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Bob Pahlke, NSDCAR 2017 Board Director You may know REALTOR® member Bob Pahlke for his service as a member of NSDCAR’s Local Government Relations Committee (District 4, representing Carlsbad) for the past 10 years and as a trustee on the California Association of REALTORS® (C.A.R.) California Real Estate Political Action Committee (CREPAC) for the past five years. He also has served as a National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) director for the past eight years and

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C.A.R. Members: FREE 45-Hour Package! Your Newest Member Benefit From C.A.R. is Now Available! Did you already sign up for this benefit? Please visit www.OnlineEd.com to log in and access your courses. As a C.A.R. Member in 2017, you will receive a FREE 45-Hour Package of Online CE Courses for your License Renewal. All packages meet the CalBRE requirements for mandatory subjects and course categories. Select the link below for the appropriate package:   First

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Kim Babcock You may know NSDCAR REALTOR® member Kim Babcock as a recent recipient of a 2016 REALTOR® Award of Excellence. Awards were presented according to various geographical areas. Kim was recognized for her work in South Coast areas with the Girls Scouts Encinitas Service Unit. But did you know that she once sold computers that were part of the equipment used on the Space Shuttle and International Space Station? “For about seven years (from

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Leslie Appleton-Young, vice president and chief economist, California Association of REALTORS® (C.A.R.), recently delivered her annual “2017 Housing Market Perspectives” presentation to a group of local REALTOR® members. “It may be a bumpy ride, but I believe there will be enough sales in San Diego County in 2017 for everyone to have a great year,” she said. “San Diego is outperforming the state and California is outperforming the nation. Although 2017 started with a bang

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Ron Brownell, NSDCAR 2017 Board Director You may know Ron Brownell as the 2017 chair of NSDCAR’s Local Government Relations (LGR) Committee. The Committee interacts with elected officials and government agencies on relevant real estate-related issues and concerns that pertain to the NSDCAR market area. The Committee also helps shape the Association’s public policy agenda with strategic monitoring of critical legislation as well as endorsements and advocacy efforts. Ron has served on the LGR committee

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Bill Richard, NSDCAR 2017 Board Director You might know Bill Richard who is serving as a 2017 NSDCAR board member representing the Central Coast area. It’s his first year on the board. For the past 15 years, Bill has emceed and been involved in the NSDCAR marketing session where properties are pitched. He also has served on NSDCAR’s Professional Standards Committee. But did you know that Bill was once a senior pastor for 13 years

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By Michael Carunchio NSDCAR 2017 President In a nation in which homeownership is largely seen as synonymous with the American dream, it’s a question that real estate professionals are now asking: How will President Trump impact the U.S. housing market in 2017? Will a Trump presidency launch a sustained upward trend in homeownership rates? Mr. Trump is a real estate tycoon who has made a fortune building luxury condominiums, hotels and casinos. But will that

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Dana Whittaker, NSDCAR 2017 Board Director You might know Dana Whittaker who is serving as a 2017 NSDCAR board member representing the South Coast District. She is in her second year on the board. “Getting involved and giving back to your profession by helping others will lift you up, inspire you and open doors to meet the right people who can help you,” Dana said. “I wouldn’t have my position today if it wasn’t for

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UPDATES ON LAWSUIT FILED BY SDAR AGAINST NSDCAR, PSAR, and SANDICOR Updated 12/21/16 Introduction On January 14, 2016, the San Diego Association of REALTORS® (SDAR or GSDAR) filed a lawsuit against NSDCAR, the Pacific Southwest Association of REALTORS® (PSAR), and Sandicor, the regional MLS serving all of San Diego County. This page is provided as a resource to inform NSDCAR members of issues, events and documents related to the suit. This is a living site,

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NSDCAR 2017 President Michael Carunchio You might know Michael Carunchio as NSDCAR 2017 President. Mike has worked in real estate since early 1990, and earned his broker license in the mid-1990s. He owns Real Estate Outlet Plus and lives in Escondido. But did you know that Mike has a second home in Salton City, an area of the Salton Sea? The Salton Sea is actually a lake, not a sea. It is California’s largest lake

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October 25, 2016 (San Diego) – A dispute between the three largest real estate trade associations in San Diego County has resulted in new legal action intended to dissolve San Diego’s regional multiple listing service (MLS) that provides information on available homes for sale to more than 19,000 local real estate professionals. The local MLS, called Sandicor, Inc., is owned by three local real estate trade associations, including Pacific Southwest Association of REALTORS® (PSAR), the

