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Maine Real Estate Continuing Education - Live Classes

New classes are always being scheduled.  We guarantee more classes than you’ll need and they are always topics you want; always taught by experts in their field.  Check our web site frequently for these offerings as they often fill up within days of being announced!

The live classes are usually free and the online classes are always available and you get your credit certificate the instant you finish.

Our classes are worth waiting for.  Why go anywhere else?

 

Recent Testimonial:

"I couldn't let another moment pass without thanking Geoff MacLean for his time spent with us...  I left there admiring what a great job you did of drilling information into our new or seasoned skulls in an entertaining way. The next day, I overheard 3-4 agents in a circle talking about you. Sentences like, "It's like he was born for his job!" "How can he make something as boring as the Form 3 into an engaging class?!" etc

Upcoming Live Continuing Education Classes:

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Information Security Today
Husson University Westbrook Campus

This power point presentation and interactive lecture style class will educate you about the different ways that digital scammers are trying to get your sensitive information, will familiarize you with their tactics, and will teach you how to spot and avoid email and internet fraud as it targets the real estate industry. Class participants will by the end of this course be able to present an advanced understanding of phishing techniques with specific emphasis on spoofing and wire fraud as it pertains to the real estate industry. Participants will be able to identify areas of email considered suspect and utilize safe techniques for determining the legitimacy of emails received. Participants will develop and retain a better understanding of information privacy when dealing with the management and digital transmission of sensitive/confidential data. Participants will be able to identify various forms of malware, how each type spreads through a work environment and will understand how harmful software is transmitted. Finally, participants will be able to demonstrate an understanding of internal and external security as it pertains to their field of business.

Instructor: Michael Wilford, CCNA, MCSE, A+, NET+, SEC+, CJIS
9/24/19, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Maine Real Estate: 3 clock hours
SOLD OUT
FREE
Free!! Compliments of Laura D'Andrea of CMG Financial and Red Door Title!

Core Course for Brokers & Associate Brokers - 3
PeoplesChoice Credit Union, Saco, ME

A basic element of a successful real estate transaction is communication. It is imperative that the consumer and licensee understand their relationship and the services that will be part of that relationship. The Real Estate Brokerage Relationships Form is a tool (required in most cases) to assist licensees and consumers in a discussion and ultimate understanding of the customer or client relationship. In addition, this program will cover advertising rules. Methods of advertising have changed with technological advance but the rules still apply. Are you in compliance?

Instructor: Ed Getty,GRI,CRS
9/25/19, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Maine Real Estate: 3 clock hours
SOLD OUT
FREE
Free!! Compliments of PeoplesChoice Credit Union!

The Truth Behind The Title
UMaine Augusta - BANGOR Campus

Just what does a title company do? And why should licensees care? Let Matthew J. McDonald, attorney and owner of Cumberland Title Services, guide you through the basics of title insurance. This 3 clock hour credit course will provide just what you need to know to successfully guide your home-buying clients through the closing process. After completion of this class, licensees will have a broader understanding of the role and function of a title company in a real estate transaction. Attendees will be able to: *Recognize the tools that a title company uses, such as deeds and MLIs *Calculate tax pro rations *Recognize what circumstances can stop a closing *Describe solutions for various title issues.

Instructor: Matthew McDonald
9/25/19, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Maine Real Estate: 3 clock hours
SOLD OUT
FREE
Free! Compliments of Derek Hebert of University Credit Union and Cumberland Title!

Pricing and Offer Strategies in a Shifting Market
Residential Mortgage Service 318 South River Road Bedford, NH 03110

Understanding pricing and offer strategies are critical elements that a real estate professional needs to understand in order to advise their clients properly on pricing their properties and for buyers in writing an appropriate offer. This three-hour course outlines the fundamental aspects of determining a pricing/offer strategy.

Instructor: Alan Rice
9/26/19, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Maine Real Estate: 3 clock hours
NH Real Estate: 3 CEUs
SOLD OUT
FREE
Free!! Compliments of The Real Estate Learning Group and RMS!

Understanding Credit Reporting
MPX - 2301 Congress St Portland

This course will provide Real Estate Professionals with an overview of the role that one's credit history plays in getting financing in today's lending market. Those in the Real Estate Profession with an understanding of how credit scores are computed, and how they impact financing for their clients will put them in a better position in aiding buyers to become better prepared to obtain the best financing available when they decide to buy a home.

