Education Schedule

June 2017  

Sell High, Tax Low: What Every Real Estate Professional Should Know!

Date & Time: Monday, June 26, 2017 from 1PM to 2PM

Cost: FREE

Speaker: Tony Watson, Robert Hall & Associates

Description:

  • Top 5 Deductions
  • Primary Residence vs. Investment Properties
    - Residential vs. Commercial
  • Self-employed vs. Long Time Holder
    - Should I incorporate?
    - Entity selection
  • Short-term vs. Long-Term Investing / Tax implications of both
  • Real estate investing yields largest tax savings
  • Primary residency ownership and section 121 exclusion
  • 1031 Exchange
  • Self-directed Investing
  • In-state vs. Out-of-state


 

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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 home buyers 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.


 
 

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July 2017  

Brown Bag Lunch & Learn: How to Help Seniors When They Need to Downsize and Sell Their Home

Date & Time: Friday, July 7, 2017 from 11:30AM to 12:30PM

Cost: FREE

Speaker: Connie Cohen, Vista Staging

Topic: How to Help Seniors When They Need to Downsize and Sell Their Home

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

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Commercial Seminar: Basics of Commercial Real Estate Finance

Date & Time: Tuesday, July 11, 2017 from 1PM to 3PM

Cost: FREE

Speaker: David Chen, CCIM, CIPS, MBA, MRED Principal, Sperry Commercial

Description:  Join WSGVAR as David Chen presents his topic on the basics of commercial real estate finance.

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CRMLS Training

Date & Time: Wednesday, July 12, 2017 from 10AM to 3PM

Cost: FREE

Instructor: CRMLS Instructor

Topics:
Agent 101 10AM-11AM
REALTORS
® Property Resource (RPR)™ 11AM-12PM
ShowingTime for the MLS 1PM-2PM
The Advantages of Your CRMLS Benefits 2PM-3PM

Please bring your tablet or mobile devices.
Prerequisite: Basic computer knowledge.

 

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Home Buyer and Seller Fair

Date & Time: Saturday, July 15, 2017 from 10AM to 4PM

Cost: FREE

Description: Join us at the 8th Annual Housing Fair at WSGVAR Headquarters! Bring your clients and come learn valuable information.
The West San Gabriel Valley Association of REALTORS® will be hosting a FREE Home Buyer and Seller Fair. The fair is designed to provide a one-stop-shop for anyone interested in obtaining information and essential tools needed to proceed with the home buying and selling process in Southern California.  The fair will feature numerous exhibits set up by REALTORS®, Lenders, Escrows, Titles, etc. in helping people with buying or selling houses.
REALTORS® are encouraged to bring clients to the Home Fair.


 

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zipForm® Plus Training

Date & Time: Monday, July 17, 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.
Prerequisite: Basic computer knowledge.


 

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Mediation and the RPA

Date & Time: Tuesday, July 18, 2017 from 1PM to 2PM

Cost: FREE

Speaker: Christine Mirabel, Mediator, ADR California

Description:
You will learn:
- A description of what mediation is.
- How mediation differs from arbitration and litigation.
- The advantages of mediation over other forms of dispute resolution.
- Mediation in the context of the RPA.
- Overview of common real estate disputes and mediation’s role in resolving those dispute.
- Analysis of the RPA mediation provision and Additional Terms.
- Remedy for not complying with the RPA mediation requirement.
- Discussion of Hiroshi Horiike v. Coldwell Banker (dual agency case).


 

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Hands on Financial Calculations for Commercial Real Estate - HP10BII
This is a calculator course not a CCIM course - no CCIM Credits.

Date & Time: Wednesday, July 26, 2017 from 9:00AM to 3PM

Cost:
WSGVAR Members — $95 Early-bird pricing until 6/26/17;
$120 regular pricing on or after 6/27/17;
Non-WSGVAR Members — $150.00 (No early-bird special)
-A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided during both days of the course!

Instructor:  Carmela Ma, CCIM Senior Instructor

Description: Hands-on class, Bring HP10BII (not HP10BII+) calculator or purchase app from iPhone or Android.

This course will:

  • Provide commercial real estate professionals with the essential skills needed to proficiently use the HP10B or HP10BII
  • Set up the calculator
  • Solve basic and advanced Time Value of Money problems
  • Amortization, Loan Calculations
  • Cash Flow Analysis, Internal Rate of Return and Net Present Value Calculations


 

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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 REALTOR.com®, 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.

 

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