Not just as Realtors®, but as community members; we find ourselves in unprecedented times. As we all do our part to #flattenthecurve, we are working from home, self-isolating and some of us have found ourselves with extra time available. There are a ton of great options that are available to Realtors® for free or a reduced fee during this market pause that we have a great opportunity to take advantage of.
Some of our biggest influential figures in real estate are opening up their virtual coaching sessions to realtors for little or no cost! Just because these courses don't come with an expensive price tag; doesn't mean they aren't bringing a ton of value. Be sure to sign up and check them out.
You're not going to want to miss out on this free on-line Conference on Thursday, April 30th, 2020, 10:00am - 12:30pm. Zoom Window opens at 9:00am. This is a great way to have some fun, network, get informed and pack some new skillsets for what's about to be your most unique year ever. Enough of EASY, it's time to WORK on your BUSINESS
& a new TRAJECTORY on LIFE. You can even wear your pyjamas to this conference!
This e-conference is completely FREE (this type of event would typically cost hundreds - maybe thousands - of dollars). This is a half-day, virtual, conference event on Wednesday, April 22 from 1:00-6:30 EST. Take a deep dive into 5 of the hottest topics with some of the sharpest minds in the industry with proven success to help you grow your brand and business. You'll receive exclusive insight, examples, and suggestions, especially around what you should be focusing on right now during these times.
Amy Youngren is the founder of this progressive and one of my favourite real estate teams in Southern Ontario. They are tech focused and leverage lifestyle videos to constantly stay above the curve on all things real estate. She has put together an excellent list of topics on a weekly basis that are free to sign up for any agent regardless of brand.
The secretes of Top Selling Agents is US focused but still offers a ton of general real estate value for agents in Sudbury looking to sharpen their skills. They bring in a variety of presenters and lots of different topics for Realtors®. Most webinars are about an hour and a half long.
Boom Town is a real estate solutions company that are offering free online webinars in the coming months; you can sign up for future classes or access their database of past recorded webinars.
This is the backend software that we use at our office and they are offering online webinars for both broker owners (I’ve been signing up for them) and agents as well. They are very focused on the shift in the business with working in a COVID world. Worth taking a look for sure!
This one may be my favourite, they are such an intriguing brand that has taken the Real Estate world (in the US) by storm. They position themselves as a tech-first real estate brokerage. They have opened their online academy free for all agents regardless of brand. Its bite sized information and live webinars on different topics to make you a better more productive agent.
Kathleen Black is one of the top Real Estate coaches in North America, and runs amazing mastermind group focused on getting Realtors to the next level of their business. Are you interested in learning how to professionally address the immediate challenges business owners are facing with COVID-19 and the need for remote work? This workshop will walk you through getting your team up and running remotely while improving your overall efficiency at the same time! For the last 2 weeks she's been running free mastermind sessions online; all though these are ending shortly she has a bunch of other courses coming up that are reduced prices, take advantage of some of her awesome upcoming sessions.
Andrew Fogliato runs one of the top Facebook companies in North America; he is the expert when it comes to Facebook Book Ads. With everything going on with COVID they have recently released an incredibly generous offer: Pay whatever you want/can. You can pay $1 or go as high above that as you want. This gives you full access to the Wheel House Elite paid mastermind community, for as long as this all is going on. This includes their Facebook Ads course, which I'm going to be completely redoing during all of this as well.
Join Anthony Brown's daily live videos featuring quick, easy practices that you can implement in your business immediately. Nothing that is going to reinvent the wheel just good, common sense practices!
These are coursers and sessions that have been offered at a reduced price, making it a bit easier to justify the investment.
Tom Ferry encourages you to "throw your 2020 plan in the trash - It's time to pivot". This is a low cost, four month programmed designed to keep you in a positive head space while providing you with step by step instruction and tools that will help you succeed in today's market!
Leader's Edge has been a real estate training course that’s been around for 20 years; and have made the trip to Sudbury a few years ago to promote their courses. They are currently offering 16 hours of training videos, notes, scripts and templates for agents for $125 for single agents with promo code (HALFOFF), there are also offering their app free for tracking activity and success. As well as virtual coaching calls at $95/month.
Online training course from one of the best known speakers/trainers in North America “(I’m never too busy for your referrals!)” focused on buyers and sellers topics, its an 8 week interactive online course. Registration is currently $345 or $245 for Buffini members.
Use the PROMO CODE: SAVE50 to pay only $248 for 8 Live Interactive Group Webinars! Take advantage of this special promo code during COVID-19 to get 50% off the regular price $497! The courses cover valuable topics such as...
The next courses starts in a few days so you'll have to sing up shortly!
...AND SO MUCH MORE!
The CCIM institute offers a few free, 1 hour long commercial courses on its websites if you are interested in general commercial real estate topics. There are also a ton of online more detailed and specific courses available anyway from $30-$100.
Historically a lot of coursers or sessions have never had a virtual component. Now in a stay-at-home world some of these courses/sessions are available virtually for the first time ever.
This course is never typically available online; a lot of agents that I look up to say it's the best course they have ever taken! During the COVID-19 Outbreak, the online course will be open to Everyone! The Real Estate Negotiation Institute is offering Certified Negotiation Expert courses 1,2 and 3 online for the first time ever. My friends who have taken this course say its the best real estate education course they have ever taken; and I’m looking forward to it myself.
Kaplan offers online continuing education courses and professional development for real estate industry. They typically focus on in class but haver made the shift to offer virtual solutions. The courses are pricy (around $400/course); but people that have taken them have said they offer great value.
UBC Suader School of Business offers variety of short online self-study and webinar courses ranging from $60-$130. They are tailored on Canadian business/real estate;. You need to register but only takes about a day.
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