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Sunday, December 17, 2017

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e-PRO Certification Course - Day 1

e-PRO Certification Course Day 1

CE hours: 8

Cost: $100 if registered by 9/18/17 add $25 after 9/18/17- MUST REGISTER BY 9/26/17

Instructor: Marion Napoleon, #596

Course description from the NAR e-PRO Certification page:Working together with the Social Media Marketing Institute (SMMI), the National Association of REALTORS® redesigned the e-PRO® curriculum to better meet the challenges of today’s real estate market. The new e-PRO® course will expand your real estate technology skills and help you connect with consumers online via social media, email marketing, and web site promotion. The two-day e-PRO® course teaches you to:
Make the most of today’s social media technologies, techniques and best practicesImplement powerful real estate email marketing and electronic marketing initiativesEngage with new tools to help your office operate more efficientlyWork effectively with rich media technologiesIdentify tools that fit your budget, resources and capabilitiesCreate on online presence, and understand the importance of real estate web site promotion

With Day 1 offered both online and in a live classroom setting, you not only receive individual attention by choosing a classroom offering, but you gain valuable networking opportunities as you navigate through the curriculum. Of course, you still have the option to complete Day 1 online at your own convenience.

Due to the nature of the coursework, Day 2 of the course is offered exclusively online through Center for REALTOR® Development, NAR's exclusive online destination for official NAR designations. This lets you to put this new technology to test and helps you determine what electronic strategies will work to your advantage.
For more information regarding the NAR e-PRO Certification:http://epronar.com/e-pro-courses

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.

Monday, October 02, 2017 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Accredited Staging Professional Course

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Wednesday, October 04, 2017 9:00 am - Friday, October 06, 2017 5:30 pm
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This Changes Everything! (Amendment Addenda)

This Changes Everything! (Amendment Addenda)

CE hours: 2

Cost: $20 if registered by 9/29/17 add $5 after 9/29/17- MUST REGISTER BY 10/4/17

Instructor: Mickey Lackey, #3494

Course description:The one form for most common adjustments, renegotiations and changes to the residential contract. How to use it, and explain it. Practice scenarios.Relevance: The correct usage of this form is critical to the vast majority of transactions.

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.

Friday, October 06, 2017 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Open Houses

Open Houses

CE hours: 3

Cost: $30 if registered by 9/29/17 add $10 after 9/29/17- MUST REGISTER BY 10/4/17

Instructor: Mickey Lackey, #3494

Course 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!

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.

Friday, October 06, 2017 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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GRI Real Estate Law

GRI: Real Estate Law                    October 31 - Nov 3

Register by 10/13 for early rate:  Members - $200;  Nonmembers - $275  (add $75 after 10/13)

Course Topics Include:

  • Concepts & descriptions

  • Rights & estates

  • Residential contracts

  • Legal considerations

 

Registration form available through the following link:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/2rtjw0112e0g5n7/2017%20GRI%20Law%20Reg.pdf?dl=0

Both pages of the form must be completed.  For more information, contact Holly McBroom, 806-795-9533, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 8:30 am - Friday, November 03, 2017 5:00 pm
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zipForm Plus (4 hrs)

zipForm Plus (4 hrs)

Course: #32960

4 hours CE

Cost: $40 if registered by 10/27/2017 - add $10 after 10/27/2017 (must register by 11/3/2017)

Instructor: David Rosow, #1675

The zipForm® Plus program offers many new form filling features, faster file management, and professional personalization tools to the licensee. The newest features include a brand new way of looking at and navigating through program form files. This training will introduce students to the enhancements available within zipForm® Plus to help them streamline their business transactions. zipForm® Plus is faster and more personalized, part of the zipLogix® commitment to helping agents work more efficiently and effectively using today’s technology. ZipForm® Plus works on today’s computers, maximizing screen use and productivity and works on your choice of browser or operating system. zipForm® is the most widely used product of its kind by Texas real estate professionals. As licensees work to streamline paperwork and the contract process for clients, zipForm® Plus is an online transaction management platform that allows licensees to aggregate all forms for a client and transaction in one central spot. Learn to enter data and exchange forms online, thereby increasing transaction efficiency and timeliness.

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.

