Courses Offered

All Courses 3 Hour Continuing Education Designation Certification Pre-License
Go in depth with the GAR Forms packages and learn how to construct legally binding agreements to best represent your client, as well as develop progressive methods of completing the contract within the realm of ethical considerations and legal requirements.

TRID - LE - CD - CFPB - Learn what you need to know to ease the real estate closing process.
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Want to learn the best practices of today's top Listing Agents? This nationally acclaimed workshop focuses on the 7 key areas. Learn all of the strategies and business building techniques that top producers use to create a next-level business. Take this course and explode your real estate business!
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The Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) designation is designed for real estate buyer agents who focus on working directly with buyer-clients. When you decide to earn your ABR®, you gain:

• Valuable real estate education that elevates your skills and knowledge in the eyes of home buyers.

• Ongoing specialized information, programs and updates that help you stay on top of the issues and trends associated with buyer representation.

• Access to members-only benefits such as marketing tools and resources, which provide an additional competitive edge for ABR® designees.


ABR® Member Benefits

The ABR® designation provides many membership benefits to help your business and network grow. Here are just a few:

Customizable Marketing Tools - including postcards, ads, logos, and consumer handouts
The Home Buyer’s Toolkit - a handy guide to walk consumers through the home-buying process ABR® Print Shop - allows members to customize marketing materials conveniently online
Consumer One-Sheets - free, printable handouts on topics to address in a buyer-counseling session or while working with buyer-clients
Online Referral Database - helps you pinpoint additional referral opportunities
ABR® Network - members-only online networking community
ABR® App - access members-only benefits on-the-go
A Home Buyer’s Seminar Guide - gives instructions on how to plan and present your own home buyer’s seminar

ABR® keeps you up-to-date with information. Today’s Buyer’s Rep, monthly print newsletter keeps members informed about events, legislation and education
TBR Hotsheet, an e-newsletter with briefs and links to stories pertaining to buyer’s representatives
REBAC Connection Webinars, a series of complimentary Webinars, featuring timely topics of special interest to buyer’s representatives
RISMedia’s Real Estate Magazine, available to members for FREE online
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New construction is on the Rise!

Lay out the plans for success working with buyers in new construction. This course will show you how to effectively represent buyers in new construction sales.
Agents will understand the construction timelines, the offer and negotiation process and how to smoothly get your buyer across the finish line and into their new home!
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The TRUTH about Buyer Representation.

Are Buyers really liars? Is specializing in buyer's agency a sound business model for real estate professionals?

Join us as we attempt to determine truth from myth in this age old saying. We will gain a better understanding of buyers and the factors and motivations that may result in a "less than truthful picture" and what we as real estate professionals can do to keep our faith in buyers!
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Many Americans have struggled in recent years. Unemployment, predatory lending practices and the collapse of the housing market have left millions with no option but to file for bankruptcy protection.

Cut through the red tape and avoid the road blocks to help your client navigate the process to a successful closing.
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6 Hr CE Credit. Certification with final exam.
Scholarships available at www.AmericanREU.com

Expand your business globally with this dynamic course. Working with the International Investor in commercial real estate and the EB-5 Green Card Program....Upon completion of this course, students will take an online examination and will receive a completion certification as well as usage of the CFIS Logos for marketing purposes.
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Earning your CIPS Designation requires 5 days of International Courses.

*Local Markets & Transaction Tools is the mandatory core class (2 day workshop). *Asia/Pacific and International Markets serves as 1 of 3 required elective classes towards your CIPS Designation. *Other 2 elective classes: Europe & International Markets; The Americas & International Markets
International real estate opportunities are everywhere. New people move to the U.S. from other countries every day and foreign-born individuals residing in the U.S. move to new markets. Americans in your current market invest in property overseas. No matter which international audience you cater to, the Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) designation will provide you with the knowledge, research, network and tools to globalize your business.

This course addresses real estate practices in Asia and The Pacific with emphasis on cultural influences, economic trends and assessment of investment opportunities. An extra chapter on working with the Japanese is also included.
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Earning your CIPS Designation requires 5 days of International Courses.

*Local Markets & Transaction Tools is the mandatory core class (2 day workshop). *Europe & International Markets serves as 1 of 3 required elective classes towards your CIPS Designation. *Other 2 elective classes: Asia/Pacific & International Markets; The Americas & International Markets
International real estate opportunities are everywhere. New people move to the U.S. from other countries every day and foreign-born individuals residing in the U.S. move to new markets. Americans in your current market invest in property overseas. No matter which international audience you cater to, the Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) designation will provide you with the knowledge, research, network and tools to globalize your business.

