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Does it Pencil Course 1 – The Benchmark Course via Zoom

October 19, 2020 @ 9:00 am - October 20, 2020 @ 1:00 pm

Live online course- see attendance requirements for CE credit.

Instructor:  Joseph Still, CREACCIM

Cost: $199.00


Does it Pencil will teach you how to do two things:  how to work with investors and how to invest in any kind of real estate.

Does it Pencil training is a specific set of tools and skills taught in a simple and practical way to analyze the real value of real estate held as an investment. Does it Pencil is NOT a commercial real estate course – it’s an INVESTMENT course.  Does it Pencil skills work on any real estate investment including condo’s, rental houses, apartments, land, and commercial.

For each skill, you will learn what it ishow to do it, then we will apply it during the training to real deals in your market.  Does it Pencil training isn’t just for real estate professionals, it’s for anyone who wants to learn now to increase income, grow wealth, and be tax efficient.  You will learn exactly how to do this in Does it Pencil training.


Does it Pencil training is the required course to receive the Certified Real Estate AnalystTM (CREA) certification.  After attending the live training all you need to do is take the online national standards exam.  There are no fees and no dues.  It’s all included in the course tuition.

There are three parts to Does it Pencil Training.

1. After you register, we will send you a confirmation letter with a link to a private page on the Does it Pencil website. You will need to get an HP 10BII calculator (or app), download a short workbook and watch 4 videos. These will teach you the keystrokes we will use in the webinar training.

2. The webinar is designed to teach deal analysis. It’s fast paced, and information packed. So PLEASE watch the videos and get your app BEFORE you come so you are acquainted with your calculator.

3. At the course you will be given access to the Alumni Center. This includes all of the lectures on video, a set of practice problems with video-based solutions, and all of the lectures on downloadable MP3. You will also receive access to the Certified Real Estate Analyst certification.

Does it Pencil Course 1
The Benchmarks Course – 6.5 Clock Hours
How to measure the real appreciation on investments
How to measure and forecast cash flows
How to analyze tax returns for cash flow accuracy
Beginning and advanced cap rate
Using IRR in analysis
Using the software in analysis
Live case study applications


Joe Still is a Master Course Developer and professional instructor. He has authored over 25 national training events and developed six national certification programs. He is the recipient of two Instructor of the Year awards and holds the certifications of CREA and CCIM.

Pre Course Video series
10.5 hours of live instruction
Comprehensive course materials
Alumni Center access
Complete course on audio
26 videos and over 200 practice problems
Eligibility for the CREA certification

IMPORTANT! Attendance requirements: Live online course will be presented via ZOOM Meeting. The link to join the meeting will be sent in the confirmation email. Students will need a device with two-way video and audio capabilities and a (free) Zoom account. To verify attendance, students must keep their camera on for the duration of the course and respond to live polls. Clock hour credit will only be given to students with their camera on, who are present and visible on their camera during the course, and who participate in course polls/chat. Please call 425-974-1011 with questions.

Cancellation Policy:
*Pre-registration required. Only Pre-Paid registrants will guarantee reservation.
(Cancellations must be made 24 hours in advance of scheduled class for refund)



October 19, 2020 @ 9:00 am
October 20, 2020 @ 1:00 pm
Event Category:


Seattle King County REALTORS®

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