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GAD Newsletter: Prop 19 FAQ, Racial Inequality, Local updates & Election results

December 1, 2020
Proposition 19: Property Tax Exemptions from Reassessment – Legal FAQ Available New Rules on Tax Basis Portability With the passage of Proposition 19, a homeowner ... read more

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GAD Newsletter: Voter resources, Propositions updates, ADU building standards

October 30, 2020
Have you voted? “Think of Tuesday, November 3rd as the last day to vote. With so many options to voting early, by mail or in ... read more

GAD Newsletter: What's on Your Ballot, Recently signed laws, & Mayor Panel

October 1, 2020
A Message from your GAD (Government Affairs Director) I began my role as the Government Affairs Director South Bay Association of REALTORS® in January this ... read more

Red Alert: Oppose Unprecedented Overreach by L.A. County into ALL LOCAL CITIES

June 15, 2020
Your County Supervisor needs to hear from you NOW! The LA County Board of Supervisors will discuss expanding their strict eviction controls and force every ... read more

2019 BizFed Poll: L.A. County Businesses Gloomy over Future Outlook

June 24, 2019
Following a trend from last year, business owners and leaders throughout Los Angeles County have major concerns about the future, especially about homelessness, housing affordability ... read more

Community Organizations Hosted the Housing Forum, a Conference on the Housing Crisis

June 11, 2019
The South Bay Cities Council of Governments and SBAOR co-hosted last month in Torrance the Housing Forum, a half-day conference digging into tough and controversial questions about the housing crisis, housing availability, housing affordability, and what to do about it. ... read more

ALERT! Tell Sacramento to Vote NO on Restrictive Rent Caps and Just Cause Evictions

May 28, 2019
Two bills in Sacramento discourage the production of rental housing. We need more housing in California, not less! ... read more

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RSS NAR Advocacy News

  • NAR Stresses Support for Independent Contractor Classification March 5, 2021
    Litigation and new federal and state legislation continue to threaten workers’ ability to be classified as independent contractors, including many real estate professionals.
  • SBA Updates Loans for Schedule C Filers March 5, 2021
    The SBA announced updates to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to reflect announced changes from the Biden Administration to loan calculations for borrowers who are independent contractors, sole proprietors, or self-employed (“Schedule C borrowers”).
  • Repairers of the Breach March 4, 2021
    America's history of racist housing policies inflicted staggering losses on Black Americans. Today, REALTORS® are playing a vital role in community efforts to acknowledge and repair the harm.


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Real Estate in The OC

Looking for info about real estate in Orange County? Check out, the Center for Orange County Real Estate, a blog hosted by our friends at the Orange County Association of REALTORS®.