Class Schedule

Please see a list of upcoming classes, click on the item to learn more or register!

  • OAR Education
  • Other Education
  • GRI Courses

08.11.20: How to Prepare Your Clients for Remote Online NotarizationRead More

08.11.20
09:00am - 10:00am

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

Instructor: Ruth Miles, Jamie Weddle, Rich Bailey

Join Ruth Miles and Jamie Weddle, from the Oregon Secretary of State, and Rich Bailey, Regional Underwriting Counsel, First American Title to learn more about the new policies on Remote Online Notarization.

  • Learn about notarization – what’s required of notaries and types of transactions
  • Demystify Remote Online Notarization – explain differences between this and other methods of notarization
  • Get tips on preparing clients for RON notarizations
  • Learn who to contact with questions or concerns

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08.13.20: RPR® your tool to maximizing your commercial real estate businessRead More

08.13.20
09:00am - 10:00am

CE hrs: 1
Location: Webinar
Hosting Association: OREGON ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
Category: Live Teleconference | WebEx | GoToMeeting

Instructor: Nathan Graham

RPR helps commercial real estate professionals generate persuasive, decision-making data and reports for all types of clients. From finding the right property to analyzing a surrounding community fit for a business, RPR Commercial ensures you are making data-driven decisions across any commercial property type.

Attendees will learn how to…

  • Search for both on market listings and off market public records.
  • Create custom trade areas and reveal a community's tapestry segmentations, demographic and economic details.
  • Use Valuate to run a long-term investment analysis.
  • Use site selection tools to determine where a customer lives, or what retail gaps exist in a large geography.
As always, RPR is a benefit of your REALTOR® Membership so there is no cost as a NAR member.

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08.18.20: VA Opportunities: Serving Military Veterans in OregonRead More

08.18.20
09:00am - 10:00am

CE hrs: 1
Location: Webinar
Hosting Association: OREGON ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
Category: Live Teleconference | WebEx | GoToMeeting

Instructor: Chris Bettis

Dispelling myths and learning the power of the VA Loan: many REALTORS® are missing out on the “Best Worst Loans” because of misconceptions and decade old rules that have been since overturned. Join us in this hour-long webinar as Chris Bettis shares why REALTORS® should be jumping for joy when they hear their buyer is a Veteran or Active Military. Not only have veterans served our country for the right to use VA loans; but by helping them use it, you will gain in a huge way. Find out how the VA home loan benefit can help your clients (and ultimately you) buy sooner, have a much lower payment, or buy a lot more home.

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08.18.20: Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR®) Designation Course (SBOR)Read More

08.18.20 - 08.21.20
01:00pm - 04:00pm

CE hrs: 12.00
Location: Webinar
Hosting Association: SPRINGFIELD BOARD OF REALTORS®
Category: Live Teleconference | WebEx | GoToMeeting

Instructor: Barbara Canaday

*To earn the ABR Designation you must complete the 4 half-day core course (12 hours), complete one elective course, have documentation of 5 completed transactions in which you acted solely as the buyer representative, be a member in good standing with REBAC and NAR, pass the final exam with 80% or higher, and submit an application. 

This class will be held on Zoom from 1pm to 4:00pm on August 18th, 19th, 20th, and 21st. It is required to attend all sessions in order to get CE.

Please note, for tracking of CE, OAR is requiring all attendees to have their video on during the course. You can use your phone, built-in webcam, or external webcam. For webcam support, please contact tech support hotline at 888-804-8226. 

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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08.21.20: Lawsuits for website accessibilityRead More

08.21.20
09:30am - 10:30am

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

Instructor: Juana Carstarphen Watkins

Is your website ADA accessible to everyone? Non-compliant websites have seen a substantial increase in litigation over the past several years. What can you do if you receive a demand letter or even worse, Served with a complaint filed in Federal Court? In June, 16 claims were filed against REALTORS in Florida. Learn how to protect yourself and your business from these lawsuits from Juana Watkins, J.D., Vice President of Law & Policy and General Counsel at Florida REALTORS®.

