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2021 "CLASSROOM" EDUCATION

Due to Covid-19, The Elmira-Corning Assoc. of Realtors 2021 "classroom" courses will be offered virtually, via Zoom. This platform allows for live instructors and student participation, all while staying safe.  Our course offerings are listed below.  Registration forms will posted as soon as the courses are approved by DOS.

NYSAR will be offering their continuing education/designation/certification courses virtually and have over 90 courses scheduled this year. The NYSAR courses are also listed below.  

If you have any questions or need assisstance please email
Sandy Rose, Member Service/Education Coordinator at srose@elmira-corningrealtors.com  or call 607-562-7035.

Note-Before you register for classes please be sure to review the education requirements for real estate licensees/REALTORS, as these requirements have recently changed.


Elmira-Corning Association of Realtors 

2021 LIVE VIRTUAL Education Schedule 

CLICK HERE for ECAR Zoom Guidelines


"NEW YORK FAIR HOUSING & HUMAN RIGHTS"  (3.0 CE Hrs.) (Fulfills NYDOS Fair Housing Req.)

Today's real estate practioner 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 you how to achieve these objectives and look at case studies.

Instructor:  Theresa Burke
Date/Time:  Postponed, new information coming soon!
Cost:  $40.00 members / $50 non-members
Location:  ZOOM
Sponsor:  Elmira Savings Bank

CLICK HERE FOR COURSE FLYER


 

"ANATOMY OF A HOUSE III:  Plumbing & Electrical Systems (3.5 CE Hours)
The real estate agent will gain general knowledge about the plumbing and electrical systems in a house.  These systems are integrated throughout the entire building and understanding their functionality is essential for understanding how a how is constructed and how it works.  This knowledge will increase real estate standards and professionalsim withiin the industry and help agents better communicate the product they are representing for their client.
Instructor:  Josef Fasolino
Date/Time:  April 15, 2021 / 9:30am-1:00pm
Cost:  $45 members / $55 non-members
Location:  ZOOM
CLICK HERE FOR COURSE FLYER


"NEW MEMBER ORIENTATION COURSE"

New members of the Elmira-Corning Association of Realtors are required to complete a New Member Orientation Course.  All members required to take this course will receive an email from the Association.

Instructor:  Various Presenters
Date/Time:  April 22, 2021, 8:45AM-4:00PM
Cost:  Free to members
Location :  ZOOM
Sponsor:  Yorio, Ferratella & Bowes


ETHICS (3.5 Hrs. CE) (Fulfills NAR 2.5 Ethics Req.) (Fulfills 1.0 Hrs. Agency Course Work) (Fulfills 2.5 Hrs NYDOS Ethics)

The Code of Ethics is a living document that helps us become the professional to which we aspire.  There are big changes in 2021 that will encourage you to check your social media and how to present yourself.  Don't miss this chance to get current along with agency issues that we manage every day.  Spend time with the Top Ten Pitfalls for agents and be ready to go!
Instructor:  Michael Smith
Date/Time:  May 4, 2021 / 9:30am-1;00pm
Cost:  $45 members / $55 non-members
Location:  ZOOM
CLICK HERE FOR COURSE FLYER


"MULTIPLE OFFERS" (1.0 CE hrs.)
This course will discuss the legal and ethical issues of multiple offers, as well as the agent's fiduciary duty to their clients.
Instructor:  Theresa Burke
Date/Time:  June 17, 10:00am-11:00am
Cost:  $15 members / $20 non-members
Location:  ZOOM
Sponsor:  Chemung Canal Trust Company
CLICK HERE FOR COURSE FLYER


"REALTOR SAFETY" (1.5 CE hrs.)
Come learn safety tips that will help you, your buyers and your sellers stay safe out there!  This course will be led by Nathan Lowmaster, fellow REALTOR and previous NY State Trooper.
Instructor:  Nathan Lowmaster
Date/Time:  September 16, 1:00pm-2:30pm
Cost:  $20 members / $25 non-members
Location:  ZOOM
Sponsor:  Paragon Homes-Aimee Barton
CLICK HERE FOR COURSE FLYER


"AGENCY" (1.5 CE Hrs.)
This course will disect the agency disclosure form, review the buyer agency contract and discuss multiple offers.
Instructor:  Theresa Burke
Date/Time:  Spetember 21, 1:00-2:30
Cost:  $20 members / $25 non-members
Location:  ZOOM
CLICK HERE FOR COURSE FLYER


"NEW MEMBER ORIENTATION COURSE"

New members of the Elmira-Corning Association of Realtors are required to complete a New Member Orientation Course.  All members required to take this course will receive an email from the Association.

