2019 Course Dates and Descriptions

Environmental Issues in the Home

Joe Boersma will be here Monday, May 6 from 9 a.m. – 11 .m. to present Environmental Issues in the Home. This class is approved for 2 hours CE and is free to GSMAR members, $10 to MLS participants and $20 to non-members. Joe is a licensed home inspector, so this should be a very informative class.

THDA Class

Join Debbie Reeves for an in-depth look at the Tennessee Housing Development Agency and learn how to have more closings! This class has 4 hours of CE and will include the following (and more):

How a veteran can get a reduced interest rate on a mortgage loan

How an applicant can get a “FREE” rate lock

How a buyer can get funds to pay for closing costs if the seller doesn’t pay

Whether a buyer can get money to be used as a down payment on an FHA loan

Type of properties THDA can finance

Coming soon with THDA

Members are free, MLS participants are $20, Non-members are $40

GRI 403

This is Susan Barnette’s third in the series to receive your GRI. It will be held Tuesday, May 7 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. and has 6 hours of CE. This session is entitled “Working More Effectively with Buyers.” Class notes will be available on Paragon. Note that lunch will be provided but not morning or afternoon snacks. Cost to members is $70; MLS participants $100; and non-members $130. You will be charged a $20 no-show fee if you register and do not come to class.

Registration for classes must be made a minimum of 24 hours before the beginning of the first class and

cancellations must be made 24 hours prior to the start time of class in order to avoid a

$20.00 No Show Fee.

There will be a SIGN-IN and a SIGN-OUT process for CE Credited classes.

It is your responsibility to sign-in and sign-out at the beginning and ending of each class.

Accurate SIGN-IN and SIGN-OUT sheets are imperative to you receiving your credit hours.

For most CE courses 100% classroom attendance is mandated by the Tennessee Real Estate Commission’s policy.

Please do not ask us to compromise and risk our TREC certification to teach continuing education, thank you.

Please be seated and ready for class at the appointed time and remain in the classroom until you are dismissed by the instructor.

Leave the classroom only during designated break times or for a personal emergency.

Cell phone calls, trips to the bathroom, refills of refreshments, conversations between students DO NOT constitute a personal emergency and therefore are not valid reasons to leave the classroom.

If a personal emergency occurs, please inform the instructor or staff as you leave if possible or call the Association office as soon as you are able.

If there is anything that needs the attention of the staff regarding restrooms, kitchen, or student materials please let us know.

Please do not rearrange tables or chairs unless the instructor requests that you do so. The training hall has been set up to best accommodate both students and instructors.

We hope that your classroom experience is a pleasant one and

If there is anything that needs addressed or you have ideas that would help other classroom participants, please let us know.

For more information on education requirements go to these sites below.

NAR Code of Ethics Requirements

On this site you can take a COE class, check your education and learn about

the COE requirements for NAR.

Click Here

Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance

On this site you can verify your current education for your TN license-- Click Here

Education Requirements--Click Here

Main TREC Page--Click Here


Education Page--Click Here