June 2024

Calendar IconJune 18, 2024 Clock Icon9:00 am - 12:15 pm

Increasing Business by Serving Veterans

Increasing Business by Serving Veterans

Calendar IconJune 18, 2024 Clock Icon9:00 am - 12:15 pm

REALTOR® Alliance of Greater Cincinnati
400 E Business Way, Sharonville, OH 45241, USA

400 E Business Way Suite 100 | Sharonville, OH 45241

CE Credit: 3 Ohio Elective Credits

This 3-hour Continuing Education course is designed to provide real estate professionals with essential knowledge and strategies to effectively work with veteran clients and increase business through the VA mortgage program. Participants will gain insights into the fundamentals of VA mortgages, including eligibility criteria, loan basics, and unique features such as VA jumbo mortgages. By understanding the demographics of veterans and the reasons behind the underutilization of VA mortgages, realtors will be equipped to better serve this valuable market segment

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Calendar IconJune 20, 2024 Clock Icon1:00 pm - 4:15 pm

OHIO REALTORS® Industry Legal & Legislative Update - In Cincinnati

OHIO REALTORS® Industry Legal & Legislative Update - In Cincinnati

Calendar IconJune 20, 2024 Clock Icon1:00 pm - 4:15 pm

IN PERSON
400 E. Business Way, Sharonville 45241

REALTOR Alliance of Greater Cincinnati

400 E. Business Way, Suite 100

Sharonville, OH 45241

Credit: This course is certified for 3 hours of core law credit.

In today’s ever-changing climate, it’s more important than ever for REALTORS® to keep abreast of the latest legal and legislative updates. This seminar will update you on state and federal regulatory issues, license law updates, recent cases and other legal issues designed to reduce your risk and keep you on top of the ever-changing world of real estate.

Instructed by: Todd Book, Esq., Ohio REALTORS VP of Legal and Legislative Affairs and Stephen McCoy, Esq., Ohio REALTORS VP of Legal and Regulatory Affairs

Per ODRE requirements, you must be present 90% of the program in order to receive credit.

Contact/Email: Deanna Wright, Professional Development Coordinator – [email protected]

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Calendar IconJune 24, 2024 Clock Icon9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Accredited Buyer’s Representative Designation (ABR®)

Accredited Buyer’s Representative Designation (ABR®)

Calendar IconJune 24, 2024 Clock Icon9:00 am - 4:30 pm

REALTOR® Alliance of Greater Cincinnati
400 E Business Way, Sharonville, OH 45241, USA

400 E Business Way Suite 100 | Sharonville, OH 45241

Are you ready to take the next step in your career and join the ranks of the best in buyer representation? By completing this course, you will begin building your skills and knowledge and communicating professional excellence to buyers. 

Due to this class being so popular there will be a charge of $25.00 for each day of No Shows. 12 hours of Ohio CE elective

What You’ll Learn in the ABR® Course

Buyer Representation Agreements and Buyer Counseling Sessions

Learn how to create a buyer representation agreement, conduct a successful buyer consultation, and communicate your value to clients. 

Navigate Each Step of the Buyer Side Transaction Process

Understand every piece of the transaction puzzle, including the search-showing-selection process, offers and negotiations, appraisals, and closing on the property.

Communicating Your Value as A Buyer’s Representative

This course covers how you can promote yourself in the buyer’s market as a buyer’s rep and grow your business using ABR® designee member benefits.

How to Earn It

Education

  1. Complete the two-day core designation course.
  2. Complete one of the ABR® elective courses.

Work Experience

  • Documentation of five completed transactions in which you acted solely as a buyer representative.

Professional Affiliation

  • Membership in good standing in REBAC Membership in good standing in the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR).

REBAC Dues

  • First year of REBAC membership is free
  • Second year is $110, but prorated based on the month you joined REBAC
  • $110 per year thereafter

Due to this class being so popular there will be a charge of $25.00 for each day of No Shows.

Benefits of the Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) Designation

Use of ABR® Logo and Name

Promote yourself to prospective homebuyers as an Accredited Buyer’s Representative.

