ANNUAL and QUARTERLY Fees Now Due

Both Annual -AND- Quarterly Fees Are Due in January

Just to recap, January is a busy month for paying both Annual Membership Fees and MLS Fees. On THE FIST DAY of every year, your Association Membership Fees are due.  This year, we are giving members 30 days to pay those fees. A GAOR Late Fee of $35 will be assessed beginning February 1st A C.A.R. Late Fee of $30 will be assessed beginning March 1st In THE FIRST MONTH of every year, the first of FOUR MLS quarterly installments is also due.  This year the first installment is due January 11th. GAOR iTech/CRMLS Late Fees Will Be Assessed Beginning January 12th Learn More About Fees Here Pay My Fees...

Glide Coming Soon

GLIDE Into Your New Free Member Benefit!

C.A.R. is introducing Glide as a new FREE member benefit on January 14, 2021. Glide is a fast, simple, safe digital forms filling and transaction platform that includes all your C.A.R. standard forms along with participating local form libraries. You will still have free access to Transactions, zipForm Edition but starting January 14th, you will have the option to choose which forms and transaction platform you want to use.​​​​​​ PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS: Streamline seller disclosures, including AVID, PEAD, and the entire C.A.R. forms libraryFill, eSign, and share your forms via the web or iOSManage all your forms and documents in one placeSign unlimited transaction documents for freeConnect your DocuSign accountCollaborate easily with the innovative wizard and MLS integrationManage brokerage compliance effortlessly (upgrade fee required) In the coming weeks, look for upcoming webinars to get a tour of Glide. Discover REALTOR® Secure Transaction Access all your transactions, tools, and tips from a...

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Happy Holidays from The GAOR Staff

Happy Holidays from The GAOR Staff

We hope you are having a memorable holiday season and experiencing many heartfelt connections with family, loved ones, friends, and neighbors, all the while staying socially distant. Let’s get through this holiday time “together” in good health and with a wealth of new experiences! Going forward, the GAOR staff and volunteer leaders are looking forward to working with you in 2021 to support your business growth, help you stay safe and healthy, and launch you to a good start for the New Year! The GAOR Office Will be CLOSED on Christmas Day and New Years Day! …And CLOSING EARLY at 12 p.m. on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve!...

NAR 2021 Financial Webinars

NAR Upcoming Financial Wellness Webinars

Webinars designed to help REALTORS® understand financial topics on a deeper level. Presenters include subject matter experts who will provide tips, planning options and an array of valuable information to help REALTORS® advance their financial journey. No matter the career stage or level of financial planning, these webinars are helpful and informative to all members. Registration Required...

No Town Hall Meetings December 23 and 30

No GAOR Town Hall Meeting Dec 23rd and Dec 30th

We thank everyone who joined us in 2020 to participate in our weekly Caravan and eventually online Town Hall.  We weathered the storm and are all the better prepared for 2021. For the last two weeks of December, the Town Hall will go dark.   There will be no meeting on December 23rd and 30th. We look forward to continuing our weekly tradition online next year, beginning January 6, 2021. Keep well and have a safe, socially-distant, heartfelt holiday connection with family, loved ones, friends, and neighbors.    We hope you surround yourself with love in whatever way it is expressed.   Remember, “Distance Makes The Heart Grow Fonder.”  ...

Annual Member Renewal

Membership Renewal December 31st

  Now accepting payments for your GAOR, NAR, & C.A.R. annual membership. Membership Renewal is Due By December 31st. A $35 GAOR Late Fee Will Apply Beginning February 1st! An Additional $30 C.A.R. Late Fee Will Apply Beginning March 1st! Pay Online Now.  Don't Be Late. Avoid the Late Fees! To pay, go to your member center and in the left-hand column, click on the following... Your Annual Board Dues Online - Due 12/31/20 Can't pay online?  Learn all the methods for paying your MLS fees....

