Featured Classes and Events
Featured as a Gold Sponsor of
Real Estate REvive Conference & Expo, MLS-Touch introduces
a series of short videos on how to use some of the coolest features
of the real estate application that’s free to CVAR members!
Register now for REvive, one of the most exciting events for real estate professionals–still only $19! READ MORE
Feb. 5 | CRMLS Training – Free
Feb. 7 | YPN Panel – Free Real Estate Forum!
Feb. 8 | Contract College – Session 2
Feb. 15 | Tax Portability with Ziggy Zicarelli
– Tax Portability Live Stream to CVAR East (Rancho Cucamonga)
– Tax Portability Live Stream to CVAR West (South El Monte)
March 29, 2018 | Real Estate REvive Conference & Expo
Dues Fee Takes Effect Feb. 14
For members whose dues remain unpaid: CVAR is making an effort to help you avoid the additional $30 C.A.R. late fee, please pay your dues by Feb. 14, 2018.
MLS, REALTORS® vs. Zillow, Redfin
CVAR members share their concerns at a session with Career Compass, hosted by HomeSmart Evergreen Realty at the CVAR education center, on REALTORS® vs online websites. Included is talk about the creation of a statewide or even national MLS.
What Agents Wish They Knew
REALTOR® Magazine asked real estate pros across the country about the skills and knowledge they wish they’d gained earlier in their careers. Here are some of the answers that may help new agents get a step ahead. READ MORE
Help Clients Avoid Wire Fraud
Everything is a go for a buyer purchasing the house of their dreams and in the next moment, the entire down payment is gone with little hope in getting it back. Wire fraud has happened all across the country, take note of ways to help keep your buyers from falling prey to a phishing scam.
January 2018 – Cities Report
CVAR Government Affairs Director Bill Ruh reports on the latest issues coming from our city governments. READ MORE
NAR Restructure – “Redefining the staffing structure is an important step toward making sure our members continue to come first.” (NAR)
AMP Suspended – NAR’s Realtors Property Resource (RPR) has suspended its Advanced Multi-List Platform (AMP) project, to “reduce costs … and allow greater focus on its core initiatives.” (prnewswire)
Millennial Census – Looking at homeownership rates, education, poverty, etc., an analysis of U.S Census data shows an increasingly diverse generation, with millennials 44% minority, the most diverse generation in American history. (Brookings Institution)
In Case You Missed It….
Steps to Take That Help Listings Grow
The keys to achieving an increase in your listings are improving your branding, productivity and finding a niche. Follow the steps below, and watch your listing base grow.
3 W’s of Branding Yourself
Stacey Cohen, president and CEO of Co-Communications, boils down her personal branding strategy into the “3 W’s. Let them guide the content you produce and the way you present yourself.
MLS-Touch: We Heard You!
CVAR member feedback has lead to enhancements and improvements to MLS-Touch 2.9, a free member benefit, including the Map Search, Stat Reports and overall functionality. MLS-Touch is a Gold Sponsor at the upcoming Real Estate REvive Conference & Expo on March 29! READ MORE
African-Americans & Housing: Changing Tide
An estimated 6 million blacks headed north and west to cities such as New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and St. Louis in the early 20th century. But now the tide is reversing.