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Category Title Date
AdvertisingAdvertising06/19/2017 (revised)
AdvertisingAdvertising Your Services: Required Name and License Information06/21/2017 (revised)
AdvertisingDo-Not-Call, Do-Not-Fax, Do-Not-Email Laws Affecting REALTORS®02/13/2014 (revised)
AdvertisingLotteries and Raffles07/08/2016 (revised)
AdvertisingMAP Rule - Mortgage Acts and Practices Advertising Rule03/06/2017 (revised)
AdvertisingOnline Privacy Laws Affecting REALTORS®07/08/2016 (revised)
AdvertisingRegulation Z Advertising Disclosures06/15/2016 (revised)
Advertising Serving Alcohol at an Open House 07/07/2017 
AdvertisingShort Sale Advertising08/08/2016 (revised)
AdvertisingSigns: Can They Be Regulated?11/19/2015 (revised)
AdvertisingSubdivision Advertising 02/23/2017 
AdvertisingTeam Names05/26/2017 (revised)
AdvertisingUse of the Term "Sold,"08/30/2016 (revised)
AgencyAgency Law Summary Chart01/13/2015 (revised)
AgencyAgency Disclosure and Confirmation; and Agency Law Summary Chart01/13/2015 (revised)
AppraisalAppraisal Reports: The Consumer's Right of Access08/04/2016 (revised)
Arbitration & MediationArbitration for the Consumer05/13/2012 (revised)
Arbitration & MediationC.A.R. Interboard Arbitration04/01/2016 (revised)
Arbitration & MediationThe Duty to Arbitrate When REALTORS® Are Acting Solely as Principals in a Real Estate Transaction07/29/2016 (revised)
Arbitration & MediationMediation for the Consumer10/26/2012 (revised)
Arbitration & MediationPrivate Arbitration and Mediation for Your Clients07/28/2016 (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 document08/15/2016
Board of REALTORS®Limited Service Brokers and Open Listings10/21/2016
Board of REALTORS®NAR Lockbox Policy03/24/2004 (revised)
Board of REALTORS®Variable Dues Formula01/26/2016 (revised)
Board of REALTORS®Virtual Office Websites ("VOWs")02/12/2016
Broker Practices & Real Estate Office IssuesAdministration Fees under RESPA and the Unfair Competition Law11/07/2012 (revised)
Broker Practices & Real Estate Office IssuesArbitration Clause Added to Independent Contrator Agreement02/10/2015
Broker Practices & Real Estate Office IssuesCalBRE Record Retention Requirements07/24/2014
Broker Practices & Real Estate Office IssuesChanging Offices:Transfer of Listings & Buyers, and Procedures for Changing Brokerage03/31/2014
Broker Practices & Real Estate Office IssuesDuty of Cooperating Broker to "Cooperate"07/14/2016 (revised)
Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues Employee Notice of Asbestos and Prop 65 Warnings03/31/2017 (revised)
Broker Practices & Real Estate Office IssuesEmployer/Employee Relationship: Labor Issues Affecting REALTORS®09/21/2012 (revised)
Broker Practices & Real Estate Office IssuesErrors and Omissions (E&O) Insurance for REALTORS®06/23/2011 (revised)
Broker Practices & Real Estate Office IssuesEthical Issues to Consider When Dealing With Prospective Buyers07/14/2016 (revised)
Broker Practices & Real Estate Office IssuesFictitious Business Names and Team Names09/15/2016 (revised)
Broker Practices & Real Estate Office IssuesIndependent Contractor Agreement and Tax Issues (under revision)
Broker Practices & Real Estate Office IssuesIndependent Contractor or Employee?07/26/2012 (revised)
Broker Practices & Real Estate Office IssuesIndependent Contractor Reporting to the California EDD01/23/2013 (revised)
Broker Practices & Real Estate Office IssuesImplementing a Workplace Injury and Illness Prevention Program: Suggestions for Real Estate Offices07/14/2016 (revised)
