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A Guide to zipForm Plus & DocuSign
1 Hour Elective CE Credit                A Guide to Zipform Plus and DocuSign covers everything you need to know, from adding and filling out forms to getting documents signed. Course #42095
Appy Hour
1 Hour Elective CE Credit          Appy Hour covers various apps in categories such as productivity, staging, photography, news, and more! Learn how to use these apps to streamline your day-to-day operations. Course #42722
Boosting Your Business with New Home Sales
1 Hour Elective CE Credit        Boosting Your Business with New Home Sales introduces the construction process, explains how to build relationships with the builders, and discusses representing clients through the building process. Course #39937
Branding for Real Estate: Finding the Voice of Your Brand
1 Hour Elective CE Credit          Branding for Real Estate focuses on creating a brand that attracts new business and grows an audience. Build, frame, and design a brand to gain trust with potential clients and attract more leads by developing a brand story and voice. Course #42235
Broker Responsibility
6 Hour Non-Elective CE Credit        Broker Responsibility (2021-2022) addresses the regulatory aspects of a real estate brokerage's management, operation, and supervision in Texas. This course is required for anyone who sponsors one or more sales agents, serves as the designated broker for a business entity that sponsors sales agents, and delegated supervisors, including team leads. Course #39962
Business Planning 365
1 Hour Elective CE Credit        Business Planning 365 offers a detailed overview of the items included in a real estate business plan. Learn about resources to improve marketing systems, create road maps for personal and financial goals, and stay accountable 365 days a year. Course #42101
CMA Pricing Strategies
1 Hour Elective CE Credit          CMA Pricing Strategies focuses on making adjustments, what features to consider, and how to examine the competition to make sellers’ list prices more accurate and buyers’ offers more competitive. Course #40124
Content That Converts to Clients
1 Hour Elective CE Credit         Content that Converts to Clients introduces real estate professionals to powerful and relevant content that can be personalized to build brand awareness, stay top of mind, and convert contacts into clients. Course# 42914
Contract Comparisons
1 Hour Contract Related CE Credit Contract Comparisons uses the 1-4 Family Contract as a reference point for comparison to the Condo Contract, Unimproved Property Contract, and the Farm and Ranch Contract. Gain a better understanding of the differences in each contract. Course #40136
Creating a CMA: the how-to of the Comparative Market Analysis
1 Hour Elective CE Credit            Creating a CMA focuses on the steps of creating a comprehensive comparative market analysis in the MLS. Agents will learn how to search for comps, use the MLS CMA tool, how to make price adjustments and create a valuable report that will lead clients to make an educated decision on appropriate property pricing. Course #42711  
Creating Killer Listing Presentations
1 Hour Elective CE Credit         Creating Killer Listing Presentations highlights what to include in a pre-listing packet, innovative strategies to secure more listings, and WOW sellers during your listing presentation. Course #41846
CRM Concepts
1 Hour Elective CE Credit          CRM Concepts is not specific to one CRM program or system but instead shows you the power of using a solid CRM and supporting technologies and practices to empower your business like never before. Course #41884
Customer Experiences that Win Clients for Life
1 Hour Elective CE Credit        Customer Experiences That Win Clients for Life focuses on identifying customers and creating marketing techniques to meet their needs. Relationship building before, during, and after the transaction will ensure high customer satisfaction and future referrals. Course #41465
Deep in the Heart of Taxes
1 Hour Elective CE Credit          Deep in the Heart of Taxes explains how the property tax cycle affects closings, how to use the tax cycle for marketing, and how to identify property tax prorations on closing statements. Course #42385
Demonstrating Digital Ink
1 Hour Elective CE Credit      Demonstrating Digital Ink covers tagging and sending documents through zipForm, manually setting up a transaction, and using Digital Ink to obtain e-signatures. Course #42386
Facebook Fundamentals for Growing your Business
1 Hour Elective CE Credit        Facebook Fundamentals for Growing Your Business focuses on building solid profiles (personal and business), writing engaging content, creating compelling images and videos, all with the specific purpose of growing your real estate business. Course #41885
Focused Farming: Establish Your Roots and Grow Your Sphere
