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            Real Estate Investment and Brokerage Seminar


Friday, September 29
10:00 AM to 1:30 PM
Registration: 9:30am

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HCC Spring Branch
The Commons (next to Murphy's) 

1010 W. Sam Houston Pkwy N.
Houston, TX 77043  

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SCORE is an all-volunteer group with real-world business experience, dedicated to your success.

Our Mission: Help small Businesses succeed.
Our Mantra: We educate, counsel, mentor.

Founded in 1964, SCORE is a non-profit association and a Resource Partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration.
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Guest Speakers

Featured Guest Speakers

  • Dwayne Bohac, Texas State Representative (R-Houston), is also a serial entrepreneur and licensed real estate broker since 2006.
  • Connie Rankin, Owner, Broker, Customized Real Estate Services.  Alumni of: HCC Newspring Business Plan Competition; HCC Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program; and HCC/SBA InnovateHER Competition.
  • Kenneth J. Hernandez is Division Chair for a variety of programs offered by the HCC Center of Excellence in Business, including: Real Estate, Marketing, International Business, Finance-Banking, Paralegal, and Insurance.
  • Joseph Irwin is a licensed real estate broker, specializing in the Houston market for over 30 years.  He is a full-time instructor at Houston Community College with experience teaching 13 different real estate courses on varying real estate topics.


Are you considering investing in residential or commercial real estate or do you want to learn more about entering into the real estate profession?  Come get an overview from an expert entrepreneur who invests in real estate.  Some will come to explore possibilities and some to brush up skills, check-in and get current.

A seminar designed for you to learn more about how to get the knowledge you need to move forward informed and ready to pursue real estate investment and/or brokerage and other real estate-related areas.  Houston Community College’s Real Estate program provides students with the knowledge and specialized skills required for career opportunities in residential sales, commercial real estate, mortgage lending, appraisal, inspection, or property management.

Featured Topics:

Part One

  • Why Invest in Real Estate
  • Types of Real Estate
  • Return on Small Real Estate Investment
  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Different Types of Commercial Real Estate
  • Economic Cycle and Real Estate
  • Speculation in Real Estate and Consequences
  • Potential Profits from Real Estate Investment and Role of Leverage

Part Two

  • Financing Real Estate Investment – Terms
  • Real Estate Loan Origination
  • Types of Real Estate Loans (Residential and Non-Residential)
  • Risk and Commercial Real Estate
  • Required Information for a Real Estate Loan

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Fee: $25 / $30 for walk-ins
Includes lunch & refreshments

FREE for HCC Students/Faculty and the first 10 veterans

Featured Presenter

Mo Tehrani Head Shot closer Dr. Mohammad (“Mo”) Tehrani is a partner with a public accountant firm in Houston and co-owner of multiple businesses. Mo started his first business in 1995 and owned several businesses in real estate, pharmacy and security systems. He is also a professor of Accounting with the HCCS where he teaches various courses in accounting.  

Mo volunteers with various organizations such as the BCM-Credit Union, where he served on the Board of Directors. He joined SCORE in July 2012 and has served as Chapter Treasurer and Education Assistant Director, in addition to his role providing one-on-one counseling to small business owners.

Mo has a BS in Biology/Geology, an M.Ph in Human Biology, a Ph.D in Neurochemistry; and he also enrolled in the Accounting program at University of Houston and became a CPA in 1999. 

He has mentored numerous graduate students and taught courses in Biological Sciences, Financial and Managerial Accounting, Individual and Business Tax and Audit at undergraduate and graduate levels.

He has published more than 60 articles, many of them in peer reviewed magazines. 



Offers sustainable business solutions through optimization of technology, knowledge management and process design. C4TI area of focus entails creating educational alliances, providing company analysis, professional development training, industry-recognized credentials via workforce programs, and Small Business Development seminars via our Center for Entrepreneurship (C4e).
C4e mission is to develop and produce entrepreneurs who open successful businesses and foster economic growth via business and community development throughout the Greater Houston area.

Take classes that fit your schedule: Seminars, workshops, continuing education and college credit courses are all offered on weekdays and weekends to accommodate our working population.

Business Plan Development: The Business Plan Competition offers a unique opportunity to learn how to develop a quality Business Plan that will provide a dynamic blueprint for starting, expanding, and sustaining your business.

Make Contacts and Build Relationships: Building relationships is key to the success of new businesses. C4e is a collaborative effort with SCORE, Constant Contact, and other community entities that strive to foster new business growth.