C.A.R. has issued a formal apology for supporting 1960s ballot initiative that overturned California’s first fair housing law.
Each year, the Association recognizes members for our most prestigious awards:
Submit an online nomination by choosing one or more of the award links above. The deadline to submit a recommendation for you or your colleague is October 14. Learn more here.
Effective June 25, the Alameda County Public Health Department is lifting its mask mandate. More information here.
The fire burning on the Pleasanton Ridge is not posing a threat to the Bay East Member Service Center in Pleasanton. The Center will be open on Friday, June 24.
Effective June 3, masks must be worn in most public indoor settings in Alameda County including real estate open houses. The requirement does not apply to the City of Berkeley. More information here.
Inventory, units sold and pricing information for all East Bay real estate markets are available online by clicking:
https://bayeast.org/community-info/community-info/ and clicking on the city of interest.
REALTORS may have received an email from “Contactnarmember <email@example.com>” about being qualified for a federal compensation program. This is a scam and do not reply or click on any links. Questions about the legitimacy of any request from NAR may be answered at 800-874-6500, or via live chat or email.
Bay East has learned that a scammer is targeting vacant listings. An agent was contacted by someone posing as a PG&E employee who asked the agent to tell their client they were delinquent in paying their utility bill and gave bogus instructions on how to pay. Please be cautious if you are contacted by anyone claiming that a client has a delinquent utility bill that must be paid. PG&E has provided more information here.
Effective Tuesday, August 3, real estate professionals and their clients are required to wear face coverings, regardless of vaccination status, during Broker Tours, open house tours, in real estate offices, and other activities that occur indoors in Alameda County. Additionally, face coverings are required for property showings in Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, and Sonoma counties. More counties may be added to this list as additional information is received.
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Leslie Appleton-Young served as the Chief Economist for the California Association of REALTORS® for more than 30 years.
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