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San Francisco’s formula retail laws are a dead end for business

By Hans Hansson [CBA Platinum Member] San Francisco has one of the toughest formula retail laws in the country. If you have more than 11 stores anywhere in the world, you […]

UPDATE: AB 1059 | Dual Agency; Commercial Real Estate

Early 2017, Assemblywoman Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego) introduced legislation to ban dual agency in regards to commercial real estate, sponsored by the Association of Commercial Tenants and Hughes Marina, a […]

AB 1059 Dual Agency; Commercial Real Estate Transactions

AB 1059 seeks to prohibit an agent from acting as a dual agent in a commercial real estate transaction. This bill was introduced in February 2017, but was put on […]

Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency®

About DSIRE® DSIRE is the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated […]

Using Your CRM for a Complete Market View

The majority of CRE professionals are using some type of commercial real estate CRM software to help manage contacts, group prospects, handle transactions, and take care of much of the […]

New CRE Agents Joining The Market Impacts You

How the Gold Rush of New CRE Agents Flooding the Market Impacts You Last week, I read with great interest Mark Heschmeyer’s article Gold Rush: Swelling Numbers of CRE Brokers […]

Green Building Strategies: Adding Value for Clients

A Broker’s View on Building Modernization and Green Building Strategies: Narrative Course Outline This is a course focused on showing commercial real estate brokers the benefits energy efficient or green […]

Rand Sperry launches commercial franchise venture at “a Wal-Mart price” LA’s BRC Advisors is the first affiliate to join Sperry’s new network

James Huang President of Sperry Commercial Global Affiliates August 11, 2016- Orange County real estate veteran Rand Sperry is launching a new and “aggressive” franchise business in a bid to expand […]

Avoid These Deal Killers With An All-In-One System

Avoid These Deal Killers With An All-In-One System august 9, 2016 by clientlook Commercial real estate technology is grand. Digital tools are changing the industry for the better, but taking a piecemeal approach […]

ClientLook – Recommended Commercial CRM

  NCCAR Adopts the ClientLook CRM System PRESS RELEASE Pleasanton, CA – The Northern California Commercial Association of REALTORS® (NCCAR) has signed an agreement with ClientLook of Laguna Niguel, CA […]

1031 Exchange Update

  Alaine Raven Business Development Manager First American Exchange Company   Avery Bibbs Business Development Manager First American Exchange Company Topic of Discussion “1031 Exchange Refresher and Tax Update” Copy […]

C.A.R. Red Alert – AB 2502

An update on AB 2502 – Protecting Local Inclusionary Housing Programs. As of last Thursday, the bill did not have enough votes to pass. Under normal circumstances, it would have died because […]

Legislature Passes SB 1069

Legislature Passes Bay Area Council-Sponsored Housing Bill Easing Restrictions on Second Units With Governor’s Signature, SB 1069 Would Clear Path for Thousands of New Affordable Housing Units Statewide SAN FRANCISCO, […]

Discover Global Event – April 25, 2016

Here is an exciting opportunity for you to explore international real estate business in partnership with other countries April 25, 2016 “DISCOVER GLOBAL” NAR Global Programs & President’s Liaison Forum […]

Meeting with Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith

Sheriff Laurie Smith is also a real estate broker and is still active. She has never sold real estate.Loves old historical homes. Goes to open houses when time permits. She […]

GAD REPORT for February 2016

  Federal   It’s important to note that that over 50% of the Republican delegates will be allocated by March 16th, leaving very little time for Cruz or Rubio to […]

Christopher Hanson

Christopher Hanson Hanson Law Firm (HLF) is a real-estate-centric law firm with decades of experience in California’s residential and commercial brokerage business.         Members of my team of […]