Category Archives: Oregon Real Estate

The Oregon Real Estate License Background Check

Oregon grants real estate licenses on an individual basis and does not list circumstances that would prevent licensure. By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog (March 10, 2016) Updated June 17, 2016 – Oregon grants real estate licenses on an individual basis. While some individuals may be denied licensure, the law does not list specific criminal offenses or other […]

Do You Need an Oregon Real Estate License?

Generally, you’ll need a license if you want to assist someone in buying, selling or managing rental real estate for a fee By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog (March 4, 2016) – Generally, if you want to assist someone in buying or selling real estate for a fee, or you want to manage rental real estate for someone else […]

Oregon Law Prohibits Rent Control

“The imposition of rent control on housing in the State of Oregon is a matter of statewide concern.” By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog (February 12, 2016) – There has been a lot of talk about rent control in Portland, Ore.  However, the Oregon legislature has found that the imposition of general restrictions on housing rents will disrupt an […]

OnlineEd Oregon Property Manager Pre-License Course Huge Success

OnlineEd recently launched Oregon Property Manager Pre-License Education becomes industry favorite             Jeff SorgJeff Sorg is a co-founder of OnlineEd®, a Web-based vocational school founded in 1997 where he also serves as Corporate Secretary, Chief Operating Officer, and School Director. Sorg holds vocational instructor licenses in Oregon, Washington, California, and […]

Free Friday: 3-Hour Law and Rule Required Course for OR Real Estate Licensees

OnlineEd offers their 3-hour 2016-17 Law and Rule Required Course (LARRC) for free to Oregon real estate licensees By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog (January 15, 2016) – ### For more information about OnlineEd and their education for real estate brokers, principal brokers, property managers, and mortgage brokers, visit www.OnlineEd.com.  All information contained in this posting is deemed […]

Zillow Predicts Hottest Housing Markets for 2016

Topping the list is Denver, followed by Seattle and Dallas-Fort Worth, all of which are major tech towns; Portland, Ore. lands at number 10 By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog (January 12, 2016) –  It’s a new year and everyone is making their predictions about housing. And Zillow® is no different. On Tuesday Zillow announced its predictions […]

Portland’s Re/Max Equity Group Sold

Colorado team buys Portland’s largest residential real estate firm By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog (January 11, 2016) – The Portland Business Journal has reported that Portland’s largest residential real estate firm, RE/MAX Equity Group, has sold to a father and son brokerage team from Colorado.  RE/MAX Equity Group has about 600 agents in 12 offices. In 2014, […]

OnlineEd Partners With OREF for 3-Hours of FREE CE – 2016 Sale Agreement Form

Free 3-hour Oregon real estate broker continuing education course explains the OREF 2016 Residential Real Estate Sale Agreement (PORTLAND, Ore. ) January 4, 2016–  Oregon Real Estate Forms, LLC and OnlineEd® are proud to partner and present Oregon real estate brokers with 3 hours of free continuing education for an online course about the OREF 2016 Residential Real Estate Sale […]

Oregon’s Senate Bill 390 – Landlord-Tenant Law Revisions

Most of the changes are basic clarifications, although there are a few significant issues addressed By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog (December 22, 2015) –  Senate Bill 390 updates the Oregon Landlord-Tenant Act. Most of the changes are basic clarifications, although there are a few significant issues that were addressed: Notices now expire at 11:59 P.M. on […]

Building a Web Presence and Oregon’s Rules for Internet Advertising for Real Estate Brokers and Property Managers

 Oregon requires marketing via electronic media, such as Internet, web pages, email, blogs, and bulletin boards, to include specific content not required for other types of advertising By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog (December 17, 2015) –  The Oregon Real Estate Agency requires marketing via electronic media (e.g. Internet, web pages, email, blogs, etc.) to include specific content not […]