Special Listing in Online Directories

Receive differentiation as an ABR® in the online directories at realtor.com® and nar.realtor.

ABR® Marketing Materials

Utilize our professionally-designed promotional materials, which can be customized with your name and contact information.

Access to the ABR® Community

Join over 10,000 Accredited Buyer’s Representatives in the private ABR® Networking and Referrals Group on Facebook.

Exclusive Publications and Newsletters

You’ll receive the bi-monthly ABR® publication, Today’s Buyer’s Rep, and the weekly TBR HotSheet e-newsletter.

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Calendar IconJune 26, 2024 Clock Icon1:00 pm - 4:15 pm

Fair Housing for Real Estate Professionals

Fair Housing for Real Estate Professionals

Calendar IconJune 26, 2024 Clock Icon1:00 pm - 4:15 pm

REALTOR® Alliance of Greater Cincinnati
400 E Business Way, Sharonville, OH 45241, USA

400 E Business Way Suite 100 | Sharonville, OH 45241

CE Credit: 3 Ohio Fair Housing/Civil Rights Credits

The goal of this course is to provide an overview of fair housing rights, responsibilities and emerging issues for real estate professionals that will challenge and prepare each participant to adequately address fair housing issues and concerns in today’s diverse consumer market. 

Course Objectives 

  • To provide context for the passage of the Fair Housing Act and outline local, state, and federal fair housing laws as they exist today. 
  • To improve each audience member’s ability to interact ethically with diverse consumers by examining bias and ways to mitigate its impact in practice. 
  • To describe best practices for housing professionals and where to go for additional resources and guidance. 

Due to this class being so popular there will be a charge of $20.00 for No Shows.

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July 2024

Calendar IconJuly 08, 2024 Clock Icon9:00 am - 10:00 am

GOV - Legacy Lunch (Breakfast) for RAGC Hall of Fame Inductees 2Q24

GOV - Legacy Lunch (Breakfast) for RAGC Hall of Fame Inductees 2Q24

Calendar IconJuly 08, 2024 Clock Icon9:00 am - 10:00 am

National Exemplar
6880 Wooster Pike, Cincinnati, OH 45227, USA

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Calendar IconJuly 16, 2024 Clock Icon9:00 am - 12:15 pm

VIRTUAL: Ethics in Real Estate: It’s Really NOT Like the Wild West

VIRTUAL: Ethics in Real Estate: It’s Really NOT Like the Wild West

Calendar IconJuly 16, 2024 Clock Icon9:00 am - 12:15 pm

VIRTUAL

This livestream webinar is certified for 3 hours of ethics credit and satisfies NAR’s Code of Ethics requirement. (NAR’s Code of Ethics deadline is Dec. 31, 2024)

Attendees will need to access the program with a device (phone, laptop, PC) that has a camera, speaker, microphone, and reliable, high-speed internet access. Video, audio, and internet access are all necessary to successfully attend class. Please make sure to test everything ahead of time at https://zoom.us/test

Attendees must turn on their video camera and stay within view during the program to receive CE, as active participation will be monitored. Per ODRE requirements, you must be present for at least 90% of the program to receive credit.

Join us as former Superintendent of the Ohio Division of Real Estate & Professional Licensing Anne Petit presents this highly interactive look at the Canon and Code of Ethics, discussion on what your REALTOR® peers believe are ethical issues in the marketplace today along with a deeper dive into recent Ohio Real Estate Commission cases involving ethical violations.  Finally, let’s think about what we, as licensees, can learn from the ethical code of the American Cowboy.

This course satisfies both the Ohio Canon of Ethics and NAR’s Code of Ethics requirements. NAR’s 3-Year Code of Ethics deadline is Dec. 31, 2024.

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Calendar IconJuly 18, 2024 Clock Icon5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Family Fun Picnic at Stricker's Grove

Family Fun Picnic at Stricker's Grove

Calendar IconJuly 18, 2024 Clock Icon5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Strickers Grove
11490 Hamilton Cleves Rd, Ross, OH 45013, USA

  • For entry you must present a pre-purchased ticket, available through the member portal. No tickets will be sold at the door.
  • You will receive an email on or around July 13th regarding pick-up instructions
  • Tickets must be picked up at the RAGC office
  • Free Parking is available

Early Bird price is $17.00. Save $8.00 if you order before June 28, 2024.

