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Quick Guide: Fair Housing Laws

May 18th, 2022 by

A convenient PDF has been created and is available to download. EQUAL ACCESS TO HOUSING FOR ALL: All housing in California is available to all persons. Discrimination (the practice of treating someone unequally) is prohibited by law. LAWS: Multiple federal and state laws, along with applicable local ordinances, make up “fair housing laws.” Primarily, these […]

C.A.R. & NAR Business Update Forms Update

November 30th, 2021 by

At the MLS Marketing and Preview meeting on November 30, 2021, Curtis Doss gave a presentation on the upcoming changes and some new forms that are hitting the transactions suite soon. If you’d like to review these changes, please download the following 4 files. And as always, if you have any questions let us know […]

2021 New and Revised C.A.R. Forms

July 2nd, 2021 by

BY: JOHN V. GIARDINELLI, ATTORNEY AT LAW | OF COUNSEL The California Association of REALTORS® (C.A.R) has released its list of new and revised forms. This list includes three new forms and 11 revised forms. This Courtside Newsletter will discuss what real estate practitioners should be aware of in using the forms for future transactions. […]

Eviction Moratorium Update June 2021

June 30th, 2021 by

Federal Eviction Moratorium – The CDC extended the Federal eviction moratorium until July 31.  Last night, the US Supreme Court said the CDC lacked authority to implement a blanket nationwide moratorium.  The Court declined to lift the ban in place; however, the ruling ensures the moratorium will expire at the end of July.  NAR is pleased […]

What is the Clear Cooperation Policy?

October 22nd, 2020 by

The Clear Cooperation Policy is a NAR-mandated policy that governs the public marketing of listings and their entry into the multiple listing service. Within one (1) business day of marketing a property to the public, the listing broker must submit the listing to the MLS for cooperation with other MLS participants. Stay up to date […]