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GREC Trust Account

Class Time: Daytime

GREC Trust Account: 20.00

Location: Atlanta REALTORS® Center

Duration: 11/13/2019-11/13/2019

Instructor: Judge Parker

Class Schedule
Dates
Day
Time

11/13/2019

Wed

9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Description
This course contains pertinent information relating to Georgia guidelines for trust accounts and is appropriate for brokers who manage an office, licensees who receive earnest money in a transaction. 6 CE credits for $20 is the best deal in town!
Instructor Bio

Judge Parker

Judge earned his real estate license in 1998 and broker license in 2001. While actively selling real estate, Judge achieved annual sales high enough to place him in the Multi–Million Dollar Sales Club. Judge has handled real estate transactions in numerous areas, including first-time buyers, investment properties, foreclosures, residential resales, luxury homes and commercial resales.

Do Covenants Protect or Restrict?

Class Time: Daytime

Member | Standard Registration: 49.00

Non-Member | Standard Registration: 59.00

Location: Lazega & Johanson, LLC

Duration: 11/13/2019-11/13/2019

Instructor: Jamie Lyons

Class Schedule
Dates
Day
Time

11/13/2019

Wed

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Class Description

You will learn and understand the different legal structures of communities in Georgia, including communities with no covenants, communities with covenants and voluntary associations, and mandatory membership subdivisions and condominiums. You will learn what legal documents are necessary to create each type of community and examine the relationship between the corporation, the community members and the covenants. We also will discuss what must be done to terminate a community association and a corporation.

Parking at Lazega & Johanson (1510 Ellsworth Industrial Blvd. Building 2, Suite 30, Atlanta, GA 30318)
Please use the south entrance to the parking lot and park on the left side of the building. There will be directional signs to show you the way to the classroom.
Contact number: 404-350-1192

Please Note: If you have previously taken this course, the Georgia Real Estate Commission requires 366 days before you can receive credit.

Instructor Bio

Jamie Lyons, Esq.

Jamie Lyons, a partner with Lazega & Johanson, is a veteran Community Association Attorney. Licensed in 1994 as an instructor of the Georgia Real Estate Commission, Jamie has taught the Community Association Management pre-licensing course since its inception in 1996 and has received awards for her excellent programs. Jamie also regularly teaches for the Atlanta REALTORS® Association and her law firm’s school about timely topics in the community association and real estate industries.

Because I Said So: Roles of Declarant-Appointed, Owner-Elected Boards & CAM

Class Time: Daytime

Member | Standard Registration: 49.00

Non-Member | Standard Registration: 59.00

Location: Lazega & Johanson, LLC

Duration: 11/13/2019-11/13/2019

Instructor: Jamie Lyons

Class Schedule
Dates
Day
Time

11/13/2019

Wed

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Class Description

You will learn about the transition process and turnover from the declarant-appointed board to the owner-elected board of directors as described in Georgia law. You will be able to identify how the declarant is treated after turnover and what special rights or obligations the declarant retains after no longer appointing and removing the board members. You will compare and contrast the roles of the board members, the officers, the community manager and other employees or independent contractors.

Parking at Lazega & Johanson (1510 Ellsworth Industrial Blvd. Building 2, Suite 30, Atlanta, GA 30318)
Please use the south entrance to the parking lot and park on the left side of the building. There will be directional signs to show you the way to the classroom.
Contact number: 404-350-1192

Please Note: If you have previously taken this course, the Georgia Real Estate Commission requires 366 days before you can receive credit.

Instructor Bio

Jamie Lyons, Esq.

Jamie Lyons, a partner with Lazega & Johanson, is a veteran Community Association Attorney. Licensed in 1994 as an instructor of the Georgia Real Estate Commission, Jamie has taught the Community Association Management pre-licensing course since its inception in 1996 and has received awards for her excellent programs. Jamie also regularly teaches for the Atlanta REALTORS® Association and her law firm’s school about timely topics in the community association and real estate industries.