1 Hour Elective CE Credit        Focused Farming covers factors that determine the success of a geographic farm area, how to use real estate farming tools effectively, and how to build a marketing plan designed for your farm. Course #39671
Form Fundamentals
1 Hour Contract Related CE Credit Form Fundamentals explains how real estate forms are created in Texas and identifies the forms available for use by license holders. Gain a better understanding of selecting and utilizing the correct forms in your transactions. Course #40187
Hacking Happens: Cyber Security 101
1 Hour Elective CE Credit      Hacking Happens; Cyber Security 101 focuses on the best methods to protect yourself and your clients from cybercrime. Course #40238
HOA Addendum Spotlight
1 Hour Contract Related CE Credit  The HOA Addendum Spotlight covers HOA vocabulary, the HOA addendum, the HOA elements of the condo contract, and best practices for transactions involving HOAs. Course #42236
Instagram Insights for Growing Your Business
1 Hour Elective CE Credit      Instagram Insights for Growing Your Business provides content strategies, ideas, and techniques to engage with past and potential clients. Learn to master the art of Instagram and create a plan for posting, creating stories and reels, and utilizing IGTV. Course #42929
Introduction to Matrix (CTXMLS)
1 Hour Elective CE Credit      Introduction to Matrix (CTXMLS) focuses on the basic skills needed to get started with Matrix MLS, such as searching properties, utilizing integrated mapping and creating auto-emails for your clients. Course #41466
Inventing Inventory
1 Hour Elective CE Credit            Inventing Inventory identifies innovative research methods, marketing techniques, and communication methods to help buyers and potential sellers meet their real estate goals even in a low inventory market. Course #41204
Key Strategies for Selling to Different Generations
1 Hour Elective CE Credit            Key Strategies for Selling to Different Generations allows you to better target, engage, communicate, and close deals with customers from different generations. Course #42234
Lead Conversion Strategies
1 Hour Elective CE Credit          Lead Conversion Strategies introduces the process of viewing a high-level sales funnel of leads and mastering ways to connect and convert the leads with the correct scripts and touch points. Course #41513
Lead Generation: Secrets to Success in Real Estate
1 Hour Elective CE Credit            Lead Generation prospecting takes business to the next level. Review strategies including Sphere of Influence, Expired Listings, For Sale By Owners, Door Knocking, GeoFarming, Open Houses, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and more!  Course #40336
Legal Update I
4 Hour Non-Elective CE Credit  Legal Update I is a non-elective TREC approved course that all license holders must take every renewal cycle to renew their license. This course covers the legal aspects of conducting real estate business. Course #42039
Legal Update II
4 Hour Non-Elective CE Credit Legal Update II is a non-elective TREC approved course that all license holders must take every renewal cycle to renew their license. This course covers the legal aspects of conducting real estate business. Course #42040
Lights, Camera, Action! Video Basics for Real Estate
1 Hour Elective CE Credit        Lights, Camera, Action focuses on the strategies and tools used to create and customize real estate videos. Course #40401
LinkedIn Basics for Real Estate
1 Hour Elective CE Credit        LinkedIn Basics for Real Estate explains how to generate leads and optimize personal and business profiles. Course #41843
Listing Language: Selling Through Words
1 Hour Elective CE Credit        Listing Language focuses on the formula, keywords, and resources to generate interest, increase SEO, and produce listing language that sells! Course #42388
Managing Multiple Offers Madness
1 Hour Elective CE Credit        Managing Multiple Offers focus on best practices for guiding sellers through the complicated process of evaluating multiple offers to achieve the most desirable outcome. Course #41206
Maximizing Matrix (CTXMLS)
1 Hour Elective CE Credit        Maximizing Matrix offers tips on working productively within Matrix (CTXMLS) by customizing result displays, updating your client portal branding, and marketing listings via Matrix MLS. Course #41512
Maximizing MLS (connectMLS)
1 Hour Elective CE Credit          Maximizing MLS covers tips and tricks of connectMLS. SABOR connectMLS offers comprehensive reports, customized tools, and quick searches. Course #42698
MLS: Top 25 Things You Need To Know
1 Hour Elective CE Credit                MLS: The Top 25 Things You Need to Know highlights the top 25 tips and tricks you need to know to get the most out of the MLS. Course #40178
Mock Closing: What to Expect Before the Big Show!
