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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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Feb. 22 | CRMLS Matrix: Engaging Clients
Feb. 26 | Ethics Training with Leigh Brown (satisfies NAR requirement)
Tuesdays | Contract College – Weekly Series
Fridays | License Renewal – Crash Course for Brokers/Agents ($85)
Avoid Shutoff of MLS, zipForm®
If you haven’t renewed membership for 2021, avoid Tuesday’s shutoff by renewing your MLS/association memberships now. Click the Renew Now button or contact CVAR: (909) 305-2827; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Understand the Contracts You Use!
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News & Featured Articles
Cities Report – Jan. & Feb. 2021
Cal Poly Pomona (pictured) is now a major vaccination site; does Chino Hills have your money?; Claremont examines housing requirements; El Monte restricts storage evictions; Topgolf comes to Ontario, a pared-down county fair, and more, compiled by Bill Ruh, CVAR Director of Government Affairs. READ MORE
Zillow at REvive: Some Saw End Game Then?
Evil schemer or technological innovator? A Zillow executive said at the Real Estate REvive in 2015 that the company did not want to be in the brokerage or MLS business. Now it is. Are they coming after top agents next?
10 Tips for 2020 Taxes
Last year Congress extended the deadline to July 15 because of the disruptions caused by COVID-19. This year however, the April 15 deadline is back in force. Here are 10 Tips to remember when filing your taxes. READ MORE
NAR Report – Black applicants were rejected for mortgage loans at a rate 2.5 times greater than white applicants–10% vs. 4%, respectively, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. Nationwide, 43% of Black households can afford to buy the typical home compared to 63% of white households. Using the Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers data from 2020, the report looks into the characteristics of who purchases homes, why they purchase, what they purchase, and the financial background for buyers based on race. (NAR)
Redfin Acquiring RentPath – Redfin announced Friday that it is set to acquire RentPath for $608 million, in a move that signals Redfin’s entrance into the real estate rental marketplace. The deal comes two months after the FTC blocked CoStar’s attempted acquisition of RentPath. (Redfin)
Matterport Public – The maker of the popular 3D, immersive virtual home tour software, announced plans to go public with a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) at a valuation of $2.9 billion at closing. The company intends to remain listed on Nasdaq under the ticker symbol MTTR. (YahooFinance)
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