Broker Practices & Real Estate Office IssuesMaintenance Workers of the Property Manager: Employee or Independent Contractor?08/21/2012 (revised)
Broker Practices & Real Estate Office IssuesOnline Privacy Laws Affecting REALTORS®07/08/2016 (revised)
Broker Practices & Real Estate Office IssuesProtect Your Brokerage from Cybercrime10/14/2016 (revised)
Broker Practices & Real Estate Office IssuesRange Pricing07/18/2016 (revised)
Broker Practices & Real Estate Office IssuesRecord Retention: How Long You Should Keep Documents09/01/2016 (revised)
Broker Practices & Real Estate Office IssuesThe Right Business Entity for the Real Estate Professional: FAQs & Chart10/24/2012 (revised)
Broker Practices & Real Estate Office IssuesTeam Names05/26/2017 (revised)
Broker Practices & Real Estate Office IssuesTrust Funds07/20/2016 (revised)
Broker Practices & Real Estate Office IssuesWorkers' Compensation07/18/2016 (revised)
CommissionsCommissions07/21/2016 (revised)
CommissionsBroker Compensation Under the C.A.R. Residential Purchase Agreement (RPA-CA)04/14/2016 (revised)
CommissionsMLS Offers of Compensation on Short Sales10/31/2012 (revised)
CommissionsConditional Offers of Compensation03/14/2016 (revised)
CommissionsProcuring Cause Guidelines05/12/2016
Contracts and Forms2014 RPA Major Relocations11/05/2014 PDF document
Contracts and FormsBuyer Representation Agreements (C.A.R. Forms BRE, BRNE, BRNN)09/02/2014 (revised)
Contracts and FormsBuyer Representation Agreements: Q&A for Consumers09/02/2014 (revised)
Contracts and FormsContingencies and Contingency Removal03/14/2016 (revised)
Contracts and FormsContract Law and Real Estate Transactions07/22/2016 (revised)
Contracts and FormsCounter Offer Forms (C.A.R. Forms SCO, BCO and SMCO)03/15/2016 (revised)
Contracts and FormsEscalation Clauses05/1/2014
Contracts and FormsHow a Seller May Cancel a Purchase Agreement:Checklist and Q&A07/14/2016 (revised)
Contracts and FormsLimited Service Brokers and Open Listings10/21/2016 (revised)
Contracts and FormsLiquidated Damages and Deposit Disputes04/7/2016 (revised)
Contracts and FormsNovember 2014 Changes to the RPA10/8/2014
Contracts and FormsOption Contracts and Leases with Option to Purchase07/28/2016 (revised)
Contracts and FormsRequest for Repair and Use of the RR and RRRR Forms06/16/2016 (revised)
Contracts and FormsResidential Listing and Commission Agreements 07/7/2017 (revised)
Contracts and FormsRPA Timeline of Events (RPA-CA)03/25/2016 (revised)
Contracts and FormsSeller Property Questionnaire: Summary of C.A.R. Form SPQ12/16/2015 (revised)
Contracts and FormsC.A.R. Forms and Copyright Law01/25/2017 (revised)
Contracts and FormsStandard Forms and Legal Q&A Correlation Chart06/13/2013 (revised)
Contracts and FormsUse of an "As Is" Clause03/18/2016 (revised)
Contracts and FormsWood Destroying Pest and Organisms Inspections, Reports and Repairs02/25/2015
CopyrightCopyright Issues For REALTORS® 04/05/2017 (revised)
CopyrightC.A.R. Forms and Copyright Law01/25/2017 (revised)
DisastersEarthquake Insurance Issues01/27/2017 (revised)
DisastersEarthquake or Other Disaster-Related Landlord-Tenant Issues09/01/2016 (revised)
DisastersFirestorms: Basic Real Estate Legal Issues01/27/2017 (revised)
DisastersRain Storms in California: Basic Real Estate Legal Issues08/10/2016 (revised)
DisclosureCarbon Monoxide Detectors07/28/2016 (revised)
DisclosureCondominium or Other Common Interest Development Disclosures04/02/2014 (revised)
