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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.
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Legal articles, many in question and answer format, are currently available on over 150 subjects in 50-plus categories.All Legal Q&As 2017 Q&As 2017 Q&A Revisions 2016 Q&As 2016 Q&A Revisions
Brief summary of the five available disclosure charts with links to each of the charts.Lease/Rental Chart REO Chart Sales Disclosure Chart Summary Chart New Home Chart Disclosure Charts (PDF)
Short, helpful, 1-page articles, summaries, PowerPoint presentations, and videos for Brokers, Agents, and Consumers.
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The main Business Meetings page includes important links for Directors and Committee Members.Current Meeting Materials Tentative Program Committee Selection Summary of Action Items Meeting Registration
CALIFORNIA REALTOR® EXPO, the state's largest real estate trade show.
Plan your week with these can't miss events. Join us on Tuesday, May 2, for C.A.R.’s Center for California Real Estate event. Attend the special luncheon event with C.A.R.'s CEO Joel Singer to find out what's next for the real estate market on Thursday, May 4.
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.
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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 Videos
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.California Housing Market Webinars Finance Helpline Webinars Legal Webinars Upcoming Webinars
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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.
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Gain insights on California's housing market through interactive dashboards. Select your metrics and see where the data takes you.
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.
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®.Legal News 2017 Laws 2016 Laws
Important industry cases, resources and informationNew Decisions Real Estate Resources Small Claims Court Recent Legal Developments
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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.
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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 HAF Donors/Supporters 8th Annual HAF Casino Night HAF Golf Tournament
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!
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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.
C.A.R.'s Legal Department, on a regular basis, creates legal articles for our members. These articles frequently are in question and answer format and are currently available on over 150 subjects in 50-plus categories. Sample topics are advertising, arbitration and mediation, broker practice, cold calling, contract issues, landlord-tenant law, procuring cause, real estate disclosures, and many more.
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|Advertising||Advertising Your Services: Required Name and License Information||02/09/2017 (revised)|
|Advertising||Do-Not-Call, Do-Not-Fax, Do-Not-Email Laws Affecting REALTORS®||02/13/2014 (revised)|
|Advertising||Lotteries and Raffles||07/08/2016 (revised)|
|Advertising||MAP Rule - Mortgage Acts and Practices Advertising Rule||03/06/2017 (revised)|
|Advertising||Online Privacy Laws Affecting REALTORS®||07/08/2016 (revised)|
|Advertising||Regulation Z Advertising Disclosures||06/15/2016 (revised)|
|Advertising||Short Sale Advertising||08/08/2016 (revised)|
|Advertising||Signs: Can They Be Regulated?||11/19/2015 (revised)|
