CVAR’s COVID-19 Resource Guide
What’s Happening at CVAR under the
What REALTORS® Can & Can’t Do
Open House/Showing Guide
Latest COVID-19 Updates from C.A.R.
Citrus Valley Association of REALTORS® will conduct all business remotely until further notice. Meetings and classes presented by CVAR will be online and free of charge (see available classes below).
Free Online Classes
Mondays | CRMLS Training Webinars – Free
April 9 | Working With Commercial Buyers
April 10 | License Renewal – Fee $85
April 10-12 | CVAR CLOSED for Easter Weekend
Check out the newest additions to the CVAR Podcast & video replays of classes
in the @Home With CVAR series at CVAR.Live:
Ed Estes on the new Coronavirus Form and other legal updates
John Reyes on what you can & should be doing now on social media
Phil Atwan on using the 1031 Exchange
What is LionDesk CRM and how can you use this free CVAR member benefit?
News & Featured Articles
NAR Deals: REALTORS® can navigate the COVID-19 crisis with NAR’s Right Tools, Right Now program. Members can access new and existing resources, such as webinars, training courses, and other business tools, for free or at a reduced cost. (NAR)
Rural Airbnb – As the coronavirus takes hold in the U.S., a report from AirDNA shows that about 73% of March Airbnb revenue was made in areas outside of large urban centers, where renters hope to wait out the course of the virus. (AirDNA)
New Commissioner – The DRE has a new commissioner. Doug McCauley was chief deputy director of the California Department of Housing and Community Development since 2018, and has served as acting director of the Department since 2019. He was appointed last week by Gov. Newsom. (DRE)
Beware of Stimulus Scams
The ink is barely dry on the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) and scammers are already coming up with schemes to defraud taxpayers. Specifically, identity thieves are using confusion over the stimulus checks to convince potential victims to turn over personally-identifying information. READ MORE
REALTOR® Unemployment Eligibility
The CARES Act signed into law last week provides relief to families, small businesses, and individuals who are self-employed and independent contractors. See more about unemployment compensation eligibility.
FHFA Offers Flexibility
The FHFA will allow flexibility in loan processing, including allowing desktop appraisals on new construction loans and flexibility for borrowers to provide documentation (rather than requiring an inspection) to allow renovation disbursements. READ MORE
7 Tips If You’re at Home With Kids
Does the novel coronavirus have you confined at home with your children for the next few weeks—or months? Balancing activities, learning, and potentially your own workload as a parent can feel impossible. These 7 tips could help.
Apply for CVAR Board of Directors
CVAR is accepting applications from full board members for a seat on the 2021 Citrus Valley REALTORS® Board of Directors. Applications are due by April 23, 2020. CLICK HERE for an application.
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In Case You Missed It…
10 Things to Help Brokers Weather the Storm
Leaders need to step up their game and steer their brokerages in the right direction during this global coronavirus pandemic. Here are 10 things brokers should consider when leading through a crisis.
REALTOR® Role In Census
This year’s Census will determine how $675 billion in federal funds are distributed throughout the country. If an area is undercounted, it could miss out on significant federal funding and appropriate representation in government, potentially limiting its future growth.
How to Do Business From Home
Author-Broker Bernice Ross explains that the real estate industry has already embraced conducting business virtually, whether it’s writing digital offers, using transaction tracking platforms or negotiating on Skype and Zoom, so now is the time to completely embrace going virtual. She explains how. READ MORE