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CONTINUING EDUCATION THROUGH THE ELMIRA-CORNING ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®

The Elmira-Corning Association of REALTORS® offers several options for real estate agents and appraisers to meet their continuing education requirements.  We offer real estate continuing education courses in a classroom setting, including REALTOR® Designation courses.  (see classroom schedule below)

Although we believe students get more out of classroom courses, we realize that our education schedule does not always fit the busy schedule of a real estate professional; therefore, we have partnered with The CEShop, OnCourse Learning, RealEstate CE, and Interact CE for all of your online real estate continuing education course needs as well online continuing education for appraisers and pre-licensure courses.  CLICK HERE FOR ONLINE OPTIONS.


 

2019 CLASSROOM COURSE SCHEDULE

CLICK HERE for a printable version of our 2019 Education Schedule.  (use legal size paper) 

Before you register for classes please be sure to reveiw the education requirements for real estate licensees
as these requirements have changed effective January 1, 2017


 

 

 

"LEGAL UPDATE 2019" (3.0 CE Hours)

Fulfills 3.0 hours of GRI Elective Course Work

This session is FREE to all ECRAR members.  This session will provide the latest information for NY Real Estate Licensees.  NYSAR's Legal Counsel will cover "Coming Soon" Listings, Social Media Issues to Avoid, Ad Regs & Website compliance, Fair Houisng regarding "Love Letters", Legal Status of a Property, the legal use of teams, and several other issues critical to reducintg risk in your real estate practice.  We think this session is so important that we are offering this course at NO COST to our members!  DON'T MISS THIS ONE!

INSTRUCTOR:  NYSAR Attorney, Anthony Gatto
DATE:  March 28, 2019
TIME:  1:30pm-4:30pm
CE HOURS:  3.0
COST:  FREE TO ECRAR MEMBERS/ $40.00 for non-members
LOCATION:  Holiday Inn Riverview Elmira, NY 
REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  March 21, 2019

CLICK HERE for a registration form


"ANATOMY OF A HOUSE" (3.0 CE Hours)

Fulfills 3.0 hours of GRI Elective Course Work
Approved for NYS Real Estate Licensees
Approved for NYS Appraisers

Houses-agents sell them every day- but how many agents understand the anatomy of a house?  In this fast-paced course, we will discuss the component parts of a house from footer to roof, including mechanical systems.  We'll look at "red flags" agents can identify when listing a home, so that an agent can recommend the use of an expert.

INSTRUCTOR:  Melanie McLane
DATE: April 4, 2019
TIME:  9:00 am- 12:00 noon
CE HOURS:  3.0
COST:  $40.00
LOCATION:  Elmira-Corning Association of Realtors
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: March 28, 2019

CLICK HERE for Registration form


"MULTIPLE OFFERS" (3.5 CE Hours)

Fulfills 3.5 hours of GRI Elective Course Work
Approved for NYS Real Estate Licensees

 

This course will discuss the legal and ethical issues of multiple offers, as well as the agent's fiduciary duties to clients.  The REALTOR Code of Ethics, as well as state law will be discussed, compared and contrasted.

INSTRUCTOR:  Melanie McLane
DATE: April 4, 2019
TIME:  1:00 pm-4:30 pm
CE HOURS:  3.5
COST:  $45.00
LOCATION:  Elmira-Corning Association of Realtors
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: March 28, 2019

CLICK HERE for registration form

 


"LUNCH & LEARN- DOTLOOP 101" (0.0 CE Hours)

This session will be a 1.5 hour overview of the Dotloop system.  Bring your laptop as this class will show you the basics of creating a loop, adding documents to your loop and sharing documents with clients.
Dotloop on Desktop

  • Set-up your account
  • Create a transaction
  • Edit, share and sign forms
  • Understand the importance of sharing

Using the Mobile App

  • Navigate the iOS/Android app
  • Edit and share on-the-go
  • Transact using text messaging

FACILITATORS:  Vicki Schamel
DATE:  April 18, 2019
TIME:  11:30AM
CE HOURS:  0.0
COST:  $10.00 (Includes LUNCH)
LOCATION:  Elmira-Corning Association of Realtors
REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  April 16, 2019
SPONSORED BY:  FIRST HERITAGE FEDERAL CREDIT UNION

CLICK HERE for registration form


MANDATORY MAYHEM - Take one, take two or take them all!

On Thursday, May 2, 2019 you can fulfill your three mandatory requirements!

The more you take the more you save!

A or C + B $50 (save $5.00) 4.5 CE hours
A + C $60 (save $10) 6.0 CE hours
A + B + C $70 (save $20) 7.5 hours

A. FAIR HOUSING- "NEW YORK FAIR HOUSING AND HUMAN RIGHTS" (3.0 CE Hours)

Fulfills 3.0 hours of GRI Elective Course Work
Fulfills 3.0 Hours of NYDOS Fair Housing 
Approved for NYS Real Estate Licensees


Today's real estate practitioner must establish business practices that comply with fair housing laws and offer equal professional service to all.  Consistency, objectivity and documentation are critical in accomplishing this objective.  This class show you how to acheive these objectives and look at recent case studies.

