Celebrate Fair Housing Month

Every April, we celebrate the landmark 1968 Fair Housing Act law, which was passed only seven days after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Fair Housing Month serves as a reminder of the work we must all do to ensure every Californian has access to...

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C.A.R. Legislative Update

AB 2245 (Ramos), The Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act Extension Bill, is a C.A.R. sponsored bill that will require all tenancies in common to be partitioned in a similar manner to the Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act. In 2021, C.A.R. sponsored...

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C.A.R. Goes to Washington

Earlier this month, the C.A.R. Leadership-Team traveled to Washington D.C. to press California members of Congress and regulators on issues our members and their clients are facing in today’s real estate market. As California continues to recover from the impact of...

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Make An Impact

C.A.R.'s HAF Closing Cost Assistance Grant Program, in a joint effort with our non-profit partners, helps first-time homebuyers who are members of an *"underserved community" bridge the affordability gap by providing them with up to $10,000 in closing cost...

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CAR Legal Update

BROKERS FACE WEBSITE ACCESSIBILITY LAWSUITS ACROSS CALIFORNIA ​​​​​​A rash of website accessibility lawsuits have been filed across the state with real estate brokerages named as the defendants. The legal claim underlying such suits is that a business' website is not...

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Interested in 2022 Lending Resources For Your Clients?

What does it take to qualify for a loan? What is the required paperwork? Where can my client get Down Payment Assistance? First-time buyers are facing an unprecedented real estate market. Be the agent that provides them with all the tools and resources to make the...

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New Square Footage Standards for Appraisers

If you didn’t know, Fannie Mae is adopting some changes with the way appraisers measure square footage (pdf). In short, as of April 1, 2022, appraisers are going to be required to measure square footage per ANSI standards (American National Standards Institute). The...

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Elevating Women in Real Estate

Did you know the number of women currently serving in Congress is the highest in history? This progress is great news, but with women holding just over a quarter of congressional seats, the legislative branch still has a long way to go to match the example set by our...

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