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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 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


TENTATIVE 2020 CLASSROOM COURSE SCHEDULE

AWAITING DOS APPROVALS

 A printable version of our 2020 Schedule will be available here in January.

Before you register for classes please be sure to reveiw the education requirements for real estate licensees, as these requirements have recently changed.


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

Fulfills 3.0 hours of GRI Elective Course Work

Fulfills NYDOS Fair Housing Requirement

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 shows how to achieve these objectives and look at case studies.

INSTRUCTOR:  Thresa Burke and Michelle Costanza
DATE:  January 23, 2020
TIME:  1:00pm-4:00pm
CE HOURS: 3.0
COST: $35 ECBOR members/ $45 non-members
LOCATION:  Elmira-Corning Association of Realtors
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: January 16, 2020

CLICK HERE for registration form 


LUNCH & LEARN -"AGENCY" (1.5 CE Hours)

Sponsored by Aimee Barton- Paragon Home Loans

Fulfills 1 hour of NYDOS agency course work

Fulfills 1.5 hours of GRI elective course work

Spend your lunch learning about NYS agency where we will dissect the agency disclosure form, review the buyer agency contract and master multiple offers.

INSTRUCTOR: Theresa Burke
DATE: Thursday, February 6, 2020
TIME:  11:30am-1:00pm
CE HOURS:  1.5
COST:  $20 (includes lunch) / $30 non-members (includes lunch)
LOCATION:  Elmira-Corning Association of Realtors
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: February 4, 2020

CLICK HERE for Registration Form 


 Breakfast of Knowledge- Insurance                        

Sponsored by Perry & Carroll

This session will cover insurance requirements when purchasing a new home.  Items being covered will be handrails, condition of the roof, electrical upgrades, flood insurance and more.

INSTRUCTOR: Shelly Cadek
DATE: March 5, 2020
TIME:  9:00am
CE HOURS:  0
COST:  $10 member /  $20 non-member (includes breakfast)
LOCATION:  Elmira-Corning Association of Realtors
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: March 3, 2020

CLICK HERE for Registration Form 


"GRI 5 BUYERS" (7.5 CE Hours)

Fulfills 2 hours of NYDOS agency course work

Demonstrate your value to buyers from listing to closing.  Learn strategies to:
-Secure more buyer clients
-Guide buyers through the process from pre-qualifying to closing
-Assure Fair Housing compliance
-Keep you, your clients and custormers safe

INSTRUCTOR: Russ Romano
DATE: Thursday, March 19, 2020
TIME:  8:30am-5:30pm
CE HOURS:  7.5
COST:  $125 NYSAR members
LOCATION:  Elmira-Corning Association of Realtors
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: March 9, 2020

CLICK HERE for Registration Form

To register online through NYSAR CLICK HERE 

 CLICK HERE for more information regarding the GRI Designation or to register online through NYSAR


LUNCH & LEARN - "Hone Your NAVICA Skills" (1.5 CE Hours)

Sponsored by First Heritage Mortgage Team

NYDOS CE approval pending

Fulfills 1.5 hours of GRI elective course work

Whether you are a new agent or a seasoned agent you will be sure to learn some new tricks and thips to make your job easier!

INSTRUCTOR: Michelle Costanza
DATE: Tuesday, March 24, 2020
TIME:  11:30am-1:00pm
CE HOURS:  1.5
COST:  $20 member / $30 non-member (includes lunch)
LOCATION:  Elmira-Corning Association of Realtors
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: March 22, 2020

CLICK HERE for Registration Form (Registration form will be posted once course has been approved by NYDOS)


"CODE OF ETHICS & PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS TRAINING" (6.0 CE Hours)

Fulfills NYDOS Ethics Requirement and NAR Ethics Requirement
Fulfills 6.0 hours of GRI elective course work

  • Gain a full understanding of the conduct of ethics and arbitration hearings, enforcement procedures and disciplinary guidelines 
  • Learn about the mediation process and its benefits
  • Explore the mandatory ombudsman program and citation options

INSTRUCTOR: Patrick Reilly
DATE: March 31, 2020
TIME:  8:30am-4:00pm
CE HOURS:  6.0
COST:  $125 NYSAR members
LOCATION:  Double Tree Hotel, Binghamton, NY
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: March 24, 2020

CLICK HERE for Registration Form or to register online through NYSAR


"Risk Management" (1.5 CE Hours)

Fulfills 1.5 hours of GRI elective course work

After taking this course, agents will have a better understanding of their responsibilites under the Code of Ethics and will be better equipped to handle questions with regard to everyday situations indlucing Fair Housing, Multiple Offers and Social Media.

