Elective Courses

2021 Elective Continuing Education Courses

Course Costs:
2021 Gold Card Holders – Free
2-hour CE Courses: Realtor members $35 | Non-members $55
3-hour CE Courses: Realtor members $50 | Non-members $70
4-hour CE Courses: Realtor members $60 | Non-members $80
6-hour CE Courses: Realtor members $75 | Non-members $95
CE courses count towards LLR license renewal or CTAR requirements


 

How to Protect Real Estate Consumers from Cyber & Legal Threats – VIRTUAL
April 22 | 10am – 1pm | Instructor: Craig Grant
(CEE3467) 3 hours of elective credit

With the increased susceptibility in the real estate industry to Cybercrimes, wire fraud, and many other scams targeting the business, it is critical that students learn the best methods and set a new standard of practice when caring for their clients’ sensitive information that is revealed in a real estate transaction. With the increased activity, communications, and sharing that occur on the internet and through social media, REALTORS® must educate their clients on safety precautions. This course is designed to elevate awareness, assist students in establishing policies and procedures, and raise the level of care offered to the consumer when we promise to protect and promote a client’s best interests.

CTAR Member $50 | Non Member $70 | Free with 2021 Gold Card

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Utilization of Digital Technology to Better Serve Consumers – VIRTUAL
April 22 | 2pm – 5pm | Instructor: Craig Grant
(CEE3498) 3 hours of elective credit

This course will provide real estate licensees with best practices for effective and compliant use of digital technology to better serve consumers. The course will include an overview of state and federal laws as well as the National Association of REALTOR policies to ensure that the use of digital technology meets legal and ethical compliance.

CTAR Member $50 | Non Member $70 | Free with 2021 Gold Card

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Housing For All – LIVE at CTAR
April 27 | 10am-1pm | Instructor: Kim Matthews
(CEE3156) 3 hours of elective credit

This Fair Housing course covers the historical aspects of laws leading up to the Fair housing act and the modern-day programs regarding equal access to housing. Then we explore Fair Housing as it pertains to Property Management and advertising. Followed by case studies to demonstrate real world applications of fair housing laws and regulations

CTAR Member $50 | Non Member $70 | Free with 2021 Gold Card

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The New and the Unusual: Mini Houses LIVE at CTAR
April 27 | 2pm-5pm | Instructor: Kim Matthews
(CEE3158) 3 hours of elective credit

Mini houses have become the newest trend in real estate throughout the US. Learn about what actually qualifies as a mini house. Can you sell one? How do you finance one? Finish up the class by looking at a few unusual mini houses that are also hitting the hearts of the mini home believers

CTAR Member $50 | Non Member $70 | Free with 2021 Gold Card

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BIC Duties and Responsibilities – VIRTUAL
April 29 | 9am-1pm | Instructor: David Jaffee
(CEE2679) 4 hours of elective credit

This is the four hour mandatory continuing education course BICs are required to take under new license law (starting with 2018 renewals). The course covers the Broker-In-Charge duties and responsibilities, where this is stated in current license law and possible penalties for non-compliance to the law..

CTAR Member $60 | Non Member $80 | Free with 2021 Gold Card

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NEW: Land Brokerage Basics for Residential Agents – LIVE at CTAR
May 5 | 9am-12pm | Instructor: Wayne Wiggins
(CEE3526) 3 hours of elective credit

During this three-hour elective, aspiring land professionals will explore the basics of land brokerage, including the various types of land; the land brokerage process; market value; and issues such as property rights/restrictions; and environmental/regulatory issues.

CTAR Member $50 | Non Member $70 | Free with 2021 Gold Card

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Repairs (Line-by-Line) – VIRTUAL
May 6 | 10am – 12pm | Instructor: Carol Simpson
(CEE3237) 2 hours of elective credit

This course is a line-by-line explanation of Repair Procedure, Due Diligence, selling “as is”, and Repair Requests (Form 525). You will learn what inspections to do before the contract is signed; how the disclosure statement fits into the process; and why the home inspection may just be the beginning. You will also get tips for which repairs to request and negotiating repairs

CTAR Member $35 | Non Member $55 | Free with 2021 Gold Card

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Contracts (Line by Line) – VIRTUAL
May 6 | 1pm – 5pm | Instructor: Carol Simpson
(CEE3063) 4 hours of elective credit

This course is a line-by-line explanation of every paragraph of the SCAR Contract Form 310. One-fourth of the time is allocated to Paragraph 8 (Repair Procedure) and Form 525 (Repair Requests). Because the class is taught by a lawyer, you will receive tips beyond “ask an attorney” and will actually have the opportunity to ask an attorney. While not reviewed in detail, you will learn how 14 other forms relate to the Contract.