Supra Payment Management Update

Dear Members, Following is a notice from SUPRA. Dear Supra Customers, Effective January 31, 2021, Supra will no longer process ACH payments (electronic, bank-to-bank money transfers) for monthly debits. Keyholders who pay their Supra key fee using the ACH payment option will be affected by this change. We are implementing this change to the Keyholder payment options in order to streamline our processes and provide better service to our customers. SupraNET and SupraWEB will be updated in mid-December 2020 to discontinue ACH as a payment option. After the change is made, you will no longer be able to sign up Keyholders with the ACH payment option for initial or recurring payments. Any Keyholder currently set up to pay via ACH will need to change their payment option to a debit or credit card no later than January 31, 2021. Pre-paid cards can also be used as a payment option...

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Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment Is Here!

CREBPT Open Enrollment is Here It’s that time of the year for all REALTOR® & Affiliate Members! Who Can Enroll?  REALTOR® and Affiliate Members of Local Realtor Associations Open Enrollment for CREBPT with Kaiser has been Extended until November 30th, 2020! During this time you are able to enroll or make changes to your benefits package, with many options from 13 Grandfathered plans and 11 Affordable Care Act (ACA) compliant plans to choose from. Contact The Benefits Store today and get the help you need now to make the best decisions for you and your family’s health care coverage! Kaiser’s unique “one-stop” Health care program where you can get all of your medical needs taken care of in one location. View Flyer View Brochure Traditional Group Plan QuotesDEADLINE NOVEMBER 30 ACA Insurance Exchange QuotesDEADLINE DECEMBER 15 Primarily ACA, Medicare and Tele-Health Options...

GOAR Guests Speakers

Stellar Week of Guest Speakers

As we wrap up our month of October, GAOR had a stellar week of compelling guest speakers.  Your participation and questions were a big part of making the virtual sessions invaluable to others and to our Guest Speakers!  Two important takeaways from this week were best said by two honored guests.  Since these were live events, we are paraphrasing their sentiments. Jeanne Radsick, C.A.R. 2020 President as our keynote speaker From this challenging year with COVID-19 and the BLM movement, some good has come from it.  Participation from C.A.R. members has increased many fold and engagement has been sustaining.  Next year C.A.R. will continue to focus its energy on fair housing issues.  We are never going back to how things were. The Honorable State Senator Anthony Portantino (D-25) Thank you to the associations who put this panel together.  Hearing insights from REALTORS® was invaluable and has given them useful...

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Veteran's Day - Holiday - Office Closed

Veteran’s Day! GAOR Office Closed

We honor all those who have served to build our nation and defend our liberties. The GAOR Office will be closed Wednesday, November 11th. We will not be hosting a Town Hall Meeting this week. More importantly, we Americans can not give enough for the sacrifices made in defense of our liberties that we sometimes can take for granted in a democracy.  It is important to be reminded of this patriotic holiday.   Our thoughts, prayers and support are always with those who have served and continue to serve our nation.   Enjoy the holiday and send a BIG thank you and a virtual hug to anyone you know who has served or is serving our imperfect union for the greater good. ...

GAOR broker owner manager meeting

GAOR Broker Owner Manager Meeting

Owner / Broker / Manager Meetings are geared toward issues facing real estate brokerages today. The topics are to offer you timely information to help you make business decisions and guide your agents to be more productive in today’s market and as we navigate 2020 societal changes. We are privileged to have two guest speakers: Jeanne Radsick, C.A.R. 2020 President as our keynote speaker Art Carter, CRMLS CEO Please join us in lieu of our Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday, October 28 at 8:30 a.m....

RE Events Presents RE Forward

Real Estate FORWARD Micro-Conference

Real Estate FORWARD Micro-Conference on Nov. 19, 2020, from 9 am-Noon.  This state-wide event will live stream to associations throughout California to give REALTORS® a jump on the competition for 2021. The event speakers include: C.A.R.’s VP Chief Economist, Leslie Appleton-Young with the 2021 Economic/Market Forecast (in one of her final appearances before retiring from C.A.R.), C.A.R.’s Assistant Legal Counsel Gov Hutchinson with the Legal Update (new forms & disclosures), and Interviews from nationally-known author-influencer Dan Smith. Regisration Form Please enable JavaScript in your browser to complete this form.Name or GAOR# *Email *Send Me My Registration Link Learn More...