DisclosureDisclosure Issues Related to Residential Care Facilities and Day Care Homes03/07/2014 (revised)
DisclosureDisclosure of Death and AIDS and the Prohibition Against Discrimination on the Basis of AIDS08/03/2016 (revised)
DisclosureDisclosure of the Existence of a Domestic Violence Shelter and Other Residential Care Facilities07/29/2016 (revised)
DisclosureEnergy Use Disclosure for Nonresidential Buildings11/13/2015 (revised)
DisclosureFederal Lead-Based Paint Hazard Disclosures01/26/2017 (revised)
DisclosureGuide to Loan Disclosures10/22/2015 (revised)
DisclosureLead-Based Paint Renovation Rule07/12/2016 (revised)
DisclosureLease-Rental Disclosure Chart for REALTORS®12/19/2014 (revised)
DisclosureMegan's Law: Disclosure of Registered Sex Offenders03/22/2017 (revised)
DisclosureMello-Roos District and 1915 Bond Act Disclosure Requirements08/10/2016 (revised)
DisclosureNatural Hazard Disclosure Statement 03/02/2017 (revised)
DisclosureNew Home (Residential One-to-Four Units) Disclosure Chart01/30/2017(revised)
DisclosurePrivate Transfer Fees03/02/2017 (revised)
DisclosureReal Estate Licensee's Duty to Inspect Residential Property03/30/2017 (revised)
DisclosureREO Disclosure Chart12/19/2014 (revised)
DisclosureSales Disclosure Chart for REALTORS® 12/19/2014 (revised)
DisclosureSeller Property Questionnaire: Summary of C.A.R. Form SPQ12/16/2015 (revised)
DisclosureSmoke Alarm Requirements11/26/2013 (revised)
DisclosureSummary Disclosure Chart for REALTORS®12/19/2014 (revised)
DisclosureTransfer Disclosure Statement Exemptions07/14/2016 (revised)
DisclosureTransfer Disclosure Statement Law11/27/2013 (revised)
DisclosureWater-Conserving Plumbing Fixtures12/08/2016 (revised)
DisclosureWater Heater Bracing and Disclosure Requirements09/02/2016 (revised)
Environmental HazardsWarning of Defective Furnaces09/02/2016 (revised)
Environmental HazardsLead-Based Paint Renovation Rule07/12/2016 (revised)
Environmental HazardsGiving Notice to Employees About the Presence of Asbestos07/14/2016 (revised)
Environmental HazardsHome Environmental Hazards (Brief Overview)04/04/2011 (revised)
Environmental HazardsMold and Its Impact on Real Estate Transactions12/23/2015 (revised)
Environmental HazardsRadon and the Radon Certification Program08/23/2016 (revised)
Fair HousingSenior Housing Summary02/10/2017 (revised)
FinancingBalloon Payment Notices and Restrictions,07/29/2016 (revised)
FinancingCredit After Foreclosure, Bankruptcy, or Short Sale12/28/2016 (revised)
FinancingDouble-Whammy: Due-On-Sale With Prepayment Penalty Prohibition09/19/2016 (revised)
FinancingDue-on-Sale Provisions in Loans01/27/2017 (revised)
FinancingEquity Sharing01/26/2017 (revised)
FinancingGood Faith Estimate and HUD-1 Statements10/09/2015 (revised)
FinancingGuide to Loan Disclosures10/29/2012
FinancingLoan Estimate and Closing Disclosure Forms08/19/2015 (revised)
FinancingMortgage Fraud: Avoiding Price Inflation and Other Schemes08/25/2016 (revised)
FinancingMortgage Loan Activities 08/15/2016 (revised)
FinancingNotice of Loan Extension, Refinancing, or Renegotiation11/29/2016 (revised)
FinancingPACE Programs and Solar Leases01/31/2017 (revised)
FinancingPredatory Lending: the California Covered Loan Law01/30/2017 (revised)
FinancingPredatory Lending: The High Cost Mortgage Disclosure Law03/28/2014 (revised)
FinancingPrivacy of Consumer Financial Information07/13/2016 (revised)
FinancingRegulation Z - Ability to Repay Standard for Loans12/03/2013 (revised)
