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  • 10:00am to 12:00pm
  • PRICE: $59.25
  • SPOTS AVAILABLE: 37

** THIS IS A LIVE ONLINE COURSE AND YOU WILL BE SENT THE LINK AND CODE(S) PRIOR TO THE START OF THE COURSE **

Live Webinar Event
MASTER iPad® - LIVE Online Course - Congratulations, you bought an iPad. Great! Now what? Think you know how to use it? Chances are, you don't! That's why you need to MASTER your iPad!

COURSE OUTLINE:
2 Hour LIVE Instructor-led, interactive course, designed to take you from an average user to a MASTER on the world's most sophisticated device.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
This is a must-take course if you own an iPad and want to master it. You’re probably already aware of the power of the iPad, now use it boost your productivity by leaps and bounds.

Actively using an iPad is not enough. You need to be smart, savvy and trained. This course will give you the edge by exposing tips, tricks and tools to become an iPad® MASTER.

IPAD CONCEPTS COVERED:
œ Complete iPad Navigation - Learn tricks to manoeuver seamlessly
œ iPad Organization - Create shortcuts, cut down clutter and more...
œ Get a glimpse into the World's Most Organized iPad
œ Learn how to create folders, categories & find anything
œ Get our featured list of the Ultimate Apps
œ Put every website you want to visit on your screen in ONE folder
œ Learn how to create a filing cabinet in the cloud & operate virtually
œ Get the best FREE Apps for your day-to-day
œ Use your iPad to present wirelessly on ANY screen
œ Import forms directly into your iPad seamlessly
œ Dictate emails, text messages and have your iPad do the rest...
œ Sign ANY document on the iPad directly & send it immediately
œ Learn to print anything directly from your iPad
œ Turn your iPad into a Document Scanner
œ Work on all your Microsoft Office files on the iPad easily
œ Insight into the best iPad Keyboards
œ Turn your iPad into your virtual assistant and let it work for you
œ Learn tricks you didn't know your iPad could do...
œ Get the Complete iPad User Guide

WHAT YOU NEED:
œ Your iPad Updated with the Latest IOS Software
œ Your iTunes Username & Password
œ A desire to embrace the ultimate device and become tech savvy

WHAT YOU GET:
œ Exclusive Discounts on Featured Apps
œ Professional Course Instruction
œ Engaging and Dynamic Content
œ Interactive Presentation Style

www.masteripad.ca www.forbescollege.com

Workshop Leader: Amyn Chagan
Amyn's primary focus is corporate personalized technology training, course delivery, design and instruction catering to business professionals, entrepreneurs and corporations. As a hands-on entrepreneur and business executive, his professional expertise stems from implementing technology projects in North America, Europe, Middle-East, Asia and Africa. As a network technologies architect, he possesses expertise in Corporate Training, Online Education Technologies, Telecommunications and Interactive Television with focus mainly on convergence and integration. Amyn held positions globally at multinational companies and was instrumental as CEO for Axenic Mobility, CTO for Atlas Telecom, CEO for Atlas Interactive and MD for Mlive Interactive TV.

CONTINUING EDUCATION (CE) CREDITS: Not Applicable

Cancellation Policy:
The last day for cancellations and to receive a full refund is July 7, 2015, in writing.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this webinar, please contact Brendan Stewart at ext. 111, or alternatively Cyndi Amodeo at ext. 106.

PRINTABLE VERSION


  • 2:00pm to 4:00pm
  • PRICE: $74.25
  • SPOTS AVAILABLE: 39

** THIS IS A LIVE ONLINE COURSE AND YOU WILL BE SENT THE LINK AND CODE(S) PRIOR TO THE START OF THE COURSE **

Live Webinar Event
iPad® AGENT - LIVE Online Course - Join thousands of Agents already using the iPad in Real Estate. Sign, Print, Scan, Show, Email & a whole lot more right from your iPad. Go PAPERLESS Today!

COURSE OUTLINE:
2 Hour LIVE Instructor-led, interactive course, designed to take you from an average user to a MASTER on the world's most sophisticated device.

This course will help you in optimizing the iPad as a PROFESSIONAL user in every aspect by exploring avenues to integrating the iPad to enhance your experience and give you a solid foundation to build upon your digital experience into everyday business activities.

Go PAPERLESS with this interactive hands-on course designed specifically for Real Estate Agents.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
This is a must-take course if you’re a Sales Representative,Agent or Broker with an iPad. You’re probably already aware of the power of the iPad, now use it to engage clients and boost your image and productivity by leaps and bounds.

Actively using an iPad is not enough. You need to be smart, savvy and trained. This course will give you the edge by exposing tips, tricks and tools to become an iPad® AGENT.

