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  • Apr 18

    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: Joyce Gardner

    GCAAR - Rockville: 15201 Diamondback Dr

    Rockville, MD 20850
    01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 4/16/2019
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 4/16/2019
  • Apr 22

    Environmental Issues Show More

    CE

    3.0 ELECTIVE hours for MD, DC and VA licensees. This program will discuss sources, dangers, detection and remediation of common environmental hazards. Some of the hazardous materials to be discussed are Lead-Based Paint, radon, Mold, asbestos, carbon monoxide and more!

    Instructor: Walter Clews

    GCAAR - Rockville: 15201 Diamondback Dr

    Rockville, MD 20850
    09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 4/20/2019
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 4/20/2019
  • Apr 22

    GCAAR@NVAR: 1st Time Financing Show More

    CE

    1.5 ELECTIVE hours for MD and DC licensees. This course is designed for agents to understand the fundamentals of government homebuyer programs (DC Opens Doors, MMP program, Montgomery County programs) and their opportunities and limitations.

    Instructor: JD Teitelman

    Fairfax Headquarters: 8407 Pennell St

    Fairfax, VA 22031
    01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 4/20/2019
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 4/20/2019
  • Apr 22

    GCAAR@NVAR: Negotiating Show More

    CE

    3.0 ELECTIVE hours for MD and DC 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

    Fairfax Headquarters: 8407 Pennell St

    Fairfax, VA 22031
    09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 4/20/2019
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 4/20/2019
  • Apr 24

    NMO/MD Code of Ethics Show More

    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 1pm to 4pm immediately after the GCAAR New Member Orientation which runs from 10:30am until 12pm. 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

    GCAAR - Rockville: 15201 Diamondback Dr

    Rockville, MD 20850
    10:30 AM - 04:00 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 4/22/2019
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 4/22/2019
  • Apr 25

    MD 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: Tara Houston

    DC Office : 1615 New Hampshire Ave NW

    Washington, DC 20009
    02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 4/23/2019
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 4/23/2019
  • Apr 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: Tara Houston

    DC Office : 1615 New Hampshire Ave NW

    Washington, DC 20009
    10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 4/23/2019
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 4/23/2019
  • Apr 25

    Prep of Agency Disclosure Form Show More

    CE

    3.0 ELECTIVE hours for MD and DC licensees. Upon completion of this class, each student will understand the legal requirements for Agency Disclosure in the 2016 Maryland Real Estate Broker's Act; effectively prepare agency disclosure forms related to unrepresented persons, dual agency, teams and open houses.

    Instructor: Robert Pettis

    GCAAR - Rockville: 15201 Diamondback Dr

    Rockville, MD 20850
    09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 4/23/2019
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 4/23/2019
  • Apr 25

    Recordation & Transfer Taxes Show More

    CE

    1.5 ELECTIVE hours for MD and DC licensees. Learn the details of Maryland law regarding the proper contract treatment of Maryland's Transfer Tax, County Recordation Tax, and County Transfer tax when working with first-time buyers in Maryland. Discussion includes the treatment of these taxes in both the GCAAR Sales Contract and the MR Residential Contract of Sales. Emphasis is placed on understanding the Montgomery County Recordation Tax and the owner-occupied exemption. Whether working with buyers or sellers, this class is a must for the licensee to maintain compliance with the law and avoid contractual issues.

    Instructor: Robert Pettis

    GCAAR - Rockville: 15201 Diamondback Dr

    Rockville, MD 20850
    01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 4/23/2019
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 4/23/2019
  • Apr 25

    REALTOR Party Yappy Hour Show More

    Join GCAAR at our first Spring RPAC Happy Hour of the year. We are heading back to Denizens Brewing Company to network, drink unlimited locally brewed beer, food, etc. If you have a dog, they are too invited to the event! If you have an allergy to dogs, please consider not attending this event but coming to our next one. Your entire $20 registration fee will be an investment in Maryland RPAC. RPAC Contributions are not deductible for Federal income tax purposes. Contributions to RPAC are voluntary and are used for political purposes. You may contribute more or less than the suggested amount. You may refuse to contribute without reprisal and the National Association of REALTOR® or any of its state or local associations will not favor or disfavor any members because of the amount contributed. 70% of each contribution is used by your state PAC to support state and local political candidates. Until your state PAC reaches its RPAC goal, 30% is sent to National RPAC to support federal candidates and is charged against your limits under 52 U.S.C. 30116. After the state RPAC reaches its RPAC goal it may elect to retain your entire contribution for use in supporting state and local candidates.

