Featured Classes and Events
Real Estate REvive Conference & Expo
- March 26 | FREE – Loan Boot Camp – CVAR East
- March 27 | Power Clinic: Business Planning
- March 29 | Real Estate REvive Conference & Expo
- March 30 | Good Friday – All 3 Offices Closed Friday-Saturday
Don’t Miss WomanUP! at REvive
Women make up 60% of the real estate industry, according to the California Association of REALTORS® (C.A.R.), but fall behind in leadership positions. C.A.R.’s Sara Sutachan will moderate the WomanUP! panel discussion at Real Estate REvive Conference & Expo this Thursday, “to highlight stories of the role models and continue the conversation,” says Sutachan. Tickets for the entire conference are only $19.
Congress passed a $1.3 trillion budget Friday, and REALTORS® and builders disagree over whether it’s good or bad for the real estate industry.
Client Tip: Lowering Utility Costs
Home Appreciation Winners, Losers
Clearly, there are winners and losers in the housing market. Read about this, the modest growth expected in 2018, and more on home price appreciation.
Construction technologies startup ICON and housing nonprofit New Story unveiled their version of a 3D printed house at the South By Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, earlier this month. What could this mean for the housing crisis?
Home Equity Growth – Homeowners with mortgages have seen their equity increase 12.2% year over year. (RealtorMag)
Existing-Home Sales – Grew 3% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.54 million in February from 5.38 million in January. (NAR)
Cost & Commute – San Bernardino County is among the top in the state with 15% total distressed sales; 4% of commuters drive 45 minutes to work, and the median sales price is $270,000. (RealtyTrac)
MLS-Touch Series: Quick Tip #8
See all the active listings where you are. MLS-Touch is a free CVAR member benefit.
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Last Chance: March Product of the Month
Get a 2018 BOSS planner for 10% off at any of the three CVAR stores!
In Case You Missed It….
Using Twitter in Your Real Estate Business
As a real estate professional, creating a strong social media presence is an essential part of your overall marketing strategy. Not only does it create visibility, but it can also lend credibility and authenticity to your business, positioning you as the local expert. READ MORE
Paint Cos. Use Scare Tactics
Paint manufacturers that lost a recent court ruling are using scare tactics to convince homeowners they will be held criminally liable if their homes contain lead-based paint, according to C.A.R.