2017 Mandatory - Commercial Alternative

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Louisiana REALTORS® has developed a 4 hour mandatory-commercial alternative to the 2017 Mandatory topic that focuses on ADA Compliance and 1031 Exchanges. Taught by real estate attorneys, attendees can expect to learn more about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as it relates to service animals, renovating and remodeling, and touches on the latest information regarding the accessibility of web information and how it can impact their websites. The second portion of the class will shift to tax deferred 1031 exchanges and provide an overview of the benefits, requirements, and common issues and will provide attendees with a step-by-step explanation of the transaction and process.

Presented by: Patty McMurray & Robert Wolifarth, Baker Donelson

Advanced registration required as part of Northwest LA Association Commercial Day.
Non-members, please call LR Office to register. 

Commercial Leases

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Commercial practitioners will get an in-depth explanation on leasing commercial properties and the Louisiana law of lease. This 4 hour course will cover the clauses frequently subject to negotiation and default rules, a triple net lease, shifting of liability with focuses on shopping center leases and exclusives. The last hour will cover an overview of an office lease and provide time for Q&A.  

Presented by: Erik Piazza, Phelps Dunbar

Advanced registration required as part of Northwest LA Association Commercial Day.
Non-members, please call LR Office to register.  



Baton Rouge - TRENDS

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TRENDS has become and annual event, that continues to provide a critical examination and analysis of what’s going on in the marketplace — with an eye on what’s coming. Last year nearly 800 professionals, including financial institutions, investors, property managers, developers and others associated with the residential and commercial real estate industry, gathered at Baton Rouge’s TRENDS Seminar.  Join us this year for an examination the state of the industry in our area and focus on emerging trends.




Congressional Reception & Crawfish Boil

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Attendees of the National Association of REALTORS Legislative Meetings in Washington, D.C. will have an opportunity to meet with members and staff of the Louisiana Congressional delegation to discuss issues on the federal level. This event provides networking with local board leadership from around the state  and building relationships with our national representatives. Advanced registration is required and there will be no additional tickets available to purchase onsite. For more information, contact Cindy Olano, Public Affairs Coordinator.

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Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR) Core Class

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The overall goals of the ABR® Designation Core Course are to:

  • Prepare real estate professionals to thoroughly represent buyer-clients in real estate transactions and provide the quality of service and degree of fidelity to buyers that sellers have customarily enjoyed.
  • Offer ideas and methods for building a buyer-representation business.
  • Develop a self-customized tool for conducting a buyer counseling session.

To earn the ABR, you must take the 2 day course along with 1 elective. In Louisiana, you also earn 2 GRI designation credits and 8 hours of CE credit. 


LR Leadership #3

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