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Satisfies the 16 hour Continuing Education requirement for Affiliate Brokers and Brokers in Tennessee.
- Tennessee Core 2013-2014- Topics covered in this course include TREC law and rule updates, advertising, contracts, E&O guidelines, property management, agency, and licensee duties to clients and to all parties.
- Short Sales and Foreclosures - This course discusses short sale transactions, short sale alternatives, the Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternative (HAFA II/Short Sale) and Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP Tier 1 and 2) program, and the impact of short sales on buyers, sellers, and lenders.
- Tax Advantages of Home Ownership - Course covers types of tax benefits for homeowners and how to calculate the taxes that will impact the purchase of a home
Covers basic principles of real estate finance. Topics include financing instruments, promissory notes, mortgages, assumptions, priority of loans, foreclosures, trust deeds, types of loans, sources of funds, loan practices and closing costs.
Some of the topics covered include guidelines for office financial and human resource management as well as budgeting, business planning, and government regulations.
This course covers aspects of "green home" construction and sustainable design, including lot shopping, site work and landscaping, and building material choices. It also addresses safety considerations and waste management.
All of the various forms of residential real estate financing; including conventional, FHA, VA Loans, loan assumptions, purchase money mortgages, alternative financing are explained in this course. Also covers legislation relating to financing.
Presents methods and principles for pricing property. Covers pricing compared to appraisal, basic concepts of pricing property, principles of value, approaches to pricing property and application of the market data and replacement cost methods.
This course covers the steps in the cost approach to valuation, including methods for estimating cost and estimating depreciation. Students will apply what they learn using numerous examples.
This course covers the steps in the income approach to valuation, including estimating income and expenses and estimating capitalization rates. Both direct capitalization and yield capitalization are discussed. Students will apply what they learn using numerous examples.
This course covers the steps in the sales comparison approach to valuation. The course explains the data collection process and the various methods for estimating adjustments. Students will apply what they learn using numerous examples.
Course covers types of tax benefits for homeowners and how to calculate the taxes that will impact the purchase of a home.
Topics covered in this course include TREC law and rule updates, advertising, contracts, E&O guidelines, property management, agency, and licensee duties to clients and to all parties.
This course provides and overview 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 instruction is followed with a scenario for which the student will do the prequalifying computations and complete a loan comparison worksheet for the buyers in the scenario.
This course discusses short sale transactions, short sale alternatives, the Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternative (HAFA II/Short Sale) and Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP Tier 1 and 2) program, and the impact of short sales on buyers, sellers, and lenders. It also addresses the licensee's role in a short sale, including how to prepare a short sale packet for a lender. Discussed also is the MARS Rule and how it applies to licensees assisting clients with short sales. The course concludes with a discussion of tenant rights during and after a short sale and types of lender fraud that may be attempted in short sale transactions.
ADA legislation affects the business of every real estate agent. Find out what the laws cover and how it pertains to you, while refreshing your knowledge of the Federal Fair Housing Laws.
This course covers features of a "green home," including energy and water efficiency, lighting, appliances, and renewable energy. It also addresses methods of controlling heat loss and conserving energy.
This course begins with an overview of the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) and the rationale behind RESPA reform. Revisions to the Good Faith Estimate (GFE) and the HUD-1 and HUD-1A Settlement Statements are described in detail, along with tolerance requirements. The course concludes with some of the most frequently asked questions regarding RESPA reform and the revised GFE, HUD-1, and HUD-1A forms.
Covers math calculations involved in property measurement, commissions, investments and return on investments, capitalization, loans, property cost and price. The course presents easy-to-remember formulas and numerous practice problems.
Covers the basics of a tax free exchange of residential investment property. Topics covered include requirements of a tax free exchange, types of exchanges and the methods for transferring title when an exchange takes place.