Events Calendar

RealTracs Classes
Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 12:00pm - 02:00pm
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RealTracs CE Classes

To Make Reservations You Must Register on-line on RealTracs

RealTracs Basics
Location: EMTAR Office
CE Hours: 2
Cost: Free

Introduction to basic RealTracs tools and searches including instruction on completing a detailed Comparative Marketing Analysis (CMA).

  • Intro – Who or what is RealTracs and what role does an MLS play in the real estate big picture?
  • Personal Settings – Setting up personal defaults on the homepage and My Page.
  • Quick Search – Learn how to perform effective searches and how to get more specific results utilizing the wild card and the exclusion options. Learn the different functionalities of navigation buttons such as check all listings, narrow listings, email listings, sorting results, archive searches, and revising searches.
  • Cross Class Search – Learn how to find results for all seven property classes with one search.
  • MLS Number Search – Learn how to perform a search and review results based on specific MLS numbers.
  • CMA – Create a Comparative Marketing Analysis (CMA).
  • Archive Search – Learn how to retrieve and report MLS historical property data from 1997 to present.
  • Roster – Search for offices, other MLS users and edit your own roster listing.
  • Rules and Regulations – Learn about important MLS rules regarding time period stipulations for entering and editing data on a listing. Also, receive important information that affects what content you may include in your listings.

Listing Management
Location: EMTAR Office
CE Hours: 2
Cost: Free

Detailed lesson on how to enter and manage listings in RealTracs with a focus on data accuracy, timelines, and MLS rules and regulations.

  • Intro – Who or what is RealTracs and what role does an MLS play in the real estate big picture?
  • Personal Settings – Setting up personal defaults on the homepage and My Page.
  • Listing Input/Amendment Forms – Learn how to complete and use Listing Input and Amendment forms.
  • Add a New Listing – Learn how to input a new listing into the MLS database for all users to search.
  • Geocode – Learn how to confirm automated geocoding for new listings, manually geocode, and edit existing geocoding on your listings.
  • IDX – What is IDX and listing syndication? Learn how to be compliant with NAR, TREC and RealTracs rules and regulations.
  • Media Page – Learn how to add and edit photos, hyperlinks, virtual tours and document files on your listings.
  • Copy Photos – Copy photos to new listings from your existing listings to save duplication and time.
  • Open House – Create ads for your listings on RealTracs public website (www.realtracs.com) using the open house search feature at no charge to you.
  • Ad Builder – Learn how to save time on duplicate entry by placing ads for local media vendors through the RealTracs Ad Builder.
  • Edit and Existing Listing – Change information on existing listings, including listing status. Also, learn how to copy an existing listing to avoid reentry of listing data.
  • Rules and Regulations – Learn about important MLS rules regarding time period stipulations for entering and editing data on a listing. Also, receive important information that affects what content you may include in your listings.

Advanced RealTracs (Formerly RT II)
Location: EMTAR Office
CE Hours: 2
Cost: Free

Designed to enhance your current knowledge of the core RealTracs system. This class introduces advanced tools to assist you in getting everything you need from RealTracs.

  • Mapping – Learn to search using mapping (geo-coded properties).
  • Custom Saved Search – Learn to create your own search using every available field in the system and then save the template for future use.
  • Tax Data Searches and Plat Maps – Learn to effectively locate properties and use information found in CRS County Tax system, including plat maps.
  • Reports – Use the following RealTracs System Reports: Hot Sheet, Days Back, Open House, Agent Inventory and Productivity and Archive.
  • Custom Reports – Learn to customize and sort your search results to fit your clients needs.
  • Flyer Wizard – Learn how to easily create and quickly print listing flyers.

RealTracs Plus
Location: EMTAR Office
CE Hours: 2
Cost: Free

Designed to teach two of our more advanced processes. Users can learn how to create a more detailed presentation-style CMA and how to utilize our automatic listing notification system for buyers.

  • CMA Wizard – This exciting RealTracs system feature provides you with the ability to create multi-page custom CMA reports. Title pages, individual property comparisons, client photos, comments and special analysis pages are provided for you to create a report that meets your client's specific needs. CMAs can be stored for each client, revised and emailed at any time.
  • Home Page Quick Links – Learn how to get to your buyers list and other RealTracs features quickly from the home page.
  • Signature File – Create one master signature file for use when emailing notes to contacts and emailing listings to clients.
  • Buyer Auto-Notification – Learn how to set up a buyer on manual or automatic notification.
  • Edit Contact Categories – Learn how to add your own categories for easy organization of your contacts.

Tax I
Location: EMTAR Office
CE Hours: 2
Cost: Free

In depth study of the integrated Courthouse Retrieval Tax System.

  • Tax Search – Learn to effectively search by owner name, address, etc.
  • Property Report – View warranty deeds, building footprints, mortgage information, and other items.
  • Comparables – Understand and use the automated comparables report.
  • Maps – Navigate through and use aerial, topographical, flood and directional maps from the tax reports.
  • Subdivision – Find subdivision characteristics and sales data.
  • Labels and Exporting – Learn how to search on a geographic area and print address labels or export data for use in other applications.

Tax II
Location: EMTAR Office
CE Hours: 2
Cost: Free

In depth study of advanced features in Courthouse Retrieval Tax System.

  • Tax Search – Learn to effectively search by owner name, address, etc.
  • Property Report – View warranty deeds, building footprints, mortgage information, and other items.
  • Comparables – Understand and use the automated comparables report.
  • Maps – Navigate through and use aerial, topographical, flood and directional maps from the tax reports.
  • Subdivision – Find subdivision characteristics and sales data.
  • Labels and Exporting – Learn how to search on a geographic area and print address labels or export data for use in other applications.

Statistics
Location: EMTAR Office
CE Hours: 2
Cost: Free

Designed to assist agents in creating and performing statistical searches and creating custom reports needed to analyze the results.

  • Activity Report – Learn how to search area statistics back to 1997.
  • Statistics Button – Learn now to use this option from Quick Search, Custom Search and the listing results pages to more detailed statistical reports.
  • Research Statistics – Learn how to use the Custom Search and Custom Report features to do in-depth research on specific listing data for selected reporting periods. Learn now to easily view, sort and/or download this data to Excel spreadsheet formats.

Note: Due to the more advanced nature of the material covered we recommend a solid working knowledge of the RealTracs system prior to attending this course.

Mapping
Location: EMTAR Office
CE Hours: 2
Cost: Free

Detailed lesson on RealTracs bing™ maps including radius and ten point polygon searches. Covers map searching from main map search, cross class search, custom saved search, MLS number search, and reports. Also learn how to create and save a map for automatic notification

  • Map Search – Learn how to use bing™ mapping within RealTracs to locate and view properties geographically with a radius or ten point polygon drawing. Also learn how to save your drawings for future use
  • Cross Class Search – Search across all seven property classes via the map.
  • Custom Saved Search – Design a custom search and attach map coordinates via mapping for a geographically specific saved search.
  • MLS Number Search – Enter MLS numbers from any class and view your results on a bing™ map.
  • Hot Sheet Reports – Learn how to view your hot sheet, days back and today’s activity results on a bing™ map.
  • Auto Notification – Enter your clients email address and use the map to save area coordinates for daily automatic notification of new, back on the market and price changed listings.
  • Driving Directions – Create customized driving directions from any starting point to each property from above searches.
  • Emailing maps and driving directions – Learn to email a PDF of the map displaying results from any class as well as turn by turn driving directions from abovec searches.
Location EMTAR Office - 2588 N. Mt. Juliet Road Mt. Juliet, TN 37122