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2014 Virginia CRS Sell a Bration

Date: 
March 13, 2014 - 8:30am - 5:00pm
Location: 
Omni Charlottesville Hotel, 212 Ridge McIntire Road, Charlottesville, VA.

Featuring "Coach"
Jackie Leavenworth, ABR, CRB, CRS, GRI, SFR
Negotiations: The Games People Play!

Jackie is from the Cleveland, Ohio area. She quickly became her company’s top producer and was constantly asked to share the secrets of her success. Jackie has been sharing those secrets for more than 25 years. Jackie is the owner of “Jackie Leavenworth Seminars,” a real estate coach to agents around the United States, and has worked her way up to the prestigious title of Certified CRS Instructor.

SPLE - Real Estate Law & VREB Regulations

Date: 
October 25, 2013 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
Location: 
Charlottesville Area Association of REALTORS 550 Hillsdale Drive Charlottesville, VA 22901

This course is in the new Single Track post licensing education required by DPOR.   This course will cover the entire span of Real Estate Law and VREB Regulations.   Instructor: Mary Womac.  Cost is $80 for CAAR & Co-Op members, $100 all others.  Contact Susan Barnette, Professional Development Director at 434-817-2397 or Susan@caar.com for more information.  Email registration form to: Susan@caar.com

Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR) at CAAR

Date: 
October 29, 2013 - 8:30am - October 30, 2013 - 4:30pm
Location: 
Charlottesville Association of REALTORS 550 Hillsdale Drive Charlottesville, VA 22901

The Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) designation is designed for real estate buyer agents who focus on working directly with buyer-clients. When you decide to earn your ABR®, you gain:

Residential Standard Agency At CAAR

Date: 
October 17, 2013 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
Location: 
Charlottesville Area Association of REALTORS 550 Hillsdale Drive Charlottesville, VA 22901

Time is running out for you to complete the required Residential Agency Course.  Join us at CAAR!  Contact Susan Barnette, Professional Development Director at 434-817-2397 for more information.  Email registration form to Susan@caar.com

PL Boot Camp

Date: 
October 14, 2013 (All day) - October 17, 2013 (All day)
Location: 
Charlottesville Area Association of REALTORS 550 Hillsdale Drive Charlottesville, VA 22901

Do you need to complete your Post License CE by December 31, 2013?  Then you need to join us at the Charlottesville Area Association of REALTORS for our "PL Boot Camp"!

Contact Susan Barnette, Professional Development Director at 434-817-2397 or Susan@caar.com for more information.

Mack Strickland named to Appraiser Board

imageA quick congrats is in order to long-time VAR member Mack Strickland of Chester — president of Strickland Appraisal Services — who was named by Governor Bob McDonnell to the Real Estate Appraiser Board.

The Dodd-Frank Act and Virginia H.B. 210

Date: 
September 5, 2013 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
Location: 
Richmond Association of REALTORS®, 8975 Three Chopt Rd, Richmond, VA 23229

The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and H.B. 210 have significant implications for the real estate industry, the full effect of which will not be felt until July 1, 2014. In this informative seminar, appraiser Pat Turner, will explain the implications for lenders, real estate agents and appraisers and the overall impact of new appraisals rules, mortgage lender oversight and the creation of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection.

Featured Speaker

P.E. “Pat” Turner, Jr., SRPA, SRA - Pat has been actively appraising real estate in the Richmond area for 41 years. He holds the SRPA and SRA designations of the Appraisal Institute. Pat is a dynamic speaker and expert on Dodd-Frank and H.B. 210.

Senior Real Estate Specialist Designation Course

Date: 
October 30, 2013 - 9:00am - October 31, 2013 - 5:00pm
Location: 
Richmond Association of REALTORS®, 8975 Three Chopt Road, Richmond, VA 23229

Instructor: Cathy Saunders,ABR®, GRI®, SRES®

Adults aged 50+ represent more than 20% of the U.S.population. For senior adults, the homes that they live in are their largest asset and account for much of their net worth. When you attend the 2-Day Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES®) Designation course, you will:

The New Negotiating Edge

Date: 
October 10, 2013 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
Location: 
Fredericksburg Area Association of REALTORS, 7101 Carl D. Silver Pkwy., Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Getting Past NO!
If you are increasingly being confronted with seller and buyer objections … and would like to be much more MASTERFUL in handling them, this session was designed specifically for you! You will learn not only the most recent and innovative 4 STEP FORMAT for handling ANY OBJECTION but also specifically what to say … and when and how to say it … to effectively overcome the most common objections of … price … commission … and “low-ball” offers.

CRS Member Rate: $75

NAR Employer Assisted Housing Course

Date: 
June 14, 2013 - 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: 
Virginia Peninsula Association of REALTORS 1001 North Campus Parkway Hampton, VA 23666 757-599-5222 www.vpar.org

Much of our workforce including the people who provide vital services to a community often cannot afford to live in the communities where they work. Employer-assisted housing (EAH) is a benefit that enables employees to purchase homes or secure affordable rental housing located near the workplace or transit. In NAR’s Employer-Assisted Housing class, students will learn how to work in a team to discuss employer-assisted housing with local employers.