With Love, From the ABoR Academy


Throughout the month of February, the ABoR Academy is showing love by providing you with a great selection of CE courses and designations. Whether you’re looking to earn a GRI Designation, check off TREC Legal Update I off your list, or are seeking to become a broker, we’ve got you covered. We may be biased, but we believe our courses are better than a Valentine’s Day chocolate box, but we’ll let you make that call.

TREC Legal Update I
February 12 | 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
ABoR North in Cedar Park
TREC# 33197 | Provider #0127, 4 CE hours, ABoR

As a REALTOR®, you understand that a second home is an investment property and is at risk. In this course, you’ll learn directly from an attorney, the most powerful ways to ensure the property and your long-term wealth is protected. Please be advised, this class session will be recorded.

Real Estate Investing-Building Wealth Rep. & Becoming One Yourself
February 26 | 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
TREC# 31156 | Provider #0001, 7 CE hours, TAR

This one day course will help you better understand what it takes to represent investors in the brokerage of single-family homes, condos, townhomes, and/or small multifamily properties and help these clients reach their investment goals. In this course, the instructor will also dive into how real estate professionals can invest in residential property and build wealth for the long term.

Broker Licensing Exam Prep Course
February 16 & 17 | 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
No CE credit

Let ABoR help you prep for the Broker’s Exam! Get instruction from the industry’s best and learn what you need to pass the exam by registering for the Broker Licensing Exam Prep Course. The course includes two days of comprehensive instruction, the option to re-take classes, and six practice tests covering state, national, and math — it truly is the ultimate prep course! ABoR is taking registrations from February 16 – 17 and March 23 — 24.

How to Future Proof Your Career in a Globally Shifting World
February 22 | 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
TREC# 32891 | Provider #0127, 2 CE hours, ABoR

Five of the 11 fastest growing cities and towns in the nation are in Texas and ethnicities categorized as “other” account for 13.3% of the Texas population – twice that of the U.S. as a nation. As a REALTOR® in Texas, your ability to communicate and collaborate with people from a different cultural background is an increasingly important career skill.

Award-winning author Sharon Schweitzer will share the creative secrets to cross-cultural communication and competence essential to future-smart REALTORS® as leaders. Be ready to engage, as this course is participant focused!

Designation Spotlight

GRI Real Estate Brokerage (4-day course)
February 13 & 14, February 20 & 21
TREC# 0779 | Provider #0520, 10 CE hours, 30 SAE hours

Looking to attract and build new business? By earning the Graduate, REALTOR® Institute (GRI) designation, you’ll increase your skills level across the entire landscape of real estate with in-depth training in legal and regulatory issues, technology, professional standards, and the sales process. To earn this designation, you must complete 90-hours of coursework in GRI Real Estate Brokerage, GRI Real Estate Law, and GRI Real Estate Marketing, which can be taken in any order.

Senior Real Estate Specialist Designation (2-day course)
February 22 & 23 | 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
ABoR South
TREC# 31836 | Provider #0001, 15 CE hours, TAR

SRES designees are REALTORS® qualified to address the needs of home buyers and sellers age 50+. Designees will learn about the lifestyle needs of maturing clients as well as services to offer them while earning their trust and respect. By earning the SRES Designation, you have demonstrated the necessary knowledge and expertise to counsel clients age 50+ through major financial and lifestyle transitions in relocating, refinancing, or selling the family home.

Register for all courses and designations on the ABoR Calendar!


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