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Q: Where do I go to get legal questions answered? A: Easy, look to the right!
Legal articles, many in question and answer format, are currently available on over 150 subjects in 50-plus categories.Q&As By Title Q&As By Category 2017 Q&As 2017 Q&A Revisions 2016 Q&As 2016 Q&A Revisions
Help, I need backup! Whether it's legal or financial help you need, C.A.R.'s got your back with these resources.
If you're a consumer or a member looking to resolve a minor dispute or communication issue with a REALTOR®, a C.A.R. ombudsman may be able to help!
Provides you with invaluable one-on-one assistance with short sales, funding, REOs, Deeds in Lieu, and other mortgage related questions or issues. Speak to a trusted mortgage advisor for REALTORS® today!Mortgage Finance Additional Resources
Looking for additional assistance? The Customer Contact Center is looking forward to serving you Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:45 p.m.
C.A.R. members can call this hotline to receive free confidential legal advice from the best real estate lawyers on earth!
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C.A.R. Standard Forms are developed by the C.A.R. Legal Department which gathers input from real estate professionals and attorneys to create user-friendly, comprehensive, and dependable forms.
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Get answers to your zip-Related questions with user guides, FAQs, videos and more.
We're here to help, people! Business products and tools to empower REALTORS®.
Your one-stop-source for real estate products, forms, education, high-tech tools and more
Download the latest C.A.R. mobile apps, including CARmojies & Stickers, C.A.R., Legal Hotline, CA REALTOR® EXPO, and zipForm Mobile.
Help your potential buyers open the door to home-ownership by searching from over 400 available down payment assistance programs throughout California.
The REALTOR® Badge is a personalized widget that verifies your status and displays your REALTOR® information from NRDS, including office and designation information.
Mark your calendars for our yearly meetings and events!
The main Business Meetings page includes important links for Directors and Committee Members.Current Meeting Materials Committee Selection Summary of Action Items Meeting Registration
CALIFORNIA REALTOR® EXPO, the state's largest real estate trade show.
We offer a wide array of real estate educational courses, certifications & designations in various formats.
Easily renew your real estate license with the FREE 45 hour online license renewal package from C.A.R.
Prepare to earn your real estate license with our online courses
Build and drive success for your real estate business with the training you need for continuous improvement
Distinguish yourself by learning how to build a business that specializes in niche markets to nearly double your earning potential in various real estate sectors
Browse our class schedule to find when and where to take real estate courses.
Get the description you need to learn more about our many courses offered
Complete your eight-hour NMLS license renewal requirement through our NMLS-approved provider, OnlineEd
Got knowledge? All the info you need on California’s housing market, economy, and issues impacting the industry.
Brokers/ManagersExecutive Exchange Webinar Series Industry News
This program represents our ongoing commitment to enhancing the professionalism of all our members.
Speeches & Presentations from C.A.R. Business Meetings and other Events
From webinars to videos and podcasts to blogs, C.A.R. keeps you in the know.Housing Matters Blog Slideshows
C.A.R. publishes eight magazine issues and various newsletters throughout the year.Newsletters California Real Estate Magazine
Webinars focusing on the critical issues that impact REALTORS®, their clients, and the real estate industry.Legal Webinars California Housing Market Upcoming Webinars
You're the brand! Use our marketing tools to tell your story.
A one-stop shop for tools and and resources to educate consumers about the intracacies of buying and selling a home and how a REALTOR® can help.ClientDIRECT® Infographics
Explore and interact with the latest market statistics.County Market Updates Market @ A Glance Market Snapshot
Marketing tools from C.A.R.'s consumer advertising campaignCARmojis Legal Hotline App REALTOR® RealTalk REALTOR® ReelMaker
See the latest social media content from C.A.R. and find content for you to share on your own social media.Featured Share of the Week Success with Social Media
You’ve gone pro! So here are guidelines about MLS rules and professional standards.
California Model MLS Rules, Issues Briefing Papers, and other articles and materials related to MLS policy.
Summaries and photos of California REALTORS® who violated the Code of Ethics and were disciplined with a fine, letter of reprimand, suspension, or expulsion.
An explanation of C.A.R.'s position on MLS consolidations in general and a statewide MLS in particular.
The most recent edition of the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice of the National Association of REALTORS®.
The California Professional Standards Reference Manual, Local Association Forms, Interboard Arbitration Rules, and other materials related to Code of Ethics enforcement and arbitration.
Be trendy -- stay current with our latest market forecasts and data analyses.
Following modest gains in home sales in 2016, California’s housing market will post a nominal increase in 2017.
View the latest sales and price numbers. Find out where sales will be in upcoming months.Current Sales & Price Statistics Housing Affordability Index - Traditional Pending Home Sales Index Rent Vs. Buy Historical Housing Data
The all-new Housing Matters Podcast is your housing hub for market analysis, economic trends, and housing news.
