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Better to Be Safe than Sorry: Community Maintenance, Repair & Insurance

Class Time: Daytime

Member | Standard Registration: 49.00

Non Member | Standard Registration: 59.00

Location: Zoom Video Conference

Duration: 05/19/2022-05/19/2022

Instructor: Jamie Lyons

Class Schedule
Dates
Day
Time

05/19/2022

Thu

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Class Description

You will distinguish between association and owner maintenance obligations and be introduced to the process of selecting vendors, working through a bid process and negotiating contract provisions for association maintenance and repair obligations. You will compare and contrast insurance requirements for different types of community associations and evaluate an association's maintenance and repair obligations when there is no insurance coverage and when there is coverage. Lastly, you will explore how to successfully resolve materialmens lien disputes and contract disputes according to Georgia's Right to Repair Act.

**THIS CLASS WILL TAKE PLACE VIRTUALLY VIA ZOOM**
Your class information and Zoom link will be sent to you after registration, prior to class.

Requirements for participating in a virtual class:

  • Your device must have a video webcam, microphone, and speakers. (You are required to enable video so that we can monitor attendance.)
  • You need to set up a free Zoom account prior to the class. (Your free 40-minute account will allow you easy access to our ZOOM Classroom account.)
  • You are expected to attend the entire class session (except during the 15-minute break) just as if you were sitting in a classroom.

Please Note: If you have previously taken this course, the Georgia Real Estate Commission requires 366 days before you can receive credit.

Instructor Bio

Jamie Lyons, Esq.

Jamie Lyons, a partner with Lazega & Johanson, is a veteran Community Association Attorney. Licensed in 1994 as an instructor of the Georgia Real Estate Commission, Jamie has taught the Community Association Management pre-licensing course since its inception in 1996 and has received awards for her excellent programs. Jamie also regularly teaches for the Atlanta REALTORS® Association and her law firm’s school about timely topics in the community association and real estate industries.

Extreme Home Makeover: Enforcing Use Restrictions & Architectural Controls in CAM

Class Time: Daytime

Member | Standard Registration: 49.00

Non Member | Standard Registration: 59.00

Location: Zoom Video Conference

Duration: 05/19/2022-05/19/2022

Instructor: Jamie Lyons

Class Schedule
Dates
Day
Time

05/19/2022

Thu

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Class Description

You will review different types of enforcement mechanisms permitted by community association covenants and common defenses usually raised against these enforcement procedures. Additionally, you will learn about federal laws regulating enforcement issues in community associations, such as the Telecommunications Act of 1996 and the Fair Housing Act.

**THIS CLASS WILL TAKE PLACE VIRTUALLY VIA ZOOM**
Your class information and Zoom link will be sent to you after registration, prior to class.

Requirements for participating in a virtual class:

  • Your device must have a video webcam, microphone, and speakers. (You are required to enable video so that we can monitor attendance.)
  • You need to set up a free Zoom account prior to the class. (Your free 40-minute account will allow you easy access to our ZOOM Classroom account.)
  • You are expected to attend the entire class session (except during the 15-minute break) just as if you were sitting in a classroom.

Please Note: If you have previously taken this course, the Georgia Real Estate Commission requires 366 days before you can receive credit.

Instructor Bio

Jamie Lyons, Esq.

Jamie Lyons, a partner with Lazega & Johanson, is a veteran Community Association Attorney. Licensed in 1994 as an instructor of the Georgia Real Estate Commission, Jamie has taught the Community Association Management pre-licensing course since its inception in 1996 and has received awards for her excellent programs. Jamie also regularly teaches for the Atlanta REALTORS® Association and her law firm’s school about timely topics in the community association and real estate industries.