IPAD® AGENT CONCEPTS COVERED:
œ Complete iPad Navigation
œ Get our Featured Apps for Real Estate
œ Leveraging the Cloud to Become Completely Paperless
œ Turn your iPad into a Virtual Filing Cabinet
œ Learn the EXCLUSIVE iPad® AGENT Eco-System
œ Get the Best FREE Apps for your Day-to-Day Operation
œ Get a Glimpse into the World's Most Organized iPad
œ Use your iPad to Present Wirelessly on ANY Screen
œ Import Forms & Offers Directly into your iPad Seamlessly
œ Sign ANY Document on the iPad Directly & Send it Immediately
œ Print Anything Directly from your iPad
œ Manipulate Forms for ALL your Property Transactions
œ Turn your iPad into a Document Scanner & Send Immediately
œ Unique Open House App to WOW New Prospects
œ Resources that will Keep You Engaged Eternally...
œ Tools to Make Your Life as an iPad® AGENT More Effective
œ The Complete iPad User Guide

WHAT YOU NEED:
œ Your iPad Updated with the Latest IOS Software
œ Your iTunes Username & Password
œ A Desire Operate in a Completely PAPERLESS Environment

WHAT YOU GET:
œ Exclusive Discounts on Featured Apps
œ FREE Access to the ´REAL ESTATE Digital Delight’ Magazine
œ Professional Course Instruction
œ Engaging and Dynamic Content
œ Interactive Presentation Style

www.ipadagent.ca www.forbescollege.com

Workshop Leader: Amyn Chagan
Amyn's primary focus is corporate personalized technology training, course delivery, design and instruction catering to business professionals, entrepreneurs and corporations. As a hands-on entrepreneur and business executive, his professional expertise stems from implementing technology projects in North America, Europe, Middle-East, Asia and Africa. As a network technologies architect, he possesses expertise in Corporate Training, Online Education Technologies, Telecommunications and Interactive Television with focus mainly on convergence and integration. Amyn held positions globally at multinational companies and was instrumental as CEO for Axenic Mobility, CTO for Atlas Telecom, CEO for Atlas Interactive and MD for Mlive Interactive TV.

CONTINUING EDUCATION (CE) CREDITS: Not Applicable.

Cancellation Policy:
The last day for cancellations and to receive a full refund is July 7, 2015, in writing.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this seminar, please contact Brendan Stewart at ext. 111., or alternatively Cyndi Amodeo at ext. 106.

PRINTABLE VERSION


  • OAKVILLE
  • 9:00am to 12:00pm
  • PRICE: $99.00
  • SPOTS AVAILABLE: 43

** THIS IS A 'HANDS-ON' SEMINAR - PLEASE BRING ANY LAPTOP OR TABLET WITH INTERNET ACCESS, AND HAVE A FACEBOOK and LINKEDIN ACCOUNT SET UP ALREADY **

Course: Master Open House

MASTER THE ART OF OPEN HOUSES IN THE NEW DIGITAL AGE

WHY YOU NEED TO MASTER OPEN HOUSES:
The traditional method of showing open houses is long overdue for a makeover. You need to turn every visitor into a potential client and keep everyone in your Open House comfortable to stay as long they want to. Make everyone want to take home everything you give them.

COURSE OUTLINE:
LIVE Instructor-led, interactive course, designed to take you from holding an average Open Houses to becoming a MASTER at Open Houses.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
This is a must-take course if you're a Sales Representative, Real Estate Agent or Broker conducting Open Houses. You're probably already running Open Houses the traditional way, but now let us show you how to engage clients and boost your image and productivity by leaps and bounds.

The average Open House is not sufficient anymore. You need to be smart, savvy and trained. This course will give you the edge by exposing tips, tricks and tools to become a MASTER of Open Houses.

MASTER OPEN HOUSE CONCEPTS COVERED:
o How to market your Open House online using Social Media
o Get more prospects to show up at your Open House
o Understand the differences between the 3 types of Open Houses
o Run exclusive Agents Open Houses
o Create a buzz with a VIP Open House
o Master the Public Open House
o Use technology to wow everyone that walks through the door
o How to entertain those along for the ride
o Keep buyers longer in your Open House
o The take-home kit that clients will never leave behind
o Turn visitors into clients easily
o Impress potential clients and have them turn to you for Real Estate
o Learn the tips, tools and tricks of how to MASTER Open Houses

WHAT YOU NEED:
o A laptop or any tablet (iPad/Android/Microsoft)
o A free Facebook account
o A free LinkedIn account

WHAT YOU GET:
o FREE Online 'REAL ESTATE Digital Delight' Magazine
o Professional Course Instruction
o Engaging and Dynamic Content
o Interactive Presentation Style

COURSE INSTRUCTOR:
Amyn Chagan is the Director if Technology at FORBES College and loves everything Apple! If you deploy iPads/iPhones in your business, be sure to have him come in and WOW your users! He's an iPad Specialist and boasts the most organized iPad on the planet.

CONTINUING EDUCATION (CE) CREDITS: The Oakville, Milton and District Real Estate Board is recognized as a pre-approved education provider by the Registrar, REBBA 2002. This course is approved for Continuing Education (CE) Credits and is worth 3 CE credits. 100% attendance is required in order to qualify, and if you are late, you will NOT receive CE credits for that seminar. Partial credits are NOT provided.

I understand that I must "SIGN IN" at the beginning of the session and "SIGN OUT" at the end of the course. I also understand that, if I arrive late, or leave early or am NOT in attendance for the entire seminar, I will lose the opportunity to have this session count as CE Credits.

