Real Estate Events/Seminars/Training

Feel free to register for any of the events, training sessions or seminars listed below. We look forward to helping you learn more about buying, selling and investing in real estate.

March 30, 2015

CTM eContracts Intermediate Training Class - Chris Sterkel

Starts: 10:00 am

Ends: 12:00 pm, March 30, 2015

Location: 1777 S. Harrison St., Denver, CO (Conference Room 202)

Description: CTMeContracts delivers more Value to you and your clients, which results in a direct financial benefit! Give your clients the option to draw or select a font to sign and initial documents. Provide interactive Contract & Management tools with eCalendar Deadline Tracking and create and expedite Contracts without sending a fax, printing or hand delivering documents.

What you will Learn:
- Main and Detailed Dashboard Features
- Quick Start Features
- eCalendar for All Contracts
- Double Sided Transactions
- Deleted Contracts
- Create a Listing from previous Contract to Buy and Sell
- Ordering & Canceling Title Order
- Transaction Integration – Link to an eContracts Agent
- Converting MEC/SSA Deadline Dates
- SaveTime Link in Contract To Buy and Sell
- Filling out the eContact Sheet
- Offer Received from an eContracts Agent
- Updating Transaction Status
- Allow Listing/Buyers Agent to View Documents
- Creating a Zip File of ALL Docs in a Transaction
- Add Buyer’s Name to all Disclosures
- Ordering & Moving O & E to Transaction
- Recreating Original Disclosures
- Using CTM Databases
- Updating Deadline Dates from a Counterproposal or an Amend/Extend
- Title Company Database in Closing Instructions
- Adding CoLister/Buyer Agents
- Docs Management
- Copy & Duplicate Locked Contracts
- Sign PDF Doc with eContracts Signature Technology
- Hiding & Deleting Contracts
- Docs that can be Completed by Your Clients Online
- Miscellaneous Contracts Folder
- Tips on Completing the Sellers Property Disclosure
- Moving Docs from Misc. Contracts Folder to a Transaction
- Completing the LBP Disclosure for Sellers & Buyers
- Common Interest Community Checklist

This class is free but if you would like the 2CE certs from this class the cost is $20 per agent.

Please register here: https://eventbrite.com/event/15499749167/.

April 1, 2015

Denver Metro Real Estate Trends (Investor Focus) - Lon Welsh

Starts: 10:00 am

Ends: 11:00 am, April 1, 2015

Location: 1777 S. Harrison St., #1100, Denver, CO (Conference Room B)

Description: Clients always ask “how’s the market?”. This class gives you specific talking points to sound like an expert. We also discuss how you can use the information for listing presentations, and for buyers that aren’t sure if “now is the time to trade up” or if they should wait until later. The goal is to present the information in a format so you can put it to use immediately – and close more details. We’ll spend some time at the end on “where is the marketing going?” so you can discuss that as well.

This class comes with 1 free CE Credit.

Registration is mandatory. Please go to http://www.gregparham.eventbrite.com

What Every Agent Needs to Know About Lending In Only 1 Hour - Joe Massey

Starts: 12:00 pm

Ends: 1:00 pm, April 1, 2015

Location: 1777 S. Harrison St., #1100, Denver, CO (Conference Room D)

Description: 1 Hour of CE Credit - FREE - Do you get lending questions from your clients? Do you always have the same answer for them: "I don't know, call your loan officer." This class will give you the information that you need to answer your client’s questions and help them (and you) understand how the mortgage process fits in as a part of the entire real estate transaction. We will discuss all of the major loan programs, the pros and cons of each type of financing and all the specifics that you need to know to get more deals closed.

Please RSVP to Lending@yourcastle.org

Denver Metro Real Estate Trends (Residential Focus) - Lon Welsh

Starts: 1:00 pm

Ends: 2:00 pm, April 1, 2015

Location: 1777 S. Harrison St., #1100, Denver, CO (Conference Room B)

Description: Clients always ask “how’s the market?”. This class gives you specific talking points to sound like an expert. We also discuss how you can use the information for listing presentations, and for buyers that aren’t sure if “now is the time to trade up” or if they should wait until later. The goal is to present the information in a format so you can put it to use immediately – and close more details. We’ll spend some time at the end on “where is the marketing going?” so you can discuss that as well.

