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Concepts in Appraising Green Residential Buildings

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 4

Category | Continuing Education

SKU | 503TX307001

$26.00

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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.

TREC 2018-2019 Legal Update II

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 4

Category | Continuing Education

SKU | 503TX105002

$26.00

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Stay up-to-date on legal changes in your state. This course discusses hot topics and modern changes from the court as well as updates to real estate forms and changes made by the legislature. This course covers recent legislative and regulatory changes.

This course meets the requirement for 4 hours of mandatory continuing education in legal updates. (Course Approval 33198)

Due to state mandated regulatory requirements, you must successfully complete the TREC 2018-2019 CE Legal Update Part I course(s) prior to the end of December 31, 2019 in order to receive credit towards your license renewal.

TREC 2018-2019 Legal Update I

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 4

Category | Continuing Education

SKU | 503TX104002

$26.00

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Stay up-to-date on legal changes in your state. This course discusses hot topics and modern changes from the court as well as updates to real estate forms and changes made by the legislature. This course covers recent legislative and regulatory changes.

This course meets the requirement for 4 hours of mandatory continuing education in legal updates. (Course Approval 33197)

Due to state mandated regulatory requirements, you must successfully complete the TREC 2018-2019 CE Legal Update Part I course(s) prior to the end of December 31, 2019 in order to receive credit towards your license renewal.

Commercial Finance and Investment Analysis

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 6

Category | Continuing Education

SKU | 503TX019001

$39.00

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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.

Structuring Ownership in a Commercial Real Estate

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 6

Category | Continuing Education

SKU | 503TX074001

$39.00

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Commercial real estate is very different from residential. This online course breaks down in detail the different types of property ownership that are mainly unique to commercial real estate. The topics of each included are taxes, set up, regulations, liability, management, benefits and drawbacks.

Methods of Residential Finance

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 6

Category | Continuing Education

SKU | 503TX037001

$39.00

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Want to understand the financial component of residential real estate better? A comprehensive overview of finance for residential real estate, this online course touches on a multitude of topics including FHA, VA loans, assumptions, alternative financing, conventional financing and purchase money mortgages.  This online course also covers legislation in regard to financing.

Commercial Sales and Exchanges

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 6

Category | Continuing Education

SKU | 503TX021001

$39.00

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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.

Property Valuation: Income Capitalization Overview

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 6

Category | Continuing Education

SKU | 503TX036001

$39.00

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Learn all the steps included in the income approach to home and property valuation. This online course dives into how to estimate rates of capitalization as well as income and expenses. Highlights include coverage of yield capitalization and direct capitalization as well as multiple examples designed specifically to help students better absorb and fully comprehend the material covered.

Green Home Construction

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 6

Category | Continuing Education

SKU | 503TX014001

$39.00

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Thinking about "going green?" The prevalence of green home construction continues to expand in the U.S. Don't you want to have a better understanding of this market? This online course covers various topics in both sustainable design and green home construction including waste management, lot shopping, special safety applications, site work, and building material choices.

Basic Real Estate Finance

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 6

Category | Continuing Education

SKU | 503TX012001

$39.00

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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.

Pricing Property to Sell

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 6

Category | Continuing Education

SKU | 503TX051001

$39.00

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Selling and pricing your client's property, so that they can get the most they can for their property is a critical. So how do you determine the right price? This real estate online course is designed to help you better understand the concepts of pricing property, approaches to pricing property, principles of value, replacement cost value and the application of market data.

Tax Advantages of Home Ownership

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 6

Category | Continuing Education

SKU | 503TX075001

$39.00

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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.

Property Valuation: Sales Comparison Approach

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 6

Category | Continuing Education

SKU | 501TX069001

$39.00

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Gain insight into how the sales comparison approach to valuation works. This online course takes a step-by-step look at the approach. Additionally, this continuing education real estate course covers the process for data collections as well as different ways that adjustments can be estimated. Example problems help students to better retain and apply the information.

