Entries by Spencer

Broker Tip: How to Stay Connected with Clients

By Bonnie Wilson Stopping by to say “hello” to our clients is the most important thing you can do to stay connected. Sometimes it can be a little awkward if you haven’t been in touch for a while. Here are a couple of steps I do to make the situation less stressful and more fun. […]

Upcoming Event: Jeffrey Fontana Park Annual Spring Spruce Up Event

Date:  Saturday, May 20, 2017 Time:  8:45 am registration  |  9:00 am to 11:00 am in the Garden Location:  Jeffrey Fontana Park, corner of McAbee and Golden Oak Way Join your fellow REALTORS® as we honor Officer Fontana’s memory by sprucing up his garden for the summer blooms! We will be spreading mulch, weeding, trimming tree […]

Recap: Member Appreciation Baseball Night

On April 19, The Santa Clara County Association of REALTORS® hosted a Member Appreciation Baseball Night at a San Jose Giants Game. Members came out to the ballpark early and enjoyed a free tailgate — tacos and drinks galore! A few hours later everyone entered the ballpark and watched our President, Rick Smith, throw out the […]

Wood Smoke Reduction Incentive Program

The Wood Smoke Reduction Incentive Program was developed by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District to improve local air quality and reduce wintertime particulate matter pollution by helping Bay Area homeowners and landlords replace their wood-burning heating devices with cleaner options. To be eligible, applicants must own a property that (1) is a residential unit […]

Heather Wills joins SCCAOR as Events Coordinator

Heather Wills has joined SCCAOR as our new Events Coordinator. She will handle the planning, promotion, and execution of SCCAOR’s many well-known events. “I am very excited to be joining SCCAOR,” she said. “I look forward to using my previous experience to excel in this role and add value to all the Association’s events.” Some of […]

Broker Tip: New California Supreme Court Ruling and the Implications for Dual Agency

by Tony Ventura and Alexandria Kavalaris A recent California Supreme Court ruling has potentially far-reaching implications for brokers acting as dual agents in a real estate transaction. On November 21, 2016, the California Supreme Court issued a ruling in Horiike v. Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Company, holding that a real estate agent representing a seller […]

Call for Action — Tell the San Jose City Council: Don’t Impose Expensive New Mandates on Rental Property Owners

In the City of San Jose REALTORS® and their clients own many rental properties and play a vital role in providing safe well-maintained housing. On Tuesday, April 18th the San Jose City Council will consider new measures that attempt to make housing more affordable; instead, the proposals make the costs of maintaining and managing rental property more uncertain […]

2017 Involvement Opportunities

No single person can lead SCCAOR.  It takes a group of very talented individuals provide their time and perspectives to guide this organization.  If you want to contribute to the continued success of SCCAOR please consider signing up for one or more of the opportunities listed in this form: 2017 Involvement Opportunities.