CE Classes at NAMAR

All CE Classes below are offered at NAMAR – 2145 Duluth Highway, Duluth, GA 30097.   Click here for Directions.

For more information on Education Classes, please contact education@namar.org

Please note: Our classes are filling up and we have a wait list for most classes. Therefore, no shows will be invoiced $15. Please email janet@namar.org 24 hours prior to class time if you are unable to attend the class.

 


Marketing Through Social Media / March 2, 2018
11:00 am – 2:15 pm
$30 Members / $60 Non Members / 3 CE Credit
Instructor: Bob Patterson
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This class will be offered directly after our March Networking. Come learn how to get the most out of Social Media marketing. New tools for a new year of doing business.

Sponsored by homes.com


Understanding the Real Estate Closing Process from Trid to Title / March 8, 2018
9:30 am – 12:45 pm
$20 Members / $30 Non Members / 3 CE Credits
Instructor: Harold Minsk
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Course Objective: This course is designed to help Real Estate Sales People more effectively represent the buyers and sellers they work with by offering them a detailed explanation of all of the elements that go into a real estate closing.
Course Description: The course covers the new CFPB rules, which went into effect October 3rd, 2015 for any mortgage originated after that date. The instructor will go over the new settlement statements called Buyer’s CD, Seller’s CD and the Master Settlement Statement, which replaced the HUD settlement statement used for over 30 years. In addition, a mock contract will be created and all 3 CD documents prepared in order for the attendees to understand their format and content. The discussion will include the information found on each form, to whom the forms may be sent, and the time disclosure requirements of the forms.
The class also covers common impediments to providing clear title such as when the seller is involved in a divorce, death or bankruptcy. Finally, the class will discuss the difference between Limited Warranty Deeds and General Warranty Deeds and the importance of Owner’s Title Insurance.


Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR) / March 12 -13, 2018
9:00 am – 4:30 pm / $245 / 12 CE Credits
Instructor: Tom Gillett
Register Online for ABR Only
Register Online for ABR & SRS (CCT) and save $65
SAVE $65! Take the CCT class which combines the core ABR course (3/12-13/2018) and SRS course (3/26-27/2018). This results in a 4 day focus of building a real estate business. Approved for 25 Hour Post License Credit. Approved for scholarship through the GAR Scholarship Foundation, Inc.
A 2 day, high impact course which is the core education requirement for the Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR) designation earned through the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council. With a focus on building a buyer representation business,
Sponsored by: ProTech Home Inspections, Atlantic Bay, New American Funding, and Gas South


Matrix 201 Market Analysis Tools and Customization Features / March 15, 2018
10:00 am – 1:15 pm
$25 Members / $50 Non Members / 3 CE Credits
REGISTER ONLINE
Instructor: Sallie Mobley
In this course, students will learn how to take their Matrix skills to the next level with specialized tools and customizable features. Students will use the Market Watch and Hot Sheet widgets to target specific properties; work with advanced statistics by sending creating and charts to a client, viewing a chart from a client point of view, working with presets and utilizing advanced options and styles. Students will customize the search results screen that suits their workflow best, including adding and removing columns, utilizing the auto-fit sizing feature, and saving a customized grid. Students will set up and use Carts to organize properties for their clients. Additionally, students will utilize the Concierge Mode feature, which allows the agent to preview a property before it is emailed out to a client. Finally, students will refine their search skills by incorporating advanced searching techniques using the cross property search, history search, caravan and open house search.

Topics covered include: Customizing the market watch widget to show properties based on price range, location or other property features; perform a map search within the market watch widget; create a customized Hot Sheet through the Hot Sheet widget; working with advanced statistics; working with presets, adding a secondary statistic, using advanced options and styles, sending a chart to a client and viewing chart from a client point of view; customizing results screen by removing and adding columns, using auto-fit, and saving the customized grid; how to create a cart for a client, placing properties in a cart, copying properties from one cart to another, removing items from a cart; setting up concierge mode, approving properties, disabling concierge mode; searching caravans and open houses, perform cross property and history searches.

