A message from C.A.R. President Geoff McIntosh

Fellow REALTOR®, No doubt you’ve heard that Republican leaders have unveiled a tax reform plan they say is aimed at helping the middle class. The plan proposes to nearly double the standard deduction and eliminate state and local tax deductions, such as property tax....

A message from C.A.R. President Geoff McIntosh

Fellow REALTOR®, The past few weeks have seen devastating floods in Houston and throughout Florida, as well as wildfires in many areas of the country. When disaster strikes, REALTORS® step up, whether that’s to deliver food, water, or other vital assistance or...

A message from C.A.R. President Geoff McIntosh

Fellow REALTOR®, It’s hard to believe the year is half over. It’s been a busy six months on the legislative front with more than 130 housing bills introduced in the legislature this year alone, and C.A.R. is tracking every one of them. Just yesterday, the state...

A message from C.A.R. President Geoff McIntosh

Fellow REALTORS®, Happy New Year! 2016 was a year of challenges and opportunities for California REALTORS® and the real estate industry. The housing market maintained a strong sales pace for much of the year, but a continued shortage of homes for sale and rising...
Monthly Message from C.A.R. President Chris Kutzkey

Monthly Message from C.A.R. President Chris Kutzkey

Dear CAR Member, Over the past few months, I’ve informed you of the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) Know Before You Owe or TILA-RESPA integrated disclosure rule. CFPB has issued a final rule, making the effective date Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. While the CFPB...
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