Continuing Education

February CE with Bill Gallagher

What:  BICUP, GENUP and “Drama & the Code of Ethics” Elective
Where: Hilton Garden Inn, 5353 N Virginia Dare Trail, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
Who: Instructor Bill Gallagher
When: 
See times below for February 5-6, 2018

New Policy: Payment is required with registration.

All registrants must bring NC Real Estate Commission pocket renewal card to registration.  No one will be seated after NC Real Estate Commission deadline; Please arrive for check-in on time.

Broker-In-Charge General UPDATE (BICUp) Course
(Check in begins at 1:00p)
Monday, February 5, 2018, 1:30-5:30p
Course Description: The Broker-in-Charge Update course is mandatory each license year (July 1 – June 30) for any broker that is designated by the NC Real Estate Commission as a Broker-in-Charge (BIC) or is BIC-eligible, and who wishes to maintain his/her real estate license on active status.

General UPDATE (GenUp) Course
(Check in begins at 8:00a)
Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 8:30a-12:30p
Course Description: The General Update course is mandatory each license year (July 1 – June 30) for any broker (provisional or full), that is NOT designated by the NC Real Estate Commission as a Broker-in-Charge (BIC) or as BIC-eligible, and who wishes to maintain his/her real estate license on active status. This course is NOT for Brokers-in-Charge!

“REALTOR Professional Standards” Elective
(Check in begins at 1:00p)
Tuesday February 6, 2018, 1:30-5:30p
Course Description: A new, fun and innovative way to understand the practical applications of the Code of Ethics. An actual arbitration hearing involving your classmates with live witnesses testifying in class and you get to be the jury. An exciting and fun class. Meet two requirements with one class. It fulfills the REALTOR® biennial Ethics requirements (which must be completed by 12.31.18) AND fulfills 4 hours of CE for the NC Real Estate Commission.

REGISTRATION FEES
OBAR Members: $50 per course
Non-Members: $65 per course

Registration Options:

  • Login to our Member Database to complete your registration and payment online.
  • Register by phone: 252-441-4036 and specify which Bill Gallagher class(es) you wish to take.

Registration Deadline: 3:00p on Friday, February 2, 2018.
Cancellation:
 Must be in writing (email accepted) and received by OBAR by 3:00p on Friday, February 2, 2018.

March CE with Travis Everette

What:  GENUP and “Agency or Agony: Making the Right Choice” Elective
Where: Comfort Inn on the Ocean, 1601 S. Virginia Dare Trail, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
Who: Instructor Travis Everette
When: 
March 20, 2018, see times below

New Policy: Payment is required with registration.

All registrants must bring NC Real Estate Commission pocket renewal card to registration.  No one will be seated after NC Real Estate Commission deadline; Please arrive for check-in on time.

General UPDATE (GenUp) Course
(Check in: 8:00a)
Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 8:30a.-12:30p
Course Description: The General Update course is mandatory each license year (July 1 – June 30) for any broker (provisional or full), that is NOT designated by the NC Real Estate Commission as a Broker-in-Charge (BIC) or as BIC-eligible, and who wishes to maintain his/her real estate license on active status. This course is NOT for Brokers-in-Charge!

“REALTOR Professional Standards” Elective
(Check in: 1:00p)
Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 1:30-5:30p
Course Description: An elective course designed to cause broker to “stop and think” about his/her actions when working with buyers and sellers or landlords and tenants.

REGISTRATION FEES
OBAR Members: $35 per course
Non-Members: $50 per course

Registration Options:

  • Login to our Member Database to complete your registration and payment online.
  • Register by phone: 252-441-4036 and specify which Travis Everette class(es) you wish to take.

Registration Deadline: 3:00p on Monday, March 19, 2018.
Cancellation:
 Must be in writing (email accepted) and received by OBAR by 3:00p on Monday, March 19, 2018.

May CE with Mel Black

What:  BICup, GenUP and “Adjustments in CMAs, BPOs & Appraisals” Elective
Where: Comfort Inn on the Ocean, 1601 S Virginia Dare Trail, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

Who: Instructor Mel Black
When: 
See times below for May 1-2, 2018
Low price: Just $35 per course for OBAR Members. Non-members $50

New Policy: Payment is required with registration.

All registrants must bring NC Real Estate Commission pocket renewal card to registration.  No one will be seated after NC Real Estate Commission deadline; Please arrive for check-in on time.

Broker-In-Charge General UPDATE (BICUp) Course
(Check in begins at 1:00p)
Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 1:30p-5:30p
Course Description: The Broker-in-Charge Update course is mandatory each license year (July 1 – June 30) for any broker that is designated by the NC Real Estate Commission as a Broker-in-Charge (BIC) or is BIC-eligible, and who wishes to maintain his/her real estate license on active status.

General UPDATE (GenUp) Course
(Check in begins at 8:00a)
Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 8:30a-12:30p
Course Description: The General Update course is mandatory each license year (July 1 – June 30) for any broker (provisional or full), that is NOT designated by the NC Real Estate Commission as a Broker-in-Charge (BIC) or as BIC-eligible, and who wishes to maintain his/her real estate license on active status. This course is NOT for Brokers-in-Charge!

