CAR Market Matters

Talking Points … Building permits rose 7.4 percent in June to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,343,000, according to the U.S. Census Bureau and the Dept. of Housing and Urban Development). The June rate was 30 percent above the June 2014 estimate of 1,033,000....

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New Sample Forms Book is Available

The May 2015 Sample Forms Book contains a current sample copy of every C.A.R. Standard Form, including the four newly released forms from April 2015 and the latest copy of the RPA form. This handy book also includes a detailed quick reference guide describing each...

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CAR RealLegal Update

ENTITIES AND ELECTRONIC SIGNATURES; CFPB DELAYS NEW LOAN DISCLOSURES; U.S. SUPREME COURT ENDS CHAPTER 7 LIEN STRIPPING AND UPHOLDS DISPARATE IMPACT CLAIMS IN FAIR HOUSING LAW; LEGAL LIVE WEBINAR: ARBITRATION OF REAL ESTATE DISPUTES; EVERYDAY ETHICS WEBINAR: CODE OF...

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Helping Home Buyers with Water Conservation

Water is at a premium throughout drought-stricken California, and home buyers will no longer be able to  “go with the flow” as residents are tasked with conserving more. Typical U.S. households use approximately 260 gallons of water every day, according to the...

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CAR Market Matters

Talking Points … Contract signings to buy a home rose for the fifth straight month in May to the highest level in more than nine years, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. Pending home sales climbed 0.9 percent to 112.6 last month, the best pace since...

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