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Education Roundup

NC REALTORS® wants to help you build skills and adapt to changing times. This list contains a roundup of broadcasts, webinars, courses, tools and programs to help you succeed.

Live Courses

We are now offering a mix of in-person and virtual courses. A computer, laptop, or tablet may be used to access the virtual courses. There is no cost to use Zoom. *A webcam/camera is required to receive course credit.


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Virtual | 2022 Ombudsman Training

October 25 | 9:00AM – 1:30PM
Instructor: Stephanie Walker

Ombudsmen is an informal dispute resolution vehicle that keeps lines of communication open between REALTORS®, REALTORS® and their clients and REALTORS® and other real estate professionals.  Typically performed over the phone, the Ombudsmen will assist parties to rectify situations before they spin out of control.

NC REALTORS® has developed a training program for the NAR-required Ombudsman Program.  Many ethics complaints may be averted with enhanced communications and initial problem-solving capacity at the local level.  Through this training, participants will learn ombudsman procedures that are intended to provide that capacity and, as a result, potentially reduce the number of complaints received by an association.

This is a 1/2 day virtual training program and is complimentary to NC REALTORS®.

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Virtual | The Road to the Perfect Contract

October 27 | 9:00AM – 1:00PM

The Road to the Perfect Contract is a class that every broker will benefit from!  This course will decipher the many parts of the Buyer Agency Agreement and the Offer to Purchase and Contract.  You’ll walk out with the full understanding of the requirements of proper representation, tips on how to avoid miscommunication when entering into a Buyer Agency Agreement, utilize forms properly, and establish a working relationship with an unrepresented seller.

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In-Person | Military Relocation Professional (MRP)

October 28 | 9:00AM – 4:00PM

North Carolina has one of the highest military and veteran populations in the United States. As an NC REALTOR®, it’s critical to know about all the special housing benefits and solutions for current and former military service members.

Watch this video to see what instructor David Piatek, an Army National Guard service member, has to say about this critically important course!!

Lunch provided by LOTSAR

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Virtual | 2022 Mediation Training

November 1 – 3 | 9:00AM – 1:00PM
Instructor: Stephanie Walker

  • Is your desire to assist others resolving their conflicts as a mediator?  This is for you.
  • Need tips and tricks to deal with office issues, disputes and not so happy people?  This is for you.
  • Think you would like to be a better negotiator and guide your clients through structuring a better deal?  This is for you.
  • Do you deal with people?  Church groups, youth sports, clubs, children, family and friends?  This is definitely for you!

Even REALTORS® who are committed to high standards of conduct occasionally have honest business disputes with other professionals, clients or customers. By attending NC REALTORS® Mediation Training you will learn important mediation techniques and skills to assist you in mediating disputes. This training focuses on the REALTOR® Mediation Model and will teach you how to assist in solving disputes within the REALTOR® organization, the workplace, with agents, clients, your family and more.

Because of the intense nature of this training, seating will be limited to 45 students.

This is a 3-day virtual learning program.  The fee for this training is $50.

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Virtual | eClosings in NC

November 2 | 9:00AM – 1:00PM

North Carolina is leading the country with changes to how real estate closings are done. In the very near future, most closings will be done in a completely paperless manner, with no trips to an attorney’s office.

Stay ahead of the game by taking eClosings in NC, where you’ll gain an understanding of the benefits of the electronic closing process, and will focus on the changes brought about by an electronic process rather than a paper process.

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Virtual | Property Management: Best & Next Practices Mini Class

November 3 | 10:00AM – 12:00PM
Speakers: Amy Hedgecock, Cathy Robertson and Jennifer Stoops

You navigated the Eviction Moratorium. You cruised your way through HOPE applications. You negotiated leases through one of the toughest times in history to be a property manager.  Now what?

Join three past chairs of the NC REALTORS® Property Management Division as we talk about best practices in a post-pandemic world.  What is on the horizon legislatively? What new technologies are out there?  And what’s up with all of the new PMD forms?

We will cover all of this and more on November 3 from 10am-12pm virtually.

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Virtual | Protecting Yourself from the Cyber Enemy

November 17 | 9:00AM – 1:00PM

Malware and Phishing and Wire Fraud, Oh My!  Don’t let your business become a statistic.  This course will inform you to be knowledgeable of the tips and tricks used to steal you and your clients information. Remember, you have a duty to protect this valuable information or you risk your real estate license.

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Virtual | Bias Override: Overcoming Barriers to Fair Housing

December 6 | 9:00AM – 12:00PM

REALTORS® are committed to abiding by fair housing laws and the Code of Ethics. But sometimes, our brains take shortcuts that can lead us astray. Introducing NAR’s newest certificate course that helps real estate professionals interrupt stereotypical thinking by utilizing interactive exercises to enhance communication skills and business relationships with clients of all backgrounds.

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Virtual | Sticking to the Code of Ethics

December 8 | 8:30AM – 12:30PM

Why does The Code matter today more than ever? The Code of Ethics is essential to doing your job with the highest integrity. This class reviews key articles of NARs COE, highlights pertinent changes, and offers important takeaway points you can apply to your day-to-day business dealings to ensure you’re always ethical in your business practices.

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Virtual | eClosings in NC

December 14 | 9:00AM – 1:00PM

North Carolina is leading the country with changes to how real estate closings are done. In the very near future, most closings will be done in a completely paperless manner, with no trips to an attorney’s office.