Commercial Leases

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 6

Category | Continuing Education

SKU | 503TX020001

$39.00

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Leases can be a huge source of commission for agents looking to pursue commercial real estate. This online course offers the need-to-know information for the 3 major types of commercial leases: office, retail and industrial. Highlights include: major negotiation points, how to determine rent based on formulas, and technical concerns exclusive to industrial leases.

Property Valuation: Cost Approach Overview

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 6

Category | Continuing Education

SKU | 503TX023001

$39.00

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Using a hands-on approach to understanding valuation of a property from a cost approach standpoint, this online course helps students learn by walking through various examples as the study material progresses. This real estate continuing education online course focuses on the various methods for estimating cost as well as calculating depreciation.

Business Management in a Broker Office

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 6

Category | Continuing Education

SKU | 503TX197001

$39.00

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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 regulation. (Course Approval # 31656)

Tax Free Exchanges

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 4

Category | Continuing Education

SKU | 503TX077001

$26.00

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Learn all about tax free exchanges. This online course is an excellent introduction to the implications of tax free exchanges for investment properties in residential real estate. Learn what is required to qualify for a tax free exchange, what different kinds of exchanges are available and also various ways that the title can be transferred for the purpose of an exchange.

Real Estate Self Defense: Protect You and Your Client

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 4

Category | Continuing Education

SKU | 503TX291001

$26.00

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This 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 course will also equip real estate professionals with self-defense techniques to handle a real attack, thereby increasing self-confidence.

Principles of Commercial Real Estate

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 4

Category | Continuing Education

SKU | 503TX052001

$26.00

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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.

Technology Trends in Real Estate

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 4

Category | Continuing Education

SKU | 503TX199001

$26.00

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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.

Check it Out: Home Inspection in Real Estate Practice

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 4

Category | Continuing Education

SKU | 503TX018001

$26.00

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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.

Short Sales And Foreclosures

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 4

Category | Continuing Education

SKU | 503TX079001

$26.00

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This online course is an overview of short sale transactions, alternatives to short sales, how short sales affect buyers, lenders and sellers, the Home Affordable Modification Program (both HAMP Tier 1 and 2 are included) and the Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternative (HAFA II/Short Sale). Highlights include defining what a licensee's role is in a short sale and how to put together the packet needed in a short sale for a lender. Additional topics include how the MARS Rule affects real estate licensees who are working with a client on a short sale, tenant rights in relation to a short sale and also the kinds of lender fraud that licensees should be on the lookout for during the process of a short sale. Course #: 32418

ADA and Fair Housing

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 4

Category | Continuing Education

SKU | 503TX011002

$26.00

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Fair Housing and the Americans with Disabilities Act legislation affects the business of every real estate professional. This real estate CE online course covers the law and how it pertains to real estate professionals, while refreshing their knowledge of the Federal Fair Housing Laws.

This online course covers the prohibitions in the Fair Housing Act, how an individual can enforce the Fair Housing Act, the provisions of the Civil Rights Act of 1866 and the Fair Housing Act of 1968. It also covers the purpose and scope of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and its effects on licensees of the ADA.

Federal Law and Commercial Real Estate

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 4

Category | Continuing Education

SKU | 503TX028001

$26.00

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Which laws affect commercial real estate? This online course answers that by covering commercial transactions, the ownership of commercial real estate and the federal laws that real estate agencies are required to abide by. Topics included are tenancy, foreclosures, contracts, easements, deeds, agency, zoning, estates, liens, restrictions, leases, court decisions and title transfers. This is a perfect elective for those looking to gain a better insight into the world of commercial real estate.

Green Home Features

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 3

Category | Continuing Education

SKU | 503TX035001

$19.00

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What makes a green home green? Students will gain insight into different features included in green design. This real estate continuing education online course highlights water and energy efficiency, appliances, methods of controlling heat loss, how to conserve energy in a home, lighting, and renewable energy.

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Real Estate Brokerage: A Guide to Success

Format | Physical

Category | Textbook

SKU | 9780324379464

$74.95

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This comprehensive guide focuses on successful and innovative recruiting and retention strategies for real estate professionals. Real-life case studies, group discussions, and analysis applications enable readers to establish, manage, and market a thriving real estate brokerage. Practical management skills specific to brokerages are also discussed. 

