Entries by Spencer


Red Alert: SCCAOR Opposes SB 231 (Hertzberg) Sewer Tax

C.A.R. is OPPOSING SB 231 (Hertzberg), a bill that allows local governments to circumvent the State Constitution and Proposition 218 to tax property owners directly for costs related to stormwater infrastructure projects without the legally required voter approval. C.A.R opposes SB 231 because it uses legal “sleight of hand” to allow local governments to impose […]

Open House Theft Alert + Safety Tips for REALTORS®

There have been several recently reported thefts that have occurred during open houses in Santa Clara County. Individuals have been attending open houses and signing in with a fake name, phone number, and address. They are commonly targeting two story houses so they have a better chance of creating separation between themselves and the REALTOR®. Common […]

SCCAOR General Membership Meeting Recap (June 2, 2017)

The SCCAOR General Membership Meeting was on June 2nd, 2017 and featured a panel on how to develop Accessory Dwelling Units in San Jose. The panel was moderated by San Jose’s Planning Director Steve McHarris. The group discussed the opportunities presented by the new state law as well as the challenges that still exist in developing […]

The SCCAOR Minute 06.01.2017

Links from this SCCAOR Minute Click here to register for the General Membership Meeting  Click here to view our upcoming class calendar Click here to view upcoming Tour and Marketing Meetings Click here to register for the Golf Tournament

SCCAOR Members Attend 2017 Legislative Day in Sacramento

The Santa Clara County Association of REALTORS® once again made a strong showing in Sacramento this year during C.A.R.’s Legislative Day on May 3rd. With over 60 local members in attendance joining over 2,500 REALTOR® members from across the state. Those in attendance heard from Governor Jerry Brown on how REALTORS® are critical to not […]

Three Tips for Disclosures that Protect You and Your Sellers

By Simon Offord, Esq. One of the issues we continue to see on a regular basis are failure to disclose cases. Failure to disclose cases oftentimes result in the disgruntled buyer placing some level of blame on the real estate agents involved, so to the extent the agents can assist the sellers in this process, […]