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It’s with great pleasure that we announce the NSDCAR Board of Directors has endorsed the “It’s My Business” campaign that promotes a statewide MLS. Did you know that about half of all Multiple Listing Services (MLS) in California don’t share data with each other? Some MLSs share only partial feeds. Or, they use different systems that are hard to use, and listings are not presented in the same way, making it difficult for agents to

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On behalf of the North San Diego County Association of REALTORS® (NSDCAR) Board of Directors, we are proud to announce that Richard D’Ascoli is joining NSDCAR as our new Chief Executive Officer. We are very excited about this news for several reasons. You may recall that NSDCAR recently signed a shared-services agreement with the Pacific Southwest Association of REALTORS® (PSAR) that provides new member benefits to members of both Associations. The agreement gives access to

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Dear NSDCAR Members, TOGETHER, you as the members of NSDCAR, the staff, and I have worked 22 years building an organization for which we can be extremely and justifiably proud. We have been on the leading edge. We were the first association in San Diego County to have an association website, which we launched with a slogan of “From Bricks to Clicks” – at a time when company websites were all but unheard of. We

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NSDCAR Members from Tour 701, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Cardiff, donated $1,690.50 to Veterans 360, a non-profit organization. The mission of Veterans 360 is to eliminate the stigma of those struggling with post-traumatic stress, allowing victims of PTS to receive education and support instead of going it alone. This is a critical first step to reducing epidemic levels of suicide among PTS sufferers. For more information about Veterans 360, visit http://www.carrythechallenge.org/what-is-the-challenge/ Pictured above from left: Bill Richard,

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March 18, 2016 During the past week, many Sandicor users experienced and voiced complaints about our MLS system’s slow response time.  These issues are related to computer hardware at Sandicor that needs to be replaced and delays in being able to do so, caused by the Greater San Diego Association of REALTORS® (GSDAR).   The need for equipment replacement was identified well in advance in long term planning; however, Sandicor was notified only a few

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January 15, 2016 Information Regarding Lawsuit Filed by GSDAR The Greater San Diego Association of REALTORS® has filed a lawsuit in federal court alleging that Sandicor, NSDCAR, and the Pacific Southwest Association of REALTORS® have denied GSDAR access to MLS data and that both Associations have used Sandicor to compete unfairly with GSDAR for members. We are disappointed that GSDAR has chosen to file a lawsuit against Sandicor and its Sandicor partner associations. We firmly

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Keep your business free from fines and legal trouble by taking a moment to review real estate advertising rules. State of California Bureau of Real Estate License Disclosure Requirements for Advertising Review the chart showing the required disclosures of licensure for various advertising scenarios. Also included are the requirements of the Business and Professions Code, which applies to all first point-of-contact materials designed to solicit the creation of a professional relationship between the licensee and

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Paragon Users! Windows 10 has been added to the list of compatible and supported operating systems for use with Paragon MLS system.

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See how NAR’s 2005-2014 Member Profile shows how the demographics of REALTORS® have changed over the past 9 years. The post shows how the median age of members has increased overall. The research includes ethnic distribution, country of birth, and education. The data is an interesting look at how the demographics of REALTORS® has changed over the years. Read the full blog post here. Gender of REALTORS® 2005 – 2014

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If you haven’t claimed your .REALTOR yet, or you’re not sure how to use your new .REALTOR web address, see how other REALTORS® using theirs. Whether it’s redirecting their new web address to an existing one, creating a custom website, or using the free realtor.com profile website, see how to get creative. View here

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Sometimes it seems so much easier to hit the delete button than to take a moment to read another one of those e-mails from CAR or NAR. That is apparent by the fact that less than 10 percent of California REALTORS® have responded to recent Red Alert messages from NAR. One of the most important tasks of REALTOR® Associations at the local, state and national level is to protect private property rights, advocate for the

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Don’t Get Left Behind! Register for your .REALTOR domain today! Important FAQs! Here’s what you need to know: Members still have an opportunity to register .REALTOR domain names. The first 500,000 NAR members to register a .REALTOR domain consisting of his/her name will receive one FREE .REALTOR domain for one-year. To claim your .REALTOR domain visit https://www.claim.realtor/ What will I need to claim my .REALTOR domains? You will need: Credit card NRDS id number List

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Sometimes “why” is the most important question you can ask. Every year, REALTORS® pay dues and a portion of that money pays for government affairs programs through NSDCAR, CAR and NAR. Why is that important? Just in California alone, 876 new laws went into effect in January 2014. Nationwide there are more than 40,000 new laws and regulations every new year. Many of these laws were introduced with good intentions or were designed to solve

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