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Course Description:

First Time Buyers are finally returning to the market.  And they will become your repeat customers for life if you learn how to turn their challenges into your opportunities!  Learn how to win their business and overcome the hurdles in the first course in C.A.R. Education's FTBS Certification. The First Time Buyer Specialist 1 - Master the Market 4-hour course is designed to arm you with a thorough understanding of the issues facing today's first time home buyers in order to offer them the highest level of buyer representation. Learn specific strategies and the characteristics that define the different generations of buyers as well as those in their families that they may ask for help and advice.

 

Registration:

Live or LearnMyWay®:  To register for this course at a local Association near you or on an upcoming webinar, visit the Education Calendar.

Online Anytime:  To purchase this course in our new interactive online platform available 24/7,  visit store.car.org

Certification:   This course counts toward earning the First-Time Buyer Specialist Certification (FTBS).  For more information about these certifications, please visit the Certifications/Designation Page


 

 Live or LearnMyWay®               Online Anytime


 

How you will benefit from taking this course:

  • Understand the opportunities as well as the challenges facing today's first time buyers
  • Understand the distinct generational differences among today's first time buyers
  • Develop best practices in working with buyers' family as third party advisors
  • Know how generational differences may impact strategies to win their business
  • Prepare appropriate material and arrange for professional assistance for first time buyer workshops
  • Be capable of educating and guiding first time buyers through the home buying process.
  • Employ best practices in considering the most appropriate housing choices for first time home buyers

Who should attend:
Any real estate professional who wants to understand the advantages and overcome the challenges of working with First Time Buyers.

Instructors:

George and Regina Lawrence

Earn the First Time Buyer Specialist (FTBS) Certification

The FTBS Certification can be earned by taking the two FTBS courses.  The First Time Buyer Specialist 2 - Be the Go-to Agent course covers financing programs and walks you through how to win the client by educating them through running "first time buyer workshops."

 

Save $$   Click here for the FTBS bundle with both courses


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