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The latest housing market forecast and projection to what lays ahead.


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Your housing hub for market analysis, economic trends, and housing news.


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Catch up with the latest outreaches and webinars by the Research and Economics team.


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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.


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California Model MLS Rules, Issues Briefing Papers, and other articles and materials related to MLS policy.


CAR Interboard Arbitration

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.


Code of Ethics Violators

Summaries and photos of California REALTORS® who violated the Code of Ethics and were disciplined with a fine, letter of reprimand, suspension, or expulsion.


NAR Code of Ethics

The most recent edition of the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice of the National Association of REALTORS®.


2021 Mediator Training for REALTORS®

C.A.R. is presenting a 4-day Mediator Training for REALTORS® via Zoom webinar.  All REALTORS® are welcome to register.


Professional Standards Materials

The California Professional Standards Reference Manual, Local Association Forms, NAR materials and other materials related to Code of Ethics enforcement and arbitration.


Legislation

C.A.R. advocates for REALTOR® issues in Washington D.C., Sacramento and in city and county governments throughout California.


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Get the inside scoop on politics, legislation, housing policy, and housing news from C.A.R. Government Affairs and their guest experts.


Politics and You

Learn how you can make a difference, by getting involved yourself or by passing along valuable information to your clients.


Arbitration Rules

California Code of Ethics and Arbitration Rules and external link to JAMS Arbitration service.


Recent Legal Developments

Summaries of legislation and regulation effecting REALTORS® and updates on news relevant to REALTORS®.


Real Estate Cases and Other Legal Resources

Important industry cases, resources and information


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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”.


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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.

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®. 

 

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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. 

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REALTOR® Party of California: We don't tell you who to vote for, we just want you to vote!

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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!

Matthew Bunch

Matthew Bunch
[email protected]
(559) 707-5652 

Amador County, Bakersfield, Calaveras County, Central ValleyDel 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

 

Collin Powers 
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(714) 470-4535

Alliance of Orange Co., Big Bear, Downey, Greater San Diego, Idyllwild, Imperial County, Inland Valleys, Inland Gateway, Joshua Tree GatewayNewport Beach, North San Diego, Orange County, Pacific Southwest, Greater Palm Springs, Southwest Riverside, Tri-Counties, West San Gabriel Valley

 

 

 

 

Roberto Moreno
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(916) 492-5210

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

 

 

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(732) 682-2996

Arcadia, Greater LA, Burbank, Citrus Valley, Conejo Simi Moorpark, East Valley, Glendale, Greater Antelope Valley, High Desert, Inglewood, Malibu, Ojai ValleyPacific West, Palos Verdes Peninsula, Pasadena Foothills, Ridgecrest, Southland Regional, Southwest Los AngelesVentura County Coastal

 

 

 


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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. 

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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

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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

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Summaries of legislation and regulation effecting REALTORS® and updates on news relevant to REALTORS®. Click here for more information. 

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