Provider Name: Ben Franklin Enterprises
Address: 8575 Fern Avenue, Suite 105 Shreveport, LA 71105
Phone Number: (318) 752-2900

Course Summary

2019 Mandatory - LREC Updates & Addenda

This course provides updates for the State required Louisiana residential Agreement to Buy and Sell to include new addendum's available. in addition this course provides a section on LREC's "My LREC PORTAL", THE FEATURES, ACCESS, AND AUTO FORWARDING.
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Format: Classroom
Hours: 4.00
Price: Varies

Customer Reviews

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Course Schedule

03/28/2019 at 1:00 PM
03/28/2019 at 1:00 PM
Start: 03/28/2019 at 1:00 PM
End: 03/28/2019 at 5:00 PM
2036 E 70th Street
Shreveport, LA 71105
Instructor(s): Ben Dowis

Course Schedule

Dates Times Location Instructor
Start: 03/28/2019
End: 03/28/2019
Start: 1:00 PM
End: 5:00 PM
2036 E 70th Street
Shreveport, LA 71105
Ben Dowis

Agency Approval

Agency Approval Course Number Expiration
Louisiana Real Estate Commission 0021 01/07/2022


Ben Dowis

Ben F. Dowis, III, Director and Certified Instructor, became first a licensed salesman in 1988, then a licensed broker 1997, then a licensed real instructor in Louisiana. He holds an Associate Degree in Management from CCAF and is a graduate of ITI (Instructor Training Institute).

Active in real estate affairs and professional organizations, Ben served on multiple committees and on the Board of Directors for the Northwest Louisiana Association of REALTORS®, Inc. He was elected to serve as its President during the year 2008. He served as Regional Vice President for Northwest La Association of Realtors, and most recently selected as NWLAR” Realtor of the Year” in 2018.

Active in day to day real estate activities, he is a Trainer, and Coach for a large real estate firm. Ben is a Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), a Certified Military Specialist (CMS), a Certified Residential Relocation Specialist (CRRS) and a Certified Career Development Specialist (CCDS)

An experienced instructor, Ben has been a leading Manager for real estate firms in Lafayette LA, and in Shreveport and Bossier. Ben is the owner and director for Adams Real Estate Institute providing the RE 101, RE 201, RE202 courses. He wrote the course on Contracts for the Northwest Louisiana Association of REALTORS.

Ben earned his living as a producing real estate manager, selling real estate on a day to day basis. He then became manager of Century 21 Elite, where he now supervises and trains its personnel. He has trained real estate sales personnel and brokers (who already have their licenses) in real estate matters far beyond the requirements to pass the license examination.

An authority on the common law and the Louisiana law as it pertains to real estate brokerage, Ben is in demand as a speaker and lecturer, and has conducted courses for the Louisiana Real Estate Commission and the Louisiana Associations of REALTORS®, Throughout the state.



By Mary Cummings on February, 27 2019

Norman Morris is an excellent teacher and gave good relevant information.


By William Allison on February, 22 2019

Animated and knowledgeable presenter. Ben Dowis makes what could be a long and boring 4 hours (on the new LA Res. RE contract) interesting and entertaining. Highly recommended.


By Cassandra Staples on February, 22 2019

Good Information in short period of tiem very succint but informative


By George Bates on February, 21 2019

Ben Dowis is my favorite Instuctor


By Diane Egans on February, 21 2019

Great job!!


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By Jennifer Ward on February, 20 2019

I am happy I scheduled the mandatory early in the year! Ben Dowis is an amazing instructor and I recieved a lot of good information in this class to help me better my real estate business. Thank you!


By Marilyn Helfinstine on February, 20 2019


By Marcus Persley on February, 19 2019


By Kelly Hoffee-nasser on February, 19 2019

Great class! Instructor was excellent!


By Troy Jeffrey on February, 19 2019

Great course, and great teacher.


By Nancye Allison on February, 19 2019

We are so fortunate to have a group of excellent presenters in NWLA. Great for new Agents, as well as seasoned Agents.


By Desiree Davis on February, 19 2019


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By Twyla Sonnier on February, 19 2019

Very informative with all the changes made for this year.


By Thang Nguyen on February, 19 2019