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  • Feb 24

    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: Sandra Stewart

    GCAAR - Rockville: 15201 Diamondback Dr

    Rockville, MD 20850
    08:30 AM - 01:15 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 2/22/2018
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 2/22/2018
  • Feb 26

    Credit Report & Score Show More

    2.0 ELECTIVE HOURS for MD and DC. Bad credit ranks with lack of a down payment as the two biggest obstacles to homeownership. This class will walk you through traditional credit vs. non-traditional credit, how to read a credit report, what the credit report says about you as a consumer and the overall effects that information on your credit report has on the ability to get a mortgage and purchase a house.

    Instructor: Michael McNamara

    GCAAR - Rockville: 15201 Diamondback Dr

    Rockville, MD 20850
    02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 2/24/2018
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 2/24/2018
  • Feb 26

    Virginia Broker Mgmt Show More

    8.0 REQUIRED HOURS for VA Brokers AND 8.0 ELECTIVE HOURS for VA Salesperson licensees AND DC. Every VA real estate Broker, Branch office Manager or Team Leader is required to complete this 8-hour course. The course will provide information on supervision and provision duties of Brokers, Managers and Team leaders.

    Instructor: Thom Brockett

    Rockville Office Training Room: 15201 Diamondback Drive

    Rockville, MD 20850
    09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    • Member $50.00 / $50.00 before 2/24/2018
    • Non-Member $50.00 / $50.00 before 2/24/2018
  • Feb 26

    VA Financing Show More

    CE

    3.0 ELECTIVE HOURS for MD and DC. 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. Instructed by Matt Lieberman.

    GCAAR - Rockville: 15201 Diamondback Dr

    Rockville, MD 20850
    10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 2/24/2018
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 2/24/2018
  • Feb 28

    Architecture - Terms & Styles Show More

    3.0 ELECTIVE HOURS for MD, DC, and VA. This course provides a comprehensive knowledge of residential architectural styles, building nomenclature, and innovative building materials. Attendees will learn the defining features and attributes of residential architectural styles and gain a key understanding of building nomenclature in home listings, inspection reports, and builder's brochures. Attendees will be introduced to the benefits of new and innovative building materials used in new construction and remodeled homes.

    Instructor: Vimal Kapoor

    GCAAR - Rockville: 15201 Diamondback Dr

    Rockville, MD 20850
    10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 2/26/2018
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 2/26/2018
  • Feb 28

    Basement/FNDN/Crawl Spaces Show More

    CE

    3.0 ELECTIVE hours for MD licensees. Without a good foundation, a house has no legs to stand on. When dealing with foundations, there is an interplay of several variables that can adversely affect the structural integrity, functionality, marketability, and sale of a home. This course will address these impediments. Completion of the course will provide the realtor with a basic understanding of foundation, basement and crawl space issues, and empower the realtor to avoid the pitfalls that they may encounter.

    Instructor: Vimal Kapoor

    GCAAR - Rockville: 15201 Diamondback Dr

    Rockville, MD 20850
    01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 2/26/2018
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 2/26/2018
  • Mar 01

    MREC Agency - Residential Show More

    3.0 REQUIRED HOURS for MD and 3.0 ELECTIVE HOURS for DC. 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: Carole Maclure

    GCAAR - Rockville: 15201 Diamondback Dr

    Rockville, MD 20850
    10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 2/27/2018
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 2/27/2018
  • Mar 01

    GCAAR on Go: CashFlow/1st Time Show More

    CE

    3.0 ELECTIVE hours for MD, DC and VA licensees. There are nearly 80 million “millennials” in the US who will represent more than one in five homebuyers over the next five years. This workshop gives you an inside look into various cash flow planning techniques for this next generation of homebuyers. But most of the concepts discussed apply to repeat buyers too. You’ll walk away with some valuable information to help millennials and first-time homebuyers make smarter home buying choices. Instructed by Francki Difrancesco.

    InterContinental Hotel DC: 801 Wharf St SW

    Washington, DC 20024
    08:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 2/27/2018
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 2/27/2018
  • Mar 01

    MD Legislative Update Show More

    3.0 REQUIRED HOURS for MD and 3.0 ELECTIVE HOURS for DC. 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: David Politzer

    GCAAR - Rockville: 15201 Diamondback Dr

    Rockville, MD 20850
    02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 2/27/2018
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 2/27/2018
  • Mar 01

    GCAAR on Go: Mortgage & RE Tax Show More

    CE

    3.0 ELECTIVE hours for MD, DC and VA licensees. In this course, we share real life examples of how you can help your clients evaluate their real estate options in a way that’s fully compliant with federal tax laws and regulations. You’ll walk away with a much better understanding of how mortgage and real estate taxation impacts you and your clients. Instructed by Jen DuPlessis.

