Our Classes

Title 101 – What is Title Insurance

Title Insurance gives your clients assurance that the property they are purchasing is free and clear of any defects in the chain of title found in the public records. Put simply, the policy protects them in case someone tries to lay claim to their property and/or pursue them for it. This class goes in depth on the following topics:

» The Foreclosure Process

» How is Title Searched and Examined

» Different Policies Offered

» Escrow vs. Title

» Examples of 1031 Exchange

» Underwriter vs. Agent

» Mortgage Guarantee, Full ALTA, and O&E

» How to Read a Commitment

» Joint Tenancy vs Tenants in Common

» Probate

» Bankruptcy

» Giving GAP Coverage

» Q&A Session

CE Credits: 2     //     COST: Free

INSTRUCTOR: Tom Gysin @ Homestead Title

How to Ace Your Listing Presentation

Are eager to maximize your next listing presentation opportunity? Make sure you get the Listing next time you present! This course provides a detailed strategy along with general takeaways to ensure you are best prepared to capitalize the next time you have a listing opportunity. Class information includes:

» Step-by-step Process, from Start to Finish of Listing Presentation Visit

» Handling Common Objections

» Managing the Pricing Discussion for Mutual Success

CE Credits: n/a     //     COST: Free

INSTRUCTOR: Philip Kranefuss @ Homestead Title

Buyer Representation Best Practices

Mastering Buyer representation is a key to success in real estate. This fun, informative class takes you through the full spectrum of the buyer sales cycle, with a special focus on the following:

» Buyer Agency Agreement Best Practices

» Key tactics when Showing Homes

» Negotiation

» Managing the Under Contract Process

» Closing

CE Credits: 3     //     COST: Free

INSTRUCTOR: Philip Kranefuss @ Homestead Title

Seller Representation Best Practices

Mastering seller representation is a key to success in real estate. This fun, informative class takes you through the full spectrum of the sales cycle, with a special focus on the following:

» Listing Agency Agreement Best Practices

» Pricing and Marketing Strategies

» Negotiation

» Managing the Under Contract Process

» Closing

CE Credits: 3     //     COST: Free

INSTRUCTOR: Philip Kranefuss @ Homestead Title

Bitcoin, Blockchain and Real Estate

This fun, informative class will teach you the basics and prepare you to educate your clients and consumers, along with an analysis of their potential impact in real estate. Examples of realty tech firms leveraging these technologies currently within the real estate space will also be covered.

» Definitions of Bitcoin and examples of other eCurrencies

» Definition and understanding of Blockchain

» Examples of these technologies being utilized in real estate

» Analysis of near-term and future impacts of these technology

» Predictions and disruption

CE Credits: 3     //     COST: Free

INSTRUCTOR: Philip Kranefuss @ Homestead Title

CREC Annual Commission Update

This mandatory course offers the latest updates for Colorado real estate agents and provides you with information surrounding property disclosure issues, wire fraud, FIRPTA, new legislation and more. This class is required annually for brokers to maintain license with the Colorado Real Estate Commission.

CE Credits: 4     //     COST: $25.00

INSTRUCTOR: Philip Kranefuss @ Homestead Title

CREC 2020 Contracts Update Class

Effective January 1, 2020, there were significant changes to the Colorado Real Estate Commission contracts and forms. Join us for this Colorado Real Estate Commission approved review of the upcoming changes in the 2020 Contracts and Forms.

CE Credits: 3     //     COST: $25.00 – $40.00

INSTRUCTOR: Various Instructors

How to Talk to Your Clients About iBuyers, Discounters, and Real Estate Industry Disruptors

Worried about iBuyers, Discounters and other real estate disruptors and their impact on your business? Do you have the talking points to best educate your clients why they may not be a good option for them? Join us for this fun, informative class that covers the good, the bad and the ugly when it comes to these new entrants into the real estate industry. If you want to be the expert when it comes to iBuyers, Discounters and other real estate disruptors, register today to ensure your spot! This class has limited availability.

CE Credits: 2     //     COST: Free

INSTRUCTOR: Philip Kranefuss @ Homestead Title

Pricing Your Listing Correctly and Common Seller Mistakes

Still mastering the art of pricing your listing correctly? This fun, informative class provides an overview of key concepts and takeaways to increase your pricing accuracy. Discussion topics will include:

» Keys to Selling a Property & Pricing Fundamentals

» CMA Best Practices

» How to Measure if the Price is Right

» Common Seller Mistakes and How to Prevent

CE Credits: 3     //     COST: Free

INSTRUCTOR: Philip Kranefuss @ Homestead Title

CTM eContracts: Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced

The beginner class will go through how you can receive a FREE 30-day risk free trial, if you do not have a CTM account just yet. Agents will then learn how to find and sign up for training classes and/or webinars and being eligible to receive a 2-hour CE Credit by just taking a class. After, you will be shown how to log into your account, how to set up your account and go through the basic features such as the Main and Detailed dashboards while creating contracts.

The intermediate class will go more in depth of each feature on the Main and Detailed dashboards. The instructor will also show you how to create a Contract to Buy using our Save Time feature. The Save Time feature will pull information from the Listing Contract you are writing an offer on, which will save a lot of time from having to input the information yourself. After, you will see how to integrate and the importance of each integration feature. Last but not least, you will get to learn how to upload outside sources into CTM such as lender letters, HOA Docs, etc.

Our advanced class is more hands-on, so bring your laptop! You will learn how to create a Title Order through our system, how to make documents e-signable, and double end on a transaction. This class will also allow agents to ask any questions that they are still having trouble understanding.

*For 2CE Credits, $20 payment required on class day.
To be eligible for CE credits, you must have not received CE Credit from CTM eContracts within the previous 12 months.

CE Credits: *See notes     //     COST: Free

INSTRUCTOR: CTM eContracts

For more information or to schedule a class, please contact your Homestead Title Sales Representative.