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 Training and 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.
Become certified as a Home Inspector or connect with a certified Inspectors and Transaction Coordinator.Inspector Certification Program Transaction Coordinator Directory
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 exclusive offers, discounts, and free trials.
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.
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!
Legal articles, many in question and answer format, are currently available on over 150 subjects in 50-plus categories.
The Legal Action Fund advocates the REALTOR® point of view and assists in lawsuits pivotal to the real estate industry. Learn more about how the Legal Action Fund supports you in your business.
Quick Guides (1-page articles) and PowerPoint presentations 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.
Need help on a legal issue? First, pick one of the topics.
Important industry cases, resources and informationSmall Claims Court
Current legal developments, C.A.R. legal products and services.Realegal®
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
Need assistance on Transactions – zipForm Edition, purchasing a course, or other general membership questions? The Customer Contact Center is only a phone call away.
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.Classes by Topic Online Bundles Risk and Education Management System Harassment Prevention Courses
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. The next regularly scheduled C.A.R. Business Meeting takes place February 13-16, 2024 in Monterey.Tentative Program
Check out NAR's upcoming meetings and conference schedule.
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
Explore and interact with the latest market statistics.Housing Market Summary County Market Updates Housing Perspective Market @ A Glance
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.
Your housing hub for market analysis, economic trends, and housing news.
Watch our C.A.R. economists provide updates on the latest housing market data and happenings... quickly!
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.
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.
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.
HAF plays an active role in addressing the ongoing housing affordability challenges facing California.Make A Donation
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®.Rising Star
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.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
C.A.R. provides tremendous member value through its innovative tools, services and education. Learn more about C.A.R. membership and dues and NAR membership and dues.
C.A.R.'s annual consumer advertising campaign creates awareness of the REALTOR® brand and demonstrates the many benefits of the consumer-REALTOR® relationship.
Smart Zone provides tools and insights necessary to convey your unique value proposition, effectively market your services, keep your clients abreast of current real estate market trends and help you achieve success in a dynamic industry.
Explore the implications of the landmark Burnett v NAR antitrust lawsuit's outcome for REALTORS®, the industry, and your business.
This is so us...who we are and what we do.
Meet the 2024 C.A.R. Leadership Team
C.A.R. is a statewide trade association dedicated to the advancement of professionalism in real estate.Annual Report
The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® is committed to bring you tools and information to help you succeed. Here are some of the innovative tools, services and education C.A.R. provided to help you achieve your professional goals.
C.A.R.'s Media Center houses the Association's news releases, media guidelines, and logos.News Releases
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.
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!
For more information, please click on the field rep tab.
SOCIAL MEDIA CONTENT- Click on the image below to download
SAMPLE SOCIAL MEDIA POSTS
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.
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.
Director of Member Education and Mobilization
Contact your Field Rep today!
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We know your resources are important to you. Here’s a compiled list of useful tools we recommend:
AB 1033 FAQ
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.
Save the date for
Prepare for an unforgettable day in Sacramento, where over 2,000 dedicated REALTORS® convene at the Capitol for C.A.R.'s highly-anticipated Legislative Day.
Come in a night early to attend the REALTOR® Block Party on Tuesday, April 30th!
It's a night of socializing and REALTOR® celebration you won't want to miss!
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