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Code of Ethics: Representing the Buyer

Class Time: Daytime

Member | Advance Registration: 39.00

Non-Member | Advanced Registration: 49.00

Location: Zoom Video Conference

Duration: 04/22/2021-04/22/2021

Instructor: Vickie Rogers

Class Schedule
Dates
Day
Time

04/22/2021

Thu

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Class Description

This course will cover the history of the Code of Ethics, describe agency with emphasis on representing the buyer, list the major article of the Code, identify possible disciplinary actions for a violation and describe the professional standards enforcement process.

This course satisfies the NAR Triennial Code of Ethics training requirement. REALTORS® are required to complete ethics training of not less than 2 hours, 30 minutes of instructional time within a three-year cycle. The current three-year cycle will end Dec. 31, 2021.

**THIS CLASS WILL TAKE PLACE VIRTUALLY VIA ZOOM**

Your class information and Zoom link will be sent to you after registration, prior to class.
Instructor Bio

Vickie Rogers

Vickie has been licensed since 1993, first in Mississippi where she taught pre-license courses for the Graduate REALTORS® Institute (GRI). Since 2007 she has been writing and instructing CE courses for state and local boards in Florida and Georgia. She is the owner of Vickie Rogers Realty in Sharpsburg. She received a Bachelor of Science from the University of Southern Mississippi. She excelled in real estate and received many production and transaction awards as well as a lifetime membership in the Top Producer Club. Her interests include mountain climbing, reading, diving and hiking. Her philosophy of real estate is to keep abreast of the changes that impact the transaction of real property to better serve her clients. Her motto is "Making Education Excellence a Reality".

Connect to Collect | NAR's Code of Ethics

Class Time: Daytime

Member | Advanced Registration: 39.00

Non-Member | Advanced Registration: 49.00

Location: Zoom Video Conference

Duration: 05/03/2021-05/03/2021

Instructor: Vickie Rogers

Class Schedule
Dates
Day
Time

05/03/2021

Mon

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Class Description

NAR sets the “gold” for professional standard of conduct in the real estate industry. This course gives a brief history of NAR to understand how they incorporated and why. All seventeen articles are covered. Case studies are reviewed to show the intend of thearticles. Come connect to Code of Ethics.

**THIS CLASS WILL TAKE PLACE VIRTUALLY VIA ZOOM**
Your class information and Zoom link will be sent to you after registration, prior to class.

Requirements for participating in a virtual class:

  • Your device must have a video webcam, microphone, and speakers. (You are required to enable video so that we can monitor attendance.)
  • You need to set up a free Zoom account prior to the class. (Your free 40-minute account will allow you easy access to our ZOOM Classroom account.)
  • You are expected to attend the entire class session (except during the 15-minute break) just as if you were sitting in a classroom.
Instructor Bio

Vickie Rogers

Vickie has been licensed since 1993, first in Mississippi where she taught pre-license courses for the Graduate REALTORS® Institute (GRI). Since 2007 she has been writing and instructing CE courses for state and local boards in Florida and Georgia. She is the owner of Vickie Rogers Realty in Sharpsburg. She received a Bachelor of Science from the University of Southern Mississippi. She excelled in real estate and received many production and transaction awards as well as a lifetime membership in the Top Producer Club. Her interests include mountain climbing, reading, diving and hiking. Her philosophy of real estate is to keep abreast of the changes that impact the transaction of real property to better serve her clients. Her motto is "Making Education Excellence a Reality".