ABR® / Accredited Buyer's Representative Designation Course

Class Time: Daytime

Member | Advanced Registration: 189.00

Non-Member | Advanced Registration: 199.00

Location: Atlanta REALTORS® Center

Duration: 05/24/2022-05/25/2022

Instructor: Frank Mears

Class Schedule
Dates
Day
Time

05/24/2022

Tue

9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

05/25/2022

Wed

9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Description

ABR(R)Accredited Buyer's Representatives (ABR®) stand for the benchmark of excellence in buyer representation. What's their key to success? They know that you can't count on the market, you have to count on your skills. ABR® education provides the expertise you need for an edge in serving today's home buyers.

The overall goals of the 2-day ABR® Designation course are to educate and prepare buyer's reps to provide the kind of service and fidelity to buyers that sellers have always enjoyed, and to offer methods for building your buyer representation business. You will examine the evolution of buyer representation, agency, relationships, building and maintaining a buyer representation business, office policy, disclosure and informed consent, conflicts of interest, reducing liability, and negotiating. Together this information creates a comprehensive guide to help you become an effective, efficient, and profitable buyer's representative.

Please Note: If you have previously taken this course, the Georgia Real Estate Commission requires 366 days before you can receive credit.

This course qualifies for the GAR Scholarship!

Instructor Bio

Frank Mears

ABR, ABRM, CDPE, CRB, CSP, CSP, GRI, SFR, SRS, SRES
Frank Mears began his real estate career as a sales associate in 1977. Frank obtained his brokers license in 1984 and has sold real estate in Georgia, South Carolina and California. A nationally recognized speaker on agency, negotiations, and sales skills, Frank delivers over 200 presentations a year in the US and Canada and has trained thousands of sales associates from coast to coast. Frank is also certified to teach nationally accredited ABR, PMN, SFR, SRES, SRS, GREEN courses, and is an approved GRI instructor in Georgia and South Carolina.

Frank was awarded the distinguished Partners in Education 2002 “Instructor of the Year” by the Georgia Association of REALTORS® and is a 2005 inductee into the Real Estate Buyers Agency Hall of Fame. Frank has earned the "Certified Speaking Professional (CSP)" designation conferred by the National Speakers Association (NSA) and the International Federation of Professional Speakers (IFPS).

Jump Start | Postlicense Series

Class Time: Daytime

Member | Advanced Registration: 160.00

Non Member | Advanced Registration: 185.00

Location: Zoom Video Conference

Duration: 06/06/2022-06/09/2022

Instructor: Joi Bostic

Class Schedule
Dates
Day
Time

06/06/2022

Mon

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

06/06/2022

Mon

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

06/07/2022

Tue

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

06/07/2022

Tue

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

06/08/2022

Wed

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

06/08/2022

Wed

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

06/09/2022

Thu

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

06/09/2022

Thu

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Class Description

**THIS CLASS WILL TAKE PLACE VIRTUALLY VIA ZOOM**
Your class information and Zoom link will be sent to you after registration, prior to class.

This course is intended to meet the guidelines of the 25-hour Post-license requirement, which is mandatory for new real estate licensees in Georgia.

You have successfully obtained your salesperson license and you just discovered that you really don't know what to do next. You might feel stalled before you even get going and you need a jump start! This series of classes will guide you on the road to success. You will learn how to obtain clients; effectively work with and represent buyers and sellers; negotiate desirable terms; price property properly; and, utilize contract forms shrewdly. As a bonus, by the completion of this series, you will have fulfilled your license law requirement for your license renewal in four years. So get ready to move ahead with "Jump Start".

Instructor Bio

Joi Bostic

Since Joi Bostic was a little girl, everyone around her would say that she would grow up to teach others. Although she would hold classes with her dolls and stuffed animals, she resisted and protested against a career as a teacher. Her formal education had her on track to enter corporate America in the area of marketing management. However, after college, Joi finally followed her “true calling” and entered the classroom in 1988. Since then she has taught college credit courses, traveled the country delivering workshops and seminars and designed hundreds of courses and workshops. Joi has earned a reputation for Real Estate training as being a thorough, easy-to-understand instructor with humor and practical application. Recently, Joi completed and was awarded the REEA Gold Standard Instructor Certification. Joi’s goal in instructing is to ensure that learning takes place in an enjoyable safe environment and each student walks away with an understanding of the material. In 2021, Joi received the Mary Shern Educator of the Year Award by the Georgia Real Estate Educators Association (GREEA).

