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Continuing Education

The Greater Harrisburg REALTORS® Institute offers a variety of continuing education courses for both residential and commercial agents aimed not only at meeting continuing education requirements but also at improving professional skills.

Purchase a GHRI Season Pass today, and save $20-$50 on your 14 hours of CE for the 2020-2022 cycle. If you take more than 14 hours, you’ll save even more!

Ethics Courses

Digital World: Ethics and Law (3.5 hours)

Course will cover NAR’s Code of Ethics requirement for the January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2021 Ethics cycle. Topics covered will include current RELRA regulations regarding advertising, social media posts, and other methods used by licensees. General guidelines concerning advertising, and Internet sources such as Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Instagram and Pinterest will also be reviewed…

Digital World: Ethics and Law
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Instructor:
Chris Detweiler
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Instructor:
Gary Muccio, C2EX
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Instructor:
Jim Spagnolo, ABR, CSP
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Instructor:
Monica Iskandar
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Instructor:
Jim Spagnolo, ABR, CSP
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Instructor:
Leslie St. John
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Instructor:
Monica Iskandar
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Instructor:
Leslie St. John

REALTORS® Breaking Bad (3.5 hours)

Course will cover NAR’s Code of Ethics requirement for the January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2021 Ethics cycle, PA RELRA laws, Arbitrations, the Ethics enforcement process, Professional Standards Hearings for Ethics and Arbitrations, and Commercial Case Study reviews. Approved for NAR’s 2019-2021 Ethics requirement. Please download course materials. Cost $45…

Dates:
Instructor:
Jim Helsel, SIOR, CPM, CCIM, GRI, CRB, CRE,C2EX

Mandatory CE Course

(Required except new licensees)

Fair Housing and the Real Estate Agent (3.5 hours)

This course will cover redlining, steering, implicit biases, how to make your company more diverse, the Federal Fair Housing Act, PA fair housing laws, and the protected classes. Course is approved for 3 ½ hours CE for the 2020-2022 CE cycle. Also approved for the PA SREC Mandatory 3 ½ hour Fair Housing requirement for the 2020-2022 CE cycle…

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Instructor:
Danielle Wadsworth, MRE, ABR, C2EX, MRP, SRS, AHWD, CRB, PSA
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Instructor:
Sue Kichman, C2EX
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Instructor:
Danielle Wadsworth, MRE, ABR, C2EX, MRP, SRS, AHWD, CRB, PSA
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Instructor:
Jim Spagnolo, ABR, CSP
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Instructor:
Gary Muccio, C2EX
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Instructor:
Jim Spagnolo, ABR, CSP
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Instructor:
Sue Kichman, C2EX

New Licensee Required Courses

(Required for those licensed after November 30, 2019 but before December 1, 2021)

Residential Module (required for new licensees) (7 hours)

The seven hour residential module is designed to enable the salesperson licensee to provide the highest level of professional services to consumers in residential transactions.  Protect yourself and your clients with proper documentation.  Real Estate Professionals will learn:  Agreement of Sale, types of construction, land development, home inspections and warranties, mortgage information, foreclosure and short sales…

Residential Module
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Instructor:
Gary Muccio, C2EX

Commercial Module (required for new licensees) (7 hours)

One of two required classes for new licensees’ first two year renewal cycle.   This seven hour module is designed to enable the salesperson licensee to provide the highest level of professional services to consumers in commercial transactions. Real Estate Professionals will learn: Agreement of Sale, Letter of Intent, Environmental Issues, Leases and Clauses, Property Management, 1031 Exchanges…

Commercial Module
Dates:
Instructor:
Jim Helsel, SIOR, CPM, CCIM, GRI, CRB, CRE,C2EX

General Module (required for new licensees) (7 hours)

The purpose of this course is to provide standard salespersons with a high level of knowledge and understanding regarding key areas of real estate practice.  Protect yourself and your client with proper documentation. Real Estate Professionals will learn:  duties of licensees, closing costs for buyers and sellers, the Agreement of Sale and addenda, title reports, agency relationships…

General Module
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Instructor:
Danielle Wadsworth, MRE, ABR, C2EX, MRP, SRS, AHWD, CRB, PSA

Continuing Education Courses

Bright MLS Workshop and Q&A (3.5 hours)

This course will provide students with a better understanding of how to use the MLS Tools to better serve their customers. This course will cover:  searching, understanding statuses, Maps and Reports, Auto E-mailing, the Client Portal, basics, branding and more. This course is approved for 3 ½ hours CE for the 2020-2022 CE Cycle. Cost is $45…

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Instructor:
Casey Dougherty
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Instructor:
Casey Dougherty

