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SAR’s Can Tree Project Recognized

2010 CanTree Logo

SAR’s Can Tree project was recognized at the annual Fair Housing Month celebration hosted by the Regional Human Rights/Fair Housing Commission today. The Commission presented SAR with a check for $300 in lieu of providing center pieces at the event. Over 300 community leaders and elected officials attended and were told how SAR raises enough […]

zipForm® 6 Update

zipForm 6

Dear zipForm® 6 User:

During the recent forms update this month, the date fields on the signature lines on all forms were disabled. This was an oversight on our part. We are working diligently to restore this functionality and our expectation is that the date fields will be fully functional again by May 5. […]

Learn About Resort Area and Second-Home Specialty Real Estate!

The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® and the Sacramento Association of REALTORS® present NAR’s Resort and Second Home Markets Course

Be a part of this exciting opportunity to learn about the resort area and second-home specialty and fulfill one of […]

NAR Update: New 2010 Public Awareness Campaign Ads

Vicki Cox Golder, CRB - 2010 NAR President

To: All REALTORS® From: Vicki Cox Golder, 2010 NAR President Date: April 29, 2010 Re: NAR Update: New 2010 Public Awareness Campaign Ads

Dear fellow REALTOR®,

With the homebuyer tax credit set to expire tomorrow, the Public Awareness Campaign is ready to roll out a brand new ad campaign to help support you in your […]

REALTORS® in the Community - Rebuilding Together

SAR had a great turnout for Rebuilding Together at the Spring Work Day, April 24

Rebuilding Together Sacramento ( is a not-for-profit organization that helps homeowners, particularly low-income seniors, live independently in comfort and safety in their own homes. They accomplish their mission through home repairs and modifications on […]

What is the Internet Saying About You? Google Yourself to Find Out!

Google Alerts

In a world where almost anything is a quick search and click away, it has become important for REALTORS® to keep an eye on how they are perceived online. How many times have you googled someone? Chances are they are googling you as well. With more and more real estate clients using the internet in […]

National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Extended

Congress last week passed, and President Obama signed, legislation to renew the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) through May 31, 2010. NAR is working with members in Congress to help ensure a lasting re authorization and extension is reached prior to the May 31 deadline. Congress allowed the NFIP to expire on March 28, 2010. […]

Lead Renovation Rule May Affect REALTORS

Starting today, renovations that disturb lead-based paint in older residential dwellings and child-occupied facilities must generally comply with the Lead-Based Paint Renovation Rule of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). REALTORS® acting as listing agents or property managers who advise their clients to perform renovations, repairs, or painting projects for such properties may, as a matter […]

C.A.R.'s 2010 Consumer Ad Campaign Launches Today

Steve Goddard – 2010 C.A.R. President

Dear C.A.R. Member:

C.A.R.’s 2010 Consumer Advertising Campaign launches today and promises to be among the most far-reaching in our Association’s history. Our message will be seen or heard across the state more than 128 million times. More than 20,000 radio and TV spots will air, and […]

C.A.R. Open Enrollment Now Until May 15

Steve Goddard – 2010 C.A.R. President

Dear C.A.R. Member:

Given today’s challenging healthcare environment, I’m pleased to let you know that open enrollment for group medical and vision coverages through C.A.R. runs through May 15. You now have an opportunity to enroll for coverage effective June 1, 2010.

This is your chance to […]