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Join us at PMAR educational events and other opportunities to educate yourself on the latest industry trends and learn tips to help your business. Reservations are required for all events. See the details of each event for registration and continuing education information.

Download a complete list of all 2018 PMAR Events and 2018 PMAR Meetings.

2018 Portland First Citizen Award Banquet

Join PMAR Thursday, April 26, to honor 2018 Portland First Citizen, Bill Russell. As the Executive Director of Union Gospel Mission and the co-founder of the LifeChange addiction recovery community, Russell has made a huge impact in the community and has touched the lives of many. We will also be honoring 2018 PMAR Realtor® Good Neighbor recipient, Joan Allen and 2018 Future First Citizen, Catherine Somoza. PMAR is proud to recognize citizens who make a difference in our community. Come hear their stories and be inspired.

April 26, 2018
11:30 am Networking
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Luncheon

The Nines Hotel
525 SW Morrison

$40 One Seat
$320 Table
$750 “Friends of the First Citizen” Table

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Masters Circle Silent Auction

Join the PMAR Masters Circle for their annual Silent Auction where all proceeds will be donated to the Northwest Children’s Outreach!

Northwest Children’s Outreach (NCO) is an all-volunteer non-profit that serves impoverished children ages zero to 18. They provide basic resources like clothing, diapers, and hygiene items to care providers that work directly with the families in need.

Get your ticket today and take the opportunity to bid on fabulous auction packages while benefitting a valuable resource in our community.

Friday, May 11
11:30 am – 12 pm Networking
12 pm – 1:30 pm Silent Auction and Lunch

Free for Masters Circle Members (must register via the link below)
$30 Non-Member

Register Now!

Smoke & CO Alarm Requirements When Selling or Renting a Home

The Oregon Office of State Fire Marshal is a certified continuing education provider through the Oregon Real Estate Agency. This training will provide information on the smoke and carbon monoxide alarm statutes and rules and how they impact you, your clients, and your business. Classes are available from April to end of June!

Course details:

  • 1 CE hour in Real Estate Consumer Protection
  • CE certificates are issued by the OSFM
  • Available at no cost

Click here for available dates & registration!
Click “registration” next to the date you are interested in to be redirected to the registration screen.

PMAR HOWNW.COM™ Certified Specialist (H.C.S.) SOLD OUT

April 25, 2018
9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Don’t miss this limited opportunity to become a PMAR HOWNW.COM™ Certified Specialist (H.C.S.) and earn 5 Realtor® Continuing Education Credits!

This class was developed to help Realtors® address buyers’ concerns about homeownership affordability and to provide practical hands-on information about financing programs and products that may help financially challenged or first-time homebuyers in the Portland metropolitan region.

Class size will be limited to 20 participants. Registration priority will be given to PMAR members.

Two-year certification expires July 1, 2020 (online renewal offered).
Note: there is no prerequisite to take the class and receive CE credit and the HOWNW.com™ Certified Specialist (H.C.S.) designation.

PMAR Members $99
Non-members please contact sgray@pmar.org to register.

SOLD OUT
To be placed on a waitlist for an upcoming class please email sgray@pmar.org

Young Professionals Network – Real Estate Round Table: From Rookie to Rockstar

Join PMAR’s Young Professionals Network to learn from successful “legends” in the real estate industry.

Topics include:
Never Ending Referrals
Setting Goals & Achieving Them
Real Estate Safety
Habits of a Top Producer
Nurturing Past, Present & Future Clients
+ Much more!

Thursday, April 19th 5-7pm

Migration Brewing
2828 NE Glisan St.
Portland, OR

$10 YPN Members JOIN (Like our facebook page and join the group!)
$20 Future YPN Members

There will be a door prize and  50/50 raffle supporting Habitat for Humanity!

View the flyer & see our speakers!

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Ethics & LARRC

This is the last year of the 2017-2018 Ethics cycle. Your Code of Ethics training is due 12/31/18.
Sign up now to meet your education requirements in one day!

