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Mon. 4 May, 2020

TREC Legal Update I

Mon. 4 May, 2020 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

TREC Legal Update I

Provider# 0001  Course# 37796

May 4, 2020

8:30am-12:30pm  4hrs CE

Member $0  N Member $40

Instructor: Deborah Packer (In person)

Course Description:

Did you know that as a license holder you have legal requirements and regulations for engaging in the real estate business? Perhaps you also belong to a trade association connected to the real estate business that has a code of conduct and you see that as a requirement for engaging in the business. There is more to your requirements than a trade associa­tion expectations. It is every license holder’s responsibility to know and operate under the current laws applicable to their license. The course covers the requirements Texas law places upon all license holders regard­ing ethical conduct when facilitating a real estate transaction.

 

TREC Legal Update II

Mon. 4 May, 2020 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

TREC Legal Update II

Provider# 0001  Course# 37797

May 4, 2020

1pm-5pm  4hrs CE

Member $0  N Member $40

Instructor: Deborah Packer (In Person)

Course Description:

Did you know that as a license holder you have ethics requirements for engaging in the real estate business? Perhaps you also belong to a trade association for the real estate business that has a code of ethics and you see that as a requirement for engaging in the business. The law and the various trade association codes of ethics are similar yet not identical. There is more to your requirements than a trade associa­tion expectation. The course covers the requirements Texas law places upon all license holders regard­ing ethics and conduct when facilitating a real estate transaction.

Tue. 5 May, 2020

Is Relocation Your Niche

Tue. 5 May, 2020 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Is Relocation Your Niche?

Provider# 0001  Course# 38248

May 5, 2020

9am-12pm  3hrs CE

Member $0  N Member $35

Instructor: Sharon Jenkins

 

Course Description:

Texas has experienced explosive growth over the last several years. Much of this has been driven by businesses moving into Texas. Relocating employees present an opportunity for Realtors to develop a business around this niche. They are often in desperate need of representation and counseling. To best serve a transferee, a buyer’s representative needs to have a thorough understanding of the relocation process as well as the specialized services transferees’ needs. Working within the relocation process, relationship building and marketing your new niche are just a few central skills examined in this course.

 

 

Close with Confidence

Tue. 5 May, 2020 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Close with Confidence

Provider# 0001  Course# 37385

May 5, 2020

1pm-3pm 2hrs CE

Member $0  N Member $25

Instructor: Sharon Jenkins

Course Description:

This course will focus on understanding the real estate agent’s role during the closing process and how to best assist their client. It will also discuss things that can happen between the time the offer is written and time of closing. Topics of discussion include title insurance theory and practice, how to read a title commitment, how to read a HUD-1 and what documents their clients sign at closing. It will also show the importance of building quality business relationships title companies.

The license holders’ will learn to ask the right closing questions to help buyers and sellers through the closing process with confidence by allowing clients to be the decision makers. Learn to implement proven best practices for successfully closing more transactions by properly preparing clients each step of the way during the home buying process.

Wed. 6 May, 2020

New Member Orientation

Wed. 6 May, 2020 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

May 6, 2020

New Member Orientation

8:30am-11:15am

 

MLS Orientation 

11:30am-12:30pm

Thu. 7 May, 2020

GRI Marketing: Business Skills

Thu. 7 May, 2020 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Members $200 New Price $150

N Members $225 New Price $175

REQUIRED - CANCELLATION NOTICE WITHIN 24 HRS OR A NO SHOW FEE OF $150 FOR N MEMBERS $175 IS ASSESSED

 

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TREPAC Committee Meeting

Thu. 7 May, 2020 9:00 am - 10:00 am

TREPAC Committee Meeting

May 7, 2020

9am-10am

Education Committee Meeting

Thu. 7 May, 2020 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Education Committee Meeting

