Continuing Education Calendar

Aug
17
Mon
Listing Contract Deep Dive, part I
Aug 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Free Zoom class with the company president, Mickey Lindsay! Earn an hour toward your license renewal and see some fresh faces. We just finished a series on real life questions and many of them were about our rights and responsibilities under the RMLS listing contract, so let’s take a close look at it.

Aug
18
Tue
Tech Tuesday: ShowingTime Training @ Zoom Online Class
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

ShowingTime is a free service already on RMLS! It is a way to streamline the process of scheduling showings, allowing the seller’s agent to do things such as block out certain dates and times for a listing to be shown to a potential buyer as well as give buyer’s agents a quick and easy way to comment on the house they have just seen with their clients.

Class will be about 30 minutes with time for questions, and will NOT count as a credit towards license renewal.

Aug
19
Wed
Brian Buffini Pathway to Mastery: Building Your Business Plan, Goal Setting @ Zoom Online Class
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

This class in the Brian Buffini: Pathway to Mastery series will cover the purpose of a plan and the power of goals. Walks students through writing their own goals and covers the 5 detours that can get in the way of achieving them.

Taught by Brian Buffini and Buffini Certified Mentor and Oregon First, Realtors® President, Mickey J. Lindsay.

 

Aug
20
Thu
Choice of Four Classes @ Online Class
Aug 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Donna Hanlon is unavailable for classes this week, but has sent out a selection of classes to choose from so that you can still get your CE Credit for the day!

Aug
21
Fri
Listing Contract Deep Dive, part II
Aug 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Free Zoom class with the company president, Mickey Lindsay! Earn an hour toward your license renewal and see some fresh faces. We just finished a series on real life questions and many of them were about our rights and responsibilities under the RMLS listing contract, so let’s take another close look at it.

 

Aug
22
Sat
New Agent/The Fundamentals: Working with Sellers @ Zoom Online Class
Aug 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Special FREE class for new agents, or used agents who want to brush up on the basics.

This is the first in our series of classes on working with sellers. We just finished working with buyers, so let’s talk about listing appointments, how to prepare sellers for the process, what forms they sign, how to market properties and work with buyer agents, and how to help our clients when it’s time to consider offers.

Taught by Oregon First’s President, Mickey J. Lindsay.

Earns two credit hours, but not part of the Advanced Real Estate Practices Class each new agent has to take before their first renewal. These Saturday classes are designed to prepare you for the real-life practice of helping buyers buy homes, and helping sellers sell homes.

 

Aug
24
Mon
Listing Contract Deep Dive, part III
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Free Zoom class with the company president, Mickey Lindsay! Earn an hour toward your license renewal and see some fresh faces. Today, we will continue our close look at the Listing Contract. Feel free to jump in, even if you haven’t been to the other Listing Contract classes.

Aug
25
Tue
Tech Tuesday: What You Can Do With RPR (Realtors Property Resource) @ Zoom Online Class
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Every Tuesday we dedicate to how we can better use our technology tools. This week, we are going to take a look at RPR, the Realtor® Property Resource!

 

Aug
26
Wed
First Time Homebuyer’s Tool Kit with Lender Vince Kingston @ Zoom Online Class
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

FREE and earns one credit towards your license.

Taught by managing principal broker Donna Hanlon.

Aug
27
Thu
Brian Buffini Pathway to Mastery: Building Your Business Plan, Financial Management @ Online Class
Aug 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

This class in the Brian Buffini: Pathway to Mastery series will cover the culture’s attitude toward money and how this can deter agents from following a sequence that will lead to financial success. Students will learn the specific steps they need to take to get their financial house in order.

Taught by Brian Buffini and Buffini Certified Mentor and Oregon First, Realtors® President, Mickey J. Lindsay.

Aug
28
Fri
Listing Contract: The Final Chapter?
Aug 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Earn an hour toward your license renewal for free with Oregon First’s president, Mickey Lindsay.

Today we’ll probably be wrapping up our review of the Listing Contract and asking some review questions to see how much you remember!

As always, the Zoom link goes out the night before or morning of class.

We look forward to seeing everyone!

 

Aug
29
Sat
Working with Sellers Overview, part II @ Zoom Online Class
Aug 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Special FREE class for new agents, or used agents who want to brush up on the basics.

We are going to continue our discussion of what happens when you have a seller client. Last time, we talked about listing appointments, things to discuss with sellers when you don’t yet have the listing. This time, we’ll be getting into “they’ve decided to list with you, now what?”

Taught by Oregon First’s President, Mickey J. Lindsay.

Earns two credit hours, but not part of the Advanced Real Estate Practices Class each new agent has to take before their first renewal. These Saturday classes are designed to prepare you for the real-life practice of helping buyers buy homes, and helping sellers sell homes.

