continuing education

IMPORTANT DEADLINE FOR REALTORS® – Get Your Ethics Course Completed!

The National Association of REALTORS® has moved their Code of Ethics requirement to a 2-year cycle ending December 2018. By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog (November 8, 2018) (PORTLAND, Ore.) OnlineEd – REALTORS® are required to complete ethics training of not less than 2 hours, 30 minutes of instructional time within two-year cycles. The training must meet specific learning

Real Estate Brokers Influence Lender Choices for Their Clients

Eighty-four percent of real estate professionals have a select group of lenders to which they generally refer their clients By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog (November 7, 2016) – Most real estate professionals refer clients to a select group of lenders and they choose those companies based on the ease of doing business with them, their reputations, an

Brokers with Green Certifications are Likely to Sell More Homes

83% of Homeowners and Buyers Willing to Pay More for Healthier Homes By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog (July 13, 2016) – A recent SmartMarket Report by Dodge Data and Analytics in partner with the National Association of Home Builders reveals that 83% of home buyers and homeowners are willing to pay more for a healthier home.

OnlineEd Offers Earth Advantage Broker Accreditation for Oregon Real Estate Brokers

Earn the EA Broker Accreditation and get 8-hours of Oregon real estate Continuing Education! By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog (April 20, 2016) – OnlineEd today announced that it was selected to offer the Earth Advantage Broker (formerly S.T.A.R.) accreditation course from their website, Earth Advantage Broker provides real estate brokers, principal brokers, and property managers

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

The Top 4 Questions Asked About NMLS License Renewal Education

OnlineEd® to credit bank NMLS course completions on the same or next business day of your course completion By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog (November 6, 2015) – At OnlineEd, the annual NMLS license renewal season is well underway! It’s a pretty easy task for a MLO to renew a license, but if you have any questions just let us

Study Shows Homeowners Overvalued their Homes for the Eighth-Straight Month in September

Appraiser opinions of home values in September were 2 percent lower than homeowner’s opinion By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog DETROIT (October 13, 2015) – Quicken Loans, the nation’s second largest retail mortgage lender, today reported appraiser opinions of home values in September were 2 percent lower than homeowner’s views, according the company’s national Home Price Perception Index (HPPI).

OnlineEd Releases New 2015 NMLS Course for Dual Real Estate and Mortgage License Continuing Education

OnlineEd is awarded dual California BRE and NMLS approval for its new 2015 NMLS continuing education course (Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd)  – OnlineEd today received California Bureau of Real Estate (BRE) approval for its all-new-for-2015 NMLS approved continuing education course. This makes the course offering available for 8 hours or NMLS license renewal AND 8 hours

Salary Needed for a Median-Priced Home in 27 Metro Areas

(Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd) – In a recently released survey, reports the various salaries needed to buy a home in 27 metro sites across the country. Here are some of the more interesting findings of the report: A buyer needs to earn a salary of $47,253.07 to afford the median-priced home, Nationally. Yet if they put only 10 percent down

Existing Home Sales Experience First Year-Over-Year Increase Since October 2013

(Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd) – The National Association of REALTORS today is reporting that existing home sales rose in October for the second straight month and are now above year-over-year levels for the first time in a year. Lawrence Yun, NAR Chief Economist, says the housing market this year has been a tale of two halves.