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Market Statistics

DOES IT FEEL LIKE WE ARE SLOWING DOWN? April 5, 2018 / Chuck Lech   There are many ways to tell when things slow down. On a plane, you feel your body move forward in your seat.  In a car, the same thing happens, but you can look at the speedometer to accurately measure the slowing.…

C.A.R. Disaster Relief

Help Heals C.A.R. recognizes the devastation unleashed by the recent fires in Southern California and our hearts go out to all of those impacted. It is our hope that the Disaster Relief Fund will aid those who need shelter, and will help REALTORS® rebuild not just their homes but their careers, as the recovery process begins. Use the C.A.R. Disaster Relief Application to begin the recovery process. If you have any questions or concerns regarding the application process, please call (213) 739-8297.…

Arbitration Complaint Process

Request for Arbitration Complaint The following information and forms will assist you in filing an Arbitration complaint with the Conejo Simi Moorpark Association of REALTORS® (CSMAR): A blank Complaint Form (Form A-1) and Instructions A blank Request for Mediation Form (Form M-1) Procuring Cause Guidelines California Code of Ethics and Arbitration Manual Please be advised that in order for a complaint to be considered filed timely with the Association, the complaint must be filed within one hundred and eighty (180)…

Mission and Strategic Plan (2015 through 2017)

MISSIONBringing Value to our Members! Our mission is to be recognized as the ultimate provider of products, education and service that empowers our members with the knowledge and skills to deliver exceptional service to their clients. VISIONDoing business with integrity while successfully conducting our business with competency and professionalism while adhering to the REALTOR® Code of Ethics. GOALS  Professional Development  Technological Development  Effective Communication with our Members  Educational Development and Advocacy for our Members  Foster Member Involvement  Maintain Legislative and…

Consumer Complaint Process

Getting Started If you are encountering issues with a REALTOR® of Conejo Simi Moorpark Association of REALTORS® (CSMAR), you have FREE options available to you. Our Ombudsman Program allows for a quick response to your real estate inquiries or issues with a REALTOR®. The role of the Ombudsman is to settle disputes you may have and open the doors of communication. This program is FREE to use. The Professional Standards Coordinator is happy to answer any questions you may have…

Buyers and Sellers

The Conejo Simi Moorpark Association of REALTORS® is a professional trade association of over 2,000 licensed real estate agents. Our members abide by a strict code of ethics and have access to a wide variety of business services that are not available to non-REALTORS. This gives them a competitive edge in the marketplace, enabling them to provide superior services to buyers and sellers of real property.  Use this site to find a REALTOR®, find out the current status of home…

How to Choose the Right REALTOR

All real estate licensees are not the same. Only real estate licensees who are members of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® are properly called REALTORS®. They proudly display the REALTOR “®” logo on their business card or other marketing and sales literature. REALTORS® are committed to treat all parties to a transaction honestly. REALTORS® subscribe to a strict code of ethics and are expected to maintain a higher level of knowledge of the process of buying and selling real estate.…

A Guide to Buying and Selling a Home

Like finding the right house, selecting a REALTOR® you can trust and comfortably work with is paramount. Just as you wouldn’t be casual in the selection of your doctor or your attorney, you shouldn’t take the selection of your REALTOR® lightly. Indeed, the best way to find such a professional is through recommendations from family and friends. Of course, you should interview several REALTORS® before you choose one. If you’re selling your home, you should ask the candidates how they…