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NAR Pitch Battle

CSMAR President-Elect Tim McDougall’s submission for the Pitch Battle at #NARLeadershipWeek. Amazing REALTORS® represented their associations and shared the value that the REALTOR® brand has brought to their customers, communities, and/or their associations.…

CSMAR MLS Training Website

Did you know we have an MLS Training Website? It has many helpful tools when you need a MLS Support: How To Guides Rules Quick Tips Videos Training Classes MLS Products And MORE! CSMAR MLS Training Website…

Market Statistics

FED is applying the brakes The Fed wants things to slow down. Things are slowing down. Many want to know how this compares to 2008? CAR has two absolutely excellent economists, Jordan Levine and Oscar Wei. I am going to borrow three of their recent slides to show you the difference between now and what we have called The Great Recession. Read more..  …

C.A.R. Weekly Update of State Legislation

C.A.R.’s Governmental Affairs Team works to advance REALTOR® public policy objectives in the California State Legislature in Sacramento.  This includes sponsoring, supporting and opposing state legislation.   Read more about weekly updates here.  …

Help Protect Your Livelihood

What does the REALTOR® Action Fund do? • Raises money to help promote the values, attitudes and beliefs of organized real estate • Remains vigilant against potential public policy threats i.e.  laws, taxes and regulations  • Fights costly and time consuming point of sale bills, independent contractor withholding, statewide service taxes  • Preserves dual agency, mortgage interest and deduction • Supporting RAF is not a political decision but an important decision to protect your business Why is the REALTOR® Action…

NAR Window to the Law Series

Window to the Law is a monthly video series focusing on a legal topic of interest. Not just for legal professionals, Window to the Law covers topics applicable to legal compliance for real estate professionals, brokerages, and REALTOR® associations.…

CSMAR In Memoriam

We are very sad to announce the following… • Batta Vujicic passed away on August 27, 2022. Family, friends, and others whose lives Batta touched are invited to the Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks-Griffin Mortuary at 5600 Lindero Canyon Rd, Westlake Village, Ca on Saturday, September 10, 2022 at 12:00pm for closed casket viewing, 2:00pm service, 3:00pm burial. • Debbie “DJ” Brantley passed away on July 21, 2022. DJ worked for the association for over 24 years.  Perhaps one of the funniest people…

REALTOR® Action Fund Contributors

    Contribute to the REALTOR® Action Fund today! Click here and go to Make a contribution on the left hand side of the page! (Please have NRDS ID handy) CSMAR Past President Liz Parvex talks about one of the ***many*** things RAF does for you here!…

CSMAR Office Hours

Thousand Oaks Office: Monday – Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm Closed for lunch – 12:00pm to 1:00pm Simi Valley Office: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday: 9:00am to 5:00pm Closed for lunch – 12:00pm to 1:00pm    …

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…