Instructor:  Various Presenters
Date/Time: September 30, 2021, 8:45AM-4:00PM
Cost:  Free to members
Location :  ZOOM
Sponsor:  Elmira Savings Bank


TECK TOOLS FOR PRICING PROPERTIES"   (3.0 CE Hours) 

Approved for Appraisers and Real Estate Licensees

This course will navigate the way through the real estate world of valuating or pricing properties using RPR and RVM.  This is a workshop style class, hands on course requirements.  

There are two methods of valuation in RPR.  Understanding who can complete these types of reports while conforming to the NYS laws, USPAP guidelines and local Code of Ethics for REALTOR members will be discussed.  Also covered will be the importance of how to conform to NYS 12A for salespersons and brokers and USPAP for the licensed and certified appraisers. 

Be sure to have your RPR account set up before taking this course.  If this course is in the classroom, you will bring  your laptop with you.  If we are presenting this course via Zoom then you will need your laptop and your smart phone.  

Instructor:  Becky Jones
Date/Time:  October 28, Time 1:00PM-4:00PM
Cost:  $40.00 members/ $50 non-members
Location:  TBD depending on COVID-19 situation  (ECBOR classroom or virtual via Zoom)
Registration form coming soon


"ETHICS" (2.5 CE Hrs.)(Fulfills 2.5 hour NAR Ethics Req.) ( Fulfills NYDOS Ethics Req.)
More informtion coming soon!
Instructor:  Brittany Matott
Date/Time:  November 9, 1:00pm-3:30pm
Cost:  $35 members / $45 non-members
Location:  ZOOM
Registration form coming soon

NYSAR 2021 LIVE VIRTUAL Education Schedule

 Don't forget that NYSAR offers scholarships, which can be used toward NYSAR certifictaion/designation courses.  
These scholarships are not based on financial need, but your desire to learn!  
CLICK HERE for more information regarding the NYSAR scholarship

Reminder these courses are being offered to Realtors across the state and some of the courses fill fast especially the FREE monthly updates.  So if you want to ensure yourself a seat you should register as early as possible.

Below is a list of courses that are being offered virtually through NYSAR.  For course descriptions and registration CLICK HERE

PSA - PRICING STRATEGY ADVISOR CERTIFICATION     (6.0 CE hrs.)
April 6-7, 9am-1pm
Instructor:  Roseann Farrow
Cost:  $150 members

ETHICAL & AGENCY ISSUES (3.5 CE Hrs)
(Fulfills NYDOS Ethics Req.) (Fulfills NAR Ethics Req.) (Fulfills 1 hr. agency Course Work)

April 8, 1:00pm-4:30pm
Instructor: Roseann Farrow
Cost:  $50 members

GRI 6 SELLERS (7.5 CE hrs) (fulfills 2 hours of agency course work)
April 8-9, 9am-1pm
Instructor:  Nancy Mosca
Cost:  $125 members

SRES- SENIORS REAL ESTATE SPECIALIST (12.0 CE Hrs)
April 12-15, 9am-1pm
Instructor:  Randy Templeman
Cost:  $295 members

NYSAR MONTHLY LEGAL UPDATE (1.0 CE Hrs.) (Fulfills NYDOS Legal Update Requirement)
April 14, 10am-11am
Instructor:  Anthony Gatto, Esq.
Cost:  FREE to members

CIPS GLOBAL REAL ESTATE LOCAL MARKETS  (7.5 CE Hrs)
April 19-20, 9am-1pm
Instructor:  Nancy Mosca
Cost:  $150 members

GRI 8 TECHNOLOGY (7.5CE Hrs)
April 21-22, 9am-1pm
Instructor:  Jeremias Maneiro
Cost:  $125 members

APPRAISING IN AN OVERHEATED MARKET (3.5 CE Hrs) (Approved for Appraisers and Real Estate Agents)
April 23, 9am-12:30pm
Instructor:  Melanie McLane
Cost:  $50 members

CIPS GLOBAL REAL ESTATE TRANSACTION TOOLS (7.5 CE Hrs)
April 26-27, 9am-1pm
Instructor:  Nancy Mosca
Cost:  $150 members