View and drill down the latest housing market statistics for your area and compare it to neighboring counties.
From outreaches to webinars, the Research and Economics team is sharing their insight on the market and the economy.
Californians are surveyed annually to gain insights on the housing market from their persepective.
Stay connected with the latest releases by subscribing to the products and services that interests you.
It's the Law -- C.A.R.'s legal eagles tell you what you need to know to stay out of trouble.
Summaries of legislation and regulation effecting REALTORS® and updates on news relevant to REALTORS®.2017 News 2017 Laws 2016 News 2016 Laws
Important industry cases, resources and informationNew Decisions Cases By Date Cases By Category RE Regulatory Archives Real Estate Resources Small Claims Court Recent Legal Developments
Current legal developoments, C.A.R. legal products and services.Realegals® Member Legal Services CRE Legal Column Legal Action Fund Attorney Access Form Consumer Protection Forum Reports
Videos, infographics, office presentations and more to help you, your office and your clients better understand how the law impacts your business.February 2017 January 2017
An industry that works together, thrives together. Participate in legislative advocacy as a C.A.R. member!
C.A.R. advocates for REALTOR® issues in Washington D.C., Sacramento and in city and county governments throughout California.Federal Issues State Government Affairs Local Advocacy Resources
CREPAC, LCRC, IMPAC and the RAF comprise C.A.R.'s political fundraising arm.CREPAC/LCRC IMPAC State and Local REALTOR® Action Fund
This is so us...who we are and what we do.
Meet the 2017 C.A.R. Leadership Team
C.A.R. is a statewide trade association dedicated to the advancement of professionalism in real estate.
Learn how you can advertise in the California Real Estate magazine.
C.A.R. and its subsidiaries are currently recruiting for the following job opportunities.
Looking for additional assistance? The Customer Contact Center is looking forward to serving you Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:45 p.m.
C.A.R.'s Media Center houses the Association's news releases, media guidelines, and logos.News Releases C.A.R. Logos
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Adding REALTOR® next to your name is cool. What comes with that title is even cooler. Check out your benefits.
As a new member of C.A.R. you have questions about your benefits and discounts. Find the answers here.Member FAQs
C.A.R.'s annual consumer advertising campaign creates awareness of the REALTOR® brand and demonstrates the many benefits of the consumer-REALTOR® relationship.Who's Your REALTOR®?
Represent! Join C.A.R. in our community and foundation programs.
Programs and grants to provide direct assistance to address the housing crisis in California.Make A Donation HAF Statewide Programs Grants For Local Associations H.A.F. Donors/Supporters 8th Annual HAF Casino Night
C.A.R. stands ready to assist REALTORS® who have been impacted by these wildfires through its Disaster Relief Fund.
Super REALTORS® protect our industry from bad legislation. Find out how you can too!
Do you have an innovative idea(s) with regards to real estate? Submit your idea(s) for a chance to partner with C.A.R. and transform tomorrow's industry!
Scholarships for California students planning to pursue a career in real estate.
Grants for California REALTORS® pursuing advanced real estate designations.
Find information and tools to help you connect with diverse groups and create business or leadership opportunities.International Real Estate Real Estate Organizations
New to the industry? YPN is a network to sharpen your skills, heighten your leadership, and connect with fellow REALTORS®.
Whichever department you are looking to speak with, don't hesitate to reach out! We'd love to hear from you.