    InterContinental Hotel - DC: 801 Wharf Street, SW

    Washington, DC 20024
    08:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 2/27/2018
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 2/27/2018
  • Mar 02

    Condo Financing Show More

    3.0 ELECTIVE HOURS for MD, DC, and VA. This course is designed for agents seeking to learn or enhance their existing knowledge of the funadmentals of Condominium Financing. Instructed by Frank Shull.

    Instructor: David Politzer

    GCAAR - Rockville: 15201 Diamondback Dr

    Rockville, MD 20850
    10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 2/28/2018
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 2/28/2018
  • Mar 02

    Lease Option Contracts Show More

    1.5 ELECTIVE HOURS for MDand DC AND 1.0 ELECTIVE HOURS for VA. If you're client is ready to buy the home of their dreams, but their credit or savings isn't quite ready yet, a lease with option to buy (often simply called a "lease option" or, somewhat inaccurately, "rent to own") may help them move in. Lease options, in which you lease (rent) a property and have the option to buy the property at the end of the lease term, can allow you to control a home that you want even if you don't have enough money for a down payment yet.

    Instructor: Brian Gormley

    GCAAR - Rockville: 15201 Diamondback Dr

    Rockville, MD 20850
    02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 2/28/2018
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 2/28/2018
  • Mar 03

    Advertising Compliance Show More

    CE

    3.0 ELECTIVE hours for MD, DC and VA licensees. This course will provide the attendee an understanding of what constitutes advertising, the basic requirements of advertising in emails, on the internet and in social media.

    Instructor: Thom Brockett

    GCAAR - Rockville: 15201 Diamondback Dr

    Rockville, MD 20850
    10:30 AM - 01:30 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 3/1/2018
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 3/1/2018
  • Mar 03

    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: Thom Brockett

    GCAAR - Rockville: 15201 Diamondback Dr

    Rockville, MD 20850
    08:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 3/1/2018
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 3/1/2018
  • Mar 03

    MREC Required Supervision Show More

    3.0 REQUIRED HOURS for MD and 3.0 ELECTIVE HOURS for DC. Supervision is one of the largest responsibilities that gets placed on a broker, manager or team leader’s plate. We'll breakdown all the components that are needed to meet this managerial obligation; a discussion of teams, assistants, sales meetings, training sessions and the setting of policies and procedures will be covered. Learn shortcuts to supporting your staff in a manner that could will productivity and reduce possible liability.

    Instructor: Carole Maclure

    GCAAR - Rockville: 15201 Diamondback Dr

    Rockville, MD 20850
    02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 3/1/2018
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 3/1/2018
  • Mar 05

    Common Settlement Problems Show More

    3.0 ELECTIVE HOURS for MD and DC. 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

    GCAAR - Rockville: 15201 Diamondback Dr

    Rockville, MD 20850
    02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 3/3/2018
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 3/3/2018
  • Mar 05

    Sell Houses Using Lease Option Show More

    3.0 ELECTIVE HOURS for MD, DC, and VA. In many situations, a house can’t sell the traditional way due to situations such as there not being enough equity for a traditional sale, or the seller doesn’t have enough money to fix up the house for a quick sale.  In such cases, a lease option (often called a ‘rent-to-own’) can offer a true win/win situation for everyone – the seller, the realtor(s), and the tenant/buyer.  Learn the many advantages to lease options, how to structure lease options properly, how to avoid mistakes, and how to get paid.

    Instructor: Ronald Baras

    GCAAR - Rockville: 15201 Diamondback Dr

    Rockville, MD 20850
    10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 3/3/2018
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 3/3/2018
  • Mar 07

    Homebuyer Financing Show More

    1.5 ELECTIVE HOURS for MD and DC AND 1.0 ELECTIVE HOURS for VA. This course is designed for agents to understand the fundamentals of government homebuyer programs (DC Opens Doors, MMP program, VHDA programs) and down payment assistance programs

    Instructor: Scott Story

    GCAAR - Rockville: 15201 Diamondback Dr

    Rockville, MD 20850
    12:30 PM - 02:00 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 3/5/2018
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 3/5/2018
  • Mar 07

    Lunch & Learn Contracts Show More

    No CE. Join other GCAAR members for an hourlong discussion on contracts.

    Instructor: Jill Michaels

    Rockville Office Training Room: 15201 Diamondback Drive

    Rockville, MD 20850
    01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
    • Member $0.00 / $0.00 before 3/5/2018
    • Non-Member $0.00 / $0.00 before 3/5/2018
  • Mar 07

    Working with Hoarders Show More

    1.5 ELECTIVE HOURS for MD and DC AND 1.0 ELECTIVE HOURS for VA. This class will help licensees understand the definition of Hoarding and what it looks like vs. Chronic Disorganization and how to help your hoarding clients with a moving transition and understand the emotions of letting go. Finally, the class will help you sell a hoarder's home quicker. Instructed by Kevin Wheeler.

    GCAAR - Rockville: 15201 Diamondback Dr

    Rockville, MD 20850
    10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 3/5/2018
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 3/5/2018