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Montana Full Renewal Package: Commercial

$79.00

SKU : 503MT143001 Hours : 12

Commercial Finance and Investment Analysis

Principles of Commercial Real Estate

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Fulfill the Montana real estate state requirement for 12 hours of real estate CE for an agent with this package.

This renewal package contains the following 2 real estate continuing education online courses:

  1. Commercial Finance and Investment Analysis
  2. Principles of Commercial Real Estate

Montana Full Renewal Package: Residential Finance

$79.00

SKU : 503MT142001 Hours : 12

Tax Advantages of Home Ownership

Prequalifying Your Buyer in Today's Market

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Fulfill the Montana requirement for 12 hours of real estate CE for an agent with this package.

This real estate CE renewal package contains the following 2 online courses:

  1. Tax Advantages of Home Ownership
  2. Prequalifying Your Buyer in Today's Market

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Make your Montana real estate license renewal hassle-free with OnCourse Learning! We offer 100% state-approved, user-friendly Montana real estate continuing education (CE) online courses. Fast-track your license renewal with one of our Montana Real Estate CE packages or courses.

Commercial Sales and Exchanges

SKU : 503MT020001

Credit Hours | 8

Category | Continuing Education

$59.00

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Fully understand all the facets of commercial sales and tax deferred exchanges in commercial real estate. This elective online course takes a deep dive into the particulars of the commercial contract, procedures for closing, and essential documentation for commercial sales. Additionally, this real estate CE course contains insight into the requisites for and advantages of tax deferred exchanges.

Tax Advantages of Home Ownership

SKU : 503MT075001

Credit Hours | 8

Category | Continuing Education

$59.00

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What types of tax benefits are unique to homeowners? This online course gives the student insight into different kinds of homeowner benefits and also teaches how to calculate taxes that can affect the purchase of a home. This is an elective real estate continuing education course.

Business Management in a Real Estate Office

SKU : 503MT016001

Credit Hours | 8

Category | Continuing Education

$59.00

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Are you looking to or do you already run a real estate office? Set yourself up for success. The purpose of this online course is to offer knowledge and strategy surrounding the essential aspects of the business management of a real estate office. Highlights of this real estate CE course include: human resource administration, financial management, business forecasting, budgeting, and government laws and regulations.

Commercial Finance and Investment Analysis

SKU : 503MT019001

Credit Hours | 8

Category | Continuing Education

$59.00

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An excellent overview of the financial side of commercial real estate, this online course begins with the history of the savings and loan business and walks you all the way up the commercial real estate industry's financing practices today. Not only does this real estate continuing education course cover the various types of commercial property financing, it takes a deep dive into the characteristics of each. Additionally, it covers the different approaches for investment evaluation including appraisal, property comparison, capitalization rates, and the time value of money.

Financing Residential Real Estate

SKU : 303MT191

Credit Hours | 8

Category | Continuing Education

$59.00

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Financing Residential Real Estate satisfies 8 hours of continuing education. There is a dizzying array of financing options available to homebuyers today. Where do you begin? You’ll discover a myriad of options available through FHA, VA and special financing options. Plus, examine a simplified approach to accurately assessing closing costs.

Basic Real Estate Finance

SKU : 503MT012001

Credit Hours | 8

Category | Continuing Education

$59.00

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Understanding the money and financial transactions behind real estate is critical for your success. This real estate CE online course provides an excellent foundation on real estate finance and will offer you crucial insight into promissory notes, assumptions, mortgages, financing instruments, loan practices, trust deeds, foreclosures, various types of loans, loan practices, and sources of funds.

Starting a Successful Brokerage

SKU : 303MT431

Credit Hours | 6

Category | Continuing Education

$39.00

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Ready to start your own brokerage business? This real estate online course is packed with essential information to help you get started and succeed! Explore how to develop a business plan, setting up your company's management team, and marketing and advertising options. Identify costs involved in running a company. Starting a brokerage is a huge challenge...and there are great rewards for those that do it right! Learn the vital skills, strategies, and necessary steps for getting your company off to the right start.

