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Lee & Associates Negotiates $19.1 Million CarMax Retail Sale

Torrance, CA - January 11, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lee & Associates Net Leased Group in Carlsbad, Calif., a division of the national brokerage firm Lee & Associates, has closed a $19.1 million sale of a car dealership property at 6801 E. Frontage Rd, in Merriam, Kansas. The 58,430-square-foot property, which is occupied by CarMax, Inc., was purchased by an undisclosed buyer. CarMax, which will remain in the property, has 17 years on the initial lease term, which also includes four, 5-year options to extend.

Mortgage Protection Program extended through 2010

Program has benefited more than 3,100 first-time home buyers in California. LOS ANGELES, CA - December 22, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) today announced it is extending its Mortgage Protection Program (MPP) for first-time home buyers through Dec. 31, 2010. To date, C.A.R. has approved benefits for 3,122 first-time home buyers at no cost to the consumer.

Six NorCal AORs offer new member benefit

Clarus MarketMetrics® is available for free to members of six Northern California AORs. LOS ANGELES, CA - July 7, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Real Estate Business Services Inc. (REBS®) today announced that more than 15,000 members of six local associations of REALTORS® in Northern California now have access to Clarus MarketMetrics® as a free member benefit. Members of the Coastal Mendocino, Marin, North Bay, Northern Solano County, San Francisco, and Solano associations of REALTORS® join the more than 100,000 California real estate professionals who have member benefit access. Bay Area Real Estate Information Services (BAREIS) and the San Francisco MLS (SFARMLS) are the multiple listing providers to members of the aforementioned local associations.

Entry-level housing affordability reached 69 percent

LOS ANGELES, CA - May 15, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The percentage of households that could afford to buy an entry-level home in California stood at 69 percent in the first quarter of 2009, compared with 46 percent (revised) for the same period a year ago, according to a report released today by the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.).

March home sales increased 63.8 percent

C.A.R. reports March home sales increased 63.8 percent, median home price declined 39 percent. LOS ANGELES, CA - April 29, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Home sales increased 63.8 percent in March in California compared with the same period a year ago, while the median price of an existing home declined 39 percent, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) reported today

C.A.R. launches 2009 consumer ad campaign

LOS ANGELES, CA - April 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) this week launched its 2009 consumer ad campaign, “Your Piece of California. Your Peace of Mind.” The goal of the campaign is to raise awareness of the REALTOR® brand and reinforce the professionalism of California REALTORS®, while addressing concerns home buyers and sellers may have about today’s market.

Southern California Home Buyer’s Fair this weekend

Thousands of potential home buyers are expected to converge this weekend for the second annual Southern California Home Buyer’s Fair at the Los Angeles Convention Center in downtown Los Angeles. The Southern California Home Buyer’s Fair, open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 18, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, April 19, features more than 50 educational “how-to” seminars designed to help home buyers navigate today’s real estate market with confidence and peace of mind.

San Mateo County AOR offers new member benefit

San Mateo County Association of REALTORS® Offers Clarus MarketMetrics® as a Member Benefit. LOS ANGELES, CA - April 07, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Real Estate Business Services Inc. (REBS) today announced that the San Mateo County Association of REALTORS® (SAMCAR) signed an agreement to provide Clarus MarketMetrics® as a member benefit to its 2,700 REALTOR® members

SILVAR Offers New Member Benefit

LOS ANGELES, CA - April 02, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Real Estate Business Services Inc. (REBS) today announced that the Silicon Valley Association of REALTORS® (SILVAR) signed an agreement to provide Clarus™ MarketMetrics™ as a member benefit to its 3,800 REALTOR® members

February sales and price report

LOS ANGELES, CA - March 25, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Home sales increased 83 percent in February in California compared with the same period a year ago, while the median price of an existing home declined 40.8 percent, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) reported today.“Home sales in California continue to be considerably stronger than the nationwide sales figures,” said C.A.R. President James Liptak.

C.A.R. opposes reduction in mortgage interest deduction

Last week, President Obama presented his proposed budget plan for fiscal year 2010. Included in the proposed plan is a provision to reduce the mortgage interest deduction for those earning more than $250,000.

State’s existing home sales increased 100.8 percent

LOS ANGELES, CA - February 27, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Home sales increased 100.8 percent in January in California compared with the same period a year ago, while the median price of an existing home fell 40.5 percent, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) reported today

CALMLS launches calREDD Web site

CALMLS, the statewide Multiple Listing Service, launches calREDD™ Web site LOS ANGELES, CA - February 25, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — CALMLS, the statewide Multiple Listing Service (MLS) initiative, has launched the calREDD™ (California Real Estate Dynamic Data) Web site

Entry-level housing affordability increases to 59 percent

LOS ANGELES, CA - February 19, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The percentage of households that could afford to buy an entry-level home in California stood at 59 percent in the fourth quarter of 2008, compared with 33 percent for the same period a year ago, according to a report released today by the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS

Oakland Association of REALTORS provides Clarus Investor and ePUBS for WINForms as member benefit

LOS ANGELES, CA - February 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Real Estate Business Services Inc. (REBS) today announced that the Oakland Association of REALTORS® (OAR) signed an agreement to provide Clarus™ Investor™ and ePUBS for WINForms® as new member benefits

December sales and price report

C.A.R. reports sales increased 84.9 percent; median home price fell 41.5 percent in December

CALMLS names new partner and debuts new brand

CALMLS, the statewide MLS for California, names Concentric as its technology partner, secures $3 million line of credit, and debuts new brand

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