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Jim Forde believes that to have a great real estate com­pany you have to have great Real Estate Agents and he is 100% committed to providing Real Estate students with all the tools they need for success.

 

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San Clemente Real Estate School

San Clemente Real Estate School

 

 

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San Clemente Real Estate School – Keller Williams: Jim Forde of Approved Real Estate Academy, is offering live & online courses at the New San Clemente Real Estate School. Call Jim Forde +1 714 875 0979

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A few words about Jim Forde

Jim FordeGet the facts about: Jim Forde Keller Williams Tustin Orange County He does his “One Thing” better than anyone – Recruit great agents for Keller Williams. A great recruiter is a special person that has to love their work. The job is tough but without the recruiter most real estate companies will not grow and will shortly be out of business.

When looking for great agents for Keller Williams Realty I am always on the lookout for a person that is doing well but is otherwise unhappy and maybe thinking of making a change, someone who may have made a comment about wanting to go into business for themselves but not by themselves.

I also talk to a lot of salespersons selling every type of product. Quite often I would go up to a salesperson and just say: “I like your style, I like what you are doing, have you ever thought of being a Real Estate Agent. I also spent many a day at a career fair at the local universities. Many grads just can not find work. A Real Estate Agent is a great way for a young person just out of university to make a lot of money.

California Real Estate License ExamPreparing to Pass the California Real Estate License Exam

Jim Forde of Approved Real Estate Acad­emy offers a unique pro­gram to help students pass the California Real Estate License Exam, which includes online courses or text­book based courses with the ben­e­fit of “Live Per­sonal Instruc­tor” sup­port. This com­bi­na­tion of dis­tance edu­ca­tion with instruc­tor sup­port has proven to be a supe­rior method of prepar­ing to pass the state sales­per­son exam­i­na­tion.  Courses include on-line home­work assign­ments and on-line final exam­i­na­tions.  Our Pre-License Pack­age also includes prac­tice tests for the state exam, full on line review crash course with the ben­e­fit of “Live Per­sonal Instruc­tor” sup­port.  Plus 27 hours of live instruc­tion.

The Cal­i­for­nia Bureau of Real Estate has approved the course mate­r­ial for Approved Real Estate Acad­emy.  The spon­sor ID from the Cal­i­for­nia Bureau of Real Estate is S0587.

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Included in the cost of the courses is the Exam­Prep­Mas­ter prac­tice exam sys­tem.

If you do not pass the real estate Salesperson’s licens­ing exam with the State of Cal­i­for­nia on your first attempt you will receive a full refund PLUS an addi­tional 10% for a total of 110% of the pur­chase price returned. The 110% “Pass or We Pay” Money Back Pledge is applic­a­ble to all Approved Real Estate Acad­emy Stu­dents that take our full course.

If you fail the Cal­i­for­nia State Exam on your first attempt sim­ply send us a copy of your state fail­ure notice and we will promptly issue you the refund plus 10%. For more infor­ma­tion about why the Fast Track pack­ages with Exam­Prep­Mas­ter pro­duce bet­ter first time pass rates contact us directly.

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Included with your Real Estate License Exam Prep Mas­ter is an exclu­sive Cal­i­for­nia State-only prac­tice exam, with 120 of what we call the “killer ques­tions” unique to Cal­i­for­nia. These exams were expressly designed to sharpen your skills in the areas and sub­jects that your state is cur­rently focus­ing on. While all Real Estate License Exam Prep Mas­ter prac­tice exams con­tain a high per­cent­age of state-specific ques­tions, the Cal­i­for­nia State-Only exam allows you to fine-tune your com­fort level in this crit­i­cally impor­tant area.

Approved Real Estate Academy offers Online Real Estate Courses California are Approved by the California Bureau of Real Estate Sponsor ID: S0587

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Online Real Estate Courses California: Courses, Exam Prep, Guarantee: This special package will not only satisfy the minimum education requirements, but also to help insure that you will pass the licensing exam the first time. Includes at no extra cost: Exam Prep Master, Licensed to Soar, and the Guarantee.

