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Professional Development Update – February 2014

Become a Leader in 2014

Texas REALTORS® Leadership Program
Applications Now Available…

Become a leader today! Due to its overwhelming success, HAR will once again offer REALTOR® members the opportunity to take part in an extensive 8 month leadership program. Each session will equip participants with the tools necessary to grow both personally and professionally.

Applications for the 2014 Texas REALTORS Leadership Program are now available. Contact the training department at (713) 629-1900 ext. 6 or via email at rita@har.com to receive the application.

 

CNE

Advance Your Negotiation Skills with the
Master Certified Negotiation Expert Designation

Class:  MCNE Elective Package 1

  • Day 1:  Advanced Negotiations for Buyer’s Agents
  • Day 2:   Mastering email Negotiations

Location:    HAR Central
Dates:  March 5 – 6, 2014

Class: 
MCNE Elective Package 2

  • Day 1:  Advanced Negotiations for Listing Agents
  • Day 2:   Negotiating Across Generations and Cultural Factors in Real Estate Negotiations

Location:    HAR Central
Dates:  April 16 – 17, 2014

9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. each day. Approved for 12 hours of MCE

The cost for each package is $249

  • In order to earn the MCNE designation, the CNE course and MCE elective package 2 must also be taken.  These packages can be taken in an order.

 

GRI

 

The GRI designation is the most widely recognized of the National Real Estate Designations. Consisting of three course, each taught by experts in their respective fields.   These topics include: Finance, Marketing and Brokerage.  This is a great program for new members seeking SAE credit.

GRI 2:  Marketing
HAR Bay Area
February 20-21 and February 24-25

GRI 3:  Brokerage
HAR Montgomery County
March 20-21 and March 24-25

Investment for each GRI Segment:  $295 for HAR Members and $325 for Non-Members

* GRI is approved for 9 hours of MCE or 30 hours of SAE

 

NAR Green

GREEN:  It’s not just way to live.  It’s a way to Thrive!

Expand your business with the newly revised NAR Green Designation

NAR’s GREEN Designation is updated with the latest industry trends.  The innovative three-day program will get you up to speed on the latest advancements in the green industry and homes with green features, showing you how to leverage sustainable practices for your clients and your business.

February 2nd:Green 100:  Real Estate for a Sustainable Future (08-00-073-23190)

February 5th:Green 200: The Science of Green Building (08-00-093-23411)

February 12th:Green 300:  Greening Your Real Estate Business (08-00-093-23412)

Each class is one full day (8:30am until 5:30pm) held at HAR Bay Area.  (This is a video conference course).

The cost for each day is $109 for HAR members, $119 for non-HAR members.

 

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Earn Your Social Media Pro Designation with this 2-Day Intense SMP Boot Camp!

This two day program will take you through all of the most popular and widely used social networking platforms while explaining how to use them in your business.  Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Blogging, Smart Phones, Tablets, Video, and advanced use of these tools will be covered throughout the session

HAR Central
February 19-20, 2014

or HAR Bay Area
March 17-18, 2014

Each day will run 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. and is approved for 12 hours of MCE. The cost for this program is $149. (TREC# 12-00-014-23958, Provider Number 0002)

 

 

Leveraging Consumer Expectations for Real Estate Success

This course will help real estate agents understand who today’s consumer is, what they want and need during their home buying process or selling process. The class will aslo identify the key areas that real estate agents need to focus on to stay relevant before, during and after the transaction.

HAR Central, February 18th  OR HAR Montgomery County, March 13th
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
The cost for this program is $35 and is approved for 3  hours of MCE. (TREC# 03-00-125-26455, Provider Number 0002)

The BPOR designation is back by popular demand

Evaluating property values depends more than ever on professional expertise and competence, the best use of technology, and a commitment to approach the valuation assignment from all pertinent perspectives. “BPOs: The Agent’s Role in the Valuation Process” is specifically designed to help residential real estate agents and brokers enhance their skills in creating BPOs, reducing risk, and applying alternative valuation methods.

March 3, 2014 at HAR Central
8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Cost is $99 for HAR Members. Approved for 8 hours of MCE (08-00-073-23196)

*Special pre and post requirements must be met to earn this designation –please see the HAR Education site for more details.

 

Winning in any Market: Working with Multiple Offers

This is an interactive course to provide REALTORS® tools and techniques to win in the rapidly changing real estate market in Texas. The course will cover discussion about what is happening in our market, how to educate clients to its changes, dealing with current inventory levels, and pricing property in this flash market.

HAR Central
March 27th
1:30-4:30pm
The cost for this program is $35 and is approved for 3  hours of MCE. (TREC# 03-00-45-25607, Provider Number 0001)

 

Practical Aspect of Contracts – Learn about New Changes!

This course will provide students with the latest TREC promulgated contracts. Students will review recent changes to the contracts and each section of the contracts will be discussed in light of the issues that are taking place in today’s real estate industry. 

HAR Montgomery County. February 19th
HAR Bay Area, March 19th
HAR Fort Bend, April 16th

9 – 11 a.m.
The cost for this program is $25 and is approved for 3  hours of MCE. (TREC# 03-00-33-22874, Provider Number 0002)

 

Leasing 101 – Understanding the Basics of Leasing

Today’s market has shown a significant increase in the number of leases. Take advantage of this opportunity by learning the basics of leases and gaining insight into all the new rules and obligations for you and your clients.

February 14th at HAR Central
February 17th at HAR Bay Area
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
The cost for this program is $39. Approved for 6 hours of MCE, TREC # 06-00-033-22891

 

 

Become an Affordable Housing & Certified Military Residential Specialist

The Texas Affordable Housing Specialist certification equips Texas REALTORS with the knowledge to help increase sustainable homeownership.  It aims to educate you about state programs available to assist buyers and to provide information to help at-risk homeowners manage their current situation.  The more you know about affordable housing programs, the better you can assist your clients in making home ownership a reality.

Participation in all three days are required to earn the designation.

Day 1:  United Texas:  Texas Affordable Housing Specialist (approved for 4 hours of MCE, provider #0001)

HAR Central OR HAR Montgomery County (Both being offered via video conference)

February 24th,
9:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Cost: $45

Day 2:  FHA Lending (approved for 4 hours of MCE, provider #0001)

HAR Central OR HAR Montgomery County (Both being offered via video conference)

February 25th
9:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Cost: $45

Day 3:  Certified Military Residential Specialist  (approved for 4 hours of MCE, provider #0001)

HAR Central OR HAR Montgomery County (Both being offered via video conference)

February 26th,
9:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Cost: $45                                                                                            


Sign up for classes TODAY! 
www.har.com/edu

Questions?
Contact the HAR Professional Department at (713) 629-1900 ext. 370

 

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