Author Archives: Lynn Sullivan

Important Updates to Sandicor Rules and Regulations

In 2013 and 2014, several changes were made to the Sandicor Rules and Regulations that may affect your daily real estate business practices. Please review the list below and note changes are highlighted in bold text: 10.1 Reporting of Sales. Listings with accepted offers shall be reported to the MLS as “pending” by the listing […]
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California REALTORS Close Legislative Year With Success

The 2013/2014 session of the California Legislature ended bringing to a close one of the more successful legislative years in recent history. Much of that success can be attributed to the efforts of your C.A.R. Directors, your contributions to the REALTOR® Action Fund and the strong C.A.R. lobbying team in Sacramento. Seven of nine C.A.R. […]
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RPA Change on the Horizon

The Residential Purchase Agreement Form is Changing – NSDCAR Offering LIVE Classes After extensive research and reviews, the new RPA form will be released in November 2014. C.A.R.’s legal department has released an article of six things you need to know about the new RPA. Read the article NSDCAR Offers Live RPA Classes Everything You […]
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Open Enrollment for Kaiser Permanente at the Benefits Store

Open Enrollment for health insurance is here Sign up October 1-31, 2014! Coverage Goes Into Effect November 1, 2014 Get your free quote today – choose from 14 grandfathered HMO Kaiser plans and 12 Affordable Care Act (ACA) compliant Kaiser HMO plans. Who Can Enroll? REALTORS, Corporate and Affiliate Members Employees of Member Firms can […]
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REALTORS Can Begin to Claim a dot .Realtor Top Level Domain on October 20 & October 23, 2014

Don’t Get Left Behind! Claim Your .REALTOR Domain Important FAQs! If you participated in the priority pre-registration: You will still need to register your domain name. Beginning on October 20, you will have the opportunity to register your domain name prior to the general release. If you participated in the priority pre-registration you should have […]
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Second Quarter Housing Affordability Declines Statewide in 19 of 26 California Counties

Lower interest rates in the second quarter of 2014 failed to offset continued home price increases, lowering housing affordability statewide and in 19 of 26 counties in California, the California Association of REALTORS® said. Read the full release. Housing Affordability Index – Traditional Housing Affordability Index – First Time Buyer
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Fannie Mae Modifies Post Short Sale Qualifications

On July 29, 2014, Fannie Mae announced changes to its waiting period policy following a preforeclosure sale (short sale) or deed-in-lieu of foreclosures (DIL). The current requirements that apply to waiting periods following a short sale or DIL provide for different waiting period of 2 years or 4 years and set out different maximum loan-to-value […]
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Get Involved in NAR’s Tech Accelerator

Join the REach Insight Panel Members of the Insight Panel for REach, NAR’s Technology Accelerator Program, receive first access to new technologies to help take their business to the next level. Panelists choose one or more REach 2014 companies to work with and will receive exclusive discounts (with a combined value over $3,000) from the […]
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Tour 701 Marketing Session Venue Update for August 13, 20, 27

The Carlsbad/Encinitas/Cardiff Tour 701 Marketing Session will temporarily be held at a new venue beginning August 13 through August 27. For the following dates only: August 13, 20, 27 the TOUR 701 Marketing Session will be held at: Encinitas Community Center Banquet Hall B 1140 Oakcrest Park Dr. Encinitas, CA 92024
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CAlBRE’s Citation and Fine Program Now in Action

Effective July, 2014, the Bureau of Real Estate under Commissioner’s regulation 2907 has finalized its authority to issue citations pursuant to Business and Professions Code Section 10080.9. CalBRE states that its citation authority will use a wide latitude to address all violations of Real Estate law, including minor and technical violations for failure to inform […]
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