AREAA Update: June 15, 2015

Relief for Nepal: How You Can Help

Have you logged into Proxio, your valuable (and free) AREAA member benefit?

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Proxio and AREAA are committed to helping you serve the Asian American community, both here and abroad. Proxio (formerly AREAA Net) connects you to a worldwide network in over 140 countries and translates listings into 19 languages and 55 currencies. So whether you’re just starting to build your global brand, or want to make even more inroads with your international markets, log in and start connecting today.

Login to your AREAA Account to view the details below on how to can access proxio.

[private]You can log in here and enter your email associated with your AREAA account and then password. If you haven’t logged in yet, your default password is areaa2012.*

*If you recently joined AREAA, please allow for 7-14 Business Days for your Proxio account to be made.[/private]

AREAA Members Can Access Zip Reports to Help Your Business

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Zip Reports’ dedicated and professional staff has been providing Real Estate Professionals with exceptional tenant screening products for over 3 decades. We are committed to providing AREAA members with an unsurpassed level of service and advanced technology. Our expert team will help you customize a full background screening package to improve risk assurance and profitability. We offer a wide range of products to suit your every need. ZipReports partnership with AREAA will provide every member with the tools and education needed to stay compliant with all Federal and Statewide Regulations governing the use of consumer reports including The Fair Housing Act and all FCRA and DRE compliance mandates.

AREAA  Members: Full Credit Report with Score, National Criminal Search, and Eviction search. NO MONTHLY MINIMUM, NO SETUP FEES

Only $24.95 with Promo Code (login to view code) [private]AREAA[/private]

Our National Criminal search includes:

  • More than 400,000,000 criminal records
  • From counties, Department of Corrections (DOC), Administration of the Court (AOC) and offender registries covering all 50 states, plus Washington DC, Guam, and Puerto Rico
  • Includes National Sex Offender search
  • Includes national and international terrorism sources
  • More than 10 million offender photos

Our Eviction Records include:

  • Instant Access to our comprehensive selection of public court records
  • Access to over 34 million records compiled from all 50 states
  • Eviction filings, Liens, Civil Suits and Judgments

Credit Reports Obtained from Major Credit Bureaus includes:

  • Credit Score
  • Public Records
  • Address and Employment History
  • Customized Decision Report
  • Social Validation
  • All Collection and Derogatory Records

*Free Telecheck report to all AREAA Members*

To access this member benefit now, please login to view details below.


To sign up, click here.

Please contact Viron at 800-311-1585 ext. 2107 or Ali at ext. 2010 for further details.[/private]

AVAILABLE NOW: Earn your NAR Designations and Certifications Online

Now you can grow your business, earn more revenue and get continuing education credits* online, on your schedule at any location.

We are proud to offer over 300 educational products including all online NAR Designation and Certification courses, recorded webinars, live coaching and tutorials, and additional business building courses from nationally acclaimed experts. Our new e-learning campus includes:

Monthly discounts:

Take advantage of saving by visiting our Monthly Specials page (link will appear below when logged in)

[private]Visit Learning Library’s Monthly Specials page. [/private]

 Try before you buy:

Most courses include a free preview allowing you to test drive the course allowing you to see how the course will help grow your business.

Continuing Education:*

Many of the courses have been approved for continuing education credit in 43 states. Check out availability of CE in your state (link will appear below when logged in)

[private] Click here to see availability of CE in your state. [/private]

Multi-device friendly experience:

Now you can take courses online using your PC, Mac OR your tablet.

Login now to take advantage of the AREAA discount!

[private]To Access Learning Library, click here.[/private]

FICON Events Extends an AREAA Discount to the Single Family Housing Investment Forum

FICON Events is hosting the 2014 Single-Family Housing Investment Forum on March 3-4th in Santa Monica, CA.  The Forum will focus on the single-family rental asset class which has been widely adopted by investors nationwide. The forum will combine the great educational experience needed to gain an advantage in the space with great networking opportunities to facilitate deals.

