Upcoming Events

Check out our learning events and see how you can boost your career as an AveryHess agent!
AveryHess agents also get plenty of opportunities for fun and camaraderie at our social events: holiday parties, a chili cook-off competition, baseball games, charity fundraisers, Casino Night, happy hours, and an annual Awards Banquet to recognize our agents' highest achievements.

  • Real Discovery Events

    Each quarter, our managing brokers host fun, social events and short professional development seminars to help our agents stay informed and better position themselves for success. Come out and join us! It's a great way meet our team, network with other local agents and see the AveryHess culture. Some Real Discovery events offer continuing education credit. RSVP is required to attend.
Wed
Jan 24
Taking Your Business to the Next Level
presented by Amy Cherry Taylor
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Event location: Fredericksburg
AveryHess, Realtors® Top Producing Fredericksburg Agent, Amy Cherry Taylor shares strategies on how to take your real estate business to the next level. Join us as she informs on effective systems and processes that will help you become more efficient, tips for prospecting that get results, and ways to market yourself that helps you stand out from your competition. Lunch will be provided, courtesy of George Mason Mortgage.
Wed
Jan 24
Bright MLS Updates
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Event location: Tysons Corner
Stay on top of the real estate market and learn how to take advantage of BrightMLS! Kim Mingo will be discussing important updates through the new Bright MLS system that all real estate professionals needs to be aware of. Lunch will be provided, courtesy of George Mason Mortgage.
Wed
Jan 31
How to Write a MD Lease the Right Way
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Learn everything you need to know about writing a lease in Maryland. Find out what documents are required, how to handle housing vouchers, lead-based paint and radon, and more. We will also be covering requirements for landlords and listing agents when listing a rental unit. Lunch will be provided, courtesy of George Mason Mortgage.

Event address: 702 King Farm Blvd, Rockville, MD 20850
Thurs
Feb 15
Title Insurance 101
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Event location: Front Royal
Learn the basic fundamentals of title insurance and why it is a must! Join us for this valuable seminar presented by Mobility Title's top attorney Frank Mroz of Nolan & Mroz, PLC, to get educated and equip your clients to make more informed decisions and have a stress-free, better experience. Lunch will be provided, courtesy of our sponsor, Mobility Title.
Thurs
Feb 22
Appraisal Fundamentals
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Event location: Lake Ridge
Appraisers hold one of the most powerful roles in buying and selling a home. Everything you need to know about appraisals will be answered during this informative session. Topics covered will include: How is property value determined? • How much do home appraisals typically cost? • How long do they take? • What should homeowners do to prepare for one? • Where does an appraiser get the information used to estimate value?
Presenter Craig Fraser, Owner of Fraser and Associates, Inc., has been a leading provider of Residential Real Estate Appraisals and Consultations since 1992 in the state of Virginia and has completed more than 25,000 residential appraisals. Lunch will be provided, courtesy of George Mason Mortgage.
Wed
Mar 7
Fair Housing
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
This 2-hour Virginia Fair Housing course, which meets the fair housing CE requirement for all renewing salespersons and brokers, covers the foundational aspects of Fair Housing Act in an effort to protect the interests of the real estate community and beyond. Lunch will be provided, courtesy of George Mason Mortgage.
Wed
Apr 11
CE 1031 Exchange Class
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Event location: Centreville
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  • Star Sessions

    Every month AveryHess offers lively educational seminars presented by some of our top agents and other industry experts. Audience participation and questions are encouraged. Star Sessions are highly in demand and space is limited, so reserve your seat early!
Wed
Mar 14
Growing Your Business Exponentially
Amy Cherry Taylor, Fredericksburg agent, AveryHess, Realtors®
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Event location: TBD
Aspiring to be a top producer? Learn secrets from a top agent to grow your business! Join us for this special Star Session with Amy Cherry Taylor, $57.2M Top Producer and one of the Nation's best real estate agents.

Learn Amy's tactics to win again and again, along with effective systems and processes that will help you become more efficient, tips for prospecting that get results, and ways to market yourself that help you stand out from your competition and get results. Come away feeling inspired with fresh ideas, and new connections! Join us early for networking and light breakfast, courtesy of Mobility Title.
Wed
Apr 18
Writing Offers to Win! The Art of the Offer & Negotiating
Karen Janson & Katja Hom
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Event location: Tysons Corner
Wed
May 16
How to Effectively Reach Millennials
Lisa Wan, Shahla Islam & Naveed Wakil
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Event location: Tysons Corner
Wed
Jun 13
Star Session Topic TBD
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Event location: Tysons Corner
Wed
Jul 18
Integrating Wise Agent CRM into Your Business
Sheila Carney
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Event location: Tysons Corner
Wed
Aug 15
Legal Updates & More: What Every Agent Needs to Know
Sarah Petcher, Sr VP, NVAR
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Event location: Tysons Corner
Thurs
Sept 20
Real Estate Taxes & Tax Law Update
Lawrence B. Polan, CPA, Polan & Hollis
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Event location: Tysons Corner
Wed
Oct 17
Demystifying Loans and Loan Products
Greg Mullan, VP, George Mason Mortgage, LLC
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Event location: Tysons Corner
Wed
Nov 7
Business Planning & Goal Setting
Scott Avery
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Event location: Tysons Corner
Wed
Nov 14
Business Planning & Goal Setting: Session II
Scott Avery
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Event location: Tysons Corner
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