March 30, 2020 - Working With Clients While "Social Distancing"
Join your fellow REALTORS® from Oakland, Long Beach and the South Bay to hear tips and tricks on how they are keeping their business thriving while working from home and following the "safer-at-home" guidelines.
March 27, 2020 - Federal COVID-19 Response, NAR Advocacy Update
Learn about the federal response to the COVID-19 health emergency and how the National Association of REALTORS® is advocating for its members and their clients.

Presenter: Kristian Hoysradt, Political Representative for the National Association of REALTORS®
March 26, 2020 - Navigating Real Estate Transactions during COVID-19 Volume 1
Melanie Archer, General Counsel of RE/MAX Estate Properties, will discuss current events and their impact on your real estate transactions. Melanie will address the 'Safer- At-Home' order, how it impacts the residential real estate industry, and how to navigate the order to help your buyers, sellers, landlords, and tenants.
February 25, 2020 - YPN Lunch & Learn: Tax Reform & 1031 Exchanges
Speakers Include:
Phil Atwan
Senior Vice President
Exchange Resources, Inc.

Stuart Levy
Certified Public Accountant
Stuart Levy CPA, APC.


February 24, 2020 - Hot Topic: ADUs
Instructor: Joseph Spierer Architects, Inc.

What do the new ADU laws mean for the CA real estate market? With an average building cost of $156,000, it is expected that within the next few years, there will be a huge increase to CAs housing stock coupled with lower average market rent charges in many parts of the state. Learn all about ADUs, including local city ordinances, building costs, investment opportunities, and approval timelines.

2020 ADU Updates [pdf]


January 8, 2020 - Townhall with CRMLS
Most of you are aware of the new MLS rule 8.0 that came out of the NAR annual meeting in November. Rule 8.0 is a national-level rule concerning cooperation in the MLS. Watch the townhall meeting with representatives from CRMLS to learn everything you need to know about the new rule.


July 9, 2019 - Commercial Attorney Panel
Listen to attorneys speak on landlord/tenant issues, evictions, commercial contracts and new laws for 2019.
* Attorney Blake Stuart Slater - Landlord/Tenant Issues & Evictions
* Attorney Holly Thomas - Commercial Contracts & Disclosures
* Attorney William Clark - Real property ownership by a business entity


April 22, 2019 - Picture Perfect
When it comes to marketing on the MLS, it is not just about the view!
Jeff Smetana - CRMLS & Walkthrough Productions


March 14, 2019 - South Bay YPN Lunch and Learn - Tax Reform and Legal Strategies
Eileen Kendall, Real Estate Attorney
Kendall Law

Stuart Levy, Certified Public Accountant
Stuart Levy, CPA


February 14, 2019 - YPN Top Producer Panel - Keys to Success for 2019
Panelists include:
Daniel Chang - Lyon Stahl Investment Real Estate, Inc.
Derek Hirano - Compass
Tamara Humphrey - Palm Realty Boutique, Inc.
Nicole Niquette - Keller Williams Beach Cities


September 25, 2018 - Commercial Redevelopment Panel
Listen to city officials speak on the redevelopment projects in and around the South Bay.

Speakers include:
• Aaron Jones - The New South Bay Galleria
• Stephen Proud - The Redondo Beach Waterfront Revitalization
• Michael DiBernardo - The LA Waterfront in San Pedro


August 21, 2018 - General Membership Meeting and Attorney Legal Panel
Join SBAOR for its annual General Membership Meeting. Election results will be announced as well as an update from president Cheryle Ushkow.

This video will also give you information from attorney's regarding Contract Issues, Risk Management and Legal Pitfalls and Business Entities.


June 19, 2018 - Your Brokerage, the MLS, and New Real Estate Business Models
Speaker: Art Carter, CEO, CRMLS
• The National Picture
• New Real Estate Business models
    • Third-party listing portals
    • Virtual brokerages
    • Non-traditional methods of data control
    • i-Buyers
• Results of the FTC/DOJ Workshop
• What's Next?

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April 3, 2018 - Commercial Attorney Panel
Listen to attorneys speak on landlord/tenant issues, evictions, commercial contracts and new laws for 2018. As always, there will be ample time to ask questions.