2021 Committee Members Wanted

We are looking to association members to fill committee chairs for the upcoming year 2021.  We do not know what we have in store for us, which is why committee work is important to help the association navigate new territory in a new world. Please consider how your small effort can have such an important and lasting impact. We look forward to what 2021 can bring to us individually in our professions and what we can bring to the table in all that we do. Please consider serving your association and our industry.  ...

Advancing Racial Equality GAOR

Advancing Diversity in Real Estate and in Sacramento

A Panel Discussion with State Legislators on Racial Equality and Housing Featuring: The Honorable State Senator Anthony Portantino (D-25) The Honorable Assemblymember Chris Holden (D-41) The Honorable Assemblymember Laura Friedman (D-43) Crystal DaCosta:  GLAR Board Member of the Black Business Caucus Friday, October 30 | 9:00 a.m. Advanced Registration Required Join us and hear the latest on racial equality and equity in our communities. Learn what we can do to promote fair housing. Find out what is happening in Sacramento and connect with our legislators who are representing us in the halls of the State Capitol. Discussion topics Fair Housing Diversity in education Affirmative action- how can we ensure all students receive an equal education? Diversity in policing. What can the state do to encourage local cities to move towards a community policing model to strengthen relationships between the police departments and communities they serve? Diversity within local and...

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GAOR Public Forum NO ON 15

GAOR Hosted Forum For ‘NO ON PROP 15’

Bring your buyers and sellers!  Bring colleagues and friends! Bring your questions! FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23rd @ 9:30 a.m. Be clear and communicate with urgency on how Proposition 15 is not a solution. Learn why this proposition is not good for our communities and local small businesses. Hear from and direct any questions you have to Robb Korinke, a leading expert on the NO ON 15 campaign. Robb Korinke Robb Korinke leads GrassrootsLab’s client activities in Southern California and specializes in state and local government, open data and transparency issues, digital communications, and community engagement. He served 4 years as the Executive Director of the Los Angeles League of Cities and has worked with local governments on key policy issues going back to 2004. He is also the Publishing Editor of CaliforniaCityNews.org, CaliforniaCountyNews.org, and CaliforniaPropositions.org. The NO ON 15 Campaign website is a great resource for learning about the issue....

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Glendale Chief of Police

Glendale Chief Of Police – OCT 14

GAOR is proud to have Glendale’s Chief of Police at our October 14 Town Hall meeting. Chief Carl Povilaitis will address community safety, real estate safety, or any other topics or concerns you have and need addressing. Please do not miss this Town Hall meeting.  Show up to show our Police Chief our support. Learn More About Our Glendale Police Department...

NAR Financial Wellness Live Event

NAR’s Financial Wellness Live Event

Financial Wellness Live – Virtual Edition is all about investing in yourself, your business, and your future. NAR’s Center for REALTOR® Financial Wellness will be hosting an all-day virtual event on Wednesday, October 7 starting at 8:00 a.m. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to hear from leading financial experts who will offer valuable insights that will help drive strategic growth and long-term stability for your personal and business success. Sessions Include: Session 1: What Keeps You Up At Night FinanciallyGain insight, answers and perhaps relief, when you hear from a Certified Financial Planner who will help you overcome common financial challenges REALTORS® face during this time. Session 2: Helping REALTORS® With Irregular Income Manage Their FinancesNavigate through a financial shock and develop money-saving strategies.Session 3: Retirement Planning for Independent Contractors Determine how much you will need for the retirement you envision and how to develop a retirement strategy...

