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May 2, 2014


APRIL 30 - MAY 3, 2014

1:00 PM - 2:50 PM

Research Advisory Committee

Bondi Room

Sheraton Grand Hotel

presiding:   Ann Throckmorton, Chair

Selma Hepp, staff coordinator

a.      Call to Order – Ann (5 min)

b.      Introductions – Ann  (20 min)

c.       Using statistics  - David Stark, East Bay GAD (10 min)

d.      Effective communication - Angela Ordway, Chair of the Communications Committee (5 min)

e.      Review on recent research from CAR’s Research and Economics–Research staff  (35 minutes)

1.      New Research materials – please provide input:

a.      New surveys

                                                    i.      Luxury Survey


                                                   ii.      Property Manager


                                                  iii.      International Client


                                                 iv.      Buyer survey


                                                   v.      Membership survey



b.      Market Pulse


c.       Recent surveys

                                                    i.      Renter Survey: http://www.car.org/media/ppt/econppt/11-21-13_California's_Future_Home_Buyers_Webinar.pptx

                                                   ii.      Appraisal Survey: http://www.car.org/3550/100758/328831/2013_Appraiser_Survey_-_Final_(webinar).pptx

                                                  iii.      Seller Survey



d.      Webinars:


e.      Research Highlights (sent as a membership newsletter to your email)

f.        Flipboard: “HOUSING MARKET AND REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY NEWS” by Selma Hepp: http://flip.it/bEdyp

g.      Market Snapshot: http://www.car.org/marketdata/marketsnapshot/

h.      Interactive map: http://www.car.org/marketdata/map


2.      Other items

a.      Boards with no RETS access – list forthcoming


3.      Other Research objectives

a.      How Research Committee can help Research& Economics

b.      Where do members obtain market data and which market data

c.       How to translate the research into “news you can use” – Discussion (20 minutes)

d.      Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CARResearchgroup

4.      New Business / Questions & Issues by Committee Members – (15 minutes)

5.      Adjournment – Ann