Discover New Routes to Increased Profits

Posted by Kevin McElroy on Mar 20, 2023 12:43:43 PM

What a Deal! DRE-Approved 10 CE Credits At NO COST!
EFFICIENT, HEALTHY, CLEAN-ENERGY HOMES

Discover New Routes to Increased Profits

Can you answer the questions your clients ask about energy-efficient homes? 80% of Millennials, now the largest % of buyers, list their priorities in home features as “Healthy and Efficient with Solar.”

March 27th, Monday
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
via Zoom

     Register Here     

Download the flyer here
Discover New Routes to Increased Profits

Increase your expertise in the technology and valuation of clean-energy homes.

DRE-approved 10 hours of Continuing Education - AT NO COST!

This one-hour class will spotlight the upcoming 3-Course Spring Series. Take advantage of the upcoming free 3-course series on EFFICIENT, HEALTHY, CLEAN-ENERGY HOMES.

 

3 Hot Topics – CA Homeowners2023 Spring Classes

  • Inflation Reduction Act: Lottsa $
  • Solar: NEM 3.0 April changes everything
  • Healthy homes: Gas appliances

 

About the instructor:1516338330791

Debra Little is a home performance and valuation specialist with field experience in both appraising and energy efficiency. Since building her own home in 2007, her work has focused on high efficiency, low emissions, and related health benefits. Debra develops and presents courses for real estate professionals on the technology, valuation, and market representation, of high-performance assets and solar (public utilities, professional associations, and conferences).

Certifications: CA Certified Appraiser, Building Performance Institute; Building Analyst, Build It Green; Green Point Rater.

 

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Then simply reuse the link.

Class 1: April 20th, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Solar PV: Technology and Valuation

Register Here

 

Class 2: April 27th - 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Carbon Free Homes: Features, Benefits, Valuation

Register Here

 

Class 3: May 4th - 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Clean Energy Homes; How Realtors earn stellar referrals while boosting profits

     Register Here     

 

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PSAR's mission is to empower real estate professionals.

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.



Topics: Education, YPN

Avoid fines! - NAR Clear Cooperation, common violations, and more...

Posted by Kevin McElroy on Mar 14, 2023 12:30:00 PM

Get up to date on NAR Clear Cooperation, common violations, and more in the Compliance Top Violations Quarterly General Sessions.

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Do you feel like you understand every MLS rule? If the answer is no, you're not alone!

Luckily, we're here to help.

Gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of the MLS Rules & Regulations. Learn about the NAR Clear Cooperation Policy in addition to the top five CRMLS Compliance violations. Find one of the below dates and times that work into your schedule...

 

April 26th | Wednesday
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

     Register Here     

 

July 26th | Wednesday
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

     Register Here     

 

October 25th | Wednesday
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

     Register Here     

 

Learn the top five most common mistakes that lead to a citation, plus helpful tips on how to avoid making them. Gain a greater knowledge and appreciation of the MLS Rules & Regulations and how they protect your rights as a real estate professional and preserve the accuracy of MLS data.

Registration is free, but space is limited, so reserve your spot today. 
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PSAR's Mission is to empower Real Estate Professionals

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

Tech Lunch and Learn - Tips on Google Drive/Apps & Onedrive

Posted by Kevin McElroy on Mar 13, 2023 4:56:17 PM

Tech Lunch and Learn - Tips on Google Drive/Apps & Onedrive

Wednesday, March 29th
11:30 am - 12:30 pm

This is a live Zoom Class

      Register Here      

Learn how to use Google Productivity apps for your business, such as Gmail, Calendar, Maps, Waze, and Keep...including integration and automation.

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

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PSAR's mission is to empower real estate professionals.

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.

 

Topics: Education

Immigration & Real Estate Investment in the New Global Climate

Posted by Kevin McElroy on Mar 10, 2023 7:57:05 AM

Immigration & Real Estate Investment in the New Global Climate

Attorney Andrés Moreno, Loan Officer Alfonso Delgadillo & CPA Vidal Espinoza will discuss immigration and asset management in terms of how things were, how they are now, and how potential changes could affect your business.

Thursday, March 30th
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

     Register Here     

PSAR South County

FREE for PSAR & NSDCAR Members
FREE food and drink will be provided!

Download the flyer
Immigration & Real Estate Investment in the New Global Climate

Topics Include:

  • Challenges and opportunities of working with a foreign investor
  • Laws surrounding money coming into the U.S.
  • Different types of visas and their requirements and timelines
  • Single-family investors

GUEST SPEAKERS:

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       AndrĂ©s Moreno II, Esq.

