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SRS® / Seller Representative Specialist Designation Course

Class Time: Daytime

Member | Advance Registration: 205.00

Non-Member | Advance Registration: 225.00

Location: Zoom Video Conference

Duration: 06/16/2021-06/17/2021

Instructor: Adorna Carroll

Class Schedule
Dates
Day
Time

06/16/2021

Wed

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

06/16/2021

Wed

1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

06/17/2021

Thu

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

06/17/2021

Thu

1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Class Description

The SRS Course will redefine your "normal" and reinvent the way you represent sellers. It provides a comprehensive foundation of skill development, training and resources to help real estate professionals represent the interests of sellers in today's marketplace.

Students will learn to:

  • Increase listings and grow their business
  • Demonstrate and Communicate their value package to seller clients
  • Understand and Apply the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice
  • Understand and Comply with state license laws when representing sellers
  • And ... Understand and Apply methods, tools and techniques to provide support and services that sellers want and need.

**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.
Instructor Bio

Adorna Carroll, ABR/M, CRB, C-RETS, C2EX, ePRO, GRI, PSA, RENE, SFR, SRS

Adorna Carroll's sassy, spunky and spirited teaching style has inspired and educated real estate professionals from coast to coast. She currently owns and runs 3 real estate related business and has had a personal team for over 25 years. Her team has an extensive client base and continues to receive repeat referral business from past clients, family, friends and business contacts. As the President of Dynamic Directions, Inc., an educational and sales training consulting firm that has a extensive faculty of consultants and trainers. Adorna trains REALTORS® all over North America in Buyer and Seller Representation, Strategic and Business Planning and Association Leadership Training. She has authored numerous designation and certification courses for the CRB - Certified Real Estate Brokerage Managers, CRETS - Certified Real Estate Teams Certification, the SRS - Seller Representative Specialist and the RENE - Real Estate Negotiation Expert, programs that have elevated the skills and career opportunities for real estate professionals.

Hard $: Understanding Private/Hard Money Lending for Real Estate Investment

Class Time: Daytime

Standard Registration: 25.00

Location: Zoom Video Conference

Duration: 06/23/2021-06/23/2021

Instructor: Kenneth Igwe

Class Schedule
Dates
Day
Time

06/23/2021

Wed

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Class Description

Not all residential real estate buyers are families with 2.5 children. Real estate investors currently make up a quarter of the residential real estate market. If you want their business, you need to understand their needs. Whether you're looking for new ways to diversify your client base and increase your service offerings or just want to offer existing investor clients more options and greater expertise, this program will help you familiarize yourself with private finance and hard money lending for real estate investment.

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THIS CLASS WILL TAKE PLACE VIRTUALLY VIA ZOOM:  https://zoom.us/j/96372552459?pwd=ampQbzBqUHNjWnQyYUpHYVhsY0NWdz09

Your virtual class will maintain the same class standards and requirements as if you were physically sitting among your classmates and instructor. The same policies for attendance and participation apply.

Instructor Bio

Kenneth Igwe

Kenneth's areas of expertise are: general business, real estate, finance and banking. Previously a Chief Operating Officer of Brisco Capital Group, an oil distribution Company and Associate Director of Wharton Gladden, an investment banking firm. Kenneth understands the needs of his clients and counsels them on entity selection, formation, maintenance and dissolution, and business succession planning. Kenneth also works with property owners, lenders, individuals and businesses on a range of real estate matters including lease agreements, options to purchase, easements and purchase and sale agreements. Such work often includes agreement negotiation, review and drafting, and dispute resolution. Kenneth holds a BSc in Mathematics from Morehouse College.

No One Looks Good in Stripes! - GA License Law & the Community Association

Class Time: Daytime

Member | Advanced Registration: 39.00

Non-Member | Advanced Registration: 49.00

Location: Zoom Video Conference

Duration: 06/24/2021-06/24/2021

Instructor: Jamie Lyons

Class Schedule
Dates
Day
Time

06/24/2021

Thu

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Class Description

You will learn the differences and similarities among the different types of real estate licenses offered by the Georgia Real Estate Commission. We will explore how a person can provide Community Association Management Services while being exempt from the License Law. You will understand to whom a real estate licensee owes a duty and what happens if a conflict arises between the licensee's broker and client. You also will learn about the international trade organization called Community Associations Institute and how the organization can help you gain professional knowledge and training.

**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.

Jump Start | 24 Hour CE Series

Class Time: Daytime

Member | Advance Registration: 160.00

Non-Member | Advance Registration: 185.00

Location: Zoom Video Conference

Duration: 06/24/2021-06/29/2021

Instructor: Joi Bostic

Class Schedule
Dates
Day
Time

06/24/2021

Thu

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

06/24/2021

Thu

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

06/25/2021

Fri

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

06/25/2021

Fri

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

06/28/2021

Mon

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

06/28/2021

Mon

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

06/29/2021

Tue

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

06/29/2021

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 series of courses will rejuvenate your career 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. So get ready to move ahead with Jump Start!

