Featured Classes and Events
September | REALTOR Safety Month!
- Sept. 5 | ActiveKEY exchange – Shut off TODAY!
- Sept. 7 | CVAR Caravan – VA Loans
- Sept. 7 | Tech Forum – eKEY Training – Free! (Live Streaming to East & West)
- Sept. 14 | End of Summer Bash – Rancho Cucamonga
Call Congress – NAR is calling on REALTORS® to urge Congress to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program, which expires Sept. 30.
Final Day! ActiveKEY Shutoff
Supra and CRMLS will shut off ActiveKEY service TODAY, Sept. 5, so make sure you’ve exchanged your ActiveKEY service to eKEY. Come in today to the CVAR location nearest you: CVAR Headquarters, 504 E. Route 66, Glendora; CVAR West, 1170 Durfee Ave., Ste. A, South El Monte; or CVAR East, 8229 Rochester Ave., #120, Rancho Cucamonga.
MLS Fees for 4th Quarter Due
Notices have gone out that fourth quarter MLS fees ($98) are due by Sept. 30, 2017. Avoid a penalty, pay now!
REALTORS® Among Harvey Heroes
CVAR has joined the REALTOR® Relief Foundation effort to help victims of Hurricane Harvey in Houston with temporary housing arrangements, resources to repair flooded homes, raising funds, and coordinating supplies. Houston area REALTORS® are also pitching in: “I offered offices for families with a pet when we heard shelters were not accepting pets,” said Broker ®Priyanka Johri. READ MORE
REALTOR® Safety Month Discount
What Weapon Should You Carry?
Pros & Cons of Solo vs. Team
Nominations Open for CVAR Awards
- REALTOR® of the Year – A member of our association who has provided outstanding service to the real estate profession and the community through their membership.
- Honorary Member for Life – Nominees have given exemplary service to uphold the reputation of the Citrus Valley Association of REALTORS® and meet eligibility requirements.
- Affiliate of the Year – An affiliate member of our association who has provided outstanding service to the
real estate profession and to the community through their CVAR membership.
Community Service Award – REALTOR® who has made an extraordinary impact on the community, or on the national or world stage, through volunteer work.
Awards will be presented at the Board of Directors Holiday Installation Breakfast on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017.Applications must be submitted by Oct. 27, 2017.
Housing Crisis Solutions in S.F.
Top economic, public policy and housing industry leaders throughout the Bay Area and California convened recently at LinkedIn’s San Francisco headquarters to identify solutions to address the region’s housing crisis and help lay the groundwork to increase supply and make housing more affordable. READ MORE
MLS Due – Fourth quarter MLS fees are due. Pay by Sept. 30 to avoid penalty!
Consumer Confidence – Those saying Business conditions “good,” up from 32.5 to 34.5%. Business conditions are “bad” moderated from 13.5 to 13.1%.
Ellie Mae Acquiring Velocify – The cloud-based platform provider for the mortgage finance industry announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire the sales acceleration platform.
SB 231 Passes – The Assembly voted to allow local governments to impose new taxes on homeowners for storm water treatment infrastructure without the legally required public vote.
FedEx Discount – NAR members save 20% on core printing and copying and 10% on signs and banners and other services from FedEx Office.
New Laptop/Tablet – NAR’s REALTOR Benefits® Program offers deals on tablets, PCs, multifunction printers, wireless service and accessories from Dell, Lenovo®, and Sprint®. Learn how.
In Case You Missed It….
2nd Quarter Market Stats
CFPB Formalizes Closing Disclosures Rule
Real estate professionals are now officially entitled to receive a copy of the closing disclosure from lenders, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has announced. While agents had traditionally used information in the HUD-1 disclosure form to advise their clients during transactions, some lenders had stopped providing the form. READ MORE