Are you wanting to kick-start your career in Estate Agency? Then this course is perfect for you!
Estate Agency is a vital industry in today's world. As long as there are houses, there will be jobs in estate agency, sales and lettings.
Not only is it a great ongoing industry to be apart of, the career prospects and earning potentials are uncapped. There will always be room to progress and earn more as you do.
In this course you will learn all aspects of estate agency, such as sales progression, valuations, lettings management, laws & regulations and much more. By the end of the course you will have gained enough knowledge to get your first job as an Estate Agent and kick start your career!
This course has been fully accessed and approved by IVCAS (Independent Vocational Course Appraisal Service)*. For more Information click here.
What the course will teach you:
- Laws and Regulations
- A Day in the Life of an Estate Agent
- Getting to Know Your Clients
- Performing Viewings
- Sales Progression
- Much More
Units Of Study
Simply click the module title below to reveal the units of study.
Requirements for the job
History of the Estate Agent
The Real Estate Industry
2 Different Types of Estate Agents
Commercial Property agent
The Pros and Cons of Hiring an Estate Agent
Will the average person be able to maximise their house price?
What advantages do estate agents have?
What could go wrong with self-sales?
Getting to Know Your Clients
Sellers and buyers
What you need to find out
A Day in the Life of an Estate Agent
Priorities and last-minute interruptions
Selling Property with an Estate Agent
Why boards are important
Why evaluations are necessary
Evaluations as a bargaining chip
How to take the client along
When to arrive for a viewing
Prepping the house, triple checking
Working to a plan
Basic concepts of negotiation
The power of silence
Does honesty have a place in negotiation?
Buying with an Estate Agent
Who pays and for what?
Is this really necessary?
How buying agents operate
Drawing up the contract
Surveyors, Solicitors and Conveyancers
Main areas where technology has impacted real estate
Old school advertising
Photography and video
Who buys investment property?
Legal aspects of investment property
Managing investment property
About Letting Agents
Letting agents' Associations
What Letting Agents do
Landlord - Letting Agent relationship
The overlap with letting agents
What property managers and property management companies do
Are property managers, agents of the landlords?
Laws and Regulations
The spirit of the Estate Agents Act 1979
The need for regulation
Aggressive tactics and why they are banned
Minimum specifications for the computer are:
Microsoft Windows XP, or later
Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)
OSX/iOS 6 or later
Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)
Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities (We recommend Google Chrome)
Please note: Although this course will work with the system requirements stated above, the software talked about and used in the course may vary. It is recommended that you check with the software suppliers website before making a purchase.