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.

 


Compliance or Non Compliance .. the 50 Shades of Grey / December 14, 2017
9:00 am – 12:30 pm / $30 Members / $40 Non Members / 3 CE Credits
Instructor: Tom Gillett
Register Online
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.

Sponsored by Guild Mortgage


GAR Forms – What Changed / December 21, 2017
10:00 am – 1:15 pm / $25 Members / $35 Non Members / 3 CE Credits
Instructor: Howell Haunson
Register Online
A review of the changes made to the 2018 GAR Forms, emphasizing not only what changed, but why the change was made. Some changes are due to recent court decisions or changes in statutory law. Others are merely format or similar issues to provide a better format for licensees and consumers. Regardless of whether you use the GAR forms, it is essential to understand the changes in order to present the offer/counteroffer to your client!
Sponsored by Sparks/King/Watts/Reddick


2018 GAR Contracts Course, Updates and Changes / January 18, 2018
RESERVATIONS REQUIRED: Register Online
PLEASE NOTE
:  Seating is limited to the first 400 who register!  If a conflict arises, you may cancel no later than 4 PM on January 16, 2018.  Any late cancellations or no-shows will be invoiced $40 for the unfilled reserved seat which resulted in another member’s inability to attend.

  • Even though this class is FREE, you MUST pre-register!
  • On the day of class, check-in starts at 8:00 am.
  • Class starts at 8:30 am.
  • Space is limited, so seating is on a “First Come First Served” basis.
  • Cancellations will be accepted up to 4:00pm, January 16, 2018

IMPORTANT!  Late Cancellations & No-shows WILL BE BILLED $40

It’s NAMAR’s commitment to bring quality information to its members and to make membership a true value.  Don’t miss this opportunity to attend this FREE education session!

Location:
Infinite Energy Center
6400 Sugarloaf Parkway
Duluth, GA 30097
Meeting Room 5ABC (Upstairs, near concierge desk)


DotLoop Training / January 19, 2018
2 SESSIONS: Click Here to Register
9 am – 12 pm or 1 pm – 4 pm
FREE to Members / 3 CE Credits

Join us for an in-depth-training on how to become an expert looper. At dotloop Training, you will learn document editing, eSignatures, tasks, third party collaboration and more. Improve client experience, drive savings and productivity by getting the most out of dotloop.

There are two sessions for dotloop to choose from. Either 9AM-12PM or 1PM-4PM. Each training will cover the same material, and will count towards 3 hours of CE credit in Georgia. Please only register for one session.


Understanding the Real Estate Closing Process from Trid to Title / January 23, 2018
9:30 am – 12:45 pm
$20 Members / $30 Non Members / 3 CE Credits
Instructor: Harold Minsk
REGISTER ONLINE 
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.


Understanding the Real Estate Closing Process from Trid to Title / February 8, 2018
9:30 am – 12:45 pm
$20 Members / $30 Non Members / 3 CE Credits
Instructor: Harold Minsk
REGISTER ONLINE 
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.


Compliance or Non Compliance .. the 50 Shades of Grey / February 20, 2018
9:00 am – 12:30 pm / $30 Members / $40 Non Members / 3 CE Credits
Instructor: Tom Gillett
Register Online
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.


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
REGISTER ONLINE 
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,


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.


Appraised Value – What Your Appraiser Isn’t Telling You / March 20, 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.


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.


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
REGISTER ONLINE
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.


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.


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.