National Night Out is an annual event that promotes police-community partnership and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhood a safer and more caring place to live. National Night Out is about getting to know your neighbors and the officers that patrol your neighborhoods. By knowing who your neighbors are, you will recognize the suspicious person(s) and activity. Please help us share this event with our Glendale residents and community. The Glendale Police Department encourages all of our Glendale residents to participate in this neighborhood camaraderie, either by attending or hosting. This year’s National Night Out event is on August 3rd! Download Meeting Flyer Download Event Flyer Learn More About National Night Out Register To Participate
In case you missed it, here is an important presentation that was given by our Government Affairs Director, Greg Astorian at our June 30 Town Hall. Learn the importance of California State Eviction Moratorium AB 832. State Rent Moratorium Extension and the COVID Rental Housing Recovery Act (AB 832) Quick SummaryExpanded State Rental Assistance Program for Landlords Quick Guide (PDF One-sheet Summary)Governor signs bill to pay housing providers COVID-19 back rent in full (C.A.R. Legal Q&A) Hear the implications of this from Greg Astorian. Also, be sure to save share this on your Facebook wall.
This anniversary is a tangible opportunity to amplify understanding of the unique experience of Black Americans and how it serves as a catalyst for conversations about intersectionality. Here are a few ideas from NAR to honor Juneteenth this year. Learn What NAR Has To Say About Juneteenth
In case you missed it, here is a presentation overview of the Glendale CRMLS Dashboard. The CRMLS presenters were Amy Ulloa-Zúñiga, Director of Broker Resources & Member Engagement, and Kelly Le, Product Manager. CRMLS Glendale Dashboard
On Memorial Day, GAOR delivered a wreath to the memorial wall at the city of Glendale. We should never forget the sacrifices made.
View List of Candidates Here The Glendale Association of REALTORS® is holding its annual election for the 2022 Officers and Directors. As shown on the schedule below, the election will take place – online only – over several days in June. GAOR will shortly send members detailed instructions for voting and participating in this important election. The winners of the annual election will be announced by GAOR President Rick Bonyadi at the GAOR General Membership Meeting which will take place online on Friday, July 9, 2021. Positions Open for Election for the 2022 GAOR Officers and Directors President-Elect Vice President Treasurer Board of Directors (four seats open) The four Director positions are for two-year terms, while the Officer positions of President-Elect, Vice President, and Treasurer are for one year each. For detailed information on the roles and eligibility requirements of each position, download the document Duties and Responsibilities of Elected...
As of 5/18/21, REVEI has decided that they will continue their webinar offerings through the end of the year. You can view all the class dates on their Eventbrite page. Starting in July, REVEI will be offering a class on the NEW Residential Purchase Agreement that is set to be in use in December 2021. It is vital that you learn the new form before using it. They will also continue to have their license renewal crash courses and other educational classes. Below is a link to their Eventbrite page that lists ALL classes. Note: The class list will get updated as they add classes. So, check in periodically. View Calendar Lineup
GAOR’s Centennial Celebration Has Been Pushed Back One Week! SAVE THE DATE! September 23, 2021 Stay Tuned For More Information To Come! Hint: The Celebration Will Take Place at The Chevy Chase Country Club!
The Glendale Association of REALTORS® will hold its annual election for the 2022 Officers and Directors in a few short weeks. As shown on the schedule below, the election will take place – online only – over several days in June. GAOR will shortly send members detailed instructions for voting and participating in this important election.The winners of the annual election will be announced by GAOR President Rick Bonyadi at the GAOR General Membership Meeting which will take place online on Friday, July 9, 2021.Positions Open for Election for the 2022 GAOR Officers and Directors President-Elect Vice President Treasurer Board of Directors (four seats open) The four Director positions are for two-year terms, while the Officer positions of President-Elect, Vice President, and Treasurer are for one year each. For detailed information on the roles and eligibility requirements of each position, download the document Duties and Responsibilities of Elected Officers and...
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!
In case you missed this panel event, here is a video ORIGINAL POST…. Please join this exclusive GAOR Panel Discussion to answer all your questions and concerns about the Escrow process. No question is too basic or too complicated for our panelist to address. This panel discussion will be held at our weekly Town Hall Meeting on May 12, 2021. Tell your colleagues by sharing this on your Facebook page and please join us at 9 a.m., May 12. Alenoush Hartenian For nearly a decade, Alenoush Hartenian has been providing Glendale and surrounding cities with her services as an Escrow Officer with Glen Oaks Escrow. Her dedication is well-known and rewarded by a steady stream of business from longtime clients and referrals. “Growing up with family in real estate gave me a firsthand view of the demanding pace and daily problem-solving that defines real estate transactions,” she commented. “Working with...Continue reading
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:...
