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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 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


  • 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.

Click here to register.

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
– Lane Mueller, Keller Williams Portland Central
– Laurie Thiel, RE/MAX Equity Group
– Mickey Lindsay, Oregon First


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.

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

Questions? Email or call 503-459-2169.

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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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 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.