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April 2019
 
April 2019

Mon. 22 Apr, 2019

TAHS: FHA Lending (Mon. 22 Apr, 2019 9:00 am - 1:00 pm)

TAHS - FHA Lending for Workforce Housing

Provider Name    Texas Association of REALTORS®
Provider Number    0001
Course Number    35808
Credit     4 non-legal hours
 
This course will introduce REALTORS® to FHA and provide an overview of the FHA lending process. It will help REALTORS® understand FHA’s role and function in the homebuying process, and discuss how to best serve clients who are FHA eligible.The course addresses the history of FHA, regulations, guidelines, and products, as well as market conditions. FHA works in concert with HUD to meet housing needs in the community.

Instructor: Henry McFarland

TAHS: Marketing to the Buyer (Mon. 22 Apr, 2019 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

TAHS - Marketing to the Affordable Housing Buyer

Provider Name    Texas Association of REALTORS®
Provider Number    0001
Course Number    35810
Credit     2 non-legal hours

The affordable-housing buyer is a growing market in today’s industry. Knowing the special circumstances of these clients and how to best promote yourself in this market is critical. This class will help you locate sources of qualified affordable-housing buyers, assess their specific needs, identify fair-housing issues, and understand and respond to the concerns of the affordable-housing buyer. In short, you will gain tips for working with and counseling affordable housing buyers so that you can meet their needs.

Instructor: Henry McFarland

Tue. 23 Apr, 2019

TAHS: Housing Initiatives (Tue. 23 Apr, 2019 9:00 am - 1:00 pm)

TAHS - United Texas: Housing Initiatives that Work

Provider Name    Texas Association of REALTORS®
Provider Number    0001
Course Number    36025
Credit      4 non-legal hours
  
As a Texas REALTOR®, you can help more people realize the dream of homeownership. United Texas, the anchor of the Affordable Housing Specialist Certification, gives you the information you need to help your clients with low-cost financing, assistance programs, and a host of other options to make housing more affordable and available to all buyers. Partners for this course include the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, the Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation, and the Texas Veterans Land Board.

Instructor: Henry McFarland

Google Tools (Tue. 23 Apr, 2019 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Instructor Kim Autry will help real estate agents utilize Google as a business tool to generate new listings as well as market themselves to potential clients. Mobility and responding quickly to client inquires is key for today’s real estate professional. The course will introduce the license holder to the various Google apps available to make their mobile devices into a complete mobile office. They will also learn how to use Gmail to customize contacts and manage calendars and documents all from the cloud.

This is a free class for GFWAR members, 25.00 for non-members and there is a 25.00 no show fee without a 24 hour cancellation.

This class meets the elective requirement for the Technolgy Certified Agent program.

Course #35837
Provider #0390
2 hours CE

zipForm (Tue. 23 Apr, 2019 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Learn how to setup and use the features of zipForm Plus, including: creating new and editing existing transactions, emailing contracts to clients, working with templates, and importing MLS data. Additionally, we will cover electronic signature integration, with DocuSign, Digital Ink, and zipForm Mobile's own TouchSign platform.

This course meets the requirement for an elective for the Technology Certified Agent Program.

Course #35836
Provider #0390
Instructor Kim Autry
2 hours CE

This class is free for GFWAR MLS memebrs, 25.00 for non-MLS members and a 25.00 no show fee applies is there is not a 24 hour notice of cancellation.

TAHS: Help for Homebuyers (Tue. 23 Apr, 2019 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

TAHS - Help for Homebuyers

Provider Name    Texas Association of REALTORS®
Provider Number    0001
Course Number    35809
Credit      2 non-legal hours


This course aims to educate REALTORS® about workforce housing by identifying barriers to and suggesting solutions for housing affordability and maintainability in the Lone Star State. The course also encourages REALTORS® to educate consumers, (particularly first-time homebuyers), about the homebuying process and responsible homeownership.

Instructor: Henry McFarland

Thu. 25 Apr, 2019

N. Office: Matrix Tips and Tricks (Thu. 25 Apr, 2019 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

This class is held at our North Office located at 2400 Westport Pkwy Suite 700 Fort Worth 76177

Learn all of the best tips and tricks of what Matrix MLS has to offer you.

Course #35838
Provider #0390
Instructor: Kim Autry
2 hours CE

This course qualifies as an elective for the TCA program.

Retirement Seminar (Thu. 25 Apr, 2019 11:30 am - 1:30 pm)

Join GFWAR on April 25 to get actionable tips for planning for retirement. Here are some questions to ask yourself:

What does retirement look like?

  • Will you still be working past retirement age?
  • Will you have to care for someone? i.e. parents or grandchildren

How do you plan to spend your time?

  • Do you plan to travel?
  • Where will you live?
  • What quality of life will you have?

How to ensure you do not outlive your money?

  • Managing cost during retirement
  • Healthcare cost

Instructed by Rajiv Singh, an experienced financial planner with Spectrum Financial Group. Rajiv’s goal is to provide families and business owners with assistance in building their financial freedom.

