Coldwell Banker is guiding the Real Estate industry during COVID-19 by launching the Virtual Education Expo. This virtual education series is open to all and will provide support to real estate professionals during this unprecedented time. The sessions are designed to offer real time intel in the spirit of knowledge sharing. This content will be specially curated for real estate professionals, anyone interested can join.

Events are scheduled to take place at 2 PM Eastern on the first Thursday of the month. All sessions will be recorded and a link to access those sessions will be added to this post, so be sure to bookmark this page for updates. 

Upcoming event:  

Traditional Lead Generation with a Virtual Twist

Thursday, July 9  |  2pm ET

Our July Virtual Education Expo kicks off a brand new series,  Traditional Lead Generation with a Virtual Twist. According to a survey conducted by a national lender, 53% of buyers plan to buy a home in the next year. Find out what you can be doing right now to build your listing inventory to address the pent-up demand resulting from factors surrounding COVID-19, and how to position yourself to rule the recovery.

Access Link for event here  

Past events:

  • Facebook Follow-Up Series Part Four- Using Facebook Native Tools to Run Your Business
    • June 5, 2020
    • Course Replay: Watch the full recorded session of the event
    • PRESENTATION: Using Facebook Native Tools to Run Your Business: This is the presentation deck that was utilized for this virtual training.
  • Pricing and Presenting in a Virtual World: Patrick R. O’Connor and Deb Paton-Showley, two incredible Coldwell Banker agents who have refused to let a pandemic slow down their business joined the June Running a Virtual Real Estate Business from A-Z series. Patrick and Deb shared what they are doing to grow their business virtually and how other agents can apply similar strategies to do the same.
    • Thursday, June 4
    • Course Replay: Watch the full recorded session of the event.
    • PRESENTATION: Pricing and Presenting in a Virtual World: This is the presentation deck that was utilized for this virtual ed expo.
  • Facebook Follow Up Series Part Three – Running Ads on Facebook

    • Friday, May 29
    • Course Replay: Watch the full recorded session of the event
    • PRESENTATION: Running Ads on Facebook: This is the presentation deck that was utilized for this virtual training.
  • Facebook Follow Up Series Part Two – Overview of the Facebook Platform

    • Friday, May 22
    • Course Replay: Watch the full recorded session of the event
    • PRESENTATION: Overview of the Facebook Platform: This is the presentation deck that was utilized for this virtual training.
  • Open House Tours with Facebook Live: You spoke, and we listened. One of the most common requests you shared during our April Education Expos was for more information on using Facebook to host virtual open houses and showings. Elizabeth Ghosh from Facebook will join us to share instructions, tips and best practices you can use immediately to create an engaging and memorable experience when virtually showcasing your listings. 
    • Thursday, May 7  at 2:00pm ET/ 11:00am PT
    • Course Replay: Watch the full recorded session of the event.
    • PRESENTATION: Open House Tours with Facebook Live: This is the presentation deck that was utilized for this virtual ed expo.
    • Additional Notes: Elizabeth Ghosh will be hosting a four-part weekly follow-up Facebook series for agents beginning May 15. Details are in the attached CB Briefs article.
  • Mortgage Rates & Refis: Helping Homeowners Navigate Today’s Market:  As our country continues to navigate through these unprecedented times, the current housing and lending market may present an opportunity for you to help guide your clients and serve as their trusted advisor. Victor Ciardelli, President & CEO of Guaranteed Rate Affinity, and Tim Foley, Coldwell Banker Realty Executive Vice President, share details on what we are seeing now in terms of disruption to the marketplace, lessons learned from past downturns, new programs designed to close mortgage transactions with zero human interaction and how to add value to your clients in this space at a time when they may need it most. 

  • Secrets from Social Media Influencers: Get social savvy! Facebook has over 2.32 billion active monthly users, and Instagram has over 1 billion. Hear from two of Coldwell Banker’s biggest social media influencers who will share the art and science behind their rock star status in the ever-important social media world.

  • The 100 Days Effect: The actions you take today directly impact your business 100 days from now. Hear from industry leaders who have persevered through a down market.
  • How to Market in a Virtual World: Agents in vacation markets or ones who frequently work with foreign buyers have years of experience selling properties virtually. This session will share their tips and tricks, covering valuable tools such as Instagram and Facebook stories, as well as best practices for video tours or virtual open houses.

Resources

May 2020 Virtual Learning Course Calendar for Agents (Posted 5/7/2020)

How to Look and Sound Your Best on Webcam– Watch this short video on tips how to prepare yourself for success to participate in web conference. 

April 2020 Virtual Learning Course Calendar for Agents