Earning your CIPS Designation requires 5 days of International Courses. Europe and International Markets serves as an elective towards your CIPS Designation.

In this class gain insight in regards to working with clients in Western and Central Europe. Topics include: the European Union and its impact on international real estate, economic and real estate trends, networking and relationship building, and marketing and selling practices.
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Earning your CIPS Designation requires 5 days of International Courses.

*Local Markets & Transaction Tools is the mandatory core class (2 day workshop). *The Americas & International Markets serves as 1 of 3 required elective classes towards your CIPS Designation. *Other 2 elective classes: Asia/Pacific & International Markets; Europe & International Markets
International real estate opportunities are everywhere. New people move to the U.S. from other countries every day and foreign-born individuals residing in the U.S. move to new markets. Americans in your current market invest in property overseas. No matter which international audience you cater to, the Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) designation will provide you with the knowledge, research, network and tools to globalize your business. Earning your CIPS Designation requires 5 days of International Courses. The Americas and International Markets serves as an elective towards your CIPS Designation. In this course discover practical information on working with Caribbean, North, Central, and South American Investors. Historical and cultural influences, regional relationship, and investment opportunities are covered along with a special focus on Mexico.
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To Earn your CIPS Designation you must attend 5 classes. This 2 day workshop will provide you with the mandatory core classes that must be taken first.

*Local Markets & Transaction Tools is the mandatory core class. *Other 3 elective classes: The Americas & International Markets; Asia/Pacific & International Markets; Europe & International Markets International real estate opportunities are everywhere. New people move to the U.S. from other countries every day and foreign-born individuals residing in the U.S. move to new markets. Americans in your current market invest in property overseas. No matter which international audience you cater to, the Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) designation will provide you with the knowledge, research, network and tools to globalize your business.

DAY 1 - LOCAL MARKETS This course introduces you to the specialized dimensions of international practice and creates awareness of: Globalization of economies, International capital flow, Effects of currency, Effects of currency exchange on transactions, U.S. regulation of inbound investment, Cross-cultural relationships, Marketing and business planning, and Roles and expectations in international transactions.

DAY 2 - TRANSACTION TOOLS Acquire the tools needed to present investment information to international clients—in their currency and area.
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The CIPS® curriculum will provide an overview of global real estate opportunities, including insight into currency issues, investment trends, visas and immigration issues, and cross-cultural relationships.

Whether your global opportunities are coming in from another continent, another country, or another county, CIPS courses offer a range of knowledge to give you comprehensive understanding of your audiences unique needs.
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This is a 3-hour course which focuses on real estate tech-education, application, and meeting customer needs and expectations. The seminar will give the attendee the opportunity to understand the technological concepts of an evolving real estate industry while also learning how to use them in their day-to-day transactions. Please be sure to bring your laptops to class to easily follow along!

The objective is for real estate agents to learn the proper procedures when conducting online real estate transactions. This includes utilizing e-signatures, online task lists, and cross-system collaboration.
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A course designed to help the real estate professional gain knowledge and expertise when dealing with Commercial Foreclosures.

By attending this class you will be able to fully understand the commercial foreclosure market. Learn strategies on how to develop relationships and effectively work commercial foreclosure transactions.
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This course will teach Real Estate Professionals how to deal with land acquisition and how to price and market commercial land.

By attending this course you will be able to fully understand the land acquisition process, how to research, accurately price and market commercial land
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In this course, you will be taught the key steps on how to write a contract. Everyone is welcome, but please note that forms we will be using are the GAR forms. Laptops ARE NOT required.
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Bring your laptop as we will be exploring Transaction Desk. We will create a transaction starting with a listing all the way through the contract phase. You will learn how to load documents into the transaction, fill out the contracts, & even create an Authentisign session. No more terror about Transaction Desk!

Must have NRDS number and log into GAMLS to register NRDS number prior to attending class. Also, must have access to GAR forms. If you are a new agent, please make sure you have access to all your forms. We will be using the Georgia Multiple List System.

Again, don't forget your laptop! Desktop computers are not provided. Class will start promptly at the designated start time. Arrive 15 minutes before class start time to ensure your computer is powered up and you are properly logged in for class.
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Learn how getting liked and followed will connect you to more business with NAR's e-PRO® Certification.
e-PRO® shows you how to use cutting-edge technologies and digital initiatives to connect with today's savvy real estate consumer and build your business. Learn how to manage your online reputation, generate leads, gain referrals, and more.

