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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…

Ethics and Arbitration 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…

Membership Benefits

A partial list of REALTOR® member benefits includes… Automatic membership in the one million members of the  National Association of REALTORS® Right Tools, Right Now! – Created to support REALTORS® through difficult times, Right Tools, Right Now is now a permanent program! Each month, NAR will offer savings on select tools, products, and resources most beneficial for you and your business, and offer them for free or at a discounted price. NAR REALTOR Benefits® Program – Designed with you in mind,…

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!…

Ethics and Arbitration 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…

Buyers and Sellers

The Conejo Simi Moorpark Association of REALTORS® is a professional trade association of over 2,000 licensed real estate agents. Our members abide by a strict code of ethics and have access to a wide variety of business services that are not available to non-REALTORS®. This gives them a competitive edge in the marketplace, enabling them to provide superior services to buyers and sellers of real property.  Use this site to find a REALTOR®, find out the current status of home…

How to Choose the Right REALTOR®

All real estate licensees are not the same. Only real estate licensees who are members of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® are properly called REALTORS®. They proudly display the REALTOR “®” logo on their business card or other marketing and sales literature. REALTORS® are committed to treat all parties to a transaction honestly. REALTORS® subscribe to a strict code of ethics and are expected to maintain a higher level of knowledge of the process of buying and selling real estate.…

A Guide to Buying and Selling a Home

Like finding the right house, selecting a REALTOR® you can trust and comfortably work with is paramount. Just as you wouldn’t be casual in the selection of your doctor or your attorney, you shouldn’t take the selection of your REALTOR® lightly. Indeed, the best way to find such a professional is through recommendations from family and friends. Of course, you should interview several REALTORS® before you choose one. If you’re selling your home, you should ask the candidates how they…

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    …