November 2014 Events and Continuing Education

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Review & Update of the Code of Ethics-3 CORE NJREC Credits (09:00 AM-12:00 PM
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.
Environmental Concerns 3 CORE NJREC Credits (01:00 PM-04:00 PM
DESCRIPTION:
  • Understanding disclosure regulations and red flags will be reviewed for various environmental hazards (led paint, oil tanks, mold, asbestos, septic tanks, & wells
  • The seminar will also discuss the impact of the NJ environmental regulations on the Real Estate transaction (Highlands Act, Pinelands, Freshwater Wetland, and Wetland Acts)
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Negotiation-3 ELECTIVE NJREC Credits (09:00 AM-12:00 PM
DESCRIPTION:
At the conclusion of this course, the licensee will:
  • Understood the difference between negotiating and selling
  • Reviewed our obligation to clients and the need for negotiation skills
  • Learned various approaches to negotiation and reviewed various techniques
  • Develop a systematic approach to the negotiation process and establish a checklist for a purchase and sale negotiation
Multiple Offers - Be Prepared 3 CORE NJREC CE Credits (01:00 PM-04:00 PM
DESCRIPTION:
Multiple Offers – Be Prepared 3 Core NJ CE
There are multiple offers on the house your buyers want to purchase, what can you do to increase their chances of being the winning bid?   The sellers are facing multiple offers, what do you do next?
 
After reviewing the legal and ethical requirements (such as confidentiality issues, disclosures, escalation clauses), the course will discuss the various scenarios buyers and sellers may encounter, discuss the pros and cons of various strategies, so that clients can ultimately make an informed decision on their course of action.

Risk management suggestions for the licensees facing multiple offers will conclude the course.
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Ethics, Fair Housing, and Agency The Essentials – Two Day Course - 12 CORE NJREC Credits - Fulfills ethics + NAR Quad (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 thorough review of ethics in real estate intended to give a sales agent a better and more complete understanding of a 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 breach of duty.  Finally, the course reviews federal fair housing laws that affect all licensees.
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Community Service (09:30 AM-10:30 AM
DESCRIPTION:
Committee Meeting
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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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Review & Update of the Code of Ethics-3 CORE NJREC Credits (09:00 AM-12:00 PM
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.
 
Advertising Regulations - 3 CORE NJREC CE Credits (01:00 PM-04:00 PM
DESCRIPTION:
This presentation is a compilation of the most important regulations pertaining to advertising;
The NJ Real Estate Commission Rules and Regulations, 11:5-6.1, and bulletin 10-3
The NAR Code of Ethics – Article 12
NAR Trademark regulations
Local MLS regulations
Truth in Lending Law (for financial advertising)
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Seniors Real Estate Specialist - SRES 6 Elective NJREC CE Credits (2 day event 09:00 AM-05:00 PM
DESCRIPTION:
The SRES® Designation program educates REALTORS® on how to profitably and ethically serve the real estate needs of the fastest growing market in real estate, clients age 50+. By earning the SRES® designation, you gain access to valuable member benefits, useful resources, and networking opportunities across the U.S. and Canada to help you in your business.
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Budget & Finance (09:30 AM-10:30 AM
DESCRIPTION:
Committee Meeting
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Planning and Zoning 3 Elective NJREC CE Credits (01:00 PM-04:00 PM
DESCRIPTION:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to understand the makeup of each of the boards and all the factors influencing their collective decisions. They will understand how these decisions affect real estate values and about the other agencies that also impact local board decisions.

While there is NO requirement to attend a planning or zoning board meeting, it is suggested that the student attend a planning or zoning board meeting to fully understand the lessons learned in this course.
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YPN Happy Hour Sponsored by the H/SAR Affiliates (04:00 PM-07:00 PM
DESCRIPTION:
Please join the H/SAR Young Professionals Network for an Affiliate sponsored happy hour at Willie McBride's 1270 Easton Turnpike, Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Mortgage Fraud 6 Elective NJREC CE Credits (09:30 AM-03:30 PM
DESCRIPTION:
This course starts by taking a close look at mortgage fraud in Real Estate transactions, including the history mortgage fraud and impact upon consumers.  We will look at the participants in fraud cases as well as the role of agencies in monitoring fraud.  Then, we will identify various types of mortgage fraud schemes and mechanisms involved, as well as identify red flags to watch for.  Next, we will focus our attention on consumer protection and its role as it relates to mortgage advertising.  Finally, we will wrap-up this course with a look at re3verse mortgages by identifying the types, requirements, payment options, and providers as they  relate to consumers and the law.
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Fair Housing 6 CORE CE Credits (09:30 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 practices to avoid will be identified as well as a discussion of advertising and marketing guidelines.
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SFR/Short Sale & Foreclosure Resource Certification - 7 NJREC Elective Credits (09:00 AM-05:00 PM
DESCRIPTION:
SFR Certification course educates you about the processes and procedures for short sales and foreclosures.
  • SFR Certification, the cost is $175 with the application
  • Must complete 3 FREE Webinars (available 24/7)
  • Access to 24/7 online networking, ongoing free webinars, logo & marketing materials
Please be aware that while this course offers 7 elective credits, NJREC allows a maximum of 6 elective credits toward NJ Continuing Ed.
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