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 Your first tuesday real estate news

Week of February 23, 2015

 
 
     
 
Feature

Tax deductible real estate business expenses, explained

We answer your questions about tax deductible business expenses for brokers and agents.

 
 
     
 
Finance

The CalBRE mortgage business activity report

Part 2 in our series on mortgage activity disclosures.

 
 
     
 

Poll  Vote on it

Do you have an active real estate website?

 
 
 
Market Trends

2015 home sales volume off to a flat start

January home sales volume dropped below average this year.

 
 
     
 
Demographics

Is homeownership racially biased?

A look at racial disparities in California's homeownership rates.

 
 
 
 
Legal Aspects

CalBRE may issue citation for unlawful advertisements

New regulations target real estate advertisements by unlicensed individuals.

 
 
 
 
Energy

Commercial energy benchmarking, explained

FAQs about energy benchmarking requirements for commercial properties.

 
 
 
 
Market trends

Nobody's home: California residential vacancy rates

Rental and homeowner vacancies remained low in 2014.

 
 
 
     
 
Legal Aspects

CalBRE meeting notices

Updates to CalBRE requirements for public meeting notice requests.

 
 
 
 
Marketing

No A/C? I'm a big fan

A handy flyer about whole house fans for your clients.

 
 
 
Poll Become a broker

Take your real estate career to the next level - become a broker! As a broker, you'll gain more independence, money and prestige. Get started by signing up for broker licensing courses online or call 951.781.7300.

 
 
 
 
Practice

Due diligence investigations into a trust deed note

Part 1 of our series on due diligence requirements for mortgage loan brokers.

 
 
 
 
 
Market trends

Rentals: the future of California real estate?

Rental rates may rise as the homeownership rate follows a downward trend.

 
 
 
 
Legal Aspects

CID manager regulations extended

CID manager controls to stay in place until 2019.

 
 
 
Marketing

10 tips for a successful yard sale

Help your clients sell their clutter with these yard sale pointers.

 
 
 
Poll  Video

The new artificial skylight