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General Ed Track

Events under 'Credited Classes'
Saturday, January 25, 2020

Credited Classes

Event Name

Date

Law & Rules Required Class

Law & Rules is the class required by the Agency for your renewal. The learning objectives for 2018 have been changed, so even if you took this class in late 2017 for your 2017 renewal, you'll undoubtedly hear and learn new information and perspectives in 2018. 

Join us at the Bear Hotel in Grants Pass and fulfill your renewal requirement. 

This class will be offered once more in 2018, in Medford in the fall.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Earth Track: Soils & Irrigation-RE-RESCHEDULED!

NEW DATE: Thursday, March 29, 2018, 2:30-4:30pm! What better place to start for our 2018 Earth Track than with "Soils & Irrigation"? Join Paul DeMaggio, Natural Resource Project Specialist with Jackson Soil and Water Conservation District, for a foray into Jackson County soils types and  methods of irrigation. Learn what you need to know to keep  your clients informed on how these two topics impact their search for 'the perfect property', especially in rural residential. 

Thursday, March 29, 2018 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Commercial Development with SOREDI

Rob Merriman of SOREDI joins us to explain how partnering with SOREDI is a win-win situation. SOREDI provides a conduit to investors and commercial developers from all over the nation who are looking for a place to invest their money and resources. Economic development is always good for the real estate industry, so come to this class and learn how you as a broker can partner with SOREDI. 

Thursday, April 05, 2018 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Fair Housing 2018 - Medford

2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the enactment of  the Fair Housing Act! Join Louise Dix of the Fair Housing Council of Oregon for a 2-hour refresher/updatge on the Act, its intended purposes, and its ramifications on your daily activities as a REALTOR. This class is essential for new agents and a welcome brush-up for seasoned agents as well. The class is being offered in both Medford and Grants Pass.

 

 

Friday, April 06, 2018 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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Fair Housing 2018 - GP

2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the enacttment of the Fair Housing Act! Join Louise Dix of the Fair Housing Council of Oregon for a 2-hour refresher/update on the Act, its intended purposes, and its ramifications on our daily activities as a REALTOR. This class is essential for new agents and a welcome brush-up fo seasoned agents as well. The class is being offered in both Medford and Grants Pass.

Friday, April 06, 2018 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Real Safe Agent Training

Real Safe Agent is not a personal safety app,  it's a crime prevention system for the real estate industry. Come learn how RSA can prevent crimes from happening and receive 1 CE for the class.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Real Safe Agent Training

Real Safe Agent is not a personal safety app,  it's a crime prevention system for the real estate industry. Come learn how RSA can prevent crimes from happening and receive 1 CE for the class.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Real Safe Agent Training

Real Safe Agent is not a personal safety app,  it's a crime prevention system for the real estate industry. Come learn how RSA can prevent crimes from happening and receive 1 CE for the class.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Real Safe Agent Training

Real Safe Agent is not a personal safety app,  it's a crime prevention system for the real estate industry. Come learn how RSA can prevent crimes from happening and receive 1 CE for the class.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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ACLB Quarterly Meeting

Once again, the Appraisal Certification and Licensing Board is coming to Medford! Join us at the Hampton Inn on Monday, April 16th. This meeting is open to both agents and appraisers, and is accredited for all. The meeting begins at 9am,  so start drafting your questions and topics you'd like to discuss now.

Monday, April 16, 2018 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Real Safe Agent Training

Real Safe Agent is not a personal safety app,  it's a crime prevention system for the real estate industry. Come learn how RSA can prevent crimes from happening and receive 1 CE for the class.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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Real Safe Agent Training

Real Safe Agent is not a personal safety app,  it's a crime prevention system for the real estate industry. Come learn how RSA can prevent crimes from happening and receive 1 CE for the class.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Marijuana Update Webinar - Medford

Join Marjorie Elken to review changes enacted to marijuana laws at the state and federal levels that impact enforcement priorities, as well as advice on listing disclosures; grow operation removal and remediation; appraisal issues; leases and property management; zoning; HOA insurance; and disclaimers. 

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Marijuana Update Webinar - Grants Pass

Join Marjorie Elken to review changes enacted to marijuana laws at the staatte and federal levels that impact enforcement priorities, as well as advice on listing disclosures; grow operation removal and remediation; apraissal issues; leases and property anagement; zoning; HOA insurance; and disclaimers.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Real Safe Agent Training

Real Safe Agent is not a personal safety app,  it's a crime prevention system for the real estate industry. Come learn how RSA can prevent crimes from happening and receive 1 CE for the class.