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Before attempting to download the Whova App to find the LEGISLATIVE DAY Events you want to attend. Please do two things before getting sidetracked with all their offerings: 1. Register for GAOR’s Webinar with Asm. Laura Friedman REGISTER for 1:30 p.m. 2. Register for PFAR’s Webinar with Sen. Anthony Portantino REGISTER for 4:00 p.m. 3. Register for C.A.R.’s first-ever fully virtual Legislative Day REGISTER and download the app Other Noteworthy Speakers 2:30 p.m. Assemblymember Ed Chau | To Register CLICK HERE 4:00 p.m. Assemblymember Chris R. Holden |To Register CLICK HERE
C.A.R. is hosting its first-ever, fully virtual Legislative Day on Tuesday, April 27th. At 1:30 p.m. GAOR is scheduled to meet with Asm. Laura Friedman. Greg Astorian, Antoinette Stahl, and Eddie Minassian from GAOR will be pitching for our team. Our show in numbers at 1:30 p.m. on this day would help send our message loud and clear. If you’ve ever been curious about Legislative Day but couldn’t commit to going to Sacramento to experience it live, this is a great opportunity for you to take part without leaving home! Please REGISTER For This 30 Minute Webinar Now Please note – you will need your NRDS ID to register.If you’re unsure of it, here’s a link to look it up: http://on.car.org/nrdslookup Besides attending this 30-minute webinar to support our associationclick here to learn about all the day’s events that you can attend.Continue reading
Participation in Diamonds: Lighting Our Path to the Future will directly support our focus this year on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) education. We believe that investment in STEAM engagement will provide critical access points for guiding student inquiry, dialogue and critical thinking. Support for STEAM activities will also allow schools to be innovative at a crucial time. The event is FREE and will broadcast on Facebook Live and the GEF website. To attend the virtual event, please go to www.Facebook.com/GlendaleEducationalFoundation or www.glened.org. No login is required. Diamonds: Lighting Our Path to The Future
All are invited to the Glendale Police Department’s “Introduction to the Neighborhood Watch” meeting on Wednesday, May 12, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The meeting will be held virtually through WebEx. It is recommended to join 5-10 mins before the start of the meeting time to eliminate any last min technical issues. The Neighborhood Watch program is a crime prevention effort to help Glendale residents make their neighborhood safer by partnering with the Glendale Police Department. They will highlight some of these program benefits: Reduce the risk of becoming a victim of crime Help Glendale residents recognize and respond appropriately to suspicious activity Learn about crime trends in their neighborhood Reduce the fear of crime and make the neighborhood feel safer Address other areas of concern—fire prevention, teen safety, travel safety, more Meet the designated lead offer who serves their neighborhood area Ultimately, build an effective partnership with the...Continue reading
Discover Glide’s new offer management and MLS integration features. These features will simplify your offers experience, enabling you to create, manage, track, negotiate, and sign offers, then easily sync key dates to your calendar. Designed to be fast, simple, and safe, these new features specifically fit into your real estate workflows. We will highlight how to use our MLS integration to make offers on listings, as well as manage offers you’ve received on your listings. In this class you will learn: • The offer making process for buyer’s agents• The offer management process for listing agents• How to use no-cost eSignatures with Glide Signatures• The ins and outs of the brand-new Glide iOS app If you cannot attend, sign up anyway and we will send you a recording! View Webinar Schedule andRegister Today! Search for ‘GLIDE’ to Filter Webinars Sample of Upcoming Schedule
Save the date April 27 for Legislative Day 2021, a day filled with talks from our Capitol’s most dynamic political leaders and much, much more! Join us for C.A.R.’s first-ever fully virtual Legislative Day! C.A.R. is hosting its first-ever, fully virtual Legislative Day on Tuesday, April 27th and we encourage you to join other REALTORS® from the Glendale Association of REALTORS® who are participating. If you’ve ever been curious about Legislative Day but couldn’t commit to going to Sacramento to experience it live, this is a great opportunity for you to take part without leaving home! Here are some of the highlights of the content for the day: Hear from dynamic political leaders – Senate President Pro Tem Toni Atkins and Assembly Member Blanca Rubio. Receive a state legislative update from C.A.R.’s Sr. Vice President of Government Affairs, Sanjay Wagle. A Fireside Chat with Legendary Political Columnist Dan Walters and...Continue reading
The Glendale Association of REALTORS® is pleased to host a series of panel discussions in 2021 to examine the housing sector as our nation and the world begin to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic. The first panel takes place MAY 2021 and the second panel will be in late June 2021, with more information to come. As of early Spring 2021, the United States and the world are delivering COVID-19 vaccines to as much of the population in as short a time as possible. This forum will focus on housing: How has the housing sector responded during the lockdowns, and what can be expected after the lockdowns are lifted? Please join us for this important discussion on what to expect and watch for as the housing economy reacts to the world slowly emerging from the pandemic. Join us for the first in a series of Housing webinars. First up ‘Housing...
