Featured Classes and Events
Real Estate REvive Returns!
Exhibitor booths are already SOLD OUT for the Real Estate REvive Convention & Expo coming March 30, 2017! We have double the partnering associations (adding Beverly Hills/Greater L.A., West San Gabriel Valley, Arcadia, Downey and Inland Valleys this year) and a fabulous lineup that includes Terry Watson, Leslie Appleton-Young–named an Inman Influencer of 2017, along with a nationally-known celebrity speaker to be announced soon! READ MORE
Here’s why brokerages may want to shush some of the politically oriented office banter: It could be making workers less productive. Since the presidential election, many coworkers are talking politics at work or with peers on Facebook.
Tired of being on the outside of the decisions made in your name or that effect your industry? The deadline is March 1, 2017 to submit your application to participate in “Legislative Day” on May 3, 2017, in Sacramento. You will represent CVAR, along with hundreds of REALTORS® from around the state, in short but valuable face-to-face meetings with our state legislators. Leg Day includes the State Capitol visit, a team luncheon and an evening reception. The association covers hotel, air fare and other transportation costs, as well as some meals. Click to LEARN MORE.
A Private Mortgage Insurer’s Take on FHA Premium Suspension
When the Department of Housing and Urban Development announced it suspended the reduction of FHA mortgage insurance premiums, it helped the private mortgage insurance market retain $10 billion in volume.
Duane Duncan, head of government relations at Genworth, explained in an interview with HousingWire what the suspension means for private mortgage insurance companies since the two industries (government vs. private mortgage insurance companies) have become competitors as of late. READ MORE
New Normal for Homeownership
The latest numbers reflecting the fourth quarter of 2016 show the homeownership rate fell from 63.8 percent a year earlier to 63.7 percent, the Census Bureau reported. While the drop may seem slight, it reflects an overall trend for homeownership in the country for the past few years. READ MORE
How to Exclude a Listing From MLS
In Case You Missed It….
If you know the top mistakes that prevent real estate professionals from realizing their full potential, “you can avoid them, and take your career further, faster,” says Terry Watson, founder and president of real estate and leadership training company Watson World Inc., and a featured speaker at 2017 REvive Real Estate Conference & Expo coming March 30. “Here are what I believe are the top seven hurdles that could stand between you and a successful real estate career.” READ MORE
The slightest delay, broken link or faulty system can instantly send prospective clients looking for a real estate website that actually works! Take the time to review your web design and see if it’s in need of a revamp. Here are the top 6 most common signs your website may need an update, and what you can do about them… READ MORE