|Advertising||Team Names||09/16/2016 (revised)|
|Advertising||Use of the Term "Sold,"||08/30/2016 (revised)|
|Agency||Agency Law Summary Chart||01/13/2015 (revised)|
|Agency||Agency Disclosure and Confirmation; and Agency Law Summary Chart||01/13/2015 (revised)|
|Appraisal||Appraisal Reports: The Consumer's Right of Access||08/04/2016 (revised)|
|Arbitration & Mediation||Arbitration for the Consumer||05/13/2012 (revised)|
|Arbitration & Mediation||C.A.R. Interboard Arbitration||04/01/2016 (revised)|
|Arbitration & Mediation||The Duty to Arbitrate When REALTORS® Are Acting Solely as Principals in a Real Estate Transaction||07/29/2016 (revised)|
|Arbitration & Mediation||Mediation for the Consumer||10/26/2012 (revised)|
|Arbitration & Mediation||Private Arbitration and Mediation for Your Clients||07/28/2016 (revised - includes links to providers of arbitration and mediation services)|
|Board of REALTORS®||C.A.R. Bylaws (bylaws for the California Association of REALTORS®),||10/01/2016|
|Board of REALTORS®||California Model Bylaws||08/15/2016|
|Board of REALTORS®||Limited Service Brokers and Open Listings||10/21/2016|
|Board of REALTORS®||NAR Lockbox Policy||03/24/2004 (revised)|
|Board of REALTORS®||Variable Dues Formula||01/26/2016 (revised)|
|Board of REALTORS®||Virtual Office Websites ("VOWs")||02/12/2016|
|Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues||Administration Fees under RESPA and the Unfair Competition Law||11/07/2012 (revised)|
|Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues||Antitrust Compliance & California REALTORS®||10/05/2005|
|Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues||Arbitration Clause Added to Independent Contrator Agreement||02/10/2015|
|Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues||CalBRE Record Retention Requirements||07/24/2014|
|Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues||Changing Offices:Transfer of Listings & Buyers, and Procedures for Changing Brokerage||03/31/2014|
|Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues||Duty of Cooperating Broker to "Cooperate"||07/14/2016 (revised)|
|Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues||Employee Notice of Asbestos and Prop 65 Warnings||03/31/2017 (revised)|
|Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues||Employer/Employee Relationship: Labor Issues Affecting REALTORS®||09/21/2012 (revised)|
|Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues||Errors and Omissions (E&O) Insurance for REALTORS®||06/23/2011 (revised)|
|Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues||Ethical Issues to Consider When Dealing With Prospective Buyers||07/14/2016 (revised)|
|Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues||Fictitious Business Names and Team Names||09/15/2016 (revised)|
|Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues||Independent Contractor Agreement and Tax Issues||(under revision)|
|Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues||Independent Contractor or Employee?||07/26/2012 (revised)|
|Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues||Independent Contractor Reporting to the California EDD||01/23/2013 (revised)|
|Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues||Implementing a Workplace Injury and Illness Prevention Program: Suggestions for Real Estate Offices||07/14/2016 (revised)|
|Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues||Maintenance Workers of the Property Manager: Employee or Independent Contractor?||08/21/2012 (revised)|
|Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues||Online Privacy Laws Affecting REALTORS®||07/08/2016 (revised)|
|Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues||Protect Your Brokerage from Cybercrime||10/14/2016 (revised)|
|Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues||Range Pricing||07/18/2016 (revised)|
|Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues||Record Retention: How Long You Should Keep Documents||09/01/2016 (revised)|
|Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues||The Right Business Entity for the Real Estate Professional: FAQs & Chart||10/24/2012 (revised)|
|Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues||Team Names||09/16/2016 (revised)|
|Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues||Trust Funds||07/20/2016 (revised)|
|Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues||Workers' Compensation||07/18/2016 (revised)|
|Commissions||Broker Compensation Under the C.A.R. Residential Purchase Agreement (RPA-CA)||04/14/2016 (revised)|
|Commissions||MLS Offers of Compensation on Short Sales||10/31/2012 (revised)|
|Commissions||Conditional Offers of Compensation||03/14/2016 (revised)|
|Commissions||Procuring Cause Guidelines||05/12/2016|
|Contracts and Forms||2014 RPA Major Relocations||11/05/2014|
|Contracts and Forms||Buyer Representation Agreements (C.A.R. Forms BRE, BRNE, BRNN)||09/02/2014 (revised)|
|Contracts and Forms||Buyer Representation Agreements: Q&A for Consumers||09/02/2014 (revised)|
|Contracts and Forms||Contingencies and Contingency Removal||03/14/2016 (revised)|
|Contracts and Forms||Contract Law and Real Estate Transactions||07/22/2016 (revised)|
|Contracts and Forms||Counter Offer Forms (C.A.R. Forms SCO, BCO and SMCO)||03/15/2016 (revised)|
|Contracts and Forms||Escalation Clauses||05/1/2014|
|Contracts and Forms||How a Seller May Cancel a Purchase Agreement:Checklist and Q&A||07/14/2016 (revised)|
|Contracts and Forms||Limited Service Brokers and Open Listings||10/21/2016 (revised)|
|Contracts and Forms||Liquidated Damages and Deposit Disputes||04/7/2016 (revised)|
|Contracts and Forms||November 2014 Changes to the RPA||10/8/2014|
|Contracts and Forms||Option Contracts and Leases with Option to Purchase||07/28/2016 (revised)|
|Contracts and Forms||Request for Repair and Use of the RR and RRRR Forms||06/16/2016 (revised)|
|Contracts and Forms||Residential Listing Agreements Between Seller and Real Estate Broker||05/24/2016 (revised)|
|Contracts and Forms||RPA Timeline of Events (RPA-CA)||03/25/2016 (revised)|
|Contracts and Forms||Seller Property Questionnaire: Summary of C.A.R. Form SPQ||12/16/2015 (revised)|
|Contracts and Forms||C.A.R. Forms and Copyright Law||01/25/2017 (revised)|
|Contracts and Forms||Standard Forms and Legal Q&A Correlation Chart||06/13/2013 (revised)|
|Contracts and Forms||Use of an "As Is" Clause||03/18/2016 (revised)|
|Contracts and Forms||Wood Destroying Pest and Organisms Inspections, Reports and Repairs||02/25/2015|
|Copyright||Copyright Issues For REALTORS®||04/05/2017 (revised)|
|Copyright||C.A.R. Forms and Copyright Law||01/25/2017 (revised)|
|Disasters||Earthquake Insurance Issues||01/27/2017 (revised)|
|Disasters||Earthquake or Other Disaster-Related Landlord-Tenant Issues||09/01/2016 (revised)|
|Disasters||Firestorms: Basic Real Estate Legal Issues||01/27/2017 (revised)|
|Disasters||Rain Storms in California: Basic Real Estate Legal Issues||08/10/2016 (revised)|
|Disclosure||Carbon Monoxide Detectors||07/28/2016 (revised)|
|Disclosure||Condominium or Other Common Interest Development Disclosures||04/02/2014 (revised)|
|Disclosure||Disclosure Issues Related to Residential Care Facilities and Day Care Homes||03/07/2014 (revised)|
|Disclosure||Disclosure of Death and AIDS and the Prohibition Against Discrimination on the Basis of AIDS||08/03/2016 (revised)|
