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Events under 'Credited Classes'
Sunday, February 16, 2020

Credited Classes

Event Name

Date

Property Taxes & The Appeal Process

Steve Anderson, CRB, Property Appraiser 2, shares his knowledge and background after being involved in over 3,000 property tax appeals as a hearings officer and a taxpayer's representative. Steve discusses in detail how property is assessed, timelines involved, information available to property owners, the hearing itself, what is relevant for evidence, value trending, grades or classes of properties, compression, omitted property, exception value and the gross error statute. Steve likes to tell stories of actual cases to make his points and delivers the topic in a fast paced style that keeps the audience involved. He has taught this class for continuing education credit to: Realtors, CPA's, Attorney's, mortgage brokers and financial planners.

Monday, November 28, 2016 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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Property Taxes & The Appeal Process-GP

Steve Anderson, CRB, Property Appraiser 2, shares his knowledge and background after being involved in over 3,000 property tax appeals as a hearings officer and a taxpayer's representative. Steve discusses in detail how property is assessed, timelines involved, information available to property owners, the hearing itself, what is relevant for evidence, value trending, grades or classes of properties, compression, omitted property, exception value and the gross error statute. Steve likes to tell stories of actual cases to make his points and delivers the topic in a fast paced style that keeps the audience involved. He has taught this class for continuing education credit to: Realtors, CPA's, Attorney's, mortgage brokers and financial planners.

Monday, November 28, 2016 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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Understanding Title Reports

What is 'title'? The term title has been defined as that which is the foundation of ownership, of either real or personal property, and that which constitutes a just cause of exclusive possession. It has also been defined as ownership, equitable or legal. Join Kevin Harker as he teaches you how to read and understand a title report. He'll cover title companies, preliminary title reports, scope of insurance, endorsements, contents of a title report, and much more. 

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Understanding Title Reports-GP

What is 'title'? The term title has been defined as that which is the foundation of ownership, of either real or personal property, and that which constitutes a just cause of exclusive possession. It has also been defined as ownership, equitable or legal. Join Kevin Harker as he teaches you how to read and understand a title report. He'll cover title companies, preliminary title reports, scope of insurance, endorsements, contents of a title report, and much more. 

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Residential Market Analysis - Appraiser Ed - CANCELLED

This class is designed to explore the tools you need to properly collect and analyze market data, and will also focus on the theory of Highest and Best Use. THIS CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELED. 

Friday, December 02, 2016 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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The Golden Handoff Webinar

The Golden Handoff: How to buy and sell an agent's business. Whether you want to grow your business exponentially by referral or are preparing to retire and sell your business you don't want to miss this webinar with top agent and authord Nick Krautter. 

Thursday, December 08, 2016 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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The Golden Handoff Webinar-GP

The Golden Handoff: How to buy and sell an agent's business. Whenter you want to grow your business exponentially by referral or are preparing to retire and sell your business you don't want to miss this webinar with top agent and author Nick Krautter

Thursday, December 08, 2016 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Better Safe than Sorry - Appraiser Ed - Rescheduled to Dec. 9th

This class will explorte mandated changes as well as look into the role of the reviewer, the obligations of the appraiser, relevant USPAP regulations and the importance of structured report writing. THIS CLASS HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9TH. 

Friday, December 09, 2016 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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The Credit System is Changing Webinar

The new credit report system is changing and it will effect all REALTOR transactions moving forward. Join Chriss Bettis with Precision Capital on this webinar that will cover credit and best practices to get more closed transactions/getting to a yes sooner when told no, as well as the visuall example of credit in real time and how it can be influenced. 

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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The Credit System is Changing Webinar-GP

The new credit report system is changing and it will effect all REALTOR transactions moving forward. Join Chriss Bettis with Precision Capital on this webinar that will cover credit and best practices to get more closed transactions/getting to a yes sooner when told no, as well as the visuall example of credit in real time and how it can be influenced.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Commercial Inspections

Commercial inspections require someone with knowledge and skills specific to commercial properties. Join Dan Huckins for a revealing tour of commercial inspections. 

