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AAR Important Announcement: Annual Dues Now Email Only On Monday, November 28: The 2017 Annual REALTOR® Dues Invoice was EMAILED to all REALTOR® members. The email was delivered Monday, November 28. We no longer send paper invoices. You will still be able to pay your dues in the 3 same ways as before: Online through IMS Member Services, by sending us a check or dropping it off at the AAR Building and over the telephone. We look forward to serving you again in 2017!

Holiday Hours at the AAR Building:
- Friday, December 23 - EARLY CLOSING at 1:00PM for Christmas Holiday
- Monday, December 26 - CLOSED for Christmas Holiday
- Friday, December 30 - EARLY CLOSING at 1:00PM for New Year's Eve Holiday
- Monday, January 2 - CLOSED for New Year's Holiday

Wednesday Morning MLS Marketing Meeting And Caravan Schedule For November And December:
NO MLS Wednesday Marketing Meeting Caravan on:
- Wednesday, December 21
- Wednesday, December 28
- Wednesday, January 4
- NEW and IMPROVED meetings resume on Wednesday, January 10!

The AAR has Lost a Long Time and Dedicated Member: We are very saddened to announce that Jeanne Keating passed away on November 10, 2016. Jeanne was a long-time AAR member, former Board of Director, CAR Director and was a past-President in 2010. She served the real estate profession and her local communities with professionalism and passion. Jeanne will be deeply missed. We will publish news of any services or memorial events for Jeanne as they become available. In Memoriam Bio

Eyeglass Donation Going On Now At The Aar Building & Mls Marketing Meetings: The AAR is collecting your old pairs of eyeglasses and sunglasses to be donated to needy people through the Lions Club of America. Thanks for your cooperation and donations! You may also bring them to the weekly Wednesday morning MLS Marketing Meeting and Caravan.

Los Angeles County Assessor Jeffrey Prang visits the AAR: Please CLICK HERE to download the PowerPoint presentation that was presented at this morning's MLS Marketing Meeting & Caravan (September 7, 2016) by Jeffrey Prang, Los Angeles County Assessor.

Short-Term Health Insurance Options Available: If you are in need of short term health insurance between now and the end of the year, special enrollment options are available from REALTORS® Insurance Marketplace. The SMART Short Term Medical temporary health insurance plan is designed to be an affordable medical policy which can last from 30 days to 6 months. More Info

Anti-Money Laundering Operation Expanded to L.A. County Among Others: The U.S. Treasury Department is expanding its effort to identify corporate entities that use cash transactions in real estate to launder money. The action mainly affects title agents, but real estate professionals should stay informed on this operation and understand how it can impact certain transactions. More Info

The Comprehensive Agents' Guide to RESPA: The Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act has been around since 1974 - but the changes over the past few years, combined with the creation and implementation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), have caused some confusion in the industry. Here's what you need to know about RESPA as explained by Amy Swinderman of Inman News. More Info

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