Thursday, April 19, 2018 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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Real Safe Agent Training

Real Safe Agent is not a personal safety app,  it's a crime prevention system for the real estate industry. Come learn how RSA can prevent crimes from happening and receive 1 CE for the class.

Thursday, April 19, 2018 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Real Safe Agent Training

Real Safe Agent is not a personal safety app,  it's a crime prevention system for the real estate industry. Come learn how RSA can prevent crimes from happening and receive 1 CE for the class.

Thursday, April 19, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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What Makes a Home Use Zero Energy?

This class will review all of the necessary ingredients that go into make a home zero energy. John Spillman is back to demystify the concept of zero energy, so sign up today at www.earthadvantage.org.

Thursday, April 19, 2018 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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Real Safe Agent Training

Real Safe Agent is not a personal safety app,  it's a crime prevention system for the real estate industry. Come learn how RSA can prevent crimes from happening and receive 1 CE for the class.

Thursday, April 19, 2018 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Real Safe Agent Training

Real Safe Agent is not a personal safety app,  it's a crime prevention system for the real estate industry. Come learn how RSA can prevent crimes from happening and receive 1 CE for the class.

Friday, April 20, 2018 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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Real Safe Agent Training

Real Safe Agent is not a personal safety app,  it's a crime prevention system for the real estate industry. Come learn how RSA can prevent crimes from happening and receive 1 CE for the class.

Friday, April 20, 2018 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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JoCo! Get Ready for SOREDI!

Rob Merriman of SOREDI joins us to explain how partnering with SOREDI is a win-win situation. SOREDI provides a conduit to investors and commercial developers from all over the nation who are looking for a place to invest their money and resources. Economic development is always good for the real estate industry, so come to this class and learn how you as a broker can partner with SOREDI. 

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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GRI: Transactions

Join Carooline Bostwick at the Hampton Inn for this 6-hour class that covers all the nuances and challenges of successfully managing real estate transactions. 6 CEs. Register at www.oregonrealtors.org. Registration fee is $99.

Friday, April 27, 2018 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Blueprint for Successfully Selling New Homes!

A warm ‘welcome back’ to Dave Porter of Porterworks who returns to Medford to present his 2-day, 12-CE class on selling new homes.

 

This is a solid class for agents who want to sell new construction and build their credentials with builders, or for agents who may have new construction buyers and need to understand the new home sales process. You’ll learn about construction elements and design trends, financing and valuation, marketing and outreach strategies. The class includes a field trip to a new construction site.

Monday, April 30, 2018 8:30 am - Tuesday, May 01, 2018 4:30 pm
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Earth Track: Horse Properties

Have you ever had a client from a major urban center out-of-state who dreamed of owning horses at their new property in southern Oregon? Big dreamers can have big problems if the property they buy isn't zoned correctly or isn't large enough to sustain their little herd. Join us for this class and Clint Nichols, Rural Natural Resource Planner with Jackson Soil and Water Conservation Distrcit, to learn the do's and don'ts of living with horses. 

Wednesday, May 02, 2018 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Accredited Green Appraiser - Day 2

In 2017, we brought you the Accredited Green Appraiser program - Day 1. This year, John Spillman and Gary Kristensen will team up  to deliver Day 2. Join us at the Harris no charge and pick up where you left off. Register at www.earthadvantage.org.

 

Friday, May 04, 2018 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Mold Remediation - GP

Mold remediation  is a serious issue that can have serious and significant health, financial and valuation ramifications. This comprehensive 3-hour class, presented by TJ Whipps of ServiceMaster of Medford, digs deep into the causes of mold, its many varieties, how it takes root and grows,the ramifications of leaving it unremediated, and the most up-to-the-minutes strategies and procedures for getting rid of it.Don't miss this class - register today!

 

 

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Mold Remediation - Medford

Mold remediation  is a serious issue that can have serious and significant health, financial and valuation ramifications. This comprehensive 3-hour class, presented by TJ Whipps of ServiceMaster of Medford, digs deep into the causes of mold, its many varieties, how it takes root and grows,the ramifications of leaving it unremediated, and the most up-to-the-minutes strategies and procedures for getting rid of it.Don't miss this class - register today!