Sponsored by Residential Inspector


How to Flip and Wholesale Houses and Make Big Money!/ March 20, 2018
10:00 am – 1:15 pm
$30 Members / $60 Non Members / 3 CE Credits
REGISTER ONLINE
Atlanta Property Brothers Presents: Flipping Houses For Profit….So you want to learn how to flip houses and make big $$, then here’s your chance…

Sponsored by Max Shirley Inspections


Sellers Representative Specialist (SRS) / March 26-27, 2018
9:00 am – 4:30 pm / $245 / 12 CE Credits
Instructor: Tom Gillett
Register Online for SRS Only
Register Online for ABR & SRS and save $65
SAVE $65! Take the CCT class which combines the core ABR course (03/12-13/2018) and SRS course (03/26-27/2018). This results in a 4 day focus of building a real estate business. Approved for 25 Hour Post License Credit. Approved for scholarship through the GAR Scholarship Foundation, Inc.
This designation award by the SRS Council, LLP, has been delivered nationwide to REALTORS only and has received rave reviews. (Non-REALTOR licensees do not qualify for this designation). This 2-day program focuses on providing the REALTOR practitioner with the tools necessary to represent seller clients in a variety of formats.

Sponsored by Atlantic Bay, Fairway Mortgage, Health eDeals, and Brand Mortgage


Converting Leads into Buyers and Sellers / April 5, 2018
9:30 am – 12:45 pm
$30 Members / $60 Non Members / 3 CE Credits
Instructor: Andrea Wright
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Have you ever wondered how you could better convert leads into actual clients? How can you maintain your business so you have a constant flow of leads coming in? You’ll learn how to effectively convert contact and leads in to clients and how to keep them coming back?

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS:

1. Who Should You Network With?

2. What Should You Say on the Phone?

3. Power Words


Fair Housing / April 17, 2018
10:00 – 1:15 pm
$30 Members / $60 Non Members / 3 CE Credits
Instructor: Cheryl King
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This course encompasses a review of the Fair Housing Act, addressing what can and cannot be done. Much of this area of the law involves definitions that assist in answering many questions that may arise, such as: “Is a dwelling the man-made improvement on land or can it include raw land?”; “To be aggrieved, does one have to actually be injured or merely perceive they might be injured?”; “Are Adults Only communities allowed?”; and, “What is the difference between blockbusting and steering?.” Also included is a review of issues relating to enforcement of the law and the penalties for a violation. Attendees are given a historical perspective as well as active involvement in determining whether example scenarios presented are violations of the Fair Housing Act.
Sponsored by Sparks, King, Watts, Reddick


CE CLASS: Appraised Value – What Your Appraiser Isn’t Telling You /April 24, 2018
9:30 am – 12:30 pm
$30 Members / $60 Non Members / 3 CE Credits
Instructor: Karen Loftus
REGISTER ONLINE
Learn the requirements necessary to prepare an appraisal report and how to correctly choose properties for a credible CMA.

Sponsored by Health e Deals


Wills, Trusts, and Power of Attorney & Other Matters Affecting Title / May 15, 2018
10:00 – 1:15 pm
$30 Members / $60 Non Members / 3 CE Credits
Instructor: Cheryl King
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Title issues affect many closing and often arise at the last minute. By being attentive, asking the right questions and knowing the basics of title examinations, an agent can reduce – if not eliminate – such last-minute delays. In addition to matters involving wills, probate, trust and powers-of-attorney, this course examines issues arising from corporations, bankruptcy, divorce, joint tenancy with right of survivorship, and title vesting by operation of law. The course also includes a review of applicable provisions of the GAR Purchase and Sale Agreement relating to buyer’s examination of title, marketability, notice of title objection, unilateral extensions, and buyer remedies.
Sponsored by Sparks, King, Watts, Reddick


It Might be the Law I Just Don’t Know / May 22, 2018
9:30 am – 12:45 pm
$30 Members / $60 Non Members / 3 CE Credits
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Instructor: Karen Loftus
This course satisfies the GREC 3 hour MANDATORY license law requirement. Learn about license law as it pertains to trust accounts, brokerage relationships, unfair trade practices, advertising, licensees acting as principals, and more.


Social Media / June 7, 2018
9:30 am – 12:45 pm
$30 Members / $60 Non Members / 3 CE Credits
Instructor: Andrea Wright
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Learn how to intigrate social media into your business to generate leads.


Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR) / June 11-12, 2018
9:00 am – 4:30 pm / $245 / 12 CE Credits
Instructor: Tom Gillett
Register Online for ABR Only
Register Online for ABR & SRS (CCT) and save $65
SAVE $65! Take the CCT class which combines the core ABR course (6/11-12/2018) and SRS course (6/18-19/2018). This results in a 4 day focus of building a real estate business. Approved for 25 Hour Post License Credit. Approved for scholarship through the GAR Scholarship Foundation, Inc.
A 2 day, high impact course which is the core education requirement for the Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR) designation earned through the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council. With a focus on building a buyer representation business,

 


Sellers Representative Specialist (SRS) / June 18 – 19, 2018
9:00 am – 4:30 pm / $245 / 12 CE Credits
Instructor: Tom Gillett
Register Online for SRS Only
Register Online for ABR & SRS and save $65
SAVE $65! Take the CCT class which combines the core ABR course (06/11-12/2018) and SRS course (0/18-19/2018). This results in a 4 day focus of building a real estate business. Approved for 25 Hour Post License Credit. Approved for scholarship through the GAR Scholarship Foundation, Inc.
This designation award by the SRS Council, LLP, has been delivered nationwide to REALTORS only and has received rave reviews. (Non-REALTOR licensees do not qualify for this designation). This 2-day program focuses on providing the REALTOR practitioner with the tools necessary to represent seller clients in a variety of formats.


Building A Closing / June 21, 2018
10:00 – 1:15 pm
$30 Members / $60 Non Members / 3 CE Credits
Instructor: Cheryl King
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Licensed agents and brokers often inadvertently engage in the unauthorized practice of law when completing sales contracts. This course describes permissible actions and actions that are prohibited, with a focus on the GAR Special Stipulations. Upon completion of this course, attendees will have a better awareness of the resources available to them, not only to assist them in avoiding the unauthorized practice of law, but also to complete better sales contracts.
Sponsored by Sparks, King, Watts, Reddick


Septic System and the Home / June 26, 2018
9:30 am – 12:45 pm
$30 Members / $60 Non Members / 3 CE Credits
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Instructor: John Butler
3 Hour CE Course designed to provide basic information on septic systems, how to find records, system maintenance, and water quality issues relevant to a real estate professional or home buyer.


Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR) / September 17 – 18, 2018
9:00 am – 4:30 pm / $245 / 12 CE Credits
Instructor: Tom Gillett
Register Online for ABR Only
Register Online for ABR & SRS (CCT) and save $65
SAVE $65! Take the CCT class which combines the core ABR course (9/12-18/2018) and SRS course (9/24-25/2018). This results in a 4 day focus of building a real estate business. Approved for 25 Hour Post License Credit. Approved for scholarship through the GAR Scholarship Foundation, Inc.
A 2 day, high impact course which is the core education requirement for the Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR) designation earned through the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council. With a focus on building a buyer representation business,

 


Sellers Representative Specialist (SRS) / September 24-25, 2018
9:00 am – 4:30 pm / $245 / 12 CE Credits
Instructor: Tom Gillett
Register Online for SRS Only
Register Online for ABR & SRS and save $65
SAVE $65! Take the CCT class which combines the core ABR course (9/17-18/2018) and SRS course (9/24-25/2018). This results in a 4 day focus of building a real estate business. Approved for 25 Hour Post License Credit. Approved for scholarship through the GAR Scholarship Foundation, Inc.
This designation award by the SRS Council, LLP, has been delivered nationwide to REALTORS only and has received rave reviews. (Non-REALTOR licensees do not qualify for this designation). This 2-day program focuses on providing the REALTOR practitioner with the tools necessary to represent seller clients in a variety of formats.


Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR) / November 5-6, 2018
9:00 am – 4:30 pm / $245 / 12 CE Credits
Instructor: Tom Gillett
Register Online for ABR Only
Register Online for ABR & SRS (CCT) and save $65
SAVE $65! Take the CCT class which combines the core ABR course (11/5-6/2018) and SRS course (11/15-16/2018). This results in a 4 day focus of building a real estate business. Approved for 25 Hour Post License Credit. Approved for scholarship through the GAR Scholarship Foundation, Inc.
A 2 day, high impact course which is the core education requirement for the Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR) designation earned through the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council. With a focus on building a buyer representation business,

 


Sellers Representative Specialist (SRS) / November 15-16, 2018
9:00 am – 4:30 pm / $245 / 12 CE Credits
Instructor: Tom Gillett
Register Online for SRS Only
Register Online for ABR & SRS and save $65
SAVE $65! Take the CCT class which combines the core ABR course (11/5-6/2018) and SRS course (11/15-16/2018). This results in a 4 day focus of building a real estate business. Approved for 25 Hour Post License Credit. Approved for scholarship through the GAR Scholarship Foundation, Inc.
This designation award by the SRS Council, LLP, has been delivered nationwide to REALTORS only and has received rave reviews. (Non-REALTOR licensees do not qualify for this designation). This 2-day program focuses on providing the REALTOR practitioner with the tools necessary to represent seller clients in a variety of formats