Georgia Real Estate
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  1. Technology Trends in Real Estate

    Sku: 503GA199001
    Hours
    $25.00

    The technology landscape changes quickly, and this rapid change can have significant consequences for the real estate professional. In order to perform at their best, real estate professionals need to stay ahead of these trends. This course helps to bring focus to the technological innovations that are most relevant to real estate practice. The course will discuss trends in software, social media, and internet security. Videos are presented throughout the course to help explain and illustrate key topics.

     

  2. Qualifying the Buyer Under New Regulations (3 Credit Hours)

    Sku: 503GA211001
    Hours
    $19.00

    This must-have course addresses the fundamental role of real estate agents in the mortgage lending process. With so many changes affecting the ability of potential homebuyers to obtain loans, it is imperative for real estate agents to understand the complexities of today's market. The course discusses how to qualify buyers, as well as the pitfalls to avoid in that process. The qualified mortgage (QM) and ability to repay (ATR) rules are also covered, with an in-depth look at how they affect real estate transactions, real estate agents, and clients. Stay ahead of the curve with this dynamic course!
  3. People Management in Real Estate (4Credit Hours)

    Sku: 503GA209001
    Hours
    $29.99

    How do you successfully recruit and hire new agents? How do you retain good people once you get them? The answer to both these questions is the same- it's about people management. Explore the fundamentals of attracting and recruiting new agents to your firm. Identify the training needs of new and experienced licensees, plus look at effective tools and techniques for retaining good talent within your organization. Don't learn by trial and error! Begin the steps to building your people management skills now with this valuable groundbreaking course.
  4. Minimizing Risk with Effective Practices (3 Credit Hours)

    Sku: 503GA208001
    Hours
    $25.00

    There’s no question about it: In today’s real estate environment, knowing how to avoid legal problems is essential. This must-have-course provides an overview of how to minimize your liability. You’ll learn about the importance of establishing agency policies, developing effective marketing and advertising practices, effective anti-discrimination practices, plus how to reduce your risk by maintaining proper records. Stay out of legal hot water…enroll today!
  5. Listing and Selling HUD Homes (3 Credit Hours)

    Sku: 503GA207001
    Hours
    $25.00

    With more than 40,000 HUD homes available annually, it is important for licenses to understand how the HUD selling process works. This course teaches licensees how homes enter the HUD home selling market, and how licensees and HUD contractors (field service managers and asset managers) interact within a HUD transaction. Discussed are HUD's online bidding process, the registration for licensees who wish to bid on HUD-owned homes as selling brokers, and how a licensee may become a HUD listing agent. Also discussed are the components of the HUD Sales Contract Package and the process for completing and delivering the package and delivering it to the Area Manager. The course concludes with a discussion of the regulatory and disclosure issues relating to HUD transactions, how closing costs and earnest money are handled in a HUD transaction; advertising rules relating to HUD-owned properties, and the types of financing available to purchasers of HUD homes.
  6. Introduction to Brokerage Management 4 Credit Hours)

    Sku: 503GA205001
    Hours
    $29.99

    Are you ready to take on the leading role as managing broker? In today’s results-focused workplace, you need a solid understanding of management functions, the importance of strategic thinking, and how to analyze the financial condition of the company. If you want to build your leadership role and lead your company to a winning performance, —this groundbreaking course is for you!
  7. Ethics-Pricing, Offers, And Advertising (4 Credit Hours)

    Sku: 503GA203001
    Hours
    $29.99

    This Ethics course follows the NAR-mandated curriculum for the NAR-required Ethics course. In day-to-day real estate transactions, real estate professionals are forced to make decisions that require ethical reasoning. Ethics: Pricing, Offers and Ads explores the agent's obligation to protect a client?s interest, plus looks at an agent's duties with regard to advertising himself and a property. This must-have guide serves as a blueprint for providing information on making ethical decisions regarding pricing, offers, and ads. Per the NAR requirements, the course must cover the Preamble and two of the following Articles in the Code of Ethics:

    • Article 1
    • Article 2
    • Article 3
    • Article 9
    • Article 11
    • Article 12
    • Article 16
    • Article 17

    The Ethics: Pricing, Offers and Advertising course covers the Preamble and Article 1 and 12.

