Category Archives: California Real Estate

How to Sign Up for Your Free CAR Member Continuing Education with OnlineEd

How to redeem your California Association of REALTORS® free continuing education in five easy steps! By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog (February 12, 2018) (OnlineEd) – California Association of REALTORS® ( C.A.R.) members in good standing may be eligible for a free 45-hour continuing education package delivered online by arrangement with OnlineEd®, a real estate industry premiere pre-license, continuing education, […]

Stats Say The Best Time to List is in Early May

On average homes listed in early May sell nine days faster and for one percent more  OnlineEd Blog (March 2, 2017) – Zillow– Listing a home toward the end of spring significantly increases a seller’s chances of selling their home faster and for more money, according to new analysis from Zillow. Nationally, homes listed from May 1 […]

OnlineEd Launches 2016 NMLS Eight-Hour SAFE Comprehensive Course For MLO License Renewal

NMLS-required 8-hour online continuing education course for general 2016 mortgage loan originator license renewal By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog (June 17, 2016) –  The OnlineEd NMLS 8-hour course for this year is designed to instruct mortgage loan originators on some regulations that they will need to comply with while taking part in their mortgage loan origination […]

OnlineEd California Real Estate CE en Español – Save 33%

Ed-Pak 45 en español para Educación Continua en Bienes Raíces en California By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog (March 4, 2016) – OnlineEd is now offering a Spanish version of their 45-hour real estate continuing education package for California. Renewing licensees will download the PDFs for these correspondence courses, just as they do with our English courses. Testing […]

California Residential Year-to-Year Price Gain Highest Since June 2015

November 2015 median price was 6.8 percent higher than the revised $444,630 recorded in November 2014 By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog (January 15, 2016) – California existing home sales fell in November from both the previous month and year for the first time in nearly a year as low housing affordability extended into Southern California, according to the CALIFORNIA […]

Zillow Predicts Hottest Housing Markets for 2016

Topping the list is Denver, followed by Seattle and Dallas-Fort Worth, all of which are major tech towns; Portland, Ore. lands at number 10 By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog (January 12, 2016) –  It’s a new year and everyone is making their predictions about housing. And Zillow® is no different. On Tuesday Zillow announced its predictions […]

NMLS License Renewals Off to Strong Start

Submitting renewal requests in early December significantly reduces the likelihood of a NMLS license being terminated on January 1, 2016 By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog (December 8, 2015) –  The 2016 renewal period for the Nationwide Multistate Licensing System (NMLS) is off to a strong start, with renewal approvals up from last year.  NMLS announced that […]

CFPB Director Addresses National Association of Realtors®

Prepared Remarks of Richard Cordray Director, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau  National Association of Realtors WASHINGTON (September 17, 2015) – Thank you for inviting me today.  That renowned philosopher from the Garden State of New Jersey, Bruce Springsteen, once said, “I have spent my life judging the distance between American reality and the American dream.”  For the past few […]

Cash Sales Drop to Lowest Point Since Crash

Cash sales drop to 34% of all home sales in April 2015 By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog, July 29, 2015 Irvine, CA. – Cash sales made up 33.7 percent of total home sales in April 2015, which is down from 37.4 percent in April 2014, according to the Core Logic July 2015 Market Pulse publication. Cash sales have […]