Tech Trends and Fallible Flips In Today's Real Estate Market

Posted by Kevin McElroy on Feb 22, 2021 11:00:00 AM

Home Inspection Fallible Flips
Our market, saturated with hastily renovated homes, tends to
encourage unrealistic expectations.

Jake Holmes of Level Best Inspections

• How the latest home tech adds value for your clients

• Understanding the benefits of home building trends

• Identify hidden defects in poorly done flips.

• Set realistic buyer expectations – and have them love you for it

• Green benefits of building tech

Jake Holmes from Level Best    

Wednesday, March 3rd
11:00pm - 12:00pm
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PSAR's mission is to empower Realtors to flourish while being accountable to each other, our clients, and our community.

Since 1928, the Pacific Southwest Association of REALTORS® has played a significant role in shaping the history, growth and development of the Real Estate industry in San Diego County. Workshops are open to all REALTORS® and Affiliated Members. This event is free of charge.

Topics: Education

Housing provider (Property Management) Forum - Navigate a Challenging Legal Environment

Posted by Kevin McElroy on Feb 18, 2021 1:50:28 PM

PSAR Property Management Forum

Join our panel discussion on best practices, get answers to questions about operating during this pandemic. Hear from expert guest speakers!

Friday | February 26th | 9:00am - 11:00am
Zoom Discussion
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Discussion Topics

• How does SB 91create a complex web of requirements for housing providers?
• Help tenants find financial assistance
• Local cities are proposing laws that will change the way you operate.
• Share best practices to stay safe and avoid lawsuits

California Landlord Tenant Resources (Updated late 2020)

Chula Vista Tenant Help


Guest Speakers:

        • Robert Bloom, Senior Counsel at CAR
        • Leilani Hines, City of Chula Vista 
        • Jose Dorado, City of Chula Vista
        • Valerie Brew, South Bay Community Services

Panelists:

        • Brad Wilson - REALTOR®
        • Eric Sutton - REALTOR®
        • Mark Scott - REALTOR®, President for CA Chapter of NARPM
        • Molly Kirkland - SCRHA Public Affairs Director

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This forum is intended for the benefit of PSAR housing providers, members of the Southern California Rental Housing Association and members of the National Association of Residential Property Managers.  We respect differences in opinions on any of the subject matter.  Out of respect to our guest speakers and other participants, we reserve the right to remove anyone from the meeting who is disruptive.

Topics: Education

Maximize Efficiency by Going Paperless - Lone Wolf zipForms Edition

Posted by Kevin McElroy on Feb 17, 2021 10:00:00 AM
zipForms training class

Feeling the challenge of effectively working from home? C.A.R., your state realtor association, has knowledge to impart that will maximize your efficiency. Join us for a webinar in which you will discover best practices in a paperless world and learn the shortcuts that will make you more productive whether you are out in the field or working from home. This class teaches you how to utilize Lone Wolf's zipForm® edition to complete contracts and manage transactions.

Some of the features covered will be:
• Templates
• MLS Connect
• Emailing and signing documents digitally
• Sharing documents with your clients using zipCommunity™
• Adding non-CAR documents to your transactions.
• LIVE Q & A - bring your questions!
  and more....

Directly from C.A.R., zipForm® Products Trainer, Ed Charboneau*

Thursday, February 25th
1:00 pm  |  Zoom Class

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*Edward Charboneau is a Senior Transaction Specialist at the California Association of REALTORS® and has been for the last 3 years. Ed is involved in zipForm® Plus product support, outreach and education for REALTORS®.  Ed has been working in Real Estate for 10 years and has done everything from Website development for brokerages to real estate appraisals.

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PSAR's Mission is to empower REALTORS® to flourish while being accountable to each other,
our clients, and our community.

Since 1928, the Pacific Southwest Association of REALTORS® has played a significant role in shaping the history, growth and development of the Real Estate industry in San Diego County. Workshops are open to all REALTORS® and Affiliated Members. This class is free of charge.

Topics: Education

Be the Perfect Zoom Host!

Posted by Kevin McElroy on Feb 12, 2021 9:56:00 AM

Tech Lunch & Learn

Tips on how to be the Perfect Zoom Host.  Tackle some of the following issues:

• Make sure you have your hardware and software configured correctly.
• How to check if your Internet connection is up to the task. (high speed is not end all)
• General tips to avoid technical issues and interruptions during your Zoom sessions.

Hosted by Mike White, Chairman of the PSAR tech committee.

Wednesday, February 24th
11:30am - 12:30pm

       Register       

Or Call: 619-421-7811
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PSAR's mission is to empower Realtors to flourish while being accountable to each other, our clients, and our community.

