“Monkey Business” - See Whats in Store for the Year of the Monkey
Wednesday, February 10, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Event is Free to Attend!
Location:
AAR Building
Description:
Mixer conducted by Feng Shui Master, Jennifer Bonetto. Known as ‘The Hollywood Feng Shui Master,’ since 2008, Jennifer Bonetto has been the soul behind Real Feng Shui SOULutions. Her mission now is to bring “true” Feng Shui to the world and help as many people with the tools she’s acquired. She is a certified Master Practitioner, Certified Master Instructor, and a fellow for the American College of Classical Feng Shui. She also serves as co-moderator for the Xuan Kong discussion group. Chinese Lunar New Year Celebration Food & Refreshments will be Served! Kindly RSVP to this FREE Event!
  2.10.16
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Proven Business Tax Strategies for the Real Estate Professional
Friday, February 12, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cost: AAR Members: Free*; Non-Members: $15
Location:
AAR Building
Description:
Instructor: Kelly Clark, Bradford and Company, Inc. Fear not! This is not a dry, tax-prep snooze-fest. It is an entertaining, fast paced power packed free session with practical strategies you can start using now to build your business and keep more of your income. You might have a great bookkeeper or CPA handling your taxes, but that person is not involved in the day-to-day decisions of your business that can mean the difference between keeping or losing literally thousands of dollars over the course of the year. It's not about working harder... you're already working plenty heard. It's about working smarter. Registration is required.
  2.12.16
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California BRE Real Estate Exam Prep Course for Brokers
Saturday, February 13, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: $150 ($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 $150 ($170 cash for in-class enrollment). Registration is required.
  2.13.16
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California BRE Real Estate Exam Prep Course for Salespersons
Saturday, February 13, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: $150 ($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 $150 ($170 cash for in-class enrollment). Registration is required.
  2.13.16
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Lunch & Learn Series - "Retirement Plans for Real Estate Professionals"
Thursday, February 18, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cost: AAR Members: Free*; Non-Members: $15
Location:
AAR Building
Description:
Presented by: Sean Cheng and Matthew England, State Farm. Join us to learn about retirement plans focused specifically for real estate professionals, individual plans and plans for real estate Brokers. You will also learn about business retirement plans. Registration is required. Lunch this month will be provided by Sean Cheng and Matthew England, State Farm.
  2.18.16
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YPN Mega Mixer hosted by AAR, PFAR & WSGVAR
Thursday, February 18, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cost: Free for REALTORS® & Affiliate Members
Location:
Bowlmor Lanes; 3545 E. Foothill Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91107
Description:
Join the most dynamic young professionals in the real estate industry as we kick off the new year right with an evening of fun, food, drinks and networking. Mixer is free for REALTORS® & Affiliate Members. Hors d’oeuvres will be served. Sponsorship opportunities are available; for more details please contact Brenda at 626.446.2115.
  2.18.16
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Tax Changes in 2016 and Beyond
Tuesday, February 23, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cost: AAR Members: Free*; Non-Members: $15
Location:
AAR Building
Description:
Instructor: Julie Gentile-Soldo, CPA, Genitle, McCloskey & Company. Join us in this informative session to learn about: Tax issues to watch for in 2016, Tax proposals from the Presidential candidates, Impact of changes to tax filing due dates and Possible corporate tax reform for 2017. Refreshments sponsored by Diane Balsamo, Prime Lending. Registration is required.
  2.23.16
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Social Security Secrets
Thursday, February 25, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cost: AAR Members: Free*; Non-Members: $15
Location:
AAR Building
Description:
Instructor: Adam Strauss, SearchLight Financial. Did you know the average retiree leaves tens of thousands of dollars on the table simply by not understanding how to optimize Social Security benefits? Don't be one of them! Join us for this informative and easy-to-understand class where we will demystify the Social Security system and talk about the wide variety of options. For instance, there are 567 different ways someone can claim their Social Security benefit; failing to use the right strategy can cost you hundreds of thousands of dollars in unclaimed income over your lifetime and potentially put a surviving spouse at serious financial risk. Refreshments sponsored by Diane Balsamo, Prime Lending. Registration is required.
  2.25.16
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How to List and Sell Commercial/Investment Property
Monday, February 29, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: AAR Members: $49; Non-Members: $65
Location:
AAR Building
Description:
Instructor: Michael Simpson. 7 Hours Continuing CalBRE Education Credit | Sponsor ID: 1002. Some of what you will discover includes: how to put 4 marketing systems into action that will deliver every level of client. How to qualify prospects in 3 minutes or less and ONLY work with clients who are ready to do business TODAY. How to reach eager sellers with MASSIVE portfolios without having a single listing. Continental breakfast sponsored by Kasi Hyrapett, Kasi Liz Photography and a light lunch sponsored by Andrea Lynch, Olympus Escrow. Registration is required.
  2.29.16
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zipForm Plus Training for REALTORS®
Tuesday, March 1, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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.
  3.1.16
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zipForm Plus Training for REALTORS® in Mandarin!
Tuesday, March 1, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Cost: AAR Members: Free*; Non-Members: $15
Location:
AAR Building
Description:
First time offered in the US! Space is limited to the first 20 registered. No Walk-In Accepted. 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.
  3.1.16
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Commercial Networking & Education Session: "RPR Commercial"
Thursday, March 3, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Cost: Event is Free to Attend!
Location:
AAR Building
Description:
Presenter: Emily Line, Vice President, Commercial Services, REALTORS Property Resource. Spend some time and discover how RPR can help you impress your clients with the valuable information they want and need, all included in your REALTOR dues. RPR Commercial Includes: Property Search, In-Depth Analysis, Mapping, Business Points of Interest and Reports. Lunch will be provided by Mary Kay, Advanced Group Property Inspection Company.
  3.3.16
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CRMLS Training for REALTORS®
Monday, March 7, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Cost: Free for CRMLS Members
Location:
AAR Building
Description:
Take advantage of CRMLS FREE training classes here at the AAR. 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. Automating Your Clients in Matrix from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Statistical Reports in Matrix from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Creating a CMA in Matrix from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. CRMLS Mobile Solutions from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
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45-Hour Continuing Education Review & Exams
Tuesday, April 12, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cost: AAR Members: $80; Non-Members: $95
Location:
AAR Building
Description:
Instructor: REVEI Instructor. This class is a 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. NO WALK-IN REGISTRATIONS PERMITTED. Registration is required.
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First Time Buyers Specialist 1 &2: Master the Market and Be the Go-To Agent
Tuesday, May 24, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: AAR Members: $99; Non-Members: $129
Location:
AAR Building
Description:
Instructor: George Lawrence, C.A.R. Instructor. This class will teach you how to win the business of every first time home buyer in this market. The day will provide you with a thorough understanding of all the different generations and families looking to purchase a home for the "first time". Learn how to win their trust by educating them on the mortgage process, presenting the home buyer programs available to them on local, State and Federal levels in workshops. Join us to learn how to turn challenges into opportunities, communicate with all generations, develop skills to work with buyers' advisors, find clients with First Time Buyer workshops, educate and guide first time buyers through the home buying process and find the best property for every buyer. By attending the entire day, you will have satisfied all education requirements to apply for the California Association of REALTORS® First Time Buyer Specialist (FTBS) Certification. To learn more, visit www.car.org/education/designations/FTBSCertification/. Continental breakfast and light lunch sponsored by Sandi Franco, First American Home Buyers. Registration is required.
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