225 Sponsor Code: 8246
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 #:1014043 Sponsor Code: 8246
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 #:1004224 Sponsor Code: 8246
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 #:1014614 Sponsor Code: 8246
This course is iPad compatible. This course will cover the what, why, and how of "pocket listings" (also known as "exclusive listings"). It will demonstrate how a pocket listing works in real life situations through case studies drawn from current real estate data. It will examine the legal issues involved in pocket listings, including the nature of contracts for pocket listings. In particular, it will cover the potential pitfalls of oral contracts. It will examine fair housing laws at the federal and state levels and how pocket listings may sometimes violate those laws. In the second part of the course, advantages and disadvantages of pocket listings for Sellers, Buyers, and real estate agents will be analyzed and evaluated in greater detail.
Approval #:1015102 Sponsor Code: 8246
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 #:1014613 Sponsor Code: 8246
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 #:1015210 Sponsor Code: 8246
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 #:1015101 Sponsor Code: 8246
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 #:1014045 Sponsor Code: 8246
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 #:1015105 Sponsor Code: 8246
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
Approval #:1014042 Sponsor Code: 8246
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 #:1015547 Sponsor Code: 8246
This course is iPad compatible. Craigslist can be a powerful marketing tool for any real estate agent, but if proper precautions are not taken, the agent AND the client could easily become victims of a scam. This course is designed to help agents navigate through the world of Craigslist and enjoy all the benefits while avoiding the dangers.
Approval #:1015545 Sponsor Code: 8246
This course is iPad compatible and contains audio and video components throughout. Master the
skills necessary to work successfully with real estate investors in this
entertaining and enlightening course. You will build upon the basic knowledge
you gained in How to Work with Real Estate Investors - Part 1.
note: It's not a requirement to have
taken Part 1 first. This is a stand-alone course.) You'll laugh and learn as your instructor, Tom
Lundstedt, CCIM, enthusiastically leads you through real world, rental property
examples. When you've completed this
course, you'll be able to comfortably "talk the talk" with your
investor clients about such items as:
cash flow, NOI, depreciation, rate of return, cap rate, cash on cash and
much more. You'll be able to put to use
five different methods to determine a rental property's value. This course will increase your confidence
when working with investor clients and open your eyes to many new opportunities.
Approval #:1015546 Sponsor Code: 8246
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.