What is Variable Rate Commission?

Simply stated, the seller will pay a different commission if the property is sold by the listing broker.  The listing agent must disclose this when entering the listing into the MLS by selecting Y on item (49) VAR RATE Y/N.  Please see the rule below for the full...

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CAR Market Matters

Talking Points The Federal Housing Administration (FHA), which insures loans for borrowers with low down payments, announced last week that it will exhaust its capital reserves and face a deficit of $13.5 billion, leaving some to wonder how this will impact borrowers...

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C.A.R. Legal Webinar on Standard Forms

Get a handle on over 40 new and newly revised C.A.R. forms! You are invited to attend a free, interactive legal webinar on December 3 on C.A.R.'s standard forms release. From 1 to 2 p.m., C.A.R. veteran attorneys Neil Kalin and Howard Fallman will present the standard...

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Annual Installation and Awards Dinner

Don't forget to reserve your spot at the Annual Installation and Awards Dinner that will be held Thursday, December 6th at the Resort at Squaw Creek.  For all the details, visit the Event Page.

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National Association of REATORS Issues Call-to-Action

The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® has issued a nationwide Call-for-Action, urging members to contact their Members of Congress in support of extending the current Mortgage Debt Forgiveness Tax Relief law. Despite some positive signs of recovery, our nation’s real...

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10 Member Benefits That Save You More Than $8,000

1. zipForm® 6 - FREE digitized Standard Forms - $999 annual savings 2. zipLogix Digital Ink® - FREE electronic signatures - $120 annual savings 3. C.A.R. Forms Help Line - FREE help for questions about C.A.R. forms – average savings of $250 per call 4. zipVault® -...

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CAR Market Matters

Talking Points It’s important to be prepared for a natural disaster and to have a plan in place prior to one happening. One way to prepare is to hold a neighborhood meeting and take an inventory of neighbors’ skills. Identify people who have medical, electrical, child...

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REBarCamp at Tahoe Deemed a Success

I just wanted to thank everyone for a completely successful First Tahoe REBarcamp held on Friday, September 28, 2012. It was EVERYTHING I hoped it would be.  I think that everyone who attended the Mike Mueller Facebook Workshop and REBarcamp were completely satisfied...

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