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Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors®

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  • Nov 20

    NVAR Sales Contract Review Show More

    CE

    3.0 ELECTIVE hours for DC and VA licensees. Class will go through each paragraph of the Virginia Residential Contract of Sale for a better understanding of its contents. We will discuss what should occur prior to the writing of an offer, initialing, signatures and dates will be covered.

    Instructor: Thom Brockett

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    09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 11/18/2017
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 11/18/2017
  • Nov 20

    MD Code of Ethics & Pred Lend Show More

    CE

    3.0 required hours for MD licensees AND 3.0 elective hours for DC licensees. PLEASE NOTE: The Maryland Code of Ethics class runs from 1:00 until 4:00 pm immediately after the GCAAR New Member Orientation which runs from 10:30 am until 12:45 pm. Under all is the Code. Since 1913, the Code of Ethics has continually raised the bar as to what it means to be a real estate professional. This course will review the seventeen Articles that comprise the current Code. It will also look at the topic of predatory lending and how it relates to the Code.

    Instructor: Sandra Stewart

    GCAAR - Rockville: 15201 Diamondback Dr

    Rockville, MD 20850
    10:30 AM - 04:00 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 11/18/2017
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 11/18/2017
  • Nov 21

    Maryland Fair Housing Show More

    CE

    1.5 REQUIRED hours for MD licensees AND 1.5 ELECTIVE hours for DC licensees. This course will discuss federal, state, and local fair housing laws. We will also cover the different protected classes and how to work with diverse buyers and sellers.

    Instructor: Lisa Bosse

    GCAAR - Rockville: 15201 Diamondback Dr

    Rockville, MD 20850
    10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 11/19/2017
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 11/19/2017
  • Nov 21

    Reverse Mortgages Show More

    CE

    1.5 ELECTIVE hours for MD and DC licensees AND 1.0 ELECTIVE hour for VA licensees. Learn about recent changes made to the FHA insured Reverse Mortgage, including the new reduced cost Saver Program and the Reverse Mortgage for Purchase.

    Instructor: Eric Rittmeyer

    GCAAR - Rockville: 15201 Diamondback Dr

    Rockville, MD 20850
    01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 11/19/2017
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 11/19/2017
  • Nov 27

    Navigating Cap Gains& Gift Tax Show More

    CE

    2.0 ELECTIVE hours for MD, DC and VA licensees. This course will provide agents with the understanding of how tax bais works and why it matters, making better use of the primary residence exclusion to the capital gains tax and how the capital gains and gift taxes work.

    Instructor: Kevin Matthews

    GCAAR - Rockville: 15201 Diamondback Dr

    Rockville, MD 20850
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 11/25/2017
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 11/25/2017
  • Nov 27

    Spot Defect in Res. Properties Show More

    CE

    3.0 ELECTIVE hours for MD and DC licensees. To introduce the REALTOR to methods used by home inspectors in discovering common defects in the systems of a home. To provide the REALTOR with an understanding of the implications of these defects in terms of severity, costs to remedy and future liability so as to benefit the consumer. To discuss practical tips that inspectors employ successfully for identifying problem areas and which the consumer can use in screening prospective properties. To decide when the problems need to be addressed by an expert.

    Instructor: Dan Deist

    GCAAR - Rockville: 15201 Diamondback Dr

    Rockville, MD 20850
    01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 11/25/2017
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 11/25/2017
  • Nov 28

    MAR Residential Contract Show More

    CE

    3.0 ELECTIVE hours for MD and DC licensees. Class will go through each paragraph of the Maryland Association of REALTORS® (MAR) Residential Contract of Sale for a better understanding of its contents. We will discuss what should occur prior to the writing of an offer, initialing, signatures and dates will be covered.

    Instructor: Susann Haskins

    GCAAR - Rockville: 15201 Diamondback Dr

    Rockville, MD 20850
    10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 11/26/2017
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 11/26/2017
  • Nov 28

    Negotiating in Today's Market Show More

    CE

    3.0 ELECTIVE hours for MD licensees. At the completion of this course, participants will have an understanding and a toolkit of effective negotiation skills and strategies to create win-win solutions for real estate transactions.

    Instructor: Tara Houston

    GCAAR - Rockville: 15201 Diamondback Dr

    Rockville, MD 20850
    02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 11/26/2017
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 11/26/2017
  • Nov 29

    Strategies in Multi Offer Mkt Show More

    CE

    1.5 ELECTIVE hours for MD and DC licensees AND 1.0 ELECTIVE hour for VA licensees. Working in a market with multiple offers, attendees will learn the different motivations behind buyer startegies, seller strategies and reducing risk

    Instructor: Thom Brockett

    GCAAR - Rockville: 15201 Diamondback Dr

    Rockville, MD 20850
    03:30 PM - 05:00 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 11/27/2017
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 11/27/2017
  • Nov 29

    Basics of Renovation Financing Show More

    CE

    2.0 ELECTIVE hours for MD, DC and VA licensees. This course will cover the mechanics of a renovation loan in an easy to follow step by step format; the different ways that renovation financing can be used to create and salvage transactions; and show attendees how to create unique and exciting marketing opportunities to increase their business and be more successful. From homes that are perfectly fine but cosmetically outdated to homes that are too small for the buyer but in a great location and of course, all kinds of distressed inventory, renovation lending can help bridge the financing and acquisition gap to make deals happen, and make dreams come true.