Interested in attending the event? Login now to take advantage of the AREAA discount! Details will appear below once you login!

[private] Go to and use the discount code: AREAA when registering to receive your discount!

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AREAA 2014 Global & Luxury Summit Press Conference Confirmed

AREAA 2014 Global & Luxury Summit

AREAA 2014 Global & Luxury Summit

The AREAA 2014 Global & Luxury Summit Press Conference date has been confirmed for Friday, February 28, 2014 at 11:00am EST. The location of the event is: Sotheby’s International Realty, located at 38 East 61st Street, New York, NY 10065. Please share with members of media to support the 2014 AREAA Global and Luxury Summit in April!


Press Availability and Analysis related to Global Real Estate Trends and the Emergence of Asian Investors on US Housing Market


The Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA) will be hosting a special press conference in anticipation for its upcoming Global and Luxury Summit. The conference will feature Anthony Chan, Chief Economist at JPMorgan Chase; Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of Research at the National Association of Realtors; Philip While, President and CEO of Sotheby’s International Realty; Dottie Herman, CEO of Douglas Elliman; and Gordon Hoppe, Senior Vice President of Corcoran Sunshine Marketing Group.

Topics to be discussed at the Press Conference:

  • Impact of International Investments on NYC and US Real Estate Market;
  • Prospect for continued Asian demands for commercial and residential investments; and
  • Growth of Asian economy and its impact on US housing market.
  • AREAA Welcome Home Heroes Veterans Housing Assistance Program

About AREAA:

AREAA is a non-profit trade association of real estate professionals who serve the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community. The organization boasts over 30 chapters as well as over 14,000 members throughout North America and Canada. The goal of the organization is to empower and support real estate practitioners from around the country to provide sustainable homeownership to this community.

About the 2014 Global & Luxury Summit:

This event will highlight some of the topics to be discussed at the Global and Luxury Summit, which is AREAA’s annual event that will bring together hundreds of real estate experts from around the world to discuss relevant issues in today’s international real estate market trends. The Summit will feature sessions covering topics in international, luxury, and commercial real estate transactions as well as a number of networking events designed to expand attendee’s business connections around the globe. The event will take place at the historic Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City on April 12-15, 2014.


Friday, February 28, 2014
11:00am EST

Sotheby’s International Realty
38 East 61st Street,
New York, NY 10065

Media Contact:

Monica LaCrue at or 760-692-5722.
Angie Lee at or 347-680-4726

Visit for summit agenda and speaker information.

Join An Exclusive AREAA Social Network Delivered on the RESAAS Platform!


AREAA, in partnership with RESAAS – The Real Estate Social Network™, is inviting its members to join an exclusive AREAA social network delivered on the RESAAS platform. AREAA members will be able to take advantage of improved internal communications and increased knowledge sharing, as well as public-facing social marketing benefits. Make valuable connections with not only the entire AREAA membership but also the existing network of real estate professionals on RESAAS today.

What is RESAAS?
A dedicated social networking platform built specifically for licensed real estate agents, REALTORS® and brokers. With RESAAS, the real estate professional receives their own true social network in order to create profile pages, showcase your industry knowledge, connect with other real estate agents, upload and socially market your listings, and answer real estate-related questions from consumers.

The platform is designed to be the hub of real-time information between real estate agents, allowing you to quickly update your profile from any device, including mobile, tablet and desktop. Stay tuned for further details.

For more information, visit

The Venetian Offering A Packaged Deal for AREAA Members!


Direct from Beijing, Panda! is an awe-inspiring production that will transport you to a mythical realm of Far Eastern folklore, featuring high flying acrobats from the China National Acrobatic Troupe, kung-fu masters from the Shaolin Temple and beautiful dancers, as they portray an epic story of heroics in the face of desperation.

