REALTOR® Votes Counted

Through all the mail pieces, television ads, canvassing, and punditry, we survived the mid-term elections! Every election year, our political activity kicks into high gear, and 2018 was no exception. Not only did we survive, but we broke records – 1.1 million...

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CAR President’s Message

Dear CAR Member,   For the better part of this year, we embarked on a historic and comprehensive effort to pass Proposition 5, C.A.R.’s own Property Tax Fairness Initiative, which would remove the “moving penalty” for seniors 55 and older, the disabled, and victims of...

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Legislative Update

AB 1289 (Arambula) and AB 2884 (Irwin), C.A.R.’s sponsored real estate law cleanup bill, was signed into law by the Governor. C.A.R. has been involved in a multi-year effort to update the real estate law including updating terminology and clarifying the law to reflect...

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Civil Liability – Sexual Harassment

Existing law allows a client to sue an agent for sexual harassment. This new law lowers the bar for bringing such a claim. It provides that even if a business, service, or professional “relationship” does not presently exist (as is required in existing law), a real...

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