Time to bring it home. Find zipForm®, transaction tools, and all the closing resources you'll need. Except for the champagne — that's on you.
Time to bring it home. Complete transactions and contracts electronically through zipForm®.
Realtor® Secure Transaction is your place to discover, access and master the essential tools for a modern, efficient and secure transaction.
Transaction management and forms software with all the must-have features, including current statewide contracts, local forms, and more.Transaction Products Service Providers Forms Libraries Support
Free advice to help you understand the form you're using with Forms Tutor® and identify which form you need for your transaction with Forms Advisor™
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.
C.A.R. now offers a list of Certified Home Inspectors for our REALTORS® members. Participants of this program have completed certain background and education requirements. Click Here to see the program details and a directory of Certified Home Inspectors.
Advice, Support and materials to improve your transactions.Transaction Tools Support Register for FREE Training Webinars
We're here to help, people! Business products and tools to empower REALTORS®.
Your one-stop-source for real estate products, forms, education, high-tech tools and more
Everything you need for a successful property management & leasing business
A collection of educational and technology resources designed to help you achieve profitability and better prepare for your financial present and future.
Download the latest C.A.R. mobile apps, including CARmojies & Stickers, C.A.R., Legal Hotline, CA REALTOR® EXPO, and zipForm Mobile.
Help potential buyers open the door to home-ownership by searching from over 400 available down payment assistance programs throughout California.
Q: Where do I go to get legal questions answered? A: Easy, look to the right!
This is a resource page for all things RPA 2021. It includes links to the RPA and RPA-related forms, training, legal presentations, and publications.
Legal articles, many in question and answer format, are currently available on over 150 subjects in 50-plus categories.
Need help on a legal issue? First, pick one of the topics.
Quick Guides (1-page articles), PowerPoint presentations, and videos on key legal topics.
Wish you could catch up on California real estate law without having to read even more documents? Relax and watch a video as C.A.R.’s Legal Live Webinars bring you up-to-date on the hottest topics in real estate law.
The Legal Matters Podcast is the official podcast of the California Association of REALTORS® Member Legal Services Department.
Help, I need backup! Whether it's legal or financial help you need, C.A.R.'s got your back with these resources.
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!
C.A.R. REALTOR® volunteers are specifically trained and are available to answer questions from other members about the Code of Ethics, and can provide information and limited counseling concerning its proper interpretation.
Your lifeline to the lending community formerly known as the Finance Helpline and Mortgage Rescue™. Find contacts and answers to all mortgage related questions, and problems that arise in your real estate transaction. Get assistance today!Lending Resources
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.
The C.A.R. Real Estate Mediation Center for Consumers has mediators available to assist buyers and sellers (as well as other parties to real estate transactions) in resolving their disputes.
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.
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.Pre-License Training
Distinguish yourself by learning how to build a business that specializes in niche markets to nearly double your earning potential in various real estate sectors
Browse our class schedule to find when and where to take real estate courses.Course Catalog Online Bundles Annual Education Experience
The REMS system allows brokers to deliver quality education to their agents and track their progress.
Complete your eight-hour NMLS license renewal requirement through our NMLS-approved provider, OnlineEd
Mark your calendars for our yearly meetings and events!
The main Business Meetings page includes important links for Directors and Committee Members.Tentative Program Meeting Registration
NAR meeting information and materials.
You're the brand! Use our marketing tools to tell your story.
A one-stop shop for tools and and resources to educate consumers about the intricacies of buying and selling a home and how a REALTOR® can help.Prop 19 Infographics One Cool Thing Tax Reform One Sheets Fire Insurance One Sheet
Explore and interact with the latest market statistics.Housing Market Summary County Market Updates Housing Perspective Market @ A Glance
Marketing tools from C.A.R.'s consumer advertising campaign
Got knowledge? All the info you need on California’s housing market, economy, and issues impacting the industry.
This information is designed for Real Estate Brokers and Office Managers to assist you in supporting your real estate business.
CCRE's mission is to advance industry knowledge and innovation with an emphasis on convening key experts and influence-makers.
Frequently Asked Questions about the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
Be trendy -- stay current with our latest market forecasts and data analyses.
The latest housing market forecast and projection to what lays ahead.
View the latest sales and price numbers. Find out where sales will be in upcoming months.Current Sales & Price Statistics HAI First-Time Buyer Housing Affordability Index - Traditional Historical Housing Data Annual Historical Data Summary
Your housing hub for market analysis, economic trends, and housing news.
Get a roundup of weekly economic and market news that matters to real estate and your business.
Gain insights through interactive dashboards and downloadable content.Buyer's Guide Inventory Report Housing Market Overview Market Update Videos View All Shareable Reports View All Interactive Dashboards
Catch up with the latest outreaches and webinars by the Research and Economics team.