Friday, December 16, 2016 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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2017 OREF Changes

Jeff Wiren joins us live on January 6th to fill us in on 2017 OREF changes. The class is at the Country Club, either morning or afternoon, so don't miss this opportunity to catch up on what's been tweaked for 2017. 

Friday, January 06, 2017 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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2017 OREF Changes - PM

Jeff Wiren joins us live on January 6th to fill us in on 2017 OREF changes. The class is at the Country Club, either morning or afternoon, so don't miss this opportunity to catch up on what's been tweaked for 2017. 

Friday, January 06, 2017 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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Know Your Water Resources

Bill Meyers of the DEQ comes to visit the Harris Training Center on January 11th to present on the responsibilities regulations involved in owning properties that abut streams in Jackson and Josephine Counties. 

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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2017 OREF Changes Webinar

Join attorney Phil Querin as he walks you through the legal intricacies of today's real estate forms to brush up on your skills, learn what's new for 2017, and discover ways to avoid common pitfalls.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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2017 OREF Changes Webinar - GP

Join attorney Phil Querin as he walks you through the legal intricacies of today's real estate forms to brush up on your skills, learn what's new for 2017, and discover ways to avoid common pitfalls.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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Appraising for FHA and VA - POSTPONED

This course begins with a review of FHA's Minimum Property Requirements and Minimum Property Standards and proceeds to specific property applications and appraisal-related functions. The course also will include an overview of FHA protocol as contained in the "FHA Single Family Housing Policy Handbook 4000.1" and policy updates over the past year. Register by phone calling Susan at 541-414-1504.

Friday, January 20, 2017 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Legislative Update 2017

Join Shawn Cleave, OAR's Government Affairs Director, as he provides a recap of legislative events in 2016 and shares an overview of what could be expected in 2017. 1.5 CEs. 

Friday, January 20, 2017 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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Avoiding the Specter of Elder Abuse Webinar

Several highly publicized cases of suspected elder abuse involving real estate professionals have been in the news lately. Whether true or not, the mention of "Elder Abuse" and "your name" is the last thing you want to need as a professional. It could ruin your reputation and possible lead to personal financial liability. Realtors and escrow officers must now hange how they handle transactions involving a potential vulnerable person, a substantially unfair transaction, or when working with a fiduciary who is representing a vulnerable person. 

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Avoiding the Specter of Elder Abuse Webinar

Several highly publicized cases of suspected elder abuse involving real estate professionals have been in the news lately. Whether true or not, the mention of "Elder Abuse" and "your name" is the last thing you want to need as a professional. It could ruin your reputation and possible lead to personal financial liability. Realtors and escrow officers must now hange how they handle transactions involving a potential vulnerable person, a substantially unfair transaction, or when working with a fiduciary who is representing a vulnerable person. 

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Earth Advantage Broker Certification

Register for this two day class (Thursday/Friday) and earn your certification as an Earth Advantage Broker AND 14 credits! The Earth Advantage Broker certification sets you apart as an expert in 'green', and this class kicks off our year-long Green Track for those agents who wish to learn more about this growing market niche. For more information and to register go to www.earthadvantage.org/education/ 

Thursday, January 26, 2017 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Golden Handoff Webinar

The Golden Handoff: How to buy and sell an agent's business. Whether you want to grow your business exponentially by referral or are preparing to retire and sell your business you don't want to miss this webinar with top agent and authord Nick Krautter. 

Thursday, February 09, 2017 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Golden Handoff Webinar-GP

The Golden Handoff: How to buy and sell an agent's business. Whether you want to grow your business exponentially by referral or are preparing to retire and sell your business you don't want to miss this webinar with top agent and author Nick Krautter. 

Thursday, February 09, 2017 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Appraiser/Licensee Forum

Join us at Rogue Regency on Thursday, February 16th from 1:30-3:30pm for an open and informative panel discussion between appraisers and licensees. 

The members of this panel will share their unique perspectives on the intricacies, challenges and potential benefits of the working relationships between both subsets of the REALTOR(R) family. 

Space is limited so register today. 2 CEs for both agents and appraisers. 

 

Thursday, February 16, 2017 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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GRI: Buyers

This course is designed to teach and create a solid foundation upon which to build an outstanding relationship. 6 CEs.