Introduction to Brokerage Management

SKU : 303MT231

Credit Hours | 4

Category | Continuing Education

$29.00

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Are you ready to take on the leading role as managing broker? In today's results-focused workplace, you need a solid understanding of management functions, the importance of strategic thinking, and how to analyze the financial condition of the company. If you want to build your leadership role and lead your company to a winning performance, this groundbreaking online real estate CE course is for you!

Ethics: Disclosure and Cooperation

SKU : 303MT531

Credit Hours | 4

Category | Continuing Education

$29.00

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This Ethics online course follows the NAR-mandated curriculum for the NAR-required Ethics course. From the ethical responsibilities of agents involving disclosures to ethical issues relating to compensation, this practical course explores the challenges involved in ethical decision-making. Ethics: Disclosure and Cooperation takes a practical look at considerations involved in making ethical business decisions as well as the process of enforcing the Code of ethics. Per the NAR requirements, the real estate continuing education course must cover the Preamble and two of the following Articles in the Code of Ethics: Article 1, Article 2, Article 3, Article 9, Article 11, Article 12, Article 16 and Article 17.

The Ethics: Disclosure and Cooperation course covers the Preamble and Article 3, 9 and 11.

Leading and Communicating Effectively

SKU : 303MT251

Credit Hours | 4

Category | Continuing Education

$29.00

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Do you know how to influence, transform and inspire others? This real estate continuing education course is packed with powerful information and ideas to help you improve your leadership skills! Explore different types of authority, examine ways to build a company image and reputation, discover the most effective communication styles, find out the essential elements of developing a policies and procedures manual. If you want to build your leadership role, this groundbreaking online course is for you!

Ethics In Real Estate

SKU : 503MT027001

Credit Hours | 4

Category | Continuing Education

$29.00

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A great refresher in ethics, this online course reviews the National Association of Realtors (NAR) Code of Ethics and fulfills the mandatory NAR Ethics Renewal Training requirement. Complete with case studies and various scenarios, students will enjoy a better understanding of what is and is not ethical for real estate professionals. This real estate continuing education online course includes decision-making exercises designed for an in-depth understanding and application of daily real estate practices.

Anti-Discrimination Laws

SKU : 303MT161

Credit Hours | 4

Category | Continuing Education

$29.00

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As far back as 1866, with the Civil Rights Act, legislators have been trying to eliminate discrimination in the housing industry. This online course reviews the history and purpose of laws against discrimination. Specific real estate practices of blockbusting, steering and redlining are detailed. In addition, the impact of the Americans with Disabilities Act is highlighted. Finally, how to recognize and guard against predatory lending practices is reviewed in this real estate continuing education online course.

Technology Trends in Real Estate

SKU : 503MT199001

Credit Hours | 4

Category | Continuing Education

$29.00

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The technology landscape changes quickly, and this rapid change can have significant consequences for the real estate professional. In order to perform at their best, real estate professionals need to stay ahead of these trends. This online course helps to bring focus to the technological innovations that are most relevant to real estate practice. This real estate CE online course will discuss trends in software, social media, and internet security. Videos are presented throughout the course to help explain and illustrate key topics.

Brokerage Management for Supervising Brokers

SKU : 303MT271

Credit Hours | 4

Category | Continuing Education

$29.00

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This real estate online course is approved for Supervising Broker CE credits and includes the required Trust Accounts and Agency topics. This continuing education course only counts towards the CE requirements if you currently have the Supervising Broker Endorsement. This course is very similar to the Introduction to Brokerage Management course so do not purchase both courses in the same renewal. In today's results-focused workplace, you need a solid understanding of management functions and the importance of strategic thinking, and how to analyze the financial condition of the company. If you want to build your leadership role and lead your company to a winning performance, this groundbreaking real estate course is for you!

Safety First: Crime Prevention and Self-Defense for Real Estate Pros

SKU : 503MT291001

Credit Hours | 4

Category | Continuing Education

$29.00

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This online course provides real estate professionals with safety tools and tips to help mitigate fear when working in the field as real estate sales professional. The material and activities are designed to help real estate sales professionals better recognize and avoid potentially dangerous people and situations. This real estate continuing education online course will also equip real estate professionals with self-defense techniques to handle a real attack, thereby increasing self-confidence.

