Lunch & Learn Series - The TRID Is Coming! Are You Prepared?
Thursday, April 23, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Cost: AAR Members: Free*; Non-Members $15
Location:
AAR Building
Description:
Presented by Juliana Tu, Viva Escrow. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s new TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosures (TRID) rule takes effect August 1, 2015 and has many implications for lenders and settlement agents; real estate agents and brokers also will be affected by the use of the new forms and changes to the closing process. What? No more 30 day escrows? No more last minute credits? No more HUD-1's? Find out what huge changes are coming down on August 1st and how it will affect your clients, the entire real estate lending, escrow and title industries! Find out how you, the REALTOR®, will be at "Point Zero". Course is FREE* for AAR Members and $15 for Non-Members. Registration is required.
  4.23.15
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45-Hour Continuing Education Review & Exams
Tuesday, April 28, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Cost: AAR Members: $80; Non-Members $95
Location:
AAR Building
Description:
Will you need to renew your license soon? Looking to get all your necessary credits in one spot? Course instructor Joel Carlson, CREC, DREI will include an optional review of materials to prepare you for your open book Multiple Choice exams. CalBRE regulation states that no licensee will be allowed to TEST for more than 15 hours of credit in one day. Therefore, licensees needing all 45 hours of credit will test over 3 days. We have set up a special online testing area for licensees to take the additional exams. Details will be given during the seminar. MUST PRE-REGISTER BEFORE FRIDAY, APRIL 24TH. Study materials must be picked up from the Association prior to the seminar or shipped at an extra fee of $5. AAR Members: $80; Non-Members: $95. Continental breakfast sponsored by Mary Kay, Advanced Group Property Inspections.
  4.28.15
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The Top 5 MLS Violations and How to Avoid Them
Thursday, April 30, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Cost: Free for CRMLS Members
Location:
AAR Building
Description:
Instructor Devon Hallis from CRMLS will teach REALTORS® the most common violations that occur in the Mulitiple Listing Service. Learn tips and tricks to help you avoid these violations and risk getting fined. Course is Free for CRMLS Members. Registration is required.
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"All-In" for YPN Charity Poker Tournament
Thursday, April 30, 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Donations: $20; $30 at Door
Location:
DoubleTree Hotel - Monrovia; 924 W Huntington Dr, Monrovia, CA 91016
Description:
Donations are $20 in advance or $30 at the door. Food provided plus a cash bar! Rebuys will be available. "Final Table" prizes will be available along with 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place Prizes + Raffle Prizes! Proceeds to benefit local charities (contact us for a list of our 2014 recipients!). This event is open to any REALTORS® and AAR Affiliate members.
  4.30.15
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AAR Annual Paper Shredding Day
Friday, May 1, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Cost: FREE for AAR Members and your clients!
Location:
AAR Building Parking Lot
Description:
Bring all your unwanted documents to this HUGE paper shredding event! Drive through service available. No need to remove paper clips, staples, folders, plastic covers, binding, etc. All paper collected will be shredded and recycled. All materials will be safely shredded in compliance with all applicable laws & regulations. FREE for AAR members and your clients! For questions, please call the AAR at (626) 446-2115.
  5.1.15
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Spot Real Estate Cycles & How To Sell Boom and Bust
Monday May 4, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Cost: AAR Members: Free*; Non-Members $15
Location:
AAR Building
Description:
Join course instructor Adam Strauss, SearchLight Financial Advisors and real estate professionals to learn about: what triggers a rise or a fall in the real estate market, a history on the boom and bust cycles since World War II and how interest rates have gone through highs and lows and how they can always work in your clients favor. Course is FREE* for AAR Members and $15 for Non-Members. Registration is required.
  5.4.15
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Proven Tax Strategies for the Real Estate Professional
Monday May 4, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Cost: AAR Members: Free*; Non-Members $15
Location:
AAR Building
Description:
Instructor Maine Shafer, Bradford And Company, Inc. will teach Realtors® why understanding your tax options now is more essential than ever in the rising real estate market, how the new 2015 tax law affects purchases of cars, computers and desks, as well as other equipment, for your business, learn when the 105 Medical Plan escapes the Affordable Care Act and how you can turn your family's medical expenses into tax-favored business expenses, important steps you will need to take after January 1st to take advantage of the ACA deduction and much more! Registration is required.
  5.4.15
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zipForm Plus Training for REALTORS®
Tuesday, May 5, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Cost: AAR Members: Free*; Non-Members $15
Location:
AAR Building
Description:
The AAR offers free monthly training for AAR REALTORS®. Learn how to access zipForm Plus, navigate through zipForm Plus, create & edit Transactions, create Templates. Learn how to access zipVault, Document Sharing, Digital Ink, Tips & Tricks and much more. Please bring your laptop. This training is only open to REALTOR® members. Course is FREE* for AAR Members and $15 for Non-Members. Registration is required. Space is limited to the first 20 registered.
