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McKissock Online Courses Get High Marks From Students! McKissock takes pride in it's online courses and it shows! Our 14 currently available Vermont Real Estate Continuing Education courses have received 46,038 reviews for a rating of 4.54 out of 5.
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  • How to Work with Real Estate Investors - Part 1

    (10006 Ratings)
    Vermont real estate new course. Top 5 Most Popular
    2.00
    $15.95

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    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.

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  • How to Work with Real Estate Investors - Part 2

    (2784 Ratings)
    Vermont real estate new course.
    2.00
    $15.95

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    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. (Please 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.

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  • Navigating a Hot Sellers' Market

    (213 Ratings)
    Vermont real estate new course.
    2.00
    $15.95

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    This course is iPad compatible. This course is designed to help licensees working with buyers and/or sellers in many of the nation’s recovering markets that because of low inventory and high demand have become strong Seller’s markets.  Both buyer and seller perspectives and tactics will be considered in looking at how to ethically and successfully represent either party in a transaction.

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  • Short Sales and Foreclosures

    (269 Ratings)
    Vermont real estate new course.
    3.00
    $25.95

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    This course is iPad compatible. For many real estate professionals, short sales and foreclosures have become a significant part of their business. These types of transactions can be challenging and complicated so it’s crucial that you know exactly what you are doing.  Knowing how to maneuver the complexities of short sales as well as how to identify the distinct real estate opportunities in foreclosure are not merely good skills to have in today’s market – they are crucial! This course will help students become comfortable identifying and handling short sales and foreclosures. We will be covering the basics of getting started with short sales including definitions, challenges and finding leads. We’ll also discuss obtaining; servicing, marketing, and completing the sales process for a short sale listing.  You’ll also learn all about the foreclosure process, including the market opportunity, definitions, and types of foreclosures, REO properties and options to foreclosure for the homeowner.  Finally, we’ll cover the entire process of listing, marketing and closing the foreclosed/REO property.  

    "This course meets the National Association of REALTORS Quadrennial Code of Ethics requirement. Please check with your local association for approval."

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  • A Day in the Life of a Buyer Agent

    (8461 Ratings)
    Top 5 Most Popular
    2.00
    $15.95

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    The purchase of a property is often the single largest and most important purchase a person will make in their lifetime. With the proper care, and an eye toward professional conduct, the process of buying property can be tremendously beneficial for both buyer and you. Understanding the complexities of the buyer/licensee relationship will allow you to communicate effectively with your customer or client and provide you with the tools you need to make a successful sale. 

    This course is iPad compatible.

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  • Real Estate Safety: Protect Yourself During a Showing

    (8304 Ratings)
    Vermont real estate new course. Top 5 Most Popular
    2.00
    $15.95

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    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.

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  • How is the Legalization of Marijuana Affecting the Real Estate Market?

    (210 Ratings)
    Vermont real estate new course.
    2.00
    $15.95

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    This course is iPad compatible. Marijuana, cannabis and hemp (all different names for essentially the same plant) has a long history in the United States, with periods where it was encouraged, discouraged, criminal, and most recently legalized in some states. This class covers a brief history of marijuana then goes on to discuss the conflict between federal and state laws. Next, an overview of commercial real estate matters, followed by residential real estate topics will be covered. The last chapter goes over some basics for those who may consider specializing in this new and growing real estate specialty!

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  • Code of Ethics

    (3401 Ratings)
    3.00
    $25.95

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    Did you know that the National Association of REALTORS® Code of Ethics is over 100 years old? Though the real estate market has evolved a lot since 1913, one aspect that has not changed is that home buyers continue to select professionals who hold themselves to a high ethical standard. Familiarity with the current Code of Ethics will allow you to build stable and lasting relationships with your clients. Your instructor will provide you 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. Additionally, your instructor will  enhance your understanding of ethical behavior by providing you with sample scenarios and common illegal practices to guide the practical decision-making of licensees.

    *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.

    This course is iPad compatible.

    "This course meets the National Association of REALTORS Quadrennial Code of Ethics requirement. Please check with your local association for approval."

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  • Fair Housing

    (3795 Ratings)
    4.00
    $35.95

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    Discrimination can be subtle, overt, and often unintentional. As a real estate professional, it’s important that you avoid discrimination in order to build lasting relationships with customers and clients. To do this, you must be aware of and compliant with the laws that govern housing discrimination.

    This course is iPad compatible.

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  • A New Look at Contract Law

    (1380 Ratings)
    2.00
    $15.95

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    The real estate contract is perhaps one of the least understood documents in the real estate market, and yet it is the contract that is used most often. For your clients, the purchase of a home is generally the most expensive and life-changing decision they will make. Therefore, whether you are new to the real estate market or an established expert, it is important that you understand the fundamentals of contract law in order to protect both your and your clients’ interests. Your instructor will provide you with a unique look at contracts, from the history to the evolution, from definitions to types, and from Purchase and Sale to Loan Assumption Addendum. 

    This course is iPad compatible.

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  • Demystifying Appraisals

    (1803 Ratings)
    2.00
    $15.95

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    Many people in the real estate industry often are tremendously confused when it comes to determining the appraiser’s role in a real estate transaction. For real estate professionals, appraisers are often seen as a roadblock because their opinion on the value of the property often determines whether or not a deal is closed. Your instructor will clear up some of the confusion that surrounds real estate appraisal by demonstrating how to work collaboratively with appraisers and by providing you with information on the steps you can take when you feel as though the assessment that the appraiser has made was flawed.

    This course is iPad compatible.

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  • What Real Estate Professionals Need to Know About FHA

    (2439 Ratings)
    2.00
    $15.95

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    FHA has insured more than 34 million properties since its inception, making it the largest insurer of mortgages in the world. Understanding the FHA’s requirements and protocols will equip you with the tools you need to provide satisfactory lending services for your clients. Your instructor will give you an in-depth look at FHA mortgage lending policies and familiarize you with the current regulations and how they apply to residential lending for various property types.


    This course is iPad compatible.



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  • Mortgages, Loans, and Laws - How They Help Your Client

    (2934 Ratings)
    2.00
    $15.95

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    In today’s real estate market, the average buyer rarely has the wealth to purchase property without some form of financing. Typically, that financing is in the form of a mortgage. As a real estate agent, being knowledgeable about how real estate financing works will allow you to effectively advise potential clients on mortgage and loan options. Your instructor will provide you with an introductory explanation of real estate financing options, the financing process, and the laws and regulations that govern real estate financing transactions. 

    This course is iPad compatible.

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  • It’s High Tide you Got the Facts about Homeowner’s Flood Insurance

    (39 Ratings)
    Vermont real estate new course.
    3.00
    $25.95

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    This course is iPad compatible. In the past 5 years, all 50 states have experienced floods or flash floods and typical homeowners insurance does not cover flood damage.  Every property in this country is in a flood zone.  On March 21, 2014, President Obama signed the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act into law, affecting more than 5.5 million homeowners across the United States.  This course will educate real estate professionals how to identify a property’s flood risk, how to disclose flood risk to prospective buyers, how the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 affects homeowners’ flood insurance rates, and much more.

    "This course meets the National Association of REALTORS Quadrennial Code of Ethics requirement. Please check with your local association for approval."

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