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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).
REALTOR® Safety Day This Friday!
Online at CVAR
• Sept. 9 | New Member Orientation
• Sept. 10 |Contract College Session 3
• Sept. 11 | REALTOR® Safety Day – Multiple Speakers
• Sept. 14 | CRMLS Training – Manage Listings
• Sept. 15 | Eviction Process Under COVID
• Sept. 16 |Winning Your Listing Presentation
• Sept. 17 | Mayor on El Monte’s successful eviction avoidance program on Keeping it REal w/ Kim & Kris
• Sept. 18 – RPR Farming & Prospecting, Finding New Listings
Overview: Eviction Moratorium, CA Law
The Trump Administration’s new eviction moratorium gives the CDC authority to bar landlords from evicting most tenants for non-payment of rent through Dec. 31. READ MORE
California’s Rent Relief Law signed by Gov. Newsom coincides with the moratorium above, offering relief through January 2021.
Virtual SoCalGas Assistance
SoCalGas is offering a virtual enrollment option for the Energy Savings Assistance Program, which provides eligible customers with an average of $705 worth of energy-efficiency home upgrades at no cost to help improve the safety and comfort of customers’ homes.
6 Tips to Win Bidding War
Having to compete in a multiple-offer situation on offers has forced agents to come up with every possible way to make their buyers’ offer the most attractive to the seller. Here are six options for your clients.
CVAR Cities Report
Mask ordinances in Claremont, Glendora rail construction, a lawsuit against the city of Upland, and more are included in this month’s government roundup from CVAR Director of Government Affairs Bill Ruh.
Cooling Tips – To conserve energy and avoid blackouts, consumers can take some simple #FlexAlert steps:
🌡️ Set air conditioner thermostats to 78 or higher
💡Turn off unnecessary lights
🚫 Defer use of major appliances
For cooling center locations in LA County or call 211.
Mortgage Applications – Mortgage applications fell 2% last week and the refinance index dropped 3%, however remained 40% higher than the same week one year ago. Despite 30-year fixed and 15-year fixed mortgage rates declining to near historical lows, both conventional and government refinancing activity fell last week. (MBA)
GOOD NEIGHBOR – For the second time, former CVAR member Vickie Lobo is one of two California agents nominated for the N.A.R. Good Neighbor Award for her Knock Knock Angels, which partners with local groups to provide donated furniture & household items to individuals and families in need. VOTE FOR VICKIE
Census Count – A full count in each county means the proper share of dollars for roads, schools, etc. Fill out the Census 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
Glide has launched three new Premium Seller Disclosure features for all agents this month. To see moreClick 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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In Case You Missed It…
FHFA Fee Delay to Late Says C.A.R.
The FHFA directed Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to delay the implementation date of their .05% Adverse Market Refinance Fee from Sept. 1 until Dec. 1, but C.A.R. says the damage has been done.
10 Buyer Beliefs to Debunk
When buyers first walk through the door, they bring in a lot of false truths. Here are 10 commonly held beliefs that agents may have to debunk.
Construction Exceeds Expectations
Housing starts and permits shattered expectations in July, both hitting recent highs for residential construction. Buyers look to suburbs, affordability. Multifamily surge.