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June

CCAR Class of the Month

The Texas Accredited Commercial Specialist certification teaches you how to represent clients, perform market analyses, negotiate, and understand property development and management. The TACS will also equip you with skills in marketing and business development. This certification shows that you’ve pursued an intensive course of study in commercial real estate and that you’re dedicated to providing the highest level of service to clients.


This certification is not affiliated with or endorsed by the National Association of REALTORS®.


Certification Requirements
The Texas Accredited Commercial Specialist certification requires the completion of three 30-hour courses

It is recommended that the TACS series be taken in order TACS1, TACS 2 & TACS 3.


TACS 1: Introduction to Commercial Real Estate. Topics include fundamentals of commercial real estate finance and economics.


TACS 2: Commercial Real Estate Property Development. Topics include commercial leasing, property development, and appraisal valuation methods.


TACS 3: Commercial Real Estate Marketing & Negotiation. Topics include assessing the merits of investment property, appropriate contract forms and addenda, and how to develop a self-aware business plan.

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Did You Know?

Did you know that ALL members of NAR must completed NAR Code of Ethics every three years? If you aren’t sure whether you’ve completed you Code of Ethics requirement for Cycle 7, please click the link below to check your status. ALL members much complete their Cycle 7 Code of Ethics by 12/31/24.

Check Your Code of Ethics Status

Still need to complete the Code of Ethics Training? You have a choice for completing this requirement.

OPTION 1: Complete your required REALTOR® Code of Ethics Training on demand with the National Association of REALTORS®. This training is free and can be accessed 24/7. Click here to complete your training online.

OPTION 2: Register for a live CCAR provided class via CCAR’s online class calendar. Receive 3 Hours of Elective CE towards your TREC Renewal

Up Your Income, Get Certified!

Upcoming Certifications and Designations at CCAR

June 6, 7, 10, 11: TACS 1
July 18, 19, 22, 23: TACS 2
August 8, 9, 12, 13: TACS 3

The Texas Accredited Commercial Specialist certification requires the completion of three 30 hour courses. It is recommended that the TACS series be taken in order TACS 1, TACS 2 & TACS 3.

In today’s competitive business environment, it often takes more than
motivation and initiative to succeed. Earning the GRADUATE REALTOR®
INSTITUTE (GRI) designation is a way to stand out to prospective home
buyers and sellers as a REALTOR® who has gained in-depth knowledge
on technical subjects as well as fundamentals of real estate. In Texas,
the GRI is obtained by attending three - 30 hour SAE courses for a total
of 90 classroom hours.

6/3, 6/4, 6/10, & 6/11: In Person: GRI Contracts to Close

Topics include lending essentials, residential contracts, appraisals, surveys, negotiations, fair housing, and diversity

7/11, 7/12, 7/18, & 7/19: Zoom: GRI Business Skills
Topics include seller services, buyer services, technology, and
environment/green building.

8/15, 8/16, 8/22, & 8/23: Zoom: GRI Brokerage
Topics include professional standards, policies, and procedures, brokerage and agency relationships, and business development.

CCAR Offers Four Class Experiences to Choose From

Broadcast Class: Broadcast classes are offered statewide by Texas REALTORS® and take place online via Zoom. An internet connection and a working web camera are required for broadcast classes.

In Person Class: Classroom courses will be held in-person only in the CCAR Plano Banquet Room. No virtual Zoom attendance will be permitted.


Zoom Class: Virtual classes take place online via Zoom. An internet connection and a working web camera are required for virtual classes.

Off Site Class: Class sponsored by a CCAR Affiliate or CCAR Brokerage Office. Class will be held away from the CCAR Offices or via Zoom.

Check Your Code of Ethics Status

Still need to complete the Code of Ethics Training? You have a choice for completing this requirement.


OPTION 1: Complete your required REALTOR® Code of Ethics Training on demand with the National Association of REALTORS®. This training is free and can be accessed 24/7. Click here to complete your training online.

OPTION 2: Register for a live CCAR provided class via CCAR’s online class calendar.

Receive 3 Hours of Elective CE towards your TREC Renewal

Want more? Get involved, join a CCAR Committee!

Click Here for CCAR's Attendance & Cancellation Policy:

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