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
May 2
Exploring Commercial Opportunities for Residential Agents
Frank Dillow, Associate BrokerCommercial Division, Long & Foster
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
RSVP
RSVP by 4.30.18
Add to Calendar 05/02/2018 11:00 AM 05/02/2018 1:00 PM America/New_York Exploring Commercial Opportunities for Residential Agents
Frank Dillow, Associate BrokerCommercial Division, Long & Foster
Interstate Moving & Storage, Inc.
Increase your income and take advantage of commercial real estate opportunities! In this free workshop we'll be covering the basic concepts of commercial real estate.
  • Who are your clients?
  • Find out who your resources are
  • Which resources are needed for commercial transactions
  • Find out how to evaluate commercial property
Lunch will be provided, courtesy of George Mason Mortgage.
Thurs
May 3
Home Warranties & Your Business
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
RSVP
RSVP by 5.1.18
Add to Calendar 05/03/2018 11:00 AM 05/03/2018 1:00 PM America/New_York Home Warranties & Your Business 702 King Farm Blvd., Rockville, MD 20850
Join us for this 2-hour FREE workshop to gain a better understanding of warranty coverage as it relates to home inspections as well as how to make the home warranty part of your business and marketing strategy. Find out useful tips coverage, maintenance, and benefits to homeowners. Presented and sponsored by the HMS Warranty team. Lunch will be provided.
Wed
May 9
Mold Remediation 101 with Top to Bottom Services
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Event location: Tysons
RSVP
RSVP by 5.7.18
Add to Calendar 05/09/2018 11:00 AM 05/09/2018 1:00 PM America/New_York Mold Remediation 101 with Top to Bottom Services Tysons
Dan Deist, President of Top to Bottom Services, and Jenn Sherwood, Manager of Green Home Solutions, will be discussing the best strategies for dealing with water and mold damage. This educational session will be filled with excellent information for Real Estate agents to add to their "know all" repertoire. Lunch sponsored by George Mason Mortgage.
Tues
May 22
Success for Life Coaching
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Event location: Front Royal
RSVP
RSVP by 5.18.18
Add to Calendar 05/22/2018 11:00 AM 05/22/2018 2:00 PM America/New_York Success for Life Coaching Front Royal
Presented by Lynette Embree, Success for Life Coaching. Learn valuable networking and communication skills in this free workshop!
  • How to Interact with new Buyers or Sellers to have the greatest impact
  • Different ways to market your business
  • How to get the best takeaway from networking events
Lunch will be provided, sponsored by George Mason Mortgage.
Thurs
May 31
Home Appraisals 101
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Event location: Lake Ridge
RSVP
RSVP by 5.29.18
Add to Calendar 05/31/2018 10:00 AM 05/31/2018 12:00 PM America/New_York Home Appraisals 101 Lake Ridge
Appraisals are one of the most powerful processes of buying and selling a home and yet, appraisal systems are often misunderstood and mismanaged. Everything you need to know about appraisals will be answered at this informative session.
  • 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 and sponsored by George Mason Mortgage.
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  • Star Sessions By invitation only

    Every month AveryHess offers lively educational seminars presented by some of our top agents and other industry experts.
Wed
May 16
How to Effectively Reach Millennials
Lisa Wan, Shahla Islam & Naveed Wakil
Available to AveryHess agents/By Invitation only
With a buying power of more than $600 billion annually and growing, Millennials now constitute the largest group of homebuyers.

If you're looking to improve relationships with your Gen X & Y clients, you'll want to attend this valuable Star Session presented by three Tysons office agents, Shahla Islam, Naveed Wakil and Lisa Wan. They will share the common challenges that Millennials face, offer insights and strategies to prospect, prepare, and effectively build trust with Millennial clients throughout the homebuying process. Learn best methods for communicating on their terms - text, video, and social media - and how to guide them from start to finish smoothly and effectively through the home buying process.
Wed
Jun 13
Integrating Wise Agent CRM into Your Business
Sheila Carney
Available to AveryHess agents/By Invitation only
Wed
Aug 15
Legal Updates & More: What Every Agent Needs to Know
Sarah Petcher, Sr VP, NVAR
Available to AveryHess agents/By Invitation only
Thurs
Sept 20
Real Estate Taxes & Tax Law Update
Lawrence B. Polan, CPA, Polan & Hollis
Available to AveryHess agents/By Invitation only
Wed
Oct 17
Demystifying Loans and Loan Products
Greg Mullan, VP, George Mason Mortgage, LLC
Available to AveryHess agents/By Invitation only
Wed
Nov 7
Business Planning & Goal Setting
Scott Avery
Available to AveryHess agents
Wed
Nov 14
Business Planning & Goal Setting: Session II
Scott Avery
Available to AveryHess agents
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