Date: Wednesday, May 16th
Time: 9:30 am – 4 pm
Ethics is from 9:30 am – 12 pm
LARRC is from 1 pm – 4 pm

Location: George Fox Portland Center, 12753 SW 68th Avenue, Ste 185, Portland 97223
The class will be held in room South 281.

Ticket Pricing
Ethics only: $28
LARRC only: $30
Both: $50

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Driving it Home – OAR 9th Annual Golf Tournament

July 19, 2018 -

Langdon Farms Golf Club

From singles to foursomes, the OAR HOME Foundation is calling on all golfers to register for the 9th Annual Driving it HOME golf tournament on July 19 at Langdon Farms Golf Club in Aurora to support affordable housing programs in Oregon.

Click here to visit the tournament website and register yourself or a team of 2, 3 or 4 golfers. See you on the tee box!

Oregon Smoke & CO Alarm Law Requirements When Selling or Renting a Home

The Oregon Office of State Fire Marshal is a certified continuing education provider through the Oregon Real Estate Agency. We offer training on – Oregon Smoke & CO Alarm Law Requirements When Selling or Renting a Home. This training will provide information on the smoke and carbon monoxide alarm statutes and rules and how they impact you, your clients, and your business.

Course details:

  • 1 CE hour in Real Estate Consumer Protection
  • CE certificates are issued by the OSFM
  • Available at no cost

For available training dates and registration information, click here.

For questions regarding smoke or carbon monoxide alarm laws, contact 503-934-8228 or osfm.ce@state.or.us.

OREF Understanding Transaction Contingencies

There are a variety of contingencies described in the OREF Residential Real Estate Purchase Agreement. The removal of these contingencies, whether by action or by silence, is an important factor towards moving the transaction to the closing table. Each contingency found in the sale agreement has specific requirements that must be met before the contingency will be removed.

This 1-hour video course explains how to remove common contingencies found in the OREF sale agreement. The course is presented by Jeffry Wiren of Premier Property Group, LLC, and Phil Querin of Querin Law, LLC, with section introductions by Jeff Sorg of OnlineEd. This is course is offered free of charge to all Oregon brokers as a public service made possible by arrangement between Oregon Real Estate Forms LLC and OnlineEd®, Inc.

At the conclusion of this course, you will be able to recognize how to remove the following contingencies :

  • Sellers Property Disclosure
  • Professional inspections
  • Financing
  • Title insurance
  • Lead-based Paint
  • Private Well and Onsite Sewage

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OREF Townhome, Planned Community, and Homeowners Association Addendum

The Townhome / Planned Community / Homeowners Association Addendum, OREF Form 024, is used when a property is located within a community subject to a homeowners association. HOAs can have limitations on property use that buyers must be aware of before proceeding with the sale transaction. This addendum to the OREF Residential Purchase and Sale Agreement requests that the seller give the buyer the proper documents that cover the HOA rules. These documents can include CC&Rs, HOA articles and bylaws, meeting minutes, rules and regulations, HOA reserve funds, and so on.

This 1-hour video course explains the homeowners association addendum as well as issues that might arise when utilizing the addendum in your purchase offer paperwork. The course is presented by Jeffry Wiren of Premier Property Group, LLC, and Steve Russell of Windermere Stellar (and current chairperson of the OREF Forms Committee), with section introductions by Jeff Sorg of OnlineEd. This is course is offered free of charge to all Oregon brokers as a public service made possible by arrangement between Oregon Real Estate Forms LLC and OnlineEd®, Inc.

At the conclusion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify transactions requiring use of this addendum,
  • Explain and understand the issues raised in the form, and
  • Recognize the issues surrounding contingency removal if the Addendum is used.

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OREF Financing Contingency Clause

The financing contingency in the OREF Residential Real Estate Purchase Agreement lays out the information that the buyer is submitting to the seller regarding the buyer’s ability to purchase the seller’s property. This contingency covers what is to happen finance-wise when an all-cash offer is presented to the seller, or what is to occur with regards to the balance of the purchase price being offered. This section of the purchase offer form also covers what happens when there is a failure of the financing contingency.

