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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 2017 PMAR Events and 2017 PMAR Meetings.

Meet Nat Borchers, Timbers Legend and MLS Champ

February 27, 2017 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

KeyBank Club at Providence Park, Home of the Portland Timbers (1844 SW Morrison St, Portland)

Exclusive REALTOR® PAC event for Realtors® and their families!
Presented by PMAR Young Professionals Network

Includes:

  • Tour of the Portland Timbers Stadium
  • Meet & Greet and Photo Opportunity with Nat Borchers
  • Light Hors d’oeuvres and Drink Ticket
  • Opportunity to Win Timbers Swag and Tickets to a Game

Suggested REALTOR® PAC Contribution: $50 per adult
Immediate family members welcome. Reservations required.

Click here to register.

Event flyer.

The National Association of REALTORS® and its state and local associations will not favor or disadvantage any member because of the amount contributed or decision not to contribute. You may refuse to contribute without reprisal. For annual contributions of $1,000 or more, 30% of your contribution will be used to support federal candidates and is charged against your federal limits under 52 U.S.C 30116. In addition, ORS 316.102 may provide for a credit against Oregon state taxes of up to $50 per individual or $100 per joint return for contribution to political committees, including ORPAC. If you have further questions or concerns, please call 877-283-4116.

Legal Update with Phil Querin

March 03, 2017 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

DoubleTree by Hilton, RMLS Trade Fair

Legal Update with Phil Querin, PMAR Legal Counsel at the RMLS™ Trade Fair

  • 2016 in the rearview mirror – What did we see, and what did we learn?
  • 2017 through the looking glass  – What can we expect?
  • TRID-Speak – Why “consummation” doesn’t mean what we thought;
  • The CFPB – What is the 800 pound gorilla up to now?

1.5 Hours CE will be issued

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DoubleTree by Hilton, 1000 NE Multnomah St, Portland

CRS 201: Listing Strategies

March 1st and 2nd
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Multnomah Athletic Club
1849 SW Salmon, Portland, OR 97205

Instructor: Mike Selvaggio, CRS

Create listing presentations that deliver. Listing presentations are critical to winning new  business. Only those professionals who learn proven listing strategies will earn the trust of new clients and increase their conversion rates. This course covers important skills for conducting effective listing presentations, gaining the trust of potential clients and closing the deal!

  • Understand sellers’ needs and motivations to provide effective guidance and counseling
  • Conduct an effective listing presentation
  • Handle seller resistance, concerns, complaints and objections to close effectively
  • Communicate consistently with sellers to provide the best service
  • Utilize a marketing plan and adapt marketing principles to your listing
  • Networking buffet luncheon included

Class Fee: $295
CRS Members: $250
Group of 4 or More Non-Members: $250 (see event flyer for details)
Audit Rate: $190 (see event flyer for details)

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Educational Credit: 16 CRS education course credits towards the CRS designation and 15 Oregon CE hours

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Realtor® Ethics Seminar

March 15, 2017 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

George Fox University/Portland Campus, 12753 SW 68th Ave, Portland

NAR Required Code of Ethics Training

Instructor: Deb Nolen, Better Homes and Gardens RE

Cost: $28

2.5 Hours of CE credit will be issued.

This course satisfied NAR Ethics requirement.
If you are a new PMAR member your Ethics Training is included in the New Member Orientation.

Please note: No refunds will be issued after you sign up for this class.

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Law and Rule Required Course

March 15, 2017 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

George Fox University/Portland Campus, 12753 SW 68th Ave, Portland

Instructor: Phil Querin

Cost: $30

3 CE Credit Hours will be issued.*

*This course is required by the Oregon Real Esate Agency to renew your real estate license.

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PMAR Principal Broker Forum

March 16, 2017 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Multnomah Athletic Club

Standards of Practice: broker to brokerage relationships, advertising, communication, and document maintenance
Panelists:
– Lane Mueller, Keller Williams Portland Central
– Laurie Thiel, RE/MAX Equity Group
– Mickey Lindsay, Oregon First

Moderator:

Dustin Funes, Meadows Group Inc., Realtors®

1.5 Hours Continuing Education Credits
Open to all PMAR members with a Principal Brokers license.

Doors open at 8:30 a.m.
Forum: 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

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to register. Sign-up and prepayment required. Cost is $20/person.

Questions? Email bpowellparich@pmar.org or call 503-459-2169.

Accredited Buyer’s Representative Designation Course

online

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.

Green 100, 200, 300 Bundle

Designed for residential real estate professionals, NAR’s Green Designation examines the latest trends in green building technology as well as consumer demand for homes that are environmentally certified or that incorporate green features.

Students who are members in good standing with NAR will receive a free year of membership with NAR’s Green REsource Council once they have successfully completed two of the required courses—Green 100, Green 200, and Green 300.

When students successfully complete all three required courses, they will be conferred NAR’s Green Designation.

NAR Green Designee benefits include:

  • Use of the designation and logo
  • Customizable marketing materials
  • Monthly industry Webinars
  • Placement in 4 directories: 
    •  Realtor.org
    •  Realtor.com
    •  GreenREsourceCouncil.org
    •  GreenHomeGuide.com
  • Customizable press releases
  • Certificate

For more information about NAR’s Green Designation, visit www.GreenREsourceCouncil.org.

For more information on this course, click here.

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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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.

Earth Advantage Broker

1.5 Days Classroom + Green Home Site Visits!
March 16, 2017: Classroom at Earth Advantage (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM) | 7 CEs
March 17, 2017: Green Home Site Visit (9:00 AM – 12:00 PM) | 3 CEs
March 17, 2017: Classroom at Earth Advantage (1:00 PM – 5:00 PM) | 4 CEs

Instructor: Bruce Sullivan

Location: Earth Advantage, 623 SW Oak St, Suite 300, Portland

Did you know that 45% of all new homes built in Portland (and 57% in Beaverton) are certified green and/or have received an energy label? A 2014 nationwide study found that 3 out of 4 homebuyers said they would be willing to pay more for a home that’s certified to standards that are higher than ENERGY STAR.

The Earth Advantage Broker accreditation course provides real estate professionals with a competitive edge in communicating features and benefits for green and energy efficient home opportunities in their market:

  • Recommend existing home upgrade options, incentives, and ROIs
  • Benefit your clients by providing timely Solar PV info
  • List green home certifications and energy labels
  • Gain resources for financing, appraising and insuring green homes
  • Develop marketing messages to clients with varying attitudes/needs
  • Walk away with expertise on smart homes, RMLS green fields, and so much more!

Are you prepared to meet the increasing demand for healthy, quality, efficient homes? Gain the knowledge to provide your clients with access to homes that provide a healthier living environment and greater energy, water, and resource efficiency.

Questions? Contact Heather Kendall at hkendall@earthadvantage.org or 503-968-7160 x20

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)