|Disclosure||Disclosure of the Existence of a Domestic Violence Shelter and Other Residential Care Facilities||07/29/2016 (revised)|
|Disclosure||Energy Use Disclosure for Nonresidential Buildings||11/13/2015 (revised)|
|Disclosure||Federal Lead-Based Paint Hazard Disclosures||01/26/2017 (revised)|
|Disclosure||Guide to Loan Disclosures||10/22/2015 (revised)|
|Disclosure||Lead-Based Paint Renovation Rule||07/12/2016 (revised)|
|Disclosure||Lease-Rental Disclosure Chart for REALTORS®||12/19/2014 (revised)|
|Disclosure||Megan's Law: Disclosure of Registered Sex Offenders||03/22/2017 (revised)|
|Disclosure||Mello-Roos District and 1915 Bond Act Disclosure Requirements||08/10/2016 (revised)|
|Disclosure||Natural Hazard Disclosure Statement||03/02/2017 (revised)|
|Disclosure||New Home (Residential One-to-Four Units) Disclosure Chart||12/19/2014 (revised)|
|Disclosure||Private Transfer Fees||03/02/2017 (revised)|
|Disclosure||Real Estate Licensee's Duty to Inspect Residential Property||03/30/2017 (revised)|
|Disclosure||REO Disclosure Chart||12/19/2014 (revised)|
|Disclosure||Sales Disclosure Chart for REALTORS®||12/19/2014 (revised)|
|Disclosure||Seller Property Questionnaire: Summary of C.A.R. Form SPQ||12/16/2015 (revised)|
|Disclosure||Smoke Alarm Requirements||11/26/2013 (revised)|
|Disclosure||Summary Disclosure Chart for REALTORS®||12/19/2014 (revised)|
|Disclosure||Transfer Disclosure Statement Exemptions||07/14/2016 (revised)|
|Disclosure||Transfer Disclosure Statement Law||11/27/2013 (revised)|
|Disclosure||Water-Conserving Plumbing Fixtures||12/08/2016 (revised)|
|Disclosure||Water Heater Bracing and Disclosure Requirements||09/02/2016 (revised)|
|Environmental Hazards||Warning of Defective Furnaces||09/02/2016 (revised)|
|Environmental Hazards||Lead-Based Paint Renovation Rule||07/12/2016 (revised)|
|Environmental Hazards||Giving Notice to Employees About the Presence of Asbestos||07/14/2016 (revised)|
|Environmental Hazards||Home Environmental Hazards (Brief Overview)||04/04/2011 (revised)|
|Environmental Hazards||Mold and Its Impact on Real Estate Transactions||12/23/2015 (revised)|
|Environmental Hazards||Radon and the Radon Certification Program||08/23/2016 (revised)|
|Fair Housing||Senior Housing Summary||02/10/2017 (revised)|
|Financing||Balloon Payment Notices and Restrictions,||07/29/2016 (revised)|
|Financing||Credit After Foreclosure, Bankruptcy, or Short Sale||12/28/2016 (revised)|
|Financing||Double-Whammy: Due-On-Sale With Prepayment Penalty Prohibition||09/19/2016 (revised)|
|Financing||Due-on-Sale Provisions in Loans||01/27/2017 (revised)|
|Financing||Equity Sharing||01/26/2017 (revised)|
|Financing||Good Faith Estimate and HUD-1 Statements||10/09/2015 (revised)|
|Financing||Guide to Loan Disclosures||10/29/2012|
|Financing||Loan Estimate and Closing Disclosure Forms||08/19/2015 (revised)|
|Financing||Mortgage Fraud: Avoiding Price Inflation and Other Schemes||08/25/2016 (revised)|
|Financing||Mortgage Loan Activities||08/15/2016 (revised)|
|Financing||Notice of Loan Extension, Refinancing, or Renegotiation||11/29/2016 (revised)|
|Financing||PACE Programs and Solar Leases||01/31/2017 (revised)|
|Financing||Predatory Lending: the California Covered Loan Law||01/30/2017 (revised)|
|Financing||Predatory Lending: The High Cost Mortgage Disclosure Law||03/28/2014 (revised)|
|Financing||Privacy of Consumer Financial Information||07/13/2016 (revised)|
|Financing||Regulation Z - Ability to Repay Standard for Loans||12/03/2013 (revised)|
|Financing||Regulation Z - Loan Originator Compensation Requirements||05/01/2013|
|Financing||Seller Financing of Real Property: Minimum Interest Rates||09/16/2016 (revised)|
