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Most Popular In-Person Real Estate Courses

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packageCredit: 180 Hours

Qualifying Courses Bundle

Six 30-hr Qualifying Education courses.
  • Law of Agency
  • Law of Contracts
  • Principles of Real Estate 1
  • Promulgated Contracts
  • Principles of Real Estate 2
  • Real Estate Finance
Additional details:
  • Free PDF of books included
  • Exam Proctoring
  • 180 TREC Credit hours
live in-person
Salesperson, Broker
RECOMMENDED
packageCredit: 98 Hour SAE

Sales Apprentice Education (SAE) First Time Renewal

Package cost $686, valued at $980

Comes with a Designation after completion.

  • GRI: Business Skills - 30 hours
  • GRI: Contracts to Close - 30 hours
  • GRI: Brokerage - 30 hours
  • Legal Update I - 4 hours
  • Legal Update II - 4 hours
live in-person
Salesperson
singleCredit: 2 Hours CE

An Introduction to the CMA

This course will explain what constitutes a Comparative Market Analysis (CMA). Course will provide agents information that can be used in property evaluation scenarios and to better assist clients whether buying or selling. It will cover what determines an appropriate comparable between properties, how to make adjustments, where to get information on adjustments, address differences between a CMA versus an appraisal.
in-person
Salesperson, Broker
singleCredit: 2 Hours CE

Appraisal Deep Dive: Calculations for Appraisals and CMA

***This is a hands-on course, You must have a laptop equipped with Excel**** You will learn how to use Excel to perform regression analysis and basic statistical calculations, and to create graphs you can use in listing presentations or CMA. The new skills you learn will help you calculate adjustments for your CMA using methods used by appraisers. At the end of the course, you will have a better understanding of the decisions appraisers make when selecting comparable sales and making adjustments. This course is a follow-up to Appraisal Essentials: What Every Agent Needs to Know. Delivery methods: Formal lecture, self-discovery, group exploration and facilitator led discussions. This is an onsite delivered course,  ***Limited Seating***
in-person
Salesperson, Broker
singleCredit: 2 Hours CE

Appraisal Essentials: What Every Agent Needs to Know

After a brief overview of the appraisal process and some important rules. Agents will learn how to select proper comparable sales, when to make adjustments (and when not to), where to find information to help make accurate adjustments, how to calculate adjustments, and best practices that will help you create a better CMA and a more impressive client presentation. Agents and appraisers rely heavily on MLS data, so you will also learn how you can make MLS data more reliable for all users. At the end of the course, you will be able to better understand appraisal reports and their contents.
in-person
Salesperson, Broker
singleCredit: 8 Hours CE

At Home With Diversity (AHWD)

A ground-breaking professional education initiative designed to provide America’s real estate professionals with training and tools to expand their business as well as home ownership opportunities for more Americans. The AHWD Certification relays to the public that those certified have been professionally trained in and are sensitive to a wide range of cultural issues inviting a wider volume of business from a greater variety of cultures. Participants will learn about the people who make up the local market, their values, customs, real estate needs, and expectations of real estate professionals. Specifically, the course helps participants develop skills in cross-cultural communication and strategic business planning.
live in-person
singleCredit: 6 Hours CE

Broker Responsibility

This course is required for all brokers, managers and team leaders who supervise other licensees. This course addresses the regulatory aspects of the management, operation and supervision of a real estate brokerage firm in Texas. The course provides an understanding and working knowledge of the law of agency, planning and organization of business entities, requirements for written policies and procedures, records retention and control, advertising, recruitment and training of agents and the anatomy of a complaint filed with the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC).
live in-person
Broker
singleCredit: 3 Hours CE

Contract Updates: Keeping Current

This 3-hour contracts-related course provides a review of the rules that complies with the NAR’s MLS rule change.  We will discuss the 16 forms that were updated and the three (3) new forms that were created.  We will walk you through the contract changes and discuss how this affects your day-to-day business.
live in-person
singleCredit: 3 Hours CE

Contracts Boot Camp

This course is for new and experienced Realtors, it covers the details of commonly used contracts, including discussions of provisions, clauses and their use. Other topics include available addenda and other forms, a review of common contract mistakes. This 3 -hour course satisfies the TREC-mandated requirement for contract education.
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Salesperson
singleCredit: 8 Hours CE