MANAGING RISK WITH YOUR POLICY MANUAL (3.0 CE Hrs.)
April 28, 1pm-4pm
Instructor:  Roseann Farrow
Cost:  $50 members

AHWD-AT HOME WITH DIVERSITY (6.5 CE Hrs.)
April 28-29, 9am-1pm
Instructor:  Aldo Iemma
Cost:  $125 members

NYSAR MONTHLY LEGAL UPDATE (1.0 CE Hrs.) (Fulfills NYDOS Legal Update Requirement)
May 4, 10am-11am
Instructor:  Anthony Gatto, Esq.
Cost:  FREE to members

ITI- INSTRUCTOR TRAINING INSTITUTE (0 CE Hrs)
May 4-6, 8am-5pm
Instructor:  Roseann Farrow
Cost: $995 members

GRI 4 LEGAL (7.5 CE Hrs) (Fulfills NYDOS Legal Update Requirement)
May 5-6, 9am-1pm
Instructor:  Don Cummins, Esq.
Cost:  $125 members

CIPS REGIONAL COURSE THE AMERICA'S & INTERNATIONAL REAL ESTATE (7.5 CE Hrs)
May 17-18, 9am-1pm
Instructor:  Linda Lugo
Cost:  $150 members

RESORT & SECOND HOME PROPERTY SPECIALIST (7.5 CE Hrs)
May 19-20, 9am-1pm
Instructor:  Rosean Farrow
Cost: $150 members

ABR- ACCREDITED BUYER REPRESENTATIVE (15.CE Hrs)
May 24-27, 9am-1pm
Instructor:  Randy Templeman
Cost:  $295 members

FAIR HOUSING REALITY CHECK FOR BROKERS & MANAGERS (3.0 CE Hrs.)
May 26, 1pm-4pm
Instructor:  Roseann Farrow
Cost:  $50 members

PSA - PRICING STRATEGY ADVISOR CERTIFICATION ( 6.0 CE Hrs)
June 1-2, 9am-1pm
Instructor:  Randy Templeman
Cost:  $150 members

GRI 6 SELLERS (7.5 CE Hrs.) (fulfills 2.0 hours agency course work)
June 3-4. 9am-1pm
Instructor:  Ifoma Pierre
Cost:  $125 members

CIPS REGIONAL COURSE EURPOE & INTERNATIONAL REAL ESTATE
June 7-8, 9am-1pm
Instructor:  Linda Lugo
Cost:  $150 members

ETHICAL & AGENCY ISSUES  (3.5 CE Hrs)
(Fulfills NYDOS Ethics Req.) (Fulfills NAR Ethics Req.) (Fulfills 1 hr. agency Course Work)

April 8, 1:00pm-4:30pm
Instructor: Roseann Farrow
Cost:  $50 members

GRI 3 AGENCY (7.5 CE Hrs.) (fulfills 2.0 hours of agency course work)
June 10-11, 9am-1pm
Instructor:  Alfred Fazio, Esq. 
Cost:  $125 members

e-PRO (12.0 CE Hrs.)
June 14-17
Instructor:  Jeremias Maneiro
Cost:  $295 members

CIPS REGIONAL COURSE ASIA/PACIFIC & INTERNATIONAL REAL ESTATE (7.5 CE hrs)
June 21-22, 9am-1pm
Instructor:  Linda Lugo
Cost:  $150 members

GRI 2 BUSINESS (7.5 CE Hrs.)
June 23-24, 9am-1pm
Instructor:  Lin Fields
Cost:  $125 members

NYSAR MONTHLY LEGAL UPDATE (1.0 CE Hrs.) (Fulfills NYDOS Legal Update Requirement)
June 28, 10am-11am
Instructor:  Anthony Gatto, Esq.
Cost:  FREE to members

GRI 1 ETHICS (7.5 CE Hrs.) (fulfills NAR Ethics Requirement)
June 29-30, 9am-1pm
Instructor:  Linda Lugo
Cost: $125 members

GRI 4 LEGAL (7.5 CE Hrs.)(Fulfills NYDOS Legal Update Requirement)
July 13-14, 9am-1pm
Instructor:  Alfred Fazio, Esq.
Cost:  $125 members

