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Addendums to the TREC Contract
1 Hour Contract Related CE Credit Addendums to the TREC Contract: In-Depth explains various sections of the current TREC promulgated contract addendums. Course #45448
Becoming a Real Estate Area Expert
1 Hour Elective CE Credit         Becoming a Real Estate Area Expert teaches agents how to build their competency in the geographic area where they provide service to clients by teaching them how to utilize industry tools and resources to stay informed about local market conditions and issues that affect real estate. Learn how to utilize the MLS stats, market watch, hot sheets, and more! Course #49371
Better Buyer Consultations
1 Hour Elective CE Credit This course outlines proven strategies to create, prepare and conduct successful Buyer Consultations to best identify and meet home buyer needs. Better Buyer Consultations create better outcomes for home buyers and agents as well. Course #45462
Broker Responsibility
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6 Hour Non-Elective CE Credit    Broker Responsibility (2023-2024) addresses the regulatory aspects of a real estate brokerage's management, operation, and supervision in Texas. This course is required for anyone who sponsors one or more sales agents, serves as the designated broker for a business entity that sponsors sales agents, and delegated supervisors, including team leads. Course #44547
Business Planning 365
1 Hour Elective CE Credit    Business Planning 365 provides a clear and concise path to creating a Business Plan that keeps agents on track and accountable 365 days a year. Learn about resources to evaluate budgets, goals, and marketing plans. Then turn the evaluations into a successful business plan. Course #47238
Capture the Magic of Canva
1 Hour Elective CE Credit           Capture the Magic of Canva with Magic Studio is a course designed for intermediate Canva users who want to learn more about the Magic Studio tools that Canva offers. With these tools, you can easily create social media posts, presentations, direct mail, and so much more. Course #48792
Contract Comparisons
1 Hour Contract Related CE Credit  Contract Comparisons uses the 1-4 Family Contract as a reference point for comparison to the Condo Contract, Unimproved Property Contract, and the Farm and Ranch Contract. Gain a better understanding of the differences in each contract. Course #44913
Customer Experiences that Win Clients for Life
1 Hour Elective CE Credit        Customer Experiences That Win Clients for Life focuses on identifying customers and creating marketing techniques to meet their needs. Relationship building before, during, and after the transaction will ensure high customer satisfaction and future referrals. Course #46119
Deep in the Heart of Taxes: Property Tax Guide
1 Hour Elective CE Credit                 Deep in the Heart of Taxes explains how the property tax cycle affects closings, how to use the tax cycle for marketing, and how to identify property tax prorations on closing statements. Course #44709
Financial Addenda Spotlight
1 Hour Contract Related CE Credit Financing Addenda Spotlight equips agents with essential knowledge of the Third-Party Financing Addendum, Seller Finance Addendum, and Loan Assumption Addendum. Course #49338
Form Fundamentals
1 Hour Contract Related CE Credit Form Fundamentals explains how real estate forms are created in Texas and identifies the forms available for use by license holders. Gain a better understanding of selecting and utilizing the correct forms in your transactions. Course #44953
Getting Your Listings Sold
1 Hour Elective CE Credit Agents will learn an effective sales and marketing strategy that begins at the listing appointment to successfully sell the property. The course will cover preparing, marketing and negotiating the listing to a successful sale to the most likely buyer of each specific property. Course #45473
HOA Addendum Spotlight
1 Hour Contract Related CE Credit  The HOA Addendum Spotlight covers HOA vocabulary, the HOA addendum, the HOA elements of the condo contract, and best practices for transactions involving HOAs. Course #47572
Know the Numbers: Essential Stats & How to Find Them
1 Hour Elective CE Credit Know the Numbers teaches agents how to use real estate statistics to make informed decisions, locate important data points, identify trends, and guide clients through the changing market. Course #47703
Lead Generation: Secrets to Success in Real Estate
1 Hour Elective CE Credit            Lead Generation: Secrets to Success takes prospecting to the next level by introducing key elements in developing a refreshed lead gen mindset and then exploring strategies to supercharge your funnel.  Course #45129
Legal Update I
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4 Hour Non-Elective CE Credit      Legal Update I is a non-elective TREC approved course that all license holders must take every renewal cycle to renew their license. This course covers the legal aspects of conducting real estate business. Course #47600
Legal Update II
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4 Hour Non-Elective CE Credit      Legal Update II is a non-elective TREC approved course that all license holders must take every renewal cycle to renew their license. This course covers the legal aspects of conducting real estate business. Course #47601
Mock Closing: What to Expect Before the Big Show!
1 Hour Elective CE Credit                Mock Closing goes through the step-by-step process of what happens before, during, and after closing. Gain a better understanding of the closing process and documents buyers and sellers will encounter at closing. Course #47075
Navigating the One-to-Four Family Contract
1 Hour Contract Related CE Credit  Navigating the One-to-Four Family Contract focuses on certain parts of the contract. This class discusses ways to address any potential issues while preparing and negotiating the contract. Course #45333
Paragraph 6 Spotlight
1 Hour Contract Related CE Credit Paragraph 6 Spotlight highlights one of the most important paragraphs of the entire contract. This class will cover each section of paragraph 6 in detail. Course #45335
PIDs, PUDs MUDs Oh My!
1 Hour Contract Related CE Credit This class covers the specific paragraphs in the TREC contract that address these districts with an emphasis on the required notices, as well as the benefits and drawbacks of these districts for both buyers and sellers, how to identify properties in these districts, and the disclosure obligations and requirements associated with them. Course #46628
Post It! What, Why & When to Post on Social Media
1 Hour Elective CE Credit                  Post It teaches the Why, What, and When of posting on social media. Create strategies and content that spark interest for an audience. Leave with a plan to accomplish your social media goals. Course #45139
Real Estate Scams Unveiled
1 Hour Elective CE Credit Real Estate Scams Unveiled teaches agents how to protect themselves and their clients from potential scams, including seller fraud and wire fraud. Course #46618
Social Media Storytelling
1 Hour Elective CE Credit Social Media Storytelling teaches you to craft a series of posts with a compelling narrative that keeps your social media followers engaged. Establish your voice and draw in a wider community of engaged followers with unique content. What story will you share? Course #48957
Surveys at a Glance
1 Hour Elective CE Credit            Surveys at a Glance focuses on understanding surveys in a real estate transaction and contract requirements related to the survey. Course #46123
The Journey of a File
1 Hour Elective CE Credit        The Journey of a File starts with a receipted contract and takes you to closing and funding. Learn what happens behind the scenes at the title company. Course #45265
The Modern Open House
1 Hour Elective CE Credit                The Modern Open House teaches new techniques to bring open houses into the 21st century.  Get listings sold, generate buyer leads, and increase profits. Course #44269
Title Commitment A to D
1 Hour Elective CE Credit                Title Commitment A to D explains each schedule of the title commitment and focuses on the items to review to ensure closing goes smoothly. Course #49105 
What the FIRPTA?
1 Hour Contract Related CE Credit  What the FIRPTA will familiarize you with Paragraph 20 ( Federal Tax Requirements) of the TREC One to Four Family Contract. Learn precisely what FIRPTA stands for and what you need to know about it. Course #45127