Featured Classes and Events
July 31 | Master Negotiator – All Locations
Aug. 1 | CVAR MLS Forum with Adrese Roundtree
Aug. 5 | CRMLS Training – CVAR HQ
Coming Aug. 1: Product of the Month
Congrats to Winners of Free Local Dues
The winners of our Member Appreciation Month drawing for free 2020 local dues have all been notified! Congratulations to: Roger Zelaya, the winner at CVAR East (Rancho Cucamonga); Zu-Chen (Norman) Tsi, winner at CVAR West (South El Monte), and the winner at CVAR headquarters in Glendora, Manuel Avila. Thanks to all who participated!
Realogy, Amazon Team Up for ‘TurnKey’
The largest residential real estate brokerage company in the nation is partnering with the largest online retailer in the world in a strategy designed to boost sales for both.
LA Assessor Reports Record Values
The total growth from 2018 to 2019 was 6.25 percent countywide, however, this does not mean a commensurate tax increase for property owners. Among the greatest additions to the roll are $2 billion for the partially-completed stadiums in Inglewood and Exposition Park. READ MORE
5 Beliefs Agents Should Debunk
Everything homeowners thought they knew about selling a home has changed. Sellers who do not understand the new rules of engagement can easily make costly mistakes and jeopardize their chances of a sale.
Affording LA – With 24 Roommates
Twenty-five people live in a one-story Craftsman near the busy Figueroa corridor. The roommates share a kitchen, living room, two bathrooms, and a yard. Most are single, in their 20s, and aspiring to be artists while they make ends meet by waiting tables or driving for a rideshare company. READ MORE
Broker Investigations – The Department of Real Estate warns brokers of the possibility of being investigated at random through what the DRE calls, “Broker Office Surveys,” which appear to be a type of limited audit. (DRE)
HUD Rule Suspended – HUD has formally suspended a previously announced rule change that required extra documentation for downpayment assistance. (ScotsmanGuide)
Are You Listening? – Leslie Appleton-Young, C.A.R. Senior Vice President and Chief Economist, writes about the rewards from listening. (WomanUp)
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