Since 1928, the Pacific Southwest Association of REALTORS® has played a significant role in shaping the history, growth and development of the Real Estate industry in San Diego County. Workshops are open to all REALTORS® and Affiliated Members. This event is free of charge.

Topics: Education

BrokerS Risk Management- What's Going On?

Posted by Richard D'Ascoli on Feb 4, 2021 2:00:00 PM

Broker Risk Management - What's going on?
February 18th | 11:00am - 1:00pm
     Pre-Register     
Pre-Registration Required
Broker Risk Management

CAR Business Meeting Update and Broker Discussion Facilitated by:
Nikki Coppa, NAR & CAR Director
Changes to business practices.
Future of Forms
CAR efforts for 2021
C.A.R. Key Risk Management Issues
NAR Key Risk Management Issues

Guest Speaker - CRMLS General Counsel Ed Zorn
Department of Justice- Publishing Cooperating Compensation
Future of lock boxes and showings.
MLS Issues that will Impact the way your Brokerage functions
If a Syndicator becomes a Broker. What changes?
CRMLS Update

This meeting is open to all San Diego County REALTOR Brokers & Office Managers, so we can work together to inform, educate and raise the bar of professionalism in San Diego County.

Pre-Registration Required
February 18th | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Future Broker Risk Management Forum Meetings
May 6th, 2021 11:00am - 1:00pm
October 15th, 2021 11:00am - 1:00 pm

Topics: Education, Brokers/Managers, Leadership

Tenant Screening Made Easy

Posted by Kevin McElroy on Jan 27, 2021 2:00:00 PM

Rent Sspree

RentSpree is proud to provide free property management resources to make your job easier. Now you can collect rental applications and tenant screening reports instantly. Our free services help you save time, reduce liability,
and close leases faster
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  • Real Estate Brokers
    Start screening in 60 seconds. Limit your liability and gain instant access to screening reports.

  • Property Managers
    Receive an online rental application and/or screening reports. Allow renters to apply where you share your LeaseLink™.

  • Landlords
    Screen applicants in seconds. You only need an applicant’s email/mobile to receive a completed rental application package.

Topics in this class will include how to....
  • Get a completed rental application, credit report, background check, and eviction history in 1 step
  • Log into RentSpree directly from CRMLS
  • Add a new rental listing in RentSpree
  • Enable screening and invite prospective tenants to apply online using RentSpree
  • Get results returned quickly and easily  
Instructor: -Steven Pastores                                                See how it works - VIDEO

Monday, February 8th, 2021
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Questions? Call: 619-421-7811

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PSAR's Mission is to empower Realtors to flourish while being accountable to
each other, our clients, and our community.

Since 1928, the Pacific Southwest Association of REALTORS® has played a significant role in shaping the history, growth and development of the Real Estate industry in San Diego County. Workshops are open to all REALTORS® and Affiliated Members. This class is free of charge.

Topics: Education

Grow Your Business with CRMLS Classes

Posted by Kevin McElroy on Jan 25, 2021 2:00:00 PM

CRMLS January Classes
Start 2021 on a great foot with training in tools you need and use. CRMLS has put together class rooms on zoom to help teach some of the free tools our members have access to as part of PSAR.

January 26 | 10:00 am

Arm yourself with the power of the MLS - Homesnape
Register Here Homesnap Pro is a robust, agent-only version of Homesnap that offers real-time MLS data to mobile and desktop users, arming them with the power of their MLS whether they are in the field or at the office. Homesnap Pro gives agents the flexibility to research homes, contact agents, and communicate instantly with clients from any modern device. Agents and consumers can use Homesnap Pro to seamlessly share real estate information and communicate directly.

In this class, you will learn:
• How to get started with a Homesnap account
• How to search for listings
• How to generate Rapid CMA reports
• How to communicate with clients and other agents
• How to photograph homes to learn valuable property data about them

February 11 | 10:00 am Save time, get the results you want
Register Here

Paragon: Searching 101
In this course, you will learn how to quickly find the listings you want to see using the CRMLS Paragon platform. Learn how to:

• Create and save basic property searches and detailed map searches
• Search by Features; including View, Pool, Terms, etc.
• Print and email reports

February 17 | 10:00 am Access listings and more with one touch - MLS-Touch App
Register Here

MLS-Touch allows you to quickly access all your MLS listings directly from your phone or tablet. Search by map or by additional advanced MLS filters. Generate hot sheets, sales comparisons, or market statistics instantly. Share with your clients, find other agents, and manage your contacts – all with this helpful mobile app.

