Events for 12/12/18

[09:00 AM] YPN Committee

Events for 12/13/18

[09:30 AM] RPAC Committee

Events for 12/17/18

[09:30 AM] Code of Ethics

Events for 12/24/18

Events for 12/25/18

Events for 01/11/19

[09:00 AM] The Real Estate Contract...More Than Just Filling in the Blanks
DESCRIPTION:
1 pm - 4 pm
3 CORE 
with David Fialk
 
The Real Estate Contract...More Than Just Filling in the Blanks. Real Estate Licensees will get a better
understanding of the content of the NJ Realtor Sales Contract.
Real Estate Licensees will be better prepared to review, explain and complete the NJ Realtor Sales Contract.
Real Estate Licensees will be better prepared to present and negotiate the Sales Contract in obtaining client signatures.
 

 

[01:00 PM] Home Buyers...License Laws and Good Business Practices
DESCRIPTION:
9 am—12 noon
3 CORE 
with David Fialk
Home Buyers...Licensing Laws and Good Business Practices
Course content reviews  various NJREC License Laws, rules and regulations and licensee responsibilities related to working with home buyers, showing properties, discussing, preparing and negotiating contract offers and processing the real estate transaction to closing.
 



Events for 01/16/19

[09:00 AM] ABR Designation Course (2 day) 12 CE credits satisfies all 2019 Re-licensing requirements
DESCRIPTION:
This two day course will cover:
  • Agency relationships
  • Duties to clients & responsibilities to customers
  • How agency relationships are established
  • The interview & counseling
  • The buyer representations agreement
  • Offer through accepted contract 
  • Follow through
  • Marketing Fundamentals

Events for 01/22/19

[09:00 AM] Advertising Regulations
DESCRIPTION:
9 am - 12 noon—Advertising Regulations - $35 pp
A large part of the real estate business involves advertising either properties or oneself.  This course is designed to review not only the state requirements but also other various legal obligations such as the Code of Ethics, Fair Housing obligations, Truth in Lending law, etc. Learning will be done through numerous Dos and Dont's examples
 
1 pm - 4 pm - Environmental Concerns in the Real Estate Transactions $35pp
Have you covered all your basis regarding the various topics you should be discussing with your clients?  Do you know enough to protect your clients, or know when to refer them to experts?,.
The course reviews the legal requirements and the current market requirements for such items as lead paint, oil tanks, septic systems, mold, asbestos, radon, solar panels as well as NJ environmental regulations with an impact on the residential transaction (Highlands Act, Pinelands, Freshwater Wetland and Wetland Acts)
 
 

[01:00 PM] Environmental Concerns in the Real Estate Transactions
DESCRIPTION:
Have you covered all your basis regarding the various topics you should be discussing with your clients?  Do you know enough to protect your clients, or know when to refer them to experts?,.
The course reviews the legal requirements and the current market requirements for such items as lead paint, oil tanks, septic systems, mold, asbestos, radon, solar panels as well as NJ environmental regulations with an impact on the residential transaction (Highlands Act, Pinelands, Freshwater Wetland and Wetland Acts)

Events for 01/28/19

[09:30 AM] Code of Ethics
DESCRIPTION:
This course covers the REALTOR Code of Ethics of the National Association of REALTORS in its entirety. Students will learn about the Preamble to the Code, the 17 Articles of the Code and their respective Standards of Practice, as well as the Pathways to Professionalism. 

Events for 01/30/19

[09:30 AM] Code of Ethics - 2 Day Course - Satisfies CE Requirement for the entire 2017-2019 Licensing period
DESCRIPTION:
This two day course will cover;

Duties to Clients and Customers

Duties to the Public

Duties to Realtors

This course provides a thorough review of ethics in Real Estate intended to give a sales agent a better and more complete understanding of a professional business practice.  Using real-life examples and case studies, this course discusses specific impacts different agency relationships can have on Real Estate transactions.  This course also examines the effects and penalties for breach of duty.  Finally, the course reviews federal fair housing laws that affect all licensees.

Events for 02/06/19

[09:00 AM] Financial Literacy for REALTORS
DESCRIPTION:
Financial Literacy for REALTORS
with Steven Grazio
3 CORE
Realtors are typically self-employed independent contractors. As such, they are effectively a “business of one.” Financial literacy is a critical key to making well-reasoned financial decisions. This course reviews various concepts integral to both your personal and professional long-term financial success.

The course and instructor are both approved by the New Jersey Real Estate Commission. The course satisfies 3 Credits of Core Instruction.

Course Objective:

Participants will learn important financial concepts, techniques and strategies to build the financial life they want!