INSTRUCTOR:  Michelle Costanza
TIME:  8:30am-11:30pm
CE HOURS:  3.0
COST:  $35.00 (see pricing optiions above...the more you take the more you save!)
INCLUDES:  Doughnuts, yogurt, juice and coffee
LOCATION:  Elmira-Corning Association of Realtors
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 25, 2019

CLICK HERE for registration form

B. AGENCY- "AGENCY" (1.5 CE Hours)

Fulfills 1.5 hours of GRI Elective Course Work
Fulfills 1.5 hours of GRI elective course work
Approved for NYS Real Estate Licensees

INSTRUCTOR:  Theresa Burke
TIME:  12:00pm-1:30pm
CE HOURS: 1.5
COST: $20.00 (see pricing optiions above...the more you take the more you save!)
INCLUDES:  Pizza, veggies and drinks
LOCATION:  Elmira-Corning Association of Realtors
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 25, 2019

Spend your lunch learning aout NYS agency where we will dissect the Agency Disclosure form, review the Buyer Agency Contract and master multiple offers.  A lot of information in a little bit of time!

CLICK HERE for registration form

C. ETHICS- "UNDERSTANDING ETHICAL DILEMMAS" (3.0 CE Hours)

Fulfills 1.5 hours of GRI Elective Course Work
Fulfills 3.0 hours of NAR Mandatory Ethics
Approved for NYS Real Estate Licensees

INSTRUCTOR:  Theresa Burke
TIME:  2:00pm-5:00pm
CE HOURS: 3.0
COST: $35.00 (see pricing optiions above...the more you take the more you save!)
INCLUDES:  cookies and drinks
LOCATION:  Elmira-Corning Association of Realtors
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 25, 2019

What can I say?  How do I act?  Is this right or wrong?  with examples and case studies, Realtors will come away with the knowledge of understanding ethics, morality and the law and will identify their obligations and responsiilities regarding ethical behavior in today's fast paced climate.  

CLICK HERE for registration form


"BREAKFAST OF KNOWLEDGE- DOTLOOP 102" (0.0 CE Hours)

This is a 1.5 hour overview of the Dotloop system.  Bring your laptop as this class will show you more aout Dotloop's advanced features & "Best Practices".

  • Making listings searchable
  • Using Easy Offer- Turning On & Off
  • Advanced text editor features
  • Document and task template
  • Copy Paste & More Tricks, doing more (faster)

FACILITATORS:  Vickie Schamel
DATE:  May 14, 2019
TIME:  9:00am
CE HOURS:  0.0
COST:  $10.00 (Includes breakfast)
LOCATION:  Elmira-Corning Association of Realtors
REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  May 12, 2019
SPONSORED BY:  CHEMUNG CANAL TRUST COMPANY

CLICK HERE for registration form


"AGENCY-HOW'S YOUR OLDCAR RUNNING" (3.0 CE Hours)

Fulfills 3.0 hours of  NYDOS Agency Course Work
Fulfills 3.0 hours of GRI Elective Course Work

How's your "OLDCAR" running?  
Students will get an "under the hood" view of agency where we will checkout the Law of Agency, fiduciary responsibilities and agency relationships with an eye toward a smooth ride.  When we are through students will feel confident that their agency engines are running efficiently.  

INSTRUCTOR:  Terrie Burke
DATE:  May 16, 2019
TIME:  1:30PM-4:30PM
CE HOURS:  3.0
COST:  $35.00
LOCATION:  Elmira-Corning Association of Realtors
REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  May 9, 2019

CLICK HERE for registration form


"GRI 2 - BUSINESS" (7.5 CE Hours)

Fulfills NAR's 2.5 hour Mandatory Ethics Requirement
Approved for NYS Real Estate Licensees

Take your business to the next level and gain market share.  Provides the building blocks to:

  • Create an effective business plan
  • Build support structures using assistants and teams.
  • Prospect successfully and tap into niche markets.
  • Develop policies to avoid risk.

INSTRUCTOR: Russ Romano
DATE: September 12, 2019
TIME:  8:30am-5:30pm
CE HOURS:  7.5
COST:  $125
LOCATION:  Elmira-Corning Association of Realtors
REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  September 2, 2019

CLICK HERE for Registration Form or To register online CLICK HERE


"LUNCH & LEARN- SAFETY" (1.5 hours) CE credit pending

More information coming soon

FACILITATORS:  Nathan Lowmaster
DATE:  September 26, 2019
TIME:  11:30AM
CE HOURS:  1.5 (pending)
COST:  $20.00 (Includes LUNCH)
LOCATION:  Elmira-Corning Association of Realtors
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: September 24, 2019
SPONSORED BY:  

Registration forms will be posted soon.


