Our May Academy Course Picks

Last month's Central Texas Housing Market Report showed that home sales are already heating up, indicating a strong summer selling season ahead of us. To make sure you’re ready to take on new clients and are up-to-speed on the industry’s latest trends, register for one of our May Academy courses! Members can look forward to classes which will surely bring the heat to your business and brand. Check out our May Academy picks below and register for all Academy courses at ABoR.com/Calendar.

Fight Your Texas Tax Appraisal and Win!
May 10 | ABoR HQ | 10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
TREC# 32315 | 4 CE hours | Provider #0127, ABoR

Increase your chances of success in fighting an incorrect property tax appraisal by taking this popular course! Full of practical information, you'll gain insight into the appraisal process and strategies and techniques to help you win your case.

Military Relocation Professional Certification
May 16 | ABoR HQ | 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
TREC# 32625 | 8 CE hours | Provider # 0001, TAR

You'll learn how to work with current and former military service members to find the housing solutions that best suit their needs, in this course. Students will learn how to provide the real estate services at any stage in the service member’s military career, that meet the needs of this niche market. Please note: this course requires two 1-hour post class webinars and a $195 fee when you submit your certification application.

Resort and Second Home Markets (RSPS)
May 31 | ABoR HQ | 8:30 a .m. – 5:00 p.m.
TREC# 32074 | 8 CE hours | Provider #0001, TAR

What does this course cover?

  • The essentials of buying, selling, or managing resort properties and second homes for recreation
  • The global impact of these properties on real estate as an investment, recreational and/or vacation destination and how to develop a client base for this niche market

Whether you're looking to get your real estate license or become a broker, ABoR is here to help! Our prep course is a comprehensive two-day course designed for those ready to obtain their real estate or broker's license. Your instructor will guide you through organized curriculum and key facts to remember when taking the test. The practice testing section consists of ten national practice tests, six state practice tests, and one state exam sample test.

May 18 – 19
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


Join the ABoR Academy and national industry speaker Craig Grant for our inaugural Digital Day on Thursday, May 31! In two back-to-back classes, Craig will show you how to optimize the online presence of both your business and your brand. REALTORS® will earn 6 CE hours for attending both courses. Take advantage of early bird pricing (through May 17) and save $10!

Thursday, May 31
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


Residential property leasing and management is one of the fastest-growing segments of our industry. If you've already obtained your Texas Residential Leasing Specialist designation and are looking to take the next step in your career, consider earning a Texas Residential Property Manager (TRPM) Certification. You'll gain knowledge on current business issues impacting property management, how to mediate tenant and owner relations, and the ins-and-outs of the TAR Property Management Agreement. Interested? Sign up for courses below and earn your TRPM certification in just three days!

Property Management Business Issues
May 22 | ABoR HQ | 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
TREC# 31674 | 3 CE hours | Provider #0001, TAR
TAR Residential Leasing and Property Management Agreement
May 22 | ABoR HQ | 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
TREC# 31671 | 3 CE hours | Provider #0001, TAR
Residential Evictions
May 23 | ABoR HQ | 9:00 a.m.  – 12:00 p.m.
TREC# 31673 | 3 CE hours | Provider #0001, TAR
Tenant and Owners Relations
May 23 | ABoR HQ | 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
TREC# 31672 | 3 CE hours | Provider #0001, TAR
Maintenance and Habitability of Residential Rentals
May 24 | ABoR HQ | 9:00 a.m.  – 12:00 p.m.
TREC# 31670 | 3 CE hours | Provider #0001, TAR

Statutory Acts and Contingency Planning
May 24 | ABoR HQ | 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
TREC# 31669 | 3 CE hours | Provider #0001, TAR




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