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Category Title Date
Advertising Advertising 12/19/2011 (revised)
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 Subdivision Advertising  02/23/2017 
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 Word document 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 Commissions 07/21/2016 (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 PDF document
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 10/11/2013
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 Title Insurance 07/09/1999
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 Homesteads 01/20/2012 (revised)
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 word) 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)
Mobilehomes Mobilehomes 01/31/2017 (revised)
New Laws 2017 New Laws PDF document 10/05/2016
New Laws 2016 New Laws PDF document 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 Advertising  02/23/2017 
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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For any questions regarding this Web page, please contact Legal Editor, Neil D. Kalin, Esq. Please be sure to include your full name, office, and your member number in your e-mail.

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