CCAR OFFICES closed FRI., April 15th
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Education contains a list of upcoming classes.
• CCAR Receives Walnut Creek Legacy Award
• Visit Fairhaven for Fair Housing Training
• Pro. Standards Processes & Procedures
FEATURED: The Power of Preparedness with Wise Agent
Wed., April 20 | 10:00am – 11:00am
FEATURED: Rev Up Your Listings in Reverse (Remine)
Thu., April 21 | 10:00am – 11:00am
Getting Started with Homesnap Pro
Wed., Apr. 13 |10:00am – 11:00am
Designing a Brand that Delivers
Wed., Apr. 13 |1:00pm – 2:00pm
Supra eKEY Training
Thu., Apr. 14 | 8:30am – 9:30am
C.A.R. presents: Grow a Strong Business in Any Economy
Thu., Apr. 14 | 10:00am – 11:00am
Intro to Listing Input & Maintenance
Thu., Apr. 14 | 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Weekly WomanUP!® LIVE
Fri., Apr. 15 | 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Technology that Boosts Productivity & Saves Time
Mon., Apr. 18 | 11:00am to 12:00pm
Prospect Like a Pro to Win the Listing (Homesnap Pro app)
Mon., Apr. 18 | 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Accurate Property Pricing – Valuation Tools & Techniques
Tue., Apr. 19 | 9:00am to 10:00am
Intro to Transactions, zipForm Edition
Tue., Apr 19 | 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Visit the CCAR Calendar to view/register for additional online training opportunities.
Apply Now To Serve On CCAR’s
2023 Board of Directors
The election for the 2023 Board of Directors is coming soon, apply now to get your name on the ballot! Applications due by 5pm on Tuesday, April 19th.
6 Open positions:
• President-Elect (1 year-term)
• Treasurer (2 year term)
• 4 Directors-at-Large (2 year term)
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West county marketing meeting
Thu., Apr. 21 | 9:00am – 10:00am
Security Pacific Office | 3223 Blume Road in Richmond
Featured Speaker: Jared White, CCAR MLS Director
Charity Chili Cook-ON! – May 11
Wed., May 11 | 4:00pm – 7:00pm | Sycamore Club House
The Annual Chili Cook-ON for CCAR Helping Hands is upon us! Come get your chili ON at the Sycamore Club House on May 11th from 4-7pm. Vote for your favorite recipe and bid on amazing raffle prizes! Or… get your recipes ready if you want to be a chef and contact George Moody at
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CCAR Receives Walnut Creek Legacy Award
This morning at the State of the Chamber 2022 breakfast, the Contra Costa Association of REALTORS® was awarded a Legacy Award by the Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce. The Legacy Award recognizes Chamber members who have been in business for 50+ years!
Photo (L to R): Outgoing Chamber Chair, Margot Stanford; CCAR President, Debi Mackey; Walnut Creek Mayor, Matt Francois.
Visit Fairhaven for Hands-on Fair Housing Training
Fairhaven is a town every REALTOR® should visit. Online, that is. Fairhaven, a fair housing simulation training for REALTORS® that uses the power of storytelling to help members identify, prevent, and address discriminatory practices in real estate.
Inspired by real stories, this innovative online experience has agents work against the clock to sell homes in the fictional town of Fairhaven, while confronting discrimination in the homebuying process. Learners will also walk in the shoes of a homebuyer facing discrimination. The training provides customized feedback that learners can apply to daily business interactions.
Professional Standards (Ethics) Processes & Procedures
Many difficulties that may arise during a real estate transaction are due to misunderstandings and miscommunication. If you have a problem with a fellow-member keep in mind that open, constructive communication often resolves questions or differences, eliminating the need for punitive action.
Consider taking the following steps before filing a formal ethics complaint:
(1) Speak directly with the other agent about your complaint; (2) You may also…
Paragon 5 MLS Enhancements
On May 3rd the following changes were made to the Paragon 5 MLS.
The Paragon 5 MLS login page will be streamlined to make use of browser or 3rd party password management software.
Showing Access Info: To allow for clearer understanding of a listing’s showing status within Paragon and other Bay Area MLSs, a new picklist named “Available to Show” will be added to the Paragon 5 MLS for all property classes.
Pool Picklist: To allow for clearer understanding of what type of…
Get Quick Answers to Your Questions with C.A.R. Peer-to-Peer Ethics Infoline
Non-legal ethics questions answered in a snap!
C.A.R.’s new Ethics Infoline is helping members with all their questions from the tiny technical ones to the urgent “life-savers”. If you would benefit from…