FinancingRegulation Z - Loan Originator Compensation Requirements05/01/2013
FinancingSeller Financing10/11/2013
FinancingSeller Financing of Real Property: Minimum Interest Rates09/16/2016 (revised)
FinancingUsury Law and the Real Estate Broker Exemption09/19/2016 (revised)
Foreclosures and Short SalesBankruptcy and Real Estate Transactions11/30/2012
Foreclosures and Short SalesCalifornia Homeowner Bill of Rights01/31/2013
Foreclosures and Short SalesCredit After Foreclosure, Bankruptcy, or Short Sale12/28/2016 (revised)
Foreclosures and Short SalesDeeds in Lieu of Foreclosure01/27/2017 (revised)
Foreclosures and Short SalesDeficiency Judgments and California Law11/25/2013 (revised)
Foreclosures and Short SalesDeficiency Judgment Chart After Forelcosure01/02/2013 (revised)
Foreclosures and Short SalesForeclosure Scams and the Foreclosure Consultant Law06/13/2012 (revised)
Foreclosures and Short SalesForeclosure Timeline02/16/2017 (revised)
Foreclosures and Short SalesHAFA Short Sales Fact Sheet04/27/2012 (revised)
Foreclosures and Short SalesHAFA Short Sales Time Periods05/03/2012 (revised)
Foreclosures and Short SalesHOA Liens & Assessments FAQ01/08/2014 (revised)
Foreclosures and Short SalesMARS Rules for Short Sales08/05/2016 (revised)
Foreclosures and Short SalesMLS Offers of Compensation on Short Sales10/31/2012 (revised)
Foreclosures and Short SalesNational Mortgage Settlement04/16/2012 (revised)
Foreclosures and Short SalesNotice of Default and Investor-Buyer Transactions: Home Equity Sales Contracts02/24/2017 (revised)
Foreclosures and Short SalesRental Property and Foreclosure09/02/2016 (revised)
Foreclosures and Short SalesREO Disclosure Chart12/30/2015 (revised)
Foreclosures and Short SalesREO Tips For REALTORS®09/09/2016 (revised)
Foreclosures and Short SalesREO Transactions,03/02/2017 (revised)
Foreclosures and Short SalesShort Sale Advertising08/08/2016 (revised)
Foreclosures and Short SalesShort Sale Deficiencies01/27/2017 (revised)
Foreclosures and Short SalesShort Sale Deficiencies Fact Sheet01/20/2012 (revised)
Foreclosures and Short SalesShort Sale Fraud02/21/2013 (revised)
Foreclosures and Short SalesShort Sale Negotiators01/13/2012
Foreclosures and Short SalesShort Sales10/7/2013 (revised)
Foreclosures and Short SalesShort Sale Tips For REALTORS®02/14/2017 (revised)
Foreclosures and Short SalesTaxation of Foreclosures and Short Sales12/05/2013 (revised)
Homeowners' AssociationsCondominium and Other Common Interest Development Disclosures04/02/2014 (revised)
Homeowners' AssociationsDelinquent HOA Assessments: Liability of Future Owners07/08/2016
Homeowners' AssociationsHOA Liens & Assessments FAQ01/08/2014 (revised)
Homeowners' AssociationsHomeowners' Associations: A Guide for REALTORS®04/14/2014 (revised)
InsuranceErrors and Omissions (E&O) Insurance for REALTORS®06/23/2011 (revised)
InsurancePrivate Mortgage Insurance: Right to Cancel01/27/2017 (revised)
InsuranceTitle Insurance07/09/1999
InsuranceWorkers' Compensation,07/18/2016 (revised)
InternetConducting Corporate Online Meetings08/25/2016 (revised)
InternetElectronic Signatures and Records in Real Estate Transactions05/22/2015 (revised)
InternetFraming on the Internet10/13/2016 (revised)
InternetIDX Internet Data Exchange02/12/2016 (revised)
InternetOnline Privacy Laws Affecting REALTORS®07/8/2016 (revised)
InternetSecurity Breach of Computerized Records Containing Personal Information07/18/2016 (revised)
InternetVirtual Office Websites ("VOWs")02/12/2016 (revised)