CTAR Member $60 | Non Member $80 | Free with 2021 Gold Card

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The Code of Ethics: Our Promise of Professionalism – VIRTUAL
May 11 | 1pm-5pm | Instructor: Mike Gobin
(CEE3011) 4 hours of elective credit
Also meets the NAR 2.5 hour Ethics renewal requirement (1/1/19 – 12/31/21)

This course will provide detailed information on the NAR Code of Ethics Structure and purpose as well as the pathways to professionalism program. It is intended to enhance the licensee’s performance and professionalism in all real estate communications and transactions.

CTAR Member $60 | Non Member $80 | Free with 2021 Gold Card

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The Code of Ethics: our Promise of Professionalism – VIRTUAL
May 19 | 9am-1pm | Instructor: Mike Gobin
(CEE3011) 4 hours of elective credit
Also meets the NAR 2.5 hour Ethics renewal requirement (1/1/19 – 12/31/21)

This course will provide detailed information on the NAR Code of Ethics Structure and purpose as well as the pathways to professionalism program. It is intended to enhance the licensee’s performance and professionalism in all real estate communications and transactions.

CTAR Member $60 | Non Member $80 | Free with 2021 Gold Card

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Safeguard Your Clients Data and Property – VIRTUAL
May 20 | 2pm-4pm | Instructor: Lora Able
(CEE2809) 2 hours of elective credit

This live, virtual 2-hour elective CE course provides licensees with practical steps for safeguarding clients’ data and property.

CTAR Member $35 | Non Member $55 | Free with 2021 Gold Card

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Real Estate Negotiation Techniques & Strategies – LIVE at CTAR
May 25 | 9am-1pm | Instructor: Mike Harper
(CEE2607) 4 hours of elective credit

The modern real estate professional needs a toolbox full of non-traditional skills to thrive in a changing real estate landscape, and developing specialized skills is one option to consider. This course explores strategies that improve outcomes for all parties, resulting in smoother transactions and enhanced satisfaction from clients and customers.

CTAR Member $60 | Non Member $80 | Free with 2021 Gold Card

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IRC1031 Tax Deferred Exchanges & Capital Gains Deferment Strategies – LIVE at CTAR
May 26 | 9am-1pm | Instructor: Mike Harper
(CEE2493) 4 hours of elective credit

Many investors and owners, of non-personal use Real Estate can benefit by postponing/deferring Capital Gains Taxes on sales if they are willing to consider either owner financing or replacing the property sold with other property. These people need help and guidance in making good decisions and understanding the complicated landscape surrounding investment sales, Capital Gains Taxes and options for tax deferment. With the increase in Capital Gains Tax rates in 2013 and potential for future increases or abolition of favorable tax treatment for investments, the volume of these types of deferment has tremendous growth potential. IRC 1031 exchanges are getting increased public interest, yet both the process and the applicability are extremely complicated and fraught with caveats for the unsuspecting seller.

This course will provide an understanding of all of the above and will prepare licensees to help sellers identify options and point them to competent professionals (CPA, Attorney and/or Qualified Intermediary).

CTAR Member $60 | Non Member $80 | Free with 2021 Gold Card

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Selling Land Using the Multi-Parcel Auction Method – LIVE at CTAR
May 26 | 2pm-4pm | Instructor: Mike Harper
(CEE1966) 2 hours of elective credit

This course was developed to assist the listing agent who wishes to maximize the sale proceeds for clients seeking to sell real estate tracts without incurring the costs and risks associated with sub-division development. The course is ideal for commercial land brokers as well as residential brokers who have rural land and farm land listings. Your instructor is really a pro at this!

CTAR Member $35 | Non Member $55 | Free with 2021 Gold Card

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How to Protect Real Estate Consumers from Cyber & Legal Threats – VIRTUAL
June 1 | 10am – 1pm | Instructor: Craig Grant
(CEE3467) 3 hours of elective credit

With the increased susceptibility in the real estate industry to Cybercrimes, wire fraud, and many other scams targeting the business, it is critical that students learn the best methods and set a new standard of practice when caring for their clients’ sensitive information that is revealed in a real estate transaction. With the increased activity, communications, and sharing that occur on the internet and through social media, REALTORS® must educate their clients on safety precautions. This course is designed to elevate awareness, assist students in establishing policies and procedures, and raise the level of care offered to the consumer when we promise to protect and promote a client’s best interests.