To register visit www.oregonrealtors.org and click on the calendar on the home page.

This class will be held at the Harris Training Center. 

Friday, February 24, 2017 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Working w/Real Estate Investors Webinar Series

THIS IS A 4-PART WEBINAR SERIES - EVERY THURSDAY IN MARCH (3/7,14,21,28). YOU MUST REGISTER FOR EACH OF THE CLASSES INDEPENDENTLY. 

Your clients want good investment properties - from single-family rental houses to duplexes and beyond. Salespeople who can confidently evaluate these properties and present the information in a clear, understandable manner will provide valuable service to their clients and dominate this growing market. 

Every Thursday in March - 9:30-11:00am

3/2: How to Work with Investment Property Buyers

3/9: How to Work with Investment Property Sellers

3/16: Price It Right: How to Determine What a Rental Property is Worth

3/23: Exchanging Made Easy: How to Double Your Rate of Return

Thursday, March 02, 2017 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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Working w/Real Estate Investors Webinar Series-GP

THIS IS A 4-PART WEBINAR SERIES - EVERY THURSDAY IN MARCH (3/7,14,21,28). YOU MUST REGISTER FOR EACH CLASS INDEPENDENTLY. 

Your clients want good investment properties - from single-family rental houses to duplexes and beyond. Salespeople who can confidently evaluate these properties and present the information in a clear, understandable manner will provide valuable service to their clients and dominate this growing market. 

Every Thursday in March - 9:30-11:00am

3/2: How to Work with Investment Property Buyers

3/9: How to Work with Investment Property Sellers

3/16: Price It Right: How to Determine What a Rental Property is Worth

3/23: Exchanging Made Easy: How to Double Your Rate of Return

Thursday, March 02, 2017 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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Appraisal Industry

Gae Lynne Cooper, Administrator of the Appraisal Certification & Licensing Board joins us March 2nd to present a 2-hour overview of the appraisal industry in the state and our region. This follow-on to the February appraiser/agent conversation will be chock-full of good information about how the world of appraisals works. 2 CEs for agents & appraisers. 

Thursday, March 02, 2017 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Making Savvy Home Energy Upgrades

What are the incentives for energy efficiency, home health, and solar upgrades in Oregon? With a working knowledge of these programs, you can empower clients to close on older homes. To register, go to www.earthadvantage.com/education/

Thursday, March 09, 2017 2:30 am - 4:30 am
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Investment Property Sellers

This is the second in a four-part series on working with real estate investors. You must register for each class in the series independently. 

Thursday, March 09, 2017 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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Investment Property Sellers-GP

This is the second in a four-part series on working with real estate investors. You must register for each class in the series independently.

Thursday, March 09, 2017 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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Code of Ethics

The Code of Ethics cycle has been shortened to a biennial. March 14th is the first of only four opportunities you'll have to take the class through REd in the Rogue. So register today, and meet us at the Bear Hotel in Grants Pass that morning to fulfill your requirement for 2017/2018. 

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Law & Rules Required Course

If you are renewing in 2017 and haven't yet taken LARRC, join us at the Bear Hotel on March 15th in the afternoon from 1:30-4:30pm. Rick Harris will walk you through the statutes and regulations that govern our business, including any new tweaks. 

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Pricing it Right-Rental Properties

This is the third in a four-part series on working with real estate investors. You must register for each class in the series independently.

Thursday, March 16, 2017 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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Pricing it Right-Rental Properties-GP

This is the third in a four-part series on working with real estate investors. You must register for each class in the series independently.

Thursday, March 16, 2017 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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Exchanging Made Easy

This is the last in a four-part series on working with real estate investors. You must register for each class in the series independently.

Thursday, March 23, 2017 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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Exchanging Made Easy-GP

This is the last in a four-part series on working with real estate investors. You must register for each class in the series independently.

Thursday, March 23, 2017 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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GRI: Sellers

"Working with Sellers" is a comprehensive look at acquiring and maintaining positive seller relationships. This course will give you the tools needed to uncover selleres, market your strengths, price the property, win the listing, and be competent in your abilities tomaintain aworking rapport with your sellers during and after the transaction. The goal is to have clients for life who will refer your services. 6 CEs

To register, visit www.oregonrealtors.org and look for the calendar on the home page. 

