Entries by Spencer

THE SCCAOR MINUTE 07.14.2017

Highlights from this SCCAOR Minute Click here for the Member Appreciation BBQ Photos Click here for the blog post on the Parcel Tax Click here to sign-up for the SCCAOR Government Affairs Weekly Wrap newsletter Click here to register for the 27th Annual SCCAOR Convention & Tradeshow

2017 Member Appreciation BBQ

Thank you to all the SCCAOR Members that came out to our Member Appreciation BBQ on July 6th. Several local elected officials were in attendance at this annual event. It was a great evening of food, drinks, and plenty of networking. Click here to view the photo album, and please enjoy the highlight video below: […]

The SCCAOR Minute 06.30.2017

Highlights from this SCCAOR Minute SCCAOR Office will be closed on Tuesday, July 4th SCCAOR Store is having a 10% off Sale on Thursday, July 6th Click here to register for the “Promote Your Value with Better Content” class

Broker Tip: You Are in The Business of Making it Rain

By Stephen Theard, Coldwell Banker Many enter the real estate industry with dreams of listing and selling multiple homes as either a supplement to existing household income or as a full-fledged business venture. What most new REALTORS® and some seasoned professionals do not understand is that it is your priority to make it rain leads. During […]

Broker Tip: A Reminder that You are the Value

By Bill Rehbock, Coldwell Banker I am continually reminded how important the role of the agent is in a real estate transaction. You are the value to your clients through your expertise, your tenacity, your creativity, your good will, your level head and your knowledge. Too often I see agents downplay their role by discounting […]

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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 […]