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A Guide to zipForm Plus and DocuSign A Guide to zipForm Plus and DocuSign | 1 HR CE | Course#33051 zipForm Plus and DocuSign are the most utilized platforms in real estate. In this course, we will cover the NEW zipForm Plus platform all the way through to launching and getting your documents signed in DocuSign. What you need to know from start to finish!
Agent Boot Camp Agent Boot Camp | 6 HRS 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 Boot Camp series, you will learn more about; precontract strategies, contract details from a title company’s perspective, title commitments, tips for closing, and surveys. In session two, you will learn how to use zipForm, DocuSign, and Matrix to their full potential. Mastering these topics is the real way you will become an expert, be the best agent you can be for your client, and ultimately grow your business. Session 1:
  • Principles of a Smart Transaction
  • Surveys at a Glance
Session 2:
  • Maximizing Matrix
  • Research with Realist
  • A Guide to zipForm Plus and DocuSign
Broker Responsibility Broker Responsibility | 6 hrs CE | Course #31450 Req. 10 People The purpose of this course is to address the regulatory aspects of the management, operation, and supervision of a real estate brokerage firm in Texas.
Facebook for Real Estate – Updated! Facebook for Real Estate | 1 HR CE | Course#31968 What is your main goal when using Facebook? Engaging with clients? Marketing listings? Our goal is to help you overcome the challenges that come with Facebook’s recent changes, so you can effectively market your real estate business. In this class, you'll learn how to engage with clients by using lists and groups. We'll discuss increasing exposure to certain topics or events by using Facebook Live. Then we’ll leave you with tips and tricks to help you excel in the ever-changing world of Facebook.
Feeding Your CRM 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'll 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 RPR 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!
Instagram for Real Estate – Updated! Instagram for Real Estate | 1 HR CE | Course # 32730 Due to Instagram’s visual nature, more Realtors are using the social media platform to build their real estate brand. In this advanced class, we will discuss the importance of an Instagram Business Profile. Additionally, we will take a look at varying content and the proper use of hashtags. Lastly, we will examine clever ways to promote your listings and engage with your audience by utilizing unique Instagram features such as Instagram Stories.
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'll discover many resources we provide. We'll discuss our apps, data reports, and several website features that will impress you and your clients.
ITC University ITC University | No CE | Scheduled by Independence Title ITC University is designed to provide essential knowledge to a brand new assistant, closing coordinator, or newly licensed agent. The group will meet on Wednesdays from 10-2 for 4 weeks. We will define basic real estate terminology and lingo, learn those perplexing acronyms everyone uses, and study commonly used TAR forms. We will touch on all the major software platforms including, Zipform Plus, DocuSign, Matrix, Realist, and Supra. We will also explain and examine the Title Commitment, Closing forms, and a Contract to Close Checklist. Our University will have you or your team proficient by the end of the 4-week course.
Keeping Clients for Life- Updated! 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'll share ideas on how to personalize your follow-ups and touches, talk about gathering 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 I | 4 HRS CE | Course # 33197 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 #33198 This NEW mandatory TREC certified course covers the legislative changes that affect the Real Estate community from the 2017 state legislature. Get your renewal out of the way!
Mastering the Open House – New! Mastering the Open House | 1 HR CE | Course#34035 Most Realtors dread the question, "When are you going to hold an open house on our property?" Sitting at an open house on a weekend; total waste of time, money and energy, right? Not so! We'll walk you through open house goals, a strategic plan to maximize marketing efforts, and a solid follow-up plan. The open house serves as a prospecting opportunity; it’s a way to fill your pipeline with future business.
Matrix on the Go with goMLS Matrix on the Go with goMLS | 1 HR CE | Course #31950 The goMLS Austin mobile application not only lets you search the MLS and access showing instructions on the go, it allows ABOR members and their customers to work together and remotely share information throughout the home buying and selling process. In this class, you'll learn different features of the app such as automatic agent branding, accessing MLS data, and sharing information on listing with clients via cell phone!
