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Date(s) Class City &
State
Class
Type
Credit Hours Price   Details
May 20 – May 23 New Broker Business Practices Class (10-Credit Hours) Albuquerque, NM Day
Associate Broker 10
$249.00  Add to Cart 

All associate brokers must complete this course within their first year of licensure!

This 30-hour course is required of all new associate brokers licensed for the first time on or after January 1, 2009. Effective January 1, 2012, this must be completed within the first year of licensure. This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to begin your real estate career with confidence. Real estate is a profession, and this course is designed to apply the information to your particular real estate practice. Positioning yourself with solid business process and best practices will help you succeed as a real estate professional.

New Broker Business Practices covers everything from the basics of establishing a real estate business to the successful closing of a transaction. It is presented in a format that will facilitate your learning in a systematic approach. Jump-start your real estate career by attending this class as soon as possible after receiving your license. 

Topics Include:

  • Prospecting
  • Creating a database and business plan
  • Working with buyers: important first steps and the purchase agreement
  • Working with sellers: important first steps and the listing process
  • Making the sale: presenting and negotiating offers and counteroffers
  • Closing the transaction

The course category is education.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Albuquerque
  • 8205 Spain Rd NE
  • Ste 109
  • Albuquerque, NM 87109

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Mon, May 20, 2019, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #2: Mon, May 20, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (local)
  • #3: Tue, May 21, 2019, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #4: Tue, May 21, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (local)
  • #5: Wed, May 22, 2019, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #6: Wed, May 22, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (local)
  • #7: Thu, May 23, 2019, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #8: Thu, May 23, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Larry Ashwood
May 22 – May 22 Yes, Your Honor, I Did Disclose Class (4-Credit Hours) Albuquerque, NM Day
Associate Broker 4
$69.00  Add to Cart 

This course will provide students with a basic understanding of how courts create law via rulings and interpretation of laws. We will discuss disclosure requirements based on the New Mexico Real Estate License Law and Commission rules, required disclosures listed in the Broker Duties and how courts van impose additional duties via rulings and risk management techniques. We will review six appellate court opinions and understand what the courts have said about how we must act in the real estate profession.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Albuquerque
  • 8205 Spain Rd NE
  • Ste 109
  • Albuquerque, NM 87109

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Wed, May 22, 2019, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Brandon Curtis
May 24 – May 24 Uniform Owner/Resident Relations Act Class (6-Credit Hours) Albuquerque, NM Day
Associate Broker 6
$84.00  Call Customer Support to Purchase  Call Customer Support to Purchase  Call Customer Support to Purchase

Whether you are involved in ownership, management or leasing of rental property, it is important that you have a thorough understanding of New Mexico Landlord-Tenant laws. 

This course provides an in-depth analysis of the provisions of the Uniform Owner/Resident Relations Act, including the obligations of both owners and residents.  Learn the proper way to notify tenants, how to properly handle deposit refunds, and the step by step process involved in an eviction procedure. You will also learn the Act’s requirements regarding disposition of property abandoned on the premises and what your rights are regarding right of entry.

 Avoid litigation down the road by learning your rights and responsibilities as a landlord!

Topics Include:

  • Key definitions
  • Service of notice
  • Payment of rent
  • Deposits
  • Owner obligations
  • Resident obligations
  • Right of entry
  • Disposition of property
  • Unlawful removal
  • Eviction process

This course is a core elective.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Albuquerque
  • 8205 Spain Rd NE
  • Ste 109
  • Albuquerque, NM 87109

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Fri, May 24, 2019, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #2: Fri, May 24, 2019, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Bill McCoy III
May 31 – May 31 Commercial Real Estate Overview Class (4-Credit Hours) Albuquerque, NM Day
Associate Broker 4
$69.00  Add to Cart 

The line between residential real estate and commercial real estate does not have to be blurred because of lack of basic knowledge!

Commercial real estate is a broad subject that has numerous components and can be extremely complex. Commercial property itself typically includes office buildings or complexes, malls, shopping centers or separate individual retail stores, multiple types of industrial property, warehouses, medical center, hotels, farmland, and multi-family housing. The practice of commercial real estate incorporates many terms and acronyms that must be understood to interpret it clearly and gain an accurate picture of the numerous components that play a role.

Commercial Real Estate Overview was developed with the fundamentals of commercial real estate, focusing on principles, as well as applicable local laws and standards.

Topics Include:

  • Introduction to commercial real estate
  • How sales play a part in commercial real estate
  • Leasing and the basics
  • Property management
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Albuquerque
  • 8205 Spain Rd NE
  • Ste 109
  • Albuquerque, NM 87109

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Fri, May 31, 2019, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Richard Gallegos
Jun 04 – Jun 04 Commercial Mortgage Fundamentals Class (4-Credit Hours) Albuquerque, NM Day
Associate Broker 4
$69.00  Add to Cart 

When a commercial property owner lists their property for sales and the buyer submits a purchase offer, the pre-qualification is different than applying for a residential mortgage.  In a residential mortgage, the lender can pre-qualify a borrower based on their personal income and credit.  In a commercial loan, the lender can give a rough estimate based on property type, loan-to-value ratio and net operating income. This course will give the basic understanding of commercial real estate financing and general metrics used by lenders.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Albuquerque
  • 8205 Spain Rd NE
  • Ste 109
  • Albuquerque, NM 87109

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Tue, June 04, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Brandon Curtis
Jun 06 – Jun 06 Albuquerque Zoning: What Every Real Estate Broker Should Know Class (4-Credit Hours) Albuquerque, NM Day
Associate Broker 4
$69.00  Add to Cart 

Zoning, exceptions, variances—what does it all mean?

This course will provide you with a brief history of zoning and how it all began. Explore the zoning code, how it is applied and the office that oversees the code. You will learn to identify zoning codes, determine what they mean, and interpret their bearing on your clients.

Topics Include:

  • Why Zoning?
  • History and evolution of zoning codes
  • Important definitions
  • Sector plans and development
  • How to determine a zoning code
  • Special exceptions/variances
  • Amending a zoning code
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Albuquerque
  • 8205 Spain Rd NE
  • Ste 109
  • Albuquerque, NM 87109

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Thu, June 06, 2019, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Michael Glass
Jun 06 – Jun 06 2019 NMREC Core Course C (4-Credit Hours) Albuquerque, NM Day
Associate Broker 4
$69.00  Add to Cart 

The NMREC Core Course replaces the NMREC Mandatory Course.  This course will need to be completed annually to maintain your license.

