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CSMAR MLS Clear Cooperation Policy

Major MLS Changes The CSMAR MLS will have major MLS Rules Changes Effective May 1st 2020 These changes will address the NAR Mandated Clear Cooperation Policy and the addition of a Coming Soon status.  The FAQ on these updates can be found HERE  The Redlined Rules changes can be found HERE The Redlined Data Integrity Standards changes can be found HERE Watch our Summary Webinar Watch our Full Webinar with Q and A  …

CSMAR Resource Page

CSMAR is open for virtual services Monday-Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Stay up to date with COVID-19 by visiting http://vcemergency.com/ or https://www.carcovidupdates.org/ General Email: info@csmaor.com General Fax – 805-620-7700 MLS Questions: mls@csmaor.com or support@flexmls.com Flexmls Questions: (888) 525-4747 For Supra Keys – 877-699-6787 C.A.R. zipForms support – 213-739-8227  For Membership or for Broker Compliance Issues, please email our Membership Coordinator, Carla@csmaor.com New Member Applications can be submitted online here Or can be downloaded here and submitted to Carla@csmaor.com and Katie@csmaor.com…

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.  …

REALTOR® Action Fund Contributors

Thank you to the following 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!…

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… • Ryan Wetnight passed away on May 1, 2020 • June Murray passed away on April 7, 2020   A Celebration of Life will take place later this year and details will be posted when available. • Past Member, Norman Panczak, passed away on March 7, 2020.     Service Information, will be posted if received.  • Past Member, Bob Adams, passed away.   Service Information   March 23, 2020 5:00 pm to 9:00…

Market Statistics

How is the virus shutdown affecting real estate? Everyone seems to accept that there will be a drop in the volume of homes sold while the COVID restrictions are in place. Navigating through what for many is the most significant purchase in their life is difficult enough to accomplish without these extra roadblocks. A virtual tour is not a visit. We have been very creative in getting transactions closed without leaving our home offices. But marketing homes and creating new…

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 Quick Guide – 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…