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Broker Management Update with Guest: DRE Commissioner McCauley

Posted by Richard D'Ascoli on Oct 5, 2020 12:15:00 PM

Broker Risk Management Forum
October 22nd | 12:30pm - 3:30pm
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Pre-Registration Required
Broker Risk Management

Broker Discussion Facilitator: Nikki Coppa, NAR & CAR Director.
Speaker: Jeff Smetana, Assistant General Counsel.
Special guest:
Department of Real Estate Commissioner Doug McCauley

Discussion Topics:

Nikki Coppa - NAR & CAR Director
     • CAR fall meeting updates

Jeff Smetana - Assistant General Counsel 
     • CRMLS mandatory fines and broker risk

Doug McCauley - DRE Commissioner
     • Commissioner’s background|
     • Operations report (program statistics)
     • Focus on enforcement and proactive outreach
     • Current department challenges
     • Opportunities for the future
     • Q & A

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.

* Doug McCauley, 55, of Sacramento, is the appointed commissioner of the Department of Real Estate. McCauley has served as Chief Deputy Director of the Department of Housing and Community Development since 2018, and has served as acting Director of the Department since 2019. He was executive officer at the California Architects Board from 2001 to 2018. McCauley earned a Master of Public Administration degree from Golden Gate University.

Pre-Registration Required
Thursday, October 22nd | 12:30 - 3:30 pm
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Topics: Education, Brokers/Managers, Leadership

Mayoral Candidates Will Discuss Real Estate issues

Posted by Richard D'Ascoli on Jul 2, 2020 10:00:00 AM

PSAR hosts a Mayoral Forum

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Real Estate and homeownership are impacted by decisions made by the Mayor of San Diego.  The two candidates who are vying for the office of San Diego Mayor will speak with PSAR members about their platforms.  On Friday, July 31st, join us as representatives from the PSAR Government Affairs Committee ask questions about issues that could impact business, your clients, and the real estate industry as a whole.  

PSAR members are invited to submit real estate related questions for the candidates in advance of the Mayoral Forum.  Questions should be emailed to george@psar.org.  As time permits, the committee will do it's best to address all relevant topics. 

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Friday, July 31st, 2020
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
 
Venue- Zoom Webinar
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PSAR Members Only

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Our 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 & development of the Real Estate industry in San Diego County. This program is only open to REALTORS® and PSAR Affiliate Members. There is no cost for attending this program.

Topics: Announcements, Leadership, Government Affairs

Broker Office Manager Meeting

Posted by Richard D'Ascoli on May 14, 2020 5:08:36 PM

Broker Risk Management Forum

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Broker Risk Management

Broker Discussion Facilitated by Nikki Coppa, NAR & CAR Director

with special guests:

Chris Hasvold Broker, CRMLS Director and NSDCAR President &
Jeff Kahn* Law Offices of Spile, Leff and Goor also the current Chair- CAR Defense Strategy Advisory Committee- 2019.

Discussion Topics:

    • 9 COVID-19 forms - intent & usage information
    • State & local "activity' guideline changes
    • State and local guidelines for Opening offices
    • Open Q&A and discussion

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.

* Jeff Kahn managed several large real estate brokerages for approximately 25 years, including Berkshire Hathaway and Prudential California Realty. Jeff is a Risk Management Attorney for Spile, Leff, and Goor. He is on the front line answering the questions and assisting the agents with their real estate issues. Jeff has been a CAR Director for many years and has been Chairperson of the Standard Forms Committee a couple of times. He has been involved in the drafting of the Statewide CAR standardized forms for many years going back to the mid-1980s. He is also involved at the Southland Regional Association of Realtors, he trains on Contracts and Disclosures and is responsible for drafting the local forms used by SRAR.

