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Real Estate Practice

Welcome to California Real Estate Practice. This is the second course students will take to help them prepare for further studies in real estate.This course covers operations in real estate: listing, prospecting, advertising, financing, sales techniques, escrow and ethics. This course applies toward educational requirements for a broker's examination. This course is required by the California Department of Real Estate prior to taking the Real Estate Salesperson's examination.

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Show 08

This show continued the discussion of the listing agreement and covered agency disclosure, preparing for the listing appointment, closing the seller and servicing the listing.

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5 Jan 2010

Rank #1

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Show 10

This show continued the discussion of the selling process and included the importance of communication, handling buyer and seller objections and closing techniques.

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5 Jan 2010

Rank #2

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Show 09

This show discussed why people buy homes and included buying new homes vs. older homes, advantages, and disadvantages of home ownership and budgeting for home purchases.

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5 Jan 2010

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Show 12

This show continued the detailed explanation of the different parts of the purchase offer and covered most of the paragraphs in the purchase offer in detail.

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5 Jan 2010

Rank #4

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Show 11

This show opened with a discussion of why Purchase Offer Contracts are use and emphasized the importance of filling the contract out correctly.

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5 Jan 2010

Rank #5

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Show 22

This show started with an explanation of why people invest in real estate. Topic covered were the benefits of real estate investing e.g. appreciation, income, etc. and challenges to real estate investing e.g. large capital outlay, lack of liquidity, property management requirements, etc.

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5 Jan 2010

Rank #6

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Show 19

This show continued the detailed explanation of the escrow process and covered proration, termite reports, fire insurance, and title insurance. Finally, it was stressed that your clients need to discuss how they want to hold tile e.g. joint tenants, tenancy in common, etc. before the close of escrow and to convey this information to their escrow officer.

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5 Jan 2010

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Show 17

This show continued the detailed explanation of real estate financing and included topics like the secondary mortgage market, government-financing programs, qualifying the borrower and loan assumptions.

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5 Jan 2010

Rank #8

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Show 13

This show began by covering the additional forms used for the Residential Property Purchase Contract. Some of the forms that were covered included Real Estate Disclosure Relationships, Estimated Buyer's Costs, and Buyers Inspection Advisory.

59mins

5 Jan 2010

Rank #9

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Show 23

This show continued with a discussion of the role of the real estate salesperson/broker in helping clients find, purchase, or sell investment property. Topics also covered were real estate finance, property analysis, analyzing the rental market, syndication, and rent control.

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5 Jan 2010

Rank #10

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Show 18

This show started with an overview of Escrow. Topics discussed were requirements of a valid escrow, how to open an escrow and ended with stressing the importance of financing in the escrow process.

59mins

5 Jan 2010

Rank #11

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Show 27

This show started with a discussion of property management and included the state and federal laws that involve fair housing issues. Topics also covered were types of properties, types of managers, and their day-to-day management responsibilities.

59mins

5 Jan 2010

Rank #12

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Show 25

This show started with a discussion of other activities that complement basic real estate brokerage. Topics also covered were providing notary public services, property management, providing escrow services and loan brokerage services. There was also a discussion on real estate syndication, investment counselor activities, and sales of mobile homes.

59mins

5 Jan 2010

Rank #13

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Show 16

This show started with an explanation of why financing was so important to the real estate transaction. The show also covered mortgages vs. deeds of trust, costs of borrowing money, and the types of lending companies.

59mins

5 Jan 2010

Rank #14

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Show 24

This show started with a discussion of other activities that complement basic real estate brokerage. Topics covered included: selling small businesses, valuation of business opportunities and that the sale of a business normally includes real property, personal property and the goodwill of the business.

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5 Jan 2010

Rank #15