Education Schedule

May 2017  

Cal-BRE 45-Hour Continuing Education License Renewal

Date & Time: Friday, May 5, 2017 from 9:30AM to 12:30PM

$65 PDF or $75 Hardcopy
(All walk-ins will be an additional $10)

Instructor: REVEI

Description: License renewal for all brokers and salespersons crash course.
Course includes a review of correspondence course study material to prepare you for open-book, online final exams.
Must be registered for a minimum of 3 days before access to final exam is granted.


Notary Public Class & Exam - CANCELLED

Date & Time: Monday, May 8, 2017 from 8:30AM to 5PM

Commercial Seminar: 2017 Economic Outlook for Commercial Real Estate and Features of CoStar

Date & Time: Tuesday, May 9, 2017 from 1PM to 3PM

Cost: FREE

SpeakerJames Petronella, CoStar Group

Topic: 2017 Economic Outlook for Commercial Real Estate and Features of CoStar

Please bring your commercial listings for open pitching.


CRMLS Training

Date & Time: Wednesday, May 10, 2017 from 10AM to 3PM

Cost: FREE

Instructor: CRMLS Instructor

Agent 101 10AM-11AM
Infosparks Market Statistics 11AM-12PM
Creating a CMA in Matrix 1PM-2PM
Proxio Pro 2PM-3PM



zipForm® Plus Training

Date & Time: Monday, May 15, 2017 from 9:30AM to 12:30PM

Cost: FREE

Instructor: Ling Chow, zipForm® Certified Trainer and WSGVAR Officer

Description: West San Gabriel Valley Association of REALTORS® brings you zipForm® Plus training.  zipForm® Plus is a California Association of REALTORS® free member-benefit forms software for REALTOR® Members.

By attending this training, you will: 

  • Learn how to access zipForm® Plus
  • Learn how to access your latest C.A.R. member benefits: zipLogix Digital Ink® digital signatures, zipVault® online document storage and importing MLS data using MLS-Connect
  • Learn how to use the zipForm® Plus Toolbar
  • Learn how to create and use Templates
  • Learn how to create, e-mail and e-sign using C.A.R. zipForm® Mobile Edition
  • And much more!
Please bring your tablet or mobile devices.






Win More Listings & Close More Buyers with Cloud CMA and Cloud Streams

Date & Time: Tuesday, May 16, 2017 from 1PM to 2:30PM

Cost: FREE

Instructor: Ricardo Bueno, National Trainer, W+R Studios

Description: Online lead generation systems and tactics are always changing. Not only that, as a real estate agent you have a tremendous amount of competition out there and it’s not just against other agents. It’s against the huge real estate portals and their mass amounts of both accurate and inaccurate information.


  • How to stand out from the competition using Cloud CMA
  • How to deliver custom CMA and Buyer Tour Reports in an interactive format
  • Open House and Door Knocking scripts to help you generate more listing leads
  • How to use the new “What’s My Home Worth?" landing page to generate seller leads fast
  • PLUS did you know that leads are 2.5 times more likely to convert when you set them up with listing alerts? Learn how to give yourself the competitive advantage!





Brown Bag Lunch & Learn: Major vs Minor Defect Repairs

Date & Time: Friday, May 19, 2017 from 11:30AM to 12:30PM

Cost: FREE

Speaker:  Horacio Garfio, Buyers Protection Group

Topic: Major vs Minor Defect Repairs

Walk-ins are welcome. Lunch is not provided, please bring your own.


CCIM: Commercial Real Estate Negotiations

Date & Time: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 from 8:30AM to 5PM

$250 WSGVAR Member
$325 Non-WSGVAR Member
$275 CCIM Member (Must register with CCIM. Click here.)
-A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided during this course!

Instructor: Carmela Ma, CCIM Senior Instructor

Learn and apply the CCIM Interest-based Negotiations Model to your most challenging transactions.  Learn new, proven strategies to client acceptance that will get you out of the “high/low game” and other tactics that can derail a successful transaction.

Course Objectives:
Through an interactive case study format and role play, you will learn to:

- Satisfy the interests of parties involved in the negotiation (without sacrificing yours)

- Develop strategies for identifying and addressing challenges in a principled, transparent manner

- Maintain a collaborative approach to negotiations

- Effectively communicate the consequences of not reaching an agreement

This workshop satisfies the Institute’s 8-hour negotiation education requirement in earning the CCIM designation.

Click here for more information on earning the CCIM Designation and for all requirements that must be met in order to obtain the CCIM Designation.




