Congress today approved an extension of a $660 billion lending program in an effort to help small businesses hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, renewing a lifeline that expired at midnight June 30.more»
The California State Legislature has passed a strong bipartisan measure (Assembly Constitutional Amendment 11) co-sponsored by the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) and the California Professional Firefighters that is poised to be placed on the November ballot.more»
LOS ANGELES (June 26) – Yesterday, Maxine Waters, Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, Congressman Wm. Lacy Clay (D-MO), Chair of the Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance, and Congressman Juan Vargas (D-CA), sent a letter to Ben Carson, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).more»
CHICAGO (June 24, 2020) — The National Association of Realtors® announced Wednesday that the 2020 REALTORS® Conference & Expo, previously scheduled from November 13-16 in New Orleans, will be transitioned to a fully virtual format in light of ongoing health and safety concerns stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic.more»
SACRAMENTO – On June 15, 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom issued Executive Order N-69-20 which, among other things, extends several provisions in prior Executive Order N-52-20 pertaining to Department of Real Estate (DRE) statutory deadlines by an additional 60 days.
Full impact of coronavirus pandemic hits California housing market in May, C.A.R. reportsmore»
At the national level, housing affordability remained promising in April 2020 compared to a year ago and rose compared to March, according to NAR’s Housing Affordability Index.more»