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  • Sep 25

    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: Ned Rich

    DC Office : 500 New Jersey Avenue, NW

    Washington, DC 20001
    01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 9/23/2017
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 9/23/2017
  • Sep 25

    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: Thom Brockett

    GCAAR - Rockville: 15201 Diamondback Dr

    Rockville, MD 20850
    09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 9/23/2017
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 9/23/2017
  • Sep 25

    Understanding the Buyer Show More

    CE

    3.0 ELECTIVE hours for MD, DC and VA licensees. Brokers, agents and consumers often expect their professional relationship to be formalized by a buyer representation agreement that details the responsibilities of both the broker and the purchaser. In this session, you’ll uncover strategies to obtain that consent to represent, helping ensure that consumers receive client-level service, misunderstandings are minimized and the home buying process is a positive experience

    Instructor: Thom Brockett

    GCAAR - Rockville: 15201 Diamondback Dr

    Rockville, MD 20850
    01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 9/23/2017
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 9/23/2017
  • Sep 26

    Negotiating the Best Contract Show More

    CE

    3.0 ELECTIVE hours for MD, DC and VA licensees. This session will take an in-depth look at setting useful seller and buyer expectations long in advance of any offer, examine, the two basic negotiating strategies employed by buyers and discuss several approaches currently used by outstanding sales associates. $5 of every registration will be contributed to GCAAR CARES.

    Instructor: Roger Carp

    Rockville Office Training Room: 15201 Diamondback Drive

    Rockville, MD 20850
    01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 9/24/2017
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 9/24/2017
  • Sep 26

    Understand Contract Components Show More

    CE

    3.0 ELECTIVE hours for MD, DC and VA licensees. One of your key roles as a real estate agent is to assist clients and customers in filling out this legally binding document. This is a comprehensive course that breaks down the Contract of Sale along with any updates. $5 of every registration will be contributed to GCAAR CARES.

    Instructor: Brian Gormley

    Rockville Office Training Room: 15201 Diamondback Drive

    Rockville, MD 20850
    09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 9/24/2017
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 9/24/2017
  • Sep 27

    GCAAR@NVAR:MREC Agency-Resid 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, 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: Harry Yazbek

    Fairfax Headquarters: 8407 Pennell St

    Fairfax, VA 22031
    09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 9/25/2017
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 9/25/2017
  • Sep 27

    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, 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: Al Monshower

    GCAAR - Rockville: 15201 Diamondback Dr

    Rockville, MD 20850
    09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 9/25/2017
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 9/25/2017
  • Sep 27

    MREC Required Supervision Show More

    CE

    3.0 REQUIRED hours for MD Brokers AND 3.0 ELECTIVE hours for MD salesperson and DC licensees. 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: Al Monshower

    GCAAR - Rockville: 15201 Diamondback Dr

    Rockville, MD 20850
    01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 9/25/2017
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 9/25/2017
  • Sep 28

    DC Legislative Update Show More

    CE

    3.0 REQUIRED hours for DC licensees. This course will review a number of laws governing the rights of landlords and tenants in the District of Columbia, including: DC Residential Real Property Seller Disclosure Act, DC Licensure Law, DC Agency, Code of Ethics, Tenancy, Rental Housing Act, and the Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act (TOPA).

    Instructor: Thom Brockett

    Rockville Office Training Room: 15201 Diamondback Drive

    Rockville, MD 20850
    10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 9/26/2017
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 9/26/2017
  • Sep 28

    Homebuyer Financing Show More

    CE

    1.5 ELECTIVE hours for MD and DC licensees AND 1.0 ELECTIVE hour for VA licensees. 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: Hilary Cochin

    GCAAR - Rockville: 15201 Diamondback Dr

    Rockville, MD 20850
    01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 9/26/2017
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 9/26/2017
  • Sep 28

    Evolution of Reverse Mortgages Show More

    CE

    3.0 ELECTIVE hours for MD, DC and VA licensees. This class is an introduction to the federally insured Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) Program. The course will dive into explanation and understanding of how the Reverse Mortgage operates and who qualifies. Payment options, borrower obligations, settlement costs and interest rates will all be covered. Also, get up-to-date information on changes made to the program including protections for spouses under the age of 62, new income and credit requirements and the Reverse Mortgage for Purchase program.

    Instructor: Eric Rittmeyer

    GCAAR - Rockville: 15201 Diamondback Dr

    Rockville, MD 20850
    09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 9/26/2017
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 9/26/2017
  • Sep 28

    YPN Happy Hour Show More

    Join us for another fun evening. FREE APPETIZERS for all attendees.

