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Education at GBRAR

The Greater Baton Rouge Association of REALTORS® greatly valuse professional education

 

Nearly all classes at GBRAR are free to Association members

IdeasFromBookIllustration375x250Because GBRAR so greatly values professional education nearly all classes at GBRAR are free to Association members. Members will have multiple opportunities yearly to meet all National Association of REALTORS®, Louisiana REALTORS®, Louisiana Real Estate Commission, and any locally education requirements. 

Additionally, GBRAR has a very active Education Committee that works diligently to bring special education opportunities to members. These classes enrich member's professional lives, providing innovative business strategies, new technology training, motivational speakers, and much more. Other committees also frequently host educational events, including panel and round table discussions. 


Tracking Your Courses

The GBRAR is only able to track courses that you have taken from GBRAR. If you have taken courses from another vendor (online, private provider, etc), you will need to contact that vendor directly. You may always view the history of all education classes that you have completed with GBRAR though our Internet Member Services. Simply login to your account and select "Education History" under the section labelled "Other Services." You can also view your history of LREC approved classes online at http://www.lrec.state.la.us.

For Existing Members

LREC Continuing Education Requirements*

Salesperson Mandatory Topic - Insurance Awareness and Contract Timelines (this course must be taken by BOTH salespersons and brokers)

2017 Broker Mandatory - Broker Responsibility (this course must be taken by all brokers (associate and individual) in a LIVE CLASSROOM FORMAT)

In 2017, as part of the annual continuing education, all brokers and salespersons are required to complete the mandatory course titled, Insurance Awareness and Contract Timelines - 2017 Mandatory. In addition, the LREC is requiring all brokers to complete a separate mandatory course titled, Broker Responsibility - 2017 Broker Mandatory. The 2017 Broker mandatory course will only be offered in a live classroom format.

Contact the provider of your choice for schedule information. Real estate school and vendor list.

Mandatory courses must be completed through an approved real estate school or vendor by December 31, 2017, as part of the twelve (12) hour continuing education requirement for license renewal.

These courses should not be confused with similar courses of the same name. Be specific and request a 2017 mandatory topic course.

If you are a new licensee, please remember that completion of the 45-hour post-license curriculum does not relieve you from completing the mandatory topic course(s).

 *Note that the LREC sets the requirements for all real estate licensees, and all licensess must meet LREC requirements, including annual education hours, to maintain active sales licenses. GBRAR's education tracking does not superceed the LREC education requirements or records.  

 

NAR Ethics Training

NAR requires every member to complete two and a half (2.5) hours of training on the Code of Ethics every 2 years. 
GBRAR offers the required Ethics classes and members can camplete the Ethics class online through NAR. 

For New Members*

GBRAR Indoctrination & Structural Measurement

These classes are required of every new member of GBRAR and GBR MLS. These classes are now available online, and the link to the classes will be emailed to new members when they complete the GBRAR membership application and pay their membership dues.

LREC Mandatory Topic

The Louisiana Real Estate Commission (LREC) requires every licensee to complete 12 hours of continuing education every year. Four (4) hours are in a REQUIED subject that changes yearly and the remaining hours are elective.
In 2017, as part of the annual continuing education, all brokers and salespersons are required to complete the mandatory course titled, Insurance Awareness and Contract Timelines - 2017 Mandatory. In addition, the LREC is requiring all brokers to complete a separate mandatory course titled, Broker Responsibility - 2017 Broker Mandatory. The 2017 Broker mandatory course will only be offered in a live classroom format.

 *Note that the LREC sets the requirements for all real estate licensees, and all licensess must meet LREC requirements, including annual education hours, to maintain active sales licenses. GBRAR's required membership educaiton does not superceed the LREC education requirements.  

Cancellation and Class Attendance Policy

Notice of registration cancellation must be provided 24 hours before the start time of the class to avoid a $25 no-show fee. You must arrive prior to the class start time, and attend while class is in session. Those who fail to arrive on time or attend will forfeit the class fee and will not receive continuing education credit. 

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