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08.24.20: At Home with Diversity Certification CourseRead More

08.24.20 - 08.25.20
01:00pm - 04:00pm

CE hrs: 6
Location: Webinar
Hosting Association: OREGON ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
Category: Live Teleconference | WebEx | GoToMeeting

Instructor: Michael Lee

*To earn the At Home with Diversity Certification you must attend the 1 days course, pass the exam, be an active member with NAR, pay a $75 application fee. Read more here.

This class will be held on Zoom from 1pm to 4pm on August 24th and August 25th. It is required to attend both 3 hour session in order to get CE.

 

Please note, for tracking of CE, OAR is requiring all attendees to have their video on during the course. You can use your phone, built-in webcam, or external webcam. For webcam support, please contact tech support hotline at 888-804-8226.

 


At Home With Diversity® is an educational experience designed to present a picture of the changing face of the real estate industry. More importantly, the class teaches how real estate professionals can increase their sensitivity and adaptability to future market trends. Additionally, you will learn to thrive as an effective service provider and community leader. The course addresses issues of diversity, fair housing, and cultural differences. All three subjects are closely related and have value for real estate professionals who must serve diverse local markets.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to:
Access and analyze U.S. demographic information to understand the impact of current trends on the real estate industry.
Examine cultural stereotypes, assumptions, and biases to increase awareness of such thoughts and attitudes, and learn how to value individual differences.
Explain how inclusion is the aim of diversity sensitivity, and how it will increase business and enhance risk management.
Communicate more effectively, and provide equal service to clients in their multicultural local markets.
Apply and practice the One America Principles and fair housing laws.
Build and expand the understanding of cultural differences.
Develop professional and sensitive guidelines for working with people of different cultures.
Identify personal objectives and review potential strategies to create business plans that include diversity.


6 CE hrs in Real estate consumer protection

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08.25.20: Social Media Best Practices During Changing timesRead More

08.25.20
09:00am - 10:00am

CE hrs: 1
Location: Webinar
Hosting Association: OREGON ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
Category: Live Teleconference | WebEx | GoToMeeting

Instructor: Pam Gee, Director of National Events & Education, Elm Street Technology

This class is designed to teach real estate agents how to market themselves through social media, to increase their online presence, to increase their Search Engine Optimization (SEO), to capture leads, and to advertise on social media to get leads. We cover the all the top platforms. Our trainers are high energy and our classes are very well attended with great reviews.

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08.27.20: C-RETS Session 3: Position your team for profitRead More

08.27.20 - 08.28.20
01:00pm - 04:00pm

CE hrs: 6
Location: Webinar
Hosting Association: OREGON ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
Category: Live Teleconference | WebEx | GoToMeeting

Instructor: Chris Read

Session 3: Position your Team for Profit
In today’s environment, profitability for many real estate teams is razor-thin. A keen appreciation of the numbers behind the numbers will give you the edge you need.

  • Learn critical decision-making tools needed to focus on increasing profits.
  • Get techniques that can be smoothly integrated into the daily operation of your teams.
  • Set financial objectives to achieve superior performance.

*To Earn the C-RETS Designation you have to attend all three sessions and pay a $159 application fee. Click here for more details.


PLEASE NOTE, FOR TRACKING OF CE, OAR IS REQUIRING ALL ATTENDEES TO HAVE THEIR VIDEO ON DURING THE COURSE. YOU CAN USE YOUR PHONE, BUILT-IN WEBCAM, OR EXTERNAL WEBCAM. FOR WEBCAM SUPPORT, PLEASE CONTACT TECH SUPPORT HOTLINE AT 888-804-8226.

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09.01.20: Virtual GRI REALTOR Professionalism - NAR Code of EthicsRead More

09.01.20
01:00pm - 04:00pm

CE hrs: 3.0
Location: Webinar
Hosting Association: OREGON ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
Category: Live Teleconference | WebEx | GoToMeeting

Instructor: Barbara Canaday

This GRI class will be held on Zoom from 1pm to 4pm on September 1st.

