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  • MILTON
  • 9:30am to 11:30am
  • FREE
  • SPOTS AVAILABLE: 10

THE OAKVILLE, MILTON AND DISTRICT REAL ESTATE BOARD PRESENTS:

"DRONES"
with
Bruce McPherson, President at Pointer Avionics and SkyHunter Ltd.

at The Oakville, Milton and District Real Estate Board
400 Main Street East, Suite 208, MILTON, 2nd Floor Classroom
on September 2, 2015 from 9:30am to 11:30am

Complimentary for Members

Outline: Drones and real estate? It's coming! Know the law before you fly. Learn about applications and the specific use for real estate. Learn about the insurance and training requirements and questions to ask before you hire a company or person to fly a drone.

Instructor: Bruce McPherson is the President at Pointer Avionics and SkyHunter Ltd. Bruce received his Degree in Electronics from Georgian College in Barrie in 1988 before eventually becoming the Supervising Manager for the automation division of Lake Ontario Steel which was located in Whitby. Seeing a need for new search and rescue technology, Mr. McPherson embarked on developing Canada’s only company with state of the art aircraft emergency beacon technology sometimes known as the ´black box’ . He has significant experience leading certification projects with various authorities around the world including Transport Canada, the Federal Aviation Administration, and the European Aviation Safety Agency. Bruce is also the creator of Flyte Clone, a mobile tracking app used for the general aviation and the unmanned aerial vehicle industry otherwise more commonly known as drones. In the last year , Bruce has directed SkyHunter into the emerging drone markets and now custom builds drones for various markets including search and rescue, forestry, policing,mapping and agriculture.

You can reach Bruce at Bruce@SkyHunter406.com or on twitter @SkyHunter406

CANCELLATION POLICY: As this is a FREE Seminar for OMDREB Members, should you register and not give notice in writing by August 26th, 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 August 26th, 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.

Parking is free and located around 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: $795.00
  • SPOTS AVAILABLE: 11



*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.

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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  • OAKVILLE
  • 1:00pm to 3:00pm
  • FREE
  • SPOTS AVAILABLE: 34



THE OAKVILLE, MILTON AND DISTRICT REAL ESTATE BOARD PRESENTS:

"Social Media Time Savers"

at The Oakville, Milton and District Real Estate Board
125 Navy Street in Oakville, 2nd Floor Classroom
on September 9, 2015 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Seminar Highlights:

Do you know that 43% of small businesses dedicate six or more hours per week to social media? While it's important to engage for social visibility and key connections online, we all want to do more in less time. This session will help you save time at get back to what you love to do - running your business or organization. Join us and learn the latest time savers and best practices from Constant Contact
Authorized Local Expert, Mark Brodsky.

Participants will learn:
-Tips for saving up to ten hours a week managing your social media
-Simple ways to find usable, relevant content for your posts
-How to integrate your social media into sales promotions and events
-Best practices, business builders, and more

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/

CANCELLATION POLICY: As this is a FREE Seminar, should you register and NOT give
notice in writing by August 2nd 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.

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  • OAKVILLE
  • 1:00pm to 4:00pm
  • PRICE: $49.99
  • SPOTS AVAILABLE: 41

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 September 15, 2015 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm

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).

CANCELLATION POLICY: The last day for cancellations and to receive a full refund is September 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 Brendan Stewart at ext. 111.

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  • MILTON
  • 10:00am to 11:00am
  • FREE
  • SPOTS AVAILABLE: 20

THE OAKVILLE, MILTON AND DISTRICT REAL ESTATE BOARD PRESENTS:

"Coffee with Colin"
with
Colin Best, Your Local and Regional Councillor, Wards 2, 3, 4 & 5 - North of Derry

Friday, September 18, 2015
10:00am to 11:00am
at The Oakville, Milton and District Real Estate Board
400 Main Street, Suite 208 MILTON, ON

Complimentary for Members!

