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REALTOR® Action Fund Contributors

Thank you to the following REALTOR® Action Fund Contributors   2019 Major Donor – NAR Sterling “R”  Voluntary Contribution of $1,000 C.A.R. RAF Gold VIP Lifetime Contribution of $10,000 2019 California Silver Bear Voluntary Contribution of $449  2019 True Cost of Doing Business Voluntary Contribution of $148+ 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 President Liz Parvex talks about one of the…

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…

CSMAR In Memoriam

We are sad to announce the following… Member Sheila Russo was recently diagnosed with Leukemia Sheila is at the City of Hope in Duarte in room 5213 Cards are welcome. NO flowers or food They are taking donations of Platelets and blood for Sheila if anyone can donate Sheila is O+ and her birthday is 3/31/1966 This information is needed to donate in her name. For more information visit the City of Hope website https://idonateblood4hope.org/ Long time Member Cathy Harts…

Market Statistics

The Trend Continues – Slow for Conejo, Fast for Simi/Moorpark June 8, 2019 / Chuck Lech The latest statistics show a continuation of what we have been experiencing in the first part of this year.  The Conejo Valley is slower, across almost all price ranges, while Simi/Moorpark is doing well as compared to last year at this time.…

CSMAR Office Hours

Simi Valley Office: Monday – Thursday: 9:00am to 5:00pm. Friday 10:00am to 5:00pm Closed for lunch – 12:00pm to 1:00pm   Thousand Oaks Office: Monday – Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm…

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…

DRE’s Team Name FAQs

Recent FAQs from the Department of Real Estate Team Names These frequently asked questions (FAQs) provide up-to-date information following the latest changes to the Real Estate Law concerning “team names.” The California Department of Real Estate  issued Advisories in 2014 and 2015, and here are details following the signing of Senate Bill 710 into law in August 2016. Q. What is a team name? A. A team name is a statutorily created term that is described in Business and Professions Code Section…