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Real Estate Agent Certification Course Online

Course Overview

  • Learn all about the Real Estate Industry, from what is an Estate Agent to the requirements for the job.
  • Study agent fees and contracts and the pros and cons of hiring an agent.
  • Get to know your clients and learn what a typical estate agent’s day looks like.
  • Understand Property Marketing and the Regulations for Estate Agent Boards.
  • Discover how to value property, how to negotiate and understand the sales progression.
  • Learn about Real Estate Technology, Investment Property and Property Management.
  • Upon completion of this course, you will be able to confidently advise both buyers and sellers and apply real estate skills to real-world deals in buying, selling, and investing in real estate.
  • You will be tested with a final exam to obtain your certificate.

Course Content

  • What is an Estate Agent                  

The term estate agent is used in the UK to refer to somebody employed to sell, rent or manage a property.

  • Requirements for the Job               

For a career as an estate agent, you’ll need good people skills and the ability to negotiate to see a deal through to completion.

  • History of the Estate Agent             

The term estate agent originally referred to the person responsible for a landed estate – they might also have been known as a steward or “receiver of the rents”.

  •  The Real Estate Industry                  

Real estate is the property, land, buildings, air rights above the land and underground rights below the land. The term real estate means real or physical property.

  • Different Types of Estate Agents           

It’s a must know, the Types of Estate Agency. Why? Because you need to know what agreement you are entering into when you instruct an estate agent.

  • Online Estate Agents          

Find out how online estate agents work, compare fees, and understand the pros and cons of using an online estate agent to sell your home.

  • Estate agent Fees and Contracts           

If you sell your house using a traditional high-street estate agent, its fee will usually be calculated as a percentage of the price paid by the buyer. This kind of estate agent’s fee is called commission.

  • Pros and Cons of Hiring an Estate Agent                      

A lot of landlords considering letting a home, prefer to use an estate agent who can directly deal with a tenant, can assist in finding a suitable tenant and deal with important financial matters such as handling a deposit.

  • Getting to Know Your Clients                 

Real estate agents have one thing in common: They know their local real estate market. Ask them any question about the area, and they can answer it—or at least they know where to go to find the answer.

  • A Day in the Life of an Estate Agent           

Working in a busy office with a busy schedule can be highly demanding both physically and mentally, but the ‘buzz’ and excitement that this challenge provides is what attracts many people to this industry.

  • Selling Property with an Estate Agent                      

You can register with several estate agents. To choose which will be best, look at the type of properties they offer, their fees (if applicable) and speak to friends and family for recommendations.

  • Property Marketing             

Do not rely solely on photos to sell a property; write descriptions that bring your properties to life. Go into real detail and highlight the best features in the property.

  • The Regulations for Estate Agent Boards and Why It is Important             

One of the prime functions of the traditional estate agent marketing board is to denote which homes in an area are available to consumers who are on the ground. They want passers-by who are seeking a property to see that this home or that house is available and go on to enquire.

  • Valuation                  

What goes on inside an agent’s head when they’re doing a home valuation? We picked a couple of our experts’ brains, so you can get a glimpse of how they arrive at that all-important number.

  • Performing Viewings          

Conducting your own viewings has become increasingly popular in recent years with the advent of online estate agency and because of the flexibility it allows with arranging appointments to suit you. Here are some basic tips you should be aware of to ensure the process goes as smoothly as possible.

  • Negotiating              

A key point to remember when negotiating is realising that estate agents need you a great deal more than you need them. You might actually be surprised by how much money you can save on the estate agent fees if you try out some of these tips.

  • Buying with an Estate Agent          

Buying agents look for homes (and other assets) and seek to acquire them on behalf of clients.

  • Sales Progression                 

It is sometimes hard to see ahead to the complex steps that come after an offer has been made. Here is a comprehensive guide to what comes next, taking buyers and sellers through the timeline and the jargon.

  • Technology               

Real Estate Technology or Property Technology, often referred to as “RE Tech” or “PropTech”, is an economic industry composed of companies that use technology to make real estate transactions more efficient.

  • Investment Property           

You can invest in property in a variety of ways, whether you decide to buy a home or commercial property directly or invest in another way.

  • About Letting Agents          

A letting agent is a term for a facilitator through which an agreement is made between a landlord and tenant for the rental of a residential property.

  • Property Management                    

The main priority of the property manager in the lettings industry is to act as a third party between the landlord and the tenant, and to make sure properties are maintained to a high standard.

  • Laws and Regulations         

Real estate law in England and Wales is different from real estate law in Scotland, Northern Ireland, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man, and thus specialist advice will be required where these jurisdictions are involved.

  • How to Set Up an Estate Agency

If you’re wondering how to become an estate agent or set up your own estate agency, look no further than this comprehensive guide.

Course Curriculum

Real Estate Agent
What is Estate Agent 00:15:00
Requirements for the Job 00:20:00
History of the Estate Agent 00:20:00
The Real Estate Industry 00:15:00
Different Types of Estate Agents 00:15:00
Online Estate Agents 00:20:00
Estate agent Fees and Contracts 00:30:00
Pros and Cons of Hiring an Estate Agent 00:20:00
Getting to Know Your Clients 00:20:00
A Day in the Life of an Estate Agent 00:15:00
Selling Property with an Estate Agent 00:15:00
Property Marketing 00:15:00
The Regulations for Estate Agent Boards and Why It is Important 00:15:00
Valuation 00:20:00
Performing Viewings 00:15:00
Negotiating 00:30:00
Buying with an Estate Agent 00:20:00
Sales Progression 00:30:00
Technology 00:25:00
Investment Property 00:40:00
About Letting Agents 00:25:00
Property Management 00:15:00
Laws and Regulations 00:30:00
How to Set Up an Estate Agency 00:15:00

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