Cancellation Policy:
The last day for cancellations and to receive a full refund is July 8, 2015, in writing.

We're thinking before we're printing!
Please be advised that the Board is striving to reduce our carbon footprint. Therefore, seminar workbooks will no longer be printed and handed out at seminars. Prior to each seminar, you will receive an email with any respective workbooks/handouts attached. We encourage you to download the document on an electronic device (tablet, laptop, etc.) and bring it with you to the class so that you may follow along. If you require a printed copy of a seminar workbook, a fee of $5.00 plus HST will be charged.

** We kindly ask that you do not park at the Board office due to limited space. For alternative suggestions please visit:
https://www.omdreb.on.ca/education/parking-seminars-events **

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this seminar, please contact Samantha Johnston at 905-844-6491 ext. 121 or alternatively, Brendan Stewart at ext. 111.

PRINTABLE VERSION


  • OAKVILLE
  • 1:00pm to 4:00pm
  • PRICE: $99.00
  • SPOTS AVAILABLE: 43

** THIS IS A 'HANDS-ON' SEMINAR - PLEASE BRING YOUR IPAD**

Course: iPad® AGENT

IMPRESS YOUR CLIENTS & CLOSE DEALS FASTER THEN EVER!

WHY YOU NEED TO BECOME AN IPAD® AGENT
Beauty breeds confidence, and confidence sells. If you look good, you feel good. The iPad is a world class content delivery device, a technological breakthrough and marvel. Once equipped with the ability to execute transactions, it becomes the perfect business tool.

Get mouth watering APPS, tips and tricks that will leave you scratching your head! From OPEN HOUSES to CLOSINGS, we will show you every step on an iPad to make it all happen seamlessly...

Save time and become more efficient by embracing the ultimate technological device!

COURSE OUTLINE:
LIVE Instructor-led, interactive course, designed to take you from an average user to a MASTER on the world's most sophisticated device.

This course will help you in optimizing the iPad as a PROFESSIONAL user in every aspect by exploring avenues to integrating the iPad to enhance your experience and give you a solid foundation to build upon your digital experience into everyday business activities.

Go PAPERLESS with this interactive hands-on course designed specifically for Real Estate Agents.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
This is a must-take course if you're a Sales Representative, Real Estate Agent or Broker with an iPad. You're probably already aware of the power of the iPad, now use it to engage clients and boost your image and productivity by leaps and bounds.
Actively using an iPad is not enough. You need to be smart, savvy and trained. This course will give you the edge by exposing tips, tricks and tools to become an iPad® AGENT.

IPAD® AGENT CONCEPTS COVERED:
o Complete iPad Navigation
o Get our Featured Apps for Real Estate
o Leveraging the Cloud to Become Completely Paperless
o Turn your iPad into a Virtual Filing Cabinet
o Learn the EXCLUSIVE iPad® AGENT Eco-System
o Get the Best FREE Apps for your Day-to-Day Operation
o Get a Glimpse into the World's Most Organized iPad
o Use your iPad to Present Wirelessly on ANY Screen
o Import Forms & Offers Directly into your iPad Seamlessly
o Sign ANY Document on the iPad Directly & Send it Immediately
o Print Anything Directly from your iPad
o Manipulate Forms for ALL your Property Transactions
o Turn your iPad into a Document Scanner & Send Immediately
o Unique Open House App to WOW New Prospects
o Resources that will Keep You Engaged Eternally...
o Tools to Make Your Life as an iPad® AGENT More Effective
o The Complete iPad User Guide

WHAT YOU NEED:
o Your iPad Updated with the Latest IOS Software
o Your iTunes Username & Password
o A Desire Operate in a Completely PAPERLESS Environment

WHAT YOU GET:
o Exclusive Discounts on Featured Apps
o FREE Access to the 'REAL ESTATE Digital Delight' Magazine
o Professional Course Instruction
o Engaging and Dynamic Content
o Interactive Presentation Style

COURSE INSTRUCTOR:
Amyn Chagan is the Director if Technology at FORBES College and loves everything Apple! If you deploy iPads/iPhones in your business, be sure to have him come in and WOW your users! He's an iPad Specialist and boasts the most organized iPad on the planet.

Additional information on this course can be found at www.ipadagent.ca

CONTINUING EDUCATION (CE) CREDITS: The Oakville, Milton and District Real Estate Board is recognized as a pre-approved education provider by the Registrar, REBBA 2002. This course is approved for Continuing Education (CE) Credits and is worth 3 CE credits. 100% attendance is required in order to qualify, and if you are late, you will NOT receive CE credits for that seminar. Partial credits are NOT provided.

I understand that I must "SIGN IN" at the beginning of the session and "SIGN OUT" at the end of the course. I also understand that, if I arrive late, or leave early or am NOT in attendance for the entire seminar, I will lose the opportunity to have this session count as CE Credits.

Cancellation Policy:
The last day for cancellations and to receive a full refund is May 14, 2015, in writing.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this seminar, please contact Brendan Stewart at 905-844-6491 ext. 111 or alternatively, Cyndi Amodeo at ext. 106.

