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MCAR Office Closed Thanksgiving | Installation Luncheon | GAD Holiday Luncheon

Upcoming Announcements! The MCAR office will be closed Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23 in observance of Thanksgiving. Also, if you haven’t already done so don’t forget to register for our 2018 MCAR Installation Luncheon and our GAD Holiday Luncheon. Or if you would like to be a sponsor at Installation it will be […]


MCAR 2018 Installation Luncheon

A BIG THANK YOU to Monterey Herald for being our supporting sponsor! KW Coastal Estates for being champagne reception sponsor! Also Blue Adobe Mortgage and Chase Home Loans for being table sponsors!!! If you are interested in attending or being a sponsor please look at the information below for more details!     Download [311.86 KB] […]


Pass Prop 5 and Defeat Prop 10

Click below to view the slides about how to help pass prop 5 and defeat prop 10   Download [396.70 KB] Download [204.39 KB]


Very Important Information for Brokers | MCAR Letter to MLSListings, Inc.

Dear MCAR Brokers: Please see the enclosed letter to MLSListings, Inc. from the MCAR Board of Directors. We are sending this to you all in an effort to bring everyone up to speed and to underscore the importance of your involvement at the Broker and Annual Member meeting being held on Tuesday, October 2nd. Please […]


Water Symposium Presentation

If you missed the Water Symposium on August 7th or if you just want a refresher of all the information, we have all the slides from the presentation and a short video from our Government Affairs Director Dr. Scott Dick.   Click Link Below For Video Water symposium update 480   Slide Presentations Download [705.30 […]


Tax Reform Presentation

Click below to view the slides from the Tax Reform Presentation at MCAR on 8/13/18     Download [1.83 MB]


LAMP/septic systems

Monterey County has received final approval of the changes to the County’s Onsite Water Treatment Systems (OWTS)/septic systems requirements. The County Department of Environmental Health is working to update County ordinances to reflect those new requirements. There are significant changes from before. We have posted a link to a summary of changes as well as the […]


NEW! AB 646 Rental Disclosures Act

Heads Up for MCAR Members,   As of July 1, 2018 landlords and sellers must disclose if a rental property is located in a flood zone or flood hazard area. AB 646 requires certain information to be included in any new lease or contract renewal.   The required information that must be provided to potential […]


Legislative Update

By Scott Dick, Ed.D. (Excerpted from car.org): Friday, June 1, 2018 was the Legislature’s “House of Origin” deadline. Any measure that did not pass over to the other house by that date will not move forward this session. Here are a few highlights from last week, as the Legislature moves closer to summer: Defeated: AB 2364 […]


Update! AB 2364 was defeated!!!

Great news! AB 2364 (Bloom and Chiu) was defeated! It only secured 25 Yes votes, with 36 Assembly members voting No and the remainder Not Voting. All members of the Assembly were present, so those not voting did so intentionally. This was an important victory for our fight to protect future real estate investments and […]