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Upcoming Live Learning Opportunities

  • Includes a Live Web Event on 10/11/2022 at 3:00 PM (CDT)

    In this complimentary webinar for CRB and SRS designees, we will explore the methods for partnering with agents in a thoughtful and action-producing process to maximize their professional success.

    Coaching and mentoring are valuable tools real estate leaders use to increase production, boost morale, and retain agents. In this complimentary webinar for CRB and SRS designees, we will explore the methods for partnering with agents in a thoughtful and action-producing process to maximize their professional success. You will learn how to identify the development needs among your agents and employees, assess the benefits of coaching and mentoring by comparing the two models, and implement the right plan for your organization.

    Jody O'Brien

    AHWD, CRB, GRI, RENE, SRS

    Jody OBrien is a veteran of the real estate industry. With thirty years of experience, Jody has seen it all from sales to the corporate board room. She has been involved in the association world since she started her career. Beginning as a volunteer, a leader, an educator, and a curriculum developer. There has been a substantial amount of industry change in her career.

    Jody has been working with owners, managers, and team leaders since 1997. Her programs are often described as “most tangible, applicable and useful.” Her attendees walk away with simple tools that are “Inspiring to be a stronger advocate.” The best testimonial of her programs is “Go, no matter what.”
     
    Jody has received numerous recognitions and awards over the years. She is most proud of receiving the Massachusetts Educator of the Year, twice. She is an in-demand instructor of the CRB (Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager) designation. She has been a presenter at National Association of REALTORS® annual convention, TriplePlay and many state association conventions, as well as many Franchise systems. Jody brings to her audiences her joy and passion for the industry with a hefty dose of humor earning her rave reviews.
     
    Jody helps companies, teams, leadership, and individuals transform industry disruption into dynamic innovation. Click here to learn more about Jody.

  • Includes Credits Includes Multiple Live Events. The next is on 10/26/2022 at 1:00 PM (CDT)

    C-RETS Elective Course | This course provides a foundational blueprint of all the elements involved in opening, managing and growing a real estate company.

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    REGISTRATION: $199 


    Delivered in a live, virtual format over two days as follows:

    Wednesday, October 26 & Thursday, October 27, 2022
    11:00 am - 2:30 pm each day (Pacific)
    12:00 pm - 3:30 pm each day (Mountain)
    1:00 pm - 4:30 pm each day (Central)
    2:00 pm - 5:30 pm each day (Eastern)


    As the real estate industry progresses and the consumers’ demands on the agent increase, many real estate professionals have begun moving their existing single-agent practice to a more sophisticated and advanced model to better serve their clients and become more profitable.  

    Topics covered:

    • “Why” there’s a need for a Team
    • A team’s design and place in the brokerage
    • The values and the challenges that a Team can represent
    • How to build the best Team by recruiting the right talent
    • Create your Team’s identity and vision through effective marketing and branding
    • Use of technology that best fits your Team’s business
    • Most effective new systems for time management and optimum workflow


    Candy Cooke

    ABR, CIPS, C-RETS, CRB, e-PRO, GAA, GREEN, GRI, MRP, PSA, RENE, RSPS, SFR, SRES, SRS

    Real Property Counselors

    Candy is a passionate REALTOR® who has worked in the real estate profession for thirty-five years as an appraiser, broker, and instructor. Utilizing this knowledge and experience allows Candy to provide enjoyable education to her classes. Currently a Senior Instructor with Texas Association of REALTORS®, Candace has been awarded Educator of the Year in 2012 for the state association as well as Distinguished Educator of the Year by the Real Estate Business Institute. Candy holds two graduate concentrations through REALTOR® University as well as currently pursuing a doctorate in Adult Education through Walden University. 