 

Aug
31
Mon
Review of Tenant Laws; More “You Be The Principal Broker” Questions
Aug 31 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Free Zoom class with the company President, Mickey Lindsay! Earn an hour toward your license renewal and see some fresh faces. Today we’ll do more “You Be The Principal Broker” questions, including a question about terminating tenancies in Oregon.

Sep
1
Tue
Tech Tuesday: New Website Preview—Automating Email Marketing @ Zoom Online Class
Sep 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Every Tuesday we dedicate to how we can better use our technology tools: Homesnap, Remine, ZipForms, SkySlope & Digisign, the Knowledge Compendium, Oregon First Lead Accounts & CRM, etc.

This week, we’ll take a look at some of the things are upcoming website will be able to do to help us with email marketing to our sphere.

Sep
2
Wed
Get Smart about Smart Homes with Sean Graf @ Zoom Online Class
Sep 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

FREE and earns one credit towards your license.

Taught by managing principal broker Donna Hanlon.

Sep
3
Thu
Brian Buffini Pathway to Mastery: Building Your Business Plan, Time Management @ Online Class
Sep 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

This class in the Brian Buffini: Pathway to Mastery series will cover how agents can be productive each day by learning to prioritize, organize and systemize the use of their time.

Taught by Brian Buffini and Buffini Certified Mentor and Oregon First, Realtors® President, Mickey J. Lindsay.

Sep
4
Fri
Personal Transactions; Love Letters
Sep 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Earn an hour toward your license renewal for free with Oregon First’s president, Mickey Lindsay. Today we’ll be discussing the ins and outs of personal transactions, then we’ll talk about the most recent Oregon Real Estate Agency newsletter article on the dangers of buyer love letters.

 

Sep
5
Sat
No Class! @ Zoom Online Class
Sep 5 all-day

Have a safe and fun Labor Day Weekend 🙂

 

Sep
7
Mon
No Class: Offices Closed for Labor Day
Sep 7 all-day

No class today. Happy Labor Day!

Sep
8
Tue
Tech Tuesday: Cloud Agent Suite @ Zoom Online Class
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Every Tuesday we dedicate to how we can better use our technology tools: Homesnap, Remine, ZipForms, SkySlope & Digisign, the Knowledge Compendium, Oregon First Lead Accounts & CRM, etc.

This week, we’re going to live-stream a webinar by the Cloud CMA folks that goes over what their Cloud Agent Suite can do. This product is not free like the RPR (Realtors® Property Resource), but it is endorsed by the RMLS, so it would be a good idea to become familiar with it. Here’s a blurb from RMLS about this webinar:

From the start, Cloud CMA was created to make you look awesome in front of your clients. But as your needs have changed, so have they. That’s why they want to show you their latest new features and enhancements to Cloud CMA – Cloud CMA Live and Homebeat. With Cloud CMA Live you can easily present your CMAs virtually, update comps on the fly, and wow your clients whether in person or at a distance. Homebeat keeps you top of mind by automatically sending your past clients and leads live CMAs at a frequency of your choosing. Join them in this free webinar as they show you how to get the most out of Cloud CMA so you can start winning more business today

DURING THIS ONE-HOUR WEBINAR YOU’LL LEARN HOW TO:

  • Create modern, customizable CMA reports that you can deliver printed or through email.
  • Host a listing presentation virtually using our built-in Zoom or Skype integrations.
  • Interactively present a live CMA and make adjustments or remove comps on the fly.
  • Use days on market data to help support your suggested list price.
  • Keep your branding front and center to stay top of mind with your clients.
  • Automate your business so you can spend more time with clients.

 

Sep
9
Wed
Indoor Air Quality with Mark Ritacco @ Zoom Online Class
Sep 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

FREE and earns one credit towards your license.

Taught by managing principal broker Donna Hanlon.

Washington Wednesday @ Online Webinar
Sep 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

No Washington Wednesday class this month. Instead, everyone is urged to sign up for the Annie Fitzsimmons two day morning webinar!

Sep
10
Thu
No Class Today @ Online Class
Sep 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

But next week will be the first of our Buffini Group 4 meetings!

Sep
11
Fri
Continuing Education via Zoom
Sep 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Earn an hour toward your license renewal for free with Oregon First’s president, Mickey Lindsay.

 

Sep
12
Sat
2nd Saturday Risk Management Class @ Oregon First
Sep 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

On the Second Saturday of each month, we have a class for all levels of agents focussing on risk management and other legal issues. See this month’s company newsletter for some of the topics we’ll be covering.

FREE and earns two hours toward your license renewal.

Taught by Oregon First’s president, Mickey J. Lindsay.