CRE 101: Commercial

CRE 101 was designed to take you from a complete beginner with no knowledge of the business to a comprehensive understanding of the many components of commercial real estate. From commercial lease agreements to technology and data sources.
live in-person
singleCredit: 2 Hours CE

Estate Planning and Probate for REALTORS

This course provides REALTORS the information on how to assist clients in the market and selling of homes following the incapacitation or death of a homeowner.  REALTORS have a critical role in helping surviving family and friends get through this complicated process. This course will also tips useful for new home buyers to understand ways to protect their investment
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singleCredit: 1 Hour CE

Historic Home Specialist: Preservation in Action Tour (HHS)

The City of San Antonio Office of Historic Preservation (OHP) highlights the importance of promoting and protecting the unique historic structures, archaeological sites, and design features of San Antonio. REALTORS® learn regulations, processes, and programs to better understand historic properties and accurately guide clients when buying or selling. This certification is not recognized by NAR.
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in-person
singleCredit: 3 Hours CE

Historic Home Specialist: Resources and City Process (HHS)

Historic Home Specialist:  Historic Preservation is about telling the story of our city, neighborhoods, and homes. As a community, we preserve so that we can strengthen neighborhoods, build the local economy, provide economic, cultural, and environmental sustainability, create jobs, and tell the story of San Antonio. You will learn about the design review process and resources for you to share with your clients. Experts will help to dispel myths of owning historic property. During the course our team will teach you terminology about architectural styles and district context so that you’ll be prepped to market any house!
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singleCredit: 2 Hours CE

Historic Home Specialist: Unique to San Antonio

Historic Home Specialist: Unique to San Antonio “Genealogy of a House”, We’ll be talking further about how to research and share the history of a home. This course will demonstrate how to access resources available online that can help establish a construction date, find a builder/developer/architect, identify previous residents and owners, and more. We’ll take a deep dive into building research so that you can be a valuable resource to your clients and uncover San Antonio history. Course#42971 CE Hours: 2 0008 – REALTOR® Academyand more. We’ll take a deep dive into building research so that you can be a valuable resource to your clients and uncover San Antonio history.
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Cancellation Policy: Any course/class may be cancelled at the discretion of the REALTOR Academy. In the event of cancellation, all fees paid will promptly be refunded in full or will be applied to another class at the registrants’ discretion.

Refund Policy: For CE courses, a full refund or credit will be made/applied to any registrant who has paid tuition and canceled or reschedules prior to two business days of the course. A refund, less a $50 service fee will be applied to any registrant who cancels or reschedules within two business days of the course. There are no refunds for same day cancelations (day of class) and for partial attendance.

live in-person
singleCredit: 7 Hours CE

Home Finance Resource (HFR)

The Home Finance Resource Certification course is designed to teach REALTORS® how to explain key pieces of the loan origination process to clients and confidently answer questions about mortgage options.
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in-person
singleCredit: 3 Hours CE

How to Manage Meetings: A Guide to Parliamentary Procedure

Are your meetings out of control, lengthy, confusing, and create more meetings? If you are involved in an organization and want to have quality meetings that result in decisions rather than more meetings, this course is for you. Parliamentary procedure is a useful tool for conducting meetings, assuring fairness, completing business in an orderly manner, and creates results. Holding official meetings following the ethical practices of Roberts Rules of Order is the basis of the course. Realtors/Sales Agents and Brokers are often involved in possibly contentious business meetings that require proper management in order to protect the consumer. This course covers the rules to hold such meetings.
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Salesperson, Broker
singleCredit: 1 Hours CE

Land Survey 101: Know the Lay of the Land

This course, designed for real estate professionals to protect their clients and their business, educates participants on the purpose of a land survey, different types of land surveys for conveyance, and the must-have items on a survey.
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Salesperson, Broker
singleCredit: 30 hours pre-licensing

Law of Agency

Law of Agency is a course required by the Texas Real Estate License Act (TRELA) for all persons who want to obtain a real estate license. This course meets all the statutory topics and ethical standards required by TRELA.
live in-person
singleCredit: 30 hours pre-licensing

Law of Contracts

Gain an in-depth view of Texas promulgated contracts and addenda. Participate in many real-world scenarios to prepare several offers for potential buyers. *This is a required course for real estate licensure.
live in-person
singleCredit: 4 Hours

