REALTOR® Safety Day
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REALTOR® Role in Times of Crisis
As wildfires rage throughout California, we are reminded how real estate professionals can make a difference for communities in times of crisis or disaster. To learn more, join us for the annual REALTOR® Safety Day live stream on Sept. 10.
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REALTOR Safety Month
FEMA Mobile Emergency App & Text
Just in time for REALTOR® Safety Day (see event info above), we’re sharing the Federal Emergency Management’s emergency app info, with includes real-time alerts from National Weather Service, family notification, shelter locations, safety tips, etc. READ MORE
Classes & Events
Tuesday | Vaccine Clinic – Free COVID vaccination at CVAR (Glendora). Get the Downloadable Flyer here
Sept. 8 | Ethics Training – Mandatory by Dec. 31 Classes are filling up fast!
Sept. 10 | REALTOR® SAFETY DAY – FREE
Sept. 11 | Saturday Ethics Training! (Mandatory by Dec. 31)
Sept. 13 | CRMLS Training 101 – Inside Matrix
Ethics Training Is Mandatory!
CVAR Offers Free Weekly Classes
CVAR is holding free weekly Ethics classes to help members meet the Ethics training that NAR requires by Dec. 31 (does not count for CE credit). Watch the CVAR Calendar for dates & times of upcoming classes, including monthly Saturday sessions. (Sign up before they fill up!)
New Residential Purchase Agreement
Beginning Oct. 4, CVAR will offer free weekly RPA classes to help members navigate the new form coming in December. Check the CVAR Calendar for more RPA class dates!
CVAR Tip Clip – Nurturing Clients
Click video to hear advice from entrepreneur Sharran Srivatsaa. Watch the entire session at CVAR.Live!
News & Featured Articles
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Changing Remote Policies Killing Deals
Would-be homebuyers are dropping out of deals thanks to suddenly changing work-from-home (WFH) policies.
Agents should recognize that this means one buyer’s call back to the office may be another buyer’s lucky day.
10 Ways to Showcase Your Value!
Competitors can cram their value into an eight-word billboard or a 30-second commercial. Can your team do that? Do your agents know how to articulate the value they bring? Here are 10 main items of value agents can broadcast to the world.
Cheaper to Buy Than Rent: Riverside Among Top Metros
The Top 10 metros–including Riverside, Calif.–favored first-time homebuying over renting as monthly starter home payments were an average 24.3% lower than rents, driven in part by lower median listing prices than the national average.
2nd Quarter Market Report!
Create an instant report for clients with
the latest information for 3 counties:
Los Angeles – Riverside – San Bernardino
Permits Denied? – Recent changes in Cal Fire regulations may upend a buyer’s construction plans if the property is on a “dead-end road” of more than 800 feet, and the property lies within a Very High Fire Hazard Severity Zone (VHFHSZ) within a Local Responsibility Area (LRA). The regulation applies to parcels zoned for less than one acre. Parcels zoned for more than one acre will allow for longer roads. (C.A.R.)
CVAR’s COVID-related News: Click Here! COVID-19 news from C.A.R.: Updates from C.A.R. ; and Forms & Showing info.
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REALTORS®: Invest in Your Business!
Housing rights aren’t automatic. Our state and national associations spend a lot of time and money informing legislators about what’s good for homeownership, our industry and ultimately for housing all of our citizens! Don’t overlook your ability to help shape the future of the industry–and the laws that govern it. A $20, $148, or $10,000 level of investment by you will help our REALTOR® Party fight for homeownership! Click Here
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Is This Condo Structurally Sound?
Questions linger more than a month after the deadly collapse of the Florida condo building where 98 died, and real estate professionals not only in South Florida but across the country are grappling with fresh concerns about the structural soundness of aging multifamily buildings.