1 Hour Elective CE Credit          Mock Closing goes through the step-by-step process of what happens before, during, and after closing. Gain a better understanding of the closing process and documents buyers and sellers will encounter at closing. Course #41916
Navigating the One-to-Four Family Contract
1 Hour Contract Related CE Credit Navigating the One-to-Four Family Contract focuses on certain parts of the contract. This class discusses ways to address any potential issues while preparing and negotiating the contract. Course #40798
Negotiation: Deliberate Dialogues for Real Estate
1 Hour Elective CE Credit          Negotiation: Deliberate Dialogues for Real Estate teaches how to identify the critical components of effective negotiation and adjust the negotiation approach based on verbal cues and behavior. Learn how to handle negotiations ethically to strengthen relationships in real estate. Course #42233
Paragraph 6 Spotlight
1 Hour Contract Related CE Credit Paragraph 6 Spotlight highlights one of the most important paragraphs of the entire contract. This class will cover each section of paragraph 6 in detail. Course #41013
Post It! What, Why & When to Post on Social Media
1 Hour Elective CE Credit            Post It teaches the Why, What, and When of posting on social media. Create strategies and content that spark interest for an audience. Leave with a plan to accomplish your social media goals. Course #40386
Real Estate Graphic Design with Canva
1 Hour Elective CE Credit            Real Estate Graphic Design with Canva introduces a free web-based graphic design platform utilized to create flyers, postcards, newsletters, and even social media graphics. Course #43160
Research with Realist
1 Hour Elective CE Credit          Research with Realist provides an overview of Realist from CoreLogic, which is a public-record database that integrates into Matrix. Learn to search for individual homes, entire subdivisions, target a specific market, and create mailing lists. Course # 39767
Smart Homes for Smart Agents
1 Hour Elective CE Credit          Smart Homes for Smart Agents provides an overview of smart home products and discusses their role in a real estate transaction. Course #41207 
Stats in a Flash
1 Hour Elective CE Credit          Stats in a Flash focuses on using statistics for real estate. Take your marketing to the next level and use statistical data to support your negotiations. Course #42389
Surveys at a Glance
1 Hour Elective CE Credit          Surveys at a Glance focuses on understanding surveys in a real estate transaction and contract requirements related to the survey. Course #41467
Texas Ranch and Rural Land Forecast
1 Hour Elective CE Credit          Texas Ranch and Rural Land Forecast provides a comprehensive overview of the market's current state for Texas ranches and rural land sales. Get a bird's eye view of the national, state, and local economies to create a framework for understanding the conditions affecting the rural land market in Texas. Course #41481
The Agent’s Guide to RPR
1 Hour Elective CE Credit            The Agent's Guide to RPR (Realtor Property Resource) is the ultimate one-stop class to learn how to research a property, run a CMA, create captivating reports, identify unique needs in a farming area, and so much more. Course #41351
The Ins and Outs of Independence Title Agent One
1 Hour Elective CE Credit            The Ins and Outs of Independence Title Agent One teaches how to use the various calculators available such as Buyer Quick Estimates and Seller’s Net Sheets. Learn the premium features that offer a customizable, real estate-specific content library to maximize a social media strategy. Course #40081
The Journey of a File
1 Hour Elective CE Credit            The Journey of a File starts with a receipted contract and takes you to closing and funding. Learn what happens behind the scenes at the title company.  Course #41205
The Modern Open House
1 Hour Elective CE Credit            The Modern Open House teaches new techniques to bring open houses into the 21st century. Get listings sold, generate buyer leads, and increase profits. Course #39768
Title Commitment A to D
1 Hour Elective CE Credit           Title Commitment A to D explains each schedule of the title commitment and focuses on the items to review to ensure closing goes smoothly. Course #43405
Utilizing YouTube

1 Hour Elective CE Credit          Utilizing YouTube explains how to use video marketing in real estate.  Learn how to create and customize a YouTube channel, upload and edit videos, and discover mobile apps for on-the-go access. Course #41889

What the FIRPTA?
1 Hour Contract Related CE Credit What the FIRPTA will familiarize you with Paragraph 20 ( Federal Tax Requirements) of the TREC One to Four Family Contract. Learn precisely what FIRPTA stands for and what you need to know about it. Course #40239
Why Buy Greater San Antonio
1 Hour Elective CE Credit           Why Buy Greater San Antonio will discuss current trends in the housing market and how to use this data to assist customers in their decisions to buy/sell real estate. Presentation provides global, regional, state, and local economic data/analytics. Course #42697
Write On: Crafting a Professional Real Estate Bio
1 Hour Elective CE Credit          Write On: Crafting a Professional Real Estate Bio explains the importance of a professional bio. Receive step-by-step instructions for crafting a “killer” bio and direction for variations of this text for use in typical real estate platforms. Course #40051