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Industry Events

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.

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Selling the Sun: Establishing Value for Solar Homes

There are over 1 million residential solar systems in the United States. Some states have more installations than others, but the growth is happening all over the country, including states not typically considered sunshine states, like Massachusetts and New Jersey.

As a real estate professional, there is a good chance that you have already encountered a solar installation, perhaps in a transaction, an MLS listing, or even in your own neighborhood. If you haven’t yet, with the growing residential solar energy market, you will likely come across a solar home soon. Real estate professionals who understand the basics of solar and know how to market the benefits of an installation will have a market edge.

For most real estate agents and appraisers, assessing the value of solar is a new frontier. Selling the Sun: Establishing Value for Solar Homes, an online Continuing Education Course presented by the U.S. Department of Energy and Elevate Energy, can help.

Benefits to real estate professionals include:

  • Help clients determine market value of a home with a solar installation—sellers receive the proper value at the time of sale and buyers know what solar is worth
  • Differentiate yourself from your peers by serving as a source of information on solar
  • Gain access to tools for determining the fair market value of a home with solar

3 CE Hours | $39

Click here to learn more and register!

Real Estate Negotiation Seminar

Don’t Wing It!
Get Professional Negotiation Training to Instantly Increase Your Confidence, Persuasion and Communication Skills.
Standout against other agents when you tell prospective clients they’re working with a “Certified Negotiation Expert.”
Discover proven persuasion principles, human psychology, and innovative strategies to gain an advantage when negotiating with buyers, sellers, lenders and opposing agents.

Since 2005 we’ve been training real estate agents on negotiation principle learned from hands-on Fortune 100 experiences, Harvard, Wharton, and Oxford Negotiation Training, and thousands of real estate transactions.

Would you like to become a Certified Negotiation Expert?

The CNE class helps agents of all levels earn higher commissions, increased referrals and win new listings.

Quickly Win Trust & Manage Client Expectations ✓
Tame Aggressive Opposing Agents ✓
Create Strategies that Get Lenders on Your Side ✓
Develop Non-Traditional Plans That Close Deals Faster ✓

This Class Gives You:
∙ 15 CE Hours
∙ The CNE® Designation
∙ Negotiation Scripts
∙ Live Class Role Playing
∙ Workbook and Listing Worksheets
∙ 24/7 Access to Online Class Materials
∙ Membership to Our Private Facebook Group

TWO DAY CLASS AGENDA INCLUDES:
∙ Competitive Win-Lose Hard Bargaining vs. Collaborative Win-Win Negotiation
Understand the difference between these two classic approaches and how to use both approaches to get the best outcome for your client and yourself.
∙ Psychology of Buying
Learn how the brain makes purchase decisions and how you can impact both sides of the brain in the decision-making process.
∙ Persuasion Principles
Scientifically proven persuasion approaches that increase your success rate at influencing others; includes scripts for real estate negotiation situations that utilize these proven persuasion approaches.
∙ CNE Model and Planning Guide
Learn how to proactively plan your real estate negotiations for success.
∙ Case Studies
See how these principles and approaches are applied in real estate negotiation situations in all kinds of markets.
∙ Skill Practice/Role Plays
Get a chance to practice your new skills in a safe environment that will increase your success in the real world.
∙ Group Discussion Topics
Innovative and creative approaches are discussed by small and large groups that will help take your business to new levels.

Register Now! (Use code WC18-PMA40 at checkout for a discount!)

Questions? Call: 888-243-7364

2018 OAR Fall Convention

The 2018 OAR Fall Convention is moving from Portland to downtown Eugene this year but will be equally lively and jam-packed with quality content and fun opportunities to network with other members from around the state. Take advantage of the $180 early bird price (through 8/1) to secure your spot for high-value education, ongoing socialization and networking opportunities, fantastic national and local speakers, 30+ trade show booths with raffle prizes, lunch and happy hour dine-around, governance meetings, ticketed banquets, and more! Exact course and CE details TBA.

Sept. 18-21, 2018

  • HEAR an opening keynote address from Stacy Allison, the first American woman to summit Mt. Everest
  • ATTEND the RPAC Major Investor reception at Matthew Knight Arena on the U of O campus
  • LEARN from a full slate of Continuing Education classes
  • ENJOY an “after-party” with a band, bar, and more!
  • DISCOVER a lively trade show featuring industry-leading companies serving the real estate industry

Space is limited.

Register Now!

Realtor® Day at NW Natural Street of Dreams

July 30, 2018
10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Vendage at The Reserve in South Hillsboro

Realtors®, present your business card and photo identification to receive complimentary entry to the NW Natural Street of Dreams®. On this first Monday of the show, realtors enjoy VIP treatment including wine tasting and a catered lunch in the Banner Bank hospitality area (11:00 to 1:00 pm). Realtors® also vote for the prestigious “Realtors®’ Choice” awards this day too. The event is free for realtors®.
Click here for more info!

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.

Ethics

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!

Dates:

Tuesday, July 10
Time: 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Register for July 10 here!

Monday, September 17
Time: 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Register for September 17 here!

Wednesday, November 7
Time: 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Register for November 7 here!

Location: Oregon State Bar, 16037 SW Upper Boones Ferry Road, Tigard, OR 97224
Class will be held in the Columbia Room

Ticket Pricing
Ethics only: $28

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!

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.

Learn More

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.