PRINTABLE VERSION


  • OAKVILLE
  • 9:30am to 12:00pm
  • FREE
  • SPOTS AVAILABLE: 34

THE OAKVILLE, MILTON AND DISTRICT REAL ESTATE BOARD PRESENTS:

"Starting and Maintaining Your REALTOR® Small Business"
with
Sandra Nuhn, Manager of Entrepreneurship and Innovation with the Region of Halton and Catharine Firth, Business Consultant at the Halton Region Small Business Centre.

at The Oakville, Milton and District Real Estate Board
125 Navy Street in Oakville, 2nd Floor Classroom
on July 22, 2015 from 9:30am to 12:00pm

2 CE Credits

Developing Your Real Estate Business

A general overview of items you need to consider when developing your business including; business structures, registration, regulations, licencing and taxes. As well, learn some cost effective ideas to market your business to the right target audience.

The services available at the Halton Region Small Business Centre include free consultations with our business consultants; computer work stations to conduct market research and register a business name; resource publications and hand-outs; educational seminars and networking events; as well as youth entrepreneurship programs. Visit www.haltonsmallbusiness.ca for more information.

Workshop Leaders: Sandra Nuhn is Manager of Entrepreneurship and Innovation with the Region of Halton. She is responsible for the Small Business Centre's services to the rapidly growing community of small businesses and entrepreneurs in Halton. In addition, Sandra oversees the development of strategic partnerships that support the Small Business Centre and broader Regional economic development objectives.

Catharine Frith is a business consultant at the Halton Region Small Business Centre with 25+ years of business experience. In 1997 Catharine, along with a partner, started a successful graphics and webpage business. In 2008 she made the difficult choice to close her business and work full-time as a consultant to help others with their businesses. As an entrepreneur she understands the challenges/opportunities of being self-employed and is passionate about helping business owners succeed in their business ventures.


CONTINUING EDUCATION (CE) CREDITS: The Oakville, Milton And District Real Estate Board is recognized as a pre-approved education provider by the Registrar, REBBA 2002. This course is approved for Continuing Education (CE) Credits and is worth 2 CE credits. 100% attendance is required in order to qualify, and if you are late, you will NOT receive CE credits for that seminar. Partial credits are NOT provided.

I understand that I must "SIGN IN" at the beginning of the session and "SIGN OUT" at the end of the course. I also understand that, if I arrive late, or leave early, or am not in attendance for the entire seminar, I will lose the opportunity to have this session count as CE Credits.

CANCELLATION POLICY: As this is a FREE Seminar for OMDREB Members, should you register and not give notice in writing by July 15, 2015 that you are not able to attend, you will be charged a NO SHOW/ADMIN fee in the amount of $19.99 plus HST. If you have paid for this seminar, the last day for cancellations and to receive a full refund is July 15, 2015, in writing. By registering for this seminar, you agree to the above terms and conditions.

We're thinking before we're printing!
Please be advised that the Board is striving to reduce our carbon footprint. Therefore, seminar workbooks will no longer be printed and handed out at seminars. Prior to each seminar, you will receive an email with any respective workbooks/handouts attached. We encourage you to download the document on an electronic device (tablet, laptop, etc.) and bring it with you to the class so that you may follow along. If you require a printed copy of a seminar workbook, a fee of $5.00 plus HST will be charged.

** We kindly ask that you do not park at the Board office due to limited space. For alternative suggestions please visit:
https://www.omdreb.on.ca/education/parking-seminars-events **

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this seminar, please contact Brendan Stewart at ext. 111, or alternatively, Cyndi Amodeo at ext. 106.

PRINTABLE VERSION


  • OAKVILLE
  • 1:00pm to 4:00pm
  • PRICE: $49.99
  • SPOTS AVAILABLE: 42

THE OAKVILLE, MILTON AND DISTRICT REAL ESTATE BOARD PRESENTS:

"Conversation & Networking Savvy for REALTORS®"
with
Liz Wilson-Ciconte

at The Oakville, Milton and District Real Estate Board
125 Navy Street in Oakville, 2nd Floor Classroom
on July 28, 2015 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm

3 CE Credits

Seminar Highlights:
In this course we will learn how to talk to anyone about anything at any time! We will practice conversation skills and gain confidence in social situations. We will also maximize our networking capacity. We will learn how to build meaningful relationships that translate into sales and customer loyalty.

This seminar is 3 hours long.

PART 1
* Welcome! Introductions
* Understanding the power dynamics in conversations
* Communication Diagrams
* Conversation Starters
* How small talk and body language can turn people on or off
* How to start and join a conversation: body language, word choices, tone, topic
* Giving/receiving compliments
* Keeping a conversation going and ending a conversation
* How to begin networking successfully with "real people"

Break

PART 2
* Networking tips for realtors
* Expanding your network
* How/where to meet new people?
* How do you get new people to trust you/use your services?
* Why ongoing networking matters
* "Elevator speech"
* Using humour
* What to say when you're confused
* How to say no and how to discuss sensitive topics
* How to change the topic
* Topics to avoid
* Staying current - finding new topics to talk about

Instructor: Liz Wilson-Ciconte believes that conversations are powerful. A good conversation communicates ideas, promotes bonding and inspires action. Liz has been teaching Conversation & Networking Skills with the Dufferin Peel Catholic School Board for the last five years in the Continuing Education program. She has a Masters in Adult Education from the University of Toronto (OISE).

