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champions live

The digital age is with us. Real estate students and Realtors now have the option to skip the in-person classroom experience and learn via live instruction broadcast online.

The Champions School of Real Estate is rolling out this newest offering, ChampionsLive!, to offer people more options when it comes to classroom instruction.

“Part of what makes ChampionsLive! so exciting is the state of the art tech we use to deliver these courses directly to our students,” said curriculum development division manager Henry Britt. “Each ChampionsLive! studio is a fully realized shooting studio, with the very best in lighting and production equipment, including 4k cameras to give our students the best possible video quality…the product we offer is unmatched in both real estate education and other industries nationwide.”

The classes are streamed from two studios in Houston and taught by Champions School of Real Estate instructors. Students can attend class from anywhere in the world so long as they have access to a laptop, webcam, and mic.

“The first time I learned of ChampionsLive!, I was a bit apprehensive, because I prefer to learn in person,” said student Joshua Hussong. “After taking the courses, I realized it’s actually a really good delivery method in that it gives you the opportunity to speak with an instructor who is not there with you. ChampionsLive! gave me the ability to take these courses that I otherwise would not have been able to take. I, for one, am now a big supporter of this delivery method”

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NRT's new portals, acquisitions, may position the brokerage to out flank competition.

NRT’s new portals, acquisitions, may position the brokerage to out flank competition.

It’s a much different model than Zillow/Trulia, but NRT/Realogy will be on pace to not only capture more leads than Zillow, but it has boots-on-the-ground Realtors who can complete sales. This one-two punch is part of NRT’s strategy to “out flank” Zillow, positioning the brokerage as an online and in-person real estate powerhouse, according to Inman News:

“The nation’s largest real estate brokerage, NRT LLC, is preparing to launch two new search portals that are aimed at reducing the company’s reliance on leads from Zillow, Trulia and realtor.com, attracting homebuyers by offering access to a complete set of MLS listings in markets where NRT operates, plus bells and whistles like automated valuations.

NRT, the brokerage wing of real estate titan Realogy, has over 42,000 agents and operates more than 700 offices in the U.S. under the Coldwell Banker Real Estate, ERA Real Estate, and Sotheby’s International Realty brands. It also owns and operates Citi Habitats, The Corcoran Group and, when the acquisition closes sometime this quarter, ZipRealty.”

 

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