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Feb. 19 | Residential Listing & BRE Agreements
Feb. 20 | Mortgage 101 – Rancho Cucamonga
Feb. 21 | Ethics Training – All Locations – Free
Feb. 26 | Risk Management, Avoid Litigation!
Feb. 26 | Rent Cap Law Forum – Free
News & Featured Articles
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Presidents’ Week Busiest Time for IRS Calls
The week of the Presidents’ Day holiday marks the busiest time of the year for calls to the IRS. Avoid long IRS phone wait times by looking for answers to the most-asked tax questions.
Fannie, Freddie Subpoenaed in Commission Lawsuit
Plaintiffs in an antitrust lawsuit that could shake up the real estate industry have subpoenaed mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, sharpening scrutiny of real estate commissions nationwide.
IE Construction Sinks, LA Rises
The decline in construction jobs for Inland Empire workers last year was one of the steepest in the nation, according to one study. Los Angeles County showed definitive movement in the opposite direction.
Marijuana a Boost to Property Values?
As more states relax marijuana laws, the more property values are affected, according to a random sample of NAR members who practice residential and commercial real estate.
Market At A Glance – 4th Quarter
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Docutech Sold – One of the biggest title insurance companies is about to be one giant step closer to enabling fully digital mortgages, as First American announced Feb. 13 that it reached an agreement to buy Docutech for $350 million. (HousingWire)
Franchise Fee Waived – In an effort to boost diversity, Coldwell Banker will waive franchise fees to allow real estate professionals who identify as minorities, LGBT, women or military veterans to start Coldwell Banker franchises without paying the normal franchise fee. (Coldwell Banker)
Mortgage Origination High – Mortgage originations jumped to the highest volume seen since Q4 2005, rising to $752 billion in the 4th quarter from $528 billion in Q3 2019, due to a large increase in refinance activities. Balances—the largest component of household debt—rose by $120 billion in the fourth quarter to $9.56 trillion. (Federal Reserve)
Black History Month
In honor of Black History Month, listen to CVAR’s interview with longtime REALTOR® Evelyn Arnold, who speaks about some of the challenges she faced in her 55 years in real estate.
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