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California Real Estate Principles – 45 hours

Online Real Estate Courses CaliforniaCalifornia Real Estate Principles is one of the mandatory courses the BRE requires all potential licensees to take. Among subjects discussed in this course the major topics of California Law, Agency Issues, Land Use Regulations, Ownership and Finance are presented.

Other lessons include real-world discussions about license applications, qualifications, types of licenses, escrow accounts and regulations, advertising, environmental concerns, disclosures, disciplinary actions, and issues specific to California.

Like all courses at Approved Real Estate Academy, California Principles takes advantage of a number of different learning tools and interactive features all designed to make you learn faster and easier than ever before, so you’ll have the best chance of passing your exam the first time.

Some of these include:

  • Comprehensive step-by-step guide that allows you to track all the ingredients necessary to take you from ground zero to the day you receive your license.
  • Library of questions and answers from students and instructors, as well as your online resource to ask your own questions of the experts.
Official State Forms – Direct access to all required state forms and instructions.

Online Real Estate Courses California

Approved Real Estate Academy is the school of choice of real estate salespersons, broker, and pre-licensees in California. They have used the Approved Real Estate Academy study group system without a hitch, and with rave reviews. The Approved Real Estate Academy study group system is based on the same system has been used successfully in over 1,500 corporations worldwide, to create and deliver specialized training in a variety of other fields. So you can feel confident that the system has been tested and proven to be fast, secure, and extremely user-friendly. As long as you can connect with this site, you should have everything you need for an easy, enjoyable learning experience.

California Real Estate Practice – 45 hours

Online Real Estate Courses CaliforniaReal Estate Practice is one mandatory courses the BRE requires all potential licensees to take.
Among subjects discussed in this course the major topics of California Law, Agency Issues, Contracts and
Closings, Financing, Taxation, Leasing and other practical topics geared toward the successful practice of real estate in the state of California. Other lessons include those on license applications, qualifications, types of licenses, escrow accounts and regulations, advertising, environmental concerns, disclosures, disciplinary actions, and real estate practices specific to California.

Like all courses at Approved Real Estate Academy California Real Estate Practice takes advantage of a number of different learning tools and interactive features all designed to make getting your California real estate license faster and easier than ever before, so you’ll have the best chance of passing your exam the first time.

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To achieve current; California Real Estate License Requirements, you must first qualify for and pass a written examination. Those who pass the examination are provided a license application which must be submitted to and approved by the CalBRE.

This license is required of individuals who conduct licensed real estate activities as described in the Real Estate Law under the supervision of a licensed broker. A license may also be obtained by a person who does not immediately intend to be employed by a broker. However, a salesperson without an employing broker may not perform acts requiring a real estate license.

Listed Below are the General Requirements as stated on the CA.gov Website. (Details and Information on our website is as of 3/17/16)

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Successful completion of 3 college-level courses is required to qualify for a Real Estate Salesperson examination:

  1. Real Estate Principles, and
  2. Real Estate Practice, and
  3. One course from the following list:
  • Real Estate Appraisal
  • Property Management
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Real Estate Economics
  • Legal Aspects of Real Estate
  • Real Estate Office Administration
  • General Accounting
  • Business Law
  • Escrows
  • Mortgage Loan Brokering and Lending
  • Computer Applications in Real Estate
  • Common Interest Developments

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California Real Estate License Requirements

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Use the Mastery Package ONLY If You Do NOT Take Our Live Study Group Program.

Courses, Exam Prep, Guarantee: This special package will not only satisfy the minimum education requirements, but also to help insure that you will pass the licensing exam the first time. Includes at no extra cost: Exam Prep Master, Licensed to Soar, and the Guarantee.

