2016 Weekly Bulletins

The West San Gabriel Valley Association of REALTORS® holds its weekly MLS Breakfast meeting at the Association office. Members attend the meeting to learn a variety of topics ranging from legal, economic updates to practical real estate tools to earn their businesses. For 2015 Weekly Bulletins, click here.

Bulletins Link Below Topic Speaker(s) Meeting Videos Link Below
12/15/16 Holiday Breakfast Meeting    
12/8/16 RAF & What It Mean to You Tamara Suminski, 2016 Chair of the REALTOR Action Fund at C.A.R.  
12/1/16 WSGVAR Foundation Charity Presentations  Reciepients: Boys and Girls Club of West San Gabriel Valley, Monterey Park; Temple City Blue Star Banner Program, Temple City; Maryvale, Rosemead; San Gabriel Valley Humane Society, San Gabriel; Salvation Army, San Gabriel; and YMCA of West San Gabriel Valley, Alhambra.  
11/17/16 WSGVAR Foundation Auction    
11/10/16 NAR Update Report WSGVAR President and Directors  


New Website & Tax Accessor Update

Carol Quan, L.A. County Office of Assessor Jeffrey Prang 

10/27/16 Halloween Costume Contest    
10/20/16 What November Ballot Measures Should REALTORS® Care About?

Honorable Mike Eng


10/13/16 Legal Updates Jim Klinkert, Lawyer


10/6/16 C.A.R. Updates WSGVAR Directors

9/29/16 No Breakfast Meeting No Breakfast Meeting  

Affiliate Roundtable

 Annie Fan – Chicago Title Insurance; Horacio Garfio – Buyers Protection Group; Lily Hoa – State Farm Insurance; Maria Howard – First American NHD; Marcus Jacques – Western Resources Title; Vanessa James – Viva Escrow! Inc.; Mario Manzanilla – Kennedy Capital; Sam Ng – Farmers Insurance; Leena Sankary - Chase; Robert Thurman – California Gold Coast Home Inspections; Jon Wax – America West Natural Hazard

9/15/16 The Dark Side of PACE/HERO Loans: What You Need to Know. Rick Laezman, C.A.R. Government Affairs Director


Ethics Violation Case Studies

Brian Polinsky, C.A.R. Staff Attorney


REALTOR® Safety: “Staying safe in the field” 

Corporal Carlos Donato and  Corporal David Tran 

8/25/16 Your offer was accepted. Now what?

Affiliate Mixed Panel

8/18/16 The El Monte Billion Dollar Investment Initiative Minh Thai, Director of Economic Development

8/11/16 How to Take Advantage of New zipForm® Benefits Fatima Sogueco, C.A.R. Software Product Supervisor

8/4/16 Landlord Tenant Law Tracy Kayser, Esq., Kayser Law Group

7/28/16 NHD Disclosure Affiliate Panel Discussion WSGVAR Affiliates

7/21/16 Upstream Update, Top 5 WSGVAR Violations, System of Choice, Broker Public Portal, Waiver Proposed Changes Edward J. Zorn


7/14/16 The Probate Process - How Much Does Death Cost? Yvette Valencia, Law Offices of Yvette Valencia  
7/7/16 Candidate/Election Forum for the 2017 Board of Directors  Candidates: Nicholas Baldry, Thomas O. Berge, Yin Bihr, Karla Joseph, Lee Lieberg, and Mindy Yeh

6/30/16 Affiliate Escrow Panel WSGVAR Affiliates

6/23/16 Are You Ready For Disaster Saturation? Curtis Hsing, Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation
6/16/16 Use of Children Trusts & Power of Appointments Wei C. Wong, Law Offices of Wei C. Wong  
6/9/16 Updates on Alhambra Unified School District Laura Tellez-Gagliano, Superintendent of Alhambra Unified School District  
6/2/16 Real Estate Fraud and How Our Department's Real Estate Fraud Team Works to Combat It Sergeant Dana J. McCant  
5/26/16 Affiliate Home Warranty Panel WSGVAR Affiliates  
5/19/16 WSGVAR Directors Report on C.A.R. and NAR Meetings WSGVAR Directors
5/12/16 WSGVAR Foundation Scholarship Awards Presentation WSGVAR Foundation    
5/5/16 Cinco De Mayo Celebration WSGVAR Special Events Committee  
4/28/16 Affiliate Insurance Panel Discussion

WSGVAR Affiliates 


Financial Planning Options for REALTORS®

Darrel G. Brooke, The Brooke Law Group,PC

4/14/16 Updates on TCUSD Kathy Perini, Superintendent of TCUSD   

Southern California: Drought, Water Supply Updates & Reliability Objectives

Luis Cetina of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

3/31/16 Affiliate Lender Panel WSGVAR Affiliates  
3/24/16 WSGVAR Foundation Scholarships & Charities Auction WSGVAR Foundation  
3/17/16 Maximize Tax Benefits for Real Estate Professionals Jeff Huang, J Huang & Associates  
3/10/16 REALTOR® Safety Revvel Revati, Damsel in Defense  
3/3/16 New Increased Federal Tax Withholding Rates on Sales by Non-US Citizen/Residents Michael Brooks, DIRECTS
2/25/16 Affiliate Roundtable WSGVAR Affiliates
2/18/16 Facts About PACE and HERO Program Erin Mckeon, Community Engagement Manager at HERO Property Advisors  
2/11/16 2016 Chinese New Year Celebration WSGVAR Special Events Committee
2/4/16 C.A.R. Report WSGVAR Directors  
1/28/16 Affiliate Title Panel

Nancy Chan, Lawyers Title Company, Annie Fan, Chicago Title Insurance Co.,Joseph Haggert, Nations Title Company, Angie Tang, First American Title

1/21/16 How to Write Off Almost Anything Karla Dennis, Tax Expert and Business Strategist
1/14/16 Preparing for Today's Buyers Zeeda M. Daniele, Senior Business Manager of Fannie Mae
1/7/16 Simple Solutions That Help Keep Your Industry Strong Lynn Movroydis, C.A.R. Government Affairs Representative