People Management in Real Estate

SKU : 303MT241

Credit Hours | 4

Category | Continuing Education

$29.00

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How do you successfully recruit and hire new agents? How do you retain good people once you get them? The answer to both these questions is the same - it's about people management. Explore the fundamentals of attracting and recruiting new real estate agents to your firm. Identify the training needs of new and experienced licensees, plus look at effective tools and techniques for retaining good talent within your organization. Don't learn by trial and error! Take the steps to building your people management skills now with this valuable groundbreaking real estate CE online course.

Prequalifying Your Buyer in Today's Market

SKU : 503MT045001

Credit Hours | 4

Category | Continuing Education

$29.00

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This online continuing education course provides an overview of real estate financing, and describes the different types of loans and loan programs as well as lending sources. Students will learn how to calculate debt ratios and use loan factors to complete mathematical calculations related to mortgage loans. Students will also estimate closing costs for different types of loans. The course concludes with the student completing prequalifying computations and a loan comparison worksheet for the buyers in the scenario.

Ethics: Pricing, Offers and Advertising

SKU : 303MT521

Credit Hours | 4

Category | Continuing Education

$29.00

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This Ethics course follows the NAR-mandated curriculum for the NAR-required Ethics course. In day-to-day real estate transactions, real estate professionals are forced to make decisions that require ethical reasoning. Ethics: Pricing, Offers and Ads explores the agent's obligation to protect a client?s interest, plus looks at an agent's duties with regard to advertising himself and a property. This must-have guide serves as a blueprint for providing information on making ethical decisions regarding pricing, offers, and ads. Per the NAR requirements, the course must cover the Preamble and two of the following Articles in the Code of Ethics: Article 1, Article 2, Article 3, Article 9, Article 11, Article 12, Article 16 and Article 17. 

The Ethics: Pricing, Offers and Advertising course covers the Preamble and Article 1 and 12.

Concepts in Appraising Green Residential Buildings

SKU : 503MT307001

Credit Hours | 4

Category | Continuing Education

$29.00

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Green construction continues to grow in popularity all over the world and can make an impact when appraising residential buildings. This 4-hour continuing education course will help real estate appraisers understand the definition of environmentally-friendly residences, the organizations that certify environmentally-friendly buildings as well as what green building techniques, features and amenities are. From the valuable content in this course, appraisers will be able to make a clear a decision on how the green features change the values of the building and whether the adjustments are full value or only partial value.

Minimizing Risk with Effective Practices

SKU : 303MT221

Credit Hours | 4

Category | Continuing Education

$29.00

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There's no question about it: In today's real estate environment, knowing how to avoid legal problems is essential. This must-have real estate CE online course provides an overview of how to minimize your liability. You'll learn about the importance of establishing agency policies, developing effective marketing and advertising practices, effective anti-discrimination practices, plus how to reduce your risk by maintaining proper records. Stay out of legal hot water...enroll today!

Environmental Hazards Disclosure

SKU : 503MT024001

Credit Hours | 4

Category | Continuing Education

$29.00

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Protect yourself. Understand your responsibility for disclosure when environmental hazards are involved. This online course provides an overview of the regulations, standards and legal rules in real estate for property disclosure. Specifically covered in detail are lead, mold, methamphetamine labs, asbestos, radon, and other environmental hazards.

Check it Out: Home Inspection in Real Estate Practice

SKU : 503MT018001

Credit Hours | 3

Category | Continuing Education

$24.00

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Just how important is a home inspection? How can you limit your liability during the home inspection process? What do your clients need to know about the home inspection process? This real estate continuing education online course answers all these questions and more, making sure your closings go smoothly.

Principles of Commercial Real Estate

SKU : 503MT052001

Credit Hours | 3

Category | Continuing Education

$24.00

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A high-level view of commercial real estate, this elective online course examines various types of commercial real estate including retail space, storage facilities, and office space. Additional highlights include land development, site selection, industrial real estate brokerage and how both local and regional labor markets can have an effect on commercial real estate.

Qualifying the Buyer Under New Regulations

SKU : 303MT361

Credit Hours | 3

Category | Continuing Education

$24.00

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This must-have online course addresses the fundamental role of real estate agents in the mortgage lending process. With so many changes affecting the ability of potential homebuyers to obtain loans, it is imperative for real estate agents to understand the complexities of today's market.

