Housing nonprofit sues California city for violating garage conversion law

Californians for Homeownership, a nonprofit housing organization sponsored by the California Association of Realtors, announced Thursday that it’s suing the city of Whittier, California, over its accessory dwelling unit regulations. 

California close to rent control despite Realtor opposition

California is on the verge of passing rent control, underlining a growing movement across the U.S. to provide more protection to tenants amid rising housing costs. 

California Association of Realtors seeks innovators for competition

Winners could get $10,000 from CAR, as well as a marketing package and access to other resources from the trade organization.

Good news for CA brokerages as indie contractor bill advances

California lawmakers advanced a proposed law this week that has the potential to upend entire industries that rely on independent contractors. But now, the law has a key tweak: Real estate professionals will be exempt.

Which MLS is on top? T3 Sixty’s newest rankings

T3 Sixty has announced that rankings for the largest MLSs, state Realtor associations and local associations have been added to the Swanepoel Mega 1000 list for the first time.

California Realtors support bills to dramatically boost housing supply

The California Association of Realtors has put its considerable might behind several proposed bills meant to boost the state’s housing supply.

WATCH: Using data to drive associations forward

Associations across the country are using data to help their organizations in different ways. Get an inside perspective on what this looks like.

Study: 90% of consumers used an agent in 2018

That’s the highest rate of consumers using an agent since the report’s inception in 2001 (when 81 percent of consumers used an agent) and a 5 percentage point increase from the last REAL Trends consumer study in 2014 (85 percent).

Study: 90% of consumers used an agent in 2018

That’s the highest rate of consumers using an agent since the report’s inception in 2001 (when 81 percent of consumers used an agent) and a 5 percentage point increase from the last REAL Trends consumer study in 2014 (85 percent).

California Realtors rally for Prop 5 in face of growing backlash

Prop 5 will allow homeowners to keep old property taxes when buying a new home. Critics fear essential services will bare the brunt of lost revenues.