Author: Hamilton, Dan – Real Estate Career Training School

Copyright: 2007

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Real Estate Principles & Practices Workbook

Format | Physical

Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629800073

$41.95

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Designed to supplement Arlyne Geschwender’s Real Estate Principles & Practices, this workbook delivers additional exercises to reinforce each lesson and practice exam questions for self-paced learning.

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The Home Inspection Reference Guide

Format | Physical

Category | Continuing Education

SKU | 9781629809915

$249.00

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The Home Inspection Reference Guide covers all aspects of the general home. Each chapter focuses on major aspects of the inspection and includes easy-to-understand technical explanations. Diagrams and photos enhance understanding, and the “Don’t Ever Miss” list highlights key points in an inspection. Finally, tips on how to report findings makes this book a comprehensive guide for understanding home inspection.

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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.

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

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Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629802374

$64.76

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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.

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Ethics for the Real Estate Professional, 4th Edition (ebook)

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Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629802299

$11.86

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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.

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Real Estate Principles, 13th Edition (ebook)

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Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629802268

$117.26

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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:

New 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.

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5 Minutes to Jumpstarting Your Real Estate Career (E-Book)

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Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629801681

$34.80

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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.

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Real Estate Marketing & Sales Essentials: Steps for Success, 2nd Edition (E-Book)

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Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629801674

$36.50

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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.

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Residential Mortgage Lending: Principles & Practices, 6th Edition (E-Book)

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Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629800493

$105.35

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This unique text is designed for both employees of mortgage lenders and individuals studying real estate finance. In addition to covering the fundamentals of mortgage banking, it includes strategies for succeeding in today’s competitive market. With a focus on on the practical applications of residential mortgage lending, this guide is an excellent resource for learning mortgage banking operations. Topics include the latest mortgage laws and regulations, government mortgage programs, and information on the recent housing crisis.

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How to List & Sell Real Estate, 30th Anniversary Edition (E-Book)

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Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629800509

$35.65

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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.

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Essentials of Real Estate Economics, 6th Edition (E-Book)

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Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629800370

$60.30

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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.

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Real estate professionals are confronted every day with on-the-job dilemmas with contradictory regulations, codes of conduct, or laws that make it difficult to effectively resolve ethical conflict. Written by an acknowledged expert on real estate ethics, this new edition of a timeless real estate ethics resource will provide you with simple real-life case studies and the opportunity to explore and analyze ethics in your professional business. New topics include ethically handling competitors, new required disclosures, housing discrimination, and updated discussions in agency and Gallup Poll results. "How Would You Respond" questions and Case Study exercises allow for open discussion amongst a group or thoughtful reflection for independent studies. Deborah Long's use of everyday language helps real estate agents gain an increased awareness and understanding of ethical decision making as they work through the various real-life scenarios and provocative discussion questions.

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Real Estate Principles & Practices, 9th Edition (E-Book)

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Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629800417

$53.50

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Organized around the natural flow and sequence of events in a real estate transaction, this text employs a realistic and practical approach to learning the basics of real estate. Students will appreciate Arlyne Geschwender’s friendly tone and accessible reading style. Recent changes in modern real estate law and practice have been incorporated in this revised edition, along with new forms and contracts. Features: • Provides a unique approach for the introductory student since the book follows the natural sequence of a real estate transaction • Features an open-faced layout and wide margins that encourage note-taking • Contains clear and concise definitions of concepts and terms • Includes numerous examples to aid the novice student • Highlights websites to encourage further research • Engages classroom discussions and promotes real-world application with end-of-chapter review questions and discussion points A separate workbook is available to complement this text, delivering additional reinforcement exercises and practice exam questions for self-paced learning.

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Real Estate Finance, 10th Edition (E-Book)

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Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629800400

$52.40

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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.

