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Relocation Realities

Relocation Realities


Course Credit Hrs.
Relocation Realities 3.00
‚Äč3 Elective CE Hours
Succeed in representing relocating employees by serving their special needs.
  • In this course, you will follow the history and development of corporate relocation as a real estate specialty. You’ll learn how relocation management companies control much of this marketplace, and learn about the opportunities and requirements that come with working for them.
    You’ll also learn the most common concerns and objectives of corporate employers that transfer employees. On the client level, you’ll learn how to help transferring employees and their families handle special challenges and stresses that are common for people who have been uprooted and sent to new, unfamiliar communities.

    3 Elective Hours of Continuing Education
  • The objective of this course is to help real estate licensees learn how to serve the specialized needs of home buyers and sellers who are moving because of job relocation. Licensees will also learn how to cooperate and collaborate with corporate relocation specialists, with the objective of making employee transitions go smoothing, and in accordance with corporate policies and best practices.
    Section 1 - A Brief History of the Relocation Industry
    Chapter 1 – A Relocation Timeline
    Chapter 2 – The Story of Corporate Relocation
    Section 2 - Profiles in Relocation
    Chapter 1 – The Big Picture
    Chapter 2 – Home Marketing Assistance
    Section 3 - The Relocation Home Marketing Process
    Chapter 1 – From Listing to Sale
    Chapter 2 – Types of Home Sale Programs
    Section 4 - Inventory Property
    Chapter 1 – Agent Responsibilities for Inventory Property
    Chapter 2 – It’s All About Metrics
    Section 5 - Relocation Home Finding Services
    Chapter 1 – The Area Orientation
    Chapter 2 – The Area Tour
    Chapter 3 – The Relocation Home Finding Process
    Section 6 - Managing a Relocation Department
    Chapter 1 – Broker Relocation Policy
    Chapter 2 – Broker Relocation Management Practices
    Section 7 - Marketing Relocation Services
    Chapter 1 – Marketing by the Broker
    Chapter 2 – Marketing by the Agent
    Section 8 - A Glossary of Relocation Terms
    Chapter 1 – Glossary
    Section 9 - Tales of Relocation
    Chapter 1 – Busting Some Relocation Myths
    Chapter 2 – Relocation Case Studies
    Section 10 - Future Trends in Relocation
    Chapter 1 – The International Dimension
    Chapter 2 – The Demographic Dimension
    Chapter 3 – The Rise of Affinity Marketing
  • Instructor: Jim Tice

    Jim Tice has been a real estate instructor for over 20 years, and has taught thousands of real estate agents and brokers in classrooms and online. He is a member of the Real Estate Educators Association (REEA), and is certified as an online instructor by the International Distance Education Certification Center (IDECC).

    Jim entered the real estate business in 1977, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He has been inducted into a national real estate Hall of Fame, an honor granted to less than 1% of agents nationwide. Jim has served as regional trainer for a national real estate franchise, and as a real estate manager he continues to train and coach new and experienced real estate agents.

    Jim has served for many years on the Minnesota Association of REALTORS® Professional Standards Committee, both as a panel member and as a hearing chairperson, and he has served on the Minneapolis Association of REALTORS® Board of Directors.

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Continuing Ed Express will submit your SD real estate continuing education course completions to the South Dakota Real Estate Commission. Per Article 20:69 of the South Dakota Administrative Rules.

Visit the South Dakota Real Estate Commission website for more information about continuing education requirements.

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