Pre-Registration Required
Thursday, May 28 | 2:00 - 4:00 pm

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Save the Date for the next broker meeting: Thursday, October 22, 2020, 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM, 

Thank you to our sponsor: Michelle Adcock with
First American Home Warranty

 

Topics: Education, Brokers/Managers, Leadership

PSAR Virtual Property Pitch & Town Hall Meetings

Posted by Richard D'Ascoli on Apr 10, 2020 9:15:53 AM

San Diego Realtor Town Hall meeting hoste by PSAR


San Diego REALTOR® Town Hall meetings are
changing dates and times
to bring back our property Pitch Sessions.

City Pitch, Rally and Ride Too, and Rally & Ride have returned!  We’ve transformed each of these popular marketing venues to virtual formats. And each one will be enhanced by industry updates from PSAR's CEO.

Here’s the new virtual marketing meeting agenda:
     • Networking with the PSAR CEO: 8:45 am – 9:00 am
     • Brief hyper-local market update by our Realtor Facilitators*
     • Pitch properties and buyers’ needs.
     • Industry updates by PSAR's CEO and other industry experts.

When the COVID-19 crisis first hit, disrupting our lives and our businesses, PSAR moved quickly to organize Town Hall Meetings as platforms on which to inform our members of the massive changes that were taking place daily. 

In the weeks that followed, our industry has adjusted to a new normal.  Real Estate is deemed essential, but with that designation comes responsibility and concern for the welfare of all. Let's practice those traits by sharing available inventory and solving our listing challenges together with old friends and new.

To join the conversation and to add your property to the pitch click below! 

Join Pitch & Town Hall Virtual Meetings
 
 

Topics: Announcements, Brokers/Managers, Market Information, Industry

PSAR Virtual Town Hall Meetings

Posted by Richard D'Ascoli on Mar 30, 2020 4:06:56 PM

San Diego Realtor Town Hall meeting hoste by PSAR

 
Join the Conversation 
San Diego REALTOR® Town Hall meetings
and Property Pitch Sessions
Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
 
City Pitch, Rally and Ride Too, and Rally & Ride have returned!  We’ve transformed each of these popular marketing venues to virtual formats. And each one will be enhanced by industry updates from PSAR's CEO and industry leaders.
 
The meeting is conversational and participants are encouraged to ask questions by either chat or conversation.  Video is encouraged for  a two way  dialogue. 
 
Join the conversation! 
 
Register in advance for this meeting and future meetings. The same link will be used for subsequent meetings.

Register Here

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email
containing information about joining the meeting.

Other Resources

PSAR Open Services          COVID-19 Updates 
 
Virtual Classes and Meetings          Financial Resources  
 

Topics: Announcements, Brokers/Managers, Market Information, Industry

PSAR Virtual Town Hall Meetings

Posted by Richard D'Ascoli on Mar 23, 2020 1:32:50 PM

Town Hall meeting hoste by PSAR

Join the Conversation 
San Diego REALTOR® Town Hall meetings
and Property Pitch Sessions
Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

During each meeting, members will receive industry updates.  There may be guest speakers and experts followed by a particular topic.  Agenda's will be announced at the beginning of the meeting and attendees may drop from the call if particular topic are not valuable for the individual. 
 
City Pitch, Rally and Ride Too, and Rally & Ride have returned!  We’ve transformed each of these popular marketing venues to virtual formats. And each one will be enhanced by industry updates from PSAR's CEO and industry leaders
 
Join the conversation! 
 
Register in advance for this meeting and future meetings. The same link will be used for subsequent meetings.

Register Here

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email
containing information about joining the meeting.

Other Resources

PSAR Open Services          COVID-19 Updates 
 
Virtual Classes and Meetings          Financial Resources  
 

Topics: Announcements, Brokers/Managers, Market Information, Industry

Updates regarding PSAR and Coronavirus covid-19

Posted by Richard D'Ascoli on Mar 16, 2020 12:55:33 PM

Please check PSAR's landing page for the latest updates regarding the CVOD-19 situation including cancellations and resources.  Updates will be posted here:

https://info.psar.org/covid19

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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

and

Sara Forgnone and Thuy Quach with

Home Guard Incorporated



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Topics: Education, Brokers/Managers, Leadership