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May 2019
May 2019

Wed. 1 May, 2019

Thu. 2 May, 2019

Home Staging & Make Ready Improvements (Thu. 2 May, 2019 8:30 am - 5:00 pm)

Thursday, May 2: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

CE hours: 8

 Cost: $75 early rate; $90 after 04/24/19  - MUST REGISTER BY 04/30

 

Explore the processes involved in preparing a home to list and show well in today’s competitive real estate market. Learn how to perform a thorough home evaluation, suggest home improvements with resale in mind, create curb appeal, and get the “staged’ look. This course also has a strong client communications component that provides new vocabulary, phrases, and questions to ask, along with stats and stories to incorporate into your language. Elevating your level of service requires elevating your language and approach. This class aims to help you gain your client's complete confidence, cooperation, and support for the process that allows you to show their home at the pinnacle of its potential!  Instructor: Michelle Lackey, #3494

 

Location: LAR Office, 5015 Knoxville Ave, Lubbock, TX 79413

**You must arrive prior to the class start time and stay in class while it is in session.  Those who fail to arrive on time or fail to attend will forfeit the class fee and will not receive CE credit.  Transferring of funds from one class to another is not allowed.

This is an interactive broadcast course, meaning participants in multiple locations will see, hear, and speak with each other and the instructor.

 

Fri. 3 May, 2019

Social Media Practices (Fri. 3 May, 2019 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

CE hours: 2

Cost: $20

Must register by 05/02/19

 

Social media is an excellent way for REALTORS® to build strong relationships, interact with clients, find new customers, and grow their sphere of influence. Learn proper social media etiquette, the right channels for your business, and TREC rules to be aware of when using social media.

 

Instructor: Kenny Young

 

 **You must arrive prior to the class start time and stay in class while it is in session.  Those who fail to arrive on time or fail to attend will forfeit the class fee and will not receive CE credit.  Transferring of funds from one class to another is not allowed. 

This is an interactive broadcast course, meaning participants in multiple locations will see, hear, and even speak with each other and the instructor.

Mon. 6 May, 2019

The Buyers Rep Agreement (Mon. 6 May, 2019 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

CE hours: 2

Cost: $20.  MUST REGISTER BY 05/03

 Location: LAR office, 5015 Knoxville Ave, Lubbock, TX 79413

 

This course is for the licensee who represents buyers. It is designed to give licensees the skill and confidence to successfully navigate through the common areas of concern in buyer representation. Topics covered include compensation, effective presentation tools and skills, agent risk reduction practices and tools, and methods for getting the buyer representation agreement signed!

 

Instructor: Robbie English

 

**You must arrive prior to the class start time and stay in class while it is in session.  Those who fail to arrive on time or fail to attend will forfeit the class fee and will not receive CE credit.  Transferring of funds from one class to another is not allowed.

This is an interactive broadcast course, meaning participants in multiple locations will see, hear, and speak with each other and the instructor.

The Forms You Need to Know (Mon. 6 May, 2019 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

CE hours: 3

Cost: $30.  MUST REGISTER BY 05/03

 Location: LAR office, 5015 Knoxville Ave, Lubbock, TX 79413

 

This course reviews the most widely used TREC and TAR forms needed to conduct real estate transactions. Included are various sales contracts and a wide range of addendum. This course teaches the proper use and completion of these forms and provides a comprehensive view of the types of contracts available for use in real estate transactions. It will also cover how to handle updates and changes to contract forms, along with other related documents and addenda.

This purpose of this course is to familiarize the real estate license holder with the most current and commonly used forms in a residential real estate transaction. Will learn to understand and use the proper form(s) for different real estate transactions so that they effectively serve their client. The course intent is to provide insight on the importance of using correct form(s) to ensure a successful transaction for the agent and client.

 

Instructor: Robbie English

 

**You must arrive prior to the class start time and stay in class while it is in session.  Those who fail to arrive on time or fail to attend will forfeit the class fee and will not receive CE credit.  Transferring of funds from one class to another is not allowed.

This is an interactive broadcast course, meaning participants in multiple locations will see, hear, and speak with each other and the instructor.

