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Ombudsman Hotline

If you're a member looking to resolve a minor dispute or communication issue with another REALTOR®, a C.A.R. ombudsman may be able to help!


Finance Helpline

Provides you with invaluable one-on-one assistance with short sales, funding, REOs, Deeds in Lieu, and other mortgage related questions or issues. Speak to a trusted mortgage advisor for REALTORS® today!

Mortgage Finance Additional Resources
Customer Service

Looking for additional assistance? The Customer Contact Center is looking forward to serving you Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:45 p.m.


Legal Hotline

Did you know that for zero dollars and zero cents, you can speak with an attorney about your transaction? If you don't believe us, check it out yourself. Call (213) 739-8282.


zipForm® Products

zipForm® features easy-to-use navigation that lets you move quickly through documents and transactions

zipForm® Plus zipForm® Standard
Electronic Signatures

Simplify the transaction with secure electronic signatures


Forms Advisor™ & Forms Tutor®

Free advice to help you understand the form youre using with Forms Tutor® and identify which form you need for your transaction with Forms Advisor™


Standard Forms

C.A.R. Standard Forms are developed by the C.A.R. Legal Department which gathers input from real estate professionals and attorneys to create user-friendly, comprehensive, and dependable forms.


Forms Libraries

Access many additional forms libraries available to you within your zipForm® account


Broker Services

Manage all of your REALTOR® agent accounts, transactions and forms effortlessly and efficiently

Team Edition
C.A.R. Training Center

C.A.R. Training Center is a members one stop shop for all products sectioned off by member types. i.e New Members, Advanced Members, Returning members and Member specialist.


Service Providers

Order affiliated services easily without leaving your zipForm® account with the fully integrated Service Providers


Support

Get answers to your zip-Related questions with user guides, FAQs, videos and more.


C.A.R. Business Products

Your one-stop-source for real estate products, forms, education, high-tech tools and more


Mobile Apps

Download the latest C.A.R. mobile apps, including CARmojies & Stickers, C.A.R., Legal Hotline, CA REALTOR® EXPO, and zipForm Mobile.


Down Payment Resource Directory

Help your potential buyers open the door to home-ownership by searching from over 400 available down payment assistance programs throughout California.


REALTOR® Badge

The REALTOR® Badge is a personalized widget that verifies your status and displays your REALTOR® information from NRDS, including office and designation information.


Legal Q&As

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
Disclosure Charts

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)
Legal Tools

Short, helpful, 1-page articles, summaries, PowerPoint presentations, and videos for Brokers, Agents, and Consumers.

Quick Guides
Legal Live Webinars

C.A.R.’s Legal Live Webinars are online legal presentations conducted by C.A.R. attorneys on the first Monday of every month (except holidays).  From the ease of your own computer, you can participate in a live, interactive webinar on recent legal developments, get answers to your legal questions, and find out what legal challenges other REALTORS® may be facing.  Legal Live Webinars are offered as a member benefit, free of charge, to California REALTORS® only.


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C.A.R. Sample Letter Template
REALTORS® with C.A.R. now have instant access to more than 20 sample letters written by C.A.R. attorneys. These letters are in response to the most common situations that C.A.R.’s Legal Hotline receives as requests from members to help them prepare a document that can be used to address certain issues arising in a real estate transaction.  

C.A.R. Finance Helpline Library (CARFIN)
Members can use the C.A.R. Finance Helpline library in zipForm®. It provides the tools to assist clients by putting information about financing the transaction at your fingertips so you can easily share it with your clients. This library will continue to grow with relevant informational tools that provide clarity for clients on financing. Included is how to increase the inventory of VA or FHA financing, detailed information about down payment assistance, and a direct line to the Finance Helpline.

e-PUBS® for zipForm®
An add-on library within your zipForm® account, ePUBS® for zipForm® enables you to email a digital version of the Combined Hazard Book, as well as send the corresponding separate signature page. With ePUBS® for zipForm® you can streamline the delivery of the combined hazards booklet along with saving paper annually to comply with California's mandated disclosure law.

AIR Forms Library
The AIR Forms Library contains 57 forms needed to cover a commercial transaction. This add-on library makes it convenient and easy for you to access commercial real estate forms from any computer at anytime without worrying about tokens to purchase.

C.A.R. San Francisco (SFCA) Library
SFCA is a library of C.A.R. Standard Forms specifically for the local San Francisco market. The library includes a San Francisco oriented purchase agreement along with forms reflecting local ordinances and disclosures.

Distressed Properties Forms Library
The Distressed Properties Forms Library contains every form needed to perform a short sale or distressed property transaction in one convenient location. This add-on library through your zipForm® account includes short sale templates, checklists, and pre-screening worksheets along with the U.S. Treasury Department's HAMP documents and forms.

Employee Relocation Council (ERC) Forms Library
The ERC Forms library is a set of forms specifically for relocation and comes from the Employee Relocation Council. The add-on library includes the ERC Disclosure Statement, ERC Property Status Form, and more.

Fannie Mae Forms Library
This library includes 6 forms used by Fannie Mae in a purchase transaction to include the Real Estate Purchase Addendum and Owner Occupant Certification.

Foreclosure Prevention Library for zipForm®
This add-on library within your zipForm® account consists of 10 short documents explaining how your client can avoid foreclosure and foreclosure scams. Each beneficial document can be customized with your contact information and given to potential clients as an educational tool.

Open House Forms Library
Get ready for your next open house with the 24 forms available as an add-on library to zipForm®. These tools will ensure your success with careful planning and organizing. Forms include checklists, gloassaries, sign-in sheets and more.

OrganizeMeForms™
This add-on library is available to zipForm® Plus users.  It consists of (80) handcrafted real estate forms and checklists that are fully integrated with zipForm® Plus.  Agent, Customer and Team forms are included.  OrganizeMeForms™ will assist you in getting highly organized.  The detail oriented agent is the one who’s rewarded with more customer referrals and repeat business.
For more information: http://www.organizemeforms.com/
Purchase:  http://www.zipform.com/forms/omf/

Service Provider Libraries
Look for this Service Providers in your forms library list: American Home Shield. 

NAR Libraries
NAR's new REALTOR® Forms & Templates libraries both include resources developed by NAR to enhance marketing and communications with clients, such as business letter templates, and customizable handouts for consumers. The libraries can be found inside your current zipForm® account under the names NARFSLA and NARRFT which stand for NAR Forms for State Local Associations and NAR REALTOR® Forms Templates respectively.


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