Featured Classes and Events
March 18 | Q & A with San Bernardino County Assessor
March 18 | CRMLS Training – CVAR West
March 21 | Real Estate REvive Conference & Expo
March 25 | How to Become a Certified Probate Specialist
March 25 | Maximize Down Payment Assistance – CVAR East
March 26 | Tax Strategies – All Locations
March 27 | zipForm® e-Signatures – All Locations
REvive Is This Week!
What’s Happening at REvive!
Presented by real estate associations coast to coast, the REvive Conference & Expo on Thursday, March 21, allows you to network, keep current, get inspired and get informed for a fraction of what it typically costs to hear an elite lineup of world-class speakers! Don’t miss the chance to hear about what matters most in today’s real estate market! For speakers, app download links, and to purchase tickets for only $19, CLICK HERE!
February Cities Report
Southern California Gas Co. filed a proposal to serve millions of households with renewable natural gas; Claremont wants more time to consider Granny Flats; Chino has a surplus, and much more in this report from CVAR Gov. Affairs Director Bill Ruh. READ MORE
Reverse Mortgage Comeback
Professor Chris Mayer has a lesson for homeowners: Reverse mortgages, which let older Americans tap their home equity without selling or moving, aren’t as risky as some say. He brushes aside “common misconceptions,” including fears about losing your home. READ MORE
CCRE: CA Missing the Mark
There is no question that California’s Regional Housing Needs Assessment (RHNA) process has failed to live up to its stated purpose, as most jurisdictions have continued to fail to meet their housing goals and those that do perform well often do so because there’s a relatively low bar of success. READ MORE
Lender Optimism – Net profit margin outlook is still negative but improved significantly in the first 3 months of 2019, due primarily to stronger demand expectations for purchase/refinance mortgages. (Fannie Mae)
More Seniors Rent – Renters aged 60 and over grew by 43% over 10 years, from 6.55 million in 2007 to 9.37 million in 2017, outpacing their younger counterparts in renter growth. (RentCafé)
4th Quarter Data
See 4th Quarter market data at CVAR Market At A Glance,
with the latest information for three counties:
Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino.
In Case You Missed It….
DRE On ‘Coming Soon’ Advertising
As the DRE weighs in on “Coming Soon” advertising, they implore agents to, “Be Sure to Maintain Fiduciary Responsibility for Your Client or Face Civil and Regulatory Liability.” READ MORE