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Real Estate: An Introduction to the Profession, 11th Edition (E-Book)

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Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629800387

$69.65

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This popular real estate textbook introduces core industry concepts in a clear, organized presentation. A vibrant two-color design and real-world examples keep users engaged. Students will gain the solid foundation they need to succeed in modern real estate. The book includes simple contracts and policies, math review, real-world scenarios, and expanded coverage of the mortgage industry. The book's self-paced study guide includes exam-style questions.

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Real Estate Finance: Theory & Practice, 7th Edition (E-Book)

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Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629800363

$119.00

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The core of this text is based on sound economic and financial principles to promote a greater understanding of how real estate financial markets work. The authors blend theory with practice, applying the theoretical aspects of financial economics to explain how real estate financial institutions and markets have developed and evolved to their present state, and why they take the forms they do. The authors address the dramatic changes in the real estate financial markets and the impact major federal legislation has on real estate finance. Direct application using ARGUS® software makes this book extremely hands on, giving students practical, real-world experience in real estate analysis.

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Real Estate Investment, 7th Edition (E-Book)

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Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629800356

$75.60

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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.

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Real Estate Principles, 12th Edition (E-Book)

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Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629800349

$117.25

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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 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.

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Commercial Real Estate Analysis & Investments, 3rd Edition (E-Book)

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Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629800318

$164.85

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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.

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Texas Real Estate Law, 11th Edition (E-Book)

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Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629800486

$81.55

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As the most trusted and well-informed legal resource on Texas real estate law, Charles J. Jacobus delivers clear and thorough coverage of the many aspects and complexities of real estate law today in Texas. The 11th edition is a complete and well-organized study covering what the law has been in the past before moving to what it is at the present--all with a perfect balance of principles and practice. This new edition also reflects changes from the most recent Texas Legislative session.

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Texas Real Estate, 12th Edition (E-Book)

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SKU | 9781629800332

$65.40

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Updated to reflect recent legislative changes, this revised edition includes a discussion of the new CFPB rules, the Education Standards Advisory Committee, license act changes, and a brief discussion on the court system. Charles J. Jacobus provides students with numerous examples and keen insights from the actual practice of real estate in Texas. The “Putting it to Work” features give readers a brief understanding of how the material relates to everyday real estate transactions. Texas Real Estate also includes extensive end-of-chapter review questions, a comprehensive glossary, and a helpful real estate math review appendix. The book’s two practice exams with complete answer keys allow readers to test their understanding and prepare fully for taking Texas’ real estate licensing exam.

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Real Estate: An Introduction to the Profession, 13th Edition (ebook)

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Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629802275

$69.66

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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.

English-Spanish Real Estate Dictionary, 2nd Edition

Format | Physical

Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629800240

$32.95

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With over 2,000 real estate terms in English and Spanish, this is a quick and easy reference guide for busy real estate professionals. The added investment terms in this second edition allow you to navigate real estate investment transactions with ease. Whether you're working as a real estate agent or studying to become one, you will benefit from this invaluable Spanish-English resource.

Con más de 2,000 términos de bienes raíces en inglés y en español, éste es un guía de facil referencia para los profesionales de bienes raíces. Los términos de inversión añadidos en esta segunda edición te permiten navegar con facilidad en las transacciones de inversiones en bienes raíces. Si estás trabajando como agente de bienes raíces o estudiando para ser agente, beneficiaras de este recurso invaluable de español-inglés.

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Real Estate Finance and Investment, 8th Edition

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Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629809946

$181.95

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Fully updated and revised, this 8th edition has a new title: Real Estate Finance and Investment which reflects the emphasis on real estate investment. Updates to charts, examples, REIT requirements, and tax laws including the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 are included. A new chapter has been added to show a real estate investment example from beginning to end for real-world application. The material presented in this book is based on a strong foundation of economic and financial theory and how to put those theories into practice.

Author: Terrence M Clauretie and G Stacy Sirmans

Copyright: 2019

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Home Inspection Book: A Guide for Professionals

Format | Physical

Category | Textbook

SKU | 9780324560633

$49.95

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A step-by-step handbook for real estate professionals, this is also a reference guide to help with all aspects of home inspection. This efficient learning tool is designed around ASHI, NAHI, and NACHI guidelines. Extensive illustrations, diagrams, charts, and helpful checklists make it a very user-friendly resource.