Tuesday, November 07, 2017 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Make Technology Work for You

Make Technology Work for You

Course: #31678

2 hours CE

Cost: $20 if registered by 10/27/2017 - add $10 after 10/27/2017 (must register by 11/3/2017)

Instructor: David Rosow, #1675

Technology is a part of everything we do and real estate is no exception. From smartphones to tablets to social media, various technologies influence the real estate industry. Course will cover real estate technology and how to assess the trends, companies and products that will influence consumer behavior and the real estate market. With this training the agent should be able to identify and use technology to improve time management skills, overall office efficiency, and gain access to new customer markets.

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

Tuesday, November 07, 2017 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Seller Beware: 32 Buyer Outs in a Real Estate Contract

Seller Beware:  32 Buyer Outs in a Real Estate Contract

CE hours: 8

Cost: $90 early rate; add $20 after 10/26 - MUST REGISTER BY 11/2

The real estate sales contract is THE most important document in a real estate agent’s briefcase. This course outlines and explains the entire Texas Real Estate Sales Contract for the resale of One-to-Four Family Residential properties and includes additional contracts and all related addenda explained by a seasoned negotiator.

Instructor: Reba Saxon, #2205
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.

Wednesday, November 08, 2017 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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You Mean Contracts Must Be Written

You Mean Contracts Must Be Written                November 8          9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

$20 TREPAC Investment for LAR Members.  This course is FREE for new LAR REALTOR members to complete the LAR contracts course requirement within the first 6 months after joining the association.

$40 for NonMembers (space permitting)

Course Objectives:

  *To education licensees on the correct completion of the TREC One to Four Family Residential Contract (Resale) and TREC Third Party Finance Addendum.  Instruction will be geared to help new agents just entering the real estate industry to not only be able to compelte the contract, but understand what it says and be able to explain it to their clients.

   *To keep experienced agents up to date to changes as well as reinforcing their skills in contract preparation.

Registration form available through the following link:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/lzs0y7tfocbfigk/20171108_Contracts_Must_Be_Written_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..

Wednesday, November 08, 2017 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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The Buyers Rep Agreement

The Buyers Rep Agreement              November 8          1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

$20 TREPAC Investment for LAR Members.

$40 for NonMembers (space permitting)

Course Objectives:

  *This course is for the licensee who represents buyers.  It is designed to give licensees the skill and confidence to successfully navigate through the common areas of concern in buyer representation.  Topics covered include:  compensation, effective presentation tools and skills, agent risk reduction practices and tools, and methods for getting the buyer agreement signed!

Registration form available through the following link:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/94k401bzfflk2do/20171108_The_Buyers_Rep_Agreement.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..

Wednesday, November 08, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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The Care and Feeding of Sellers

The Care and Feeding of Sellers

CE hours: 3

Cost: $30 early rate; add $10 after 11/03 - MUST REGISTER BY 11/6

You got the listing, the lockbox is on the door, the MLS is active, and your sign is in the yard. Now what? It’s important to take the right steps during negotiations. In this class, agents will learn what the seller’s options are in responding to offers for their property and effectively communicating options to their client. Course will cover key elements when working with sellers including prospecting, difference between property value and property price, preparing and staging property, and marketing listings.

Instructor: Mickey Lackey, #3494
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.

Thursday, November 09, 2017 8:30 am - 11:30 am
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TREC Broker Responsibility

TREC Broker Responsibility                November 9          9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

$20 TREPAC Investment for LAR Members.

$50 for NonMembers (space permitting)

  *A broker or designated broker of a business entity who sponsor one or more sales agents during their current license period or a delegated supervisor of one or more license holders for a period of six months or more during the supervisor’s current license period must complete the six-hour Broker Responsibility Course as part of the 18-hour CE requirement.

Registration form available through the following link:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/xsbktos52vkee5w/201711_Broker_Responsibility.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..

Thursday, November 09, 2017 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Understanding Contingency Situations

Understanding Contingency Situations

November 9, 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.

A contingency is a provision in a real estate contract that specifies the contract would cease to exist upon the occurrence of a certain event. “I’ll buy yours if mine sells first.” Contingencies are confusing. What do the forms mean, and which ones do you use for what, and when? Agent will get answers to some of the most common contingency questions. What power does the seller have to move on? What rights do the purchasers have? How to convey a true MLS status and how to bump a contingency out of the way?

Thursday, November 09, 2017 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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How to Get Your Buyer to the Bank

How to Get Your Buyer to the Bank

CE hours: 1

Cost: $10 early rate; add $5 after 11/03 - MUST REGISTER BY 11/6

This course will introduce the real estate professional to a variety of programs and resources to help more people realize the dream of homeownership. It will provide the information needed to help their clients with low-cost financing, down payment assistance and a host of other options to make housing more affordable and available to all buyers. The course will explain the importance of potential buyers having secured financing prior to beginning their home search. The knowledge gained can open additional markets to the real estate professional or help to better serve existing markets

Instructor: Mickey Lackey, #3494

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.