Build Your Business

Class Time: Daytime

Member | Advanced Registration: 39.00

Non Member | Advanced Registration: 49.00

Location: Zoom Video Conference

Duration: 06/06/2022-06/06/2022

Instructor: Joi Bostic

Class Schedule
Dates
Day
Time

06/06/2022

Mon

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Class Description

**THIS CLASS WILL TAKE PLACE VIRTUALLY VIA ZOOM**
Your class information and Zoom link will be sent to you after registration, prior to class.

This program focuses on guiding new agents through the process of conducting prospecting activities and developing a personal marketing plan to establish a customer/client base.

Please Note: If you have previously taken this course, the Georgia Real Estate Commission requires 366 days before you can receive credit.

Instructor Bio

Joi Bostic

Since Joi Bostic was a little girl, everyone around her would say that she would grow up to teach others. Although she would hold classes with her dolls and stuffed animals, she resisted and protested against a career as a teacher. Her formal education had her on track to enter corporate America in the area of marketing management. However, after college, Joi finally followed her “true calling” and entered the classroom in 1988. Since then she has taught college credit courses, traveled the country delivering workshops and seminars and designed hundreds of courses and workshops. Joi has earned a reputation for Real Estate training as being a thorough, easy-to-understand instructor with humor and practical application. Recently, Joi completed and was awarded the REEA Gold Standard Instructor Certification. Joi’s goal in instructing is to ensure that learning takes place in an enjoyable safe environment and each student walks away with an understanding of the material. In 2021, Joi received the Mary Shern Educator of the Year Award by the Georgia Real Estate Educators Association (GREEA).

Becoming a Buyer's Advocate

Class Time: Daytime

Member | Advanced Registration: 39.00

Non Member | Advanced Registration: 49.00

Location: Zoom Video Conference

Duration: 06/06/2022-06/06/2022

Instructor: Joi Bostic

Class Schedule
Dates
Day
Time

06/06/2022

Mon

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Class Description

**THIS CLASS WILL TAKE PLACE VIRTUALLY VIA ZOOM**
Your class information and Zoom link will be sent to you after registration, prior to class.

This program introduces you to consultative selling and strategic representation. You will be presented with specific skills and techniques to manage buyer customers and clients.

Please Note: If you have previously taken this course, the Georgia Real Estate Commission requires 366 days before you can receive credit.

Instructor Bio

Joi Bostic

Since Joi Bostic was a little girl, everyone around her would say that she would grow up to teach others. Although she would hold classes with her dolls and stuffed animals, she resisted and protested against a career as a teacher. Her formal education had her on track to enter corporate America in the area of marketing management. However, after college, Joi finally followed her “true calling” and entered the classroom in 1988. Since then she has taught college credit courses, traveled the country delivering workshops and seminars and designed hundreds of courses and workshops. Joi has earned a reputation for Real Estate training as being a thorough, easy-to-understand instructor with humor and practical application. Recently, Joi completed and was awarded the REEA Gold Standard Instructor Certification. Joi’s goal in instructing is to ensure that learning takes place in an enjoyable safe environment and each student walks away with an understanding of the material. In 2021, Joi received the Mary Shern Educator of the Year Award by the Georgia Real Estate Educators Association (GREEA).