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.

Build Your Business

Class Time: Daytime

Member | Advance Registration: 39.00

Non-Member | Advanced Registration: 49.00

Location: Zoom Video Conference

Duration: 06/24/2021-06/24/2021

Instructor: Joi Bostic

Class Schedule
Dates
Day
Time

06/24/2021

Thu

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.

Community Association Manager | 24 Hour CE Series

Class Time: Daytime

Advanced Registration: 325.00

Location: Zoom Video Conference

Duration: 06/24/2021-06/29/2021

Instructor: Jamie Lyons

Class Schedule
Dates
Day
Time

06/24/2021

Thu

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

06/24/2021

Thu

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

06/25/2021

Fri

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

06/25/2021

Fri

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

06/28/2021

Mon

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

06/28/2021

Mon

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

06/29/2021

Tue

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

06/29/2021

Tue

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Class Description

Not only does this course provide 24 Hours of CE towards your real estate license, but it provides important information for anyone who lives or is involved with a Community Association. Learn the principles of agency & brokerage as well as a detailed analysis of maintenance, budgeting, rule enforcement and much more.

**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.

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.

Becoming a Buyer's Advocate

Class Time: Daytime

Member | Advance Registration: 39.00

Non-Member | Advance Registration: 49.00

Location: Zoom Video Conference

Duration: 06/24/2021-06/24/2021

Instructor: Joi Bostic

Class Schedule
Dates
Day
Time

06/24/2021

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 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.

Back to Basics - General Real Estate Principles Applied to Community Associations

Class Time: Daytime

Member | Advanced Registration: 39.00

Non-Member | Advanced Registration: 49.00

Location: Zoom Video Conference

Duration: 06/24/2021-06/24/2021

Instructor: Jamie Lyons

Class Schedule
Dates
Day
Time

06/24/2021

Thu

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Class Description

You will learn basic real estate principles of Georgia law. We will address different forms of property ownership, different ways to convey property, and how to draft legal descriptions.

**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.

Do Covenants Protect or Restrict? The Good, Bad and Ugly about Mandatory Community Associations

Class Time: Daytime

Member | Advanced Registration: 39.00

Non-Member | Advanced Registration: 49.00

Location: Zoom Video Conference

Duration: 06/25/2021-06/25/2021

Instructor: Jamie Lyons

Class Schedule
Dates
Day
Time

06/25/2021

Fri

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Class Description

You will learn and understand the different legal structures of communities in Georgia, including communities with no covenants, communities with covenants and voluntary associations, and mandatory membership subdivisions and condominiums. You will learn what legal documents are necessary to create each type of community and examine the relationship between the corporation, the community members and the covenants. We also will discuss what must be done to terminate a community association and a corporation.

**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.

Becoming a Listing Specialist

Class Time: Daytime

Member | Advance Registration: 39.00

Non-Member | Advance Registration: 49.00

Location: Zoom Video Conference

Duration: 06/25/2021-06/25/2021

Instructor: Joi Bostic

Class Schedule
Dates
Day
Time

06/25/2021

Fri

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.

Advocating for Short Sale Clients

Cost: $19.00

Credit Hours: 3

Course Description

Tactics that work with motivated, excited sellers don't always translate well when working with short sale sellers and short sale buyers. Toss lender approvals, junior lien holders, and inflexible timelines into the mix, and you end up with a whole new ball game. In a short sale transaction, the motivation for each party is different than the standard transaction, and as the professional in the scene, you need to adjust accordingly. This course speaks to your interaction with short sale sellers, and how you can help them through a tough process while diligently advocating on their behalf. We cover how to figure out an appropriate listing price, negotiate with the lender's representative, sort through debt settlement terminology, and carry the deal through to closing. We also look at the process from a buyer's agent perspective. Additional cautions, considerations, and fraud prevention tactics are required when advocating on behalf of these deal-seeking buyers.

Affordable Housing: Solutions for Homes and Financing

Cost: $19.00

Credit Hours: 3

Course Description

Affordable housing, or lack thereof, has been a discussion topic in the media, advocacy groups, and the political arena for years, and lately the chatter has become louder and more urgent. How bad is it? According to the leader of one housing coalition, “It’s not a housing crisis. It’s a housing catastrophe.” In this course, we’ll explore the impact that a lack of affordable housing has on individuals, families, and the real estate industry.

If it’s true that inside of every problem lies an opportunity, the opportunity here is huge. We’ll explore largely untapped solutions to locate housing and secure financing, even for low-income borrowers with less-than-stellar credit and little to no down payment. And in three “Bringing it Home” lessons, we’ll show how real estate professionals can become part of the solution for their clients and their communities.

