July 2018 E-News
Join us at the OAR 2018 Fall Convention
Registration is open! Take advantage of the $180 early bird price (through 8/1) to secure your spot for high value education, ongoing socialization and networking opportunities, fantastic national and local speakers, 30+ trade show booths with raffle prizes, lunch and happy hour dine-around, Governance meetings, ticketed banquets, and more! Space is limited, especially housing, so register today!
Win a $100 Hilton Gift Card!
If you register for Fall Convention in between July 1 - July 9, you'll be entered to win a $100 Hilton Gift Card!

Rooms are selling out fast, so get booked today. You can apply your gift card to your stay for Convention, or use it at another time!

Winner to be selected at random.
Call To Action: Extend the National Flood Insurance Program
The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) will expire on July 31 , denying necessary insurance coverage to homeowners and buyers in more than 20,000 communities nationwide. Congress must act now to reform and extend
the NFIP. You should have received a call for action email from NAR with a customized link, which is also below. Be sure to click the link and urge Congress to extend the NFIP and pass meaningful reforms to ensure long-term
viability of the program.
Congratulations, KCAR!
The Klamath County Association of REALTORS ® has achieved Local Triple Crown status! In order to obtain the Local Triple Crown Award, local associations must be onboard the PAC Management System and:
  • Meet or exceed local’s share of their state’s National RPAC Fundraising Goal
  • Meet or exceed local’s Participation criteria

Congratulations on this impressive achievement!
Voters will be asked to protect
supermajority requirement in
OAR-backed Initiative Petition #31, a measure strengthening Oregon’s required supermajority in order to increase state revenue, appears that it is headed to the ballot in November. With your help, over 174,000 signatures supporting the measure were turned into the Capitol. The measure clarifies that changes in tax rates, exemptions, or elimination of credits or deductions require at least three-fifths support in each chamber of the legislature.
Upcoming Classes
July 19 | 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. | Transactions (EMAR)
6 CE Hours
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 and platforms to reduce risk and create strategies to manage your business, contracts and contacts by using the tools that are discussed.
July 27 | 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. | Risk Management (RVAR)
6 CE Hours
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.
August 1 | 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. | When You Come To The Fork In The Road - TAKE IT
3 CE Hours
A lively overview of the National Association of REALTORS ® Code of Ethics, this hands-on course examines ethical business practice in every day real estate business situations—what’s allowed, what’s not and WHY! Includes ethics, arbitration of money disputes, and the process for enforcing ethical standards among REALTORS®. * Meets NAR COE Biennial Requirement
August 1 | 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. | Navigating the Code's "Fork In The Road "
3 CE Hours
A careful study of the system and process for enforcing ethical standards and arbitrating disputes between licensees and clients, based on NAR’s Code of Ethics & Arbitration Manual. Case studies show how and why the process works, and the advantages of Mediation as a dispute resolution system.
August 2 | 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. | At Home With Diversity
6 CE Hours
At Home With Diversity is an educational experience designed to present a picture of the changing face of the real estate industry. More importantly, the class teaches how real estate professionals can increase their sensitivity and adaptability to future market trends. Additionally, you will learn to thrive as an effective service provider and community leader. The course addresses issues of diversity, fair housing, and cultural differences. All three subjects are closely related and have value for real estate professionals who must serve diverse local markets.
August 6 | 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Oregon Real Estate Agency (OREA) Board Meeting
3 CE Hours
Do you know what the Oregon Real Estate Agency is or why it's important to you? The Oregon Real Estate Agency is administered by the Real Estate Commissioner, who is appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate. The Agency oversees the education, examination, licensure and regulation of Oregon's real estate professionals. And now you can see how they run! Joint he Agency for their bi-monthly Board Meeting. Gain and in depth look at how the OREA works and earn 3 hours of CE in the process. Plus...it includes lunch!
August 6 | 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. | Attention: Violation Prevention!
3 CE Hours
Selina Barnes, OREA Regulations Division Manager, will provide the class with an exceptional overview on best practices to prevent potential violations in your everyday work. This course will help keep you in compliance with the Oregon Real Estate Agency.
Oregon REALTORS ® Online Learning
After member feedback and requests for a way to access online content AND receive Oregon CE credit, we launched an online platform for that to happen. Oregon REALTORS ® Online Learning is your one-stop shop for high-value information that allows you to learn at your convenience and earn CE credit!
For a nominal price of $10/course on a wide diversity
of topics, there are currently 25+ webinars adding up
to 30+ CE hours available for you to take! Using your computer, tablet, or phone - earning CE has never
been easier!
Legal Hotline Q&A
You asked: If an office is owned by an out of area Principal Broker, but they have a designated Principal Broker in the local office, who owns the listings? If an agent moves to a different company, can the owner refuse to release a listing if the seller wants to follow their agent? Can the owner override the designated Principal Broker in the local office and insist on retaining the listing?
Driving It Home
Golfer registration is sold out, but CASH PRIZE raffle tickets are still available!
You do NOT have to be present to win our Cash Prize Raffle, and ALL proceeds go straight to the HOME Foundation. Buy 1 ticket for $10 or 3 for $20!
Crush It!
Crush it as you enjoy the wine-themed best industry party of the year! Eat, drink, and network to your heart's content while helping to deliver affordable housing to families across Oregon .
We hope you will join us in supporting this event and the HOME Foundation by donating a gift certificate, basket, weekend getaway, sporting event tickets, or service for the Taste of Portland Silent Auction. Every dollar raised assists others to realize the dream of homeownership! A silent auction donation form can be downloaded by clicking the button below. If you choose to participate, please complete the form and return it via mail, email, or fax by September 13, 2018
Oregon Association of REALTORS ®
2110 Mission Street SE, #230 Salem, OR 97302
503.362.3645 | www.oregonrealtors.org