Elective Courses

2017 & 2018 Elective Continuing Education Courses

Course Costs:
2017 & 2018 Gold Card Holders – Free
2-hour CE Courses: Realtor members $30 | Non-members $45
4-hour CE Courses: Realtor members $55 | Non-members $70
6-hour CE Courses: Realtor members $70 | Non-members $90
CE courses count towards LLR license renewal or CTAR requirements


 

 


Top Ten Ways To Be Disciplined
December 19 |10:00am-12:00pm | Instructor: David Jaffee
(CEE20) 2 hours elective credit

This course familiarizes licensees with license law, demonstrates how to use the law to determine proper behavior. Better serve the consumer, and generate fewer complaints from consumers.  The course highlights the most common causes of law violations by licensees.

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Transaction Brokerage. Am I Your Agent?
December 19 |1:00pm-3:00pm | Instructor: David Jaffee
(CEE2662) 2 hours elective credit

This course covers the essentials of transaction brokerage and explores the various representation arrangements available to consumers and agents.  Agents will learn what their duties are and what services they may offer depending on their agency or non-agency agreement.

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SCR Contracts and Addendums
January 17 | 2pm – 6pm  | Instructor: Carol Simpson
(CEE2530) 4 Elective Hours

This course begins with an overview of basic contract law and plows through the hard issues right to ending with an overview of the latest SCR documents. Also contained is a review of the SCR listing and buyer agency agreements, lease agreements, and due diligence addendum.

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Choose Your Path
January 18 | 2pm-6pm | Instructor: David Jaffee
(CEE1306) 4 Elective Hours
Also meets the NAR Code of Ethics requirement

Determining the “right” way is not always so easy.  This course will challenge you with common dilemmas that face agents in today’s competitive market and help you make the correct decision on what action to take.

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IRC1031 Tax Deferred Exchange Capital Gains Deferment Strategies
February 8 | 9am-1pm | Instructor: Mike Harper
(CEE2493) 4 Elective Hours

Many investors and owners, of non-personal use Real Estate can benefit by postponing/deferring Capital Gains Taxes on sales if they are willing to consider either owner financing or replacing the property sold with other property.  These people need help and guidance in making good decisions and understanding the complicated landscape surrounding investment sales, Capital Gains Taxes and options for tax deferment.  With the increase in Capital Gains Tax rates in 2013 and potential for future increases or abolition of favorable tax treatment for investments, the volume of these types of deferment has tremendous growth potential.  IRC 1031 exchanges are getting increased public interest, yet both the process and the applicability are extremely complicated and fraught with caveats for the unsuspecting seller.
This course will provide an understanding of all of the above and will prepare licensees to help sellers identify options and point them to competent professionals (CPA, Attorney and/or Qualified Intermediary).

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SC Real Estate Law Changes
February 8 | 2pm-4pm | Instructor: Mike Harper
(CEE2671) 2 Elective Hours

There are multiple changes to South Carolina Real Estate Licensing law (S.1013/Act.170) which affect licensees. This course will give you an overview of the changes- as well as what you need to know prior to 2018 or 2019 license renewal.

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Choose Your Path
February 21| 9am-1pm | Instructor: David Jaffee
(CEE1306) 4 Elective Hours
Also meets the NAR Code of Ethics requirement

Determining the “right” way is not always so easy.  This course will challenge you with common dilemmas that face agents in today’s competitive market and help you make the correct decision on what action to take.

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Dollars Make Sense
February 22 | 9am-1pm | Instructor: David Jaffee
(CEE1014) 4 Elective Hours

Explore the real “behind the scenes” issues of mortgage loans.  Learn what is and what is not important on a credit report.  Lots of information on credit scoring.  Discover what the lender is really looking for.  Increase a prospect’s purchasing power by choosing the right loan program.

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Transaction Brokerage
February 22 | 2pm-4pm | Instructor: David Jaffee
(CEE2662) 2 Elective Hours

This course covers the essentials of transaction brokerage and explores the various representation arrangements available to consumers and agents.  Agents will learn what their duties are and what services they may offer depending on their agency or non-agency agreement.

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Management Agreement- Working With the Owner
February 28 | 2pm – 4pm | Instructor: Judy Wolk
(CEE2100) 2 Elective Hours

This course will give you, as a property manager, the knowledge to successfully work with property owners to construct a business model that will protect the owner’s interest and comply with state and local regulations.

