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Challenges in Commercial Real Estate

CE Credit: 3 Instructor: Richard Ferro For residential agents who are considering a commercial real estate transaction, using three case studies, CCIM Instructor, Richard Ferro will explain (a) how to value a property in the absence of comparable sales data, (b) how to research the correct zoning of a property and the uses allowed by right, and (c) the possible ramifications when an older …

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Don’t Be Afraid of the ADA

CE Credit: 3 Instructor: Joe Stanco Join us for a new and interesting course about The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) that gives additional civil rights protection to individuals with disabilities. The ADA itself, alone has very wide-ranging requirements, that prohibit discrimination based on a disability under certain criteria. The focus of this course is housing compliance with ADA regulations when required, the enforceable …

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Working with Sellers and Landlords

From Listing Appointment to Moving Truck and Beyond  CE Credit: 4 Instructor: Katheryn DeClerck Your first listing! Review the steps in the transaction necessary to comply with agency law, ethics, and rules in order to successfully represent your client. Listing contracts, disclosure forms, material facts, presenting and negotiation offers, and contract to close processes are explained.   Tuition Included in your GCAR membership dues …

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Home Energy Efficiency for Real Estate Professionals

CE Credit: 3 Instructor: Mathew Dean This course provides real estate licensees with a foundation in applied building science, construction fundamentals, and building inspection. Additionally, it covers measurement techniques, residential mechanical systems, HVAC efficiency and appliance safety diagnostics, ventilation and air quality, health and safety, baseload usage, appliance, and lighting surveys, energy modeling, audit reports, and work scope generation. Tuition Included in your GCAR …

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Buyer Transactions from Pre-Approval to the Final Walk...

CE Credit: 4 Instructor: Katheryn DeClerck Discover the steps needed to effectively work with a buyer to pre-qualify financially, and find properties that meet the client’s expectations while complying with Fair Housing regulations. We’ll also discuss how to prepare an offer, work through inspections, disclosures, material, and non-material facts, and taking possession of the property.   Tuition Included in your GCAR membership dues (AKA …

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Architecturally Speaking for Professionals

CE Credit: 3 Instructor: Preservation League of NYS Do you have clients looking for unique home features or a bit of history in their home purchase? Learn critical information you’ll want to know for listing, buying, selling, or rehabilitating older properties. We’ll explore what ‘historic’ means, debunk myths about preservation, discuss facts about historic buildings, highlight architectural styles and features and explain local zoning …

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Appraisal Industry Current Laws, Standards and How to ...

CE Credit: 3 Instructor: Becky Jones What steps can be taken if not happy with an appraisal? Appraisers and agent/brokers will be taken into the current appraisal world, current updates, and impact from COVID-19.   Tuition Included in your GCAR membership dues (AKA free for GCAR members) Non-member rates $13 per CE credit hour $10 per hour without CE

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Handling Multiple Offers in a Hot Seller’s Marke...

CE Credit: 3 Instructor: Katheryn DeClerck In a hot market with multiple offers in a matter of hours or days, it’s important to remember your fiduciary duties to clients. How do you advise clients and customers? What about dual agency situations where your buyer is one of the offers on your listing? What if your seller’s requests go against the Code of Ethics? Keeping …

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