Featured Classes and Events
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- June 13 | CRMLS Live Lecture Classes – CVAR East, Rancho Cucamonga
- June 13 | License Renewal – Brokers/Salespersons Crash Course
- June 14 | Real Estate Exam Prep – Brokers/Salespersons Crash Course
- June 15 | Fundamentals of Transaction Coordination
- June 16 | Summer Kickoff Block Party at La Colina Estates
- June 17 | Free Fridays – Free Lunch at all Locations, Legal Advice
Summer Kickoff This Thursday!
Get your tickets for the 8th Annual Summer Kickoff, June 16 from 6-9 p.m., at La Colina Estates in Glendora. The event is a block party featuring food, music, beer and wine, affiliate booths and networking opportunities indoors and out, at four custom homes.
The $20 admission ($30 at the door) includes two drink tickets and delicious food in four different culinary themes: South of the Border, Western BBQ, Taste of Italy, and Asian Fusion.
Among the House Sponsors are Covina Escrow, Servpro-Glendora, Banner Bank and Residential Bancorp. Our drink sponsor is CRMLS.
Table sponsors include Dream Trips Vacations, Equity Lendors of SoCal, Morrison Property Inspections, Movement Mortgage, Dee Signs, SCE Credit Union, Finance of America Mortgage, New American Funding and Wells Fargo Home Loans. TICKETS HERE!
Vote! Online Polls Close Wed. at 4 p.m.
Polls will remain open until 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, 2016, giving CVAR members the opportunity to vote online for the President, President-Elect, and seven members of the Board of Directors. If you have trouble signing on, try using the pass code you used prior to May 1, 2016. Also be sure to capitalize the C in your ID.
2017 C.A.R. Director Application
You have until Friday, June 17, to apply for a volunteer position as a director of C.A.R. If you’re interested in helping to determine how the real estate industry is governed, and would like to be considered as a director of the California Association of REALTORS® representing Citrus Valley Association of REALTORS®, please complete the CAR Director Application. Qualifications for this position can be found on the application.
CVAR will accept completed applications through June 17.
Corrugated signs are 10% off this week at all three CVAR locations, in honor of Member Appreciation Month. Plastic riders are 25% off through June 30. Throughout the month of June we have free classes, giveaways and activities planned at all three CVAR locations, including Free Fridays, free lunches, Go West Thursdays (only at CVAR West), weekly store discounts, and complimentary refreshments every day! CLICK HERE for details on class topics and times.
CLICK HERE to RSVP for all classes and events, or for location details.
MLS Dues Are Due!
Your 3rd Quarter 2016 MLS fees have been mailed and are due by June 30, 2016.
You can pay by Visa, American Express, MasterCard or Debit Card, or online through www.cvar.net. If you have questions, call CVAR Member Services at (909) 305-2827.
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NAR New Member Benefit Thru zipLogix
This year NAR is providing a valuable member benefit to REALTORS® nationwide and has chosen zipLogix™ as the provider to deliver this comprehensive transaction platform. The new benefit includes zipTMS™ robust transaction management system, unlimited zipVault® document storage, an exclusive NAR library of REALTOR® Forms & Templates, and access to the industry-standard zipForm® Plus forms engine where you can add and manage our own custom documents.
Member Benefit: ShowingTime App!
Download the ShowingTime Mobile App, a free new member benefit available exclusively to CVAR members in honor of Member Appreciation Month! ShowingTime is an MLS-integrated online showing request and feedback system that reduces scheduling issues by simplifying the showing request & confirmation process. CRMLS is making it easy for members to show and sell listings by adding ShowingTime to Matrix. READ MORE
To register for a Webinar, CLICK HERE
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NAR Fights Back Against ‘Patent Troll’
The NAR has filed a petition with the U.S. Patent Office challenging patent infringement claims by companies that demand payment from real estate companies for “old and widely available” technology. “With this action, we’re telling the company and other patent trolls that our industry won’t tolerate these kinds of tactics against innocent real estate professionals who use well-known, ordinary technologies and business methods.” READ MORE