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NAR Broker's Edge Events

NAR’s First-Ever Broker’s Edge Series

Registration is now open for NAR's first-ever Virtual Broker's Edge Series brought in two live-streamed events.  The next is on October 27, 2020. Brokers will receive informative information on how to best prepare their brokerage for the future with topics such as technology and virtual trends, cyber and data security,, the future of brokerages amid crisis, and financial tips....

REALTORS® Conference & Expo

2020 REALTORS® Conference & Expo

GAOR Members, Now is a great time to make an investment in yourself and your business that will pay dividends for years to come. At NAR’s 2020 REALTORS® Conference & Expo you can take part in specialized education programming to optimize your experience and collect key insights specific to your business needs and goals. Join us to reset, refocus, and get reinvigorated to position yourself and your business for a big 2021! Register with your NRDS ID to begin registration. REGISTER TODAY! NAR Members: $199 | Non-Members: $249 Register for the Premier Access Pass to get unlimited access to all Governance activities and Conference and Expo sessions, November 2-18, 2020. Sales & Marketing StrategiesFinding Your RLegal Issues & Risk ManagementProperty Management BONUS: Receive a complimentary REALTORS® Conference & Expo T-Shirt for being one of the first 5,000 Premier Access registrants! Add the REALTORS® Relief Virtual 5K when you register...

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Realtor Safety Day Replay

REALTOR® – Safety Day Replay

We were successful in bringing important information to many of our members! If you happened to have missed out, the Safety Day Replay is available for unlimited views for members through the end of September! Visit www.reevents.live to view part or all of the REALTOR® Safety Day....

BAOR - GAOR - AAGLA Zoom Recrording and Slides

BAOR – GAOR – AAGLA Legislative Update Recording & Slides

In case you missed today’s Legislative Update given by Daniel Yukelson, Executive Director of Apartment Association of Greater Los Angeles, here are two great ways to get caught up: The Meeting Recording (Passcode Required: dK.8i00K)The Slide PresentationVote NO on Proposition 21 – Sign Locations We hope you found the meeting topic:  ‘Multifamily Housing in 2020: What You Need to Know!‘ useful. If you feel there are other topics you would like to see covered and presented by other professionals or yourself, please reach out to the association with your ideas....

Advancing Racial Equality

Advancing Racial Equality – Part 3

The Greater Los Angeles Association of REALTORS® is hosting a third in a series of webinars dedicated to “Advancing Racial Equality: Real Conversations for Real Change.”  Anyone is welcomed to join in on the conversation, Tuesday, August 18th, 2 p.m.  Here are links to past and future webinars: Advancing Racial Equality – PT 1 | Recording Advancing Racial Equality – PT 2 | Recording Advancing Racial Equality – PT 3 | REGISTER TO JOIN As industries and corporations, large and small tackle systemic injustice, here is an opportunity to learn first hand how we REALTORS® can be an instrument of change. We must get past the overwhelming waves of emotion ranging from anger, grief, and frustration. We have a role to play in healing our communities which will take years long after this historical inflection point in 2020. REALTORS® are well suited for being an instrument of change, due...

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BAOR and GAOR are Teaming Up to Present A ‘Legislative Update For Housing Providers’

BAOR and GAOR are teaming up to bring you a Legislative Update For Housing Providers.  The forum will provide important information and an expert guest speaker Daniel Yukelson, Executive Director of Apartment Association of Greater Los Angeles.  AAGLA serves as a powerful advocate and lobbyist for rental housing providers at the local, county, state and federal levels of government. Come and learn about upcoming legislation affecting housing providers, multifamily investors, and REALTORS®.  Find out what to expect on the various ballot propositions that you and your clients will be voting on this November. This is a special online REALTOR® event, Tuesday, August 25th, at 9:00 am.  Meeting Topic:  Multifamily Housing in 2020: What You Need to Know! Following is your Zoom meeting information Advance Registration Required For This Meeting: https://carorg.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMvdO2orDMqH9P8ZFh6g6XFcSeQ0oE5awsL   After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Feel free to share...

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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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