*Note: This class will feature a Gourmet Burger Bar from Red Robin, so please respond with your burger order with a choice from the following fields (condiments and toppings will be available at the office):
A core curriculum class must be taken by all licensees during each renewal period. This class satisfies that requirement.
Topic Area I Legislative Update Objective 1 National Legislative Issues Objective 2 Washington Legislative Issues
Topic Area II Legal Update Objective 1 Common Complaints/Investigations /Findings Objective 2 Case Studies
Topic Area III Business Practices Update Objective 1 Organizational Structures, Roles, & Responsibilities Objective 2 Residential Real Estate Practices Objective 3 Risk Avoidance Reminders Objective 4 Real Estate Advertising
Facebook For Business 101 - Wednesday April 4th from 10:00am to 11:00am
Here are a few things you will take away from this class:
How to develop your brand on Facebook.
Learn how to easily schedule posts to save you time.
How to find great content to post on a regular basis.
Making Facebook work for YOU to create more ROI.
Real Estate Round Table - Wednesday March 14th from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Join us on Wednesday March 14th for Real Estate Round Table! This won't be a class, but rather a round table discussion where we will discuss 15 important real estate topics (1. The New Competitive Market: (Commissions, What are other Brokerages Doing, Etc) 2. Bidding Wars 3. The Problem with Zillow & “Zestimates” 4. Seller not wanting to sell for full price 5. Schools: What to say, share, and stay quiet about 6. Reading Title Reports 7. Delayed possession / Early possession 8. Form 17 9. Closing Settlement Statements 10. Recommending Home Inspectors 11. Looking at Inspection Reports (Updated) 12. Sewer Capacity/ Charges and Assessments 13. Septic systems 14. Banned Words (Federal Fair Housing) 15. Open House/ Showing Safety) and answer any questions you may have. This will be a great opportunity for agents of all experience levels to come in to learn and talk through various topics. Click here to register.
REfresh 3.2: Extended Play Tech Talk - Wednesday January 31st from 10:00am to 11:00am
Sometimes it is the small, incremental changes that make all the difference. In this blueprint-style Tech Talk we will take a deeper dive into the 7 iterations you can apply to your business that will bring you current with the way your future clients think, search and refer.
We will cover solutions: 1. Better Listening 2. Better Visibility 3. Better Communication 4. Better Timing on Reviews 5. Better Referral Time Line 6. Better Business Cards 7. Better Conversations
Rainier Title Wire Fraud Clock Hour Class - Tuesday, February 6th from 10:00am to 1:00pm (Lunch Provided)
Real Estate's New Market Reality - Tuesday, January 16th & Wednesday, January 17th from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Not that long ago, real estate agents were in the business of providing information. In fact, you can probably remember a time when all real estate professionals did—the only value we thought we had—was giving information.
What’s for sale, what’s on the market, what’s the pricing of similar homes, etc.
Back then, to protect our value, we locked away this information in a fortress called the MLS. If any person outside of the real estate business tried to reach into our fortress and grab a slice of that data, we were trained, like guardians outside the gates, to chop off that person’s arm. (okay, so not really chop it off, but you get the idea.)
But this is not how real estate is done now, and we guarantee it won’t be done like that ever again.
This class is designed to help you "Stand Out" from the competition. It's about breaking through the clutter, knowing how to set yourself up for success and Having the Courage and Fearlessness to Elevate Your Business for 2018!
We will discuss the current market, best practices, and a new dynamic you can employ that helps ensure once you get the appointment and you also get the Listing or Buyer!
Nextdoor Webinar Education Session - Wednesday, November 8th at 11:00am
The folks at Nextdoor are offering a webinar education session just for our agents. They'll teach you everything you need to know to get most out of Nextdoor and grow your business. You will also have access to the account rep from Nextdoor assigned to The Cascade Team, so this will be a fantastic opportunity to directly ask them any questions you have about the platform. We highly recommend tuning in, so click here to register!
Bootcamp 2018 is here for a one-time only, 5-week event! Why so early? Because if you wait until January, 2018 to get in gear - you are too late! We’ve built a lot of new content and updated the best practices that you’ll need to succeed in 2018.
Customizing Broker Websites
The new broker websites are ready to customize! We will show you how to customize them with video, text, and graphics. You will learn how to add a community page to your site in just 5 minutes! There are already dozens of pre-built community pages to choose from.
The Listing Presentation
We role play an entire listing presentation in this class from start to finish. We’ll show you how to deliver the listing presentation with confidence, so you can win that listing. If you haven’t been to this one yet, be sure not to miss it. Abraham Lincoln even makes an appearance!
Find And Grow A Farm Area
Ready to find and work a farm area that will produce listings? We’ll show you how. Some areas that you think would be great aren’t always, so we’ll show you how to find one that produces. Then we’ll show you how to work it with mailers and more.
Social Media 101
Social media is huge and one of the primary ways people communicate in 2017. We’ll dive into Facebook and give some overviews of all the major networks. Best of all, much of social media is free to use. There are also powerful advertising options available that are low cost and easy to experiment with.
Your 2018 Business Plan
This is it! The most important class of the year that will affect your sales more than anything else. We’ll take everything you learned over the last month and roll it all up into a business plan for 2018. When you're done, you’ll have a solid plan with precise numbers to execute on throughout 2018.