Get all your appraisal and real estate valuation-related questions answered by experts MAY 17 at 2 P.M.. A panel of seasoned appraisers with experience across residential and commercial areas is here to answer your questions and help you understand the sometimes confusing process of getting an appraisal or other opinion of value. Register for Webinar
In case you missed it, here is some pertinent information shared at our Town Hall meeting on March 3rd by Greg Astorian, GAOR’s Government Affairs Director. TOPIC: Housing and Eviction Moratorium Presentation: Important links worth noting. https://landlordtenant.dre.ca.gov/ https://www.glendaleca.gov/ https://www.car.org/riskmanagement/covidlegaldocs https://www.car.org/riskmanagement/live https://www.caprop19.org/ Prop 19 CAR Webinar The California COVID-19 Information App for Tenants & Landlords City of Glendale COVID-19 Dashboard If you have any other topics you would like to see covered at our meetings, please let us know.
In this 45 minute webinar, you’ll experience the “refreshed” version of RPR and: Learn how REALTOR® input guided the update Get a first look at the new cleaner look, feel, and function See how you can search Residential and Commercial properties from one area Check out the redesigned homepage and map/search tools Webinar Dates/Times: Tue, Feb 9 Thu, Feb 11 Tue, Feb 16 Wed, Feb 17 Fri, Feb 19 Mon, Feb 22 Thu, Mar 4 Mon, Mar 8 Save My Seat Watch This Sneak Preview of Things To Come!
C.A.R. partnered with ABC to be the presenting sponsor of their new documentary called “California Dreaming” airing on 2/6 and 2/13 at 9:00 p.m. on KABC-TV, Los Angeles, KGO-TV, San Francisco, and KFSN-TV, Fresno. The documentary explores the “state of the state”, pointing to the significant challenges associated with wildfires, extreme weather, earthquakes and the rising cost of living, whilst also covering all that is good about living and working in California. C.A.R. President Dave Walsh introduces the documentary, closes out the film, and is also featured within the program. In addition, our partnership includes the following: Custom C.A.R.:30 spots to air directly after the show 3-5-minute news features each day leading up to the airing Heavy promotion across channel + station websites Access to content/usage post airing Spot bank for usage during Spring flight Learn More About California Dreaming,The Future of the Golden State In case you happen to...Continue reading
In case you missed it, following are two clips of two segments from last week’s Town Hall Meeting on January 27, 2021. Greg Astorian gives an update on Rent Moratorium. Anthony Santillo shares insights on Proposition 19 that will be going into law.
On Friday, January 22nd, Jeff Prang of the Los Angeles County Assessor’s Office held an informative webinar to discuss the implementation of Proposition 19. Here is a link to a recording of that webinar. Proposition 19 Webinar PROP 19 FAQs
GAOR Office Will Be Closed January 18 in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King! Have a Safe Holiday Weekend.
Going forward, the GAOR Weekly Town Hall Meeting will now start at 9 a.m. on Wednesdays. Your meeting link and password are provided in the Weekly Newsletter Notice that goes out to members.
NAR will host monthly training to provide guidance on the changes to the Code of Ethics that was approved by the NAR Board of Directors on November 13, 2020. Registration Required. Expect to hear more from us on the topic as we adhere to the new standards in 2021.
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
Great news! As an exclusive member benefit, C.A.R. has added all 40+ REimagine! Virtual Conference sessions on car.org. Watch and rewatch on-demand at your convenience. These session videos will stay on car.org and members can access them at any time, from anywhere, for FREE! It’s an excellent resource for you to learn emerging trends and new marketing strategies, stay on top of hot issues, and much more to help your businesses grow. The videos are behind a password-protected page, making them exclusive to members only. Log into the car.org website with your credentials. They can also be found in the “Learn & Thrive” tab in our navigation bar under “Meetings & Events.”
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 new...Continue reading
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!
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
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.”
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.
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 (Visa/MC/Amex)....
Dear Members, Thank you for being a part of a historic first for our Association. We were charting unfamiliar territory hosting a virtual live event, but we as an organization pulled it off and left a positive impact based on the feedback we have received. During the broadcast, we fielded over 40 live comments as well as many offline accolades. We are both encouraged and humbled by the positive feedback. For those of you who could not make the event, it can be played back at your leisure. We hope you enjoy watching this annual tradition as much as we enjoyed producing and hosting it! Please visit https://www.gaor.org/installation/ and feel free to leave us comments. We welcome your feedback. Watch the 2020 Awards & Installation
On December 10th, 2020, NAR will hold a virtual Economic and Real Estate Summit that will provide a year-end review and outlook on the post-election real estate market and the economy. Learn How To Sign Up
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
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 information...Continue reading
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.
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.
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.
Dear members, The GAOR Nominating Committee is now accepting your suggestions for this year's nominees for... REALTOR® OF THE YEAR AFFILIATE OF THE YEAR CITIZEN OF THE YEAR We encourage you to submit a nominee for any of the open categories.
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 state...
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. There...
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