C.A.R. conducts survey research with members and consumers on a regular basis to get a better understanding of the housing market and the real estate industry. Results and analyses from these studies are released in different formats – written report, power-point, infographic, webinar, and podcast - and can be found in this section.
Stay connected with the latest releases by subscribing to the products and services that interest you.
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.Statewide MLS Initiative
Looking for information on how to file an interboard arbitration complaint? You've come to the right place! Find the rules, timeline and filing documents here.
Summaries and photos of California REALTORS® who violated the Code of Ethics and were disciplined with a fine, letter of reprimand, suspension, or expulsion.
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, NAR materials and other materials related to Code of Ethics enforcement and arbitration.Resources for Hearings via Zoom Online Training for Professional Standards Volunteers Professional Standards Webinars Professional Standards Administrator Certification Professional Standards Train the Trainer
An industry that works together, thrives together. Participate in legislative advocacy as a C.A.R. member!
C.A.R. advocates for REALTOR® issues in Washington D.C., Sacramento and in city and county governments throughout California.
CREPAC, LCRC, IMPAC, ALF and the RAF comprise C.A.R.'s political fundraising arm.REALTOR® Action Fund
Learn how you can make a difference, by getting involved yourself or by passing along valuable information to your clients.
It's the Law -- C.A.R.'s legal eagles tell you what you need to know to stay out of trouble.
California Code of Ethics and Arbitration Rules and external link to JAMS Arbitration service.
Learn on-the-go! The Legal Matters Podcast gives you bite-size nuggets of power-packed legal information that will help you protect yourself and your clients. Join our attorneys for a “Legal Bedtime Story” or for the scoop on vital issues like the “Top 5 RPA Mistakes”.
Represent! Join C.A.R. in our community and foundation programs.
Californians for Homeownership was founded in response to the California Legislature’s call for public interest organizations to fight local anti-housing policies on behalf of the millions of California residents who need access to more affordable housing.
Programs and grants to provide direct assistance to address the housing crisis in California.Make A Donation
The Rising Star Award program is a C.A.R. initiative designed to work with the brokerage community to recognize their up-and-coming agents.
C.A.R. stands ready to assist REALTORS® who have been impacted by wildfires through its Disaster Relief Fund and NAR's REALTORS® Relief Foundation.California Wildfire Resources
Scholarships for California students planning to pursue a career in real estate.
Grants for California REALTORS® and residents pursuing real estate education.
Find out more information on key diversity and inclusion programs and projects available.Fair Housing Latino Professionals Network C.A.R. Women's Initiative
New to the industry? YPN is a network to sharpen your skills, heighten your leadership, and connect with fellow REALTORS®.
Adding REALTOR® next to your name is cool. What comes with that title is even cooler. Check out your benefits.
As a member of C.A.R., you receive more than 100 free and discounted benefits. Find out more about your member benefits here.C.A.R. Member Discounts NAR Member Discounts C.A.R. Insurance Products
As a new member of C.A.R. you have questions about your benefits and discounts. Find the answers here.Member FAQs
This is so us...who we are and what we do.
C.A.R. is a statewide trade association dedicated to the advancement of professionalism in real estate.Annual Report
Meet the 2022 C.A.R. Leadership Team
C.A.R.'s Media Center houses the Association's news releases, media guidelines, and logos.News Releases
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.
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 success in the legislative and political arenas depends largely on the participation of individual members. You can make a difference in many ways. We need you to step up and take action.
You contributions make a difference in our industry. Below are the many ways you get involved.
REALTOR PARTY 2022 ELECTIONS TOOLBOX
The 2022 Primary Election is right around the corner, and the California Association of REALTORS® (C.A.R.) is asking REALTORS® to come together, engage candidates and Get Out the Vote! REALTORS® have a civic duty to exercise the right to vote to shape the policies that protect our bottom line. Lawmakers trust your expertise, and your clients value the services you provide.
To help achieve these objectives, the REALTOR® Party of California has prepared this toolbox to help local associations navigate candidate evaluations, townhalls and get out the vote efforts. In this toolkit, you’ll find everything from tips and tricks for candidate evaluations, suggested timelines, sample social media and newsletter content, and much more!
The REALTOR® Party of California is the body that unites us – regardless of party politics or background – to champion policies for the benefit of our businesses, our clients and California as a whole: one united force, poised to create durable change.
For more information on our 2021 Legislative Successes, click here to view our recent spotlight mailer.
For more information on our 2021 REALTOR and firm savings, click here to view our recent mailer.
UNLOCKING CALIFORNIA POLITICS PODCAST
Listen to our new Unlocking California Politics Podcast here.
