New Year, New Laws

A new year brings new laws that may affect REALTORS®. Here are a few of the top new laws: Proposition 19 (Statewide Tax Basis Portability) With the passage of Proposition 19, a homeowner who is 55 years of age or older, severely disabled or whose home has been...

ICYMI: California Coronavirus Weekly Update

Extensive updates to several of the FAQs on the coronavirus microsite to reflect the new coronavirus relief act signed into law on December 27. For more information, please see: FAQ on Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) FAQ on Small Business Administration (SBA)...

Historic Election, Strong Night for REALTORS®

The 2020 Election was definitely one for the books. There was record-breaking early voter turnout nationally as well as for REALTORS®, and a candidate who received the most votes ever cast for a presidential candidate. Overall, REALTORS® had a great election...

Prop 19 REALTOR Toolkit Now Available

CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) is co-sponsoring Proposition 19 with the California Professional Firefighters because it provides relief for the state’s housing crisis and protections for homeowners. Not to mention, it protects property tax savings for...

Second Quarter California Housing Affordability

Higher home prices and economic recession dampen California housing affordability in second-quarter 2020, C.A.R. reports Thirty-three percent of California households could afford to purchase the $610,850 median-priced home in the second quarter of 2020, down from 35...