INSTRUCTOR: Theresa Burke
DATE: Thursday, April 16, 2020
TIME:  1:00pm-2:30pm
CE HOURS:  1.5
COST:  $20 member / $25 non members
LOCATION:  Elmira-Corning Association of Realtors
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 9, 2020

CLICK HERE for Registration Form 


LUNCH & LEARN - "Managaing Online Transactions 101" (1.5 CE Hours)

Sponsored by Yorio, Ferratella & Bowes

NYDOS CE approval pending

Fulfills 1.5 hours of GRI elective course work

Bring you laptop as this class will show you the basics of creating a loop, adding documents to your loop and sharing documents with clients.

INSTRUCTOR: Certificed DotLoop Instructor, Vicki Schamel
DATE: Tuesday, April 21, 2020
TIME:  11:30am-1:00pm
CE HOURS:  1.5
COST:  $20 member / $30 non-member (includes lunch)
LOCATION:  Elmira-Corning Association of Realtors
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 19, 2020

CLICK HERE for Registration Form (Registration form will be posted once course has been approved by NYDOS)


"PRICING STRATEGY ADVISOR (PSA) CERTIFICATION"

Enhance you skills in pricing properties, creating CMAs, working with appraisers, and guiding clients through the anxieties and mispreceptions they often have about home values with NAR's pricing Stragey Advisor (PSA) Certification.

To earn the Pricing Strategy Advisor (PSA) certification:

  • Be a member in good standing of NAR
  • Complete the Pricing Strategies Course (see course below)
  • Complete two free webinars
  • Submit a one-time application and fee of $179

Certificate holders may be searched on REALTOR.com and REALTOR.org and receive a monthly e-newsletter.

FIRST TIME THIS COURSE HAS BEEN OFFERED IN THIS AREA!  DON'T MISS OUT!

"PRICING STRATEGIES:  MASTERING THE CMA COURSE" (6.0 CE Hours)

Fulfills 6.0 hours of GRI elective course work
Fulfills ABR elective course work


Note you can take this course without applying for the PSA certification mentioned above


The 21st century has presented multiple challenges to the real estate industry, notably a housing boom and rising property values in the early 2000s, followed by economic decline, mortgage defaults and a very unsettled market place that has only recently bgun to stabilize.  Determining property values depends more than ever on professional expertise and competence, the best use of technology tools and a commitment to approaching the pricing assignment from all relevant perspectives.  This course is desinged to help residential real estate agents and brokers enhance their skills in providing clients property pricing guidance, creating CMAs, working with appraisers and educating clients on potential misconceptions about home values.

INSTRUCTOR: Roseann Farrow
DATE: Friday, April 24, 2020
TIME:  9:30am-4:30pm
CE HOURS: 6.0 hours
COST:  $150 NYSAR members
LOCATION:  Elmira-Corning Association of Realtors
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 17, 2020

For registration form CLICK HERE

For more information regarding the PSA course and to register online through NYSAR  CLICK HERE


 Breakfast of Knowledge- "Managing Online Transactions 102" (1.5 CE Hours)             NYDOS CE approval pending

Fulfills 1.5 hours of GRI elective course work

Sponsored by Chemung Canal Trust Company

This is a 1.5 hour overview of the Dotloop system including advanced practices.  Bring your laptop as this class will show you jmore about Dotloop's advanced features and "Best Practices".

INSTRUCTOR: Certified DotLoop Insturctor Vicki Schamel
DATE:  May 14, 2020
TIME:  9:00am-10:30am
CE HOURS:  1.5 hours
COST:  $20 member/ $30 non-member (includes breakfast)
LOCATION:  Elmira-Corning Association of Realtors
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: May 12, 2020

CLICK HERE for Registration Form (Registration form will be posted once CE approval has been received from NYDOS)


THREE GREAT COURSES WITH
NATIONAL SPEAKER ROSEANN FARROW

Take all three and save $30!

