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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.
Access many additional forms libraries available to you within your zipForm® account
Manage all of your REALTOR® agent accounts, transactions and forms effortlessly and efficientlyzipForm® Plus for Multiple Users
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.
Order affiliated services easily without leaving your zipForm® account with the fully integrated Service Providers
Get answers to your zip-Related questions with user guides, FAQs, videos and more.
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
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.
The REALTOR® Badge is a personalized widget that verifies your status and displays your REALTOR® information from NRDS, including office and designation information.
Q: Where do I go to get legal questions answered? A: Easy, look to the right!
Legal articles, many in question and answer format, are currently available on over 150 subjects in 50-plus categories.All Legal Q&As 2019 Q&A Revisions 2019 Q&As 2018 Q&A Revisions 2018 Q&As
Plain-English explanations for every paragraph in the RPA that you can send to your buyers and sellers. REALTORS® can use it too!
5 charts show REALTORS ® what needs to be disclosed and to whom in various sales and lease scenarios.Lease/Rental Chart Sales Disclosure Chart
Short, helpful, 1-page articles, summaries, PowerPoint presentations, and videos for Brokers, Agents, and Consumers.
C.A.R.’s Legal Live Webinars are online presentations conducted by C.A.R. attorneys on the first Tuesday of every month. Hear about legal developments and answers to common questions. Watch live or from a recorded post. Legal Live Webinars are offered as a free member benefit.
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!
Your lifeline to the lending community formerly known as the Finance Helpline. Find contacts and answers to all mortgage related questions, and problems that arise in your real estate transaction. Get assistance today!Lending Resources Financial Literacy
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.
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.
Prepare to earn your real estate license with our online courses
Browse our courses by topic to find the training you need to build up your real estate business.
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.
Browse through the many courses we offer - listed in alphabetical order.Online Bundles
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 Committee Selection Meeting Registration
Join us in Sacramento for a week of special events including a keynote lunch with C.A.R. CEO Joel Singer.
A new, all about connections and interactions, California REALTOR® event.
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.ClientDIRECT® Infographics One Cool Thing Tax Reform One Sheets
Explore and interact with the latest market statistics.Market Snapshot
Got knowledge? All the info you need on California’s housing market, economy, and issues impacting the industry.
From Conferences to Resources, this area is geared to brokers and managers.
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
From webinars to videos and podcasts to blogs, C.A.R. keeps you in the know.Housing Matters Blog Real Estate Leaders & Legends Podcast Slideshows Videos Webinars
C.A.R. publishes eight magazine issues and various newsletters throughout the year.Newsletters California Real Estate Magazine
Be trendy -- stay current with our latest market forecasts and data analyses.
The latest 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 Housing Affordability Index - Traditional Pending Home Sales Index Historical Housing Data
The all-new Housing Matters Podcast is your housing hub for market analysis, economic trends, and housing news.
Stay connected with the latest releases by subscribing to the products and services that interest you.
Gain insights on California's housing market through interactive dashboards. Select your metrics and see where the data takes you.Listings Luxury Market Current County Sales & Price Home Price Fundamentals
From outreaches to webinars, the Research and Economics team is sharing their insight on the market and the economy.
Californians are surveyed annually to gain insights on the housing market from their persepective.
Get a roundup of weekly economic and market news that matters to real estate and your business.
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.
These volunteer training courses are for members who will be part of Board of Directors, grievance committees and hearing panels at local associations.
Summaries and photos of California REALTORS® who violated the Code of Ethics and were disciplined with a fine, letter of reprimand, suspension, or expulsion.
An explanation of C.A.R.'s position on MLS consolidations in general and a statewide MLS in particular.
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, Interboard Arbitration Rules, and other materials related to Code of Ethics enforcement and arbitration.
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
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.
Summaries of legislation and regulation effecting REALTORS® and updates on news relevant to REALTORS®.2019 Laws Legal News 2018 Laws 2017 Laws
Important industry cases, resources and informationImportant California and Federal real estate related cases Small Claims Court
Current legal developoments, C.A.R. legal products and services.Realegal® Member Legal Services Attorney Access Form
Represent! Join C.A.R. in our community and foundation programs.
