California DRE
Continuing Education Credit Seminar

Land Trust - Tool for Today's Market

Why won't it close?

I owe more than it's worth

I can't afford the sales cost

There's no buyers left

My credit's no good

I don't have enough cash

I can't qualify for a loan












This seminar is approved by the California Department of Real Estate.

Hours Credit - 4 hours
Category - Consumer Services
Presented by - Institute for Higher Learning
Instructor - Dr. Ken Rich
Sponsor Number - 4855

Course Brief Description- The intent of this seminar is to:

Method of Presentation - The seminar is conducted in a group discussion setting with participation by attendees on points brought up by the instructor. Handouts are provided at the beginning of the seminar which includes copies of forms and contracts used in Land Trust creation. Instruction and practice in their use will be done within the seminar setting. Advanced creative development and use of land trusts for various scenarios will be discussed and recorded by the attendees.

Suggested Materials to bring - Approximately 10 sheets of blank paper and a pen or pencil are recommended along with something to use as a firm writing surface are recommended.

Completion Credit Requirement - Strict 90% attendance during presentation + 70% passing grade on open book examination which will cover 25 True/False and Multiple Choice questions. Time for the exam will be 30 minutes. Failure to complete either or both requirements will disqualify the student from granted credit. If there is time available at the end of the seminar to make up lost time or to retake a different examination and the instructor has the time to monitor the additional personal time, a $20 additional fee will be charged for the additional time of the instructor (payment made at time of request). If time or the instructor is not available and there is a currently approved date for a retake of the course, the student may register for the make up course for a $20 fee to be paid upon attendance at the retake of the course to be taken no less than 60 days following the initial seminar or all credit is forfeit.

Handout Materials - Click here for Adobe .pdf file - Materials will be furnished at the beginning of the seminar.
The materials in the downloadable file include the reading material for the open book examination.
It is strongly advised that all students read that material before attending the seminar. Due to time constraints, the test will include material in the handout that may not be specifically covered in the seminar lecture. You will still be responsible for knowing the written material on the test.

Cost of Seminar - $50.00 paid at beginning of seminar. A $10 rebate will be given at the seminar if payment is received no less than 10 calendar days prior to the scheduled seminar.

Student Identification - Students must submit a government issued photo (picture) ID at check in.

Registration - There are three ways to register (click on your choice of method).
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1. . . . . Prepay using PayPal for bank transfer, credit card and debit card payment for the applicable discount (see above).
2. . . . . Prepay by sending a check (must arrive by discount deadline to qualify for discount).
3. . . . . Preregister but pay at the door for no discount. This assures materials will be there for you.
4. . . . . Please arrive early for check in. The seminar will start promptly on time.

Refund Policy - Cancellation must be by e-mail, fax or regular mail. If received no later than (time stamped upon receipt):
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 days before the seminar date - Before 12:00 noon = Full refund
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . At least 2 days before the seminar date - Before 12:00 noon = 80% refund
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 days or less before the seminar date - After noon = 50% refund
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . No notice before the seminar date = No refund

Additional Information - Since a complete training in the set up, management and creative use of Land Trusts in all situations is beyond the time limit of this seminar, the essential forms for establishment of a Land Trust will be furnished within the handout materials AND will be gone through for experience purposes. However, it must be understood and accepted that the instructor is NOT an attorney and is not there to give legal advice. The materials used are only part of larger range of documents that could be necessary for the operation of a Land Trust.

Additional Products Separate from the Seminar - A CD with a full set of additional forms will be available at the seminar for an additional fee of $50. This CD will have complete sets in Microsoft Word .doc format, Adobe Acrobat .pdf format, and WordPerfect .wpd format. However, it is not necessary for the seminar nor the training provided. The DRE has not reviewed, approved, or endorsed any of our products and services.

Additional Service - The Institute for Higher Learning is NOT a legal firm and does NOT serve as an advisor or trustee for Land Trusts.

California Department of Real Estate Disclaimer
This course is approved for continuing education credit by the California Department of Real Estate.
However, this approval does not constitute an endorsement of the views or opinions
which are expressed by the course sponsor, instructor, authors or lecturers.

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