In this class, you will learn:

• How to install the app and set up your account
• How to search for listings
• How to access live market statistics on-the-go
• How to search for comparables
• How to generate branded apps for your clients

February 23 | 10:00 am Create your own mobile-friendly website - Collab Center
Register Here Learn how to set up automatic notifications and invite your contacts to view real-time property information on your mobile-friendly website from the Paragon platform. No third-party agents, just your branding. In this class, we will cover:

• Setting up your Preferences and About Me pages
• Viewing your contacts’ saved searches, comments, and their preferred properties
• Understanding the benefits of Agent Preview

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Have Questions / Need help - Call: 619-421-7811

Workshops are open to all REALTORS and Affiliated Members regardless of association membership.
All these classes are free of charge.
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PSAR's Mission is to empower Realtors to flourish while being accountable to each other,
our clients, and our community.

Since 1928, the Pacific Southwest Association of REALTORS® has played a significant role in shaping the history, growth and development of the Real Estate industry in San Diego County.

Topics: Education

Avoid Time in Court - Advanced Level Disclosures with Robert Brand

Posted by Kevin McElroy on Jan 22, 2021 2:00:00 PM

CALIFORNIA'S #1 PROVIDER OF PROPERTY CONDITION DISCLOSURE TRAINING!Staying out of Court with Robert Brand

Robert Brand is back with his latest presentation in this exclusive seminar. Whether you’ve had the pleasure of attending his previous seminars “Staying Out of Court”, or looking to expand your knowledge to expertly avoid time in court then you don’t want to miss this engaging seminar!

Topics will be:

• Quick review TDS/AVID 
• Limiting Lawsuits on social media
• New strategies for limiting litigation

• Review on recent disclosure lawsuits
•The TDS/AVID Hall of Shame, Part 2

Robert Brand
Robert BrandPresenter of California's leading seminars on property condition disclosure strategies, Robert Brand is a high-content speaker with a unique ability to take what works in court and apply it to the real-world experiences of real estate professionals.

Mr. Brand was a licensed general contractor and has personally inspected thousands of residential properties. He now works as a litigation consultant, a contributing author to REALTOR magazine, and a speaker on effective disclosure techniques.

Multiple thousands of real estate agents have enjoyed his information!

Tuesday, February 9th, 2021
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

        Register        

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PSAR's mission is to empower Realtors to flourish while being accountable to
each other, our clients, and our community.

Since 1928, the Pacific Southwest Association of REALTORS® has played a significant role in shaping the history, growth and development of the Real Estate industry in San Diego County. Workshops are open to all REALTORS® and Affiliated Members. This event is free of charge.

Topics: Education

CRMLS Compliance - Avoid Fines

Posted by Kevin McElroy on Jan 20, 2021 2:46:29 PM

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Join CRMLS Compliance in a no-cost webinar

During this presentation, we will cover the most common violations of CRMLS rules and provide you with tips on how to avoid them – and the associated fines.

Other topics include:

- Where the CRMLS Rules & Regulations and fines originate
- The CRMLS Citation Policy
- The CRMLS Citation Review Process
- The NAR-mandated Clear Cooperation Policy

Register now to reserve your spot!

Matrix - Tuesday, January 26th
10:00 am - 11:00 am

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Paragon - Thursday January 28th
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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Or Call: 619-421-7811
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PSAR's mission is to empower Realtors to flourish while being accountable to each other,
our clients, and our community.

Since 1928, the Pacific Southwest Association of REALTORS® has played a significant role in shaping the history, growth and development of the Real Estate industry in San Diego County. Workshops are open to all REALTORS® and Affiliated Members. This event is free of charge.

Topics: Education

Help your clients by Staying Current - 2021 Housing Market Update

Posted by Kevin McElroy on Jan 19, 2021 2:00:00 PM

Help your clients by gaining the knowledge you need.2021 Housing Update with Oscar Wei

Oscar Wei contributes frequently to C.A.R.’s market analysis articles, Housing Matters Podcast, and Housing Perspective, and has written on topics like housing supply, distressed sales, housing tax policy, housing affordability, and many other topics relevant to the real estate industry.

Oscar Wei is the Senior Economist and the Director of Research for the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.). Wei analyzes housing market conditions, consumer behavior, and public policy issues through the use of transactional data and survey research studies conducted by C.A.R. He assumes the managerial responsibility of data mining and analyzing housing market statistics released to the public on a regular basis.

Oscar’s areas of expertise are:

• Economic and Policy Analysis
• Housing Markets: U.S., CA, 
• Analytics in real estate finance
• Consumer research in real estate
• Trends identification
• Housing market forecast
• Survey planning

He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley and a Master of Science Degree in Economics from the California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.

Friday, February 5th, 2021
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

     Register     

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PSAR's mission is to empower Realtors to flourish while being accountable to
each other, our clients, and our community.

Since 1928, the Pacific Southwest Association of REALTORS® has played a significant role in shaping the history, growth and development of the Real Estate industry in San Diego County. Workshops are open to all REALTORS® and Affiliated Members. This event is free of charge.

Topics: Education