Published Wednesday, May 8, 2019
MAR has been made aware of convincing phishing scams targeting REALTORS® and REALTOR® associations. These scammers 'spoof' their email addresses (disguise themselves) in order to appear to be coming from the leadership of a legitimate business such as a manager of a real estate brokerage or a REALTOR® association. Often, these emails are seeking more»
Published Friday, April 12, 2019
One of the questions we often receive from potential and current members is “What does my membership get me?” It’s a fair question, and one that should be asked. We all have limited resources to spend in business, and we want to make sure that they’re spent well. As a membership organization, we ultimately answer to the needs of our more»
Published Friday, April 5, 2019
There were three noteworthy items at Fairfax town council on the night of Wednesday April 3, 2019 that MAR was following. MAR sent a letter to the Mayor and council expressing concern about the impact of their initiatives as currently written. The town will host further discussions on two out of the three issues at future meetings, allowing more time for more»
Published Monday, April 1, 2019
The town of Fairfax will be considering several issues that affect real estate at the town council meeting on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 7:00 pm at the Fairfax Women's Club - 46 Park Road, Fairfax 94930.
MAR will submit comments on these issues and encourages members who live or do business in Fairfax to attend or submit feedback to the town council.
Published Tuesday, March 26, 2019
The City of San Rafael met last week to discuss updates to their proposed Wildfire Prevention and Protection Action Plan. While the council passed a revised version of the plan, it is important to note that the document did not change any city laws but rather outlined 38 recommended objectives to work toward reducing fire risk in the city. Any future change more»
Published Friday, March 15, 2019
Recent developments at the local, state and national levels have underscored the impact of REALTOR® advocacy in government affairs. As professionals working with homeowners, prospective buyers, landlords and tenants on a daily basis, REALTORS® are uniquely positioned to offer an important perspective on regulations, laws, programs and how they would more»
Published Thursday, March 7, 2019
MAR is looking for the very best in Marin County real estate to be part of Class II of the Leadership Academy in 2019. The MAR Leadership Academy is an exciting and intensive six-part training program that will hone your leadership skills and help you unlock new skills and knowledge so that you can better serve your community and your clients. Once you more»
Published Wednesday, March 6, 2019
With over 12 years of experience in the REALTOR® Association, Romeo Arrieta is passionate about the role that REALTORS® play advancing the availability of homeownership.
Before coming to the Marin Association of REALTORS® as CEO, Romeo most recently represented the REALTOR® community as the Director of Government Affairs & Community more»