Increase the value you deliver and build impactful relationships through Ohio REALTORS education and networking opportunities.

Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES) Designation - Youngstown, Oct. 29-30 , Cincinnati, Nov. 5-6
At Home with Diversity - Cincinnati, Nov. 12
Pricing Strategy Advisor (PSA) Certification - Columbus, Nov. 19 , Strongsville, Dec. 10
7-Hour USPAP (2020-21 Edition) - Cincinnati, Nov. 19 , Columbus, Dec. 4
2019 Issues in Appraisal Practice - Cincinnati, Nov. 20 , Columbus, Dec. 5
e-Pro Certification - Columbus, Dec. 11-12
Live 2-Part Webinar Series

Oct. 15 & 17 - 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
(Complimentary recordings Included with registration)

This introductory program is directed to the beginning residential and/or commercial real estate broker to help understand the differences between residential and commercial real estate leasing and sales. The course is an overview to the real estate broker that exposes him/her to various types of commercial properties and explores how tenants evaluate real estate.

This program focuses on commercial real estate basics to provide understanding of the real estate decision-making tools of a commercial tenant or buyer. Decision-making variables will be reviewed including location site selection variables, physical variables, housing availability, transportation, and networking. The participant will be introduced to the Band of Investment Approach and other real estate valuation methods that may be employed for the purchase of investment real estate, end-user occupied building and business asset sales.

Instructor:  Rob Nahigian, FRICS, SIOR, CRE, MCR
Rob Nahigian, Principal with Auburndale Realty Co. in Newton, Massachusetts has 38 years in commercial/industrial real estate experience as an advisor, developer and broker. He has handled approximately $5 billion of real estate totaling 40 million square feet. Rob serves on the Counselors of Real Estate (CRE) National Board of Directors, has been honored 5 times by the Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS® as “SIOR National Instructor of the Year”.

For more details and to register for this 2-part series webinar for the low price of $38 ... CLICK HERE!
Real Estate Investing: Build Wealth Representing Investors and Become One Yourself
October 24 @Ohio REALTORS/Columbus
Do you have clients who are real estate investors? Or maybe you'd like to learn more about what investing entails. This course looks at how practitioners can adapt core real estate skills and learn new skills to serve clients who want to invest in single family homes, condos, townhomes, and small multifamily properties. Learn how to work with investors as you goal set, plan, evaluate, and acquire properties as well as manage them. You will also learn how to "walk the talk" and become a real estate investor yourself! (6 hours real estate credit)
Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES ® ) Designation

The SRES Council trains REALTORS to meet the special needs of maturing Americans when selling, buying, relocating, or refinancing residential or investment properties. The Council tracks the over 50 lifestyle and housing issues and educates REALTORS who are making over 50 real estate a part of their overall business plan. By earning the SRES designation, REALTORS are prepared to approach mature clients with the best options and information for them to make life-changing decisions. (12 hrs real estate credit)  
Negotiation Cues, Myths & Mistakes
October 30 @Columbus REALTORS/Columbus
Alec Hagerty is known for his informative, lively and interactive programs! Alec will show you how to understand the correct mind-set and best practices to serve the consumers who hire you. He'll help you apply strategies to overcome poor practices and common negotiating mistakes, and will read and respond to common negotiation dynamics. You will leave with a “win-win” mindset to facilitate successful outcomes! (3 hours real estate credit)
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20 Hour Post Licensure for Salespeople

November 5-7 @Ohio REALTORS/ Columbus
This course is required of all newly licensed salespeople and is to be completed within twelve months of the date you were licensed. 
As you embark on your new career, it is important for you to understand fully the seriousness of the responsibility you accept when assisting others with real estate transactions. This class will serve as a foundation for the legal and ethical obligations you face. (Not for ce credit)
At Home with Diversity

November 12 @Cincinnati Area Board of REALTORS/ Cincinnati
At Home With Diversity (AHWD) is an NAR certification program designed to present a picture of the changing face of the real estate industry. Since 1998, the At Home With Diversity program has prepared over 20,000 REALTORS® to work effectively with and within today’s increasingly diverse pool of homebuyers.

The At Home With Diversity curriculum encompasses topics of diversity, inclusion, fair housing, and risk reduction and will help you learn practical skills and tools to expand business and effectively service all cultural groups. (12 hours civil rights credit)
Pricing Strategy Advisor (PSA) Certification

(Cosponsored with the Medina County Board of REALTORS)

Whether you've been a REALTOR for years or just listed your first house, it's essential to price homes accurately. Now is the time to master this essential skill by becoming a Pricing Strategy Advisor (PSA).