|Financing||Usury Law and the Real Estate Broker Exemption||09/19/2016 (revised)|
|Foreclosures and Short Sales||Bankruptcy and Real Estate Transactions||11/30/2012|
|Foreclosures and Short Sales||California Homeowner Bill of Rights||01/31/2013|
|Foreclosures and Short Sales||Credit After Foreclosure, Bankruptcy, or Short Sale||12/28/2016 (revised)|
|Foreclosures and Short Sales||Deeds in Lieu of Foreclosure||01/27/2017 (revised)|
|Foreclosures and Short Sales||Deficiency Judgments and California Law||11/25/2013 (revised)|
|Foreclosures and Short Sales||Deficiency Judgment Chart After Forelcosure||01/02/2013 (revised)|
|Foreclosures and Short Sales||Foreclosure Scams and the Foreclosure Consultant Law||06/13/2012 (revised)|
|Foreclosures and Short Sales||Foreclosure Timeline||02/16/2017 (revised)|
|Foreclosures and Short Sales||HAFA Short Sales Fact Sheet||04/27/2012 (revised)|
|Foreclosures and Short Sales||HAFA Short Sales Time Periods||05/03/2012 (revised)|
|Foreclosures and Short Sales||HOA Liens & Assessments FAQ||01/08/2014 (revised)|
|Foreclosures and Short Sales||MARS Rules for Short Sales||08/05/2016 (revised)|
|Foreclosures and Short Sales||MLS Offers of Compensation on Short Sales||10/31/2012 (revised)|
|Foreclosures and Short Sales||National Mortgage Settlement||04/16/2012 (revised)|
|Foreclosures and Short Sales||Notice of Default and Investor-Buyer Transactions: Home Equity Sales Contracts||02/24/2017 (revised)|
|Foreclosures and Short Sales||Rental Property and Foreclosure||09/02/2016 (revised)|
|Foreclosures and Short Sales||REO Disclosure Chart||12/30/2015 (revised)|
|Foreclosures and Short Sales||REO Tips For REALTORS®||09/09/2016 (revised)|
|Foreclosures and Short Sales||REO Transactions,||03/02/2017 (revised)|
|Foreclosures and Short Sales||Short Sale Advertising||08/08/2016 (revised)|
|Foreclosures and Short Sales||Short Sale Deficiencies||01/27/2017 (revised)|
|Foreclosures and Short Sales||Short Sale Deficiencies Fact Sheet||01/20/2012 (revised)|
|Foreclosures and Short Sales||Short Sale Fraud||02/21/2013 (revised)|
|Foreclosures and Short Sales||Short Sale Negotiators||01/13/2012|
|Foreclosures and Short Sales||Short Sales||10/7/2013 (revised)|
|Foreclosures and Short Sales||Short Sale Tips For REALTORS®||02/14/2017 (revised)|
|Foreclosures and Short Sales||Taxation of Foreclosures and Short Sales||12/05/2013 (revised)|
|Homeowners' Associations||Condominium and Other Common Interest Development Disclosures||04/02/2014 (revised)|
|Homeowners' Associations||Delinquent HOA Assessments: Liability of Future Owners||07/08/2016|
|Homeowners' Associations||HOA Liens & Assessments FAQ||01/08/2014 (revised)|
|Homeowners' Associations||Homeowners' Associations: A Guide for REALTORS®||04/14/2014 (revised)|
|Insurance||Errors and Omissions (E&O) Insurance for REALTORS®||06/23/2011 (revised)|
|Insurance||Private Mortgage Insurance: Right to Cancel||01/27/2017 (revised)|
|Insurance||Workers' Compensation,||07/18/2016 (revised)|
|Internet||Conducting Corporate Online Meetings||08/25/2016 (revised)|
|Internet||Electronic Signatures and Records in Real Estate Transactions||05/22/2015 (revised)|
|Internet||Framing on the Internet||10/13/2016 (revised)|
|Internet||IDX Internet Data Exchange||02/12/2016 (revised)|
|Internet||Online Privacy Laws Affecting REALTORS®||07/8/2016 (revised)|
|Internet||Security Breach of Computerized Records Containing Personal Information||07/18/2016 (revised)|
|Internet||Virtual Office Websites ("VOWs")||02/12/2016 (revised)|
|Landlord-Tennant and Property Management||Landlord-Tenant Guide for REALTORS®||03/22/2017 (revised)|
