Entries by Spencer

Santa Clara County Association of REALTORS® Global Investment Council Awarded GOLD Global Achievement Program Award

The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) awarded the GOLD Global Achievement Program Award to the Global Investment Council of the Santa Clara County Association of REALTORS® (SCCAOR) at its national meetings in Orlando, Florida. The award, which was won by SCCAOR’s Global Investment Council during its first year of existence, is designed to recognize and […]

Santa Clara County REALTORS® Foundation Awards $5,000 Grant to Downtown Streets Team

The Santa Clara County REALTORS® Foundation recently awarded a $5,000 grant to Downtown Streets Team, a Bay Area nonprofit organization aimed at ending homelessness in several local communities. The grant will go towards supporting Downtown Streets Team’s Phoenix Fund, which will provide pots and pans, bedding, bath towels, kitchen tools, cleaning supplies and hygiene materials […]

SCCAOR Endorsements for 2016 Election

Dear SCCAOR Member, Your vote matters! As you fill out your ballots please take the time to read about candidates and measures that the Santa Clara County Association of REALTORS® have endorsed or opposed for the November 8, 2016 general election. SCCAOR studies the issues and candidates and endorses those share the REALTOR® Party values […]

Hilda Ramirez honored at Latino Heritage Leadership Awards Ceremony

Congratulations to SCCAOR’s Director of Public Relations, Communication, & Education, Hilda Ramirez, for being honored at the 4th Annual Latino Heritage Leadership Awards Ceremony in Santa Clara. Hilda was recognized by Senator Bob Wieckowski and awarded the “Latino Heritage Leadership Award” for her professional accomplishments in several community organizations. She is one of the founders […]

Santa Clara County Association of REALTORS® to Hold 26th Annual Convention & Expo

Over 1,500 real estate professionals will come together at the Santa Clara Convention Center on Tuesday, October 4th for the Santa Clara County Association of REALTORS® 26th Annual Convention & Expo. The guest speakers at this year’s event include a host of well accomplished and respected industry professionals. They will share valuable insight and tips […]

SCCAOR’s Erika Carrasco Named One of Top Latino Agents in the Country by NAHREP

Congratulations to SCCAOR member Erika Carrasco of Intero Silver Creek, who was recently recognized as one of the top Latino real estate agents in the country by the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals [NAHREP]. “I feel very accomplished and blessed to be able to help out many families,” she said. Carrasco, who ranked […]

Consumers Focus on Reviews, Star Count When Choosing a REALTOR®

By Eric Boyenga, Boyenga Real Estate The widespread accessibility of the Internet has brought about an era of increasing transparency in the world of real estate. With more people starting their search for a real estate agent on Google rather than asking their friend or neighbor, an agent or broker’s online reputation has become crucial. […]

City of San Jose’s Web Site Can Be a Valuable Tool for REALTORS®

By Nick Pham, Broker/Owner of PN Real Estate and Planning Commissioner for the City of San Jose You can become more knowledgeable as a REALTOR® by tapping into the City of San Jose’s web site. The site provides a lot of great information about the housing market, development projects and even permit projects. When you […]