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 Virtual Courses

At this time, all in-person courses have been suspended until further notice and have been moved to a virtual/synchronous learning format using Zoom.  A computer, laptop, or tablet may be used to access these courses. There is no cost to use Zoom. *A webcam/camera is required to receive course credit.

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ABC’s of Financing

September 24-25 | 9AM – 12:30PM
$69 (CE Included)

Want to be on top of your game with the best info on the latest financing and downpayment options in the marketplace? Think of all the clients you could service with this knowledge! We can help! Join us for a two-day virtual course teaching you the best and most current strategies for handling real estate financing. You’ll have an edge on your competitors with this information in your back pocket. Don’t miss out!

You’ll walk away OWNING everything there is to know about:

  • Unique home-buyer programs across the state that can help your clients finance their homes
  • Recent CFPB mandated changes to the loan closing process that could impact your real estate closings
  • What’s happening in the mortgage industry that could impact your clients’ ability to get approved

*This class is a requirement for the GRI Designation and the Workforce Housing Specialist Certification. 




At Home With Diversity

September 22 | 9AM – 4PM

  • Raleigh Regional Association of REALTORS® Members: Free (CE Included)
  • All Others: $50.00 (CE Included)

To Register, Contact Sonya Yankoglu at


October 8 | 9AM – 4PM

  • Mid Carolina Regional Members: $25.00 (CE Included)
  • All Others: $45.00 (CE Included)




REALTORS® know the importance of adapting and remaining relevant in today’s marketplace. By developing a business practice rooted in inclusion and equality, REALTORS® can help buyers of all cultural backgrounds achieve the dream of homeownership. The At Home With Diversity® (AHWD) certification course covers how to work effectively with diverse populations so you can build business success in today’s multicultural real estate market.

*This course counts towards the At Home With Diversity Certification and Workforce Housing Specialist Certification. This is also an Elective for the ABR Designation, GRI Designation, & CIPS Designation. 


Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) Designation Course

October 5-7 |  9AM – 2PM
$250.00 ($275.00 after 9/19/20)
CE Included

The Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) designation course establishes a foundation of training, skills, and resources to help you succeed as a buyer’s representative. Join Instructor Mark Given this October and learn how to:

  • Convey your value to the buyer-client
  • Conduct a seamless, productive buyer counseling session
  • Guide a buyer-client through the search-showing-selection process
  • Negotiate buyer-clients’ offers
  • Bring the transaction to a successful close
  • Provide exceptional service




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Tech Tools & Resources

October 22-23 | 9AM-12:30PM
$69.00 (CE Included)

We get it – technology changes every day and it can be hard to keep up. But, in order to stay relevant and best serve your clients, you’ve got to figure out a way to do it. Don’t worry – we can help! Join us for a two-day virtual course teaching you all the new and emerging technology tools you need to provide the best possible service to your clients.

Instructor Mark Saunders, known as the “tech guru,” will give you his list of tips, tricks and tools to better use technology to close more deals. Plus, he’ll walk you through:

  • How to encrypt and protect your client’s data
  • The dangers of copyright infringement
  • The latest federal, state and NAR policies and laws impacting how you interact with consumers

*This class is a requirement for the GRI Designation





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Business Planning

November 4-5 | 9AM-12:30PM

Creating a personal brand and establishing street credibility can be a daunting task. And one of the easiest ways to get lost in the process is not knowing where to start. We can help! Join us for a two-day virtual course teaching you how to develop your personal brand and set goals for the future. You’ll walk away with better tools to attract more leads and close more deals. That means more money in your pocket!

Walk away with an action plan for success and essentials tips to:

  • Develop business policies that avoid risk
  • Prospect successfully and tap into niche markets
  • Establish support structures using assistants and teams

*This class is a requirement for the GRI Designation





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Business Risks & Ethics

December 10-11 | 9AM-12:30PM
$69.00 (CE Included)

The REALTOR® Code of Ethics is more than a list of ‘thou shalts’ and ‘thou shalt nots.’ It’s a practical guide that can help you sell more real estate – and stay out of trouble.

This is a 2-day course that will teach you how to reduce risk in your business, when to involve qualified professionals to avoid unauthorized practice of law, and how to apply the Code to your everyday practice.