|Landlord-Tennant and Property Management||Abandoned Personal Property After Termination of a Tenancy||01/14/2016 (revised)|
|Landlord-Tennant and Property Management||Abandoned Rental Real Property||09/02/2016 (revised)|
|Landlord-Tennant and Property Management||Earthquake or Other Disaster-Related Landlord-Tenant Issues||09/01/2016 (revised)|
|Landlord-Tennant and Property Management||Federal Lead-Based Paint Hazard Disclosures||01/26/2017 (revised)|
|Landlord-Tennant and Property Management||Foreign Investor Property Owner Withholding||01/17/2012|
|Landlord-Tennant and Property Management||Landlord's Duty to Provide Security||09/09/2016 (revised)|
|Landlord-Tennant and Property Management||Landlords Must Give Notice to Tenants When Reporting Defaults to Credit Agencies||02/10/2017 (revised)|
|Landlord-Tennant and Property Management||Landlord-Tenant Law: Pets and Service and Support Animals||10/01/2015 (revised)|
|Landlord-Tennant and Property Management||Lease/Rental Disclosure Chart for REALTORS®||12/30/2015 (revised)|
|Landlord-Tennant and Property Management||Medical Marijuana Issues for REALTORS®||02/07/2013 (revised)|
|Landlord-Tennant and Property Management||Nonresident Property Owner Withholding||09/06/2016 (revised)|
|Landlord-Tennant and Property Management||Option Contracts and Leases with Option to Purchase||07/28/2016 (revised)|
|Landlord-Tennant and Property Management||Pets and Service and Support Animals||02/22/2013|
|Landlord-Tennant and Property Management||Property Management Frequently Asked Questions||01/17/2012|
|Landlord-Tennant and Property Management||Property Managers and the Contractor's Licensing Law||08/09/2013|
|Landlord-Tennant and Property Management||Rental Property and Foreclosure||09/02/2016 (revised)|
|Landlord-Tennant and Property Management||Requirements When Using Credit Reports/Scores To Screen Tenants||05/09/2012 (revised)|
|Landlord-Tennant and Property Management||Residential Rent Control Relief Law||02/28/2017 (revised)|
|Landlord-Tennant and Property Management||Security Deposits||12/12/2012 (revised)|
|Landlord-Tennant and Property Management||Unlawful Detainer: The Eviction Process in California||10/31/2011 (revised)|
|Landlord-Tennant and Property Management||Vacation Rentals||04/24/2014|
|Licensing||License Application and Renewal for REALTORS®||02/15/2017 (revised)|
|Licensing||Licensing Chart for REALTORS®||09/19/2016 (revised)|
|Licensing||Licensing Guide for REALTORS®||06/07/2012 (revised)|
|Licensing||Licensing Violations||09/19/2016 (revised)|
|Licensing||Mortgage Loan Activities||08/15/2016 (revised)|
|Licensing||Unlicensed Assistants||04/04/2017 (revised)|
|Miscellaneous||Bankruptcy and Real Estate Transactions||11/30/2012 (revised)|
|Miscellaneous||Common Real Estate Investment Formulas||01/28/2015|
|Miscellaneous||Limited Liability Companies in California||09/09/2016 (revised)|
|Miscellaneous||Medical Marijuana Issues for REALTORS®||02/07/2013 (revised)|
|Miscellaneous||Member Legal Hotline||02/13/2017 (revised)|
|Miscellaneous||PACE Programs and Solar Leases||01/31/2017 (revised)|
|Miscellaneous||Rainwater Diversion, Collection and Damage During Escrow||12/10/2015|
|Miscellaneous||SB 800: California's Construction Defect Law||10/03/2014 (revised)|
|Miscellaneous||Servicemembers Civil Relief Act||03/02/2017 (revised)|
|Miscellaneous||Small Claims Court||05/25/2012 (revised)|
|Miscellaneous||Social Networking||02/08/2016 (revised)|
|Miscellaneous||Standard Forms and Legal Q&A Correlation Chart||06/13/2011 (revised)|
|Miscellaneous||Statute of Limitations: Deadline on Time to Sue||09/26/2014 (revised)|
|Miscellaneous||Ten Frequently-Asked Hotline Questions||01/27/2017 (revised)|
