Keeping Rental Messaging Streamlined during COVID-19

Communication is vital in the real estate industry, especially when marketing, showing and closing a rental property. Leasing agents and renters reach out to each other to clarify income history, employment details, and reference checks. Communication becomes...

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ICYMI: California Coronavirus Weekly Update

Please take a moment to catch up on everything C.A.R. has been working on: We have developed new Best Practices Guidelines for Real Estate During COVID-19 in response to the COVID-19 Industry Guidance for Real Estate Transactions issued earlier this month by the...

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Complying with the Industry Guidance Showing Rules

Step 1: Adopt a “Prevention Plan.” You may use C.A.R. Document BPPP, Best Practices Guidelines/Prevention Plan for Showings (available within the COVID library in zipForm®), for this purpose. The BPPP should be signed by the broker/office manager and agreed to by all...

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Fresh Perspective for Property Management

Now more than ever, understanding the challenges facing the rental industry is important. And if there’s one source that knows the property management world, it’s C.A.R. Visit the new Property Management and Leasing Resource Center to find the latest tools, articles,...

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California Coronavirus Weekly Update

May 19, 2020 - Welcome to the 10th issue of the Coronavirus Weekly Recap newsletter. Before we get started on this week’s news, we want to make sure you’re aware of what C.A.R. has been working on:   To help you comply with the government’s industry guidance for...

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Fighting for the Future of Real Estate

 MAY 12, 2020  REALTOR PARTY NEWS, REALTOR PARTY NEWS   Our first-ever virtual REALTORS® Legislative Meetings are coming to a close with more than 26,000 registered attendees! I want to thank you for participation and feedback throughout these...

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FHFA Extends Flexibilities for Fannie, Freddie Customers

The Federal Housing Finance Agency has extended a number of loan origination flexibilities for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac customers, most of which are extended to at least June 30. Extensions include: alternative appraisals on purchase and rate term refinance loans;...

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