CTAR Member $50 | Non Member $70 | Free With 2021 Gold Card

Click here to register


Utilization of Digital Technology to Better Serve Consumers – VIRTUAL
June 1 | 2pm – 5pm | Instructor: Craig Grant
(CEE3498) 3 hours of elective credit

This course will provide real estate licensees with best practices for effective and compliant use of digital technology to better serve consumers. The course will include an overview of state and federal laws as well as the National Association of REALTOR policies to ensure that the use of digital technology meets legal and ethical compliance.

CTAR Member $50 | Non Member $70 | Free With 2021 Gold Card

Click here to register


Service Dogs and Assistance Animals in Real Estate – LIVE at CTAR
June 3 | 10am – 12pm | Instructor: Kim Matthews
(CEE3064) 2 hours of elective credit

Service dogs and assistance animals in real estate CEE 3064
A 2hr discussion on the do’s and don’ts in residential leasing and sales when working with someone who has a need for a possible accommodation regarding a service or assistance animal. An open discussion on the abuses of the system and our role according to the ADA and fair housing.

CTAR Member $35 | Non Member $55 | Free with 2021 Gold Card

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The Code of Ethics: Our Promise of Professionalism – LIVE at CTAR
June 3 | 1pm – 4pm | Instructor: Kim Matthews
(CEE2959) 3 hours of elective credit
Also meets the NAR 2.5 hour Ethics renewal requirement (1/1/19 – 12/31/21)

This course will provide detailed information on the NAR Code of Ethics Structure and purpose as well as the pathways to professionalism program. It is intended to enhance the licensees performance and professionalism in all real estate communications and transactions.

CTAR Member $50 | Non Member $70 | Free With 2021 Gold Card

Click here to register


Dealing with Lien Issues to Prevent Closing Problems – LIVE at CTAR
June 10 | 2pm-6pm | Instructor: Mike Harper
(CEE1811) 4 hours of elective credit

Lien problems can cause delays in closing and are frustrating and costly to all parties involved. Late surfacing lien and encumbrance problems are often the cause for delay. These can be avoided, solved or mitigated by the Agent if some simple homework is done up-front. Come find out how.

CTAR Member $60 | Non Member $80 | Free with 2021 Gold Card

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Title Insurance Knowledge for the RE Professional – LIVE at CTAR
June 15 | 9am – 1pm | Instructor: Jennifer Williams
(CEE3248) 4 hours of elective credit

This NEW course provides detailed information on what title insurance is, and does, to provide protections for clients who wish to protect their investment in real estate.

CTAR Member $60 | Non Member $80 | Free with 2021 Gold Card

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Safeguard Your Clients Data and Property – VIRTUAL
June 15 | 2pm-4pm | Instructor Lora Able
(CEE2809) 2 hours of elective credit

This live, virtual 2-hour elective CE course provides licensees with practical steps for safeguarding clients’ data and property.

CTAR Member $35 | Non Member $55 | Free with 2021 Gold Card

Click here to register


BIC Duties and Responsibilities – VIRTUAL
June 17 | 9am-1pm | Instructor: David Jaffee
(CEE2679) 4 hours of elective credit

This is the four hour mandatory continuing education course BICs are required to take under new license law (starting with 2018 renewals). The course covers the Broker-In-Charge duties and responsibilities, where this is stated in current license law and possible penalties for non-compliance to the law..

CTAR Member $60 | Non Member $80 | Free with 2021 Gold Card

Click here to register


The Code of Ethics: Our Promise of Professionalism – VIRTUAL
June 17 | 2pm-6pm | Instructor: Mike Gobin
(CEE3011) 4 hours of elective credit
Also meets the NAR 2.5 hour Ethics renewal requirement (1/1/19 – 12/31/21)

This course will provide detailed information on the NAR Code of Ethics Structure and purpose as well as the pathways to professionalism program. It is intended to enhance the licensee’s performance and professionalism in all real estate communications and transactions.

CTAR Member $60 | Non Member $80 | Free with 2021 Gold Card

Click here to register


NEW: Land Brokerage Basics for Residential Agents – LIVE at CTAR
June 22 | 9am-12pm | Instructor: Wayne Wiggins
(CEE3526) 3 hours of elective credit

During this three-hour elective, aspiring land professionals will explore the basics of land brokerage, including the various types of land; the land brokerage process; market value; and issues such as property rights/restrictions; and environmental/regulatory issues.

CTAR Member $50 | Non Member $70 | Free with 2021 Gold Card

Click here to register

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