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Real Estate Ethics
March 8 | 9am-1pm | Instructor: Tom Daniel
(CEE2208) 4 Elective Hours
Also meets the NAR Code of Ethics requirement

This course explores the ethical issues surrounding real estate transactions, and although the focus will be the National Association of REALTORS® Code of Ethics, the discussion leaders will bring real-live experiences into discussion through actual case studies.

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Safeguard Your Clients’ Data & Property
March 8 | 2pm-4pm | Instructor: Tom Daniel
(CEE2809) 2 Elective Hours

This course provides licensees with practical steps for safeguarding clients’ data & property.

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Nuances of New Construction
March 26 | 1pm-5pm | Instructor: David Jaffee
(CEE2506) 4 Elective Hours

Selling a new construction house can be different than selling a re-sale. Whether it is an existing speculatively built home, a “2B Built”, or a custom home, there are things every agent needs to consider in order to properly protect the consumer.  This course explores some of these differences in detail and involves a lot of class discussion.

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Real Estate Finance Today
March 27 | 2pm-6pm | Instructor: Mike Gobin
(CEE2322) 4 Elective Hours

This course provides real estate professionals with the basics of residential real estate financing, including important current trends in mortgage lending and types of loan products. It also provides an update on new affordable loan products, types of government loans, and special programs for the self-employed or borrowers with adverse credit. It stresses the importance of dealing with knowledgeable mortgage lenders who have access to the latest information on the availability of special programs to meet the needs of individual clients.

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Do’s & Don’ts of Property Management
April 12 | 9am-4pm | Instructor: Judy Wolk
(CEE2806) 6 Elective Hours

This course provides licensees with knowledge of trust fund & compliance issues, bookkeeping requirements, handling of funds –along with an understanding of duties and obligations under 2017 license law and the SC Residential Landlord Tenant Act.

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Real Estate Finance Today
April 18 | 9am-1pm | Instructor: Mike Gobin
(CEE2322) 4 Elective Hours

This course provides real estate professionals with the basics of residential real estate financing, including important current trends in mortgage lending and types of loan products. It also provides an update on new affordable loan products, types of government loans, and special programs for the self-employed or borrowers with adverse credit. It stresses the importance of dealing with knowledgeable mortgage lenders who have access to the latest information on the availability of special programs to meet the needs of individual clients.

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Real Estate Negotiation Techniques & Strategies
April 19 | 9am-1pm | Instructor: Mike Harper
(CEE2607) 4 Elective Hours

The modern real estate professional needs a toolbox full of non-traditional skills to thrive in a changing real estate landscape, and developing specialized skills is one option to consider. This course explores strategies that improve outcomes for all parties, resulting in smoother transactions and enhanced satisfaction from clients and customers.

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Selling Real Estate at Auction
April 19 | 2pm-4pm | Instructor: Mike Harper
(CEE2249) 2 Elective Hours

This course explains the different types of auctions and strategies for buyers and how to determine which properties and sellers would qualify for the auction approach. The limitations of auction for buyer and seller plus potential pitfalls will be discussed

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Real Estate: A Case Study Approach
April 24 | 9am-1pm | Instructor: Tom Daniel
(CEE2536) 4 Elective Hours

This course is an interactive study and group discussion of actual real estate situations encountered by licensees, such as, issues with offer presentation, agency, material fact disclosure, and compensation disputes, along with citations of Real Estate Commissions rules relating to these situations.

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Real Estate Ethics
April 24 | 2pm-6pm | Instructor: Tom Daniel
(CEE2208) 4 Elective Hours
Also meets the NAR Code of Ethics requirement

This course explores the ethical issues surrounding real estate transactions, and although the focus will be the National Association of REALTORS® Code of Ethics, the discussion leaders will bring real-live experiences into discussion through actual case studies.

Click Here to register

 


 

SC Real Estate Contracts and Addendums
April 26 | 9am-1pm | Instructor: Carol Simpson
(CEE2530) 4 Elective Hours

This course begins with an overview of basic contract law and plows through the hard issues right to ending with an overview of the latest SCR documents. Also contained is a review of the SCR listing and buyer agency agreements, lease agreements, and due diligence addendum.

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Multiple Offer Q and A’s
April 26 | 2pm-6pm | Instructor: Carol Simpson
(CEE2527) 4 Elective Hours

There is no other issue in real estate that adds more frustration to negotiations that being in a multiple offer situation.  When communication breaks down, each party may begin to jump to conclusions that innuendoes begin to fly.  This class is a review of NAR’s take on multiple offer situations and involves the determination of “best practices” when involved in a multiple offer situation.

