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'What Every REALTOR® Needs to Know About Immigration' on September 27

There’s been a lot of talk about immigration these days. This is a topic that impacts real estate, especially in Silicon Valley, a place that has attracted foreign buyers.  199 more words

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Sophisticated email scams are targeting REALTORS®

Criminals continue to hack email accounts and many are targeting REALTORS® and their clients. This scam is especially alarming in the Bay Area because home prices are high, inventory is low, and buyers are trying to close deals quickly because of the competitive market. 410 more words

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Wow...you have to tell all your friends about this townhome! Super clean and remodeled...

This home has been remodeled throughout! From the granite slab kitchen counters with maple cabinets and stainless steel appliances to the travertine flooring in the entry and kitchen with a tile inlay.  109 more words

California Housing Market

REALTORS® can gain competitive edge with At Home With Diversity® certification

Today more than one-third of all Americans are minorities. In fact, in California 43 percent of families speak another language at home other than English. You can maximize your earning potential by learning to work in Silicon Valley’s culturally diverse market. 138 more words

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Non-profits report more families, youth in need in Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley’s economy is booming, but pockets of poverty exist. Non-profit agencies that provide housing and support services to the low income and homeless say despite the region’s economic prosperity, they are seeing more families and youth in need. 457 more words

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Oppose bill that allows property owners to be taxed without a vote


The California Association of REALTORS® is OPPOSING SB 231 (Hertzberg), a bill that allows local governments to circumvent the State Constitution and Proposition 218 to tax property owners directly for costs related to stormwater infrastructure projects without the legally required public vote. 116 more words

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REALTORS® to Legislators: Support bills that create more housing

Early this month, about 50 SILVAR members traveled to Sacramento for Legislative Day, joining over 2,500 California REALTORS® for their annual meetings with their respective legislators. 515 more words

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