MARGARET GAREMORE – EXPERIENCE

DEGREES, CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

Real Estate Broker License, California Department of Real Estate, 2012
Real Estate Trainer Certificate, CAR, Pro Standards Trainer for Ethics and Arbitration, 2010
Mediation Certificate, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine Law School, 2002
Real Estate Sales License, California Department of Real Estate, 1997
A.B. in English, Occidental College, Los Angeles, graduated cum laude, 1994
Paralegal Certificate, ABA Approved Program, Pasadena City College, 1988

RESOLVE IT! MEDIATION

2005 to 2018 Private Mediator in real estate disputes between sellers, buyers, Realtors, contractors, family members and divorcing parties. Actual dispute amounts ranging from $1,000 to $4,000,000, with a 99% success rate.

Realtor and Buyer/Seller commission disputes; Buyer and Seller deposit disputes and cancelled contracts; and Buyer and Seller disputes regarding disclosure of property condition, including the following:

Lack of disclosure or improper disclosure
Flooding, drainage and grading issues
Mold and water intrusion
Defective roof issues
Cost and quality of construction and repairs
Square footage, permits, title and ownership
Fraud and misrepresentation
Disputes between landlords and tenants including rent-control matters
HOA and condominium complex disputes between owners and management
Neighborhood disputes involving land issue, boundaries and parking

REAL ESTATE AND LEGAL CAREER HISTORY

Deasy Penner Podley, previously, Podley Properties, 2008 to the present (Top Ten Agent)
Realtor Professional, Consistent Top Producer

Resolve It! Mediation, 2005 to present (Top Recognized Mediator)
Private Mediator, Real Estate Negotiator and Dispute Resolution Consultant

CENTURY 21 Ludecke, 2006 to 2008 (#2 Office Agent)
Realtor Professional, Consistent Top Producer and Centurion Agent

CENTURY 21 Adams & Barnes, 1997 to 2006 (#1 Office Team)
Realtor Professional, Consistent Top Producer and Centurion Agent

Collins, Collins, Muir and Traver, 1988 to 1998
Litigation Paralegal in Contract Law, Premises Liability, Construction Defect

LEADERSHIP AND MEMBERSHIP

Arcadia Association of Realtors, 2018 President
Arcadia Association of Realtors, 2016 Volunteer of the Year Award
National Association of Realtors, Member, 1997 to present
California Association of Realtors, Member since 1997, and CAR Director from 2013 to present
California Association of Realtors, Regional Rep. for Pro Standards Committee 2013 to 2015
California Association of Realtors, Member Pro Standards, Membership and Risk Management Committees
California Association of Realtors, approved Mediator, Arbitrator and Ombudsman
Arcadia Association of Realtors, President, REALTOR’s E4C, Inc., 501 (c) (3) non-profit corporation, 2017
Arcadia Association of Realtors. Member Budget and Finance Committee, 2016 to 2019
Arcadia Association of Realtors, Board of Directors, Director: 2003, 2004, 2011 to 2015, 2017 to 2019
Arcadia Association of Realtors, approved Mediator and Arbitrator
Arcadia Association of Realtors, Member and CRMLS Member 1997 to present
Arcadia Association of Realtors, Mediation Workshop Group, Chairman 2005 to present
Arcadia Association of Realtors, Grievance Committee, Chairman 2009 to 2017, 2019
Arcadia Association of Realtors, Events for Charity Committee, Member 1998 to 2018
Arcadia Association of Realtors, Professional Standards Committee, Member 2004 to 2008
Arcadia Association of Realtors, Grievance Committee, Member 1999 to 2003
Pasadena-Foothills Association of Realtors, Member, 2009 to 2019
Pasadena-Foothills Association of Realtors, approved Mediator and Arbitrator
Association for Conflict Resolution, Washington, D.C., Practitioner Member
Southern California Mediation Association, Member
Monrovia Historic Preservation Group, Sponsor Member
Friends of The Monrovia Public Library, Member
The Huntington Library and Gardens, Member 2013 to 2017
Pasadena Humane Society, Member

TASK FORCE AND FOCUS GROUP ASSIGNMENTS

Arcadia Association of Realtors, Selection Committee for CAR Directors, 2017 and 2018
Arcadia Association of Realtors, Board CEO Compensation Review Panel, 2017 and 2018
Arcadia Association of Realtors, Budget and Finance Committee, Reserve Policy Task Force, 2016
Arcadia Association of Realtors, Disciplinary Complaint Procedure Review, Task Force Chair, 2015
Arcadia Association of Realtors, AAR/PFAR Merger Task Force, 2014 and 2015
Arcadia Association of Realtors, Business Travel Policy Task Force, 2014 and 2016
Arcadia Association of Realtors, Nominating Committee for Board of Directors, 2008, 2012 and 2018
Arcadia Association of Realtors, Membership Benefits Review Task Force, 2012
Arcadia Association of Realtors, Strategic Plan for Pro Standards, Task Force Chair, 2012 and 2015
Arcadia Association of Realtors, Professional Standards/Ethics Review Committee, 2008
Arcadia Association of Realtors, Strategic Planning Committee, 2005, 2011, 2015 and 2018
Arcadia Association of Realtors, AAR and PFAR Joint Conflict Resolution Task Force, 2005
Arcadia Association of Realtors, Bylaws Review Task Force, 2004
California Association of Realtors, General Forms Review and Comment, 2009 and 2011
California Association of Realtors, Discussion of Notice of Dispute, Focus Group, 2006 to 2007
Podley Properties, Hosting CAR Representatives One-Day Shadowing Program, 2011 and 2015