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This course uses the easy-to-remember B.U.Y.E.R. A.G.E.N.T. acronym to help the student recall, understand, and make informed use of key concepts in their professional relationships. Subjects covered include distinctions between types of agency, disclosure obligations, risk management, types and methods of compensation, exclusivity, and others.
In this course, we will take a look at general contract requirements before moving on to specific contract forms used in the state of Massachusetts. The course will end with a couple of interesting court cases involving real estate contract law.
Discrimination can be subtle or overt and sometimes unintentional. It is crucial that real estate licensees are aware of the laws that govern housing discrimination. In this course, we will begin with an overview of the state and federal fair housing laws that got us to where we are today. We will then spend some time on specific, common actions that cause real estate agents to violate fair housing law. On common cause for violations is the listing. We will take a look at a few examples so that you can get in the habit of spotting fair housing violations. Finally, we will cover some best practices for both you as the agent and your office to follow.
This course is intended to cover two hours of continuing education for the state of Massachusetts. In this course, we will take an in-depth look at the significant issues that Massachusetts real estate license law encompasses. We will begin with a review of licensing requirements and the laws that pertain to obtaining and maintaining a real estate license. We will then move on to a discussion on what the law says regarding the practice of real estate. The course concludes by highlighting disciplinary actions that can be brought against non-compliant licensees.
In this course, we will discuss the mortgage industry at a high level. The course will begin with the secondary and primary mortgage markets. We will then spend a considerable amount of time on credit and everything you and your client would need to know about it. The course concludes with information on the various loan products.
This course begins with a discussion on how we determine our seller agency relationships. We will cover the different types of agency along with the requirements associated with obtaining consent and providing notice. We will then move on to the various disclosure requirements that a Massachusetts seller agent will need to understand before discussing how it all needs documented. We will wrap the course up with a refresher of the fiduciary duties that you owe your client.
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This is a non-credit, professional development course.How would you like to generate business from social media in under 15 minutes a day? Whether you are new or well-versed to the world of social media & looking for a way to take it to the next level, this course teaches you why social media has become a force in business, how you can find & connect with potential clients online, plus a behind the scenes tour of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Active Rain, YouTube, Pinterest & More.
This is a non-credit course.
This is a non-credit, professional development course.Are you aware of all of the free and inexpensive Google tools that are available to help you reduce your business operating costs, streamline communication, and improve your work efficiency? In this 3-hour course, we'll introduce you to the best of these tools for your real estate business and show you how to leverage the Google search engine and advertising network to increase your presence in the marketplace to retain and/or attract new business.