  5.5.15
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Commercial Networking & Education Session: “Business Opportunities 101"
Thursday, May 7, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Cost: FREE
Location:
AAR Building
Description:
Topic: “Business Opportunities 101” presented by, Nick Zigic, Prominence Capital Advisors, LLC. This interactive workshop provides residential and commercial agents with the information needed to successfully reduce liabilities on business opportunity transactions they take on. Agents will learn how to understand the BizOps sales industry and get acquainted with vocabulary and definitions, successfully and efficiently qualify prospects and convert them into clients and learn the entire BizOps sales cycle. Bring your commercial flyers to “pitch” your wants and needs. This free event is open to any REALTORS® and AAR Affiliate members. Lunch will be provided by Darren Fong, EastWest Bank.
  5.7.15
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California BRE Real Estate Exam Prep Course For Brokers
Saturday, May 9, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Cost: $160.00 ($170 cash for in-class enrollment)
Location:
AAR Building
Description:
Course provider Duane Gomer Seminars will educate students on all the information needed to pass the CalBRE Real Estate Exam the first time, with practice tests, 1000+ questions plus an audio download to reinforce and help you retain the information. Course cost is $160 ($170 cash for in-class enrollment). Registration is required.
  5.9.15
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California BRE Real Estate Exam Prep Course For Sales Associate
Saturday, May 9, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Cost: $160.00 ($170 cash for in-class enrollment)
Location:
AAR Building
Description:
Course provider Duane Gomer Seminars will educate students on all the information needed to pass the CalBRE Real Estate Exam the first time, with practice tests, 1000+ questions plus an audio download to reinforce and help you retain the information. Course cost is $160 ($170 cash for in-class enrollment). Registration is required.
  5.9.15
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CRMLS Training For REALTORS®
Monday, May 11, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Cost: Free
Location: AAR Building
Description:
Take advantage of CRMLS FREE training classes. Whether you are a new real estate professional, just getting back into the business from a break, or simply need a refresher on CRMLS-related basics. Searching 101 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Matrix: Listing Management from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Realist Tax: Your Farming Resource from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Time Saving Tips from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  5.11.15
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Planning For Agent Success
Tuesday, May 12, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Cost: AAR Members: Free*; Non-Members $15
Location: AAR Building
Description:
Presented by Thad King, AmeriFirst Financial, Inc. When an agent passes the exam and receives their license, they are seldom prepared for the rigors and challenges of the industry. Agents rarely learn how to choreograph their time for success. This course is an effort to shed light on some ideas in how to take an introspective stock in one's self and decide what direction to head toward to become successful! Join us to learn the following: business planning ideas, niches in real estate sales, prioritizing and time blocking your plan for success, how to measure and adjust the course of your business and putting it all into play as an inspired agent. Course is FREE* for AAR Members and $15 for Non-Members. Registration is required.
  5.12.15
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Business Opportunities 102
Tuesday, May 19, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Cost: AAR Members: $69; Non-Members $99
Location: AAR Building
Description:
This interactive workshop provides residential and commercial agents with the knowledge and tools needed to successfully, and with least liability, complete the business opportunity transactions they take on. Agents will learn how to: understand the BizOps sales industry, and get acquainted with vocabulary and definitions, successfully and efficiently qualify prospects and convert them into clients, create adjusted cash-flow statements (recasting) and do simple valuations, learn the entire BizOps sales cycle including Escrow procedures presented by Design Escrow, Inc. also students will receive a full set of transaction paperwork and forms training. Course cost is $69 for AAR Members and $99 for Non-Members. Registration is required.
  5.19.15
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Events 4 Charity - Spring into Bingo!
Friday, May 29, 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Cost: Adult $30, Child (12 and under) $20
Location:
Arcadia Community Center; 365 Campus Drive, Arcadia, CA 91007
Description:
Advanced ticket purchases are $30 for adults and $20 for children. Tickets at the door are $40 for adults and $30 for children. Tickets can be purchased in advance at the AAR Building. Great bingo, raffle prizes and much more! Ticket includes: delicious dinner, 1 bingo card, 1 drink ticket (non-alcohol) and 1 raffle ticket! Beer, wine and margaritas will be available for purchase. Now accepting prize donations, please drop them off at the AAR Building! For more details, please call the AAR at (626) 446-2115.
  5.29.15
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Notary Public Seminar and Exam
Friday, June 5, 8:15 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Cost: $99
Location:
AAR Building
Description:
For renewing your Notary Commission it is recommended that you take the State Exam 6-12 months before the expiration to avoid a break in your commission. Processing of commissions take several months. This seminar is being presented by Duane Gomer Inc. an approved Notary Education Vendor with the Secretary of State. Course cost is $99. For more details, please call the AAR at (626) 446-2115 or visit www.notariesunlimited.com
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Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS)
Monday, June 15 - Friday, June 19, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Cost: $80 Per Course or $399 for all Five!
Location:
AAR Building
Description:
Instructor: Ginni Field, ABR, BPOR, CIPS, CRB, GRI, MRP, SFR, SRS, SRES. Learn how to work with foreign buyers - locally and internationally! Foreign buyers accounted for $82 billion of purchases in the United States in 2011. Join us to learn how you can get in on this ever-growing business! In these courses, you will learn how to work with people from various cultures of the world and learn what their buying habits are. Complimentary Networking Reception on Thursday, June 18, 2015 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. for CIPS Institute students, current CIPS designees and Global REALTORS (Location TBD) *In order to be eligible to apply for your CIPS designation, you must take all 5 days of courses.
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*If you register and do not attend a free course/event or cancel beforehand, a $10 "No Show" charge will apply.