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10.18.17: When Article 12 Meets Social Media+

10.18.17
8:00am - 11:30am

CE hrs: 3.50
Member Cost: $35.00
Non-member Cost: $50.00
Location: Fort Dalles Rediness Center

Instructor: Jan Ellingson

Article 12* REALTORS® shall be honest and truthful in their real estate communications and shall present a true picture in their advertising, marketing, and other representations. REALTORS® shall ensure that their status as real estate professionals is readily apparent in their advertising, marketing, and other representations, and that the recipients of all real estate communications are, or have been, notified that those communications are from a real estate professional. 3.5 hours OR &/or WA CE. To register please email midcolumbiarealtors@gmail.com

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10.18.17: All About ADUs+

10.18.17
8:30am - 12:30pm

CE hrs: 4.00
Member Cost: $85.00
Non-member Cost: $95.00
Location: 623 SW Oak St #300, Portland, OR 97205

Instructor: Kol Peterson

This half-day course is intended for brokers who are looking to increase their knowledge about Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) development and earn the ADU Specialist designation in order to respond to increasing client demand for properties with ADU potential. 

Brokers on the cutting edge of this emerging development trend will be able to help homeowners/developers understand site eligibility, development process and costs, and the return on investment of ADUs. Learn more >>

Earn our ADU Specialist designation!

You must be an Earth Advantage Broker, take the All About ADUs course, and pass the ADU Exam to earn the ADU Specialist credential. 

Already an ADU Specialist? 

Stay up to date with relevant ADU news and issues by taking our ADU Update: Taxation, Waiver & Zoning Changes in Portland webinar training. View all upcoming and recorded webinars on our Education Calendar.  
 

Questions? Contact Heather Kendall at hkendall@earthadvantage.org or (503) 968-7160 x20

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10.18.17: Procuring Cause+

10.18.17
1:00pm - 5:00pm

CE hrs: 4.00
Member Cost: $35.00
Non-member Cost: $50.00
Location: Fort Dalles Rediness Center

Instructor: Jan Ellingson

Many factors impact a determination of procuring cause, but no one factor is by itself determinative. Procuring cause is in fact the interplay of factors which together demonstrate that the unbroken efforts of a specific broker were responsible for the buyer making the decision to consummate the sale on terms which the seller found acceptable. This class will help students better understand relationships in a transaction and help avoid messy outcomes regarding commissions. 4 hours OR &/or WA CE. To register please email midcolumbiarealtors@gmail.com

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10.19.17: ABR Designation Course - Eugene+

10.19.17 - 10.20.17
8:30am - 4:30pm

CE hrs: 12.00
Location: EAR Training Room
Hosting Association: EUGENE ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
Category: Classroom

Instructor: Pili Meyer

The ABR® Designation: For Real Estate Buyer Agents

The Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) stands for the benchmark of excellence in buyer representation. It is designed for real estate buyer agents who focus on working directly with buyer-clients. What’s their key to success? They know that you can't count on the market—you have to count on your skills. ABR® education provides the expertise you need for an edge in serving today’s home buyers. Agents who earn the ABR® designation benefit from improved buyer loyalty, extensive resources, tools and education unmatched in the industry. When you decide to earn your ABR®, you gain:
  • Valuable real estate education that elevates your skills and knowledge in the eyes of home buyers.
  • Ongoing specialized information, programs and updates that help you stay on top of the issues and trends in successfully representing home buyers.
  • Access to REBAC members-only marketing tools and resources, publications, a referral network and more, which provide an additional competitive edge.
Read more about the ABR® designation, benefits of the designation, and steps to complete the designation on the OAR website. Upon successful passing of this two-day course, you will have completed your first step in earning your ABR® designation. 
To obtain and use the ABR® designation, you must complete all four (4) requirements.

12 CE hrs: Consumer Protection

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10.19.17: Law (Gresham)+

10.19.17
9:00am - 4:00pm

CE hrs: 6.0
Location: EMAR Classroom
Hosting Association: EAST METRO ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
Category: Classroom

Instructor: Rodney Barker

Legislation in real estate can make or break your career. This course will cover critical aspects of Federal and State law including fair housing, license, risk management, records retention, agency, and includes an interactive discussion and debate of actual Oregon cases with practical based applications!