 

Sep
14
Mon
Monday Morning Zoom Class
Sep 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Free Zoom class with the company president, Mickey Lindsay! Earn an hour toward your license renewal and see some fresh faces. Here are some of our topics for today:

  1. What is the difference between the Disclosed Limited Agency Agreement and the Buyer Representation Agreement?
  2. What’s the main difference between agency relationships created via behavior versus those created with a contract?
  3. What is the first thing you are supposed to ask everyone you start talking to about real estate?
  4. Can you work with a buyer who tells you they did sign an exclusive agency contract with another agent, but they fired that agent and want to work with you, instead?
  5. If you helped that buyer buy a house, who gets the commission, you or the agent the buyer was under contract with?
  6. What are some examples of contingent sources of funds and how can you make them NOT contingent so your client is more competitive in multiple offer situations?
  7. What are some of the specific considerations with 401K funds?
  8. What are the pros and cons of escalation clauses and how should they be structured?
  9. How should you advise your buyer clients in a multiple offer situations?
  10. How should you advise your seller clients?
  11. How would you structure a clause to waive the appraisal contingency? How would that be different than writing a clause that the buyer will make up the difference between the purchase price and a low appraisal. Could you do some combination of both?
Sep
15
Tue
Tech Tuesday: Skyslope @ Zoom Online Class
Sep 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Every Tuesday we dedicate to how we can better use our technology tools: Homesnap, Remine, ZipForms, SkySlope & Digisign, the Knowledge Compendium, Oregon First Lead Accounts & CRM, etc.

Tanisha will be going over some SkySlope tips on the most efficient ways to work from within your transaction files. This will include the “Working Documents” section of SkySlope as well as cover how to transfer office documents to your files from within the SkySlope system. This class probably won’t take up the full hour so please bring all your questions!

Sep
16
Wed
Home Inspections 101 with Michael Palmer @ Zoom Online Class
Sep 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

FREE and earns one credit towards your license.

Taught by managing principal broker Donna Hanlon.

 

Sep
17
Thu
4th Buffini Group: Introductory Module @ Online Class
Sep 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Presents the concept of mastery: what it is, what the journey looks and feels like and the 5 keys to becoming a master of anything, including examples in real estate.

Sep
18
Fri
No Class: Mickey chairing PMAR Brokerage Risk Management Committee meeting
Sep 18 all-day

No class today—Mickey is chairing a PMAR Brokerage Risk Management Committee meeting. Enjoy your day off! Hopefully, it’s raining outside.

Sep
19
Sat
New Agent/The Fundamentals: Seller Agency @ Zoom Online Class
Sep 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Special FREE class for new agents, or used agents who want to brush up on the basics.

Taught by Oregon First’s President, Mickey J. Lindsay.

Earns two credit hours, but not part of the Advanced Real Estate Practices Class each new agent has to take before their first renewal. These Saturday classes are designed to prepare you for the real-life practice of helping buyers buy homes, and helping sellers sell homes.

 

Sep
21
Mon
Monday Morning Zoom Class
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Free Zoom class with the company president, Mickey Lindsay! Earn an hour toward your license renewal and see some fresh faces. Some of the topics we’ll be talking about today:

  • waiving the appraisal contingency vs. agreeing to make up the difference with buyer’s own cash
  • current mortgage forbearance situation
  • a little more on personal transactions
  • sellers going rogue
  • more on seller disclosure responsibilities after a sale fail due to property condition
  • how does the Sale Agreement inspection contingency work with the Septic inspection contingency?
Sep
22
Tue
Tech Tuesday @ Zoom Online Class
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Every Tuesday we dedicate to how we can better use our technology tools: Homesnap, Remine, ZipForms, SkySlope & Digisign, the Knowledge Compendium, Oregon First Lead Accounts & CRM, etc. Check back closer to class for the specific topic.

 

Sep
23
Wed
Changes in Underwriting and Covid-19’s Effect on Lending with Tram Tran @ Zoom Online Class
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

FREE and earns one credit towards your license.

Taught by guest speaker Tram Tran with OnPointe CU.

Sep
24
Thu
Buffini Group: Pathway to Mastery—The Law of the Harvest @ Online Class
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The second meeting of our 4th Buffini Group!

Today’s class is called The Law of the Harvest. We’ll be discussing the universal principal of sowing and reaping and how the quality of your database and the consistency of your lead generation activities determines how many and what kind of referrals you’ll receive.

Taught by Brian Buffini and Buffini Certified Mentor and Oregon First, Realtors® President, Mickey J. Lindsay.

Congrats on making this choice to up your real estate game!