"APPRAISAL INDUSTRY CURRENT LAWS:  HOW TO CHALLENGE AN APPRAISAL" (3.0 CE Hours)

Fulfills 3.0 hours of GRI Elective Course Work
Approved for NYS Real Estate Licensees
Approved for NYS Appraisers

This course is designed to help both appraisers and salespersons/brokers better understand how to communicate between the two types of licensed/certified professionals.

Sales agents and brokers will walk away understanding:

  • When communication with the appraiser is permitted;
  • The policy and steps to take when an appraisal rebuttal can be done.

Appraisers will understand:

  • How they can stay in compliance with USPAP and local licensing laws.
  • The proper steps that can be taken when hired to complete a reveiw on an appraisal that a borrower would like to rebut.

INSTRUCTOR:  Upstate Training
DATE:  October 10, 2019

TIME:  1:00pm-4:00pm
CE HOURS: 3.0
COST: $40.00
LOCATION:  Elmira-Corning Association of Realtors
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: October 3, 2019

CLICK HERE for registration form


"ACCREDITED BUYER REPRESENTATIVE (ABR)" (15.0 CE Hours)

Fulfills 2 hours of NYDOS agency course work
Approved for Real Estate Licensees
Fulfills 15 hours of GRI elective course work

Earn the most well-known designation for REALTORS who represent buyers.

Awarded to REALTORS who:

  • Complete the ABR required course.
  • Pass an elective course or hold the GRI, Green or SRES designation or e-PRO certification
  • Act as a buyer's representative in at least five closed transactions during a three-year period.
  • Maintain Real Estate Buyer's Agency Council (REBAC) membership ($110 annually)
  • And, complete the designation appliation (see REBEAC.net)

INSTRUCTOR: Roseann Farrow
DATE: October 28th through 29th
TIME:  8:30am-5:30pm both days
CE HOURS:  7.5
COST:  $295 NYSAR members / $320 non-members
Course tuition includes your first year's REBAC dues- $110 value.
LOCATION:  Elmira-Corning Association of Realtors
REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  October 18, 2019

Course Description:  Discover how to become an efficient and profitable buyer's representative, providing the quality of service and degree of fidelity today's buyers expect.  Satisfies New York State two-hour agency coursework requirement.  You will:

  • Gain a thorough understanding of agency relationships, policy options and disclosure requirements.
  • Learn how to avoid conflicts of interest and reduce your legal liability
  • Develop negotiating skills and build buyer commitment

For more information regarding the ABR Designation CLICK HERE

CLICK HERE for Registration Form or To register online CLICK HERE


 

  THIS COURSE WILL BE HELD IN THE EVENING!

"AGENCY-HOW'S YOUR OLDCAR RUNNING" (3.0 CE Hours)
Fulfills 3.0 hours of  NYDOS Agency Course Work
Fulfills 3.0 hours of GRI Elective Course Work

How's your "OLDCAR" running?  
Students will get an "under the hood" view of agency where we will checkout the Law of Agency, fiduciary responsibilities and agency relationships with an eye toward a smooth ride.  Whne we are through students will feel confident that their agency engines are running efficiently.  

INSTRUCTOR:  Terrie Burke
DATE:  November 12, 2019                                                                           
TIME:  6:00pm-9:00pm
CE HOURS:  3.0
COST:  $35.00
LOCATION:  Elmira-Corning Association of Realtors
REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  November 5, 2019

CLICK HERE for registration form


"BREAKFAST OF KNOWLEDGE- NAVICA" (0.0 CE Hours)

Are you taking advantage of all the great tools that NAVICA Plus has to offer?  Whether you are a seasoned agent or new, you will be sure to learn some new helpful tools, tips and tricks to make your job easier!

Remember...Knowledge is Power!  Come learn the facts to help you become a more knowledgeable real estate professional.

FACILITATORS:  Michelle Costanza
DATE:  March 7, 2019
TIME:  9:00am
CE HOURS:  0.0
COST:  $10.00 (Includes breakfast)
LOCATION:  Elmira-Corning Association of Realtors
REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  March 7, 2019
SPONSORED BY:  

CLICK HERE for registration form


2019 TRIPLE PLAY TRI-STATE REALTOR CONVENTION IN ATLANTIC CITY  DECEMBER 9TH-12TH

Registration for the 2019 Tri-State Realtor Convention (Triple Play) will open in September.  Don't miss out on this great educational apportunity.  There will be over 40 speakers/instructors with over 50 sessions, Trade Expo, great net working opportunities and so much more!  15 hours of continuing education is included in your convention registration.  For more information visit http://www.realtorstripleplay.com 


This completes our 2019 Classroom Education Schedule.  If you didn't see the courses that you need in the time-frame that you need them please CLICK HERE for online options.


For a copy of the Elmira-Corning Association of REALTORS® Education Policy CLICK HERE

DISCLAIMER:  The Elmira-Corning Regional Association of REALTORS® reserves the right to cancel a course if there is an insufficient number of registrants.  Space is limited; reservations are taken on a first come first served basis. For more information call (607) 562-7035.