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

Course Summary

Code of Ethics Professional Standards Training

The purpose of this course is to facilitate an understanding of the NAR code of ethics and the professional standards process. Identify concepts in the Preamble to the Code of Ethics, including the wide distribution of land ownership, highest and best use of the land, principles of competency, fairness and high integrity, and the concept of adherence to the Code regardless of any inducement of profit and/or instruction from clients.
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Format: Classroom
Hours: 4.00
Price: Varies

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Agency Approval

Agency Approval Course Number Expiration
Louisiana Real Estate Commission 0006 10/23/2021


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 Conni Bryant on November, 27 2018


By Lorilee Broderson on November, 16 2018

Mr. Dowess always does a nice job and keeps it relative and interesting.


By Julie Barbry on November, 16 2018


By Robert Tullos on November, 15 2018

Leader did a good job of presenting the materials.


By Kelly Savell on November, 15 2018