Landlord-Tenant and Property ManagementLandlord-Tenant Guide for REALTORS®03/22/2017 (revised)
Landlord-Tenant and Property ManagementAbandoned Personal Property After Termination of a Tenancy01/14/2016 (revised)
Landlord-Tenant and Property ManagementAbandoned Rental Real Property09/02/2016 (revised)
Landlord-Tenant and Property ManagementEarthquake or Other Disaster-Related Landlord-Tenant Issues09/01/2016 (revised)
Landlord-Tenant and Property ManagementFederal Lead-Based Paint Hazard Disclosures01/26/2017 (revised)
Landlord-Tenant and Property ManagementForeign Investor Property Owner Withholding01/17/2012
Landlord-Tenant and Property ManagementLandlord's Duty to Provide Security09/09/2016 (revised)
Landlord-Tenant and Property ManagementLandlords Must Give Notice to Tenants When Reporting Defaults to Credit Agencies02/10/2017 (revised)
Landlord-Tenant and Property ManagementLandlord-Tenant Law: Pets and Service and Support Animals10/01/2015 (revised)
Landlord-Tenant and Property ManagementLease/Rental Disclosure Chart for REALTORS®12/30/2015 (revised)
Landlord-Tenant and Property ManagementMarijuana Issues for REALTORS®05/18/2017 (revised)
Landlord-Tenant and Property ManagementNonresident Property Owner Withholding09/06/2016 (revised)
Landlord-Tenant and Property ManagementOption Contracts and Leases with Option to Purchase07/28/2016 (revised)
Landlord-Tenant and Property ManagementProperty Management Frequently Asked Questions01/17/2012
Landlord-Tenant and Property ManagementProperty Managers and the Contractor's Licensing Law08/09/2013
Landlord-Tenant and Property ManagementRental Property and Foreclosure09/02/2016 (revised)
Landlord-Tenant and Property ManagementRequirements When Using Credit Reports/Scores To Screen Tenants05/09/2012 (revised)
Landlord-Tenant and Property ManagementResidential Rent Control Relief Law02/28/2017 (revised)
Landlord-Tenant and Property ManagementSecurity Deposits12/12/2012 (revised)
Landlord-Tenant and Property ManagementUnlawful Detainer: The Eviction Process in California10/31/2011 (revised)
Landlord-Tenant and Property ManagementVacation Rentals04/24/2014
LicensingLicense Application and Renewal for REALTORS® 02/15/2017 (revised)
LicensingLicensing Chart for REALTORS®09/19/2016 (revised)
LicensingLicensing Guide for REALTORS®06/07/2012 (revised)
LicensingLicensing Violations09/19/2016 (revised)
LicensingMortgage Loan Activities 08/15/2016 (revised)
LicensingUnlicensed Assistants04/04/2017 (revised)
MiscellaneousBankruptcy and Real Estate Transactions11/30/2012 (revised)
MiscellaneousCommon Real Estate Investment Formulas01/28/2015
MiscellaneousHomesteads01/20/2012 (revised)
MiscellaneousLimited Liability Companies in California09/09/2016 (revised)
MiscellaneousMarijuana Issues for REALTORS®  05/18/2017 (revised)
MiscellaneousMember Legal Hotline02/13/2017 (revised)
MiscellaneousPACE Programs and Solar Leases01/31/2017 (revised)
MiscellaneousRainwater Diversion, Collection and Damage During Escrow12/10/2015
MiscellaneousSB 800: California's Construction Defect Law10/03/2014 (revised)
MiscellaneousServing Alcohol at an Open House
MiscellaneousServicemembers Civil Relief Act03/02/2017 (revised)
MiscellaneousSmall Claims Court05/25/2012 (revised)
MiscellaneousSocial Networking02/08/2016 (revised)
MiscellaneousStandard Forms and Legal Q&A Correlation Chart06/13/2011 (revised)
MiscellaneousStatute of Limitations: Deadline on Time to Sue09/26/2014 (revised)
MiscellaneousTen Frequently-Asked Hotline Questions01/27/2017 (revised)
