Continuing Education Courses

 

The Greater Harrisburg REALTORS® Institute offers a variety of continuing education courses for both residential and commercial agents aimed not only at meeting continuing education requirements but also at improving professional skills.

 

 

SAVE $ ON YOUR 14 HOURS MANDATORY CE WITH SEASON PASS Purchase a GHRI Season Pass today, and save $25-$55 on your mandatory 14 hours of CE for the 2016-2018 cycle.  If you take more than 14 hours, you’ll save even more!  The GHRI Season Pass provides FREE registration ONLY for standard classroom classes conducted solely by GHRI until May 31, 2018 Courses offered in partnership with other entities are excluded, including all online courses, designation courses and broker courses.  For more information on GHRI’s Season Pass or courses please contact GHRI at 364-3205, or print out, complete, and send in the Season Pass Registration Form.

 

Self Defense for Real Estate Licensees and Their Clients – Thursday, September 14, 2017 from 1:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.  Instructor:  Jan Castner.  This course is designed for licensees to understand security issues, problems and remedies for themselves and their clients, including their clients’ real property.  This course will instruct students on how to perform basic self defense techniques, and will discuss security and safety issues at Showings and Open Houses.  Approved for 3 1/2 hours of PA Real Estate Continuing Education for the 2016-2018 cycle.  Cost is $45.  To register for classes call (717) 364-3205 or go to www.ghar.info, under the “Members Only” section.

Using RPR to Better Serve Buyers and Sellers with Data and Analytics – Friday, September 15, 2017 from 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Instructor:  John Tice.  During this course, students will learn how to utilize RPR as a tool for applying integrated data sources to better serve home buyers and sellers.  Course will cover features such as Property History, Value Refinement, Market Activity, and Neighborhood information.  Information on how to create a CMA and how to utilize chart and graph comparisons will be reviewed along with use of Mobile RPR. Approved for 3 1/2 hours of PA Real Estate Continuing Education for the 2016-2018 cycle. Cost is $45.  To register for classes call (717) 364-3205 or go to www.ghar.info, under the “Members Only” section.

Residential Module- Thursday, September 21, 2017,  8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Instructor, Gary Muccio, ABR.  (Required course for new agents by the PA SREC for their first two-year CE cycle ending May 31, 2018.)  The seven hour residential module is designed to enable the salesperson licensee to provide the highest level of professional services to consumers in residential transactions.  Protect yourself and your clients with proper documentation.  Real Estate Professionals will learn:  Agreement of Sale, types of construction, land development, home inspections and warranties, mortgage information, foreclosure and short sales, fair housing, and uniform construction code and zoning.  Approved for 7 Hours PA Real Estate CE credit for the 2016-18 cycle.  Cost $75.  To register for classes call (717) 364-3205 or go to www.ghar.info, under the “Members Only” section.

Keeping It Legal – MANDATORY COURSE FOR 2016-2018 LICENSE RENEWAL
This course will cover basic parts of RELRA, remind students about what sort of disciplinary action happens to offenders,  and provide them with reasons to follow the rules such as professionalism, enhanced reputation, and how following the rules will also increase their business.  The course will correlate the steps in a typical transaction to the rules and regulations being discussed.  This course is approved for 3 1/2 hours of CE by the PA SREC and for the 3 Hours of Mandatory Rules and Regulations Requirement for the 2016-2018 cycle.  Class dates are listed below:
Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Instructor, Sue Kichman
Thursday, November 2, 2017, 1:00-4:30 p.m., Instructor, Chris Detweiler

Wednesday, November 29, 2017, 1:00-4:30 p.m., Instructor, Kay Hock, ABR, SRES, AHWD

General Module- Tuesday, October 24, 2017,  8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Instructor, Kay Hock, ABR, AHWD, SRES.  (Required course for new agents by the PA SREC for their first two-year CE cycle ending May 31, 2018.)  The purpose of this course is to provide standard salespersons with a high level of knowledge and understanding regarding key areas of real estate practice.  Protect yourself and your client with proper documentation.  Real Estate Professionals will learn:  duties of licensees, closing costs for buyers and sellers, the Agreement of Sale and addenda, title reports, agency relationships, zoning, environmental concerns.  Approved for 7 Hours PA Real Estate CE credit for the 2016-18 cycle.  Cost $75.

Real Estate Investment – (Required Elective) October 20, 25, 27, November 1 & 3 2017 from 9:00-3:30 p.m. Instructor Mike Perry.  Course covers Real Estate Fundamentals, Forms of Ownership, Taxation, Financing, Mathematical Concepts and Cash Flow Analysis and Projections. Approved for 2 broker credits and 30 hours of PA Real Estate Continuing Education for the 2016-2018 cycle.  Cost is $350.  Includes lunch every day. To register call 364-3205, or go to www.ghar.info, under the “Members Only.”

Real Estate Law – (Required Broker Course) November 8, 10, 13, & 15, 2017 from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Instructor: Brett Woodburn, Esquire This is a required course for broker licensure candidates. Topics covered will include:  introduction to real property, contract law, the real estate transaction, leases, law and the real estate licensee, counsel of attorney and much more.  Approved for 2 broker credits and 30 hours of PA Real Estate Continuing Education for the 2016-2018 cycle. Cost is $350, plus text book, $50. Includes lunch every day. To register call 364-3205, or go to www.ghar.info, under the “Members Only.”

Valuation of Residential Property “Appraisal 101″ – (Required Broker Elective) November 20, 21, 27 & 28, 2017 from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Instructor Melanie McLane, ABR, CDEI, CRB, CRS, ePRO, GREEN, GRI, RAA, RSPS, SRES, SRS.
Course will introduce basics of real estate appraisal to candidates for the broker’s license in PA.  Topic areas covered will include:  Introduction to Valuation, Market Identification and Market Forces, Principals of Real Property Valuation, Neighborhood Analysis, Site Analysis, Building Analysis, Direct Sales Comparison Approach and much more.  Approved for 2 broker credits and 30 hours of PA Real Estate Continuing Education for the 2016-2018 cycle.  Cost is $350.  Includes lunch every day. To register call 364-3205, or go to www.ghar.info, under the “Members Only.”

Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES)
Thursday and Friday, December 14 & 15, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Instructor: Pat Moyer, ABR, CRS, ePRO, GREEN, GRI, SFR, SRES, SRSGHRI is offering the SRES Designation Course. The SRES Designation Course helps real estate professionals develop the business-building skills and resources for specialization in the 50+ real estate market by expanding knowledge of how life stages impact real estate choices, connecting to a network of resources, and fostering empathy with clients and customers. This designation course is approved for 1 Broker credit and 15 Hours PA Real Estate CE for the 2016-2018 cycle. Core course for the SRES Designation.  ABR elective course.  Cost is $299.  Includes lunch every day.

 

 

 

 


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