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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 classes below).
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Dec. 15 | Atty. Ed Estes Update on Forms; Pres. Helen Moreno on REal Talk, REal People w/ Stephanie Velez
Dec. 18 | Ethics Training Replay – Leigh Brown (Satisfies NAR requirement)
Dec. 18 | REVEI License Renewal, Register: (626) 385-5725 or Noakley@cvar.net
Coming Up in January
Jan. 5 | The Rebound – Austin Allison
Founder of dotloop (sold to Zillow in 2015) and Pacasa on the REbound w/ Dan Smith
Jan. 6 | Ethics Replay w/ Leigh Brown
Complete NAR’s mandatory Code of Ethics training by 12-31-21. CVAR will present Ethics courses twice a month.
Jan. 7 | CVAR Caravan – Legal Update with Atty. Ed Estes
To view and/or get your listings on the Caravan, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jan. 12 | Contract College – Tuesdays through April 20, 2021
2021 Dues Billing in Your E-mail!
Billing for your N.A.R., C.A.R. and CVAR memberships, along with your MLS subscription, has been e-mailed. All billing is consolidated into one convenient bill that will be payable through your member services account.
Cities Report – Dec. 2020
Final election results, Gold Line overseers from local communities; Gold Line improvements in Glendora; headquarters heading to El Monte; the Quakes receive an invitation to be a California League affiliate of the Dodgers; a city teetering toward bankruptcy?, and more, in this week’s Cities Report from CVAR Government Affairs Director Bill Ruh.
Do’s & Don’t of Text Marketing
NAR says Millennials are the largest cohort of homebuyers. What does this have to do with text marketing? 83% of Millennials open text messages within 90 seconds.
Is Now the Time to Take Social Security?
If you’re laid off in the COVID-19 economy and you’re an older adult, you might be wondering: Am I going to have to take Social Security earlier than I planned? There may be an alternative.
Sentiment Sag – Following three months of increases, Fannie Mae’s Home Purchase Sentiment Index, designed to track consumers’ desire to sell or buy a home, fell 1.7 points in November to 80. Year-over-year, the HPSI is down 11.5 points. The gap between homeowner and renter subgroups hit a survey-high in August, and remains “elevated and well-above the survey average” in November. (Fannie Mae)
Cloud CMA New Home – Lone Wolf Technologies has acquired W+R Studios, a top provider of digital technology for real estate agents based in Huntington Beach. The acquisition will add W+R Studios’ suite of solutions, including Cloud CMA, its competitive market analysis tool, to Lone Wolf’s Agent, Broker, and Association Cloud suites. (PRwire)
Buyer Preferences – Since the coronavirus outbreak, REALTORS® are seeing buyer preferences change. Nearly 40% of REALTORS® said their buyers are opting for a bigger home; 35% said buyers are opting for more rooms; 37% said buyers are less concerned about the commute time; 37% are opting to live in a suburb over a city; 26% said buyers are opting for rural areas. Also, more people are buying vacation or second homes, with its share of sales the highest in four years. (C.A.R.)
Agent Sexual Harassment – A client can sue an agent for sexual harassment much more easily since recent changes that have lowered the bar. The deadline is Jan. 1, 2021 for the mandatory Sexual Harassment Prevention Training for all employees and supervisors. (Click for C.A.R. Training)
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