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Complimentary Realtor CE Seminars

First Wednesday of the Month Starting at 6:00 PM
in Our Wayne Office Training Room
Scheduled Seminars:
Date – Wednesday Course Title Course ID CE Credit
June 1, 2022 Legal Issues Regarding ESTATES – NEW C20203900 1 CORE CEU
July 6, 2022 Legal Issues Regarding SOLAR PANELS – NEW C20203899 1 CORE CEU
August 3, 2022 Legal Issues Regarding Attorney Review C20202015 1 CORE CEU
September 7, 2022 Ethical Issues – Buyer’s Agent & Seller’s Agent C20202996 1 ETHICS CEU
October 5, 2022 Ethical Issues – Dual Agency/Trans Brokers C20202996 1 ETHICS CEU
November 2, 2022 Legal Issues Regarding Closings & Settlements C20202110 1 CRORE CEU
December 7, 2022 Ethical Issues Regarding Fair Housing Act
Real Estate Transfers
C20203198 1 FAIR HOUSING
CEU

This seminar will assist you in more fully understanding the effects of Estates on a real estate transfer in New Jersey. You will learn about the process of the initial Estate documents that have an effect on real estate transfers such as a Will or Power of Attorney. Additionally, the instructor will review the Surrogate process that allows parties and realtors to transfer a property following the passing of an individual such as Letters of Administration or Letters Testamentary. Furthermore, the instructor will review the process of a Seller for the Inheritance Tax Waiver (or related escrow) that is necessary to transfer a property in an estate.

This seminar will assist you in more fully understanding the effects of Solar Panels on real estate transfers in New Jersey. You will learn the preliminary documents, agreements and procedures when solar panels are present on a home. Additionally, you will learn the effects of the Uniform Commercial Code (and its related title issues) on these types of homes. Furthermore, the instructor will review the Realtor form amendment and the standard modifications to same on a case by case basis. Lastly, the instructor will describe the differing processes when the solar is owned, financed or leased.

This seminar will assist you in more fully understanding the effects of Underground Storage Tanks on real estate transfers. This seminar will firstly describe the basic provisions of the Real Estate Form Contract in detail. The instructor will describe the steps in legally removing an UST from a property. He will then detail the difference in procedures as to whether or not contamination was found. If contamination is at issue, the instructor will describe the process of obtaining the No Further Action Letter from the NJDEP. Additionally, the instructor will describe the various Contract provision settlements regarding closing with a UST in place (escrows, undertaking agreements, etc.)

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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