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November 2022 Broker Insights Newsletter

Update 11.23.22 Industry Leader Weekly Update

We look forward to seeing you at our final 2022 Industry Leader Town Hall On Friday, December 9th . Register here for the December meeting and submit your questions in advance by emailing [email protected] and [email protected]. The current agenda and questions submitted will be found here. For the 2023 dates and registration links, please see here. Below are your pertinent updates for this week.

Wishing you and yours a Happy Thanksgiving!

2022 C.A.R. Industry Structure Survey

With the real estate industry constantly evolving at a fast pace, C.A.R. continues to monitor market conditions to make sure our members can carry out business and take care of clients as effectively as possible. One way for us to get a better understanding of the health of the market and the industry is directly through the lens of brokers and REALTORS® in the field. We sent out a survey via email this past Monday and would greatly appreciate it if you could spend about 15 minutes to complete the survey. Your feedback will provide useful insights on the outlook of the industry and offer valuable guidance to C.A.R.’s strategic planning for the upcoming years. Thank you in advance for your help!

Legal Update
Don’t miss our December 9th meeting as Neil Kalin will be joining us to discuss the forms updates. The forms are set to be released the week of December 14th, but you can preview them here.


Market Update
The housing market remains slow as it enters the traditional holiday season. With interest rates rising to the highest level in the last 20 years, both sales and prices had a soft month in October. While last week’s increase in mortgage applications due to the recent decline in rates is encouraging news, market sentiment – including those of builders – continues to lean more towards the side of caution. 

  • For more check out our Market Minute here

  • For our Weekly Sales Data Report - go here.

  • For our Monthly Member Poll - go here.

Key Read for the Week
Urban Land Institute & PwC released their annual Emerging Trends in Real Estate® 2023 that’s worth taking a peek. Check it out here and below is an excerpt from their release:

“The past few years have been historic territory for the real estate industry, and the pandemic has permanently changed how and where we use different types of properties,” said Byron Carlock, US real estate leader for PwC. “There are several factors at play determining both the near and long-term future of the industry. Although real estate capital markets are constricting, they are still open for business, investors are still buying high-quality properties, lenders will continue to lend, and companies should move forward with cautious optimism through this current cycle and prepare to adapt to quick market changes. The industry should also work closely with stakeholders to help assess they are addressing demands and shifting sentiments while building trust.”


Information and Events for You and Your Agents

Feeling Jolly! Join the fun at our 3rd Annual HAF’s Holiday Cooking Class with C.A.R.’s Officers!
The Housing Affordability Fund is proud to present our 3rd Virtual Holiday Cooking Class with C.A.R.’s Officers on Friday, December 02, 2022, from 5:00pm. to 7:00pm. Featuring our C.A.R. Officers, Otto Catrina, Jennifer Branchini, Heather Ozur, John Sebree, Jeanne Radsick, and Dave Walsh hosting live from their own kitchens. You will learn how to make the C.A.R. Officers favorite holiday eats. We promise the ingredients and dishes are so simple that you most likely already have the ingredients in your pantry. Purchase your sponsorships or tickets NOW and be a part of the virtual fun as we chop, season, mix, sauté, bake and most importantly--taste--together.  CLICK HERE for more Information on tickets. Also, visit www.carhaf.org to learn more about the Housing Affordability Fund Program.

December 9th - Books with Leadership
We are excited to announce that C.A.R. 2023 President-elect Melanie Barker is our next Books With Leadership host on December 9 from 2:00-3:30 PM! We will be discussing the book How to Be an Inclusive Leader by Jennifer Brown. Click here to Register

Legal Live Webinar - December 13th
There is a rumor that the RPA is changing, … and the rumor is true. No more pages though, thankfully, just some clarifications on certain paragraphs. Join C.A.R. standard forms legal advisors Neil Kalin and Justin Murakawa to learn about not just the RPA changes, but other new forms and revised forms, and even a few discontinued forms. C.A.R. issues new and revised forms only twice a year. This summary webinar will help keep you up to date. Stay current. Stay informed. And impress your clients and colleagues with your vast knowledge and professionalism. Register here!

December 14th - STEPS to Financing the American Dream provides REALTORS® with valuable information on preparing your Clients to Achieve Homeownership. This event will take a deeper dive into the REALTOR®'s role in the purchase with lending & counseling services. Learn more and register here

C.A.R. Speakers for your next event - we created a resource for you to book one of our speakers, access the most recent presentations and find out what topics are available for you and your agents here.


Broker Education Resources

The New Broker's Benchmark: Prepare and Perform! Course Bundle - ONLINE ANYTIME
Nuts and Bolts: The Broker’s Day-to-Day - ONLINE ANYTIME
Teams 2.0: The Team Leader - ONLINE ANYTIME
California Human Resource Law for Brokers/Teams - ONLINE ANYTIME
Administrative Staffing: The Human Side of Human Resources - ONLINE ANYTIME


 

 


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