This private event is for RAGC members and their families, friends, and clients. Enjoy all the rides, 18-hole mini golf, concession stand items (popcorn, cotton candy, Sno-Kones, soft drinks, ice cream), and a dinner buffet.

  • To enter, you must present a pre-purchased ticket available through the member portal. No tickets will be sold at the door.
  • You will receive an email on or around July 8 regarding pick-up instructions.
  • Tickets must be picked up at the RAGC office at 400 E. Business Way, Suite 100, Sharonville, OH 45241
  • Free Parking is available.

Tickets must be picked up by close of business on July 17, 2024.

Stricker’s Grove is at 11490 Hamilton-Cleves Road, Hamilton, OH 45013.

Questions? Contact Cathy Petersman at 513-842-3018.

*RAGC reserves the right to limit the number of tickets sold.

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Calendar IconJuly 23, 2024 Clock Icon9:00 am - 12:15 pm

Virtual Classroom: Core Law for Commercial Real Estate Agents

Virtual Classroom: Core Law for Commercial Real Estate Agents

Calendar IconJuly 23, 2024 Clock Icon9:00 am - 12:15 pm

VIRTUAL - Ohio REALTORS®

Virtual

The purpose of this course is to educate real estate agents on the background of the legal system, provide an understanding of agency law, and a better understanding of real estate laws as they relate to conveying property.  The program begins with an introduction and foundation of the law, followed by real estate contracts (details involved in different scenarios), agencies, interests in real property, and ends with commercial landlord-tenant law.

Don’t miss this important program!

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Calendar IconJuly 30, 2024 Clock Icon9:00 am - 12:15 pm

Virtual Classroom: Seal the Deal: Mastering Buyer Representation

Virtual Classroom: Seal the Deal: Mastering Buyer Representation

Calendar IconJuly 30, 2024 Clock Icon9:00 am - 12:15 pm

VIRTUAL

This livestream webinar is certified for 3 hours real estate credit.

Attendees will need to access the program with a device (phone, laptop, PC) that has a camera, speaker, microphone, and reliable, high-speed internet access. Video, audio, and internet access are all necessary to successfully attend class. Please make sure to test everything ahead of time at https://zoom.us/test

Attendees must turn on their video camera and stay within view during the program to receive CE, as active participation will be monitored. Per ODRE requirements, you must be present for at least 90% of the program to receive credit.

Unlock the key to success to buyer representation by mastering the art of the Buyer Representation Agreement.  In this comprehensive course, we delve into the legal landscape that is changing how we work with buyers.  We discuss the intricacies of the agreement, equipping you with the knowledge and skills to navigate buyer-agent relationships effectively.  From understanding the legal framework to honing techniques on how to present the agreement to your buyers, this course empowers real estate professionals to elevate their practice and provide unparalleled value to clients.  Join us on a journey to become a Buyer Representation Agreement expert and propel your real estate career to new heights.

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August 2024

Calendar IconAugust 07, 2024 Clock Icon11:00 am - 2:15 pm

Fair Housing Foundations

Fair Housing Foundations

Calendar IconAugust 07, 2024 Clock Icon11:00 am - 2:15 pm

REALTOR® Alliance of Greater Cincinnati
400 E. Business Way, Sharonville 45241

Fair Housing Foundations

(3 Hours of Civil Rights Credit)

This course will take a historical view at Fair Housing and Civil Rights and also go into
the details of current housing, advertising, and lending laws. Case studies, housing statistics,
videos, and pictures are used to present the information in an interesting format. The course
will also identify several barriers to homeownership and how OHFA Homeownership Programs can reduce these barriers.

