What is OABR Academy?

OABR Academy is overseen by the Omaha Area Board of REALTORS® Education Committee. Academy classes are 1-3 hours and cover a range of topics and current issues important to REALTORS® all built to keep OABR members equiped with the knowledge they need to succeed.

Members, non-members, and affiliate members are welcome to join.

Licence Requirements

All active licensees must complete 18 hours every two years to renew their license(s). Of that 18 hours, at least 12 hours must be approved continuing education (CE) with 6 hours in designated subject matter (R courses). The remaining 6 hours may be in Commission-approved training (CAT) or in additional approved CE activities.

Designations & Certifications

The National Association of REALTORS® and its affiliated institutes, societies, and councils provide a wide range of programs and services that assist members in increasing skills, proficiency, and knowledge. Designations and certifications acknowledging experience and expertise in various real estate sectors are awarded by NAR and each affiliated group upon completion of required courses.

Upcoming Classes

Code of Ethics Training Course

The National Association of REALTORS® requires completion of ethics training by all members every three years. The next deadline is December 31, 2021. Meet your Code of Ethics requirement on May 7, 2021 via Zoom from 8:30 am – 12 pm. Register online at www.ims.oabr.com


Earn 1 hour of commission approved training on May 20 from 10 am – 11 am!

Give yourself the tools and knowledge to safely conduct your daily business and the confidence and skillset to keep yourself safe on and off the job. Be able to easily recognize the warning signs of danger or attack to protect yourself in the field. You will also learn how vital it is to understand the importance of helping your clients understand their role in keeping everyone safe and why and how you put safety measures in place.

CMA. BPO. Appraisal. What is the Difference?

Join us Tuesday, May 25 from 9 am to 12 pm and earn 3 hours of intermediate credit towards Salesperson and Broker Continuing Education!

For just $25 (proceeds go to RPAC), you can join John Bredemeyer and Roger Morrissey from Realcorp Inc. for this continuing education seminar to help you understand the differences! You will learn how to develop more accurate price options which will benefit your seller or buyer. You will also have an opportunity to ask an appraiser questions regarding the appraisal process and challenges.