CONTINUING EDUCATION (CE) CREDITS: The Oakville, Milton And District Real Estate Board is recognized as a pre-approved education provider by the Registrar, REBBA 2002. This course is approved for Continuing Education (CE) Credits and is worth 3 CE credits. 100% attendance is required in order to qualify, and if you are late, you will NOT receive CE credits for that seminar. Partial credits are NOT provided.

I understand that I must "SIGN IN" at the beginning of the session and "SIGN OUT" at the end of the course. I also understand that, if I arrive late, or leave early, or am not in attendance for the entire seminar, I will lose the opportunity to have this session count as CE Credits.

CANCELLATION POLICY: The last day for cancellations and to receive a full refund is July 21, 2015, in writing.

We're thinking before we're printing!
Please be advised that the Board is striving to reduce our carbon footprint. Therefore, seminar workbooks will no longer be printed and handed out at seminars. Prior to each seminar, you will receive an email with any respective workbooks/handouts attached. We encourage you to download the document on an electronic device (tablet, laptop, etc.) and bring it with you to the class so that you may follow along. If you require a printed copy of a seminar workbook, a fee of $5.00 plus HST will be charged.

** We kindly ask that you do not park at the Board office due to limited space. For alternative suggestions please visit:
https://www.omdreb.on.ca/education/parking-seminars-events **

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this seminar, please contact Brendan Stewart at ext. 111.

PRINTABLE VERSION


  • OAKVILLE
  • 9:00am to 4:30pm
  • PRICE: $795.00
  • SPOTS AVAILABLE: 24



*NOTE: REIC Members must contact Brendan Stewart at the OMDREB Office to register (905-844-6491 ext. 111, events@omdreb.on.ca).

July 29, 30, 31 (3 day course)
9:00 am - 4:30 pm each day

Space is extremely limited!
18 CE Credits!

"REIC 2600: Ethics and Business Practice"

Real estate is a business built on trust. Working ethically is essentially building a solid relationship with your clients, employer and peers. Build your real estate industry career/business, by building your reputation for high ethical business standards.

How You Will Benefit:
" Secure a reputation as a real estate professional who maintains strict ethical business standards
" Improve your bottom line and receive recognition from your employer/broker
" Solidify your reputation for client satisfaction and confidence

Ethics and Business Practice covers:

Importance of Ethical Business Practice
" Concept of moral reasoning
" Business ethics
" The ethics check
" Fundamental ethical values

Developing Ethical Values
" Imperatives for human conduct
" Intervention scenario
" Ethics puzzle

Ethical Decision Making
" Steps to ethical decision making
" Ethics pyramid
" Why ethical problems arise
" Grey areas in ethics
" Definition of success
" Review of industry and association codes

"I would recommend this course to others in the real estate industry so they can be inspired. The teacher was fantastic and the materials were in depth". - Greg Irwin, REIC Candidate Member

WORKSHOP LEADER: GARETH JONES, FRI CRES CRB ABR SRES

Gareth R. Jones is a Real Estate Broker with over 28 years of experience in both Residential and Commercial Real Estate. Gareth holds the following designations: FRI, CRES, CRB, ABR and SRES and is also a past AMP through CAAMP and FSCO in both Residential and Commercial Financing.

Currently, Gareth is Vice-President, Corporate Development at the Real Estate Institute of Canada and has also been appointed a member of the Education Committee at TREB. Gareth has worked for such major real estate firms as Right At Home Realty, Royal LePage, Johnston & Daniel Division, RE/MAX, and CIBC as a Commercial Mortgage Manager.

Gareth passionately believes in the importance of continued and higher education along with higher levels of skills, ethics and professionalism. Gareth has been invited by NAR, IREM and REIC to become a faculty member to instruct the FRI, CRB, ABR and SRES programs.

CONTINUING EDUCATION (CE) CREDITS: The Oakville, Milton and District Real Estate Board is recognized as a pre-approved education provider by the Registrar, REBBA 2002. This course is approved for Continuing Education (CE) Credits and is worth 18 CE credits. 100% attendance is required in order to qualify. If you are late, you will NOT receive CE credits for that seminar. Partial credits are NOT provided.

I understand that I must "SIGN IN" at the beginning of the session and "SIGN OUT" at the end of the course. I also understand that, if I arrive late, or leave early, or am not in attendance for the entire seminar, I will lose the opportunity to have this session count as CE Credits.

Cancellation Policy:
Your registration fee will be refunded or transferred at no extra charge upon receipt of written notice of withdrawal, at least thirty days prior to the beginning of the course. After this time, and up to course commencement, the registration fee may only be transferred, at an additional processing fee of $150.00 plus HST/GST. The tuition fee may then be applied toward any REIC course offered by OMDREB, within a one-year period. Once the course has begun, no refund or transfer of fees is permitted.


