NCREEA 2017 Spring Conference Schedule



Day 1 – Thursday, March 23, 2017

8:00 – 9:00Registration; Visit with Exhibitors

9:00 – 9:15Welcome; Message from the Chairperson(15 mins)George Bell, Chair, NCREC

9:15 – 9:45Updates from the Education & Licensing Division(30 mins)Corean Hamlin,Director of Education & Licensing, NCREC

9:45 – 10:15The State of the Commission(30 mins)Miriam Baer, Executive Director, NCREC

10:15 – 10:30Break(15 mins)

10:30 – 11:20Education Rules (Part 1)(50 mins)Corean Hamlin,Director of Education & Licensing, NCREC Janet Thoren, Director of Regulatory Affairs, Legal Counsel, NCREC

11:20 – 11:30Break(10 mins)

11:30 – 12:30Education Rules (Part 2)(60 mins)Corean Hamlin,Director of Education & Licensing, NCREC Janet Thoren, Director of Regulatory Affairs, Legal Counsel, NCREC

12:30 – 2:00NCREEA Awards Luncheon & Chapter Meeting; Presentation of the(90 mins)Commission’s Larry A. Outlaw Excellence in Education AwardOscar Agurs, President, NCREEA; George Bell, Chair, NCREC

2:00 – 2:30Website Demonstration ~ Webforms(30 mins)Jake Gore, Chief Technology Officer, NCRECDiana Carnes, Systems Administrator, NCREC

2:30-3:20Common Closing Issues, including TRID Changes(50 mins)Robert J. Ramseur, Jr., Vice Chairman, NCREC, & Partner, Ragsdale Liggett

3:20 – 3:35Break(15 mins)

3:35 – 4:40Education & Licensing Program Updates(65 mins)Deborah Carpenter, Education & Examination Officer, NCRECTricia Moylan, Legal Education Officer, NCRECPamela Rorie, Continuing Education Officer, NCREC

4:40 – 5:00Prelicense School/Instructor Recognition(20 mins)Deborah Carpenter, Education & Examination Officer, NCRECGeorge Bell, Chair, NCREC(over)


Program Day 2 – Friday, March 24, 2017

8:00 – 9:00Registration; Visit with Exhibitors

9:00 – 10:30The Language of Intent: How Self Talk Transforms Outcome(90 mins)If you don’t know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else. – Yogi BerraKarel Murray, CSP, DREI

10:30 – 10:40Break(10 mins)

10:40 – 11:30Disparate Impact. HUD’s Policies Regarding Applicant Screening(50 mins)Phillip Jordan,Executive Director, NC Human Relations Commission

11:30 – 11:40Break(10 mins)11:40 – 1:00Regulatory Affairs Forum(80 mins)Janet Thoren, Director of Regulatory Affairs, Legal Counsel, NCRECCharlene Moody, Ass’t Director of Regulatory Affairs, Legal Counsel, NCRECFred Moreno, Deputy Legal Counsel, NCRECRob Patchett, Associate Legal Counsel II,

NCRECConference Ends

2017 NCREEA Fall Conference Dates Announced

by Brian Pate

The 2017 NC Real Estate Educators Association Fall Conference will be held in Old Winston Salem at the Hawthorne Inn and Conference Center

The edge of Old Salem in Winston Salem is the site for the 2017 NCREEA Fall Conference. Our theme Partners in Excellence will focus on the celebration of relationships and the creation of collaboration in North Carolina Real Estate Education. We look forward to seeing you for some unique and insightful discussions from industry leaders, other instructors and even students and our brokers. After all, we are all in this together.

2017 Fall Conference Registration And Information

We have reserved a block of rooms for Wednesday and Thursday night at the Hawthorne Inn & Conference Center for only $109.00 per night and include hot buffet breakfast! Make your reservations early. We have a room block of 40 rooms for 9/13 and 40 rooms for 9/14. When they are gone, they are gone. (336) 777-3000. Cut off date is August 14, 2017.

You can obtain a full schedule of events from our website at NCREEA.Com. We will be holding a social event on Thursday evening at the Historic Brookstown Inn. Lots to do, we are just a short walk from downtown Winston Salem or the Strollway through the heart of Old Salem.

Popular Tech Day Returns

One of the most popular features of the NCREEA Fall Conference over the last few years has been our Tech Day held the day before the conference. We will be continuing this great tradition.

This year’s Tech Day has room for 60 people in the Sycamore Rooms & Laurel Learnieng Center inside the Hawthorne Inn & Conference Center. We will be focusing on building instructor collaboration and resources. Bring your laptops and your ideas for this interactive, engaging and collaborative tech adventure through real estate education.


Slides from Cindy Chandler NCREEA Presentation


The link above will take you to the download for the slides from Cindy Chandler’s presentation at NCREEA on October 6, 2016 in Wilmington, NC.


Brian Pate’s Social Media Presentation from 2016 Fall Conference

Below are all of the downloads and materials for Brian Pate’s Social Media presentation from Thursday morning at the 2016 NCREEA Fall Conference.



