News from CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics/government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages.

Latest

Nov 16, 2017, 16:00 ET C.A.R. statement on passage of House tax reform bill

The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) issued the following statement in response to the House tax bill that passed today: "We are...


Nov 16, 2017, 13:46 ET California home sales tick higher from September, log lower from a year ago, C.A.R. reports

California home sales lost momentum in October to post the first back-to-back annual sales decline in more than a year as a stubbornly low supply...


Nov 15, 2017, 11:59 ET REALTORS®, Home Builders and Affordable Housing Advocates Rally Together to Denounce Federal Tax Reform Plan That Would Hurt Middle-Class Californians

The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.), together with members of California's homebuilding and housing community, including the...


Nov 14, 2017, 10:45 ET California REALTORS® urge Congress to support homeownership in open letter ads

The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) today sent a strong message to President Trump and Congress that Californians would be hurt...


Nov 02, 2017, 13:55 ET Tax reform bill will hurt California homeowners

The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) today issued the following statement in response to Republican leaders' tax reform bill announced...


Nov 02, 2017, 09:49 ET California housing affordability drops to lowest level in 10 years, C.A.R. reports

California's housing affordability hit a 10-year low as tight housing inventory drove home prices higher and reduced purchasing power for...


Oct 24, 2017, 10:29 ET California pending home sales stall for third straight month in September, C.A.R. reports

California pending home sales dwindled for the third consecutive month, suggesting that the housing market will slow as the end of the year winds...


Oct 18, 2017, 10:29 ET California housing market eases into fall homebuying season, C.A.R. Reports

California's housing market eased into the fall homebuying season as seasonally adjusted sales rose both month-to-month and year-to-year in...


Oct 12, 2017, 11:11 ET C.A.R. releases its 2018 California Housing Market Forecast

With the economy expected to continue growing, housing demand should remain strong and incrementally boost California's housing market in 2018,...


Oct 02, 2017, 10:55 ET Back in San Diego first time in 12 years, CALIFORNIA REALTOR® EXPO 2017 opens next week

CALIFORNIA REALTOR® EXPO 2017, the state's largest real estate trade show, opens next week at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, Calif....


Sep 27, 2017, 15:20 ET Tax reform proposal will hurt California homeowners, C.A.R. says

The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) today issued the following statement in response to Republican leaders' tax reform plan announced...


Sep 26, 2017, 10:55 ET California pending home sales sputter for second straight month in August, C.A.R. reports

Even with a strong performance in August closed escrow sales, California pending home sales stalled for the second consecutive month, which...


Sep 18, 2017, 12:43 ET California housing market defies tight inventory as sales and median price propel higher, C.A.R. report

California's housing market defied gravity as existing home sales and median home price registered increases on both a monthly and an annual basis...


Sep 15, 2017, 14:28 ET California REALTORS® applaud advancement of state housing bills package

The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) today issued the following statement in response to the passage of a package of housing bills that...


Aug 23, 2017, 09:59 ET California pending home sales trend lower in July from previous month and year, C.A.R. reports

The strong sales momentum that occurred during the peak home-buying season gave way in July as shrinking housing inventory and waning affordability...


Aug 16, 2017, 13:26 ET California Starts Second Half of 2017 with Slow Growth in Home Sales

Despite tight supply constraints and worsened affordability, California's housing market remained solid in July as it experienced gains...


Aug 09, 2017, 13:08 ET Higher housing prices and tight inventory drag down California housing affordability; income required to buy doubles in five years, C.A.R. reports

Higher home prices resulting from a severe lack of homes for sale and high demand during the hot home-buying season eroded California's housing...


Aug 03, 2017, 14:39 ET California REALTORS® raise concerns with Freddie Mac's move to back institutional investors in single-family home rental market

The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) today issued the following statement in response to comments made by Freddie Mac CEO Don Layton...


Jul 24, 2017, 09:58 ET California pending home sales continue downward trend in June, C.A.R. reports

Despite robust closed escrow sales in June, California pending home sales slipped for the sixth consecutive month, suggesting an impending slowdown...


Jul 17, 2017, 13:55 ET In the height of the spring homebuying season, California's housing market shrugs off housing shortage as sales and median home price bound higher in June, C.A.R. reports

Amid the lowest housing inventory levels of the year, existing home sales in California took off in June to their highest pace in nearly four years...


Jun 28, 2017, 10:58 ET California pending home sales stumble for fifth straight month in May, C.A.R. reports

Even with a strong performance in May closed escrow sales, California pending home sales fell for the fifth consecutive month, suggesting...


Jun 20, 2017, 13:59 ET California housing market bounces back in May as sales and median home price perk higher, C.A.R. reports

California's housing market rebounded in May as existing home sales and median home price recorded strong gains on both a monthly and annual basis,...


Jun 19, 2017, 12:32 ET Center For California Real Estate Releases Journal Of Case Study Research Addressing Causes And Consequences Of Housing Affordability And Supply Crisis

California will lose generations of potential homeowners through 2030 unless it creates a more abundant housing supply, contends one of a...


May 24, 2017, 12:35 ET California pending home sales lose steam for fourth straight month in April, C.A.R. reports

Consistent with the slowdown in April's closed escrow sales, which declined from the previous month and year, low housing inventory and eroding...


May 16, 2017, 12:26 ET California housing market downshifts in April as housing shortage cuts into demand, C.A.R. reports

Following a strong first quarter start, California home sales lost momentum in April, while the median home price accelerated to a near-10-year...