This class will be held at the Rogue Regency Inn.

Friday, March 24, 2017 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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CRS 200: Business Planning & Marketing

Business planning, budgeting and marketing are key skills for every real estate agent. Learn strategies for creating a strong business that will withstand any market condition - while making a profit. 

Register with CRS at http://tinyurl.com/CRS200-Medford-2017.

 

Thursday, April 06, 2017 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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CRS 200: Business Planning & Marketing

Business planning, budgeting and marketing are key skills for every real estate agent. Learn strategies for creating a strong business that will withstand any market condition - while making a profit. 

Register with CRS at http://tinyurl.com/CRS200-Medford-2017.

Friday, April 07, 2017 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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REALTOR® Day at the Capitol

Join 1000 REALTORS® from around the state as we meet with our state legislators and positively impact the decisions being made that affect the real estate industry in Oregon. RVAR & SOMLS are chartering a bus to go up and back in the same day. 

The trip is free, the event is free, it will only cost your time. Is protecting your business worth a few hours of your time? Plus we will be offering a class and CE credit on the bus ride up and OAR is giving 1 hour of CE credit at the event.

Click Here to learn more about the event!

pdf  2017 REALTOR® Day at the Capitol Flyer (1.05 MB)

Wednesday, April 12, 2017
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Residential Appraisal Review-RESCHEDULED

The class focuses on best practices for a reviewer in developing opinions and conclusions regarding the quality of another's work and includes illustrations of common errors and deficiencies encountered by reviewers. To register call Susan at 541-414-1504.

Friday, April 14, 2017 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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GRI:Finance (Schedule Change)

A solid understanding 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 and find the calendar on the home page.

This class will be held at the Hampton Inn.

Friday, April 21, 2017 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Appraisal Certification & Licensing Board Meeting

The ACLB is coming to town! This is a historic event - the first time EVER that the Board will meet outside Salem! Be a part of this moment of history and observe (and participate in) the Boards deliberations as they determine the direction of the next quarter in the appraisal industry. 4 CEs for agents/appraisers.

Monday, April 24, 2017 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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REALTOR Safety

Join a representative of the Grants Pass Police Department and gain tips and practical knowledge that will help keep you safe. 1 CE. 

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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FRPTA & POA Explained Webinar

Two very important real estate issues exlained! This webinar will answer the following questions and explain the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax (FIRPA) Act and Power of Attorney (POA). What do REALTORS(R) need to know about FIRPTA? How does it impact your clients? What should a REALTOR(R) do if their client has a POA? What are the types of POAs and what does it mean to you?

Wednesday, May 03, 2017 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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FRPTA & POA Explained Webinar-GP

Two very important real estate issues exlained! This webinar will answer the following questions and explain the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax (FIRPA) Act and Power of Attorney (POA). What do REALTORS(R) need to know about FIRPTA? How does it impact your clients? What should a REALTOR(R) do if their client has a POA? What are the types of POAs and what does it mean to you?

Wednesday, May 03, 2017 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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SRES Designation Class

The Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES(R)) designation is for REALTORS(R) who want to be able to meet the special needs of maturing Americans when selling, buying, relocating, or refinancing residential or investment properties. By earning the SRES(R) designation, REALTORS(R) are prepared to approach mature clients with the best options and information for them to make life-changing decisions. This 2-day course will be offered at The Springs at Veranda Park in east Medford. Lunch is included in the registration fee ($125 for members; $165 for non-members).

Thursday, May 11, 2017 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Building Dept. Potpouri: Tools of the Trade

Join Kimberly London for a 2-hour tour of Medford's Building Department and the myriad services and tools it has to offer to REALTORS(R). This class will fill up quickly, so be sure to click through to register today!

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Basic Construction Refresher - Appraisers

The course reviews fundamental construction methods in residential real estate from site preparation to completion. Major components of a house are identified including building materials and mechanical systems. The course also discusses various "red flags" that are discernible to appraisers when inspecting a home. To register call Susan at 541-414-1504.