BONUS: This class counts toward your Code of Ethics training that you are required to take every three years.

Reduce your risk of claims, fines and lawsuits, and walk away with a better understanding of:

  • Disclosure and applicable laws in the area of Fair Housing, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Antitrust laws, & more
  • Your responsibilities to clients, the public and fellow REALTORS®
  • When to involve qualified professionals to avoid unauthorized practice of law





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.

  • Beneath the Surface: Understanding the Anatomy of a House
    Class Only – $50.00, Class with CE – $60.00
    This course will empower real estate professionals to give accurate generic construction information to their clients without taking on personal liability while recognizing when to defer to the assistance of qualified experts.


  • Contract Law for Real Estate Professionals
    Class Only – $50.00, Class with CE – $60.00
    Become more conscious of issues that can appear during the development of the legal relationship between a buyer and seller.


  • Fair Housing and Beyond
    Class Only – $50.00, Class with CE – $60.00
    Review protected classes and scenarios to better avoid litigation and legal court cases for violations of federal housing regulations.


  • Mastering Real Estate Negotiations
    Class Only – $50.00, Class with CE – $60.00
    This course will teach you negotiation style of others involved in a real estate transaction and how to adapt to balance the logic and emotions that are naturally a part of a negotiation.


  • Meeting the Needs of Buyers and Sellers
    Class Only – $50.00, Class with CE – $60.00
    Learn techniques on how to establish productive relationships with buyers and sellers with less stress for all parties involved.


  • Real Estate Investing Made Clear
    Class Only – $50.00, Class with CE – $60.00
    Become more comfortable with investment terminology, strategies, and technicalities for increased success when working with real estate investor clients.


  • Successful Buyer Client Systems
    Class Only – $50.00, Class with CE – $60.00
    Discover hands-on systems and solutions to improve your productivity and manage the process of working with buyers to generate a higher return on your investment.


  • Successful Seller Client Systems– (Skill-Based Course – No CE Awarded)
    This course gives tips on managing your listing consultations, discovering the expectations of the sellers, and successfully navigating the sensitive issue of price reductions.


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On Demand Webinars

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


Managing Vacation Rentals During a Pandemic with panelists from NC REALTORS®, VRMA and NCVRMA. Download the slides here.



Fair Housing for Our Future with Bryan Greene, NAR’s Director of Fair Housing Policy

Additional Resources:


Economic and Real Estate Market Outlook with Lawrence Yun, NAR Chief Economist

Download Dr. Yun’s PowerPoint presentation here.


BIC Talks

BIC Talks Webinar series for NC Brokers In ChargeIntroducing NC REALTORS® BIC Talks – a new 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

  • NAR Legal Update
    Wednesday, August 19  | 1PM
    Katie Johnson, General Counsel and Chief Member Experience Officer, National Association of REALTORS®
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  • Promoting Agent Safety
    Thursday, September 17 | 1PM
    Carl Carter, Jr., Founder/Executive Director, Beverly Carter Foundation
  • Post-COVID Trends and Global Awareness
    Wednesday, October 21 | 1PM
    Christopher Chung, CEO, Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina
  • Fair Housing Panel
    Wednesday, November 18 | 1PM
  • Year-End Review & Next Steps for 2021
    Wednesday, December 16 | 1PM
    Stefan Swanepoel, Business Executive, Author and Real Estate Expert
C2EX At Home Challenge

Stuck at Home? Take the C2EX Challenge for a chance to win $100

Want a quick and easy way to stand out from your competitors and boost your professional credentials with a national endorsement? Take the C2EX At Home Challenge!

Complete your C2EX between April 1 and September 15, 2020! The 50th and the 100th member to complete their C2EX Endorsement during that timeframe will each win a $100 prize! Visit to get started.

BICs of Firms:
Encourage at least 80% of your agents to complete the C2EX to be eligible for the C2EX Brokerage Endorsement! Be the 5th NC Brokerage to earn your C2EX Brokerage Endorsement between April 1 and September 15, 2020 to win a $250 prize! Here are some great resources to help you get started.

Full contest details here.

c2exThe 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.



Got questions?

For Courses, Designations, & Certifications – Contact Savanna Reagin at

For Webinars, Mobile Mondays, Speakers, & C2EX – Contact Rachel Branson at

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