"NYS AGENCY RELATIONSHIPS" (4.5 CE Hours)

Fulfills 2 hours NYDOS Agency Requirement
Fulfills 4.5 hours of GRI elective course work
How comfortable are you in presenting all the agency options to consumers?  Do you stumble through the agency disclosure form and wish you had a better understanding and better smoother scripting?  This course will review the various agency relationships we create and how to define and describe them to our real estate prospects.  We'll cover how to treat customers like customers and clients like clients.  And we will include the representation agreements that shift risk while offering professional quality services.  

INSTRUCTOR: Roseann Farrow
DATE:  Wednesday, September 16, 2020
TIME:  12:30pm-5:00pm
CE HOURS:  4.5
COST:  $60 member / $70 non-member   *Take all three courses with Roseann and save $30
LOCATION:  Elmira-Corning Association of Realtors
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: September 10, 2020

CLICK HERE for Registration Form 


"THE REALTOR CODE OF ETHICS:  WALK THE WALK TO PROFESSIONALISM" (3.0 CE Hours) 

NYDOS CE approval pending

Fulfills NYDOS Ethics Requirement and NAR Ethics Requirement
Fulfills 3.0 hours of GRI elective course work

This course was designed to fulfill the NAR Code of Ethics requirement and includes more recent updates to the Articles of Standards of Practice and to fulfill NYDOS agency requirement, with special emphasis placed on the NYS Law of Agency as it applies to Articles 1, 2, 3 and 16 of the Code of Ethics.  

INSTRUCTOR: Roseann Farrow
DATE:  Thursday, September 17, 2020
TIME:  9:00am-12 noon
CE HOURS:  3.0
COST:  $45 member/ $55 non member   *Take all three courses with Roseann and save $30
LOCATION:  Elmira-Corning Association of Realtors
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: September 10, 2020

CLICK HERE for Registration Form 


"DOUBLE TROUBLE:  ANTITRUST & MISREPRESENTATION" (3.5 CE Hours) 

Fulfills 3.0 hours of GRI elective course work

For licnesed salespersons and brokers, the business of real estate holds many risks.  We have laws, rules and regulations to follow.  And because we are "licnesed to pracitce", the bar is held higher for us.  Of all the legal pitfalls we encounter, perhaps the two most litigious areas are Antitrust and Misrepresentation.  This program will help licensees face their sensibilities about antitrust and misrepresentation red flags, anticipate complexities, prepare scripts to effectively answer questions and better handle various situations that could otherwise lead to humiliation, severe penalties, loss of license and even prison terms. 

INSTRUCTOR: Roseann Farrow
DATE:  Thursday, September 17, 2020
TIME: 1:00pm-4:30pm
CE HOURS:  3.5
COST:  $50 member/ $60 non-member   *Take all three courses with Roseann and save $30
LOCATION:  Elmira-Corning Association of Realtors
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: September 10, 2020

CLICK HERE for Registration Form 


LUNCH & LEARN - "Safety" (1.5 CE Hours)

Sponsored by M & T Bank

NYDOS CE approval pending

Fulfills 1.5 hours of GRI elective course work

More information coming soon

INSTRUCTOR: Nathan Lowmaster
DATE: Tuesday, September 22, 2020
TIME:  11:30am-1:00pm

CE HOURS:  1.5
COST:  $20 member / $30 non-member (includes lunch)
LOCATION:  Elmira-Corning Association of Realtors
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: September 18, 2020

CLICK HERE for Registration Form (Registration form will be posted once course has been approved by NYDOS)


"RPR Intro/Refresher

New to RPR or just want to brush up on aspects of the site you may not be familiar with?  This class will introduce you to all the basic features that RPR has to offer a Realtor.

INSTRUCTOR:  Certified RPR Instructor Michelle Costanza
DATE:  Tuesday, September 29, 2020
TIME:  10:00am-12:30am
CE HOURS:0
COST: FREE TO MEMBERS
LOCATION:  Elmira-Corning Association of Realtors
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: September 25, 2020

CLICK HERE for registration form 


"RPR; Real-time Data, Marketing Knowledge, Informed Consumers" (3.0 CE Hours) 

Fulfills 3.0 hours of GRI elective course work

This course equips Realtors with the tools and information necessary to help their clients and customers make informed real estate decisions.

