Welcome to the Lawyers Title University School of Real Estate

As Oregon's premier title insurance company, our commitment to the needs of our Brokers extends well beyond providing title, escrow and customer service. For us, it's not merely a matter of doing our job; it's about adding value at every point along the way.

We view education as an important aspect to adding value.

The Lawyers Title University School of Real Estate classes have been developed and designed to answer current practical and everyday challenges encountered by Brokers. The school endeavors to make every player better and is ever on the lookout for ways to simplify, add value and raise the bar.

Each of our certified instructors is also a Lawyers Title University employee who works in an area of title, escrow or sales, giving them daily exposure to the most current laws and trends in the industry, and they are passionate about sharing that wisdom and experience with you.

Upcoming Classes

ZipForms Plus

Course Topic: Real estate contracts
Monday, October 23, 2017

Come learn how to use Zipforms from our expert. See how easy it is to create standard templates for residential sales, condos, listings, and more, so your contracts are quick and easy to create and are accurate every time.

Time: 2:00 PM
Cost: Free
Hours: 1
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5000 Meadows Rd. 3rd Floor Conf. Rm
5000 Meadows Rd
Lake Oswego, OR 97035

Instructor(s)
Jeffry Wiren

Contact(s)

Jen Rasch
jen.rasch@ltic.com
503-997-8826

Tish Schutzler
Tish.Schutzler@ltic.com
503-575-8462

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Lead Generation

Monday, October 23, 2017

Lead Generation. Proven Results. Tactics & Tools. Tips to grow your business to save you time and money!

Time: 3:30 PM
Cost: Free
Hours: 0
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Meadows Group - Tigard
12655 SW North Dakota St.
Tigard, OR 97223

Instructor(s)
Denise Wilson

Contact(s)

Tish Schutzler
Tish.Schutzler@ltic.com
503-575-8462

Cindi Gray
cindi.gray@ltic.com
503-601-9206

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How to Negotiate a Contingency Agreement

Course Topic: Real estate contracts
Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Learn how to negotiate a Contingency Agreement using the Contingent Right to Purchase form and the related Buyer & Seller notices.

Time: 12:00 PM
Cost: Free
Hours: 1
Note: Lunch and learn!

Premiere Property Group - Lloyd
1201 NE Lloyd Blvd Suite 140
Portland, OR 97232

Instructor(s)
Jeffry Wiren
Kelly Yock

Contact(s)

Adam Bjaranson
adam.bjaranson@ltic.com
503-572-2364

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Realtor Safety

Course Topic: Risk management
Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Situational Awareness, General Safety Rules / Dispute Resolutions, Potential Risk Factors when showing houses/properties & meeting with clients / Risk Management, How to prepare for unexpected situations, Introduction & Demonstration of protection tools available, Professionalism, Business Ethics & Personal Protection, Q&A

Time: 2:00 PM
Cost: Free
Hours: 1
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Lawyers Title - Clackamas Branch
12550 SE 93rd Ave, Ste 420
Clackamas, OR 97015

Instructor(s)
Nicole Saleeby

Contact(s)

Sybil Fontaine
sybil.fontaine@ltic.com
971-645-7565

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Focus on the buyer pt 3. Setting up searches and showing homes

Course Topic: Risk management
Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Process after getting off the phone for setting up searches in Boomtown and RMLS. Best processes for clients making you aware of homes they want to see and what to print and take. Best processes for safety and Real Estate Agent Protection when scheduling showings, meeting at properties, and showing the homes.

Time: 10:00 AM
Cost: Free
Hours: 1
Note: Coffee and Pastries will be served. 10:00am - 11:30am

5300 Building - Oak/Meadows - conf room
5300 Meadows Rd
Lake Oswego, OR 97035

Instructor(s)
Steve Nassar

Contact(s)

Sybil Fontaine
sybil.fontaine@ltic.com
971-645-7565

Jen Rasch
jen.rasch@ltic.com
503-997-8826

Adam Bjaranson
adam.bjaranson@ltic.com
503-572-2364

Tish Schutzler
Tish.Schutzler@ltic.com
503-575-8462

Terri Anderson
Terri.Anderson@ltic.com
503-729-5483

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Business Tax Planning for Realtors, Loan Officers and the Self Employed

Course Topic: Principal broker or property manager clients’ trust accounts
Wednesday, October 25, 2017

In depth coverage of business expenses, including advertising, depreciation, automobile issues, hiring family members, retirement planning, insurance, home office expenses, travel & entertainment..etc.. Record Keeping Requirements...what are they...and how much detail? Learn about "Before Tax" and "After Tax" and what they really mean. Protect yourself from increased audit by the IRS, learn about qualified deductions for audit prevention.

