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.

Home sales in California have fallen for 4 months straight

Near record-high home prices are crushing demand in California, according to the latest home sales data from the California Association of Realtors (C.A.R.). The state dropped below the 400,000 sales benchmark in August, the first time in two years sal…

Realtors understand local housing problems better than anyone

Last week at the C.A.R. real estate summit, a Realtor gave a rousing speech about problems with the homeless. And while she acknowledged the need for compassion, she described the woes it creates for her community. She blasted local leadership for not …

Ventura, Ojai, and Santa Barbara County Realtors donate $650K in aid to wildfire victims

A month after the U.S. Forest Service announced an end to the Thomas Fire, three California Realtor associations have begun distributing aid to families.

Life-saving tips from Realtors caught in the California wildfires

With fires expected to blaze until September, real estate professionals offered life-saving tips to stave off havoc in the weeks ahead.

Zillow bashes Upstream and CAR in public regulator comments

In its own public comments to the DOJ/FTC, Zillow chose to take aim at NAR-backed broker data company Upstream and the largest state Realtor trade group in the country, the California Association of Realtors.