Enjoy Quality Trainings to Increase your Real Estate Success

Whether in-person, online or hybrid, you'll find a variety of educational offerings to help you provide your clients with professional and knowledgeable service.

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Fairhaven: A Fair Housing Simulation

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NAR offers Fairhaven, a FREE fair housing simulation training for REALTORS® that uses the power of storytelling to help members identify, prevent, and address discriminatory practices in real estate. Get started by clicking the link below to explore the fictional town of Fairhaven and assess how well you are adhering to fair housing principles.

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The California Drought –
Where Policy, Innovation and
Real Estate Intersect

Attend via Zoom

Aug. 23, 2022 | 11:00am - 12:00pm

Attend this free webinar offered by the Bay East Association of REALTORS. Presenters include Otto Catrina, C.A.R. President; David Best, Bay East Builders Association and Professor Dave Owens, Hastings Business School. Learn how the drought is affecting California real estate and what innovations are being considered to mitigate the issues caused by our drought.

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Understanding the Residential Purchase Agreement with Dave Tanner

Attend In Person

Sept 7, 2022 | 9:00am  - 1:00pm

This course will cover the entire California Residential Purchase Agreement (RPA) in detail step-by-step and the special situations during the real estate transaction. Get detailed instructions on how to properly complete and use the RPA form in all your transactions.

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Understanding the Residential Purchase Agreement with Dave Tanner

Attend via Zoom

Sept 7, 2022 | 9:00am  - 1:00pm

This course will cover the entire California Residential Purchase Agreement (RPA) in detail step-by-step and the special situations during the real estate transaction. Get detailed instructions on how to properly complete and use the RPA form in all your transactions.

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Foreclosure and Short Sales from a Legal Perspective

Attend In Person
Sept. 14, 2022 | 10:00am - 11:00am 

Instructor Keith Dunnagan of BPE Law Group will explain the ins and outs of short sales and foreclosures. Learn how to guide your clients through these difficult times and when to get other professionals involved.

 

 

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Foreclosure and Short Sales from a Legal Perspective

Attend Via Zoom
Sept. 14, 2022 | 10:00am - 11:00am 

Instructor Keith Dunnagan of BPE Law Group will explain the ins and outs of short sales and foreclosures. Learn how to guide your clients through these difficult times and when to get other professionals involved.

 

 

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Investment Analysis: The Investor's Perspective

Lunch & Learn - In Person
Sept. 14, 2022 | 11:30am - 1:00pm

Instructor Jim Little, MBA, CCIM, GRI, will explain how real estate investors evaluate opportunities to deploy their capital to its highest and best use. Take away valuable handouts, enjoy a delicious lunch and network with your fellow commercial real estate professionals.

 

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Time Management: Double your Influence, Double your Income

Attend via Zoom

Sept. 15, 2022 | 10:00am  - 11:00am

Certified Referral Trainer, Neal Smith, will break down a remarkable process that will enable you to manage your time more efficiently, so you spend more time in the “Influential Zone”.  He will demonstrate a methodology that translates into intentional and purposeful time management, leading to the most impact.

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zipForm® and DocuSign®

Attend In Person

Sept 21, 2022 | 9:00am  - 11:00am

Presenter Ray Fuentes provides an overview of the various functions of zipForm® Plus, how to access the forms library, and how to use templates.
Also, learn important tips regarding DocuSign®

 

 

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All About Solar: How it can affect your Escrow

Attend via Zoom

Sept. 27, 2022 | 10:00am  - 11:00am

In this webinar, Kelly-Fontes-Hyde from Chicago Title will show you how to be proactive when it comes to solar. Learn how to check records, and what to explain and communicate to your clients. 

 

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Essential Disclosures & How to Read a Preliminary Report 

Attend In-person

Sept. 28, 2022 | 9:00am  - 12:00pm

Presenter Theresa Gorham with JCP-LGS Natural Hazard Disclosures will instruct you on how to ensure your client receives all the appropriate disclosure documents. Learn to identify PACE Tax Liens, Mello-Roos, 1915 Bonds, and many others. Also, discover how to navigate the NHD.

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Tax Reduction Strategies for Real Estate Professionals 

Attend via Zoom

Oct 19, 2022 | 9:30am  - 12:00 pm

Instructor Maine Shafer of Bradford Tax Solutions will review all the tax deductions that real estate professionals can take advantage of.  Learn about the latest deductions introduced in 2022 so you can save as much money as possible.

 

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How to Think Like an Appraiser with Ryan Lundquist

Attend In-Person Only

Oct 20, 2022 | 9:00am - 12:00pm

The appraisal is one of the most critical parts of a transaction, yet communication with the appraiser is often one of the most neglected aspects of the transaction. Learn how an appraiser thinks, take away tips for communicating with appraisers, and hear a handful of real examples for pulling comps like an appraiser.

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Senior Real Estate Designation (SRES) 

Attend In-Person Only
Oct. 25 - 26 | 9:00am - 4:00pm  

 

Instructor Jerry Kidd will go over how to recognize and protect clients from mortgage finance and loan schemes that target borrowers ages 50+, differences in housing options, from age-restricted communities to assisted living, and much more!

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Pricing Homes in a Changing Market

Attend In-person

Oct 27, 2022 | 9:00am  - 12:30pm

Instructor Jim Pojda will explain methods to set you apart from the rest. show you how to lead sellers down a successful path. You will also be shown how to analyze data to effectively price a home.

 

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Property Management Basics Series 

Attend In Person
Nov. 9, 16, 30, & Dec 7 2022 | 11:00am - 2:15pm

Robert Thomas returns with his property management series. He'll review the changes that have occurred due to the Pandemic and the new laws you must be familiar with. Learn everything from how to get started to how to make serious money in this industry.

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Getting Started in Property Management and New Laws

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Nov. 9, 2022 | 11:00am - 2:15pm

Learn how to set up your Property Management Company. Miscellaneous issues include non-smoking regulation, electrical vehicle charging stations, service and companion animals, medical marijuana and so much more...

 

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The Nuts & Bolts of Your Documents

Attend In Person
Nov. 16, 2022 | 11:00am - 2:15pm

Learn the ins and outs of property management & rental agreements, addendums, 3-day notices, 30-, 60-, & 90-day notices, C.A.R. forms vs. California Apartment Association vs. your own forms. Discover what software can make it easier to run your business. 

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You Are Being Audited, Are You Ready?

Attend In Person
Nov 30, 2022 | 11:00am - 2:15pm

During this third class in our Property Management series, learn about trust accounting, how to register with the local authorities, and how to prepare for an audit.  In addition, you will find out how to conduct a property inspection and select an appropriate inspection software. Lastly, hear the latest about rent control.

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Let's Make Some Serious Money

Attend In Person
Dec. 7, 2022 | 11:00am - 2:15pm

Learn the various ways to market your properties to generate more calls and which fees you can charge to increase your bottom line. In addition, you will find out how to set up a monthly maintenance program. This class will also go over the aspects of Rent Control.

 

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