Instructor: Don Cohen
10/3/19, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Maine Real Estate: 3 clock hours
NH Real Estate: 3 CEUs
FREE
Free!! Compliments of Infinity Federal Credit Union and Treworgy & Baldacci!

Appraisals and Lending: What You Need to Know!
Focused Property Inspections, Gorham, ME

In this two-part program, the objective is to educate brokers on appraisal practice and other aspects of the financing process that come up in day to day transactions. Some of them are designed to help the brokers while they are negotiating the purchase and sale agreement with the buyers and others go into detail of what a credit profile is. There are also a few items that show the real estate agent what the borrower must do at the very end of the disclosure process and finally how to get rid of mortgage insurance. All of this from Senior Loan Officer, Robert Staab.

Instructor: Robert Staab
10/11/19, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Maine Real Estate: 3 clock hours
SOLD OUT
FREE
Free!! Compliments of Focused Property Inspections!

Appraisals and Lending: What You Need to Know!
Husson University Westbrook Campus

In this two-part program, the objective is to educate brokers on appraisal practice and other aspects of the financing process that come up in day to day transactions. Some of them are designed to help the brokers while they are negotiating the purchase and sale agreement with the buyers and others go into detail of what a credit profile is. There are also a few items that show the real estate agent what the borrower must do at the very end of the disclosure process and finally how to get rid of mortgage insurance. All of this from Senior Loan Officer, Robert Staab.


Instructor: Robert Staab
10/16/19, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Maine Real Estate: 3 clock hours
SOLD OUT
FREE
Free!! Compliments of Corey at Treworgy-Baldacci!

Core Course for Designated Brokers 3
Husson University Westbrook Campus

This is a three-part program briefly covering the revised statutes of the Real Estate Brokerage Act followed by a review of the responsibilities of the designated broker and in-depth coverage of select issued identified by the Commission. Designated Brokers will understand that they must create policies and procedures to effectively supervise the activities of the company and everyone affiliated with it. THIS IS THE REQUIRED CORE COURSE FOR DESIGNATED BROKER LICENSE ACTIVATIONS AND RENEWALS ON AND AFTER 04/01/19. Brokers and Associate Brokers are encouraged to take this course as well as Designated Brokers.

Instructor: Geoff MacLean
10/16/19, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Maine Real Estate: 3 clock hours
$25.00
Payable by credit card at checkout.

Code of Ethics
Focused Property Inspections, Gorham, ME

Fulfills the REALTORS Ethics requirement due by 12/31/2020. Have you ever met someone that has had a problem with a real estate agent?? Adherence to a Code of Ethics would reduce these issues. Join us for a lively review of the Articles of the Code of Ethics.

Instructor: Geoff MacLean
10/25/19, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Maine Real Estate: 3 clock hours
NH Real Estate: 3 CEUs
SOLD OUT
FREE
Free!! Compliments of Focused Property Inspections!

Information Security Today
Husson University Westbrook Campus

This power point presentation and interactive lecture style class will educate you about the different ways that digital scammers are trying to get your sensitive information, will familiarize you with their tactics, and will teach you how to spot and avoid email and internet fraud as it targets the real estate industry. Class participants will by the end of this course be able to present an advanced understanding of phishing techniques with specific emphasis on spoofing and wire fraud as it pertains to the real estate industry. Participants will be able to identify areas of email considered suspect and utilize safe techniques for determining the legitimacy of emails received. Participants will develop and retain a better understanding of information privacy when dealing with the management and digital transmission of sensitive/confidential data. Participants will be able to identify various forms of malware, how each type spreads through a work environment and will understand how harmful software is transmitted. Finally, participants will be able to demonstrate an understanding of internal and external security as it pertains to their field of business.

Instructor: Michael Wilford, CCNA, MCSE, A+, NET+, SEC+, CJIS
10/30/19, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Maine Real Estate: 3 clock hours
SOLD OUT
FREE
Free!! Compliments of Katrina DiBiase of Northstar Mortgage Solutions and Red Door Title!

Road Map to Homeownership in Today's Lending Environment
MPX - 2301 Congress St Portland

This course will provide an overview for Real Estate professionals on how lending changes have impacted the process for their home-buyer clients. Since the financing crisis 10 years ago, lenders and secondary market investors have made changes in an attempt to prevent the hardships that resulted. These changes include tighter qualifying requirements, changes to certain loan programs and products, and requirements that lenders must now consider in making a lending decision.

