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Agency

Buyer Agency in New Home Sales

CE.4144000-RE 3 Hrs. Agency or “Elective” CE Credits
What is the role, relationship, and benefit of a buyer’s agent in the sale of a new home?  Are you more than just the “procuring cause”?  Are you fulfilling the Duties Owed by a Nevada Real Estate Licensee or are you a simply a referring agent?
 

Disclosure

CE.5714000-RE 3 Hrs. Agency or “Elective” CE Credits
Learn to identify the why, when, who, how, and what of disclosures.  A discussion of general and specific disclosure requirements concerning agency, the transaction, and the property.

Fiduciary Duties in Nevada

CE.4163000-RE 3 Hrs. Agency or “Elective” CE Credits
An examination of Nevada laws and regulations, applicable federal statutes and regulations, and case law that govern the licensee and the real estate transaction.  This course is an adaptation of Chapter II of the Nevada Law & Reference Guide:  A Legal Resource Guide for Nevada Real Estate Licensees 4th Ed.  (Permission granted by the Education Section of the Nevada Real Estate Division).

Nevada Agency Relationships

CE.5239000-RE 3 Hrs. Agency or “Elective” CE Credits
This course examines the agency relationships permitted in the State of Nevada, duties owed to all parties and to clients, pertinent laws and regulations, common causes of litigation, and case studies. 

Ethics

Commission Hearings: Case Studies VIII

NEW COURSE! 

CE.5904000-RE 3 Hrs. Ethics 

An interactive study of cases put before the Nevada Real Estate Commission for disciplinary action, as well as cases resolved administratively by the NRED that did not require a formal hearing.  The case study method is used as a means to learn pertinent laws and regulations, and “the ethics of the profession,” in order to identify and eliminate practices that harms the public.

 

Ethics for the Nevada Real Estate Licensee

CE.5587000-RE 3 Hrs. Ethics or “Elective” CE Credits
Learn the pertinent NRS 645 laws and NAC 645 regulations governing conduct, duties, responsibilities of licensees, and the grounds for disciplinary action.  This class is interactive usually the case study method as a learning tool. 

Ethics for the Real Estate Professional

CE.317001-RE 3 Hrs. Ethics or “Elective” CE Credits
Professionals face challenging and oftentimes unique ethical dilemmas.  Licensees will examine ethical decision-making models and its application to real estate practitioners.  A lively discussion of actual and hypothetical cases is anticipated. 

 

Real Estate Ethics is Not an Oxymoron

CE.3590001-RE 3 Hrs. Ethics or “Elective” CE Credits
Licensees are minded of their shared responsibility for the integrity and honor of the real estate profession.  This class seeks to identify and eliminate practices that damages the public and brings dishonor to the real estate industry. 

BROKER MANAGEMENT

Commission Hearings: Case Studies VIII

CE. 5905000-RE 3 Hrs. Broker Management
NEW COURSE!

An interactive study of cases put before the Nevada Real Estate Commission for disciplinary action, as well as cases resolved administratively by the NRED that did not require a formal hearing.  The case study method is used as a means to learn pertinent laws and regulations, and “the ethics of the profession,” in order to identify and eliminate practices that harms the public.

You do not have to be a broker or broker-salesperson to take a broker management course.  Salespersons may take a broker management course for “Elective” CE Credits. 

Nevada Real Estate Brokerage

CE.3594001-RE 3 Hrs. Broker Management or “Elective” CE Credits
This is class will increase the licensee’s knowledge and understanding of Nevada laws and regulations governing the responsibilities of brokers and all licensees; considerations in determining licensee misconduct; ground for disciplinary actions; the regulation of practices; record keeping and inspections.

Note:  This class does not cover how to open and operate a brokerage. 

You do not have to be a broker or broker-salesperson to take a broker management course.  Salespersons may take a broker management course for “Elective” CE Credits.

Contracts

Avoiding Earnest Money Deposit Disputes

CE.4145000-RE 3 Hrs. Contracts or “Elective” CE Credits
Explore the danger mines which often leads to disputes through an analysis of the many specified areas of The Residential Purchase Agreement.  An emphasis on the risk to “EMD” as well as potential liability to licensees.  Learn how to avoid and resolve disputes.

