The CDAR Path to Homeownership
Applications are now LIVE!

Applications are now LIVE for the the California Desert Association of REALTORS® Path to Homeownership program. Qualified first-time homebuyers can now begin applying for the program, which will assist first-time homebuyers with a $2,000 grant for closing costs and down payment assistance on their new home purchase.

Applications are available now for the program in both English and Spanish. To apply and for more information about the program, click the link here.

Join us August 12th for our Virtual GMM with the California Energy Commission

Join us Thursday, August 12th at 8:30 AM for our next general membership meeting. Our guest speaker will be Joseph Omoletski with the California Energy Commission who will be on hand to talk about upcoming projects with the Commission.

This event is free for CDAR members to attend. To register for our August GMM, click the link here.

Don’t Miss the YPN CDMoD Fundraiser – Our First In-Person Event of 2021!

Join us Thursday, August 12th at 4:30 PM at Kitchen 86 El Paseo for the Desert YPN CDMoD Fundraiser! We are raising funds for the Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert, and everyone is welcome to attend and help us raise money for a great cause!

Everyone is welcome to attend (no need to register), and there will be a happy hour menu and signature drinks. Join us for a great time and to raise money for the CDMoD!

C.A.R. Issues Guidance in Anticipation of Statewide June 15 Reopening

In anticipation of California’s re-opening on June 15th, C.A.R. has created an extensive and detailed new Q&A and Quick Guide for open houses and showings to ensure members are in compliance and well-informed with the new rules likely going into effect.

For the Q&A Guide, which addresses items like sign-in requirements and wearing of masks, click here. 

For the Quick Guide one-sheet, which answers a number of questions regarding open houses and showings, click here.

Path to Homeownership
Aug. GMM - CA Energy Commission
YPN CDMoD Fundraiser
C.A.R. Open House Guidelines

Events

CDAR VMM – Riverside Co. Transportation Commission

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Have properties you want to pitch? Join us for our next Marketing Meeting on Thursday, July 29th at 8:30 AM and PITCH YOUR PROPERTY! Our special guest speaker will be Ariel Alcon Tapia, Senior Management Analyst, External Affairs, with the Riverside County Transportation Commission, who will be talking about the Riverside County Transportation Commission and their upcoming projects.

If you would like to feature your property on the tour, please e-mail the listing number to Rickie McCabe at CDAR by Wednesday, July 28th at 3 PM. You must be present in the meeting in order to pitch your property.

DISCLAIMER:  DO NOT PARTICIPATE in any CDAR Video Conferencing Committee Meetings or Events while operating a motor vehicle. California has various laws prohibiting distracted driving. (Vehicle Code Sections 27602, 23123, 23123.5, and 23125, among others). CDAR does not endorse the view, opinions, policies or activities of the person or entity by the use of our facility or marketing materials.

CDAR VMM – Greater Coachella Valley Chamber of Commerce

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Have properties you want to pitch? Join us for our next Marketing Meeting on Thursday, August 5th at 8:30 AM and PITCH YOUR PROPERTY! Our special guest speaker will be Rebecca Rizzo, the Director of Membership with the Greater Coachella Valley Chamber of Commerce. If you want to know what’s happening with the chamber, it’s a meeting you won’t want to miss.

If you would like to feature your property on the tour, please e-mail the listing number to Rickie McCabe at CDAR by Wednesday, August 4th at 3 PM. You must be present in the meeting in order to pitch your property.

DISCLAIMER:  DO NOT PARTICIPATE in any CDAR Video Conferencing Committee Meetings or Events while operating a motor vehicle. California has various laws prohibiting distracted driving. (Vehicle Code Sections 27602, 23123, 23123.5, and 23125, among others). CDAR does not endorse the view, opinions, policies or activities of the person or entity by the use of our facility or marketing materials.

Desert YPN CDMoD Fundraiser

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Join us on Thursday, August 12th from 4:30 PM to 7 PM to raise funds for the Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert at the Desert YPN CDMoD Fundraiser. Enjoy a signature drink, exceptional food, and good company at Kitchen 86 El Paseo (73-130 El Paseo, Palm Desert, CA) to raise money to help the CDMoD for their re-imagining!

Everyone is welcome to attend our fundraiser, and there will also be a Happy Hour menu. 50% of proceeds raised benefit the Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert. This is an in-person event, and registration is NOT required. Bring your friends, your co-workers, and tell everyone you know to stop by and help us raise money for a great cause!

Education

I Have A Client … Now What?! Webinar

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Are you the Listing Agent? Buyer’s Agent? New to the real estate business? Do you now what the most-used forms are and how to fill them out? Are you asking yourself, “I have a client … now what?!” If you’re saying, “hey, that’s me,” then join instructor Joel Carlson as he gives an overview of the most used forms, including the RLA and RPA.

This webinar session is FREE for CDAR and EVAR REALTOR® members. Once you register, you will be sent a link to the webinar.

DISCLAIMER:  DO NOT PARTICIPATE in any CDAR Video Conferencing Committee Meetings or Events while operating a motor vehicle. California has various laws prohibiting distracted driving. (Vehicle Code Sections 27602, 23123, 23123.5, and 23125, among others). CDAR does not endorse the view, opinions, policies or activities of the person or entity by the use of our facility or marketing materials.

Standard Disclosures Webinar

Cost: $25

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Join Joel Carlson for a seminar on Standard Disclosures for Residential Real Estate, where he will cover topics such as the sales disclosure chart, forms advisor and tutor, the difference between residential and commercial disclosures, where to find it at car.org, and how it relates to the RPA-CA.

This class is being held through REVEI Real Estate Education. Make sure to register for this seminar today!

FLEX MLS Webinar – Working with Buyers

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Join us in welcoming FLEX on Friday, July 30th at 11 AM for a course titled Fundamentals: Working with Buyers. This webinar is the first in a three part series on working with buyers in FLEX. Join us for an overview of subscriptions, portals, and contact activity! You’ve got a new prospect, so what should your next steps be? How can you create a search for them, set up a subscription to send them automatic listing updates, or invite them to the portal so they can keep track of their favorite listings? How do you know if they’re receiving listing updates or which listings are their favorites? Sign up to find out the answers to these questions and more!

To register for this FREE webinar, click on the link to RSVP. Registrations are done through GoToWebinar, and session links will be sent to the e-mail you registered under.

RPA Webinar

Cost: $5

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Join CDAR as we welcome Joel Carlson for a seminar regarding the Residential Purchase Agreement, including the new RPA form scheduled for release in December 2021 and everything you need to know about the upcoming changes! This session is $5 for CDAR and EVAR REALTOR® members and $20 for non-members. Once you register, you will be sent a link to the webinar.

DISCLAIMER:  DO NOT PARTICIPATE in any CDAR Video Conferencing Committee Meetings or Events while operating a motor vehicle. California has various laws prohibiting distracted driving. (Vehicle Code Sections 27602, 23123, 23123.5, and 23125, among others). CDAR does not endorse the view, opinions, policies or activities of the person or entity by the use of our facility or marketing materials.

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