Featured Classes and Events
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- June 20 | CRMLS Training – CVAR West, South El Monte
- June 22 | Updates to C.A.R. Residential Purchase Form
- June 23 | Negotiating & Overcoming Objections – CVAR West
- June 23 | Free at CVAR East – Generate Buyers/Listings – CVAR East
- June 24 | Free Fridays “Generating Leads”; Free/Lunch all CVAR Locations
Congratulations to the New Leadership Team at Citrus Valley Association of REALTORS®!
The Board of Directors and Officers hold a critical leadership role in the management of our association by being the voice of our members. Thanks to your votes, another strong leadership team will be representing you in coming years at CVAR!
2017 CVAR President 2017 CVAR President-Elect
Don Gebhard – KALEO Real Estate Company Linda Clinton – Century 21 Beachside
New 2017/2018 CVAR Directors
Bruce Engles, Realty World All Stars
Carol Ann Facciponti, Carousel Realty
Danielle Fontes, RE/MAX Masters
Susan Hennebry, Realty One Group
Barbara McClelland, Century 21 Citrus Realty
Helen Moreno, Realty Masters & Associates
Laura Pinelli, Laura Pinelli Real Estate Services
Flags are 10% off this week in addition to the riders discounted 25% in honor of Member Appreciation Month. The discounted items are available in all three Citrus Valley Association of REALTORS® stores, at 504 E. Rte 66, Glendora, 1170 Durfee Ave., Ste. A, South El Monte, and 8229 Rochester Ave., Ste. 120, Rancho Cucamonga.
Potential Buyers Staying on Sidelines?
Credit standards for loans have tightened, but at the same time, there has been a drop in loan denial rates. CoreLogic economist Archana Pradhan believes some would-be borrowers–who may fear tighter qualification standards–are “self-sidelining” from applying for a loan.
June Is Member Appreciation Month!
Our last Free Fridays class and lunch take place this week, featuring a course on generating more online leads and building your online identity as a REALTOR®. The course takes place at CVAR headquarters, 504 E. Rte 66, Glendora, and will be live streamed to CVAR West, 1170 Durfee Ave., Ste. A, South El Monte, and CVAR East, 8229 Rochester Ave., Ste. 120, Rancho Cucamonga. This and other free activities, giveaways and complimentary daily refreshments are available at all three CVAR locations during Member Appreciation Month. Also, plastic riders are 25% off for the entire month in all three locations. There are also weekly store discounts–this week flags are 10% off.
CLICK HERE to RSVP for all classes and events, or for location details.
MLS Dues Are Due!
The statement for 3rd Quarter MLS dues have been emailed out and are due by June 30, 2016.
You can pay online with American Express, MasterCard, Visa or Debit Care, at www.cvar.net, or by calling CVAR Accounting at (909) 305-2827.
West Bucks Trend in Appraised Value Study
“The hot housing markets along the West Coast are growing quicker than owners realize, giving way to higher than expected prices for buyers and more home equity for existing owners,”reports a study by Quicken Loans.
Home buyers want to know specifics about the homes that pique their interest. So be proactive and address their questions upfront by finding the answers to some of the following questions from your sellers before you list. READ MORE
How to Handle Difficult Personalities
Ever have to negotiate against another real estate agent who you really can’t stand? Or maybe one of your co-workers or clients is driving you crazy? Rick Brinkman and Rick Kirschner, authors of “Dealing With People You Can’t Stand,” share how you can deal with people who irritate you.
Why Your Website Needs a Community Page
Community pages are not created to showcase the latest and greatest homes for sale in an area. A detailed community page should be packed with information about the area on a variety of topics, including but not limited to….READ MORE
NAR New Member Benefit Thru zipLogix
This year NAR is providing a valuable member benefit to REALTORS® nationwide and has chosen zipLogix™ as the provider to deliver this comprehensive transaction platform. The new benefit includes zipTMS™ robust transaction management system, unlimited zipVault® document storage, an exclusive NAR library of REALTOR® Forms & Templates, and access to the industry-standard zipForm® Plus forms engine where you can add and manage our own custom documents.
Member Benefit: ShowingTime App!
Download the ShowingTime Mobile App, a free new member benefit available exclusively to CVAR members in honor of Member Appreciation Month! ShowingTime is an MLS-integrated online showing request and feedback system that reduces scheduling issues by simplifying the showing request & confirmation process. CRMLS is making it easy for members to show and sell listings by adding ShowingTime to Matrix. READ MORE
To register for a Webinar, CLICK HERE
10 Questions to Making a Name in Real Estate
If you’re in the real estate sales business but feel like no one knows it, then you likely have a branding problem. The key word in branding or name recognition is consistency. Are you being consistent in what you project and portray to every personal contact? Ask your self the 10 quetions… READ MORE
Facebook Is Motivating Home Buying Decisions
Facebook friends can be a powerful motivator when it comes to home ownership, according to a report by the National Bureau of Economic Research. Researchers found that Facebook users whose friends had a positive home ownership experience are more likely to be influenced to buy a home of their own. READ MORE
NAR Fights Back Against ‘Patent Troll’
The NAR has filed a petition with the U.S. Patent Office challenging patent infringement claims by companies that demand payment from real estate companies for “old and widely available” technology. “With this action, we’re telling the company and other patent trolls that our industry won’t tolerate these kinds of tactics against innocent real estate professionals who use well-known, ordinary technologies and business methods.” READ MORE