Shelda Nichols, Jenny Bisceglia and Ronny Doran came by our office today to pick up our remaining backpacks and School Supplies that were dropped off at the GMWAR office for the Community Service Committee Project. They will be delivering them on Monday! Thank you all for your donations! ... See MoreSee Less
August Continuing Education classes. GRI Classes are also starting back up again! Registration forms are available on our website at www.gmwar.org/events
Understanding Fair Housing Course # 43379 When: August 1, 2022 Time: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm Instructor: Candy Cooke 3 hours of CE Credit – This class offers Continuing Education for Real Estate Agents and Appraisers With current issues, the topic of fair housing has come to the forefront. The country has become a “salad bowl” rather than a “melting pot”. Agents, brokers and appraisers are all being required to assure their clients that they not discriminating. Additionally, they are promising they are abiding by the requirements of the Federal Fair Housing Act and American Disabilities Act. Hot topics include accommodation, modification, assistive animals, implicit bias and so on. By being knowledgeable, real estate professionals will provide better service to consumers and encourage home ownership.
Defining and Understanding Competency Course #43475 When: August 2, 2022 Time: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm Instructor: Candy Cooke 3 Hours of CE Credit Agents and brokers are required to be competent in performing their duties as agents. This competency is tied directly to their fiduciary duties. Both the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) and the National Association of REALTORS Code of Ethics state that agents must be competent. TREC has gone even farther and required license holders to be competent in the geographic area and in the type of property. This class will go over the definition of competency. Additionally, the students will learn about the requirements set forth for brokers to oversee their agents and verify that the agents are competent. Finally, students will learn the resources for them to become competent. By gaining this knowledge, the agents and brokers will be able to better serve consumers.
TACS 3: Texas Accredited Commercial Specialist Course # 561 Must have taken TACS 1 & 2 When: August 1, 2, 9 & 10, 2022 Time: 8:30am to 5:00pm each day Instructor: Ginger Unger & Michica Guillory 30 Qualifying hours This course is designed to prepare students for entry into the commercial real estate field by learning how to assess the merits of investment property, developing an understanding the consequences of sale and how to develop an exit strategy, identify appropriate contract forms and addenda and when to use them, and how to develop a business plan based on self-awareness.
Commercial Letter of Intent - Beginners Road Map Course #43489 When: August 3, 2022 Time: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm Instructor: Ginger Unger 3 Hours of CE Credit This course by Ginger Unger is designed for residential agents or any person involved in commercial real estate at a novice level. Participants will be able to grasp the concept of providing a LOI before going to a lease contract in a commercial transaction. Agents will be introduced to Texas Realtors promulgated LOI forms as well as non-promulgated LOI formats utilized in commercial real estate lease transactions. Course will provide adequate information and direction to ensure an agent will be able to draft a Letter of Intent with confidence.
Commercial Sales Contract 101 Course #40154 This class satisfies your 3-hour Contract related requirement for license renewal When: August 3, 2022 Time: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm Instructor: Ginger Unger 3 Hours of CE Credit This course provides students with an understanding of the important issues and clauses common to all commercial sales contracts. It then focuses on the Commercial sales contracts provided by TAR for Improved and Unimproved property transactions, with related forms and addenda. Students are reminded of the requirement to use TREC promulgated forms for one-to-four family, Farm and Ranch, and residential condo sales, as well as the dangers of practicing law without a license.
Broker Responsibility Course Course # 39962 When: August 3, 2022 Time: 9:00am to 4:00 pm Instructor: Socar Chatmon—Thomas 6 Hours of CE Credit The purpose of this course is to address 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 Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC). Section 535.2 of the TREC Rules requires a broker who sponsors salespersons, a designated broker of a business entity, and a licensee who is a delegated supervisor of one or more licensees (for 6 months or more during the supervisor’s current license period), to complete this 6-hour broker responsibility course to renew a license. Any licensee may take this course. Additionally, a sponsoring broker may, by policy, require certain licensees and employees to take this course.
SFR - Short Sales & Foreclosures: What Real Estate Professionals Need to Know Course #39580 When: August 8, 2022 Time: 8:30am to 5:00pm Instructor: Candy Cooke 8 Hours of CE Credit 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.
1-4 Contract Boot Camp Course #39934 When: August 10, 2022 Time: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm Instructor: Jodi Sherretts 5 hours of CE Credit The purpose of this course is to familiarize the real estate professional with the most commonly used sales contract in a residential real estate transaction. This class provides an in-depth analysis of various aspects of the TREC 1-4 contract. It discusses the structure and nature of a residential contract along with agent responsibilities. The class teaches on basic liability theories arising from the TREC one to four contract. The class also teaches the real estate agent best practices when using the 1-4 contract as well as contract do’s and don’ts.
TREC Legal Update l Course #42039 When: August 9, 2022 Time: 8:30 am to 12:30 pm Instructor: Cassandra Davis 4 Hours of CE Credit TREC Legal Update ll Course #42040 When: August 9, 2022 Time: 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm Instructor: Cassandra Davis 4 Hours of CE Credit
GRI: Real Estate Contracts to Closing Course #420 This Course offers SAE hours and CE Credit When: August 17, 18, 24 & 25, 2022 Time: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm daily Instructor: Kiersten Crawford & Candy Cooke The GRI designation is a powerful tool to attract and build new business. You’ll increase your skill level across the entire landscape of real estate with in-depth training in legal and regulatory issues, technology, professional standards, and the sales process. In this 30-hour section – GRI: Contracts to Closing Topics will include lending essentials, residential contracts, appraisals, surveys, negotiations, fair housing, and diversity ... See MoreSee Less
TACS 3: Texas Accredited Commercial Specialist Course Course #561 Held on August 1, 2, 9 & 10, 2022 from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm Instructor: Ginger Unger & Michica Guillory 30 Qualifying Hours Click Here f...
Great turnout for our July Membership Luncheon. Thank you to John Stephen with Hall & Stephen PC - Texas Title for sponsoring our luncheon and Doug Shaw with Upper Trinity Groundwater Conservation District for presenting a Great program! ... See MoreSee Less