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Patrick Lieuw Installed as 2012 President of the Sacramento Association of REALTORS

Chinese lion dancers highlighted the festivities as Patrick Lieuw was installed as the first Asian-American president and the 95th president of the Sacramento Association of REALTORS® on January 10 2012.

Patrick’s theme for 2012, “Focus on Collaboration,” highlights the value he places on the diversity of SAR’s Membership as well as his interest in photography. […]

Video on the Importance of Investing in RAF

RAF Chair Rob McQuade stars in a video highlighting what the RAF Committee did in the last year to raise awareness on the importance of investing in RAF. You can also check it out at:


Chris Little Receives SAR President's Award

Chris Little

Sacramento REALTOR® Chris Little, Little Real Estate Services, received the President’s Award for 2009 from Charlene Singley, outgoing president, at the Installation and Awards Luncheon on January 5.

The President’s award is not selected by the Awards Selection Committee, but by the Association President. It may be awarded annually to a […]

Sherri Radovich Rubly Named Affiliate of the Year

Sherri Radovich Rubly

Sherri Radovich Rubly, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, was named SAR Affiliate of the during the association’s annual installation of officers on Tuesday, January 5.

Among the qualifications, as listed by 2008 Affiliate of the Year Steve Cassani, are:

Must demonstrate a commitment to SAR through a period of years of volunteerism […]

Paula Colombo Receives SAR Lifetime Service Award

Paula Columbo

REALTOR® Paula Colombo, Lyon Real Estate Roseville, was recognized for her dedication to the profession with the Lifetime Service Award during the SAR’s annual installation of officers on Tuesday, January 5.

Paula has served the REALTOR® organization tirelessly and effectively at the local, state and national levels.

She was president of WCR […]

Alan Wagner Recognized as SAR REALTOR® of the Year

Alan Wagner

Elk Grove REALTOR® Alan Wagner, Exit Realty, was recognized for his contributions to the profession by being named 2009 REALTOR® of the Year during the SAR’s annual installation of officers on Tuesday, January 5.

The award was presented by Doug Covill, 2008 REALTOR® of the Year. The criteria are:

Active participation in […]

Barbara Harsch To Be Installed as REALTORS® President

Barbara Harsch

Sacramento REALTOR® Barbara Harsch will be installed as President of the Sacramento Association of REALTORS® on Tuesday, January 5.

In 1986 she joined Lyon Real Estate specializing in residential properties. She is an Outstanding Life Member of the Sacramento Association of REALTORS®’ Masters’ Club and is its past president. She has […]

PRESIDENT'S PERSPECTIVE - Thank You, Thank You, Thank You

2009 SAR President – Charlene Singley

They say time flies, and boy, does it! This year has gone so very quickly, and quite successfully too, I might add. The credit for any success has to be given to the nearly 200 individuals who volunteered during the year in so many ways.

When I asked […]

SAR Has a New Strategic Plan

Carefully considered plans are taking shape for SAR in 2010 and beyond.

SAR volunteers gave two days to the Association for a Strategic Planning retreat in late June facilitated by Gar Anderson, NAR’s Vice President for Leadership Development.

Prior to the retreat, the SAR Staff took a day to review the existing plan, noting that […]

Real Estate Agents Turn to Twitter

Yesterday we received a call from a reporter with CBS Channel 13, looking to do a story on real estate agents who uses Twitter, Facebook and other new media to help sell real estate. He ended up interviewing both Rob McQuade and Erin Attardi and they were featured on CBS Nightly News.

People having trouble […]