This real estate continuing education online course discusses how to qualify buyers, as well as the pitfalls to avoid in that process. The qualified mortgage (QM) and ability to repay (ATR) rules are also covered, with an in-depth look at how they affect real estate transactions, real estate agents, and clients. Stay ahead of the curve with this dynamic course!

Evolving Real Estate Finance Laws: What You Need to Know

SKU : 303MT351

Credit Hours | 2

Category | Continuing Education

$19.00

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This real estate online course examines the development of federally regulated consumer protection provisions relating to home ownership, including TILA, Regulation Z, HELCPA and HOEPA. Covered is a discussion of the changes to HOEPA in the Dodd-Frank Act, including expanded triggers for determining whether a mortgage transaction falls under HOEPA, and the additional lender requirements and prohibitions under its provisions. This real estate continuing education course concludes with the changes in the requirements for escrow accounts.

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Real Estate Finance, 7th Edition

SKU : 9781285181370

Category | Textbook

$181.95

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Completely updated and edited to be more readable, Real Estate Finance 7th Edition lays the groundwork for an introductory course on real estate finance. Based on sound economic and financial principles, this book promotes a greater understanding of how real estate financial markets work. Divided into four Parts, this book addresses issues related to residential and commercial real estate finance

With the ever-changing landscape of real estate finance, this book applies the theoretical aspects of financial economics to explain how the financial institutions and markets evolved to their present state.

Topic updates include:

New chapter on federal regulation of financial institutions related to the mortgage market.
New topics on Regulation Z and the Dodd-Frank Act
Updated historical data to reflect the recent past
Revised REIT requirements
Updated to include more recent data on sources of funds, especially CMBS

Author: Terrence M. Clauretie and G. Stacy Sirmans

Copyright:2014

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Have you been thinking of starting a career in commercial real estate? Making the switch? Wondering how to get started?

Then this is the book for you. It contains a working blueprint for successfully entering or transitioning into commercial real estate and making it work. Bob Herd provides advice, direction, and mentoring from real estate professionals who have made the move. Conversations with veteran commercial brokers also give keen insights from industry authorities.

Highlights of the second edition include a new chapter on teams and whether or not they are a good fit for you, expanded information on how to acquire new clients and increase your sales, additional information on how to convert assets to the cash needed to see you through the startup period, and a new section on setting a monthly budget for prospecting commercial property owners, to name a few.

For those using this in the class setting, every chapter now has 10 quiz questions to reinforce what you’ve learned and supplements for instructors adopting this for the classroom.

Author: Robert L. Herd, CRB, CRS, GRI 

Copyright: 2019

5 Minutes to Jumpstarting Your Real Estate Career

SKU : 9781629800226

Category | Textbook

$40.95

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This practical guide provides quick tips for pulling the rip cord and skydiving into real estate success! Author John D. Mayfield shows agents his tried-and-true ways to blaze their way into real estate sales or to revive a lackluster sales record. He explains how to clarify and develop your personal brand, productively expand your sphere of influence, add enlightening detail to sales presentations, use online marketing to enhance your reputation, and give open houses that generate more business. From apps that can revolutionize the way you do business to effective prospecting techniques, this book will provide the tools necessary for achieving success as a real estate professional.

Author: John D. Mayfield

Copyright: 2015

$42.95

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Written by a real estate expert and training authority, this book provides the key steps for success for new and experienced agents who want to thrive, not just survive, in a dynamic industry. Real Estate Marketing and Sales Essentials is packed with insider tips, advice, and hands-on instruction on converting knowledge into sales. The book walks readers through the major daily activities, including prospecting, listing procedures, follow-up, social networking, referrals, technology, negotiation, financing, and more.  

Author: Dan Hamilton

Copyright: 2015

Real Estate Principles, 12th Edition

SKU : 9781285420981

Category | Textbook

$137.95

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For decades this popular principles book has laid a solid foundation for thousands of new real estate professionals starting a rewarding career in the real estate industry. Known for his clear presentation and engaging style, Charles J. Jacobus brings together all the pieces of real estate, giving students the fundamentals they need for success. This best-selling principles book has been updated to reflect numerous changes in modern real estate practice. Particular attention has been given to new regulations in the mortgage industry, while still reinforcing the core concepts that have been the cornerstone of American real estate ownership. 