Author: Spada, Marcia Darvin – Albany Center for Real Estate Education

Copyright: 2008

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Essentials of Real Estate Economics, 7th Edition

Format | Physical

Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629801971

$70.95

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This practical-approach book is intended for real estate students who lave little or no background in formal economics. It presents complex topics in a simple manner to provide the basics of real estate economics. It starts with the big picture and then narrows in on city patterns and growth, markets for various property types, governmental impacts, newest tax laws, zoning, and anticipating change.

Highlights of this edition include:
- Streamlined topics and combined chapters for easier comprehension

- Added discussion on important topics such as supply and demand, inflation, and business cycles

- Updated regulations to reflect the newest tax law changes, especially on capital gains rates

- Restructured chapter on anticipating change to look at short-term and long-term outlooks

Author: Richard M Betts and Monte Cicino

Copyright: 2019

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Real Estate Finance, 7th Edition

Format | Physical

Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781285181370

$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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Mega-Producer Results in Commercial Real Estate: A Blueprint for Success

Format | Physical

Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629802039

$30.95

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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

title

5 Minutes to Jumpstarting Your Real Estate Career

Format | Physical

Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629800226

$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

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Real Estate Marketing & Sales Essentials: Steps for Success, 2nd Edition

Format | Physical

Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629800097

$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

title

Real Estate Principles, 12th Edition

Format | Physical

Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781285420981

$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

title

Real Estate National Licensing Exam Prep

Format | Physical

Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781111427139

$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

title

Real Estate Investment, 7 Edition

Format | Physical

Category | Textbook

SKU | 9780324784688

$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

title

Real Estate, 13th Edition

Format | Physical

Category | Textbook

SKU | 9780324143799

$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

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Real Estate Finance, 9th Edition

Format | Physical

Category | Textbook

SKU | 9780324181425

$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

title

Commercial Real Estate Analysis & Investments with CD, 3rd Edition

Format | Physical

Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781133108825

$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

9781133108825

title

Mega-Producer Results In Commercial Real Estate

Format | Physical

Category | Textbook

SKU | 9780324314090

$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

title

Learning Real Estate Finance

Format | Physical

Category | Textbook

SKU | 9780324143638

$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

title

How to List & Sell Real Estate – 30th Anniversary Edition

Format | Physical

Category | Textbook

SKU | 9780538798297

$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

title

Effective Real Estate Sales And Marketing, 3rd Edition

Format | Physical

Category | Textbook

SKU | 9780324222890

$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

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Commercial Real Estate Analysis & Investments, 2nd Edition

Format | Physical

Category | Textbook

SKU | 9780324305487

$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

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

Format | Physical

Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781111428181

$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

title

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

Format | Physical

Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629809557

$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

title

Ethics for the Real Estate Professional, 4th Edition

Format | Physical

Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629802022

$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

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Real Estate Principles, 13th Edition

Format | Physical

Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629809939

$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

title

Real Estate Law, 3rd Edition

Format | Physical

Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629801360

$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

title

Qualifying the Buyer Under New Regulations

Format | Physical

Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629801568

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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

 

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Tax Implications of Home Sales

Format | Physical

Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629801544

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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.

 

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Starting a Successful Brokerage

Format | Physical

Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629801520

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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

title

Property Pricing and Residential Real Estate

Format | Physical

Category | Textbook

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

title

Green Real Estate

Format | Physical

Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629801537

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This book is designed to improve real estate licensees’ knowledge of green energy, green housing, and the types of green certification available for buildings, systems, and licensees, so that licensees may better serve clients who are interested in green living or building. The housing market is becoming increasingly greener, due in part to regulatory demand, and in part to consumer demand. Readers will understand the techniques used in green building, the benefits of green building for energy efficiency, resource conservation and marketability; the types of green certification available and how they apply to systems, housing, and licensees; and how to appropriately refer green contractors and other vendors. This serves as a must-have guide for gaining an overall understanding of the green housing movement, and how licensees may best serve clients interested in green real estate. 

