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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 Hot Topics – RMLS™ Rules and FIRPTA

Join PMAR to discuss the biggest topics of 2018. Our fantastic speakers will be covering the new Coming Soon – No Show feature on the RMLS™ and changes in rules regarding FIRPTA. Come listen, ask questions and enjoy continental breakfast. Register Now!

Discussion Leaders:

John Ayers, Vice President of Subscriber Service, RMLS™

Rich Bailey, Regional Underwriting Counsel, First American Title Insurance

Scott Halligan, Vice President, Residential Operations, John L. Scott

Phil Querin, Querin Law LLC

Terry Romel, Information Services Manager, RMLS™

Join your peers and industry experts as we present the following topics:

RMLS™ “Coming Soon” and other updates.
What FIRPTA is and the language in the Sale Agreement.
FIRPTA — Realtor®/Brokerage Compliance and other legal compliance issues.
Title requirements re FIRPTA, what it means to be a “Qualified Substitute”

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Doors Open:  8:30 a.m.

Forum:  9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Open to all PMAR members with a Principal Broker license


$20 – PMAR Members with Principal Broker License

$30 – Non-PMAR Principal Brokers



Call 503-459-2169

Sponsored by RMLS™

Event Flyer

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Buying and Selling Income Properties – Presented by Oregon & Washington RRC (Formerly CRS)

March 20-21 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

More people have become wealthy investing in real estate than many other investments. Agents who want to learn the specific secrets to smart real estate investments can discover them in this course. Students will learn how to identify the right opportunities, compare real estate with other investments and create additional wealth – for themselves and their clients. This class is a must for any real estate professional looking to create wealth through residential real estate investments. Course content:

Identifying money-making opportunities
Comparing potential investment opportunities
Retirement planning and investing
Calculating initial investment to rate of return

Instructed by Dale Carlton, CRS

Networking luncheon included. Payment is required to hold seats.
Class Fee $295.00
CRS Members $250.00
Group of 4 or More (Use discount code: Group204) $250.00
Audit Rate (If previously taken class, use discount code: Audit204) $195.00

Location: Clarion Hotel, 11518 NE Glenn Widing Dr, Portland, OR

CE Credit: 15 in Washington & Oregon, accepted for 15.5 ID hours.

This course earns 16 credits towards the CRS designation.

For questions or more information, please contact

Marie Hansch (866) 556-5277

Learn More

Register Here

Ski Day Mastermind – Women’s Council of Realtors®

Register now!

Members Edge and the Region 12 Conference

February 20, 2018 -

Skamania Lodge, Stevenson, WA

Register Now for Members Edge and the Region 12 Conference
Open to all Realtors®
February 20-22, 2018
Skamania Lodge, Stevenson, WA
Attend a national conference – locally! This three-day event starts Tuesday with a Members Edge networking event and flows into the Region 12 conference! Hear from national speakers on today’s hottest topics, get NAR and RPAC updates, learn NAR leadership tips, hear from key NAR candidates and much more!
Highlights: No session longer than 45 minutes, most are 30 minutes. Topics include:
  • Thriving in a low Inventory Market
  • Past Clients and Current Team Members for Future Business Practices
  • How Smart are Smart Homes Getting and Why You Should Know
  • Cyber scams and Security
  • Working with a Connected Buyer
You must register separately for Members Edge ($59 early bird pricing) and Region 12 (no registration fee). The hotel has a discounted rate of $159 a night plus taxes (limited amount). You can register for just Members Edge or the Region 12 Conference, but attendees are encouraged to attend both.
Questions? Call OAR at, 800-252-9115.

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!

2018 RMLS™ Education Summit and Trade Fair

March 16, 2018 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

DoubleTree Hilton 1000 NE Multnomah St., Portland, OR 97232

Real estate professionals: you are invited to save the date for the 2018 RMLS™ Education Summit and Trade Fair! This year’s trade fair will be taking place on March 16, 2018, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in the heart of the Lloyd District of Portland, OR.

No Registration Necessary. Click here for more info >>




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

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

Register Now!

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.

Register Now!

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! 

Growing Clark County 2018

Clark County is becoming one of the fastest growing counties and
communities in Washington State. We’ve curated a panel of experts
to share information on its exciting progress.

Thursday, February 22, 2018
3:00 – 4:30 Presentations
4:30 – 6:00 Social Hour
Including hor d’oeuvres & beverages
Clark College East Campus
18700 SE Mill Plain Blvd, Vancouver, WA 98683
$30.00 per person
Our select group of speakers
Vancouver Waterfront Project
Jim Edwards – Waterfront Project Manager
Matt Grady – Vice President /Project Development
City of Ridgefield
Steve Stuart – Ridgefield City Manager
Columbia River Economic Development Council
Max Ault – Vice President /Director of Development


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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.

Social Media Marketing Workshop With Katie Lance

March 08, 2018 7:30 am -

Hilton Vancouver

Katie Lance - 2018 PT

Contact Tamara Riordan for Registration Links,

Accredited Buyer’s Representative Designation Course


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


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 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.

Earth Advantage: All About ADUs

February 21, 2018 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

623 SW Oak St #300, Portland, OR 97205

All About ADUs

February 21, 2018| 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Location: Portland, OR | Earth Advantage (map)

Course Fee:
$85 | Earth Advantage Brokers, EA Builder sales staff, & Energy Trust Real Estate Allies
$95 | General Admission

This half-day course is intended for brokers who are looking to increase their knowledge about Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) development and earn the ADU Specialist designation in order to respond to increasing client demand for properties with ADU potential.

Brokers on the cutting edge of this emerging development trend will be able to help homeowners/developers understand site eligibility, development process and costs, and the return on investment of ADUs. Learn more >>
Earn our ADU Specialist designation!
You must be an Earth Advantage Broker, take the All About ADUs course, and pass the ADU Exam to earn the ADU Specialist credential.

Already an ADU Specialist?
Stay up to date with relevant ADU news and issues by taking our ADU Update: Taxation, Waiver & Zoning Changes in Portland webinar training. View all upcoming and recorded webinars on our Education Calendar.

Questions? Contact Heather Kendall at or (503) 968-7160 x20

Register 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 (
  • Monthly Consumer Newsletter
  • Moving On Booklet
  • SRES® Business Partners
  • Personalized Profile at
  • 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)