Course highlights include:

  • Issues that contribute to the affordable housing crisis
  • Socio-economic impact of the affordable housing crisis
  • Demographics and geographics of affordable housing
  • Creative housing solutions
  • Loan programs with minimal and no downpayment options, down payment assistance programs, and creative financing solutions
  • How real estate licensees can be part of the affordable housing solution while building their business and improving their communities

Anti-Discrimination Laws

Cost: $19.00

Credit Hours: 3

Course Description

As far back as 1866, with the Civil Rights Act, legislators have been trying to eliminate discrimination in the housing industry. This course reviews the history and purpose of laws against discrimination. Specific real estate practices of blockbusting, steering and redlining are detailed. In addition, the impact of the Americans with Disabilities Act is highlighted. Finally, how to recognize and guard against predatory lending practices is reviewed.

Attracting Online Consumers: Listings and Syndication

Cost: $19.00

Credit Hours: 3

Course Description

These days, homebuyers often search the Internet for homes before seeking out an agent. In fact, the National Association of REALTORS®' 2014 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers revealed a whopping 92% of buyers used the Internet in some way in their home search process.

With so many homebuyers turning to the Internet, the quality and positioning of your listings has never been more important. Good listing visibility is a must. Attracting Online Consumers: Listings and Syndication looks at how to put together a strong listing description and how to make syndication work for you, your clients, and your short- and long-term business objectives.

Breaking Barriers - Fair Housing

Cost: $19.00

Credit Hours: 3

Course Description

As a real estate professional, part of your responsibilities is breaking through barriers and assisting your clients in locating the property that best meets their needs and desires.  This course brings a fresh perspective to this not new topic of Fair Housing.  The course authors draw upon the perspective of the real estate licensee in an effort to help agents in best serving their client’s needs while navigating themselves away from potential legal trouble.  The course reviews fundamentals such as the evolution of the legislation including clear definitions of the actual types of discrimination that exist.  The course continues by providing agents with tools for identifying the signs of trouble and tips for avoiding the potential pitfalls.

Check it Out: Home Inspection in Real Estate Practice

Cost: $19.00

Credit Hours: 3

Course Description

Just how important is a home inspection? How can you limit your liability during the home inspection process? What do your clients need to know about the home inspection process? This real estate continuing education elective answers all these questions and more, making sure your closings go smoothly.

Code of Ethics in Action: Real-Life Applications

Cost: $19.00

Credit Hours: 3

Course Description

As a real estate professional, you're likely to encounter unexpected ethical dilemmas as you go about your daily business. That's why the National Association of REALTORS® provides its members with a regularly updated Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice. Adopted in 1913, the Code consists of 17 Articles and supporting Standards of Practice that provide ethical principles for dealing with clients and customers, the public at large, and other REALTORS®. Of course, knowing those guidelines and understanding how to efficiently put them into practice can be two different matters.

Enter The Code of Ethics in Action: Real-Life Applications. In this course, you'll review each Article, gain insight into recent changes, and discover important takeaway points you can apply to your day-to-day business dealings to ensure you're always ethical in your business practices. Plus, you'll walk through real-life scenarios designed to hone your ethical instincts.

Course highlights include:

  • A review of recent revisions and additions to the Code of Ethics
  • Tips for applying the Code's principles and guidelines to your practice
  • A discussion on the benefits of mediation
  • Activities and examples to illustrate the practical application of the new information and frame it in everyday context

*Attention REALTORS®: This course meets the REALTORS® Code of Ethics Training Requirement. Upon completion, please send a copy of your course certificate or affidavit to your primary REALTOR® Association so they may update your membership record.

Code of Ethics: Good For Your Clients and Your Business

Cost: $19.00

Credit Hours: 3

Course Description

A solid ethical foundation is an essential part of any good business practice. That's why the National Association of REALTORS® asks its members to follow its Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice. Updated regularly, this Code was first adopted in 1913 and consists of 17 Articles along with supporting Standards of Practice.

The Code of Ethics: Good For Your Clients and Your Business course reviews each Article, highlighting pertinent changes, and offers important takeaway points you can apply to your day-to-day business dealings to ensure you're always ethical in your business practices.

Ethics principles are a standard component of continuing education. In addition, this course fulfills the ethics training mandated by the National Association of REALTORS® for its members.

Course highlights include:

  • A review of recent revisions and additions to the Code of Ethics
  • Tips for applying the Code's principles and guidelines to your practice
  • A discussion on the benefits of mediation
  • Activities and examples to illustrate the practical application of the new information and frame it in everyday context

*Attention REALTORS®: This course meets the REALTORS® Code of Ethics Training Requirement. Upon completion, please send a copy of your course certificate or affidavit to your primary REALTOR® Association so they may update your membership record.

Commercial Land I

Cost: $35.00

Credit Hours: 3

Course Description

Overview of the land acquisition process, the players, property descriptions and discussion of the most common offer forms for the sale and purchase of raw land.

Commercial Land II

Cost: $35.00

Credit Hours: 3

Course Description

Discussion of land development issues including zoning, variances, permitting, environmental concerns and the practical usage of sales comparison data.