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APPY HOUR APPY HOUR | 1 HR CE | Course# 29779 Grab your smartphone and join us for an Appy Hour. In this class, we will discuss various apps in categories such as productivity, staging, photography, news, and so much more! These apps will help you streamline day-to-day operations as well as personal tasks, all while on the go!
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!
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.
FACEBOOK FOR REAL ESTATE Facebook for Real Estate | 1 hr CE | Course#31968 New to Facebook or struggling with managing it? Join us to learn the difference 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 Facebook: Beyond the Basics | 1 hr CE | Course #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.
FEEDING YOUR CRM- NEW! Feeding Your CRM | 1 hr CE | Course #32997 Utilizing a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system should be an integral part of every Realtor’s business. Unfortunately, most don’t understand what a CRM can and cannot do for them. In this class, we will discuss the basics of CRM, the types of information you should gather for your CRM, and how to “feed” your CRM by forming a successful CRM process. This understanding will show how much potential repeat and referral business you can gain through consistent use of a CRM.
GETTING THE MOST OUT OF GOOGLE DRIVE GETTING THE MOST OUT OF GOOGLE DRIVE | 1 HR CE | Course # 28559 Google Drive is a part of the Google Ecosystem of applications. In this class we cover folder organization; creating, editing, and sharing documents; creating client surveys; using add-ons like the DocuSign app; and how to access these tools from a mobile device.
GETTING THE MOST OUT OF RPR- NEW! Getting the Most Out of RPR | 1 hr CE | Course #32636 Are you looking for data to meet the demands of your clients? Have you heard of RPR? Learn how to use Realtors Property Resource (RPR) in your everyday business to access compelling property analytics, create captivating reports for your clients, perform both local and national property searches, utilize RPR’s unparalleled CMA tool, and much, much more!
GOOGLE APPS 101 GOOGLE APPS 101 | 1 HR CE | Course # 31234 There is so much more to Google than just Gmail and a search engine. Find out how to take advantage of the many free apps included with a Google account by joining us for a one hour introductory course. Learn how to master Gmail, Google Calendars, Google Drive and so many more!
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 about how to use hashtags, showcase listings, promote your brand by posting authentic photos, and so much more!
INSTAGRAM: BEYOND THE BASICS Instagram: Beyond the Basics | 1 hr CE | Course#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 talk about target audiences and examine 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 Stories and Ads.
INTRODUCTION TO MATRIX Introduction to Matrix |1 HR CE | Course#32574 Are you a new Realtor? Or are you a seasoned Realtor that's new to our MLS? If so, this is the perfect class for you. You will explore the basic tools needed to get you started with Matrix. From searching properties, to editing your agent profile this class is the introduction you’re looking for.
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.
KEEPING CLIENTS FOR LIFE- NEW! Keeping Clients for Life | 1 hr CE | Course #31965 Past clients are a real estate agent’s lifeline to generating a steady stream of repeat business and referrals. Do you know how to keep in touch without becoming a nuisance? Personalization may be the key to staying off your client’s “do not disturb” list. In this class, we will share ideas on how to personalize your follow up by giving creative closing gifts, providing pertinent data post-closing, and so much more! Consistent application of these interactions will help you keep clients for life.
LEGAL UPDATE I LEGAL UPDATE 1| 4 HRS CE | Course # 29622 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 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!
LINKEDIN 101 LINKEDIN 101 | 1 HR CE | Course # 32575 It’s no secret that LinkedIn is a popular professional networking site, but are you making the most of your connections? Join us for this one-hour course to gain the knowledge to perfect your profile, give and receive solid recommendations, make valuable connections and add value to the ones you already have.
MAXIMIZING MATRIX MAXIMIZING MATRIX | 1 HR CE | Course # 28248 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 ONE TO FOUR FAMILY CONTRACT NAVIGATING THE ONE TO FOUR FAMILY CONTRACT| 1 HR CE | Course # 28433 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.
PRINCIPLES OF A SMART TRANSACTION Principles of a Smart Transaction | 2 hrs CE | Course #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 # 32572 Join us for Property Tax Chat. You will learn how Texas property taxes flow throughout the year and how it can affect your business. We will discuss tax exemptions, tax prorations and much more.
REAL ESTATE IN A SNAP Real Estate in a Snap | 1 hr CE | Course #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.
SMART HOMES FOR SMART AGENTS- NEW! Smart Homes for Smart Agents | 1 hr CE | Course #32285 We live in a world where you can do almost anything from your phone: lock your front door, adjust your thermostat, turn off the lights, etc. Smart home technology is reshaping the way homes operate and is influencing the real estate industry. These devices are changing the way Realtors stage homes, hold open houses, set sales prices, and so much more. In this class, you will learn about smart home products so you can communicate with your clients about unique features they have to offer, whether they’re buying or selling a home.
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.
SPEAK EASY- NEW! Speak Easy | 2 hrs CE | Course#33025 Speak Easy reviews the basics of delivering an effective presentation before a group of people: audience and purpose, organizational structure, use of verbals/non-verbals, overcoming stage fright, and more. Through instruction and in-class practice, members of the real estate community will learn to "command their audience," whether at a listing appointment, speaking at a seminar for the general public, or standing before their peers. The ability to speak effectively in public can provide instant credibility.
STRATEGIES FOR GROWING YOUR BUSINESS STRATEGIES FOR GROWING YOUR BUSINESS | 1 HR CE | Course #30379 Have you set any new business goals? In this class you will engage in group discussions on different marketing strategies, goal setting, and the use of an interactive financial calculator to aid in business planning.
SURVEYS AT A GLANCE SURVEYS AT A GLANCE| 1 HR CE | Course # 32573 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.
THE POWER OF PERSONALITY Power of Personality | 1 hr CE #32005 Every buyer, seller, and Realtor has a different 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 different personality types and ultimately learn to communicate with and market to all types of people effectively.
TITLE COMMITMENT A TO D TITLE COMMITMENT 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.
TOOLS FOR TARGET MARKETING TOOLS FOR TARGET MARKETING | 1 HR CE |Course # 31235 Have you ever wondered how to identify profitable neighborhoods to market or how to calculate the turnover rate in an area? What if we told you the tools are at your fingertips! Join us for our first Tools for Target Marketing class to learn the answer to these questions as well as how to easily print Realist mailing labels and utilize REI Source to find specific targets.
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.
WHY BUY GREATER SAN ANTONIO, MARKET UPDATE WHY BUY GREATER SAN ANTONIO, MARKET UPDATE | 1 HR CE | Course # 30110 Learn about current trends in the housing market and how to use this data to assist customers in their decisions to buy/sell real estate. This presentation provides global, regional, state, and local economic data/analytics. Also available for in a 2 HR CE, Course #30282
ZEROING IN ON ZIPFORM PLUS- NEW! Zeroing in on zipForm Plus | 1 hr CE | Course#33050 zipForm Plus has become one of the most utilized platforms in real estate because of its ease in streamlining the transaction process. In this course, we will cover the recent changes to the program and walk you through a transaction from start to finish. You will learn how to create a transaction, add and edit documents, link your preferred e-signature solution to send contracts for signing, and stay on top of every task with zipForm Plus’ new interactive dashboard. Whether you are a new or advanced user, you will walk away from this class with new information you can use in every transaction.
ZIPFORM PLUS BASICS ZIPFORM PLUS BASICS | 1 HR CE | Course # 29380 zipForm got a makeover! zipForm Plus has 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.