We offer continuing education training for real estate professionals.

Our four-hour course is called, Risk and Readiness: What Real Estate Professionals Should Know about Climate Change. The course and instructors have been approved by the Montana Board of Realty Regulation for continuing education credits in the State of Montana. Future courses may become available across the United States. Our course objectives include:

  • Share tools and  key concepts for discussing climate change risk and readiness with  your clients and colleague.

  • Examine the emerging market for climate smart homes and communities.
  • Review climate change trends and projected impacts in the U.S., regionally and locally.
  • Recommend how homeowners and communities can minimize risk exposure and increase readiness.

Cours availability in 2017 to be determined. Our 2016 education schedule included the following seminars:

  • Great Falls, April 27, co-sponsored by the Great Falls Association of REALTORS - Completed
  • Bozeman, September 7, co-sponsored by the Gallatin Association of REALTORS - Completed
  • Billings, September 8, co-sponsored by the Billings Association of REALTORS - Completed
  • Missoula, September 29, co-sponsored by the Missoula Organization of REALTORS - Completed
  • Kalispell, September 30, co-sponsored by the Northwest Montana Association of REALTORS - Completed

The Missoulian newspaper featured a story about our October 1, 2015 seminar for 100 Realtors in Missoula, Montana, in cooperation with the Missoula Organization of Realtors. Click this link to read the full article: Missoula Real Estate Agents Study Effects of Climate Change on Homebuyers, Neighborhoods.

Our full team of instructors led a 6-week, 9-hour course for the Osher Lifelong Learning Center at the University of Montana (MOLLI), January 22 - February 26, 2016, The Geography of Climate Change: Risk and Readiness in the United States.

The Climate Realty team of instructors:

SSTbiophotoSteve Thompson, Founder of Climate Realty LLC and lead instructor

 

 

SRunningSteven Running, Regents Professor of Global Ecology at the University of Montana

 

 

  Laurie Yung, Associate Professor of Natural Resource Social Science at the University of Montana 

 

 

LokenSteve Loken, Owner of Loken Construction, a green building and development company

 

 

BrettBrett Rosenberg, Sustainability Consultant at Treeline Strategy