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10.20.17: REALTOR Safety (Medford)+

10.20.17
9:00am - 12:00pm

CE hrs: 3.0
Location: Hampton Inn
Hosting Association: ROGUE VALLEY ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
Category: Classroom

Instructor: Jo Becker

This course is an essential primer on how you, as a real estate professional, can limit your risk to preserve safety and facilitate positive business outcomes. Topics covered in this course will be:

  • Risk considerations in the brokerage of real estate
  • Safety systems and tools
  • Safety protocol for showing properties and listing appointments
  • Understanding physical and instinctual response to threats or attacks
  • Conceal and carry considerations
  • Data security for your business and your clients
  • Protecting personal and electronic information

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10.20.17: Buyers (Coos County)+

10.20.17
9:00am - 4:00pm

CE hrs: 6.0
Location: Umpqua Bank Meeting Room
Hosting Association: COOS COUNTY BOARD OF REALTORS®
Category: Classroom

Instructor: Adam Bogle

"Working with Buyers" is designed to provide a solid foundation upon which to build an outstanding relationship of service to your buyer clients.

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10.27.17: Buffini & Company's GameChangers+

10.27.17
9:00am - 5:00pm

CE hrs: 0.00
Member Cost: $99.00
Non-member Cost: $199.00
Location: Crowne Plaza Portland Downtown Belmont Ballroom

Instructors: Kevin Buffini, Joe Niego, and Brian Wildermuth

Get strategies & ideas to help you win the real estate game

All new in 2017—this 1-day event will be a Game Changer! With a lineup of Buffini & Company's top trainers presenting rock-solid content, you'll get the tools you need to generate more leads, effectively manage your time, and master the use of technology in your business.

Gain the winning habits of the most profitable agents

Implement a proven system to create a steady stream of referrals

Sharpen your sales skills with buyers and sellers

Uncover the path to an extra transaction every month

Discover why you might be losing money every time you interact with a client

Explore your unique communication style and how it affects your relationships

Learn the latest tech trends in today's market

Discover how to harvest social media to learn more about your clients

Focus your energy to get results

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11.01.17: NAR Conference and Expo+

11.01.17 - 11.06.17
9:00am - 5:00pm

Location: Chicago, IL

More information to come!!

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11.08.17: Oregon Commercial Real Estate Conference+

11.08.17 - 11.09.17
9:00am - 11:30am

CE hrs: 8.50
Member Cost: $75.00
Non-member Cost: $100.00
Location: Central Oregon Association of REALTORS(R) Office // 2112 NE Fourth St., Bend, Oregon 97701

Instructor: Various

Nov. 8-9th: Oregon Commercial Real Estate Confernece //  Location:  Central Oregon Association of REALTORS(R) Office // 2112 NE Fourth St., Bend, Oregon 97701

 November 8th

9:00 AM: Registration and Breakfast

9:30 AM: Technology:  A Game Changer of the Entire Commercial Real Estate Industry (Emily Line, Vice President of Commercial Services Realtors Property Resource)  

Learn how to more efficiently gather and analyze a myriad of data that is rapidly becoming a critical element in the future of commercial real estate. It's time to talk big data and systems for managing information to improve Commercial Practitioners' workflow.  

 

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM: Lunch

1:00 PM-How Millennials are Impacting Traditional Leases and the Rise of Co-Working (Turner Levison, CEO CommissionTrac & BOD/Investor SharedSpace)

The entrepreneurial Millennials are bringing a different lifestyle and approach to the workplace. They want support and mentorship, flexibility in where they work, a clear path for advancement and high earnings potential. Get tips on how to adjust your business practice to better understand and serve the needs of this growing demographic soon to dominate the workplace.

 

3:00 PM: Crowdfunding: A New, Interesting Alternative Avenue to Finance Commercial Developments (Darren Powderly, CCIM/Co-Founder CrowdStreet) 

Crowdfunding is connecting investors with professionally managed properties by pooling their resources online in the same manner that has been done for decades through syndication. This session will take a look at the investment options crowdfunding offers investors, the benefits of this emerging platform and leave you considering some thoughts about it's role in your business.

