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GAOR Welcomes New Staff for Member Services and Support

The Glendale Association of REALTORS® welcomes Alexandra Simpkins to our staff. Alexandra will help provide member services and support in most of our practice areas including membership management, billing, and MLS support. She will join with the rest of GAOR staff in helping you stay on top of all the tools and resources that we want to make available to you so that you can improve your business. Alexandra has long-standing Glendale family roots. Her great grandparents settled in the Rossmoyne area of Glendale in 1920, the same year GAOR was established! She graduated from Hartwick College, New York in 2010 with a bachelor’s degree in English. Her professional expertise is business relationships and management of the client experience.  She loves to travel, and adventure in the outdoors whenever possible.  She is mad about Shakespeare and 18th century American literature. She enjoys CrossFit at a boutique gym here in...

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GAOR News Update

State of the Association

GAOR’s 2020 President Steven Small delivered the State of the Association address at our Annual General Membership Meeting on July 15, 2020. Good morning and welcome to the 2020 General Membership Meeting for the Glendale Association of REALTORS®. As a part of this meeting it is my role as your president to share with you the state of the association. As you know we have all have major challenges this year that no one could have anticipated. However, thanks to everyone’s dedication, resilience and flexibility we are in a strong position as an Association to move forward into the last half of this year and into 2021. The Association Our member count is 1,610 which includes active REALTORS®, secondary members and affiliates. The i-Tech MLS member count is 1,343. Both of these member counts are about 5% lower from this same time last year. I want to recognize the...

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Don’t Miss Important GAOR Emails

Whitelist GAOR@GAOR.org We are hearing that some members are not getting timely email notices from GAOR. Below is information to help you keep informed through important email notices. Although all official emails come from GAOR@GAOR.org, most are sent on behalf of third-party providers. As such we suggest you WHITELIST each of the following types of emails that are sent on behalf of our two providers. Invoice Notices, MLS Notices (Rapattoni) Email: MLSEmail@rapattoni.com News from our CEO and President (Constant Contact) Following is a link to a KB (knowledge base) post from Constant Contact. They cover in detail how you can WHITELISTGAOR@GAOR.ORG with the email providers listed below....

Letter from GAOR on the Values of Justice and Fairness

Dear REALTORS®, Just a week ago we were sickened as we watched, as did many of you, the death of an African American man caused by police misconduct. It was so outrageous, that many other police agencies, including the Glendale Police Department, disavowed the actions of the Minneapolis officers and reaffirmed the need for trust and dialogue with the community. This weekend the resulting protests all over the United States – individuals exercising their right to free speech with the support of local police – were marred by violence and looting from others taking advantage of the moment. Glendale and Los Angeles County remain in a state of emergency with curfews in effect. The GAOR building at 124 S. Isabel St. as of today has not been subjected to violence or vandalism, and more importantly, we are grateful that GAOR members and staff are staying safe. We are all...

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GAOR work with the Glendale Salvation Army

GAOR Works With The Local Salvation Army

We are grateful to be a part of The Salvation Army’s mission to feed those in need. Where ‘Hope is Greater Than Fear.’ These challenging times are finding open kitchens, open arms, big hearts with simple solutions that have an immediate impact on our local Glendale community....

REALTORS United - No Kid Hungry

REALTORS® Unite – No Kid Hungry

Dear Members: I’ve recently been working with six other local REALTOR®  associations to combine forces and unite behind an important cause. Feeding children in our local communities.  Click here to read more and learn how you can help....