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Course Summary

Current Issues and Trends in Real Estate

Course Description and Highlights Welcome to Current Issues and Trends in Real Estate. It’s hard not to turn on the news without reading about one or more of the issues we’ll cover in this course, and they all have significant implications to the practice of real estate:
  • Sex and real estate: sexual harassment and discrimination
  • Assistance animals and the disabled
  • Affordable housing
  • Tax law changes and the impact on real estate This three-hour course will update licensees on current issues and trends impacting their clients to help them better serve clients concerned about the current tax law, fair housing protections and rights for the protected classes of disability and sex, and provides resources for low- and moderate-income households to find and finance affordable housing.
Course highlights include:
  • How sexual harassment and sexual discrimination impact property managers, landlords, tenants, licensees, brokers, and clients.
  • Implications of tax changes introduced in 2018 for real estate buyers and sellers, particularly SALT taxes, mortgage interest deductions, and home equity financing.
  • An overview of the affordable housing crisis in America, and current solutions in housing and financing for low- to moderate-income households.
  • Distinguishing between service animals and emotional support animals, their implications for property management, and how concept of “reasonable accommodation” may apply to each.
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Format: Online
Hours: 3.00
Price: $29.00

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Agency Approval

Agency Approval Course Number Expiration
Louisiana Real Estate Commission 0060 09/26/2021


Charles Alfortish

Charlie AlfortishCharlie Alfortish is a REALTOR®/owner of Alfortish Realty; faculty member at Delgado Community College; and Certified Louisiana Pre-License Education Instructor. Alfortish began working with real estate professionals in 2001. He has taught and lectured throughout the state of Louisiana on topics ranging from real estate to entrepreneurship, management, and business communications.Alfortish earned his bachelor's and MBA in Technology Management from the University of Phoenix. In 2007, Alfortish joined the faculty at Delgado, developing a curriculum concentration in real estate. He earned his Distance Education Instructor certification from the International Distance Education Certification Center® in 2008. The National Association of REALTORS® certified Alfortish as an instructor for the At Home with Diversity course in 2014. He was a 2015 recipient of the NISOD Excellence Award, the most coveted award among the community and technical college educators. His current focus is on expanding professional development offerings for REALTORS® throughout Louisiana.



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