REALTORS® Code of Ethics Training

Class Time: Daytime

ARA Member | Advance Registration: 39.00

ARA New Member | Orientation Deposit: 25.00

Non-Member | Advanced Registration: 49.00

Location: Zoom Video Conference

Duration: 05/20/2021-05/20/2021

Instructor: Karen Hatcher

Class Schedule
Dates
Day
Time

05/20/2021

Thu

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Class Description
This course satisfies the NAR Triennial Code of Ethics training requirement. REALTORS® are required to complete ethics training of not less than 2 hours, 30 minutes of instructional time within a three-year cycle. The current three-year cycle will end Dec. 31, 2021.
Instructor Bio

Karen Hatcher

Driven to succeed and motivated to win, while giving back to the community, Karen ‘reigns’ supreme.<

A seasoned investor and property management expert, Karen intimately understands real estate in Atlanta. With a B.A. in Finance and an MBA in Real Estate, Karen possesses the experience and know how necessary to provide every Sovereign customer with unparalleled customer service. She calls upon her analytical skills and unique background to fully analyze each and every property, in an effort to maximize revenue potential for her clients. Karen also works to ensure all rentals meet her stringent standards, in turn keeping vacancy rates low and stabilizing income sources for her clients.

When Karen isn‘t talking real estate, she’s a busy wife and mother. If she‘s not out for dinner at one of Atlanta’s hottest up and coming restaurants, she traveling and spending time with her family. She also tries to make time for her favorite guilty pleasure, watching "The Real Housewives."

REALTORS® Commercial Code of Ethics Training

Class Time: Daytime

ACBR New Member | Complimentary: 0.00

Non-Member | Advance Registration: 49.00

Location: Zoom Video Conference

Duration: 06/14/2021-06/14/2021

Instructor: Ann Cyphers

Class Schedule
Dates
Day
Time

06/14/2021

Mon

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Class Description

**THIS CLASS WILL TAKE PLACE VIRTUALLY VIA ZOOM**

This course satisfies the NAR Triennial Code of Ethics training requirement. REALTORS® are required to complete ethics training of not less than 2 hours, 30 minutes of instructional time within a three-year cycle. The current three-year cycle will end Dec. 31, 2021.

This class is intended for new members of the ATLANTA COMMERCIAL BOARD OF REALTORS®.

New ACBR members must take a Code of Ethics program within the first six months of joining the Board to fulfill a membership requirement.

If you are not a new ACBR member, you can still attend this course to satisfy NAR's Code of Ethics Training requirement at the non-member rate.

*Please note, this class is commercially-oriented.

Instructor Bio

Ann Cyphers

Ann Cyphers is president of Cyphers Brokerage Associates, Inc., an Atlanta-based commercial real estate firm. During her 30-year career, she has successfully negotiated and closed hundreds of leases and sales transactions. Ann has been a licensed instructor for 25 years teaching prelicense, broker, post license and continuing education courses.Ms. Cyphers accomplished NAIOP's (National Association of Industrial and Office Property Owners) Million Dollar Club membership and Atlanta Commercial Board of REALTORS® Million Dollar Club. Ann has served on the Board of CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) as Vice President of Community Affairs and received CREW's Development Deal of the Year Award 2004 and CREW's Shining Light Award. Ann received Ackerman & Company's Landlord Representation Award and has been featured in the Atlanta Business Chronicle's "Who's Who" List. Additionally, she has served on Dorey's advisory board and the board of Progressive Redevelopment, an Atlanta based affordable housing developer. GREEA (Georgia Real Estate Educators Association) recently awarded her The Outstanding Career Award.

REALTORS® Code of Ethics Training

Class Time: Daytime

ARA Member | Advance Registration: 39.00

ARA New Member | Orientation Deposit: 25.00

Non-Member | Advanced Registration: 49.00

Location: Zoom Video Conference

Duration: 07/13/2021-07/13/2021

Instructor: Karen Hatcher

Class Schedule
Dates
Day
Time

07/13/2021

Tue

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Class Description
This course satisfies the NAR Triennial Code of Ethics training requirement. REALTORS® are required to complete ethics training of not less than 2 hours, 30 minutes of instructional time within a three-year cycle. The current three-year cycle will end Dec. 31, 2021.

This class is is intended for new members of the ATLANTA REALTORS® ASSOCIATION.

New ARA members must take a Code of Ethics program within the first six months of joining the Association to fulfill a membership requirement.

