2017 Broker Summit
April 26, 2017
Crowne Plaza Louisville Airport Expo Ctr, 830 Phillips Lane, Louisville, KY
Registration closed 4/25/2017
Last updated 1/26/2018
Wednesday, April 26
9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
Crowne Plaza Louisville Airport Expo Ctr
Open to all agents and brokers! Group discounts offered!
- CE - 6 hours (3 hours law & 3 hours elective)
- GRI - 8 Elective hours
- Broker - 8 Elective hours (New this year!)
The 2017 Kentucky Broker Summit is the only statewide broker training event in Kentucky. With the market changing rapidly, it’s important to adapt, and adopt, in order to give yourself a competitive edge.
As Kentucky real estate brokers, managers and owners, the Kentucky Real Estate Education Foundation strives to offer you the most essential and current information on industry issues and trends to help your business prosper. The Summit will offer national speakers and discussion sessions to help keep you on top of your game.
By attending this event, you will find answers to your questions. You can connect with the best in the industry and find ways to improve your business immediately. Now is the best time to further your real estate knowledge base.
Here are a few of the key objectives for the event:
- Violations in real estate practice regarding risk management and anti-trust
- Marketing and technology in today's world
- Your legal questions answered, top legal issues in KY covered
- Legislative issues that can impact real estate and how elections are playing a role
- Mortgage and financing options for clients
- Cyber security and how to protect your business
- E&O coverages and endorsements that can be added to policies and things not covered by your insurance
- Top consumer complaints as handled through KREA and how to avoid these mistakes
- Networking and idea exchange
Lunch will be provided!
Bruce Aydt is a REALTOR®, attorney and educator from St. Louis, Missouri. As a second generation REALTOR®, Bruce grew up in the real estate business and has worked in virtually every aspect of real estate companies. Bruce has been in management as well as in-house legal counsel to companies for over 30 years. Bruce has been involved in REALTOR® Association work for almost his entire career. He has served as President of both the Missouri Association of REALTORS® and the St. Louis Association of REALTORSâ. Bruce has chaired the NAR Professional Standards Committee, Legal Action Committee and State Leadership Forum and received the National Association’s Distinguished Service Award. He is a nationally recognized educator on real estate issues and is the regular columnist on ethics issues for REALTOR® Magazine. He lives in St. Louis, Missouri with his wife, Lisa and has two grown children.
Jessica Edgerton is associate counsel with the National Association of REALTORS®. Edgerton’s work at NAR includes extensive membership education and outreach. She is a regular speaker on the subjects of cyber fraud and cybersecurity, and contributes to REALTOR® Magazine, AE Magazine, and RIS Media on a wide range of risk management topics. Edgerton has appeared on CBS Chicago, Univision, and national news radio as a cyber fraud and real estate risk management commentator. Prior to joining NAR, Edgerton served as General Counsel for a national appraisal management company.
Michelle Moore is a successful businesswoman who has earned over 40 sales, leadership, and literary awards throughout her career. She travels the country as an award-winning author, inspirational and motivational speaker, leadership coach, and sales trainer. She enjoys coaching, motivating, and inspiring men and women looking to achieve the highest level of success both professionally and personally. As the owner of Real Estate Coaching Simplified, a current member of the Solomon’s Porch Society, a contributing author for Southern Guide to Life magazine, a speaker for God Crazy Freedom Women’s Conferences, and the host of The Power of Real Estate radio show, Michelle speaks truth, love, and empowerment into the lives of men and women throughout the world.
Jason is a lawyer with Vaughn & Smith, PLLC in Louisville who recently served as the instructor for KAR’s professional standards training. His reviews came back overwhelmingly positive with attendees saying he worked through and clarified common issues they didn’t realize were ethics violations but also violations of the law. By focusing on real estate litigation, the firm has managed to create a practice niche that had previously never been filled. Many firms have offered litigation services to clients with real estate related issues, but only Vaughn & Smith, PLLC has specifically trained its litigation attorneys for this exact purpose. The attorneys at Vaughn & Smith, PLLC constantly monitor the real estate industry as a whole, as well as any and all changes in the law that may affect it. They have intimate knowledge of commercial and residential real estate transactions and can utilize this base of knowledge when representing their client's interests.
Jeff Ratanapool is the COO of Century Mortgage Company where he has closed loans totaling over $800 million since 1987. He joined Century Mortgage in 1997 and opened the first satellite office in Lexington, KY in March of 1998. Jeff is a committed businessman and family man with a wife and two daughters. He is extremely disciplined, focused and makes time for the important things.He has been a GRI instructor for over 10 years and a continuing education instructor for some of the largest local associations in Kentucky.
Other speakers include:
Crowne Plaza Louisville Airport Expo Center
830 Phillips Lane, Louisville, KY 40209 (Directions)
To reserve a room, please call 800.633.8723 and reference the Kentucky Association of REALTORS.
Room rates are $129/night.
or you can make your reservation via their website: CPLouisville.com
Follow the link to Rooms & Suites, then reservations, put in group code: KU1
Other hotel options close by:
Hilton Garden Inn Airport
Hampton Inn Airport
Hampton Inn I65/Brooks Road
Hampton Inn Louisville East
Embassy Suites Louisville East
Comfort Suites Airport
Four Points by Sheraton
Sleep Inn Airport
We make every effort to provide an accurate schedule as early as possible, but changes happen. The meeting schedule is always subject to change. Please check back often to make sure you have the latest meeting schedule.
|Wednesday April 26|
|8:30–9:00 am||Registration & Refreshments|
|9:00–9:15 am||Welcome & Introductions with KAR Updates|
|9:15–9:35 am||Legislative Update|
|9:45–10:30 am||Upcoming Mortgage Trends for the 2017 Buying Season|
|10:30–11:30 am||Marketing and Technology In Today's World|
|11:30 am–12:00 pm||Networking Lunch|
|12:00–12:20 pm||Malpractice Claims and Property You Own: How Your Insurance Might Apply|
|12:20–1:20 pm||Don't be a Cyberfraud Statistic|
|1:30–2:00 pm||Real Estate Authority Updates|
|2:00–2:30 pm||Your Legal Questions Answered: Top Legal Issues In KY|
|2:30–2:50 pm||REALTOR® Party Initiatives/Broker Involvement Program|
|3:00–4:45 pm||Is it Competition or Antitrust?|
|Group Rate - Onsite Registration||$99.00|
|EarlyBird Single Registration||$99.00|
|LateBird Single Registration||$129.00|
|Onsite Single Registration||$149.00|
|Standard Registration Fee||$139.00|
You may cancel your registration in whole or in part online. Depending on the date you cancel, you may not receive a full refund and/or may incur a cancellation fee. See the table below for details.
|Cancel On or Before||Refund||Cancellation Fee|
|Cancellations are NOT allowed after 4/19/2017|
Exceptions to this policy due to extenuating circumstances may be made at the discretion of the Chief Executive Officer. Please contact us if you need to cancel because of a special situation.