Author: OnCourse Learning

Copyright: 2016

title

Minimizing Risk with Effective Practices

Format | Physical

Category | Textbook

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

Texas Legal Update II 2016-2017

Format | Physical

Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629801773

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Texas Legal Update II 2016-2017 is a printed version of the Texas Real Estate Commission’s overview of updates that were made in 2015 to TREC statutes and rules. This volume covers changes to rules for ethical real estate practices, fair housing laws, agency law, DPTA, and hot topics.

Author: Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC)

Copyright: 2016

Texas Legal Update I 2016-2017

Format | Physical

Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629801766

$12.99

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Texas Legal Update I 2016–2017 is a printed version of the Texas Real Estate Commission’s overview of updates that were made in 2015 to TREC statutes and rules. This volume covers changes to rules for property management; buyers, landlords, tenants, and sellers; TREC-promulgated forms and addenda; and unauthorized practice of law. The material contained within is also available for free at the TREC website.

Author: Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC)

Copyright: 2016

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Texas Common Legal Issues in Real Estate

Format | Physical

Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629801728

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Texas Common Legal Issues in Real Estate covers 4 hours of CE credits for the 2016-2017 license renewal period. Revered industry veteran Charles J. Jacobus provides an extended discussion on legal topics. Updated to reflect 2015 legislative changes in Texas, this text includes discussion of everyday legal issues affecting brokers, such as contracts for sale, homestead laws, and deceptive trade practices. Students appreciate the engaging writing style that brings the material to life, making it relevant and keeping it current.

 

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Real Estate: An Introduction to the Profession, 12th Edition

Format | Physical

Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629802176

$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.

 

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Texas Real Estate, 12th Edition

Format | Physical

Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629800011

$76.95

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Updated to reflect recent legislative changes, this revised edition includes a discussion of the new CFPB rules, the Education Standards Advisory Committee, license act changes, and a brief discussion on the court system. Charles J. Jacobus provides students with numerous examples and keen insights from the actual practice of real estate in Texas. The “Putting it to Work” features give readers a brief understanding of how the material relates to everyday real estate transactions. Texas Real Estate also includes extensive end-of-chapter review questions, a comprehensive glossary, and a helpful real estate math review appendix. The book’s two practice exams with complete answer keys allow readers to test their understanding and prepare fully for taking Texas’ real estate licensing exam.

 

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Texas Real Estate Law, 11th Edition

Format | Physical

Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781133435075

$95.95

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As the most trusted and well-informed legal resource on Texas real estate law, Charles J. Jacobus delivers clear and thorough coverage of the many aspects and complexities of real estate law today in Texas. The 11th edition is a complete and well-organized study covering what the law has been in the past before moving to what it is at the present--all with a perfect balance of principles and practice. This new edition also reflects changes from the most recent Texas Legislative session.

 

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Texas Real Estate Promulgated Contracts

Format | Physical

Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629800042

$43.00

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Texas Real Estate Promulgated Contracts familiarizes students with the forms and addenda put forth by the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC), so they can knowledgably represent real estate buyers and sellers. Licensees will learn which forms are appropriate in various situations, how to accurately complete these forms, and how to explain to all parties their options under those contracts. This text is designed to meet TREC’s standards for the 30-hour Promulgated Contract Forms course, and is based on the teaching, brokerage, and writing experiences of two qualified, successful real estate educators.

Features include:

- Follows the TREC-mandated outline and walks readers through filling out forms such as the One- to Four-Family Residential Contract (Resale), the Farm and Ranch Contract, and the Seller Financing Addendum

- Offers realistic scenarios and practice sessions to help readers develop their analysis and application skills

- Learning Objectives, Key Terms, Summaries, and Review Questions in every chapter to reinforce key concepts

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Real Estate Finance, 10th Edition

Format | Physical

Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629800202

$61.95

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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

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Basic Real Estate Appraisal, 9th Edition

Format | Physical

Category | New License

SKU | 9781629800189

$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

title

Texas Real Estate Contracts

Format | Physical

Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629800035

$43.00

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Contracts greatly influence real estate purchasing, leasing, and selling in Texas. This text integrates the basics of both real estate law and contract law with practical instruction on Texas real estate employment, sales, and lease contracts. Additional information, such as financing, property ownership and conveyance, and the closing process, is provided to give the student a well-rounded understanding of standard real estate transactions. Features • Meets the current Texas Real Estate Commission requirements for the 30-hour Law of Contracts course.

