HOW will MLS rules updates impact your Business?

Posted by Kevin McElroy on Feb 13, 2020 10:40:16 AM

CRMLS Rules and Regulations Update

CRMLS Rules Update

Join Jeff Smetana, Assistant General Counsel
& Director of Compliance & Data Licensing at CRMLS

Understand where MLS rules come from, and
why they must be enforced. Look at the process of identifying a violation, issuing a citation, citation tier system, and citation resolution.

Avoid costly fines and improve your professionalism.
Subjects include:

• CRMLS Citation Policy
• Citation Review Process
• Contesting an Issued Citation

Date / Time
Tuesday, March 3rd
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
South PSAR Service Center
880 Canarios Ct., Chula Vista, CA 91910

Register PSAR

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Or Call: 619-421-7811

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Topics: Education

Coffee and Learn | Wake-up YPN

Posted by Kevin McElroy on Feb 6, 2020 2:22:49 PM


Friday | February 21st | 8:30 am - 9:30 am

Caffe Tazza

374 East H street, Chula Vista, CA 91910

YPN welcomes you to a 'Coffee and Learn' session with guest speaker, Sidney Loiseau.
Sidney Loiseau has dedicated the last 13 years of his career empowering clients to make well informed business decisions when buying or refinancing their properties.

This weeks topics:
• ADU’S & Solar
• Common pitfalls agents face
• How to maximize listing strengths
• Appraisal 101 - (comparable vs competitive sales)
• Q & A

All are welcome and we hope to see you there!


For planning, registration is not necessary but appreciated.

Thank You to our Wake-Up YPN Sponsor

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and Thank You to our Annual Sponsors 

Rancho Ted         Navy Federal Real Estate Lending      California Preferred Escrow

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Topics: Education, YPN


Posted by Kevin McElroy on Feb 3, 2020 12:50:02 PM

Directly from the training Staff at C.A.R.

CAR zipForms Training

This hands-on class will show you how to utilize your zipForm® Plus to complete
contracts and manage transactions. You’ll learn about the new and updated interface
and the new tools available to you, designed to save time and protect you from mistakes. 
Some of the features covered will be:
         • Templates
         • MLS Connect
         • Sticky Notes
         • Photos
         • Adding non-CAR docs to your transaction
         • Clause manager
                   and more....

Directly from C.A.R., zipForm® Products Trainer, Jackson Beaudelaire

~ Bring your Laptop or Tablet ~

Cost: FREE for PSAR and NSDCAR Members, $20 for Non-Members

TWO locations and times to choose from:

SOUTH Service Center

Thursday, February 27 | 10 AM TO 12 PM
880 Canarios Ct. Chula Vista, CA 91910

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EAST Service Center

Thursday, February 27 | 1 PM TO 3 PM
1150 Broadway, El Cajon, CA 92021

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Or call (619)421-7811 to register. 

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Topics: Education

Fundraising Event to support...

Posted by Kevin McElroy on Jan 31, 2020 12:05:26 PM

Rafael Castellanos for Supervisor of District 1

fundraising event for Rafael Castellanos

Rafael Castellanos is uniquely positioned to become District 1's next County Supervisor. He is currently a Member of the Board of Port Commissioners of the Port of San Diego and is the immediate past Chairman.

For more information visit

Monday, February 3rd
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Address Provided upon RSVP


Or Call: 619-421-7811 for more information.

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Topics: Industry

Tech Lunch and Learn - The Perfect Photo

Posted by Kevin McElroy on Jan 31, 2020 11:42:49 AM

Tony Amat will teach you how to take better photos with your digital camera or cell phone

Tech Lunch & Learn - Photography

Mike White, Chairman of the PSAR tech committee,
Tony Amat from Nelson Photo Supplies


• Bring your current camera to learn more settings for better images
• See the latest cameras available and which one to buy
• LED lights - Portable and lighter units for great interior shots

Wednesday, February 26th
11:30am - 1:00pm
1150 Broadway #100, El Cajon CA 92021

Register PSAR

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Or Call: 619-421-7811

Workshops are open to all REALTORS and Affiliated Members regardless of association membership.
All classes are free of charge.

Thank you to our  Sponsors:
Tracey Haase and Megan Oliva with



Topics: Education

Professional Standards Training

Posted by Kevin McElroy on Jan 30, 2020 8:00:00 AM


Professional Standards

Friday | March 6th, 2020
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
880 Canarios Court, Chula Vista CA 91910

This training is for members serving on PSAR's Professional Standards, Grievance Committees,
and Board of Directors, or other interested Realtors.

What you will learn:

• Effectively navigate the Mediation, Arbitration and Ethics Disciplinary Processes
• Understand Arbitration and Mediation
• Learn how the Association enforces the NAR code of ethics
• Discover what the Grievance Committee looks for when reviewing complaints
• Understand procuring cause in a commission dispute
• The role of the Board of Directors in a review hearing.

