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Education Policies

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Attendance

All courses will start on time. Participants are expected to arrive on time and attend courses in their entirety.

For NC Real Estate Commission-approved courses, late arrivals will not be admitted.  If a participant is denied admission to a course as a result of late arrival, his/her registration fee will be forfeited to ABR in full.  No credit will be given for a future class. 

For NC Real Estate Commission-approved courses, participants are required to attend a minimum of 90% of a course in order to receive credit.  If a participant does not attend a course in full, his/her registration fee will be forfeited to ABR in full.  No credit will be given for a future class.

Inclement Weather

For classes scheduled at the Land of the Sky Association of REALTORS® office, please follow the Asheville City Schools inclement weather schedule.  If Asheville City Schools are closed or school hours are delayed due to inclement weather, LOTSAR’s classes will be canceled or delayed accordingly.

For classes scheduled at other facilities, such as AB Tech or Brevard College, please follow that facility’s inclement weather schedule.  If the facility is closed or business hours are delayed due to inclement weather, LOTSAR’s classes will be cancelled or delayed accordingly.  

Cancellations

Board policy does not allow refunds.  However, credit can be given for a future class if cancellation is received, in writing, at least three business days prior to the start of a course.  A $25.00 cancellation fee will be charged.

If cancellation occurs within three days of the start of a course, or in the case of a no-show, no credit will be given.  In this case, participant forfeits his/her entire registration fee to LOTSAR.     

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ADDITIONAL POLICIES FOR THE FREE MANDATORY UPDATE AND $15.00 BICAR COURSES

Eligibility

Every LOTSAR member is entitled to one (1) FREE Mandatory Update course within each calendar year.  If a member chooses to take two (2) Mandatory Update courses within one calendar year, s/he will be required to pay a $50.00 registration fee for the second course.

Every LOTSAR member who is a Broker-in-Charge or “BIC Eligible” is entitled to take one (1) BICAR course for $15.00 within each calendar year.   If a member chooses to take two (2) BICAR courses within one calendar year, s/he will be required to pay a $50.00 registration fee for the second course.

To register for a Free OR $15.00 course, a member must be current with his/her annual Board dues.

  • Example: To register for courses in February 2014, a member must have paid a minimum of $310 toward LOTSAR’s annual dues, per the billing statement dated 1/1/14.

Course Registration

On-site registration is NOT permitted.  Walk-ins will NOT be allowed.

Cancellation Policy

Members must submit a cancellation request IN WRITING at least three business days prior to the start of a course to avoid penalty.

If a member cancels less than three (3) business days before the start of a course, or in the case of a no-show, a $25.00 cancellation fee will be charged.