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- Dec. 1 | Tech Forum – Gifts for Real Estate Pros – Free Live Stream
- Dec. 6 | Business Plan for 2017 Lunch & Learn
- Dec. 7 | Installation & Holiday Breakfast
- Dec. 8 | Secrets to Finding VA Buyers
- Dec. 9 | Loan Doc Certification Workshop
CA Supreme Court Rules on Dual Agency
The California Supreme Court ruled unanimously last week that a real estate professional who represented the seller of a home owed a fiduciary duty to not only the seller but also the buyer if the buyer’s agent happens to work for the same brokerage.
Tickets Still Available for CVAR Holiday Breakfast Bash!
Join the Citrus Valley Association of REALTORS® on Dec. 7. 2016 at the exclusive Glendora Country Club for the 21st annual Installation & Holiday Breakfast. The festivities are open to all members, affiliates and guests. The new CVAR president for 2017, Don Gebhard, will be officially installed, along with new Board of Directors and committee members. The CVAR Awards will also be announced, including REALTOR® of the Year, Affiliate of the Year, Honorary Member for Life and the Community Service Award.
Pace Lawsuit Filed in San Bernardino
A class action lawsuit has been filed against a PACE/HERO lender and the San Bernardino Associated Governments, alleging “predatory characteristics” and a “pervasive pattern of false, deceptive and otherwise unlawful practices.”
Tips: Make Your Social Media Posts Shareable
You may post with regularity, but it’s possible that many in your fan base isn’t seeing them. What do you do? For starters, break the cycle by getting people involved and sharing. Click for 5 helpful tips:
3rd Quarter Market At A Glance
In Case You Missed It….
Housing and housing policy were largely absent from the discussion during the campaign, so it’s important to consider how the President-elect might affect the economy and what the implications are for the housing market here in California. C.A.R. has parsed some of Trump’s campaign statements, the positions of advisors, and analysts to identify areas that may be affected. Join C.A.R.’s Research team on Facebook live streaming to hear details.
It’s hard enough to stay healthy without having to contend with hordes of strangers waltzing through your space and bringing diseases with them. With the cold and flu season in full swing, here are tips to keep your home free of germs.
Eighty-six percent of Americans are unaware that the claims history for their new home can impact the amount of insurance they pay. Many insurers use Comprehensive Loss Underwriting Exchange (CLUE) to report and check the claims by previous owners of the property, yet only 12 percent of buyers say they ask for a CLUE report before buying their current home.
In Case You Missed It…
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.
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