Thursday, May 17, 2018 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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CANCELED - GRI: Agency Professionalism (LARRC)

Our next GRI offering is Agency Professionalism. This 3-hour class is accepted by the State Real Estate Agency as equivalent to LARRC, so if your renewal is coming up this gives you one more opportunity to fulfill that requirement. 3-hour GRI classes have a registration fee of $49. To register, visit www.oregonrealtors.org. The class will be held at the Rogue Regency Inn & Suites.

Friday, May 25, 2018 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Commercial 1031s

Doug Blackwell of Oregon Investment Property Exchange Services will join us on June 7th to guide us through the commercial 1031 process. Register today to deepen your understanding of  commercial 1031s, and to get the information you need to confidently broker this kind of exchange of real property.  

Thursday, June 07, 2018 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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GRI: Buyers

The GRI Buyers class is back! We have rescheduled Cheryle Clunes for Friday, June 8th, at the Rogue Regency Inn & Suites, 9am-4pm. After attending this class, you will have a complete understanding of how to sucessfully negotiate and articulate the Exclusive Buyer Service Agreement. With this knowledge, you will obtain more written commitments from your buyers and therefore realize a higher level of success. 

Join us on the 8th and move 6 credits closer to your GRI! Remember that you must visit www.oregonrealtors.org to register for this class.

Friday, June 08, 2018 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Green Home Site Visits for Appraisers and Agents

Come and kick the tires on 2 local green homes. You'll visit 2 homes in 2 hours and gain a broad understanding of the planning, construction and equipping green homes. Register at www.earthadvantage.com.

Friday, June 15, 2018 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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GRI: Technology

Make technology work for you to market, prospect and efficiently run your business. Learn about backups and security, marketing and promotion, and emerging social media.

 

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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GRI: Business Communications

This course will enhance your abilities as a communicator.  You will learn to sharpen your skills, study assertiveness and persuasion, and exercise your writing, speaking, and overall delivery skills.

Friday, June 22, 2018 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Code of Ethics 3

Take advantage of this 'extra' offering of the Code of Ethics to be sure that your biennial requirement is fulfilled. 

Friday, June 29, 2018 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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LARRC 3

Rounding out our 'extra' offering of required classes is the LARRC - the one class specifically required for your renewal.  

Friday, June 29, 2018 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Earth Track: Jackson County Water Rights

In today's world, water rights are a 'must know' factor in the transfer of property, especially rural property. Jackson County Watermaster Shavon Haynes will give you a thorough overview of all things water rights-related. 

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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All Things Soil & Water - JoCo

Join us at the Fruitdale Grange on Thursday, July 26th, for an encyclopedic overview of all things soil and water in Josephine County. Our instructors, members of the Two Rivers Soil & Water Conservation District staff, will lead us through a presentation on riparian corridors and the permitting thereof, wetlands and wetland mitigation, wetland issues homeowners and developers face when purchasing land that may already be designated as a wetland or has the potential to be designated as such, how wetlands are determined and logged or registered and their value to the watershed, water rights – agricultural and domestic, and water quality – agricultural, non-agricultural, urban and forested. Whew!

This is the first of a series of classes that will be presented by TRSWCD over the remainder of the year.

Class begins at 8:45am and runs until noon. 3 CEs. Register today at www.roguevalleyrealtors.org.

Thursday, July 26, 2018 8:45 am - 11:45 am
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GRI: Risk Management

Taking and managing risk is the very essence of business survival and growth. Join Rod Barker at the Rogue Regency and learn to develop, implement, recognize and monitor plans to address issues before they arise. 

9am-4pm; $99 registration; 6 CEs. Register today at www.oregonrealtors.org.

 

 

Friday, July 27, 2018 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Odor Remediation - GP

Our friends from Service Master are back, this time to explain all things odorous! Join us at the Grants Pass office for 3 hours of useful information on the causes and cures for an entire array of odors that can reduce the value of a property and keep buyers at bay. 3 CEs. 

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Earth Track: Living Next to a Stream

Prospective buyers often fall in love with a property and purchase it because of the idyllic stream that gently flows past their rear deck. Three years later, they're on the phone because that gentle stream is now a raging torrent UNDER their deck! Jackson Soil and Water Conservation District can help you learn how to recognize and deal with potential misfires like that, and how to educate your client so that they can be a 'smart shopper' when looking at property.

Wednesday, August 01, 2018 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Odor Remediation - Medford

Our friends from Service Master are back, this time to explain all things odorous! Join us at the Harris for 3 hours of useful information on the causes and cures for an entire array of odors that can reduce the value of a property and keep buyers at bay. 3 CEs. 