INSTRUCTOR: Certified RPR Instructor Michelle Costanza
DATE:  Tuesday, September 29, 2020
TIME: 12:30pm-3:30pm
CE HOURS:  3.0
COST:  $35 member/ $45 non-member
LOCATION:  Elmira-Corning Association of Realtors
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: September 22, 2020

CLICK HERE for Registration Form 


 Breakfast of Knowledge- "Multiple Offers" (1.0 CE Hours)

Fulfills 1.0 hour of GRI elective course work           

Sponsored by Chemung Canal Trust Company

This course will discuss the legal and ethical issues of multiple offers, as well as the agent's fiduciary duties to clients.

INSTRUCTOR: Theresa Burke
DATE: October 1, 2020
TIME:  9:00am - 10:00am
CE HOURS: 1.0
COST:  $20 member / $30 non member (includes breakfast)
LOCATION:  Elmira-Corning Association of Realtors
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Spetember 29, 2020

CLICK HERE for Registration Form 


"Risk Management" (1.5 CE Hours)

Fulfills 1.5 hours of GRI elective course work

After taking this course, agents will have a better understanding of their responsibilites under the Code of Ethics and will be better equipped to handle questions with regard to everyday situations indlucing Fair Housing, Multiple Offers and Social Media.

INSTRUCTOR: Theresa Burke
DATE: Thursday, October 15, 2020
TIME:  1:00pm-2:30pm
CE HOURS:  1.5
COST:  $20 member / $25 non members
LOCATION:  Elmira-Corning Association of Realtors
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: October 8, 2020

CLICK HERE for Registration Form 


LUNCH & LEARN - "Legal Update" (1.0 CE Hours)

Sponsored by Wells Fargo

Fulfills NYDOS Legal Update Requirement

Fulfills 1.0 hours of GRI elective course work

Attendees will get a first-hand look at what is new in the legal world of real estate.  Get updates regarding changes or additions to Article 12 of the Code of Ethics, and any new or pending state legislation that will affect NYS real estate license law.

INSTRUCTOR: Thresa Burke
DATE: Thursday, October 29, 2020
TIME:  11:30am-12:30pm

CE HOURS:  1.0
COST:  $20 member / $30 non-member (includes lunch)
LOCATION:  Elmira-Corning Association of Realtors
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: October 27, 2020

CLICK HERE for Registration Form 


"GRI 7 PROPERTY" (7.5 CE Hours)

Learn about all the factors impacting value and close more deals.  Discover the myriad of elelments that affect property value including:

-Types of housing
-Appriasals and inspections
-Neighborhoods and amenities
-Energy efficiency and environmental issues
-Lender requirements and much more!

INSTRUCTOR: Michael Smith
DATE: Thursday, November 5, 2020
TIME:  8:30am-5:30pm
CE HOURS:  7.5
COST:  $125 NYSAR members
LOCATION:  Elmira-Corning Association of Realtors
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Ocotber 29, 2020

CLICK HERE for Registration Form
To register online through NYSAR CLICK HERE 
 CLICK HERE for more information regarding the GRI Designation or to register online through NYSAR


  THIS COURSE WILL BE HELD IN THE EVENING!

 

"Understanding Ethical Dilemmas for REALTORS" (3.0 CE Hours)

NYDOS CE approval pending
Fulfills  NYDOS Ethics Requirement and NAR Ethics Requirement
Fulfills 3.0 hours of GRI Elective Course Work

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

INSTRUCTOR:  Theresa Burke
DATE:  November 17, 2020                                                                           
TIME:  6:00pm-9:00pm
CE HOURS:  3.0
COST:  $35.00 member / $45 non-member (pizza included)
LOCATION:  Elmira-Corning Association of Realtors
REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  November 13, 2020

CLICK HERE for registration form (registration form will be posted as soon as DOS Approval is received)


2020 TRIPLE PLAY TRI-STATE REALTOR CONVENTION IN ATLANTIC CITY  DECEMBER 7TH-10TH

Registration for the 2020 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 2020 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.