Programs and grants to provide direct assistance to address the housing crisis in California.Make A Donation Bette Dobkin HAF Advocate Award 10th Annual HAF Casino & Karaoke Night
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
Find out how you can Get Involved with C.A.R's Governmental Affairs program!
Do you have an innovative idea(s) with regards to real estate? Submit your idea(s) for a chance to partner with C.A.R. and transform tomorrow's industry!
Scholarships for California students planning to pursue a career in real estate.
Grants for California REALTORS® and residents pursuing real estate education.
Diversity and Inclusion.International Real Estate Real Estate Organizations Fair Housing Act: 50th Anniversary 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 new member of C.A.R. you have questions about your benefits and discounts. Find the answers here.Member FAQs
C.A.R.'s annual consumer advertising campaign creates awareness of the REALTOR® brand and demonstrates the many benefits of the consumer-REALTOR® relationship.Who's Your REALTOR®?
This is so us...who we are and what we do.
Meet the 2019 C.A.R. Leadership Team
C.A.R. is a statewide trade association dedicated to the advancement of professionalism in real estate.Annual Report
Learn about advertising with C.A.R.
C.A.R. and its subsidiaries are currently recruiting for the following job opportunities.
This site is designed to assist you in your profession by providing access to information on events
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.
C.A.R.'s Media Center houses the Association's news releases, media guidelines, and logos.News Releases
Partner With Us
Whichever department you are looking to speak with, don't hesitate to reach out! We'd love to hear from you.
C.A.R. stands ready to assist REALTORS® who have been impacted by these wildfires through its Disaster Relief Fund. The Association established the fund in the wake of the 2003 California wildfires. Grants provided by the fund are used to help members of the REALTOR® family -- REALTORS®, their staff, and Association members and their staff -- who have incurred substantial losses due to wildfires and other disasters by distributing grants of up to $5,000. If you are a REALTOR® who has been impacted by the wildfires, please visit https://www.car.org/en/difference/realtorscare to fill out an application. For questions regarding the C.A.R. Disaster Relief Fund, please call Sharlena Bernard at (213) 739-8297 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Emergency Funds, Housing Support & Relief Centers
County of Los Angeles
Up to date information on the Woolsey fire, including quick links to CalFresh Services, Missing Pets, Road Closures and Disaster Assistance Shelters
Apply for FEMA Disaster Relief Funds
Those affected by the California wildfire should apply for assistance by calling toll-free to (800) 621-FEMA (3362). Disaster victims may register by calling this number. You do not have to wait to go to a disaster assistance center. The number for speech and hearing impaired individuals is (800) 462-7585. Federal disaster assistance available for residents and businesses in the affected counties includes temporary housing assistance, disaster loans and other needs assistance grants.
Salvation Army of Southern California
These locations serve as all-purpose stops for people looking for financial assistance, government documents, and information about how they can rebuild following the devastating fires.
United Way of Northern California (UWNC)
Accepting applications for emergency cash assistance from those who lost their homes in the Camp Fire. These will be one-time grants designed to help with urgent basic necessities such as food, gas and clothing. Amounts given will depend on need and available resources.
Fannie Mae Mortgage Assistance
Fannie Mae Reminds Homeowners and Servicers of Mortgage Assistance Options for Areas Affected by the California Wildfires
Fannie Mae's Disaster Response Network
A comprehensive case-management service for disaster-affected homeowners whose mortgage loans are backed by the company. The program provides homeowners broader personalized support to address safety and basic needs, property repairs, employment, and financial recovery—all of which affect a borrower's ability to meet their mortgage obligations.
Freddie Mac Mortgage Assistance
Confirms Disaster Relief Policies for Those Affected by California Wildfires
U.S. Small Business Administration
Federal Disaster Loans for Businesses, Private Nonprofits, Homeowners, and Renters
State of California, Employment Development Department
The California Employment Development Department (EDD) provides a variety of services to individuals and businesses affected by disasters in California.