  8. Ethics- Disclosure and Cooperation (4 Credit Hours)

    Sku: 503GA202001
    Hours
    $29.99

    This Ethics course follows the NAR-mandated curriculum for the NAR-required Ethics course. From the ethical responsibilities of agents involving disclosures to ethical issues relating to compensation, this practical course explores the challenges involved in ethical decision-making. Ethics: Disclosure and Cooperation takes a practical look at considerations involved in making ethical business decisions as well as the process of enforcing the Code of ethics. Per the NAR requirements, the course must cover the Preamble and two of the following Articles in the Code of Ethics:

    • Article 1
    • Article 2
    • Article 3
    • Article 9
    • Article 11
    • Article 12
    • Article 16
    • Article 17

    The Ethics: Disclosure and Cooperation course covers the Preamble and Article 3, 9 and 11.

  9. Anti-Discrimination Laws (4 Credit Hours)

    Sku: 503GA201001
    Hours
    $29.99

    As far back as 1866, with the Civil Rights Act, legislators have been trying to eliminate discrimination in the housing industry. This course reviews the history and purpose of laws against discrimination. Specific real estate practices of blockbusting, steering and redlining are detailed. In addition, the impact of the Americans with Disabilities Act is highlighted. Finally, how to recognize and guard against predatory lending practices is reviewed.
  10. ADA and Fair Housing

    Sku: 503GA011002
    Hours
    $25.00

    Fair Housing and the Americans with Disabilities Act legislation affects the business of every real estate professional. This course covers the law and how it pertains to real estate professionals, while refreshing their knowledge of the Federal Fair Housing Laws.

    This course covers the prohibitions in the Fair Housing Act, how an individual can enforce the Fair Housing Act, the provisions of the Civil Rights Act of 1866 and the Fair Housing Act of 1968. It also covers the purpose and scope of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and its effects on licensees of the ADA.

  11. Tax Free Exchanges (3 Credit Hours)

    Sku: 503GA077001
    Hours
    $25.00

    Learn all about tax free exchanges. This course is an excellent introduction to the implications of tax free exchanges for investment properties in residential real estate. Learn what is required to qualify for a tax free exchange, what different kinds of exchanges are available and also various ways that the title can be transferred for the purpose of an exchange.
  12. Short Sales And Foreclosures (3 Credit Hours)

    Sku: 503GA079001
    Hours
    $25.00

    This course is an overview of short sale transactions, alternatives to short sales, how short sales affect buyers, lenders and sellers, the Home Affordable Modification Program (both HAMP Tier 1 and 2 are included) and the Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternative (HAFA II/Short Sale). Highlights include defining what a licensee's role is in a short sale and how to put together the packet needed in a short sale for a lender. Additional topics include how the MARS Rule affects real estate licensees who are working with a client on a short sale, tenant rights in relation to a short sale and also the kinds of lender fraud that licensees should be on the lookout for during the process of a short sale.
  13. Principles of Commercial Real Estate (3 Credit Hours)

    Sku: 503GA052001
    Hours
    $25.00

    A high-level view of commercial real estate, this elective course examines various types of commercial real estate including retail space, storage facilities, and office space. Additional highlights include land development, site selection, industrial real estate brokerage and how both local and regional labor markets can have an effect on commercial real estate.
  14. Prequalifying Your Buyer in Today's Market (3 Credit Hours)

    Sku: 503GA045001
    Hours
    $25.00

    This course provides an overview of real estate financing, and describes the different types of loans and loan programs as well as lending sources. Students will learn how to calculate debt ratios and use loan factors to complete mathematical calculations related to mortgage loans. Students will also estimate closing costs for different types of loans. The instruction is followed with a scenario for which the student will do the prequalifying computations and complete a loan comparison worksheet for the buyers in the scenario.
  15. Green Home Features (3 Credit Hours)

    Sku: 503GA035001
    Hours
    $25.00

    What makes a green home green? Students will gain insight into different features included in green design. Highlights include water and energy efficiency, appliances, methods of controlling heat loss, how to conserve energy in a home, lighting, and renewable energy.
  16. Ethics in Real Estate (3 Credit Hours)