Thursday, November 09, 2017 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
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How Appraisals Affect Your Transactions

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.

Monday, December 04, 2017 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Real Estate Hot Topics: Don't Get Burned

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.

Monday, December 04, 2017 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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TREC Legal Update 1

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..

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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TREC Legal Update 2

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..

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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e-PRO Certification Course - Day 1

e-PRO Certification Course Day 1

CE hours: 8

Cost: $100 - MUST REGISTER BY 1/2/18

Instructor: Marion Napoleon, #596

Course description from the NAR e-PRO Certification page:Working together with the Social Media Marketing Institute (SMMI), the National Association of REALTORS® redesigned the e-PRO® curriculum to better meet the challenges of today’s real estate market. The new e-PRO® course will expand your real estate technology skills and help you connect with consumers online via social media, email marketing, and web site promotion. The two-day e-PRO® course teaches you to:
Make the most of today’s social media technologies, techniques and best practicesImplement powerful real estate email marketing and electronic marketing initiativesEngage with new tools to help your office operate more efficientlyWork effectively with rich media technologiesIdentify tools that fit your budget, resources and capabilitiesCreate on online presence, and understand the importance of real estate web site promotion

With Day 1 offered both online and in a live classroom setting, you not only receive individual attention by choosing a classroom offering, but you gain valuable networking opportunities as you navigate through the curriculum. Of course, you still have the option to complete Day 1 online at your own convenience.

Due to the nature of the coursework, Day 2 of the course is offered exclusively online through Center for REALTOR® Development, NAR's exclusive online destination for official NAR designations. This lets you to put this new technology to test and helps you determine what electronic strategies will work to your advantage.
For more information regarding the NAR e-PRO Certification:http://epronar.com/e-pro-courses

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.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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TREC Broker Responsibility

A broker or designated broker of a business entity who sponsor one or more sales agents during their current license period or a delegated supervisor of one or more license holders for a period of six months or more during the supervisor’s current license period must complete the six-hour Broker Responsibility Course as part of the 18-hour CE requirement. 

  • Members - $60
  • Non-members - $80 (space permitting)
Monday, January 15, 2018 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Texas REALTOR® Advantage: Making the Most of Your Member Benefits

CE hours: 1

Cost: $5 - pay upon arrival

Many real estate professionals are unaware of the numerous benefits available after becoming a member of the Texas Association of REALTORS.  This class will cover all the current TAR member benefits and how they can help your business save money, be more efficient and more effective.

Instructor: Ashley Rathburn, TAR Member Benefits Manager

Monday, January 22, 2018 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Sticky Situations

CE hours: 8

Cost: $80 early rate; $100 after Jan. 18  - MUST REGISTER BY JAN. 24

Beyond the common residential transaction, there are situations that complicate the process that happen often enough for us to know how to handle them, but not often enough to gain mastery.  This fast-paced class touches on back-up contracts, intermediary transactions, temporary leases for buyer and seller, contingent offers, multiple offers, opting-out and defaults.

Instructor: Michelle Lackey, #3494
This is an interactive broadcast course, meaning participants in multiple locations will see, hear, and speak with each other and the instructor.

Monday, January 29, 2018 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Money, Money, Money

CE hours: 8

Cost: $80 early rate; $100 after Jan. 19  - MUST REGISTER BY JAN. 25

If you find that most seller objections are about money, you are not alone.  This class considers other ways to convey pricing and money concepts to sellers other than the traditional CMA.  Topics include: absorption rate pricing, conveying pricing concepts to sellers, the seller net sheet and the biggie:  YOUR FEE.

Instructor: Michelle Lackey, #3494
This is an interactive broadcast course, meaning participants in multiple locations will see, hear, and speak with each other and the instructor.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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The Ins and Outs of CMAs and Appraisals

CE hours: 6

Cost: $45 early rate; $60 after Feb. 7  - MUST REGISTER BY FEB. 12

Whether you are experienced or new to the business, pricing a property accurately depends more than ever on professional expertise and competence, the best use of technology, and a genuine commitment to approach the pricing of a property from all viable perspectives.  The goal of this course is to equip real estate professionals with pertinent information to enable them to price properties appropriately for listing or making offers.  Time will be spent on actual CMAs and discussing possible outcomes.  This course will help in understanding what makes an appropriate comparable, how to make adjustments and where to get information on adjustments.  This course will also provide information that can be used in day-to-day scenarios to better assist clients.

