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 Your first tuesday real estate news

Week of July 13, 2015


Brokerage Reminder: An agent’s duty owed to the buyer

In a real estate transaction, a buyer's broker and their agents owe a fiduciary duty to the buyer as their client - but what kind of duties are owed to non-client sellers represented by another broker? Part II of this Brokerage Reminder series describes the duties owed a buyer and seller by the brokers in the transaction and the proper content of information provided to a non-client. Read more


Poll  Vote on it

Do you know of brokers filing arbitration complaints with their local Association of Realtors (AOR) when another broker solicits their licensed employees?


Income inequality harms California’s housing market

Analyzing the effects of CA's income inequality on household formations.

Market Trends

California tiered home pricing

Home prices in California continued to climb in April 2015.


IRS hacks emphasize need to protect clients from identity theft

Learn about heightening your security measures in light of recent IRS hacks.

Legal Aspects

Legislative Gossip: July 2015

An updated list of current pending real estate legislation in California.


FARM: Back in business

Announce your return to the market with this printable flier.

Market Trends

The interplay between home sales volume, GDP and employment

California’s Real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) rose in 2014.

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FARM: Pay off your mortgage sooner

Tips to help your clients accelerate their mortgage payoff.

Market Trends

Gold standard: not the answer for long-term home price stability

The price of gold continued its steady decline in June 2015.


FARM: Quick home maintenance

Help your clients with these easy maintenance tips.


FARM: Charcoal grills vs. gas grills?

Pointers for choosing the right grill this summer.

Poll  Video

Minimize the risk of a cyber attack