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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).
March 30 | Marty Rodriguez (No. 1 at C21) and Eileen Oldroyd of Women’s Council of REALTORS® Join REal Talk, REal People w/ Stephanie Velez
March 31 | Yoga – Session 6 – Free
April 1 | CVAR Caravan – Title Officer Tracey Culley-Rojas – E-mail to Join: email@example.com
April 2-4 | CVAR Closed for Easter Weekend
April 5 | CRMLS Training: Marketing Solutions
April 6 | DST in 1031 Exchange – Rick Martinez
Tuesdays | Contract College – Weekly Series
Fridays | License Renewal – Crash Course for Brokers/Agents ($85)
Now Accepting Applications for 2022
CVAR Board – Deadline April 15!
Three 2-year terms and the president-elect position are open on the 2022 Citrus Valley AOR Board of Directors. REALTOR® members, help steer the association’s future!
Q2 MLS Deadline March 31
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News & Featured Articles
What About Solar?
Your clients have questions about solar, so you as REALTORS® need to have answers. Click the video at right to hear a quick explanation.
For the entire episode, go to CVAR.live!
Prop 19: Effective April 1
Your clients may be able to buy or sell and obtain the tax savings under Prop 19 as long as the corresponding sale takes place on or after April 1. Any such homeowner must be advised to speak with their own legal or tax counselor on their eligibility for property tax savings.
April – Fair Housing Month
Norman Lear: ‘House Divided’
Norman Lear, creator of “All in the Family,” “Good Times” and “The Jeffersons,” speaks with tenants, REALTORS®, homeless, housing activists, landlords and city officials for the investigative series “America Divided,” as we spotlight Fair Housing Month in April.
Click the video at right to see Lear’s examination of the Big Apple’s affordability crisis, speculation on residential housing, and a legacy of racist discrimination that persists across the country today. See more programming on Fair Housing at NAR.realtor.
Avoid ‘Sight Unseen’ Liability
With the shift to virtual tours and showings in the past year, more buyers are making offers without setting foot inside a home. It’s important for real estate pros to know the risks in “sight unseen” sales that can lead to liability—and take steps to mitigate those risks.
C.A.R. Clarifies Pro Act Labor Bill
C.A.R. has clarified the status of the PRO Act labor bill, known as H.R. 842, following an article in Inman News that raised questions about the possibility that the PRO Act could change REALTORS®’ ability to do business as independent contractors. C.A.R. continues to assist and support NAR’s efforts to maintain its members’ independent contractor option as lawmakers debate H.R. 842 and other bills that deal with this issue.
Join: April 27 Legislative Day
CVAR’s REALTOR® members are invited to participate in the eye-opening virtual experience of Legislative Day, when REALTORS® bring their message directly to legislators. Understand the REALTOR® role in supporting housing legislation and why it’s vital to your business and our industry.
Hosted by the California Association of REALTORS®, click to see more information / sign up here.
Pandemic Push – When lockdowns began lifting last year, home sales in California took off, with the largest month-to-month sales increase in nearly 40 years in June, and in July, home sales climbed to their highest level in more than two and a half years, while setting a record-high median home price. Some of the home sales likely would have happened in the next few years, but were accelerated due to Covid-19. (Wall St. Journal)
Market Stats – Existing, single-family home sales totaled 462,720 annualized in February, down 4.5% from January and up 9.7% from February 2019. Median California home price for February was $699,000, down 0.1% from January and up 20.6% from February 2019. (C.A.R.)
Mortgage rates – Rates have officially been above 3% for an entire month now, impacting buyers’ purchasing power. (Freddie Mac’s PMMS)
Curbside at CVAR – Order your store items by calling: (909) 305-2827. Designate the store (Glendora, South El Monte, or Rancho Cucamonga) where you’ll pick up. Call upon arrival to pick up curbside, contact-free. Please wear a mask!
See What You Missed at CVAR.Live!
Trust Tip: Attorney Paul Horn briefly explains an important Trust Tip in the top video.
Home Office Deduction: Hear Attorney Tony Watson describe what some remote workers do to raise red flags with the IRS when taking the home office deduction, in the video below!
See the entire episodes for free, along with many more @Home With CVAR classes & events (including Eviction, RPA, BRE and RLA classes), at CVAR.Live
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