Includes:

  1. 45-Hour Real-Estate Principles Course
  2. 45-Hour Real-Estate Practice Course
  3. 45-Hour Real Estate Finance Course
  4. California Exam Prep Master
  5. ‘Licensed To Soar’ Career e-Book
  6. 110% Money-back Guarantee

 

Plus: Online Exams, Checklists, and Immediate Certification

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*Courses approved by California Bureau of Real Estate Sponsor ID: S0587

Jim Forde ImageYoung home buyers are more comfortable texting than talking, which means big changes for Real Estate Agents and Lenders.

This article was commissioned by DitechMortgage Corp, Keller Williams Realty-Irvine and Jim Forde of Approved Real Estate Academy.

Stephanie Guiles
Editor, OCRENews.com

Both Tim Walsh, the Division Manager at Ditech Mortgage in Tustin, CA and Jim Forde, the Real Estate Trainer, at Approved Real Estate Academy, Keller Williams Realty and Diamond Resorts International, know from their own experience as fathers of “millennial children” that they quickly had to learn a new way to speak to their sons. Jim Forde remembers trying to call his son, Brian, with no results, so he sent his son a quick text and to his surprise got a quick answer back. Welcome to the new world. What Tim Walsh and Jim Forde are discovering is that while millennial home buyers rely on technology, they still value face-to-face contact with an agent and lender.

For decades, the telephone has been the real estate agent’s tool of the trade, but a new wave of younger home buyers is changing the way agents use those phones. Millennials, those born between 1980 and the late ’90s, don’t want to talk. They want texts. “We’re on our phones all the time and this generation does not like to pick up the phone,” says Dave Almazan, Branch Manager at Ditech in Tustin. “They don’t want to bother with a conversation if it can be texted.”

Millennials (also known as the Millennial Generation or Generation Y) are the demographic cohort following Generation X.

As the millennial generation, also known as Generation Y, takes a greater role in the housing market, young people’s preferences are starting to shape the way real estate business is done. Jim Forde predicts that his school Approved Real Estate Academy, will have more and more millennials and will overtake baby boomers as the generation purchasing the largest number of homes this year.

“Because of their size, whatever they decide to do will have an impact on the housing market,” says Jim Forde, Director of Approved Real Estate Academy in Irvine. Forde is now the leading trainer of new Millennial Agents that want to get into the real estate business. Forde is adviser to Keller Williams Realty, Ditech Mortgage, and the Real Estate License trainer for Diamond Resorts International. It goes without saying that this group relies on technology. According to data from the National Association of Realtors, more than 50 percent of millennials search for homes on their phones, and among those, 26 percent end up buying a home they found that way.

“Mobile traffic to apps has outpaced traffic to our desktop site dramatically,” says Jim Forde, “Folks first go to their iPhones and their iPads.”
Dealing with these tech-savvy buyers has posed a challenge for the nation’s real estate Agents who are considerably older than the home buying population they serve. A NAR survey of its members in 2012 found that only 3 percent of agents were under 30 and 81 percent were older than 45 of which 25 percent were over 65. This is a problem that Jim Forde hopes to solve by spending most of his time talking to students at universities in Southern California.

“We’re seeing a population on the consumer side that is not being served by its own age group,” Forde says. “It’s causing a significant change in the way experienced agents are having to communicate.” At Approved Real Estate Academy we teach the basics, but have added new sections on how to “communicate” to different groups.

To meet the needs of Millennials, Jim Forde creates groups of young agents in Southern California to help Diamond Resorts International, Keller Williams, and Ditech meet the needs of younger customers and recruit young agents. We do this, said Forde, since many millennials had a negative image of real estate agents and loan officers. When we show them the technology and have them meet similar-age agents they quickly see the endless possibilities and sign up for our school.

“Millennials are driving change in a lot of industries,” Forde says. “They’re making these industries revisit some traditional practices.” Keller Williams Realty is an example of a company that has changed some of the traditional ways real estate is bought and sold, with technology taking a key role. Customers can ask for home tours online or via the company’s app, as well as sign up for alerts about new listings. They can use their phones to search for open houses near them. The KW.com app lets customers keep tabs on the process of their transactions 24/7.

