Real Estate Agents

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Provider #: 10066
2019 National Investors

Courses Approved for Real Estate Continuing Education

 

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Course No. / Instructor

Managing Your Real Estate Reputation Online
1 Hour CE

#37041
Melanie Opela

 

Everyday consumers search the internet looking for a real estate agent and almost instantly trust the ratings and reviews they find, whether good or bad. In this class, we’ll take a look at several review platforms, including your website, as well as tips to optimize your profile on each platform. We’ll also discuss how to get reviews, respond to reviews, and leverage reviews.

 

The Art of Keeping Customers For Life
1 Hour CE

#37042
Melanie Opela

 

Repeat and referral business is every real estate agent’s dream, and it starts by providing value to customers before they leave the closing table. In this class, we’ll discuss personalized methods for keeping in touch regularly, creative ways to stay top-of-mind, and finding opportunities to be a hero in the eyes of your customers.

 

Effective Methods for Generating New Business
1 Hour CE

#36266
Melanie Opela

 

Generating leads is one of the most important things to ensure long-term success in real estate. More leads equal more business. In this class, we will discuss methods to generate leads such as networking, social media marketing, open houses, and many more. Whether you’re a new agent or one who needs a boost in leads, these strategies will keep your pipeline full your entire career.

 

Business Planning for Real Estate Agents
1 Hour CE

#36265
Melanie Opela

 

Creating a written business plan may seem like a daunting task, however, it is critical to developing a strong, sustainable business. In this class, we will discuss strategies to help you create a simple and straightforward business plan by analyzing your strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats. We will also help you set attainable and realistic goals to keep you focused on growing your business year after year.

 

Building Your Real Estate Brand
1 Hour CE

#37857
Melanie Opela

 

Successful real estate branding can’t be accomplished with fancy logos or catchy mottos. The secret behind strong branding is a combination of creative content with on-target messaging which conveys a consistent, unique, and memorable identity. In this class, we will take a look at several real estate agents who have mastered the art of branding in one way or another, talk about the components of their branding, and discuss ways to emulate their methods to strengthen your brand.

 

What Should I Post? Content Ideas for Real Estate Agents
1 Hour CE

#37855
Melanie Opela

 

Coming up with and creating content is one of the biggest challenges real estate agents face. They need to create posts, images, and videos that tell people how they can help, add value, and trigger an emotional response In this class we will look at TONS of different types of content to educate and inspire so you never run out of content again.

 

Social Media Planning for Real Estate Success
1 Hour CE

#37859
Melanie Opela

 

Social media is an invaluable resource for real estate agents, but with so many options, it can become overwhelming and time-consuming. The only way to make social media work in your favor is to have a solid plan in place. In this class, we will discuss the components of a successful social media plan which includes how to source, share, and schedule posts. We will also provide a content calendar to help with what to post on social media.

 

Snap & Post! Instagram Stories for Real Estate Marketing
1 Hour CE

#37628
Melanie Opela

 

Instagram Stories can generate a ton of engagement when used consistently and correctly. In this class, we will show you how to create a Story, discuss some benefits, methods, and examples for using Stories to brand your real estate business, and show you how to create Highlights so your Stories can be viewed after they disappear.

 

Social Media Marketing Tips for Real Estate Agents
1 Hour CE

#34108
Melanie Opela

 

Social media has become a necessity for real estate agents to use to promote their real estate business. When used correctly, it should serve as an extension of you and your brand, build trust, and extend your reach to clients and prospects. In this class, we will discuss tips and tricks to help optimize your current and future social media posts.

 

Social Media Guide for Real Estate Agents
1 Hour CE

#37627
Melanie Opela

 

Most real estate agents find social media overwhelming and with so many platforms to choose from, it's difficult to know what each one does and doesn't do. This class will explain the benefits of the most popular social media platforms and show examples of what to post on each platform.

 
 

Successful Facebook Marketing Strategies
1 Hour CE

#35333
Melanie Opela

 

Facebook has become a necessity for real estate agents, especially when marketing their business. Real estate agents forget that Facebook is very simple; it should be used to connect with past, current, and potential clients. This class will discuss the different types of content to post to enhance engagement, joining groups, setting up lists and so much more.

 
 

Successful Instagram Marketing Strategies
1 Hour CE

#35264
Melanie Opela

 

Instagram is currently the fastest growing social media platform in the world. Most real estate agents are on Instagram for personal use but are missing out on using it to market their real estate business. We will teach you how to use Instagram to connect with past, current and potential clients, discuss posting a variety of content as well as proper use of hashtags. We will also cover features within the app, and leave you with tips and tricks to help your real estate business stand out.

 
 

LinkedIn - The Business Side of Social Media
1 Hour CE

#35385
Melanie Opela

 

Real estate agents can enhance their careers by using LinkedIn because it serves as the perfect platform to provide information about a business. Join us to understand how to use LinkedIn to research potential clients, connect with current and past clients, in addition to a discussion about the importance of asking for recommendations.

 
 

The Power of Video
1 Hour CE

#35238
Melanie Opela

 

Video marketing is one of the most effective ways to capture people’s attention in real estate however video is often avoided because real estate agents think they need expensive equipment to create professional-looking videos for their business. In this class, we will watch and discuss several different real estate videos, talk about apps and platforms to help create videos, and show you the steps to create and customize a YouTube channel to promote your videos.

 
 

Introduction to Canva for Real Estate Marketing
1 Hour CE

#36940
Melanie Opela

 

Flyers, brochures, and social media posts are essential when marketing your real estate business. Canva is a fantastic, free graphic-design tool with built-in templates to give your real estate business the polished and professional appearance it needs. These designs can be customized and used to market listings, open houses, and so much more. Join us to discover how Canva can make graphic design simple and fun.