2016 NCREEA Fall Conference Schedule

2016 NCREEA Fall Conference Schedule

Thursday October 6, 2016

8:00am – 9:00am              Registration, Check In And Breakfast

9:00am – 9:15am              Welcome

9:15am – 10:00am            Social Media Marketing- Brian Pate

10:00am – 10:45am         Engaging the Commercial Agent- Cindy Chandler, DREI

11:00am – 12:00pm         NCREC Update- Bruce Moyer

12:00pm – 1:30pm           Lunch and Business Meeting

1:45pm – 2:30pm             Break Out Sessions

Building Your Influence With Blogging- Jo Mangum

Getting The Nasty Out- Stephanie Walker

Teaching Pre-License Students- Melea Lemon

2:45pm – 3:30pm             Break Out Sessions

Safety In The Classroom – Dana Rhodes

The Etiquette of Professionalism – Carolyn Hriso

How To Get Your DREI – Corean Hamlin

3:45pm – 4:15pm             Tech Conference Overview – Matt Davies

4:15pm – 5:00pm             Copyright – Len Elder

5:00pm – 5:30pm             Board of Directors Meeting

6:00pm – 7:30pm             President’s Reception

7:30pm                                 Dinner On Your Own


Friday October 7, 2016

8:00am – 9:00am              Registration, Check In, Visit Sponsors and Breakfast

9:00am – 12:00pm           Keynote Address – Cynthia Matheny

Arvil Price 2016-2016 President NCREEA

A Message From Our President:

Welcome to, home of the North Carolina Real Estate Educators Association.  This site is designed to help instructors and students connect with the goal of raising the bar for real estate education in North Carolina.  In addition, this site is used by the NC Real Estate Commission, as they direct students here for preparation for the North Carolina real estate exam.

Explore the site and enjoy the “Articles” section as we update information throughout the state that is pertinent to licensees and instructors alike.  If you have any suggestions for articles or would like to submit an article to be published, please email me by clicking here.  We will review the article and let you know if we feel it is appropriate for posting.

As always, if you have any suggestions on how to improve the web site or if you have issues using it, please contact us.

Arvil Price- 2015-2016 President

Top 10 Reasons To Join NCREEA

What are the top 10 benefits of membership in NCREEA?

  1. Attending the conferences re-motivates me by seeing some of the best instructors presenting.
  2. Getting teaching tips on how to be a better instructor
  3. What is going on in the real estate/education world
  4. Networking with other top instructors
  5. Exposure to new teaching technologies
  6. Get discounts on conference costs by being a member
  7. Be a better instructor by sharing ideas and techniques
  8. Get ideas to bring back to my own classroom
  9. Updates from the Commission at their Spring Conference in conjunction with NCREEA
  10. Great relationship between NCREEA & NCREC gives me access to point people that I can call.

Proposed By Law Changes for NCREEA

According to Article XIII Section 2 of our current Bylaws, we must give a minimum of 30 days notice of any proposed changes to the Bylaws of NCREEA.


The link below is to a PDF file of the proposed overhaul of the Bylaws. Please read through and direct any questions to Brian Pate or Len Elder.


2015 NCREEA Proposed By Law Changes

Bob Kutschbach Presentations from NCREEA Conference

Both of the presentations that Bob Kutschbach did at the conference are available in downloadable PDF files below.


NCREEA Quiz Bowl 2015


NCREEA 2015 – The Games We Play 2



NCREEA Fall Conference Recap (2015)

By Brian Pate


Thursday October 1, 2015

What you might not know about TRID by Jim Garrison

  • A Buyer’s signature on the Loan Estimate is not a commitment to proceed
  • Loan application acronym is PENCIL
    • P- Property address (even just the zip code qualifies)
    • E- Estimated Value
    • N- Name
    • C- Credit Report (pulled using social security number)
    • I- Income
    • L- Loan Amount
  • If a creditor has 5 of 9 numbers in a person’s social security number that creditor can contribute to the person’s report
  • Pre-Qualification and Pre-Approval Letters from a lender are now defined by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
  • In order to issue a Pre-Approval letter, a lender must have full commitment for the loan.
  • Lender cannot put the address on a Pre-Qualification letter.
  • HUD now allows partial payments on FHA loan payoffs as opposed to a full 30 day payment
  • New rules could affect  sale of HUD homes since HUD requires a pre-approval letter before making a bid
  • Quirk in loan estimate software: Gift funds will reduce the cash to close
  • TIP= Total Interest Percentage


Updates on Education and Licensing at NC Real Estate Commission

  • Deb Carpenter, DREI now director of education and licensing
  • Billie J. Mercer Award has been changed to the Larry A. Outlaw Excellence In Education Award
  • 2016 NC Real Estate Commission Spring Conference will be at the Embassey Suites in Cary, NC on February 15 and 16, 2016
  • 12 hour Broker In Charge course offered by the NC Real Estate Commission will be taught as a webinar


Amp It Up and Quiz Bowl- John Morgan and Bob Kutschbach

  • Demonstration of software


NCREEA Annual Business Meeting

  • Minutes approved from Spring meeting
  • Treasurer’s report
    • Growing membership
    • Financial position is stronger than it has been in years
  • Joe Mangum installed as member of the Board of Directors
  • Oscar Agurs installed as President-Elect
  • Arvil Price installed as President
  • George Bell presented a video in memory of Larry Outlaw
  • Members shared their experiences with Larry Outlaw


Justice Illustrated- Len Elder

  • Using visuals to assist learner in remembering material
  • Make case studies have more impact by providing strong visuals to remember case and outcome
  • Statute of Frauds 1677 AD- King Charles II of England
  • Teaching Advice from Kramer


Break Out Sessions:

  1. Games People Play- Bob Kutschbach
  2. Successful Speech Breakdown- Jase Souder
  3. Tech Session Follow Up
  4. Amp 101- John Morgan
  5. Empowering Millennials and Bomb Bomb


Friday October 2, 2015

Key Note Speaker- Jase Souder

How To Become A Dynamic Speaker