Commercial Services Meeting (Mon. 6 May, 2019 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Commercial Services Committee Meeting 

Where:  Lubbock Association of Realtors

When:   Monday, May 6th, 2:00 p.m.

 

 

Tue. 7 May, 2019

Thu. 9 May, 2019

Commercial Services Luncheon (Thu. 9 May, 2019 11:45 am - 1:00 pm)

Commercial Services Meeting & Luncheon

 

Where:  Lubbock Association of Realtors

When:   Thursday, May 9, 2019, 11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Who:    TXDOT Loop 88 Presentation

 

 

* Respond by 5:00 p.m. May 7th for the lunch count.

* Direct RSVPs to Holly at the board office  members@lubbockrealtors.com

Fri. 10 May, 2019

TREC Broker Responsibility (Fri. 10 May, 2019 9:00 am - 4:00 pm)

DATE:  Friday, May 10, 2019

TIME:  9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

COST:  $60 by 04/26.  Add $15 after 04/26.  MUST REGISTER BY 05/08/19

LOCATION:  LAR Office, 5015 Knoxville Ave, Lubbock, Texas

 INSTRUCTOR:  Carl Leatherman

 

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.

 

**You must arrive prior to the class start time and stay in class while it is in session.  Those who fail to arrive on time or fail to attend will forfeit the class fee and will not receive CE credit.  Transferring of funds from one class to another is not allowed.

This is an interactive broadcast course, meaning participants in multiple locations will see, hear, and speak with each other and the instructor.

Maximized CMA: Finding the Perfect Comp (Fri. 10 May, 2019 9:00 am - 4:00 pm)

 

CE hours: 6

Cost:  $60 by 02/11/19. Add $15 after 04/26/19. MUST REGISTER BY 05/08/19

Instructor: Candy Cooke

The Comparative Market Analysis (CMA) is a key to for measuring property valuation. Want to learn the Ins and Outs of a CMA? This course will touch on all aspects of a CMA including how to maximize their CMA by going from basic knowledge of property valuation to complete a Comparative Market Analysis (CMA) and how to make it as accurate as possible. Agents receive training in choosing comparable properties, applying adjustments and determining property price, and then using valuation tools to create more accurate refined prices of properties.

 

**You must arrive prior to the class start time and stay in class while it is in session.  Those who fail to arrive on time or fail to attend will forfeit the class fee and will not receive CE credit.  Transferring of funds from one class to another is not allowed.

This is an interactive broadcast course, meaning participants in multiple locations will see, hear, and even speak with each other and the instructor. Contact the course host for more information.

Tue. 14 May, 2019

Discovering Commercial Real Estate (Tue. 14 May, 2019 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

CE hours: 3

Cost: $30 if registered by 05/02; add $10 after 05/02.  MUST REGISTER BY 05/10.

Location: LAR Office, 5015 Knoxville Ave, Lubbock, Texas

Instructor: Jim Parr

 

The course offers a broad overview of the basics of commercial real estate and how it differs from residential real estate. Students will be able to distinguish and understand the broker's role and discover the different types of commercial properties, terms, valuation methods, marketing and resources for further education. Students will learn about Commercial contracts; the duties of those professionals who assist in commercial transactions; key differences between commercial and residential real estate; the types of commercial real estate and commercial transactions along with resources provided by NAR's Commercial Department and its affiliates.


This is an ideal introductory course for those who are newly licensed and/or residential agents who want to learn more about commercial real estate. It will explain the business and introduce many of the resources needed to conduct a commercial transaction or pursue a career in commercial real estate.

 

**You must arrive prior to the class start time and stay in class while it is in session.  Those who fail to arrive on time or fail to attend will forfeit the class fee and will not receive CE credit.  Transferring of funds from one class to another is not allowed.

This is an interactive broadcast course, meaning participants in multiple locations will see, hear, and even speak with each other and the instructor.

You Mean Real Estate Contracts Must Be Written (Tue. 14 May, 2019 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm)

 

Tuesday May 14, 2019

1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

 

$20 TREPAC Investment for LAR Members.  This course is FREE for new LAR REALTOR members to complete the LAR contracts course requirement within the first 6 months after joining the association.