All licensees must take the 4-hour NMREC Core Course to renew their real estate license.  This 4-hour course is an annual required course and must be completed each year of your license renewal. This course is designed to be interactive to maximize its benefit to you. 

Topics Include:

  • A review of E & O claims and how our industry can reduce them
  • Score brokers on the broker duties in an interactive case study where we watch a deal unravel, unfold and play out
  • The latest legal updates on a federal, state, local level
  • Rule changes from the New Mexico Real Estate Commission
  • How to improve the QB/QB relationship via the independent contract agreement
  • Latest changes to Broker duties

The course category is mandatory.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Albuquerque
  • 8205 Spain Rd NE
  • Ste 109
  • Albuquerque, NM 87109

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Thu, June 06, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Michael Glass
Jun 12 – Jun 12 2018 NMREC Core Course B (4-Credit Hours) Albuquerque, NM Day
Associate Broker 4
$69.00  Add to Cart 

The NMREC Core Course replaces the NMREC Mandatory Course.  This course will need to be completed annually to maintain your license.

All licensees must take the 4-hour NMREC Core Course to renew their real estate license.  This 4-hour course is an annual required course and must be completed each year of your license renewal. This course is designed to be interactive to maximize its benefit to you. 

Topics Include:

  • A review of E & O claims and how our industry can reduce them
  • Score brokers on the broker duties in an interactive case study where we watch a deal unravel, unfold and play out
  • The latest legal updates on a federal, state, local level
  • Rule changes from the New Mexico Real Estate Commission
  • How to improve the QB/QB relationship via the independent contract agreement
  • Latest changes to Broker duties

The course category is mandatory.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Albuquerque
  • 8205 Spain Rd NE
  • Ste 109
  • Albuquerque, NM 87109

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Wed, June 12, 2019, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Michael Glass
Jun 14 – Jun 14 Commercial Real Estate and Municipal Planning: Construction Class (4-Credit Hours) Albuquerque, NM Day
Associate Broker 4
$69.00  Add to Cart 

When questions arise that relate to the construction industry and real estate, how do you answer them?

Construction is one of the most visible and tangible categories when it comes to the field of commercial real estate and municipal planning. It is one of the elements that ties in both multiple trades and civic envoys as the process unfolds.

As the end product, construction provides many of the “tools of the trade” for the commercial real estate industry as a whole. This is the case from simple renovations for a new usage or tenant improvement work to larger construction projects.

This course shows an easy-to-follow map of some of the main elements that revolve around construction, as they apply to commercial real estate.

Topics Include:

  • Simple construction overview
  • A licensed contractor’s work
  • Construction and contracts
  • Certificate of Occupancy

This course is a core elective.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Albuquerque
  • 8205 Spain Rd NE
  • Ste 109
  • Albuquerque, NM 87109

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Fri, June 14, 2019, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Richard Gallegos
Jun 28 – Jul 01 New Broker Business Practices Class (10-Credit Hours) Albuquerque, NM Weekend
Associate Broker 10
$249.00  Add to Cart 

All associate brokers must complete this course within their first year of licensure!

This 30-hour course is required of all new associate brokers licensed for the first time on or after January 1, 2009. Effective January 1, 2012, this must be completed within the first year of licensure. This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to begin your real estate career with confidence. Real estate is a profession, and this course is designed to apply the information to your particular real estate practice. Positioning yourself with solid business process and best practices will help you succeed as a real estate professional.

New Broker Business Practices covers everything from the basics of establishing a real estate business to the successful closing of a transaction. It is presented in a format that will facilitate your learning in a systematic approach. Jump-start your real estate career by attending this class as soon as possible after receiving your license. 

Topics Include:

  • Prospecting
  • Creating a database and business plan
  • Working with buyers: important first steps and the purchase agreement
  • Working with sellers: important first steps and the listing process
  • Making the sale: presenting and negotiating offers and counteroffers
  • Closing the transaction

The course category is education.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Albuquerque
  • 8205 Spain Rd NE
  • Ste 109
  • Albuquerque, NM 87109

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Fri, June 28, 2019, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #2: Fri, June 28, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (local)
  • #3: Sat, June 29, 2019, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #4: Sat, June 29, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (local)
  • #5: Sun, June 30, 2019, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #6: Sun, June 30, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (local)
  • #7: Mon, July 01, 2019, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #8: Mon, July 01, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Michael Glass
Jul 11 – Jul 11 2019 NMREC Core Course C (4-Credit Hours) Albuquerque, NM Day
Associate Broker 4
$69.00  Add to Cart 

The NMREC Core Course replaces the NMREC Mandatory Course.  This course will need to be completed annually to maintain your license.

All licensees must take the 4-hour NMREC Core Course to renew their real estate license.  This 4-hour course is an annual required course and must be completed each year of your license renewal. This course is designed to be interactive to maximize its benefit to you. 

Topics Include:

  • A review of E & O claims and how our industry can reduce them
  • Score brokers on the broker duties in an interactive case study where we watch a deal unravel, unfold and play out
  • The latest legal updates on a federal, state, local level
  • Rule changes from the New Mexico Real Estate Commission
  • How to improve the QB/QB relationship via the independent contract agreement
  • Latest changes to Broker duties

The course category is mandatory.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Albuquerque
  • 8205 Spain Rd NE
  • Ste 109
  • Albuquerque, NM 87109

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Thu, July 11, 2019, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Michael Glass
Jul 11 – Jul 11 NAR Code of Ethics and Enforcement Class (4-Credit Hours) Albuquerque, NM Day
Associate Broker 4
$69.00  Add to Cart 

Did you know that the Code of Ethics was revised with additions in January 2008? Are you in your renewal cycle for your quadrennial ethics training requirement? This course will show the changes in the REALTOR® code of Ethics as well as the Standards of Practices.

The course category is ethics.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Albuquerque
  • 8205 Spain Rd NE
  • Ste 109
  • Albuquerque, NM 87109

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Thu, July 11, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Larry Ashwood
Jul 15 – Jul 18 New Broker Business Practices Class (10-Credit Hours) Albuquerque, NM Day
Associate Broker 10
$249.00  Add to Cart 

All associate brokers must complete this course within their first year of licensure!