“Adjustments in CMAs, BPOs & Appraisals” Elective
(Check in begins at 1:00p)
Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 1:30-5:30p
Course Description: Adjustments to comps–Why are they made? How are they determined? What is the dollar amount? These questions and more will be addressed to help brokers develop a deep understanding of adjustments and the valuation theory behind making an adjustment in their own CMAs and BPOs and in understanding adjustments made in appraisals.

REGISTRATION FEES
OBAR Members: $35 per course
Non-Members: $50 per course

Registration Options:

  • Login to our Member Database to complete your registration and payment online.
  • Register by phone: 252-441-4036 and specify which Mel Black class(es) you wish to take.

Registration Deadline: 3:00p on Monday, April 30, 2018
Cancellation:
 Must be in writing (email accepted) and received by OBAR by 3:00p on Monday, April 30, 2018.

June CE with Ericka McKnight

What:  GENUP and “For the Good of All: REALTOR® Code of Ethics” Elective
Where: Comfort Inn on the Ocean, 1601 S. Virginia Dare Trail, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
Who: Instructor Ericka McKnight
When: 
June 4, 2018, see times below

New Policy: Payment is required with registration.

All registrants must bring NC Real Estate Commission pocket renewal card to registration.  No one will be seated after NC Real Estate Commission deadline; Please arrive for check-in on time.

General UPDATE (GenUp) Course
(Check in: 8:00a)
Monday, June 4, 2018, 8:30a-12:30p
Course Description: The General Update course is mandatory each license year (July 1 – June 30) for any broker (provisional or full), that is NOT designated by the NC Real Estate Commission as a Broker-in-Charge (BIC) or as BIC-eligible, and who wishes to maintain his/her real estate license on active status. This course is NOT for Brokers-in-Charge!

“For the Good of All: REALTOR® Code of Ethics” Elective
(Check in: 1:00p)
Monday, June 4, 2018, 1:30-5:30p
Course Description: The National Association of Realtors® (NAR) requires all Realtor® members to complete a minimum of 2.5 hours of Code of Ethics (COE) training with two-year cycles. A new two-year cycle began January 1, 2017. The deadline for this cycle is December 31, 2018. This course satisfies both the biennial Ethics requirement and the annual Elective CE requirement.

REGISTRATION FEES
OBAR Members: $35 per course
Non-Members: $50 per course

Registration Options:

  • Login to our Member Database to complete your registration and payment online.
  • Register by phone: 252-441-4036 and specify which Ericka McKnight class(es) you wish to take.

Registration Deadline: 3:00p on Friday, June 1, 2018.
Cancellation:
 Must be in writing (email accepted) and received by OBAR by 3:00p on Friday, June 1, 2018.

CE with Mark Saunders – November 9-10

Where: Comfort Inn on the Ocean, 1601 S Virginia Dare Trail, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
When: See times below for November 9-10, 2017
Low price: Just $35 per course for OBAR Members. Non-members $50

New policy: CE must be paid for at time of registration.

All registrants must bring NC Real Estate Commission pocket renewal card to registration.  No one will be seated after NC Real Estate Commission deadline; Please arrive for check-in on time.

Broker-In-Charge Property Management UPDATE (BICUP) Course 
Thursday, November 9, 2017, (Check in: 1 p.m.) 1:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Course Description: This 2017-2018 BIC Property Management Update course contains added Property Management-related content for Brokers-in Charge and satisfies the 4-hour mandatory update requirement for BIC’s.
Open to ALL BIC’s (contains added content on property management).

General Property Management UPDATE (GENUP) Course 
Friday, November 10, 2017, (Check in: 8 a.m.) 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Course Description:  Receive your 4-hour mandatory update credit with bonus examples and information relating to property management including updated forms and how septic, square footage, storage tanks and streets relate to property management.
Open to ALL Brokers (contains added content on property management). This course is NOT for Brokers-in-Charge. (Please see the PM BIC Update, above)

“Technology Update: Protecting Client Data” Elective
Friday, November 10, 2017,
(Check in: 1 p.m.) 1:30-5:30 p.m.
Course Description: The first technology-based course approved by the Commission for CE credit. In this class, Mark will discuss the risk today’s real estate broker faces using cloud based services and how to protect both their data, as well as their clients.

REGISTRATION FEES
OBAR Members: $35 per course
Non-Members: $50 per course

Registration Options:

  • Login to our Member Database to complete your registration and payment online.
  • Register by phone: 252-441-4036 and specify which Mark Saunders class(es) you wish to take.

Registration Deadline: 3 p.m. on Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Cancellation:
 Must be in writing (email accepted) and received by OBAR by 3 p.m. on November 8, 2017.

Basic CE Requirements – NCREC

  • You must complete eight (8) classroom hours per year of continuing education (CE) in order to renew your license on active status.
  • Four (4) of the required CE credit hours must be obtained by completing the Real Estate Update course prescribed by the Commission. The subject matter of this course will be changed by the Commission from year to year.
  • The remaining four (4) CE credit hours may be obtained by taking an elective course(s) approved by the Commission. Elective courses may address a wide variety of real estate topics.
  • The maximum amount of Continuing Education credit awarded for any single course is four (4) hours.
  • A person who is issued a broker license (either by examination, reciprocity or reinstatement) does NOT have to take continuing education courses during the license period in which the license is issued. However, they must satisfy the CE requirement prior to the second renewal of the license.
  • Beginning July 1, 2006, all brokers-in-charge must complete a four classroom hour Broker-in-Charge Annual Review Course each full license period after being designated a broker-in-charge.