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APPY HOUR APPY HOUR | 1 HR CE | Course # 29779 Grab your smartphone, tablet or both and join us for an Appy Hour. You'll walk away with tools to streamline day-to-day operations using fun industry-related apps.
AUTHENTIC AGENT AUTHENTIC AGENT | 1 HR CE | Course #31199 An authentic agent knows the value they bring and add it to every human interaction. Intentional relationships, combined with the value you bring as a Realtor, lay the groundwork for a successful career in real estate. Join us to learn how adding value through building social capital and cementing relationships can grow your business, as discussed in the book Go Giver Sells More by Bob Burg and John Mann.
BOOST CREDIBILITY WITH ONLINE REVIEWS BOOST CREDIBILITY WITH ONLINE REVIEWS | 1 HR CE | Course # 31585 Potential buyers and sellers are often looking for a real estate agent who is not only knowledgeable but trustworthy. By using sites like Realtor.com, Google Reviews, Trulia and Yelp, you can tap into the social influence of past client experiences. Agents who leverage the power of online reviews will grow their real estate business, tailor the buying and selling process, and boost their credibility in the real estate community.
BRANDING 101 BRANDING 101 | 1 HR CE | Course # 30219 You make branding decisions every day, even when you’re not aware. In the midst of showing homes, writing offers and listing presentations, it’s difficult to stop and analyze yourself. What sets you apart from any other agent, and how do you let prospective clients know? Answering that question is vital to branding yourself in today’s real estate market. Learn the 5 D’s of basic branding and begin making the small decisions that add up big-time!
Bridging the Generation Gap: A Realtor’s Sales Guide- NEW! Bridging the Generation Gap: A Realtor's Sales Guide 1 hr CE #30976 There has never been a time where all generations contribute to the same consumer base... until now! This class will define Baby Boomers, Generation X, Generation Y and briefly touch on Generation Z. We’ll also discuss how real estate marketing strategies di‡ffer for each of them, what each generation looks for in a home, and ways to communicate with all generations e‡ectively.
CRM 101 CRM 101 |1 HR CE | Course# 30802 Customer Relationship Management is a process which recognizes clients as the core of their business. Realtors are finding that if they connect and follow up with their clients, a genuine, sustained relationship can form, leading to repeat and referral business. Learn what information you should gather, how to organize that information, tips on keeping in touch, and more.
DEBRIEFING DOCUSIGN DEBRIEFING DOCUSIGN | 1 HR CE | Course #30220 Find out why DocuSign is the most widely used eSign software! Easily create envelope templates, make corrections and counter-offers, and set up envelopes on the go from your mobile device.  
DEMONSTRATING DIGITAL INK DEMONSTRATING DIGITAL INK | 1 HR CE | Course # 29381 This presentation will help you decide if Digital Ink is the right eSign software for your business. We'll cover tagging and sending through zipForm, manually setting up a transaction, and using Digital Ink on the iPad.
DFW MARKET UPDATE DFW MARKET UPDATE | 1 HR CE | Course # 31197 Learn about current trends in the housing market and how to use this data to assist customers and their decisions to buy/sell real estate. This presentation provides global, regional, state, and local economic data/analytics. Extended Version: DFW Market Update and Why to Buy Now - 2 hr CE 27740
Facebook for Real Estate- NEW! Facebook for Real Estate | 1 hr CE#31968 New to Facebook or struggling with managing it? Join us to learn the di‡erence between a personal profile and business page; learn tips and tricks on managing the two separately or just utilizing your personal profile. We will talk about controlling privacy settings, sharing engaging content, empowering your brand, and truly connecting with current and prospective clients.
Facebook: Beyond the Basics-NEW! Facebook: Beyond the Basics | 1 hr CE#31903 What is your main goal for Facebook? Get leads? Market your listings? Engage with clients? If you answered yes to those questions and already know the basics of Facebook, then this class is for you! In this hour, you will learn how to set up Facebook Ads, understand the importance of a landing page, use Facebook live to increase exposure on certain topics, and learn tips and tricks that will help you engage with your Facebook community.
INSTAGRAM FOR REAL ESTATE INSTAGRAM FOR REAL ESTATE | 1 HR CE | Course # 29058 Instagram is currently the fastest growing social media platform globally, but do you know how to use it for real estate? Join us to get a crash course in the basics of Instagram and learn how to best showcase listings, share your brand or company culture, and generate leads.
Instagram: Beyond the Basics- NEW! Instagram: Beyond the Basics | 1 hr CE#31487 Due to Instagram’s visual nature, more and more Realtors are using it to build and promote their real estate brand. In this advanced class, we will discuss recent updates and new tools such as Instagram Live. We will identify a target audience and unveil clever ways to engage with them. We will also go over hashtags and real estate branding tips. Lastly, we will look at ways to connect with your followers and promote your listings via Instagram Ads.
ITC TOOLS ITC TOOLS | 1 HR CE | Course#31200 Are you in need of industry specific tools to help you and your clients become more efficient? Do you struggle with being tech savvy in this ever-changing world? Aside from closing a transaction and issuing a title policy, have you ever wondered what else Independence Title has to offer? In this class you will discover many resources we provide. We will discuss our apps, data reports, and several website features which will impress you and your clients.
LEGAL UPDATE I LEGAL UPDATE 1 | 4 HRS CE | Course # 29622 Requirement: 10 attendees This mandatory TREC certified course covers the legal aspects of conducting real estate business. Get your renewal out of the way!
