CRS: How Technology Can Ruin Your Real Estate Business - 1 Day Course

CRS: How Technology Can Ruin Your Real Estate Business - 1 Day Course


Hosted by Kentucky REALTOR® Institute
Co-Sponsored by Kentucky CRS Chapter​

Tuesday, June 11th
Owensboro Convention Center
501 West 2nd Street, Owensboro, KY 42301
Room: 3rd Floor East D


8:30am - 5:00pm CST (registration opens at 7:30am CST)

8 CRS Hours
8 GRI Elective Hours
CE Hours - 6 Elective Hours
PLE Hours - 6 Elective Hours

General Information: 



Technology has revolutionized the ways we live, shop, socialize, entertain, access information, and conduct business in the modern world. Powered by the Internet, cloud-based tools, social media, and mobile apps, the technology revolution has delivered tremendous positive impact by bridging gaps between cultures, improving quality of life, enhancing operational efficiency and speed, and many other advancements. However, if used without proper safeguards, modern-day technology can expose agents and their clients to many vulnerabilities. Viruses, malware, social engineering, identity theft, and other malicious threats (all of which are growing at alarming rates) are particularly concerning because the nature of the business requires real estate professionals to collect and store their clients’ personally identifiable information. This course empowers agents with the strategies and tools you need to navigate your business and clients through the perilous legal, online, and social media world. Course participants also leave with actionable tips and strategies for personal security as well as security for your technology devices.



After completing this course, learners will be able to

  • Describe how viruses and malware can infect your computer and mobile devices
  • Identify techniques to encrypt your data to avoid getting viruses and malware
  • Define encryption and explain its important role in securing your data
  • Cite state and federal laws relating to technology that affect your job as an agent and your interactions with consumers
  • Explain the National Association of REALTORS® policies on technology and how they impact your business
  • State the terms and dangers of copyright infringement and identify safe sources
  • Assess the impact and importance of using proper online etiquette and how to handle online conflicts
  • Leverage tools and techniques to keep you and your technology devices safe

Marki Lemons Ryhal


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Licensed Managing Broker, REALTOR®, avid volunteer, and Major Donor, Marki Lemons-Ryhal is dedicated to all things real estate. With over 25 years of marketing experience, Marki has taught REALTORS® how to earn up to a 2100% return on their marketing dollars. 

As a REALTOR®, Marki has earned the several sales awards, the REALTOR® Achievement Award and The President’s Award from the Chicago Association of REALTORS®. 

Five-time REALTOR® Conference and Expo featured attendee, one of 80 speakers selected to speak the REALTOR Conference & Expo three times, and an Inman closing Keynote Speaker.

By consistently offering sound industry analysis and professional guidance, Marki’s expertise has been featured in Forbes, Washington Post,, REALTOR® Magazine and has also been included on CBS News Chicago and CNBC.

Marki holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management from Chicago State University a Master’s in Business Administration from Saint Xavier University, and over fifty real estate related licenses, certifications, and designations.



Registration Fees

General Registration
KRI Trustees
  • 2019 KRI Trustees

EarlyBird Single Registration

  • Registration date on or before 5/28/2019
Standard Registration Fee
  • Registration date on or before 6/10/2019


Onsite Single Registration
  • Registration date on or after 6/11/2019


Cancellation Fees

Cancel On or Before Refund Cancellation Fee
5/28/2019 100% $60.00
6/10/2019 100% $80.00
Cancellations are NOT allowed after 6/10/2019

Exceptions to this policy due to extenuating circumstances may be made at the discretion of the Education Director. Please contact us if you need to cancel because of a special situation.