New Member Orientation

All prospective REALTOR® members are required to complete the National Association of REALTORS (NAR) Code of Ethics training through New Member Orientation. Per the Bylaws, this class must be completed within 90 days of joining WSGVR. There are two options to complete the Code of Ethics training requirement:

Online Code of Ethics Completion Required

After attending our Orientation session, you will be required to take NAR's Online Code of Ethics course. Access NAR's Online Ethics Course here. NAR will email you when you have successfully passed the course. A copy of this email must be brought to Orientation in order to acknowledge completion and to receive your $75 deposit.

Scheduling Conflict or Questions?

Please contact WSGVR’s Membership Department (626-288-6212 or info@wsgvar.com) with any questions. 

New Member Orientation Class Schedule

Date Time Location Instructors
Friday, 1/11/2019 9:00 am - 1:00 pm WSGVR Headquarters Leon Townsend & Brian Chen
Friday, 2/8/2019 9:00 am - 1:00 pm WSGVR Headquarters Leon Townsend & Kevin Kwan
Friday, 3/8/2019 9:00 am - 1:00 pm WSGVR Headquarters Suzi Dunkel-Soto & Leon Townsend
Friday, 4/12/2019 9:00 am - 1:00 pm WSGVR Headquarters Suzi Dunkel-Soto & Kevin Kwan
Friday, 5/10/2019 9:00 am - 1:00 pm WSGVR Headquarters Kevin Kwan & Leon Townsend
Friday, 6/14/2019 9:00 am - 1:00 pm WSGVR Headquarters Leon Townsend & Brian Chen
Friday, 7/12/2019 9:00 am - 1:00 pm WSGVR Headquarters Suzi Dunkel-Soto & Brian Chen
Friday, 8/9/2019 9:00 am - 1:00 pm WSGVR Headquarters Leon Townsend & Kevin Kwan
Friday, 9/13/2019 9:00 am - 1:00 pm WSGVR Headquarters Suzi Dunkel-Soto & Brian Chen
Friday, 10/11/2019 9:00 am - 1:00 pm WSGVR Headquarters Leon Townsend & Kevin Kwan
Friday, 11/15/2019 9:00 am - 1:00 pm WSGVR Headquarters Suzi Dunkel-Soto & Brian Chen
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What Do I Learn?

The New Member Orientation breaks into two parts for you to learn:

Part 1 - Overview of Real Estate Market, Education, Code of Ethics

  • Mission Statement
  • REALTOR® Membership 3-Way Agreement
  • Top 5 Things You Need to Know About the REALTOR® Trademarks
  • Member Benefits & Services
  • Professional Development (NAR Designation and Certifications)
  • WSGVAR Committees
  • C.A.R./NAR Annual Conventions
  • NAR's REALTOR® Political Action Committee (RPAC) & C.A.R.'s REALTOR® Action Fund
  • REALTOR® Safety
  • NAR Code of Ethics and Standard of Practices
  • Commercial Real Estate Services

Part 2 - Multiple Listing Services (MLS)

Review the NAR 2019 New Member Orientation Video