This class is being co-sponsored by Illinois CRS and Iowa CRS


Buying and Selling Income Properties CRS204

Students will learn how to identify the right opportunities in a down market or an up market, compare real estate with other investments and create additional wealth – for themselves and their clients. This high-energy course explores another way to generate sales that has been overlooked. And the results can be life changing! This class is a must for any real estate professional looking to create wealth through residential real estate investments.

Course Content:
• Identifying money-making opportunities
• Comparing potential investment opportunities
• Retirement planning and investing
• Calculating initial investment to rate of return

Also elective course requirement for REBAC's ABR (Accredited Buyer's Representative) Designation. 

Illinois approved for 3 hours

Iowa approved for 16 hours of elective credit


Quad Cities Association of Realtors

1900 State Street

Bettendorf, IA 52722


Monday, October 2, 2017 - Tuesday, October 3, 2017

8:00am registration

8:30am - 4:30pm class

Class Information:

Contact Jill Bernahl, 309-579-2947 or

Registration Costs:

Early bird pricing extended through July 31, 2017

CRS Members   $199.00                  Non-members   $199.00

August 1, 2017 - October 2, 2017

CRS Members $225.00         Non-members $249.00

Speaker Information:


        Chris Bird  

Chris Bird has been in the financial business for over 30 years. He started his career with a degree in Accounting and a minor in Business Administration. He also holds the Certified Financial Planner designation (CFP).

Chris was a Senior IRS agent for 16 years. He began conducting courses after leaving the IRS and started his own company, Chris Bird Seminars, Inc. Chris went on to conduct over 125 seminars a year on accounting, financial planning, wealth building, residential rental property ownership, and tax strategies for the real estate and financial industries nationwide. He has presented his widely acclaimed courses multiple times at NAR conventions and most recently presented at Howard Brinton's StarPower™ Conference in Orlando, FL.

Chris was an adjunct instructor at the University of Illinois in tax law for 20 years. He is a Senior CRS Instructor and a Senior Faculty Instructor for the Realtors Land Institute. He currently holds his real estate license in St. Cloud, Minnesota. Chris has a unique way of making a tough subject (taxes and investments) entertaining and enlightening at the same time.