Class MenuCE instruction offered under Texas Real Estate Commission Provider #0403.
Most agents know that social media must be part of their marketing strategy, but most need help to execute on it. This course provides specific tools for creating and posting great content on your social media networks. We will discuss the benefits of a text only post versus photos and videos and how to audit all of your previous posts to build a turn-key success system. Learn how often to post, when to post, and the ideal number of hashtags for each network to amplify your engagement. This course provides our most requested item - a pre-built content calendar of repeatable and ready to implement ideas. Finally, we share the secrets to creating share worthy and engaging content with attention grabbing hooks and persuasive words. If you’ve ever felt lost about what to post on your social media, you are strongly encouraged attend this class and learn the necessary tools for navigating to social media success.
There’s a saying about Texas weather that if you don’t like it you can wait a minute and it will change. This adage applies to our daily lives today more than ever. We are in a shifting market and time of great change so how will you adapt your real estate business to this climate?
This course will provide 15 practical, implementable, and free/low cost ideas to keep your business running and create new opportunities. Learn about harnessing online tools for video, email, handwritten notes, and text messages. Discover how to set up your home office for success, reinforce your stability with your sphere, find the best market data, create a free website complete with IDX MLS Search, and put your business on Google. Most importantly, we will show you how to have continuity in your social media with a sensitive and altered tone along with a focus of contribution to your audience. Your business can prosper during uncertainty if you have a plan and implement the right processes. Let us show you how.
Covers ethics requirements, Fair Housing laws, agency laws, Deceptive Trade Practices Act (DTPA), tax laws, and other hot topics including HOAs and the CFPB. Provider #:0245
This course is designed to outline and explain the basics leading up to a real estate closing and how to streamline the process. We’ll cover concepts like understanding the title commitment: what should a realtor review? Explaining title insurance to clients: do or don’t? Understanding surveys and survey coverage: what should a realtor review? We’ll also talk about ways to avoid risk when listing properties, closing process pitfalls, and wire fraud warnings.
This course is designed to outline and clarify the important things in a contract that are easy to miss or misunderstand. We will discuss pitfalls for realtors and ways that real estate agents can avoid creating risk or loss for themselves and their clients.
Covers TREC statutes and rules updates; property management; buyers, landlords, tenants, & sellers; contracts and forms; and the unauthorized practice of law. Provider #:0245
Are you interested in using Instagram for your real estate business but don't know where to begin? In this one hour course we will show you the basics of navigating the Instagram app. Have you heard the hype about Instagram but aren't convinced it makes sense for your business? We will cover the business statistics, the nuts and bolts of using the app, show you how and what to post, and also discuss the advertising rules for social media. This class is your one stop shop to get up and running on Instagram and take your real estate business to the next level of social media.
This course is designed to provide Real Estate Licensees with knowledge and understanding of how a death in the chain of title affects closing. This course of study will provide Realtors with a base-level knowledge and understanding of the issues that must be worked through to be able to close a transaction. The purpose of this course is to help realtors understand the legal issues that affect closing a transaction when probate is necessary.
A crucial component of any listing appointment is to provide the client with a solid Comparative Market Analysis (CMA). This course will walk through the pros and cons of Matrix’s CMA tools including Quick CMA and Matrix CMA Wizard. Learn the legal language required by TREC (as of May 2018) for all CMAs and how to navigate the programs to produce a comprehensive CMA that will wow your clients. This class is a must for any licensee.
According to 2018 NAR statistics: 89% of buyers who would use their agent again and 67% of sellers would use same agent again. Repeat business only occurs if you continue to have “touches” with your past clients throughout the year. In addition, to be a successful REALTOR®, you need to be in touch with prospects, friends, and family. All of these people are part of your Sphere of Influence.
Looking for a better way to follow up? Eager to learn how to harness social media for touching your Sphere? With this one hour course you will learn how to use social media to focus on your sphere. We will show you the steps to upload your database to Facebook and then easily create ads to directly target the people on your list. This class will show you how to systematically stay in front of your sphere by utilizing the power of Facebook to earn repeat business.