Introducing Clarus PropertyManager

Clarus PropertyManager™ is an end-to-end, integrated property management solution that has all of the features and functions you need to manage residential rental property of any type, more profitably. With your Clarus PropertyManager™ software you can: Integrate...

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Earn the Broker Price Opinion Resource Certification

According to the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), more than 10 million BPOs are performed annually throughout the country and more than 81,000 BPO orders are available today in California. BPOs provide critical information for decisions, and have been widely...

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CAR Tips of the Trade

EIGHT SECRETS TO CAREER SUCCESS IN THIS MARKET Follow these tips and make sure you live up to your career potential: 1. Motivation is everything. The talent you possess in your career can be irrelevant if you’re not motivated to use it. Getting satisfaction from a job...

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HARP Refinance Program Expanded

Borrowers who are current on their home loans may be able to refinance for lower interest rates, even if they are seriously upside down.  The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) recently announced that it will broaden the scope of the Home Affordable Refinance...

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Charity Bowling Tournament Raises $1600

Thanks to all who participated in our Annual Charity Bowling Tournament.  We raised over $1600 dollars for the Tahoe Sierra Board of Realtors Foundation for Charitable Activities.  A great big thank you goes out to our Tournament Sponsor – Jeaninne Gallant, Bankers...

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zipLogix Digital Ink™ – A FREE C.A.R. Member Benefit!

C.A.R. now offers zipLogix Digital Ink™ electronic signatures for free to C.A.R. members. zipLogix Digital Ink is a digital signature solution for signing transactional documents within zipForm® 6. zipLogix Digital Ink™ works seamlessly with zipForm® 6, allowing...

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Scams Target REALTORS, Homeowners and Sellers

IMPORTANT! Please be aware, the following scams are going on in our area: Renting on behalf of the owner or posing as the owner - The scam artist claims to be helping someone else rent the property.  They might be sick, or overseas, or just too busy to do it...

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New California REALTOR® Laws for 2012

Now that the first half of the 2011-12 legislative session is over, significant new laws have emerged that may affect REALTORS® and their clients.  Below are some of the new laws involving disclosures, licensing, small claims court, landlord-tenant, and other areas of...

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Regarding Short Sales pending bank approval

As soon as an offer is accepted by the seller on an Active listing with the sub status of Short Sale, according to TSMLS rule 10.1, you must report the listing as Active Contingent.  Active Contingent is a sub class of Active, and meets the bank’s request to leave the...

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