NEW AND REVISED C.A.R. FORMS NOW AVAILABLE IN ZIPFORM® 6
Although C.A.R. typically only updates the standard forms twice per year, a newly enacted law required an additional release in June. The Office Management Agreement form serves as a contract between the brokerage and branch office manager to establish an employer/employee relationship and may be used to comply with the new law allowing delegation of supervisorial duties to the branch manager. Below is the complete list of revised forms from June:
LEARN, APPLY AND SUCCEED WITH YOUR TOP ZIPFORM® 6 TOOLS
Spend less time filling out paperwork and more time by the pool this summer with the following transaction tools:
zipLogix Digital Ink® Digital signatures revolutionize the customer experience, offering clients a truly secure paperless electronic process that can be trusted. Your free electronic signature member benefit ensures that all of the document’s data and the signature are protected. Want to learn more? Visit http://www.car.org/tools/zipForm6/esign/ and register for a free webinar.
zipVault® zipVault® allows REALTORS® to securely store files 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. Organize and share your files online today! Go to http://www.car.org/tools/zipForm6/zipvault/ to learn how.
zipForm® Mobile Web Edition Take your transactional forms with you. zipForm® Mobile Web Edition lets you connect to that important information contained in your zipForm® 6 online account from your smartphone or tablet. Sign documents on a tablet with the latest TouchSign™ feature. For information, visit http://www.car.org/tools/zipForm6/zfmobile/.
Employee Relocation Council Library This set of forms is specifically for relocation and comes from the Employee Relocation Council. Forms library includes ERC Disclosure Statement, ERC Property Status Form and more. Available in zipForm® 6’s SHOP option for $69.95 annually. Visit www.car.org/tools/zipForm6/formlibraries/erc.
Open House Library Show your listing to many people in a short amount of time and prepare for a successful open house with the Open House Library. This zipForm® 6 add-on forms library includes Tips for a Successful Open House, Open House Check List, and Open House Sign In. Capture all of the positive features and turn visitors into Buyers. Available for $49.95, visit the Shop option in your zipForm® 6. Learn more at www.car.org/tools/zipForm6/formlibraries/openhouse.
CALLING ALL TRAINERS!
Do you conduct real estate classes either for your office or even in the field? C.A.R. is hosting a Certified Forms Trainer course from 9AM – 5PM in Los Angeles. Participants have the unique opportunity to learn from experienced C.A.R. staff on how best to provide instruction for using C.A.R. forms. Participants learn what points to emphasize, and what pitfalls to avoid when training agents. In addition, participants will receive relevant instructor material including a PowerPoint template and a C.A.R. Sample Forms Book. The Residential Purchase Agreement & Addenda covers the RPA and other related forms. It is ideal for office managers and other non-profit generating trainers.
Benefits of Attending the Program:
Receive quality instruction from C.A.R. Legal staff
Learn proven forms training techniques
Learn how to integrate C.A.R. Forms Tutor® and zipForm® 6 into your presentation
Receive training materials
Join the C.A.R. Certified Trainers’ resource webpage to network with other professionals in your area
INTRODUCING CLARUS CONNECT™ : EMAIL+SOCIAL=SUCCESS
Clarus Connect™ , powered by Vertical Response, combines email with social media to deliver the 1-2 punch you need to generate more business quickly and easily. Clarus Connect™ also offers postcards and online surveys for more options to connect with prospects and clients.
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GUIDE TO THE RESIDENTIAL PURCHASE AGREEMENT – NOW AVAILABLE ON iBooks!
The California Residential Purchase Agreement and Joint Escrow Instructions (Form RPA-CA) will cover how to complete all mandatory and recommended disclosures to ensure all commissions are paid in full and on time. Plus the iBook version comes with many embedded videos featuring C.A.R.’s Member Legal Services team discussing examples of cases commonly received along with highlighting important sections of the RPA-CA.
NAR’s Broker Price Opinion Resource (BPOR) is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to reduce risk and increase opportunities. For more information about NAR's BPOR certification, please visit www.car.org/education/designations/bporesource/ .