We have received numerous complaints from members who have been solicited by persons identifying themselves as calling on behalf of the San Diego Association of REALTORS® (SDAR). Several of our members have reported that these individuals, who have called stating they were from SDAR, have given them false information apparently in an effort to frighten our members and to encourage them to leave NSDCAR® and join SDAR®.
It has been reported that many NSDCAR® members have had their MLS services interrupted by these callers without permission. Because many of our members reported that they were transferred, without their permission, from our AOR to SDAR®, our Sandicor directors fought hard to require that a member transferring from one AOR to another would have to first sign a written consent to the transfer. SDAR’s Sandicor directors strongly objected to the requirement of written consent, but our Sandicor directors ultimately won that issue and transfer from one AOR to another now requires first submitting the members’ written consent to Sandicor.
We have been told that these callers who identify themselves as from SDAR® have told our members that SDAR® is going to buy out our shares in Sandicor and that our members will lose access to the MLS as a result. This is not true. NSDCAR® continues to be a shareholder of Sandicor, the MLS, and your association continues to provide the very best REALTOR® and MLS services in San Diego County.
If you have been solicited by anyone indicating they are from SDAR®, please call or email firstname.lastname@example.org with details about what you were told. Our continued efforts will remain to represent the best interests of our members and their business.
NSDCAR® is proud to be a REALTOR® organization. We are proud members of the California Association of REALTORS® and the National Association of REALTORS®. Our reputation is built on decades of ethical behavior and fair dealing. NSDCAR® is committed to taking the high road and focusing on your business needs. We appreciate you and your membership.”
North San Diego County Association of REALTORS®