MARCH 31ST DEADLINE TO RENEW YOUR ZIPFORM® 6 ACCOUNT
Congratulations to those of you who have registered for zipForm® 6 Professional and Standard editions as part of your CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION of REALTORS® member benefit in 2012. As a C.A.R. member, you are entitled to receive zipForm® 6 at no charge for another year. In order to take advantage, you will need to renew the software license by accepting the license agreement. During the month of March, you will be notified inside zipForm® 6 Professional (online) or zipForm® 6 Standard (desktop) to renew. Follow the simple instructions below:
Renewing zipForm® 6 Professional (online) 1. Log in to your zipForm® Professional via www.car.org 2. Click “Renew Now” 3. Read through the license agreement in its entirety. If you choose to accept the License Agreement, click “Yes” 4. A confirmation screen will appear after agreeing to the License Agreement 5. Click Continue button to launch your zipForm® 6 account
Renewing zipForm® 6 Standard (desktop) 1. Launch zipForm® 6 Standard from your desktop 2. Click “Renew Now” 3. Read through the license agreement in its entirety. If you choose to accept the License Agreement, click “Yes” 4. A confirmation screen will appear after agreeing to the License Agreement 5. Double-click zipForm® 6 Standard icon from your desktop to start using your software
Note that if you have previously purchased an add-on product such as a form library or the mobile version, you will be prompted to enter your credit card before completing the renewal process.
ATTEND A FREE WEBINAR ON ZIPFORM® MOBILE WEB EDITION FEATURING TOUCHSIGN™
Join us for this 1-hour webinar to explore the latest enhancements to zipForm® Mobile Web Edition. Access your transactions from a smartphone or tablet computer whenever and wherever you are. With TouchSign™, your clients can use either their finger or a capacitive stylus to sign documents on a touchscreen tablet as they normally would on a paper document. Agents can review the document with the client and then go immediately to signing without printing a single piece of paper. Additional features include direct integration with zipVault™ document storage. Space is limited, so what are you waiting for? Register today!
WITH EVERY ZIPFORM® 6 ACCOUNT, YOU RECEIVE FREE ADD-ONS TO HELP YOU MEET YOUR BUSINESS NEEDS
• ePUBS® for zipForm® 6 An add-on library to your zipForm® 6 account, it enables you to e-mail mandated and consumer disclosure materials to clients. ePUBS® for zipForm®6 helps you save paper and comply with California’s mandated disclosure law. Learn more at www.car.org/tools/zipForm6/ePUBSZF6.
• Foreclosure Prevention Library for zipForm® 6 Empower yourself with C.A.R.’s Foreclosure Prevention Library. This add-on library through your zipForm® 6 consists of 10 short documents explaining how your client can avoid foreclosure and foreclosure scams. Each beneficial document can be customized with your contact information and given to potential clients as an educational tool. For more information, visit www.car.org/tools/zipForm6/fpl/.
• Forms Tutor® A self-guided software program that provides audio and/or text instructions to help you complete California real estate forms, clause-by-clause. Forms Tutor® guides you step-by-step through new or specialized forms using an easy-to-learn format specific to each form. Learn more at http://www.car.org/tools/zipForm6/ft/.
• Forms Advisor® An online software that identifies for the REALTOR® which C.A.R. Standard Forms to use and how to complete the forms. Based on the information you enter, you’ll be directed to the relevant form for your specific transaction. Learn more at www.car.org/tools/zipForm6/forms_support/FormsAdvisor/.
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APRIL 2012 C.A.R. STANDARD FORMS RELEASE The April forms release is just around the corner and the following is a preliminary list of new and revised forms that will be released the week of April 30th. Forms for Formal Revision/Release • NEW! - Carbon Monoxide Detector (CMD) • NEW! - Office Management Agreement (OMA) • Addendum (ADM) • Seller’s Affidavit of Non-Foreign Status and/or California Withholding Exemption (AS) • Homeowner Association Information Request (HOA) • Manufactured Home Listing Agreement (MHL) • Personal Assistant Contract (PAC) • Seller Instruction to Exclude Listing from the Multiple Listing Service or Internet (SEL) • Septic Inspection, Well Inspection, Property Monument and Allocation of Cost Addendum (SWPI) • Short Sale Addendum (SSA) • Broker/Associate-Licensee/Assistant Three-Party Agreement (TPA)
Please note: This list is subject to change. To ensure you always have the latest forms, be certain to download the latest forms when prompted to do so in your zipForms® 6 accounts.