“We find that our buyers, and particularly millennials, like having that information at their fingertips,” Forde says. Both Ditech and Keller Williams Realty have found that customers still value face to face contact with an agent. Predictions that technology would make agents obsolete have proved unfounded.

“Agents are needed because they are that trusted resource when it comes to signing a contract,” Forde says. “If you are on your own, it can be overwhelming. It would be a second job.”

Both Tim Walsh of Ditech and Jim Forde of Approved Real Estate Academy see the following ways millennials are changing real estate:
Don’t call us and we won’t call you. Many millennials prefer to communicate by text, but some prefer email. It’s important for agents and customers to clarify up front how they will communicate and how often, as well as how quickly they can expect a response.

We’ve done our homework. Millennials rarely need agents to find homes for them to see. They usually have their own list, and they’ve already researched comparable sales and chosen a neighborhood. “With millennials, we do not control information,” Walsh says. “What they need is for us to interpret the information.” At times, that can mean demonstrating that the information is not accurate. This generation may not simply take the agent’s word without proof and visuals.

We don’t like surprises. Younger buyers want to know what to expect and when. “I see them wanting to understand what’s going on at any time in the process more than any other generation,” Forde says. They like timelines, checklists, and charts. “If they don’t know what’s coming around the corner, it could cause paralysis when they get to the next step,” Walsh of Ditech says he sees this every day.
We want customer service and we want it now. Millennials expect to be partners in the home search and they want quick answers to questions. “They want information – valid information – and they want it right now,” Walsh says. “They’re the generation of Google at your fingertips.”

Real Estate Classes Orange County and MillennialsIs there an app for that?

Younger buyers live on their smartphones and use them as a key tool in their home searches. Apps are often their preferred method to check listings and collect other information.

For more information on Millennial Real Estate Clients and how to serve them contact Jim Forde for Real Estate Classes Orange County

Jim FordeJim Forde Keller Williams Tustin Orange County, California

 

For over 30 years Jim Forde has been one of the lead­ers in South­ern Cal­i­for­nia Real Estate. Jim Forde has cre­ated a well inte­grated sales and com­mu­ni­ca­tion struc­ture which allows the entire team at Keller Williams Realty to work hand-in-hand. Details below on: Jim Forde Keller Williams Tustin Orange County California.


 

  • Story: Jim Forde is considered one of the leading authorities on Social Media and Google + for the Real Estate Industry.
  • Introduction: Get the facts about: Jim Forde Keller Williams Tustin Orange County He does his “One Thing” better than anyone – Recruit great agents for Keller Williams. A great recruiter is a special person that has to love their work. The job is tough but without the recruiter most real estate companies will not grow and will shortly be out of business. When looking for great agents for Keller Williams Realty I am always on the lookout for a person that is doing well but is otherwise unhappy and maybe thinking of making a change, someone who may have made a comment about wanting to go into business for themselves but not by themselves.  I also talk to a lot of salespersons selling every type of product. Quite often I would go up to a salesperson and just say: “I like your style, I like what you are doing, have you ever thought of being a Real Estate Agent. I also spent many a day at a career fair at the local universities. Many grads just can not find work.  A Real Estate Agent is a great way for a young person just out of university to make a lot of money.
  • Bragging rights: Jim Forde does his “One Thing” better than anyone – Recruit great agents for Keller Williams.
  • Jim Forde Keller Williams Tustin Orange County, California

Jim Forde Keller Williams Tustin Orange County

Jim Forde; Reviews

Jim is an amazing asset to anyone’s business. And more than that he is a friend. I met Jim when I was just starting real estate at the age of 31. I had moved to a new city, didn’t know anyone, and was trying to sell houses! Jim took me under his wing and helped me get off the ground. Although my journey has taken me through many obstacle and has landed me in a different city, now just 3 years later my business has grown, I’m recognized as an elite agent, and I love what I do. Thank you Jim for believing in me at a time when I didn’t even know if I believed in myself.

