Calendar

Jan
7
Fri
January NAMAR Connect @ Cottages at Noble Village
Jan 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Guest Speaker: Lewis Cooksey, Georgia Dept of Transportation

Lewis was named director of the Gwinnett Department of Transportation in October 2020. Gwinnett DOT hired Lewis as a project manager in 2008, and he subsequently rose through the ranks to engineering coordinator, deputy director and assistant director. Projects overseen by Lewis include the diverging diamond interchanges at I-85 at Pleasant Hill Road and I-85 at Jimmy Carter Boulevard, the widening of State Road 20 in Sugar Hill and the McGinnis Ferry Road bridge over I-85. Lewis is a registered Professional Engineer with over 25 years of experience in civil engineering. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering Technology from Kennesaw State University (fka Southern College of Technology) and earned an MBA from the University of Georgia. In addition to his service to the Transportation Department, Lewis also served as an assistant director in the Department of Water Resources.

 

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Jan
11
Tue
Virtual Workshop: Social Media Essentials
Jan 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am

Virtual Workshop: Social Media Essentials / January 11, 2022
10:00 am
FREE / NO CE Credit
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Learn how top agents across the U.S. are using social media to CAPTURE LEADS and CONVERT CONVERSATIONS into business. In this high-energy live webinar experience, you’ll learn tips, tricks & strategies to turn your social media from a toy into a powerful marketing tool.

Jan
13
Thu
VIRTUAL CE: CREDIT SCORE: IMPACTS ON YOUR BUYERS
Jan 13 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

VIRTUAL: CREDIT SCORE: IMPACTS ON YOUR BUYERS / January 13, 2022
10:00 am – 1:00 pm
FREE / 3 CE Credits
Instructor: Mark Teytel
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In-Class Virtual Course Approved by Georgia Real Estate Commission with Code #71684

YOUR BUYER’S CREDIT SCORE SHOULDN’T BE A DEAL-BREAKER. BECOME THEIR SUPERHERO AND HELP THEM BUY THE HOME OF THEIR DREAMS.

First-Aid Techniques for Buyers with Low Credit Scores,
Overcoming Credit Report Inaccuracies, Avoiding Identity
Theft and Perfecting Your Buyer’s Credit Score

CREDIT SCORES

  • Identify the basics concepts of credit scoring
  • Identify credit criteria for evaluating credit scores
  • Read, understand and analyze credit report
  • Understand the role of the credit bureaus vs credit reporting service
  • Understand Loan Level Pricing Adjustments on mortgages

IDENTITY THEFT AND FRAUD

  • Identify Identity Theft and Identity Fraud
  • Take prudent measures to avoid becoming a victim of Fraud

REPAIRING CREDIT SCORE

  • Apply Federal Laws (FACTA and FCRA) for successful repair of credit score
  • Avoid common mistakes in repairing credit score
  • Apply methods and technics for correcting and improving credit score
Jan
19
Wed
IN-PERSON CE Class: 2022 Changes to the GAR Forms @ Verdi Restaurant
Jan 19 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

IN-PERSON: 2022 Changes to the GAR Forms / January 19, 2022
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
$30 / 3 CE Credits
Location: Verdi Restaurant, 6275 Spalding Drive Ste. E-1, Peachtree Corners, GA 30092
Instructor: Jessica Tripp/Zach McElveen
Sponsored by Mark Teytel, Tap Money
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IN-PERSON CE CLASS: 2022 Changes to the GAR Forms @ Verdi Restaurant
Jan 19 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

IN-PERSON: 2022 Changes to the GAR Forms / January 19, 2022
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
$30 / 3 CE Credits
Location: Verdi Restaurant, 6275 Spalding Drive Ste. E-1, Peachtree Corners, GA 30092
Instructor: Jessica Tripp/Zach McElveen
Sponsored by Mark Teytel, Tap Money
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Jan
25
Tue
VIRTUAL WORKSHOP: Understanding and Maximizing Social Security Benefits
Jan 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am

Understanding and Maximizing Social Security Benefits / January 25, 2021
10:00 am
FREE / No CE Credit
Instructor: Robert Cox
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Topics include maximization of lifetime benefits (claiming early or delaying after full retirement age), Additional topics include taxation of benefits, spousal and survivor benefits and ex-spousal benefits. Webinar also addresses the income limits during years you are receiving benefits early.

Jan
26
Wed
In Person: Code of Ethics @ Five Forks Library / Five Forks Meeting Room
Jan 26 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Code of Ethics / January 10, 2022 (Does NOT Include Orientation)
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
$30 / 3 CE Credits
Instructor: Tom Gillett
Location: Five Forks Trickum Library
2780 Five Forks Trickum Road
Lawrenceville, GA 30044
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Breakfast Sponsored by Gas South

Jan
27
Thu
VIRTUAL WORKSHOP: Medicare Basics –  “Navigating the Medicare Maze”
Jan 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am

Medicare Basics –  “Navigating the Medicare Maze” / January 27, 2022
10:00 am
FREE / No CE Credit
Instructor: Robert Cox
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Gain a foundation of Medicare Part A, Part B, Part C (Medicare Advantage) and Part D (Prescription Drug Plan). Learn when to apply, how it interacts with private insurance, deductibles and what factors to include in choosing the right plan. An overview of Medigap (Supplement) plans is also provided.

We also discuss the increasing scenario for those working past age 65 and deciding should they stay on their employer plan or move to Medicare but still remain working at their current job

Our perspective will be how your choices affect your retirement funds, i.e pros and cons.

Feb
4
Fri
NAMAR Connect – Virtual Networking @ ZOOM
Feb 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Join Us for a Zoom NAMAR Connect

February 4, 2022 / 10:00 AM
Guest Speaker: Craig Coffee, GREC Deputy Commissioner
Discussion regarding the new Teams Law, Advertising Violations and need for
community input as well as State of The Commission Update.

Join Zoom Meeting : https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83061205322?pwd=Z3libXpYZXBMNmlXKzFyMlJYL2lxUT09

Meeting ID: 830 6120 5322

Passcode: NAMAR2022

Feb
10
Thu
Virtual Workshop: Tax Reduction Strategies for the Real Estate Professional
Feb 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Virtual: Tax Reduction Strategies for the Real Estate Professional / February 10, 2022
10 am – 12:30 pm
FREE / No CE Credit
Instructor: Bradford Tax Solutions
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In this 150-minute interactive program, this is just some of what you will learn:

  • HOW to POWER BOOST and OPTIMIZE your 2022 tax deductions: Learn the best business practices and strategies to get the most out of new deductions!
  • WHY your accountant can’t “just take” the deductions for you.
  • HOW to deduct all your FAMILY’S MEDICAL EXPENSES – even dental – as a real estate BUSINESS expense!
  • HOW to safely qualify your Home Office for big tax deductions, even if you spend most of your office time at a branch office-one of the most important deductions this year.
  • WHY you may want to buy a new, or pre-owned, car sooner than you think…the great “makeover” of the CAR DEDUCTION rules you will want to take advantage of!
  • THE New…and Improved… food and beverage deductions for “real estate” professionals that you probably don’t know about.
  • AND SO MUCH MORE!