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SC Real Estate Contracts and Addendums
May 9 | 9am-1pm | Instructor: Carol Simpson
(CEE2530) 4 Elective Hours

This course begins with an overview of basic contract law and plows through the hard issues right to ending with an overview of the latest SCR documents. Also contained is a review of the SCR listing and buyer agency agreements, lease agreements, and due diligence addendum.

Click Here to register

 


 

Multiple Offer Q and A’s
May 9 | 2pm-6pm | Instructor: Carol Simpson
(CEE2527) 4 Elective Hours

There is no other issue in real estate that adds more frustration to negotiations that being in a multiple offer situation.  When communication breaks down, each party may begin to jump to conclusions that innuendoes begin to fly.  This class is a review of NAR’s take on multiple offer situations and involves the determination of “best practices” when involved in a multiple offer situation.

Click Here to register

 



Real Estate Finance Today
May 16 | 2pm-6pm | Instructor: Mike Gobin
(CEE2322) 4 Elective Hours

This course provides real estate professionals with the basics of residential real estate financing, including important current trends in mortgage lending and types of loan products. It also provides an update on new affordable loan products, types of government loans, and special programs for the self-employed or borrowers with adverse credit. It stresses the importance of dealing with knowledgeable mortgage lenders who have access to the latest information on the availability of special programs to meet the needs of individual clients.

Click Here to register

 


 

Ethical Decision Making – Your Choice <It’s Legal, but Is It Right?>
May 23 | 9am-1pm | Instructor: Tom Daniel
(CEE2070) 4 Elective Hours
Also meets the NAR Code of Ethics requirement

While it may be difficult to find stable footing amidst the chaos of change, real estate professionals can choose to engage in responsible and morally desirable behavior, they can help people in need, and they can choose to do the right thing. This course points us in that direction through an interactive case study approach to solving dilemmas when the law says you can, but you wonder if you should.

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Safeguard Your Clients’ Data & Property
May 23 | 2pm-4pm | Instructor: Tom Daniel
(CEE2809) 2 Elective Hours

This course provides licensees with practical steps for safeguarding clients’ data & property.

Click Here to register

 


          

Buying & Selling Real Estate at Auction
June 7 | 9am-1pm | Instructor: Mike Harper
(CEE1741) 4 Elective Hours

This Course is designed for the RE Professional who needs to be knowledgeable about the Auction Method of selling property. It includes information useful to the agent in explaining to his or her client why the Auction Method may be beneficial to them as a seller

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SC Real Estate Law Changes
June 7 | 2pm-4pm | Instructor: Mike Harper
(CEE2671) 2 Elective Hours

There are multiple changes to South Carolina Real Estate Licensing law (S.1013/Act.170) which affect licensees. This course will give you an overview of the changes- as well as what you need to know prior to 2018 or 2019 license renewal.

Click Here to register

 


 

Ethical Decision Making – Your Choice <It’s Legal, but Is It Right?>
June 13 | 2pm – 6pm | Instructor: Tom Daniel
(CEE2070) 4 Elective Hours
Also meets the NAR Code of Ethics requirement

While it may be difficult to find stable footing amidst the chaos of change, real estate professionals can choose to engage in responsible and morally desirable behavior, they can help people in need, and they can choose to do the right thing. This course points us in that direction through an interactive case study approach to solving dilemmas when the law says you can, but you wonder if you should.

Click Here to register

 


 

Dealing with Lien Issues to Prevent Closing Problems
June 14 | 9am-1pm | Instructor: Mike Harper
(CEE1811) 4 Elective Hours

Lien problems can cause delays in closing and are frustrating and costly to all parties involved.  Late surfacing lien and encumbrance problems are often the cause for delay.  These can be avoided, solved or mitigated by the Agent if some simple homework is done up-front. Come find out how.

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Selling Land Using the Multi-Parcel Auction Method
June 14 | 2pm-4pm | Instructor: Mike Harper
(CEE1966) 2 Elective Hours

This course was developed to assist the listing agent who wishes to maximize the sale proceeds for clients seeking to sell real estate tracts without incurring the costs and risks associated with sub-division development.  The course is ideal for commercial land brokers as well as residential brokers who have rural land and farm land listings.

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Foreclosure & Tax Lien Sales for Investors and Agents
June 20 | 9am-1pm | Instructor: Mike Harper
(CEE2387) 4 Elective Hours

Description: This course was developed to assist real estate professionals understand and be able to assist clients who wish to explore purchasing real estate at foreclosure Auctions and/or clients who wish to invest in Real Estate Tax Lien Auctions under South Carolina Statutes.   The course is ideal for residential or commercial licensees who have had inquiries from clients, but have been unsure as to how to help.