The Adams Family Reunion & Scrapbook: CAM Board & Owner Meetings and CAM Paperwork

Class Time: Daytime

Member | Advanced Registration: 39.00

Non-Member | Advanced Registration: 49.00

Location: Lazega & Johanson, LLC

Duration: 11/14/2019-11/14/2019

Instructor: Jamie Lyons

Class Schedule
Dates
Day
Time

11/14/2019

Thu

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Class Description

You will create forms (notices, proxies, agendas and other meeting documents) to use in your practice. You will learn quorum and voting requirements and parliamentary procedures for board and owner meetings. You also will be introduced to the numerous books and records a corporation is required to keep pursuant to Georgia law and will learn which items corporate members are permitted to inspect and copy and procedures under the law for membership inspection of records.

Parking at Lazega & Johanson (1510 Ellsworth Industrial Blvd. Building 2, Suite 30, Atlanta, GA 30318)
Please use the south entrance to the parking lot and park on the left side of the building. There will be directional signs to show you the way to the classroom.
Contact number: 404-350-1192

Please Note: If you have previously taken this course, the Georgia Real Estate Commission requires 366 days before you can receive credit.

Instructor Bio

Jamie Lyons, Esq.

Jamie Lyons, a partner with Lazega & Johanson, is a veteran Community Association Attorney. Licensed in 1994 as an instructor of the Georgia Real Estate Commission, Jamie has taught the Community Association Management pre-licensing course since its inception in 1996 and has received awards for her excellent programs. Jamie also regularly teaches for the Atlanta REALTORS® Association and her law firm’s school about timely topics in the community association and real estate industries.

Who Wants to be a Millionaire? CAM Finances

Class Time: Daytime

Member | Advanced Registration: 39.00

Non-Member | Advanced Registration: 49.00

Location: Lazega & Johanson, LLC

Duration: 11/14/2019-11/14/2019

Instructor: Jamie Lyons

Class Schedule
Dates
Day
Time

11/14/2019

Thu

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Class Description

You will learn to create operating and capital reserve budgets, how to evaluate a debtor for potential collections and what to expect when litigating a collection matter. You also will learn how the Federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act may regulate their actions.

Parking at Lazega & Johanson (1510 Ellsworth Industrial Blvd. Building 2, Suite 30, Atlanta, GA 30318)
Please use the south entrance to the parking lot and park on the left side of the building. There will be directional signs to show you the way to the classroom.
Contact number: 404-350-1192

Please Note: If you have previously taken this course, the Georgia Real Estate Commission requires 366 days before you can receive credit.

Instructor Bio

Jamie Lyons, Esq.

Jamie Lyons, a partner with Lazega & Johanson, is a veteran Community Association Attorney. Licensed in 1994 as an instructor of the Georgia Real Estate Commission, Jamie has taught the Community Association Management pre-licensing course since its inception in 1996 and has received awards for her excellent programs. Jamie also regularly teaches for the Atlanta REALTORS® Association and her law firm’s school about timely topics in the community association and real estate industries.

Better to Be Safe than Sorry: Community Maintenance, Repair & Insurance

Class Time: Daytime

Member | Advanced Registration: 39.00

Non-Member | Advanced Registration: 49.00

Location: Lazega & Johanson, LLC

Duration: 11/15/2019-11/15/2019

Instructor: Jamie Lyons

Class Schedule
Dates
Day
Time

11/15/2019

Fri

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Class Description

You will distinguish between association and owner maintenance obligations and be introduced to the process of selecting vendors, working through a bid process and negotiating contract provisions for association maintenance and repair obligations. You will compare and contrast insurance requirements for different types of community associations and evaluate an association's maintenance and repair obligations when there is no insurance coverage and when there is coverage. Lastly, you will explore how to successfully resolve materialmens lien disputes and contract disputes according to Georgia's Right to Repair Act.

Parking at Lazega & Johanson (1510 Ellsworth Industrial Blvd. Building 2, Suite 30, Atlanta, GA 30318)
Please use the south entrance to the parking lot and park on the left side of the building. There will be directional signs to show you the way to the classroom.
Contact number: 404-350-1192

Please Note: If you have previously taken this course, the Georgia Real Estate Commission requires 366 days before you can receive credit.

Instructor Bio

Jamie Lyons, Esq.

