2021 Awards & Installation Event

Congratulations To Our 2021 Award Recipients and To Our Newly Installed 2022 Board of Directors

Today we honored three deserving members of GAOR and celebrated one outstanding Glendale citizen of our community.   Citizen of the Year:  Dr. Shant Shirvanian The Rising Star Award: Andrea Megerdichian Affiliate of the Year:  Zabrina Carroll REALTOR® of The Year:  Chris Cragnotti We also installed our new 2022 Board of Directors. Ira Bland Vivian Long Eddie Minassian Roubina Mirzakhanian Hamlet Nersesian Andre Pashai Vahe Saginian Keith Sorem Carmen Arom (President-Elect) Sevak Sohrabian  (Vice Pres.) Addora Beall  (Treasurer) Rick Bonyadi  (Past President) Eric Toro (President) We also showed our appreciation to four members who retired from the board. George Khachatourian Levon Matti Steven Small Antoinett Stahl We are grateful for all the honored guests that were present: The office of U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff Senator Anthony Portantino who also officiated the swearing in of the new board and president Assemblymember Laura Friedman The office of Supervisor Kathryn Barger Mayor Paula Devine...Continue reading

CanTree Tickets Now On Sale

CanTree December 7

On the evening of December 7, GAOR will be hosting our annual CanTree holiday celebration.  This is where we all have the opportunity to give back to our community.  This year we are literally bringing back the Can Tree and will have our collection of can goods decorated and on full display at the Alex Theater.  Please come to this honorable festive holiday tradition where there will be food, wine, and the Christmas spirit.  If anyone knows of a colleague or a business that would like to sponsor our CanTree event, please reach out to David Kissinger at david@gaor.org.   Buy Your Ticket on IMS THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS

Aline Habeshian

Aline Habeshian

With great sadness, the Glendale Association of REALTORS® mourns the loss of one of our cherished affiliate members. Aline Habeshian, Vice President and Senior Account Executive at ClearMark Title, lived a life of selfless giving.  Aline lost her battle with cancer on the evening of June 8, 2021. Despite many months of treatments, Aline nonetheless remained busy and active and continued to show up for events and meetings at GAOR.  She did not let illness slow her down or keep her away from her commitment to people and the activities she enjoyed. Aline has been an affiliate member of GAOR since 2011 and was our GAOR 2018 Affiliate Of The Year.  She served as the Chair of GAOR’s Affiliates Committee in 2019 and over the years participated in planning several of our memorable member and community events. Aline surrounded herself with family and friends, love, and laughter.  We hope that...

Looking to collect stories for Centenninal Celebration

Wanted! Centennial Stories

Hello, As we plan for our Centennial Celebration in September, we are looking to share stories of how you have seen this organization grow and change over the years. No story is too big, too small, or trivial.  Any insight would be invaluable. Do you know anyone who mentored you in the Real Estate industry?  Would they have a story to share? Things we are hoping to collect: Stories Images Documents Objects GAOR will record video interviews GAOR will record audio interviews Submit Your Stories Here Share this post and help us spread the word!

GAOR Webinar Panel at Legislative Day

Thanks To Our Panelist For Representing Our Association to Our State Legislators

We thank the 52 members who showed up for GAOR’s first webinar. Your show of support for our distinguished panel who presented our concerns to Assm. Laura Friedman on Legislative Day was a BIG SUCCESS. Our GAOR representatives drove home two important issues, which C.A.R. supports, in regard to housing: Greg Astorian, GAOR Government Affairs Director Panel Facilitator Eddie Manisian SB6:  State Senate Bill An act to amend Section 65913.4 of, and to add and repeal Section 65852.23 of, the Government Code, relating to land use. Senate Bill 6 enacts, until January 1, 2029, the “Neighborhood Homes Act,” which establishes a housing development project as an allowable use on a “neighborhood lot,” which is defined as a parcel within a commercial zone where office and retail uses are permitted, so long as the parcel is not adjacent to an industrial use. Here is the California Government Posting Antoinette Stahl ACA7:...

STAR Kids Movie Night in October

S.T.A.R. Kids Movie Night Was a Big Success

On October 23, GAOR helped sponsor a S.T.A.R. Kids outdoor movie night.  They had an amazing night decorating pumpkins and watching Pixar’s Coco in the great outdoors. Per Steven Small, “It was great seeing the John Maghaguian of the Glendale ‘Youth & Family Services’ program along with the kids, officers, and everyone else!” This magical event took place at Pacific Park on the multipurpose field from 7-9 p.m. Pictured with the kids are the ‘Wish List’ gifts that GAOR donated.  GAOR also provided all the pumpkins used for the kids to decorate. STAR Kids with Steven Small , John Maghaguian and Glendale PoliceSteven Small with John Maghaguian and Glendale Police Officer

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