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Supra Notice - Change in Sales Tax

Published Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Due to a tax requirement change, Supra will begin charging sales tax on fees for key activation and insurance. Beginning July 1, 2019, billing statements will reflect sales tax added to fees for key activation and insurance.

MAR Office Closed - Monday, May 27th

Published Friday, May 24, 2019
The MAR Office Will Be Closed Monday, May 27th in Observation of Memorial Day. The office will re-open Tuesday, May 28th.

C.A.R. Reports Housing Affordability Rise in Q1

Published Monday, May 20, 2019
California housing affordability climbs in first quarter 2019, C.A.R. reports Thirty-two percent of California households could afford to purchase the $545,820 median-priced home in the first quarter of 2019, up from 28 percent in fourth-quarter 2018 and up from 31 percent a year ago. A minimum annual income of $114,860 was needed to make monthly more»

Larkspur Paving Project Schedule Moved Up

Published Tuesday, May 14, 2019
The City of Larkspur has moved up the paving schedule for over 30 streets in Greenbrae Hills and Baltimore Canyon. This will likely result in difficulty in replacing sewer lateral hookups in the Ross Valley Sanitation District. Three streets - Parkside Way, Via la Paz and Hawthorne Ave, have deferred paving schedules pending the resolution of storm drain more»

Phishing Scam Targeting REALTORSŪ

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»

The True Value of a REALTORŪ Association Goes Beyond the Basics

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»

Town of Fairfax Agrees to Further Study of Maximum Square Footage and Rental Mediation; Review Just Cause Eviction in One Year

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»

Advocacy Alert: Fairfax Considering House Size and Rental Changes

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. more»

Community News

C.A.R. Releases Third Quarter Affordability Statistics
Thursday, November 7, 2019
California REALTORS Call For Action to Prioritize Housing Supply
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
WILDFIRE ALERT: Possible Public Safety Power Shutoff Saturday, October 26th
Friday, October 25, 2019

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