Thursday, August 02, 2018 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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All About Permitting!!!

NOTE: This class has once again reached capacity! If you are registered for the class but already know you can't attend, please notify Susan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Kimberly London of the City of Medford is coming back and this time she's bringing two colleagues and her encyclopedic knowledge of permits and permitting! This presentation is perfect for newer agents who need to study up on the permitting process but it's also a wonderful refresher for seasoned agents trying to stay apace of regulatory changes. Wherever tiy fall in the spectrum, join us at the Harris Training Center on Tuesday, August 7th, 2:30-4:30pm. 2 CEs. 

Tuesday, August 07, 2018 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Commercial Building Valuation

Danee Fry is back with a class tailored for brokers of commercial properties, to explain the commercial appraisal process and how a commercial property value is established. Danee is an excellent presenter, and her classes are densely packed with good information, so come prepared to learn a lot!

Thursday, August 09, 2018 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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All Broker Forum

For ALL brokers, not just managing brokers! Join us as we announce the winners of the election for the 2019 RVAR Board of Directors (election will open on August 16th) and discuss and explore topics that you asked for in the recent survey such as professionalism and cooperation and the future of real estate. We will also review the new ethics citation policy going into effect September 1st. 

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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GRI: Finance

Understanding real estate finance is key to guide clients through a transaction. This course covers the mortgage process, escrow/title, short sales, foreclosures, loan programs, seller financing, investment properties, and more!

Friday, August 24, 2018 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Earth Track: Storm Water

Whether your client is interested in a home in town or a property out in county, you'll need to be prepared to answer questions about storm water management. Kora Mousseaux, Urban & Community Planner with Jackson Soil and Water Conservation District, will walk you through all facets of storm water management, from city streets to woodlands and everything in between.

Wednesday, September 05, 2018 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Oregon Dept. of Veteran Affairs Home Loans Lunch & Learn

As a practicing real estate agent, you are well aware of federal VA loans. What you may not know is that the State of Oregon is one of five states that offers its own home loans to resident veterans. Join us at the Harris for this lunch & learn - sponsored by our affiliate members at Banner Bank - for a presentation by Cody Cox, ODVA Home Loan Program Manager. He'll explain how the program works, who is elegible, how to apply, and what veterans need to qualify. 

 

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Brownfields!

Join representatives of the Rogue Valley Council of Goverments at the Harris Training Center on Thursday, September 20th, for a presentation on brownfields - properties that are contaminated due to prior usage, such as dry cleaners or gas stations. Learn when to test a property and will will do the testing. Learn what your options are if a property is contaminated and what level of remediation will be needed. Discover potential funding sources for your purchaser to assist in his or her remediation process. 

This class is an excellent addition to our Commercial Track. Register today!

Thursday, September 20, 2018 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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All Broker Forum - Rescheduled!

The All Broker Forum originally scheduled for August 21st has been moved to Friday, September 28th from 1:30-4:30pm at the Inn @ the Commons. If you were registered for the program on 8/21, your registration has been switched to the program on 9/28. If you can NOT attend on the 28th, please notify Susan at 541-770-7060 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Friday, September 28, 2018 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Typical Commercial Transaction Contingencies

Join Tom Fischer, owner and principal broker at Coldwell Banker Commercial Northwest for a chock-full class on all the pesky contingencies that can pepper a commercial transaction. Bring your questions and Tom will answer them!

Thursday, October 04, 2018 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Code of Ethics - Medford

This is your last chance to take the Code of Ethics through RVAR before the end of the current biennial, so sign up today!

Friday, October 05, 2018 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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LARRC18M

Welcome to your 3rd opportunity in 2018 to get your renewal requirement taken care of. 

Friday, October 05, 2018 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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OREA Board Meeting

The Oregon Real Estate Agency is coming to Medford! On Monday, October 8th, they will settle in at the Rogue Regency Inn & Suites and host two separate events. 

In the morning from 10am-1pm, they will hold their Board Meeting. Join us to see just how the Board, which is responsible for all aspects of your education, legitimacy and performance as an agent, thinks, works and promotes professional standards and development. 

In the afternoon, the Board will host what used to be called the "Do's and Don't's Class". Today's version has been renamed "Attention: Violation Prevention"! This class is A MUST for new agents and a welcome update/refresher for seasoned professionals. 

