March 2015 Events and Continuing Education

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Code of Ethics– Three Night Course 12 Core NJREC CE Credits (05:00 PM-09:00 PM
DESCRIPTION:
This 12 credit class satisfies all 12 NJREC CE credits

This class will be held on three separate nights in March, you must attend all three evenings in their entirety to receive CE credit.  Class will be held Monday March 2, Monday March 23, and Monday March 30, 2015 from 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Topics that will be covered include;

Duties to Clients and Customers

Duties to Realtors

This course provides a thorough review of ethics in Real Estate intended to give a sales agent a better and more complete understanding of professional business practices.  Using real-life examples and case studies, this course discusses specific impacts different agency relationships can have on Real Estate transactions.  The course also examines the effects and penalties for a breach of duty.  Finally, the course reviews federal fair housing laws that affect all licensees.

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Agency and Real Estate - CLASS IS FULL (12:00 PM-04:00 PM
DESCRIPTION:
CLASS AND LUNCH SPONSORED BY MANNY FORANOCE OF HOMEBRIDGE FINANCIAL SERVICES AND DEB HENDERSON OF UNIVERSITY TITLE INSURANCE AGENCY, INC.

12:00 PM - REGISTRATION AND LUNCH
1::00 PM - 4:00 PM -  AGENCY AND REAL ESTATE
- You must be present for the entire presentation to recieve CE Credit

3 Core NJREC CE CreditsAn intensive 3 hour course that will satisfy 3 Core Credit hours approved by the NJREC.  The objective is to educate licensees regarding the law of agency, disclosure requirements, & disclosed dual agency.  Since any violation of agent responsibilities presents risk for the Broker and the Agent, this course will educate the licensee to avoid making errors or representations that can lead to litigation. 
 
TOPICS COVERED:
  • Definition of Agency, examination of Client vs. Customer
  • Review of the Fiduciary Duties Owed to a Client
  • Responsibilities to a Customer
  • Disclosure Of Agency Relationship & the CIS
  • Creating an Agency Relationship
  • The Counseling Session: Creating an Agency Relationship
  • Dual Agency
  • Conflict of Interest
  • Misrepresentation and Breach of the Fiduciary Duties
This course is only $5, plus an optional donation the day of for REALTOR Care Day.
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Community Service (09:30 AM-10:30 AM
DESCRIPTION:
Committee Meeting
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ABR - Accredited Buyers Representation - 2 day - 12 CORE NJREC Credits - Fulfills ethics + NAR Quad- CANCELLED!!!! (2 day event 09:00 AM-05:00 PM
DESCRIPTION:
This two day course will cover:
  • Agency Relationships
  • Duties to Clients & Responsibilities to Customers
  • How Agency Relationships are Established
  • The Interview & Counseling
  • The Buyer Representation Agreement
  • Offer Through Accepted Contract
  • Follow Through
  • Marketing Fundamentals
Please be aware ABR Designation requires an additional elective course to be taken either on-line or in class
Office Closed (09:00 AM-04:30 PM
DESCRIPTION:
Office closed due to inclement weather
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NJAR Circle of Excellence Sales Award Cocktail Reception and RPAC Fund Raiser (06:00 PM-08:00 PM
DESCRIPTION:
Please note when registering;

AWARD RECEPIENTS REGISTER AS MEMBERS

NON-RECIEPENTS & GUEST REGISTER AS NON-MEMEBERS

AND AFFILIATES REGISTER AS AFFILIATES


Cocktail REception 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Hors d'oeuvres and one drink tickent


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Prospecting (09:30 AM-11:30 AM
DESCRIPTION:
"Good things come to those who wait, but only those things left behind by those who hustle!" - Abraham Lincoln.  The great thing about prospecting in real estate is that there are 100's of ways to do it and one or two methods are probably right for you.  This course details a variety of prospecting methods to choose from married to a "little bit all the time" philosophy that's designed to be easy and work over the looooong haul.

This class does not provide CE Credit.
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Affiliate Meeting (10:00 AM-11:00 AM
DESCRIPTION:
Affiliate Committee Meeting
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Agency: Conflicts & Solutions 3 CORE NJREC CE Credits (09:00 AM-12:00 PM
DESCRIPTION:
This class will review how the laws of agency apply to the transaction and how the real estate professional can successfully represent the consumer to minimize conflicts and avoid risk.
Disclosure: Red Flags & Property Conditions 3 CORE NJREC CE Credits (01:00 PM-04:00 PM
DESCRIPTION:
Disclosure:  Red Flags & Property Conditions:  To provide the sales person with a better understanding of different hazards found inside and outside of properties in order to provide the consumer information about their legal requirements of disclosure
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GSMLS Committee (09:30 AM-10:30 AM
DESCRIPTION:

Committee Meeting
Proven Tax Strategies for Real Estate Professionals (10:00 AM-12:00 PM
DESCRIPTION:
 Learn safe and effective techniques for lowering your taxes and increase your spendable income immediately!