Please note, for tracking of CE, OAR is requiring all attendees to have their video on during the course. You can use your phone, built-in webcam, or external webcam. For webcam support, please contact tech support hotline at 888-804-8226.

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 triennial (2019-2021) Code of Ethics requirement mandatory to maintain REALTOR® status. 

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09.02.20: Virtual GRI Agency Professionalism - LARRCRead More

09.02.20
09:00am - 12:00pm

CE hrs: 3.0
Location: Webinar
Hosting Association: OREGON ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
Category: Live Teleconference | WebEx | GoToMeeting

Instructor: Rodney Barker

This GRI class will be held on Zoom from 9am to 12pm on September 2nd. 

Please note, for tracking of CE, OAR is requiring all attendees to have their video on during the course. You can use your phone, built-in webcam, or external webcam. For webcam support, please contact tech support hotline at 888-804-8226.

This course covers the basic rules of statutory interpretation, real estate license, property management license, disclosures, and much more. Participants can expect an interactive learning experience with a practical case study at the end to help solidify some of the concepts.

This course counts for 3 hours of Oregon CE credit, 3 hours of GRI credit, and qualifies for the Oregon Real Estate Agency's Law and Rule Required Course (LARRC) credit needed to renew your real estate license. 

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09.03.20: Virtual GRI Negotiations (EAR/MCBOR)Read More

09.03.20
09:00am - 12:00pm

CE hrs: 6.0
Location: Webinar
Hosting Association: OREGON ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
Category: Live Teleconference | WebEx | GoToMeeting

Instructor: Cheryle Clunes

This GRI class will be held on Zoom from 9am to 12pm on September 3rd and September 4th. It is required to attend both 3 hour session in order to get CE.

Please note, for tracking of CE, OAR is requiring all attendees to have their video on during the course. You can use your phone, built-in webcam, or external webcam. For webcam support, please contact tech support hotline at 888-804-8226.

You may not be aware of it, but you are negotiating all of the time. This course will help you to identify negotiation tactics and employ the best techniques in any circumstance you find yourself in. You will also have the opportunity to role-play and practice these methods on relevant and current real estate scenarios occurring in today's market.

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09.09.20: Virtual GRI REALTOR Safety (COAR/RVAR/YCAR)Read More

09.09.20
09:00am - 12:00pm

CE hrs: 3.0
Location: Webinar
Hosting Association: CENTRAL OREGON ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
Category: Live Teleconference | WebEx | GoToMeeting

Instructor: Jo Becker

Please note, for tracking of CE, OAR is requiring all attendees to have their video on during the course. You can use your phone, built-in webcam, or external webcam. For webcam support, please contact tech support hotline at 888-804-8226.

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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09.10.20: Virtual GRI Sellers (CCBOR/LCBOR)Read More

09.10.20 - 09.11.20
09:00am - 12:00pm

CE hrs: 6.0
Location: Webinar
Hosting Association: OREGON ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
Category: Live Teleconference | WebEx | GoToMeeting

Instructor:

In this course, we will take a look at practical methods of building and maintaining relationships with sellers. You will learn how to find prospective clients, market your specific strengths, give an effective listing presentation and nurture your agent-client relationship before, during and after the transaction. This class will give you the tools to create a network of lifelong, loyal clients who will refer your services.

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09.14.20: Virtual GRI Contracts (COAR/PMAR/RVAR)Read More

09.14.20 - 09.15.20
01:00pm - 04:00pm

CE hrs: 6.0
Location: Webinar
Hosting Association: OREGON ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
Category: Live Teleconference | WebEx | GoToMeeting

Instructor: Donna Jo Merrifield

This GRI class will be held on Zoom from 1pm to 4pm on September 14th and September 15th. It is required to attend both 3 hour session in order to get CE.

Please note, for tracking of CE, OAR is requiring all attendees to have their video on during the course. You can use your phone, built-in webcam, or external webcam. For webcam support, please contact tech support hotline at 888-804-8226.

