C.A.R. recommends that REALTORS® who are independent contractors should wait for the California Employment Development Department (EDD) to launch its new Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) application before filing for unemployment compensation. However, if you might be eligible for benefits under the regular unemployment compensation system, you should apply now. California Labor Secretary Julie A. Su […]
California REALTORS® are urging the Legislature to act swiftly on SB 50, which would help address the state’s housing shortage and affordability crisis, before Jan. 31 deadline. C.A.R. issued a statement stating that the association stands with Sen. Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco), Sen. Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley), mayors and other housing advocates “who are united in urging […]
Two events in November will help prepare you for 2020, one hosted by C.A.R. at Victoria Gardens in Rancho Cucamonga on Nov. 13, the other at CVAR in Glendora on Nov. 14, featuring C.A.R. experts with economic and legal updates, along with other industry leaders on planning for success in 2020. Nov. 14 – Real […]
Below are the July statistics for areas serviced by Citrus Valley Association of REALTORS®. Compare this to statewide statistics in the bottom figure. All information is provided to CVAR by the California Association of REALTORS®.
C.A.R. produces snapshots of Existing Home Sales for areas served by members of Citrus Valley Association of REALTORS®.
In a move that could make paperless transactions even more mainstream, residential real estate software firm Lone Wolf announced that it has acquired zipLogix™️, a transaction management platform. ZipLogix, a REALTOR Benefits® Program partner, provides electronic forms and e-signature solutions to the real estate industry. The National Association of REALTORS®’ (NAR) existing agreement with zipLogix to […]
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.” The Department of Real Estate has included in its 2018 Winter Real Estate Bulletin an article which discusses the risks of “Coming Soon” marketing. It includes a statement of […]
Lower seasonal home prices allowed more Californians to afford a home purchase in the fourth quarter of 2018 compared to the previous quarter, but higher interest rates pushed affordability lower compared to the previous year, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) said Feb. 12. Twenty-eight percent of California households could afford to purchase the $564,270 […]
On Dec. 10, 2018, C.A.R. and zipForm® released 2 new forms and 32 revised forms. The new forms: • The Buyer Pre-Occupancy Storage Agreement (POSA) • The Summary of Offer RIPA (SUM-RIPA) The revised forms: • 12 were revised to make them easier to understand and use. • The remaining 20 revised forms include statutory changes […]
Have you met your NAR ethics training requirement? Members must complete Code of Ethics training between Jan. 1, 2019 and Dec. 31, 2020. Check your status with these step by step instructions: (If you need to contact CVAR for assistance, you MUST have a login, as we don’t have access to NAR or CAR passcodes. […]