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 Your first tuesday real estate news

Week of November 2, 2015

 
     
 
Feature

The show must go on: Tips for staging property

Showing properties to buyers is the make or break moment in many potential transactions. Keep these tips in mind before you unlock the door. Read more

 
 
     
 
Practice

Brokerage Reminder: Office policies and procedures – administrative structure for business oversight

A breakdown of office management and oversight procedures for brokers.

 
 
     
 

Poll  Vote on it

How active and involved is your broker in your real estate office?

 
 
     
 
Finance

Fannie Mae’s HomeReady supports multi-generational living in low-income and disaster areas

Get ready for Fannie Mae's new financing program for low-income housing.

 
 
     
 
Real estate Tech

Tech Corner: Google’s Project Sunroof answers all your solar questions

We take a look at a handy online solar mapping program for homeowners.

 
 
     
 
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Monthly Statistical Update

Inevitable rise in mortgage rates to hamper recovery

Your real estate market review for the month of November.

 
 
     
 
Form of the Week

The property management agreement – authority to operate rental property

An analysis of the form used to employ a property manager.

 
 
     
 
Property management

Screen tenants without incurring liability

Guidelines for properly screening prospective tenants.

 
     
 
Poll  online forum

Discuss your opinions and ask questions about all things related to California real estate. Join the conversation with other agents on our online forum here!

 
 
     
 
Legal Aspects

Landlords need to give tenants notice of pesticide application in individual units and common areas

New pesticide notice requirements for residential landlords.

 
     
 
Market Trends

California regional update: Commercial real estate in Q3 2015

Regional updates on California's commercial real estate market.

 
 
     
 
Legal Aspects

Is a county’s acceptance of lots dedicated for public use incomplete if the county does not designate all of the lots as subject to a county-maintained road system?

Get the ruling here.

 
 
 
 
Poll  in the press

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Market Trends

California tiered home pricing

California home prices mainly increased in August 2015.

 
 
     
 
Marketing

FARM: Happy Cinco De Mayo

A template for sharing Cinco de Mayo recipes.

 
 
     
 
Poll  Video

Portlandia explains escrow