Don't ever get blindsided by a contractual misunderstanding. This course will help you stay a step ahead by versing you in the nuances of contractual law. You will 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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09.17.20: Virtual GRI Transactions (EMAR)Read More

09.17.20 - 09.18.20
09:00am - 12:00pm

CE hrs: 6.0
Location: Webinar
Hosting Association: OREGON ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
Category: Live Teleconference | WebEx | GoToMeeting

Instructor: Barbara Canaday

This GRI class will be held on Zoom from 9am to 12pm on September 17th and September 18th. It is required to attend both 3 hour session in order to get CE.

Please note, for tracking of CE, OAR is requiring all attendees to have their video on during the course. You can use your phone, built-in webcam, or external webcam. For webcam support, please contact tech support hotline at 888-804-8226.

Do you want your clients to experience a seamless transaction process every time they work with you? You need to learn the strategies and tools that can reduce risk and streamline your processes. This class will cover risk management, records retention, contracts, timelines and popular transaction management systems that you can practically implement into your business strategy.

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09.28.20: Virtual Seller Representative Specialist (SRS) Designation Course (WOAR)Read More

09.28.20 - 10.01.20
09:00am - 02:30pm

CE hrs: 12.00
Location: Webinar
Hosting Association: WILLAMETTE ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
Category: Live Teleconference | WebEx | GoToMeeting

Instructor: Bobbi Decker

*To earn the Seller Representative Specialist Designation you have to attend the 2 day course, complete 1 elective course, and submit an application. Click here to learn more.

This class will be held on Zoom from 9am to 2:30pm on September 28th, 29th, 30th, and October 1st. It is required to attend all sessions in order to get CE.

Please note, for tracking of CE, OAR is requiring all attendees to have their video on during the course. You can use your phone, built-in webcam, or external webcam. For webcam support, please contact tech support hotline at 888-804-8226. 

The Seller Representative Specialist (SRS) designation is the premier credential in seller representation. It is designed to elevate professional standards and enhance personal performance. The designation is awarded to real estate practitioners by the Council of Real Estate Brokerage Managers (CRB) who meet specific educational and practical experience criteria.

The SRS Course will redefine your "normal" and reinvent the way you represent sellers. It provides a comprehensive foundation of skill development, training and resources to help real estate professionals represent the interests of sellers in today's marketplace and succeed as a seller's representative. This course is specifically designed to help you:
  • Increase listings and grow your business
  • Demonstrate and communicate your value package to seller clients
  • Understand and apply the Code of Ethics & Standards of Practice
  • Understand and comply with state license laws when representing sellers 
  • Understand and apply methods, tools and techniques to provide the support and services that sellers want and needs
  • Conduct a seller counseling session

12 CE hrs: Consumer Protection

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10.02.20: 2020 Fall Principal Broker AcademyRead More

10.02.20
09:00am - 12:00pm

CE hrs: 14
Location: Webinar
Hosting Association: OREGON ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
Category: Live Teleconference | WebEx | GoToMeeting

Instructor:

OAR is excited to offer a new resource just for Principal Brokers! This comprehensive program is like no other. It is designed to provide professional development for any Principal Broker, whether new, seasoned, or aspiring. This course will be a blended learning experience with both in-person and online session.

This program features 8 half days of live online-style learning, with additional online pre-learning. This academy qualifies for 21 hours of Continuing Education. Space is limited to the first 35 registrants only.

Agenda:
October 2 & 9, 2020: It's the Law: Risk Management
October 16 & 23, 2020: Set Your Path: Business Operational Decisions, Policies, and Procedures
October 30 & November 6, 2020: Contracting and Financing Protocol: Best Practices to Reduce Vicarious Liability
November 20 & December 4, 2020: Management and Leadership Strategies: Fine-tune Your Coaching, Communication and Conflict Management Skills


Please read this entire message before registering.
By registering for the Principal Broker Academy, you are agreeing to the following:

1. 8 live online class sessions in Zoom.
2. Payment of $695 which is non-refundable for cancellations or no-shows. Payment plans are available.
3. Commit to attend ALL EIGHT sessions.
4. Complete NAR's Certification of Excellence program (free).
5. Complete all pre-work for each session (1-2 hours online) before attending corresponding class.

