Member Education

The Greenwich Association of REALTORS is pleased to offer a variety of Continuing Education courses to help you fulfill your requirements for the 2018-2020 CE Cycle. Take advantage of these locally-hosted classes to complete your credits necessary to keep your CT Salesperson or Brokers license active with the state.

Please note the differing start times for each location and allow ample time for parking. You must be present for the entire course, including signing-in and-out, to earn credit. All courses are BYOC (Bring Your Own Coffee).

Continuing Education Classes

CE: Facebook – Implications to Your Business and Real Estate License

01/24/2020


January 24, 2020 – Facebook: Implications to Your Business and Real Estate License


9:30am-12:30pm
Location: Greenwich Town Hall | Cone Room
Craig Jones | Greenwich Point Marketing
 
Social media web sites have created a new and exciting environment for networking and information sharing. This tool is actively being used by real estate professionals to cultivate leads and communicate with current and potential clients. This class will provide an overview social media, what it is, the evolution and overview of the digital landscape, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, and more. Technical instruction will be provided on setting up a Facebook page, searching for and connecting to other people, setting up group and organization pages and connecting to other group and organization pages, posting content, news, images, managing profiles, and security settings. This course will also discuss how to use the Advertising tools while maintaining and abiding by the rules of the Connecticut Department of Consumer Services and Real Estate Commission and the guidelines set forth by the National Association of REALTORS'® Code of Ethics; specifically with respect to advertising, disclosure, and professionalism.
 
$30 to attend
3 Continuing Education Credits
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CE: Real Estate A-Z

01/27/2020


Monday, January 27, 2020 - Real Estate A-Z
9:30am-12:30pm
Location - Greenwich Town Hall | Cone Room
Tom Ward & Vicki Johnson | Ivy, Barnum & O'Mara

Real Estate Transactions from A-Z will be a discussion of all aspects involved in a real estate transaction. It will take into account the perspectives of both the seller and the purchaser, commencing with the listing and ending with the closing.
 
$30 to attend
3 Continuing Education Credits 
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CE: The Home from Top to Bottom

02/05/2020


February 5, 2020 – The Home from Top to Bottom
9:30am-12:30pm
Location: Greenwich Town Hall | Cone Room
Bob Kneen | Pillar to Post

Do you know how a roof is shingled? This course will teach you shingle construction and the reliability and failures. Learn which flat-roof systems work well, and separate the fear from the facts!


$30 to attend
3 Continuing Education Credits
Register

CE: Staging to Sell - What Every Agent Should Know

02/12/2020


Staging to Sell - What Every Agent Should Know
3-Hour CE Course for Real Estate Agents
Approved for CT REALTORS®
Instructor: TOM SULLIVAN
Real Estate Staging Association PRO
Associate Member, GAR
Owner, StagingSells​
 
Wednesday, February 12, 2019
9:30am-12:30pm
Location - Greenwich Town Hall | Cone Room
 
Realtors will learn:
How staging will benefit your client and secure your relationship.
How your to assist clients by knowing what questions to ask a stager.
The cost and value of home staging, ROI factors.
Importance of leveraging marketing efforts with staging, photos and Internet presence.
How buyers think and how staging influences them to buy.
Home staging statistics and facts.
How to collaborate with a home stager.
The common contract clauses that used by professional stagers.
Course comes with over 50 staging tips.​
$30 to attend
3 Continuing Education Credits

CE: CT Real Estate Agency Law Review & Fair Housing Part 2 - Mandatory Class

02/14/2020


February 14, 2020 – CT Real Estate Agency Law Review & Fair Housing Part 2 - Mandatory
1:00pm-4:00pm
Location: Harvest Time Church | 1338 King Street, Greenwich
Rhonda Lentini | Dynamic Directions, Inc.

This is Part 2 of a two-part mandatory course for your 2020 CT Continuing Education renewal cycle. 


$40 to attend
3 Continuing Education Credits 
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CE: Real Estate Financing & Contracts

02/19/2020


February 19, 2020 – Real Estate Financing
9:30am-12:30pm
Location: Greenwich Town Hall | Cone Room
Peter Grabel | Luxury Mortgage Corp
 
This course will teach you all you need to know about financing, contracts, closing costs and prepaid items, appraisals, credit, insurance, short sales and foreclosures. 
 
$30 to attend
3 Continuing Education Credits
Register

CE: Professional Standards Overview (Ethics Course)

02/28/2020


February 28, 2020 – Professional Standards Training (Open to all for Code of Ethics/CE Credit)
9:30am-12:30pm
Location: Greenwich Water Club
Cindy Butts | Connecticut Association of REALTORS®

This course will cover the professional standards process, which includes what happens when someone files an ethics complaint. Realtors may take this class to fulfill an elective credit for the CT CE Renewal and to receive their NAR Code of Ethics Training credit, due December 2021.


