Property Management in 2024

Find every leasing and property management resource offered by C.A.R., all in one spot. With resources such as tools for tenant screening , property management software, courses and events, and a wide variety of free legal guidance, you will find all the materials you...

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NAR forecasts improved outlook for home buyers in 2024

The housing market is expected to grow to 4.71 million existing home sales in 2024, and an improved outlook for home buyers, according to a new report by the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®’ Chief Economist Lawrence Yun. This would be an increase of 13.5 percent...

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Monthly message from C.A.R. President Melanie Barker

Dear CAR Member, I’m very excited to begin my term as your President. I’d like to thank our outgoing president, Jennifer Branchini, for serving this organization so well over the past year. I know she put in many miles traveling around the state to meet as many of you...

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Legal Update

DEADLINE JANUARY 1, 2025 •    Balcony Inspections and  •    Beneficial Ownership Information Reporting for Entities C.A.R. has two new Quick Guides Two unrelated laws have a deadline for compliance set for January 1, 2025. The first...

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2024 New Law Round-Up

These laws go into effect on January 1, 2024, unless stated otherwise. Listings Capped at 24 months (AB 1345) How long can a listing last? 24 months. Previously, there was no specified limit. Now, under AB 1345, exclusive listings on residential one-to-four properties...

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2024 New Law Round-Up

These laws go into effect on January 1, 2024, unless stated otherwise. Listings Capped at 24 months (AB 1345) How long can a listing last? 24 months. Previously, there was no specified limit. Now, under AB 1345, exclusive listings on residential one-to-four properties...

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More Than One-Third of Home Sellers Giving Concessions

During the three months ending Oct. 31, home sellers gave concessions to buyers in 35 percent of U.S. home sales. This percentage is not very different from a year earlier (35.9 percent), but it is higher than it was two years ago (27.6 percent). Concessions typically...

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