Featured Classes and Events
Installation & Holiday Breakfast – CVAR Leadership for 2019
Dec. 10 | 45 Hr. License Renewal Course – CVAR HQ
Dec. 12 | New Member Orientation – All Locations
Dec. 14 |Annual General Membership Meeting
Dec. 18 | Ethics Replay – Deadline Dec. 31 – Choose 1 of 2 Sessions:
Morning Session: 9 a.m. – Noon
Afternoon Session: 1 – 4 p.m.
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Fake ‘Diana Recovery’ Email
WARNING: If you receive an email appearing to be under the REALTOR® Party banner, it is not from NAR. The email is a solicitation to help “Support Diana” with a financial donation through GoFundMe. NAR will never solicit donations for personal or individual charities.
If you receive this fraudulent email, alert NAR Member Support at ContactNAR@realtors.org (link sends e-mail) and then delete the email. Anyone who received the email or sent money to the link in the email should file a complaint with the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center at www.ic3.gov (link is external).
Wildfires Making Homes Uninsurable
Some insurance companies have been declining to renew homeowners’ policies in fire-prone areas. When the houses that burned this year are rebuilt, their owners may find that no one is writing insurance there—at least not at affordable prices. READ MORE
Will Automated Appraisals Mean Wild Inaccuracies?
Federal agencies have proposed a plan to reduce the number of homes that require an in-person appraisal, hoping to speed up the closing process and save homebuyers and borrowers money. Appraisers warn the plan could lead to inaccurate estimates, more sellers unrealistic about home value. READ MORE
Amazon CEO’s Plan for Homeless
Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos outlines his plans to give $97.5 million to two dozen nonprofits around the country that are providing services to the homeless.
Rates Fall – The average rate on the 30-year fixed fell 21 basis points over last week, from 4.94% to 4.73% as of Thursday. (Mortgage News Daily)
Disaster Relief: C.A.R.’s relief fund is being depleted by the numerous victims of the recent fires. Click to make a donation to C.A.R.’s Disaster Relief Fund or to learn more details.