** Please be advised that if you are paying for a seminar/course by cheque and the price is over $400.00 (before HST), it must be a certified cheque or bank draft **

** We kindly ask that you do not park at the Board office due to limited space. For alternative suggestions please visit:
https://www.omdreb.on.ca/education/parking-seminars-events **

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this seminar, please contact Brendan Stewart at 905-844-6491 ext. 111, or alternatively, Cyndi Amodeo at ext. 106.

PRINTABLE VERSION


  • OAKVILLE
  • 1:00pm to 3:00pm
  • FREE
  • SPOTS AVAILABLE: 45



THE OAKVILLE, MILTON AND DISTRICT REAL ESTATE BOARD PRESENTS:

"Grow Your Business With E-mail & Social Media"

at The Oakville, Milton and District Real Estate Board
125 Navy Street in Oakville, 2nd Floor Classroom
on August 5, 2015 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Seminar Highlights:

This workshop will help you explore the current landscape of using social and e-mail marketing to help you generate new business.
-Learn how setting marketing goals and objectives will help you determine the best targeted channels for you to push out your social and e-mail campaigns.
-Identify content ideas to make a difference in your online activities.
-Participate in interactive exercises throughout the workshop that will leave you with actionable steps you can take to help achieve your goals.
-Engage through e-mail and social media marketing for long lasting results.

Workshop Leader: Mark Brodsky

Mark Brodsky is the owner of Mark Brodsky Digital Communications and has been helping small businesses communicate effectively online for over six years using email marketing and social media. He is one of Constant Contact's 'Authorized Local Experts' and speaks across the GTA on a number of topics, including Email Marketing and Social Media best practices.

His website is www.mbdigitalcommunications.com and you can connect with him on LinkedIn: ca.linkedin.com/in/markbrodsky/

I understand that I must "SIGN IN" at the beginning of the session and "SIGN OUT" at the end of the course.

CANCELLATION POLICY: As this is a FREE Seminar, should you register and NOT give
notice in writing by July 29th that you are NOT able to attend, you will be charged a NO SHOW/ADMIN FEE in the amount $19.99 plus HST. This fee will be applied directly to your account. NON Members will be invoiced $19.99 plus HST. By registering for this seminar, you agree to the above terms and conditions.

We're thinking before we're printing!
Please be advised that the Board is striving to reduce our carbon footprint. Therefore, seminar workbooks will no longer be printed and handed out at seminars. Prior to each seminar, you will receive an email with any respective workbooks/handouts attached. We encourage you to download the document on an electronic device (tablet, laptop, etc.) and bring it with you to the class so that you may follow along. If you require a printed copy of a seminar workbook, a fee of $5.00 plus HST will be charged.

** We kindly ask that you do not park at the Board office due to limited space. For alternative suggestions please visit:
https://www.omdreb.on.ca/education/parking-seminars-events **

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this seminar, please contact Brendan Stewart at 905-844-6491 ext. 111 or alternatively, Cyndi Amodeo at ext. 106.

PRINTABLE VERSION


  • MILTON
  • 9:00am to 4:30pm
  • PRICE: $795.00
  • SPOTS AVAILABLE: 23



*NOTE: REIC Members must contact Brendan Stewart at the OMDREB Office to register (905-844-6491 ext. 111, events@omdreb.on.ca).

September 8, 9, 10 (3 day course)
9:00 am - 4:30 pm each day

Space is extremely limited!

"REIC 2600: Ethics and Business Practice"

Real estate is a business built on trust. Working ethically is essentially building a solid relationship with your clients, employer and peers. Build your real estate industry career/business, by building your reputation for high ethical business standards.

How You Will Benefit:
" Secure a reputation as a real estate professional who maintains strict ethical business standards
" Improve your bottom line and receive recognition from your employer/broker
" Solidify your reputation for client satisfaction and confidence

Ethics and Business Practice covers:

Importance of Ethical Business Practice
" Concept of moral reasoning
" Business ethics
" The ethics check
" Fundamental ethical values

Developing Ethical Values
" Imperatives for human conduct
" Intervention scenario
" Ethics puzzle

Ethical Decision Making
" Steps to ethical decision making
" Ethics pyramid
" Why ethical problems arise
" Grey areas in ethics
" Definition of success
" Review of industry and association codes

"I would recommend this course to others in the real estate industry so they can be inspired. The teacher was fantastic and the materials were in depth". - Greg Irwin, REIC Candidate Member

WORKSHOP LEADER: GARETH JONES, FRI CRES CRB ABR SRES

Gareth R. Jones is a Real Estate Broker with over 28 years of experience in both Residential and Commercial Real Estate. Gareth holds the following designations: FRI, CRES, CRB, ABR and SRES and is also a past AMP through CAAMP and FSCO in both Residential and Commercial Financing.

Currently, Gareth is Vice-President, Corporate Development at the Real Estate Institute of Canada and has also been appointed a member of the Education Committee at TREB. Gareth has worked for such major real estate firms as Right At Home Realty, Royal LePage, Johnston & Daniel Division, RE/MAX, and CIBC as a Commercial Mortgage Manager.