2016 Outstanding Committee Chairs
Association Executives, Annette Coffey
Association Presidents, Leadership Forum, Marilyn Cunningham
Business Technology Forum, Patrick Lieuw
California Distinguished REALTOR® Awards Selection, Rick Violett
C.A.R. Scholarship Foundation/C.A.R. Education Foundation, Sue Vaterlaus
California REALTOR® Expo Advisory, Irene Reinsdorf
Commerical Investment Forum, Derek Sprague
Communications Advisory, Sherri Souza
Credentials, Lauren Parry
CREPAC Trustees, Don Scordino
Defense Strategy Advisory, Ann Throckmorton
Educational Services Advisory, Suzi Dunkel-Soto
Federal, Otto Catrina
Global Real Estate Forum, Sharon Mancillas
Home Ownership Housing, Charlene Singley
Housing Affordability Fund, Michael Tessaro
IMPAC Trustees, Tom Hiller
Investment Housing, Karl Lee
Land Use & Environmental, Coy Knapp
Legal Action Fund Trustees, Robert Hunt
Legal Affairs Forum, Jim Keith
Legislative, Staci Caplan
Local Government Forum, Jean Tietgen
Membership, Norma Scantlin
MLS Policy, Ken Neufeld
Nominating and Past Presidents, Don Faught
Past Presidents, Beth L. Peerce
Political Activities Fund, John Cribb
Professional Standards, Pat Fredericks
Public Policy Forum, Melrose Forde
REALTOR® Action Fund, Tamara Suminski
REALTOR® Risk Management and Consumer Protection, Diane Manns
Sergeant-at-Arms, Alan Wagner
Standard Forms Advisory, Nikki Coppa
Taxation & Government Finance, Cynthia Carley
Transaction & Regulatory, Jim Irving
Young Professionals Network Forum, Matt Clements
2015 Outstanding Committee Chairs
Jeff Campbell, Association Presidents, Leadership Forum
Cynthia Carley, Federal Committee
David Walsh, Legislative Committee
2014 Outstanding Committee Chairs
Sharon Bowler, REALTOR® Action Fund Committee
Virginia Butler, Home Ownership Housing Committee
Steve White, CREPAC Trustees
2013 Outstanding Committee Chairs
Wes Burk, MLS Policy Committee
Sandy Darling, Home Ownership Housing Committee
Dorothy Jackson, CREPAC Trustees
2012 Outstanding Committee Chairs
Dennis Badagliacco, Legal Action Fund Trustees
Lorraine Clark, California REALTOR® EXPO Advisory Committee
John Torres, Housing Committee
2011 Outstanding Committee Chairs
Charlene Singley, C.A.R. Housing Affordability Committee
Steve White, Legislative Committee
Judy Zeigler, REALTOR® Action Fund Committee
2010 Outstanding Committee Chairs
Irma Vargas, CREPAC Trustees
Mike Silvas, CALMLS Subsidiary
2009 Outstanding Committee Chairs
Carol Facciponti, C.A.R. Housing Affordability Fund Committee
Heath Hilgenberg, Legislative Committee
2008 Outstanding Committee Chairs
Association Executives, Nelson Janes
Association Presidents, Leadership Forum, REALTOR® Steve Rosco
Award Selection, REALTOR® Larry Fargher
C.A.R. Past Presidents, REALTOR® Ann Pettijohn
C.A.R. Scholarship Foundation/C.A.R. Education Foundation, REALTOR® Mary Jane Cambria
California REALTOR® Expo Advisory, REALTOR® James Ezell
Common Interest Development, REALTOR® Susan Tilling
Communications Advisory, REALTOR® Jeannie Anderson
Credentials, REALTOR® Marie Thomas
CREPAC Trustees, REALTOR® Marian Norris
Defense Strategy Advisory, REALTOR® Annette Graw
Educational Services Advisory, REALTOR® Lois Kadosh
Equal Opportunity-Cultural Diversity, REALTOR® Raymond Rodriguez
Executive, REALTOR® William E. Brown
Federal Issues, REALTOR® J. Michael Roberts
Housing Affordability Fund, REALTOR® Pat "Ziggy" Zicarelli
Housing Opportunity, REALTOR® LeFrancis Arnold
IMPAC Trustees, REALTOR® Heather Brown
International Real Estate Forum, REALTOR® Anne Thai
Land Use & Environmental, REALTOR® Liz Fitzgerald
Legal Action Fund Trustees, REALTOR® Kathy Mehringer
Legal Affairs Forum, REALTOR® Clay Sigg
Legislative, REALTOR® William Jansen
Local Governmental Relations, REALTOR® Leslie McBride
Manufactured Housing, REALTOR® David Hale
Membership, REALTOR® Cheryl McFall
MLS/Computer & Business Technology, REALTOR® John Hickey
N.A.R. Directors Forum, REALTOR® William E. Brown
Nominating, REALTOR® Jim Hamilton
Political Activities Fund, REALTOR® Jean Tietgen
Political Affairs, REALTOR® Rick Violett
Professional Standards, REALTOR® Alicia Nuzzo
Property Management, REALTOR® Kevin Brown
Real Estate Finance, REALTOR® Patricia Bouie Hinds
REALTOR® Risk Management and Consumer Protection, REALTOR® Wes Seastrom
REALTORS® Commercial Alliance Commercial Investment, REALTOR® George Monte
Regional Chairs, REALTOR® James Liptak
Rural Forum, REALTOR® Larry Matteson
Sergeant-at-Arms, REALTOR® Larry Fargher