Sep
25
Fri
Current Market Conditions & Industry Topics
Sep 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Earn an hour toward your license renewal for free with Oregon First’s president, Mickey Lindsay. Today, we’re going to discuss some current market numbers that recently came out, the Zillow announcement that they’re going to start having their own real estate agents, and other current topics in our industry.

 

Sep
26
Sat
Online: Law & Rule Required Course or LARRC @ Zoom Online Class
Sep 26 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

FREE LARRC Class via Zoom for all Oregon First, Realtors® and Tiffany Real Property brokers.

Taught by Oregon First’s President, Mickey J. Lindsay.

This is the class everyone has to take once during each two year renewal period.

 

Sep
28
Mon
Cont Ed Via Zoom
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Free Zoom class with the company president, Mickey Lindsay! Earn an hour toward your license renewal and see some fresh faces. Check back here closer to class start time for the specific topic.

Sep
29
Tue
Tech Tuesday @ Zoom Online Class
Sep 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Every Tuesday we dedicate to how we can better use our technology tools: Homesnap, Remine, ZipForms, SkySlope & Digisign, the Knowledge Compendium, Oregon First Lead Accounts & CRM, etc. Check back closer to class for the specific topic.

 

Sep
30
Wed
Online Continuing Education for Realtors® @ Zoom Online Class
Sep 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

FREE and earns one credit towards your license.

Topics vary so check back closer to class date for more details.

Taught by managing principal broker Donna Hanlon.

 

Oct
1
Thu
Brian Buffini Pathway to Mastery: The Stacking Effect @ Online Class
Oct 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

This class in the Brian Buffini: Pathway to Mastery series will cover 3 methodologies of working by referral that — when used in a layered or stacked manner — will create critical mass in an agent’s database and cause their clients to look to them to be their trusted advisor.

Taught by Brian Buffini and Buffini Certified Mentor and Oregon First, Realtors® President, Mickey J. Lindsay.

Oct
2
Fri
Continuing Education via Zoom
Oct 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Earn an hour toward your license renewal for free with Oregon First’s president, Mickey Lindsay.

 

Oct
3
Sat
Online: New Agent Training @ Zoom Online Class
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Special FREE class for new agents, or used agents who want to brush up on the basics.

Topics vary, so check back closer to class time for specifics, but typical topics are:

  • How to fill out a Sale Agreement
  • How to fill out a Listing Contract
  • How to negotiate repairs for your buyer
  • How to figure out the right price for a home
  • Under what circumstances might your buyer lose their earnest money deposit?
  • How do you get business?

Taught by Oregon First’s President, Mickey J. Lindsay.

Earns two credit hours, but not part of the Advanced Real Estate Practices Class each new agent has to take before their first renewal. These Saturday classes are designed to prepare you for the real-life practice of helping buyers buy homes, and helping sellers sell homes.

 

Oct
5
Mon
Cont Ed Via Zoom
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Free Zoom class with the company president, Mickey Lindsay! Earn an hour toward your license renewal and see some fresh faces. Check back here closer to class start time for the specific topic.

Oct
6
Tue
Tech Tuesday @ Zoom Online Class
Oct 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Every Tuesday we dedicate to how we can better use our technology tools: Homesnap, Remine, ZipForms, SkySlope & Digisign, the Knowledge Compendium, Oregon First Lead Accounts & CRM, etc. Check back closer to class for the specific topic.

 

Oct
7
Wed
Online Continuing Education for Realtors® @ Zoom Online Class
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

FREE and earns one credit towards your license.

Topics vary so check back closer to class date for more details.

Taught by managing principal broker Donna Hanlon.

 

Oct
8
Thu
Brian Buffini Pathway to Mastery: Working with Today’s Buyers @ Online Class
Oct 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

This class in the Brian Buffini: Pathway to Mastery series will cover what is needed to gain the loyalty of any buyer and how to skillfully serve the 5 types of buyers agents work with in today’s marketplace.

Taught by Brian Buffini and Buffini Certified Mentor and Oregon First, Realtors® President, Mickey J. Lindsay.

Oct
9
Fri
Continuing Education via Zoom
Oct 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Earn an hour toward your license renewal for free with Oregon First’s president, Mickey Lindsay.

 

Oct
10
Sat
Second Saturday Risk Management Class @ Oregon First
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

On the Second Saturday of each month, we have a class for all levels of agents focussing on risk management and other legal issues. Check back closer to class time for this month’s specifics.

FREE and earns two hours toward your license renewal.

Taught by Oregon First’s president, Mickey J. Lindsay.

 

Oct
12
Mon
Cont Ed Via Zoom
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Free Zoom class with the company president, Mickey Lindsay! Earn an hour toward your license renewal and see some fresh faces. Check back here closer to class start time for the specific topic.