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Investigator of the Year Award Submissions Now Being Accepted!

The Investigator/Auditor Resource Committee is now accepting submissions for the 2014 ARELLO® Investigator of the Year Award! Entries submitted by June 6, 2014 will be reviewed by the awards subcommittee, which will select one auditor or investigator who is currently serving an ARELLO® member jurisdiction, according to the following criteria: Audit/Investigative Techniques, Innovation, Use of Resources, Jurisdictional Violations Discovered, Complexity of Case, Documentation of Evidence, Interview Skills, Creativity, and Report Writing Skills.

The Committee also notes that, for the first time, submissions will be handled electronically and should be emailed with attachments to Investigatoraward@arello.org. Submitted documentation cannot exceed 20MB.

Required submission documentation includes:

  • A copy of the investigative report or other narrative;
  • A supervisor's letter approving the submission and listing why the investigation is significant and should be selected;
  • A copy of the order or final disposition of the case; and
  • Any exhibits that are necessary to show or document the award criteria that will be used to evaluate the submission.
  • Please Note: If any submitted material is confidential and only to be reviewed by the subcommittee, please mark the material "Confidential".

Remember: The submission deadline is June 6th, 2014!

Now Accepting Education and Communication Awards Entries!

The highly regarded ARELLO® Communication and Education Awards are presented each year in recognition of outstanding systems and programs that contribute to the real estate industry, promote public protection and might be adapted to benefit licensees and consumers in other ARELLO® member jurisdictions. The ARELLO® Education Certification Committee invites member jurisdictions to submit entries for international recognition of their communication and education initiatives by June 6th. If you are interested in sending in your submission electronically, please send them to awards@arello.org. Please note: Email size can be no larger than 20 MB. If you are sending multiple emails, please specify that.

For more information on the requirements, please visit the Rules for Award Entries in the Awards section on the Members only section of the website (login required).

Investigator Workshop Registration Now Open!

ARELLO's Investigator Resource Committee is working hard to develop our advanced, multi-day training program for both investigators and auditors from real estate regulatory agencies and agencies that regulate a number of similar or related fields.

Each session is led by an industry expert, so you’ll come away with valuable and timely knowledge and insights. The highly personalized setting of the Investigator Workshop will enable you to interact one-on-one with the presenters, in addition to exchanging ideas and experiences with your peers. You’ll leave with a richer network as well as leading-edge information!

Register today on the event page: Investigator Workshop Event Page