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Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors®

GCAAR CE classes are currently offered online and in person

Starting in April, GCAAR is pleased to offer limited in-person-only classes. These offerings will be limited to 30 registrants as we transition back to the classroom for the first time in two years.

Maryland, D.C. and Virginia CE classes, designation/certification offerings and events, including our Profession Sessions, will continue to be offered online via Zoom. Take a look at our calendar below for a list of classes and events offered online or in person. 

Registration for all CE classes closes two hours prior to the start of class.

Haven’t used Zoom before? Use this Joining a Zoom Meeting guide to get started.

**In order to earn credit for attending your CE classes, you agree to the following, per real estate Commission rules:**


Virtual:

  1. 1) To be on time
  2. 2) To be recorded
  3. 3) To be on camera, visible and engaged only in the class throughout the class. This means no driving, walking around, no phone calls or other distractions.
  4. 4) That GCAAR reserves the right to decline to issue credit if you are not in an environment conducive to learning.

 

In person:

  1. 1) To be on time
  2. 2) To be present and engaged only with the class throughout the entire class
  3. 3) That the use of all electronic devices (cell phones, laptops, tablets, etc.) is prohibited during class

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  • Sep 28

    VIRTUAL: DC Legislative Update Show More

    **This course will be held virtually. By registering for this class, you agree 1) To be on time 2) To be recorded 3) To be on camera, visible and engaged only in the class throughout the class. This means no driving, walking around, no phone calls or other distractions 4) That GCAAR reserves the right to decline to issue credit if you are not in an environment conducive to learning.

    CREDITS:  3.0 REQUIRED hours for DC licensees.  NO ELECTIVE CREDITS  

    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).

    ***For each virtual class, the connection instructions email with the Zoom link, compliance details, and course materials is sent by 5 pm ET the business day before the class (i.e. Friday for a Monday class, Tuesday for a Wednesday class), as well as again in a reminder two hours prior to class.

    Instructor: Chris Darby

    Virtual Class:
    09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Member $36.00 / $24.00 before 9/26/2022
    • Non-Member $56.00 / $56.00 before 9/26/2022
  • Sep 28

    VIRTUAL: Bright MLS Training (no CE): Manage and Monitor Listing Activity Show More

    Bright MLS Trainings are NOT eligible for CE credit.

    ***For each virtual class, the connection instructions email with the Zoom link, compliance details, and course materials is sent by 5 pm ET the business day before the class (i.e. Friday for a Monday class, Tuesday for a Wednesday class), as well as again in a reminder two hours prior to class.

    Manage and Monitor Listing Activity

    Congrats! You have impressed the Seller and won the listing! Now what? It's time to find a buyer and sell the house by entering the listing in Bright MLS for maximum exposure!

    In this class, led by Bright Customer Success Coach Steve Hoover, you will learn how to:

    Virtual Class: , MD
    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Member $0.00 / $0.00 before 9/26/2022
    • Non-Member $0.00 / $0.00 before 9/26/2022
  • Sep 28

    VIRTUAL: DC Ethics Update Show More

    **This course will be held virtually. By registering for this class, you agree 1) To be on time 2) To be recorded 3) To be on camera, visible and engaged only in the class throughout the class. This means no driving, walking around, no phone calls or other distractions 4) That GCAAR reserves the right to decline to issue credit if you are not in an environment conducive to learning.

    CREDITS:  3.0 REQUIRED hours for DC licensees.  NO ELECTIVE CREDITS.  

    Comparable provisions of the DC Code of Ethics for Real Estate Brokers, Salespersons and Property Managers will be compared and contrasted with the NAR Code of Ethics. Both will be discussed as all licensees may use both systems and should be aware of the procedures and requirements associated with enforcement of the Code. The class meets the NAR membership requirement.

    ***For each virtual class, the connection instructions email with the Zoom link, compliance details, and course materials is sent by 5 pm ET the business day before the class (i.e. Friday for a Monday class, Tuesday for a Wednesday class), as well as again in a reminder two hours prior to class.

    Instructor: Thom Brockett

    Virtual Class:
    02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
    • Member $36.00 / $24.00 before 9/26/2022
    • Non-Member $56.00 / $56.00 before 9/26/2022
  • Sep 28

    VIRTUAL: Bright MLS Training (no CE): Market Reports to Educate Your Buyers Show More

    Bright MLS Trainings are NOT eligible for CE credit.

    ***For each virtual class, the connection instructions email with the Zoom link, compliance details, and course materials is sent by 5 pm ET the business day before the class (i.e. Friday for a Monday class, Tuesday for a Wednesday class), as well as again in a reminder two hours prior to class.

    Using Market Reports to Educate Your Buyers

    Do you want to be the local market expert for your buyers?  Do you also want to avoid spending hours trying out figure how to use all these powerful market analytical tools? 

    In this class, Bright Customer Success Coach Steve Hoover will show you how to use Bright market tools and reports so you will be the local market expert. You will learn how to: 

    Virtual Class: , MD
    02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    • Member $0.00 / $0.00 before 9/26/2022
    • Non-Member $0.00 / $0.00 before 9/26/2022
  • Sep 28

    VIRTUAL: MREC Required Supervision Show More

    **This course will be held virtually. By registering for this class, you agree 1) To be on time 2) To be recorded 3) To be on camera, visible and engaged only in the class throughout the class. This means no driving, walking around, no phone calls or other distractions 4) That GCAAR reserves the right to decline to issue credit if you are not in an environment conducive to learning.

    CREDITS:  3.0 REQUIRED hours for MD Brokers, Branch Office Managers and Team Leaders (Topic I) and 3.0 ELECTIVE hours for DC licensees.  