The Home Inspection Process (7 hours)

This course will cover inspection options of sales contracts, PA Home Inspection Law, Inspection contracts, Exterior and Interior home space, plumbing, Electric, Heating and Cooling, and understanding a Home Inspection Report.  This course is approved for 7 hours of CE for the 2020-2022 CE cycle. Cost is $75…

Dates:
Instructor:
Mike Biechler

Dodging Dirty Deeds: Catching Issues Early (3.5 hours)

This is a 3 ½ hour course designed for real estate agents, which will raise awareness and competence when representing both buyers and sellers. Course will review issues with deeds and titles in advance of real estate transactions to minimize loss of time and money for clients and consumers. Approved for 3 ½ hours CE for the 2020-2022 CE cycle…

Dates:
Instructor:
Danielle Wadsworth, MRE, ABR, C2EX, MRP, SRS, AHWD, CRB, PSA
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Instructor:
Danielle Wadsworth, MRE, ABR, C2EX, MRP, SRS, AHWD, CRB, PSA

Tools & Tactics: Employment to Addenda (3.5 hours)

This course will cover employment contracts, listing agreements, buyer agency contracts, transaction licensee contracts, unrepresented consumers, the Standard Agreement of Sale Addenda, plus much more. This course is approved for 3 ½ hours of Continuing Education for the 2020-2022 cycle. Cost is $45…

Tools and Tactics: Employment to Addenda
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Instructor:
Brett Woodburn, Esquire

Right Form, Right Way, Reduce Risk (7 hours)

This course will integrate the use of standard forms into practice to provide guidance both for “how to” do business and “how to” avoid risk. Licensees participating in this course will learn more about fiduciary duties, misrepresentation and fraud, fair housing, agency relationships using standard forms, how to fill out the Agreement of Sale to protect yourself…

Dates:
Instructor:
Gary Muccio, C2EX

Buyer Agency in the Commercial Transaction (3.5 hours)

This course will cover: Defining the Legal Duty of a Buyer Agent, limitations on duty, Specific Applications such as the Agency Relationship, Documenting the Relationship, Dual Agency, Assessing Client’s Needs vs. Desires, Dealing with the Agreement of Sale, Due Diligence, Title and Zoning, Quantum of land Boundaries and much more. Course is approved for 3 ½ hours CE for the 2020-2022 cycle…

Dates:
Instructor:
Brett Woodburn, Esquire

Landlord and Tenant Law A to Z (Commercial and CE) (3.5 hours)

This commercial course will discuss such topics as: applicability of the landlord and tenant laws, preleasing/qualifying a tenant, important lease terms, issues during tenancy, lease assignments and subletting, landlord’s rights to premises, terminating the tenancy, default and remedies, security deposit issues, abandonment issues, how to handle a tenant bankruptcy and more. Course is approved for 3 ½ hours of CE for the 2020-2022 Ce cycle…

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Instructor:
Steven Williams, Esquire

Red Flags in House Construction (7 hours)

This course will cover what a “red Flag” is, exterior landscapes, exterior problems, plumbing, electric, home structure environmental hazards and more. This course is approved for 7 hours of CE for the 2020-2022 CE cycle. Cost is $75…

Dates:
Instructor:
Mike Biechler

Core Broker Courses

Real Estate Investment (30 hours)

This course covers Real Estate Fundamentals, Forms of Ownership, Taxation, Financing, Mathematical Concepts and Cash Flow Analysis and Projections. Approved for 2 broker credits and 30 hours of CE for the 2020-2022 CE cycle. Course materials provided. Cost is $400. Includes lunch every day…

Dates:
Instructor:
Mike Perry

Mandatory Broker Courses

Real Estate Law (30 hours)

This is a required course for broker licensure candidates. Topics covered will include: introduction to real property, contract law, the real estate transaction, leases, law and the real estate licensee, counsel of attorney and much more. Approved for 2 broker credits. Cost is $400, plus $50 for the text book. Includes lunch every day…

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Instructor:
Victoria P. Edwards, Esquire

Elective Broker Courses

Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES) (15 hours)

The SRES Designation Course helps real estate professionals develop the business-building skills and resources for specialization in the 50+ real estate market by expanding knowledge of how life stages impact real estate choices, connecting to a network of resources, and fostering empathy with clients and customers. This is the core course for the SRES Designation, and an elective course for the ABR designation…

Dates:
Instructor:
Pat Moyer, ABR, CRS, GRI, GREEN, SRES, SFR, SRS, ePRO

How to check your Education History

GHAR members can view all the courses they have taken at GHRI in their Education History in their Member Portal. Watch the video below for step-by-step instructions.