This course is Department of Real Estate (DRE) accredited for 4 hours of Continuing Education (CE) in Consumer Protection. DRE Sponsor No. 0001
The California Residential Purchase Agreement and Joint Escrow Instructions Form (RPA-CA) is the cornerstone of every successful real estate transaction in the state of California and there are several essential concepts, principles, and facts about this form that all REALTORS® should know.
This course will teach you about the RPA-CA form step-by-step to better serve and protect yourself and YOUR CLIENTS!
To register for a live Your Guide to the RPA-CA course near you, visit
the Education Calendar.
To register for the online Your Guide to the RPA-CA course, visit store.car.org.
How you will benefit from taking the live lecture course:
Familiarize yourself with the 2010 changes to the agreement.
Learn how to create, modify, cancel, or close a transaction.
Identify, explain, understand, and remove contingencies.
Complete all mandatory and recommended disclosures.
Ensure all commissions are paid in full and on time.
Understand all the important terms of the contract.
Extra:Live lecture course price includes the newly updated 2010 "Your Guide to the California Residential Purchase Agreement (RPA-CA) and Related Forms" publication. (This publication will be provided to you at the course location on the day of the course.)
This course covers:
Detailed instructions on how to use the RPA-CA form.
Instruction on how to use related forms such as:
Buyer’s Inspection Advisory (BIA)
Requests for Repairs (RR)
Receipt for Reports (RFR)
Contingency Removal (CR)
Notice to Buyer to Perform (NBP)
Notice to Seller to Perform (NSP)
Supplemental Statutory and Contractual Disclosures (SSD)
Wood Destroying Pest Inspection and Allocation of Cost Addendum (WPA)
Contingency for Sale or Purchase of Other Property (COP)
Purchase Agreement Addendum (PAA)
Seller Financing Addendum and Disclosure (SFA)
Cooperating Broker Compensation Agreement and Escrow Instructions (CBC)
Residential Listing Agreement – Exclusive (RLA)
Seller’s Advisory (SA)
Relevant provisions in the RPA-CA form and related forms.
Principal preparation of an offer made using the RPA-CA and related forms.
Principal response to an offer made using the RPA-CA and related forms.
Answers to legal questions from a buyer or seller client concerning language in the RPA-CA and related forms.
Guidance for a buyer or seller client concerning the application of RPA-CA and related forms to their particular transaction.
Who should attend
Every REALTOR® in the state of California who has any involvement in the purchase agreement process.
Gov Hutchinson, C.A.R. Assistant General Counsel Howard Fallman, C.A.R. Managing Senior Counsel Neil Kalin, C.A.R. Assistant General Counsel