B.E.A.R. Weekly Updates

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*14 CE Credits 

  2 day Course

May 20-21

*Registration ends soon*

“How to Sell New Homes” is a program proven to help REALTORS® and New home sales people improve their ability to connect with customers, and greatly increase sales.
Not only will they learn the skills to increase sales they will also receive 11 hours of continuing education credit and an additional 3 hours credit for Core Law.
Day 1 is at classroom setting at Miromar Design Center.
Day 2 is a half day and will take place in a model home in Miromar Lakes, for role playing of model demo skills. Register
What Realtors® have said:

“The best trainer I’ve had in 32 years of selling. Real world answers to closing the sale,
and Roland made it fun. ”    
Randy Johnson, – Jayman Homes

“Roland taught us how to turn leads into sales, and kept everyone excited with his energy and enthusiasm”
Rosella Madera, – Ritz Carlton Residences Miami, Premier Sales group,”

He’s a great sales person and trainer, everything he touches turns to gold.”

Amir Chang – JayMan Masterbuilt
LAST MINUTE LEARNING
SIGN UP FOR AWESOME CLASSES THIS WEEK! 

 

CFPB Training
Thursday – May 21 – 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Sponsored by Premier Land Title
Class sold out

Wednesday, June 3 – 9am – 12:00pm*3 CE Hours*

Free class

Florida Housing Finance Corporation is offering an affordable housing course for Realtors® that offers 3 CE credits. The class is focused on Florida Housing’s Single Family programs, including a discussion of home financing alternatives through low-interest rate mortgages, down payment and closing cost assistance, and other programs. 36 people maximum. Register now! Realtors have the option to be listed on a website after completing the course.

 

B.E.A.R. Elective Class – Public Safety 

Thursday, June 4 – 10am – 11:00am

The Fire District will discuss the following: Where are the Fire Stations located in Bonita Springs? What is the average response time? What level a care should I expect from the Fire District? What is a ISO rating and how does to affect my insurance costs? What are some Public Education classes that the Fire District offers? Does my community have a (CERT) Community Emergency Response team and how does that help keep my community safer?

FREE w/ a PREP PASS! $5 for BEAR Members / $15 BEAR MLS Only / $20 Non-Member

Mark your Calendar

Upcoming MATRIX Classes

Thursday – May  21

 9:00- 11:00 am

Matrix Listing Input & CMA Preparation

Register Online

Thursday – June 11

9:00 -11:00 am

Matrix Searching & My Matrix Setup

Register Online

P.R.E.P. PASS
Bonita Springs-Estero Association of REALTORS®

is happy to announce the roll out of a prepaid education program.

 

Those who take advantage of the P.R.E.P. Pass can attend Code of Ethics, informational seminars and CE classes for free or a reduced fee. Pricing will be noted on class flyers and weekly e-mails.

ATTENTION NEW MEMBERS!
You have 90 days after joining BEAR to complete New Member Orientation and Code of Ethics, so save the date!
 
New Member Orientation l  Register
Friday – June 5 – 8:30am- 12:00 pm
Code of Ethics l Register l *3 CE Hours
Friday – June 5 – 12:30pm- 3:30 pm

New Accreditation!

Bonita Springs-Estero Accredited 

Residential Specialist

 

The Bonita Springs-Estero Association of Realtors is happy to present a new designation created for those REALTORS®

selling real estate in the Bonita Springs-Estero communities of SWFL.

 

This designation is not affiliated with or endorsed by National Association of Realtors or Florida Realtors. The purpose of this designation is to have agents stand out in a crowd due to their vast knowledge of all aspects of the Bonita Springs-Estero area.

 

The B.E.A.R.S. program is composed of five core professional development courses and two electives that need to be completed in a 12 month time frame.

 

Cost: $60 BEAR Board Members & MLS Subscribers | $80 Non-Members

 

Courses will be offered several times throughout the course of the year.

Please email Meighan at Meighan@BonitaSpringsRealtors.com to register for core & elective classes. See the class line up at  www.BonitaEsteroRealtors.com 

 

Mondays through Thursdays
8:30am-3:00pm

$989 for 8 Days of Training, Lunches and Materials Register Online

Non-Members call BEAR to Register: (239) 992-6771

 
Save it to your phone or computer so you never miss an exciting event or class again!