COURSE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP (0 CE Hrs.)
July 13-15, 9am-5pm
Instructor:  Roseann Farrow
Cost:  $495/members

MANAGING RISK WITH YOUR POLICY MANUAL (3.0 CE hrs.)
July 14, 1pm-4pm
Instructor:  Roseann Farrow
Cost:  $50 members

SRS - SELLER REPRESENTATIVE SPECIALIST (15.0 CE Hrs.)(Fulfills 2.0 hours of Agency Course Work)
July 19-22, 9am-1pm
Instructor:  Randy Templeman
Cost:  $295 members

NYSAR MONTHLY LEGAL UPDATE (1.0 CE Hrs.) (Fulfills NYDOS Legal Update Requirement)
July 26, 10am-11am
Instructor:  Anthony Gatto, Esq.
Cost:  FREE to members

AHWD - AT HOME WITH DIVERSITY (6.5 CE Hrs.)
July 27-28, 9am-1pm
Instructor:  Aldo Iemma
Cost:  $125 members

MILITARY RELOCATION PROFESSIONAL (6.5 CE Hrs.)
August 4-5, 9am-1pm
Instructor:  Randy Templeman
Cost:  $125 members

ITI- INSTRUCTOR TRAINING INSTITUTE (0 CE Hours)
August 10-12, 9am-5pm
Instructor:  Roseann Farrow
Cost:  $995/ members

ABR- ACCREDITED BUYER REPRESENTATIVE (15.0 CE Hrs.) (Fulfills 2.0 hours of Agency Course Work)
August 8-12, 9am-1pm
Instructor:  Linda Lugo
Cost:  $295 members

NYSAR MONTHLY LEGAL UPDATE (1.0 CE Hrs.) (Fulfills NYDOS Legal Update Requirement)
August 16, 10am-11am
Instructor:  Anthony Gatto, Esq.
Cost:  FREE to members

GRI 2 BUSINESS (7.5 CE Hrs.)
August 16-17, 9am-1pm
Instructor:  Michael Smith
Cost:  $125 members

GRI 7 PROPERTY (7.5 CE Hrs.)
August 18-19, 9am-1pm
Instructor:  Nancy Mosca
Cost:  $125 members

A FIELD GUIDE TO AMERICAN HOUSES (3.5 CE Hours) (Approved for Appraisers and Real Estate Agents)
August 25, 9am-12:30pm
Instructor:  Melanie McLane
Cost:  $50 members

FAIR HOUSING REALITY CHECK FOR BROKERS & MANAGERS (3.0 CE Hours)
August 25, 1pm-4:00pm
Instructor:  Roseann Farrow
Cost: $50 members

GRI 6 SELLERS (7.5 CE Hrs.) (Fulfills 2.0 hrs of agency course work)
August 26-27, 9am-1pm
Instructor:  Lin Fields
Cost:  $125 members

GRI 5 BUYERS (7.5 CE Hrs.) (Fulfills 2.0 hrs of agency course work)
September 1-2, 9am-1pm
Instructor:  Infoma Pierre
Cost: $125 members

ETHICAL & AGENCY ISSUES (3.5 CE Hours)
(Fulfills NYDOS Ethics Req.) (Fulfills NAR Ethics Req.) (Fulfills 1 hr. agency Course Work)
Sept. 8, 1pm-4:00pm
Instructor:  Roseann Farrow
Cost:  $50 members

GRI 3 AGENCY (7.5 CE Hrs.) (Fulfills 2.0 hrs of agency course work)
September 8-9m 9am-1pm
Instructor:  Alfred Fazio, Esq. 
Cost:  $125 members

NYSAR MONTHLY LEGAL UPDATE (1.0 CE Hrs.) (Fulfills NYDOS Legal Update Requirement)
Sept 13, 10am-11am
Instructor:  Anthony Gatto, Esq.
Cost:  FREE to members

PSA PRICING STRATEGY ADVISOR CERTIFICATION (6.0 CE Hrs.)
September 14-15, 9am-1pm
Instructor:  Roseann Farrow
Cost:  $150 members

SRS Seller Representative Specialist (15.0 CE Hrs.) (Fulfills 2.0 hours of agency course work)
September 20-23, 9am-1pm
Instructor:  Randy Templeman
Cost:  $295 members

