Professional Development Webinars

The MetroTex Webinar & Video Center offers online tools enabling you to learn any time from anywhere. You now have access to cutting-edge topics from the nation’s top real estate minds at your fingertips!

For a list of our upcoming live webinars and online courses visit our calendar

1-4 Residential Contract Casualty Loss
Broadcast date: February 23, 2021

This live webinar will cover the casualty loss clause of the 1-4 Residential Contract and specifically how it relates to the ongoing weather situation. If you missed our sold-out webinar, you can listen to the recording of the session where our experts answer questions regarding casualty loss and other issues homeowners have faced during this winter storm.

Our speakers:

Kristi Davis
Moderator, Forms &
Contracts Committee Chair

Cindy Baas
Texas REALTORS®
Instructor & Broker

Anginette Jorrey
Mortgage Loan Officer

Amanda Campbell
Property & Casualty
Insurance Broker

Hard Money 101: Building Business With Investor Clients
Broadcast date: February 17, 2021

Investment properties are often an overlooked area by REALTORS®. They can be a source of residual income whether it be to flip a pocket listing the REALTOR® found themselves or in working with investor clients who want to close on multiple properties. These investors are often in need of capital in order to buy multiple properties, and Hard Money Lending is a resource that makes this possible.

Eric Feldman of Longhorn III Investments teaches the concepts of hard money and how hard money can benefit not only the clients of real estate agents but the agents themselves

Broadcast date: October 26, 2020 (audio only)

Irving-Las Colinas Economic Development Market Update

Broadcast date: October 27, 2020

Garland Realtor Workshop – MetroTex, Garland, Garland ISD.

Broadcast date: September 14, 2020 (audio only)

“Meet The Netherlands” is a panel discussion of the new MetroTex Ambassador Association relationship with The Netherlands. Find out about the AA program, The Netherlands and how MetroTex and The Netherlands Association will work together to grow the REALTOR® Family.

Panelists:
Alejandro Escudero: NAR Global Alliances and Business Development Manager Marc Vervoort: NVM Manager for Data, Innovation and Privacy, and Global Christian Bohyn: NAR Global Ambassador to Belgium and The Netherlands, Janet Kane: MetroTex CEO
Terry Tremaine: MetroTex 2020 President

Moderator:
Hanne Sagalowsky, Global Business Council Chair, NAR Regional Coordinator

Broadcast date: July 16th, 2020 (audio only)

Global Forum: An Ambassador’s View of Saudi Arabia, Oil, & Dallas’ International Role

This very special presentation by Former US Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Robert Jordan. Mr. Jordan joined us to speak on his view of Saudi Arabia, oil and Dallas’ future international role in the market. Mr. Jordan is Vice Chair of the Tower Center Board of Directors and the World Affairs Council of Dallas Fort Worth. His memoir, Desert Diplomat: Inside Saudi Arabia Following 9/11, was published by Potomac Books.

Broadcast date: July 16, 2020

Home Ownership and Commercial and Economic Development

June is National Homeownership Month. To celebrate, Real Estate Associations in DFW have teamed up to bring you a webinar series exploring why owning a home is so important. The series looks at what it means to live the American dream through home ownership!

Speakers: Jeff Cheney, Frisco Mayor, REALTOR
Ron Patterson, President of Frisco Economic Development Corporation

Broadcast date: June 17, 2020

Leverage your membership with the MetroTex Association of REALTORS® by attending our Industry Partner Broker Forum and learn first-hand how you and your company can assist real estate brokers and how their businesses have changed during the Covid 19 Pandemic.

Our Panel: Linda Callicutt Coldwell Banker Realty – Dave Bowman C21 Mike Bowman – Ashley Gentry RedBranch Realty – Rogers Healy Rogers Healy & Associates

TOPICS INCLUDE: ~ The New Normal ~ Agent Access ~ Virtual Opportunities ~ Broker Priorities ~ And, much more

Broadcast date: June 15, 2020

Speakers:
John Stevenson, Vice President and Project Director, The Projects Group
& Peter S. Brodsky, Owner, Reimagine Redbird

Topics Include:
What’s on the Horizon?
Most active business sector
COVID 19 Impact: Issues, Timeline for Correction

The MetroTex Commercial Forum is an open membership, open enrollment forum created to provide networking and education opportunities to the commercial practitioners in MetroTex.

Broadcast date: June 4, 2020

George Ratiu discusses recent economic indicators–GDP, employment, monetary policy, credit–and how business activity has shifted over the past two months. He also explores trends in real estate markets and shares insights from REALTOR.com data on inventory, pricing and demographics.

Broadcast date: May 14, 2020

Congressman Colin Allred, Texas Representative Justin Holland, and Vice President of Government Affairs at Texas REALTORS® Tray Bates provide an update on Federal and Statewide plans and policies.

In this one-hour webinar MetroTex MLS Committee Chair Derek Westley and MLS Director Cathy Faulkner discuss the Clear Cooperation Policy. Also known as MLS Statement 8.0, the Clear Cooperation Policy is now in effect. It requires listing brokers who are participants in a multiple listing service to submit their listings to the MLS within one business day of marketing the property to the public.

This webinar covers:
1) The Clear Cooperation Policy adopted by NAR in November of 2019
2) The Clear Cooperation Policy as adopted by NTREIS
3) How the Clear Cooperation Policy will be enforced by MetroTex

Dan Imhoff is a Dallas-based commercial banker for Branch Banking & Trust (now Truist Bank).

Dan walks you through an overview of the PPP, how to talk to clients, who qualifies, loan repayment and forgiveness.

Dr. Jim Gaines, Chief Economist at the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University, follows up his webinar Texas Housing: How Broken is the Market? What’s Next? with a Q&A session. (audio only)

Broadcast date: April 30, 2020

Texas Housing: How Broken is the Market? What’s Next? with Dr. Jim Gaines, Chief Economist, Real Estate Center at Texas A&M

Dr. Gaines will talk about the current state of the economy and housing market. How big a hole are we in? How and when will we dig out? Surprisingly, he says, the housing market hasn’t completely collapsed, although it will probably be down for a while.

On Guard Online: Cyber Security Strategies to Keep You Safe

In this recorded webinar, Tracey “the Safety Lady” Hawkins discussed best practices for agents to work safely. She also provided four tips to keep you safe in a virtual world, including two you probably haven’t thought of!

Broadcast date: May 3, 2020

What’s Next for Texas Real Estate?

Economist Dr. Mark Dotzour joined Texas REALTORS® Chairman Cindi Bulla on Monday for a discussion about the impact of COVID-19 on the economy and real estate industry. Hear how the global pandemic could affect property values, sales activity, and demand—and for how long. Get insights on how today’s environment could influence mortgage lending, financial markets, and more.