To register for either program, or both, visit www.oregonrealtors.org. Forward the calendar to October and click on the 8th. This class historically sells out, so don't wait too long to register. Seating is limited to 90. 

Monday, October 08, 2018 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Attention: Violation Prevention!

The Oregon Real Estate Agency is coming to Medford! On Monday, October 8th, they will settle in at the Rogue Regency Inn & Suites and host two separate events. 

In the morning from 10am-1pm, they will hold their Board Meeting. Join us to see just how the Board, which is responsible for all aspects of your education, legitimacy and performance as an agent, thinks, works and promotes professional standards and development. 

In the afternoon, the Board will host what used to be called the "Do's and Don't's Class". Today's version has been renamed "Attention: Violation Prevention"! This class is A MUST for new agents and a welcome update/refresher for seasoned professionals. 

To register for either program, or both, visit www.oregonrealtors.org. Forward the calendar to October and click on the 8th. This class historically sells out, so don't wait too long to register. Seating is limited to 90. 

Monday, October 08, 2018 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Digitizing the DEQ! - GP

It's the moment you've been waiting for! The DEQ has gone digital! All of its historical data from the early 60s til now has been entered into their website, and Marty Easter of the DEQ is going to give us a complete, comprehensive tour of the site, and how to optimize your usage of it. No more calling or visiting the DEQ office in person to find the information you need! Now you'll be able to get system status reports and other historical information with a copule of mouse clicks!

Join us at the SOMLS Branch Office on Wednesday, October 10th at 10am. 2 CEs. 

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Digitizing the DEQ! - Medford

It's the moment you've been waiting for! The DEQ has gone digital! All of its historical data from the early 60s til now has been entered into their website, and Marty Easter of the DEQ is going to give us a complete, comprehensive tour of the site, and how to optimize your usage of it. No more calling or visiting the DEQ office in person to find the information you need! Now you'll be able to get system status reports and other historical information with a copule of mouse clicks!

Join us at the Harris Training Center on Wednesday, October 10th at 2pm. 2 CEs. 

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Mortgage 101

Join us on October 11th at the Harris Training Center for a comprehensive review of the mortgage industry by Dan Meckel, Vice President of Mortgage Development at Willamette Valley Bank. Dan's presented for us in the past, and we're excited to have him back for this dynamic and informative class. 

Thursday, October 11, 2018 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Earth Advantage Broker-CANCELED

Each year we offer the Earth Advantage Broker certification program. This two-day class certifies you as a trustworthy and knowledgeable green broker. The class will take place on Thursday and Friday, October 18th/19th  here at the Harris. Thanks to the generosity of The Energy Trust, the registration fee for the class has been reduced to $95. 14 CEs. 

Register for this class at https://www.earthadvantage.org/education/2200/535

Thursday, October 18, 2018 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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GRI: Contracts

Learn about vital contract elements, offer and acceptance, consideration, capacity of parties, lawful purpose, what is enforceable by law, and more. 

Friday, October 26, 2018 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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GRI: Law - RESCHEDULED

This course covers critical aspects of Federal and State law, fair housing, license, agency, and real Oregon cases with practical based application. To register, visit https://oregonportal.ramcoams.net/Education/Registration/Details.aspx?cid=d98ef1ee-7fc6-e811-9c2b-00155d00794b

Monday, October 29, 2018 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Jo Co Housing Ordinance Changes

In response to its official housing state of emergency, the Josephine County Development Department introduced and passed a significantly revised housing ordinance which has passed without incident through the appeals process and which will go live in November. Join Julie Schmelzer for a two-hour review of the changes, all of which will have a significant impact on the affordable housing market - and your business. Venue to be announced. 2 CEs. 

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Lifelong Housing

Join us at the Harris Training Center for a 3-hour seminar on Lifelong Housing. The 3 hours includes a field trip to Twin Creeks.

The Rogue Valley Council of Goverments has assembled a group of presenters who will explain the benefits and value of lifelong housing and its elements AND its growing popularity in the housing industry nationwide. 3 CEs. 

Friday, November 02, 2018 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Earth Track: Wildlife Habitat

Even if you live in the city, you can create an environment in your back yard, whatever size it is, that will lure wildlife to your property. Owners of larger property can create marvelous pockets, or 'wildlife playgrounds' on their acreage. Either way, Karelia Ver Eecke can explain what works and what doesn't, and what you'll be facing once you've created your habitat.

