Santa Clara County Association Of Realtors® Approved
AS REALTYU® AFFILIATE
Aliso Viejo, Calif., Nov. 30, 2005 – RealtyU®, America’s largest network of real estate schools with over 245 locations today announced that The Santa Clara County Association of REALTORS® – the largest real estate board in Northern California - had been approved as a RealtyU® Affiliate.
According to Paul Stewart, Chief Executive Officer, “Over the years, our members have made significant contributions, both in the real estate industry and to the quality of life in Santa Clara County, through their community service activities. The history of the Santa Clara County Association of REALTORS® is one of recognizing the changing needs in the real estate industry, economy, and technology, and leading the way in responding to those needs.”
The RealtyU® network of real estate schools has 400 qualified and licensed real estate instructors that offer more than 5,000 different real estate training courses and programs every year. Real estate schools and REALTOR® Associations closely cooperate especially with regard to creating new courses such as the Seller Agency® Council(ASR®) course, serving national education contracts and cooperating in providing online real estate courses. In 2004 RealtyU® schools educated over 305,000 real estate agents in live classroom formats and another 32,000 agents online.
Founded in 1896, the Santa Clara County Association of REALTORS® was the first real estate board in California and members from SCCAOR were instrumental in founding the California and National Associations of REALTORS® (CAR). SCCAOR is also the largest real estate association in Northern California.
“They have a long history of contributions to the real estate industry, going all the way back to those beginnings in 1896, and we are proud to welcome SCCAOR as an Affiliate into the premier network of real estate schools and colleges in the nation, “said Stefan Swanepoel, CEO of the RealtyU® Group, “the Association’s commitment to education in the real estate industry is a perfect fit with RealtyU®’s commitment to providing the industry with a complete one-stop real estate career development service.”
The Association’s educational activities for members and the public consistently win state and national awards for high quality and leadership, including the Real Estate Assistants Program, developed in 1994. Ongoing classes and seminars provide Members with the most current, professional education for the benefit of their clients and their careers.
Integrity, strength and innovation are the foundation of Santa Clara County Association of REALTORS®'s history. In the same tradition, established during the past century, the Association is committed to being an industry leader, bringing positive action and service to its and communities for the next 100 years.