Stay ahead of the game by taking eClosings in NC, where you’ll gain an understanding of the benefits of the electronic closing process, and will focus on the changes brought about by an electronic process rather than a paper process.

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Online Courses

Online Classes are available 24/7. All classes must be completed within 30 days of purchase.

*For CE Option, all classes must be completed within 30 days of purchase or by June 10th, whichever comes first.

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Keynote Online Education Series4-hour online courses

  • Beneath the Surface: Understanding the Anatomy of a House
  • Contract Law for Real Estate Professionals
  • Fair Housing and Beyond
  • Mastering Real Estate Negotiations
  • Meeting the Needs of Buyers and Sellers
  • Meeting the Needs of Buyers and Sellers
  • Real Estate Investing Made Clear
  • Successful Buyer Client Systems
  • Successful Seller Client Systems- (Skill-Based Course – No CE Awarded)

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Center For REALTOR® DevelopmentIndividual Courses, Certifications, & Designations

  • Until September 30, 2022, all members can receive a 20% discount from the Center for REALTOR® Development on CRS designation courses and the e-Pro® certification course.

Online Continuing Education

Post Licensing Courses

Post-Licensing Courses

Post-Licensing_EmailBannerCongratulations on becoming a North Carolina real estate agent!

The next step?  Removing your Provisional Status License by completing 90 hours of post-licensing education within your first 18 months of licensure. These online courses make it more convenient than ever to study to complete your requirements.

You’ll get:

  • 24/7 Access – Take your classes anytime, anywhere!
  • The most up-to-date, & interactive content with Real-World Scenarios
  • Customer Service 7 days a week
Live Webinars

Check back here for upcoming webinars.

On Demand Webinars

Here is an archive of free webinars to watch when it is most convenient for you.

Featured:

Ask an Inspector


Ask an Appraiser – Part 2


State of the Housing Market, Future Homebuyer Trends and Business Solutions – Download the slides here.


Archived:

BIC Talks

BIC Talks Webinar series for NC Brokers In ChargeNC REALTORS® BIC Talks – a webinar series just for BICs in North Carolina. Join us for a monthly discussion on industry hot topics with local, state and national experts. This is the place to hear the latest information on legal ​issues, risk management, diversity, ​business opportunities and other topics you mentioned were important to you and the way you operate and manage your team. We’re bringing the information directly to you and offering you a chance to engage, ask questions and walk away feeling better equipped to do your job.

Upcoming BIC Talks

Check back here for upcoming events.


Archived:

NC REALTORS® Fair Housing Academy with Ginni Field, NC REALTORS® Fair Housing Academy Host, Wendy Harris, 2022 NC REALTORS® President, Asa Fleming, 2019 NC REALTORS® President, Maren Brisson-Kuester, 2020 NC REALTORS® President and Kelly Marks, 2021 NC REALTORS® President

Risk Management & Legal Update with Lesley Muchow, VP & Deputy General Counsel of Legal Affairs at the National Association of REALTORS®

Manage Your Firm’s Risk in an Unprecedented Market with Miriam Baer, Executive Director and Janet Thoren, Legal Counsel from the North Carolina Real Estate Commission

Everything you Need to Know About our Fast-Moving Industry with Kelly Marks, NC REALTORS® President, Alexia Smokler, Senior Policy Representative for Fair Housing at the National Association of REALTORS®, and Will Martin, NC REALTORS® General Counsel

Fair Housing Panel with Bryan Greene, NAR’s Director of Fair Housing Policy, and Nate Johnson, REALTOR® and Board President of the Metropolitan St. Louis Equal Housing Opportunity Council

Post-COVID Trends & Global Awareness with Christopher Chung, CEO of the Economic Development Partnership of NC

Facilitating a Safer Work Environment with Carl Carter, Jr., Founder/Executive Director, Beverly Carter Foundation

Hot Topics in Broker Risk Reduction with Katie Johnson, General Counsel and Chief Member Experience Officer at the National Association of REALTORS®. Download the slides here.

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C2EX Program

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REALTORS® are not just average, REALTORS® are committed to excellence and being the expert their clients need. The Commitment to Excellence (C2EX) Program, from the National Association of REALTORS®, empowers REALTORS® to evaluate, enhance and showcase their highest levels of professionalism. It’s not a course, class or designation—it’s an endorsement that REALTORS® can promote when serving clients and other REALTORS®.

Learn more about the program.

Fairhaven Program

Fairhaven Challenge Feature ImageThe National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) is committed to making housing fair for all. And yet, many don’t realize the broad scope of NAR’s Code of Ethics and its commitment against all forms of discrimination in housing.

That’s why they recently released Fairhaven, an online simulation and free training tool to help members identify, prevent, and address discriminatory practices in real estate.

Learn more about the program.

Visit Fairhaven Challenge

NC REALTORS® wants everyone to visit Fairhaven this year. That’s why we’re launching the Visit Fairhaven Challenge and offering all who enter a chance to win some amazing fair housing swag to showcase your commitment to equal professional service to all. Get more details.

Resources

Got questions?

For Courses, Designations, & Certifications – Contact Savanna Reagin at sreagin@ncrealtors.org

For Webinars, Mobile Mondays, Speakers, & C2EX – Contact Rachel Branson at rbranson@ncrealtors.org



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