This certification will make you an invaluable resource for your clients by:
  • Creating Comparative Market Analyses (CMAs)
  • Working with appraisers
  • Using the latest technology
  • Addressing home pricing misperceptions

Determine a home pricing strategy with confidence. Learn the skills that result in accurate prices. (6 hours real estate credit)
7-Hour USPAP (2020-21) Edition

Identify and discuss the latest changes and updates to USPAP, analyze the changes in USPAP and how they affect you and review pertinent existing USPAP rules. This course is required of all Appraisal Licensees by the Appraisal Foundation and State of Ohio every 2 years. All current USPAP materials are included. (7 hours appraisal/real estate credit)
2019 Issues in Appraisal Practice

The program presents current and anticipated issues in general appraisal practice. Attendees will review the latest legislative initiatives, rulings and announcements by the Ohio Appraisal Board, Appraisal Foundation and Fannie Maw Guidelines, and highlights of the AMC law. We’ll review issues in data collection including third party inspections and USPAP disclosure requirements; legal issues in property; reporting requirements; proposed changes to USPAP; proposed Advisory Opinion dealing with prior appraisals and report content. Scope of Work issues will also be discussed. We will examine the Fannie Mae Collateral Underwriting Program and form updates. Market trends and forecasting will also be reviewed. Register TODAY for this important program!

7-Hour USPAP and 2019 Issues in Appraisal Practice are both approved for   7 hours  of appraisal/real estate credit. Take advantage of our multi-program discount of  $369 when you register for both programs!
Brokerage Management: Understanding Your Duties

November 21  @Ohio REALTORS/Columbus
If you are a broker or manager, it is more crucial than ever that your understand your duties in overseeing your brokerage activities. From trust account requirements to oversight of agents and teams, the license law now lays out 14 different areas of responsibility. This 3-hour course will make sure that you have the information you need to stay on the right side of the Division of Real Estate. This course will meet the new continuing education requirement for a separate course on broker responsibility required for principal brokers, managers and associate brokers. (3 hours broker/manager credit)
Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR) Designation

December 3-4 @Cincinnati Area Board of REALTORS/Cincinnati
The Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR) designation is the benchmark of excellence in buyer representation.

What are Accredited Buyer's Representatives' key to success? They know that you can't count on the market—you have to count on your skills. ABR education provides the expertise you need for an edge in serving today's home buyers.

Not only do ABR designees earn more, but member benefits such as publications, marketing tools, a referral network and other resources, help them maintain that edge. Having ABR after your name tells buyers that you’ll provide the attentive service they expect. Now is the time. Earn the ABR designation.  (12 hours real estate credit)
CRB Elective - Performance Leadership: Coach, Manage & Mentor

December 10 @Ohio REALTORS/Columbus
Today’s managers must deal with a myriad of leadership challenges, such as recruiting, managing turnover, training and mentoring; in addition to running a successful and profitable business. To succeed, you must develop and implement a leadership strategy that addresses these challenges and has the flexibility to adapt to different personalities and different situations. (6.5 hours real estate credit)
e-PRO Certification Course

December 11-12 @Ohio REALTORS/Columbus
The National Association of REALTORS® has developed an entirely new e-PRO® program designed to increase your ability to reach customers, expand your digital marketing capabilities, and build trust with clients by safeguarding their personal information.

With today’s increasingly accessible technology, savvy real estate consumers are able to find the information they need online, at any time. Your job is to create a digital marketing plan that leverages the latest in technology to make sure they find you first. The first part of the program provides high-level digital marketing theory, with practical suggestions for its consistent implementation. You will examine the modern consumer and discover how to capture and convert these prospects into clients. You will dive into an overall online marketing strategy that includes how to use content to engage consumers. You’ll learn how to optimize your primary web-based presence and align your other online marketing activities to connect with modern consumers and convert them into clients. (12 hours real estate credit)

Ohio REALTORS, in partnership with the Center for REALTOR Development (formerly REALTOR University), has four new on-line CE courses! (C-RETS: Position Your Team for Profit, C-RETS: HR Solutions for Teams, Real Estate Investing and Generating Buyer and Seller Leads) CLICK HERE !
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