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CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® WomanUP!® Conference opens next week

LOS ANGELES/ June 20, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — In an effort to inspire women to step into real estate brokerage leadership, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) will present its second WomanUP!® Conference to be held June 28-29 at the JW Marriott LA Live in Los Angeles. The two-day conference is part of C.A.R.’s women’s outreach … Continue reading CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® WomanUP!® Conference opens next week

California median home price sets new record as home sales dial back in May, C.A.R. reports

LOS ANGELES/ June 20, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) –California’s median home price reached a new high in May, while home sales retreated both on a monthly and annual basis, wiping out most of the gains posted for the year, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) said today. Closed escrow sales of existing, single-family detached homes in California … Continue reading California median home price sets new record as home sales dial back in May, C.A.R. reports

California REALTORS® announce “Pathway to Homeownership” Affordable Housing Project

LOS ANGELES/ May 21, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — In a demonstration of its commitment in advocating for affordable workforce housing in California, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) today announced it is exploring the redevelopment of the site of its Los Angeles headquarters to build affordable workforce rental and for sale housing. C.A.R. is proposing the … Continue reading California REALTORS® announce “Pathway to Homeownership” Affordable Housing Project

C.A.R. partners with UC Center Sacramento to present housing events

LOS ANGELES/ May 8, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®’ (C.A.R.) Center for California Real Estate (CCRE) and the University of California Center Sacramento (UCCS) today announced they will collaborate to present a series of six housing-focused speaker events under the theme, “A Roof Over 40 Million Heads: California’s Housing Challenges and Policy … Continue reading C.A.R. partners with UC Center Sacramento to present housing events

C.A.R. statement on proposal to repeal Costa-Hawkins law

LOS ANGELES/April 26, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) today issued the following statement in response to the proposed Affordable Housing Act, which would repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act: The California Association of REALTORS® understands that, however well-intentioned, rent control is nothing more than a thinly-veiled version of government-mandated price control … Continue reading C.A.R. statement on proposal to repeal Costa-Hawkins law

Paint companies use scare tactics on Californians to cover their own wrongdoing

LOS ANGELES/ April 5, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — Paint manufacturers that lost a recent court ruling are using scare tactics to convince homeowners they will be held criminally liable if their homes contain lead-based paint, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) said today. In fact, a recent California court ruling against paint manufacturers will have little … Continue reading Paint companies use scare tactics on Californians to cover their own wrongdoing

California homeowners and consumers to be hit hard by tax reform bill, C.A.R. says

LOS ANGELES/Dec. 20, 2017 (STLRealEstate.News) — The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) issued the following statement in response to the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act tax reform bill by Congress today: “While the impact of this bill may not be as harmful in many parts of the country, here in California where … Continue reading California homeowners and consumers to be hit hard by tax reform bill, C.A.R. says

Final GOP tax reform bill punishes homeowners and weakens homeownership, C.A.R. says

LOS ANGELES/Dec. 16, 2017 (STLRealEstate.News) — The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) issued the following statement in response to the final Tax Cuts and Jobs Act tax reform bill released today: “The final tax reform bill released punishes homeowners and weakens homeownership, and in fact, it looks at homeowners and the housing market as nothing … Continue reading Final GOP tax reform bill punishes homeowners and weakens homeownership, C.A.R. says