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Sharpen Your Skills before the REALTORS® Conference & Expo

If you’re planning on attending the REALTORS® Conference & Expo in Anaheim this November, you’re definitely going to benefit from the opportunity to network with colleagues and sharpen your marketing skills. You may not be aware that there are a number of pre-conference training courses that will give you a leg up on the competition.

There are roughly two days of courses you can register for that take place before the conference. We think the following are some courses of particular value:

Green 100: Real Estate for a Sustainable Future

Go green or go home” – that’s the motto of the real estate agent of 2012 and beyond. At this course, you’ll explore real estate’s role in establishing balance between people and the planet. A green-focused real estate business requires a particular mind-set. In this course you’ll learn about the factors to consider and how to obtain nationally recognized certifications to properly evaluate homes, products, energy efficiency and more.

Essential Tools for Non-Profit Managers

Today’s nonprofit leaders are challenged with the burden of financial management and budgetary concerns. In this training course, you’ll discover the necessary skills to oversee the financial management of your non-profit organization as well as gain insights into the governing bodies that drive nonprofit organizations.

BPOs: The Agent’s Role in the Valuation Process

Whether you are new or a veteran in the practice of preparing broker price opinions (BPOs) this pre-event course equips you with the skills required to reduce your financial risk. Learn the unique characteristics of these investments – what they can be used for, how to evaluate and minimize the risk of the valuation process and more. You’ll learn to create truly profitable and high quality BPOs.

Residential Real Estate Financial Analysis

Are you a residential agent who wants to expand your business to include single family homes, condos, duplexes, four-plexes, or small commercial properties? This training course is a fantastic opportunity to gain the necessary financial skills to present such opportunities to your future investors.

Leadership 200: Becoming a Leader

In order to succeed in this business, strong leadership skills are a must. In this course, you’ll learn how to advance your leadership skills whether you’re an individual, in an organization or association. Most importantly, this course will build your confidence so that you can achieve your highest potential as a REALTOR®.

Advanced registration is required for most of these courses, and the conference is less than a month away. Take advantage of these and other pre-event courses. There’s so much to learn in our line of work, and with realtor.org, we’re equipping you with the tools for success. Register for the conference today. Also, check out this complete list of pre-conference courses!