Gareth passionately believes in the importance of continued and higher education along with higher levels of skills, ethics and professionalism. Gareth has been invited by NAR, IREM and REIC to become a faculty member to instruct the FRI, CRB, ABR and SRES programs.

I understand that I must "SIGN IN" at the beginning of the session and "SIGN OUT" at the end of the course.

Cancellation Policy:
Your registration fee will be refunded or transferred at no extra charge upon receipt of written notice of withdrawal, at least thirty days prior to the beginning of the course. After this time, and up to course commencement, the registration fee may only be transferred, at an additional processing fee of $150.00 plus HST/GST. The tuition fee may then be applied toward any REIC course offered by OMDREB, within a one-year period. Once the course has begun, no refund or transfer of fees is permitted.

** Please be advised that if you are paying for a seminar/course by cheque and the price is over $400.00 (before HST), it must be a certified cheque or bank draft **

Parking is free of charge and located on either side of the building.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this seminar, please contact Brendan Stewart at 905-844-6491 ext. 111, or alternatively, Cyndi Amodeo at ext. 106.

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  • MILTON
  • 9:00am to 4:30pm
  • PRICE: $595.00
  • SPOTS AVAILABLE: 24

REIC 2280: Legal Issues in Real Estate **Please note that this is a 2 Day Course **

*NOTE: REIC Members must contact Brendan Stewart at the OMDREB Office to register (905-844-6491 ext. 111, events@omdreb.on.ca).

Wednesday, October 14th and Thursday, October 15th (2 day course)
9:00 am - 4:30 pm both days

Space is extremely limited!

Credit from this course may be applied towards an REIC Designation Program.

Risk management is at the heart of professional real estate practice. Legal Issues in Real Estate is designed to reduce your exposure to the risks related to buying and selling real estate by exposing potential pitfalls.

SEMINAR OUTLINE:

Agency and Conflict of Interest
-Overview of Agency
-Conflict of Interest

Competition Laws
-Price Fixing
-Restriction of Trade

Fraud and Related Offenses
-Nature of Fraud
-Secret Commissions
-Criminal Interest Rate

Environment Liability and Stigma Claims
-Appraisal Issues
-Agent Liability

Agreement of Purchase & Sales and Other Legal Agreements
-Agent Liability Case Studies
-Agreement Sample Clauses

HOW WILL YOU BENEFIT
-Secure a reputation as a real estate professional who knows how to avoid/navigate legal pitfalls.
-Improve your bottom line and receive recognition from your employer/broker.
-Solidify your reputation for client satisfaction.

WORKSHOP LEADER: John Poletes

I understand that I must "SIGN IN" at the beginning of the session and "SIGN OUT" at the end of the course.

** Please be advised that if you are paying for a seminar/course by cheque and the price is over $400.00 (before HST), it must be a certified cheque or bank draft **

Cancellation Policy:
Your registration fee will be refunded or transferred at no extra charge upon receipt of written notice of withdrawal, at least thirty days prior to the beginning of the course. After this time, and up to course commencement, the registration fee may only be transferred, at an additional processing fee of $150.00 plus HST/GST. The tuition fee may then be applied toward any REIC course offered by OMDREB, within a one-year period. Once the course has begun, no refund or transfer of fees is permitted.

Parking is free and located on either side of the building

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this seminar, please contact Samantha Johnston at 905-844-6491 ext. 121, or alternatively, Brendan Stewart at ext. 111.

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  • OAKVILLE
  • 9:00am to 4:30pm
  • PRICE: $299.00
  • SPOTS AVAILABLE: 24



"SRES® - Senior's Real Estate Specialist®"

at The Oakville, Milton and District Real Estate Board
125 Navy Street in Oakville, 2nd Floor Classroom
Wednesday, October 21 to Thursday, October 22, 2015
From 9:00am to 4:30pm both days

Space is extremely limited!

The SRES® designation course seeks to instill knowledge and understanding of and empathy for 50+ real estate clients and customers. Students will develop the business building skills and resources needed for specialization in the 50+ real estate market.

Course Content:

Students learn to:
œLearn distinguishing characteristics and trends of the 50+ market so that you can discern them in your own market area.
œEvaluate your market area attractiveness to the 50+ market.
œMaster the vocabulary of the range of housing options for the 50+ market.
œLearn the application of federal laws for Housing for Older Persons Act (HOPA).
œDevelop business building outreach methods for communicating and gaining 50+ market share.
œAdapt methods for counseling the 50+ buyer and sellers.
œStay focused on the transaction and avoid inappropriate involvement in family matters.
œDevelop sensitivities to 50+ issues and priorities when counseling buyers and sellers, showing properties, and managing transactions.
œDevelop services that win and sustain client and customer relationships and position you as a trusted real estate advisor.
œAssemble a team of experts to help you serve 50+ clients and customers.
œLearn about the uses, benefits, procedures, and issues involved in reverse mortgages.
œLearn about uses of pensions, 401k accounts, and IRAs in real estate transactions.
œGain an understanding of how Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security impact 50+ real estate decisions.
œRecognize mortgage finance and loan schemes and scams that victimize 50+ borrowers.
œIdentify key life stages, viewpoints, and transitions in relation to housing choices.
œRecognize how a home can be adapted for safety, comfort, and aging in place.
œHelp clients integrate disposition of real property into estate plans.