• Attorney Blake Stuart Slater - Landlord/Tenant Issues & Evictions
• Attorney Holly Thomas -Commercial Contracts
• Attorney Kelly Richardson - New Laws for 2018



March 19, 2018 - South Bay YPN Lunch and Learn: Tax Reform & Legal Strategies
Speakers include:
Eileen Kendall
Real Estate Attorney - Kendall Law

Dennis McLean
CPA - McLean & Associates, Certified Public Accountants



February 1, 2018 - YPN Top Producer Panel: Consistency is Key

Panelists Include:
Dave Caskey - Strand Hill, Christies International Real Estate
Ray Millman - Keller William Realty
Kim Doner - Douglas Elliman of California, Inc.
Meredith Johnson - Vista Sotheby's International



November 10, 2017 - Multi-Family Property

Have you every wanted to list a multi family property? Or represent someone who wanted to purchase one? This is your chance to get all the necessary information regarding buying and selling multi family properties.

Watch the video and listen to industry professionals discuss representing multi family buyers/sellers, lending requirements for multi family properties, the legalities regarding multi family properties and property management issues that arise in multi family properties.




September 28, 2017 - REALTOR® Safety Event

Reducing the Risk of Real Estate Wire Fraud and other Cyber Threats, REALTOR® safety tips and Tips from the Torrance Police Department.




July 11, 2017 - Zillow and The Instant Offer

Watch the video to learn more about Zillow and the Instant Offer. A representative from Zillow along with CRMLS will be explaining the Instant Offer and taking your questions.




May 4, 2017 - Underwriting Panel

Listen as the team from Wells Fargo Private Mortgage Banking team have a discussion with conforming and Jumbo underwriters and closers and explain the processes, strategies and methodologies.




April 19, 2017 - Commercial Attorney Panel

• Attorney James Thompson, Attorney at Law - Rent Control and Section 8 Housing
• Attorney William F. Clark with Law Office of William F. Clark - New Laws for 2017
• Attorney Holly Thomas - Commercial Contracts
• Structural Engineer John Schuricht - Building Codes




February 16, 2017 - YPN Top Producer Panel - Old School vs. New School

• Lauren Forbes - Coldwell Banker
• Dave Salzman - NWRE Brokers
• America Michael - Keller Williams Beach Cities
• Brett Lyon - Lyon Stahl Investment Real Estate, Inc.
• Jack Mangin - Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties




December 15, 2016 - Commercial Lender Panel

Listen to lenders discuss different types of commercial financing from SBA loans to multifamily loans and much more.

Panelists include:
Benjamin Stone-Walsh - Wells Fargo SBA Lending
Mike Richardson - SoCal Mortgage Company
Geoff Nadler - Farmers & Merchants


August 24, 2016 - Economic Forecast with C.A.R. Economist, Leslie Appleton-Young

Leslie will be presenting an economic update on our local markets, a housing market outlook, state and regional market statistics and an updated forecast for 2016.


May 16, 2016 - Legal Update: CAR Directors Meetings & Dual Agency

Presented by South Bay Association of REALTORS® General Counsel, Kelly G. Richardson.


April 26, 2016 - Commercial Attorney Panel

PANELISTS INCLUDE:
Attorney James Thompson - Landlord and Tenant Law and Evictions
Attorney William F. Clark with Law Office of William F. Clark - New Laws for 2016
Attorney Holly Thomas, General Counsel from RE/MAX Estate Properties - Commercial Contracts


February 9, 2016 - YPN Top Producer Panel - Developing Your Niche Market

PANELISTS INCLUDE:
John Briscoe - RE/MAX Estate Properties
Gary Kooba - Berkshire Hathaway
Stephanie Younger - Teles Properties
Maggie Ding - RE/MAX Estate Properties


August 21, 2015 - Economic Forecast with C.A.R. Economist, Leslie Appleton-Young

Leslie Appleton-Young V.P. and Chief Economist with the California Association of REALTORS® presenting an economic update on our local markets.



July 28, 2015 - Commercial Lender Panel

Commercial lender panel discussing SBA, Multifamily, Commercial and Industrial Financing

PANELISTS INCLUDE:
Lee O'Donnell- EH National Bank
Ana Ramos - Arbor Commercial Mortgage
Benjamin Stone-Walsh - Wells Fargo SBA Lending


June 2, 2015 - Commercial Attorney Panel

PANELISTS INCLUDE:
Attorney James Thompson - Landlord and Tenant Law and Evictions
Attorney Trudi Lesser - Contracts & Disclosures
Attorney Chris Adishian with Adishian Law Group - Property Management and Acquisitions


April 21, 2015 - YPN Top Producer Panel
7 Habits of Highly Successful REALTORS®

PANELISTS INCLUDE:
Audrey Judson - Shorewood REALTORS®
Rob Freedman - RE/MAX Estate Properties
Chad Fahlbusch - NWRE
Lauren Forbes - Coldwell Banker Previews


April 22, 2014 - YPN Top Producer Panel: An Old School vs. New School Discussion

We've hand selected the panelists, not just because they are top producers, but because they have established themselves with proven sales techniques in their business to help to make themselves top producers. And they're willing to share their knowledge with their fellow REALTORS®.