    Sku: 503GA027001
    Hours
    $25.00

    A great refresher in ethics, this course reviews the National Association of Realtors (NAR) Code of Ethics and fulfills the mandatory NAR Ethics Renewal Training requirement. Complete with case studies and various scenarios, students will enjoy a better understanding of what is and is not ethical for real estate professionals. Highlights include decision-making exercises designed for an in-depth understanding of application in daily real estate practice.
  17. Environmental Hazards Disclosure (3 Credit Hours)

    Sku: 503GA024001
    Hours
    $25.00

    Protect yourself. Understand your responsibility for disclosure when environmental hazards are involved. This course provides an overview of the regulations, standards and legal rules in real estate for property disclosure. Specifically covered in detail are lead, mold, methamphetamine labs, asbestos, radon, and other environmental hazards.
  18. Check it Out: Home Inspection in Real Estate Practice (3 Credit Hours)

    Sku: 503GA018001
    Hours
    $25.00

    Just how important is a home inspection? How can you limit your liability during the home inspection process? What do your clients need to know about the home inspection process? This real estate continuing education elective answers all these questions and more, making sure your closings go smoothly.
  19. Using the Internet in Your Real Estate Practice: An Introduction

    Sku: 503GA055001
    Hours
    $25.00

    Use of the internet touches almost every aspect of real estate in today's world. Is your brokerage up-to-date on how the internet can help and impact your business? This course is an introduction to using the Internet in your real estate practice. Learn how the Internet can be used for business including: listing properties, developing leads, marketing, advertising and utilizing an array of great resources.
  20. Georgia Real Estate License Law Core Course (3 Credit Hours)

    Sku: 503GA031001
    Hours
    $25.00

    Mandatory for all Georgia real estate agents and brokers as of July 1, 2016, this 3-hour course is Georgia-specific and breaks down rules, regulations and laws regarding the practice of real estate into simple, easy-to-understand content helping students to better understand and stay within the boundaries of the Georgia state laws.

    Topics included are:

    1. The effects on license status by a licensee of prohibited conduct
    2. Transfer of a license from one firm to another
    3. Requirements concerning trust or escrow accounts
    4. Unfair trade practices
    5. Brokerage relationships
    6. Management responsibilities of real estate firms
    7. Requirements for advertising
    8. Handling real estate transactions
    9. Licensees acting as principals
  21. Federal Law and Commercial Real Estate (3 Credit Hours)

    Sku: 503GA028001
    Hours
    $25.00

    Which laws affect commercial real estate? This course answers that by covering commercial transactions, the ownership of commercial real estate and the federal laws that real estate agencies are required to abide by. Topics included are tenancy, foreclosures, contracts, easements, deeds, agency, zoning, estates, liens, restrictions, leases, court decisions and title transfers. This is a perfect elective for those looking to gain a better insight into the world of commercial real estate.
  22. Safety First: Crime Prevention and Self-Defense for Real Estate Pros (4 Credit Hours)

    Sku: 503GA291001
    Hours
    $29.99

    This course provides real estate professionals with safety tools and tips to help mitigate fear when working in the field as real estate sales professional. The material and activities are designed to help real estate sales professionals better recognize and avoid potentially dangerous people and situations. This course will also equip real estate professionals with self-defense techniques to handle a real attack, thereby increasing self-confidence.

  23. Professional Property Management (4 Credit Hours)

    Sku: 503GA210001
    Hours
    $29.99

    Professional property managers attempt to balance the needs of property owners with the needs of tenants. To accomplish this, professional property managers need to understand elements of leasing, rent collection, market dynamics, resident retention and building maintenance functions. You'll explore these topics for both residential and commercial property management.

  24. Leading and Communicating Effectively (3 Credit Hours)

    Sku: 503GA206001
    Hours
    $29.99

    Do you know how to influence, transform and inspire others? “Leading and Communicating Effectively” is packed with powerful information and ideas to help you improve your leadership skills! Explore different types of authority…examine ways to build a company image and reputation…discover the most effective communication styles…find out the essential elements of developing a policies and procedures manual. If you want to build your leadership role—this groundbreaking course is for you!
  25. Financing Residential Real Estate (8 Credit Hours)

    Sku: 503GA204001
    Hours
    $59.99

    Financing Residential Real Estate is an elective topic that satisfies 6 hours of continuing education. There is a dizzying array of financing options available to home buyers today. Where do you begin? You'll discover a myriad of options available through FHA, VA and special financing options. Plus, examine a simplified approach to accurately assessing closing costs.

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