20 Apr 2009

C.A.R. Launches 2009 Consumer Ad Campaign

I know that many of you are looking forward to a great career in real estate sales. Below, please find an email that I received from CAR about a new ad campaign that is being launched. This is an example of your dues hard at work.=)April 20, 2009Dear C.A.R. Member:C.A.R. today launched the Association’s 2009 Consumer Advertising Campaign on the Web, on radio and -- for the first time in 10 years -- on TV. Building on our successful "Your Piece of California. Your Peace of Mind" theme, the 200...

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20 Apr 2009

Interviews with ADHI students and the real estate community

As part of our new website I had the good fortune of interviewing three groups of people recently. The first group was comprised of current Adhi students.The second group was a group of students who had taken classes with Adhi Schools and passed thie state exam within the last one to six weeks.The last group was comprised of industry veterans. A common theme in nearly all the interviews was that people taking the classes and in the real estate industry want to take control of their own destiny a...

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01 Apr 2009

Use of the computers in our real estate offices

We are fortunate to have a number of really strong relationships with real estate companies all over southern California. However, it is important to remember that until you are hired there, you are a guest in their office. Please keep this in mind and do not use the computers in these offices for any reason. These machines need to be in good working order for the agents who rely on them as an integral part of their business. If you wish to being your own laptop to take notes you are more than...

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20 Mar 2009

Crash course rescheduled

Hi all,Crash course that as scheduled for Alhambra has been canceled for tomorrow. Announcements were made all week in classes, but wanted to reiterate here.It has been moved to March 28 from 9 am - 6 pm....

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13 Mar 2009

Current processing timeframes at the California Department of Real Estate

As of March 9, 2009 the Department of Real Estate is processing:Combo Sales/Broker license/exam applications received as of February 25, 2009.Original Broker/Salesperson License received March 4, 2009.Conditional Salesperson License Course Review (Real Estate Practice + Elective course) received February 25, 2009.The sooner you get these out the better it will end up being for you. Please let me know if you have any questions.For those of you taking the Real Estate Practice and Property Managem...

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12 Mar 2009

New location in Ontario – administrative offices – this weekends class

Sorry I haven't posted in a while. We moved our Ontario offices to a nicer building off of Haven Avenue and the 10 freeway and I have been busy with getting everything settled over here. Other news - On Saturday, March 14, 2009 we will be having a Real Estate Practice class from 900 am - 100 pm and a Property Management class from 130 pm - 500 pm at Coldwell Banker George Realty in Alhambra. The address is:1611 South Garfield Ave.Alhambra, CAThe cost of each class is $129 and that includes the ...

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27 Feb 2009

This weekend – Practice and Finance classes

Hi everyone! Don't forget - this Saturday we will be having a Real Estate Practice optional lecture as well as a Real Estate Finance optional lecture at our Pasadena location.The address is 445 South Fair Oaks in Pasadena. Parking is in the lot directly behind the building. The Practice lecture will be from 900 am - 100 pm and the Finance lecture will be from 130 pm - 500 pm. Please let me know if you have any questions. In order to take the final exams that day you have to have been enroled...

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27 Feb 2009

email from the California Association of Realtors in reference to part of stimulus package

As most of you know, I try and steer clear of political discourse. My job is to help you get licensed. However, I found this memo from CAR interesting and I thought I would post it for your information. This most likely went out to all CAR members in California. Please see below.**************************************************************************************************Feb. 26, 2009Dear C.A.R. Member,As you may have heard, President Obama’s proposed budget includes a provision to redu...

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23 Feb 2009

Today’s Wall Street Journal

I have a morning ritual that I usually go through before I come into the office. Part of that constitutes reading either the paper or a trade journal. This morning I was reading today's Wall Street Journal and they had an entire section devoted to the concept of entrepreneurship.There's an article by Kelly Spors on the front page of this section entitled "So, you want to be an entrepreneur?" While reading this, I couldn't help but make the connection between some things that the article said ...

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20 Feb 2009

Crash course tomorrow February 21!

Tomorrow we will be having a crash course designed to cover all the material needed to pass the state exam the first time. The class will take place at Coldwell Banker Geroge in Alhambra. The address is:1611 South Garfield AvenueThe class will run from 9 am - 6 pm with a break for lunch at around 1230 pm. We will be in the smaller training room for the first half of the class due to another class being held in the larger room in the morning. If you come late go across the bridge and hang a l...

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