Jeremy – 06/06/2013


JIM FORDE IS TOPS IN THE SOCIAL MEDIA FIELD, FROM BELIEVING IN IT AND TEACHING IT TO MAKING IT A PART OF HIS DAILY LIFE. RESULTS ARE HIS GOAL.”

Terry Costa – 05/21/2011

JIM FORDE IS HIGHLY QUALIFIED IN THE GROWING FIELD OF SOCIAL MEDIA. HE HAS PROVEN RESULTS THAT HIS APPROACH BRINGS RESULTS. FRED HALT”

Fred Halt – 05/08/2011

Jim Forde is the best! He helps everyone he can because he truly likes to. He set up my web page in one day!

Carol Graff – 06/15/2011

David Rollo – 05/11/2011

Jim Forde is a wiz at the Social Media game. Highly recommend. Go get your Google Love!

Beach Cities – 06/10/2011

I would highly recommend Jim Forde as Social Media Director.

Graham Carrigan – 05/31/2011

I highly recommend Jim Forde as Social Media Director.

Bonnie Marshall – 05/10/2011

Highly recommend – Jim Forde.

Jamie Carrigan – 05/10/2011
Oct
13

Jim Forde

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Jim FordeJim Forde

Jim Forde is a pos­i­tive, self moti­vated per­son, who simply loves what he does! His spe­cialty is Busi­ness Devel­op­ment with a proven track record in Southern California Real Estate. He believes that to have a great real estate com­pany you have to have great Real Estate Agents. While other com­pa­nies are down­siz­ing and even clos­ing offices, Keller Williams Realty is expand­ing in Cal­i­for­nia and much of that suc­cess can be traced right back to Jim Forde and the entire team at Approved Real Estate Acad­emy.

For 30+ years Jim Forde has been one of the lead­ers in South­ern Cal­i­for­nia Real Estate. Jim Forde has cre­ated a well inte­grated sales and com­mu­ni­ca­tion struc­ture which allows the entire team at Keller Williams Realty to work hand-in-hand.

Jim Forde, Director of Approved Real Estate Academy Teaching Real Estate Practice

Jim Forde, Director of Approved Real Estate Academy Teaching Real Estate Practice

Jim Forde, of Keller Williams Irvine. knows that there are thou­sands of real estate pro­fes­sion­als out there who are find­ing it dif­fi­cult to get beyond work­ing leads that they just can’t close. Wouldn’t it be nice to feel totally con­fi­dent that the leads you have worked hard to get are good, have poten­tial and aren’t a waste of time? With Keller Williams Realty Irvine you can! What you need is a sys­tem that takes in the leads you get, and man­ages them for you with­out you hav­ing to work them into dead ends.

The “Jim Forde Keller Williams” cus­tom approach pro­vide both the stu­dent and agent with ser­vices that can­not be matched by any school in Cal­i­for­nia. From learn­ing how to buy and sell new and pre-owned homes to leas­ing and other com­mer­cial prop­erty ser­vices Keller Williams Realty has com­bined its many resources with a per­son­al­ized touch, giv­ing each and every stu­dent the care and atten­tion they deserve.

What about Leads?

Jim Forde believes all Realtors need a sys­tem that takes in the leads provided and man­ages it for the real Estate Agent.

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Real Estate Classes Orange County

Real Estate Classes Orange County

Approved Real Estate Acad­emy offers a unique pro­gram, which includes online Real Estate courses or classroom based Real Estate courses.
Jim Forde
Thou­sands of Real Estate can­di­dates each year could tell you; it’s not just about what you know about Real Estate in Orange County. It’s about know­ing how to pass the Cal­i­for­nia real estate license exam. Approved Real Estate Acad­emy is Orange County’s top ranked real estate school because it is designed specif­i­cally, and solely, to teach you how to pass the Cal­i­for­nia real estate license exam.

The Orange County Real Estate School will train and pre­pare you to be at your peak per­for­mance so that no ques­tion, answer, math cal­cu­la­tion, state law, or just the stress of the pro­ce­dure will sur­prise you come exam day.