This 30-hour course is required of all new associate brokers licensed for the first time on or after January 1, 2009. Effective January 1, 2012, this must be completed within the first year of licensure. This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to begin your real estate career with confidence. Real estate is a profession, and this course is designed to apply the information to your particular real estate practice. Positioning yourself with solid business process and best practices will help you succeed as a real estate professional.

New Broker Business Practices covers everything from the basics of establishing a real estate business to the successful closing of a transaction. It is presented in a format that will facilitate your learning in a systematic approach. Jump-start your real estate career by attending this class as soon as possible after receiving your license. 

Topics Include:

  • Prospecting
  • Creating a database and business plan
  • Working with buyers: important first steps and the purchase agreement
  • Working with sellers: important first steps and the listing process
  • Making the sale: presenting and negotiating offers and counteroffers
  • Closing the transaction

The course category is education.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Albuquerque
  • 8205 Spain Rd NE
  • Ste 109
  • Albuquerque, NM 87109

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Mon, July 15, 2019, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #2: Mon, July 15, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (local)
  • #3: Tue, July 16, 2019, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #4: Tue, July 16, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (local)
  • #5: Wed, July 17, 2019, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #6: Wed, July 17, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (local)
  • #7: Thu, July 18, 2019, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #8: Thu, July 18, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Michael Glass
Jul 17 – Jul 17 The Twenty Most Cost-Effective Home Improvements Class (4-Credit Hours) Albuquerque, NM Day
Associate Broker 4
$69.00  Add to Cart 

Here are 20 cost-effective home improvements that add value and enjoyment for every homeowner.

Homeowners are spending more time and money on fixing up their homes than ever before. In fact, U.S. Census Bureau statistics indicate that maintentance and repairs make up about 30 percent of the expenditures. The other 70 percent is spent for alterations, major replacements, additions, and outside additions and alterations.

This is your guide to 20 home improvements that will maximize resale value. You will learn where the money goes in a typical remodeling job, as well as how much is spent on kitchen and bathroom remodeling, plumbing, HVAC, roofing, and more. Discover tips and ideas to help you communicate with your clients and customers about value-added home improvements.

The course category is education.

Topics include:

  • Trends in remodeling spending
  • Setting spending priorities
  • Maintenance and repairs
  • Kitchen and bathroom remodeling
  • Avoiding hidden mechanical costs
  • Roofing and siding
  • Window upgrades that save energy
  • Environmental concerns
  • Cost vs. value analysis
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Albuquerque
  • 8205 Spain Rd NE
  • Ste 109
  • Albuquerque, NM 87109

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Wed, July 17, 2019, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Larry Ashwood
Jul 17 – Jul 17 Solar PV Value? Questions to Ask Class (2-Credit Hours) Albuquerque, NM Day
Associate Broker 2
$34.00  Add to Cart 

Solar Photo Voltaic (PV) are increasingly present in New Mexico homes.  Does this represent value?  Can this create difficulties for the transaction?

This course will familiarize you with the impact and potential pitfalls that Solar PV can have on a transaction.  Can Solar PV truly add value?  What must you address in your transactions to protect the public?

Topics Include:

  • History of PV in New Mexico
  • PV Value, Yes or No
  • Questions to ask for listing and buyer brokers

The course category is education.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Albuquerque
  • 8205 Spain Rd NE
  • Ste 109
  • Albuquerque, NM 87109

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Wed, July 17, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Larry Ashwood
Jul 22 – Jul 22 2019 NMREC Core Course C (4-Credit Hours) Las Cruces, NM Day
Associate Broker 4
$69.00  Add to Cart 

The NMREC Core Course replaces the NMREC Mandatory Course.  This course will need to be completed annually to maintain your license.

All licensees must take the 4-hour NMREC Core Course to renew their real estate license.  This 4-hour course is an annual required course and must be completed each year of your license renewal. This course is designed to be interactive to maximize its benefit to you. 

Topics Include:

  • A review of E & O claims and how our industry can reduce them
  • Score brokers on the broker duties in an interactive case study where we watch a deal unravel, unfold and play out
  • The latest legal updates on a federal, state, local level
  • Rule changes from the New Mexico Real Estate Commission
  • How to improve the QB/QB relationship via the independent contract agreement
  • Latest changes to Broker duties

The course category is mandatory.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Staybridge Suites, Las Cruces, NM
  • 2651 Northrise Dr
  • Las Cruces, NM 88011

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Mon, July 22, 2019, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Michael Glass
Jul 22 – Jul 22 Anatomy of a Purchase Contract Class (4-Credit Hours) Las Cruces, NM Day
Associate Broker 4
$69.00  Add to Cart 

Learn the importance of using current forms and how to avoid transaction liability related to using out-sated forms.

This four hour class is designed to provide attendees with a professional working knowledge of the RANM Purchase Agreement and other forms likely to be used with it.

Topics Include:

  • Compliance with Part 19 rules
  • Parties to the Contract
  • Ernest Money
  • Appraisal Contingency
  • Closing Process
  • Inspections
  • Disclosures
  • Contract Signing
  • Addendums
  • Responses and Counters

This course is a core elective.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Staybridge Suites, Las Cruces, NM
  • 2651 Northrise Dr
  • Las Cruces, NM 88011

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Mon, July 22, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Michael Glass
Jul 25 – Jul 28 New Broker Business Practices Class (10-Credit Hours) Roswell, NM Weekend
Associate Broker 10
$249.00  Add to Cart 

All associate brokers must complete this course within their first year of licensure!

This 30-hour course is required of all new associate brokers licensed for the first time on or after January 1, 2009. Effective January 1, 2012, this must be completed within the first year of licensure. This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to begin your real estate career with confidence. Real estate is a profession, and this course is designed to apply the information to your particular real estate practice. Positioning yourself with solid business process and best practices will help you succeed as a real estate professional.

New Broker Business Practices covers everything from the basics of establishing a real estate business to the successful closing of a transaction. It is presented in a format that will facilitate your learning in a systematic approach. Jump-start your real estate career by attending this class as soon as possible after receiving your license. 