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SC Real Estate Law Changes
June 20 | 2pm-4pm | Instructor: Mike Harper
(CEE2671) 2 Elective Hours

There are multiple changes to South Carolina Real Estate Licensing law (S.1013/Act.170) which affect licensees. This course will give you an overview of the changes- as well as what you need to know prior to 2018 or 2019 license renewal.

Click Here to register

 


 

Do’s & Don’ts of Property Management
June 28 | 9am-4pm | Instructor: Judy Wolk
(CEE2806) 6 Elective Hours

This course provides licensees with knowledge of trust fund & compliance issues, bookkeeping requirements, handling of funds –along with an understanding of duties and obligations under 2017 license law and the SC Residential Landlord Tenant Act.

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Fair Housing Challenges in Today’s Rental Market
August 21 | 9pm – 4pm | Instructor: Judy Wolk
(CEE2021) 6 Elective Hours

The course will provide an overview of the Federal Fair Housing Act and its impact on rental housing providers.  Particular attention will be paid to the applicability of fair housing law to persons with disabilities and how to identify and handle requests for accommodations, including assistance animals. Discussion will also include HUD’s new criminal background guidelines. Understanding the often confusing “do’s and don’ts” of the Act is critical to avoiding infractions that can lead to unpleasant results and/or litigation.

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Real Estate Finance Today
September 13 | 2pm-6pm | Instructor: Mike Gobin
(CEE2322) 4 Elective Hours

This course provides real estate professionals with the basics of residential real estate financing, including important current trends in mortgage lending and types of loan products. It also provides an update on new affordable loan products, types of government loans, and special programs for the self-employed or borrowers with adverse credit. It stresses the importance of dealing with knowledgeable mortgage lenders who have access to the latest information on the availability of special programs to meet the needs of individual clients.

Click Here to register

 


 

Mortgage Mysteries
October 10 | 9am-1pm | Instructor: David Jaffee
(CEE2514) 4 Elective Hours

This course is designed to provide agents with insight to what goes on behind the scenes in the mortgage process. Agents will learn how to avoid delays in closings, help create a smoother process from contract to closing and eliminate surprises for their buyers. There is emphasis on legal requirements that affect the process.

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Choose Your Path
October 10 | 2pm-6pm | Instructor: David Jaffee
(CEE1306) 4 Elective Hours
Also meets the NAR Code of Ethics requirement

Determining the “right” way is not always so easy.  This course will challenge you with common dilemmas that face agents in today’s competitive market and help you make the correct decision on what action to take.

Click Here to register

 


 

Do’s & Don’ts of Property Management
October 25 | 9am-4pm | Instructor: Judy Wolk
(CEE2806) 6 Elective Hours

This course provides licensees with knowledge of trust fund & compliance issues, bookkeeping requirements, handling of funds –along with an understanding of duties and obligations under 2017 license law and the SC Residential Landlord Tenant Act.

Click Here to register

 


 

Ethical Decision Making – Your Choice <It’s Legal, but Is It Right?>
November 15 | 9am-1pm | Instructor: Tom Daniel
(CEE2070) 4 Elective Hours
Also meets the NAR Code of Ethics requirement

While it may be difficult to find stable footing amidst the chaos of change, real estate professionals can choose to engage in responsible and morally desirable behavior, they can help people in need, and they can choose to do the right thing. This course points us in that direction through an interactive case study approach to solving dilemmas when the law says you can, but you wonder if you should.

Click Here to register

 


 

Title Insurance for RE Professionals
December 6 | 9am-1pm | Instructor: Judy Wolk
(CEE2494) 4 Elective Hours

This course is designed for real estate agents, brokers, and lenders.  It gives an understanding of the title insurance industry and how title insurance can be used to protect the interests of clients and customers.  It is intended to allow a professional to correctly read and interpret both a residential title insurance commitment and a title policy.

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Real Estate Ethics
December 12 | 1pm-5pm | Instructor: Tom Daniel
(CEE2208) 4 Elective Hours
Also meets the NAR Code of Ethics requirement

This course explores the ethical issues surrounding real estate transactions, and although the focus will be the National Association of REALTORS® Code of Ethics, the discussion leaders will bring real-live experiences into discussion through actual case studies.

Click Here to register

 

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