Approval #:12867 Sponsor Code: 603811
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.
Approval #:12922 Sponsor Code: 603811
In recent years, green building has become more than just a trend. Nearly 40% of home buyers consider energy efficient features to be "very important". This is not simply because home buyers wish to reduce their environmental footprint. The cost of sustainable materials and products is low, making green building one of the most cost-effective types of construction. Therefore, knowledge of the green building market segment will allow you a competitive advantage in the real estate industry. Your instructor, Bob Fleck, will guide you through the fundamentals of green building and will place special emphasis on water, indoor air quality, and electricity.
This course is iPad compatible.
Approval #:12330 Sponsor Code: 603811
This course is iPad compatible. This course is designed as a practical guide that will cover all facets of the law of agency. It will cover the history of agency law and common law and give an overview of the development of the agency arrangement throughout the years. The course will explain the key elements of fiduciary responsibility, as well as the consequences for failing to carry out those responsibilities.
Approval #:12869 Sponsor Code: 603811
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 #:12835 Sponsor Code: 603811
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. Your instructor, Bob Fleck, will give you intimate knowledge of agency and fiduciary relationships, explore the process of selecting properties for purchase, and guide you through the procedure of constructing an offer. This course is iPad compatible.
Approval #:12923 Sponsor Code: 603811
This course will provide some techniques to help buyers prioritize the
things they want in a home and to identify different buyer personalities.
Approval #:12843 Sponsor Code: 603811
Did you know that 1031 tax deferred exchanges are currently on the rise nationwide? Though the downturn in the real estate market resulted in a significant drop-off, the market is now recovering and the demand for 1031 exchanges is stronger than ever. As a real estate agent, knowing the fundamentals of 1031 tax deferred exchanges will allow you to infiltrate this burgeoning market. Your instructor, Kennen Cohen, will cover both the IRS rules and guidelines on 1031 exchanges and will provide valuable information that will allow you to enhance your professional expertise in assisting investor clients who are seeking to benefit from capital gains tax deferral. This course contains audio and video.This course is iPad compatible.
Did you know that 1031 tax deferred exchanges are currently on the rise nationwide? Though the downturn in the real estate market resulted in a significant drop-off, the market is now recovering and the demand for 1031 exchanges is stronger than ever. As a real estate agent, knowing the fundamentals of 1031 tax deferred exchanges will allow you to infiltrate this burgeoning market. Your instructor, Kennen Cohen, will cover both the IRS rules and guidelines on 1031 exchanges and will provide valuable information that will allow you to enhance your professional expertise in assisting investor clients who are seeking to benefit from capital gains tax deferral.
Approval #:12889 Sponsor Code: 603811
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 #:12871 Sponsor Code: 603811
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 #:12339 Sponsor Code: 603811
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.
"This course meets the National Association of REALTORS Quadrennial Code of Ethics requirement. Please check with your local association for approval."
Approval #:12841 Sponsor Code: 603811
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 #:12840 Sponsor Code: 603811
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 #:12868 Sponsor Code: 603811
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 #:12890 Sponsor Code: 603811
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 #:12870 Sponsor Code: 603811
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 #:12842 Sponsor Code: 603811
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 #:12836 Sponsor Code: 603811
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 #:12891 Sponsor Code: 603811
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 property.