This class comes with 1 free CE Credit.

Registration is mandatory. Please go to http://www.gregparham.eventbrite.com

Making the Most of Your Home Inspection: Straight from the Inspector’s Notebook - Beth Baker Owens & Wade Willamson

Starts: 6:00 pm

Ends: 8:00 pm, April 1, 2015

Location: 1777 S Harrison St, #1100, Denver CO 80210 (Conference Room D)

Description: Buyers, Sellers, Agents, and Investors learn marks of a qualified inspector & a thorough inspection. Get tips on reading standard reports. Learn how to find a good inspector. Determine which other areas you may want to have inspected beyond the usual inspection. Consider how the inspection is viewed by all parties: the buyers, the sellers, the contract, the inspector, so you can make the most of your inspection and win “round 2 of the negotiations”. We’ll include several common inspection items you can anticipate here in the Denver Metro area. Wade Williamson of Axium Inspections will present from his Inspector’s notebook.

RSVP to BethBakerOwens@yourcastle.org.

April 2, 2015

Ninja Workshops - Listing Interview - Tami G. & Charles Roberts

Starts: 12:00 pm

Ends: 1:30 pm, April 2, 2015

Location: 1777 S. Harrison St., #1100, Denver, CO (Conference Room D)

Description: What do Top Producing agents do that average agents don’t? They practice, practice, practice their craft with techniques and scripts until answering questions and overcoming objections become completely second nature! In these weekly sessions we will help you practice your scripts, give you ideas and input that are tried and true, and help you build your business to where you want it to be! These practice sessions will give you the CONFIDENCE you need when you are working with Buyers and Sellers. Do what the Top Producers do, practice what you preach!

This Week: Practice the listing interview again.

Please RSVP to TamiGotts@gmail.com.

First Alliance Title Public Happy Hour

Starts: 4:30 pm

Ends: 6:30 pm, April 2, 2015

Location: 1777 South Harrison Street, Denver, CO (Conference Room B)

Description: Please join us for pizza, beer, wine, market knowledge, and great conversation!

April 3, 2015

The Appraisal Process Explained - Ed Lachenauer

Starts: 1:00 pm

Ends: 2:30 pm, April 3, 2015

Location: 1777 S. Harrison St., #1100, Denver, CO (Conference Room D)

Description: We'll discuss what motivates appraisers and go over a general explanation of the job, guidelines, and industry changes. We'll cover how to respond when an appraiser asks you for Data, learn to speak the appraiser language and how to respond to issues.

RSVP to Recoedwin@gmail.com

April 6, 2015

Increase Your Income Selling New Homes - Eric Romero

Starts: 12:00 pm

Ends: 1:00 pm, April 6, 2015

Location: 1777 S Harrison St, #1100, Denver, CO 80210 (Conference Room D)

Description: Learn what you need to know to work with builders and sell more homes.
Topics Include:
1) How to find new homes
2) How to protect your commission
3) How to negotiate with Builders
4) How to understand builder forms and how to NOT advise your client
5) The walk through and what to look for.
6) Close and get paid

Please RSVP to Natalie@yourcastle.org

April 7, 2015

Increase Your Income By Becoming a Better Negotiator (DISC Class) - Lon Welsh

Starts: 10:00 am

Ends: 11:30 am, April 7, 2015

Location: 1777 S. Harrison Street, Denver CO. 80210 (Conference Room 202)

Description: Motivation, management, communications, relationships - focused on yourself or others - are a lot more effective when you understand yourself, and the people you seek to motivate, manage, develop or help. Understanding yours, and your customer’s personality profile is critical in becoming an extraordinary negotiator. By understanding “What Makes People Tick and What Ticks Them Off,” you will achieve key insights in negotiating skills to help you and your clients, but also “increase your bottom line.”

By understanding your DISC personality profile type, you can easily determine your dominant and sub-dominant personality, along with all of the personality traits that are inherent within you. This will significantly improve your personal and professional relationships along with giving you a stronger position with your contract and customer negotiating skills.

Please join us for this no cost entertaining and informative afternoon of learning “What Makes People Tick and What Ticks Them Off”. With the results of your DISC personality test, you’ll walk away with insights into yourself not easily gained in any other way. You will truly hold the keys to mastering the strategies of Extraordinary Negotiating.

