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CE CLASSES for License Renewal 2021 SPRING CE Course Calendar
Tuesday, January 26 at 9:00 a.m.
Treating all consumers equally and fairly is not only good business practice, it is also the law.
This course reviews the legal obligations all real estate licensees are expected to abide by (Federal and State Regulations). The follow up discussions will address various concerns from consumers, such as service animals, tenant applications and qualifications, information about areas and more. Risk management for the real estate licensee will also be discussed through the creation of “best business practices”.
Friday, February 19 at 9:00 a.m.
Detailed review of the 17 articles of the Code of Ethics, including: how do the articles of the Code compare to the licensing obligations, what do I do when someone does not comply and best practices to avoid arbitration. Meets NAR triennial requirements.
Tuesday, February 23 at 9:00 a.m.
A large part of the real estate business involves advertising either properties or oneself. This course is designed to review not only the state requirements but also other various legal obligations such as the Code of Ethics, Fair Housing obligations, Truth in Lending law, etc. Learning will be done through numerous Dos and Don’ts examples. Note: Material has been updated, new examples, reference to recent enforcement activities from the NJ REC, more discussion regarding online marketing activities
Friday, March 12 at 9:00 a.m.
Learn to Successfully Negotiate to Protect Your Clients – 3 Elective credits—Cost is $10.00
Negotiation is an integral part of the real estate business. It is also a skill based on science, where you can develop steps and strategies to better position yourself or your client. How is negotiating different than selling? What are the particularities of the real estate negotiations? How to best be prepared? Learn how to develop a systematic approach to the negotiation process, and then apply it to the particular negotiation between buyers and sellers.
Tuesday, April 15 at 9:00 a.m.
Environmental Concerns in the Real Estate Transaction – 3 Core credits—Cost is $10.00
Have you covered all your basis regarding the various topics you should be discussing with your clients? Do you know enough to protect your clients, or know when to refer them to experts? The course reviews the legal requirements and the current market requirements for such items as lead paint, oil tanks, septic systems, mold, asbestos, radon, solar panels as well as NJ environmental regulations with an impact on the residential transaction (Highlands Act, Pinelands, Freshwater Wetland and Wetland Acts)
Note: a discussion on solar panels has been added to the material, as well as proposed state legislative changes regarding lead paint and private well
Registration is required to reserve your space, payment is due at registration. Register online at: www.ocbor.com via the link for Events Calendar
Space is limited: Registration is required prior to the day of class.
Cancellation policy: Please notify the OCBOR® office 5 business days prior to the class date to cancel and get a refund. Sorry, NO refunds can be given after that date.
Attendance policy: Attendees that arrive more than 10 minutes late will not be granted CE credits per NJ REC Rules and Regulations.
We look forward to seeing you at one of our classes!
For questions or information please call Cathy or Vicki at 609-399-0128.
OCBOR Professional Development Objective:
It is the Ocean City Board of REALTORS® Education and Professional Development Strategic Objective to provide an opportunity for our members to develop their professional skills, proficiency, and knowledge to gain a competitive edge in the real estate business through a wide range of educational programs and services, delivered through "state of the art" technology and innovative training methods.
Continuing Education Information:
ALL licensed Brokers, Broker Salespersons and Salespersons in New Jersey are required by the NJ Real Estate Commission to complete 12 hours of Continuing Education (CE) every licensing cycle. If you are a Broker of Record, Broker Salesperson or Salesperson licensee in a Referral Company you are not exempt from completing Continuing Education.
The Requirements are as follows:
Four (4) hours in Core topics (Mandatory)
Two (2) hours in Ethics topics (Mandatory)
Six (6) remaining hours in Elective, Core or Ethics topics, 1 CE credit in Fair Housing Laws
The OCBOR offers online continuing education courses. To take online courses click here for the CE Shop to access courses:
PLEASE NOTE: The new licensing cycle started on 7/1/2019 and will end on 6/30/2021. A new licensee who is licensed on or after 7/1/2020 will be exempt from the mandated continuing education requirement for this licensing cycle ending on 6/30/2021.
NJ REC Licensing and Education Info:
The New Jersey Real Estate Commission (REC) issues licenses to real estate brokers and salespersons, real estate schools, and course instructors, as well as establishes standards of practice for the real estate brokerage profession.
The law in New Jersey requires all applicants for licensure as a real estate salesperson or broker to possess good character, trustworthiness, honesty and integrity.