September is REALTOR® Safety Month! See below for more important info!
Featured Classes and Events
Sept. 17| 45 hr. License Renewal Course – CVAR HQ
Sept. 17| CRMLS Training – CVAR East
Sept. 18| Mortgage 101 – CVAR East
Sept. 19| zipForm® Mobile – All Locations
Sept. 20| Contract College – Session 1
Sept. 20| End of Summer Bash!
Sept. 21 | MLO License Renewal – CVAR East
A Roaring Good Time!
CVAR members dressed elegantly for the San Gabriel Valley Economic Partnership Awards Gala themed “A Night in the Roaring ’20s.” Honorees included Sen. Ed Herandez, Shriners Hospitals for Children, Citizens Business Bank, Kaiser Permanente, Ontario Airport and SoCal Gas Company.
4th Quarter MLS Fee Due Now
The CVAR statements for the 4th Quarter 2018 MLS fee have been mailed and are due by Sept. 30, 2018. For your convenience, fees can be paid by American Express, MasterCard, Visa, or Debit Card on-line.
Committees and Cocktails Recap
Thank you to everyone who came out last week to our first Committees and Cocktails event! We hope you were able to find a committee that appealed to you and we welcome your participation. If you were unable to attend but would still like to join a committee, you can find the application here: Committee Member Application.
REALTOR® Safety Month
Safety Checklist for Showings
Do you meet strangers at homes? It’s not the smartest way to operate, but it’s been a part of the real estate industry for a long time. Make this list your Agent Safety Protocol to administer in the field. READ MORE
Staying Safe On Social Media
It is vital to consider what you are sharing through the Internet! Follow these basic steps to avoid putting yourself or your data at risk through social media tools. READ MORE
Safety Tips to Share With Clients
The National Association of REALTORS® and CVAR have worked hard to keep REALTOR® Safety foremost in your mind. But what about your clients? They, too, face some dangers in allowing strangers into their homes or visiting other people’s properties. READ MORE
Sentiment Survey – Mortgage lenders reported a net negative profit margin outlook for the eighth consecutive quarter amid the further erosion of purchase mortgage demand. (Fannie Mae)
Online Trade: Open Listings and Opendoor have launched Trade-ins, “in Dallas-Fort Worth only, for now,” encouraging clients to “Buy with Open Listings and sell to Opendoor in one simple experience, with one close date.” (OpenListings)
Mortgage Rate – The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.60%, up 6 basis points. The 15-year fixed averaged 4.06%. (Freddie Mac)
Product of the Month
This Week – End of Summer Bash!