Unless otherwise noted, all classes are held at the GSAR offices at 5958 East Taft Rd., N. Syracuse, NY 13212.
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CANCELLATIONS: Requests for cancellation must be received in writing no later than 72 hours prior to the class to avoid a $25 penalty.
REFUNDS: If a written cancellation request is received less than 72 hours prior to the course start date, a refund less a $25 processing fee will be granted. No refunds will be granted after the start date of the course. NO EXCEPTIONS. Send cancellation requests to firstname.lastname@example.org
(E) - Course Fulfills NAR's Ethics Requirements - The new Code of Ethics cycle began January 1, 2017 and ends December 31, 2018
(FH) - Course Fulfills DOS Fair Housing Requirement - Required: 3.0 hours for each license renewal
(A) - Course fulfills DOS agency requirement - Required: 2.0 hours for the first license renewal, 1.0 hour for each renewal thereafter
2017-18 Education Schedule
(E, A) Mandatory Ethics & Local Association Training with Don Radke
Dec. 12, 9:00am - 1:00pm 4Hrs CE $20 for GSAR members/$60 for non-members
Are you "living by the Code"? The REALTOR® Code of Ethics is your pathway to professionalism and adhering to the Code is what separates you, as a REALTOR®, from other real estate professionals. Your instructor will review: changes to the Code of Ethics; your duties to clients, customers, the public and REALTORS; the professional standards process. REALTORS® are required to complete ethics training of not less than 2 hours, 30 min. of instructional time within each ethics training cycle. This course meets the specific learning objectives and criteria established by the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION of REALTORS®.
From Purchase Offer to Closing - A Legal Perspective with Rob Carter, Esq.
Dec. 13, 9:00am - 1:00pm 4Hrs CE $48 for GSAR members/$60 for non-members
From a legal perspective, attorney Robert Carter will discuss what happens between purchase offer acceptance and the closing and how issues that arise in the contract, title documents, the mortgage commitment, etc. affect both the buying & selling sides of the transaction.
(E) Grievance, Arbitration and Procuring Cause with Fran Carroll
January 10, 9:00am-12:00pm 3HRS CE $36 for GSAR members/ $45 for Non-members
Exactly what is procuring cause? Learn how procuring cause is determined as your instructor discusses the grievance and arbitration process. This course satisfies the NAR Code of Ethics training requirement.
Fair Housing - It's Everyone's Right with Don Radke
January 25, 9:00am-12:00pm 3HRS CE $36 for GSAR members/ $45 for Non-members
(E) (A) Ethics for REALTORS
February 15, 9:00am-12:00pm 3HRS CE $36 for GSAR members/ $45 for Non-members
As the Appraiser Sees It I: Selecting Comparables with Jane Mostow
February 27, 9:00am-12:30pm 3.5 HRS CE $42 for GSAR members/$53 for non-members
This course is designed as an introduction to the principles of appraisal practice as it relates to the sale of real property. Choosing comparable properties for the appraisal analysis will be discussed. You will learn about housing styles, components of the property inspection, and how location (e.g., town, school district) affects the appraised value of a property.
As the Appraiser Sees It II: Data Collection & Analysis with Jane Mostow
February 27, 1:00pm-4:30pm 3.5 HRS CE $42 for GSAR members/$53 for non-members
A continuation of “As the Appraiser Sees It: I”. This class will increase your understanding of the appraisal process. The instructor will focus on the importance of proper information gathering and recording, requirements for the secondary market, how to read and interpret appraisal reports, and how to refute an appraisal. Upon completion of this course, you will be better able to effectively communicate with the appraiser