Standard Forms Advisory, REALTOR® Anita Thede
Strategic Planning & Finance, REALTOR® Beth Peerce
Taxation, REALTOR® Skip Zeleny
2007 Outstanding Committee Chairs
Malcolm Bennett, Federal Issues Committee
Steve Goddard, Legislative Committee
Greg Haas, IMPAC Trustees
Tim Muetterties, C.A.R. Housing Affordability Fund
2006 Outstanding Committee Chairs
Association Executives: Mary Rovarino
Association Presidents, Leadership Forum: Jeannie Anderson
Award Selection: Richard Sax
C.A.R. Past Presidents: Robert Bailey
C.A.R. Scholarship Foundation/C.A.R. Education Foundation: Emily Link
California REALTOR® Expo Advisory: Richard Stone
Commercial Investment: Gill Bordenave
Common Interest Development: Dona Crowder
Communications Advisory: Rita Sahlein
Credentials: Karen Nelson
CREPAC Trustees: John Scarborough
Defense Strategy Advisory: Bob Hunt
Educational Services Advisory: Sue Walsh
Equal Opportunity-Cultural Diversity: Kelvin Wong
Federal Issues: Ann Throckmorton
Housing Affordability Fund: Sereta Churchill
Housing Opportunity: Nancy Troxell
IMPAC Trustees: Steve White
International Real Estate Forum: Kaela von Laue
Land Use & Environmental: Jim Irving
Legal Action Fund Trustees: Suzanne Yost
Legal Affairs Forum: Karen Halladay
Legislative: Steve Hanleigh
Local Governmental Relations: Mel Wilson
Manufactured Housing: Scott Swendiman
Membership: Bobbie Nelson
MLS/Computer & Business Technology: David R. Tanner
N.A.R. Directors Forum: Vince Malta
Nominating: Toby Bradley
Political Activities Fund: Mary Funk
Political Affairs: Dennis Mason
Professional Standards: Kathryn Kelly
Property Management: Curt Cournale
Real Estate Finance: J. Michael Roberts
REALTOR® Risk Management and Consumer Protection: Lewis Cantrell
Regional Chairs: Colleen Badagliacco
Rural Forum: Susan Davis
Sergeant-at-Arms: Larry Fargher
Standard Forms Advisory: David Cabot
Strategic Planning & Finance: James Liptak
Taxation: Ray Karpe
2005 Outstanding Committee Chairs
Kevin Brown, Legislative Committee
Sandi Pfister, IMPAC Trustees
Rick Violett, CREPAC Trustees
2004 Outstanding Committee Chairs
Association Executives: Sandy Haney
Association Presidents, Leadership Forum: Bill Brown
Award Selection: Carolyn D'Agosta
California REALTOR® EXPO Advisory: Marie Thomas
C.A.R. Leadership Development Forum: Curt Cournale
C.A.R. Scholarship Foundation Trustees: Mark Consalvo
Commercial Investment: Bob Rosenberg
Common Interest Development:Malcolm Bennett
Communications Advisory: Bill Podley
Credentials: Ann Bracci
CREPAC Trustees: Paula Colombo
Educational Services Advisory: Mickey Knickerbocker
Equal Opportunity- Cultural Diversity: Ron Burkhart
Federal Issues: John Cribb
Housing Opportunity: Marjorie McLaughlin
Housing AffordabilityFund: Ben Heinrich
IMPAC Trustees: Matt Giacalone
International Real Estate Forum: Dianne Rath
Land Use and Environmental: Art Nellessen
Legal Action Fund Trustees: Kevin Walsh
Legal Affairs Forum: Bill Jansen
Legislative: Beth Sommer Peerce
Local Governmental Relations: Virginia Butler
Manufactured Housing: Kay LeMenager
Membership: Betty Taisch
MLS/Computer and Business Technology: Bob Hart
Nominating: Gary Thomas
Political Activities Fund: Candice Carpenter
Political Affairs Committee: Mary Funk
Professional Standards: Darrell Sparks
Property Management: Bill Horne
Real Estate Finance: Greg Galli
REALTOR® Risk Management and Consumer Protection Forum: Bob Curtis
Regional Chairs: Jim Hamilton
Rural Forum: Carol Banner
Sergeant at Arms: Larry Fargher
Standard Forms Advisory: Judith Myers
Strategic Planning and Finance: Colleen Badagliacco
Taxation: J. Michael Roberts
2003 Outstanding Committee Chairs
John Cribb, Insurance Availability Task Force
Bill Horne, Housing Affordability Committee
Bill Sloan, MLS/Computer and Business Technology Committee
2002 Outstanding Committee Chairs
Bill Brown, CREPAC Trustees
Chris Kutzkey, Standard Forms Advisory Committee
Steve White, California REALTOR® EXPO Advisory Committee
2001 Outstanding Committee Chairs
Barry Burnett, Legislative Committee
Art Nellessen, CREPAC Trustees
Sandy Weisberg, Standard Forms Advisory Committee
2000 Outstanding Committee Chairs
Jim Hamilton, Legislative Committee
Jeanette Henderson, Affordable Housing Committee
Gwynne Hodge, Membership Committee
Chuck Lamb, C.A.R. Leadership Development Forum
1999 Outstanding Committee Chairs
Will Elliott, Risk Management Institute Advisory Committee
Jim Liptak, Federal Issues Committee
Judy Zeigler, Association Presidents Leadership Forum