Smart Growth for the 21st Century
Course Objective – This course covers the three defining factors of Smart Growth: Economic, Environmental and Housing. Learn the benefits and long term effects of this type of development in our local market. Case studies will point out the value, necessity and economic demand of the 10 Principles of Smart Growth as defined by the mixed use of land. You will learn ways real estate professionals can support Smart Growth as an investment in the communities in which they live and serve by improving overall livability. This program qualifies for NAR $1500 Smart Growth grant.
Instructor – Nate Johnson
Bio – Nate has been speaking to groups around the country, large and small, for over a decade. He is passionate about helping people become the best version of themselves through teaching and training. Nate is a certified instructor for the National Association of REALTORS and teaches the Smart Growth for the 21st Century class, which helps REALTORS gain a better understanding of how to build communities in a sustainable way. Nate is also certified to instruct NAR’s Discovering Commercial Real Estate course, which provides insight for residential practitioners who are considering commercial real estate. He is also a certified REBAC Instructor and teaches the Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR) designation course and the Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES) designation course. Nate also instructs a variety of other courses, including Fair Housing, Code of Ethics, Business Planning, Leadership and more.