- Includes TREC rules and regulations.

- Incorporates the most recent legislative changes.

- Includes Web addresses to permit licensees to find laws referenced throughout the text.

- Features additional detail about the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA). 

- Discusses common contract mistakes.

 

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Texas Real Estate Brokerage and Law of Agency, 6th Edition

Format | Physical

Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629800028

$36.95

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Texas Real Estate Brokerage and Law of Agency is a comprehensive guide that gives practical examples of the constantly changing Texas real estate industry, while addressing current events, issues, and changes in agency law. The authors provide a history of real estate agency and discuss real estate agents’ and brokers’ ethical responsibilities. TREC Updates Revised to include the new TREC regulations, this 6th edition meets all the Texas Real Estate Commission’s (TREC) Education Committee requirements, covering required subjects and much more. The expanded coverage of broker compensation discusses a number of issues that determine a broker’s right to commission. The authors’ straightforward approach, along with the textbook’s discussion questions, makes legal content easier to understand.

New Features include: 

- Updated to include the new TREC regulations concerning office management, the recent changes to the Deceptive Trade Practices Act, and new cases on real estate brokerage

- Meets all the Texas Real Estate Commission’s Education Committee requirements 

- Explores both Texas laws and federal laws concerning real estate brokerage 

- Covers more case law and state regulations than any other book now in print

- Includes topics for classroom discussions, as well as real life examples of common fact situations for licensees

 

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Real Estate Principles & Practices, 9th Edition

Format | Physical

Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629800066

$62.95

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Organized around the natural flow and sequence of events in a real estate transaction, this text employs a realistic and practical approach to learning the basics of real estate. Students will appreciate Arlyne Geschwender’s friendly tone and accessible reading style. Recent changes in modern real estate law and practice have been incorporated in this revised edition, along with new forms and contracts.

Author: Arlyne Geschwender

Copyright: 2015

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Essentials of Real Estate Economics, 6th Edition

Format | Physical

Category | Textbook

SKU | 9780538739696

$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

Texas Real Estate License Requirements

Learn about the Texas education requirements for real estate licensing and renewal.

Licensing Board/Commission: Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC)

 

Texas Real Estate Education Requirements:

  • Texas real estate salesperson license: 180 hours in qualifying mandatory education.
  • Texas real estate broker license: 900 hours (This includes 270 hours in qualifying mandatory plus 630 hours of related qualifying or elective CE. Or an applicant who has earned a bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college or university will be deemed to have satisfied the related qualifying education requirements for a broker license. A copy of the college transcript awarding the degree must be submitted as evidence of completion of the degree.) 
  • Final exams: Texas Real Estate Commission requires that your final course exam be proctored for qualifying education.

Texas 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.

Texas, however, does not have reciprocal agreements with any other state.

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

  • Real estate professionals in Texas must renew their real estate licenses every two years in the month their licenses were received
  • Sales Apprentice Education (SAE): Licensees renewing for the first time must have a total of 270 qualifying real estate course hours along with 4 hours in Legal Update I and 4 hours in Legal Update II.
  • Licensees must complete 18 hours of real estate CE classes in each two-year cycle
  • This includes taking the 4-hour Legal Update I course on laws, rules and forms and the 4-hour Legal Update II course on agency, ethics and hot topics
  • The 6-hour Broker Responsibility Course is also required as part of the 18 hours for sales agents who have been made supervisor by their broker for three months or more.
  • Final Exams: Texas Real Estate Commission requires that your final exam for continuing education offered through distance education be proctored.

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