Buyers Aren’t Reading the Paperwork

More than three in four homeowners said they didn’t completely understand the terms of their mortgage, according to a survey by Porch.com, a home remodeling website. Thirty percent of homeowners admit to reading none or only some of their mortgage documents and say...

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ICYMI: California Coronavirus Weekly Update

In This Issue: The Economy & Your Finances: Updates to PPP loan forgiveness The Market & Industry: Fewer buyers and sellers withdrawing, fewer borrowers in forbearance Around the State: All Californians must wear masks, hospitalizations hit all-time high...

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California Legislative Update

Now more than ever C.A.R.’s Governmental Affairs Division is busy fighting for California REALTORS® and their clients. In addition to the efforts of C.A.R.’s professional advocates and policy staff, Key Contacts, who are REALTOR® volunteers appointed by C.A.R. to work...

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Top Producer Virtual Event Recording Now Available

C.A.R. held a virtual event convening top producers throughout the state who shared how they have kept their business moving during these uncertain times. The panelists discussed not only how they have been able to safely and successfully close transactions during the...

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ICYMI: California Coronavirus Weekly Update

C.A.R. has been working on:   Yesterday, C.A.R. CEO Joel Singer moderated a panel of top-producing California REALTORS® who shared how they have been able to maintain business momentum during the pandemic. If you weren’t able to tune in live, you can watch the...

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Update on Coronavirus Market Impacts 

The economy and the housing market continue to see signs of improvement—particularly in terms of buyer demand. The labor market impacts continue to shrink while mortgage applications and showing appointments continue to improve. More REALTORS® are closing deals and...

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C.A.R.’s Standard Forms

C.A.R.’s Standard Forms are widely used for real estate transactions and have set the standard for excellence throughout our industry for many years. Developed by C.A.R.’s legal experts, with input from real estate professionals and attorneys, there are currently 242...

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A message from C.A.R. President Jeanne Radsick

Dear CAR Member, As California’s economy and housing market slowly begin to see signs of improvement, homeownership and housing supply have never been more important to our state’s COVID-19 recovery. During this crisis, we have been focusing on ensuring REALTORS® get...

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