    Tommy Joe's: 7940 Norfolk Ave

    Bethesda, MD 20814
    05:30 PM
    • Member $0.00 / $0.00 before 9/26/2017
    • Non-Member $0.00 / $0.00 before 9/26/2017
  • Sep 29

    1031 Exchanges & Updates Show More

    CE

    1.5 ELECTIVE hours for MD and DC licensees AND 1.0 ELECTIVE hour for VA licensees. Agents who are interested in developing a working knowledge of 1031 exchnages and their importance in the current market should attend this class. Identify ways you can assist clients when they are selling or buying investment properties.

    Instructor: Bill Horan

    GCAAR - Rockville: 15201 Diamondback Dr

    Rockville, MD 20850
    01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 9/27/2017
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 9/27/2017
  • Sep 29

    Finaning Issues/Update Show More

    CE

    3.0 ELECTIVE hours for MD, DC and VA licensees. This course provides a general understanding of the changes, updates and current issues affecting the sale and financing real estate in today’s distressed market. This course will assist agents in identifying; key market indicators, steps for maneuvering through distressed transactions, fraudulent transactions, and financing solutions for abused properties. Students will learn about current mortgage guidelines, including how short sales and foreclosures affect one’s credit and ability to purchase a home. Students will leave with an understanding of DC mortgage financing laws and available mortgage programs.

    Instructor: Thom Brockett

    GCAAR - Rockville: 15201 Diamondback Dr

    Rockville, MD 20850
    09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 9/27/2017
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 9/27/2017
  • Sep 29

    GCAAR on Go: 1031 Exchanges Show More

    1.5 ELECTIVE hours for MD and DC licensees AND 1.0 ELECTIVE hour for VA licensees. Agents who are interested in developing a working knowledge of 1031 exchnages and their importance in the current market should attend this class. Identify ways you can assist clients when they are selling or buying investment properties.

    Instructor: Bill Horan

    Atlantic Escrow & Closing: 6701 Democracy Boulevard
    Ste 300
    Bethesda, MD 20817
    10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 9/27/2017
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 9/27/2017
  • Oct 02

    Working with Senior Clients Show More

    CE

    3.0 ELECTIVE hours for MD, DC and VA licensees. This class will cover how to profitably and ethically serve the real estate needs of the fastest growing market in real estate, clients age 50+.

    Instructor: Mary Chieppa

    GCAAR - Rockville: 15201 Diamondback Dr

    Rockville, MD 20850
    10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 9/30/2017
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 9/30/2017
  • Oct 02

    Getting from Sale/Settlement Show More

    CE

    2.0 ELECTIVE hours for MD, DC and VA licensees. The agent's job is not over once they receive an accepted contract. Too many transactions are not closing and what we can do to prepare our clients and ourselves for the entire process. If agents know where the problems are, they can put plans in place to take care of them before they cause the deal to fall through.

    Instructor: Mary Chieppa

    GCAAR - Rockville: 15201 Diamondback Dr

    Rockville, MD 20850
    02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 9/30/2017
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 9/30/2017
  • Oct 04

    Intro to BPOs Show More

    CE

    3.0 ELECTIVE hours for MD and DC licensees. This course will provide an overview and explanation of the increased BPOs assignments requested by mortgage lenders. The course explores the BPO form report and lender requirements. Additionally, the course will discuss selection of property comparables and assist students on preparing Comparable Market Analysis

    Instructor: Stu Reymolds

    GCAAR - Rockville: 15201 Diamondback Dr

    Rockville, MD 20850
    09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 10/2/2017
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 10/2/2017
  • Oct 04

    Lunch & Learn Contract Class Show More

    NON-CE

    No CE. Join other GCAAR members for this Member Only 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 10/2/2017
    • Non-Member $0.00 / $0.00 before 10/2/2017
  • Oct 04

    Title Insuance Show More

    CE

    3.0 ELECTIVE hours for MD, DC and VA licensees. Knowledge is key when discussing costs associated with a real estate transactions. The purpose of this class is to inform you of everything you need to know about title policies and the insurance associated with the various forms and types of policies. Additionally, we will discuss the difference between standard coverage vs. enhanced coverage and why the consumer needs title insurance.

    Instructor: Tom Rodden

    GCAAR - Rockville: 15201 Diamondback Dr

    Rockville, MD 20850
    01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 10/2/2017
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 10/2/2017