Wednesday, November 07, 2018 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Pricing Strategy Advisor (PSA) Certification Course

If you missed Holly Mabery at last year's OAR convention, and missed her again when she came to Medford last February, HERE'S YOUR OPPORTUNITY to NOT miss the boat again! Join us at the Rogue Regency Inn & Suites on Wednesday, November 14th, for Holly's presentation of NAR's certification, Pricing Strategy Advisor. The February class sold out, so don't wait too long to register at www.oregonrealtors.org.

Cost: $125. 6 CEs that you can triple dip! After the class, you'll receive your certification from NAR, you'll have 6 CEs to count toward your renewal, AND if you're on the GRI track, you'll have 6 elective CEs towards the designation. Can't get any better than that! 

This course is designed specifically to help residential real estate agewnts and brokers enhance their skills in pricing properties, creating CMAs, working with appraisers, and guiding clients through the anxieties and misperceptions they often have about home values. 

Register today at www.oregonrealtors.org. 

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Resort & 2nd Property Certification Course

Did you enjoy the PSA class??? Need more Holly in your week? Then come back to the Rogue Regency on Thursday, November 15th, for Holly Mabery's presentation of the Resort & 2nd Property Certification program. The Rogue Valley is one of the most beautiful geographic areas in the Pacific Northwest, and  you need to be prepared to market it successfully to the retirement/investment communities. 

This certification is designed for REALTORS(R) who facilitate the buying, selling or management of properties for investment, development, retirement, or second homes in a resort, recreational and/or vacation destinations. 

Cost: !125. 6 CEs - double dip with this one, earning the certification AND another 6 credits towards your renewal.

Register today at www.oregonrealtors.org. 

Thursday, November 15, 2018 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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GRI: Technology

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. Barb Canaday is back for a 6-hour tech immersion! Register at www.oregonrealtors.org. 

Friday, November 16, 2018 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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OREF Changes - AM

Join Steve Russell for an overview/explanation of the forms changes in store for you in 2019. This year, you'll get to hear Steve's explanations BEFORE the forms go live! This class is always crowded to don't wait til the last minute to register!

 

Friday, November 30, 2018 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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OREF Forms Changes Webinar-Medford

If the live OREF forms changes class didn't make it onto your schedule, here's a chance to get a review of the forms changes that will be implemented as of January 1, 2019. There is limited seating for this class so register soon. 

Tuesday, December 04, 2018 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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OREF Forms Changes Webinar-GP

If the live OREF forms changes class didn't make it onto your schedule, here's a chance to get a review of the forms changes that will be implemented as of January 1, 2019. There is limited seating for this class so register soon.

Tuesday, December 04, 2018 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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Commercial Real Estate and the Law

Join us in the conference room on December 6th when attorney Jack Davis of Davis, Hearn, Anderson and Taylor answers your legal questions and dispenses tips gained from his long career in commercial real estate law. Jack will be a familiar face to some of you, and we're happy to welcome him back to the training center!

 

Thursday, December 06, 2018 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practices- USPAP - CANCELED

NOTE: This class has been canceled. It will be rescheduled after the first of the year.

Danee Fry returns to Medford on December 7th to teach the required USPAP class. 7 hours - $179.00 including book and $109.00 if you already have the book. Deadline to register is November 16th. Payment is direct to Danee. We'll gather in the RVAR conference room as construction will have started in the Harris Training Center. Call or email Susan to register: 541-770-7060 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Friday, December 07, 2018 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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GRI: Business Communications

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.

To register, visit www.oregonrealtors.org.

Monday, December 17, 2018 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Appraiser as an Expert Witness

Many appraisers looking for ways to expand their business avoid offering expert witness and litigation services because they reear the unknown. In this course, the general civil action process is discussed in detail, including pretrial procedures and what to expect once on the witness stand. The course also explores the appraiser's duties to the professional to the professional standards of ethics and competency and preparing for testimony. 

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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Livestock and Stormwater

JSWCD's Clint Nichols returns to share some tips on managing livestock and storm water - which can be challenging! Learn some tips and advice you can share with those urban refugee clients who want to 'live in the country'! 

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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GRI: Buyers

 

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

 

To register, visit www.oregonrealtors.org. 