$40 for NonMembers (space permitting)

 

Course Objectives:

  *To educate licensees on the correct completion of the TREC One to Four Family Residential Contract (Resale) and TREC Third Party Finance Addendum.  Instruction will be geared to help new agents just entering the real estate industry to not only be able to complete the contract, but understand what it says and be able to explain it to their clients.

   *To keep experienced agents up to date to changes as well as reinforcing their skills in contract preparation.

 

You must arrive prior to the class start time and stay in class while it is in session.  Those who fail to arrive on time or fail to attend will forfeit the class fee and will not receive CE credit.  Transferring of funds from one class to another is not allowed. 

 

NEW MEMBERS:

Register by emailing Holly McBroom.

 

ALL OTHERS, CLICK THE BUTTON BELOW TO REGISTER!

 

For more information, contact Holly.

Wed. 15 May, 2019

TREC Legal Update 1 (Wed. 15 May, 2019 8:30 am - 12:30 pm)

 

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

$20 TREPAC Investment per class for LAR Members if registered by 04/30/19.  Add $10.00 after 04/30/19.

$50 per course for NonMembers (space permitting) if registered by 04/30/19.  Add $10.00 after 04/30/19.

MUST REGISTER BY 05/13/19.  Registration could close early due to class size.

 

*Required courses for all TREC licensees not grandfathered from CE.

 

Non-MLS members contact Holly McBroom to register.

 For more information, contact Holly, 806-795-9533.

TREC Legal Update 2 (Wed. 15 May, 2019 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

 

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

$20 TREPAC Investment per class for LAR Members if registered by 04/30/19.  Add $10.00 after 04/30/19.

$50 per course for NonMembers (space permitting) if registered by 04/30/19.  Add $10.00 after 04/30/19.

MUST REGISTER BY 05/13/19.  Registration could close early due to class size.

 

*Required courses for all TREC licensees not grandfathered from CE.

 

Non-MLS members contact Holly McBroom to register.

 For more information, contact Holly, 806-795-9533.

Thu. 16 May, 2019

Commercial Sales Contract (Thu. 16 May, 2019 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

CE hours: 3

Cost: $30 if registered by 05/03; add $10 after 05/03.  MUST REGISTER BY 05/14.

Instructor: Jim Parr

Location: LAR Office, 5015 Knoxville Ave, Lubbock, Texas

 

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.

 

**You must arrive prior to the class start time and stay in class while it is in session.  Those who fail to arrive on time or fail to attend will forfeit the class fee and will not receive CE credit.  Transferring of funds from one class to another is not allowed.

This is an interactive broadcast course, meaning participants in multiple locations will see, hear, and even speak with each other and the instructor.

Mon. 20 May, 2019

Communicating Your Worth to Buyers & Sellers (Mon. 20 May, 2019 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

CE Hours: 2

Cost: before 5/10 $20; after 5/10 $25.  Must register by 05/17/19

Instructor: Tina Wilcher

Location: LAR Office, 5015 Knoxville Ave, Lubbock, TX 79413

 

Course will provide agents with instruction on how to develop and perfect a strategic checklist list for sellers to provide excellent quality service and recommendations in preparing a property listing. 
Also from a buyer’s perspective, develop a step-by-step plan for creating a successful experience for the buyers from the beginning of the buying process through closing and funding of the home the buyers select.

 

 

**You must arrive prior to the class start time and stay in class while it is in session.  Those who fail to arrive on time or fail to attend will forfeit the class fee and will not receive CE credit.  Transferring of funds from one class to another is not allowed.

This is an interactive broadcast course, meaning participants in multiple locations will see, hear, and speak with each other and the instructor.

The Psychology of Sales and Negotiation (Mon. 20 May, 2019 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

CE hours: 3

Cost: $30 by 05/10.  Add $10 after 05/10.  Must register by 05/17.

Instructor: Rhonda Hamilton

Location: LAR office, 5015 Knoxville Ave, Lubbock, Texas

 

Why would a client choose you over any other agent? What can you do for them that no one else can? This course provides the real estate professional with a simple model for creating efficient and effective agent/client relationships. To do this requires understanding and anticipating the needs of your customers / clients by providing a consistent, high level of professionalism to encourage customer loyalty and foster business growth. Plus learning to negotiate and sell to different personality types whether client or another agent. 

