Class Outline

Throughout the 10-week course, we’ll cover real estate business basics, the process of buying and selling, the importance of people skills, and understanding the marketplace.

Week by Week Breakdown

Week 1

Let’s set
a framework

We will start with an overall vision for this curriculum, walking through the importance of both tactical and relational skills. We will also share our Fireland philosophy for successful real estate investors and agents.

Ben’s House / afternoon-evening

Week 2

Self Awareness

What we want to help you understand yourself better as a business owner and investor. By understanding your strengths and passions, you will be able choose the type of real estate investing that is right for you.

Ben’s Farm / afternoon-evening

Week 3

Business 101

We will walk through the basics of business, including marketing, accounting, management, computer information, finance, and administration. In real estate business, you will be wearing all of these hats.

Fireland Title Office / daytime

Week 4

Understanding People

In order to achieve your real estate goals, you have to understand the people you’re working with- how are they are oriented and what are their goals? This will help as you craft agreements and make decisions.

Ben’s Apartments / daytime

Week 5

Building Science

It’s important to understand how houses work, how they were built, what building value is, and the construction cost. You can understand how to invest wisely on any property based off the building. (Field trip walking through property)

Ben’s Flipped House / daytime

Week 6

Market Analysis

We have to understand the market and the importance of having a niche. This session will give you the tools to pick a zone and be known in that area so you can eat, drink, and sleep your zip code.

TBD / daytime

Week 7

Contract to

When you firm up a contract, you need to understand what everyone is doing and how it all interfaces. We will walk you through all the details and parts you should know- whats a title surge, tax proration, or a water hold?

Fireland Title Office / daytime

Week 8.1


This is the form with all the money details on it, so you will want to know the details. You will learn how to transfer property with the minimum services and up to the maximum services. (Field trip to county- courthouse and sheriff sale.)

Ben’s Office / daytime

Week 8.2

Sherriff Sale

Field trip to the Courthouse!

Summit County Courthouse/morning

Week 9

The Art of

How can you get to a win-win-win in your real estate deals? The important part is understanding your goals & their goals and how to bring those together. This session will equip you to build strong agreements.

TBD / daytime

Week 10

The Launch

Each member will create and present their plan moving forward. What kind of property are you gong to invest in? What marketing place are you going after? And how do you intend to execute this in the next 6 months?

Ben’s House / afternoon-evening


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