From $169 per night, this package includes:
·         A Luxury Suite for two nights
·         Panda Show – Two Front Orchestra Tickets
·         ZINE – $20 off a $50 food bill
·         Gondola – Buy one ticket, get the second half off
·         Madame Tussauds – 30% off admission
·         Laguna Champagne Bar – 25% off select bottle of Champagne

Interested in the Venetian Package? Login to your AREAA account and refresh the page to view the terms and conditions, and the link to book this exclusive offer. Offer ends February 26.


Take Advantage of the Deal:

Go to: and book this deal today! Expires February 26. 

Terms & Conditions

**Two Night Minimum. Must book before 02/26/2014. Any additional nights are at the prevailing rate. Must be 21 years of age or older. Rates and dates are subject to availability, and may not be used in conjunction with any other offer. Blackout dates do apply. Offer is restricted to nine suites or fewer and is not valid on any group bookings or for existing reservations. Rates are non-commissionable to travel agents. Package must be fully pre-paid, and is fully refundable if cancelled at least 72 hours prior to arrival. Your reservation must be coded to this offer in order to redeem the non-suite components. The Venetian management reserves all rights. For reservations assistance please call (866) 834-2320 and mention code: PVAREAA


Learn About the World of Commercial Real Estate



The Real Estate Associate Program (REAP) is an Executive Education and Training Program that finds and trains urban professionals for the world of commercial real estate through education, networking, and access to some of the country’s leading commercial real estate firms, including areas of retail residential, office development, and financing.

For more than 10 years, REAP has exposed and trained numerous urban professionals in Atlanta, Chicago, Washington, and New York to the exciting and lucrative world of Commercial Real Estate. Now REAP is Back in LA for 2014!

REAP is a 10-week, 20-class program which includes some of the following classes: Commercial Development, Market Analysis, Deal Negotiation, Brokerage, Asset Management, and Property Management.

Before classes begin, REAP will be hosting a kickoff event in Los Angeles. This kickoff event will take place on January 21st from 6:00pm to 9:00pm at Manning & Kass, Ellrod, Ramirez, Trester LLP. The event will feature a networking reception as well as a panel discussion titled “Careers in Real Estate: Do You Want to Sign the FRONT or the BACK of the Check?” and subsequent Q & A. Panelists include James Huang, AREAA National Committee Chair. To sign up for this event, click here!

Applications for the program are NOW open at

Important Website Upgrade Announcement

In order to provide better service to its members and constituents, AREAA will be performing technical upgrades to its organizational website beginning today with an entirely revised structure and layout. AREAA’s enhanced website will display a fresher and friendly interface, with logical, functional layouts that users can access. Additionally, interactive information such as national and chapter events as well as archived AREAA Update Newsletter will now be available to all members. The website upgrade is also designed to be accessible across all mobile and tablet devices as well as PC and Mac platforms.

During this site upgrade, the site’s e-commerce platform will not be available from January 15 through Sunday, January 19. This means membership renewals and payments will not be available online until Monday, January 20 but members can still update their membership dues by contacting the national office at 760-918.9162 or at

As part of the maintenance upgrade of the website, members will be asked to create new login credentials on Monday, January 20. For technical support and feedback about, please contact the national office directly.

MBA’s National Mortgage Servicing Conference & Expo 2014

You are invited to join more than 2,000 members of the mortgage servicing industry at MBA’s National Mortgage Servicing Conference & Expo 2014, taking place February 18-21 at the Hyatt Regency Orlando. Join other realtors, brokers and asset managers to experience the broad learning options and unparalleled networking opportunities this event offers, along with the targeted content that is indispensable to you and your business in our Default and REO session track.

Please visit the MBA’s web site to review the full schedule of events and session descriptions.

As a member of AREAA, you are eligible for special offer. Attend MBA’s complete National Servicing Conference for $750, a savings of $1,250.

Don’t miss this opportunity to attend one of the real estate finance industry’s premier events at an unheard-of price. To see how to take advantage of this offer, please login to your AREAA account and refresh this page to see the directions below!

Directions To Take Advantage of the MBA’s Special Offer to AREAA Members:

This offer is only available via phone at (800) 793-6222, option 3, or via the attached registration form.