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REALTOR® Action Fund Contributors

Thank you to the following REALTOR® Action Fund Contributors   C.A.R. RAF Gold VIP Lifetime Contribution of $10,000 2019 Major Donor – Chartered NAR Sterling “R” 2019 Major Donor – NAR Sterling “R”  Voluntary Contribution of $1,000 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)…

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… • Long time Member Barbara Burner passed away on October 11, 2019. A Celebration of Life for Barbara Tuesday, November 5, 2019 4:00 pm Ascension Lutheran Church 1600 E. Hillcrest Dr, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362 In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to One Challenge, PO Box 36900, Colorado Springs, CO  80936-6900 in memory of Barbara Burner. • Long time Member Susie Hill lost her husband Rodney Kubes on September 5, 2019. Service announcements are…

Market Statistics

IS AFFORDABILITY LIMITING PRICES? November 22, 2019 / Chuck Lech This is the time of the year when we expect the housing market to slow down.  The holidays are here, and plans to put homes on the market take second place to celebrations. The good news is, even though we were pretty slow this summer, October was a nice turnaround. I suspect this uptick is only temporary.  The market is OK.  Not bad.  Not out of control.  OK is OK.…

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…

CSMAR Office Hours

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

Member Benefits

A partial list of REALTOR® member benefits includes… Automatic membership in the 177,000 member California Association of REALTORS® Watch this video to learn how C.A.R. membership can benefit you! Automatic membership in the one million member National Association of REALTORS® CSMAR’s Weekly Scoop Valuable sales statistics Networking opportunities REALTOR® store stocked with real estate related books and products Professional and education opportunities Dispute Resolution service Access to C.A.R. Legal Hot Line (213-739-8282) Group Health Insurance through C.A.R. zipForms The Benefits…

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…