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the SRES designation. At the end of the course students must complete an exam and achieve an 80% grade.

WORKSHOP LEADER: GARETH JONES, FRI CRES CRB ABR SRES

Gareth R. Jones is a Real Estate Broker with over 28 years of experience in both Residential and Commercial Real Estate. Gareth holds the following designations: FRI, CRES, CRB, ABR and SRES and is also a past AMP through CAAMP and FSCO in both Residential and Commercial Financing.

Currently, Gareth is Vice-President, Corporate Development at the Real Estate Institute of Canada and has also been appointed a member of the Education Committee at TREB. Gareth has worked for such major real estate firms as Right At Home Realty, Royal LePage, Johnston & Daniel Division, RE/MAX, and CIBC as a Commercial Mortgage Manager.

Gareth passionately believes in the importance of continued and higher education along with higher levels of skills, ethics and professionalism. Gareth has been invited by NAR, IREM and REIC to become a faculty member to instruct the FRI, CRB, ABR and SRES programs.

I understand that I must "SIGN IN" at the beginning of the session and "SIGN OUT" at the end of the course.

Cancellation Policy:
Your registration fee will be refunded or transferred at no extra charge upon receipt of written notice of withdrawal, at least thirty days prior to the beginning of the course. After this time, and up to course commencement, the registration fee may only be transferred, at an additional processing fee of $150.00 plus HST/GST. The tuition fee may then be applied toward any REIC course offered by OMDREB, within a one-year period. Once the course has begun, no refund or transfer of fees is permitted.

** We kindly ask that you do not park at the Board office due to limited space. For alternative suggestions please visit:
https://www.omdreb.on.ca/education/parking-seminars-events **

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this seminar, please contact Brendan Stewart at 905-844-6491 ext. 111, or alternatively, Cyndi Amodeo at ext. 106.

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  • OAKVILLE
  • 9:00am to 4:30pm
  • PRICE: $329.00
  • SPOTS AVAILABLE: 45



"Certified Negotiation Expert® 3 (CNE® 3)"
Part of the MCNE® Designation

Located at the Oakville Office of The Oakville, Milton and District Real Estate Board
125 Navy Street, Oakville (2nd Floor Classroom)
Monday, November 9th to Tuesday, November 10th (2 day course)
9:00 am - 4:30 pm both days

$329 + HST on or before November 2, 2015
$359 + HST after November 2, 2015

HIGHLIGHTS AND COURSE CONTENT:
When you complete your CNE®3, you will receive the CNE® designation and be well on your way to earning your MCNE®. You may take the CNE®1, CNE®2, and CNE®3 in any order to earn your MCNE® designation.

Advanced Negotiation Techniques for Listing Salespeople • One Day
-Learn how to manage emotions in negotiations
-Identify the key emotional factors that can derail a negotiation
-Manage these factors effectively throughout the negotiation on both sides of the table
-Discover how to create value in a real estate negotiation for the seller
-Learn how to claim value in a real estate negotiation for the seller
-Identify how to handle irrational negotiators on both sides of the table
-Learn how to negotiate effectively from a position of weakness on the seller’s side of the table
-Discover how to handle the most difficult negotiations in real estate both WITH the seller and FOR the seller
-Learn how to win more listing presentations
-Establish how you can understand the persuasion cycle and apply advanced persuasion techniques

Cultural Factors in Real Estate Negotiations • Half Day
-Understanding various cultural factors in negotiations can be the key to reaching a satisfactory agreement. Without these crucial considerations, negotiators could sabotage their own successful outcome without realizing it.

Negotiating Across Different Generations • Half Day
-Negotiating Across Different Generations in Real Estate will help agents who are dealing with clients and colleagues from four distinct generational groups: Silent Generation, Baby Boomers, Gen X, and Gen Y or Millennials.


TESTIMONIAL:
"Without a doubt, the best training I have received in my 18+ years as a real estate professional is the MCNE® program offered by the Real Estate Negotiation Institute. I use the skills taught by RENI every day - in many areas of life, and not just when dealing with real estate. In each transaction, I have numerous opportunities to use the negotiation tools I have acquired, and I have become acutely aware of how many Realtors could really use some negotiation training. The MCNE® designation is a requirement for agents who want to perform at the top of their game."
Maggie Barduson, Barduson Group, Phoenix AZ.

WORKSHOP LEADER: Suze Cumming has been a certified professional coach since 2007. In annual sales in excess of $15 million, Suze was consistently in the top 10 sales position at her firm in the very competitive downtown Toronto market.

I understand that I must "SIGN IN" at the beginning of the session and "SIGN OUT" at the end of the course.

Cancellation Policy:
The last day for cancellations and to receive a full refund is November 2nd, 2015, in writing.

** We kindly ask that you do not park at the Board office due to limited space. For alternative suggestions please visit:
https://www.omdreb.on.ca/education/parking-seminars-events **

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this seminar, please contact Brendan Stewart at 905-844-6491 ext. 111 or alternatively, Cyndi Amodeo at ext. 106.

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