WEDNESDAY: Pick 2 Courses. 1 Price.

Join GAAR on Wednesday, June 14th for a day of virtual classes with proceeds benefiting the Real Estate Community Political Action Committee (RECPAC).  RECPAC is comprised of GAAR and CARNM Trustees who educate City and County officials on local issues that affect home buyers, sellers, and the real estate industry.

Wednesday, June 14th
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

$70 GAAR/CARNM Members
$100 for Non-Members

A la carte Menu — earn up to 8 CE credits for one price!

Morning Session

8:00 am - 12:00 pm:  2023 NMREC Core  (4 CE/Core)   
8:00 am - 12:00 pm:  Commercial Leases  (4 CE/Core Elective)

Afternoon Session

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm:  1031 Exchanges (4 CE/Core Elective)
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm:  NAR Code of Ethics & Enforcement (4CE/Ethics Elective)


How to Register

GAAR/CARNM Member $70
  1. Go to your GAAR Member Portal. Look for Upcoming Courses, and click All. On the calendar, click June 14th. Pay the all-inclusive fee.
  2. Call Membership to select which classes you will attend: 505-842-1433, option 3 or 5.
  3. Mention if you are with CARNM to receive special pricing.
Non-GAAR Member $100
  1. If you have a GAAR Member Portal - pay your fee.
  2. Otherwise, call GAAR Membership to pay the all-inclusive fee & select which classes you will attend: 505-842-1433, option 3 or 5.
Courses Descriptions

NMREC 2023 Core Course (4 CE/Core)
Instructor: Kellie Tinnin 

The 2023 Core Course includes an in-depth discussion of Transaction Brokerage vs. Agency representation in a real estate transaction, interesting “Broker B” case studies from the New Mexico Real Estate Commission, Broker's role in proper disclosure of Homeowners Associations, and interesting “Hot Topics” in New Mexico Real Estate.  

1031 Exchanges (4 CE/Core Elective)
Instructor:  Bill McCoy

Gain a general understanding of 1031 tax-deferred exchanges, a strategy for deferring capital gains taxes and depreciation recapture tax on the sale of investment properties. The course covers legal and financial requirements, types of qualifying properties, identifying replacement properties, and avoiding common pitfalls and mistakes. Practical insights and real-world examples will help brokers understand the process of executing a 1031 tax-deferred exchange, including evaluation of financial implications, creating a comprehensive plan, and working with legal and financial professionals. Topics include benefits of 1031 tax-deferred exchanges, legal and financial requirements, identification of replacement properties, intermediary and legal professional roles, common mistakes, and tax implications. 

Commercial Leases (4 CE/Core Elective)
Instructor:  Debbie Harms

This course will cover the basics of commercial leases, including the various sections that are typically included in a commercial lease agreement. It will explore the key terms and provisions, as well as the rights and responsibilities of both landlords and tenants. Gain a solid understanding of the various sections of a commercial lease and the rights and responsibilities of both landlords and tenants. Learn key provisions that are typically included in a commercial lease agreement, and how to negotiate to protect the interests of landlords and tenants. Ensure a commercial lease agreement is fair, reasonable, and legally binding.

NAR Code of Ethics and Enforcement (4 CE/Ethics Elective)
Instructor:  Larry Ashwood

The Code of Ethics is the foundation of the REALTOR® organization and provides the standards of practice and professionalism that customers expect and deserve.