Topics Include:

  • Prospecting
  • Creating a database and business plan
  • Working with buyers: important first steps and the purchase agreement
  • Working with sellers: important first steps and the listing process
  • Making the sale: presenting and negotiating offers and counteroffers
  • Closing the transaction

The course category is education.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Holiday Inn Express and Suites - Roswell
  • 3 Military Heights Dr.
  • Roswell, NM 88201

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Thu, July 25, 2019, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #2: Thu, July 25, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (local)
  • #3: Fri, July 26, 2019, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #4: Fri, July 26, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (local)
  • #5: Sat, July 27, 2019, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #6: Sat, July 27, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (local)
  • #7: Sun, July 28, 2019, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #8: Sun, July 28, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Michael Glass
Aug 01 – Aug 01 Commercial Mortgage Fundamentals Class (4-Credit Hours) Roswell, NM Day
Associate Broker 4
$69.00  Add to Cart 

When a commercial property owner lists their property for sales and the buyer submits a purchase offer, the pre-qualification is different than applying for a residential mortgage.  In a residential mortgage, the lender can pre-qualify a borrower based on their personal income and credit.  In a commercial loan, the lender can give a rough estimate based on property type, loan-to-value ratio and net operating income. This course will give the basic understanding of commercial real estate financing and general metrics used by lenders.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Holiday Inn Express and Suites - Roswell
  • 3 Military Heights Dr.
  • Roswell, NM 88201

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Thu, August 01, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Brandon Curtis
Aug 02 – Aug 02 Commercial Real Estate Leasing Class (2-Credit Hours) Albuquerque, NM Day
Associate Broker 2
$34.00  Add to Cart 

It is not difficult to see how leasing in commercial real estate works in any economy!

A commercial real estate lease is viewed as a legal contract that represents a conveyance of possessory rights to real estate. Legal aspects will vary dependent upon local rules and regulations.

The focal point of this course is the principles that are behind the fundamental elements that make up a commercial real estate lease. The course is outlined to give a very easy-to-understand way of recognizing the potential for any broker in the field of leasing.

Topics Include:

  • Categories related to real estate
  • Distinctions that play a part
  • Functions within the field
  • Terminology that ties in
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Albuquerque
  • 8205 Spain Rd NE
  • Ste 109
  • Albuquerque, NM 87109

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Fri, August 02, 2019, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM (local)

Taught By:
  • Richard Gallegos
Aug 05 – Aug 05 Yes, Your Honor, I Did Disclose Class (4-Credit Hours) Roswell, NM Day
Associate Broker 4
$69.00  Add to Cart 

This course will provide students with a basic understanding of how courts create law via rulings and interpretation of laws. We will discuss disclosure requirements based on the New Mexico Real Estate License Law and Commission rules, required disclosures listed in the Broker Duties and how courts van impose additional duties via rulings and risk management techniques. We will review six appellate court opinions and understand what the courts have said about how we must act in the real estate profession.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Holiday Inn Express and Suites - Roswell
  • 3 Military Heights Dr.
  • Roswell, NM 88201

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Mon, August 05, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Brandon Curtis
Aug 08 – Aug 08 2019 NMREC Core Course C (4-Credit Hours) Albuquerque, NM Day
Associate Broker 4
$69.00  Add to Cart 

The NMREC Core Course replaces the NMREC Mandatory Course.  This course will need to be completed annually to maintain your license.

All licensees must take the 4-hour NMREC Core Course to renew their real estate license.  This 4-hour course is an annual required course and must be completed each year of your license renewal. This course is designed to be interactive to maximize its benefit to you. 

Topics Include:

  • A review of E & O claims and how our industry can reduce them
  • Score brokers on the broker duties in an interactive case study where we watch a deal unravel, unfold and play out
  • The latest legal updates on a federal, state, local level
  • Rule changes from the New Mexico Real Estate Commission
  • How to improve the QB/QB relationship via the independent contract agreement
  • Latest changes to Broker duties

The course category is mandatory.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Albuquerque
  • 8205 Spain Rd NE
  • Ste 109
  • Albuquerque, NM 87109

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Thu, August 08, 2019, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Michael Glass
Aug 08 – Aug 08 Surveys From A to Z Class (4-Credit Hours) Albuquerque, NM Day
Associate Broker 4
$69.00  Add to Cart 

How is real property described?

This class will show the student how to describe real property.  Students will be given examples of why a Survey is important and the regulations that oversee them.  We will cover the different types of Surveys and their purpose.  You will gain an understanding of preparing for a survey, how to read them and how Title searches fit into the process.

Topics Include:

  • How is Real Property Described
  • Why get a Survey
  • Regulation of Surveyors
  • Types of Surveys
  • How to read and explain a Survey
  • Survey and Title Insurance
  • Typical issues addressed/Resolved via Surveys

This course is a core elective.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Albuquerque
  • 8205 Spain Rd NE
  • Ste 109
  • Albuquerque, NM 87109

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Thu, August 08, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Michael Glass
Aug 09 – Aug 09 Understanding and Using RANM Forms Class (8-Credit Hours) Albuquerque, NM Day
Associate Broker 8
$99.00  Add to Cart 

This 8-hour course is required for those associate brokers who are upgrading their license to qualifying broker status.

This course is designed to provide students with an in-depth look and knowledge of the RANM forms used in real estate transactions. This course focuses on the importance of using current forms and the liability you could face by using outdated forms.

Topics Include:

  • Listing Agreement
  • Purchase Agreement
  • Lead Based Paint Disclosures
  • Back up offer and Counteroffer
  • HOA and PID Disclosures
  • Objection, Resolution and Waiver Notice and Agreement
  • And more!

The course is a core elective.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Albuquerque
  • 8205 Spain Rd NE
  • Ste 109
  • Albuquerque, NM 87109

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Fri, August 09, 2019, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #2: Fri, August 09, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Michael Glass
Aug 14 – Aug 14 Easements and Access for the Non-lawyer Class (4-Credit Hours) Albuquerque, NM Day
Associate Broker 4
$69.00  Add to Cart 

An easement is a certain right to use the real property of another without possessing it.  An easement fulfills the needs of one property at the expense of another.

If you would like to understand the meaning and implications of an easement, this course can help explain the laws in terms everyone can understand.

