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.



It Might Be The Law / May 23, 2017 / 9:30 am – 12:45 pm
3 CE Credits

This 3-hour C.E. course fulfills the Continuing Education requirement of the Georgia Real Estate Commission on the topic of License Law. It is presented in an interactive question and answer format, allowing the students to test their knowledge of the required topics of trust accounts, brokerage relationships, unfair trade practices, advertising, licensees acting as principals, and more!Instructor: Karen Loftus
Sponsored by Purpose Marketing
School Code:  900143 / Course Code:  67243

DotLoop CE Class / June 1, 2017

2 Sessions: 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.

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Understanding the Real Estate Closing Process from TRID to Title / June 6, 2017
9:30 am – 12:45 pm / $20 Members / $30 Non Members / 3 CE Credits

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.

Instructor: Harold Minsk, Esq.
Sponsored by: Ganek Wright Minsk University of Real Estate

Accredited Buyer’s REpresenetative (ABR) / June 12 – 13, 2017
9:00 am – 4:00 pm / $245 / 12 CE Credits
Instructor: Tom Gillett
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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, the course is divided into 6 modules:

Winning the Buyer as a Client
Forming a Buyer Relationship
Putting Buyer Representation into Action
Negotiating Offers
Bringing the Transaction to Close
Winning Repeat Business

SAVE $65! Take the CCT class which combines the core ABR course and SRS course. 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.
Click here to Register for the CCT Class.

Sponsored by Inspect All Services, Home Warranty of America, Old Republic, Purpose Marketing

FMLS Matrix 101 /June 15, 2017
10:00 am -1:15 pm / FREE / $20 Non Members / 3 CE Credits
Instructor: Sallie Mobley
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Course Description: Time is of the essence in today’s real estate market and customers expect quick results and personalized service from their real estate professionals. In this course, students will use Matrix to search for and customize property information from FMLS database for their buying clients. Students will learn multiple ways to search for property information, as well as utilize a variety of specialized tools to aid in their search. Students will also practice utilizing those methods and tools to locate properties of interest for a buyer. Students will leave with the knowledge of how to search, compile, customize and email property information to prospective buyers.
Topics covered include: how to search for properties for clients through the search screen, interactive map and speed bar; how to create specialized searches and save them for future use; use advanced mapping tools to draw, include overlays and points of interest in searching and narrowing of search results; exploring Speedbar short-hand codes and entry for quick searching; explore how the Client Portal can enhance and personalize service to their client; create and add clients, as well as saved searches, to the portal; utilizing the Client Portal and Dashboard widgets to monitor client activity; emailing property information to clients manually and through auto email; manage personal profile information including email notification and signature preferences.

Sponsored by Brand Mortgage
No attendees, brokers or vendors at any NAMAR functions, occurring on or off property, may solicit $40 for employment/membership in their company.

Seller Representative Specialist (SRS) / June 26 & 27, 2017
9:00 am – 4:00 pm / $245 / 12 CE Credits
Instructor: Tom Gillett
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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. Particular attention is given to differing listing models, office policies, field issues, legal and code ramifications to representing sellers in today’s changing environment. Topics include manual and e-methods of procuring listings, securing the listing, staging the property, and marketing venues, representing the seller client when converting consumer inquiries, co-broking with cooperating agents, protecting the interests of the client when fielding multiple offers, negotiating the offer and inspection phase issues, in addition to following the pending transaction to closing.

Sponsored by 2-10 Home Buyers, McDonnell Law Firm, Success Mortgage, Gas South

SAVE $65! Take the CCT class which combines the core ABR course and SRS course. 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.
Click here to Register for the CCT Class.

“Deal Killers – How to Avoid the Inspection Related Deal Killer / August 10, 2017
9:30 am – 12:45 pm / 3 CE Credits / $10 Members / $20 Non Members / Includes Breakfast
Instructor: Cal Couch

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In today’s real estate market, transactions are falling apart during due diligence more often than recent past. Unfortunately, the buyer is spending hard earned money on inspections, tests and appraisals and often forfeit that money if the deal doesn’t close. This course objective is to protect the public’s initial investments as well as provide the real estate professional with knowledge that will increase the odds of closing transactions.

The course will help real estate professionals learn about today’s INSPECTION related “Deal Killers” so that issues can be addressed before a deal falls through.

Sponsored by Trademark Home Inspections