Legal Update Part I

Legal I is a required continuing education course (CE) course that all license holders are mandated to take to renew their license. This course encompasses a detailed discussion regarding various laws, regulations, and guidelines that affect real estate license holders. This four-hour course provides a strong foundation in the latest legal and ethical procedures.
live in-person
Salesperson, Broker
singleCredit: 4 Hours

Legal Update Part II

Legal II is a required continuing education course (CE) course that all license holders are mandated to take to renew their license. This course encompasses a detailed discussion regarding the Canons of Professional Ethics and Conduct, water and mineral rights in Texas, and ad valorem tax best practices and guidelines.
live in-person
Salesperson, Broker
singleCredit: 8 Hours CE

Mastering Commercial Contracts: Investment

Delving into a commercial contract? This course cuts through legal jargon to equip you with the essentials of creating and managing enforceable agreements. From Buyer and Seller Representation agreements, Commercial Sales Agreement, Letter of Intent, to Commission Agreements. Understand the best practices that protect your business interests and foster strong partnerships in the realm of commercial contracts.
live
singleCredit: 8 Hours CE

Mastering Commercial Contracts: Land

Delving into a commercial contract? This course cuts through legal jargon to equip you with the essentials of creating and managing enforceable agreements. From Buyer and Seller Representation agreements, Commercial Unimproved Sales Agreement, Letter of Intent, Lease Addendums, to Commission Agreements. Understand the best practices that protect your business interests and foster strong partnerships in the realm of commercial contracts.
live
singleCredit: 8 Hours CE

Mastering Commercial Contracts: Leasing

Delving into a commercial contract? This course cuts through legal jargon to equip you with the essentials of creating and managing enforceable agreements. From Tenant and Landlord Representation agreements, Commercial Lease Agreement, Letter of Intent, Lease Addendums, to Commission Agreements. Understand the best practices that protect your business interests and foster strong partnerships in the realm of commercial contracts.
live
singleCredit: 8 Hours CE

Mastering Commercial Contracts: Owner-User

Delving into a commercial contract? This course cuts through legal jargon to equip you with the essentials of creating and managing enforceable agreements. From Buyer and Seller Representation agreements, Commercial Sales Agreement, Lease Addendums, to Commission Agreements. Understand the best practices that protect your business interests and foster strong partnerships in the realm of commercial contracts.
live
singleCredit: 8 Hours CE

New Home Construction and Buyer Representation

This course will serve as an introduction to the new homes sales market for real estate sales agents. The course consists of three modules to address what a buyer’s representative needs to know in order to succeed at representing buyers in the new-home sales market. Students will gain an understanding of the new home sales process and the type of services the buyer needs. They will also learn where and how to find new home sales business.
live in-person
Salesperson, Broker
singleCredit: 8 Hours CE

New Home Construction and Buyer Representation

This course will serve as an introduction to the new homes sales market for real estate sales agents. The course consists of three modules to address what a buyer’s representative needs to know in order to succeed at representing buyers in the new-home sales market. Students will gain an understanding of the new home sales process and the type of services the buyer needs. They will also learn where and how to find new home sales business.
in-person
singleCredit: 8 Hours CE

Pricing Strategy Advisor (PSA) Certification

Enhance your skills in pricing properties, creating CMAs, working with appraisers, and guiding clients through the anxieties and misperceptions they often have about home values with NAR’s PSA (Pricing Strategy Advisor) certification.
live in-person
singleCredit: 8 Hours

Pricing Strategy Advisor: Mastering the CMA

Master the nuts and bolts of preparing a CMA. In this course you will learn how to create, personalize, customize, and generate a CMA using the MLS tools. You will learn what constitutes a Comparative Market Analysis (CMA) and provided information that can be used in property evaluation scenarios and to better assist clients with buying and selling. Additionally, the course covers what determines an appropriate comparable between properties, how to make adjustments, where to get information on adjustments, and the differences between a CMA and a appraisal. Finally, enhance your skills in pricing properties, creating CMAs, working with appraisers, and guiding clients through the anxieties and misperceptions they often have about home values with NAR’s PSA certification.
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in-person
singleCredit: 30 hours pre-licensing