The e-PRO® program is broken into 2 parts.
Take Day 1 at this location and Day 2 online (for an additional fee) at your convenience. Students that are current members of the National Association of REALTORS® and have completed both days of coursework are then awarded the coveted e-PRO® Certification. SIGN UP FOR DAY 1 TODAY! Bonus! NAR's e-PRO® Certification counts as elective credit for the ABR®, CIPS and CRS designations.
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Come learn the in's and out's of Rights of Survivorship, Remainders of Interest, Rules of Inheritance and other Estate issues surrounding real estate closings.
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Are you ready to move on to the next level in your real estate career? Broker Prelicense introduces the fundamentals of real estate from the salesperson's pre-license course. Also addresses brokerage management with additional lessons on office operations, broker responsibilities, financial management and government regulations. Georgia Real Estate Commission requirements for licensure. (CLICK HERE)
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License Law....a requirement of maintaining your Real Estate License! A new adopted rule change from the Real Estate Commission states that Effective July 1, 2016, any licensee who renews an active license on or after this date must have completed at least (3) hours of continuing education on the topic of license law in order to renew. This course has you covered!! Upon completion of this course you will have a thorough understanding of the rules to Georgia License Law.
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This course is designed to help real estate professionals to start or grow their commercial real estate business. Understand the terminology, documents, and pitfalls to avoid in the complex and exciting world of Commerical Real Estate.
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Ready or not, the Boomers are coming!

Every 7 seconds a boomer retires. Baby boomers represent the wealthiest segment of the population and real estate professionals need to be aware. We will discuss the size, wealth and the online habits of the boomers.
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Home Inspections play a critical role in the Real Estate transaction process. It is an opportunity for the Buyer or Seller to get an outsiders, professional overview of the existing condition of the property/structure. In this course you will learn the importance of working with a reputable company, certifications to look for, what your report should contain, other services that will assist during the inspection process to help you stand out as a Realtor; who has their best interest at heart.
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BUILDING YOUR REAL ESTATE BUSINESS INTERNATIONALLY

This course will share with you how to expand your business globally. With an overview of the Certified Foreign investor Specialist (CFIS) course - all about working with the International Investor in commercial real estate and the EB-5 Green Card Program.

This class will also give you an understanding of the contents and requirements to obtain the Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) course.
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If you list - you last!
In a highest and best offer situation, the LISTING agent always gets paid!
Learn the prospecting strategies and listing business building techniques from a 100+ listing per year specialist.

Take this course and explode your real estate business!
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This interactive workshop will review how to have a real estate social media presence without getting banned, blocked, fined, or jailed. Ideal for: Real Estate pros using social media who want to better integrate laws, ethics, and social media etiquette in their social media marketing. In Dr. Lee’s nationally acclaimed and requested Mess-Free Social Media workshop, you will review federal laws, discuss state and brokerage requirements, explore ethical considerations and discover tools to maintain privacy for your clients and you.
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Millennials are now the largest group of homebuyers in our market. Millennials are the most tech savvy and socially connected generation ever. As real estate professionals, we need to know what they want and what makes them tick. This class uncovers the facts and myths of this diverse group of homebuyers and prepares real estate professionals to grow their business in the new millennium.

This course shows you how Millennials, also known as the Generation Y, are starting to shape the way real estate business is done. Learn how they are using technology to transform the home buying process.
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Getting a home loan doesn't have to be intimidating to your buyer...Especially when you understand the basics of the different types of mortgage loans available to home buyers. By completing this course you will have a better understanding and knowledge of the basic options of home financing, the features and costs of a home loan. In depth, you will understand the following loan process involved with each of the following loan options: USDA, FHA, VA, VA-Jumbo and Conventional.
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When military staff and their families relocate, the services of a real estate professional who understands their needs and timetables makes the transfer easier, faster, and less stressful. This certification focuses on educating real estate professionals about working with current and former military service members to find the housing solutions that best suit their needs and take full advantage of military benefits and support.

Learn how to provide the real estate services—at any stage in the service member’s military career—that meet the needs of this niche market and win future referrals. Hone in your knowledge and skills for working with active duty military buyers and sellers, as well as veterans with the NAR's Military Relocation Professional Certification.
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Why earn Pricing Strategy Advisor?

Determining property values depends more than ever on professional expertise and competence, the best use of technology, and approaching the pricing assignment from various perspectives.

Enhance your skills in pricing properties, creating CMAs, working with appraisers, and guiding clients through the anxieties and misperceptions they often have about home values with the PSA certification.

