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Inventory increases, home sales slow in Conejo Valley, Simi Valley, Moorpark areas

Real estate activity in the Conejo Valley, Simi Valley and Moorpark areas slowed in December with slightly lower prices, fewer homes sold and fewer new listings compared to December 2021. Despite slower activity, the market remains strong and in seller’s market territory. “It’s common for the pace of real estate activity to slow during winter, and  our market remains in strong shape overall,” said Tim McDougall, 2023 Board President for the Conejo Simi Moorpark Association of REALTORS® (CSMAR). “Prices remain…

Higher prices, increased inventory of homes for sale in the Conejo Valley, Simi Valley, Moorpark areas

Higher prices, increased inventory of homes for sale in the Conejo Valley, Simi Valley, Moorpark areas In November, the residential real estate market in the Conejo Valley, Simi Valley and Moorpark areas saw higher prices, fewer closed sales, fewer new listings and increased inventory compared to last year. “Demand for homes remains strong in our market area,” said Barbara Radke, 2022 Board President for the Conejo Simi Moorpark Association of REALTORS® (CSMAR). “Homes are selling in just over a month,…

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

Understanding the Charts and the Market A picture is worth a thousand words. But sometimes pictures need some additional words to better understand what is happening. 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… • REALTOR® and Past President Jim Keith passed away January 2023. • Keith Parnell passed away on December 30, 2022. More information will be posted if received.  • Bill Humphrey, passed away on Christmas Eve, December 24, 2022. Funeral services will be at Conejo Mountain Funeral Home and Memorial Park in Camarillo on Sunday, January 22, 2023 at 1:00 PM with a Celebration of Life to follow at Sunset Hills CC in…