Tag Archives: Oregon

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:

Oregon Real Estate Continuing Education Requirements Based on License Type and Status

(OnlineEd® – Portland, OR) – There are different education requirements for renewal of an Oregon real estate license. These requirements will depend on your license type, license status, and whether it is a first-time or subsequent renewal of the license. Click the appropriate link below to find out the education requirements for your license. Broker Broker Renewing […]

Work That Does and Does Not Require an Oregon Contractor License

(Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd® – Portland, OR) Anyone doing work in Oregon for compensation in any construction-related activity that involves improvements to real estate is to be licensed with the Oregon Construction Contractor Board. There are some exemptions from licensure, provided there isn’t any advertising to obtain the work, including over the internet, business cards, and signs. These are two exceptions: […]

Introducing eLicensing for Oregon

eLicensing has been around for a while now in California, and has come along way since it was first introduced, and now the Oregon Real Estate Agency has made it available to Oregon licensees as well. eLicensing provides a quick, convenient way to update information regarding your real estate license, and, as an added bonus, […]

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 […]

Big Fines Issued in Portland, OR Unlicensed Contractor Sting Operation

OnlineEd (Portland, OR) – KATU News recently teamed with the Oregon Construction Contractors Board to launch a sting operation designed to catch unlicensed contractors advertising for work in Portland, Oregon. An undercover reporter, pretending to be a homeowner in need of a contractor to perform various work activities requiring a Oregon contractors license, called numerous online ads from […]

How to Get a Copy Your Oregon Real Estate License

The time may come when you need a new copy of your Oregon real estate license. Maybe yours is missing. Perhaps you are out of town and need a copy right away. Or, maybe you just want to print out a duplicate copy to hang in your office or file in your records. There is […]

New Steps to Renew an Oregon Real Estate License

OnlineEd Tips for Success in Using eLicense (April 06, 2012 – ORENJ) Log in, don’t Register.  As a licensee, you already have an account in eLicense. To access your account, select “Login.” To log in to eLicense for the first time, enter your license number as your User ID, and the last four digits of your social security […]

How to Renew Your Real Estate License: Oregon Active Real Estate License

(OnlineEd – Portland, OR) – As of July 1, 2011, a licensee is required to submit a license renewal application, including the payment of the license renewal fee, using the newly developed online application process available on the Oregon Real Estate Agency’s web site: http://www.oregon.gov/REA/index.shtml License renewals are no longer submitted for processing using the mail. A […]

Advertising Rules for Oregon Real Estate Brokers, Principal Brokers, and Property Managers

(OnlineEd – Portland, OR) – Current Oregon Real Estate Agency advertising rules can be found in Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR 863-015-0125), which is reprinted below. OAR 863-015-0125 (1) As used in this rule, “advertising” and “advertisement” include all forms of representation, promotion and solicitation disseminated in any manner and by any means for any purpose […]