C.A.R. Legislative Update

Last week, C.A.R. supported legislation that will help increase housing supply in a reasonable way and consumer protection for homeowners being heard in the respective houses Appropriations’ Committees. SB 6 is one of C.A.R.’s highest priorities. While a modest bill...

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A Special Message from C.A.R. President Dave Walsh

Dear CAR Member, On May 12th, the California Dept. of Public Health (CDPH) updated its guidance on open houses to allow in-person showings of properties, such as open houses, which must follow the indoor capacity limits in the CDPH gatherings...

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NAR Continues Fight for Housing Providers

The 2021 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo is being held virtually for the second straight year, and NAR members are hard at work advancing issues that matter most to the real estate industry. Through virtual Capitol Hill visits, special issues forums,...

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NEW: CA Public Health Department Allows Open Houses

The California Dept. of Public Health has just updated its guidance on open houses, and further updates are pending. The following is now on live on the COVID-19.ca.gov website. C.A.R. will be providing more details regarding this guidance so that REALTORS® are in...

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Beware of Email Scam

A scam asking for donations to a GoFundMe campaign on behalf of C.A.R. is being circulated among C.A.R. members via email. Please be aware this is a scam. Using C.A.R.’s logo, the email subject line says, “Martin Recovery Journey” and claims that a C.A.R....

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Your Fellow REALTORS Love This New Benefit

The new C.A.R. Ethics Infoline opened to members in April and it's helped REALTORS® with all their questions from the tiny technical ones to the urgent "life-savers." If you'd benefit from speaking to a volunteer member who is trained in the Code of Ethics to assist...

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What is Prop 19?

Thanks to Prop 19, homeowners aged 55+, people with severe disabilities and victims of natural disasters can move closer to family, medical care, or to a home that better meets their needs anywhere in California without a tax penalty. Prop 19 also removed unfair...

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California Coronavirus Weekly Update

Welcome to the 60th issue of the California Coronavirus Weekly Recap newsletter. Before we get started with this week’s news, we want to keep you informed on a few significant issues. ​​​​ C.A.R. is actively working with representatives of the California Dept. of...

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Tech Hub: Think You Know Tech? Think Again!

You’ve heard of iBuyers, but do you know what Neo Brokers are? Did you know putting an emoji in the subject line of an email can increase your open rates? What about the fact that there is a program that can automatically organize your emails by transaction and...

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