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TRID Webcast-October 3rd Official Start Date

28 Jul 2015

Become an expert in the area by attending one our our local city’s Leadership Programs

23 Jul 2015

City Leadership Programs

Auburn, Lincoln, Rocklin and Roseville are all accepting applications to become a part of their Leadership programs. These programs are a great opportunity to get hands-on access to learn about the city that you work or live in. Curriculum typically includes:

City History, Recreation, Government, Economic Development, Transportation, Regional Planning, Public Safety, Health Care, Human Services, Arts, Education, Future Planning and more!

Contact individual Chambers for more detailed information on their specific program. Applications are below:

Auburn Leadership Program

Lincoln Leadership Brochure  Application

Rocklin Leadership Program

Roseville Leadership Program

REALTOR Action Fund Video

23 Jul 2015

Why should you support the REALTOR Action Fund? How do your RAF contributions make a difference? Who advocates on your behalf? Watch this video to find out how your RAF contributions are used locally, statewide and nationally…

June 2015 Shatters Home Sales Records!

20 Jul 2015
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Since March, Placer County has broken all previous Home Sales Records each month, with June completely shattering all previous sales history data! With 671 closed escrows in June 2015, the next closest June data recorded is June 2013 with 565 closed sales and then June 2004 with 546. Along with record setting escrow numbers, June’s median price of $401,000 is up 75% from a 10-year low of $231,250 in March of 2011.

With low inventory levels floating at around two months, is this the right time to sell? Be sure to contact a REALTOR to find out if the time is right for you. Remember, not every real estate agent is a REALTOR. REALTOR, the mark of a Professional.

Click here to download your copy of the full report.

Update on Status of Open House Signs in Rocklin

17 Jul 2015

The Board of Directors, LGR Chair Rick Bluhm and Government Affairs Director Susan Rohan want to give the membership an update on the status of resolution on the Rocklin sign problem. The matter was discussed at the City Council meeting Tuesday night. Progress is being made. The Council has directed staff to study ways to make the ordinance’s intent more clear. It sounds like there is intent for it to function like Roseville’s Sign Ordinance, but until it is inked, it is a work in progress. LGR and your GAD will continue to monitor and participate in this effort.

The large number of true sign violations is complicating resolution for all parties attempting to find the right solution. The heavy reliance on placement of duplicative marketing signs at intersections and along major roadways is compounding the challenge of ensuring the Sign Ordinance will allow temporary offsite directional signs. Also, it is critical for the membership to not place signs in the public rights of way—that means on the streets or on the sidewalks. Place signs on private property only after you have the consent of the private property owner. And do not place signs closer than 30 ft from an intersection. These parts of the law will not change. Compliance with these rules will keep you out of harms way nearly everywhere you do business. Please feel free to contact Susan at 916-412-4796. Members are also welcome to attend the next LGR meeting at 2:30 PM on July 21st at PCAOR where this item and next steps will be discussed.

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