Author: Charles Jacobus

Copyright: 2014

Real Estate National Licensing Exam Prep

SKU : 9781111427139

Category | Textbook

$46.95

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This thorough real estate guide covers the critical subject areas that sales and broker candidates must know to pass the national licensing exam. Topics include all the basics from real property characteristics and property ownership to operating a brokerage. Real Estate National Licensing Exam Prep includes content outlines for each of the test providers (AMP, PearsonVue, PSI, and state providers), general study tips, and 1,000 exam-style questions. Marcia Spada's step-by-step approach helps students gain confidence and master test-taking strategies.

Author: Spada, Marcia Darvin

Copyright: 2012

Real Estate Investment, 7 Edition

SKU : 9780324784688

Category | Textbook

$88.95

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This comprehensive real estate investment guide helps industry professionals use risk analysis to determine a property’s productivity. The authors use a concise and practical hands-on approach to explain the factors involved in making wise investments. Applicable tax laws and regulations are also discussed, as well as investment-related legal documents. The text is supplemented by a student version of ARGUS® software, student exercises, and discussion questions.

Author: Wiedemer, John P. – Houston Community College - Emeritus Goeters, Joseph E. – Houston Community College Graham, J. Edward – University of North Carolina - Wilmington

Copyright: 2011

Real Estate, 13th Edition

SKU : 9780324143799

Category | Textbook

$174.95

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Designed to provide a clear understanding of real estate decisions, this book covers the fundamentals of the property ownership cycle. Each section focuses on a component of the decision-making process, such as value analysis, market dynamics, finance, federal taxes, and property development. Basic valuation concepts provide a frame of reference. Each chapter includes sample questions and exercises for exam preparation. 

Author: Shilling, James D. – DePaul University

Copyright: 2002

Real Estate Finance, 9th Edition

SKU : 9780324181425

Category | Textbook

$64.95

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This new edition reflects current principles and practices of real estate finance, in light of the financial crisis and mortgage meltdown that began in 2008. Covering both residential and commercial real estate finance, the text includes specialized mortgage lending procedures and the latest federal laws and regulations. The guide is supplemented by ARGUS software exercises with computer-based analysis and technology integration.

Author: Wiedemer, John P. – Houston Community College – Emeritus & J Keith Baker, North Lake College

Copyright: 2012

$193.95

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Streamlined and completely updated with expanded coverage of corporate and international real estate investment, this upper-level real estate text presents the essential concepts, principles, and tools necessary to analyze income-producing commercial real estate from an investment perspective. This new edition continues to integrate relevant aspects of urban and financial economics to provide users with a fundamental analytical understanding and application of real estate investments—now using a student version of ARGUS(R) software on CD included with the book.

ARGUS(R) software is a Windows-based program used extensively in the real estate investment industry to solve complex investment and valuation problems. Also included on the CD is a student version of Crystal Ball(R), professional-grade software used to perform risk analysis on commercial investments. Author Piet Eichholtz contributes a chapter that explores international real estate investments, both opportunistically and structurally, by outlining elements for developing and implementing real estate investments successfully abroad. Jim Clayton from the University of Cincinnati thoroughly revised and updated the finance coverage and end-of-chapter questions throughout.

Author: Geltner/Miller/Clayton/Eichhotlz

Copyright: 2014

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Mega-Producer Results In Commercial Real Estate

SKU : 9780324314090

Category | Textbook

$30.95

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Packed with real-world stories and insider advice, this easy-to-read book explores the practices of high-producing commercial agents. Veteran commercial brokers share their success tips, and help you implement them. The text includes a discussion of the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) curriculum, which is the core knowledge expected of commercial investment real estate practitioners.

Author: Herd, Bob – CRB, CRS, ePRO, GRI

Copyright: 2008

Learning Real Estate Finance

SKU : 9780324143638

Category | Textbook

$52.95

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This textbook teaches the beginning real estate student the skills and knowledge necessary for success in real estate. The authors' primary emphasis is residential finance, featuring solid coverage of the essential tools of finance, including time value of money. Clauretie and Sirmans also cover commercial real estate financing.