Jamie Lyons, a partner with Lazega & Johanson, is a veteran Community Association Attorney. Licensed in 1994 as an instructor of the Georgia Real Estate Commission, Jamie has taught the Community Association Management pre-licensing course since its inception in 1996 and has received awards for her excellent programs. Jamie also regularly teaches for the Atlanta REALTORS® Association and her law firm’s school about timely topics in the community association and real estate industries.

Extreme Home Makeover: Enforcing Use Restrictions & Architectural Controls in CAM

Class Time: Daytime

Member | Advanced Registration: 39.00

Non-Member | Advanced Registration: 49.00

Location: Lazega & Johanson, LLC

Duration: 11/15/2019-11/15/2019

Instructor: Jamie Lyons

Class Schedule
Dates
Day
Time

11/15/2019

Fri

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Class Description

You will review different types of enforcement mechanisms permitted by community association covenants and common defenses usually raised against these enforcement procedures. Additionally, you will learn about federal laws regulating enforcement issues in community associations, such as the Telecommunications Act of 1996 and the Fair Housing Act.

Parking at Lazega & Johanson (1510 Ellsworth Industrial Blvd. Building 2, Suite 30, Atlanta, GA 30318)
Please use the south entrance to the parking lot and park on the left side of the building. There will be directional signs to show you the way to the classroom.
Contact number: 404-350-1192

Please Note: If you have previously taken this course, the Georgia Real Estate Commission requires 366 days before you can receive credit.

Instructor Bio

Jamie Lyons, Esq.

Jamie Lyons, a partner with Lazega & Johanson, is a veteran Community Association Attorney. Licensed in 1994 as an instructor of the Georgia Real Estate Commission, Jamie has taught the Community Association Management pre-licensing course since its inception in 1996 and has received awards for her excellent programs. Jamie also regularly teaches for the Atlanta REALTORS® Association and her law firm’s school about timely topics in the community association and real estate industries.

Jump Start | 24 Hour CE Series

Class Time: Daytime

Member | Advance Registration: 160.00

Non-Member | Advance Registration: 185.00

Location: Atlanta REALTORS® Center

Duration: 11/18/2019-11/22/2019

Instructor: Joi Bostic

Class Schedule
Dates
Day
Time

11/18/2019

Mon

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

11/19/2019

Tue

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

11/19/2019

Tue

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

11/21/2019

Thu

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

11/21/2019

Thu

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

11/22/2019

Fri

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

11/22/2019

Fri

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Class Description

This series of courses will rejuvenate your career on the road to success. You will learn how to obtain clients; effectively work with and represent buyers and sellers; negotiate desirable terms; price property properly; and utilize contract forms shrewdly. As a bonus, by the completion of this series, you will have fulfilled your license law requirement. So get ready to move ahead with Jump Start!

Please Note: If you have previously taken this course, the Georgia Real Estate Commission requires 366 days before you can receive credit.

Instructor Bio

Joi Bostic

Since Joi Bostic was a little girl, everyone around her would say that she would grow up to teach others. Although she would hold classes with her dolls and stuffed animals, she resisted and protested against a career as a teacher. Her formal education had her on track to enter corporate America in the area of marketing management. However, after college, Joi finally followed her “true calling” and entered the classroom in 1988. Since then she has taught college credit courses, traveled the country delivering workshops and seminars and designed hundreds of courses and workshops. Joi has earned a reputation for Real Estate training as being a thorough, easy-to-understand instructor with humor and practical application. Recently, Joi completed and was awarded the REEA Gold Standard Instructor Certification. Joi’s goal in instructing is to ensure that learning takes place in an enjoyable safe environment and each student walks away with an understanding of the material.

Becoming a Listing Specialist

Class Time: Daytime

Member | Advance Registration: 39.00

Non-Member | Advance Registration: 49.00

Location: Atlanta REALTORS® Center

Duration: 11/18/2019-11/18/2019

Instructor: Joi Bostic

Class Schedule
Dates
Day
Time

11/18/2019

Mon

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Class Description

This program exposes you to techniques of acquiring listings, marketing property and managing sellers. Consultative selling is covered in relation to working with sellers.

