Now that you have renewed your zipForm® 6 account, you can continue to take advantage of your favorite toolbar features from your favorite C.A.R. member benefit. Did you know that there are actually more features in zipForm® 6 which allow you to move quickly through documents and transactions?
FREE online document storage: zipVault® is the online filing cabinet for REALTORS® to store unlimited transactional documents online for up to five years. Available within zipForm® 6 Professional, zipVault® offers top-notch features such as document upload and delivery via web, e-mail, and fax, or share select documents with any recipient. Go to www.car.org/tools/zipForm6/zipvault/to learn how.
FREE forms assistance: C.A.R. Forms Help Line lets REALTORS® get connected with a C.A.R. forms expert within minutes. REALTORS® can get direct forms assistance from a legal expert over the phone using one mouse click. For more information, visit www.car.org/tools/zipForm6/carhelpline/.
FREE digital signatures: zipLogix Digital Ink® offers unlimited signers and transactions. Enhanced to include a tabbed interface that takes you step-by-step through the sending process. REALTORS® can also change signing roles so that clients can sign at the same time without waiting for a previous party. For information and training, visit www.car.org/tools/zipForm6/esign/.
There are many more benefits you can enjoy when using your favorite member benefit, zipForm® 6. Join us for a FREE zipForm® 6 webinar training. Register by visiting www.car.org/tools/zipForm6/.
ATTEND A FREE ZIPCONSULT™ WEBINAR TRAINING
Join us to learn how to use this ultimate negotiation tool, zipConsult™, another FREE member benefit from the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®.
zipConsult™ is a unique web conferencing tool which allows you to share your computer screen as well as video conference with clients. This real-time collaboration inside of your zipForm® 6 Professional account can be used to review documents, share property videos and negotiate face-to-face. Use it with up to 200 participants for free!
Don’t miss the zipForm® Open Forum on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at the C.A.R. Business Meeting in Sacramento. 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 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. at the Sheraton Grand Hotel, Beavis Room.
APRIL 2013 C.A.R. STANDARD FORMS RELEASE
It’s that time of year again. The following forms are scheduled for revision the week of April 29, 2013. Be sure to download the latest forms once available that week. Below are the list of forms scheduled for revision and the following link includes a quick summary of the changes http://www.car.org/media/pdf/legal/standard-forms/723068/:
CLA - Commercial and Residential Income Listing Agreement
CPA - Commercial Property Purchase Agreement and Joint Escrow Instructions
KLA - Keysafe/Lockbox Addendum and Tenant Permission to Access Property
LL - Lease Listing Agreement
MHL - Manufactured Home Listing Agreement
MT - Modification of Terms/Addendum to Authorization and Right to Sell, Acquire or Rent, or Other Agreement Between Principal and Broker
NOE - Notice of Entry
PL - Probate Listing Agreement
RIPA - Residential Income Property Purchase Agreement and Joint Escrow Instructions
RLA - Residential Listing Agreement
RLAA- Residential Listing Agreement - Agency
RLAN- Residential Listing Agreement - Open
RPA - CA Residential Purchase Agreement and Joint Escrow Instructions
SEL - Seller Instruction to Exclude Listing From the Multiple Listing Service or Listing Information from Internet
SP - Single Party Compensation Agreement
TLA - Trust Listing Agreement
VLL - Vacant Land Listing Agreement
12 FREE HOURS OF ONLINE CE!
Have you accessed your 12 FREE hours of online CE (continuing education) courses yet? If not, you could be missing out on the courses you need to complete the DRE requirements. To access your 12 FREE hours of online CE courses, please visit store.car.org/12FreeCE.
C.A.R. Education also offers additional courses available for purchase to complete your license renewal requirements if you need more than 12 CE credits. For more information, visit http://store.car.org/12FreeCE.
Get the quality training you need in 2013 from C.A.R. and C.A.R. Education!
IMPORTANT INFORMATION EVERY LANDLORD SHOULD KNOW
If you or someone you know is a landlord, it is probably a good idea to be aware of the recently passed Shriver’s Act and understand the implications and risk this law has on landlords. Click here for a brief summary and information on how landlords can protect themselves in relationship to this new law http://www.car.org/3550/pdf/204958/ShriverAct0313.pdf.