C.E. Course Descriptions
All courses meet the minimum requirements as set forth by the Department of Consumer Protection/Real Estate Commission.
This course covers the chief digital security concerns facing real estate offices, agents and consumers today. An in-depth study of topics will be discussed including, password security, mobile devices and inherent risks, best practices for downloading apps and software, and general protocols every office should implement both internally and for their clients.
Fair Housing (Mandatory 2016-18 Cycle)
This is the Mandatory CE course required for all Brokers and Salesperson for the 2016-2018 CE Cycle. It will discuss the duties and responsibilities of Real Estate Brokers and Agents under the State and Federal Fair Housing Laws.
Heating and Cooling the Home
This course identifies the challenges and options of installing air conditioning in an old house. It will also educate real estate professionals about the benefits of hot water heat and the basic principles of heating and furnace efficiency.
This course discusses how to take advantage of the FHA 203k program and the HomeStyle© Loan Programs. These loan programs provide funds for renovating, remodeling and/or repairing a home based on the eligibility of the client and the home.
The Code of Ethics
This course reviews the NAR Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice. It will guide you through the Professional Standards Enforcement and Resolution Processes and related exercises and case studies. Note: This course fulfills the NAR mandatory ethics requirement. To learn more, click HERE
The Home from Top to Bottom
This course will identify the different types of asphalt shingles available and how they are constructed. It will also help to dispel some common homebuyer fears about flat roofs and the implications of different flat-roof systems. This presentation will also investigate why wet basements are a homeowner’s number one problem.
The Un-Sick Home
Learn about house-related health concerns with suggestions for viable fixes. Included is the discussion will be mold, asbestos, radon, lead based paint and urea formaldehyde foam insulation.
Training on CHFA Programs
An overview of the Homebuyer Programs offered by the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority will be presented. Eligibility requirements, down payment assistance and homebuyer tax credits will be reviewed.
Using Technology to Maximize the Consumer Experience
This course will cover the most recent changes in consumer behavior including the use of multiple devices throughout a day, the proliferation of cloud storage and the way people want to communicate and be contacted. Through this presentation, attendees will better understand their clients and how to simplify and secure the transaction for a better overall consumer experience.