Featured Classes and Events
- May 8 | CRMLS Training – East – Free
- May 10 | New Member Orientation
- May 11 | Importance of a Complete Financial Plan – CVAR West
- May 12 | Eviction Presentation by Atty. Georgina Lepe
- May 15 | CRMLS Training – West – Free
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CVAR Members in Sacramento for ‘Legislation Day’
About 2 dozen CVAR members and staff spent part of last week in Sacramento for Legislative Day and weeklong meetings on the state of housing in California. Members just like you joined the largest crowd ever of real estate professionals–about 2,500–to share concerns about the housing industry in face-to-face talks with our legislators, putting issues effecting the housing market at the forefront of our legislators’ agenda. Watch for interviews with individual legislators in upcoming editions of CVAR At A Glance!
New Rule: Before Ordering Supplies…
New advertising standards take effect Jan. 1, 2018, expanding what must be included in advertising materials, including business cards, “for sale”, “open house”, lease, rent and directional signs, stationary, advertising flyers, and print and electronic advertising. So before ordering new advertising materials, make sure that your advertising materials comply. Click here for a summary of the new requirements. READ MORE
Join the WomenUp! Conference hosted by C.A.R. at Pasadena Westin on June 8. While 57% of C.A.R.’s members are women, only 1 in 4 companies on the RealTrends500 are led by women. Men and women can dive into identifying female real estate leaders in California at WomanUp!™, and provide a community and culture of helping women succeed in leading brokerage firms in the industry.
Registration is $69 and includes lunch, a cocktail hour, and will feature key names in the industry.
To collect a commission for selling real estate, the statute of frauds requires the agreement to be in writing and signed by the party to be charged. This means that any seller who has not signed the listing would not be liable to pay a commission. But what if one seller represents that he or she has the authority to bind all other sellers? For one seller to be able to sign for another, he or she would need written authority.
Home Depot – C.A.R. Members get an exclusive 5% discount on all gift card purchases.
First-time Buyers – First-time buyers are, on average, 32 years old and make $72,000 a year, according to N.A.R.
Multiple Offers – 74% of properties for sale received multiple offers in March, according to C.A.R.
10-Year High – NAR reported in April that Americans had purchased homes in March at the fastest pace in over a decade, as more people seek to close deals with home prices on the rise.
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