Published Thursday, June 10, 2021
Key Information About California's June 15th Reopening
The state of California is set to fully re-open the economy on Tuesday, June 15th. Though real estate has been open and operating throughout COVID-19, the reopening is anticipated to bring some noticeable changes to real estate operations, most notably showings and open houses. A summary of key more»
Published Friday, May 21, 2021
UPDATE: BAREIS Enables In-Person Broker Tours
BAREIS has informed us that In-Person Broker tours will be enabled today. Please follow the CAR Quick Guide for Open House and Showing Rules. Please observe the same days and times as before the pandemic
Published Thursday, May 20, 2021
County Seeks Assessment Appeals Board Members
The County of Marin is seeking candidates with expertise in real estate, accounting, law, or property appraisal, as potential new members of its two Marin County Assessment Appeals Boards. The application deadline is 5 p.m. Friday, July 30.
Appointed by the Marin County Board of Supervisors, members of the more»
Published Monday, May 17, 2021
California median home price breaks $800,000 in April with home sales remaining robust as spring home-buying season kicks off, C.A.R. reports
- Existing, single-family home sales totaled 458,170 in April on a seasonally adjusted annualized rate, up 2.6 percent from March and up 65.1 percent from April 2020.
- April’s statewide median home price was more»
Published Thursday, May 13, 2021
Friday, May 14, 2021, 12:00 pm
C.A.R. has updated its guidance on open house protocols to help members comply with the new guidance released by the California Dept. of Public Health earlier this week. A new Quick Guide providing additional details has been released as well.
The following changes have been made to open house protocols, effective more»
Published Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Higher home prices substantially diminish California housing affordability in first quarter 2021, C.A.R. reports
Twenty-seven percent of California households could afford to purchase the $720,490 median-priced home in the first quarter of 2021, down from 35 percent in first-quarter 2020 and unchanged from fourth-quarter 2020.
A minimum annual income of more»
Published Friday, April 16, 2021
California median home price reaches new all-time high in March as nearly two-thirds of homes sell above asking price, C.A.R. reports
- Existing, single-family home sales totaled 446,410 in March on a seasonally adjusted annualized rate, down 3.5 percent from February and up 19.7 percent from March 2020.
- March’s statewide median home price was more»
Published Thursday, April 1, 2021
C.A.R. asks HUD and FHA to Reduce Mortgage Insurance Premiums to Provide Greater Homeownership Opportunities
LOS ANGELES (March 31) – The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) today issued the following statement in response to the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) announcement this week on the state of the Federal more»