Sunday, December 7, 2014

New Principles of Real Estate Practice Website! - www.principlesofrealestatepractice.com

To increase awareness of Principles of Real Estate Practice, Performance Programs Company has developed a new website. The website contains information about Performance Programs Company, general information regarding Principles of Real Estate Practice, ordering information for real estate educators, an online store, and contact information.

Website- http://www.principlesofrealestatepractice.com/

For over thirty-five years, the principals of Performance Programs Company have dedicated themselves to providing high quality education to real estate professionals as authors, publishers, custom trainers, program developers, and school managers.



Friday, September 5, 2014

Principles of Real Estate Practice 5th Edition, now available on Kindle, Nook, Kobo, and Google Play!

Performance Programs Company is proud to announce that its flagship title, Principles of Real Estate Practice, by Mettling and Cusic, is now available for purchase on Kindle, Nook, or Kobo e-readers.  Now you can fulfill your  state's licensing requirements while on the run or while relaxing by the pool!


Principles of Real Estate Practice is the new go-to standard in real estate principles textbooks used by over 40,000 students each year. Find out why Principles of Real Estate Practice is the most preferred real estate principles textbook by both students and instructors!

Kindle version - Principles of Real Estate Practice, Kindle Edition

Nook version - Principles of Real Estate Practice, Nook Edition

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Google Play version - Principles of Real Estate Practice, Google Play Edition

We still have Principles of Real Estate Practice available as a hardcopy for $34.95. Order now on Amazon.com!

Principles of Real Estate Practice 5th Edition

If you are a real estate educator that is interested in Principles of Real Estate Practice, please contact us at 813-512-6269 or rycolemet@tampabay.rr.com for additional information.




Table of Contents:

-The Real Estate Business
-Rights in Real Estate
-Interests and Estates
-Ownership
-Encumbrances and Liens
-Transferring and Recording Title to Real Estate
-Real Estate Leases
-Land Use Planning and Control
-Legal Descriptions
-Real Estate Contract Law
-Agency 
-Listing Agreements
-The Brokerage Business
-Contracts for the Sale of Real Estate
-Real Estate Market Economics
-Appraising and Estimating Market Value
-Real Estate Finance 
-Real Estate Investment 
-Real Estate Taxation 
-Ethics: Laws and Practices
-Closings
-Real Estate Licensing and Regulation
-Risk Management
-Property Management
-Real Estate Mathematics and Formulas
-Real Estate Mathematics and Formulas: Answer Key
-Glossary of Residential Style and Construction Terms
-Glossary of General Real Estate Terms
-Index

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Principles of Real Estate Practice, 5th Edition now available!

Performance Programs Company is pleased to announce the release of Principles of Real Estate Practice, 5th Edition! Along with numerous law updates, there are two brand new chapters in this edition: Risk Management and Property Management. Risk management in particular has been growing in popularity recently and is a welcome addition to the 460 page textbook. Find out why Principles of Real Estate Practice is the most preferred real estate principles textbook by both students and instructors!

The price per printed copy is $34.95. Order your copy now through either Amazon.com or our e-store!

Principles of Real Estate Practice 5th Edition

If you are a real educator that is interested in Principles of Real Estate Practice, please contact us at 813-512-6269 or rycolemet@tampabay.rr.com 




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Table of Contents:

-The Real Estate Business
-Rights in Real Estate
-Interests and Estates
-Ownership
-Encumbrances and Liens
-Transferring and Recording Title to Real Estate
-Real Estate Leases
-Land Use Planning and Control
-Legal Descriptions
-Real Estate Contract Law
-Agency 
-Listing Agreements
-The Brokerage Business
-Contracts for the Sale of Real Estate
-Real Estate Market Economics
-Appraising and Estimating Market Value
-Real Estate Finance 
-Real Estate Investment 
-Real Estate Taxation 
-Ethics: Laws and Practices
-Closings
-Real Estate Licensing and Regulation
-Risk Management
-Property Management
-Real Estate Mathematics and Formulas
-Real Estate Mathematics and Formulas: Answer Key
-Glossary of Residential Style and Construction Terms
-Glossary of General Real Estate Terms
-Index

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Now Introducing Real Estate Math Express!

Performance Programs Company is proud to announce that its new title, Real Estate Math Express, can now be purchased on Amazon.com as a printed book and in the Google Play Store as an e-book!

The authors of Real Estate Math Express are Stephen Mettling, David Cusic, and Ryan Mettling.

Real Estate Math Express is a concise, easy-to-study test preparation guide to help real estate students improve their real estate math scores to pass the state licensing test.

The primary feature of Real Estate Math Express is that it contains all necessary formulas and practice questions in 70+ pages. This enables students to truly cram for the math portion of their state’s licensure test, memorize key formulas, and walk into the exam site having all the essential material in their short-term memory!

Real Estate Math Express is a truly rapid review resource. No frills, no lengthy explanations…..just key formulas, definitions, corresponding examples and practice questions.
Real Estate Math Express

Contents

Real Estate Math Express can be broken down into 3 major parts:

- Math Formulary

- Math Questions

- Answer Key

The math formulary is the section that introduces each major real estate math topic and its corresponding formula(s). Real Estate Math Express covers numerous topics ranging from basic math to capitalization rates to prorations and finally to closing cost calculations.

