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3rd Quarter Market At A Glance
Citrus Valley Association of REALTORS® is pleased to announce that all of the REALTOR® Party candidates in our service area have been elected or in some cases re-elected.
Powell to REALTORS®: Demand Change
“I learn more out in the speaking circuit than I do sitting around in Washington,” said Gen. Colin Powell, speaking to thousands of attendees at the General Session of the 2016 REALTORS® Conference & Expo last week. Regarding the election, he said: “Congress is the real problem, more so than the presidency,” he said. “I have never seen a Congress this dysfunctional.”
Pushback Against PACE Loans
Cases are surfacing, especially in California, where PACE loans are doubling the tax bill on properties for some home owners, and many real estate professionals say a lack of public education is contributing to the growing problem.
The “parcel as a whole” issue has been one of the most persistent challenges to private property rights over the past few decades, and clarity on it is badly needed. The Supreme Court hearing is now scheduled for April and a decision is expected in June. For details on a case awaiting the court’s decision, click to READ MORE.
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Facebook: Generate Offline Referrals
Often we spend too much time on social media platforms for little return. REALTOR® Maura Neill talks to NAR’s Nobu Hata about her success at getting Facebook to work for her.
Trustworthiness is one of the top traits consumers say they look for in a real estate professional. Home buying or selling is typically one of the biggest transactions of a person’s life and clients need to be able to trust you to guide them through it. READ MORE
Guide Clients During Remodel
Your expert advice and/or connections regarding home renovations can keep you in touch with past prospects–or future ones–now that signs show that renovation is a growing trend among home owners. READ MORE
Issues can come to light that make the new owners or the sellers upset and want to place blame on their agents. Educate yourself on situations that could potentially bring about a lawsuit, and learn about investing in errors & omissions insurance. READ MORE
We love our pets, whether they be dogs, cats, hamsters, etc., but that doesn’t mean potential buyers will. Make sure you pet-proof your place when preparing and showing it for sale. Here are six simple steps. READ MORE