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• CBA: Tenant Representation
Wed, Jul 15 | 10am – 12pm | Live Webinar
• NAR: 5 Options for Dealing with Debt
Wed, Jul 15 | 11am – 12pm | Live Webinar
• All New Homespotter App
Wed, Jul 15 | 12pm – 1pm | Live Webinar
• CBA: Lease Negotiations
Wed, Jul 15 | 12:30pm – 2:30pm | Live Webinar
• Intro to Listing Input & Maintenance
Thu, Jul 16 | 1pm – 3pm | Live Remote Class
• Market Yourself w/ Homesnap Pro
Thu, Jul 16 | 1pm – 1:30pm | Live Webinar
• License Renewal Crash Course w/ REVEI
Fri, Jul 17 | 9:30am – 12:30pm | Remote Class
• Intro to RPR
Mon, Jul 20 | 1pm – 3pm | Live Remote Class
• Transactions (zipForm Edition) for Brokers/Teams
Tue, Jul 21 | 1pm – 2pm | Live Remote Class
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CCAR Offices Closed; Lockbox Services Available by Appointment Only
In response to the new State of California variance to the Shelter-in-Place Order, CCAR offices in Walnut Creek and Richmond will be closed until further notice. Despite office closures, CCAR will continue to provide uninterrupted membership services, including regularly scheduled committee meetings, via remote access.
Lockbox services will be available by appointment only on Tue and Thu between 9:00 – 11:00am. Please contact Member Services to schedule appointments at 925.295.1270, Mon – Fri, 8:30am – 5:00pm.
CA State Shutdown Order Does Not Affect Brokers or Offices
On Monday, July 13 Governor Newsom issued a new shutdown order–this order does not affect the current practices of real estate brokers or their offices. Real estate remains an essential service in California and Contra Costa County.
• State County Variance Info >
• Essential Services Info >
• C.A.R. Best Practices >
• C.A.R. FAQ Reopening Brokerage Offices >
Government Advocacy: Your Lifeline to Prosperity
Now more than ever, Association membership is vital to your business; your dues and RAF contributions are yielding concrete benefits in real time enabling you to conduct business during a national public health crisis that has immobilized millions…
Real Estate Exams & COVID-19
The Department of Real Estate (DRE) is cancelling real estate salesperson and broker license exams at the Oakland Exam Center through July 31, 2020. This action is being taken to comply with state and local public health agencies ordering residents to shelter…
West County Marketing Meeting – Feb. 23
Join us on Thu., Feb. 23 from 8:45-10:00am at Mechanics Bank, 3190 Klose Way in Richmond. Hear from Phil Deutscher, Professional Standards Tribunal Chair and CCAR Past President as he discusses Procuring Cause.
The West County Marketing Meeting is free to attend and includes a light breakfast and beverages.
Please note: This month’s meeting will take place on the 4th Thursday, Feb. 23.
Districts 2 & 4 Virtual Member Town Hall – July 22
CCAR District 2 & 4 Members, (Lafayette, Orinda, Moraga, Canyon, Danville, San Ramon, Alamo and Diablo) join CCAR directors and staff for a virtual Town Hall Meeting via Zoom. Receive updates on New Rules and…
C.A.R. and NAR Fall Conferences Go Virtual
Free online programming will enable more members to participate in annual Association conferences, once available only to those who attended live meetings on location.
This year, both C.A.R. and NAR will conduct customized virtual conference programming to accommodate national restrictions around the COVID-19 pandemic. Stay tuned. More information and registration opportunities will be announced soon.
C.A.R. REImagine Virtual Conference & Expo Oct 12-14 >
NAR Virtual Conference & Expo: Nov 13-16 >
MLS Compliance – Use of Agent Reports
Agent Reports are for agent eyes only! Be careful when providing listing data to your clients and consumers to avoid an MLS Rules Citation including a fine. There is sensitive MLS data displayed on Agent Reports that should not be…
MLS Rule Change 11.5 – Photo Retention
To ensure that the Paragon 5 MLS continues to provide a useful database of listings for comparables and appraisals, the CCAR MLS Rules and Regulations will be updated. This change allows CCAR to adhere to…
MLS Rule Changes – August 3, 2020
The following CCAR MLS Rules and Regulations will be modified, effective August 3rd.
7.4.1 Time Frame Definitions.
7.7 Service Area
7.7.1 Service Area Defined
7.19.1 Extension for Protected…
C.A.R. Update on Coronavirus Market Impacts:
Overall, preliminary indications are that the housing market recovered much of its lost ground in June and economic data continues to improve. Still, uncertainty has also grown in…
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Property Watch (Paragon 5)
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