GRI 4 LEGAL (7.5 CE Hrs.)(Fulfills NYDOS Legal Update Requirement)
September 17-28, 9am-1pm
Instructor:  Don Cummins, Esq.
Cost: $125 members

GRI 8 TECHNOLOGY (7.5 CE Hrs.)
September 29-30, 9am-1pm
Instrtuctor:  Linda Lugo
Cost:  $125 members

GRI 2 BUSINESS (7.5 CE Hrs)
October 12-13, 9am-1pm
Instructor: Randy Templeman
Cost:  $125 members

MANAGING RISK WITH YOUR POLICY MANUAL (3.0 CE Hours)
October 13, 1:00pm-4:00pm
Instructor:  Roseann Farrow
Cost:  $50 members

GRI 1 ETHICS  (7.5 CE Hrs.) (Fulfills NAR's 2.5 Ethics Requirement)
October 14-15, 9am-1pm
Instructor:  Nicholas Gigante
Cost:  $125 members

ABR- ACCREDITED BUYER REPRESENTATIVE (15.0 CE Hrs.) (Fulfills 2.0 hrs of agency course work)
October 18-21, 9am-1pm
Instructor:  Jeremias Maneiro
Cost:  $295 members

COURSE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP (0 CE hours)
October 19-21, 9am-5pm
Instructor:  Roseann Farrow
Cost:  $495 members

NYSAR MONTHLY LEGAL UPDATE (1.0 CE Hrs.) (Fulfills NYDOS Legal Update Requirement)
October 20, 10am-11am
Instructor:  Anthony Gatto, Esq.
Cost:  FREE to members

SRES - SENIORS REAL ESTATE SPECIALIST (12.0 CE Hrs.)
October 25-28, 9am-1pm
Instructor:  Roseann Farrow
Cost:  $295 members

BOO! STIGMATIZED PROPERTIES (3.5 CE Hrs.)
October 29, 9:00am-12:30pm
Instructor:  Melanie McLane
Cost:  $50 members

GRI 7 PROPERTY (7.5 CE Hrs.)
November 1-2, 9am-1pm
Instructor:  TBD
Cost:  $125 members

FAIR HOUSING REALITY CHECK FOR BROKERS AND MANAGERS (3.0 CE Hours)
November 2, 1:00pm-4:00pm
Instructor:  Roseann Farrow
Cost:  $50 members

GRI AGENCY (7.5 CE Hrs.) (Fulfills 2.0 hrs agency course work)
November 8-9, 9am-1pm
Instructor:  Don Cummins Esq.
Cost:  $125 members

SRS- SELLER REPRESENTATIVE SPECIALIST (12.0 CE Hrs.)(Fulfills 2.0 hrs. agency course work)
November 16-16, 9am,-1pm
Instructor:  Nancy Mosca
Cost:  $295 members

ETHICAL & AGENCY ISSUES (3.5 CE Hrs.)
(Fulfills 2.5 Hours NYDOS Ethics Requirement) (Fulfills 2.5 NAR Ethics Req.) (Fulfills 1.0 hours agency course work)
November 17, 1:00pm-4:30pm
Instructor:  Roseann Farrow
Cost:  $50 members

GRI 8 TECHNOLOGY (7.5 CE Hrs.)
November 22-23, 9am-1pm
Instructor:  Jeremias Maneiro
Cost:  $125 members

NYSAR MONTHLY LEGAL UPDATE (1.0 CE Hrs.) (Fulfills NYDOS Legal Update Requirement)
November 23, 10am-11am
Instructor:  Anthony Gatto, Esq.
Cost:  FREE to members

GRI 5 BUYERS (7.5 CE Hrs.) (Fulfills 2.0 hrs agency course work)
December 1-2, 9am-1pm 
Instructor:  Nicholas Gigante
Cost:  $125 members

NYSAR MONTHLY LEGAL UPDATE (1.0 CE Hrs.) (Fulfills NYDOS Legal Update Requirement)
December 14, 10am-11am
Instructor:  Anthony Gatto, Esq.
Cost:  FREE to members

GRI 6 SELLERS (7.5 CE Hrs.) (fulfills 2.0 hrs agency course work)
December 15-16, 9am-1pm
Instructor:  Michael Smith
Cost:  $125 members 

For course descriptions and registration to all of the above NYSAR Virtual Courses CLICK HERE.


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If you didn't see the courses that you need in the time-frame that you need them, please CLICK HERE for online options.


 

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