Author: Clauretie/Sirmans

Copyright: 2002

$41.95

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This 30th Anniversary Edition delivers Danielle Kennedy’s proven formula for building a successful real estate career and handling every turn of a changing market. Danielle explains how to benefit from tried-and-true basics while launching creative marketing strategies and new technology tools; drive social networking strategies to win and close more business; increase profits in challenging markets through multiple niches; and build a powerful brand with high-tech, high-touch marketing tools.

Author: Danielle Kennedy and Warren Jamison

Copyright: 2011

Effective Real Estate Sales And Marketing, 3rd Edition

SKU : 9780324222890

Category | Textbook

$52.95

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The formula for effective real estate sales has three essential elements—planning, marketing, and closing. Truly successful real estate professionals understand this 3-stage framework and apply the marketing mix that works most effectively for them to achieve success.

Technology is built into every element of this proven 3-stage framework because this is the new frontier for achieving profitable real estate selling. While you’ll find Effective Real Estate Sales and Marketing, 3e provides a solid overview of the relationship between marketing and sales, new agents as well as sales veterans will appreciate the extensive coverage of proven marketing techniques and effective technology applications.

Author: Rosenauer, Johnnie – San Antonio College Mayfield, John D. – ABR®, ABRM, GRI, e-PRO®, CRB

Copyright: 2007

Commercial Real Estate Analysis & Investments, 2nd Edition

SKU : 9780324305487

Category | Textbook

$193.95

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The well-known author team of Geltner and Miller bring you a new edition of this authoritative resource on commercial real estate analysis and investment. Streamlined and completely updated with expanded coverage of corporate and international real estate investment, this upper-level real estate text presents the essential concepts, principles, and tools necessary to analyze commercial real estate (income-producing) from an investment perspective. Commercial Real Estate Analysis & Investments, 2nd Edition bridges the gap between mainstream finance and the cutting edge of professional real estate practice, in order to address the implications of their key differences. This new edition continues to integrate relevant aspects of urban and financial economics to provide users with a fundamental analytical understanding and application of real estate investments—now using a student version of ARGUS® software on CD-ROM included with the book. ARGUS software is a Windows-based program used extensively in the real estate investment industry to solve complex investment and valuation problems. Also included on the CD is a student version of Crystal Ball®, professional-grade software used to perform risk analysis on commercial investments. Contributing author Piet Eichholtz from the University of Maasstricht contributes a chapter that explores international real estate investments, both opportunistically and structurally, by outlining elements for developing and implementing real estate investments successfully abroad. Jim Clayton from the University of Cincinnati thoroughly revised and updated the finance coverage and end-of-chapter questions throughout. In this edition Geltner and Miller enhance their unmatched pedagogy by adding discussion of the real options application to real estate development and streamlining the discussion of data returns.

Author: David M. Geltner, Norman G. Miller, Jim Clayton, & Piet Eichholtz

Copyright: 2007

5 Minutes to MORE Great Real Estate Letters, 2nd Edition

SKU : 9781111428181

Category | Textbook

$40.95

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This follow-up to 5 Minutes to A Great Real Estate Letter gives real estate agents even more targeted and strategic marketing campaigns to drive business and close more sales. John Mayfield expands on many essential topics, such as prospecting and client-closing, and adds a wide range of fresh, contemporary business letters and niche correspondence. 

Author: Mayfield, John – ABR®, ABRM, GRI, e-PRO®, CRB

Copyright: 2012

Real Estate Brokerage: A Guide to Success, 2nd Edition

SKU : 9781629809557

Category | Textbook

$74.95

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The concepts in this book are for the startup real estate brokerage, the midsized brokerage, and the buyout of an existing brokerage.  This book is beneficial for the real estate license holder, the associate broker who is contemplating owning or managing a real estate brokerage, and the veteran broker who is looking to invest.  It discusses ethical and legal business practices, analyzing the market and competition, managing risk, recruitment and growth opportunities.  This book is organized around the two main functions of a real estate broker: recruiting new and experienced salespeople and retaining great talent. New to this second edition includes more detailed planning brokerage operations, case studies involving ethics, characteristics of a buyer’s and seller’s market as it relates to the real estate industry, and a focus on business insurance and risk analysis.