Topics Include:

  • The importance of easements and how they burden or benefit the various parties
  • Explanations of the different types of easements
  • The various uses of easements
  • Extermination or termination of easements

This course is a core elective.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Albuquerque
  • 8205 Spain Rd NE
  • Ste 109
  • Albuquerque, NM 87109

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Wed, August 14, 2019, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Steve Riemann
Sep 05 – Sep 05 Legal Descriptions and Survey Maps Class (4-Credit Hours) Albuquerque, NM Day
Associate Broker 4
$69.00  Add to Cart 

Learn how America has grown, and in the process, how legal descriptions have evolved.

 In this course, you will learn the basics of map and survey reading. You will understand the different methods of describing property, as well as where to find source information about real estate descriptions and locations.

 After completing this course, you will be better able to discuss survey types and requirements with your customers and clients. Learn how to read a metes and bounds legal description, how to interpret the Uniform Parcel Code (UPC) codes, and much more. This hands-on course is enlightening and entertaining. Enroll today!

 Topics Include:

  • New Mexico land history
  • Types of legal descriptions
  • Types of surveys

This course is a core elective.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Albuquerque
  • 8205 Spain Rd NE
  • Ste 109
  • Albuquerque, NM 87109

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Thu, September 05, 2019, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Bill McCoy III
Sep 12 – Sep 12 2019 NMREC Core Course C (4-Credit Hours) Albuquerque, NM Day
Associate Broker 4
$69.00  Add to Cart 

The NMREC Core Course replaces the NMREC Mandatory Course.  This course will need to be completed annually to maintain your license.

All licensees must take the 4-hour NMREC Core Course to renew their real estate license.  This 4-hour course is an annual required course and must be completed each year of your license renewal. This course is designed to be interactive to maximize its benefit to you. 

Topics Include:

  • A review of E & O claims and how our industry can reduce them
  • Score brokers on the broker duties in an interactive case study where we watch a deal unravel, unfold and play out
  • The latest legal updates on a federal, state, local level
  • Rule changes from the New Mexico Real Estate Commission
  • How to improve the QB/QB relationship via the independent contract agreement
  • Latest changes to Broker duties

The course category is mandatory.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Albuquerque
  • 8205 Spain Rd NE
  • Ste 109
  • Albuquerque, NM 87109

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Thu, September 12, 2019, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Michael Glass
Sep 12 – Sep 12 Business Ethics in Real Estate Class (4-Credit Hours) Albuquerque, NM Day
Associate Broker 4
$69.00  Add to Cart 

How do our ethics affect your business decisions?  Working ethically is essential to building your business.

Details:
This course provides an overview of the challenges and obstacles facing those who seek to make ethical considerations an essential part of their business practices.
Will provide attendees opportunities to think through the process from morality, ethics and integrity, with a special emphasis on NAR Code of Ethics.

Topics Include:

  • Basic types of ethical reasoning
  • Characteristics of business ethics
  • NAR “Pathway to Professionalism”
  • Code enforcement processes

The course category is ethics.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Albuquerque
  • 8205 Spain Rd NE
  • Ste 109
  • Albuquerque, NM 87109

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Thu, September 12, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Michael Glass
Sep 26 – Sep 26 Mechanics' Liens: Law and Strategy Class (4-Credit Hours) Albuquerque, NM Day
Associate Broker 4
$69.00  Add to Cart 

Understand how liens can affect your sales.

A contractor or supplier who is not paid for services and materials has the right to place a lien on property. These liens can severely restrict the marketability of a property.

This course will discuss how liens are created, enforced, and how they upset rules of priority. You will explore the ramifications of broken priority, bonding over liens, stop notices and learn what protections that Notice of Non-Responsibility provides landlords.

Your understanding of these important topics will help you to navigate sellers and buyers through issues and to the closing table. Enroll today!

Topics Include:

  • How liens are created, and how they affect nearly every transaction on the planet
  • The “secret” nature of the lien and how they upset rules of priority
  • The various ramifications of broken priority
  • Bonding over liens in order to proceed with transaction
  • Using the Notice of Non-Responsibility to avoid liens as a landlord
  • Using the Stop Notice Act to assure the contractor has paid all charges

This course is a core elective.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Albuquerque
  • 8205 Spain Rd NE
  • Ste 109
  • Albuquerque, NM 87109

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Thu, September 26, 2019, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Steve Riemann
Sep 27 – Sep 27 Commercial Real Estate Property Management Class (2-Credit Hours) Albuquerque, NM Day
Associate Broker 2
$34.00  Add to Cart 

Perplexed by property management? You are not alone, but the confusion can be addressed!

Property management is very prominent in the field of commercial real estate. This category of commercial real estate can be heavily regulated, dependent on locale. In most areas, it is typically overseen at the municipal level by specific commissions or licensure boards. The law of a particular region will help shape the framework, but the elementary principles that are involved in the actual day-to-day tasks of property management remain the same.

Commercial real estate, as applied to property management, focuses on principles and, where applicable, local laws and standards.

Topics Include:

  • Functions of property management
  • Responsibilities in the field
  • Protocol for mangers
  • Basic rules in commercial real estate

This course is a core elective.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Albuquerque
  • 8205 Spain Rd NE
  • Ste 109
  • Albuquerque, NM 87109

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Fri, September 27, 2019, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Richard Gallegos
Oct 10 – Oct 10 2019 NMREC Core Course C (4-Credit Hours) Albuquerque, NM Day
Associate Broker 4
$69.00  Add to Cart 

The NMREC Core Course replaces the NMREC Mandatory Course.  This course will need to be completed annually to maintain your license.

All licensees must take the 4-hour NMREC Core Course to renew their real estate license.  This 4-hour course is an annual required course and must be completed each year of your license renewal. This course is designed to be interactive to maximize its benefit to you. 

Topics Include:

  • A review of E & O claims and how our industry can reduce them
  • Score brokers on the broker duties in an interactive case study where we watch a deal unravel, unfold and play out
  • The latest legal updates on a federal, state, local level
  • Rule changes from the New Mexico Real Estate Commission
  • How to improve the QB/QB relationship via the independent contract agreement
  • Latest changes to Broker duties

The course category is mandatory.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Albuquerque
  • 8205 Spain Rd NE
  • Ste 109
  • Albuquerque, NM 87109

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Thu, October 10, 2019, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Instructor TBD
Oct 10 – Oct 10 Property Management Essentials - Residential Class (4-Credit Hours) Albuquerque, NM Day
Associate Broker 4
$69.00  Add to Cart 

Property managers face numerous challenges in the day-to-day operations of the properties they manage.