$30 to attend
3 Continuing Education Credits
Register

CE: Recent Developments in CT RE Law - Cyber Security & Other Things That Go "Bump" in The Night

03/04/2020


March 4, 2019 - Recent Development in CT RE Law, Cyber Security & Other Things That Go "Bump" in the Night
12:00pm-3:00pm
Location: Harvest Time Church | 1338 King Street, Greenwich, CT 06831
Eileen M. Pate, Esq. | Office of Eileen M. Pate, LLC 
 
Enjoy a light catered lunch and a lively and entertaining discussion about recent developments in Real Estate Law
 
$30 to attend
3 Continuing Education Credits
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CE: Zoning - The Impact on Real Estate

03/06/2020


Friday, March 6, 2020 - Zoning: The Impact on Real Estate
1:00pm-4:00pm
Location: Greennwich Town Hall | Town Hall Meeting Room
Katie DeLuca, AICP, Patrick LaRow, AICP, Marek Kozikowski, AICP, Nancy Carmel and Jeffrey Berino, Zoning Inspector 
 
Real estate professionals are considered subject matter experts when it comes to pricing property and land for sale. Successful transactions currently require the appropriate sales price, offer price, and appraisal price in order for transactions to close. 

Understanding the zoning limits of a property and how to best obtain information so as to set the appropriate expectations for buyers and sellers, creates a streamlined process that is most effective for clients. This course reviews how to obtain the information, the players involved in a transaction and their expectations, and the public tools available to assist with appropriate research needed in order to meet the demands of all involved. 


$30 to attend 
3 Continuing Education Credits
Register

CE: The Un-Sick House

03/11/2020


March 11, 2020 – The Un-Sick Home
9:30am-12:30pm​
Location: Greenwich Town Hall | Town Hall Meeting Room
Bob Kneen | Pillar to Post

This course will teach you; The 4 most common health hazards in a home, How to identify these health hazards, How to prevent or respond to these health hazards, How to suggest appropriate courses of action for your clients, and much more!


$30 to attend
3 Continuing Education Credits
Register

CE: Code of Ethics - Required NAR Training

03/18/2020


March 18, 2020 – Code of Ethics
1:00pm-4:00pm
Location: Harvest Time Church | 1338 King Street, Greenwich, CT 06831
Rhonda Lentini | Dynamic Directions, Inc.
 
This class covers the full Code and corresponding Articles and Standards of practices. Learn how to apply the Code of Ethics in every day transactions. The 3-hour module is required every two years to maintain REALTOR® membership; Due December 31, 2020 and also counts at CE credit for your 2020 CT CE Renewal.
 
$30 to attend
3 Continuing Education Credits 
Register

CE: History of Homes in Greenwich

04/06/2020


HISTORY OF THE HOMES IN GREENWICH
Sponsored by the Greenwich Association of REALTORS®
and the Greenwich Historical Society
 
April 6, 2020
9:30am-12:30pm
Agenda/Speakers TBD
 
Greenwich Historical Society
Vanderbilt Education Center
39 Strickland Road
Cos Cob, Connecticut
www.greenwichhistory.org
203-869-6899
                                                                       
 

3 Continuing Education Credits
$40 to attend
Register

CE: Monitoring Home Safety

04/08/2020


April 8, 2020 – Monitoring Home Safety
9:30am-12:30pm
Location: Greenwich Town Hall | Cone Room
Bob Kneen | Pillar to Post

During this course, you will learn about the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning; causes, symptoms and treatments, as well as about carbon monoxide detectors. Learn about your indoor air quality and how to improve it. 


$30 to attend
3 Continuing Education Credits
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CE: CT Real Estate Agency Law Review & Fair Housing Part 1 - Mandatory Class

04/15/2020


April 15, 2020 – CT Real Estate Agency Law Review & Fair Housing Part 1 - Mandatory
1:00pm-4:00pm
Location: Harvest Time Church | 1338 King Street, Greenwich
Rhonda Lentini | Dynamic Directions, Inc.

This is Part 1 of a two-part mandatory course for your 2020 CT Continuing Education renewal cycle. 


$40 to attend
3 Continuing Education Credits 
Register

CE: Recent Developments in CT RE Law - Cyber Security & Other Things That Go "Bump" in The Night

04/24/2020


March 4, 2019 - Recent Development in CT RE Law, Cyber Security & Other Things That Go "Bump" in the Night
12:00pm-3:00pm
Location: Harvest Time Church | 1338 King Street, Greenwich, CT 06831
Eileen M. Pate, Esq. - Office of Eileen M. Pate, LLC 
 
Enjoy a light catered lunch and a lively and entertaining discussion about recent developments in Real Estate Law
 
$30 to attend
3 Continuing Education Credits
Register

CE: CT Real Estate Agency Law Review & Fair Housing Part 2 - Mandatory Class

05/04/2020


May 4, 2020 – CT Real Estate Agency Law Review & Fair Housing Part 2 - Mandatory
1:00pm-4:00pm
Location: Harvest Time Church | 1338 King Street, Greenwich
Rhonda Lentini | Dynamic Directions, Inc.

This is Part 2 of a two-part mandatory course for your 2020 CT Continuing Education renewal cycle. 


$40 to attend
3 Continuing Education Credits 
Register

CE: Real Estate Financing & Contract

05/15/2020


May 15, 2020 – Real Estate Financing
9:30am-12:30pm
Location: Greenwich Town Hall | Cone Room
Peter Grabel | Luxury Mortgage Corp
 ​
This course will teach you all you need to know about financing, contracts, closing costs and prepaid items, appraisals, credit, insurance, short sales and foreclosures. 
 
$30 to attend
3 Continuing Education Credits
Register