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Latest COVID-19 Updates from C.A.R.
Citrus Valley Association of REALTORS® is conducting all business remotely. Meetings and classes presented by CVAR will be online and free of charge (see available classes below).
Contract College Begins Aug. 27!
• Aug. 17 | CRMLS – Cloud App
• Aug. 20 | Commercial Sellers Listings – NCREA
• Aug. 21| REVEI License Renewal – $85
• Aug. 25 | Most Common Estate Planning Mistakes
• Aug. 27 | Contract College – 13 weeks/Thursdays
• Sept. 2 | Residential Purchase Agreement – Atty. Ed Estes
• Sept. 11 | REALTOR® Safety Day – Multiple Speakers
These Consumer Searches Are Surging
Despite a reported decline in confidence, searches for “Process of buying a house” jumped 950%, and “Can you use your 401(k) to buy a house?” were up 2,800%. See what other topics consumers are researching.
Real Estate Role in High-Stakes CA Battle
Unemployment leveled off and thousands were going back to work, then came the surge in infections, and with it a new wave of business closures. Now a high-stakes battle is raging over how to dig California out of a sudden $54 billion deficit.
Is Zillow the Next Amazon?
Zillow’s numbers are far outstripping any of its competitors, and it raises some interesting questions: What role does Zillow have to play in the world of technology giants? And where does it’s massive size take it next?
New FHFA Fee – The Federal Housing Finance Agency’s (FHFA) this week announced it will implement a new 0.5% fee on the loan amount for the majority of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac refinance loans. (MortgageNewsDaily)
Airbnb Reboot – Airbnb lost $1 billion in bookings driven by a global travel shutdown, said founder Brian Chesky, adding that he wants to go back to basics and focus on hosting in local property markets and lesser-known travel destinations as he tries to save his company. (FORBES)
How Much to Own? – Forty-four percent of home buyers were able to purchase the $480,000 median-priced condo or townhome. An annual income of $90,400 was required to make a monthly payment of $2,260. (C.A.R.)
Census Count – A full count in each county means the proper share of dollars for roads, schools, etc. Encourage your neighbors, clients, family and friends to fill out the Census here!
See what sessions you missed, get infused with ideas, understand the market stats and more, from the Real Estate REvive REplay!
Those who registered for REvive can get a free REplay code (contact firstname.lastname@example.org). Newcomers can register to see the entire REvive REplay here. Watch all or individual sessions. Download the speaker slides/presentations from the REvive2020 app (see App Store or Google Play links: REvive website).
Hear REvive Interviews
Hear more from REvive speakers in these behind-the-scenes chats with host Leigh Brown, celebrity REALTOR® Brande Roderick, NAR economist Jessica Lautz, social media guru Katie Lance, digital marketing expert John Reyes, author-influencer Dan Smith, and more, on the REvive Podcast: Click Here.
Did You Miss a Class?
Katie Lance, Phil “1031 Exchange” Atwan, Attorney Ed Estes and Dan Smith on The Rebound are included in CVAR’s archive of helpful and vital sessions, featuring some of the top speakers in the real estate industry.
See Class Replays on CVAR.Live!
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New Glide Features, Free Training Aug. 19
Glide has launched three new Premium Seller Disclosure features for all agents this month. To see more Click Here.
Register for CVAR free Aug. 19, 2020 session coming up this month with a Glide trainer here.
To get the most from the Glide member benefit, attend a free Glide webinar that covers everything you need to know to make the disclosures process easier for you and your clients: Register Here.
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