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.
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 CARmojis & Stickers, C.A.R., Legal Hotline, CA REALTOR® EXPO, and zipForm Mobile.
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.
While you’re driving to your next meeting, would like our attorneys to update you on how to best protect yourself and your clients? Subscribe to our Legal Matters Podcast, and we’ll bring the most critical information right to your device.
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.
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 Risk and Education Management System Annual Education Experience
Prepare to earn your real estate license with our online courses
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 Down Payment Resource Directory 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
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.Shareable Reports 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.
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 Ambassador Program 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 C.A.R. member you may have questions about your association and the industry. Find the answers here.Member FAQs Glossary Service Providers
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 2023 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.
October 3, 2022
State’s premiere real estate trade show, REimagine! Conference & Expo, opens next week in Long Beach
LOS ANGELES (Oct. 3) – CALIFORNIA REALTORS® will gather in person next week for the first time in three years for the state’s premiere real estate trade show at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach Calif. REimagine! Conference & Expo, running Oct. 11-13, offers California REALTORS® three full days of valuable and insightful seminars, learning experiences, networking opportunities and to connect with more than 200 exhibitors showcasing their products and services. Many conference sessions will focus on the shifting real estate market and how REALTORS® can prepare themselves and their clients.
Highlights of REimagine! 2022 include:
Tuesday, Oct. 11 – Pre-conference Day (Paid Day)
Broker Conference: Industry Leaders LIVE!
Join Industry Leaders from around the state for a one-day event strategically designed for broker/owners and thought leaders. Understand the hype behind Crypto, Meta and Blockchain Technology and break down its impact on the future. (9 a.m.-5 p.m.)
C.A.R. Residential Purchase Agreement
(9 a.m.-1 p.m.)
Power Up Your Social Media Marketing
What’s in and what’s out in social media marketing? In this immersive, hands-on day, will walk away with knowledge about setting up their social media marketing for success with expert-led strategies that work. They’ll also learn how to attract clients with content that converts across platforms and get pro tips on creating TikToks and Instagram REELS to increase their sales. (9 a.m.-5 p.m.)
It's Not Business As Usual: Strategies for Business Success in 2023
will learn how to jump start their business planning for 2023 with this intensive, hands-on, day-long event guaranteed to give them new insights into setting up their business for success. They’ll learn about new systems, time management skills, marketing, branding and much more from the experts themselves. (9 a.m.-5 p.m.)
Top Reasons Agents Get Sued: All About Disclosures
Disclosures are one of the most important areas to understand in real estate today. This course will help REALTORS® understand the reasons behind approximately 30 disclosures typically seen in a residential transaction, when the disclosures must be made and when they might be exempted. (1:30 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.)
This half-day pre-conference track, is the nexus point of knowledge, collaboration, innovation and fun, featuring speakers, such as past Rising Star Award honorees, who will share their insights and talents on a variety of topics relevant to today’s agent. (1:30 p.m.- 5 p.m.)
Wednesday, Oct. 12 – REimagine Day 1
Keynote Speaker Tom Ferry - Legendary real estate coach Tom Ferry will share his ultimate success formula to out-position your competition and make 2023 your best year. Learn the three most important business plays to run, top lead sources to generate more business, how to scale trust to win more prospects and more. (9:30 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.)
Keynote Luncheon with Jordan Levine - C.A.R. Chief Economist Jordan Levine will share valuable data and insights on pressing housing issues in his 2023 Housing Market Forecast. (Paid event)
The Impact of Climate Change on California’s Water Resources and the Future of Housing Development - Moderated by C.A.R. President Otto Catrina, a panel of water experts will discuss wildfire risk for existing and future properties, how emergency conservation measures will affect future housing development and ways the built environment can reduce water use in the future. (1:45 p.m.-2:30 p.m.)
S.W.O.T. with Industry Leaders - Moderated by C.A.R. CEO John Sebree, when change happens, you want to hear from the leaders. Hear what some of the biggest names in the real estate industry discuss the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats they see in the market and real estate industry. Speakers: Anthony Hitt, CEO, Engel & Volkers; Tami Bonnell, CEO Exit Realty Corp.; Guy Gal, CEO, Side; Sandra Miller, broker-owner, Engel & Volkers. (2:40 p.m.-3:25 p.m.)
Exhibit Hall Grand Opening
REimagine! will kick off the Exhibit Hall opening at 9 a.m.- 5 p.m., giving attendees an opportunity to discover the latest products and innovations and connect face-to-face with hundreds of vendors in major product categories including technology, apps, marketing and finance. New this year are dedicated “Expo only” hours (Oct. 12, 9 a.m.-9:30 a.m. and 11:20 a.m.- 1:45 p.m. and Oct. 13, 9 a.m.-9:30 a.m. and 11:50 a.m.- 1:45 p.m.), when no other conference events will be concurrently held, giving attendees ample time to explore the Exhibit Hall.
Thursday, Oct. 13 - REimagine Day 2
What’s next? Looking Ahead to the 2023 Market - Moderated by 2014 C.A.R. Past President Kevin Brown, industry expert economists break down what’s happening in the market right now, discuss how economic indicators like rising inflation and falling home sales are influencing the housing landscape, and share their predictions for what’s ahead for 2023. Speakers: Jeff Tucker, senior economist, Zillow’s Economic Research Team; Michael Cohen, VP Advisory Services, CoStar Group; Jessica Lynch, VP Finance, NAHB; and Robert Kleinhenz, director of research at the School of Business Administration Center for Economic Forecasting and Development, U.C. Riverside. (9:30 a.m-10.40 a.m.)
ADUs 101 - Dive into questions surrounding accessory dwelling units (ADUs) to learn what’s allowed as well as recent changes to state and local laws. Find out whether finished basement or attic units might qualify and other considerations. (10:10 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.)
Tech It Out! Trends Forecast - Leading tech strategist Mike DelPrete will help REALTORS® stay on top of the latest tech trends as he shares can’t-miss insights and analysis on today’s real estate tech space and where it’s going. (10:50 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.)
Strategy Talk – Hear from Jason Oppenheim, star of Netflix’s Selling Sunset and Selling the OC, as he’s interviewed on business strategies that have helped his brokerage find mass success. (2:40 p.m. – 3:25 p.m.)
Exhibit Hall - The Exhibit Hall continues from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., including dedicated “Expo only” hours (9 a.m.-9:30 a.m. and 11:50 a.m.- 1:45 p.m.).
Leading the way...® in real estate news and information for more than 110 years, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (www.car.org) is one of the largest state trade organizations in the United States, with more than 217,000 members dedicated to the advancement of professionalism in real estate. C.A.R. is headquartered in Los Angeles.
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