Upcoming Events At-A-Glance

To register for any of these events, please go to our CALENDAR

Webinar: Real Estate Advertising Compliance and the Law: Open to All, Advanced Registration RequiredMarch 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm | Online
Join our CEO, Sandy Carroll, on this live webinar as she discusses with you how to make sure your real estate advertising is not only effective, but also complaint with Mass Law and especially license law. 

DR Workgroup Committee Meeting: By Invitation  March 3 @ 2:00 p.m. | Board Office Conference Room
Create resources to assist DRs in the onboard training of their new agents and ongoing training resources for office meetings. Also suggest ways to help DRs connect with the Board.

Professional Standards Tribunal Training: Open to All, Advanced Registration Required. CALLING VOLUNTEERS!  March 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm | Board Office
Are you interested in the Professional Standards process of holding ethics and arbitration hearings?  Would you like to serve in the role of a Professional Standards panel member?  If you answered yes, this is for you! Fast paced and hands on! Stay for the committee meeting and lunch!

Professional Standards Committee – Local Option Review: Attend and be part of the Prof. Standards Committee   March 5 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm | Board Office
This one-hour meeting will be our opportunity to review local option policies, and to recommend any changes to the Board of Directors for implementation.  All are welcome to attend.

REALTOR® Community Service Planning – Open to All, Please RSVP CALLING VOLUNTEERS!  March 9th @ 9:30 a.m. | Board Office Conference Room
Join coordinator Cortney Dupont as we review the suggested fundraisers from the last brainstorming session, pick the top projects to work on in 2020, set up goals and teams and get our community outreach underway!

Classroom CE – 1031 Tax Deferred Exchanges RE27RC07  Open to All, Registration Required.  March 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm |  Board Office
We bring to you, the highly qualified, Robert Charland of Exchange Authority to speak with you about 1031 Tax Deferred Exchanges.  Put another tool in your toolbox of client service!

Contracts & Forms Workgroup Meeting: By Invitation, Input and suggestions by all encouraged! Email Sandy  March 31 @ 9:30 a.m. | Board Office
This group is annually appointed by the President to create, review and revise the standard forms developed by the Berkshire County Board of Realtors for its members. This year they are starting with a long list of to-dos!

Government Affairs and Town Monitor Kick Off Meeting CALLING VOLUNTEERS!  April 1 @ 2:00 p.m. | Board Office
This active group learns about local, state and national advocacy initiatives, decides what we should focus on in the year, works to ensure we have strong connections with our local government and reps.  All are welcome!

Webinar: USDA / Rural Loans  Open to All, Advanced Registration Required.  April 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm | Online
Jamie Pollard, lender at Academy Mortgage, will present with Sandy Carroll in this live webinar and will bring us insightful information on the USDA/Rural loan product and everything you’ll need to know to assist your buyers.

Classroom CE: RE10RC07 General Real Estate Laws and Regulations  Open to All, w/RegistrationApril 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm | MountainOne Bank, 93 Main Street North Adams, MA 01247
We’re bringing continuing education to North County!  Join Attorney, Mike Shepard to discuss General Real Estate Laws and Regulations including disclosures, escrow and much more.

Commercial Marketing Day in the Berkshires  Open to All, Advanced Registration Required.  April 28 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm | Board Office
Free! We’re hosting a regional commercial marketing day to help generate potential commercial deals, find investors, network with other brokers/investors from the local market as well as regional and national players.

Ombudsmen & Mediation Training  Open to All, Advanced Registration Required. CALLING VOLUNTEERS!  May 5 @ 9:30 am – 1:30 pm  | Board Office Conference Room
Ombudsmen and Mediators are used to resolve disputes by keeping the lines of communication open between REALTORS, their clients and colleagues.  Please consider learning techniques to help you excel at this vital task.

Classroom CE: RE36R05 Conducting Open Houses & Developing a Safety Plan  May 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm | Board Office
Peter West will review developing safety plan and dig into what you can do to help foster cyber security for you and your customers and clients.

Webinar CE: Commissioner in the Hot Seat with Kim Allard: MA Real Estate License Law and Regulations   May 28th from 6-8 p.m. | Online
Board of Registration Commissioner Kim Allard will join us for our next night webinar all about license law and the disciplinary action they have been handing out, the audits they have been conducting, and advertising, signs, teams and so much more. It will be an eye-opener and a way to keep your license intact and in good standing!

Legislative, Lender, Lawyer Best Practices Business Luncheon Wednesday, May 27th @ 11:30 a.m. | Berkshire Hills Country Club
Planning still underway, but hope to have a great update after leadership returns from Washington DC to advocate for property rights, roll out our best practice guide and have a panel of professionals talk about the issues.  Lawyers and lenders throughout the county will be invited to participate.

To register, please go to the CALENDAR