CAR to Publish Names of Code of Ethics Violators
In an effort to make ethics violations and the disciplinary process more transparent, starting August 1, 2014, C.A.R. will be publishing the names – and the other information listed below – of members who are found in violation of the Code of Ethics. If a member is found in violation of the Code, and the discipline is anything other than a letter of warning or stand-alone education, the following information will be published by C.A.R.:
CVAR: Citrus Valley Caravan – First Thursday of the Month
Citrus Valley Caravan will now be held on the first Thursday of every month!
CVAR: Upcoming Education and Events
August Education and Events
August 5 – CRMLS Training
August 7 – New Member Orientation
August 7 – Sale of a Tax Default Property
August 7 – Citrus Valley Caravan
August 11 – CRMLS Training
August 12 – Understanding the Real Estate Contract
August 13 – Mastering the Most Powerful Tool – zipForms®
August 14 – Listing Presentation and Overcoming Objections
August 14 – Technology Expo
CVAR Tech Blog: Six Things Every Real Estate Agent Should Know – Part II
Here are the final three important and impactful tips that will help you become a better agent.
CVAR Education: Tech Expo – FREE for CVAR Members!
Wondering how to get started when it comes to using technology to improve your business? On August 14th, CVAR has scheduled a three part presentation to showcase the most important technological tools available!
The CVAR Tech Expo is a three session technology demonstration that begins at 10:00am and is FREE for all CVAR members. Registration is recommended as soon as possible due to limited space. REGISTER HERE
Join us August 14th! With all of the readily accessible tools it can be difficult to distinguish which are most valuable. In three sessions, we will simplify some of the most powerful technological tools available and show the most effective ways to use them.
CAR: One Cool Thing
REALTOR® Mag: Dressed to Sell
The devotion to sparse decor and neutral color palettes—once iron-clad truisms of “proper” staging—is giving way to a livelier vision encompassing more trendy, inviting interiors and exteriors that are intended to make a listing more marketable.
As stagers reject stripped-down, beige-heavy stylings that are as boring as they are forgettable, they’re replacing them with designs that complement a home’s architecture and price point and present a lifestyle that buyers will want to buy into.
REALTOR® Mag: Ethics Violators in the Spotlight
The California Association of REALTORS® is set to dramatically expand the publication of information about its members found in violation of the National Association of REALTORS®’ Code of Ethics. The NAR Board of Directors approved in May a five-year pilot program that includes publishing names and photos of the members and a summary of the violations on a website accessible only to association members. The statewide database is expected to be up and running in August.
Inman News: Listen up, real estate newbies: 5 biggest mistakes I’ve made as an agent
Over the course of 15 years of selling real estate, I’ve made some mistakes. It’s easy to do when you don’t have a “how-to” manual or a mentor to guide you. I thought I’d share a few of my blunders … just in case there’s a newbie out there who could benefit.
NAR: Yun: Homeowners Will Give Up Low Rates If They Need to Sell
Could the ultra-low interest rates people have been enjoying for so long become a drag on the market? Some analysts have been making the case that so-called mortgage-rate lock could become a significant friction in the residential real estate market as interest rates rise, because homeowners will be reluctant to sell their house and move up, because doing so would mean they’d have to give up their low interest rates for something higher.
NAR: How to Avoid Social Media Overload
Have you ever been told before that “you HAVE to be on Twitter” because of how much business you will are missing out on? Well watch out, because you’re probably listening to some self-proclaimed guru that assumes this social media silver bullet will be the answer to all of your problems.