Course Topics:

• The Planning Process: Goal setting, budgeting, cash flow management and tax implications

• Managing Risk: Review different types of insurance (life, long-term care, healthcare, disability, etc.)

• Saving and Investing: Critical concepts like time value of money, compounding, inflation, diversification, and more.

• How the “Market” works: Financial Instruments (mutual fund v. ETF), market indexes, performance measures, etc.

• Retirement Planning: Sources of income, goal setting, types of retirement plans, etc.

 
[01:00 PM] Financial Literacy for REALTORS
DESCRIPTION:
Financial Literacy for REALTORS
with Steven Grazio
3 CORE
Realtors are typically self-employed independent contractors. As such, they are effectively a “business of one.” Financial literacy is a critical key to making well-reasoned financial decisions. This course reviews various concepts integral to both your personal and professional long-term financial success.

The course and instructor are both approved by the New Jersey Real Estate Commission. The course satisfies 3 Credits of Core Instruction.

Course Objective:

Participants will learn important financial concepts, techniques and strategies to build the financial life they want!

Course Topics:

• The Planning Process: Goal setting, budgeting, cash flow management and tax implications

• Managing Risk: Review different types of insurance (life, long-term care, healthcare, disability, etc.)

• Saving and Investing: Critical concepts like time value of money, compounding, inflation, diversification, and more.

• How the “Market” works: Financial Instruments (mutual fund v. ETF), market indexes, performance measures, etc.

• Retirement Planning: Sources of income, goal setting, types of retirement plans, etc.

 

Events for 02/20/19

[09:00 AM] Seller Representative Specialist (SRS) Course (6 Core + 6 Elective Credits)
DESCRIPTION:
The SRS course provides a comprehensive foundation of skill development, training, and resources to help real estate professionals represent the interest of sellers in today's marketplace.

The two-day course satisfies all of the NJREC CE requirements of the current license renewal period.  6 Core + 6 Elective credits, including Ethics).

For the complete requirements to earn the SRS designation, please visit: realtor.org/designation-and-certifications/seller-representative-specialist.srs

Events for 02/21/19

[01:00 PM] Retirement Saving for Realtors with Lorna Drummond
DESCRIPTION:

Retirement Savings for Realtors
I. Introduction

A. Saving now for your retirement has more financial impact then you think,

requiring financial planning so that you can understand how your efforts and choices now effect your retirement later. B. Cost of living plus inability to use leverage when you’re not working; can

borrow for education and housing, but once retired, can’t borrow for retirement. C. As a Realtor, 1099 employee requiring retirement planning to be Realtor’s

own responsibility.

II. Traditional IRA

A. Tax-deferred retirement savings. B. $5500/$6500 (2018). C. Phase-out. D. Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) 70 1⁄2 years of age. E. Distribution counts as ordinary income and is taxed at rate for bracket you

are in at time you take the distribution and much more...

 

Events for 02/25/19

[09:30 AM] Code of Ethics
DESCRIPTION:
This course covers the REALTOR Code of Ethics of the National Association of REALTORS in its entirety. Students will learn about the Preamble to the Code, the 17 Articles of the Code and their respective Standards of Practice, as well as the Pathways to Professionalism. 
[12:30 PM] New Member Orientation
DESCRIPTION:
All new members joining assocation are requries to complete orinatation. 

Events for 03/11/19

[10:00 AM] Feng Shui for Real Estate
DESCRIPTION:
Understand the popular subject of Feng Shui, often viewed on HGTV particularly related to selling and marketing homes in today's times. Increase your marketing skills through your knowledge of the ancient Chinese art of placement that relates to the flow of positive life force energy (chi) in our surroundings.  Learn to invite, maintain, and grow this valuable life force energy in all real estate environments and watch your sales potential growth!  You'll find this seminar valuable for training in house staging and ethnic diversity awareness.  In her seminar, relatos will work with a copy of their home floor plans for study reference and will receive special Feng Shui gifts.

Topics will include:
- Exciting Real Estate Feng Shui makeovers
- Curb appeal and bringing chi to the front door
- Smart color choices that work with the Laws of Nature
- The psychology of numbers in today's market
- The five red flags related to Real Estate and Feng Shui
- Putting together an inexpensive Real Estate Feng Shui kit

Events for 03/18/19

[04:30 PM] New Member Orientation
DESCRIPTION:
All new members joining assocation are requries to complete orinatation. 
[05:30 PM] Code of Ethics
DESCRIPTION:
This course covers the REALTOR Code of Ethics of the National Association of REALTORS in its entirety. Students will learn about the Preamble to the Code, the 17 Articles of the Code and their respective Standards of Practice, as well as the Pathways to Professionalism.