Friday, May 19, 2017 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Maneuvering Divorce Situations Webinar

As a result of taking this class, you will have a better understanding of handling clients in a divorce situation. This one hour class will cover the following topics: how divorce impacts your client, why it matters if the divorce is final or not, what a lender looks at in a divorce decree, how alimony and child support are viewed, and what like looks like after a divorce.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Divorce Situations Webinar-GP

As a result of taking this class, you will have a better understanding of handling clients in a divorce situation. This one hour class will cover the following topics: how divorce impacts your client, why it matters if the divorce is final or not, what a lender looks at in a divorce decree, how alimony and child support are viewed, and what like looks like after a divorce.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Understanding Solar Energy Solutions

Learn the basics of solar energy systems including solar PV installations and what 'solar ready' means for a homeowner and your transaction. After this presentation, you will have a better understanding of solar options and how to sell renewable energy systems. 1.5 CEs. To register, go to www.earthadvantage.com/education/ 

Thursday, May 25, 2017 3:00 pm - 4:30 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 tohelp you develop, implement, recoggnize, and monitor plans to address issues long before proglems arise that may adversely affect you, your clients, and your real estate career. 6 CEs

To register, visit www.oregonrealtors.org and look for the calendar on the home page.

This class will be held at the Rogue Regency Inn.

Friday, May 26, 2017 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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True Prequalified Buyers-Medford

This class is a 'must-attend' for new agents and a welcome refresher for more seasoned agents. Join Jason Foster of Willamette Valley Bank for a start to finish overview of today's lending options, with a focus on true prequalified buyers. Learn the ins and outs of all the myriad lending products available to your buyers, and how to best guide buyers to the products most suited to their needs. 

Wednesday, June 07, 2017 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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True Prequalified Buyers-Grants Pass

This class is a 'must-attend' for new agents and a welcome refresher for more seasoned agents. Join Jason Foster of Willamette Valley Bank for a start to finish overview of today's lending options, with a focus on true prequalified buyers. Learn the ins and outs of all the myriad lending products available to your buyers, and how to best guide buyers to the products most suited to their needs. 

Wednesday, June 07, 2017 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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Financial Exploitation of Our Aging & Disabled Population - GP

Join representatives of Adult Protective Services as they share information on the types of financial fraud and abuse elders can be prey to. This class was previously scheduled for June 2nd at the Bear Hotel, but is now on the 9th at the SOMLS Branch Office

Friday, June 09, 2017 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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GRI: Transactions

This course will cover various aspects of "The Transaction" including risk management, records, retention, contracts, timelines and more. You will learn ways to use popular transaction management systems andn platforms to reduce risk and create strategies to manage your business, contracts and contacts. 6 CEs

Friday, June 23, 2017 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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GRI: Contracts-RESCHEDULED TO 8/25

In this course you will learn 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. 6 CEs

To register, visit www.oregonrealtors.org and click on the calendar on the  home page. 

This class will be held at the Rogue Regency Inn.

Friday, July 21, 2017 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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ODF & Marijuana Grows

Join Nick Heile of the Oregon Department of Forestry, along with a Jackson County Commissioner and representatives of both Jackson and Josephine Counties, for a review of ODF and other county regulations regarding marijuana grows on foresteed land. 

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Residential Report Writing - RESCHEDULED

Emphasis in this class will be on successfully communicating the appraiser's analyses, opinions and conclusions to the client and intended user of the appraisal report. The course will include a review of USPAP reporting requirements and common deficiencies encountered by regulatory agencies. To register call Susan at 541-414-1504.

Friday, July 28, 2017 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Water Conservation - The Next Step in Efficiency

This class provides brokers with essential information and helpful cost-saving resources for both outdoor and indoor environments that can be passed along to their clients. 1.5 CEs To register, go to www.earthadvantage.com/education/

 

Thursday, August 03, 2017 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Ethics and Duties in Leadership

In this highly interactive seminar, you'll explore the art of ethical decision making, leadership fiduciary duties, and handling conflicts of interest. You will engage in small group exercises, case studies, and town hall style meetings. 

