Homeownership Matters

Starting with the bedrock of our communities, owning your own home leads to pride in your neighborhood. Meanwhile, as a homeowner you benefit from tax incentives and opportunities to build wealth through equity. Find out more!

Why Choose a REALTOR®

“REALTOR®” is a registered trademark for real estate professionals who are members of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®, subscribe to its strict Code of Ethics, and maintain high standards of professionalism to help you on your journey to homeownership. Find out more

Advocating for REALTORS® and property owners

MCAR works hard to protect REALTORS® and their clients in the halls of government, from local city councils to Sacramento and the United States Congress in Washington, DC. Every day we strive to protect you from excessive regulatory burdens, high taxes, and roadblocks on the road to buying or selling a home. Together with the California Association of REALTORS® and the National Association of REALTORS®, we've got you covered. Find out more!

About MCAR

The Monterey County Association of REALTORS® promotes professionalism, property rights and home ownership. At MCAR, we are in your communities and your neighborhoods. Find out about opportunities in professional development, networking, and unique products and services for REALTORS® like you.
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Latest News from MCAR

Buyer Loses $40,000 in Earnest Money Deposit Scam

In March we reported that a wave of earnest money deposit scams had reappeared and warned brokers and buyers to be vigilant. Here in June, these same scams are still occurring, and the perpetrators are absconding with even larger deposits.  This type of scam does not involve cybercrime, email phishing

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Onsite Water Treatment Systems (septic systems) Q & A

New regulations impacting Onsite Water Treatment Systems (septic systems) and how those changes could impact buyers and sellers. Please click read more for frequently asked questions. Frequently Asked QuestionsDownload

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Leslie Appleton-Young Market Forecast

If you missed the market forecast with Leslie Appleton-Young or would like a refresher, we have the slides posted here! Download [3.86 MB]

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