Monday, Sept 25

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Realty Round Up Booth Training Class at ABoR HQ

Tuesday, October 17

10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Set Up – all confirmed exhibitors will be given setup schedule.

Wednesday, October 18

9:30 a.m.–11:00 a.m. ABoR Annual Meeting and Economic Update
Join us for an interactive ABoR annual meeting as 2017 President Brandy Guthrie discusses Central Texas housing trends and statistics and how they impact your business. President Guthrie will also introduce this year’s keynote speaker, NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun.
11:00 a.m. Realty Round Up Trade show Grand Opening
11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Realty Round Up Trade Show Open (Exhibit Hall)
11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. Education Classes
11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Home Inspection 101
Instructed by: Nick Moomaw
Close more business and have less stress by gaining a better understanding of the inspection process and its function in the real estate transaction.

Join us for Home Inspection 101 and:
-Learn how to build a strong relationship with your inspectors
-Understand TREC SOP’s inspection requirements
-Learn what to expect from the inspection and how to set correct expectations
-Review a portion of a sample inspection report and identify any obstacles

TREC# 26890, Provider number #0127, 1 CE hour, ABoR

11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Tired of Paying too Much for Health Insurance?
Instructed by: Mark Darrough, US Health Advisors
Learn how our organization has leveraged the collective purchasing power of tens of thousands of members to provide a health insurance program specifically designed for the self-employed at much lower rates.
11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. List. Show. Sell. Repeat. CSS Training Session
Instructed by: Anne Lowe
CSS has simplified the showing appointment process by providing the online productivity tools of and the CSS Mobile App. You will be able to access your showing activity from a mobile interface developed to streamline your workflow as you manage your daily sales opportunities. You can change showing instructions on the fly, edit your listings, collect feedback, and so much more with your CSS Account. Learn how CSS keeps you seamlessly connected to what matters.
11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. TransactionDesk: An Authentic Authentisign Experience
Instructed by: Keith Hensley
Are you paying for an e-signature tool? You shouldn’t have to! Join us for an overview of the free e-signature tool, Authentisign, which is included as part of your ABoR MLS subscription. Attendees will learn each step of the Authentisign process, including how to submit counteroffers, how to set up all signing participants, and the different signing scenarios to ensure you’re ready for anything.

We recommend a basic understanding of the TransactionDesk system to ensure you get the most out of this free session.

12:00 – 3:00 p.m. Social Media: Lead Generation and Branding
Instructed by: Kenny Young
This three-hour workshop will help you build a social media presence, learn how to generate leads online, create branding intended for social media platforms, and stay engaged with your sphere of influence using the most appropriate social media channels.

TREC# 32003 | Provider #0127, 3 CE hours, ABoR

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Solve Your Buyers’ Biggest Problem With Down Payment Connect
Instructed by: Sean Moss
Partnering with Down Payment Resource, Down Payment Connect offers ABoR members their own personal landing page and down payment assistance program search. This lead-gen tool is free to members! Show your clients and prospects you can help them find information about available down payment programs. Attend this workshop to learn how other agents are using Down Payment Connect on websites, blogs, email signatures, social media, and ad campaigns.
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. A Deeper Look on Zonability
Instructed by: Roxanne Ford, Austin Title and Leigh Budlong, Zonability
Zonability is a powerful system connecting multiple regulatory layers of land-use and zoning details at the parcel level. With Zonability reports, real estate professionals can unlock data and analytics to identify a property’s untapped potential. Attend this workshop and learn how to get these free reports.
1:00 – 3:30 p.m. Home Loans for Veterans
Instructed by: Chad Bowman
This course is designed to provide REALTORS® with in-depth knowledge and understanding of the VA Home Loan Guaranty Program as well as the Texas Veterans Housing Assistance Program—the two most commonly used home loan programs for Texas military veterans. Buyer’s agents will be better prepared to assist military buyers and listing agents in understanding the implications of receiving VA offers on their listings.

TREC# 32157 | Provider #0127, 2 CE hours, ABoR

2:00 – 3:00p.m. Homesnap Pro 101 & Secrets to Effective Facebook Advertising
Instructed by: Homesnap Trainer
Join us as we cover the basics of using the agent side of the Homesnap app. Basics include: searching, sharing listings, messaging, the Homesnap News Feed, understanding agent profiles, setting the Safety Timer, creating a Rapid CMA, and inviting your sphere into Homesnap. In addition, you will learn how to utilize Homesnap Facebook and Instagram ads to market yourself on social media. Homesnap offers fully automated functionality to help you create, publish, target, and optimize your very own Facebook advertising program.
2:30 – 3:30p.m. Get Glad with ECAD
Instructed by: Austin Energy
Learn the who, what, when, where, why, and how of the Energy Conservation Audit and Disclosure ordinance and the role ECAD plays in a real estate transaction for homes at least 10 years old in the Austin area.
3:45 p.m. Grand Prize Drawing ( VIP Lounge in Exhibit Hall)
Be sure to turn in your completed punch card and gather in the VIP Lounge to find out if you’ve won one of the many exciting prizes. The ABoR Foundation will also be announcing the raffle winner. Grand prizes include: Six-Month MLS subscription; Supra Lockbox; An Amazon Echo; Gift Cards; and more…
4:00 p.m. Realty Round Up Trade show Floor closed
4:00–8:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Tear Down