Los Angeles County Assessor
Taypayers whose properties have either been destroyed or sustained a minimum of $10,000 in damage may file a Misfortune and Calamity (M&C) claim for property tax relief. Assessor's Disaster Relief Hotline (213) 974-8658
Offering free home stays for those affected by the fires
Anthem Blue Cross
Free non-emergency medical care online through November 18th for all those affected by the fires. You do not have to be an Anthem Blue Cross member to utilize this temporary, free service - If you are impacted by California's wildfires, Anthem Blue Cross has partnered with LiveHealth Online to help you see a doctor 24/7 for non-emergency conditions through live video from a smartphone, tablet or computer at no cost through November 18th. Doctors can send prescriptions directly to your pharmacy if needed. Sign up at livehealthonline.com or download the free LiveHealth Online mobile app and select Help for Wildfires Medical to see a doctor.
Health Net is helping ensure that members who have lost their homes, or have been evacuated, due to wildfire activity in Ventura and Los Angeles Counties have access to essential prescription medications, critical Health Net information and other healthcare services to help them cope with grief, loss, stress or trauma.
Recover & Rebuild
Provides free disaster recovery help, information and guidance.
California Wildfires Statewide Recovery Resources
Local assistance, record replacement, debris removal, and temporary housing
Download the app to track and connect pets with their owners
American Red Cross
Assistance to support long-term recovery efforts
From Chaos to Community - A Guide to Helping Friends and Neighbors Recover and Rebuild After a Major Disaster
A resource guide that aims to inspire individuals and citizen groups to act in organized, effective ways to help communities hit by disasters to reclaim their future.
Legal & Financial Assistance
C.A.R.’s legal resources offers links and information on tax, legal and other issues for wildfire victims.
"Fire: Basic Real Estate Legal Issues."- The seasonal firestorms we experience in California raise several legal questions for REALTORS® and their clients. The following questions and answers may be helpful for property owners and residents who have suffered a loss, or for buyers who are in escrow to purchase property involved in the disaster.
Common Questions After a Natural Disaster - Information on leases, prices gouging, properties in escrow and more.
Natural Disasters Quick Guide - How are properties affected in the real estate market by natural disasters?
California Wildfires - Insurer, Consumer, Licensee and Lender Alerts
Pepperdine University Law Disaster Relief Clinic
Will provide limited-scope, pro bono legal services that includes assistance on FEMA applications and appeals, insurance coverage matters, business interruption, housing and rental issues, estate matters, unemployment, and consumer protection issues.
National Disaster Legal Aid Resource Center Quick Guide
California Department of Insurance Wildfire Information
DOI can be contacted for general information and guidance about insurance claims by calling (800) 927-HELP (4357).
Claims personnel from Farmers Insurance Group of Companies® deployed
Customers who have been ordered to evacuate, have suffered damage, or lost their home because of the widespread wildfires, should immediately contact Farmers’ 24 hour claims hotline (800) HelpPoint (435-7764) for immediate assistance. Current Mobile Relief Sites have been established at the following locations:
• Meriam Park, 2001 Notre Dame Blvd and the Corner of E 20th in Chico, CA 95928 Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm PST
• Thousand Oaks Community Center, 1385 East Janss Road in Thousand Oaks, CA 91360 Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm PST
• Will Rogers State Beach, 17000 Pacific Coast Hwy in Pacific Palisades, CA 90272 Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm PST
*entrance at Temescal Canyon Rd
Through their Roadmap to Recovery programs you will find support, guidance and help resources relevant to the Camp and Woolsey fires.
Prevention & Planning
American Red Cross
Created by the American Red Cross, this information encourages you to take precautions to help stay safe and speed up your recovery after a fire. It also offers ideas on what you can do to help make yourself and your home safer in the future.
Spanish-language information: http://www.redcross.org/services/disaster/foreignmat/resfispn.html
Creating a Family Disaster Plan
Steps to take to create a family disaster plan to expedite voluntary and forced evacuations in the event of an emergency.
California Environmental Protection Agency: https://calepa.ca.gov/disaster/fire/
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