About PSA®

Designed for real estate professionals at all experience levels and those working with either buyers or sellers, the National Association of REALTORS® PSA (Pricing Strategy Advisor) certification provides a framework for understanding:

The purpose and benefits of CMAs
Terminology of pricing and valuation
The Code of Ethics as it relates to pricing
How to identify appropriate comparables, and where to find information about them
The role of supply and demand in pricing
How to adjust comparables
Specific challenges and special situations in making adjustments
How to guide clients through the CMA
How to work with appraisers
How to hone your pricing skills and practices
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Q&A Session to discuss the challenges and rewards of real estate and how to become a successful agent. At this meeting, you will have the opportunity to find out more about the steps necessary to become a licensed real estate agent in Georgia.  We will also have information about our upcoming Pre-license Salesperson Class.
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This course will give you extra practice with review and answering exam questions for preparation of the state exam!
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Georgia Salesperson Real Estate Fundamentals is a 75-hour course required by the Georgia Real Estate Commission for anyone who wishes to become a licensed real estate salesperson in Georgia. The course provides a comprehensive overview of the fundamentals of real estate. An in-depth course covering the following: Georgia Real Estate License Law Real Estate Math Pricing Real Property Real Estate Contracts Closing and Settlement Costs Fair Housing City and Urban Development Community Association Management Real Estate Finance Real Estate Instruments Environmental Law Anti-trust Law Agency Law and Disclosure Requirements Property Management Activities To qualify for a salesperson's real estate license in Georgia an applicant must: Georgia Real Estate Commission requirements for licensure. (CLICK HERE)
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48 Hours of Video uploaded to Youtube
571 Websites Created
3,600 Instagram Images Shared
47,000 Apps Downloaded from App Store
100,000 tweets
600,000+ items shared on Facebook
2,000,000 Google Search Queries

"It's Not the Strongest of the Species That Survive, Nor the Most Intelligent, But the Most Responsive to Change" -Charles Darwin

One of our most popular classes - an introduction to Social Media for Real Estate professionals. This class is designed to teach agents the "Why?" real estate agents need to be active in Social Media. Packed with lots of statistics - tips and tools to get agents on the right path to growing their business with Social Media.
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Every day, real estate agents across the nation face dangerous situations while simply doing their job. If you think you're not at risk, think again. You never know what situation or problem you will face, so it is best to have a well stocked toolbox and know how to use each one of the contents.

In this course, you will learn self defense techniques from a seven degree black belt head master to include the following topics: AWARENESS - Master what to look for in your surroundings and immediate environment. Gain insight on how your unconscious behavior makes you an easy target and learn to recognize predator tendencies.

AVOIDANCE - Learn strategies to help you avoid giving off "prey" signals. Acquire strategies to prepare for events with safety in mind and gain wisdom on making smarter choices as it relates to safety matters.

ACTION - Learn physical self defense maneuvers for general life and business situations.
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Hands on Training! Agents will be provided examples of defensive tactics techniques which will enable you to survive or escape an attack. Learn first hand what you need to do if you are ever put into a position where you have to defend yourself!
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• Identify key aspirational concepts in the Preamble to the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® Code of Ethics.
• Describe “general business” ethics and compare and contrast them with the REALTORS®’ Code of Ethics.
• Describe concepts established in Articles 1, 2, 12, and 17 and possible violations of them.
• Describe the professional standards process for enforcing the Code of Ethics, including the duty to arbitrate.
• Identify critical elements of due process as they relate to Code enforcement.
• Identify factors considered by hearing panels in procuring cause disputes.
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This new 2-day Course is an interactive experience to help negotiators elevate their game! The course examines all types of negotiation formats and methods so that today’s negotiators can play the game to win. A full spectrum of tips, tools, techniques, and advantages will be provided so that negotiators can provide effective results for their client.

The second day of the course focuses on real-world field scenarios to help negotiators apply the power tools, techniques and tactics learned on the first day.

Understanding the tactics and techniques is one thing, but learning how to recognize them being done and using them effectively requires practice. These field scenarios provide the foundational experience and practice negotiators need to master so they can effectively advocate for their clients.

This is a 2-day Course and provides 12 hour CE credit!
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Subject Property Not In Perfect Condition? No Problem! Know All The Renovation Options!

Sometimes home buyers find a house in a perfect neighborhood that needs some personalized improvements. They love the home’s layout, the school district, the neighborhood amenities and more, but the appliances may need updating, the heating and cooling systems may need modernizing, the basement may need finishing and the kids just might like to have an in-ground pool.