This is a Drop-In Session with Colin Best to find out what's going on in Milton. Registration is not required.

Feel free to ask questions like:

1. Do you know what you can do on your property?

2. What does the zoning by-law permit on the property you are looking at?

3. The Town and Regional official plans are being reviewed and updated, do you want to know the implications?

4. Halton will be adding 480,000 new residents over the next 26 years are you interested in knowing where they will be moving to?

Here's what your collegues are saying about 'Coffee with Colin': "Great Job Colin"; "Thank You - very helpful and informative. Keep up theses sessions"; "Colin is a wealth of information and a good resource for any questions" - Krista Barton, Re/Max Real Estate Centre; "Excellent info update".

Biography: For anyone interested in my background and committee work, I am a life-long resident of Milton and work locally as a independent property appraiser valuing residential properties for various lending institutions and other purposes.

In the community I have been involved with a number of organizations including the Milton Jaycees, Rotary Club, Air cadets, Milton BIA, Chamber of Commerce, Milton Santa Claus Parade Committee and various Parents' Councils at local schools that my children have attended.

I was first elected in 1980 as a local councillor for Ward 2 which at the time included all the urban area. I served on a number of local council committees and was elected to Regional Councillor from 1994 to 1997.

In 2006 I was elected to Local and Regional councillor for Wards 2 & 4 and serve on the following committees:

* Town of Milton Committees
* Chair Administration and Planning Committee
* Chair Budget Committee
* Member Milton Seniors Advisory Committee
* Member Milton Business Improvement Area (BIA) Board of Management

Region of Halton Committees:

* Vice-Chair Planning & Public Works Committee
* Vice-Chair Water Conservation Committee
* Member Regional Active Transportation Committee
* Member of the Halton Agricultural Advisory Committee
* Member of the Greater Toronto Area Agricultural Committee
* Member of the Halton Forestry Committee
* Member of the Joint Waste Management Advisory Committee
* Member of the Inter-Municipal Liasion Committee
* Member of the Inter-Municipal Advisory Committee on Sustanability
* Member of the Lobbyist Registry Review Sub-Committee

Community and Other Groups:

Fornerly an Executive Member Milton Santa Claus Parade Committee
Member Milton Super Parent Council (for all public schools)
Member Credit Valley Chapter Appraisal Institute of Canada

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
  • 10:00am to 12:00pm
  • FREE
  • SPOTS AVAILABLE: 39



THE OAKVILLE, MILTON AND DISTRICT REAL ESTATE BOARD PRESENTS:

"Debt, Deferring Taxes, Investment, and Income Protection for REALTORS®" Complimentary Lunch & Learn

at The Oakville, Milton and District Real Estate Board
125 Navy Street in Oakville, 2nd Floor Classroom
on September 22, 2015 from 10:00am to 12:00pm
Lunch Follows the Seminar

Proudly Sponsored by Primerca (http://www.primericacanada.ca/)

Seminar Highlights:

Use Time and Consistency
-The high cost of waiting
-The rule of 72

Eliminate Debt
-Compounding debt
-Revolving debt vs. fixed debt

Right Kind of Income Protection
-The theory of decreasing responsibility
-The three “nevers” of buying insurance
-Disability protection for Real Estate Agents & Brokers
-Will, Living Will & Power of Attorney

Defer Taxes
-RRSP
-Spousal RRSP
-TFSA
-RDSP
-Tax & Estate Planning

Other Investments
-RESP
-Cash/ Non • Registered Savings
-Pension Plan

Become an owner not a loaner
-Bypassing middleman
-Invest with professional management
-Segregated funds vs. mutual funds

Workshop Leader: Hem Bhatt
-Financial Coach & Mentor
-Project Manager at Bell Canada for 14 years
-BBA in Accounting & Taxation
-Masters Certificate in Project Management (Operations), York University
-LLQP • Life License Qualification Program, FSCO
-Canadian Investment Funds Course, IFSE Institute
-Branch Manager Course, IFSE Institute