    THIS COURSE IS NOT A REQUIRED COURSE FOR MD SALESPERSONS AND ASSOCIATE BROKERS. THAT COURSE IS MREC BROKERAGE RELATIONSHIPS & DISCLOSURES. MD SALESPERSONS AND ASSOCIATE BROKERS THAT TAKE THIS COURSE WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR ELECTIVE CREDIT ONLY.

     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.

    ***For each virtual class, the connection instructions email with the Zoom link, compliance details, and course materials is sent by 5 pm ET the business day before the class (i.e. Friday for a Monday class, Tuesday for a Wednesday class), as well as again in a reminder two hours prior to class.

    Instructor: Robert Pettis

    Virtual Class:
    05:30 PM - 08:30 PM
    • Member $36.00 / $24.00 before 9/26/2022
    • Non-Member $56.00 / $56.00 before 9/26/2022
  • Sep 29

    VIRTUAL: Virginia Ethics Show More

    **This course will be held virtually. By registering for this class, you agree 1) To be on time 2) To be recorded 3) To be on camera, visible and engaged only in the class throughout the class. This means no driving, walking around, no phone calls or other distractions 4) That GCAAR reserves the right to decline to issue credit if you are not in an environment conducive to learning.

    CREDITS:  3.0 REQUIRED hours for VA and 3.0 ELECTIVE hours for DC licensees.

    We will discuss the purpose, nature and history of Ethics as it relates to real estate.  We will review the most violated of the 17 articles of the code of ethics and we will discuss risk management and how to avoid issues. The class meets the NAR membership requirement.

    ***For each virtual class, the connection instructions email with the Zoom link, compliance details, and course materials is sent by 5 pm ET the business day before the class (i.e. Friday for a Monday class, Tuesday for a Wednesday class), as well as again in a reminder two hours prior to class.

    Instructor: Tara Furges Houston

    Virtual Class:
    08:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Member $36.00 / $24.00 before 9/27/2022
    • Non-Member $56.00 / $56.00 before 9/27/2022
  • Sep 29

    VIRTUAL: Virginia Agency Show More

    **This course will be held virtually. By registering for this class, you agree 1) To be on time 2) To be recorded 3) To be on camera, visible and engaged only in the class throughout the class. This means no driving, walking around, no phone calls or other distractions 4) That GCAAR reserves the right to decline to issue credit if you are not in an environment conducive to learning.

    CREDITS: 1.0 REQUIRED hour for VA and 1.0 ELECTIVE hour for DC licensees.

    This class is a comprehensive review of the new Agency Law provisions in Virginia and how they affect all realtors.

    ***For each virtual class, the connection instructions email with the Zoom link, compliance details, and course materials is sent by 5 pm ET the business day before the class (i.e. Friday for a Monday class, Tuesday for a Wednesday class), as well as again in a reminder two hours prior to class.

    Instructor: Tara Furges Houston

    Virtual Class:
    12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
    • Member $12.00 / $8.00 before 9/27/2022
    • Non-Member $32.00 / $32.00 before 9/27/2022
  • Sep 29

    History and Power of Real Estate: The Experience of Hispanic Realtors Show More

    History & Power of Real Estate - September 29 at 1:00 PM.  In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, GCAAR and NAHREP DC are delighted to co-present the next webinar in GCAAR’s History and Power of Real Estate Series (HPRE), this time focused on the experience of Hispanic REALTORS in Montgomery County and Washington, DC. Moderated by Ileann Jimenez-Sepulveda, join us as we welcome panelists from our Hispanic community: Cher Castillo, Andres Serafini, Ana Maria Menendez, Daniel Llerena, Eddie Suarez, and Lou Vivas.

    Virtual Forum:
    01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
    • Member $0.00 / $0.00 before 9/29/2022
  • Sep 29

    VIRTUAL: DC Broker Supervision Show More

    **This course will be held virtually. By registering for this class, you agree 1) To be on time 2) To be recorded 3) To be on camera, visible and engaged only in the class throughout the class. This means no driving, walking around, no phone calls or other distractions 4) That GCAAR reserves the right to decline to issue credit if you are not in an environment conducive to learning.

    CREDITS:  3.0 REQUIRED hours for DC Broker licensees and 3.0 ELECTIVE hours for DC Salesperson licensees.  

    This is a newly-required CE course for DC broker licensees as of the 2021-2023 cycle. During this course, key concepts discussed include the broker’s supervisory obligations and licensure requirements; the powers of the Boards/Commission and the most common violations in practice as seen by DCREC; prohibited acts; agency; advertising and supervision; independent contractors and supervision; and document review.

    ***For each virtual class, the connection instructions email with the Zoom link, compliance details, and course materials is sent by 5 pm ET the business day before the class (i.e. Friday for a Monday class, Tuesday for a Wednesday class), as well as again in a reminder two hours prior to class.

    Instructor: Thom Brockett

    Virtual Class:
    02:30 PM - 05:30 PM
    • Member $36.00 / $24.00 before 9/27/2022
    • Non-Member $56.00 / $56.00 before 9/27/2022
  • Sep 29

    IN PERSON (ROCKVILLE): MD Legislative Update Show More

    **This course will be held IN PERSON at the GCAAR Rockville classroom. COVID Protocols and masking regulations will follow those of Montgomery County in place at the time of the class.  Enrollment will be limited to 30 registrants in Q3 2022 for in-person classes as we transition back to the classroom for the first time in two years.**

    CREDITS:  3.0 REQUIRED hours for MD (Topic A) 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: Renee Davis

    GCAAR - Rockville: 15201 Diamondback Dr

    Rockville, MD 20850
    02:30 PM - 05:30 PM
    • Member $36.00 / $24.00 before 9/27/2022
    • Non-Member $56.00 / $56.00 before 9/27/2022