Financing this “almost perfect” home with a traditional mortgage would leave the homebuyers on their own for any updates, repairs or improvements, but a renovation mortgage builds the cost of the renovations into the total loan amount. This course will help you understand the available loan programs for your clients!
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Managing Single Family Homes and Small Investment Properties is the result of an exciting collaboration between IREM and the National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM®) that serves as a primer for agents and owners to introduce them to real estate management basics.

Gain an in-depth understanding of the intricacies of managing single family homes and small investment properties while maximizing the value and financial potential of the properties you manage. Be the agent with the reputation as a manager who knows what it takes to lease and manage property, while earning the respect of residents.
Course will cover the following:
Requirements of Management Agreements & State licensing Requirements
Ethics & Legal Issues related to leasing and property management
Risk Analysis
Maintaining the Property
Financial Tools
Marketing & Leasing
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For many real estate professionals, short sales and foreclosures are the new “traditional” real estate transaction. Knowing how to help sellers maneuver the complexities of short sales as well as help buyers pursue short sale and foreclosure opportunities are not merely good skills to have in today’s market—they are critical. And while short sales and foreclosures are not for the faint of heart, agents with the proper tools and training can use these specialty areas to build their business for the long term.
DON'T GO IT ALONE — ChOOSE SFR!! *Direct distressed sellers to finance, tax, and legal professionals
*Qualify sellers for short sales *Develop a short-sale package and negotiate with lenders. *Tap into buyer demand, Safeguard your commission and Limit risk while protecting buyers.
How This Certification Benefits You
1. Education in classroom and online formats that fit your schedule and wallet.
2. Training on both the buyer and seller side of short sale and foreclosure transactions.
3. Free Webinars that you can download anytime, anywhere. 4. Access to SFR logo and marketing materials.
5. Differentiation as an SFR at www.realtor.com and www.realtor.org.
Bonus! The one-day Short Sales and Foreclosures courses available from REBAC and CRS are approved electives for the Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) and Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) designations, respectively.
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"Whether you are 20 years in the business or 1 month, come learn how to avoid the pitfalls of the closing process in areas such as Wills, Trusts and other estate issues, Corporation and LLC issues, Fi.Fa.'s and other liens, Tax sales, Bankruptcy, Loan Processing issues, HUD1 errors and other twists and turns you may encounter throughout the closing process. Having conducted 17,000+ closings in his 22 career as an attorney, Steven Webster will guide you through the tough issues that can slow down or even break apart the closing process. Earn 3 hours CE credit.
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Get Ready For The Baby Boomers.
A generation of opportunity. Right at your fingertips.

2 DAY WORKSHOP - For Real Estate Professionals That Want to Stand Out in a Boomer’s Market



Baby Boomers represent the largest and wealthiest group of buyers and sellers in the country. Understand what motivates this growing market and how to address their needs with the prestigious SRES® designation.

This two-day training program offers real estate professionals the unique opportunity to learn and build key skills in counseling adults age 50+ through selling their family home, buying rental property, moving to a senior community, among many other issues. Seniors Real Estate Specialists® learn how to:

• Identify the power of generational demographics
• Develop and maintain relationship marketing skills
• Counsel rather than sell to seniors
• Understand the implications of tax laws, probate and estate planning
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The SRS® Designation is the premier credential in seller representation!

Whether you are new to the industry or a seasoned veteran, the SRS Course will redefine your "normal" and reinvent the way you represent sellers. Come learn tips and tools that will equip you to list in today's marketplace.

* Increase listings and grow your business.
* Demonstrate and communicate your value package.
* Understand and apply the Code of Ethics & Standards of Practice.
* Understand and comply with all state license laws.
* Understand and apply methods, tools, and techniques to provide support and services that sellers want and need.

Agents, brokers and managers from all over the US and Canada say this course exceeded expectations and provided cutting edge tools to outperform the competition.

This is a 2-day Course and provided 12 hour CE credit!
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Agents will get to know the NEW Asset Management Company for HUD Homes, Sage Acquisitions. Upon completion of this course Agents will understand the requirements and process of the registering with HUD 9548 contract, earnest money and bidding process, will know how to submit a proper contract and revise any errors, you will also be provided information on closing timelines, home inspections/termite letters and extensions. We will also talk about “Common Mistakes” agents make when completing HUD contracts.
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Join us on the third Thursday of every month to meet other realtors, builders & lenders in the industry.
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