[Austin] New Spring Education Menus!

The Independence Title Education Team has been working hard on developing new and improving existing classes for you!  See a list below of all the brand new and updated classes we are offering this Spring.  Check out our online menu for all classes offered by the Education Team.  To schedule one of these great classes in your office, contact your local Independence Title Business Development Representative.  You may also join us at any of our public classes.

New Classes:
New! Agent Bootcamp | CE Available
Have you ever had the feeling that you missed something in Real Estate School?  Like, what’s a title commitment, how to read a survey, and overall strategies for managing smooth transactions?  Not to mention the numerous platforms that you have to master. You can always know more about zipForm, DocuSign, and Matrix!  As agents, you wear many hats and that can be overwhelming.  In session one of the Agent Bootcamp series, you’ll learn more about: precontract strategies, contract details from a title company’s perspective, title commitments, tips for closing, and surveys.  In session two, you’ll learn how to use zipForm, DocuSign, and Matrix to their full potential.  Mastering these topics is the real way you’ll become an expert, be the best agent you can be for your client, and ultimately grow your business.

New! Boosting Your Business with New Home Sales | 1 HR CE | CE# 35311
Do new home sales make you nervous?  Many agents miss out on builder business due to a lack of knowledge. This course will address what agents need to know in order to offer their buyers the best possible representation throughout the new construction process. From helping clients make important decisions to tips on following up post-closing, Boosting your Business with New Home Sales will make you a new home sales natural!

New! Hacking Happens: Cyber Security 101 | 1 HR CE | CE#35625
Did you know that 60% of small businesses go out of business within six months of being victimized by cybercrime?  Hacking happens to all of us, whether we know it or not. Do not wait to be a victim!  In this class, you’ll learn how to protect your business and personal network usage. Also, discover how to educate your clients on the best methods of communication and wire transfers.

New! Lights, Camera, Action! Video Basics for Real Estate | 1 HR CE | CE#35758
With video marketing on the rise, there’s no doubt that video and YouTube are becoming more popular in the real estate community.  Have you 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!   In this class, learn how to create and customize your personal YouTube channel, upload and edit videos, and make the best use of mobile apps for on-the-go access.  You’ll also learn why online video is so crucial to your business, as well as the different types of videos you have the ability to create.  By the end of the presentation, you’ll feel prepared to use video to its fullest potential.

New! Post It! What, Why & When to Post on Social Media | 1 HR CE | CE#35640
In this class, we’ll discuss the three W’s of posting content to your social media channels:  What, Why & When.  We’ll discuss different strategies of what to post to reach your target audience and how to leverage your personal page as well as your business page.  You’ll learn how to build content that creates interest as well as how to read and understand your analytics.  You’ll leave this class with a simple social media strategy to achieve your goals on your social media platforms.

New! What the FIRPTA? | 1 HR CE | CE#35547
How familiar are you with Paragraph 20 (Federal Tax Requirements) of the TREC One to Four Family Contract? Is it clear as mud? Have you heard the acronym FIRPTA but could use more information? This section of the contract is becoming very popular as foreign investors become more and more common. In this class, we’ll break down what exactly FIRPTA stands for and what you need to know about it.

Updated Classes:
Updated! Maximizing Matrix: We know you’re busy!  Let us help you make the most of your MLS system.  More than likely you already know how to search for homes, but we want to show you so much more.  In this class, we will present the top 25 things you might not know about Matrix.

Updated! Tools for Target Marketing:  What exactly is a target market?  How do I calculate agent saturation and turnover rate in an area?  Can I export mailing lists and labels?  What if we told you these tools are actually right at your fingertips? In this class, you’ll learn the answers to these questions and more.

Contact your Independence Title Business Development Rep for printed copies of the menu.

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