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In today’s competitive business environment, it often takes more than just motivation and initiative to succeed. SD REALTORS® provides quality education that raises the standards of professionalism and knowledge.

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October 4, 2023 | 9am-4pm CT / 8am-3pm MT GRI 509 - Financials Discover that as a real estate agent, you are your business. In business, the bottom line is hard to understand. This course will help you understand what goes into a business plan, how to budget, understand cash flows, navigate the employee vs. 1099 world, and get a basic outline of tax treatment. We will also work through how to hire an assistant the right way, how to set up your company, and generally how to grow your real estate career. Zoom Virtual Classroom Register
October 17, 2023 | 10am 4:30pm CT LEVEL UP - 2023 Professional Development Conference AI is definitely a business tool we'll all be implementing. The future is now. Are we implementing it in ways that will not only improve our workload, but more importantly, improve our customer’s experience in the transaction? Our humanity is the best quality we bring to a transaction. Are we using AI to improve communication? Agents need to know when using AI is useful and when it may be creating something that is wrong, illegal and unethical. 2.5 Elective and .5 Required CE hours. "Insighting" Leadership with Collaboration and Solutions Effective leadership requires 360-degree vision: To empower your group, you must not only understand the personalities and skill sets of those you work with, you must understand your own. Through self-awareness, you can help others grow. This eye-opening and engaging session reveals how behavioral models and key insights into relationships can be made actionable on any team. Sign Up
9am - 4pm Local time | Nov. 6-9, 2023 Fall Caravan - Don't Get Burned: Hot Real Estate Topics It’s been 19 years since MySpace was launched and social media started infiltrating every sector of the way we live and do business. Whether you’ve embraced new media or rejected the ‘world wide internets’ as a fad, your real estate practice has been impacted by new media. What you don’t know won’t protect you once problems escalate. Get ahead of the curve and manage your risk by attending this information-packed session for supervising brokers. Attorney Trista Curzydlo covers fair housing, court-recognized sexual harassment, service and support animals (there’s a difference!), ADA Title 1 and COVID, and antitrust behaviors online Instructor: Trista Curzydlo, J.D 6 Required Hours Sioux Falls, Watertown, Aberdeen & Rapid City Register
November 30, 2023 | 9am-4pm CT/ 8am-3pm MT GRI 507 - Risk Awareness Risk is an inherent aspect of real estate, yet the managing of risk is quite often overlooked. Anti-trust, misrepresentation, RESPA, ADA and Fair Housing can be stumbling blocks that with the proper knowledge can be stepping stones to better business and avoids lawsuits. This course will expose ways real estate agents could end up in a lawsuit, and most importantly, how to avoid one. Student will learn risk management by avoiding unauthorized practice of law, escrow, equal services, environmental concerns and state and federal regulations such as lead paint, RESPA, ADA, anti-trust and Fair Housing. Learn to protect yourself and your business. Zoom Virtual Classroom Register
December 13, 2023 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm CT/8:00 am - 11:00 am MT Bias Override: Overcoming Barriers to Fair Housing This course teaches you tactics to interrupt stereotypical thinking and avoid fair housing pitfalls. You’ll learn about the mind science of identity and engage in exercises to help you foster business relationships with clients of all backgrounds. This course is a required course for the State DEI Certification. Zoom Virtual Classroom Register