C.A.R.’s 2017 Forecast, released during the expo
C.A.R. releases its 2017 California Housing Market Forecast Home sales expected to edge up slightly in 2017, while prices post the slowest gain in six years LOS ANGELES (Sept. 29) – Following a dip in home sales in 2016, California’s housing market will post a nominal increase in 2017, as supply shortages and affordability constraints hamper […]
Alternative Housing #2
The Education Committee presented their second program in the Alternative Housing Options series yesterday at OBAOR. For many of us who work with clients who are having difficulty competing in the current Bay Area real estate market, these presentations have been very important. Yesterday was great! The program was on TICs, Co-Housing and Land Trusts. Steven King, Executive […]
REMINDER: 4th Quarter OBAR & MLS Quarterly Payment Due Date!
As a reminder, OBAR & MLS 4th Quarter payment is due on Monday, October 3rd, payment must be received by 5pm in order to avoid a late fee. On October 13th, if payment is not received your services will be temporarily disconnected until payment is received. If you are unsure if you are on the […]
***IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING YOUR EKEY FOR iPhone USERS***
To All iPhone eKey Holders, On 9/13/16 Apple® released the new iOS 10 operating system for iPhones. Supra has recently announced that if you have an iPhone and plan to update your phone to the new iOS 10, please update the Supra eKey first then download the iOS 10. You can update your eKey by going into […]
14th Annual Walkathon for Oral Lee Brown
Please join the Oakland Berkeley Association of REALTORS and Community Funds Committee for the 14th Annual Walkathon for the Oral Lee Brown Foundation. Click to Register
EBRHA 10th Annual Trade Expo & Symposium
eKEY Help is Here!
If you are experiencing slowness in updating your eKEY below are reasons why you’re experiencing this and solutions: No internet access – check to make sure you have internet access. You must be in good cell coverage to update your key. If eKey is still not updating call OBAR to get an emergency update code. […]
Call to Action! We Need You!
National Association of REALTORS® Call-to-Action on HR 3700 TELL THE SENATE TO GET TO WORK FOR FUTURE HOMEBUYERS The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® has issued a nationwide Call-for-Action, urging members to ask their Senators to pass H.R. 3700, the “Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act of 2016,” a bill that makes needed reforms to the Federal Housing […]
Red Alert: Opposition AB 2502
C.A.R. is OPPOSING AB 2502 (Mullin), a bill that would weaken the rent control limitations contained in the landmark “Costa-Hawkins” law sponsored by C.A.R. in 1995. C.A.R. opposes AB 2502 which undermines existing Costa-Hawkins’ protections by allowing local governments to impose mandatory inclusionary zoning (i.e. rent control) on newly constructed rental housing, without any consideration […]
New Online Store and Delivery !
NEW ONLINE SHOPPING AND DELIVERY SERVICE In doing our best to provide you with the highest quality service, we now offer Online Shopping to our members and guests, by clicking on “Online Services”. Members can use their IMS login information and Guests can create an account. Shopping with us is easy as 1 – 2 […]