Principles of Real Estate 1

Topics covered in this course include Introduction to Modern Real Estate Practice; Real Property; Concepts and Responsibilities of Home Ownership; Real Estate Brokerage and Law of Agency; Fair Housing Laws; Ethics of Practice; Texas Real Estate License Act; Legal Descriptions; Real Estate Contracts; Interests in Real Estate; How Home Ownership is Held and Listing Agreements. *This is a required course for real estate licensure.
live in-person
singleCredit: 30 hours pre-licensing

Principles of Real Estate 2

Topics covered in this course include Real Estate Math; Real Estate Appraisal; Real Estate Financing Principles; Control of Land Use; Specializations; Real Estate Investments; Leases; Property Management; Estates, Transfers and Titles and Closing Procedures/Closing the Real Estate Transaction. *This is a required course for real estate licensure. Bring a calculator.
live in-person
singleCredit: 30 hours pre-licensing

Promulgated Contracts

This course covers the promulgated and optional forms provided by TREC for use by licensees. *This is a required course for real estate licensure.
live in-person
singleCredit: 30

Property Management

Gives a perspective of the major functions of property managers. Legal and interpersonal concerns and everyday issues regarding maintenance, accounting and administrative and other management activities are also covered. The class details specific practices and problems in the management of different types of properties.
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Salesperson
singleCredit: 4 Hours CE

Property Management: Managing Risk

Real Estate Agents will learn how to successfully navigate owner and tenant relations, state and federal regulations. To assist professional managers to reach these goals. Will also help Real Estate professionals manage their liability in property management transactions.
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in-person
singleCredit: 6 Hours CE

Property Management: Policies and Procedures

Description: The objective of this course is to provide the attendees with practical experience in developing mission statements, goals, and objectives for their property management organizations and a blueprint for writing policies and procedures.
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in-person
singleCredit: 3 Hours CE

Real Estate Development 101

The objective of the course is to provide licensees with an overview of how developers evaluate land sites for potential development projects.  Commercial and residential agents will be better prepared to win listings on raw land and discuss in intelligent detail, the comparative characteristics of land sites with buyers and sellers. 
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in-person
singleCredit: 3 Hours CE

Real Estate Development 102

The objective of this course is to provide licensees with the working skills of commercial real estate development. This the second part to Real Estate Development 101. After taking this course, commercial and residential agents will be able to communicate effectively with developers on potential development projects, win more land listing pitches, sell more land listings, and/or earn attractive fees by providing development project management services.
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in-person
singleCredit: 30 hours pre-licensing

Real Estate Finance

This comprehensive course discusses the real estate finance process in an easy-to-understand format. It covers the finance industry in-depth from the big picture of the cycle of real estate finance down to the details of the various financing programs. *This is a required course for real estate licensure. Bring a calculator.
live in-person
singleCredit: 30

Real Estate Investment

This specialized course teaches the purpose and function of real estate as an investment. Real estate investment characteristics; residential, land, and commercial investments; ownership interests in real property; techniques of investment analysis; and applications to property tax are a few of the main topics presented in this basic approach to investment activities.
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Salesperson
singleCredit: 1 Hours CE

Renovation Lending Overview

This class consists of an overview of the advantages and how to structure a FHA/HUD 203K Renovation Loan and a FNMA Home-Style Renovation Loan. These loans provide the buyer an opportunity to purchase and fund the renovations necessary to improve the market value and overcome Health and Safety issues. Taking this class will give agents the tools, knowledge and confidence to better serve all their homebuyers. They will come away from the class with an understanding of how to assist both buyers and sellers in selling and revitalizing existing homes in established neighborhoods.
in-person
Salesperson, Broker
singleCredit: 3

Reverse Mortgages for Baby Boomers and Beyond

Understand the statistics of home ownership among senior citizens and gain knowledge of the various reverse mortgage products available. Learn how a reverse mortgage can be used to purchase a home and discover what will trigger a payoff.
in-person
Salesperson, Broker
singleCredit: 13 Hours CE

Seniors Real Estate Specialist Designation (SRES) Certification

The SRES Designation Course helps real estate professionals develop the business-building skills and resources for specialization in the 50+ real estate market by expanding knowledge of how life stages impact real estate choices. This course seeks to instill knowledge, understanding, and empathy for 55+ real estate clients and customers.
live in-person
singleCredit: 8 Hours CE