    Denizens Brewing Company: 1115 East West Hwy

    Silver Spring, MD 20910
    05:30 PM
    • Member $20.00 / $20.00 before 4/25/2019
    • Non-Member $20.00 / $20.00 before 4/25/2019
  • Apr 26

    MREC Agency-Residential Show More

    CE

    3.0 REQUIRED hours for MD licensees AND 3.0 ELECTIVE hours for DC licensees. 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 4/24/2019
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 4/24/2019
  • Apr 26

    Do a 1031 Like Kind Exchange Show More

    CE

    3.0 ELECTIVE hours for MD, DC and VA licensees. Learn how to do a tax deferred exchange of rental, investment or business real estate using a Qualified Intermediary (QI).

    Instructor: Bill Horan

    DC Office : 1615 New Hampshire Ave NW

    Washington, DC 20009
    10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 4/24/2019
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 4/24/2019
  • Apr 27

    Rebuilding Together PM Session Show More

    Join GCAAR REALTORS CARE in Rebuilding Together, our biggest volunteer engagement opportunity of the year. We are looking for volunteers willing to help with repairs to the inside and outside of a single-family home located in Boyds, Maryland. All skill levels are welcomed. Repairs may include; painting, landscaping, power washing, re-tiling, light fixture installation and more! Do you have a special talent for making a home shine? We need YOU! This time space is reserved for volunteers in the afternoon session. Please do not forget to complete your registration here: https://tinyurl.com/yy4o938w

    Boyds, Maryland:

    Boyds, MD 20841
    12:00 PM
    • Member $0.00 / $0.00 before 4/27/2019
    • Non-Member $0.00 / $0.00 before 4/27/2019
  • Apr 27

    Rebuilding Together AM Session Show More

    Join GCAAR REALTORS CARE in Rebuilding Together, our biggest volunteer engagement opportunity of the year. We are looking for volunteers willing to help with repairs to the inside and outside of a single-family home located in Boyds, Maryland. All skill levels are welcomed. Repairs may include; painting, landscaping, power washing, re-tiling, light fixture installation and more! Do you have a special talent for making a home shine? We need YOU! This time space is reserved for volunteers in the morning session. Please do not forget to complete your registration here: https://tinyurl.com/yy4o938w

    Boyds, Maryland:

    Boyds, MD 20841
    08:00 AM
    • Member $0.00 / $0.00 before 4/27/2019
    • Non-Member $0.00 / $0.00 before 4/27/2019
  • Apr 27

    Rebuilding Together Full Day Show More

    Join GCAAR REALTORS CARE in Rebuilding Together, our biggest volunteer engagement opportunity of the year. We are looking for volunteers willing to help with repairs to the inside and outside of a single-family home located in Boyds, Maryland. All skill levels are welcomed. Repairs may include; painting, landscaping, power washing, re-tiling, light fixture installation and more! Do you have a special talent for making a home shine? We need YOU! This time space is reserved for volunteers who would like to stay the full session. Please do not forget to complete your registration here: https://tinyurl.com/yy4o938w

    Boyds, Maryland:

    Boyds, MD 20841
    08:00 AM
    • Member $0.00 / $0.00 before 4/27/2019
    • Non-Member $0.00 / $0.00 before 4/27/2019
  • Apr 29

    MREC Agency - Residential Show More

    CE

    3.0 REQUIRED hours for MD licensees AND 3.0 ELECTIVE hours for DC licensees. 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: Dana Hollish Hill

    DC Office : 1615 New Hampshire Ave NW

    Washington, DC 20009
    10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 4/27/2019
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 4/27/2019
  • Apr 29

    Financing 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: Max Sandler

    DC Office : 1615 New Hampshire Ave NW

    Washington, DC 20009
    02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 4/27/2019
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 4/27/2019
  • Apr 29

    Negotiating Multiple Offers Show More

    CE

    2.0 ELECTIVE hours for MD, DC and VA licensees. Dealing with multiple offers is not easy, but it is very much a part of what we do as agents.Working with your client can be challenging but if you study and follow proven negotiation strategies you will put your clients in a competitive situation and have a much better chance of closing the transaction.

    Instructor: Mary Chieppa

    GCAAR - Rockville: 15201 Diamondback Dr

    Rockville, MD 20850
    12:30 PM - 02:30 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 4/27/2019
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 4/27/2019
  • Apr 29

    Get from Sale to 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.

    GCAAR - Rockville: 15201 Diamondback Dr

    Rockville, MD 20850
    03:00 PM - 05:00 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 4/27/2019
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 4/27/2019
  • Apr 29

    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: Marty Stanton

    DC Office : 1615 New Hampshire Ave NW

    Washington, DC 20009
    05:30 PM - 08:30 PM
    • Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 4/28/2019
    • Non-Member $25.00 / $10.00 before 4/28/2019