One of the best risk reduction tools available to property managers involves taking courses designed to maximize knowledge in key areas of liability. Property managers often work with individuals who are complete strangers. Useful websites provide an excellent resource to access vital information regarding criminal activity, as well as any connection a rental prospect may have to sex offender sites.

This course will explore several laws that are relevant to property management, such as the Fair Housing Act. Property managers must stay informed of current changes to existing laws to ensure they are in compliance. Past students have raved about the safety tips presented in Property Management Essentials.

Topics Include:

  • Stigmatized property and Megan’s Law
  • Illegal drug activity
  • Safety tips
  • Lead-based paint disclosure
  • Uniform Owner/Resident Relations Act update
  • Fair Housing and property management

This course is a core elective.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Albuquerque
  • 8205 Spain Rd NE
  • Ste 109
  • Albuquerque, NM 87109

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Thu, October 10, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • David Steele
Oct 11 – Oct 11 Modern Urbanism Class (4-Credit Hours) Albuquerque, NM Day
Associate Broker 4
$69.00  Add to Cart 

History has shown in great detail that most human patterns of migration and subsequent colonization have resulted in the establishment of villages, neighborhoods, or similar enclaves of societal gathering that eventually link together, growing to become towns and cities.

This course will provide a detailed summation of the current aspects of “Modern Urbanism” and the application of sustainable real estate growth.  It will provide a view of the main elements that revolve around the constantly evolving complexities related to both commercial and residential responsible land use, positive environmental planning, and manageable real estate growth.


Topics Include:

  • The history of urban development
  • Municipal Impact
  • The practicality of Modern Urbanism
  • The application of Modern Urbanism
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Albuquerque
  • 8205 Spain Rd NE
  • Ste 109
  • Albuquerque, NM 87109

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Fri, October 11, 2019, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Richard Gallegos
Oct 17 – Oct 17 Understanding Residential Real Estate Investments Class (8-Credit Hours) Albuquerque, NM Day
Associate Broker 8
$99.00  Add to Cart 

Real estate is still one of the best investments available anywhere.
This introductory course can open the door for you to the lucrative investment real estate market. If you are unfamiliar with selling residential real estate as an investment, you’ll get a step-by-step guide to the fundamentals you need to get started.

This course focuses on the basic investment concepts in residential real estate investments. From the beginner in real estate to the seasoned professional, you will gain a better understanding of the role of real estate in an investment portfolio. You will also learn the advantages and disadvantages of real estate as an investment vehicle, as well as the difference between equity and debt investments. Finally, you will learn several methods for the evaluation of residential real estate investments. In short, you’ll discover new opportunities for you and your investors.

Topics Include:

  • Tax advantages
  • Cash flow analysis
  • Investment property financing and management
  • Exchanges
  • Real estate tax law
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Albuquerque
  • 8205 Spain Rd NE
  • Ste 109
  • Albuquerque, NM 87109

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Thu, October 17, 2019, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #2: Thu, October 17, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Bill McCoy III
Oct 24 – Oct 24 Yes, Your Honor, I Did Disclose Class (4-Credit Hours) Albuquerque, NM Day
Associate Broker 4
$69.00  Add to Cart 

This course will provide students with a basic understanding of how courts create law via rulings and interpretation of laws. We will discuss disclosure requirements based on the New Mexico Real Estate License Law and Commission rules, required disclosures listed in the Broker Duties and how courts van impose additional duties via rulings and risk management techniques. We will review six appellate court opinions and understand what the courts have said about how we must act in the real estate profession.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Albuquerque
  • 8205 Spain Rd NE
  • Ste 109
  • Albuquerque, NM 87109

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Thu, October 24, 2019, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Brandon Curtis
Oct 25 – Oct 25 Real Estate Contracts and Seller Financing: The Basics Class (4-Credit Hours) Albuquerque, NM Day
Associate Broker 4
$69.00  Add to Cart 

In times of limited transactions and tight credit, the Real Estate Contract can distinguish your listing and get your buyers into homes.

This class discusses the benefits and uses of the Real Estate Contract, and while exposing and dealing with the risks. We handle the logistics of form preparation and discuss all the mechanics to make this form of financing work for your sellers and buyers.

Topics Include:

  • Owner Financing: Present Seller Applications
  • Owner Financing: Present Buyer Applications
  • What is a Real Estate Contract?
  • Vendor’s Right to Sell Contract
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Albuquerque
  • 8205 Spain Rd NE
  • Ste 109
  • Albuquerque, NM 87109

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Fri, October 25, 2019, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Steve Riemann
Oct 28 – Oct 31 New Broker Business Practices Class (10-Credit Hours) Albuquerque, NM Day
Associate Broker 10
$249.00  Add to Cart 

All associate brokers must complete this course within their first year of licensure!

This 30-hour course is required of all new associate brokers licensed for the first time on or after January 1, 2009. Effective January 1, 2012, this must be completed within the first year of licensure. This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to begin your real estate career with confidence. Real estate is a profession, and this course is designed to apply the information to your particular real estate practice. Positioning yourself with solid business process and best practices will help you succeed as a real estate professional.

New Broker Business Practices covers everything from the basics of establishing a real estate business to the successful closing of a transaction. It is presented in a format that will facilitate your learning in a systematic approach. Jump-start your real estate career by attending this class as soon as possible after receiving your license. 

Topics Include:

  • Prospecting
  • Creating a database and business plan
  • Working with buyers: important first steps and the purchase agreement
  • Working with sellers: important first steps and the listing process
  • Making the sale: presenting and negotiating offers and counteroffers
  • Closing the transaction

The course category is education.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Albuquerque
  • 8205 Spain Rd NE
  • Ste 109
  • Albuquerque, NM 87109

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Mon, October 28, 2019, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #2: Mon, October 28, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (local)
  • #3: Tue, October 29, 2019, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #4: Tue, October 29, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (local)
  • #5: Wed, October 30, 2019, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #6: Wed, October 30, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (local)
  • #7: Thu, October 31, 2019, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #8: Thu, October 31, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Instructor TBD
Nov 06 – Nov 06 2019 NMREC Core Course C (4-Credit Hours) Albuquerque, NM Day
Associate Broker 4
$69.00  Add to Cart 

The NMREC Core Course replaces the NMREC Mandatory Course.  This course will need to be completed annually to maintain your license.