Please note: This course does not meet the new REA requirement for first-time Principal Broker license renewals.

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10.05.20: Virtual GRI Buyers (COAR/EMAR/LCBOR/RVAR)Read More

10.05.20 - 10.06.20
01:00pm - 04:00pm

CE hrs: 6.0
Location: Webinar
Hosting Association: OREGON ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
Category: Live Teleconference | WebEx | GoToMeeting

Instructor: Cheryle Clunes

This GRI class will be held on Zoom from 1pm to 4pm on October 5th and October 6th. It is required to attend both 3 hour session in order to get CE.

Please note, for tracking of CE, OAR is requiring all attendees to have their video on during the course. You can use your phone, built-in webcam, or external webcam. For webcam support, please contact tech support hotline at 888-804-8226.

Want to build an effective referral pipeline? It all starts with genuinely excellent client relationships. In this course, you will learn the foundational tools to build trust and create lasting relationships with your buyers. Course content includes subjects to cover in the initial buyer consultation, working with multicultural/generational buyers, customizing the home search, negotiations, effective communication skills and more.

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10.07.20: Virtual GRI Finance (MVAR/PMAR)Read More

10.07.20 - 10.08.20
01:00pm - 04:00pm

CE hrs: 6.0
Location: Webinar
Hosting Association: OREGON ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
Category: Live Teleconference | WebEx | GoToMeeting

Instructor: Chris Bettis

This GRI class will be held on Zoom from 1pm to 4pm on October 6th and October 7th. It is required to attend both 3 hour session in order to get CE.

Please note, for tracking of CE, OAR is requiring all attendees to have their video on during the course. You can use your phone, built-in webcam, or external webcam. For webcam support, please contact tech support hotline at 888-804-8226.

Serve your clients to the best of your ability by becoming an expert in all aspects of real estate finance. In this course, you will learn about the mortgage process, escrow & title, loan programs, lending, rules (Dodd-Frank, HOPEA & Section 32, triggering loan estimates, TRID/Know Before You Owe), seller financing, short sales & foreclosures, 1031 exchanges, and investment properties. By the end, you will be prepared to guide your clients through one of the most important financial decisions of their life.

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10.14.20: Virtual Pricing Strategy Advisor(PSA) Certification Course (MVAR)Read More

10.14.20 - 10.15.20
09:00am - 12:00pm

CE hrs: 6.0
Location: Webinar
Hosting Association: MID VALLEY ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
Category: Live Teleconference | WebEx | GoToMeeting

Instructor: Barbara Canaday


*to earn the Pricing Strategy Advisor Certification you have to attend the 1 day course, complete 2 1-hour webinars, and submit a 1 time application fee of $179. click here to learn more.


This class will be held on Zoom from 9am to 12pm on October 14th and 15th. It is required to attend both 3 hour session in order to get CE.

Please note, for tracking of CE, OAR is requiring all attendees to have their video on during the course. You can use your phone, built-in webcam, or external webcam. For webcam support, please contact tech support hotline at 888-804-8226. 

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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10.19.20: Virtual GRI Risk Management (EMAR)Read More

10.19.20 - 10.20.20
01:00pm - 04:00pm

CE hrs: 6.0
Location: Webinar
Hosting Association: OREGON ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
Category: Live Teleconference | WebEx | GoToMeeting

Instructor: Rodney Barker

This GRI class will be held on Zoom from 1pm to 4pm on October 19th and October 20th. It is required to attend both 3 hour session in order to get CE.

Please note, for tracking of CE, OAR is requiring all attendees to have their video on during the course. You can use your phone, built-in webcam, or external webcam. For webcam support, please contact tech support hotline at 888-804-8226.