LEGAL UPDATE II LEGAL UPDATE II | 4 HRS CE | Course # 29623 Requirement: 10 attendees This NEW mandatory TREC certified course covers the legislative changes that affect the Real Estate community from the 2015 state legislature.  Get your renewal out of the way!
MAXIMIZING MATRIX MAXIMIZING MATRIX | 1 HR CE | Course #31902 We know you're busy! Let us help you make the most of your new MLS system, in an hour. Learn to create and access contacts, utilize the integrated mapping, create CMAs, set up searches, create beautiful stats and most efficiently communicate with clients.
NAVIGATING THE 1-TO-4 FAMILY CONTRACT NAVIGATING THE 1-TO-4 Family Contract | 1 HR CE | Course #31901 The TREC One to Four Family Contract and other TREC contract forms have been updated and the mandatory use date of the new forms is January 1, 2016.    There are some important changes worth noting, such as changes to the option period time, the placement of financing terms and others.  In this class we will cover all areas of the contract while focusing on the significant changes.
Power of Personality-NEW! Power of Personality | 1 hr CE #32005 Every buyer, seller, and Realtor has a di‡fferent and distinct personality. In this class, we will walk you through how to determine a person's personality style. You will discover how to assess diff‡erent personality types and ultimately learn to communicate with and market to all types of people eff‡ectively  
Principles of a Smart Transaction-NEW! Principles of a Smart Transaction | 2 hr CE #31949 This class highlights the major benchmarks in a real estate transaction. Starting with helpful things to collect at a listing appointment, to reviewing commonly overlooked sections of the contract, breaking down the basics of understanding a title commitment, and concluding with other contract to close tips. This course is just what any agent needs to execute a smart transaction.  
PROPERTY TAX CHAT PROPERTY TAX CHAT | 1 HR CE | Course # 28931 Join us for Property Tax Chat. You will learn how Texas property taxes flow through out the year and how it can affect your business. We will discuss tax exemptions, tax prorations and much more.
Real Estate in a Snap- NEW! Real Estate in a Snap | 1 hr CE #32055 Most Realtors have heard of Snapchat; however, many aren’t aware that it has higher engagement than any social network on the planet! Snapchat’s instant, visual nature allows Realtors to send content to potential clients and customers in a fast, fun, and creative way. In this class, we’ll start with the basics of Snapchat, then teach you how to engage and interact with your followers in an authentic way.
REALITY TV: VIDEO BASICS FOR REALTORS REALITY TV:  VIDEO BASICS FOR REALTORS | 1 HR CE | COURSE# 31611 Ever considered making a video for your business? If you have but aren't sure how to get started, this class is perfect for you! You'll learn why online video is so crucial to your business, the different types of videos you have the ability to create, and how to produce a video, start to finish, from your smartphone.
RESEARCH WITH REALIST RESEARCH WITH REALIST | 1 HR CE |Course #31198 Realist from CoreLogic is a public-record database that seamlessly integrates into Matrix providing in-depth and ownership data. Learn to search for individual homes, entire subdivisions, target specific property or ownership types and create mailing labels.
ROCK ‘N ROLL WITH RPR ROCK ‘N ROLL WITH RPR | 1 HR CE | Course #29778 Learn how to use Realtors Property Resource in your everyday business with all-inclusive data, compelling property analytics and captivating reports for your clients.
SELLING TO MILLENNIALS SELLING TO MILLENNIALS | 1 HR CE | COURSE#30892
Also known as Generation Y, Millennials are the fastest growing and most diverse generation of consumers in the nation. This generation has grown up being advertised to their entire lives, therefore typical selling techniques may not work. In this class we’ll discuss facts about Millennials, the effect social media and technology will have on the Millennial sales process, in addition to setting new rules when selling and marketing to this unique generation.
SOCIAL MEDIA PLAYBOOK SOCIAL MEDIA PLAYBOOK | 1 HR CE | Course#29438 Overwhelmed by social media? We feel your pain. Receive an overview of platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Twitter, and more as we discuss the target audiences, types of content to post, and how to manage accounts for different types of social media.
SURVEYS AT A GLANCE SURVEYS AT A GLANCE| 1 HR CE | Course # 28932 Reviewing a survey can be an intimidating task. What survey types are available and what are differences between them? This class will equip you with the knowledge about key items regarding surveys, provide a checklist to use as a tool for listing appointments and contract negotiations.
TITLE COMMITMENT A to D TITLE COMMITMENT FROM A to D |1 HR CE | Course#30655 A title commitment is the heart of a file. Walk with us through each schedule of this important document to learn what to watch for when you receive the commitment on your next transaction.
Translating Transaction Desk- NEW! Translating Transaction Desk | 1 hr CE #31966 Do you ever feel like implementing new technology into your business is like learning a foreign language? Well, leave it to us to translate Transaction Desk for you. This class will cover all the di‡erent aspects of Instanet Transaction Desk. You will learn how to use the platform as a one-stop-shop for managing documents and transactions.
UTILIZING YOUTUBE UTILIZING YOUTUBE | 1 HR CE | Course # 29175 With video marketing on the rise, there’s no doubt that YouTube is becoming more popular in the real estate community. In this class learn how to create and customize your personal YouTube channel, upload and edit videos, and discover mobile apps for on-the-go access. By the end of the presentation you will feel prepared to use YouTube to its fullest potential and learn some tips and tricks along the way.
ZIPFORM PLUS BASICS ZIPFORM PLUS BASICS | 1 HR CE | Course # 29380 zipForm got a makeover! zipForm Plus does everything previous versions of zipForm does, but with an updated more intuitive interface. Learn how to set up transactions, add and edit documents, and send them for signature using Digital Ink or DocuSign.