All licensees must take the 4-hour NMREC Core Course to renew their real estate license.  This 4-hour course is an annual required course and must be completed each year of your license renewal. This course is designed to be interactive to maximize its benefit to you. 

Topics Include:

  • A review of E & O claims and how our industry can reduce them
  • Score brokers on the broker duties in an interactive case study where we watch a deal unravel, unfold and play out
  • The latest legal updates on a federal, state, local level
  • Rule changes from the New Mexico Real Estate Commission
  • How to improve the QB/QB relationship via the independent contract agreement
  • Latest changes to Broker duties

The course category is mandatory.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Albuquerque
  • 8205 Spain Rd NE
  • Ste 109
  • Albuquerque, NM 87109

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Wed, November 06, 2019, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Michael Glass
Nov 06 – Nov 06 Business Ethics in Real Estate Class (4-Credit Hours) Albuquerque, NM Day
Associate Broker 4
$69.00  Add to Cart 

How do our ethics affect your business decisions?  Working ethically is essential to building your business.

Details:
This course provides an overview of the challenges and obstacles facing those who seek to make ethical considerations an essential part of their business practices.
Will provide attendees opportunities to think through the process from morality, ethics and integrity, with a special emphasis on NAR Code of Ethics.

Topics Include:

  • Basic types of ethical reasoning
  • Characteristics of business ethics
  • NAR “Pathway to Professionalism”
  • Code enforcement processes

The course category is ethics.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Albuquerque
  • 8205 Spain Rd NE
  • Ste 109
  • Albuquerque, NM 87109

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Wed, November 06, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Michael Glass
Nov 07 – Nov 07 Fraud in Real Property Transactions - Identification and Avoidance Class (4-Credit Hours) Albuquerque, NM Day
Associate Broker 4
$69.00  Add to Cart 

Don’t be a victim!
Fraud in real property transactions is at epidemic proportions. As a real estate professional, you must be able to identify and understand how fraudulent behavior is created and perpetrated. This course will provide practical advice so you can avoid being complicit and liable.

You’ll explore the role of identity theft and notary fraud schemes as well as flipping, flopping and reverse mortgage fraud. Learn about red-flags that may indicate fraud and discuss how to handle culpability and liability. Additionally, you will discuss repair concessions and their legalities.

This course is a must for new and seasoned real estate professionals. Enroll today!

Topics Include:

  • The epidemic rise in fraudulent transactions and mortgage fraud in the US
  • The role of identity theft and notary fraud in real property fraud schemes
  • Flipping, flopping, and reverse mortgage fraud
  • Repair concessions and the mortgage fraud allegation
  • Red-flag alerts that the broker needs to see, and how to handle culpability and liability
  • Handling repair concessions lawfully
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Albuquerque
  • 8205 Spain Rd NE
  • Ste 109
  • Albuquerque, NM 87109

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Thu, November 07, 2019, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Steve Riemann
Nov 13 – Nov 13 Uniform Owner/Resident Relations Act Class (6-Credit Hours) Albuquerque, NM Day
Associate Broker 6
$84.00  Add to Cart 

Whether you are involved in ownership, management or leasing of rental property, it is important that you have a thorough understanding of New Mexico Landlord-Tenant laws. 

This course provides an in-depth analysis of the provisions of the Uniform Owner/Resident Relations Act, including the obligations of both owners and residents.  Learn the proper way to notify tenants, how to properly handle deposit refunds, and the step by step process involved in an eviction procedure. You will also learn the Act’s requirements regarding disposition of property abandoned on the premises and what your rights are regarding right of entry.

 Avoid litigation down the road by learning your rights and responsibilities as a landlord!

Topics Include:

  • Key definitions
  • Service of notice
  • Payment of rent
  • Deposits
  • Owner obligations
  • Resident obligations
  • Right of entry
  • Disposition of property
  • Unlawful removal
  • Eviction process

This course is a core elective.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Albuquerque
  • 8205 Spain Rd NE
  • Ste 109
  • Albuquerque, NM 87109

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Wed, November 13, 2019, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)
  • #2: Wed, November 13, 2019, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Instructor TBD
Nov 15 – Nov 15 Commercial Real Estate and Municipal Planning: The Basics Class (4-Credit Hours) Albuquerque, NM Day
Associate Broker 4
$69.00  Add to Cart 

In today’s busy marketplace, the difference between closing a deal and watching it slip away can be in the related details….details that may function with local planning!

Commercial real estate, as it applies to the diverse subject of municipal planning, is a dynamic subject. Unlike some of the fundamental elements in the practice of real estate, it has the distinct capacity and proclivity to morph and change as time passes. Commercial real estate often revolves around the very complex world of municipal planning, and at the very least, plays a part in the practice on some level.

This 4-hour basic coverage course is designed to give a simple overview of some of the main components that interface within the corresponding fields of commercial real estate and municipal planning.

Topics Include:

  • Municipal functions in real estate
  • Overview of zoning elements
  • Architectural components
  • Construction summary

This course is a core elective.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Albuquerque
  • 8205 Spain Rd NE
  • Ste 109
  • Albuquerque, NM 87109

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Fri, November 15, 2019, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Richard Gallegos
Nov 21 – Nov 21 Commercial Mortgage Fundamentals Class (4-Credit Hours) Albuquerque, NM Day
Associate Broker 4
$69.00  Add to Cart 

When a commercial property owner lists their property for sales and the buyer submits a purchase offer, the pre-qualification is different than applying for a residential mortgage.  In a residential mortgage, the lender can pre-qualify a borrower based on their personal income and credit.  In a commercial loan, the lender can give a rough estimate based on property type, loan-to-value ratio and net operating income. This course will give the basic understanding of commercial real estate financing and general metrics used by lenders.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Albuquerque
  • 8205 Spain Rd NE
  • Ste 109
  • Albuquerque, NM 87109

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Thu, November 21, 2019, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Brandon Curtis
Dec 05 – Dec 05 2019 NMREC Core Course C (4-Credit Hours) Albuquerque, NM Day
Associate Broker 4
$69.00  Add to Cart 

The NMREC Core Course replaces the NMREC Mandatory Course.  This course will need to be completed annually to maintain your license.

