Featured Classes and Events
Jan. 28 | CRMLS Training – CVAR West
Feb. 4 | CRMLS Training – CVAR HQ
Feb. 7 | Contract College Begins – CVAR HQ
Feb. 8 | Recession Ready – All Locations
Watch Real Estate FORWARD at CVAR.Live!
CVAR members can watch the Real Estate FORWARD Micro-Conference speakers on CVAR.Live, the exclusive channel of Citrus Valley Association of REALTORS®. Listen to leaders in California real estate share their forecasts, best practices and expectations for 2019!
Real Estate REvive
Goes ‘Coast 2 Coast!’
Prescott Area Association of REALTORS® is teaming up with the Women’s Council of REALTORS® to provide the latest host location for Real Estate REvive Conference & Expo on March 21. The Greensboro Regional Association, from Greensboro, N.C., officially made REvive a “Coast 2 Coast” conference by coming on board to live stream the conference to its members, to share the world-class lineup of speakers, the latest in technology, the market forecast, and much more. Leigh Brown returns as host from the REvive “hub” at Victoria Gardens, Rancho Cucamonga. For more details, go to realestaterevive.com, and keep watch on the Real Estate REvive social media pages.
Have You Renewed Your 2019 Membership?
Legislative Day Applications Now Being Accepted
Five scholarships are available to CVAR members to attend Legislative Day, a unique opportunity for REALTORS® from across California to meet with our state legislators at the Capitol in Sacramento. Attending the C.A.R.-sponsored event is not only a great investment in your business, it will also provide you with an opportunity to hear from the state’s most dynamic political leaders, the leadership of your state association, and enjoy a fabulous reception. Get the Legislative Day application here!
5 Home Design Trends to Watch in 2019
National homebuilder Taylor Morrison has its eye on pastels, unique finishes, and floral touches for the upcoming year. The builder says it will be incorporating some of the freshly spotted hottest home design trends into its model homes that are set to debut in 2019. READ MORE
Client Tip: Watch for 7 Red Flags in Neighborhood
Sometimes you need to do a little digging to know if a community is worth buying into. Luckily, realtor.com identified seven red flags that should give you pause before you sign on the dotted line. READ MORE
Plan to Weaken Housing Discrimination Regulations
There have been several attempts to rollback fair housing regulations since Ben Carson took over as secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development in January 2017, and a recent Justice Department memo signals a renewed push to undermine a key legal tool. READ MORE
Tax Break – C.A.R. will introduce legislation this year to provide a tax credit for first-time home buyers. (C.A.R.)
Agent Taxes – Final guidelines allow real estate professionals to benefit from the Section 199A 20% passthrough deduction for business income. (NAR)
DRE Bulletin – The Winter 2018 Real Estate Bulletin from the California Department of Real Estate is now available. Find this issue and the archive from the DRE website.
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