Author: Dan Hamilton

Copyright: 2018

Ethics for the Real Estate Professional, 4th Edition

SKU : 9781629802022

Category | Textbook

$16.95

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This fourth edition has been revised significantly to address the state of the industry since the mortgage crisis.The chapters have been fully updated with new psychological and business models for resolving ethical dilemmas, shows how the code of ethics shapes business practices, and gives more contemporary examples and case studies on applied ethics.

Author: Deborah H. Long, DREI, Ed.D.

Copyright: 2018

Real Estate Principles, 13th Edition

SKU : 9781629809939

Category | Textbook

$149.95

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Today’s real estate consumers are very unique. They grew up with technology and their speedy access to information drives consumer habits. The role of the real estate professional has progressed because of technology, as well as increased governmental regulations. With the evolution of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and continued emphasis on consumer protection, real estate professionals work in a changing and exciting world.

This principles book was written to help today’s students become tomorrow’s professionals. It lays the foundation of the market giving readers the tools on which to base a successful career.

Updates include:

-N ew topics of Title Insurance, Wind Energy, Identify Theft, and Real Estate Investment Trusts.

- Updated discussions of current FHA coverage, mortgage insurance, construction regulations, TILA, mortgage loan origination, creative financing, RESPA regulations, and capital gains topics.

- Study guide available separately for further practice in test-taking and reinforcement of learning objectives with quizzes, answers, and rationale for further explanation.

- Instructor resources for adopting schools include chapter outlines, teaching tips and a bank of test questions for classroom assessment.

Author: Charles J. Jacobus 

Copyright: 2018

Real Estate Law, 3rd Edition

SKU : 9781629801360

Category | Textbook

$93.95

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Real Estate Law, 3rd Edition provides a well-written, detailed exploration of how real estate and the law interact. The material discussed is pertinent to all the daily agency activities the reader may encounter. This edition has been updated to include new RESPA and CFPB rules, new theories involving agency concepts, revised federal tax laws, arbitration and mediation concepts, electronically transmitted contracts and registration systems, and new tax issues in home ownership and sales.

Author: Charles J. Jacobus 

Copyright: 2016

Qualifying the Buyer Under New Regulations

SKU : 9781629801568

Category | Textbook

$12.99

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Qualifying the Buyer Under New Regulations addresses the fundamental role of real estate agents in the mortgage lending process. With so many changes affecting the ability of potential homebuyers to obtain loans, it is imperative for real estate agents to understand the complexities of today’s market. The book discusses how to qualify buyers, as well as the pitfalls to avoid in that process. The qualified mortgage (QM) and ability to repay (ATR) rules are also covered, with an in-depth look at how they affect real estate transactions.

Author: OnCourse Learning

Copyright: 2016


Tax Implications of Home Sales

SKU : 9781629801544

Category | Textbook

$12.99

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Real estate professionals can increase their value to their customers by learning the tax implications on home sales in the U.S. Discover strategies every real estate agent can use, including how to identify the sources of active, portfolio, and passive income. Discover how long- and short-term capital gains and losses are treated. Learn how depreciation affects taxable income, cost basis, and taxation of capital gains. You will also look at the ownership and use requirements for claiming a section 121 exclusion of gain, how to calculate taxable home sales gains, and more. This is a great resource in helping agents better understand tax implications and assist their clients.

Author: OnCourse Learning

Copyright: 2016

Starting a Successful Brokerage

SKU : 9781629801520

Category | Textbook

$12.99

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Ready to start your own brokerage business? Starting a Successful Brokerage is packed with essential information to help you get started and succeed! Learn about developing a business plan, setting up your company’s management team, marketing, advertising, and identify the costs involved in running a company. Starting a brokerage is a huge challenge . . . and there are great rewards for those who do it right! Learn the vital skills, strategies, and steps for getting your company off to a great start.

Author: OnCourse Learning

Copyright: 2016

Property Pricing and Residential Real Estate

SKU : 9781629801513

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When a property is priced properly, it is easier for real estate agents to show and sell it. This book explores in-depth the appraisal process versus the Competitive Market Analysis approach to determining value for a given property. Practical applications of different pricing methods are summarized, along with real world examples and illustrations of pricing residential properties and income-producing properties.