75 Hour Sales Prelicense

Class Time: Evening/Weekend

Standard Registration: 449.00

Location: Zoom Video Conference

Duration: 06/06/2022-07/14/2022

Instructor: Joy Fitzpatrick

Class Schedule
Dates
Day
Time

06/06/2022

Mon

6:00 PM - 9:15 PM

06/07/2022

Tue

6:00 PM - 9:15 PM

06/09/2022

Thu

6:00 PM - 9:15 PM

06/11/2022

Sat

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

06/11/2022

Sat

1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

06/13/2022

Mon

6:00 PM - 9:15 PM

06/14/2022

Tue

6:00 PM - 9:15 PM

06/16/2022

Thu

6:00 PM - 9:15 PM

06/21/2022

Tue

6:00 PM - 9:15 PM

06/22/2022

Wed

6:00 PM - 9:15 PM

06/23/2022

Thu

6:00 PM - 9:15 PM

06/25/2022

Sat

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

06/25/2022

Sat

1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

06/27/2022

Mon

6:00 PM - 9:15 PM

06/28/2022

Tue

6:00 PM - 9:15 PM

06/30/2022

Thu

6:00 PM - 9:15 PM

07/05/2022

Tue

6:00 PM - 9:15 PM

07/06/2022

Wed

6:00 PM - 9:15 PM

07/07/2022

Thu

6:00 PM - 9:15 PM

07/09/2022

Sat

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

07/09/2022

Sat

1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

07/11/2022

Mon

6:00 PM - 9:15 PM

07/12/2022

Tue

6:00 PM - 9:15 PM

07/14/2022

Thu

6:00 PM - 9:15 PM

Class Description

Many people find success, happiness and financial security in a rewarding real estate industry career. If you've chosen real estate as a career, you're a self-starter, empowered by the opportunity for unlimited growth. That's why we've created a sales prelicense course that fits your goals, so you can ace the test and then focus on building your business. The best part? We go beyond test prep by relating the material to real world experiences you should know to get a head-start, whether you're going to be involved in residential or commercial real estate.

With our premium course, you'll get access to the essentials that you need to master the exam — and beyond.

The Capitus Real Estate Learning Center has been providing outstanding industry education longer than any real estate school in Georgia. The first-time examines passing rate of the Capitus students continues to be among the highest in Georgia. For more information, click here.

**THIS CLASS WILL TAKE PLACE VIRTUALLY VIA ZOOM**
Your class information and Zoom link will be sent to you after registration, prior to class.

Requirements for participating in a virtual class:

  • Your device must have a video webcam, microphone, and speakers. (You are required to enable video so that we can monitor attendance.)
  • You need to set up a free Zoom account prior to the class. (Your free 40-minute account will allow you easy access to our ZOOM Classroom account.)
  • You are expected to attend the entire class session (except during the 15-minute break) just as if you were sitting in a classroom.

Printed Class Materials are REQUIRED for this class. PLEASE come by the CAPITUS office to pick them up during regular business hours or CALL us to make arrangements to have them shipped.

Instructor Bio

Joy Fitzpatrick

Joy has been in the title insurance industry for over 20 years. Since 1990 she has instructed real estate Prelicense courses and authored numerous Continuing Education courses. Joy is licensed as a broker in Georgia and specializes in 1031 tax-deferred exchanges.

Becoming a Listing Specialist

Class Time: Daytime

Member | Advanced Registration: 39.00

Non Member | Advanced Registration: 49.00

Location: Zoom Video Conference

Duration: 06/07/2022-06/07/2022

Instructor: Joi Bostic

Class Schedule
Dates
Day
Time

06/07/2022

Tue

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Class Description

**THIS CLASS WILL TAKE PLACE VIRTUALLY VIA ZOOM**
Your class information and Zoom link will be sent to you after registration, prior to class.

This program exposes you to techniques of acquiring listings, marketing property and managing sellers. Consultative selling is covered in relation to working with sellers.

Please Note: If you have previously taken this course, the Georgia Real Estate Commission requires 366 days before you can receive credit.