CANCELLATION POLICY: As this is a FREE Seminar, should you register and NOT give
notice in writing by September 15th 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


  • OAKVILLE
  • 9:30am to 12:30pm
  • FREE
  • SPOTS AVAILABLE: 42


THE OAKVILLE, MILTON AND DISTRICT REAL ESTATE BOARD PRESENTS:
"The Complete Story - GeoWarehouse From Top To Bottom"

Friday, September 25, 2015 from 9:30am to 12:30pm
at The Oakville, Milton and District Real Estate Board
125 Navy Street in Oakville, 2nd Floor Classroom

Complimentary for OMDREB Members

SEMINAR OVERVIEW:
Every real estate professional in Ontario should take this training session at least once. It teaches the basics, advanced use and everything in between for our GeoWarehouse on-line solution.

Using a 2 tiered presentation with PowerPoint and a live product demonstration you will learn all the key aspects of use and best practices of GeoWarehouse:
-Who Teranet Inc. is
-The basic purpose and structure of GeoWarehouse
-A review of what information is available via GeoWarehouse
-How to manage your user profile including maximizing your branding opportunity
-How to use the search options to find a property of interest
-How to review, interpret and print the Property Details, Neighbourhood Sales, Demographics and Enhanced reports
-How to use Expanded Aerial Imagery
-How to use Google Maps Street View
-Tips on how to search by Condominium
-How to recognize if a condo status certificate is available
-How to access records in the Land Registration System of Ontario including the Parcel Register, Instrument images and deposited plans
-How to recognize if a Surveyor’s Real Property Report is available and how to purchase it
-The major differences between 3 types of Surveys; a) Surveyor’s Real Property Report, b) Subdivision Plan, c) Reference Plan
-How to access additional reports available in the eStore


WORKSHOP INSTRUCTOR: Theresa Corindia.

Theresa joined Teranet Inc. 17 years ago as a contributor to the Land Registry implementation project; during the past 10 years, while helping shape the Customer Service Centre department; she became a top agent that specialized in GeoWarehouse Online Solution. She has extensive knowledge of land registry, and within other responsibilities, she has managed the onboarding process for non Real Estate Board customers.

In her dedication to understand the needs of the Real Estate Profession she has recently completed the Pre-Registration portion of the Salesperson Registration Education Program at the OREA Real Estate College.

CANCELLATION POLICY: As this is a FREE Seminar, should you register and NOT give
notice in writing by September 18th 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.

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  • MILTON
  • 9:00am to 4:30pm
  • PRICE: $595.00
  • SPOTS AVAILABLE: 23

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

** 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.

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: $299.00
  • SPOTS AVAILABLE: 23



"SRS - The Seller Representative Specialist"

at The Oakville, Milton and District Real Estate Board
125 Navy Street in Oakville, 2nd Floor Classroom
Tuesday, November 3 to Wednesday, November 4, 2015
From 9:00am to 4:30pm both days

Space is extremely limited!

In-Class Session
The Seller Representative Specialist (SRS) designation course elevates professional standards, enhances individual performance, and recognizes real estate professionals who demonstrate the knowledge and skills essential in professionally and ethically representing sellers.

Whether you are new to the industry or a seasoned veteran, this 2-day course will redefine your ´normal’ and reinvent the way you represent sellers. You will learn tips and tools that will equip you to list in today’s marketplace.

Course Content:

Students learn to:
œIncrease listings and grow their business
œDemonstrate and communicate their value package to seller clients
œUnderstand and apply the Code of Ethics & Standards of Practice
œUnderstand and comply with state license laws when representing sellers
œUnderstand and apply methods, tools, and techniques to provide the support and services that sellers want and need

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.

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
  • 9:30am to 4:00pm
  • PRICE: $329.00
  • SPOTS AVAILABLE: 43



"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)
9:30 am - 4:00 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.

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:
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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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