Maximizing Matrix Maximizing Matrix | 1 HR CE | Course # 31902 We know you’re busy! Let us help you make the most of your MLS system. You more than likely know how to search for homes, but we want to show you so much more. In this class, we'll give you tips on how to productively work within Matrix by setting up and managing auto emails, utilizing integrated mapping, creating CMA’s, and other features of this robust system. Join us to learn how you can efficiently utilize the Matrix system in your real estate business.
Navigating the One-to-Four Family Contract Navigating the One-to-Four Family Contract | 1 HR CE | Course #31901 The One-to-Four Family Contract is a map for the transaction. Let us walk you through the contract! We’ll highlight common speed bumps and areas of potential hazards to help you avoid getting lost on your way to a successful closing.
Perfecting Your Online Presence Perfecting Your Online Presence | 1 HR CE  | Course#32840 Have you ever Googled your business? Are you utilizing your account? Do you feel overwhelmed by the complexities of online real estate profiles? Have no fear— we found the answers for you! In this class, you'll learn how to complete important details across a variety of platforms that can increase views and profile traffic. This class will also provide a detailed overview on profile syndication, a feature that allows for data sharing across platforms to get the most out of your profiles.
Power of Personality Power of Personality | 1 HR CE | Course #32005 Every buyer, seller, and Realtor has a different and distinct personality. In this class, we'll walk you through how to determine a person's personality style. You'll discover how to assess different personality types and ultimately learn to communicate with and market to all types of people effectively.
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 In this class, you'll learn how Texas property taxes flow throughout the year and how it can affect your business. We'll discuss tax exemptions, tax prorations and much more!
Real Estate Graphic Design with Canva – New! Real Estate Graphic Design with Canva | 1 HR CE | Course# 34143 Have you heard of It’s a free web-based graphic design platform that Realtors can use to create flyers, postcards, newsletters, and even social media graphics. This class will help you get started with the platform. Before you know it, you'll be creating amazing DIY real estate marketing material!
Selling to Millennials Selling to Millennials | 1 HR CE | Course#34690 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 Home for Smart Agents 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'll 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 Advertising for Real Estate – New! Social Media Advertising for Real Estate | 1 HR CE | Course #34137 Consumers today are looking online for a property they can call home. Therefore, it's imperative for real estate agents to use social media to market their business and listings. While any Realtor can open a social media account, it's not always clear how to use social media as a tool to send the right message, to the right audience and at the right time. In this class, we'll teach Realtors how to effectively market on social media by creating different types of ads.
Social Media Basics for Real Estate – New! Social Media Basics for Real Estate | 1 HR CE | Course #34200 Are you new to the ways of social media? Not really sure how to use Facebook or Instagram to promote your Real Estate business? This class is the perfect way for beginners to get started down the right path. It will cover the benefits of using Facebook and Instagram for marketing your business and walk you through some basic tips and tricks on both platforms.
Stats in a Flash Stats in a Flash | 1 HR CE | Course#33237 Does the word "statistics" intimidate you? This class will take the fear out of statistics and will have you creating your own Stats in a Flash! We’ll define common terminology, show you where to locate statistics, teach you how to create your own, and demonstrate when to use statistics in your business. If you want to take your marketing to the next level, or if you just need data to support your negotiations, this class is for you!
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 Ultimate App – Updated! The Ultimate App | 1 HR CE | Course#33784 Looking to bring additional value to your customers? Come learn our updated app. Learn to generate Buyer Quick Estimates, run Seller’s Net Sheets, access Rent vs. Buy and Net-to-Sell Calculators, and more . . . from your smartphone, tablet, or desktop!
Title Commitment A to D Title Commitment A to D | 1 HR CE | Course#34399 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 to or how to calculate the turnover rate in an area? What if we told you the tools are at your fingertips? In this class, you will learn the answer to these questions as well as how to easily print mailing labels and utilize REiSource to find specific targets
Why Buy Greater Austin Why Buy Greater Austin | 1 HR CE | Course # 33706 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.