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Calendar IconAugust 14, 2024 Clock Icon3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

New Member Orientation

New Member Orientation

Calendar IconAugust 14, 2024 Clock Icon3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

REALTOR® Alliance of Greater Cincinnati
400 E Business Way, Sharonville, OH 45241, USA

400 E Business Way Suite 100 | Sharonville, OH 45241

This orientation is designed to help new members make the most of their membership! We will review the different benefits, requirements, resources, and much more as it pertains to your membership with the REALTOR® Alliance of Greater Cincinnati. 

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Calendar IconAugust 19, 2024 Clock Icon10:00 am - 4:00 pm

RAGC 2024 Golf Outing

RAGC 2024 Golf Outing

Calendar IconAugust 19, 2024 Clock Icon10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Four Bridges Country Club
8300 Four Bridges Dr, Liberty Township, OH 45044, USA

Fore! It’s time for the much anticipated membership golf outing. It’s your chance to showcase your swing, engage in friendly competition, and forge lasting connections.

What’s included:

Round of Golf

Golf Cart

Open Driving Range

2 drink tickets

Lunch

Dinner

Opportunity to network with affiliates and fellow REALTOR members

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Calendar IconAugust 22, 2024 Clock Icon9:00 am - 12:15 pm

Increasing Business by Serving Veterans

Increasing Business by Serving Veterans

Calendar IconAugust 22, 2024 Clock Icon9:00 am - 12:15 pm

REALTOR® Alliance of Greater Cincinnati
400 E Business Way, Sharonville, OH 45241, USA

400 E Business Way Suite 100 | Sharonville, OH 45241

CE Credit: 3 Ohio Elective Credits

This 3-hour Continuing Education course is designed to provide real estate professionals with essential knowledge and strategies to effectively work with veteran clients and increase business through the VA mortgage program. Participants will gain insights into the fundamentals of VA mortgages, including eligibility criteria, loan basics, and unique features such as VA jumbo mortgages. By understanding the demographics of veterans and the reasons behind the underutilization of VA mortgages, realtors will be equipped to better serve this valuable market segment

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September 2024

Calendar IconSeptember 06, 2024 Clock Icon10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Safety Bootcamp: Realtor Self Defense Workshop

Safety Bootcamp: Realtor Self Defense Workshop

Calendar IconSeptember 06, 2024 Clock Icon10:00 am - 12:00 pm

REALTOR® Alliance of Greater Cincinnati
400 E Business Way, Sharonville, OH 45241, USA

400 E Business Way Suite 100 | Sharonville, OH 45241

Presented by TrueDefense

In the dynamic world of real estate, the role of a realtor brings both excitement and inherent risks. This workshop is designed to equip our valued members with the essential skills and knowledge to navigate their profession with confidence and security.

  1. How do we develop a self-protection mindset.
  2. Best personal safety habits for realtors in and outside of homes.
  3. Identifying potential predators.
  4. Managing contact with unknown threats.
  5. Making physical, verbal, and emotional boundaries to create reaction time.
  6. Counter violence essentials when it becomes the only solution to a bad problem.

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Calendar IconSeptember 18, 2024 Clock Icon10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Inspectors Insight: Exploring Old vs New Construction

Inspectors Insight: Exploring Old vs New Construction

Calendar IconSeptember 18, 2024 Clock Icon10:00 am - 12:00 pm

REALTOR® Alliance of Greater Cincinnati
400 E Business Way, Sharonville, OH 45241, USA

400 E Business Way Suite 100 | Sharonville, OH 45241

CE Credit: 2 Ohio Elective Credits

The “Inspector’s Insight” course equips real estate professionals with the insights to effectively evaluate and compare homes from different eras through the lens of a home inspector.

By exploring common issues associated with older vs. newer homes, real estate agents will gain a deeper understanding of the nuances of older and new construction, enabling them to be more knowledgeable and professional when discussing properties from different eras with clients.