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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10.26.20: Virtual Military Relocation Professional (MRP) Certification CourseRead More

10.26.20 - 10.27.20
01:00pm - 04:00pm

CE hrs: 6
Location: Webinar
Hosting Association: OREGON ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
Category: Live Teleconference | WebEx | GoToMeeting

Instructor: Chris Bettis

* To earn this certification you must register and attend both three hour session, pass the exam with 80% or higher, be a member of NAR, Member in good standing in the SRES® Council. Note to maintain this designation you must pay $99 annual dues after your first year.

This class will be held on Zoom from 1pm to 4pm on October 26th and October 27th. It is required to attend both 3 hour session in order to get CE.

Please note, for tracking of CE, OAR is requiring all attendees to have their video on during the course. You can use your phone, built-in webcam, or external webcam. For webcam support, please contact tech support hotline at 888-804-8226.

When military staff and their families relocate, the services of a real estate professional who understands their needs and timetables makes the transfer easier, faster, and less stressful. This certification focuses on educating real estate professionals about working with current and former military service members to find the housing solutions that best suit their needs and take full advantage of military benefits and support.


Learn how to provide the real estate services—at any stage in the service member’s military career—that meet the needs of this niche market and win future referrals. Hone in your knowledge and skills for working with active duty military buyers and sellers, as well as veterans with the NAR's Military Relocation Professional Certification.  

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11.02.20: Virtual Senior Real Estate Specialist Certification Course (SRES) (RVAR/MVAR)Read More

11.02.20 - 11.05.20
01:00pm - 04:00pm

CE hrs: 12.00
Location: Webinar
Hosting Association: OREGON ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
Category: Live Teleconference | WebEx | GoToMeeting

Instructor: Smit

* To earn this designation you must register and attend all three hour sessions, pass the exam with 80% or higher, be a member of NAR, and pay a $195 application fee.

This class will be held on Zoom from 1pm to 4pm on November 2nd through November 5th. It is required to attend all 3 hour session in order to get CE.

Please note, for tracking of CE, OAR is requiring all attendees to have their video on during the course. You can use your phone, built-in webcam, or external webcam. For webcam support, please contact tech support hotline at 888-804-8226.

The Seniors Real Estate Specialist® (SRES®) designation is for REALTORS® who want to be able to meet the special needs of maturing Americans when selling, buying, relocating, or refinancing residential or investment properties. By earning the SRES® designation, REALTORS® are prepared to approach mature clients with the best options and information for them to make life-changing decisions.

Adults aged 50+ represent more than 20% of the U.S. population. For most senior adults, the homes that they live in are their largest asset and account for most of their net worth. Completion of the Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES®) Designation Course is an essential step for REALTORS® in understanding the distinct real estate goals, concerns, and needs of seniors today.

This course looks at key differences in housing options, from age-restricted communities to age-in-place design to assisted living; applications of the Housing for Older Persons Act (HOPA); the ins and outs of reverse mortgages; the use of pensions, 401k accounts, and IRAs in real estate transactions; and developing a team of senior specialists, including estate planners, reverse mortgage lenders, clutter and staging specialists, and more.


12 CE hrs: Consumer Protection

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11.09.20: Virtual GRI Sellers (RVAR/EMAR)Read More

11.09.20 - 11.10.20
01:00pm - 04:00pm

CE hrs: 6.0
Location: Webinar
Hosting Association: OREGON ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
Category: Live Teleconference | WebEx | GoToMeeting

Instructor: Caralee Angell

This GRI class will be held on Zoom from 1pm to 4pm on November 9th and November 10th. It is required to attend both 3 hour session in order to get CE.

Please note, for tracking of CE, OAR is requiring all attendees to have their video on during the course. You can use your phone, built-in webcam, or external webcam. For webcam support, please contact tech support hotline at 888-804-8226.

In this course, we will take a look at practical methods of building and maintaining relationships with sellers. You will learn how to find prospective clients, market your specific strengths, give an effective listing presentation and nurture your agent-client relationship before, during and after the transaction. This class will give you the tools to create a network of lifelong, loyal clients who will refer your services.