This is a free event for GFWAR members.

Matrix Tips and Tricks (Thu. 25 Apr, 2019 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

This class is held at our Main Office

Learn all of the best tips and tricks of what Matrix MLS has to offer you.

Course #35838
Provider #0390
Instructor: Kim Autry
2 hours CE

This course qualifies as an elective for the TCA program.

YPN / TREPAC Happy Hour (Thu. 25 Apr, 2019 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

The mission of TREPAC is to raise funds to promote homeownership, protect private-property rights, and increase political awareness.

TREPAC backs local, state, and national candidates and elected officials who have a proven track record of protecting private-property rights, preserving the dream of homeownership, and supporting the vitality of the real estate industry.

Join YPN on April 25 at Foodhall at Crockett Row to learn more about what TREPAC does for your business. This is a FREE event for GFWAR young professionals.

Foodhall at Crockett Row is located at 3000 Crockett Street, Fort Worth, TX 76107.

Fri. 26 Apr, 2019

N. Office: Legal Update I (Fri. 26 Apr, 2019 8:30 am - 12:30 pm)

Legal Update I - North Office
Location: GFWAR North Office (2400 Westport Pkwy, Ste. 700, 76177)

TAR Broadcast via VTEL
Course #33197
Provider# 0001
Credit: 4 Legal CE hours

Did you know that as a license holder you have legal requirements and regulations for engaging in the real estate business? Perhaps you also belong to a trade association connected to the real estate business that has a code of conduct and you see that as a requirement for engaging in the business. There is more to your requirements than a trade association expectations. It is every license holder’s responsibility to know and operate under the current laws applicable to their license. The course covers the requirements Texas law places upon all license holders regarding ethical conduct when facilitating a real estate transaction.

Instructor:  Reba Saxon

Realtor Secrets & Best Practices: Session 1 (Fri. 26 Apr, 2019 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

REALTOR Secrets & Best Practices– Lunch & Learn Series - Session #1

Friday, April 26th (9 am – noon) – Lunch Sponsor: Old Republic Title

Location - GFWAR Main - 2650 Parkview Dr. (76102) - Auditorium

Session #1 - Let's Start at the Beginning
•    Success Mindset
•    Business Planning
•    Time Management

Instructors: Melissa Dunn & Zach Penn

Come learn the tried and true fundamentals to building and maintaining a career in real estate from successful REALTORS that have insight to share.  The series is a four sessions of quantifiable information with a provided lunch plus Q&A to follow with each session’s speakers.Give your fledgling REALTOR career some advancing knowledge momentum or your established REALTOR career a review for a boost of vitality.  All year(s) of licensure are welcome!

Mark Your Calendar for the Series!
Session 2 – Friday, May 10th (9 am – noon) – Lunch Sponsor: First American Home Warranty
Session 3 – Friday, June 14th (9 am – noon) – Lunch Sponsor:  TBA
Session 4 – Friday, July 26th (9 am – noon) – Lunch Sponsor: A-Action Realty Home Inspection

N. Office: Legal Update II (Fri. 26 Apr, 2019 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

LEGAL UPDATE 2 - North Office
Location: GFWAR North Office (2400 Westport Pkwy, Ste. 700, 76177)

TAR Broadcast via VTEL
Course# 33198
Provider: Texas Association of REALTORS
Provider# 0001
Credit: 4 Legal CE hours

Did you know that as a license holder you have ethics requirements for engaging in the real estate business? Perhaps you also belong to a trade association for the real estate business that has a code of ethics and you see that as a requirement for engaging in the business. The law and the various trade association codes of ethics are similar yet not identical. There is more to your requirements than a trade association expectation. The course covers the requirements Texas law places upon all license holders regarding ethics and conduct when facilitating a real estate transaction.

Instructor:  Reba Saxon

Tue. 30 Apr, 2019

GRI: Marketing (Tue. 30 Apr, 2019 8:30 am - Wed. 1 May, 2019 5:00 pm)

GRI-Marketing: Business Skills

Location: GFWAR Main (2625 Parkview Drive, 76102) This course is 4 days long

TAR Broadcast via VTEL Presentation
Course # 0557
Provider # 0520
Credit: 30 hours SAE credit, 10 hours non-legal CE credit

Tuesday, April 30
Wednesday, May 1
Tuesday, May 7
Wednesday, May 8

All Days 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Topics include: seller services, buyer services, technology, and environment & green building.

Instructors: Reba Saxon & Marion Napoleon

MLS Rules and Regulations (Tue. 30 Apr, 2019 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Learn about MLS Rules and Regulations and how to avoid fines and penalties. This course covers the current MLS Rules and Regulation with instructor Theresa Diaz.

This class is free for GFWAR MLS members and 25.00 for non-MLS members, but failure to show up for class without a 24 hour cancellation notice will result in a $25.00 no-show fee.

Course #33563
Provider #0390
Credit: 2 CE hours

This course is a required course for the Technology Certified Agent Program.


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