Ensure licensees are dotting their i’s and crossing their t’s, because the proper completion of employment agreements is essential for real estate professionals in Arizona. This continuing education course examines every step in the contract process—from prelisting considerations to the clauses of a listing agreement to the creation of buyer agency.
Employment agreements are constantly changing, so keep licensees up-to-date with a thorough discussion of exclusive right to sell listings, REO properties, bilateral contracts, the Upfront Mortgage Insurance Premium, and much more. Real-life scenario exercises and a case study on preparing a seller’s net sheet provide an interactive exploration of the latest employment agreements.
Contents: Course Orientation • Prelisting Considerations • Duties and Clauses of a Listing Agreement • Listing Structures • Buyer Agency Creation • Buyer Agency—Counseling Buyers • Final Exam
March 19, 2019: Online, Continuing Education
This 22.5-hour online continuing education course presents topics of major concern to real estate professionals—fair housing and agency—and also explores personal safety, recent major changes to tax law, a changing customer base, advertising laws, and common legal issues for real estate licensees. Students will receive all the hours of continuing education required to renew their license, while staying on top of current issues and trends in real estate. This course includes video-based and text-based instruction, with over 75% of the content delivered through video.
Contents: Fair Housing in New York ● Personal Safety in Real Estate ● New York Agency ● Federal Laws and Consumer Deception ● Understanding Complaints in the Real Estate Marketplace ● Team Names, Fictitious Names, and Brands ● The Dangers of Using Endorsements ● What Do the Models Look Like? ● Who Are the Millennials? ● What Do They Want, and What Do Real Estate Professionals Need? ● Why Are They Changing the Model? ● Where Are the Big Changes Happening? ● How Can Real Estate Professionals Adapt? ● Tax Rate Reform Under Tax Cuts and Jobs Act ● Deductions and Exemptions ● Tax Credits Under TCJA ● Broker and Agent Responsibilities and Common Legal Issues ● Liars, Cheaters, and Thieves in the Real Estate Transaction ● Liars, Cheaters, and Thieves in Dealing With the Regulatory Licensing Authority
March 18, 2019: Online, Continuing Education
March 13, 2019: Ebook, Prelicensing
Teach the history and application of national and Arizona fair housing laws with this 3-hour continuing education course.
This course covers the evolution of fair housing laws, from the 19th century to today, so real estate professionals can serve their customers to the fullest extent of the law. From the Civil Rights of 1866 to the latest updates of the Arizona Fair Housing Act, this course covers the gamut of real estate guidelines affecting sales, financing, and advertising. Includes true/false progress questions, interactive activities, comprehensive unit exams, and a summative final exam for continuing education credit.
Contents: Course Orientation • The Fair Housing Act • The 1988 Amendments Act and Beyond • The Arizona Fair Housing Act • Final Exam
March 7, 2019: Online, Continuing Education
In a time of financial restructuring and changing tax policy, this latest version of Real Estate Finance and Tax Issues offers an invaluable resource for real estate professionals practicing in several different fields. From the restructuring of government organizations like Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, this course takes the pulse of the current financial environment and explains it with clear language and advanced educational concepts. Students will receive a thorough background on basic tax issues, calculations, and formulas in order to better assist clients on tax-related questions and issues.
Contents: Basics of Real Estate Finance ● Government Influences on Real Estate Finance ● Current Issues in Mortgage Lending ● Conventional Mortgage Loans ● Government-Insured or Guaranteed Loans ● Special Financing Alternatives ● Home Mortgage Interest Deduction ● Taxation of Profit—How Gains or Losses Are Computed ● Exclusion Rule for Gain on Sale of Principal Residence ● Applying the Passive Loss Rules to Real Estate Professionals
March 7, 2019: Online, Continuing Education