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Home Surveillance: Precautions When Buying or Selling a Home

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Modern technology has made it easier than ever for homeowners to monitor and secure their homes. Whether it’s a nanny cam, smart doorbell or baby monitor, there are numerous ways for live and remote monitoring. However, the increased surveillance creates concerns about privacy and liability when buying or selling a home. California is a “two-party” consent state, which means that it is a crime to record or eavesdrop on any confidential …

California April 2019 Sales & Price Report

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C.A.R. recently released their April home sales and price report. The data from the report indicates that while median home prices in California set another record high, home sales slowed going into the Spring home buying season. According to C.A.R. President Jared Martin, “Weak buyer demand, largely prompted by elevated home prices, is playing a role in the softening housing market. However, with low interest rates, cooling competition and an increase …

VESTAPLUS™ at NAR Washington DC 2019

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The VESTAPLUS™ Team headed to our nation’s capital last week to present our powerful and versatile MLS Software at NAR Legislative Meetings and Trade Expo. The weeklong meetings meant to advance the real estate industry, public policy and the association even had a surprise appearance by the President of the United States. REALTORS® from all over the country came to Washington, DC for Capitol Hill visits, special issues forums, committee meetings, …

C.A.R. Mid-Year 2019: The Shift In Real Estate

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In case you missed the C.A.R. Mid-Year Luncheon in Sacramento, we’d like to provide you with a a brief recap and copy of the presentation by keynote speaker and C.A.R. CEO Joel Singer. As consumer behavior is continually changing in today’s fast-paced market, new business models have emerged in various industries including real estate. Singer covers transaction pain points, examines the effects of the market transition and explains how to manage …

Forgot Your Password? Easily and Securely Reset it with Latest System Updates

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Resetting your password just got a lot easier! VESTAPLUS™ has introduced an easy and secure way to reset your password by text or email. Make sure you have an updated cell phone number and email address in the system. If you need to update your cell phone number or email address in VESTAPLUS™, follow the simple 3-step process provided below. Step 1: Log in to VESTAPLUS™ and click the user iconStep …

Q1-2019 Market Climate Map: Median Sales Price for Single Family Homes

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While the overall median sales price for single family homes in The MLS™/CLAW Areas (Pacific Coast Highway to Downtown Los Angeles) remained the same in Q1-2019 versus Q1-2018, our market climate map shows that we had 22 areas of growth, 23 areas of decline and 4 areas of no change. Here are the top 5 performing areas from Q1-2019: Top 5 Median Sales Price Growth Mount Washington (MSP +$329K, 37% Increase)Malibu …

VESTAPLUS™ System Updates – Mobile Client Dashboard & Share Report

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System updates have arrived! As part of our ongoing effort to make VESTAPLUS™ better serve you and your clients, we have made two important updates. 1. VESTAPLUS™ Client Dashboard The VESTAPLUS™ Client Dashboard can now be saved directly to a mobile device home screen. Clients can now quickly access the dashboard on the go, which means more collaboration, feedback and notes on your clients’ journey to their dream homes. For a …

Another Successful MLS Summit™

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The MLS Summit™ 2019 We closed the curtains on our highly-anticipated annual The MLS Summit™ on March 7, 2019 at the Skirball Cultural Center.  The event featured a diverse panel of experts who brought their unique backgrounds to a wide range of topics relevant to the real estate industry.  Our keynote speaker, Patti Wood, stressed the importance of body language to improve the way you market yourself, while Greg Robertson (Co-Founder, …

The MLS Madness Back!

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Find out what’s Hot, Hotter and Hottest in Real Estate Technology! Don’t Miss Out On This Morning of Learning, Networking & “MLS Madness”! At this Super Fun “Speed Training” Event You’ll Learn About Your Favorite or Soon to be Favorite MLS Products and Services. Discover how to use the great new features of VESTAPLUS™. Featured Speaker: Matt Ahlmann is also known as “Mr. Facebook” Learn from a social media expert on how to grow your business. Matt …