If you are not a new ARA member, you can still attend this course to satisfy NAR's Code of Ethics Training requirement at the non-member rate. Please note, this course is residentially-oriented.

Regarding the $25 Deposit for FREE ARA Classes...

As a reminder, the ARA Board of Directors implemented the $25 deposit required for free classes to limit the no-show rate and to help ensure that members who wish to attend these programs would be able to do so. If you pay the deposit to register, you will receive a refund after you either (1) attend the course or (2) cancel with 48 hours of advance notice. Thank you for your understanding.

Instructor Bio

Karen Hatcher

Driven to succeed and motivated to win, while giving back to the community, Karen ‘reigns’ supreme.<

A seasoned investor and property management expert, Karen intimately understands real estate in Atlanta. With a B.A. in Finance and an MBA in Real Estate, Karen possesses the experience and know how necessary to provide every Sovereign customer with unparalleled customer service. She calls upon her analytical skills and unique background to fully analyze each and every property, in an effort to maximize revenue potential for her clients. Karen also works to ensure all rentals meet her stringent standards, in turn keeping vacancy rates low and stabilizing income sources for her clients.

When Karen isn‘t talking real estate, she’s a busy wife and mother. If she‘s not out for dinner at one of Atlanta’s hottest up and coming restaurants, she traveling and spending time with her family. She also tries to make time for her favorite guilty pleasure, watching "The Real Housewives."

Code of Ethics: Representing the Seller

Class Time: Daytime

Member | Advance Registration: 39.00

Non-Member | Advanced Registration: 49.00

Location: Zoom Video Conference

Duration: 08/17/2021-08/17/2021

Instructor: Vickie Rogers

Class Schedule
Dates
Day
Time

08/17/2021

Tue

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Class Description

This course will cover the history of the Code of Ethics, describe agency with emphasis on representing the seller, list the major article of the Code, identify possible disciplinary actions for a violation and describe the professional standards enforcement process.

This course satisfies the NAR Triennial Code of Ethics training requirement. REALTORS® are required to complete ethics training of not less than 2 hours, 30 minutes of instructional time within a three-year cycle. The current three-year cycle will end December 31, 2021.

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

**THIS CLASS WILL TAKE PLACE VIRTUALLY VIA ZOOM**
Your class information and Zoom link will be sent to you after registration, prior to class.

Requirements for participating in a virtual class:

  • Your device must have a video webcam, microphone, and speakers. (You are required to enable video so that we can monitor attendance.)
  • You need to set up a free Zoom account prior to the class. (Your free 40-minute account will allow you easy access to our ZOOM Classroom account.)
  • You are expected to attend the entire class session (except during the 15-minute break) just as if you were sitting in a classroom.
Instructor Bio

Vickie Rogers

Vickie has been licensed since 1993, first in Mississippi where she taught pre-license courses for the Graduate REALTORS® Institute (GRI). Since 2007 she has been writing and instructing CE courses for state and local boards in Florida and Georgia. She is the owner of Vickie Rogers Realty in Sharpsburg. She received a Bachelor of Science from the University of Southern Mississippi. She excelled in real estate and received many production and transaction awards as well as a lifetime membership in the Top Producer Club. Her interests include mountain climbing, reading, diving and hiking. Her philosophy of real estate is to keep abreast of the changes that impact the transaction of real property to better serve her clients. Her motto is "Making Education Excellence a Reality".

REALTORS® Commercial Code of Ethics Training

Class Time: Daytime

ACBR Member - FREE!: 0.00

Non-Member | Advance Registration: 49.00

Non-Member | Standard Registration: 59.00

Location: Atlanta REALTORS® Center

Duration: 09/28/2021-09/28/2021

Instructor: Kirk Buttle

Class Schedule
Dates
Day
Time

09/28/2021

Tue

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Class Description

This course is FREE for Atlanta Commercial Board of REALTORS® members!