Once the math formulas have been mastered, there are over 110 sample questions to practice with. Each question has both an answer and an explanation of the correct answer at the end of the book.

About the Authors

For over thirty years, Stephen Mettling and David Cusic have operated one of the nation's most successful custom training organizations specializing in real estate program development. They are most known for writing Principles of Real Estate Practice, a national real estate principles textbook used by over 35,000 students per year. Stephen Mettling has also served as vice president and author for a major real estate training and publishing organization. Dr. Cusic, an author and educator, has been engaged in vocation-oriented education since 1966. Specializing in real estate training since 1983, he has developed numerous real estate training programs for corporate and institutional clients around the country including NAR, CoreNet Global, and CCIM.

Ryan Mettling graduated valedictorian from the University of Central Florida’s College of Business Administration with a B.S. in Business Management. He is also the author of Calculus Express and has developed courseware for a national, online real estate school.

Real Estate Math Express on Amazon.com

Real Estate Math Express

Real Estate Math Express in the Google Play Store

Real Estate Math Express


Other titles from Performance Programs Company include:

- Principles of Real Estate Practice by Stephen Mettling and David Cusic
- Calculus Express by Ryan Mettling


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Tuesday, October 29, 2013

The top 7 reasons for real estate schools to adopt Principles of Real Estate Practice

Reasons to adopt Principles of Real Estate Practice by Mettling and Cusic:


  1. We have the only licensable e-textbook in the country you can use in your learning management system (LMS) and/or classroom materials.
  2. The textbook is currently utilized in 29 states.  Our largest account is Real Estate Express, a school that uses Principles of Real Estate Practice in 22 states.
  3. We offer lower prices for printed textbooks than the competition.
  4. With licensing, you pay us after the student pays you.
  5. Some schools use our materials to help expand into new states.
  6. If you license with us, we provide an instructor guide, 70+ visual graphics, and a math PowerPoint along with the e-textbook.
  7. All of schools that work with us love the textbook.  We simply do not receive any complaints.
To learn more about adopting printed and/or e-versions of Principles of Real Estate Practice, and to receive our demo, email or call us today. Make the switch! 

Ryan Mettling
Performance Programs Company
rycolemet@tampabay.rr.com  
941-776-9909

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Struggling to pass your real estate course? Buy Principles of Real Estate Practice!

Are you struggling to pass your real estate course and want an additional, printed resource?
Are you tired of academic real estate textbooks that are both expensive and confusing?

If this is you, Principles of Real Estate Practice by Mettling and Cusic is the textbook for you!

Principles of Real Estate Practice is tailored to the needs of the pre-license student. It is designed to
- make it easy for students to learn the material
- prepare students for numerous career applications
- stress practical, rather than theoretical, skills and knowledge.
- be more streamlined, direct and to-the-point than other books.


Principles of Real Estate Practice is available in print on Amazon.com

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Our textbook is also available as an ebook through the Google Play Store and Chegg.

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Friday, March 15, 2013

Want to become a realtor? Read Principles of Real Estate Practice!

Principles of Real Estate Practice is a modern learning tool for the student preparing to enter the real estate business as a licensed professional. It contains the essentials of real estate law, principles, and practices taught in real estate schools and colleges across the country, including all those fundamentals that real estate educators, practicing professionals, national testing services, and state licensing officials agree are necessary for basic competence. Principles of Real Estate Practice covers the national requirements for the initial 30-90 hours of classroom study, or its equivalent, mandated by state license laws across the country.

Principles of Real Estate Practice 5th Edition

Principles of Real Estate Practice is tailored to the needs of the pre-license student. It is designed to
-make it easy for students to learn the material
-prepare students for numerous career applications
-stress practical, rather than theoretical, skills and knowledge.

It is more streamlined, direct and to-the-point than other books. It includes more learning reinforcements. It has a student-oriented organization, both within each chapter and from chapter to chapter. Its examples and exercises are grounded in the authors’ fifty combined years in real estate education.

Principles of Real Estate Practice on Amazon

  • Table of Contents
  • The Real Estate Business
  • Rights in Real Estate
  • Interests and Estates
  • Ownership
  • Encumbrances and Liens
  • Transferring and Recording Title to Real Estate
  • Real Estate Leases
  • Land Use Planning and Control
  • Legal Descriptions
  • Real Estate Contract Law
  • Agency
  • Listing Agreements
  • The Brokerage Business
  • Contracts for the Sale of Real Estate
  • Real Estate Market Economics
  • Appraising and Estimating Market Value
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Real Estate Investment
  • Real Estate Taxation
  • Ethics: Laws and Practices
  • Closings
  • Real Estate Licensing and Regulation
  • Risk Management
  • Property Management
  • Real Estate Mathematics and Formulas
  • Real Estate Mathematics and Formulas: Answer Key
  • Glossary of Residential Style and Construction Terms
  • Glossary of General Real Estate Terms
  • Index

http://www.amazon.com/Principles-Estate-Practice-Stephen-Mettling/dp/1500569399