May 7, 2020

10am-11am

Fri. 8 May, 2020

GRI Marketing: Business Skills

Fri. 8 May, 2020 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

GRI Marketing: Business Skills

Day 2

Tue. 12 May, 2020

GRI Marketing: Business Skills

Tue. 12 May, 2020 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

GRI Marketing: Business Skills

Day 3

Wed. 13 May, 2020

GRI Marketing: Business Skills

Wed. 13 May, 2020 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

GRI Marketing: Business Skills

Day 4

Walk with Pride Committee Meeting

Wed. 13 May, 2020 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Walk with Pride Committee Meeting

May 13, 2020

9am-10am

Public Relations Comm Meeting

Wed. 13 May, 2020 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Public Relations Comm Meeting

May 13, 2020

10am-11am

Thu. 14 May, 2020

Discovering Commercial Real Estate

Thu. 14 May, 2020 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Discovering Commercial Real Estate

Provider# 0001  Course# 34589

May 14, 2020

9am-12pm 3hrs CE

Member $0  N Member $35

Instructor: Jim Parr

Course Description:

The 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. Students will learn about Commercial contracts; the duties of those professionals who assist in commercial transactions; key differences between commercial and residential real estate; the types of commercial real estate and commercial transactions along with resources provided by NAR’s Commercial Department and its affiliates.

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. It will explain the business and introduce many of the resources needed to conduct a commercial transaction or pursue a career in commercial real estate.

Commercial Sales Contract 101

Thu. 14 May, 2020 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Commercial Sales Contract 101

Provider# 0001  Course# 34797

May 14, 2020 

1pm-4pm 3hrs CE

Member $0  N Member $40

Instructor: Jim Parr

Course Description:

This course provides students with an understanding of the important issues and clauses common to all commercial sales contracts. It then focuses on the Commercial sales contracts provided by TAR for Improved and Unimproved property transactions, with related forms and addenda. Students are reminded of the requirement to use TREC promulgated forms for one-to-four family, Farm and Ranch, and residential condo sales, as well as the dangers of practicing law without a license.

Mon. 18 May, 2020

Real Estate Investing: Build Wealth Representing Investors

Mon. 18 May, 2020 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Real Estate Investing: Build Wealth Representing Investors

Provider# 0001  Course# 32372

May 18, 2020

8:30am-5pm 8hrs CE

Member $0  N Member $85

Instructor: Marion Napoleon

Course Description:

As an asset class, real estate offers many distinct benefits–the opportunities to generate passive income, leverage capital, and increase tax reduction strategies, to name a few. As a source of clients, investors look to real estate professionals with distinct knowledge and expertise–a nose for finding properties, an understanding of available finance and investment strategies, access to contractors for repairs, and ability to manage properties, to name a few. This one-day course helps students understand what it takes to represent investors in the brokerage of single-family homes, condos, townhouses, and/or small multifamily properties and help these clients reach their investment goals. This course also examines how real estate professionals can invest in residential property and build wealth for the long term.

Tue. 19 May, 2020

The NAR Code of Ethics

Tue. 19 May, 2020 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

The NAR Code of Ethics

Provider# 0001  Course# 34720

May 19, 2020

9am-12pm  3hrs CE

Member $0  N Member $35

Instructor: Leigh York

Course Description:

Under all is the land.. So starts the NAR Code of Ethics. It continues: Realtors®, therefore, are zealous to maintain and improve the standards of their calling and share with their fellow Realtors® a common responsibility for its integrity and honor. In recognition and appreciation of their obligations to clients, customers, the public, and each other, Realtors® continuously strive to become and remain informed on issues affecting real estate and, as knowledgeable professionals, they willingly share the fruit of their experience and study with others. They identify and take steps, through enforcement of this Code of Ethics and by assisting appropriate regulatory bodies, to eliminate practices which may damage the public or which might discredit or bring dishonor to the real estate profession. Realtors® having direct personal knowledge of conduct that may violate the Code of Ethics involving misappropriation of client or customer funds or property, willful discrimination, or fraud resulting in substantial economic harm, bring such matters to the attention of the appropriate Board or Association of Realtors®