*Realtors participating in this course should note that the content provided is for informational purposes only. The course does not qualify Realtors to perform home inspections or offer professional guidance on specific properties

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Calendar IconSeptember 24, 2024 Clock Icon1:00 pm - 4:10 pm

Residential Core Law – Issues in Real Estate

Residential Core Law – Issues in Real Estate

Calendar IconSeptember 24, 2024 Clock Icon1:00 pm - 4:10 pm

REALTOR® Alliance of Greater Cincinnati
400 E Business Way, Sharonville, OH 45241, USA

400 E Business Way Suite 100 | Sharonville, OH 45241

CE Credit: 3 Ohio Core Law Credits

The purpose of this course is to make sure that real estate agents understand the current legal requirements under Ohio License Law. This course focuses on how these laws apply to the agent’s business.

Due to this class being so popular there will be a charge of $20.00 for No Shows.

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October 2024

Calendar IconOctober 01, 2024 Clock Icon9:30 am - 12:40 pm

Commercial Core Law

Commercial Core Law

Calendar IconOctober 01, 2024 Clock Icon9:30 am - 12:40 pm

REALTOR® Alliance of Greater Cincinnati
400 E Business Way, Sharonville, OH 45241, USA

400 E Business Way Suite 100 | Sharonville, OH 45241

CE Credit: 3 Ohio Core Law Credits

Some key topics of this course:

  • Tax law & incentives
  • Commercial abatement program
  • Landlord/tenant and seller financing considerations
  • Federal Qualified Opportunity Zones
  • Ohio license law issues
  • Ins and outs of Ohio foreclosures

Due to this class being so popular there will be a charge of $20.00 for No Shows.

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Calendar IconOctober 04, 2024 Clock Icon9:00 am - 12:15 pm

Virtual Classroom: Property Management

Virtual Classroom: Property Management

Calendar IconOctober 04, 2024 Clock Icon9:00 am - 12:15 pm

VIRTUAL

This course is certified for 3 hours of core law credit.

Attendees will need to access the program with a device (phone, laptop, PC) that has a camera, speaker, microphone, and reliable, high-speed internet access. Video, audio, and internet access are all necessary to successfully attend class. Please make sure to test everything ahead of time at https://zoom.us/test

Attendees must turn on their video camera and stay within view during the program to receive CE, as active participation will be monitored. Per ODRE requirements, you must be present for at least 90% of the program to receive credit.

Licensed or unlicensed, anyone is welcome to attend!

This program provides an extensive review of the license law requirements for property managers, including required property management accounts, the property management agreement, what activities unlicensed staff can perform and advertising regulations. Federal and state fair housing requirements will be discussed with an emphasis on tenant screening policies and accommodation requests for Emotional Support Animals. This program will also provide information on local and state regulatory issues that managers should be aware of and a review of recent landlord/tenant and fair housing cases. This seminar is designed for the veteran property manager as well as those new to the business of managing rental properties.

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Calendar IconOctober 11, 2024 Clock Icon10:00 am - 11:30 am

New Member Orientation

New Member Orientation

Calendar IconOctober 11, 2024 Clock Icon10:00 am - 11:30 am

New Member Orientation

Please arrive at least five minutes before the start of class. For this Virtual Orientation you must have a functioning webcam and remain visible on camera. Please refrain from doing other activities during the course (i.e., taking phone calls, having discussions with others who are off-camera, etc.) and be actively listening and participating in the class. Additionally, driving while taking a class is not permitted. 

This orientation is designed to help new members make the most of their membership! We will review the different benefits, requirements, resources, and much more as it pertains to your membership with the REALTOR® Alliance of Greater Cincinnati. 

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Calendar IconOctober 17, 2024 Clock Icon9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Virtual Classroom: Real Estate Negotiation Expert (RENE) Certification

Virtual Classroom: Real Estate Negotiation Expert (RENE) Certification

Calendar IconOctober 17, 2024 Clock Icon9:00 am - 4:00 pm

VIRTUAL

CE Logistics (Please read): This livestream webinar is certified for 12 hours of real estate credit. The schedule includes two 15-minute breaks and a 30-minute lunch break.

Attendees must join with video and stay within view during the program in order to receive CE, as active participation will be monitored. Per ODRE requirements, you must be present for 90% of the program to receive credit.