REALTORS® Property Resource (RPR®) Training: Basic

Date & Time: Wednesday, May 31, 2017 from 9:30AM to 10:30AM

Cost: FREE for all REALTORS®

Instructor: Ling Chow, RPR® Certified Trainer

Tools for Building your Business
RPR’s dynamic data and client-friendly reports help REALTORS® achieve professional success. In this free workshop you will learn to:

  • Search hundreds of datasets on more than 160 million on-and-off market properties.
  • Create the ultimate listing package with RPR’s Comp Analysis tool.
  • Calculate the ROI for your client’s home improvement
  • Research a property’s history
  • Send customized and branded reports… anywhere, anytime
  • REALTOR® member benefit – included in your REALTOR® dues
Please bring your tablet or mobile devices.





June 2017  

New Salesperson & New Broker Exam 1-Day Crash Course

Date & Time: Monday, June 5, 2017 from 8:30AM to 5PM

Cost: $150

Instructor: Duane Gomer Seminars

Description: Whether you’re taking the real estate salesperson or broker exam, this exam prep will prepare you to pass your licensing exam. Includes 8-hours of fun-filled learning. During the lecture, the instructor will cover all 7 subject areas tested on the exam with time for questions.

-Course Outline (300 pages): Easy to read course outline contains everything you need to pass your exam. The outline is a concise review of the detailed information currently on the exam.
-Practice Exams: There are practice questions at the end of each chapter and hundreds of practice exam questions designed to resemble your actual test.
-Math Basics: The Math chapter provides a review of the math skills required for the exam.
-Glossary: Real Estate terms with the definitions.
-Guarantee: If you fail the exam twice after taking the course twice, your tuition will be refunded.

To register: or call (949) 457-8930





2017 Global Summit

Date & Time: Wednesday, June 7, 2017 from 8:30AM to 4:30PM

Cost: $10 for WSGVAR/ NAHREP members

          $15 for non-WSGVAR/ non-NAHREP members

Instructor: Jordan Levine, C.A.R.

                    Gary Chan, Temo Arjani LLP

                    Albert Justin Lum, Lum Law Group

                    Luis Bustamante, Tijuana Association of REALTORS

                    Lenders Panel, panelist: Luis Fragoso, New American Funding

                                                                 Kevin Yang, China Trust

                                                                 Benjamin Wang, Stirling Bank

Description: The WSGVAR Global Business Council is putting forth another informative session at our 2017 Global Summit. This time, we are collaborating with National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals. Don't miss this event that includes information and tips on taxes for foreigners, C.A.R. updates, and more from an array of professionals! Sign up today!




2017 Legal Updates

Date & Time: Thursday, June 15, 2017 from 9:45AM to 11:15AM

Cost: FREE

Speaker: Gov Hutchinson, Assistant General Counsel of the California Association of REALTORS®

Description:  Join West San Gabriel Valley Association of REALTORS® for a 2017 Legal Updates immediately following the MLS Breakfast Meeting.




NAR's Green Designation (2-Day) Course

Date & Time: Tuesday, June 27, 2017 and Wednesday, June 28, 2017 from 8AM to 5PM

Cost: FREE (Must RSVP)
-A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided during both days of the course!

Instructor: John Shipman, Build It Green

Description: More homebuyers are demanding green and energy-saving features in their next homes. Are you prepared to assist them? Gain a competitive advantage and learn how to become your clients’ go-to resource for buying or selling a more efficient, money-saving, healthy home.

Join us for a two-day training to learn green real estate concepts, principles, practices and benefits from the ground up in a way that makes sense to you and your clients. You’ll stand out from the crowd by earning the only green designation for real estate agents conferred by the National Association of REALTORS®.

Click here to learn more about the NAR’s Green Designation.
For more information on earning the NAR’s Green Designation, click here.



July 2017  

Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS)

Date & Time: Monday to Friday, July 31 - August 4

                         Monday to Wednesday, 9AM to 5PM

                         Thursday, 10AM to 5PM

                         Friday, 9AM to 5PM

Cost:   $595 / REALTOR® Member (5 Days)

          $695 / Non-REALTOR® Member (5 Days)

          $125 / REALTOR® Member (1 Day)

          $150 / Non-REALTOR® Member (1 Day)


Instructor: David Wyant, CIPS Instructor of the Year 2012 & 2009

Description: Nearly one million unique global visitors are searching properties on®, and Los Angeles, CA is one of the U.S. cities these visitors are looking at the most. The Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) designation helps you develop the skills and knowledge to serve your new global customers.