Instructor: Candy Cooke, #2673
This is an interactive broadcast course, meaning participants in multiple locations will see, hear, and speak with each other and the instructor.

Thursday, February 15, 2018 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Pricing Strategies: Mastering the CMA

CE hours: 8

MUST REGISTER BY FEBRUARY 12

  • Members:  $100 by February 7, $125 after
  • Non-members:  $125 by February 7, $150 after

This course is specifically designed to help residential agents and brokers enhance their skills in pricing properties, creating CMAs, working with appraisers and guiding clients through the anxieties and misperceptions they often have about home values.  As real estate professionals gain more understanding pricing properties and CMAs, they can effectively function in their role in the valuation process.  The goal is to equip the real estate license holder wiht pertinent information to enable them to price properties appropriately whether it's for listing or making offers.

Instructor: Candy Cooke, #2673
This is an interactive broadcast course, meaning participants in multiple locations will see, hear, and speak with each other and the instructor.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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GRI Marketing: Business Skills, Days 1 & 2

4 Day Course:  February 28-March 1, 7-8

30 hours SAE credit, 10 hours CE credit

  • Members - $200 by February 7, $280 after
  • Nonmembers - $280 by February 7, $360 after

Course Topics Include:

  • Seller Services
  • Buyer Services
  • Technology
  • Environmnet & green building

 Registration form available through the following link:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/sccuu36bhjpexo4/2018%20GRIMarketingReg.pdf?dl=0

BOTH PAGES OF THE FORM MUST BE COMPLETED.  For more information, contact Holly McBroom, 806-795-9533.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 8:30 am - Thursday, March 01, 2018 5:00 pm
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Shh, Maybe It's You...

CE hours: 8

MUST REGISTER BY MARCH 1

  • Members:  $80
  • Non-members:  $100

This course is dedicated to light-heartedly exploring how agents might be "shooting themselves in the foot" when it comes to relationships with other agents, buyers, sellers, team members, affiliates and others.  It will encourage you to get "out of the fishbowl" and take a fresh look at how what we say affects our profitability.

Instructor: Michelle Lackey, #3494
This is an interactive broadcast course, meaning participants in multiple locations will see, hear, and speak with each other and the instructor.

Tuesday, March 06, 2018 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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GRI Marketing: Business Skills, Days 3 & 4

4 Day Course:  February 28-March 1, 7-8

30 hours SAE credit, 10 hours CE credit

  • Members - $200 by February 7, $280 after
  • Nonmembers - $280 by February 7, $360 after

Course Topics Include:

  • Seller Services
  • Buyer Services
  • Technology
  • Environmnet & green building

 Registration form available through the following link:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/sccuu36bhjpexo4/2018%20GRIMarketingReg.pdf?dl=0

BOTH PAGES OF THE FORM MUST BE COMPLETED.  For more information, contact Holly McBroom, 806-795-9533.

Wednesday, March 07, 2018 8:30 am - Thursday, March 08, 2018 5:00 pm
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Turbo Charge: Maximize Your CMA

Turbo Charge: Maximize Your CMA

CE hours: 6 - MUST REGISTER BY 3/5/18

Instructor: Candy Cooke, #2673

Course description:This course will show attendees how to Turbo Charge their CMAs by learning the basic knowledge to complete a Comparative Market Analysis (CMA), and applying this knowledge to REALTORS PROPERTY RESOURCE (RPR) for more accuracy. It will cover training in choosing comparables, applying adjustments and determining a price for a property, and then the application into the RPR program to create more accurate refined prices of properties. This course will also teach how to make manual adjustments and use RPR’s refining values tool to add homeowner improvements and how deferred maintenance affects pricing to better assist clients whether buying or selling.

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.

Friday, March 09, 2018 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Texas REALTOR® Advantage: Making the Most of Your Member Benefits

CE hours: 1

Cost: $5 - pay upon arrival

Many real estate professionals are unaware of the numerous benefits available after becoming a member of the Texas Association of REALTORS.  This class will cover all the current TAR member benefits and how they can help your business save money, be more efficient and more effective.

Instructor: Ashley Rathburn, TAR Member Benefits Manager

Monday, March 19, 2018 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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