This 1-hour video course explains the issues surrounding the financing contingency in the OREF sale agreement. The course is presented by Jeffry Wiren of Premier Property Group, LLC, and Evan Swanson of Mortgage Trust, with section introductions by Jeff Sorg of OnlineEd. This is course is offered free of charge to all Oregon brokers as a public service made possible by arrangement between Oregon Real Estate Forms LLC and OnlineEd®, Inc.

Register Now! 

NAR Online Code of Ethics Training

January 1, 2017 – December 31, 2018

Realtors® are required by the National Association of Realtors® to take two and a half hours of ethics training every two years. The current training cycle ends on December 31, 2018. Members may fulfill this ethics training through this NAR online course.

Accredited Buyer’s Representative Designation Course

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The Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) Designation Course establishes a foundation of training, skills, and resources to help you succeed as a buyer’s representative.

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Designation Courses

January 5, 2015 – January 5, 2020

Online

NAR Designations allow you to: add prestige to enhance your professional image, gain new expertise, acquire specialized knowledge, increase your value, marketability, proficiency and productivity.

Click here for details.

Home Sweet (Second) Home: Vacation, Investment, Luxury Properties

Product Overview

This core course focuses on the knowledge and skill base that real estate professionals need to specialize in buying, selling, or managing second homes in a resort, recreational, and/or vacation destination and properties for investment, development, or retirement.

In addition to completing the core course, students are required to take three of the five listed free webinars and submit an application with a one-time fee of $194.50.

Visit wvww.realtor.org to access the webinars once you have completed the core course.

  • Resort and Second-Home Tax Laws
  • Disaster Prevention and Recovery
  • Publicity that Works for You
  • Making the Most of Your Networking
  • Working with International Buyers
  • Flood Insurance: Our Latest Challenge

 

Duration: 6.00 Hour(s) SKU: RSPSHtml
Provider: National Association of REALTORS®

For more information, click here.

Military Relocation Professional Certification

When military staff and their families relocate, the services of a real estate professional who understands their needs and timetables makes the transfer easier, faster, and less stressful. This certification focuses on educating real estate professionals about working with current and former military service members to find the housing solutions that best suit their needs and take full advantage of military benefits and support.

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Realtors Property Resource® (RPR) Training

Realtors Property Resource® (RPR®) delivers on-the-go access to an all-encompassing real estate platform, available exclusively to REALTORS®, and offered at no additional cost. Easily accessed through desktop, iOS and Android devices.

View RPR training opportunities here.

Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES®)

Product Overview

Baby Boomers represent the largest and wealthiest group of buyers and sellers in the country. Understand what motivates this growing market and how to address their needs with the prestigious SRES® (Seniors Real Estate Specialist®) designation.

This two-day training program offers real estate agents the unique opportunity to learn and build key skills in counseling adults age 50+ through selling their family home, buying rental property, moving to a senior community, among many other issues. Seniors Real Estate Specialists® learn how to:

  • Identify the power of generational demographics
  • Develop and maintain relationship marketing skills
  • Counsel rather than sell to the 50+ market
  • Distinguish the key differences in housing options
  • Understand the implications of tax laws, probate and estate planning

SRES® Member Benefits:

  • Customizable Marketing Tools
  • SRES® Consumer Web Site (www.sres.org)
  • Monthly Consumer Newsletter
  • Moving On Booklet
  • SRES® Business Partners
  • Personalized Profile at www.SeniorsRealEstate.com.
  • Monthly Free Webinars
  • Online SRES® Community
  • Referral network of 13,000 members in the U.S. and Canada

SRES® Designation Requirements:

  • Successful completion of two-day SRES® Designation Course
  • Membership in good standing of the SRES Council. The first year of membership is FREE to students who enroll in this course. Annual dues are $99 each year thereafter.
  • Membership in good standing in the National Association of REALTORS® or an NAR cooperating association, including the Canadian Real Estate Association.

Bonus! The SRES® designation course counts as elective credit for the ABR® and CRS designations. It also counts as elective credit for the RSPS certification.

For more information, click here.

Duration: 12.00 Hour(s)
Provider: SRES Council (SRES)