Thursday, August 17, 2017 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Ombudsman Mediation Training

An ombudsman is someone who helps resolve conflicts. In this interactive seminar, you will learn about conflict resolution methods with a focus on the resolution techniques utilized by an ombudsman - a skill set that is an asset in both business and personal interactions. 

Friday, August 18, 2017 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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GRI: Technology-CANCELED - NOW CONTRACTS (see July 21 for details)

In this course you will learn 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. 6 CEs

To register, visit www.oregonrealtors.org and click on the calendar on the  home page. 

This class will be held at the Rogue Regency Inn.

 

Friday, August 25, 2017 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Building Block #1: Structural

Whether you're new to the business or a seasoned professional this series provides a comprehensive overview of the intricacies of the Building Department and its services. Block #1 focuses on permitting - when do you need one, how do you get one, and how do you mitigate work done without one. 2 CEs.  

Tuesday, September 05, 2017 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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How Homebuyers Ask for Green Without Saying the Word

Everyone wants a comfortable, secure, healthy, durable, efficient home. In fact, 81% of people who expect to buy a new home in the next two years say higher energy efficiency would cause them to choose one new home over another. This course will provide multiple opportunities for you to reflect on your approach to serving your clients and helping them find or upgrade to a 'green' home. 1.5 CEs To register, go to www.earthadvantage.com/education/

Thursday, September 14, 2017 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Identifying Comparable Properties-CANCELLED

The identification of what constitutes a similar or "comparable" property is critical to the proper application of the three approaches to value. This course focuses on evaluating the primary characteristics that make a property sufficiently similar and explaining the rationale for the selection of the comparables. To register, call Susan at 541-414-1504.

Friday, September 15, 2017 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Broker Forum: Cybersecurity & Professionalism

Join us on the 18th of September for a Broker Forum.

Loran will share tips and tricks for safely navigating cyberspace, and then we'll have a moderated panel discussion on professionalism and the MLS.

See you at the Inn @ the Commons on September 8th. The class will be preceeded by the SOMLS Annual Meeting at 1pm. 2 CEs. 

Monday, September 18, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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OR Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarm Law Requirements When Selling or Renting a Home

If you missed this class in August, here's your chance to catch it in September! 

The Oregon Fire Marshall's Office is doing this training in Ashland on the morning of September 20th and they have graciously offered to swing by the Harris Training Center on their way home! 

The class was a great success last month, so please be sure to register for this repeat performance. The class will run from noon to 2pm, and the Fire Marshall will provide each of you 2 CEs! Sign up today for this valuable and informative training. 

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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GRI: Negotiation-CANCELED

This course will teach you the basic concepts of negotiation and how to identify different approaches. You will also have the opportunity to try your hand at utilizing these negotiating techniques on actual eal estate scenarious occurring in the market right now. 6 CEs

To register, visit www.oregonrealtors.org and click on the calendar.

This class will be held at the Harris Training Center.

Friday, September 22, 2017 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Building Blocks from the Building Department-Electrical

Whether you're new to the business or a seasoned professional this series provides a comprehensive overview of the intricacies of the Building Departtment and its services. Building Block #2 focuses on all things electrical: smoke and carbon detectors, GFI/AFI, who qualifies as an electrician, shock vs. electrocution, a glossary of electrical terms. 2 CEs. 

Tuesday, October 03, 2017 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Violations & Why REALTORS Should Care-GP

Join Denise Montijo, Josephine County Code Enforcement Administrator, to kick off this 3-part Jo Co Development Series with a discussion about violations, and why YOU as a REALTOR should care about them. 2 CEs.

Be sure to register for the 2nd and 3rd progams in the series, about Building vs Development Permitting and the latest developments in the County's regulations concerning marijuana. 

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Appraisal Institute Meeting

On October 12th, officers from the Appraisal Institute Board will visit Medford to hold a meeting at the Harris Training Center. Join us for 2 hours (2 CEs) as they conduct their business and share your questions and input. Afterwards, the Board invites you to 'socialize' at a local venue (tbd). To register (there is no fee for attending) call Susan (541-414-1504) or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Thursday, October 12, 2017 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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GRI: REALTOR(R) Safety

This course is an essential primer on how you, as a real estate professional, can limit your risk to preserve safety and facilitate positive business outcomes. 3 CEs

Friday, October 20, 2017 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Building vs Development Permitting - GP

This class is the 2nd in a series that journeys through Josephine County, and  is a discussion of building vs. development permitting. Join Mark  Stevenson, Josephine County Building Official, as he details the differences and crossover between these two processes/groups of regulations. 

