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Complimentary Realtor CE Seminars

APRIL 2021 CEU MARATHON

Provided by: Matthew J. Petriello, Esq.

Scheduled Seminars:
Friday April 9, 2021
Time Course Title Course ID CE Units Link
2:00 – 3:00 Fair Housing Act on Real Estate Transfers C20203198 1 Fair Housing CEU Click Here
3:10 – 4:10 Landlord/Tenant Issues in a RE Transfer C20202504 1 CORE CEU Click Here
4:20 – 5:20 Legal Issues Regarding an REO Transfer C20202907 1 CORE CEU Click Here
5:30 – 6:30 Legal Issues Regarding a Short Sale C20202908 1 CORE CEU Click Here
6:40 – 7:40 Real Estate Closings and Settlements C20202110 1 CORE CEU Click Here
Saturday April 10, 2021
Time Course Title Course ID CE Units Link
10:00 – 11:00 Ethical Issues – Buyer & Seller Agency C20202996 1 ETHICS CEU Click Here
11:10 – 12:10 Ethical Issues – Dual Agency & Trans Broker C20202990 1 ETHICS CEU Click Here
12:20 – 1:20 Realtor Sales Contract Primer C20201867 1 CORE CEU Click Here
1:30 – 2:30 Legal Issues Regarding Attorney Review C20202015 1 CORE CEU Click Here
2:40 – 3:40 Fair Housing act on Real Estate Transfers C20203198 1 Fair Housing CEU Click Here

 

All Classes Always Provided at No Charge to Our Realtor Partners

Fair Housing Act and Housing Discrimination Laws

This seminar will assist you in more fully understanding the effect of the Fair Housing Act and its progeny on real estate transfers in New Jersey. You will learn the basics of the Act, the classes of people it protects, the ethical restrictions on acts of Sellers, Landlords, Realtors, etc. and the prosecution tools of HUD and the Courts in enforcing the laws and regulations. Additionally, your instructor will advise you on types of Realtor behavior that are ethically prohibited and how to protect oneself from possible Fair Housing Act complaints. Lastly, the instructor will provide specific examples of fact patterns that do and do not rise to the level of discrimination under the Act.

Landlord/Tenant Legal Issues with Sales, 1 CEU - CORE

This seminar will assist you in more fully understanding the basics of Landlord/Tenant Law in the context of a Real Estate transfer.  You will learn how to read and understand the Realtor Form Contract tenancy provisions and compare and contrast to the New Jersey Anti-Eviction Act.  Additionally, your instructor will advise you on the custom contractual provisions which can protect both a Buyer and a Seller from miscommunications or undeliverable promises during Contract negotiations.  Lastly, the instructor will demonstrate, by example, the correct process of setting up a real estate contract when there are tenancy matters involved.

Realtor Sales Contract Primer, 1 CEU - CORE

This seminar will assist you in increasing familiarity with the Real Estate Sales Contract and Addenda.  Detailed review of contract clauses, responsibilities, contingencies and amendments will assist in completion of contracts based on individual client situation.

Legal Issues Regarding Attorney Review, 1 CEU - CORE

This seminar will assist you in more fully understanding the Attorney Review process in New Jersey.  You will learn about technical service and Contract terms regarding the review process.  Additionally, your instructor will advise you on the standard modification made to the Realtor Form Contract.  Furthermore, your instructor will advise you on common, but not standard, modifications to the Realtor Form Contract, such as Use and Occupancy Agreements, term changes from differing types of Sellers, etc.  Lastly, the instructor will advise you on the completion of attorney review and rights and duties of all parties as the Contract becomes binding.

Real Estate Closings and Settlements, 1 CEU - CORE

This seminar will assist you in more fully understanding the closing process in New Jersey.  You will learn how to read and understand Loan Estimates, Closing Disclosures and ALTA form Settlement Statements. Additionally, your instructor will advise you on the Consumer Financial Protraction Bureau rules that promulgated these forms.  Furthermore, your instructor will advise you on the National Association of Realtors position on the rule change as well as their influence upon the final rule.  Lastly, the instructor demonstrate, by example, a residential real estate closing from the Buyer’s and Seller’s perspective.

Legal Issues Regarding an REO Transfer, 1 CEU - CORE

This seminar will assist you in understanding the post-foreclosure sale process and the responsibilities of a Realtor with an REO transaction.   You will learn about Post Foreclosure Transactions (REOs) and how they affect you, the Buyer, and the Seller.  You will be able to identify when an REO is preferable and how to navigate through streams of documentation required for an REO purchase.  In addition, the REO Addendum and the differences in Contract terms, Buyer and Seller responsibilities and timelines will be detailed.

Legal Issues Regarding a Short Sale, 1 CEU - CORE

This seminar will assist you in understanding the legal requirements of a Short Sale.  You will learn about Pre Foreclosure Transactions and Short Sales and how they affect you, the Buyer, and the Seller.  You will be able to identify when a Short Sale is feasible and how to navigate through streams of documentation required by lender.  In addition, the differences in Contract terms, Buyer and Seller responsibilities and timelines will be described.

Short Sale & REO Opportunities, 2 CEU - Elective

This seminar will assist you in growing your client base through knowledge of an ever growing and challenging foreclosure environment.  You will learn about Pre and Post Foreclosure Transactions (Short Sales & REOs) and how they affect you, the Buyer, and the Seller.  You will be able to identify when a Short Sale is feasible and how to navigate through streams of documentation required with either a Short Sale or REO purchase.  In addition, the differences in Contract terms, Buyer and Seller responsibilities and timelines will be described.

Ethical Issues Regarding RE Relationships – Buyer’s & Seller’s Agent, 1 CEU – ETHICS

This seminar will assist you in more fully understanding the ethical implications and possible ethical issues regarding Real Estate Relationships, specifically Buyer’s Agent and Seller’s Agent.  You will learn how to read and understand the New Jersey Association of Realtors Consumer Information Statement on Buyer and Seller Agency.  Additionally, you will be exposed to and advised on the form, substance and ethical issues regarding signed documents.  Furthermore, you will be advised on the form, substance and ethical issues regarding the form Listing Agreement and form Buyer’s Agreement from NJAR.  Lastly, by way of example, we will demonstrate some additional documents that have been produced by various real estate brokerages and help to curb ethical exposure and liability regarding other affiliated business such as affiliated lender and title companies.

Ethical Issues Regarding Dual Agency & Transaction Brokers, 1 CEU – ETHICS

This seminar will assist you in more fully understanding the ethical implications and possible ethical issues regarding Dual Agency and working as a Transaction Broker.  You will learn how to read and understand the New Jersey Association of Realtors Consumer Information Statement on Dual Agency and Transaction Brokers.  Additionally, you will be exposed to and advised on the form, substance and ethical issues regarding the two dual agency consent documents for both the Buyer and the Seller.  Furthermore, you will be advised on the form, substance and ethical issues regarding the form Listing Agreement and form Buyer’s Agreement from NJAR as they relate to Dual Agency.  Lastly, by way of example, we will demonstrate some additional documents that have been produced by various real estate brokerages and help to curb ethical exposure and liability regarding other affiliated business such as affiliated lender and title companies.