Handling Multiple Offers & Multiple Buyers

Tue. 19 May, 2020 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Handling Multiple Offers & Multiple Buyers

Provider# 0001  Course# 38994

May 19, 2020

1pm-3pm 2hrs CE

Member $0  N Member $25

Instructor: Sharon Jenkins

Course Description: 

It’s important you take the right steps during negotiations. In this class, license holders will learn what the seller’s options are in responding to multiple offers, and what their options are in communicating the responses. The REALTOR® Code of Ethics will also be incorporated. The license holder will learn what forms are available to help guide them through the process. This course is designed to help you best represent your seller when there are multiple offers on the table.

This course will train the real estate license holder in specific strategies to best handle a multiple offer situation. They will learn their duties and responsibilities to their client, whether buyer or seller, and how to best advise them when considering multiple offers.

Wed. 20 May, 2020

Finance Committee Meeting

Wed. 20 May, 2020 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Finance Committee Meeting

May 20, 2020

9am-10am

Open Houses

Wed. 20 May, 2020 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Open Houses

Provider# 0001  Course# 37411

May 20, 2020

9am-12pm  3hrs CE

Member $0  N Member $35

Instructor: Jodi Sherretts

Course Description:

Description: Comprehensive course on how to plan, promote, and perform highly successful open house events. It’s a week-long project with loads of tips to increase traffic and create excitement around a listing.
Relevance: For many consumers, this is their first face-to-face meeting of a license-holder. This course will assist in making that first impression a good one, and perhaps get a property sold!

Thu. 21 May, 2020

zipForm® Plus (3 hours)

Thu. 21 May, 2020 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

zipForm® Plus (3 hours)

Provider# 0001  Course# 37380

May 21, 2020

9am-12pm 3hrs CE

Instructor: Tina Wilcher

Course Description:

This course has been designed to train real estate agents in the fundamentals of a transaction management system. Training consists of learning to input and assign data plus manage and track the workflow related to pending and current real estate transactions. This training will provide attendees with instruction on program functionality and its application in real estate. This will include general system navigation, uploading and distributing documents, adding notes to the activity log and completing tasks within the program. They will learn how to improve time management, develop organizational skills designed to increase efficiency and productivity. This creates more time for prospecting, lead generation and client relationship building.
This course will help the real estate license holder understand some current and effective ways to store, edit and retrieve data; to work efficiently in the electronic age of real estate when conducting transactions. Making effective use, the real estate professional can deliver exceptional service to clients, while offering greater transparency and control throughout the entire transaction process.

Cool Tools You'll Use to Better Serve Consumers

Thu. 21 May, 2020 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Cool Tools You'll Use to Better Serve Consumers

Provider# 0001  Course# 38118

may 21, 2020

1pm-2pm  1hr CE

Instructor: Tina Wilcher

Course Description:

Every year agents spend millions of dollars on lead generation tools with little or no return. Based upon the latest NAR research, participants will learn which tools are the must haves they will use every day plus the latest apps that can streamline their business and provide consumers with a better customer experience. This session will be updated with the most recent technology and apps so participants can stay on the cutting edge of what works. The last part of the session asks participants to share their favorite apps and how they use them to better serve their buyers and sellers.

This course will provide the licensee with insight into emerging technology platforms and lead generation systems. In addition, the licensee will gain knowledge of the best lead management and conversion models producing the industry’s most successful results.

Fri. 22 May, 2020

Avoiding Contract Pitfalls

Fri. 22 May, 2020 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

CLASS CANCELLED

Avoiding Contract Pitfalls

Provider# 0001  Course# 38351

May 22, 2020

10am-12:00pm  2hrs CE

Instructor: Joy Padilla

Course Description:

Agents learn skills and develop expertise in writing an effective contract that will protect the client and make it to the closing table. Expose the potential trouble spots in the contract. Discuss timelines and checklists and how they can be used. How to work effectively with the other agent and still represent your client. Ask the right questions to make sure agents are focusing on the client’s goals.