 

 

**You must arrive prior to the class start time and stay in class while it is in session.  Those who fail to arrive on time or fail to attend will forfeit the class fee and will not receive CE credit.  Transferring of funds from one class to another is not allowed.

This is an interactive broadcast course, meaning participants in multiple locations will see, hear, and speak with each other and the instructor.

Tue. 21 May, 2019

Seller Beware: 32 Buyer Outs in a Real Estate Contract (Tue. 21 May, 2019 8:30 am - 5:00 pm)

CE hours: 8

Instructor: Reba Saxon

Cost: $80 early rate; add $20 after 05/10 - MUST REGISTER BY 05/17/19

Location: LAR office, 5015 Knoxville Ave, Lubbock, Texas

 

The real estate sales contract is THE most important document in a real estate agent’s briefcase. This course outlines and explains the entire Texas Real Estate Sales Contract for the resale of One-to-Four Family Residential properties and includes additional contracts and all related addenda explained by a seasoned negotiator.

 

 

**You must arrive prior to the class start time and stay in class while it is in session.  Those who fail to arrive on time or fail to attend will forfeit the class fee and will not receive CE credit.  Transferring of funds from one class to another is not allowed.


This is an interactive broadcast course, meaning participants in multiple locations will see, hear, and even speak with each other and the instructor. Contact the course host for more information.

Wed. 22 May, 2019

Broker/Sales Manager Meeting (Wed. 22 May, 2019 8:30 am - 9:30 am)

LAR Brokers and Sales Managers are encouraged to attend.  We will be discussing many items and updates from the LAR.

Financial Security: It's Up to You! (Wed. 22 May, 2019 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

CE hours: 3

Cost: $30 if registered by 05/10; add $10 after 05/10.  MUST REGISTER BY 05/20.

Instructor: Jim Parr

Location: LAR Office, 5015 Knoxville Ave, Lubbock, Texas

 

In today's information age there is a lot of confusion regarding wealth. As a self-employed individual, a real estate professional has different investment options available to them. In this informative training, the real estate professional will learn to evaluate their current financial situation and become educated on personal finance based on how their income is earned. Attendees will learn how actions today affect wealth in the future and how to proactively prepare for a solid retirement.

 

**You must arrive prior to the class start time and stay in class while it is in session.  Those who fail to arrive on time or fail to attend will forfeit the class fee and will not receive CE credit.  Transferring of funds from one class to another is not allowed.

This is an interactive broadcast course, meaning participants in multiple locations will see, hear, and even speak with each other and the instructor.

Thu. 23 May, 2019

Get Noticed by Writing Effective Listing Descriptions (Thu. 23 May, 2019 8:30 am - 12:30 pm)

4 hours CE

Cost: $40 by 05/10; add $10 after 05/10.  MUST REGISTER BY 05/21/19.

Instructor: Abby Vasek

Location: LAR office, 5015 Knoxville Ave, Lubbock, TX

 

Come examine the qualities of effective listing descriptions that correlate to a higher sales price and learn how to emulate this style. This includes learning the proper structure and style of a real estate description as well as today's top six keywords and other phrases to write narrative descriptions and inspired titles that get noticed and motivate the right buyers to engage! Even the most experienced real estate professional can sharpen their writing skills in this class and expand their real estate vocabulary. This is a truly unique opportunity to improve on an important yet very difficult skill set.

 

**You must arrive prior to the class start time and stay in class while it is in session.  Those who fail to arrive on time or fail to attend will forfeit the class fee and will not receive CE credit.  Transferring of funds from one class to another is not allowed.

This is an interactive broadcast course, meaning participants in multiple locations will see, hear, and even speak with each other and the instructor. Contact the course host for more information.

May 2019 LAR Luncheon (Thu. 23 May, 2019 11:30 am - 1:00 pm)

LAR Monthly Luncheon

Date:  Thursday, May 23, 2019

Time:  Buffet line opens at 11:30 a.m. Program starts at 12:00 noon.

Location:  Lubbock Scottish Rite Building, 1101 70th St (just southeast of Lowery Field)

Cost:  $8.00 (New REALTOR members at their first luncheon eat FREE but you must RSVP!)