Real Estate Classes Orange County – Cal­i­for­nia Bureau of Real Estate Spon­sor ID #S0587

If you are considering becoming a Real Estate Agent in Orange County California then you are ready for Real Estate Classes Orange County. The Cal­i­for­nia Bureau of Real Estate has approved the course mate­r­ial for Approved Real Estate Acad­emy.  The spon­sor ID from the Cal­i­for­nia Bureau of Real Estate is S0587. An appli­cant for the real estate sales­per­son exam­i­na­tion must show proof of three courses prior to the state exam. The com­plete pre-license pack­age rep­re­sents our most suc­cess­ful method for pass­ing the state exam.

  1. Real Estate Prin­ci­ples
  2. Real Estate Prac­tice
  3. Real Estate Finance.

Pre-License Pack­age Includes: (Real Estate Classes Orange County)

  • Real Estate Prin­ci­ples 45 Hours.
  • Real Estate Prac­tice 45 Hours.
  • Real Estate Finance 45 hours.
  • 27 Hours of live instruc­tion. Once a week for 9 weeks.
  • 3 Phys­i­cal text­books with on line chap­ter quizzes and final examinations.
  • Cal­i­for­nia State Exam Drill and Prac­tice Ques­tions with Answers.
  • Cus­tomiz­able Real Estate Agent Website.
  • Career guidance.
  • 18 Live sales classes to get you on a fast track.
  • Live agent to stu­dent mentoring.
  • Your per­sonal Instructor to answer course-related questions.
  • 3 Hour Flip, Fore­clo­sure and Per­sonal Invest­ing Class with notes.
  • Jim’s Notes on how to pass State Exam the 1st Time.
  • No time limit. Come to any classes as often as you wish.
  • Pass or Don’t Pay.

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Oct
09

Jim Forde Keller Williams

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Jim Forde Keller WilliamsJim Forde Keller Williams, Jim’s spe­cialty is Busi­ness Devel­op­ment with a proven track record. Jim believes that to have a great real estate com­pany you have to have great agents. He is a pos­i­tive, self moti­vated per­son, who loves what he does!  While other com­pa­nies are down­siz­ing and even clos­ing offices, Keller Williams Realty is expand­ing in Cal­i­for­nia and much of that success can be traced right back to Jim Forde and the entire team at Approved Real Estate Acad­emy.

For over 30 years Jim Forde has been one of the lead­ers in South­ern Cal­i­for­nia Real Estate. Jim Forde has created a well inte­grated sales and com­mu­ni­ca­tion struc­ture which allows the entire team at Keller Williams Realty to work hand-in-hand.

The “Jim Forde Keller Williams” Custom Approach

The “Jim Forde Keller Williams” custom approach pro­vide both the stu­dent and agent with ser­vices that can­not be matched by any school in Cal­i­for­nia. From learn­ing how to buy and sell new and pre-owned homes to leas­ing and other com­mer­cial prop­erty ser­vices Keller Williams Realty has com­bined its many resources with a per­son­al­ized touch, giv­ing each and every stu­dent the care and atten­tion they deserve.

Real Estate Classes Orange County and MillennialsYoung home buyers are more comfortable texting than talking, which means big changes for Real Estate Agents and Lenders.

For decades, the tele­phone has been the real estate agent’s tool of the trade, but a new wave of younger home buy­ers is chang­ing the way agents use those phones. Mil­len­ni­als, those born between 1980 and the late ‘90s, don’t want to talk. They want texts. “We’re on our phones all the time and this gen­er­a­tion does not like to pick up the phone,” says Dave Almazan, Branch Man­ager at Ditech in Tustin. “They don’t want to bother with a con­ver­sa­tion if it can be texted.”

Mobile traf­fic to apps has out­paced traf­fic to our desk­top site dra­mat­i­cally,” says Jim Forde, “Folks first go to their iPhones and their iPads.” Deal­ing with these tech-savvy buy­ers has posed a chal­lenge for the nation’s real estate Agents who are con­sid­er­ably older than the home buy­ing pop­u­la­tion they serve.

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