Unlocking California Politics Podcast is your resource for politics, legislation, housing policy, and housing news from the California Association of REALTORS®.
We are the REALTOR® PARTY OF CALIFORNIA, a committed movement of real estate professionals fighting to keep the dream of homeownership alive in California and throughout the country. We value homeownership, private property rights, free enterprise and a responsive government.
Check out our downloadable 2021 Voter Toolkit, today! Link below.
REALTOR® Party of California: We don't tell you who to vote for, we just want you to vote!Click here to register to vote.
For more information, please click on the field rep tab.
Invite a C.A.R. Government Affairs Field Rep to your office or association!
Government Affairs Field representatives are available to visit you, your office, or your local association. They can provide you with important information on how to promote and get politically involve, as well as assist in developing a local strategy to increase member participation in local government issues.
Contact your field rep today!
Amador County, Bakersfield, Calaveras County, Central Valley, Del Norte, El Dorado County, Fresno, Kings County, Laguna Beach, Lassen,
Lodi, Lompoc, Madera, Mariposa County, Mammoth Lakes, Merced County, Montebello, Nevada County, Oroville, Paradise,
Placer County, Plumas, Rancho Southeast, Rim O'the World, Sacramento, Santa Barbara, Santa Maria, Santa Ynez Valley, Shasta, Sierra North Valley, Siskiyou, South Bay, South Tahoe, Sutter Yuba,
Tahoe Sierra, Tehachapi Area, Tehama, Trinity County, Tulare County, Tuolumne County, Yolo County
Alliance of Orange Co., Big Bear, Downey, Greater San Diego, Idyllwild, Imperial County, Inland Valleys, Inland Gateway, Joshua Tree Gateway, Newport Beach, North San Diego, Orange County, Pacific Southwest, Pacific West, Greater Palm Springs, Southwest Riverside, Tri-Counties, West San Gabriel Valley
Bay East, Bridge AOR, Coastal Mendocino, Contra Costa, Delta, Humboldt, Lake County, Marin, Monterey County, North Bay, North San Luis Obispo, Northern Solano, Pismo Coast, San Benito County, San Francisco, San Luis Obispo Coastal, San Mateo County, Santa Clara County, Santa Cruz County, Silicon Valley, Solano
Arcadia, Greater LA, Burbank, Citrus Valley, Conejo Simi Moorpark, East Valley, Glendale, Greater Antelope Valley, High Desert, Inglewood, Malibu, Ojai Valley, Palos Verdes Peninsula, Pasadena Foothills, Ridgecrest, Southland Regional, Southwest Los Angeles, Ventura County Coastal
Click here to access Key Contacts & Federal Political Coordinators.
Virtual Advocate Free E-Newsletter
If you are not already on the distribution list for C.A.R.'s FREE Virtual Advocate e-mail newsletter, please sign up now. C.A.R. will send this FREE e-mail update to you every other Friday. Packed with the latest information and updates on the most important happenings in politics and government, this is a must for any REALTOR® who wants to stay informed. The newsletter reports on important developments in politics, legislation and public policy that affect the real industry. Issues are reported from Washington D.C., Sacramento and localities throughout California.
Please send an email, marked "sign-up" to Rick Laezman at [email protected], and he will make sure you start receiving this important newsletter. See the latest edition of the Virtual Advocate newsletter.Members of C.A.R.'s public policy and political affairs committees, PAC Trustees, Local Association Executive Officers and Government Affairs Directors, Key Contacts and Federal Coordinators, and Legislative Liaisons automatically receive this newsletter. If you are one of the above there is no need for you to sign up.
We know your resources are important to you. Here’s a compiled list of useful tools we recommend:
Dear Homeowner Card
View our Dear Homeowner Card here.
2019-2020 Legislative Victories
View our 2019-2020 Legislative Victories here.
Follow us on Twitter
For more updates on our Government Affairs efforts, follow us on Twitter at @CARgovaffairs.
Support the REALTOR® Action Fund
One of the most important services organized real estate provides is representation in the halls of government. REALTOR® Action Fund (RAF) raises money to advance the goals of our REALTOR® political action committees (PACs) at the local, state, and federal levels of government. RAF supports and/or opposes candidates for elected office who understand, or don't understand, REALTOR® Issues. Support RAF today!
Get serious about Housing
Housing for California is an initiative of the California Association of REALTORS® to support policies that help Californians live and work in the same community. Click here for more information.
Interactive Market Stats
Gain insights on California's housing market through interactive dashboards. Select your metrics and see where the data takes you. Click here for more information.
Recent Legal Developments
Summaries of legislation and regulation effecting REALTORS® and updates on news relevant to REALTORS®. Click here for more information.
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