You must attend both days of the livestream to receive CE credit and fulfill the requirement for the Real Estate Negotiation Expert (RENE) certification. There will be no partial credit given.

The RENE certification is designed to elevate and enhance negotiating skills so that today’s real estate professionals can play the game to win.

You’ll learn to:

  • Craft a strategy for negotiation and learn when and how to negotiate;
  • Adjust your communication style to achieve optimum results with any party in the transaction;
  • Negotiate effectively face-to-face, on the phone or through email and other media.

The course examines all types of negotiation formats and methods. A full spectrum of tips, tools, techniques and advantages will be provided so that negotiators can provide effective results for their client.

The second half of the course focuses on real-world field scenarios to help negotiators apply the power tools, techniques and tactics learned on day one. Understanding the tactics and techniques is one thing but learning how to recognize them being done and using them effectively requires practice. These field scenarios provide the foundational experience and practice negotiators need to master so they can effectively advocate for their clients.

RENE CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS Must be completed within two (2) years of enrolling (starting with the date of your RENE course)

  • Complete the RENE course
  • Maintain active REALTOR® membership (exception: non-US individuals)
  • Submit the $159 one-time credentialing fee. There are NO annual dues! Visit https://www.rebinstitute.com/ for more information on the RENE certification.
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Calendar IconOctober 18, 2024 Clock Icon9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Virtual Classroom: Real Estate Negotiation Expert (RENE) Certification

Virtual Classroom: Real Estate Negotiation Expert (RENE) Certification

Calendar IconOctober 18, 2024 Clock Icon9:00 am - 4:00 pm

VIRTUAL

CE Logistics (Please read): This livestream webinar is certified for 12 hours of real estate credit. The schedule includes two 15-minute breaks and a 30-minute lunch break.

Attendees must join with video and stay within view during the program in order to receive CE, as active participation will be monitored. Per ODRE requirements, you must be present for 90% of the program to receive credit.

You must attend both days of the livestream to receive CE credit and fulfill the requirement for the Real Estate Negotiation Expert (RENE) certification. There will be no partial credit given.

The RENE certification is designed to elevate and enhance negotiating skills so that today’s real estate professionals can play the game to win.

You’ll learn to:

  • Craft a strategy for negotiation and learn when and how to negotiate;
  • Adjust your communication style to achieve optimum results with any party in the transaction;
  • Negotiate effectively face-to-face, on the phone or through email and other media.

The course examines all types of negotiation formats and methods. A full spectrum of tips, tools, techniques and advantages will be provided so that negotiators can provide effective results for their client.

The second half of the course focuses on real-world field scenarios to help negotiators apply the power tools, techniques and tactics learned on day one. Understanding the tactics and techniques is one thing but learning how to recognize them being done and using them effectively requires practice. These field scenarios provide the foundational experience and practice negotiators need to master so they can effectively advocate for their clients.

RENE CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS Must be completed within two (2) years of enrolling (starting with the date of your RENE course)

  • Complete the RENE course
  • Maintain active REALTOR® membership (exception: non-US individuals)
  • Submit the $159 one-time credentialing fee. There are NO annual dues! Visit https://www.rebinstitute.com/ for more information on the RENE certification.
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November 2024

Calendar IconNovember 14, 2024 Clock Icon9:00 am - 12:15 pm

Increasing Business by Serving Veterans

Increasing Business by Serving Veterans

Calendar IconNovember 14, 2024 Clock Icon9:00 am - 12:15 pm

REALTOR® Alliance of Greater Cincinnati
400 E Business Way, Sharonville, OH 45241, USA

400 E Business Way Suite 100 | Sharonville, OH 45241

CE Credit: 3 Ohio Elective Credits

This 3-hour Continuing Education course is designed to provide real estate professionals with essential knowledge and strategies to effectively work with veteran clients and increase business through the VA mortgage program. Participants will gain insights into the fundamentals of VA mortgages, including eligibility criteria, loan basics, and unique features such as VA jumbo mortgages. By understanding the demographics of veterans and the reasons behind the underutilization of VA mortgages, realtors will be equipped to better serve this valuable market segment

Register