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09.22.20: OAR Committee and Board of Directors MeetingsRead More

09.22.20 - 09.25.20
12:00am - 12:00am

CE hrs: 6
Location: Virtual

For links to all Meetings, please click here: https://myemail.constantcontact.com/FALL-CONVENTION-UPDATE—General-Membership—Board-Committee-Meeting-Schedule-for-Next-Week.html?soid=1130633045236&aid=38JFCLFBR10

Please note some meetings require registration.

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09.28.20: Virtual Seller Representative Specialist (SRS) Designation Course (WOAR) (GRI elective course)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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10.01.20: Driving it HOME Golf TournamentRead More

10.01.20
12:00am

Location: Langdon Farms, Aurora

The OAR HOME Foundation's Driving it HOME Golf Tournament is a great way to network with other industry professionals while enjoying a fun afternoon of golf, food and drinks - all while benefitting a great cause.

Last year, over 150 golfers helped make this tournament one of the most successful events ever for the HOME Foundation.  

This year will be even better!  Be sure to register early, as this tournament will sell out! 

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10.02.20: 2020 Virtual Fall Principal Broker AcademyRead More

10.02.20
09:00am - 12:30pm

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(9am-12:30pm) & 9(9am-12:30pm), 2020: It's the Law: Risk Management
October 16(1pm-4:30pm) & 23(9am-12:30pm), 2020: Set Your Path: Business Operational Decisions, Policies, and Procedures
October 30(9am-12:30pm) & November 6(9am-12:30pm), 2020: Contracting and Financing Protocol: Best Practices to Reduce Vicarious Liability
November 20(9am-12:30pm) & December 4(9am-12:30pm), 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 7th and October 8th. 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) (GRI elective course)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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10.16.20: Be Your Own Bodyguard – Personal Safety for REALTORS® IN PERSON TRAININGRead More

10.16.20
09:00am - 10:30am

CE hrs: 1.5
Location: OAR Training Room
Hosting Association: OREGON ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
Category: Classroom

Instructor: Bryan Flannery

More than 30% of Realtors have experienced a situation that made them fear for their safety and 5% report being victim of a crime while on the job.

Did you know that before any attack there are certain behaviors that signal something bad is about to happen? This session, led by a top expert in personal safety, will teach you the warning signs of an impending attack and provide strategies to keep you safe in any situation.

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10.16.20: Be Your Own Bodyguard – Personal Safety for REALTORS® ONLINE TRAININGRead More

10.16.20
09:00am - 10:30am

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

Instructor: Bryan Flannery

More than 30% of Realtors have experienced a situation that made them fear for their safety and 5% report being victim of a crime while on the job.

Did you know that before any attack there are certain behaviors that signal something bad is about to happen? This session, led by a top expert in personal safety, will teach you the warning signs of an impending attack and provide strategies to keep you safe in any situation.

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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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10.22.20: Leadership ConferenceRead More

10.22.20 - 10.23.20
9:00am - 12:00pm

Location: VIRTUAL

OAR’s Leadership Conference will be presented virtually this year, featuring special guest speaker Brian Copeland. The two day conference is designed for local AE’s, President-Elects and local board directors. Discover working as a team while still holding onto your unique propositions. We’ll examine the nuts and bolts of running great meetings, handling today’s worst naysayers, and understanding how power moves for the good and for the bad.

Details:
Oct. 22-23, 2020
9am – 12pm each day

Day One  ZOOM LINK

Day Two ZOOM LINK

Questions? Contact Lori Broncheau at LBroncheau@oregonrealtors.org.

Leadership Conference Flyer

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10.26.20: Virtual Military Relocation Professional (MRP) Certification Course (GRI elective course)Read 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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11.09.20: 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) (GRI elective course)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:

Instructor:

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:

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 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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01.14.21: Oregon Housing Economic Summit - Save the DateRead More

01.14.21
1:00pm

Fueled by the Builders, Bankers, and Realtors® – three industry associations are partnering to bring you the 2nd annual Oregon Housing Economic Summit, featuring leading experts to discuss current housing and economic forecasts.

Engage with our panels of top economists, industry experts and Oregon legislators. Be involved in today’s most relevant and critical housing discussions, both state and nationwide.

Registration info coming soon.

For more information and see recap from last year’s event: https://oregonhousingeconomicsummit.com

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