Friday, January 11, 2019 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Social Media Bootcamp

Welcome to 2019! We're starting the year with a bang, with Social Media Bootcamp! Join Lauren Trantham, social media expert and coach, to bravely plumb the mysteries and amazing potential of social media. Learn what to do to optimize your digital presence and what NOT to do to protect you and your online presence from hacking marauders and belligerant bots! If you've ever felt like social media was a foreign language that you simply couldn't master, this class is for you!!! 3 CEs. 

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Legal Issues in Commercial Real Estate

This is a reschedule of the legal issues class that was canceled in December. Join Jack Davis for a tour of the pitfalls and potholes that agents can encounter during a commercial transaction and learn how to avoid them. Bring your questions and Jack will bring years of experience to your assistance!

 

Thursday, January 17, 2019 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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2019 Lending Lunch & Learn - GP -RESCHEDULED

This class has been rescheduled for Wednesday, February 6th. Same time: 12-1:30pm - stay tuned for the venue.

Join Jeff Case and the Banner Bank crew for an overview of lending in 2019, with a little lunch thrown in! Sign up today and we'll see you at the Bear Hotel on Wednesday, January 23rd from noon-1:30pm. Bring your lending-related questions AND your appetite!

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Business Opportunities & the State of Oregon

Join us on January 29th in the Oak Room (use the external stairs to get the the 2nd floor at the Grants Pass office) for a wonderful olio of topics that will enable you to optimize results by utilizing State resources to feature your business opportunities. Julie Schmelzer and representatives of Business Oregon will familliarize you with Oregon Prospector, explain how census data can help sell  your properties, and show you how to navigate GIS. When all that's done, Julie will provide quick update on county code issues. Seating is limited, so don't wait too long to register!

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Home Warranties: How, How Much and Why-Medford

Traci Hughitt brings us this class as a newly-minted certified-by-the-state instructor, qualified to teach about all things related to home warranties. Traci knows her stuff and she'll cram this hour-long class with everything she's got! Whether it's in Medford (9am) or Grants Pass (3:30pm) find a place/time on February 5th and join us.

Tuesday, February 05, 2019 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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Home Warranties: How, How Much and Why-GP

Traci Hughitt brings us this class as a newly-minted certified-by-the-state instructor, qualified to teach about all things related to home warranties. Traci knows her stuff and she'll cram this hour-long class with everything she's got! Whether it's in Medford (9am) or Grants Pass (3:30pm) find a place/time on February 5th and join us.

Tuesday, February 05, 2019 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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GRI: Finance

 

A solid understand of all aspects of real estate finance is essential for guiding your clients through one of the most important purchases in their lives.  This course will cover the mortgage process, escrow & title, loan programs, details in 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.

 

To register, visit www.oregonrealtors.org.

Friday, February 15, 2019 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Social Media Bootcamp - 2nd Showing!

Our social media bootcamp was so successful, and so many people were shut out when the class sold out that we are bringing Lauran Trantham back to give it another go! Don't miss out this time - sign up today! Seating is limited so don't delay. 

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Residential Appraisal Review

Many appraisers undertake appraisal reviews but often don't realize that they, too, must meet USPAP compliance standards. This course focuses on industry best practices for a reviewer when developing conclusions regarding the quality of another appraiser's work and critical points in residential property appraisal and review appraisal reporting. 

Friday, February 22, 2019 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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"What My Agent Didn't Tell Me!"

Down at Jackson Soil & Water Conservation District, they get a lot of phone calls from new homeowners who 'just found out...'. Join us in the RVAR conference room and let Karelia from JSWCD fill you in on what your clients wish they had known before you handed them the keys. 

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Legislative Update - Medford

Join us on Monday, March 11th for a full update on what's going on during the current legislative cycle in Salem. Shawn Cleave, OAR's Government Affairs Director, and Adam Schwend, legislative expert, will be on hand for this 1.5 CE class. It's so nice we're doing it twice - 8:30am-10:00am in the Conference Room in our Medford office, and 11:00am-12:30pm in the Oak Room at the old SOMLS branch office. 
This class will ensure that you will ace the Legislative Jeopardy Game we'll play on the RDAC bus on April 2nd, so don't miss it! You'll also be fully prepared to meet our representatives in Salem on that day. Seating is limited so register today!
 