Please Note: If you have previously taken this course, the Georgia Real Estate Commission requires 366 days before you can receive credit.

Instructor Bio

Joi Bostic

Since Joi Bostic was a little girl, everyone around her would say that she would grow up to teach others. Although she would hold classes with her dolls and stuffed animals, she resisted and protested against a career as a teacher. Her formal education had her on track to enter corporate America in the area of marketing management. However, after college, Joi finally followed her “true calling” and entered the classroom in 1988. Since then she has taught college credit courses, traveled the country delivering workshops and seminars and designed hundreds of courses and workshops. Joi has earned a reputation for Real Estate training as being a thorough, easy-to-understand instructor with humor and practical application. Recently, Joi completed and was awarded the REEA Gold Standard Instructor Certification. Joi’s goal in instructing is to ensure that learning takes place in an enjoyable safe environment and each student walks away with an understanding of the material.

GREC Broker Responsibilities

Class Time: Daytime

GREC Broker Responsibilities: 20.00

Location: Atlanta REALTORS® Center

Duration: 11/18/2019-11/18/2019

Instructor: Judge Parker

Class Schedule
Dates
Day
Time

11/18/2019

Mon

9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Description
The GREC Brokerage Course contains pertinent information relating to Georgia guidelines for management of a real estate practice. This course is not just for brokers! Agents and admins will also benefit. 6 CE credits for $20 is the best deal in town!
Instructor Bio

Judge Parker

Judge earned his real estate license in 1998 and broker license in 2001. While actively selling real estate, Judge achieved annual sales high enough to place him in the Multi–Million Dollar Sales Club. Judge has handled real estate transactions in numerous areas, including first-time buyers, investment properties, foreclosures, residential resales, luxury homes and commercial resales.

1031 Exchanges

Cost: $35.00

Credit Hours: 3

Course Description

"1031 Exchanges" is a 3 hour course taught by John Mangham. This course deals with saving the payment of capital gains taxes on the sale of investment real estate, the 1031 Exchange being the solution that we use. This is accomplished by talking about the rules and regulations, the mechanics of an exchange, the procedures, as well as discussing practical applications. The goal of this course is to give the student the ability to comfortably explain to clients what the 1031 Exchange is all about.

Advanced 1031 Exchanges

Cost: $35.00

Credit Hours: 3

Course Description

"Advanced 1031 Exchanges" is a 3 hour course taught by John Mangham. This course deals with advanced topics in 1031 Exchanges and with Reverse Exchanges, Improvement Exchanges, Entities, and Installment Sales. To maximize your learning experience, you need to already understand the basic rules and regulations of a 1031 Exchange as presented in the "1031 Exchanges" course.

Advocating for Short Sale Clients

Cost: $19.00

Credit Hours: 3

Course Description

Tactics that work with motivated, excited sellers don't always translate well when working with short sale sellers and short sale buyers. Toss lender approvals, junior lien holders, and inflexible timelines into the mix, and you end up with a whole new ball game. In a short sale transaction, the motivation for each party is different than the standard transaction, and as the professional in the scene, you need to adjust accordingly. This course speaks to your interaction with short sale sellers, and how you can help them through a tough process while diligently advocating on their behalf. We cover how to figure out an appropriate listing price, negotiate with the lender's representative, sort through debt settlement terminology, and carry the deal through to closing. We also look at the process from a buyer's agent perspective. Additional cautions, considerations, and fraud prevention tactics are required when advocating on behalf of these deal-seeking buyers.

Analyzing and Selling Investment Property

Cost: $35.00

Credit Hours: 3

Course Description

"Analyzing and Selling Investment Property" is a 3 hour continuing education course for agents taught by David Thomas. In this course, Mr. Thomas discusses the techniques of analyzing and selling investment property including: what information needed, how to acquire and catalogue data, how to measure investment values, and how to analyze a property.

Anti-Discrimination Laws

Cost: $19.00

Credit Hours: 3

Course Description

As far back as 1866, with the Civil Rights Act, legislators have been trying to eliminate discrimination in the housing industry. This course reviews the history and purpose of laws against discrimination. Specific real estate practices of blockbusting, steering and redlining are detailed. In addition, the impact of the Americans with Disabilities Act is highlighted. Finally, how to recognize and guard against predatory lending practices is reviewed.

