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Sacramento Association of REALTORS®
The Sacramento Association of REALTORS® (SAR) provides this policy to demonstrate our commitment to the privacy of our members and to make you aware of the uses made of your member information by SAR.
Confidential: In general, all member information provided to SAR by their members is treated as confidential and SAR uses their best efforts to keep such information confidential and prevent unauthorized use. Except for the limited situations described in this policy, SAR will not use your member information for any purpose without your consent. In addition, we do not provide any information pertaining to: racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership or information concerning the sexual orientation or marital status of any individual.
Member Requests: You may contact SAR and make requests. In order to respond to your request, we may need to access and use your member information. For example, we may need to access your preferred mailing address to send you the information you requested.
Names of Directors and Committee Members; Use of Business Contact Information: Use of Business Contact Information. For use by SAR members and for purposes of conducting SAR Board of Directors meetings, we make available on our web site and in other print and electronic formats the names of those members serving as directors or committee members of SAR. In addition, in order to provide meeting related information and to send official notices, we access and use the business contact information of SAR directors and committee members, including email and business mailing addresses.
Request from the Public: If the public contacts SAR and requests information regarding one of our members, we may check our member database and verify to the public whether the person(s) is in fact a member of SAR. We may also provide the public with the name and telephone number of the firm with whom the member is affiliated. However, in no event will we provide personal information to the public unless required by a subpoena, search warrant or other legal process or in case of imminent physical harm to the public or other members.
Orders/Credit Card Information: SAR sells various real estate related products and services to its members. In order to process and complete orders, we may need to access your member information. This information will only be used to process your order. If you pay for your products or services by credit card, we will need to ask you for your credit card number and expiration date, which is used solely to complete your order and otherwise kept confidential.
Choice/Opting Out: SAR recognizes the importance of your privacy. If you do not want your member information displayed or used in one or more of the manners described above, please follow these procedures. To opt out of having your name and business contact information included in the Membership Directory, please email us at: email@example.com or write us at: 2003 Howe Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95825, Attn: Member Services – Online Information. Please be sure to specify that you want to be removed from the Membership Directory Online. To insure your request is processed in a timely manner, please provide your name, address, email address, phone number and broker's name. It may take up to (6) six weeks for SAR to process your request. Your name may be reproduced in the Membership Directory during this time period. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause. To opt out of having your business contact information provided to third parties, please email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org or write us at: 2003 Howe Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95825, Attn: Member Services – Third Party Opt Out. To insure your request is processed in a timely manner, please provide your name, address, email address, phone number and broker's name. It may take up to (6) six weeks for SAR to process your request. You may continue to receive third party communications during this time period. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause. PLEASE NOTE: If you are serving as a director or committee member of SAR you cannot opt out of having your name reproduced and your business contact information used in the manner described in Section 5 above.
Corrections/Updates: If there is member information about you that SAR maintains which needs to be corrected or updated, please email us at: email@example.com or write us at: 2003 Howe Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95825, Attn: Member Services – Corrections.
November 20th 2020
Avon Burgess ============ We are deeply saddened to report the passing of long-time REALTOR® Avon Burgess on October 29, 2020 at the age of 85. After a successful career with IBM, she changed her profession and earned her REALTOR®/Brokers License and stayed in Real Estate until her retirement in 2018. She joined SAR in 1977 and served the greater Sacramento area for 42 years. Avon most recently worked with HomeSmart ICARE Realty Avon joined the National Society Daughters of the Am ...Continue Reading
September 25th 2020
Steve Larson ============ We are deeply saddened to report the passing of long-time SAR Member and industry leader Steve Larson on September 6, 2020 at the age of 70. Steve was well known throughout the Sacramento real estate industry, having been a Farmers Insurance agent for 42 years and running a successful office. Steve also had a deep passion for helping his community; he was involved in many charities by giving of his time and donations to organizations including Sac State, The Optimist ...Continue Reading
June 23rd 2020
Matthew J. "Matt" Goorabian =========================== We are deeply saddened to report the passing of long-time REALTOR® Matt Goorabian on March 1, 2020. Matt was a Member of the Sacramento Association of REALTORS for 55 years, first joining in 1959 and active until his retirement in 2014. Matt was born, raised and worked in Sacramento. He was very popular with all that knew him because of his great personality, wit and kindness. After serving two years in the Navy, Matt perf ...Continue Reading
February 27th 2020
Nelson Janes ============ Nelson's Memorial Service in Las Vegas will be streamed online. To view the memorial service, please visit https://desertspringchurch.com/worship-online. PLEASE NOTE: the link is currently displaying a countdown to the next Sunday worship service, but it will be live when Nelson's memorial service begins on Saturday, February 29th at 11am. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Nelson will ...Continue Reading
February 14th 2020
Nelson Janes ============ The SAR Family is deeply saddened to learn of the recent passing of our former leader and CEO, Nelson Janes, at the age of 75. With a career working in the non-profit sector spanning 36 years, SAR was fortunate enough to have Nelson lead our association for 10 years from 2002 - 2012. Born in Lexington, Kentucky on December 26, 1944, Nelson and his older brother, Ernest Lee Janes, Jr., grew up as “Army brats” around the United States and Europe. Nelson completed h ...Continue Reading
January 31st 2020
Ray Gin ======= We are saddened to announce the loss of a dear friend and valued colleague, Ray Gin, aka “Uncle” Ray. Ray joined The Mason McDuffie team on March 1, 2008 as a Sr. Loan Officer at the Sacramento branch. He enriched the lives of the people around him with his warmth and his gentle ways. The best interest of his client was the heart of his professional career. No loan was too hard for him to tackle if it would put a client in their first home. He also generously gave his time ...Continue Reading
January 9th 2020
Joe Daehling ============ We are saddened to announce the recent passing of Longtime Elk Grove Real Estate Broker, Wine Grape Farmer, Rancher, Nurseryman, and Thoroughbred horse breeder Joe Daehling. Mr. Daehling passed away on Nov. 28, 2019 at the age of 82. The German-born Daehling immigrated to the United States in 1960. Originally settling in the Dakotas while working on a dairy farm, Joe saved up for a car and set out for sunny California. Joe initially worked farm jobs for a few yea ...Continue Reading
December 6th 2019
Hazel "Juanita" Becker ====================== We at SAR are sad to announce the passing of Hazel "Juanita" Becker. Born in Cordell, Oklahoma, her family escaped the perils of the Dust Bowl of the 30s by migrating west and settling in Denair, California. Jaunita loved to dance and met her husband, USAF Lt. Col. Thomas T. Becker Jr., on the dance floor in the Turlock area restaurant called "The Branding Iron." They were married in December of 1958. After many move ...Continue Reading
November 22nd 2019
Desmond Hutton ============== We are saddened to announce the recent passing of SAR Member Desmond "Des" Hutton at the age of 34. Desmond Ryan Hutton first joined SAR in 2012 and was most recently with the Galster Real Estate Group. Well liked by many, Des was know for his his laughter, pranks, and gentle heart. A great loss, a great life, a rare soul. Des will be forever remembered. A celebration of life, held on 9/7, was attended by many friends and family. You are rece ...Continue Reading
July 3rd 2019
Roy Macy ======== We are saddened to announce the recent passing of long time SAR Member Roy Macy at the age of 65. Roy Alan Macy was well known in the local real estate industry as a lender for Comstock Mortgage for many years. Comstock was acquired by Guild Mortgage in 2014 and Roy continued to offer his knowledge and expertise in the lending industry until 2017. He made many friends and colleagues over the years and will be truly missed. Friends and family are invited to attend a Cele ...Continue Reading