MiscellaneousUsury Law and the Real Estate Broker Exemption09/19/2016 (revised)
MLSCalifornia Model MLS Rules , (Word version word) 02/01/2016 (revised)
MLSDays on Market and Relisting or "Churning" a Listing06/26/2012 (revised)
MLSDesignated REALTORS®/MLS Participant as a Respondent in an Ethics/MLS Rules Violation Complaint06/16/2011 (revised)
MLSGovernment Assessor Access to the MLS10/21/2016 (revised)
MLSMLS Offers of Compensation on Short Sales10/31/2012 (revised)
MLSPocket Listings10/21/2016 (revised)
MLSSubmitting Listings to the MLS04/28/2015 (revised)
MobilehomesMobilehome Dealers to Cooperate on Commissions09/08/2016 (revised)
MobilehomesMobilehomes01/31/2017 (revised)
New Laws2017 New Laws PDF document10/05/2016
New Laws2016 New Laws PDF document10/19/2015
New Laws2015 New Laws10/02/2014
Pest ControlPest Control Service Agreements09/19/2016 (revised)
ProbateAvoiding Probate: Small Estates09/14/2016 (revised)
ProbateProbate Commission Chart03/23/2016 (revised)
ProbateProbate Sales of Real Property03/14/2016 (revised)
ProbateThe Revocable Transfer on Death Deed and Statutory FAQs01/22/2016
Property TaxProposition 90 Watch08/16/2016 (revised)
Property TaxProperty Tax Assistance for Seniors09/02/2016 (revised)
Property TaxProperty Tax Exemptions from Reassessment12/11/2012 (revised)
Real Property & TitleCommunity Property with Right of Survivorship09/16/2016 (revised)
Real Property & TitleDivorce and the Transfer of Real Property09/19/2016
Real Property & TitleEasements02/14/2017
Real Property & TitleHomesteads01/23/2012 (revised)
Real Property & TitleLis Pendens01/18/2006 (revised)
Real Property & TitleMechanics' Liens12/21/2012 (revised)
Real Property & TitleRainwater Diversion, Collection and Damage During Escrow12/10/2015
Real Property & TitleTransferring Title To Real Property08/07/2014 (revised)
Real Property & TitleTrees02/15/2017
Referral Fees & RESPA IssuesReferral Fees09/19/2016 (revised)
Referral Fees & RESPA IssuesReferral Fee Chart01/26/2017 (revised)
Referral Fees & RESPA IssuesAdministrative Fees under RESPA and the Unfair Competition Law11/07/2012 (revised)
SubdivisionsHomeowners' Associations: A Guide for REALTORS ®04/14/2014 (revised)
SubdivisionsSubdivided Lands Law03/14/2016 (revised)
SubdivisionsSubdivision Advertising 02/23/2017 
SubdivisionsSubdivision Applicability Chart03/22/2017 (revised)
TaxAmerican Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 - The "Fiscal Cliff" Law02/10/2017 (revised)
TaxCalifornia Withholding Tax on the Sale of Real Property06/13/2017 (revised)
TaxCapital Gains Tax and Health Care Reform Tax Impact02/08/2013 (revised)
TaxFederal Withholding: The Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act (FIRPTA)06/13/2017 (revised)
TaxFire Prevention Fee12/16/2015 (revised)
TaxHomebuyer Tax Credit Chart 201006/30/2016 (revised)
TaxHousing Stimulus Laws for 2009 03/23/2017 (revised) 
TaxInternal Revenue Code Section 1031: Tax Deferred Exchanges06/19/2015 (revised)
TaxIRS Form 1099-MISC Reporting for REALTORS®02/26/2016 (revised)
TaxNonresident Property Owner Withholding09/06/2016 (revised)
TaxProposition 90 Watch09/10/2013 (revised)
TaxProperty Tax Assistance for Seniors09/02/2016
TaxProperty Tax Exemptions from Reassessment12/11/2012 (revised)
TaxRecord Retention: How Long You Should Keep Documents09/01/2016 (revised)
TaxSeller Financing of Real Property: Minimum Interest Rates09/16/2016 (revised)
TaxTaxation of Foreclosures and Short Sales01/26/2016 (revised)

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