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11.18.20: Virtual GRI Contracts (LCBOR/CCBOR/EMAR/EAR)Read More

11.18.20 - 11.19.20
09:00am - 12:00pm

CE hrs: 6.0
Location: Webinar
Hosting Association: OREGON ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
Category: Live Teleconference | WebEx | GoToMeeting

Instructor: Donna Jo Merrifield

This GRI class will be held on Zoom from 9am to 12pm on November 18th and November 19th. It is required to attend both 3 hour session in order to get CE.

Please note, for tracking of CE, OAR is requiring all attendees to have their video on during the course. You can use your phone, built-in webcam, or external webcam. For webcam support, please contact tech support hotline at 888-804-8226.

Don’t ever get blindsided by a contractual misunderstanding. This course will help you stay a step ahead by versing you in the nuances of contractual law. You will 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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11.23.20: Virtual Military Relocation Professional (MRP) Certification Course (KCAR)Read More

11.23.20 - 11.24.20
01:00pm - 04:00pm

CE hrs: 6
Location: Webinar
Hosting Association: OREGON ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
Category: Live Teleconference | WebEx | GoToMeeting

Instructor: Chris Bettis

* To earn this certification you must register and attend both three hour session, pass the exam with 80% or higher, be a member of NAR, Member in good standing in the SRES® Council. Note to maintain this designation you must pay $99 annual dues after your first year.

This class will be held on Zoom from 1pm to 4pm on November 23rd and November 24th. It is required to attend both 3 hour session in order to get CE.

Please note, for tracking of CE, OAR is requiring all attendees to have their video on during the course. You can use your phone, built-in webcam, or external webcam. For webcam support, please contact tech support hotline at 888-804-8226.

The Military Relocation Professional (MRP) certification is for real estate professionals who want to work with current and former military service members. The MRP certification program educates REALTORS® about working with U.S. service members and their families and veterans to find the housing solutions that best suit their needs and to take full advantage of available benefits and support.

What You Gain:

  • Understanding of the processes and procedures involved in a military relocation and how these impact service members’ relocation and housing choices
  • Ability to provide information to help members through a rent or buy, sell or rent decision-making process
  • Ability to identify and provide services that help service members sell or find and purchase suitable homes
  • The knowledge of the military relocation process you need to guide service members through the real estate transaction
  • Ability to explain the basics of VA financing
  • Access to the members-only marketing tools and resources

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12.03.20: Virtual GRI Risk Management (everyone)Read More

12.03.20 - 12.04.20
01:00pm - 04:00pm

CE hrs: 6.0
Location: Webinar
Hosting Association: OREGON ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
Category: Live Teleconference | WebEx | GoToMeeting

Instructor: Rodney Barker

This GRI class will be held on Zoom from 9am to 12pm on December 4th and December 5th. It is required to attend both 3 hour session in order to get CE.

Please note, for tracking of CE, OAR is requiring all attendees to have their video on during the course. You can use your phone, built-in webcam, or external webcam. For webcam support, please contact tech support hotline at 888-804-8226.

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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12.08.20: Virtual GRI Negotiations (COAR/RVAR)Read More

12.08.20 - 12.09.20
01:00pm - 04:00pm

CE hrs: 6.0
Location: Webinar
Hosting Association: OREGON ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
Category: Live Teleconference | WebEx | GoToMeeting

Instructor: Cheryle Clunes

This GRI class will be held on Zoom from 1pm to 4pm on December 8th and December 9th. It is required to attend both 3 hour session in order to get CE.

Please note, for tracking of CE, OAR is requiring all attendees to have their video on during the course. You can use your phone, built-in webcam, or external webcam. For webcam support, please contact tech support hotline at 888-804-8226.

You may not be aware of it, but you are negotiating all of the time. This course will help you to identify negotiation tactics and employ the best techniques in any circumstance you find yourself in. You will also have the opportunity to role-play and practice these methods on relevant and current real estate scenarios occurring in today's market.

