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Monthly Message from C.A.R. President Kevin Brown

Dear CAR Member, It’s been a successful year for C.A.R. on the legislative front. To begin, C.A.R. scored a big win in defeating AB 2416 (Stone) in the Senate.  The bill would have created a new kind of lien on real estate for wage claim disputes. C.A.R. opposed AB 2416 because it would have denied due process to the owner of the property and unnecessarily clouded title.  AB 2416 failed in the Senate on a bi-partisan vote, but was eligible for another vote on the last day the Legislature was in session this year.  AB 2416 required 21 “Yes” votes to pass the Senate; it only received 13.... Read more »

CAR Market Matters

Talking Points … California home sales pulled back in August, reversing two months of increases, as the median home price rose from the previous month and year, according to the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®. August marked the 10th straight month that sales were below the 400,000 level and the 13th straight month that sales have declined on a year-over-year basis.  Sales in August decreased 1.2 percent from 398,940 in July and were down 9.3 percent from 434,910 in August 2013.  The August 2014 sales level was the second highest for the year so far. The median price of an existing,... Read more »

Your CAR Legal Team Session Highlights at EXPO

Come see your C.A.R. legal team in action. EXPO will feature a number of sessions, classes and open forums featuring attorneys from C.A.R.  The events listed below cover a variety of different legal areas relevant to REALTORS®. Note that some sessions require the advance purchase of a ticket in order to attend. Tuesday, October 7 9:45 a.m. Fiduciary Duties: What Every REALTOR® Should Know – Neil Kalin 10:45 a.m. What’s Hot Now: The Latest in Legal Real Estate – Gov Hutchinson 1:30 p.m. Your Guide to the 2014 Revised RPA-CA – Neil Kalin (Ticketed Event) 1:45 p.m. Everything You... Read more »

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