Senior Immigration Attorney and
General Manager for Moreno and
Associates Law Firm APC

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           Alfonso Delgadillo

Branch Manager/Senior Loan Officer
Alfonso Delgadillo Lending Team


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            Vidal Espinosa

         CPA
         The Shark CFO

 

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PSAR's mission is to empower real estate professionals.

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.

Topics: Education, Global Real Estate Council

Staying Out of Court with Robert Brand

Posted by Kevin McElroy on Mar 3, 2023 9:31:00 AM

TDS/AVID Strategies in a changing market. (Zoom)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 seminar “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!

Thursday, March 23rd, 2023
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

via Zoom

     Register     

Topics will be:

• Protecting against lawsuits during a changing market
• The most effective AVID strategies to reduce litigation potential
• Review of the key disclosure points in the 12/21 RPA
• How to decrease liability when using social media
• The 5 most frequently asked questions about disclosures answered

 

About 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!


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PSAR's mission is to empower real estate professionals.

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.

 

Topics: Education

It's Time for Hip-Hop Bingo! Not your Grandma's Bingo

Posted by Kevin McElroy on Feb 21, 2023 2:00:00 AM

YPN Hip-Hop Bingo
Thursday | March 2nd
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
This is an in-person event at
Novo Brazil Restaurant and Brewery
2015 Birch Road #1017, Chula Vista, CA 91915

Ticket Price: $30
$35 at the door

IMS Registration     Eventbrite Registration

Tickets come with 4 bingo boards and a drink ticket. Dinner will be provided.

Come join the fun with PSAR's YPN at Novo Brewery in Otay Ranch for Hip Hop Bingo. This isn’t your grandma’s bingo! Presenting Hip-Hop from the 80s to the present. (Beastie Boys -> Migos)!

How it works: We will have a DJ spinning live hip-hop music! Each bingo square on your sheet will have a title of a song. Mark your card when you hear the DJ play it. We have awesome prizes for the bingo winners! 

There will be plenty of parking and our event will be separate from the general public.

Tickets are limited! REGISTER NOW!

This is YOUR Professional Network

Thank you to our Entertainment Sponsors

Pro Property Inspections Clear Mortgage Capital

Chris Tasauga 
Pro Property Inspectors

Chuck La Flair & Griselda Castillo
Clear Mortgage Capital, Inc
 
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Thank You to our Annual Sponsors

Rancho Ted Real Estate lending

Morrison Plus Property Inspections

Marina Vista Escrow 2023

The Laver Group Crosscountry Mortgage

Wild Wild Pest Control

Gillz Building Services Inc

Pacific Southwest Association of Realtors YPN

 

Topics: Education, YPN

Avoiding Litigation with Attorney Fred Pfister (Part 1)

Posted by Kevin McElroy on Feb 17, 2023 4:30:51 PM

Spotting a red flag in a transaction is the best litigation
avoidance technique available.

AVOIDING LITIGATION WITH ATTORNEY FRED PFISTER (PART 1)

Today’s real estate professional must be aware of his or her responsibility to disclose material facts in a transaction and avoid other legal pitfalls.

Thursday | March 9th
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
At PSAR South Service Center
(880 Canarios Court, Chula Vista, CA 91910)

IMS Registration         Eventbrite Registration

This course will cover the disclosure forms and discuss techniques you can use to not only prevail in litigation but avoid it altogether. Join Attorney Fred Pfister for this important course at PSAR.

Topics:

  • Non-Disclosure of Material Facts
  • Disclosure Forms
  • Tips to Avoid Litigation and the Top 3 Issues that Get You Sued

Thank you to our sponsor:

NixTermite Professional Pest Solutions

 

REGISTER FOR PART 2:

Register Now for Part 2

Tuesday | August 8th, 2023 | 10:00 AM
PSAR East Office

 

Topics: Education

Maximize Efficiency by Going Paperless - Lone Wolf zipForms Edition

Posted by Kevin McElroy on Feb 17, 2023 10:00:00 AM

Become comfortable and efficient doing transactions using Lone Wolf Transactions (zipForm® Edition).

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Make your transaction life easier by learning how to use zipForm® more efficiently and effectively. Ed Charboneau, the Transaction, Training, and Inspector Vetting Supervisor for CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® will show you how to become much more efficient! This is an exclusive training for PSAR Members and a must-take class for new agents and agents that want to be more efficient in zipForms.

