Featured Classes and Events
Sept. 6 | Citrus Valley Caravan – CVAR HQ
Sept. 6 | Summit Viewing Party
Sept. 13 | Committees and Cocktails – Free!
Sept. 14 | Safety Online & Off
Sept. 20 | End of Summer Bash – Rancho Cucamonga
Don’t Miss This End of Summer Opportunity!
September Event Forecast
4th Quarter MLS Fee Due
The CVAR statements for the 4th Quarter 2018 MLS fee will be emailed out this week and are due by Sept. 30, 2018. For your convenience, fees can be paid by American Express, MasterCard, Visa, or Debit Card on-line.
September – Product of the Month
Discounted LA County Fair Tickets!
Discounted tickets to the LA County Fair, open Aug. 31-Sept. 23 in Pomona, are now available at all three CVAR locations. Adults $12; ages 6-12, $6. No parking or season passes available.
*No parking or season passes*
Committees & Cocktails Sept. 13
Learn the benefits of getting involved with your association from real estate colleagues, at the CVAR Committees & Cocktails event Thursday, Sept. 13, from 5-7 p.m. at CVAR headquarters. Free cocktails & hors d’Oeuvres.
Ethics Day Replay Sept. 28
Due to overwhelming response (the first two sold out in all 3 locations), CVAR will host a final free Ethics Replay, featuring Leigh Brown, on Friday, Sept. 28, from 1-4 p.m. This course will satisfy your NAR biennial requirement.
Assessing Wildfire Risk to Homes
Catastrophe risk modeling firm AIR Worldwide (AIR) has released an updated Wildfire Model for the United States that includes the 2017 Tubbs/Atlas and Thomas fires in California. READ MORE
Cities Report – August
CVAR Government Affairs Director Bill Ruh provides the latest update on what’s happening in the communities we serve, including: Baldwin Park seeks to issue pension liability bonds; Claremont plans another medical school, and El Monte has a plan for the homeless. READ MORE
House Hunters Put Pets First
Many house hunters are so worried about finding a home that suits their pet, that they would pass on a perfect home to do so. READ MORE
Housing Forecast – Ongoing supply and demand imbalances and weakening affordability conditions, particularly in Western markets, are expected to keep a lid on home sales growth through the rest of the year. (Freddie Mac)
REimagine Speaker – Compass founder Robert Reffkin will be among the speakers at C.A.R.’s pre-conference gathering Oct. 9. (C.A.R.)
OK Governor – Kevin Stitt, founder and former CEO of Gateway Mortgage, has won the Republican nomination for governor of Oklahoma, heading into the general election in November. (Housingwire)
In Case You Missed It….
CA Market & Troubling ‘B’ Word
The “b” word (bubble) is on the minds of many. With reports of sharp declines in home sales, shrinking inventory and rising home prices, California’s situation may have implications for the entire country. READ MORE
Client Tip: 6 Smart Home Upgrades
Know your audience. That’s true anytime you’re selling something, but it’s especially true when it could mean hundreds or thousands of dollars more for a home! READ MORE