Please register here: https://eventbrite.com/event/15500040037/.

April 8, 2015

Active Listening - Bob Torgerson

Starts: 1:00 pm

Ends: 2:30 pm, April 8, 2015

Location: 1777 S. Harrison St., Suite 1100, Denver, CO (Conference Room D)

Description: Convert more prospects - Communicate more effectively - Close more deals
Active listening helps you to understand your clients better because you can actually hear what they are saying and fully comprehend their needs. Actively listening and supportive feedback will do wonders to elevate your trust levels with clients and other agents alike, easily overcoming barriers to effective communications… Making the listing, buy/sell, and closing processes go smoothly. Discover how Buyer/seller remorse issues can be easily resolved once you can hear and understand your clients’ fears and be able to offer positive feedback.

In addition, you will learn how to make FORD contacts a breeze, how to have fun talking with just about anyone, and improve your networking results.

Please RSVP to BobTorgersonRE@gmail.com.

ICOR Annual Real Estate & Rental Property Supplier Trade Show

Starts: 5:30 pm

Ends: 9:00 pm, April 8, 2015

Location: DoubleTree by Hilton, Aurora 80014

Description:

Agenda:
5:30pm - Registration & Trade Show Opens, Food & Drinks (Cash bar) Served
6:30pm - Education Session 1
7:00pm - Education Session 2
7:30pm - Education Session 3
8:00pm - Education Session 4
8:30pm - Individual Door Prizes Drawn (Must Be Present to Win)
9:00pm - Mini iPad & $1000 Grand Prize Drawing (Must Be Present to Win)

Link to register: https://ut110.infusionsoft.com/app/form/11c55239297b49e7231efd6ee951f467

April 9, 2015

Ninja Workshops - Comparative Market Analysis - Tami G. & Charles Roberts

Starts: 12:00 pm

Ends: 1:30 pm, April 9, 2015

Location: 1777 S. Harrison St., #1100, Denver, CO (Conference Room D)

Description: What do Top Producing agents do that average agents don’t? They practice, practice, practice their craft with techniques and scripts until answering questions and overcoming objections become completely second nature! In these weekly sessions we will help you practice your scripts, give you ideas and input that are tried and true, and help you build your business to where you want it to be! These practice sessions will give you the CONFIDENCE you need when you are working with Buyers and Sellers. Do what the Top Producers do, practice what you preach!

This Week: Comparative Market Analysis. As a group, identify a property and each one of you will prepare a CMA for it. Compare notes and learn from one another.

Please RSVP to TamiGotts@gmail.com.

Bed Bugs, Radon and Mold, Oh My! - Beth Baker Owens

Starts: 6:00 pm

Ends: 8:00 pm, April 9, 2015

Location: 1777 S. Harrison St., #1100, Denver, CO (Conference Room D)

Description: Healthy homes make better living. Check out and make your home safe from these nightmares. Learn 10 simple, inexepensive steps you can take to control your indoor air quality. Topics include remedies for common problems with moisture, ventilation, pests, mold, allergens, and contaminants, Make your home a safe place for healthy living.

Please RSVP to BethBakerOwens@YourCastle.org

April 14, 2015

How To Become a Top Producing Agent - Kennen Cohen

Starts: 10:00 am

Ends: 11:00 am, April 14, 2015

Location: 1777 S. Harrison St., #1100, Denver, CO 80210 (Conf. Room B)

Description: There are many paths to becoming a Top Producing agent. The reality is different agents take different paths because there is more than one way to the top. In this session, Kennen Cohen will explain how he became a Top Producer. In future months we’ll have other Top Producers describe how they’ve worked their way to the top. You’ll learn incredibly valuable lessons from each of these Top Producers so come prepared to learn from the best and ask lots of questions!

Kennen S. Cohen became a full time broker with YCRE in 2012 after working 17 years with a national title insurance company. In 2013 he closed 32 transactions totally over $8.0 million in sales. Kennen focuses on building his referral network using the Ninja training and philosophy. His strong work ethic combined with professionalism and industry knowledge has been keys to his quick success. During his time with the title company, Kennen specialized in helping investors with 1031 tax deferred exchanges, although today his business is predominantly owner occupants.

Please register at https://eventbrite.com/event/15573760537/.

