CA Prop 60/90: Transfer Of Base Year Value For Age 55 & Over

Happy 2020! As we head into another property tax season, it is important for homeowners, investors and real estate professionals to better understand CA’s Proposition 60 and 90 (Prop 60 & 90), which provide certain tax relief for qualified homeowners age 55 or over.
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Posted on January 9, 2020 at 5:40 pm
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2019 Year End Top 5 Legal Matters

Happy Holidays! It’s nearly the end of the year, here are five previously discussed Legal Matters that real estate professionals should continuously be aware heading into the New Year.

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Posted on January 9, 2020 at 5:34 pm
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California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

The California legislature passed the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”), making significant changes to the state’s consumer data privacy law.

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Posted on December 12, 2019 at 5:50 pm
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New and Revised CAR Forms Coming December 2019

The CAR forms are standard real estate transaction documents created by the California Association of Realtors (“CAR”).

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Posted on November 27, 2019 at 12:35 am
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New NAR Regulation on Pocket Listings

Reaffirming the longstanding and obvious procompetitive benefit of the Multiple Listing Service, the National Association of Realtors (“NAR”) board of directors voted 729-70 on Monday to pass a restriction on “pocket listings” and “private listing networks.”

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Posted on November 14, 2019 at 6:31 pm
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How to Count “Days” on a Notice to Perform

One of the many questions we receive from real estate agents is how to count “Days” in the California standard purchase contracts (CAR and PRDS).

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Posted on October 30, 2019 at 3:25 pm
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New Bills Enacted to Address Affordable Housing Crisis

Last Tuesday, Gov. Newsom signed a dozen real estate related bills into law to address the state’s rising housing crisis.

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Posted on October 17, 2019 at 7:58 pm
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Request for Repair

The PRDS and C.A.R. contracts are set up to allow a buyer to investigate the property and request repairs during the inspection contingency period.

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Posted on October 3, 2019 at 4:06 pm
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Statewide Rent Control Passed by California Legislature

As many people in the industry are aware, the California legislature passed AB 1482 last week, commonly known as the statewide “rent cap bill.”

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Posted on September 18, 2019 at 6:14 pm
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Earnest Money Deposit Disputes

The most common claim buyers and sellers make against each other is for the release of the “earnest money” deposit.

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Posted on September 5, 2019 at 7:06 pm
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