 

Avoiding Fixtures & Personal Property Disputes

CE.4341000-RE 3 Hrs. Contracts or “Elective” CE Credits
Why are there misunderstandings and disagreements?  Learn to reduce the possibility of contract disputes over fixtures and personal property.  A discussion of “The Law of Fixtures,” “The MARIA Test,” and “Horror Stories.”  Learn how to avoid and resolve disputes.

Contract Clauses

CE.3591000-RE 3 Hrs. Contracts or “Elective” CE Credits
Learn additional clauses that have may prove helpful and avoid misunderstandings.  Areas included:  Financing Contingency, Property Inspections & Repairs, Pet Disclosure, “EMD,” Fixtures & Personal Property, Back-up Offers, First Right of Refusal, and more! 

 

The HUD Sales Contract

CE.5603001-RE 3 Hrs. Contracts or “Elective” CE Credits
Learn the requirements and process in a HUD Property Disposition Sale; how to properly prepare a HUD Sales Contract and package; and submit a “Bid” online to acquire a property. A local HUD Listing Broker often appears as a guest speaker.

 

The Residential Purchase Agreement

CE.5602000-RE 3 Hrs. Contracts or “Elective” CE Credits
This class is the “bread and butter” of the business!  You can never learn too much about contracts!  Learn how to prepare and structure your contracts to increase the likelihood of an accepted offer, reduce
the likelihood of any misunderstandings, enable you to close more escrows, and reduce liability to all parties.  An analysis of the NEW Residential Purchase Agreement is included. 

LAW & LEGISLATION

Nevada Law & Legislation 2017-2018

CE.5909000-RE 3 Hrs.
Law & Legislation
NEW COURSE!

Relevant and pertinent information relating to bills passed by the most recent 79th (2017) Session of the Nevada Legislature that concerns the practice of real estate

 

 

Nevada Law & Legislation 2015-2016

CE.4252000-RE 3 Hrs. Law & Legislation or “Elective” CE Credits
Relevant and pertinent information relating to bills passed by the 78th (2015) Session of the Nevada Legislature that concerns the practice of real estate

 

GENERAL

 

The Bewildering World of Preliminary Title Reports

CE.4241000-RE 3 Hrs. General CE Credits
Learn how to scrutinize one of the most important & least riveting documents in a real estate transaction.   Learn to recognize the difference between “run-of-the-mill” and significant items on a “prelim” that may affect property ownership rights, the use of the property, as well as the ability to convey “marketable title.”

FIRPTA: Foreign Sellers & Uncle Sam

CE.4146000-RE 3 Hrs. General CE Credits
Are you working with foreign sellers?   How about foreign buyers or domestic buyers?  Now more than ever you need to know what the Foreign Investment Real Property Tax Act (“FIRPTA”).  This class is taught in an easy-to-understand manner for real estate licensees.  It is designed for real estate practitioners.  The course does not include the IRS forms nor tax or legal opinions or advice.

Red Flags & the Duty to Investigate

CE.4339001-RE 3 Hrs. General CE Credits
This class will assist licensees in fulfilling their Duties Owed by recognizing common “Red Flags” in a single family home.  Emphasis will be placed on realizing a licensee is not a home inspector, but still, must use “reasonable skill and care” to ascertain material and pertinent facts about the property.  The concept of “know and should have known” will be discussed in detail.  

What Every Real Estate Agent Need to Know About Mortgage Financing

CE.4238002-RE 3 Hrs. General CE Credits
This class was designed to provide real estate licensees with a sufficient understanding about mortgage financing (Conventional, FHA, & VA).  Licensees must be able to answer certain questions posed by clients and customers.  Learn to avoid the most common pitfalls that either jeopardize or cause the failure of a real estate transaction.  Also included will be a discussion on how to prepare a contract with a financing and/or appraisal contingency in light of the NEW Residential Purchase Agreement.

 

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

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