    1. This is a virtual classroom.  Appropriate classroom behavior is expected.
    2. Please keep your audio on mute until you are called on to speak.  This will help limit background noise.
    3. If you would like to use the "chat" feature, remember it is public, and a record of the chat is kept and archived.
    4. Your video must remain ON at all times for monitoring purposes.  Any student who does not remain on camera for the entire course will NOT receive credit for attendance.  There are no exceptions to this policy.
    5. You must arrive on time for all sessions and breaks and you are expected to stay until the end.  Arriving late and/or leaving early will result in no course credit.  There are no exceptions to this policy.  We are able to track all login and logout times of every attendee.
    6. Avoid distractions such as your phone, keyboard, other devices, etc.
    7. Use meeting cues such as "raising hand" virtually.
    8. If you need to step away for a few minutes, send a private chat to the instructor or course monitor to let them know.
    9. Video and audio recording is not permitted.

    The instructor and/or monitor reserves the right to remove you from the session if you do not adhere to the policies for this virtual offering.  

    If you are removed, you will not be readmitted.

    CE CREDIT

    There is no CE available for this virtual/live course.


    C-RETS CREDIT

    You must be in attendance the entire time to receive credit. If you log in late, leave early, or are NOT on camera, no credit will be awarded, and no partial credit is granted for this Course.  There are no exceptions.  Click here for more information on the C-RETS certification and requirements.


    CANCELLATION / REFUNDS

    A refund, less a $50 processing fee, will be extended if cancellation notice is received by close of business on the Friday before the course. No refunds will be issued after that date.

    • Register
      • Non-member - $199
      • CRB Candidate - $199
      • CRB Designee - $199
      • CRB & SRS Candidate - $199
      • CRB & SRS Designee - $199
      • SRS Candidate - $199
      • SRS Designee - $199
      • C-RETS/RENE Certified - $199
    • More Information

Online / Self Study

Click here for a detailed listing of the four C-RETS courses.

  • Contains 6 Component(s), Includes Credits

    C-RETS Elective Course | The concept of a real estate team is nothing new. They have existed for decades, but over the past several years, the team concept has evolved and become far more ubiquitous. As the real estate industry progresses and the consumers’ demands on the agent increase, many real estate professionals have begun moving their existing single-agent practice to a more sophisticated and advanced model to better serve their clients and become more profitable.

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    REGISTRATION: $145.00


    C-RETS CREDIT: An 80% score on the course exam is required for credit towards the C-RETS certification.  Click here for more information on the certification and requirements.

    CE CREDIT: There is no continuing education (CE) available for this online course offering.


    As the real estate industry progresses and the consumers’ demands on the agent increase, many real estate professionals have begun moving their existing single-agent practice to a more sophisticated and advanced model to better serve their clients and become more profitable.  

    Topics covered:

    • “Why” there’s a need for a Team
    • A team’s design and place in the brokerage
    • Values and the challenges that a Team can represent
    • How to build the best Team by recruiting the right talent
    • Create your Team’s identity and vision through effective marketing and branding
    • Use of technology that best fits your Team’s business
    • Most effective new systems for time management and optimum workflow

    This course is presented in the following modules:

    • Module 1: The Foundation
    • Module 2: The Team Design
    • Module 3: The Stages of Team Design
    • Module 4: Marketing Your Team
    • Module 5: Technology and Your Team
    • Module 6: Systems and Workflows

    EXPIRATION:

    You will have access to this course for on this site 365 days from the date of purchase.  After one year, the course will expire and no extensions will be given.  If you do not complete the course and pass the exam during this timeframe, you will need to repurchase the course at full price and re-start.


    CANCELLATIONS / REFUNDS: 

    All online / self-study course registrations are non-refundable and non-transferable.

    Please review the following requirements and be sure your system and networks are up to date. 

    General Recommendations: 

    • Your browser must support HTML-5. To test and detect your browser version, go to html5test.com
    • Use a PC or MAC with a current, updated Browser.
    • Disable popup blockers in your web browser settings
    • Wifi is not recommended. WiFi signal strength can vary causing bandwidth to increase or decrease.  A wired connection gives a consistent signal and consistent bandwidth providing a better experience. 
    • There is audio (sound) with this course. Be sure your computer is equipped with speakers and they are not muted.