Time: 10:00 AM
Cost: Free
Hours: 1
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Lawyers Title - Clackamas Branch
12550 SE 93rd Ave, Ste 420
Clackamas, OR 97015

Instructor(s)
Paul Kingsland

Contact(s)

Sybil Fontaine
sybil.fontaine@ltic.com
971-645-7565

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Inman updates 2017

Course Topic: Advertising regulations
Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Discussion on compression and big data & Machine Learning. Disrupters and the game book. Facebook - Automation for Real Estate, Advertising. Raspberry Pi. The Buyer - Opendoor, Offerpad, Knock, Zillow. Your Neighborhood - NextDoor. Apps - What the Realtors need in there Ad's (additional rules and regulations). Asana-Project, Tasking, Stepping your workflow. Trello-Visual your work. Slack-Working with Teams. And much more!

Time: 3:00 PM
Cost: Free
Hours: 1
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Lawyers Title - Northwest Branch
22 NW 23rd Place
Portland, OR 97210

Instructor(s)
Tony Rossell

Contact(s)

Erin Ochsenschlager
Erin.Ochsenschlager@ltic.com
503-241-2616

Chris Antrim
chris.antrim@ltic.com
503-314-7245

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How to Make Money and Save Money in Real Estate

Course Topic: Real estate finance
Thursday, October 26, 2017

Underwriting guidelines on how we calculate self-employed income. How these calculations are used in qualifying borrowers. How underwriters want to see the borrowers money flow from business to personal. How to communicate this to your clients so they can buy a house when they want. Different tax entities, S-corp, schedule C, etc. Which entity makes the most sense for who, and when. How to change entities.

Time: 10:00 AM
Cost: Free
Hours: 1
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5300 Building - Oak/Meadows - conf room
5300 Meadows Rd
Lake Oswego, OR 97035

Instructor(s)
Dawn Carter
Jeffry Wiren
Jeffry Ellsworth

Contact(s)

Sybil Fontaine
sybil.fontaine@ltic.com
971-645-7565

Jen Rasch
jen.rasch@ltic.com
503-997-8826

Adam Bjaranson
adam.bjaranson@ltic.com
503-572-2364

Tish Schutzler
Tish.Schutzler@ltic.com
503-575-8462

Terri Anderson
Terri.Anderson@ltic.com
503-729-5483

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How to Negotiate a Contingency Agreement

Course Topic: Real estate contracts
Friday, October 27, 2017

Learn how to negotiate a Contingency Agreement using the Contingent Right to Purchase form and the related Buyer & Seller notices.

Time: 12:00 PM
Cost: Free
Hours: 1
Note: Lunch and learn!

EMAR
501 NE Hood Ave Suite 210
Gresham, OR 97030

Instructor(s)
Jeffry Wiren
Kelly Yock

Contact(s)

Sybil Fontaine
sybil.fontaine@ltic.com
971-645-7565

Jen Rasch
jen.rasch@ltic.com
503-997-8826

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Business Tax Planning for Realtors, Loan Officers and the Self Employed

Course Topic: Principal broker or property manager clients’ trust accounts
Thursday, November 02, 2017

In depth coverage of business expenses, including advertising, depreciation, automobile issues, hiring family members, retirement planning, insurance, home office expenses, travel & entertainment..etc.. Record Keeping Requirements...what are they...and how much detail? Learn about "Before Tax" and "After Tax" and what they really mean. Protect yourself from increased audit by the IRS, learn about qualified deductions for audit prevention.

Time: 10:00 AM
Cost: Free
Hours: 1
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9020 SW Washington Square Rd 2nd Floor Conf. Room
9020 SW Washington Square Rd 2nd Floor Conf. Room
Portland, OR 97223

Instructor(s)
Paul Kingsland

Contact(s)

Sybil Fontaine
sybil.fontaine@ltic.com
971-645-7565

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Understanding Investment Rental Income Property

Course Topic: Commercial real estate
Monday, November 06, 2017

Understanding how to measure returns is important to give you the best opportunity to achieve a closing after all your hard work, time and expense of marketing. In this class we will discuss the basics of single family rentals to small multifamily rental property. We will have time for your questions.

Time: 10:00 AM
Cost: Free
Hours: 1.5
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5300 Building - Oak/Meadows - conf room
5300 Meadows Rd
Lake Oswego, OR 97035

Instructor(s)
Jim Lutz

Contact(s)

Sybil Fontaine
sybil.fontaine@ltic.com
971-645-7565

Jen Rasch
jen.rasch@ltic.com
503-997-8826

Adam Bjaranson
adam.bjaranson@ltic.com
503-572-2364

Tish Schutzler
Tish.Schutzler@ltic.com
503-575-8462

Terri Anderson
Terri.Anderson@ltic.com
503-729-5483

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Mortgage lender underwriting forum q&a

Course Topic: Real estate finance
Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Learn the issues that become red flags for an underwriter and how to avoid last minute problems - ensuring a trauma free transaction that closes on time. Underwriting History. Mortgage Crisis - the root of excessive documentation. Best ways to avoid underwriting issues. Red Flag Items. Q&A with an underwriter.

Time: 2:00 PM
Cost: Free
Hours: 1
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Lawyers Title - Clackamas Branch
12550 SE 93rd Ave, Ste 420
Clackamas, OR 97015

Instructor(s)
Lane Albert

Contact(s)

Sybil Fontaine
sybil.fontaine@ltic.com
971-645-7565

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