If you haven't done so already, don't forget to sign up for the last class in this series - the Marijuana Update. It's sure to fill up quickly, so don't wait - register now! 

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Appraising Energy Efficient Homes

This class is intended to provide appraisers with the information and resources needed to make well-supported and accurate valuation decisions for high perforrmance properties. It will provide an overview of the most current data available for the valuation of energy efficient homes, and then present the cost approach as it applies to these properties. 

To register visit www.earthadvantage.org. There is no registration fee. 7 CEs. 

Thursday, October 26, 2017 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Code of Ethics - Medford

The Code of Ethics cycle has been reduced to a biennial. This class is the first of two occasions when we will offer Code of Ethics in Medford before the end of the cycle on December 31, 2018. This class is required by the National Association to maintain your status as a REALTOR(R). Sign up today!

Friday, October 27, 2017 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Law & Rules Required Course

Law & Rules Required Course is the class required by the State Agency for the renewal of your license every two years. Regulations change - and you need to be current in your understandig of the legalities of the industries. Join Rick Harris at the Country Club for a review of the laws and regulations that structure the real estate industry.

3 CEs

 

Friday, October 27, 2017 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Building Block #3 - Mechanical

This building block provides an overview as well as details pertaining to all things mechanical: heating and air systems, stoves: gas, log, pellets and wood, bathroom venting, gas.

Tuesday, November 07, 2017 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Exclusive Buyers Agreement-RESCHEDULED

NOTE: This class has been rescheduled to Wednesday, November 8th.

Join Rick Harris at the Hampton Inn and learn how to successfully sign your clients to an exclusive buyer's agreement. Rick will explain how this particular agreement benefits both your client and you. If you are a seasoned professional or new to the real estate industry, this class will give you a whole new perspective on - and confidence in - your role as a buyer's agent. 3 CEs. 

Wednesday, November 08, 2017 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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GRI: REALTOR(R) Professionalism

Review the NAR Code of Ethics to find key articles, changes, and pointers you can apply to your day-to-day business dealings to ensure you're always ethical. 

Friday, November 17, 2017 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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How Millennials & Smart Homes Are Changing Real Estate

Recent data shows that nearly 50% of millennials support green building nearly twice as what was reported by Baby Boomers. This course will include the most recent data on millennials, their buying habits, their approach to "green" and high performance, and their impact on the real estate market. 1.5 CEs To register, go to www.earthadvantage.com/education/

Thursday, November 30, 2017 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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USPAP for Appraisers

Yes, it's that time again! Be ready when the 2017-2018 edition takes effect on January 1! The course will include both the new USPAP edition and the Student Manual. To register, call Susan at 541-414-1504.

Friday, December 01, 2017 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Building Block #4 - Plumbing

Welcome to the world of Plumbing! Join us for Building Block #4 to learn everything there is to know about water heaters and permits, landscaping sprinklers, backflow devices, and remodels. 

Tuesday, December 05, 2017 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Conversion of Vacation, 2nd and Personal Use Property

Join us for an OAR webinar at the Grants Pass office on December 6th, 9:30-10:30am to learn tips and new information about the conversion of vacation, second and personal use property. 

Wednesday, December 06, 2017 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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2018 OREF Changes

It's the New Year and what better way to start it than with the 2018 OREF changes class! Join us at the Inn at the Commons for a revamped 2-hour version of the class. You can choose between the 10am class and the 1:00pm class. Either way, the changes are important information for you to have, so please register today.

Friday, January 05, 2018 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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2018 OREF Changes (pm)

It's the New Year and what better way to start it than with the 2018 OREF changes class! Join us at the Inn at thee Commons for a revamped 2-hour version of the class. You can choose between the 10am class and the 1:00pm class. Either way, the changes are important information for you to have, so please register today.