Fix & Flips - How to Find, Finance and Sell your Fix & Flips - Terry Wenze, Traivs Sperr & Joe Massey

Starts: 6:00 pm

Ends: 8:00 pm, April 14, 2015

Location: 1777 S. Harrison St., Denver, CO (Conference Room 202)

Description: If you are currently working on fix and flip properties (or you want to start working on FNFs) then this class is a “must-see” for you. In this two hour class we will cover how to find good properties, how to finance the property (often with no money out of your pocket) and then we’ll show you how to get the home sold and financed to the end buyer. There are numerous pitfalls in fix and flip properties and we will show you how to identify these issues, avoid the problems and ultimately come out with a profit.

Please RSVP to Lending@yourcastle.org or Travis@pinefinancialgroup.com

April 15, 2015

Become the "Go-To" Agent in Your Neighborhood - Jennifer Prestwich

Starts: 9:00 am

Ends: 11:00 am, April 15, 2015

Location: 1777 S. Harrison St., #1100, Denver, CO 80210 (Conf. Room D)

Description: Every wondered how to become THE agent in a certain neighborhood? For the past 5 years, Jennifer has been building her farm area to become the top agent in Belle Creek. In 2014 alone, Jennifer sold 17 properties in Belle Creek and closed 10 more deals as a direct result of her Belle Creek activity. Jennifer will share with you what has worked for her, including de-creepifying door-knocking, publishing Market Data Reports, and Facebook Groups. We will also discuss some of the challenges you can expect. Walk away with easy to implement ideas to become the person to call when it's time to sell in your neighborhood.

Registration is mandatory. Please sign up here https://eventbrite.com/event/16155789401/

How to Purchase and Finance Rental Properties - Joe Massey & Justin Cooper

Starts: 12:00 pm

Ends: 1:00 pm, April 15, 2015

Location: 1777 S. Harrison St., #1100, Denver, CO (Conference Room D)

Description: 1 Hour of CE Credit - FREE - One of the most frequently asked questions in real estate is “How do I purchase a rental property?” In this class we will cover the three most common ways that you can purchase and finance a rental property, we’ll cover the pros and cons of each and provide case studies for each scenario. We’ll cover how to purchase a property with no money down, how to finance an investment property and we’ll cover which scenario is the optimal purchasing strategy.

Please note that a follow-up to this class will be titled “How to get your loan approved EVERY time.” Attendance at the follow-up class is strongly encouraged if you intend to take advantage of today’s rental market.

Please RSVP to Lending@yourcastle.org

April 16, 2015

Ninja Workshops - Pricing Objections - Tami G. & Charles Roberts

Starts: 12:00 pm

Ends: 1:30 pm, April 16, 2015

Location: 1777 S. Harrison St., #1100, Denver, CO (Conference Room B)

Description: What do Top Producing agents do that average agents don’t? They practice, practice, practice their craft with techniques and scripts until answering questions and overcoming objections become completely second nature! In these weekly sessions we will help you practice your scripts, give you ideas and input that are tried and true, and help you build your business to where you want it to be! These practice sessions will give you the CONFIDENCE you need when you are working with Buyers and Sellers. Do what the Top Producers do, practice what you preach!

This Week: Pricing Objections - the PIT. (practice the scripts in the Ninja manual)

Please RSVP to TamiGotts@gmail.com.

How to Create Appraisal Value Packages - Joe Massey & Cary Sanger

Starts: 1:00 pm

Ends: 2:00 pm, April 16, 2015

Location: 1777 S. Harrison St., # 1100, Denver, CO. (Conference Room D)

Description: Learn how to prepare a value package for appraisers to help meet the contract price, what you can and can't do while working with appraisers, and options for you to consider if your appraisal comes in below value.

Please RSVP to RealtorCary@gmail.com

How To Get Your Buyers Offer Accepted - Joe Massey & Cary Sanger

Starts: 2:00 pm

Ends: 3:30 pm, April 16, 2015

Location: 1777 S. Harrison St., #1100, Denver, CO (Conference Room D)

Description: Learn the best practices for having sellers and listing brokers choose your buyer's offer over all the others, including a 21 point checklist covering the process how to structure the offer and more.