 
 

The ABCs of Selling to Generation X, Y & Z
1 Hour CE

#36306
Melanie Opela

 

To be successful in real estate, agents must learn to speak the marketing language of each individual generation by way of knowing three essential things: Attributes, Behaviors, and Communication Preferences. We will discuss the similarities and differences between Generations X, Y, and Z to gain knowledge and understanding to assist with growing your real estate business.

 

 

Safety First! Essential Tips for Real Estate Agents
1 Hour CE

#35250
Melanie Opela

 

Working as a real estate agent can be dangerous, so being aware of your surroundings and/or planning ahead is an essential part of staying safe. This class will equip you with some practical, every day, safety tips. We will also provide tips for you to share with clients so they can stay safe while buying or selling a home.

 

 

Top Trending Apps for Real Estate Agents
1 Hour CE

#35386
Melanie Opela

 

The best apps for real estate agents make everyday tasks easier. In this class, we will discuss a variety of apps to support and streamline both personal and business activities.

 

 

Real Estate in the Palm of Your Hand
1 Hour CE

#36701
Melanie Opela

 

PalmAgent ONE is real estate's #1 closing cost app. This amazing tool provides calculators to prepare estimates, net sheets, and more, so you can answer client questions quickly and easily while on-the-go or at the office. The premium version is loaded with photo lenses, infographics, and consumer calculators to help you connect with clients and prospects on social media. Join us for a live overview to see how this tool can help streamline your real estate business.

 

 

The Texas Title Commitment
1 Hour CE

#34120
Teresa Frost or Melanie Opela

 

We will walk through one of the most important aspects of all real estate transactions; the Title Commitment. Real estate agents will learn the importance of each Schedule whether representing buyers or sellers. Additionally, we will take a brief look at what the title policy does and does not cover.

 

 

Who is Signing the Transaction Documents and Why
1 Hour CE

#34112
Teresa Frost

 

The purpose of this course is to educate real estate agents on a broad range of issues that could arise from the sale of real property, including death, divorce, and guardianship.

 
 

Title Insurance Policy - What it Covers & Does Not Cover
1 Hour CE

#34122
Teresa Frost or Melanie Opela

 

What is title insurance, why is it important, who needs it, and how much does it cost? In this course, real estate agents will learn the answer to all of these questions and details about the policy every real estate agent should know.

 

 

eSecurity: Protecting Non-Public Information
1 Hour CE

#33741
Patrick Opela

 

This course was designed to educate real estate agents in the definition of Non-Public Information (NPI), as well as to set forth guidelines for establishing internal and external policies when methods for delivering such information.

 
 

TREC Contract Changes - What's New
1 Hour CE

#34153
Teresa Frost

 

This course will review changes to the 2018 TREC Contracts including but not limited to, the specific changes in the 1-4  Family Residential Contract, Condominium Contract, Farm and Ranch Contract, and specific Addendum changes.

 
 

Cyber Fraud - Don't Be a Victim
1 Hour CE

#36396
Patrick Opela or Teresa Frost

 

This class will educate real estate agents on common fraud schemes which are a growing threat to the real estate community. We will provide examples of different types of fraud, how to detect a scheme and tips on how to avoid becoming a victim.

 

 

Property Taxes in Texas - What You Should Know
1 Hour CE

#34117
Teresa Frost 

 

This class offers a basic look at the property tax process in Texas. It will also aid real estate agents in knowledge regarding the Ad Valorem process, a study of tax exemptions, pro-rations, tax liens, and how they impact the real estate closing.

 

 

Commercial Contracts
1 Hour CE

#34113
Teresa Frost

 

This course ensures all parties of the commercial contract can close the transaction timely and smoothly. This course will discuss common provisions of commercial contracts, common pitfalls, and how to avoid them. We will assist real estate agents in understanding interactions with Contracting Parties and the Title Company.

 

 

Avoiding Common Contract Mistakes
1 Hour CE

#34115
Teresa Frost

 

This course will teach real estate agents the most common contract pitfalls and reoccurring mistakes which could impact the closing of a real estate transaction.

 
 

Real Estate - Federal Reporting Issues - FIRPTA & More
1 Hour CE

#33432
Teresa Frost

 

The purpose of this course is to inform real estate agents on the regulations dealing with FIRPTA and other Federal reporting issues such as the 1099s and Form 8300.

 
 

Surveys - A Brief Guide
1 Hour CE

#34118
Teresa Frost or Melanie Opela

 

This class will equip real estate agents with knowledge for reviewing a survey and provide a checklist to assist with listing appointments including the proper execution of a T-47.

 
 

Durable Powers of Attorney - What Works Now
1 Hour CE

#34121
Attorney

 

This course will help real estate agents gain knowledge and understand this important document. We will also discuss the pre-closing review of the form by the Title Company, acceptable and unacceptable reasons to use the form in a transaction, and the authentication of the form by the maker.

 
 

Texas Homestead & Real Estate Transactions
1 Hour CE

#34119
Attorney

 

This course was designed to educate real estate agents on homestead issues facing the transaction in regard to title, the Texas Constitution – the Creation of “homestead”, valid liens against a homestead, and the homestead exemption.

 
 

Basic Mineral Rights, Laws & Title Insurance in Texas
1 Hour CE

#34152
Attorney

 

This course will discuss basic mineral rights laws, how title insurance is affected, and the role of the title policy.

 
 

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