    Instructor: Richard Day

    GCAAR - Rockville: 15201 Diamondback Dr

    Rockville, MD 20850
    01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 11/27/2017
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 11/27/2017
  • Nov 29

    Tax Strategies Show More

    NON-CE

    Join us for this seminar to learn about potential tax reform (specifically which deductions are in danger and which are safe), increase your business deductions, and make sure that all of your records are in order. Learn how you can make sure that you are implementing effective tax strategies.

    GCAAR - Rockville: 15201 Diamondback Dr

    Rockville, MD 20850
    09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 11/27/2017
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 11/27/2017
  • Nov 30

    Mold & Its Effect on RE Show More

    CE

    3.0 ELECTIVE hours for MD, DC and VA licensees. Mold is a simple fact of life and can be a major detriment to property . What causes mold to threaten the value of real estate and the health of people? Understand the effect of the presence of mold on the complex business of real estate and what your role is in regard to your client.

    Instructor: Jenn Sherwood

    Rockville Office Training Room: 15201 Diamondback Drive

    Rockville, MD 20850
    01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 11/28/2017
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 11/28/2017
  • Nov 30

    Radon & Its Effect on RE Show More

    CE

    2.0 ELECTIVE hours for MD and DC licensees. Radon remains a big issue in the real estate market. A strong information base allows REALTORS to service their clients with greater confidence and efficiency when radon issues arise. Topics of interest include the types of radon tests used in real estate/home inspections and the current EPA/DEP protocols for test kit location; the relevance of radon to real estate transaction parties; methods of radon mitigation, the pitfalls of the mitigated home and how to serve your clients.

    Instructor: Robert Tsas

    Rockville Office Training Room: 15201 Diamondback Drive

    Rockville, MD 20850
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 11/28/2017
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 11/28/2017
  • Dec 01

    Ethical Real Estate Investing Show More

    CE

    1.5 ELECTIVE hours for MD and DC licensees AND 1.0 ELECTIVE hour for VA licensees. It is estimated that approximately $300 billion in real estate is transacted by investors each year. Grab your piece of the pie by understanding the driving forces in the dynamic residential real estate investment market. Possessing knowledge of the strategies and mindsets of investors will help you serve your valuable investor clients effectively, responsibly, and ethically.

    Instructor: Brian Gormley

    GCAAR - Rockville: 15201 Diamondback Dr

    Rockville, MD 20850
    01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 11/29/2017
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 11/29/2017
  • Dec 01

    Presenting Multiple Offers Show More

    CE

    3.0 ELECTIVE hours for MD and DC licensees. This course will discuss/instruct on the process of presenting written offers to purchase real property when there is more than one offer at a given time for a single property.

    Instructor: Carole Maclure

    GCAAR - Rockville: 15201 Diamondback Dr

    Rockville, MD 20850
    09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 11/29/2017
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 11/29/2017
  • Dec 02

    MD Code of Ethics & Pred Lend Show More

    CE

    3.0 required hours for MD licensees AND 3.0 elective hours for DC licensees. PLEASE NOTE: The Maryland Code of Ethics class runs from 10:15 am until 1:15 pm immediately after the GCAAR New Member Orientation which runs from 8:30 until 10:00 am. Under all is the Code. Since 1913, the Code of Ethics has continually raised the bar as to what it means to be a real estate professional. This course will review the seventeen Articles that comprise the current Code. It will also look at the topic of predatory lending and how it relates to the Code.

    Instructor: Thom Brockett

    GCAAR - Rockville: 15201 Diamondback Dr

    Rockville, MD 20850
    08:30 AM - 01:15 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 11/30/2017
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 11/30/2017
  • Dec 04

    MREC Agency-Residential Show More

    CE

    3.0 REQUIRED hours for MD licensees AND 3.0 ELECTIVE hours for DC licensees. With the revised Agency law that went into effect October 1, 2016, now more than ever you need this required class We will walk through the law step-by-step and provide clear guidance, not just on how to comply, but how to simplify your life by making compliance easier, so you’re more likely to pass any “test” that may come your way.

    Instructor: Valerie Huffman

    GCAAR - Rockville: 15201 Diamondback Dr

    Rockville, MD 20850
    09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 12/2/2017
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 12/2/2017
  • Dec 04

    MD Legislative Update Show More

    CE

    3.0 REQUIRED hours for MD licensees AND 3.0 ELECTIVE hours for DC licensees. Every year, enacted legislation by Federal, state, and local legislatures profoundly affects the transfer of real property. REALTORS® must become and remain informed about these changes. This course is designed to break-down the legislative process and detail recent enactments and court cases that impact the business of selling real estate.

    Instructor: Greg Flynn

    GCAAR - Rockville: 15201 Diamondback Dr

    Rockville, MD 20850
    01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 12/2/2017
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 12/2/2017
  • Dec 05

    VA Financing Show More

    CE

    3.0 ELECTIVE hours for MD and DC licensees. This class will present a background of VA Financing and also provide the latest VA guidelines. Learn the challenges to avoid in credit management. VA Financing has emerged as a viable mortgage financing alternative for borrowers. VA Financing offers low down payments and adjustable rates. This class will also provide a deeper understanding of VA's guidelines and knowledge for structuring VA contracts.

    Instructor: Debbie Benkert

    GCAAR - Rockville: 15201 Diamondback Dr

    Rockville, MD 20850
    01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 12/3/2017
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 12/3/2017
  • Dec 06

    Common Settlement Problems Show More

    CE

    3.0 ELECTIVE hours for MD and DC licensees. This highly interactive class will walk through a number of case studies and scenarios that have come up in the process of getting buyer and seller to the settlement table.

    Instructor: Stan Goldstein

    Rockville Office Training Room: 15201 Diamondback Drive

    Rockville, MD 20850
    09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 12/4/2017
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 12/4/2017