Coldwell Banker introduces the first smart home certificate course for agents

The initiative aims to give Coldwell Banker agents a leg up in the competitive real estate market
  • Coldwell Banker has added two 90-minute courses on smart homes to its Coldwell Banker University offerings.
  • The two courses, "Inside the Smart Home" and "Guiding Clients to Smarter Homes," will teach agents the components of a smart home, and how to differentiate between various tools and platforms so they can provide better advice to homebuyers and homesellers.
  • The course is just the second part in Coldwell Banker's push to become the smart home leader. Coldwell Banker president and COO, Budge Huskey, says there are more initiatives on the way.

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On May 11, Coldwell Banker announced its partnership with CNET to create a definitive definition of a smart home to better help agents, sellers, buyers and owners understand this emerging home trend. But Coldwell Banker isn't done with its journey to become the go-to real estate company for all things smart home. In conjunction with its smart home definition, Coldwell Banker has added a smart home certificate course to its Coldwell Banker University offerings. The curriculum was developed by CEDIA, the global trade association for the home technology market. CEDIA-approved instructors will facilitate the two 90-minute sessions entitled "Inside the Smart Home" and "Guiding Clients to Smarter Homes." The curriculum The “Inside the Smart Home” session will cover the Coldwell Banker/CNET smart home definition and the impact of smart home technology on the market and homebuying and selling processes. The second course, “Guiding Clients to Smarter Homes” will...