The real estate market is rapidly expanding. Are you looking to keep pace and stretch your range of service to a relentless amount of clients? My classes will give you the tools needed to master this ever-changing market. I attend: Corporate Conferences, Motivational & Christian Events.
Certified International Property Specialist
Certified International Property Specialist Ensures agents’ success in servicing international clients in their local community. Instantly align yourself with the best in international real estate by earning the CIPS designation. The designation requires completion of five full-day courses focusing on the critical aspects of international real estate transactions. CIPS designees are connected to an influential network of over 3,500 professionals who turn to each other first when looking for referral partners.
Seniors Real Estate Specialist
The SRES® Designation program educates REALTORS® on how to profitably and ethically serve the real estate needs of the fastest growing market in real estate, clients age 50+. By earning the SRES® designation, you gain access to valuable member benefits, useful resources, and networking opportunities across the U.S. and Canada to help you in your business.
At Home With Diversity*
An educational experience designed to present a picture of the changing face of the real estate industry. Learn to work effectively with – and within – today’s diverse real estate market. The At Home With Diversity certification teaches you how to conduct your business with sensitivity to all client profiles and build a business plan to successfully serve them. *pending approval
The e-PRO® certification teaches you the latest social media technologies to create an online presence vital to reaching today’s hyper-connected consumers. NAR’s e-PRO® certification program helps REALTORS® master the advanced digital marketing techniques of today. With the e-PRO® certification, REALTORS® increase their ability to reach customers, expand their capabilities, and build trust by safeguarding client information.
Short Sales & Foreclosure Resource
The SFR® certification teaches real estate professionals the framework for understanding how to work with distressed sellers and the finance, tax, and legal professionals who can help them, qualify sellers for short sales, develop a short sale package, negotiate with lenders, safeguard your commission, limit risk, and protect buyers.
Other Real Estate Classes
Introduction to Commercial Real Estate
An introductory level course that offers a logical progression to learn Commercial and Investment Real Estate concepts and terminology through practical examples.
Course highlights include:
Learn the “Jargon” of Commercial REALTORS®
Understanding Investment Principles
“User” vs. “Investor” Need
Basic Investment Analysis
Spread Sheet Cash Flow Forecasting
Learn Investment Formulas
Basic mathematical skills and the ability to use a calculator are required. Students must bring their own calculator to the class.
Introduction to Property Management
Introduction to Property Management provides an in-depth overview of property management. The course is appropriate for new employees, existing property staff, career changers, students, and anyone interested in a career in real estate management.
Course highlights include:
Where property managers work, how they fit into the overall real estate industry, and who hires them
The make-up of the property manager’s team
The knowledge and skill sets necessary to succeed in the profession
The employment and salary outlook for property managers and how they advance in their careers
Commercial and Investment Real Estate: Tools of the Trade
An introductory level course that teaches how to gather the basic information your customers will want to know about the different types of properties. How to market this information and get paid!
Course highlights include:
Understanding Different Types of Properties
Information Gathering – Listing Checklists are Provided
Listing Agreements and Commercial Clauses
Commercial Marketing Practices
Essentials of Real Estate Investment
Essentials of Real Estate Investment examines the current real estate market and describes investment methods, needs, and opportunities. It educates students and professionals on the basics of investing in real estate and can help consumers make better choices when it comes to investing their money in real property. Real estate may provide a profitable alternative for an investor’s portfolio with much of the income sheltered by deductions for operational costs, interest expenses, and depreciation.
It is important to realize Fair Housing laws are very much a part of today’s real estate market. Both Federal and State governments employ “testers” to police the industry. Testing is not considered entrapment and the results are admissible in court. Fair Housing is the law of the land, and even in the face of some apparent exceptions, there is no room for discrimination of any sort in the business of housing.
Foreclosures, Short Sales, REOs and Auctions
With the number of homes going into foreclosure and short sales, it is increasingly important for licensees to stay current on these topics to remain competitive and successful in the market. This continuing education title discusses four hot topics in today’s market: foreclosures, short sales, REOs, and auctions. Focusing on the legal ramifications of these topics, this title also reviews ways that agents can successfully market these properties.
Multiply Your Success with Real Estate Assistants
Using real estate assistants can help real estate salespersons and brokers increase production and free up time for sales. Yet most professionals lack the experience and knowledge to hire, train, and supervise a competent assistant. This hands-on guide gets professionals and their assistants up and running with practical advice and dozens of ready-made tools. The text also advises on setting and enforcing office policy, monitoring performance, and providing compensation incentives.
Property Management and Managing Risk
This popular title provides you with an up-to-date introduction to property management with a practical focus on how to comply with regulations and avoid liability. The features include “Liability Alerts” that offer suggestions for avoiding liability from both owners and tenants, as well as case studies, key terms, learning objectives, review questions, answer keys, and a glossary.
Discovering Commercial Real Estate
This course offers a broad overview of the basics of commercial real estate and how it differs from residential real estate. Students will be able to distinguish and understand the broker’s role and discover the different types of commercial properties, terms, valuation methods, marketing and resources for further education.
While it will not equip an agent with the needed tools to practice commercial real estate, it will explain the business and introduce many of the resources needed to pursue a commercial transaction or a career in commercial real estate. This is an ideal introductory course for those who are newly licensed and/or residential agents who want to learn more about commercial real estate.
What You Will Learn in the Discovering Commercial Real Estate Course:
· The duties of professionals who assist in commercial transactions
· The key differences between commercial and residential real estate
· Types of commercial real estate (Office, Retail, Industrial and Land)
· Types of commercial transactions
· Commercial contracts
· Resources that NAR’s Commercial Department and its affiliates provide