Tag Archives: OnlineEd

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 […]

HUD Awards $1.6 Billion to Fight Homelessness

“A safe, stable home is the foundation for opportunity in all of our lives” By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog (March 9, 2016) – HUD has announced the awarding of $1.6 billion in grants to distribute to local programs to end homelessness across the United States. “A safe, stable home is the foundation for opportunity in all of […]

OnlineEd California Real Estate CE en Español – Save 33%

Ed-Pak 45 en español para Educación Continua en Bienes Raíces en California By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog (March 4, 2016) – OnlineEd is now offering a Spanish version of their 45-hour real estate continuing education package for California. Renewing licensees will download the PDFs for these correspondence courses, just as they do with our English courses. Testing […]

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 […]

TRID Rule Reduces Mortgage Offerings, Causes Delays

Banks are still struggling to comply with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s 2015 TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure rule By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog (March 3, 2016) – WASHINGTON — Banks are still struggling to comply with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s 2015 TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure rule, or TRID, according to an American Bankers Association survey. The survey, conducted […]

Zillow Launches Best Time to List Tool

New tool helps homeowners and brokers identify the optimal time to list a home for sale By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog (March 2, 2016) – A recent analysis by Zillow® discovers that, nationally, homes sold between May 1 through May 15 sell around 18.5 days faster and for 1 percent more than the average listing. “The housing market today is […]

OnlineEd en Español – OnlineEd Now Offering Spanish Real Estate Continuing Education Courses for California

Ed-Pak 45 en español para Educación Continua en Bienes Raíces en California By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog (February 24, 2016) -The OnlineEd 45-hour package for California CE is now translated into Spanish and for sale in our California Real Estate Catalog. Renewing licensees will download the PDFs for these correspondence courses, just as they do with our […]

Rents Expected to Flatten in 2016

Hot markets are still going to be hot in 2016, but rents won’t rise as quickly as they have been By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog (January 25, 2016) – Zillow® is predicting that rent appreciation will level off in 2016, slowing to an annual rate of just 1.1 percent by December 2016.  The national Zillow Rent Index at […]

Homes Appreciate More Rapidly When Close to a Trader Joe’s or Whole Foods

Grocery stores and home values are definitely related By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog (January 25, 2016) – According to Zillow your local grocery market has a lot to do with what happens in your local housing market. Specifically, Zillow found that homes grow more rapidly in value if they are closer to a Trader Joe’s or […]

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 […]