Luncheon Advertiser: PrimeLending

Program: 

 ***RSVP by 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 21st to members@lubbockrealtors.com, 806-795-9533 so there will be enough food prepared.

Mon. 27 May, 2019

Tue. 28 May, 2019

Overwhelmed and Under Knowledged (Tue. 28 May, 2019 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

CE Hours: 2

Cost: before 5/15 $20; after 5/15 $25.  Must register by 05/27/19

Instructor: Tina Wilcher

Location: LAR Office, 5015 Knoxville Ave, Lubbock, TX 79413

 

Working in the real estate industry involves understanding yourself as well as others. This class will cover key principles on how to manage life as a real estate agent through goal setting and learning to balance both the business and personal aspects of life when working as a real estate agent. Participants will learn to set realistic goals and strategic planning techniques to assess and prepare to work with each client. Agents and brokers alike will benefit from this training as they learn to appropriately apply their time, talent, and resources to increase productivity, simplify their life, achieve peace of mind, and develop a proper balance between work and family.

 

 

**You must arrive prior to the class start time and stay in class while it is in session.  Those who fail to arrive on time or fail to attend will forfeit the class fee and will not receive CE credit.  Transferring of funds from one class to another is not allowed.

This is an interactive broadcast course, meaning participants in multiple locations will see, hear, and speak with each other and the instructor.

Wed. 29 May, 2019

New Member Orientation (Wed. 29 May, 2019 8:30 am - 1:00 pm)

New members must attend orientation within the first two available opportunities.  Register by 05/28/2019 so we may have enough materials and food.

Thu. 30 May, 2019

30-Day Top of Mind Awareness Turnaround (Thu. 30 May, 2019 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

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**You must arrive prior to the class start time and stay in class while it is in session.

Those who fail to arrive on time or fail to attend will forfeit the class fee and will not receive CE credit.

Transferring of funds from one class to another is not allowed.  MUST REGISTER BY 05/29. 

Tips and Tricks of Your Supra Key Box System (Thu. 30 May, 2019 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm)

Come and learn Tips and Tricks of your Supra Key Box System and the new features of the eKEY App.  This live session will give a system update and an overview of system enhancements and new features being released in the near future.

  • eKEY Refresh: new Features that improve productivity plus a new modern look.
  • Authorization Code Improvements.
  • Data at the door
  • Apple Watch Compatibility
  • eKEY Professional Updates
  • Supra Home Tour App

Presenter: Kory Soo Epperson

Kory Soo Epperson has been with Supra for 13 years. She handles the Supra accounts in the states of Alaska, Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, North Dakota, South Dakota, New Mexico, Missouri, Kansas, Tennessee, Texas, Minnesota and Guam.

Tips and Tricks of Your Supra Key Box System (Thu. 30 May, 2019 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Come and learn Tips and Tricks of your Supra Key Box System and the new features of the eKEY App.  This live session will give a system update and an overview of system enhancements and new features being released in the near future.

  • eKEY Refresh: new Features that improve productivity plus a new modern look.
  • Authorization Code Improvements.
  • Data at the door
  • Apple Watch Compatibility
  • eKEY Professional Updates
  • Supra Home Tour App

Presenter: Kory Soo Epperson

Kory Soo Epperson has been with Supra for 13 years. She handles the Supra accounts in the states of Alaska, Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, North Dakota, South Dakota, New Mexico, Missouri, Kansas, Tennessee, Texas, Minnesota and Guam.

Fri. 31 May, 2019

AHWD: At Home With Diversity Certification (Fri. 31 May, 2019 8:30 am - 5:00 pm)

CE hours: 8

MUST REGISTER BY 05/25

  • Members:  $100 by 05/10/19, $125 after
  • Non-members:  $125 05/10/19, $150 after

 

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.

 

Instructor: Candy Cooke, #2673

Location: LAR Office, 5015 Knoxville Ave, Lubbock, TX 79413

 

**You must arrive prior to the class start time and stay in class while it is in session.  Those who fail to arrive on time or fail to attend will forfeit the class fee and will not receive CE credit.  Transferring of funds from one class to another is not allowed.

This is an interactive broadcast course, meaning participants in multiple locations will see, hear, and speak with each other and the instructor.

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