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 or identity theft. It’s an […]

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

Red Alert!! Urge Senator Monning to OPPOSE Restrictive Rent Caps – AB 1482

Urge Your Senator to Vote NO on AB 1482that Establishes Restrictive Rent Caps C.A.R. OPPOSES UNLESS AMENDED AB 1482 (Chiu), which creates a very restrictive statewide rental cap and burdensome “just cause” eviction standards. C.A.R. has been negotiating with the sponsors and the bill’s author in an attempt to make reasonable amendments to remove C.A.R.’s […]


Join us for a FUNdraiser benefitting the MCAR Charitable Trust Scholarship Fund. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24 | 3:00 – 6:00PM AT THE MOOSE LODGE Live Music, Food, Games & Beer Tasting!  For more details click Oktoberfest 2019 in the menu bar!

Taste 2019

MCAR’s Scholarship Fundraiser is an evening filled with fun and delicious food! We are pleased to formally announce this year’s Taste of MCAR event taking place on Thursday, April 11 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Seaside from 5-8:00 PM. With your support, we hope to elevate the bar even higher in raising money for the […]

Installation Luncheon | GAD Holiday Luncheon

If you haven’t already done so don’t forget to register for our 2018 MCAR Installation Luncheon and our GAD Holiday Luncheon. Download [311.86 KB] THANK YOU to our 2018 Installation Sponsors!!! Supporting Sponsor: The Monterey Herald Champagne Reception Sponsor: KW Coastal Estates Table Sponsors: Blue Adobe Mortgage Chase Home Loans Sotheby’s International Realty StormND Simple […]

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, Chase Home Loans, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage and Sotheby’s International Realty for being table sponsors!!! If you are interested in attending or being a sponsor please look at the information below for more […]

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]