Author: OnCourse Learning

Copyright: 2016

Minimizing Risk with Effective Practices

SKU : 9781629801551

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In today’s real estate environment, knowing how to avoid legal problems is essential. This must-have book provides an overview of how to minimize your liability. You’ll learn about the importance of establishing agency policies, developing effective marketing and advertising practices, effective anti-discrimination practices, plus how to reduce your risk by maintaining proper records.

Author: OnCourse Learning

Copyright: 2016

$81.95

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Thousands of professionals like you have built their career on the foundation this popular principles book provides you – unlocking the key to your success in real estate. In this book you will learn about real estate brokerage, financing, contracts, closing, investment, fair housing, licensing, and rights and interests.

Author: Charles J. Jacobus 

Copyright: 2018

Real Estate Finance, 10th Edition

SKU : 9781629800202

Category | Textbook

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Real Estate Finance, 10th Edition details contemporary residential and commercial real estate finance, explaining how these financial markets work. The 10th edition has been updated to reflect current principles and practices of modern real estate finance resulting from the recent financial crisis, mortgage meltdown, and prolonged road to recovery. This text provides coverage of specialized mortgage lending procedures including: sources of mortgage money, constraints on those sources, loan qualifications, and laws and regulations that guide practices today. The easy-to-read narrative format provides an accessible introduction for the novice student, as well as an invaluable overview for experienced professionals.

Features:

- Lists useful web addresses as resources for additional learning in each chapter
- Includes revisions that have occurred in the secondary mortgage market for mortgage-backed securities to enhance understanding of the two main government-sponsored agencies
- Discusses the lingering effects of Wall Street Reform and the Consumer Protection Act
- Covers the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure Rule

Author: J. Keith Baker & John P. Wiedemer

Copyright: 2016

Basic Real Estate Appraisal, 9th Edition

SKU : 9781629800189

Category | New License

$78.95

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Written by instructors for instructors, Basic Real Estate Appraisal covers the fundamentals of the appraisal business, making concepts accessible for aspiring real estate appraisers. It also helps real estate salespeople, brokers, consumers, investors, and all others seeking a better understanding of the role of appraisers in today’s real estate market. This ninth edition reflects the major changes in appraising and appraisal regulations in recent years, including changes to the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) in the 2014–2015 Edition, as well as those approved for the 2016–2017 Edition. This edition also addresses the Uniform Appraisal Dataset (UAD) and the Market Conditions Addendum used in single-family residential appraisals for lending purposes.

Author: Richard H. Betts and James A. Glickman

Copyright: 2015

Essentials of Real Estate Economics, 6th Edition

SKU : 9780538739696

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$70.95

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This direct and practical textbook presents the current economic factors that cause real estate values to change. No formal background in economics   is required for real estate sales and broker candidates to gain a solid understanding of fundamental economic and finance principles by reading   Essentials of Real Estate Economics.

 Author: Dennis J. McKenzie, Richard M. Betts, and Carol M. Jensen

 Copyright: 2011

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Montana Real Estate License Requirements

Learn about the Montana real estate education needs for licensing and renewal.

Licensing Board/Commission: Montana Department of Labor & Industry Department of Realty Regulation.

Montana Real Estate License Requirements:

  • Montana real estate salesperson license: 60 hours
  • Montana real estate broker license: 60 hours (in addition to two years of experience as a licensed salesperson)

Montana State Reciprocity

Real estate commissions and boards across the country are adopting policies for a real estate agent in one state to more easily become licensed in another state. Montana has a reciprocal agreement with the licensing jurisdiction of Alberta, Canada.

Applicants from other statees may submit a waiver of examination and/or education. The Montana Department of Labor & Industry will determine if the other state or jurisdiction has licensing standards substantially equivalent to Montana's requirements. The Board may approve to waive all or part of the required prelicense education and/or the exam.

Montana Real Estate Continuing Education (CE) and License Renewal Requirements:

  • Real estate professionals in Montana who want to renew their real estate licenses must do so by October 31 every year
  • By that date, licensees need to complete 12 hours of real estate CE, of which 8 hours may be electives and 4 hours must be core coursework