Âم:30 PM: Networking and Cocktails at the Riverhouse

 

November 9th:

8:30 AM- Breakfast

Success Strategies for Commercial Real Estate Sales and Leasing: (Michael Bull, Host of America's Commercial Real Estate Show) 

In his first presentation Michael will share “The Top Ten Success Strategies for Commercial Agents”. In the next session he will present “Promoting Your Services & Brand”. These sessions will quickly provide hundreds of takeaways to add value to your business.

  • Build a business that grows every year
  • Become the go-to-broker in your chosen area of expertise
  • Win more assignments
  • Have clients ask you for services

11:30 AM- Conclude

8.5 CE

$75 for members of OAR/$100 for non-members. Non-members please call 541-382-6027 to register.

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11.08.17: What Makes a Home "Energy Independent" or "Zero Energy"? Webinar+

11.08.17
9:30am - 10:30am

CE hrs: 1
Location: Webinar
Hosting Association: OREGON ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
Category: Online

Instructor: Ryan Shanahan

Examine the future of homebuilding: Zero Energy or Zero Energy Ready homes. Ryan Shanahan (Earth Advantage) will explain what makes a home "zero energy" and provide info on the most cost effective approaches to achieving energy independence.

1 CE hr in Real Estate Consumer Protection

The day before the webinar, we will send out an email with login instructions, handouts, and CE directions (including an electronic sign-in sheet). Fill out the provided excel sign-in sheet and return it to OAR in the same format within one business day. Once we have your excel sign-in sheet, we will send out CE certificates within a week. If you are providing the webinar for more than one person, you are considered the webinar “host.” As host, you are responsible for completing the electronic sign-in sheet (in full) and returning it to OAR within 1 business day.

We want to offer you the best experience possible with our webinars. However, OAR cannot be responsible for user technology factors such as internet connection speed that may affect the quality of the webinar transmission. Click on the following link (https://care.citrixonline.com/gotowebinar) to ensure you have the minimum system requirements for viewing webinars and contact the OAR IT Department (800-252-9115) if you have any questions or concerns.

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11.09.17: Transactions (Gresham)+

11.09.17
8:00am - 3:00pm

CE hrs: 6.0
Location: EMAR Classroom
Hosting Association: EAST METRO ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
Category: Classroom

Instructor: Brooke Yussim

This course will cover various aspects of "The Transaction" including risk management, records retention, contracts, timelines and more. You will learn ways to use popular transaction management systems and platforms to reduce risk and create strategies to manage your business, contracts and contacts by using the tools that are discussed.

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11.09.17: Exit Strategy Seminar+

11.09.17
9:00am - 5:00pm

CE hrs: 6
Location: OAR Training Room
Hosting Association: OREGON ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
Category: Classroom

Instructor: Judy Ladeur

Retiring from real estate is a daunting task. Let Judy Ladeur help you on your path! Whether you are a young agent just starting out or ready to hand off your business to someone else, Judy will give you guidelines and techniques to ensure you are setting yourself up for success. Everyone deserves to retire comfortably, why should real estate be any different?

Are you hungry for more and want to bite into this topic? Join Judy for a full-day and go into great detail on how to build, train, and sell your business. You can't afford to miss this course and receive these practical tools!

  • How to build a business that they you sell
  • The pitfalls to avoid when selling your business
  • The top reasons why most agents are unsuccessful at selling their real estate business
  • How to establish the value of your real estate business
  • The value of choosing the right agent for your business, based on behavior patterns
  • How do I get paid when I sell my business?
  • 5 things that the contract must have to protect your interests and investment
  • How to successful sell your real estate business, from start to finish, starting today!
  • How to purchase a real estate book of business, and why it might be something that you want to consider.

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11.10.17: Contracts (Coos County)+

11.10.17
9:00am - 4:00pm

CE hrs: 6.0
Location: Umpqua Bank Meeting Room
Hosting Association: COOS COUNTY BOARD OF REALTORS®
Category: Classroom

Instructor: Caralee Angell

In this course you will learn about the promises between parties conditioned on certain events and enforceable by law, all the necessary elements of a contract, offer and acceptance, consideration, capacity of parties, and lawful purpose.

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11.16.17: Business Communication (Eugene)+

11.16.17
8:00am - 3:00pm

CE hrs: 6.0
Location: EAR Training Room
Hosting Association: EUGENE ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
Category: Classroom

Instructor: Caralee Angell

In this course you will exercise your writing, speaking, and overall delivery skills as well as study assertiveness and the art of persuasion. This course will enhance your abilities as a communicator and sharpen your skills. After learning communication skills and tools, you will learn how to practically apply them to your business communication.

