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2014 REALTOR® Broker Summit

Join us for the 2014 REALTOR® Broker Summit being held August 6-7 in Atlanta, GA.
The summit begins on August 6th at 2 PM and concludes on August 7th at noon.

The 2014 REALTOR® Broker Summit will allow you to:
  • Hear from industry leaders about issues of concern to you and your business
  • Take part in roundtable discussions on topics including Agent Retention & Recruitment, Risk Management, Marketing Promotions and more.
  • Network with your colleagues
  • Gain advice on legal issues, economic outlook and best practices
  • Low registration fee of $79* includes evening reception and dinner of August 6th and breakfast on August 7th.
You'll also get to hear from top brokers during RISMedia's Power Broker Round table session. To view the entire agenda, click here.

You can fly-in the morning of August 6 and fly home the afternoon of August 7. Enjoy deeply discounted hotel rates with free Wi-Fi and shuttle service to/from the airport. United Airlines discounts are also available. For travel information, click here.

You don't want to miss the Broker Summit that was created by your peers – all with you in mind!

*Registration fee increases to $99 on July 1st!
Earn CEUs at YOUR Convenience - 24 x 7 - with HCAR Online!

REcampus HCAR offers a variety of required and special-topic elective online courses, allowing you to earn your required CEUs at your convenience.
Here are the courses currently available to you 24/7:

Maryland Legislative Update
- 3 CEU / Required Category A
Maryland Ethics and Predatory Lending
- 3 CEU / Required Category D
Maryland Fair Housing
- 1.5 CEU / Required Category C
MREC Agency - Residential
- 3 CEU / Required Category H
Red Flags Property Inspection Guide
- 6 CEU / Elective Category F
Buyer Representation in Real Estate
- 6 CEU / Elective Category F
Foreclosures, Short Sales, REOs and Auctions - 6 CEU / Elective Category F
Introduction to Commercial Real Estate Sales - 6 CEU / Elective Category F
Investment Property Practice and Management - 6 CEU / Elective Category F
Reverse Mortgages for Seniors - 6 CEU / Elective Category F

Continuing Education History Look-Up Now Available OnLine

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The Maryland Real Estate Commission (MREC) recently announced that licensees are now able to check their personal continuing education (CED) credits on-line through the Commission's new education portal.

Licensees will need to use/create a personal password with their registration number to access their records. The records will list the type of credit, (i.e. Legal & Legislative, Fair Housing...), the number of hours the class has, the date the program was given and the school that the program was taken with. All schools, starting in January 2013, are required to up-load their student rosters to the Commission's site, which will populate the licensees personal record.

(Please note: MAR has only up-loaded classes since September 2012. MAR CED classes given prior to September 2012 are not listed on the Commission's site and licensees should keep their paper certificates for renewal verification.)

Just think, you will now be able to check on all your classes taken, regardless of the schools, at one location!

MRIS Training @ HCAR
Join MRIS trainers at the HCAR Office for FREE hands-on training.

In this class you will learn everything you need to know to add or edit a listing in Keystone. We will go over recent Keystone updates, Compliance, entering accurate information, adding photos, and more. Upon completion of this course you will understand how to use Keystone to input your listing.
Thursday, August 14 • 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

In this class you will learn about all the optional features of Keystone that can help you more effectively work within the program and promote your listing. We will go over recent Keystone updates, open houses, ShowingTime for the MLS, documents, the Marketing Center, preferences, and more.
Thursday, August 14 • 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

MRIS 301
Learn about the latest MRIS products and features recently released and get a sneak peek of what is coming soon. Leave your laptop behind with Homesnap Pro, create intuitive closing cost reports and HUD-1 Settlement Statements with MRIS Close It!, share your knowledge and expertise with interactive charts and graphs through SmartCharts, work faster with the new updates to Matrix and Keystone, and more!
Thursday, August 28 • 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Learn how to utilize Matrix CMA to WOW your clients and close the sale! In this class you will learn how to use the Matrix CMA Wizard to complete a Competitive Market Analysis (CMA). A CMA looks at history, current market conditions and trends to arrive at a range of value for a subject property. The CMA is like a snapshot in time. It is important to remember that creating an effective CMA requires practice.
Thursday, August 28 • 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

To register, go to mris.com/training, and click on the name of a course you wish to attend. You will then see the login to register. For MRIS training questions or inquiries, please email training@mris.net.
Become a Broker or Associate Broker
September 9, 2014 - February 24, 2015
23 Week class held every Tuesday from 9:00 am - 3:00pm

Benefits of having a broker/associate brokers license:
  • Additional education
  • Potentially higher commission splits
  • Open your own brokerage
  • Hire agents to work for you
  • Enhance your resume for a potential management position
Cost: $1295.00 - Course Material Included
Payment Plans Available - Contact CAR
$200 non-refundable deposit required
Instructor: Colin McGowan, Frederick Academy of Real Estate

By the end of this course, you will be ready take your brokers exam.

Coastal Association of REALTORS®
314 Franklin Avenue, Suite 106, Berlin, MD 21811

Click Here to Register >


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