Panelists include:
- Jane Sager, RE/MAX
- Kathleen Cartier, RE/MAX
- John Altamura, SC Real Estate
- Taya DiCarlo, NWRE Brokers
- Brandon Montemayor, Keller Williams
- Ryan Shaw, Shorewood REALTORS®


March 11, 2014 - Broker/Manager Luncheon featuring CAR President, Kevin Brown

This video features update on state and federal legislation that is affecting REALTORS® this year, upcoming legislation in Sacramento and what legislation CAR is seeking authors for.


March 5, 2014 - Commercial Attorney Panel - Hot Legal Issues for Commercial Real Estate

Panelists include:
  • Attorney James Thompson, Attorney at Law - Landlord and Tenant Law and Evictions
  • Attorney William F. Clark with Law Office of William F. Clark - New Laws for 2014
  • Attorney Chris Adishian wiht Adishian Law Group - Property Management


September 24, 2013 - Gov Hutchinson, Assistant General Counsel and Staff Vice President of CAR

Hot legal updates and local market conditions.


September 24, 2013 - Art Carter, CEO of CRMLS

"Your Company's Listings on the Internet
What you need to know to manage your company's internet exposure and what's new and upcoming from CRMLS."


September 10, 2013 Commercial Attorney Panel - Contracts, Evictions and Entities

Panelists Include:
  • Attorney Mary Hansen from the Law Offices of Mary Hansen - Entities
  • Attorney James Thompson - Evictions
  • Attorney Holly Thomas, General Counsel from RE/MAX Estate Properties - Commercial Contracts


August 2, 2013 General Membership Meeting

Hot Issues and Economic Update
With CAR Executive VP, Joel Singer



July 31, 2013 V.A. Loans, What Every REALTOR® Should Know

With James Poole



July 31, 2013 Legal Issues of Pocket Listings and Playing it safe in Cyber Space

With Attorney Kelly Richardson



July 13, 2012 General Membership Meeting

Click the image at right to listen to the 2012 General Membership Meeting. Listen to a feature presentation from Gov Hutchinson - Assistant General Counsel and Staff Vice President of the C.A.R. and also find out the 2013 election results.
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June 7, 2011 Commercial Top Producer Panel

Click the image at right to listen to how these Commercial Top Producers in your area do business and how they are approaching the future of commercial real estate.

Panelists Include:
  • Sheri Messerlian with NAI Capital
  • Sam Sidhu with Rockview Group
  • Thacher Goodwin with Colliers International
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April 28, 2011 YPN Top Producer Panel - Top Producer Panel - Inside the Mind of the Millennials

Click the image at right to listen to these top tech-savvy practitioners as they share tips, strategies, and tactics in tackling the social and new media spaces.

Panelists Include:
  • Kristen Novoa with Shorewood REALTORS®
  • John Corrales with Northwest Realty
  • Rob Morel with Keller Williams Realty
  • Tamara Suminski with RE/MAX Beach Cities
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September 23, 2010 Development Opportunities in the South Bay

Click the image at right to listen to this expert panel explain the economics of development opportunities and the secrets to maximizing return on investment.

Panelists Include:
  • Scott Anastasi with Scott Anastasi Realty - New Construction
  • Steve Notaro with DECOMA Industries - Rehab/Existing Buildings
  • Roger Stevenson with Bedrock - Retail and Office
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July 21, 2010 Non Institutional Commercial Lender Panel

Click the image at right to listen to The Non Institutional Commercial Lender Panel. Listen to learn how to "Make Sense of the Fragmented Commercial Lending Environment".

Panelists Include:
  • Kirk Malmrose - TriSail Capital - Mezzanine Lender
  • Stephan Kachani - Loan Oak Fund - Bridge/Hard Money Lender
  • Brian Shniderson - B & A Capital Partners - Bridge Lender
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July 8, 2010 General Membership Meeting
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Redondo Beach

Click the image at right to listen to The 2010 General Membership Meeting. Listen to the feature presentation "Legal Updates" from Gov Hutchinson - Assistant General Council and Staff Vice President of the C.A.R.

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July 2009 Quarterly Presidential Address


Click the image at right to view The July 2009 Quarterly Presidential Address. View the video and listen to our esteemed SBAOR President, Sheri Fejeran, speak about great features on our new website and upcoming SBAOR events. Check back quarterly for a new message from Sheri.




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