Mon. 25 May, 2020

CCAR Office Closed

Mon. 25 May, 2020 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

CCAR Office Closed for Memorial Day

 

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Tue. 26 May, 2020

Advanced Social & Digital Media Strategies

Tue. 26 May, 2020 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Advanced Social & Digital Media Strategies

Provider# 0001  Course# 36384

May 26, 2020

10am-12pm  2hrs CE

Instructor: Tina Wilcher

Course Description:

Just having a presence on the web and social media isn’t sufficient in today’s new era of digital marketing. Agents will learn how to create and deploy social media and content curation strategies and tactics to vastly improve their online visibility and customer engagement opportunities. Specific emphasis is placed on real estate-specific intelligence, use cases and best practices in social/digital media, and the emergence of newer visual channels such as Instagram and Pinterest. The course also provides a brief framework to ensure agents’ online activities remain compliant with TREC rules, the REALTORS® Code of Ethics, and federal regulations regarding influencers, reviews and endorsements.

Real Estate and LinkedIn 101

Tue. 26 May, 2020 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Real Estate and LinkedIn 101

Provider# 0001  Course# 36586

May 26, 2020

1pm-3pm 2hrs CE

Member $0  N Member $25

Instructor: Tina Wilcher

Course Description:

This course is designed to expose the real estate professional to the next level of business development and client-base building opportunities available via social networking sites. Focusing on LinkedIn, the largest professional network, agent will learn what LinkedIn is and how to deploy it. The course will discuss the networks application to the real estate industry, what makes this site so popular and how effectively using LinkedIn can grow a business and expand a client base. Agents will be able to use this tool to prospect for new clients and as a contact management system for current/past clients and business partners.

This course was developed specifically for real estate license holders who are using social media as a way to market their products and services, or have already embraced social media at an introductory level. The course will build upon their existing knowledge of using LinkedIn and the guidelines for appropriate use related to real estate transactions, marketing and listing of properties.

 

Wed. 27 May, 2020

Maximizing Your CMA Using RPR

Wed. 27 May, 2020 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Maximizing Your CMA Using RPR

Provider# 0001  Course# 38705

May 27, 2020

9am-4pm  6hrs CE

Members $0  N Members $65

Instructor: Candy Cooke

Course Description:

The goals of this course are to educate real estate professionals on the following: The real estate market research and valuation tools that consumers can access online. Teach the pros and cons of automated valuation models (AVM); how they obtain and calculate data and how RPR tools help real estate buyers and sellers make informed decisions. Train the real estate professional how to combine their specific expertise with RPR-enhanced MLS data, tools, and reports to benefit clients and customers before, during, and after the real estate transaction.

Thu. 28 May, 2020

Board of Directors Meeting

Thu. 28 May, 2020 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Board of Directors Meeting

May 28, 2020

9am-10:30am

Ace Real Estate Conversation: How Will COVID-19?

Thu. 28 May, 2020 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

May 28 COVID

Fri. 29 May, 2020

Implement a Video Strategy to Secure Leads

Fri. 29 May, 2020 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Implement a Video Strategy to Secure Leads

Provider# 0001  Course# 34750

May 29, 2020

10am-12pm 2hrs CE

Member $0 N Member $25

Instructor: Tina Wilcher

Course Description:

By 2019 79% of all content viewed online will be videos. They say a picture is worth a thousand words. If a picture is worth a thousand words then one video is worth 10,000 words, literally. The typical buyer used a mobile device to search for properties online. They look at websites with photos, videos, home listings, and information about the home buying process. Turn one video into photos, a podcast, a blog post, several tweets, Facebook status updates and much, much more.