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11.17.17: REALTOR Professionalism (Medford)+

11.17.17
8:00am - 11:00am

CE hrs: 3.0
Location: Rogue Regency Inn
Hosting Association: ROGUE VALLEY ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
Category: Classroom

Instructor: Brooke Yussim

A solid ethical foundation is an essential part of any good business practice. That’s why the National Association of REALTORS® asks its members to follow its Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice. This class reviews key articles, highlights pertinent changes, and offers important takeaway points you can apply to your day-to-day business dealings to ensure you’re always ethical in your business practices.



This course counts for 3 hours of Oregon CE credit, 3 hours of GRI credit, and meets NAR's quadrennial (2012-2016) Code of Ethics requirement mandatory to maintain REALTOR® status. 

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11.17.17: All About ADUs+

11.17.17
8:30am - 12:30pm

CE hrs: 4.00
Member Cost: $85.00
Non-member Cost: $95.00
Location: 623 SW Oak St #300, Portland, OR 97205

Instructor: Kol Peterson

This half-day course is intended for brokers who are looking to increase their knowledge about Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) development and earn the ADU Specialist designation in order to respond to increasing client demand for properties with ADU potential. 

Brokers on the cutting edge of this emerging development trend will be able to help homeowners/developers understand site eligibility, development process and costs, and the return on investment of ADUs. Learn more >>

Earn our ADU Specialist designation!

You must be an Earth Advantage Broker, take the All About ADUs course, and pass the ADU Exam to earn the ADU Specialist credential. 

Already an ADU Specialist? 

Stay up to date with relevant ADU news and issues by taking our ADU Update: Taxation, Waiver & Zoning Changes in Portland webinar training. View all upcoming and recorded webinars on our Education Calendar.  
 

Questions? Contact Heather Kendall at hkendall@earthadvantage.org or (503) 968-7160 x20

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12.04.17: Oregon Real Estate Agency Board Meeting (Gresham)+

12.04.17
9:00am - 12:00pm

CE hrs: 3.0
Location: Gresham
Hosting Association: OREGON ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
Category: Classroom

Instructor: OREA Board

Do you know what the Oregon Real Estate Agency is or why it's important to you? The Oregon Real Estate Agency is administered by the Real Estate Commissioner, who is appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate. The Agency oversees the education, examination, licensure and regulation of Oregon’s real estate professionals. 

And now you can see how they run! Join the Agency for their bi-monthly Board Meeting. Gain an indepth look at how the Oregon Real Estate Agency works and earn 3 hours of CE in the process. Plus... it includes lunch!

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12.04.17: Tips for Staying Out of Trouble with the Agency (Gresham)+

12.04.17
12:30pm - 3:30pm

CE hrs: 3
Location: Gresham
Hosting Association: OREGON ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
Category: Classroom

Instructor: Selina Barnes

Selina Barnes, OREA Regulations Division Manager, has refreshed her widely-popular Dos & Don'ts course to bring you this; Tips for Staying Out of Trouble with the Agency. This course will help keep you in compliance with the Oregon Real Estate Agency. Topics will include:

  • Agency process related to complaints, investigations, settlement conferences and hearings
  • Advertising
  • Record Keeping
  • License Maintenance Requirements
  • Principal Broker Supervision

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12.06.17: Energy Trust of Oregon - Real Estate Ally Orientation+

12.06.17
9:00am - 10:00am

CE hrs: 1.00
Member Cost: $0.00
Non-member Cost: $0.00
Location: Webinar

Instructor: John Spillman

Help your clients save on energy costs and set yourself apart from the competition!

Collaborate with Energy Trust of Oregon to provide energy-efficient solutions to homebuyers and sellers that reside in Energy Trust service territory. 

The Real Estate Ally Network is open to all professionals in the real estate industry, including real estate agents and brokers, mortgage brokers, appraisers and home inspectors. Visit the Real Estate Ally Network page on the Energy Trust website to learn more about the benefits and requirements of becoming a REA.  

