This course covers the three defining factors of Smart Growth: Economic, Environmental and Housing. Learn the benefits and long term effects of this type of development in our local market. Case studies will point out the value, necessity and economic demand of the 10 Principles of Smart Growth as defined by the mixed use of land. You will learn ways real estate professionals can support Smart Growth as an investment in the communities in which they live and serve by improving overall livability. This program satisfies an NAR Core Standard and qualifies for NAR $1500 Smart Growth grant.
We have come a long way as it relates to fair housing policies in our country, but we still have a long way to go. Learn the history and evolution of The Fair Housing Act and its impact on real estate and society. Discover how the changing face of America shapes our nation.
This course satisfies NAR's 2-year Cycle Ethics requirement. Students will learn the parallels and differences between license law & MREC Rules & Regulations as compared to the Code of Ethics. REALTORS will be able to raise the standards of their practice to meet the highest standard required to serve clients & customers.
This course offers a broad overview of the basics of commercial real estate and how it differs from residential real estate.Students will be able to distinguish and understand the broker’s role and discover the different types of commercial properties, terms, valuation methods, marketing and resources for further education.
At any given time, today's real estate professionals may be working with four generations of real estate buyers: Millenials, Generation X, the Baby Boomers, and Matures. So how do real estate professionals assess the distinct wants and needs of these generations and nurture real estate client relationships for a lifetime? Say hello to Generation Buy. In this one-day course, students will examine the characteristics of these home buying generations and evaluate their expectations (expectations of the agent and the transaction) as well as communication preferences. As a turnkey resource, this course offers generation-specific marketing tools, networking tips, scripts, and counseling strategies to help real estate professionals formalize their agency relationships.
Personality is defined as the characteristic set of behaviors, cognitions, and emotional patterns that evolve from biological and environmental factors. We will discuss a variety of personality type models. Additionally, students will learn how to recognize a variety of different personality types and how to understand ourselves and others better as a result.