Monthly Membership Breakfast, Dates This Month To Remember, and Education Links!!

Monthly Membership Breakfast

Welcome Members and Affiliates to our Monthly Membership Breakfast!! We are excited to announce The Lake Arrowhead Resort will be our location for this year’s breakfast. Please join us at 9am, the second Wednesday of every month, for some good food, updates on our communities, speakers, etc. We will have something new every month, including a raffle and very cool prizes!! We look foward to seeing you all there!!

                                                                                                            

For any REALTORS needing to renew their licenses, C.A.R  is offering 45 hours of free continuing education courses. To get started, click on the link provided today! http://www.car.org/education/licenserenewal/ . C.A.R. is also offering many webinar courses to fit your busy schedule. To see what is available, click on the link provided to get started! http://www.car.org/education/calendar/

Just A Reminder, in 6 to 8 weeks we will changing our MLS system. 

 

       Dates To Remember For February 2017

New Member Orientation

Thursday, February 16th @ 2:00 PM

We Will Be Closed 

Monday, February 20th for President’s Day

MLS Committee Meeting 

Tuesday, February 21st @ 9:00 AM

Strategic Planning & Finance Committee Meeting

Tuesday, February 21st @ 2:00 PM

Board Of Directors Meeting 

Wednesday, February 22nd @ 9:00 AM

 

 

 

C.A.R. 2017 WINTER MEETING REPORT

February 9, 2017

C.A.R. Director Tonja Graff

C.A.R. 2017 WINTER MEETING REPORT

The California Association of Realtors Board of Directors has approved the Central California Realtors Commercial Overlay Board that will affect the following associations: Central Valley, Humboldt, Lake County, Mariposa County, North Bay, Sacramento, Sierra, North Valley, Siskiyou, Sutter-Yuba

Regarding Taxation and Government Finance

C.A.R. will sponser legislation to update the current PTF notice to also inform home buyers of FHA and FHFA regulations relating to PFT’s and how those regulations may impair the ability to obtain financing.

Transaction and Regulatory

C.A.R. will sponsor legislation to require a three month waiting period for those exam applicants who have failed the real estate exam two times.

C.A.R. will in conjunction with N.A.R. support excluding Home Equity Conversion Mortgages (HECM) reverse mortgage loans when determining the statutory-minimum capitol reserves of the Mutual Mortgage Ins. Fund.

Home Ownership Housing

C.A.R. will support AB 30 which authorizes local governments to create overlay districts authorizing by-right infill development.

Housing Affordability Fund

The C.A.R. Housing Affordability Fund will allocate an additional $500,000 towards a statewide Home Owners Association first time home buyer program, which would grant either $2,500 or 6 months of HOA dues. Whichever is less to consumers that would qualify under the program requirements and restrictions. Applicants would apply after the close of escrow.

Realtor Action Fund 

The Realtor Action Fund Committee passed a motion to revise their mission statement. Also the RAF objectives for 2017 are that each association reach 19% RAF Voluntary Participation and that RAF raise $2.8 million dollars.

MLS Policy

That, upon final approval by N.A.R., the C.A.R. Model MLS Rules Section 12.7 will be revised to better clarify the categories of sold information which are allowed t be displayed in promotional mailers, including maintain the existing standars thaty MLS photos of sold listings are not allowed, and that staff make any necessary related additional corrective or correlating changes to the model MLS rules and Model Citation policy.

 

Respectfully,

Tonja Graff

Association President

2017-2019 Board of Directors 

Election results are in and the Rim AOR would like to congratulate the following: 

Board of Directors 2017-2019

Carol BannerColdwell Banker Sky Ridge Realty

Anna CooperGreen Valley Lake Real Estate

 Tonja GraffGreen Valley Lake Real Estate

 Theresa GrantColdwell Banker Sky Ridge Realty

  Cristofer D Newton – Lynne B Wilson & Associates Inc.

Fred WagnerColdwell Banker Sky Ridge Realty

We appreciate all those members who took the time to vote and are very happy to see the increase in our incredible member’s participation. 

Thank you!  Rim Realtors Do Rock!