Tag Archives: broker

Green Home Building Continues to Climb, Valued at $36 Billion in 2013

(National Association of Home Builders) – February 4, 2014 – McGraw Hill Construction, a part of McGraw Hill Financial (NYSE: MHFI), today released findings from a new Green Home Builders and Remodelers Study at the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas. Green homes comprised 23% of the overall residential construction […]

4 Oregon Real Estate Education Changes For 2013

(OnlineEd – Portland, OR) -Effective January 1, 2013 the Oregon Real Estate Agency implemented the following changes to real estate broker pre-licensing education, principal broker licensing education, property manager education, and real estate broker advanced practices education:

Free Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Handbook for AML, BSA, and SARs

(OnlineEd® – InlineEd) – Are you confused by FinCEN’s new Anti-Money Laundering compliance requirements? Don’t be! OnlineEd® is providing a free guidebook that explains all the details of the required training ,  record keeping requirements, policies, and requirements for Compliance Officer registration. Get Your PDF Version of the OnlineEd Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Handbook here. Mortgage […]

Maintaining Client File Confidentiality in the Real Estate Office

(Jeff Sorg – OnlineEd) – Oregon law requires that certain client information be maintained as confidential. The ability of associates in the same office or company to represent the seller and buyer in the same transaction as single agents with the full range of fiduciary obligations necessitates enhanced protection of client confidential information. Every real […]

What is a Buyer Broker Agreement?

(Jeff Sorg – OnlineEd)The buyer broker agreement, also known as buyer broker service agreement, exclusive buyer service agreement, etc.  is a contract for services between a buyer of real property and real estate broker. In the agreement, the buyer agrees to work with the broker for a specified period while locating and negotiating the purchase […]

OnlineEd Offers Three California Real Estate Pre-License Packages

OnlineEd® is proud to announce the addition of two new course packages for those interested in becoming a real estate salesperson in California. OnlineEd® began offering California real estate training courses online in 2006 and, up until recently, only had a one-size-fits-all package that included everything necessary to satisfy the requirements of the Califonia Department of […]

Oregon Real Estate Licensees to Maintain Their Own Continuing Education Records

(OnlineEd – Portland, OR) – Oregon real estate licensees (Broker, Principal Broker, or Property Manager) are now required to maintain their own continuing education records. Prior law required principal brokers to maintain the continuing education records for each of their brokers or property managers.  As of January 1, 2011 licensees must keep their continuing education […]

State-Specific Mortgage Continuing Education Deadlines

Most states abide by the NMLS standard continuing education deadline, which is December 31st, however OnlineEd® encourages MLOs to take note that there a number of states that have an earlier annual CE deadline.  Early state CE deadlines include: Georgia: October 31 District of Columbia: November 1 Kentucky: November 30 West Virginia: November 30 Delaware: […]

How to Get an Oregon Real Estate License

(Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd® – Portland, OR) – You must have an Oregon real estate license if you want to conduct real estate activity for compensation within the state of Oregon. Oregon’s entry level real estate license is a real estate broker license. Oregon does not have a real estate salesperson license. To qualify for a real […]