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12.10.20: Virtual GRI Technology (EMAR/COAR/YCAR)Read More

12.10.20 - 12.11.20
09:00am - 12:00pm

CE hrs: 6.0
Location: Webinar
Hosting Association: OREGON ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
Category: Live Teleconference | WebEx | GoToMeeting

Instructor: Jimi Couture

This GRI class will be held on Zoom from 9am to 12pm on December 10th and December 11th. It is required to attend both 3 hour session in order to get CE.


Please note, for tracking of CE, OAR is requiring all attendees to have their video on during the course. You can use your phone, built-in webcam, or external webcam. For webcam support, please contact tech support hotline at 888-804-8226.

In this class we will cover everything you need to know about using technology to prospect, market, and efficiently run your business. We will cover critical topics like data backups and security, to marketing and promotion systems, to emerging social media platforms.

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12.14.20: Virtual GRI Transactions (SBOR/COAR)Read More

12.14.20 - 12.15.20
01:00pm - 04:00pm

CE hrs: 6.0
Location: Webinar
Hosting Association: OREGON ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
Category: Live Teleconference | WebEx | GoToMeeting

Instructor: Barbara Canaday

This GRI class will be held on Zoom from 1pm to 4pm on December 14th and December 15th. It is required to attend both 3 hour session in order to get CE.

Please note, for tracking of CE, OAR is requiring all attendees to have their video on during the course. You can use your phone, built-in webcam, or external webcam. For webcam support, please contact tech support hotline at 888-804-8226.

Do you want your clients to experience a seamless transaction process every time they work with you? You need to learn the strategies and tools that can reduce risk and streamline your processes. This class will cover risk management, records retention, contracts, timelines and popular transaction management systems that you can practically implement into your business strategy.

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12.17.20: Virtual GRI Finance (EAR)Read More

12.17.20 - 12.18.20
09:00am - 12:00pm

CE hrs: 6.0
Location: Webinar
Hosting Association: OREGON ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
Category: Zoom Meeting

Instructor: Chris Bettis

This GRI class will be held on Zoom from 9am to 12pm on December 17th and December 18th. It is required to attend both 3 hour session in order to get CE.

Please note, for tracking of CE, OAR is requiring all attendees to have their video on during the course. You can use your phone, built-in webcam, or external webcam. For webcam support, please contact tech support hotline at 888-804-8226.

Serve your clients to the best of your ability by becoming an expert in all aspects of real estate finance. In this course, you will learn about the mortgage process, escrow & title, loan programs, lending, rules (Dodd-Frank, HOPEA & Section 32, triggering loan estimates, TRID/Know Before You Owe), seller financing, short sales & foreclosures, 1031 exchanges, and investment properties. By the end, you will be prepared to guide your clients through one of the most important financial decisions of their life.

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12.31.20: WAITLIST for Principal Broker AcademyRead More

12.31.20
08:00am - 08:30am

CE hrs: 14
Location:
Hosting Association: OREGON ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
Category:

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Interested in registering for the Principal Broker Academy? Register here to be on the wait list for the next available Academy. You will be contacted as soon as a new class is posted.

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12.31.20: 2020 GRI GraduationRead More

12.31.20
11:00pm - 11:30pm

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

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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 be processed until you submit the completed GRI Graduation Application. On the application, you only need to note the date and location for GRI Core Courses. However, you must submit copies of completion forms for any equivalency credit designations or certificates.

Email the OAR Education Department if you have any questions. (education@oregonrealtors.org)


Complete 30 hours of GRI Core Courses (http://oregonrealtors.org/education/courses).
Complete 30 additional hours of GRI content - more GRI Core Course or Equivalency Credit (http://oregonrealtors.org/education/gri_equivalency).
Register for GRI Graduation online ($60) & submit your completed GRI Graduation Application with all required documentation to the OAR Education Department.
OAR will verify your application and notify you of your GRI status within 2 weeks.
OAR will email you GRI graduation confirmation and a social media GRI graduation "frame". You can begin using the GRI designation immediately after.
OAR will mail you an offical certificate and GRI pin to the address you list on your GRI Graduation Application.

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