Upcoming Continuing Education Classes: February – April

We have some fantastic continuing education and wonderful instructors set on the calendar.  To register for any or all of these programs,

Stay out of REALTOR Jail! Mass Real Estate Laws and Regulations
February 27: 9-11:00 a.m.

Instructor: Linda Kody

We have all heard of “Buyer Beware”, but maybe it’s time for “Broker/Agent Beware! When we talk about staying out of Real Estate Jail, do we all know what we need to know! The market is changing. Buyers and Sellers may be getting frustrated. This class will cover the Massachusetts License Laws & Regulations, with a little bit of Anti-Trust, Respa and Fair Housing added to keep you all out of Real Estate Jail. RE08RC12: Massachusetts Real Estate License Law and Regulations. Thanks to our sponsor, the Pittsfield Cooperative Bank.

Due Diligence in Seller Representation
March 14: 9-11:00 a.m.

Instructor: Linda Kody

As a seller’s representative your due diligence and allegiance is to the seller.  But do you know what your limitations are, and what required representations you must make to ALL parties involved in a purchase transaction?  This course will outline some of the common errors seen as it relates to the aspect of due diligence as defined by the courts in the Commonwealth and the National Association of REALTORS Code of Ethics.

Thanks to our sponsor, Adams Community Bank!

Technology and Real Estate Brokerage
April 4: 9-11:00 a.m.

Instructor: Sandy Carroll

Reduce risk when working electronically and discover electronic portfolio management, disclosure regulations and more. Topics include: Real estate uses of technology, Compliance Disclosures, Fair Housing considerations across all digital content, Broker Policies, state and federal laws related to email, website and communication requirements, Use of images/photography, Drones, Safeguarding Consumer Data Privacy policy, Written Information Security Plan (WISP), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Wire Fraud, Social media/video, the Dark side of Technology, Managing risks and emerging technology related to real estate. Thanks to our sponsor, Greylock Credit Union