Matrix Private Tutoring 40 Minutes

Available Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 11:30 am or 2:30 pm in the  B.E.A.R. Education Room

FREE with PREP Pass / $5 for BEAR Members  / $15 BEAR MLS Only Members / $20 non-Member

 

Please call to schedule with Jeff Weiss:
(239) 992-6771, Ext. 310

            Click the class title to see the flyer  

Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) Designation

Class cancelled due to lack of interest 

 

Wednesday, June 10, 9:00am-10:30am

The HUD-1 settlement statement will no longer exist as of August 1st. It will be replaced by a new, 5 page closing disclosure!! The new closing statement MUST be in buyer’s hands 3 days before closing OR THE DEAL WON’T CLOSE! During this class, you will learn what YOU, the real estate professional needs to know

FREE with PREP Pass / $5 for BEAR Members  / $15 BEAR MLS Only Members / $20 non-Member
Wednesday, June 17, 9:00am – 12:00pm * 3 CE HOURS*
Back by popular demand…Register soon – last class sold out!
In addition to covering the FR/BAR Contract for Sale and Purchases, and “As Is” Contract for Sale and Purchases to be in compliance with Department of Business and Professional Regulations, Mr. Hale will also provide a side-by-side comparison with the contract used by Naples Area Board of Realtors.
Tuesday, June 23, 9:00am-10:00am

FREE w/ a PREP PASS! $5 for BEAR Members / $15 BEAR MLS Only / $20 Non-Member

Register

 

Learn about TRIM Updates, Website navigation demonstration, search for properties, maps and records!

FREE w/ a PREP PASS! $5 for BEAR Members / $15 BEAR MLS Only / $20 Non-Member

Register

 

Wednesday – July 8 – 9- 11:00am
David Hengel shares stories and facts from the many years he has lived and worked in Bonita Springs. David will intrigue you with captivating information. As a REALTOR® selling property in Bonita Springs it is important to know the history of the area. This is a B.E.A.R.S. Core Class. Please contact Meighan@BonitaSpringsRealtors.com to register for this class if you are enrolled in the BEARS Program.
GRI 301 & 302 Series
B.E.A.R is offering the GRI 301 & 302 series!
Tuesday & Wednesday – July 14-15
Tuesday & Wednesday –  July 21-22
Day 1 – July 14 – 8:30am – 5:00pm
Day 2 – July 15 – 8:00am –  5:00pm with testing after class
    Day 3 – July 21 –  8:30 – 5:00pm
    Day 4 – July 22 – 8:00am – 4:00pm with testing after class
Monday – July 16  9am – 4:00pm
Instructor Kerri Herrity, top producer and certified RE Mastery Coach. Get your real estate career jump started with this comprehensive fast-paced ramp that will give you all the basics for moving into action quickly!
$25 with PREP PASS / $30 for BEAR Members / $45 BEAR MLS Only Members / $50 Non-Members
Tuesday – July 28 – 9am – 11:00am
A representative from Lee County School System will be here to talk about school zones, school choice, school grading, and the difference between Lee County and Colllier County. This is a B.E.A.R.S. Designation Core Class.
FREE with Prep Pass / $5 BEAR Members / $15 BEAR MLS Only Members / $20 Non-Members
Sizing Up Appraisals
Thursday  – July 30 – 9am-10:30am
How Did The Appraiser get that value?”

Do you know what the maximum adjustment is, how it can kill your deal and how to apply it to your current situation? Did you know that the price per square foot can’t be used to substantiate the value of a home? Avoid wasting your time and wasting the time and money of your clients working on deals that have no chance on appraising. NAR recently reported that almost 40% of financed deals don’t close due to appraisal values.Get the knowledge you need to avoid becoming part of the statistic.
FREE with PREP Pass / $5 for BEAR Members /$15 BEAR MLS Only Members / $20 Non-Member

Register

Thursday, August 13,  9:00am – 12:00pm * 3 CE HOURS*
Back by popular demand…Register soon – last class sold out!
In addition to covering the FR/BAR Contract for Sale and Purchases, and “As Is” Contract for Sale and Purchases to be in compliance with Department of Business and Professional Regulations, Mr. Hale will also provide a side-by-side comparison with the contract used by Naples Area Board of Realtors.
REBAC’s New Home Construction & Buyer Representation

Wednesday – October 14 – 8:30am – 5:30pm
NEW COURSE * 7 CE Credits

This course is designed to help real estate professionals gain the product and transaction knowledge needed in order to guide clients through the processes for the purchase, construction and customization of a new home.

$169.00 per student

Register Online www.iFrec.com

Empower Lee County’s
at Risk Youth with New Horizons

 

Did you know that 70% of Lee County Students are economically needy? Or that 75% of all crimes in the US are committed by high school dropouts?

 

Give back and make a difference! New Horizons of SWFL’s programs have proven successful in improving the graduation rate among the area’s at risk youth, providing more than 80,000 hours of free after school tutoring and mentoring. 

 

 

 

New Horizons is in need of 

  • Snacks
  • Monetary Donations
  • Memory Sticks
Donations can be dropped off at BEAR.

 

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