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CSMAR In Memoriam

We are sad to announce the following… Past President Linda Mills lost her father in early March of 2019. Past President JoAnn Levine lost her mother on February 14, 2019. Eric Little with Eric Little State Farm lost his father on January 30th, 2019. Tamara Rossie-Molina with First American Home Warranty lost her father on February 2nd, 2019. Our thoughts are with our members and their families at this difficult time.…

Market Statistics

Recession – coming soon, or just ended? April 5, 2019 / Chuck Lech The US Economy is close to experiencing the longest recovery in recent history.  The record should be broken  in July, surpassing the boom of 1991 – 2001 as the longest  on record.  So it is logical for economists to expect a recession soon.  Nothing lasts forever.  It’s a seasonal thing, we have periods of growth followed by periods of recession followed by periods of growth.  …

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)…

Welcome

CSMAR, we bring your dreams home The Conejo Simi Moorpark Association of Realtors® (CSMAR) is a member service organization of professionals in real estate, who subscribe to a strict Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice of the National Association of Realtors®. The CSMAR is pledged to promote and maintain high standards of conduct in the real estate profession and enforces the Code of Ethics within its membership. Our charter is to provide you with the latest information, tools and resources…

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…

CSMAR Position on Issues

CSMAR Position on issues The Conejo Simi Moorpark Association of Realtors® (CSMAR) boundaries contain five cities, Thousand Oaks, Simi Valley, Moorpark, Westlake Village, Agoura Hills and two counties, Ventura County, and Los Angeles County. We also have 2 MAC areas; Oak Park and Santa Rosa Valley. With this many elected officials representing those cities, counties and MAC areas we recognize the effort it takes to know which of these elected bodies are considering in rules, regulations or ordinances which may…