This course satisfies the NAR Triennial Code of Ethics training requirement.  All REALTORS® are required to complete ethics training of not less than 2 hours, 30 minutes of instructional time within a three-year cycle. The current three-year cycle will end Dec. 31, 2021.

If you are not an ACBR member, you can still attend this course to satisfy NAR's Code of Ethics Training requirement at the regular non-member rate.

Instructor Bio

Kirk Buttle, CCIM

Kirk Buttle is a Senior Vice President of CBRE Atlanta's Retail Services, leading a team of 10 professionals. He has over 29 years of retail brokerage experience, covering Atlanta, Georgia and the Southeast. Mr. Buttle has been involved in nearly every facet of the industry, from small shop leasing, tenant representation, large and small land sales to investment sales and development. More »

Code of Ethics: Representing the Buyer

Class Time: Daytime

ARA New Member | Orientation Deposit: 25.00

Member | Advance Registration: 39.00

Non-Member | Advanced Registration: 49.00

Location: Zoom Video Conference

Duration: 10/19/2021-10/19/2021

Instructor: Vickie Rogers

Class Schedule
Dates
Day
Time

10/19/2021

Tue

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Class Description

This course will cover the history of the Code of Ethics, describe agency with emphasis on representing the buyer, list the major article of the Code, identify possible disciplinary actions for a violation and describe the professional standards enforcement process.

This course satisfies the NAR Triennial Code of Ethics training requirement. REALTORS® are required to complete ethics training of not less than 2 hours, 30 minutes of instructional time within a three-year cycle. The current three-year cycle will end Dec. 31, 2021.

This class is intended for new members of the ATLANTA REALTORS® ASSOCIATION.

New ARA members must take a Code of Ethics program within the first six months of joining the Association to fulfill a membership requirement.

If you are not a new ARA member, you can still attend this course to satisfy NAR's Code of Ethics Training requirement at the non-member rate. Please note, this course is residentially-oriented.

Regarding the $25 Deposit for FREE ARA Classes...

As a reminder, the ARA Board of Directors implemented the $25 deposit required for free classes to limit the no-show rate and to help ensure that members who wish to attend these programs would be able to do so. If you pay the deposit to register, you will receive a refund after you either (1) attend the course or (2) cancel with 48 hours of advance notice. Thank you for your understanding.

**THIS CLASS WILL TAKE PLACE VIRTUALLY VIA ZOOM**
Your class information and Zoom link will be sent to you after registration, prior to class.
Instructor Bio

Vickie Rogers

Vickie has been licensed since 1993, first in Mississippi where she taught pre-license courses for the Graduate REALTORS® Institute (GRI). Since 2007 she has been writing and instructing CE courses for state and local boards in Florida and Georgia. She is the owner of Vickie Rogers Realty in Sharpsburg. She received a Bachelor of Science from the University of Southern Mississippi. She excelled in real estate and received many production and transaction awards as well as a lifetime membership in the Top Producer Club. Her interests include mountain climbing, reading, diving and hiking. Her philosophy of real estate is to keep abreast of the changes that impact the transaction of real property to better serve her clients. Her motto is "Making Education Excellence a Reality".

REALTORS® Commercial Code of Ethics Training

Class Time: Daytime

ACBR New Member | Complimentary: 0.00

Non-Member | Advance Registration: 49.00

Location: Zoom Video Conference

Duration: 12/07/2021-12/07/2021

Instructor: Ann Cyphers

Class Schedule
Dates
Day
Time

12/07/2021

Tue

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Class Description

**THIS CLASS WILL TAKE PLACE VIRTUALLY VIA ZOOM**

This course satisfies the NAR Triennial Code of Ethics training requirement. REALTORS® are required to complete ethics training of not less than 2 hours, 30 minutes of instructional time within a three-year cycle. The current three-year cycle will end Dec. 31, 2021.

This class is intended for new members of the ATLANTA COMMERCIAL BOARD OF REALTORS®.

New ACBR members must take a Code of Ethics program within the first six months of joining the Board to fulfill a membership requirement.