All licensees must take the 4-hour NMREC Core Course to renew their real estate license.  This 4-hour course is an annual required course and must be completed each year of your license renewal. This course is designed to be interactive to maximize its benefit to you. 

Topics Include:

  • A review of E & O claims and how our industry can reduce them
  • Score brokers on the broker duties in an interactive case study where we watch a deal unravel, unfold and play out
  • The latest legal updates on a federal, state, local level
  • Rule changes from the New Mexico Real Estate Commission
  • How to improve the QB/QB relationship via the independent contract agreement
  • Latest changes to Broker duties

The course category is mandatory.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Albuquerque
  • 8205 Spain Rd NE
  • Ste 109
  • Albuquerque, NM 87109

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Thu, December 05, 2019, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Instructor TBD
Dec 05 – Dec 05 Albuquerque Zoning: What Every Real Estate Broker Should Know Class (4-Credit Hours) Albuquerque, NM Day
Associate Broker 4
$69.00  Add to Cart 

Zoning, exceptions, variances—what does it all mean?

This course will provide you with a brief history of zoning and how it all began. Explore the zoning code, how it is applied and the office that oversees the code. You will learn to identify zoning codes, determine what they mean, and interpret their bearing on your clients.

Topics Include:

  • Why Zoning?
  • History and evolution of zoning codes
  • Important definitions
  • Sector plans and development
  • How to determine a zoning code
  • Special exceptions/variances
  • Amending a zoning code
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Albuquerque
  • 8205 Spain Rd NE
  • Ste 109
  • Albuquerque, NM 87109

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Thu, December 05, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Michael Glass
Dec 19 – Dec 19 The Twenty Most Cost-Effective Home Improvements Class (4-Credit Hours) Albuquerque, NM Day
Associate Broker 4
$69.00  Add to Cart 

Here are 20 cost-effective home improvements that add value and enjoyment for every homeowner.

Homeowners are spending more time and money on fixing up their homes than ever before. In fact, U.S. Census Bureau statistics indicate that maintentance and repairs make up about 30 percent of the expenditures. The other 70 percent is spent for alterations, major replacements, additions, and outside additions and alterations.

This is your guide to 20 home improvements that will maximize resale value. You will learn where the money goes in a typical remodeling job, as well as how much is spent on kitchen and bathroom remodeling, plumbing, HVAC, roofing, and more. Discover tips and ideas to help you communicate with your clients and customers about value-added home improvements.

The course category is education.

Topics include:

  • Trends in remodeling spending
  • Setting spending priorities
  • Maintenance and repairs
  • Kitchen and bathroom remodeling
  • Avoiding hidden mechanical costs
  • Roofing and siding
  • Window upgrades that save energy
  • Environmental concerns
  • Cost vs. value analysis
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Albuquerque
  • 8205 Spain Rd NE
  • Ste 109
  • Albuquerque, NM 87109

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Thu, December 19, 2019, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Larry Ashwood
Dec 19 – Dec 19 Solar PV Value? Questions to Ask Class (2-Credit Hours) Albuquerque, NM Day
Associate Broker 2
$34.00  Add to Cart 

Solar Photo Voltaic (PV) are increasingly present in New Mexico homes.  Does this represent value?  Can this create difficulties for the transaction?

This course will familiarize you with the impact and potential pitfalls that Solar PV can have on a transaction.  Can Solar PV truly add value?  What must you address in your transactions to protect the public?

Topics Include:

  • History of PV in New Mexico
  • PV Value, Yes or No
  • Questions to ask for listing and buyer brokers

The course category is education.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Albuquerque
  • 8205 Spain Rd NE
  • Ste 109
  • Albuquerque, NM 87109

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Thu, December 19, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Larry Ashwood
Dec 20 – Dec 20 Commercial Real Estate Fundamentals Class (2-Credit Hours) Albuquerque, NM Day
Associate Broker 2
$34.00  Add to Cart 

To get a quick refresher, or a simple breakdown of how commercial real estate works, this course can help!

Forming an essential, necessary, base or core, one of central importance. This is the description of the term fundamental. In the practice of commercial real estate, there exist many categories, types, and specialties. In each case, the fundamentals behind the vocation are utilized to help form the essential core of principles. Commercial real estate itself generally refers to property that is intended to generate a profit. This typically takes the form of capital gains, sales, or some other type of rental income that utilizes the real estate itself.

This course is a concise guide designed to help filter through some of the complexities related to commercial real estate and to narrow the comprehensive scope to a more basic format.

Topics Include:

  • Introduction to commercial real estate formats
  • Dimensions and their roles
  • Application of components
  • Terminology for commercial real estate
Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Albuquerque
  • 8205 Spain Rd NE
  • Ste 109
  • Albuquerque, NM 87109

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  • #1: Fri, December 20, 2019, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM (local)

Taught By:
  • Richard Gallegos
Dec 20 – Dec 20 Commercial Real Estate Property Management Class (2-Credit Hours) Albuquerque, NM Day
Associate Broker 2
$34.00  Add to Cart 

Perplexed by property management? You are not alone, but the confusion can be addressed!

Property management is very prominent in the field of commercial real estate. This category of commercial real estate can be heavily regulated, dependent on locale. In most areas, it is typically overseen at the municipal level by specific commissions or licensure boards. The law of a particular region will help shape the framework, but the elementary principles that are involved in the actual day-to-day tasks of property management remain the same.

Commercial real estate, as applied to property management, focuses on principles and, where applicable, local laws and standards.

Topics Include:

  • Functions of property management
  • Responsibilities in the field
  • Protocol for mangers
  • Basic rules in commercial real estate

This course is a core elective.

Location Details: Session Details:
  • Kaplan Professional Schools - Albuquerque
  • 8205 Spain Rd NE
  • Ste 109
  • Albuquerque, NM 87109

  • Get Directions
  • #1: Fri, December 20, 2019, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM (local)

Taught By:
  • Richard Gallegos