Published Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Lower interest rates perk up May home sales as median price reaches another high, C.A.R. reports
- Existing, single-family home sales totaled 406,960 in May on a seasonally adjusted annualized rate, up 2.6 percent from April and down 0.6 percent from May 2018.
- May’s statewide median home price was $611,190, up 1.4 percent from April and up 1.7 more»
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.
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.
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»
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»
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»