If you are not a new ACBR member, you can still attend this course to satisfy NAR's Code of Ethics Training requirement at the non-member rate.

Instructor Bio

Ann Cyphers

Ann Cyphers is president of Cyphers Brokerage Associates, Inc., an Atlanta-based commercial real estate firm. During her 30-year career, she has successfully negotiated and closed hundreds of leases and sales transactions. Ann has been a licensed instructor for 25 years teaching prelicense, broker, post license and continuing education courses.Ms. Cyphers accomplished NAIOP's (National Association of Industrial and Office Property Owners) Million Dollar Club membership and Atlanta Commercial Board of REALTORS® Million Dollar Club. Ann has served on the Board of CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) as Vice President of Community Affairs and received CREW's Development Deal of the Year Award 2004 and CREW's Shining Light Award. Ann received Ackerman & Company's Landlord Representation Award and has been featured in the Atlanta Business Chronicle's "Who's Who" List. Additionally, she has served on Dorey's advisory board and the board of Progressive Redevelopment, an Atlanta based affordable housing developer. GREEA (Georgia Real Estate Educators Association) recently awarded her The Outstanding Career Award.

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.

Ethics-Pricing, Offers, And Advertising

Cost: $19.00

Credit Hours: 3

Course Description

In day-to-day real estate transactions, real estate professionals are forced to make decisions that require ethical reasoning. Ethics: Pricing, Offers and Ads explores the agent's obligation to protect a client?s interest, plus looks at an agent's duties with regard to advertising himself and a property. This must-have guide serves as a blueprint for providing information on making ethical decisions regarding pricing, offers, and ads. Per the NAR requirements, this course covers the Preamble and Article 1 and 12.

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.

27-Hr. GA CE First Renewal Package (with Ethics course)

Cost: $129.00

Credit Hours: 27

Course Description

This package includes all 27 hours of CE required for first-time renewals.

Courses included in this package:

  • Georgia Mandatory License Law (3 mandatory hours)
  • The Code of Ethics in Action: Real-Life Applications (3 elective hours)**
  • Marketing, Advertising, and Social Media Compliance (3 elective hours)
  • Personal Safety (3 elective hours)
  • Working With Real Estate Investors: Understanding Investor Strategies (3 elective hours)
  • Attracting Online Consumers: Listings and Syndication (3 elective hours)
  • Going Green: The Environmental Movement in Real Estate (3 elective hours)
  • From Contract to Keys: The Mortgage Process (6 elective hours)

*Licensees are required to take a 25-hour Post-Licensing course within their first year of licensure. The Post-Licensing course will also count as 9 elective hours towards their first renewal. 24 additional elective hours will need to be completed within the first 4 years of licensure.

**Attention REALTORS®: One course in this package 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.

36 Hr. Georgia CE Renewal Package (with Ethics course)

Cost: $169.00

Credit Hours: 36

Course Description

This complete package includes all 36 hours of CE required for broker and sales active license renewals.

Courses included in this package:

  • Georgia Mandatory License Law (3 mandatory hours)
  • The Code of Ethics in Action: Real-Life Applications (3 elective hours)*
  • Did You Serve? Identifying Homebuying Advantages for Veterans (3 elective hours)
  • Personal Safety (3 elective hours)
  • Residential Property Management Essentials (3 elective hours)
  • Attracting Online Consumers: Listings and Syndication (3 elective hours)
  • Working With Real Estate Investors: Understanding Investor Strategies (3 elective hours)
  • Going Green: The Environmental Movement in Real Estate (3 elective hours)
  • Sex and Real Estate: Sexual Harassment, Sexual Discrimination, and Fair Housing (3 elective hours)
  • Preparing a Market Analysis - Best Practices (3 elective hours)
  • Current Issues and Trends in Real Estate (3 elective hours)
  • Technology Tools, Trends, and Risk Management (3 elective hours)

*Attention REALTORS®: One course in this package 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.