This informational seminar does not provide CE Credit.
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NAR Quadrennial Member Code of Ethics Training COE 2 Core NJREC Credits (09:30 AM-12:00 PM
DESCRIPTION:
2.5 hours of Quadrennial Ethics Training as mandated by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR®).
H/SAR New Member Orientation (12:00 PM-01:00 PM
DESCRIPTION:
Required orientation for new members.  Must be completed within three months of joining, or your membership could be suspended.
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Social Media Laws and Ethics – Do’s and Don’ts 3 CORE NJRES CE Credits - CLASS IS FULL (09:00 AM-12:00 PM
DESCRIPTION:
At the conclusion of this course, the licensee will:
  • Understand the extend of social media and its use in real estate
  • Have reviewed various regulations regarding the use of social media
  • Have practiced by reviewing various uses of social media as example
  • Have the tools to develop a social media policy for their business
Review & Update of the Code of Ethics-3 CORE NJREC Credits (01:00 PM-04:00 AM
DESCRIPTION:
This seminar will review each article of the Code of Ethics, how it compares to the licensing regulations and how it impacts our activities as REALTORS®. Multiple cases studies will be used to discuss the application of the Code of Ethics.

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Board of Directors Meeting (09:30 AM-11:00 AM
DESCRIPTION:
Board of Directors Meeting
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Fair Housing 6 CORE CE Credits – Includes Code of Ethics (09:00 AM-03:30 PM
DESCRIPTION:
This course is designed to assist agents in recognizing more subtle forms of discriminating and identifies the federally protected classes and explores in some depth the NJ Law Against Discrimination.  Best practics to avoid will be identified as well as a discussion of advertising and marketing guidelines.
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Code of Ethics Two Day Course - 12 Core NJREC CE Credits Fulfills Ethics & NAR-CLASS FULL!!!!! (2 day event 09:30 AM-03:30 PM
DESCRIPTION:
This two day course will cover:

Duties to Clients and Customers

Duties to the Public

Duties to Realtors

This course provides a through review of ethics in Real Estate intended to give a sales agent a better and more complete understanding of a professional buisness practice.  Using real-life examples and case studies, this course discusses specific impacts different agency relationships can have on Real Estate transactions.  The course also examines the effects and penalties for breach of duty.  Finally, the course reviews federal fair housing laws that affect all licensees.


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Reverse Mortgages 1 Elective NJREC CE (10:00 AM-11:00 AM
DESCRIPTION:
In this course you will learn;

•HECM Features and Benefits
•Market Opportunity
•How the Program Works
•Downsizing
•With liquidity
•Upsizing
•With liquidity
•How You Can Benefit
•Property Eligibility/Ineligibility
•Borrower Eligibility/Obligations
•The Process
•Repayment
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Negotiation-3 ELECTIVE NJREC Credits CLASS IS FULL! (09:00 AM-12:00 PM
DESCRIPTION:
At the conclusion of this course, the licensee will;

- Understand the difference between negotiating and selling

- Review our obligation to clients and the need for negotiaion skills

- Learned various approaches to negotiation and reviewed various techniques

- Developed a systamatic approach to the negotiaion process and establish a checklist for a purchas and sale negotiation
Discovering Commercial RE 3 Elective NJREC CE Credits (01:00 PM-04:00 PM
DESCRIPTION:
This course offers a broad overview of the basics of commercial Real Estate and how it differs from residential Real Estate.  Students will be able to understand the agents role and discover the differnt types of commercial properties, terms, valuation melthods, marketing and resources for further education. 
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Community Service (09:30 AM-10:30 AM
DESCRIPTION:
Committee Meeting
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Understanding Home Inspections - 3 Elective NJREC Credits - CLASS IS FULL (09:30 AM-12:00 PM
DESCRIPTION:
Join Instructor Mike Kuhn to gain greater insight into the home inspection process including:
- The purpose and scope of a home inspection
- Best practices for home inspections
- Common inspection methodologies
- An overview of house components
- Common conditions found
- Proper reporting methodologies
- Inspector tools and equipment
- Common ancillary services
- Pre-Inspections

Class and a light breakfast sponsored by Mike Kuhn of HouseMasters, John Reindel of Family First Funding, and Jeff Shapiro of Family First Funding.

Location of this class is subject to change depending on registration.

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Closed (09:00 AM-04:30 PM
DESCRIPTION:
H/SAR closed in obervance of Good Friday
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