Short Sales and Foreclosures (SFR) Certification

For many real estate professionals, short sales and foreclosures are the new “traditional” real estate transaction. Knowing how to help sellers maneuver the complexities of short sales, as well as help buyers, pursue short sale and foreclosure opportunities are not merely good skills to have in today’s market-they are critical. And while short sales and foreclosures are not for the faint of heart, agents with the proper tools and training can use these specialty areas to build their business for the long term.
live in-person
singleCredit: 10 Hours CE, 30 Hours SAE

TACS1: Introduction to Commercial Real Estate

Topics include fundamentals of commercial real estate finance and economics The Texas Accredited Commercial Specialist certification teaches you how to represent clients, perform market analyses, negotiate, and understand property development and management. The TACS will also equip you with skills in marketing and business development. This certification shows that you’ve pursued an intensive course of study in commercial real estate and that you’re dedicated to providing the highest level of service to clients.
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singleCredit: 10 Hours CE, 30 Hours SAE

TACS2: Commercial Real Estate Property Development

Commercial Real Estate Property Development. Topics include commercial leasing, property development, and appraisal valuation methods. The Texas Accredited Commercial Specialist certification teaches you how to represent clients, perform market analyses, negotiate, and understand property development and management. The TACS will also equip you with skills in marketing and business development. This certification shows that you’ve pursued an intensive course of study in commercial real estate and that you’re dedicated to providing the highest level of service to clients.
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singleCredit: 10 Hours CE, 30 Hours SAE

TACS3: Commercial Real Estate Marketing & Negotiation

Topics include assessing the merits of investment property, appropriate contract forms and addenda, and how to develop a self-aware business plan.The Texas Accredited Commercial Specialist certification teaches you how to represent clients, perform market analyses, negotiate, and understand property development and management. The TACS will also equip you with skills in marketing and business development. This certification shows that you’ve pursued an intensive course of study in commercial real estate and that you’re dedicated to providing the highest level of service to clients.
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singleCredit: 18 Hours CE

Texas Residential Leasing Specialist Designation (TRLS)

Landlords and tenants want a real estate professional who understands their needs and guides them through the residential leasing process. Learn how to provide real estate services that meet the needs of this market and gain future referrals. This statewide certification, which offers 12 hours of CE, requires completion of four three-hour leasing education courses: • The Essentials of Residential Leasing • The Texas REALTORS® Residential Lease Agreement • Agency Issues Impacting Property Managers and Leasing Agents • Marketing and Leasing Residential Properties
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singleCredit: 18 Hours CE

Texas Residential Property Manager Certification (TRPM)

As a follow-up to the Texas Residential Leasing Specialist, gain knowledge on current business issues impacting property management, how to mediate tenant and owner relations and the ins and outs of the TAR Property Management Agreement. This certification program consists of 6 courses over 3 days.
live
singleCredit: 3 Hours CE

Texas VA Bootcamp

This three (3) hour course is for new and experienced REALTORS and covers the details of commonly used contracts, including discussions of provisions, clauses, and their use. Other topics include available addenda and other forms, and a review of common contract mistakes. This is an instructor led, student participation course.
live in-person
singleCredit: 3 Hours CE

The Code of Ethics: Our Promise of Professionalism

The Code of Ethics: Our Promise of Professionalism: Designed by the National Association of REALTORS, this course details the REALTOR Code of Ethics, the importance of the code, and how it applies to the business conducted by REALTORS. All REALTOR members are required to complete ethics training once every three years. New REALTOR must complete National Association of REALTORS code of ethics within a year of joining.
live in-person
Salesperson, Broker
singleCredit: 3 Hours CE

The TRUTH about the VA Home Loan Benefit

The TRUTH about the VA Home Loan Benefit: Learn about VA Home Loan Benefits and how to help more Veterans become homeowners. This course will give you an in-depth understanding of VA Home Loan Benefits, how it works, and how you can better educate your Veteran clients.  
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Salesperson, Broker
singleCredit: 1 Hour CE

Trending Topics in Legal Limits

An overview of the most common legal topics affecting the real estate professional. Course will cover the actions that real estate agents can take to reduce their liability on these issues. Real estate agents will leave with knowledge on updates to TREC rules changes and legal best practices.
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Salesperson, Broker