~ Lunch will be Provided ~

COST: Free for Current PSAR Professional Standards/Grievance Committee
or Board of Directors, lunch included: $20 for all others

Register PSAR

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Topics: Education

The Latest Property Management Information

Posted by Kevin McElroy on Jan 29, 2020 10:23:12 AM


PSAR Property Management Forum

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Join us for the latest updates on Sacramento legislation that impacts rental housing, including Rent Control bills and many others that will affect managing property.

Discussion Topics

• AB 1482 Rent Cap Bill
      • Rent Control
      • Just Cause Eviction
• SCRHA Updates
• C.A.R. Updates
• Information Sharing

Friday, February 14th, 2020
9 AM - 11 AM
PSAR East Service Center
1150 Broadway, El Cajon, 92021

Speakers for the event: 

            • Brad Wilson - REALTOR®
            • Eric Sutton - REALTOR®
            • Molly Kirkland - SCRHA Public Affairs Director


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Cost: PSAR and NSDCAR Members are FREE and $20 for Non-Members. 

Refreshments Sponsor:

KernKey Services

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Topics: Education

Broker Risk Management Lunch

Posted by Richard D'Ascoli on Jan 27, 2020 12:40:22 PM

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Risk Management Luncheon 
(No Charge for Realtor Brokers and Managers)

With Nikki Coppa, PSAR NAR & CAR Director & Guest Speaker Jeff Smetana Assistant General Counsel CRMLS.

Discussion Topics:

  • February C.A.R. Meeting update
  • New and recurring legal claims
  • New MLS rules covering clear cooperation
  • How the MLS may implement clear cooperation

This meeting is open to all San Diego County REALTOR BROKERS ONLY AND THEIR OFFICE MANAGERS, so we can work together to inform, educate and raise the bar of professionalism in the County.

RSVP Required

Date: Thursday, February 13, 2020

Lunch & Broker Networking: 12:30 to 1 PM 

Program: 1 PM to 2:30 PM

Location: PSAR East - 1150 Broadway, El Cajon, CA 92021

Save the Dates for future 2020 Broker Meetings:

  • Thursday, May 28, 2020, 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM, Chula Vista Office
  • Thursday, October 22, 2020, 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM, Clairemont Office

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Thank you to our Sponsors:

Damaris Lopez with

Homebridge Financial


Sara Forgnone and Thuy Quach with

Home Guard Incorporated

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Topics: Education, Brokers/Managers, Leadership

Meet and Greet with Candidates for 53rd Congressional District

Posted by Kevin McElroy on Jan 23, 2020 10:50:12 AM

PSAR Invites you to meet and greet candidates for

53rd Congressional District


Learn more to make an informed decision in the upcoming elections.


Thursday, January 30th, 2020
3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
PSAR South



53rd Congressional District and Communities include:

Allied Gardens
Balboa Park
Bankers Hill/ Park West
Casa de Oro – Mount Helix
Chula Vista
Del Cerro
El Cajon
Golden Hill
Jamacha Lomita
La Mesa
La Presa
Lake Murray
Lemon Grove

Linda Vista
Mission Hills
Mission Valley
Normal Heights
North Park
Old Town
Otay Mesa
Rancho Del Rey
Redwood Village
San Carlos
Serra Mesa
South Park
Spring Valley
University Heights


Thursday, January 30th, 2020
3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
PSAR South
880 Canarios Ct., Chula Vista, CA 91910

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Topics: Education, Government Affairs

How will these proposed land use changes impact your clients?

Posted by Kevin McElroy on Jan 17, 2020 1:58:23 PM

No on Prop A and Fire Insurance Updates

Friday | January 31st | 9:00 AM

~ Breakfast provided ~

PSAR East Office
1150 Broadway, El Cajon, CA 92021

Register Here

Why Vote No on Measure A

No on Prop AGuest Speaker – Tony Manolatos

Learn why this measure will stop growth in both the county and cities who will introduce similar no growth measures to stop new home building.

Measure A will:
    • Harm our economy and make our housing crisis worse
    • Drive young homebuyers away and cause them to commute long distances
    • Cost taxpayers $76 million to hold costly elections

State FAIR Plan Update
Fire Insurance Access for County Homeowners

Fire Insurance UpdateGuest Speakers – Ronn Hall,  Ronn Hall Insurance and Notary Services   
                              Phillip Irwin, California FAIR Plan Association

Learn the current state rules that apply when insurance companies notify homeowners of non-renewal of their insurance policies and how using the state FAIR plan could help homeowners stay continuously insured.

Assembly Bill 1816 will:
    • Require insurers to provide at least a 75-day notice when they non-renew (cancel) a homeowners’ policy that expires
      on or after July 1, 2020.

Friday | January 31st | 9:00 AM
1150 Broadway, El Cajon, CA 92021
Register Here

We hope to see you there.

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Topics: Education, Industry