Please RSVP to RealtorCary@gmail.com

April 17, 2015

Profiting With New Home Sales - Tina Martelon

Starts: 12:00 pm

Ends: 2:00 pm, April 17, 2015

Location: 1777 S. Harrison St., #1100, Denver, Co (Conference Room B)

Description: This class provides agents with the basic knowledge and tools to thrive selling new construction. Areas of focus will include agent responsibilities, builder reputations, commission structures, new home contracts, negotiations, option selections and more!

RSVP is mandatory. Please register here: https://eventbrite.com/event/16234808750/

April 21, 2015

Ninja Selling Classes - 6 Week Session - The Game of Life , The Ninja Mindset and The Ninja Mission - Monica Graves

Starts: 9:30 am

Ends: 1:00 pm, April 21, 2015

Location: 1777 S. Harrison St.,Denver, CO (Conference Room 202)

Description: In this first session, we will review how to increase your income per hour and how to become an “On Purpose Realtor”. We will discuss the 3 keys to success: Mindset, Skillset and Actions. We will learn how to create more value by learning Ninja Principle # 1 – Stop Selling and Start Attracting. Our Goal is to help you to increase your Gross Commission Income (GCI) by 20% or more above Market. Ninja Principle # 2 – Business Strategy: Focus on The People Who Know you. Learn the NINJA NINE – Habits for Success in “Getting the Business”. Learn the 5 keys of a successful Business Plan.

Please RSVP to monica@remonica.com.

This Old House - Marshall Mayer

Starts: 1:00 pm

Ends: 2:00 pm, April 21, 2015

Location: 1777 S. Harrison St., #1100, Denver, CO (Conference Room D)

Description: This class will look at what to expect when buying old homes including maintenance programs for older houses, the one percent rule, what deferred maintenance is, efficiency/cost to replace and the typical issues lead paint, asbestos, galvanized pipe, electrical issues and more.

Please RSVP to Marshall.Mayer@pillartopost.com

Hot Water Heaters and Boilers - Marshall Mayer

Starts: 2:00 pm

Ends: 3:00 pm, April 21, 2015

Location: 1777 S. Harrison St., #1100, Denver, CO (Conference Room D)

Description: How hot water heating systems work. Will discuss the big difference between that and a furnace. The pros and cons of hot water heat versus a furnace. Problems encountered when adding air conditioning to a house with a hot water heating system.

Please RSVP to Marshall.Mayer@pillartopost.com

April 22, 2015

Top Producer Training

Starts: 1:00 pm

Ends: 3:00 pm, April 22, 2015

Location: 1777 S. Harrison St., #1100, Denver, CO (Conference Room B)

Description: TBD

April 23, 2015

Top Producer Training

Starts: 10:00 am

Ends: 12:00 pm, April 23, 2015

Location: 1777 S. Harrison St., Denver, CO (Conference Room 202)

Description: TBD

Ninja Workshops - Commission Objections - Tami G. & Charles Roberts

Starts: 12:00 pm

Ends: 1:30 pm, April 23, 2015

Location: 1777 S. Harrison St., #1100, Denver, CO (Conference Room D)

Description: What do Top Producing agents do that average agents don’t? They practice, practice, practice their craft with techniques and scripts until answering questions and overcoming objections become completely second nature! In these weekly sessions we will help you practice your scripts, give you ideas and input that are tried and true, and help you build your business to where you want it to be! These practice sessions will give you the CONFIDENCE you need when you are working with Buyers and Sellers. Do what the Top Producers do, practice what you preach!

This Week: Commission Objections - the PIT. (practice the scripts in the Ninja manual)

Please RSVP to TamiGotts@gmail.com.

Top Producer Training

Starts: 1:00 pm

Ends: 3:00 pm, April 23, 2015

Location: 1777 S. Harrison St., Denver, CO (Conference Room 202)

Description: TBD

April 24, 2015

Top Producer Training

Starts: 10:00 am

Ends: 12:00 pm, April 24, 2015

Location: 215 S. Wadsworth Blvd, #300, Lakewood, CO (Aspen Conference Room)

Description: TBD

Top Producer Training

Starts: 1:00 pm

Ends: 3:00 pm, April 24, 2015

Location: 215 S. Wadsworth Blvd, #300, Lakewood, CO (Aspen Conference Room)

Description: TBD