This webinar will cover: 

  • Energy Trust's history and the benefits of being a Real Estate Ally
  • Energy Trust resources for you and your customers
  • Tips on marketing energy efficiency to your customers
  • Ways to recognize and promote EPS in the marketplace

Benefits of participation:

  • Stand out as a designated energy efficiency champion
  • Access materials to market energy-efficient products and upgrades to your customers
  • Receive REA-specific newsletter with consumer-facing messaging
  • Gain customer leads through Energy Trust's real estate ally directory

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12.06.17: Conversion of Vacation, Second and Personal Use Property+

12.06.17
9:30am - 10:30am

CE hrs: 1
Location: Webinar
Hosting Association: OREGON ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
Category: Online

Instructor: Doug Blackwell

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12.07.17: Pricing Strategy Advisor - Salem+

12.07.17
8:00am - 4:00pm

CE hrs: 6.0
Location: OAR Training Room
Hosting Association: OREGON ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
Category: Classroom

Instructor: Holly Mabery

START PRICING HOMES WITH CONFIDENCE

The key to competitive home pricing is becoming proficient at comparative market analyses (CMAs).

The Pricing Strategy Advisor (PSA) certification is specifically designed to enhance your skills in pricing properties, creating CMAs, working with appraisers, and guiding clients through the anxieties and misperceptions they often have about home values. Want to take the guess work out of valuing a property and creating CMA’s. Then the PSA Certification is for you. Being able to accurately and efficiently value a property is crucial towards ensuring that you help make your clients happy. In this course you will learn:

  • The purpose and benefits of CMAs, and how to guide clients through them
  • Terminology of pricing and valuation
  • The Code of Ethics as it relates to pricing
  • How to identify appropriate comparables, and where to find information about them
  • The role of supply and demand in pricing
  • How to adjust comparables
  • Specific challenges and special situations in making adjustments
  • How to work with appraisers
  • How to hone your pricing skills and practices
6 Hours of CE Available 

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12.07.17: Risk Management (Gresham)+

12.07.17
9:00am - 3:00pm

CE hrs: 6.0
Location: EMAR Classroom
Hosting Association: EAST METRO ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
Category: Classroom

Instructor: Rodney Barker

Taking and managing risk is the very essence of business survival and growth. The focus of this class is to help you develop, implement, recognize, and monitor plans to address issues long before problems arise that may adversely affect you, your clients, and your real estate career.

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12.08.17: Pricing Strategy Advisor - Portland+

12.08.17
8:00am - 4:00pm

CE hrs: 6.0
Location: RMLS Training Room
Hosting Association: OREGON ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
Category: Classroom

Instructor: Holly Mabery

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12.30.17: 2017 GRI Graduation+

12.30.17 - 12.31.17
12:00am - 12:00am

CE hrs:
Location:
Hosting Association: OREGON ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
Category: Online

Instructor:

Are you ready to become a GRI Graduate? This online registration is step 3, part 1 of the GRI Graduation Process. Once you have registered online for graduation, nothing will is completed or will be processed until you submit the completed GRI Graduation Application. On the application, you only need to note date and location for GRI Core Courses. However, you must submit copies of competition forms for any equivalency credit designations or certificates. 

Email the OAR Education Department if you have any questions. 


  1. Complete 30 hours of GRI Core Courses (http://oregonrealtors.org/education/courses). 
  2. Complete 30 additional hours of GRI content - more GRI Core Course or Equivalency Credit (http://oregonrealtors.org/education/gri_equivalency). 
  3. Register for GRI Graduation online ($20) & submit your completed GRI Graduation Application with all required documentation to the OAR Education Department.
  4. OAR will verify your application and notify you of your GRI status within 2 weeks. 
    1. OAR will email you GRI graduation confirmation and a social media GRI graduation "frame". You can begin using the GRI designation immediately after. 
    2. OAR will mail you an offical certificate and GRI pin to the address you list on your GRI Graduation Application.

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01.17.18: 2018 OREF Changes Webinar+

01.17.18
9:30am - 11:00am

CE hrs: 1.5
Location: Webinar
Hosting Association: OREGON ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
Category: Online

Instructor:

Join attorney Phil Querin as he walks you through the legal intricacies of today’s real estate forms to brush up on your skills, learn what's new for 2016, and discover ways to avoid common pitfalls.

1.5 CE hr in Real Estate Contracts


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