Instructor: Don Cohen
11/5/19, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Maine Real Estate: 3 clock hours
FREE
Free!! Compliments of Infinity Federal Credit Union and Stewart Title!

Appraisals and Lending: What You Need to Know!
The Daniel Hotel - Brunswick

In this two-part program, the objective is to educate brokers on appraisal practice and other aspects of the financing process that come up in day to day transactions. Some of them are designed to help the brokers while they are negotiating the purchase and sale agreement with the buyers and others go into detail of what a credit profile is. There are also a few items that show the real estate agent what the borrower must do at the very end of the disclosure process and finally how to get rid of mortgage insurance. All of this from Senior Loan Officer, Robert Staab.

Instructor: Robert Staab
11/6/19, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Maine Real Estate: 3 clock hours
FREE
Free! Compliments of Robert Staab of Northpoint Mortgage and Red Door Title! A cocktail reception will follow the class.

Information Security Today
Focused Property Inspections, Gorham, ME

Presented by Michael Wilford, CCNA, MCSE, A+, NET+, SEC+, CJIS this power point presentation and interactive lecture style class will educate you about the different ways that digital scammers are trying to get your sensitive information, will familiarize you with their tactics, and will teach you how to spot and avoid email and internet fraud as it targets the real estate industry. Class participants will by the end of this course be able to present an advanced understanding of phishing techniques with specific emphasis on spoofing and wire fraud as it pertains to the real estate industry. Participants will be able to identify areas of email considered suspect and utilize safe techniques for determining the legitimacy of emails received. Participants will develop and retain a better understanding of information privacy when dealing with the management and digital transmission of sensitive/confidential data. Participants will be able to identify various forms of malware, how each type spreads through a work environment and will understand how harmful software is transmitted. Finally, participants will be able to demonstrate an understanding of internal and external security as it pertains to their field of business.

Instructor: Michael Wilford, CCNA, MCSE, A+, NET+, SEC+, CJIS
11/8/19, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Maine Real Estate: 3 clock hours
FREE
Free!! Compliments of Focused Property Inspections!!

Core Course for Brokers & Associate Brokers - 3
PeoplesChoice Credit Union, Saco, ME

A basic element of a successful real estate transaction is communication. It is imperative that the consumer and licensee understand their relationship and the services that will be part of that relationship. The Real Estate Brokerage Relationships Form is a tool (required in most cases) to assist licensees and consumers in a discussion and ultimate understanding of the customer or client relationship. In addition, this program will cover advertising rules. Methods of advertising have changed with technological advance but the rules still apply. Are you in compliance?

Instructor: Geoff MacLean
11/14/19, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Maine Real Estate: 3 clock hours
SOLD OUT
FREE
Free!! Compliments of PeoplesChoice Credit Union!

Code of Ethics
Husson University Westbrook Campus









Fulfills the REALTORS Ethics requirement due by 12/31/2020. Have you ever met someone that has had a problem with a real estate agent?? Adherence to a Code of Ethics would reduce these issues. Join us for a lively review of the Articles of the Code of Ethics.


Instructor: Ed Getty,GRI,CRS
11/21/19, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Maine Real Estate: 3 clock hours
NH Real Estate: 3 CEUs
FREE
Free!! Compliments of Servpro, F.A. Peabody Insurance & Acadia Lending!!

Beyond the Purchase and Sale Agreement
Focused Property Inspections, Gorham, ME

Addenda, clause library and Multiple Offer Guidelines -- these tools are available to guide you as you prepare offers on behalf of your clients. If you ever find yourself confused about which REALTOR addendum to use or how to fill in the blanks, then this is the class for you! We will also explore the REALTOR clause library and discuss the importance of avoiding the unauthorized practice of law. Take this opportunity to refresh yourself on options available to your clients -- buyers and sellers -- when presented with a multiple offer situation. Note: The Maine Real Estate Commission has approved this class for continuing education credit; this does not imply its approval or endorsement of Zip Forms.

Instructor: Ed Getty,GRI,CRS
11/22/19, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Maine Real Estate: 3 clock hours
FREE
Free!! Compliments of Focused Property Inspections!