Education & Events Calendar
REALTORS® who learn more, earn more!
Welcome to the professional development, events, and networking opportunities calendar of Pinellas REALTOR® Organization and Central Pasco REALTOR® Organization. We offer hundreds of classes every year from our award-winning program. Visit our class/event Terms & Conditions page.
Are You Grandfathered In
Tuesday, July 25, 2023 (2:30 PM - 4:30 PM) (EDT)
Maybe you’ve heard the term before. Maybe you had a seller who said it applied to them. So, what does being “grandfathered in” really mean? Together, let’s explore how this affects our sellers when they choose to sell, how this will affect the buyers who purchase the property, and how we can protect ourselves from potential liability with disclosures and verifications. Let’s look further into the statement “But I’m grandfathered in."
- Identify how the term “grandfathered” in affects sellers, buyers and real estate professionals in the transaction.
- List the priority items to look for in a zoning search and review for a customer.
- Determine how zoning classifications differ based on the governing jurisdiction over the property.
- Understand the importance of a buyer verifying the zoning prior to the purchase and where to confirm.
- Explain how to handle a non-conforming lot use. • Identify what a variance is, how it is granted, and how it affects the customer.
- Differentiate between an area variance and a use variance • Know the options available through forms for zoning change requests.
Linda Olson, REALTOR®, GREEN, is a course author and instructor, is part of the Florida REALTORS® faculty, teaches classes through GAR’s PIE program and is a TREC approved sponsor and instructor. Linda is approved by NAR to teach their Green Designation and Discovering Commercial Real Estate courses. Linda has been writing and teaching since 2010. Linda obtained her real estate license in 2005 and brings a unique perspective to real estate as she also has 20+ years of experience as an environmental consultant. Linda uses this expertise to assist Owners, Buyers, & Investors regarding the intricacies of developing/optimizing/selling and buying environmentally-challenged property. Linda also assists Landlords and Tenants with property leasing.
In addition, for 10+ years Linda was actively involved with the local HBCA allowing her to gain important contacts and knowledge on “green” building techniques and improving a home’s energy efficiency. Linda has been awarded NAR’s Green Designation.
More than just a calendar
The classes and events listed above represent the efforts of not just a hard-working education department, but an entire association staff, several committees, and volunteer leaders – all of whom are dedicated to building, delivering, and communicating a selection of classes taught by reputable instructors and esteemed special guests. Affordability is always on our minds, which is why we’ve created programs designed to lower costs whenever possible.
Whether your goal is continuing education, gaining designations and certifications, networking, or strengthening your specialty, you’ll find a multitude of options available and friendly guidance along the way. We strongly believe learning never stops, so we aim to serve REALTORS® no matter where they are on their professional journey, from the newly-licensed agent to the seasoned professional. Please visit our PRO/CPRO Education page to learn how we stand out from the crowd.
Education and events policies and terms
All attendees of classes and events (whether in-person, on-location, off-location, or via internet streaming) must agree to our policies and terms, which cover, and are not limited to: refunds, cancellations, no-shows, class misuse, video/photography, waivers, and special accommodation requests. This applies to all classes and events whether or not they are listed on this page’s calendar.