Update Regarding Essential Business Activities

UPDATE:  Our Government Affairs Director, John Falk, has confirmed that Residential and Commercial Real Estate are considered Essential Services within Nevada County, Placer County and El Dorado County when best practices are followed. This could change at...

Ski Lease Questions Answered

TSBOR member, Russ Baruh, shared his conversation with CAR Legal on how to handle our Ski Lease situation, where the tenant does not actually shelter in place at the Ski Lease property.  The CAR Legal Hot Line attorney felt that the tenant can come up, clean,...

Scammers Pose as Agents to Bilk Real Estate Colleagues

A new scam is circulating in which tricksters pose as real estate agents and other trusted professionals, asking for financial “favors” from unsuspecting victims. In one example of the scheme, a scammer may pretend to be a real estate practitioner asking his or her...

Five Questions Agents Legally Cannot Answer

Real estate agents often become the go-to for all the advice their clients need during the house-hunting process. Some become more like therapists than salespeople, with buyers especially, but renters too, needing immense support through the understandably stressful...