|Miscellaneous||Usury Law and the Real Estate Broker Exemption||09/19/2016 (revised)|
|MLS||California Model MLS Rules , (Word version )||02/01/2016 (revised)|
|MLS||Days on Market and Relisting or "Churning" a Listing||06/26/2012 (revised)|
|MLS||Designated REALTORS®/MLS Participant as a Respondent in an Ethics/MLS Rules Violation Complaint||06/16/2011 (revised)|
|MLS||Government Assessor Access to the MLS||10/21/2016 (revised)|
|MLS||MLS Offers of Compensation on Short Sales||10/31/2012 (revised)|
|MLS||Pocket Listings||10/21/2016 (revised)|
|MLS||Submitting Listings to the MLS||04/28/2015 (revised)|
|Mobilehomes||Mobilehome Dealers to Cooperate on Commissions||09/08/2016 (revised)|
|New Laws||2017 New Laws||10/05/2016|
|New Laws||2016 New Laws||10/19/2015|
|New Laws||2015 New Laws||10/02/2014|
|Pest Control||Pest Control Service Agreements||09/19/2016 (revised)|
|Probate||Avoiding Probate: Small Estates||09/14/2016 (revised)|
|Probate||Probate Commission Chart||03/23/2016 (revised)|
|Probate||Probate Sales of Real Property||03/14/2016 (revised)|
|Probate||The Revocable Transfer on Death Deed and Statutory FAQs||01/22/2016|
|Property Tax||Proposition 90 Watch||08/16/2016 (revised)|
|Property Tax||Property Tax Assistance for Seniors||09/02/2016 (revised)|
|Property Tax||Property Tax Exemptions from Reassessment||12/11/2012 (revised)|
|Real Property & Title||Community Property with Right of Survivorship||09/16/2016 (revised)|
|Real Property & Title||Divorce and the Transfer of Real Property||09/19/2016|
|Real Property & Title||Easements||02/14/2017|
|Real Property & Title||Homesteads||01/23/2012 (revised)|
|Real Property & Title||Lis Pendens||01/18/2006 (revised)|
|Real Property & Title||Mechanics' Liens||12/21/2012 (revised)|
|Real Property & Title||Rainwater Diversion, Collection and Damage During Escrow||12/10/2015|
|Real Property & Title||Transferring Title To Real Property||08/07/2014 (revised)|
|Real Property & Title||Trees||02/15/2017|
|Referral Fees & RESPA Issues||Referral Fees||09/19/2016 (revised)|
|Referral Fees & RESPA Issues||Referral Fee Chart||01/26/2017 (revised)|
|Referral Fees & RESPA Issues||Administrative Fees under RESPA and the Unfair Competition Law||11/07/2012 (revised)|
|Subdivisions||Homeowners' Associations: A Guide for REALTORS ®||04/14/2014 (revised)|
|Subdivisions||Subdivided Lands Law||03/14/2016 (revised)|
|Subdivisions||Subdivision Applicability Chart||03/22/2017 (revised)|
|Tax||American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 - The "Fiscal Cliff" Law||02/10/2017 (revised)|
|Tax||California Withholding Tax on the Sale of Real Property||02/12/2016 (revised)|
|Tax||Capital Gains Tax and Health Care Reform Tax Impact||02/08/2013 (revised)|
|Tax||Federal Withholding: The Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act (FIRPTA)||01/06/2016 (revised)|
|Tax||Fire Prevention Fee||12/16/2015 (revised)|
|Tax||Homebuyer Tax Credit Chart 2010||06/30/2016 (revised)|
|Tax||Housing Stimulus Laws for 2009||03/23/2017 (revised)|
|Tax||Internal Revenue Code Section 1031: Tax Deferred Exchanges||06/19/2015 (revised)|
|Tax||IRS Form 1099-MISC Reporting for REALTORS®||02/26/2016 (revised)|
|Tax||Nonresident Property Owner Withholding||09/06/2016 (revised)|
|Tax||Proposition 90 Watch||09/10/2013 (revised)|
|Tax||Property Tax Assistance for Seniors||09/02/2016|
|Tax||Property Tax Exemptions from Reassessment||12/11/2012 (revised)|
|Tax||Record Retention: How Long You Should Keep Documents||09/01/2016 (revised)|
|Tax||Seller Financing of Real Property: Minimum Interest Rates||09/16/2016 (revised)|
|Tax||Taxation of Foreclosures and Short Sales||01/26/2016 (revised)|
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