Tuesday, March 21st
10:30 AM  |  Zoom Class

     Register Here     

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

 

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About the Speaker:

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 real estate professionals.

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.

Topics: Education

Grow Your Business with CRMLS Classes

Posted by Kevin McElroy on Feb 16, 2023 8:30:00 AM

CRMLS Live Zoom Classes (2023)
CRMLS has put together classrooms on zoom to help teach some of the free tools our members have access to as part of PSAR. These are personable, small class sizes with lots of time to ask questions and get click-by-click answers. Becoming proficient with these tools can help you build your business.

March 27 | 1:00 pm

Register

Share Listings and Search by Map through the MLS-Touch App

MLS-Touch enables you to search by map or additional advanced MLS filters. Share listings with your clients, find other agents, and manage your contacts – no matter where you are. CRMLS Matrix boasts a deeper integration with MLS-Touch, allowing users to generate hot sheets, sales comparisons, or market statistics instantly.

This course will teach you:

  • App installation and account setup
  • How to search for listings and comparables
  • How to access live market statistics on-the-go
  • How to share branded apps with your clients
  • How to edit partial listings
  • How to explore deeper integration options (for CRMLS Matrix users only)

March 28 | 10:00 am

Register

Find the Right Down Payment Assistance Programs with Down Payment Resource

Down Payment Resource (DPR) makes it easy for home buyers to learn about down payment assistance possibilities. With full integration to your MLS platform, DPR tracks over 2,000 homeownership programs available from housing finance agency partners. DPR makes finding the right down payment assistance programs for your clients easier and more efficient than ever.

Topics include:

  • How to access Down Payment Resource in your MLS platforms
  • How your client can use Down Payment Resource in their client portals
  • How to use Down Payment Resource as a lead generation and marketing resource tool
  • An overview of Down Payment Resource Connect

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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 Real Estate Professionals

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

Broker Breakfast February 15th

Posted by Kevin McElroy on Feb 9, 2023 1:00:00 AM

Brokers Breakfast and Risk ManagementStart the day with breakfast, and networking with fellow brokers. Get ahead of trends at CAR, NAR, CRMLS, and in San Diego County.

Register Here for February 15th
(Limited to Brokers and Office Managers)
East PSAR Meeting Room
9:00 am - 10:30 am
1150 Broadway # 100, El Cajon, CA 92021

Brokers Nikki Coppa and Rick Hagen will join guest speaker Attorney Jane Rheinheimer who will provide commentary on brokerage experiences, changing laws, and industry experiences. Also, benefit from peer-to-peer information you won't find anywhere else!

Here are some of the topics you can expect to be covered:

  • Pending forms changes
  • DRE activity
  • Disclosure challenges and best practices
  • Local and state landlord-tenant issues and transactional sales.
  • Legal defense strategies
  • MLS issues and functionality updates
  • PSAR CEO update and unique perspective
  • Broker Roundtable with Q&A 

Guest Speaker on February 15th:

Jane A. Rheinheimer
Jane RheinheimerApproximately half of Jane A. Rheinheimer Ross’s practice focuses on the defense of employment and  ADA litigation for a number of industries including large automobile dealerships, contractors, retailers, and service providers. Jane also represents and counsels a number of large nonprofit organizations regarding employment, wage and hour, and union issues.

The remainder of Jane’s practice focuses on professional liability defense emphasizing the defense of California Realtors®. Other professions represented include escrow officers, design professionals, property inspection companies, accountants, and insurance brokers.

Jane has served as a member of the California Association of Realtors® exclusive Strategic Defense Panel since its inception in 2005. 

Jane has been practicing law in San Diego since 1987 and is the principal of Rheinheimer + Smigliani, APC. She received her undergraduate degree in languages and linguistics from Georgetown University and her law degree from the University of San Diego.

East PSAR Meeting Room
9:00 am - 10:30 am
1150 Broadway # 100, El Cajon, CA 92021
Register Here for February 15th
Breakfast Catered by Buckboard Catering & Events.
Seating is limited.

REGISTER FOR THE FOLLOWING BROKER BREAKFASTS

Wednesday, May 17th, 9:00 am

Wednesday, October 4th, 9:00 am

Non-Members simply create a free online profile to register.

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Topics: Education, Brokers/Managers, Leadership