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Monday, March 11, 2019 8:03 am - 9:33 am
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Legislative Update - Grants Pass

Join us on Monday, March 11th for a full update on what's going on during the current legislative cycle in Salem. Shawn Cleave, OAR's Government Affairs Director, and Adam Schwend, legislative expert, will be on hand for this 1.5 CE class. It's so nice we're doing it twice - 8:30am-10:00am in the Conference Room in our Medford office, and 11:00am-12:30pm in the Oak Room at the old SOMLS branch office. 
This class will ensure that you will ace the Legislative Jeopardy Game we'll play on the RDAC bus on April 2nd, so don't miss it! You'll also be fully prepared to meet our representatives in Salem on that day. Seating is limited so register today!
Monday, March 11, 2019 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Willard Ransom on Agency: Buyer, Seller and Dual

Plumb the depths of agency relationships - buyer, seller and dual - with one of the top real estate attorneys in Josephine County, Willard "Bill" Ransom, JD, LLD of Rogue Valley Law. Bill will demystify these approaches to handling a transaction and clarify their legal ramifications. Not only is this class imperitive for new agents, it will provide a thorough and much-welcomed refresher for seasoned practitioners of real estate. 

Help us christen the new Jo CoTraining Center - register today. Visit www.roguevalleyrealtors.org, click on Classes & Events, Professional Development, Grants Pass Track. 

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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GRI: Risk Management

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.

To register for this class, visit www.oregonrealtors.org.

Friday, March 15, 2019 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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2018-2019 USPAP Class

Thanks to Danee Fry for stepping up to the plate and agreeing to teach the 2018-2019 UPSAP required class for appraisers. This class is an addition to the appraiser track, and should not be confused with the USPAP class already scheduled for December, as that will be the new, 2020-2021 USPAP class that will reflect the revisions that will take effect on January 1, 20i20 which is the start of a new USPAP cycle. If you still need the USPAP class to fulfill your requirement for the current cycle, this one's for you! 

Friday, March 29, 2019 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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GRI: Technology

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 - everything from data backups and security, to marketing and promotion systems, to emerging social media platforms.

To register, visit www.oregonrealtors.org.

Friday, April 05, 2019 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Josephine County State of the County Address

It's that time again when administrators and officials from Josephine County report to residents of the County on the state of its governance, departments, and programs. The program begins at 4pm at the Floral Building at the Jo Co Fairgrounds and ends at 6pm. Register today and be sure to find Nancy and the sign in sheet at the entrance to the building when you arrive to secure your 2 CEs. 

Thursday, April 11, 2019 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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The Real Estate Contract with Bill Ransom

Attorney Bill Ransom is back with a deep dive into our real estate contract. Bill will translate the document's legalese and clarify exactly what all that twisty-turny run-on jargon really means. An absolute MUST for new agents that will undoubtedly also clear up a few questions for more experienced agents. Jump on the Grants Pass Track and join us at the Oak Room, 900 SE 8th Street in Grants Pass. Register today by visiting www.roguevalleyrealtors.org - Full Calendar - Professional Development - Grants Pass Track. 

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Earth Track: Irrigation Issues

He's been here before and we're glad he's back! Join Paul DeMaggio of the Jackson Soil & Water Conservation District for an untangling of the twists and turns surrounding irrigation rights and usage. Bring your questions and your clients' questions, and let Paul give you the information you need to help your clients make informed choices.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Appraisers: Basic Construction Refresher

Spring is here and new construction is revving up. It's time for a review of fundamental construction methods in residential reawl estate from site prep to completion. Major components of a house are discussed and various "red flags" are highlighted that are discernable to appraisers when inspecting a new home. 

Friday, April 26, 2019 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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ACLB Quarterly Meeting

They're back! The Appraiser Certification and Licensing Board is returning to Medford for their quarterly meeting on Monday, April 29th. This class, which is open to appraisers and agents and carries 4 CEs, is a wonderful opportunity to be caught up on what's happening in the appraisal industry and to ask questions of the Board face-to-face. Register by clicking on the link below. There is no charge to attend and the four-hour class will be held at the Hampton Inn as usual. 

Monday, April 29, 2019 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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GRI: Law

 

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!

To register, visit www.oregonrealtors.org. 

Friday, May 17, 2019 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Code of Ethics - GP

Yes - a new biennial cycle has begun so it's time to play "Everybody Needs Ethics!!!" Our new cycle is for 2019-2020, so be pro-active and sign up now to fulfill your requirement early in the cycle. 

Friday, May 24, 2019 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Law & Rules Required Class - GP

THIS IS IT! THIS is the class the Agency requires you to take once every renewal cycle. Join Rick Harris for an update on what's changed in the rules and regulations that shape your world.

Friday, May 24, 2019 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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