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Market Statistics

Reviewing my notes from Econ 101 Does Econ 101 still work?  Are supply and demand and price still all related? When supply exceeds the balance between supply and demand, prices move lower. When demand exceeds the balance between supply and demand, prices move higher. When prices increase, it usually causes demand to decrease. Where are we in this move to balance supply and demand and price? Click here to 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 sad to announce the following… • Dave Wheeler passed away on September 26, 2021.  • Kandis Swimmer-Landmann passed away on September 22, 2021. There will be memorial service in Thousand Oaks, CA on Monday, 9/27/21 at 10:30am. If you would like to join us in person, please RSVP here: http://evite.me/u6z57aT. If you prefer to watch the service live online, please use this link: https://vimeo.com/event/400581. • Past President Gayle Sutton’s mother Barbara Jean (BJ) passed on September 2, 2021, please help us…

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…