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Continuing Education Classes Offered

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Broker Responsibility - 6 Hours MCE Credit

TREC MCE Elective Course No. 06-06-126-27765

The purpose of this course is to address the regulatory aspects of the management, operation and supervision of a real estate brokerage firm in the state of Texas. The course provides an understanding and working knowledge of a broker's responsibilities and obligations under 22 TAC §535.2. This rule sets out specific requirements and best practices for brokers.

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Foreclosure Issues - 1 Hour MCE Credit

TREC MCE Elective Course No. 01-00-047-28702

This course is designed to provide Real Estate Licensees with knowledge and understanding of foreclosures as they pertain to real estate ownership, real estate conveying and real estate financing. This course will provide Realtors with a base-level knowledge and understanding of the foreclosure process, rules of foreclosure and the effect of foreclosure on residential and commercial real estate transactions.  The court content also includes a discussion on a “short sale” of a real estate property.  This course will provide Realtors with information that will assist them in recognizing difficulties present in listing, contracting and closing transactions for their clients when a foreclosure is pending or has occurred. The purpose of this course is to enlarge the knowledge and understanding of real estate licensees in matters of law and matters of fact that are often vital to the consummation of real estate transactions.

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Legal Update I - 4 Hours CE Credit

TREC CE Elective Course No. 29662

This course provides an overview of the following fundamental legal topics in Real Estate transactions:

  • TREC Statute & Rules Update
  • Property Management
  • Buyers, Landlords, Tenants & Sellers
  • Promulgated Contract & Addendum Forms
  • Unauthorized Practice of Law

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Legal Update II - 4 Hours CE Credit

TREC CE Elective Course No. 29623

This course provides an overview of the following fundamental legal topics in Real Estate transactions:

  • Ethics Requirements for Engaging in Real Estate
  • Fair Housing Laws
  • Agency Law
  • Deceptive Trade Practices Consumer Protection Act (DTPA)
  • Hot Topics
  • Tax Laws

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One to Four Family Residential Contract 20-13 - 3 Hours CE Credit

TREC CE Elective Course No. 30011

Mandatory use of new One to Four Family Residential contract (Resale) TREC 20-13 goes into effect January 1st, 2016.This course offers a comprehensive overview of the contract highlighting recent changes and common issues. 

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*Power of Exchange - 3 Hours CE Credit

Minimizing the Impact of Taxes on Real Estate Investors TREC CE Elective Course No. 31485

This course covers how the 3.8% Medicare Tax and Capital Gains Taxes implemented in the recent Fiscal Cliff Deal impacts sellers of real estate. 

Also covered:

  • Know how Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code minimizes the impact these taxes have on investors
  • Understand the three key terms with 1031s
  • Delve into the opportunities presented by Vacation Home Exchanges and Farm and Ranch Exchanges
  • Become aware of lesser-known “like-kind” properties such as cell tower easements, water rights, pipeline easements, oil and gas interests, and conservation easements
  • How to protect investors’ funds in a 1031

After this class, attendees will know:

  • When to mention 1031s to clients
  • How to make sure exchanges go smoothly
  • How to protect clients and themselves

*Provider # 0276

Surprises and Expectations #1 - 1 Hour CE Credit

TREC CE Elective Course No. 32355

Residential realtors deal with the emotion associated with the sale of a home. Emotion that is piqued by surprises and by unspoken, and often times, unrealistic expectations. The purpose of this course is to talk about surprises and expectations. The format is essentially one of discussion. It will involve "war stories". It will involve anticipation of market trends and conditions. This course is designed to be a dialogue between all present. It will be a problem solving session and a discussion of anticipated issues. It will be fun and educational. These materials are not intended to be exhaustive, but rather a beginning upon which each class will expand and "personalize".

Discussion topics include: The Offer, Negotiations, Option Period & Inspection Results

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Surprises and Expectations #2 - 1 Hour CE Credit

TREC CE Elective Course No. 32356

Residential realtors deal with the emotion associated with the sale of a home. Emotion that is piqued by surprises and by unspoken, and often times, unrealistic expectations. The purpose of this course is to talk about surprises and expectations. The format is essentially one of discussion. It will involve "war stories". It will involve anticipation of market trends and conditions. This course is designed to be a dialogue between all present. It will be a problem solving session and a discussion of anticipated issues. It will be fun and educational. These materials are not intended to be exhaustive, but rather a beginning upon which each class will expand and "personalize".

Discussion topics include: Buyer’s Loan Problems, Seller’s Loan Problems, Title Defects, Survey Problems, Buyer Changes Mind & Acts of God.

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