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2018/2019 Texas Real Estate Commission Legal Update I MCE v1.0 (with Exam)

Posted: May 30, 2018
Required by the Texas Real Estate Commission, this 4-hour continuing education course has been updated to cover the latest topics affecting real estate licensees. It provides current legal issues pertinent to Texas real estate practice. Topics include: TREC statute and rule update, leasing, property management, sales transactions, promulgated contract and addendum forms, and hot topics.
Category: Continuing Education Product Format: Online ISBN: 978-1-4754-7297-4

Personal Safety in Real Estate OnDemand Course v1.0

Posted: May 24, 2018
Personal Safety in Real Estate is a practical one-hour video course that includes 6 short video segments. These short segments allow you to complete the course in small pieces or all at once. This course focuses on being aware of your surroundings and discusses different methods for fostering this awareness, such as the NAR Ten-Second Rule. Video segments range from 5 to 9 minutes and are followed by True/False questions to gauge your understanding of the material. The topics covered in this course are beneficial to all real estate professionals.
Category: Continuing Education Product Format: On-Demand Course ISBN: 978-1-4754-7587-6

South Carolina Real Estate Principles v1.0

Posted: May 23, 2018
This is a truly comprehensive prelicensing course for aspiring South Carolina real estate professionals. It combines the latest edition of Modern Real Estate Practice with five units of South Carolina-specific content, including state rules and laws. The first 22 units of the course are from Modern Real Estate Practice, which has trained more than 3 million professionals since 1959. Updated to maintain current legislation and market information, and to include the newest forms and web resources, this course and its ancillary products provide the best foundation possible for aspiring real estate professionals. Each unit includes an overview of unit contents that highlights the topic and explains how it relates real estate law, regulations, and principles to the practice of real estate. The course includes quiz questions, interactive activities, unit quizzes, and video files to help students master the material. Units 23-27 cover South Carolina real estate laws and how those laws affect the day-to-day activities of licensees, such as the duties of real estate professionals, the types of agency relationships allowed in the state, as well as the requirements of property managers. These units also detail state licensing requirements and the disciplinary powers of the South Carolina Real Estate Commission. Course material contains sample forms required by the state and also explains how and when those forms must be used. This 60-hour course meets IDECC standards for unit exams and final exam.
Category: Prelicensing Product Format: Online ISBN: 978-1-4754-5552-6

5 Strategies for Competing Against Other Real Estate Schools Without Cutting Prices

Posted: May 21, 2018
So, another real estate school in your area has reduced prices. Don’t panic. Here are 5 strategies that can deliver a competitive advantage that lasts long after the price wars are over.

Is the Association Financially Sound? Key Things to Help Educate Your Clients Before Purchasing in a Common Interest Community OnDemand Course v1.0

Posted: May 17, 2018
Join Tim Broms for this presentation highlighting three key areas buyers must understand before purchasing in a Common Interest Community. Students will learn how to review association budgets to look for strange occurrences or red flag items. Tim also explains the importance of evaluating income statements and balance sheets to analyze dues, special assessments, and other key financials so that buyers can make educated comparisons of associations.
Category: Professional Development Product Format: On-Demand Course ISBN: 978-1-4754-7724-5

Fundamentals of Real Estate Appraisal 13th Edition

Posted: May 16, 2018
Fundamentals of Real Estate Appraisal is a classic text in the field, first published in 1975 and still updated by the original authors. The latest edition of this best-selling text provides a strong foundation for understanding the modern real estate appraisal market.
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Category: Appraisal Product Format: Book ISBN: 978-1-4754-6380-4 Includes Instructor Resources

How the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Will Affect Your Business OnDemand Course v1.0

Posted: April 19, 2018
Join Chris Bird for this timely RealXperts webinar covering important issues that impact the business of real estate that were included in the recently-enacted Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. Specifically, Chris will review changes to the real estate tax deduction for a principal residence, the new limitations on the home mortgage interest deduction, and the total elimination of the interest deduction on home equity indebtedness. In addition, the new qualified business income deduction available in 2018 will provide MOST real estate professionals a 20% deduction against their real estate sales and rental income profits. Real estate professionals also need to be aware of the new restrictions on claiming entertainment expenses starting with the 2018 return.
Category: Professional Development Product Format: On-Demand Course ISBN: 978-1-4754-7467-1

Repurposing Property in Texas: Friend, Foe, or the American Dream? v1.0

Posted: April 10, 2018
In this course, students explore the enormous impact of successful repurposing projects on neighborhoods and communities. They will master concepts necessary to develop and act as an agent in repurposing housing. Students will discover new ideas, programs, and opportunities that apply throughout Texas, whether in urban, suburban, or rural areas, for projects big and small. In addition to providing resources for further research, this course provides students with strategies for bringing people together to make these projects possible, and for obtaining community support that will result in successful projects that benefit entire communities.
Category: Continuing Education Product Format: Online ISBN: 978-1-4754-6488-7

Modern Real Estate Practice in Illinois 9th Edition Update eBook

Posted: April 4, 2018
This updated latest edition of Modern Real Estate Practice in Illinois is designed to meet the specific prelicensing requirements in Illinois. The book reflects the most recent legislative changes and new practices in Illinois. Students will benefit from complete coverage of popular topics such as financing options, short sales, and foreclosures. This text contains everything a prospective licensee needs to become regulatory compliant in Illinois.
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Category: Prelicensing Product Format: Ebook ISBN: 978-1-4754-7415-2 Includes Instructor Resources

Modern Real Estate Practice in Illinois 9th Edition Update

Posted: April 4, 2018
This updated latest edition of Modern Real Estate Practice in Illinois is designed to meet the specific prelicensing requirements in Illinois. The book reflects the most recent legislative changes and new practices in Illinois. Students will benefit from complete coverage of popular topics such as financing options, short sales, and foreclosures. This text contains everything a prospective licensee needs to become regulatory compliant in Illinois.
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Category: Prelicensing Product Format: Book ISBN: 978-1-4754-7414-5 Includes Instructor Resources