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December 2017

Mon. 4 Dec, 2017

How Appraisals Affect Your Transactions (Mon. 4 Dec, 2017 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

How Appraisals Affect Your Transactions

CE hours: 2

Cost: $20 early rate; add $10 after 11/24 - MUST REGISTER BY 11/29

The goal of this course is to equip real estate professionals with pertinent information to enable them to clearly understand the impact of a property appraisal on a real estate transaction. How to explain appraisals to clients whether it’s for listing or making offers. Time will be spent on actual CMA's and discussing possible outcomes. In this course the real estate professional will learn and become more comfortable with the process of selecting appropriate property comparisons; how to make adjustments and where to go for quality information to ensure the most accurate assessment when calculating adjustments. The course will provide information that can be used in day-to-day scenarios and better assist clients.

The license holder will gain understanding about current appraisal processes and learn how the CFPB and Dodd Frank Act will affect the real estate process including appraisals. This will help the real estate license holder improve their skills in creating accurate property valuations, reducing risk, and applying alternative valuation methods to properties under consideration while remaining within the CFPB/Dodd Frank Act guidelines. With the understanding of current trends, they will be able to better serve their clients by providing education and setting proper expectations.

Instructor: Candy Cooke, #2673

This is an interactive broadcast course, meaning participants in multiple locations will see, hear, and even speak with each other and the instructor. Contact the course host for more information.

Real Estate Hot Topics: Don't Get Burned (Mon. 4 Dec, 2017 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Real Estate Hot Topics: Don't Get Burned

CE hours: 3

Cost: $30 early rate; add $10 after 11/24 - MUST REGISTER BY 11/29

 This session examines current hot issues based upon changes in guidelines, policies, and procedures from TREC, TAR, state, and/or or federal sources. Potential topics include RESPA changes and how they affect current transactions; changes in licensing laws, including adult education. To properly price their listings, negotiate price reductions and effectively close reluctant buyers. Also how to raise the bar in terms of customer service, agent reviews, conflict resolution, and risk management. To help the license holder implement the best proven practices to make their customized services stand out from those offered by competitors. To keep the license holder compliant with the policies and guidelines that governs appropriate business conduct. The session will explain the changes and then help participants to identify best practices to better serve consumers.

 

Instructor: Candy Cooke, #2673

This is an interactive broadcast course, meaning participants in multiple locations will see, hear, and even speak with each other and the instructor. Contact the course host for more information.

Fri. 8 Dec, 2017

Flood Zones: What Hurricane Harvey has taught us! - CLOSED (Fri. 8 Dec, 2017 11:30 am - 12:35 pm)

 REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR THIS LUNCH & LEARN

 

 What Hurricane Harvey has taught about flood zones!!

 

The program will be divided into 3 parts: Rappatoni training on how to use our Realtor tools to identify Flood Zones; Wylie Hubbard, City of Lubbock, will be here to talk about how the city codes/maps the data they receive from FEMA;  Michael Berg Farmers Agency will discuss insurance implications to the homeowner, FEMA data, elevation certificates.


Lunch is provided courtesy of Michael Berg Insurance, but you must RSVP to the LAR so that there will be enough food.  Click on the button below or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Tue. 12 Dec, 2017

TREC Legal Update 1 (Tue. 12 Dec, 2017 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

TREC Legal Updates 1 & 2                December 12-13

$20 TREPAC Investment per class for LAR Members.

$50 per course for NonMembers (space permitting)

  *Required courses for all TREC licensees not grandfathered from CE.

Registration form available through the following link:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/2ii0qkyutb2tkes/201712_Legal_Updates_Registration.pdf?dl=0

 For more information, contact Holly McBroom, 806-795-9533, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Wed. 13 Dec, 2017

MLS Orientation (Wed. 13 Dec, 2017 8:30 am - 10:30 am)

This required class for new MLS users covers how to search for and enter listings. Registration is required.

TREC Legal Update 2 (Wed. 13 Dec, 2017 9:00 am - 1:00 pm)

TREC Legal Updates 1 & 2                December 12-13

$20 TREPAC Investment per class for LAR Members.

$50 per course for NonMembers (space permitting)

  *Required courses for all TREC licensees not grandfathered from CE.

Registration form available through the following link:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/2ii0qkyutb2tkes/201712_Legal_Updates_Registration.pdf?dl=0

 For more information, contact Holly McBroom, 806-795-9533, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

HUD Information Session (Wed. 13 Dec, 2017 10:00 am - 11:00 am)

Want to know more about the HUD process?  Come to this free information session.