zipForm® Today CA Edition January - Volume 12, Issue 1 Must-Have REALTOR® Technology Tools for 2012
Online and offline
Use zipForm® 6 Professional and Standard editions as part of your C.A.R. member benefit. Yes, you can have both at the same time on the same computer! Work online with the Professional edition and whether you voluntarily disconnect from the internet and/or lose your connection, you're able to continue working in a seamless fashion via desktop. When using both Standard and Professional editions, files can be synchronized back and forth between online and offline platforms.
zipVault® provides a place to store important information in one easily accessible, secure location. Safely store documents created both inside and outside of zipForm® 6, eliminating the need to buy additional filing cabinets and archive boxes thus freeing up valuable office space.
Instantly send real estate forms requiring signatures with zipLogix Digital Ink® and eliminate the cost and time of printing, faxing, or traveling to get paper copies signed.
Whether you’re a new REALTOR® or a veteran in the industry, Forms Advisor® is a great risk management tool because it offers direction, instruction and legal information specific to a transaction. Within Forms Advisor®, you’ll find Forms Tutor®, a self-guided software program that provides you with audio and/or text instructions to help you complete California real estate forms, clause-by-clause.
Did you know you that you have available add-on libraries (forms) you can access in zipForm® 6 for FREE? If you haven’t had a chance to use ePUBS® and the Foreclosure Prevention libraries, you’re missing out on the fastest way to send disclosure information to your clients. These benefits offer mandated and consumer based forms like Residential Environmental Hazards, Common Interest Development Guide, Avoiding Foreclosure Scams and more. Visit www.car.org/tools/zipForm6/ to learn more.
Attend the zipForm® Open Forum in Indian Wells! Don’t miss the zipForm® Open Forum on Wednesday, January 18th at the C.A.R. Business Meeting in Indian Wells. Forum topics include: breaking zipForm® 6 news, member benefit updates on zipVault®, zipLogix Digital Ink®, zipForm® add-on libraries, and an opportunity to voice your zipForm® 6 recommendations. All Directors and Association staff are encouraged to attend, enabling you to relay the latest information to your membership. The meeting will be held from 10AM until 11AM at the Renaissance Esmeralda Hotel, Crystal Ballroom C – Lower Level.
AIR Essentials for zipForm® 6 Are you beginning to handle a few more commercial transactions? Why not take a look at the AIR Essentials for zipForm® 6 library. For just $99 for an annual subscription, or a fraction of the price of AIR’s full library of commercial forms, you can access 15 of the most commonly used AIR forms. AIR’s commercial forms are widely accepted as the commercial industry’s standard and zipForm® 6 is proud to offer you an abridged version of their complete library.
Know How to Prepare Clients for Long Closings and Great Deals with C.A.R.’s Distressed Property Forms Library When working with distressed properties — whether short sales or REOs — stumbling blocks abound. Educating yourself and your clients, you can avoid common pitfalls when using C.A.R.’s Distressed Property forms. zipForm® 6 provides the C.A.R. Distressed Properties Forms (CARDP) as an add-on library. The eleven forms in this library include the “Request for Approval of Short Sale”, “Agent’s Short Sale Screening Checklist”, and more. C.A.R.'s Disrtressed Property Forms is available for $49.95 annualy. To purchase, visit the SHOP option inside of your zipForm® 6 account. Learn more at www.car.org/tools/zipForm6/formlibraries/dpl/.
Property Management Certification In today’s market, rentals are on the rise and you can significantly supplement your income by adding residential property management to your business. C.A.R. Education is offering you a comprehensive curriculum to earn the Property Management Certification (PMC). It is comprised of 4 courses that will teach you how to establish and build a property management business for single family 1-4 plus larger properties, select clients, complete forms, review agreements, and remain compliant with Fair Housing, State and Federal Laws and Acts that protect tenants. For details visit: http://www.car.org/education/designations/pmc/ and start growing your business today!
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