Live Massachusetts Real Estate Continuing Education Classes - 2 credits each, Berkshire County MA

Live CE – April & May

The Board Office is offering several 2 hour credit continuing education programs over the course of the next few weeks – all classes will be held in the Board Office Conference Room.  Seating is limited to 36, please register ASAP to reserve your space.  You may register for one, for all, or for any number in between!  FREE* to Berkshire County Board of REALTORS members, $30 for all others.

Lunch and Learn:  The Appraisal Process – Thursday, April 26th:  11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. lunch with Q&A will be served. Instructor: Dan Gastle, Jr. of IREM Solutions will be on hand to bring us through the Appraisal process from start to finish. Join Dan during the lunch/Q&A session to ask him your specifics.  Dan has been at IREM Solutions for approximately three years as Chief Appraiser. Prior to joining IREM, he dedicated 20 years to his family business specializing in appraisal review and complex properties.  Hosted by NBT Bank.

Brokerage Relationships – Friday, April 27th:  9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.  Join Sandy Carroll and Peter West as they discuss different types of Agency relationships; disclosure requirements and corresponding fiduciary duties.  Sponsored by Adams Community Bank.

Comparable Market Analysis – Friday, April 27th:  11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.  Peter West presents this CMA program and will discuss approaches to values; how CMA’s are used and will provide an overview of Realtor Property Resource (RPR).  Sponsored by Adams Community BankThis class is currently full.  Please call the Board Office at 413-442-8049 to be placed on a wait-list.  If you are registered and unable to attend, please call staff so we may contact a wait-listed member to fill your seat.  Thank you!

Conducting Open Houses and Developing a Safety Plan – Wednesday, May 23rd:  9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.  Come hear from Sandy Carroll and Andy Perenick, about ways to host your open houses, market with success and remain safe while doing so. Great real life experiences will be shared and there may even be a guest appearance from the men and women in blue!  Sponsored by Movement Mortgage.

Real Estate Brokerage Professional Ethics – Wednesday, May 23rd:  11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  Sue O’Brien, will be teaching this professional ethics class. Every 2 years, all REALTORS are required to take this program. The current cycle ends on December 31, 2018. Come learn about the history of the code, review some case studies and interact with Q&A about the whole professional standards process. (Please note: this class is 2 1/2 hours in length).  Sponsored by Movement Mortgage.

*Please note:  Classes are offered for free to BCBR members.  However, if you register and fail to attend a class without providing at least 24 hours written notice, a fee of $30 will be charged for each class missed.  We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your understanding.  With limited seating it is otherwise unfair to those who wanted to attend but could not.  Thank you!