22.5-Hour Renewal Package

$129.95
Online
Mandatory
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New York Fair Housing & Agency Law

4 Hours
This course looks at the history of fair housing and examines in depth the most pertinent legislation in force today. The Fair Housing Act of 1968 was the first major legislation that applied to residential housing. The Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988 broadened the coverage, increased the enforcement policies of the Act and stiffened the penalties invoked for violation of the Act. Specific advertising policies are investigated and illustrated. The procedure for filing a complaint of discrimination are studied in detail and there are lots of hints on how to stay clear of discriminatory practices in sales, rentals and financing of real estate.

Course Learning Objectives 

  • Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to: 
  • Discuss the history of Fair Housing legislation 
  • Discuss the Fair Housing Act of 1968 and Amendments to that Act
  • Explain the importance of Fair Housing in the RE industry and how this Act is enforced 
  • Identify exemptions under the Fair Housing Act of 1968 
  • Discuss the amendments which were later added to the Fair Housing Act 
  • Explain which actions are prohibited under the Fair Housing Act 
  • Explain the amendments of 1988, made to the Fair Housing Act 
  • Discuss what actions would qualify as a violation of the amendments dealing with familial status 
  • Define “handicap” under the law of the Fair Housing Act
  • Identify the words, phrases, and symbols in advertising that would be considered violations of the Fair Housing Act 
  • Explain how to file a fair housing complaint 
  • Summarize the acts that may lead to the Attorney General to bring civil action against someone for Fair Housing Violations
4 Hours
Online
Elective
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Going Green: Elements of an Eco-friendly Home

3 Hours
Nearly 40% of home buyers consider energy efficient features to be "very important.” This course will help you grow your knowledge of the ins and outs of eco-friendly living. 

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS: 
  • Learn how homebuyers can reduce their environmental footprint 
  • Examine the costs of sustainable materials 
  • Explore pros and cons to eco-friendly materials and homes
3 Hours
Online
Elective
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Real Estate Investing: Beyond the Basics

3.5 Hours
Take your real estate business to the level by expanding your knowledge of real estate investing. 

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS: 
  • Narration
  • Learn how to use an investment property worksheet to analyze a property 
  • Explore how to determine a property's investment value quickly and effectively 
  • Uncover the ins and outs of the passive loss rules 
  • Examine how to maximize the tax-savings benefits of depreciation through a bifurcation strategy
3.5 Hours
Online
Elective
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A Day in the Life of a Buyer Agent

3 Hours
Gain useful information on the complexities of a relationship between a buyer and a real estate agent. 

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS: 
  • Learn how to communicate effectively with your client
  • Explore useful tools you need to make a successful sale 
  • Gain insights on the fiduciary duties, the process, and possible issues in a real estate transaction 
  • Pocket useful tips on buyer preferences, locating suitable properties and constructing an offer
3 Hours
Online
Elective
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Real Estate Safety: Protect Yourself and Your Clients

3 Hours
Learn safety protocols real estate professionals can employ in the field. 

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS: 
  • Explore tips for protecting yourself and your clients
  • Identify safety tips for getting a client’s home ready to sell
  • Learn how to conduct safe showings
3 Hours
Online
Elective
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Finding Your Focus: Niche Marketing for Real Estate

3 Hours
Transform your real estate business by exploring and identifying a real estate specialty suited for your interests, market, and skills. 

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS: 
  • Uncover processes for thinking strategically about developing a real estate specialty 
  • Explore different real estate niches and their potential opportunities 
  • Identify strategies for marketing your niche
3 Hours
Online
Elective
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Know the Code: Your Guide to the Code of Ethics

3 Hours
Familiarity with the Code of Ethics allows you to build stable and lasting relationships with your clients. This course will take your knowledge of the Code of Ethics to the next level. 

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS: 
  • Review the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice of the National Association of REALTORS® 
  • Enhance your understanding of ethical behavior through sample scenarios and common illegal practices 
  • Get tips and tools to guide your practical decision-making
3 Hours

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