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 Your first tuesday real estate news

Week of December 7, 2015


The votes are in: readers divided on pricing trajectory

See what our readers have to say about where home prices are headed.

Poll  site maintenance

ATTENTION: Online course access and ordering may be interrupted on Friday, December 11 from 12 AM to 4 AM PST due to maintenance.


Fee splits: time to rethink your fee arrangements

We evaluate how buyer's agents may respond to low fee split offers.


Poll  Vote on it

Who are most of your buyer clients?


Down payment insurance is here. Is it worth the investment?

The rundown on new down payment insurance set for release next year.


Attract agents to your brokerage with office amenities

A discussion of amenities that help agents thrive in a brokerage office.

Monthly Statistical Update

Signals encourage investors to hold for future prosperity

The December update includes recent sales volume and pricing trends.

Legal Aspects

Updated rules for employee time off

New clarification allows employees to take time off for child care purposes.

Market Trends

California tiered home pricing

Home prices in all tiers rose in September 2015.


FARM: What happens if I cancel my listing?

Help your clients understand the effects of cancelling a listing.

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Legal Aspects

Is a bankruptcy trustee entitled to a post-petition foreclosure settlement payment awarded to the former owner of foreclosed property?

Get the ruling here.

Market Trends

Auto sales drive the market

Auto sales dropped slightly in November.


FARM: Do I owe a fee if a buyer my broker located makes an offer after the listing expires?

A helpful flier to answer your clients' questions regarding expired listings.

Market Trends

Investing: Stocks or real estate?

Stock prices dropped in Q3 2015 but remained unsustainably high.

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!