Instructor Bio

Joi Bostic

Since Joi Bostic was a little girl, everyone around her would say that she would grow up to teach others. Although she would hold classes with her dolls and stuffed animals, she resisted and protested against a career as a teacher. Her formal education had her on track to enter corporate America in the area of marketing management. However, after college, Joi finally followed her “true calling” and entered the classroom in 1988. Since then she has taught college credit courses, traveled the country delivering workshops and seminars and designed hundreds of courses and workshops. Joi has earned a reputation for Real Estate training as being a thorough, easy-to-understand instructor with humor and practical application. Recently, Joi completed and was awarded the REEA Gold Standard Instructor Certification. Joi’s goal in instructing is to ensure that learning takes place in an enjoyable safe environment and each student walks away with an understanding of the material. In 2021, Joi received the Mary Shern Educator of the Year Award by the Georgia Real Estate Educators Association (GREEA).

Start with the Right Price

Class Time: Daytime

Member | Advanced Registration: 39.00

Non Member | Advanced Registration: 49.00

Location: Zoom Video Conference

Duration: 06/07/2022-06/07/2022

Instructor: Joi Bostic

Class Schedule
Dates
Day
Time

06/07/2022

Tue

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Class Description

**THIS CLASS WILL TAKE PLACE VIRTUALLY VIA ZOOM**
Your class information and Zoom link will be sent to you after registration, prior to class.

This program will guide you through the process of researching and preparing a comparable marketing analysis to generate the most realistic saleable price for property.

Please Note: If you have previously taken this course, the Georgia Real Estate Commission requires 366 days before you can receive credit.

Instructor Bio

Joi Bostic

Since Joi Bostic was a little girl, everyone around her would say that she would grow up to teach others. Although she would hold classes with her dolls and stuffed animals, she resisted and protested against a career as a teacher. Her formal education had her on track to enter corporate America in the area of marketing management. However, after college, Joi finally followed her “true calling” and entered the classroom in 1988. Since then she has taught college credit courses, traveled the country delivering workshops and seminars and designed hundreds of courses and workshops. Joi has earned a reputation for Real Estate training as being a thorough, easy-to-understand instructor with humor and practical application. Recently, Joi completed and was awarded the REEA Gold Standard Instructor Certification. Joi’s goal in instructing is to ensure that learning takes place in an enjoyable safe environment and each student walks away with an understanding of the material. In 2021, Joi received the Mary Shern Educator of the Year Award by the Georgia Real Estate Educators Association (GREEA).

The Curious Case of Contracts

Class Time: Daytime

Member | Advanced Registration: 79.00

Non Member | Advanced Registration: 89.00

Location: Zoom Video Conference

Duration: 06/08/2022-06/08/2022

Instructor: Joi Bostic

Class Schedule
Dates
Day
Time

06/08/2022

Wed

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Class Description

**THIS CLASS WILL TAKE PLACE VIRTUALLY VIA ZOOM**
Your class information and Zoom link will be sent to you after registration, prior to class.

This program will present basic information about what a contract is, how contracts are made and things included in contracts. Various GAR forms will be reviewed and explained including the Purchase and Sale Agreement, Seller's Property Disclosure Statement, Community Association Disclosure and Lead-Based Paint Exhibit.

Please Note: If you have previously taken this course, the Georgia Real Estate Commission requires 366 days before you can receive credit.

Instructor Bio

Joi Bostic

Since Joi Bostic was a little girl, everyone around her would say that she would grow up to teach others. Although she would hold classes with her dolls and stuffed animals, she resisted and protested against a career as a teacher. Her formal education had her on track to enter corporate America in the area of marketing management. However, after college, Joi finally followed her “true calling” and entered the classroom in 1988. Since then she has taught college credit courses, traveled the country delivering workshops and seminars and designed hundreds of courses and workshops. Joi has earned a reputation for Real Estate training as being a thorough, easy-to-understand instructor with humor and practical application. Recently, Joi completed and was awarded the REEA Gold Standard Instructor Certification. Joi’s goal in instructing is to ensure that learning takes place in an enjoyable safe environment and each student walks away with an understanding of the material. In 2021, Joi received the Mary Shern Educator of the Year Award by the Georgia Real Estate Educators Association (GREEA).

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