Friday, January 05, 2018 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Marijuana Update - GP - RESCHEDULED

THIS FOURTH AND LAST CLASS IN THE DEVELOPMENT SERIES HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 10TH, AT THE ANNE BASKER AUDITORIUM.

If you have been on the waiting list for this class, please note that you are now registered. If you are registered for the class, but cannot accommodate the new date, please let Susan know.

This series ends with a bang, as Julie Schmelzer, Director of Development Services for Josephine County returns to update us on the latest developments in marijuana statues in Josephine County. 

You've welcomed Julie before, so you know she'll shoot straight from the hip and give you the real skinny on how things stand. 

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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2018 OREF Changes Webinar

If you missed the live OREF changes classes the first week of January, here's your chance to catch up on 2018's batch of changes to the OREF forms you use every day. This is information you need to know, so register today! 

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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OREF Changes Webinar - Grants Pass

If you missed the live OREF changes classes earlier in the month, here's your chance to catch up with this year's batch of tweaks and changes to the forms you use every day. It's stuff you need to know, so register today.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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Meet the Watermaster! - GP

Join us on January 22nd to meet Josephine County Watermaster Jake Johnstone. He will lead you on a tour of the many resources available to you when sleuthing out water rights for your listings.

You MUST bring a laptop for this class. 

We will offer this class on a monthly basis until there is no longer a demand. There are only 30 seats available so don't wait to sign up.

The second go-round for the class is on February 26th, and it is also available for registration now. 

Monday, January 22, 2018 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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GRI: Negotiations

Learn basic concepts identify different approaches, and practice negotiation techniques hands-on from real life real estate scenarios. To register for this class you must go to www.oregonrealtors.org. 

Friday, January 26, 2018 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Pricing Strategy Advisor (PSA) Certification Course

The Pricing Strategy Advisor 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. Registration fee is $125. For more information contact Susan at 541-414-1504 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

You must register for this course at www.oregonrealtors.org. 

Friday, February 02, 2018 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Commercial Overview - City of Medford

Join Kimberly London and Sam Barnum from the City of Medford Building Department for an overview of commercial code/zoning/issues. This 2-hour class is perfect for newer agents who need to familiarize themselves with the commercial side of the Building Department but it's also perfect for anyone working the commercial side who needs a refresher/update.

 

Thursday, February 08, 2018 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Top 10 Green Broker Resources

We begin the 2018 Green Track with a class you won't want to miss - Top Ten Green Broker Resources. Join Sohn Spillman and learn how you can access better information for you and your green clients. Remember to register at www.earthadvantage.org for this and all of the Green Track classes. 

Thursday, February 15, 2018 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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GRI: Buyers - CANCELED!!!

Due to weather conditions in Portland, our instructor is unable to reach Medford. We will reschedule the class as soon as we can. 

 

Join Cheryle Clunes and earn 6 credits towards your GRI and toward renewal while you learn how to articulate and successfully execute the Exclusive Buyesr Service Agreement. There are still seats available, so visit www.oregonrealtors.org today and register. 

Friday, February 23, 2018 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Meet the Watermaster! - GP

If you missed this class in January, you'll want to sign up for it now and join us on February 26th at the Grants Pass office. 

Jake Johnstone, Jo Co Watermaster, will repeat his 3-hour presentation on all things water and water rights-related. 

Laptops are required. Register today! 

Monday, February 26, 2018 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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GRI: Sellers

This GRI 6-hour class will give you the resources, tools and skillls that you need to successfully represent your seller clients. Learn how to balance seller expectations with market realities, while pursuing highest and best. Learn marketing tools to better showcase your properties. Join us at the Rogue Regency Inn on March 23rd. 

 

Friday, March 23, 2018 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Code of Ethics 2018 - GP

On January 1, 2017, we began a new biennial cycle, which meant that every agent and appraiser in the Association needed to take the Code of Ethics again, before December 31, 2018. If  you didn't take the class in 2017, you MUST take it in 2018. 

Join us at the Bear Hotel in Grants Pass on Wednesday, March 28th, and fulfill your biennial requirement.

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

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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