    System Requirements for the Best Experience:

    • 2 GHz Dual Core CPU Processor or faster 
    • 4 GB RAM (Greater than 4 GB is a benefit)
    • Windows 10 or later
    • Mac OS X 10.14 or later
    • iOS 12 or later
    • Wired Internet connection

    Browser Requirements:

    • Chrome, Firefox and Edge are continuously updated by their publishers.  For the best experience, use the most current version.
    • Current versions of Chrome 
    • Current versions of Firefox 
    • Current versions of Edge
    • Safari 14 or later


    • Register
      • Non-member - $145
      • CRB Candidate - $145
      • CRB Designee - $145
      • CRB & SRS Candidate - $145
      • CRB & SRS Designee - $145
      • SRS Candidate - $145
      • SRS Designee - $145
      • C-RETS/RENE Certified - $145
    • More Information
  • Contains 6 Component(s), Includes Credits

    C-RETS Elective Course | This one-of-a-kind course will help you navigate the legal risks related to employees and independent contractors. Brokers, owners and managers need to take great care to properly classify salespeople for federal and state law purposes, and to ensure compliance with the classification requirements of the applicable law. This course will help you understand, implement and maintain employee and independent contractor relationships while mitigating risk and limiting liability.

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    REGISTRATION: $145.00


    C-RETS CREDIT: An 80% score on the course exam is required for credit towards the C-RETS certification.  Click here for more information on the certification and requirements.

    CE CREDIT: There is no continuing education (CE) available for this online course offering.


    This one-of-a-kind course will help you navigate the legal risks related to employees and independent contractors. Brokers, owners and managers need to take great care to properly classify salespeople for federal and state law purposes, and to ensure compliance with the classification requirements of the applicable law. This course will help you understand, implement and maintain employee and independent contractor relationships while mitigating risk and limiting liability.

    Topics covered:

    • Application of best practices to minimize risk and limit liability.
    • Determine your team needs and find the right person for the job.
    • Positioning your team to attract the right talent.
    • The interview process and the legal and illegal components.
    • Classification of workers as employees and independent contractors.
    • Effectively and legally manage the independent contractor relationship.
    • Understand and determine employee and agent compensation options.
    • Differences between exempt and non-exempt status and how to comply with labor laws.
    • Lawful best practices for terminating employees and independent contractors and how to avoid common mistakes.
    • Understand how to effectively manage your team by setting expectations, monitoring, and evaluating.

    EXPIRATION:

    You will have access to this course for on this site 365 days from the date of purchase.  After one year, the course will expire and no extensions will be given.  If you do not complete the course and pass the exam during this timeframe, you will need to repurchase the course at full price and re-start.


    CANCELLATIONS / REFUNDS: 

    All online / self-study course registrations are non-refundable and non-transferable.

    Please review the following requirements and be sure your system and networks are up to date. 

    General Recommendations: 

    • Your browser must support HTML-5. To test and detect your browser version, go to html5test.com
    • Use a PC or MAC with a current, updated Browser.
    • Disable popup blockers in your web browser settings
    • Wifi is not recommended. WiFi signal strength can vary causing bandwidth to increase or decrease.  A wired connection gives a consistent signal and consistent bandwidth providing a better experience. 
    • There is audio (sound) with this course. Be sure your computer is equipped with speakers and they are not muted.

    System Requirements for the Best Experience:

    • 2 GHz Dual Core CPU Processor or faster 
    • 4 GB RAM (Greater than 4 GB is a benefit)
    • Windows 10 or later
    • Mac OS X 10.14 or later
    • iOS 12 or later
    • Wired Internet connection

    Browser Requirements:

    • Chrome, Firefox and Edge are continuously updated by their publishers.  For the best experience, use the most current version.
    • Current versions of Chrome 
    • Current versions of Firefox 
    • Current versions of Edge
    • Safari 14 or later


    • Register
      • Non-member - $145
      • CRB Candidate - $145
      • CRB Designee - $145
      • CRB & SRS Candidate - $145
      • CRB & SRS Designee - $145
      • SRS Candidate - $145
      • SRS Designee - $145
      • C-RETS/RENE Certified - $145
    • More Information