Course Descriptions

For all REALTOR Associations & Companies

Professional Standards Education
This all day workshop is designed for Grievance Committees, Professional Standards Committee and Boards of Directors of local and State Association of REALTORS®.

Professional Standards Administrator Training
Available to local board and state association staff, this six hour course meets the learning objectives and criteria established by the National Association of REALTORS® for the person designated for administrations of professional standards processes. NOTE: This course can also be combined with the Professional Standards Education Program (find out how)

Individual Professional Standards Courses also available:

  • Understanding the Role of the Grievance Committee:  3 or 4 hours
  • Understanding the Role of the Hearing Panel: 3 or 4 hours
  • Understanding the Role and Responsibilities of the Board of Directors:  3 or 4 hours
  • Hearing panel Chair training: 3 or 4 hours
  • Writing the decision and findings of fact:  3 hours
  • Ethics Traffic Court – Developing a Citation Policy 

Ethics Courses:

  • Real Estate and Ethics: The Only Way to Conduct Business
  • It’s your Code Use it!
  • The Three C’s—Cooperation, Compensation and the Code
    This 3 or 4 hour ethics course is designed for the general membership and meets the National Association of REALTORS® training requirement.

Introduction to Mediation
This all day workshop covers an explanation of
mediation, the role of and obligations of mediators and helps participants understand the stages of
mediation through demonstration, role playing, and practical experience through case studies.

Introduction to Ombudsman
This four hour course covers an explanation of ombudsman procedures that effective January 1, 2016, the National Association of REALTORS® has required that associations offer as a service to provide enhanced communication and initial problem-solving capacity when complaints are received by the association. Ombudsman programs are a great way to assist in resolving disputes before they result in an ethics complaint.

Ethics Traffic Court—Developing a Citation Policy
This three hour course explains NAR’s Model Citation Policy, the decisions that REALTOR® Associations need to make when adopting a policy and trains members in the process through case studies and practical application.

Designation/ Certification Courses

ABR (Accredited Buyer Representative)
Designed for real estate buyer agents who focus on working directly with buyer-clients at every stage of the home-buying process (2 day classroom)

SRS (Seller Representative Specialist)
This designation is the premier credential in seller representation. It is designed to elevate professional standards and enhance personal performance (2 day class-room)

RENE (Real Estate Negotiation Expert)
The FIRST and ONLY negotiating certification recognized by the National Association of REALTORS®. Earn your RENE today and add some power plays to your arsenal and learn new skills, techniques and tips to elevate your game! (2 day classroom)

SRS, ABR, RENE

GRI (Graduate Realtor Institute)
Talk to me about specific topics I can teach for your GRI Course.

PSA (Pricing Strategy Advisor)
Pricing Strategies: Mastering the CMA. learn how to select appropriate comparables and make accurate adjustments, guide sellers and buyers through the details of CMAs and the underlying pricing principles that inform them, and interact effectively with appraisers. (1 day classroom)

New Jersey Approved Continuing Education Courses

Agency Relationships 101
Course Approval #C20160335 approved for 3 core classroom credits. This three hour course covers the history and background of agency laws, a review of New Jersey’s “Consumer Information Statement” Rule, N.J.A.C. 11:5-6.9 and it’s requirements. Through lecture, questions and answers and case studies, students come away with a great understand of the importance of the CIS Rule in their day to day real estate business.

Managing Risk in the Real Estate Business
Course Approval #C20161024 approved for 3 Core Classroom Credits.
This 3 hour course reviews some of the most common liability challenges that real estate professionals face today. Through discussion, case studies and lecture, this course tests the students knowledge in the areas of risk.

Managing Risk in the Real Estate Business with Fair Housing CE Credit

  • 2 Core:  #C20202853
  • 1 Fair Housing: #C20202852

Arbitration, Procuring Cause, Mediation, Oh My!
Course approval #C20161023 approved for 3 elective classroom credits.
This three house course explains the Board of REALTORS® arbitration procedures when there is a monetary dispute related to a real estate transaction, the factors that are considered by hearing panels when determining entitlement to commission and the benefits of working out the dispute through mediation.

Professional Standards Education

  • 2 Ethics: #C20160378
  • 5 Hour Core: #C20160379
  • 7 hour course approved for 7 Core Classroom. This all day workshop is designed for Grievance Committees, Professional Standards Committee and Boards of Directors of local and State Association of REALTORS® to understand their respective roles.

Professional Standards Education Seminar with Fair Housing CE Credit

  • 2 Ethics: #C20202849
  • 1 Fair Housing: #C20202850
  • 4 Core: #C20202851

Introduction to Ombudsman:
Course approval #C20160988 approved for 3 elective credits

Ethics Traffic Court
Course Approval #C20161585 approved for 3 ethics credits

Is Real Estate A Risky Business?
Course Approval #C20202572 approved for 2 Ethics Credits

Each of the below three courses are approved for 3 ethics credits in New Jersey and are designed for the general membership.  Students leave this course understanding the importance of the Code of Ethics as their guide in their daily business. This course meets the National Association of REALTORS® training requirement.

  • Real Estate and Ethics
    The Only Way to Conduct Business #C20160213
  • It’s your Code, Use it !
    #C20200413
  • The Three C’s Cooperation, Compensation and Cracking the Code
    #C20201764

Navigating Multiple Offers
Course Approval #C20202987 approved for 1 ethics credit.

NJREC Refresher courses—developed by Diane for the New Jersey Real Estate Commission

  • Agency—3 credits
  • Fair housing—3 credits
  • Listing Agreements and Contracts—3 credits
  • NJREC Statute and Rules—6 credit

This course is a summary course for licensees from other states that are seeking a NJ license and provides relevant and up to date information on the REC’s rules and regs with an overview of how the brokerage business operates in NJ.
The course is broken out into 4 categories to be offered as a CE Refresher course for current NJ licensees and can be offered in whole and in part.

NAR Designation/Certification Course CE Credits approved by the New Jersey Real Estate Commission

  • SRS—12 CE Credits
  • ABR—12 CE Credits
  • RENE—7 CE Credits
  • PSA—6 CE Credits

Course in Progress. Real Estate Education

I am always adding more courses to my list.  If you need a customized course or training session, ask me!


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