Attracting Online Consumers: Listings and Syndication

Cost: $19.00

Credit Hours: 3

Course Description

These days, homebuyers often search the Internet for homes before seeking out an agent. In fact, the National Association of REALTORS®' 2014 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers revealed a whopping 92% of buyers used the Internet in some way in their home search process.

With so many homebuyers turning to the Internet, the quality and positioning of your listings has never been more important. Good listing visibility is a must. Attracting Online Consumers: Listings and Syndication looks at how to put together a strong listing description and how to make syndication work for you, your clients, and your short- and long-term business objectives.

Breaking Barriers - Fair Housing

Cost: $19.00

Credit Hours: 3

Course Description

As a real estate professional, part of your responsibilities is breaking through barriers and assisting your clients in locating the property that best meets their needs and desires.  This course brings a fresh perspective to this not new topic of Fair Housing.  The course authors draw upon the perspective of the real estate licensee in an effort to help agents in best serving their client’s needs while navigating themselves away from potential legal trouble.  The course reviews fundamentals such as the evolution of the legislation including clear definitions of the actual types of discrimination that exist.  The course continues by providing agents with tools for identifying the signs of trouble and tips for avoiding the potential pitfalls.

Check it Out: Home Inspection in Real Estate Practice

Cost: $19.00

Credit Hours: 3

Course Description

Just how important is a home inspection? How can you limit your liability during the home inspection process? What do your clients need to know about the home inspection process? This real estate continuing education elective answers all these questions and more, making sure your closings go smoothly.

Code of Ethics in Action: Real-Life Applications

Cost: $19.00

Credit Hours: 3

Course Description

As a real estate professional, you're likely to encounter unexpected ethical dilemmas as you go about your daily business. That's why the National Association of REALTORS® provides its members with a regularly updated Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice. Adopted in 1913, the Code consists of 17 Articles and supporting Standards of Practice that provide ethical principles for dealing with clients and customers, the public at large, and other REALTORS®. Of course, knowing those guidelines and understanding how to efficiently put them into practice can be two different matters.

Enter The Code of Ethics in Action: Real-Life Applications. In this course, you'll review each Article, gain insight into recent changes, and discover important takeaway points you can apply to your day-to-day business dealings to ensure you're always ethical in your business practices. Plus, you'll walk through real-life scenarios designed to hone your ethical instincts.

Course highlights include:

  • A review of recent revisions and additions to the Code of Ethics
  • Tips for applying the Code's principles and guidelines to your practice
  • A discussion on the benefits of mediation
  • Activities and examples to illustrate the practical application of the new information and frame it in everyday context

*Attention REALTORS®: This course meets the REALTORS® Code of Ethics Training Requirement. Upon completion, please send a copy of your course certificate or affidavit to your primary REALTOR® Association so they may update your membership record.

Code of Ethics: Good For Your Clients and Your Business

Cost: $19.00

Credit Hours: 3

Course Description

A solid ethical foundation is an essential part of any good business practice. That's why the National Association of REALTORS® asks its members to follow its Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice. Updated regularly, this Code was first adopted in 1913 and consists of 17 Articles along with supporting Standards of Practice.

The Code of Ethics: Good For Your Clients and Your Business course reviews each Article, highlighting pertinent changes, and offers important takeaway points you can apply to your day-to-day business dealings to ensure you're always ethical in your business practices.

Ethics principles are a standard component of continuing education. In addition, this course fulfills the ethics training mandated by the National Association of REALTORS® for its members.

Course highlights include:

  • A review of recent revisions and additions to the Code of Ethics
  • Tips for applying the Code's principles and guidelines to your practice
  • A discussion on the benefits of mediation
  • Activities and examples to illustrate the practical application of the new information and frame it in everyday context

*Attention REALTORS®: This course meets the REALTORS® Code of Ethics Training Requirement. Upon completion, please send a copy of your course certificate or affidavit to your primary REALTOR® Association so they may update your membership record.