KEEP YOUR KNOWLEDGE CURRENT
OR – sign up for individual a la carte courses below if you just need a couple course-hours to complete your continuing education requirement.
MONEY MAKES THE WORLD GO ROUND
Financing – 2 Credit Hours
Get an insightful, 2 part overview of the history of the US housing finance system, including a deconstruction of the recent collapse in the housing market.
THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE IN-BETWEEN
Ethics – 2.5 Credit Hours
Are we born good or bad? Where do we get our sense of right and wrong in life? What is right and wrong in real estate? This 2.5 course covers it all, and is MAR, NAR & GBAR compliant. Get your Ethics on.
GREEN IS GOOD
Enviromental Protection – 2 Credit Hours
Learn about the origins of the environmental movement in America, the establishment of the EPA, MA DEP, and how federal and state environmental law impacts our business and our transactions.
THE PRICE IS RIGHT
Appraisal & Valuation – 2 Credit Hours
In the age of the Zestimate we have to elevate our valuation game.. This course lays out the full spectrum of valuation issues confronting us in the age of the Internet, including the ins and outs of appraising, computer generated valuations, comparative market analysis, cost approach, and income approach methodology.
Fair Housing – 2 Credit Hours
All buyers and renters are created equal, and there are federal & state government anti-discrimination regulations we’re expected to live by and enforce to make sure ALL real estate consumers are given equal housing opportunities and equal treatment under the law. This course presents the history of anti-discrimination law, and federal state requirements.
THE TIES THAT BIND
Contracts – 2 Credit Hours
Contracts are the glue that hold our client relationships and transactions together, and not only provide a road map for, but also governance those relationships and transactions. This segment covers the full spectrum of the different real estate contracts we use and encounter everyday from listing and buyer representation agreements to offers and purchase and sale agreements.
CONDOS & CO-OPS & SHARES, OH MY!
Condos, Co-ops & Timeshares – 2 Credit Hours
This course covers everything you need to know about MA Condominium Law, and the strategies and tools you need to best represent both buyers and sellers of condos, co-ops, and timeshares.
LET’S GET DIGITAL
RE Technology – 2 Credit Hours
A review of the ways the Internet and other technology are transforming the real estate industry, and what you can do to adapt and flourish.
Mortgages – 2 Credit Hours
It was not long ago that banks were overly permissive in approving loans. No more. Learn strategies for helping clients successfully navigate the mortgage process despite tighter restrictions.