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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.
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 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 sectorsTransaction Coordinator Directory
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.
REimagine! Real Estate Conference & Expo is where learning takes center stage and where business solutions and connections are at the forefront of the real estate industry.
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.
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®.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.'s annual consumer advertising campaign creates awareness of the REALTOR® brand and demonstrates the many benefits of the consumer-REALTOR® relationship.Online Campaign Paid Social Partnerships Podcasts Search Sponsorship and Branding Video Campaign
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.
This is so us...who we are and what we do.
Meet the 2023 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
C.A.R. and its subsidiaries are currently recruiting for the following job opportunities.Administrative Assistant - Corporate Legal DEI Director IT Helpdesk and Technical Training Coordinator Member Experience Insights Analyst Political Affairs Coordinator Quality Assurance and Training Specialist Senior Staff Accountant
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Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are key priorities of the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®.
We believe that a conscious, persistent effort to further diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging within our community and our organization will drive greater success and innovation through the contribution of different perspectives and ideas.
If you have any questions, please email DeAnthony Nelson.
As we continue striving to create inclusive environments this statement can be read at the beginning of meetings to encourage respect and participation by all members.
Inclusive Meetings Facilitation Tips
These tips can help meeting facilitators foster inclusion and greater psychological safety for meeting participants. These tips were informed by the books Dare to Lead by Brené Brown and Thrive: The Facilitator’s Guide to Radically Inclusive Meetings by Dr. Mark Smutny.
Five Inclusion Steps from Dr. Stephanie Johnson
Dr. Stefanie K. Johnson is a scholar, professor and speaker, studies the intersection of leadership and diversity. Dr. Johnson created this inclusion guide the C.A.R. community.
Winter 2022 Fair Housing and Diversity Forum - Dr. Stefanie Johnson (video)
Watch this recording featuring Dr. Stefanie K. Johnson, author of Inclusify: The Power of Uniqueness and Belonging to Build Innovative Teams.
Core Standards: DEI and Fair Housing for Local Associations
Learn about the D.E.I. and Fair Housing elements of the Core Standards requirements for REALTOR® Associations and what you can do to meet these requirements and overcome challenges.
6 Diversity Tips for Group Leaders
These tips can help group leaders foster diversity and inclusion within their organizations.
2023 Fair Housing Day Recordings (video)
This day-long fair housing event featured innovators, researchers, advocates and policy experts who discussed all things fair housing, including appraisal bias, fair housing in rentals, inclusive advertising and expanding homeownership opportunities for underserved communities. Regardless of niche or market, all California REALTORS ® should watch these important videos. Learn How to Help All Californians Achieve Homeownership.
Modernize Your Business With Inclusion (video)
C.A.R.’s Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer, Farrah Wilder, and Laurie Benner, Associate Vice President of Programs for the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) discuss how D.E.I. is essential REALTORS®. It's not only is it the "right thing to do," understanding D.E.I. also allows you to lean into your communities and develop a business that is inclusive of potential team members and clients from all backgrounds.
Diversity and the Modern Real Estate Business (article)
This article in the California Real Estate Magazine discusses how to diversify your business.
Global Real Estate
The Global Real Estate Forum's purpose is to maximize the ability of all C.A.R. members to take advantage of the growing earnings potential associated with the increasing globalization of the real estate business. Learn more about the international real estate arena and how you can get involved in Association governance.
The California Association of REALTORS® supports a diverse, 200,000+ member community and the diverse communities that those REALTORS® serve. We are committed to protecting and expanding the opportunity for all communities to sustainably own, use and transfer real property.
C.A.R.’s Fair Housing California website offers resources and information about events to help you learn more about all things fair housing.
Even though the real estate industry is predominantly female, women are underrepresented in leadership positions at both the brokerage and senior management levels. The goal of C.A.R.’s Women’s Initiative is to create a community where mentors and leaders can communicate, collaborate, advocate for, and support one another.
The Latino Professionals Network (LPN) creates community and networking opportunities for REALTORS® to build strong support systems, increase business opportunities and break down barriers. Join our Facebook group today!
The purpose of the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® Young Professionals Network (YPN) is to facilitate opportunities for involvement in Association leadership through education and networking. C.A.R. YPN has a Facebook group to share news, get referrals and recommendations, and network with fellow YPNers throughout California!
All C.A.R. members can attend C.A.R. committee meetings and forums. Meetings are held three times per year. You can find the meeting schedule and locations here.
More information about C.A.R.’s Diversity Committee, Fair Housing and Diversity Forum, Fair Housing Policy Committee, Global Real Estate Forum, and Young Professionals Network Forum can be found here.
At Home With Diversity
NAR's At Home With Diversity course offers information about conducting business in culturally competent ways. It includes updated statistics, fair housing laws, business plan development, business etiquette and more. Click on the course title above for more information on taking the class or becoming an instructor.
NAR Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Strategic Plan
NAR worked with Ivy Group Consulting to create a comprehensive D.E.I. strategic plan to create structures and processes that align with NAR’s strategic initiatives.
Actionable Roadmap for Local Association Diversity and Inclusion
This actionable roadmap can help you identify specific actions that will help you research and understand your membership and discover which demographic groups may be underrepresented in your market. Use this roadmap as the first steps to engage your full spectrum of membership, including those potentially underrepresented, through activities and leadership.
Diversity Initiative Grants
NAR offers grants to Local Associations for financial support of programs and activities that position REALTORS® as leaders in our increasingly diverse communities.
NAR Funding for Association Diversity Projects
Local and state associations can apply for financial support for programs and activities that position REALTORS® as leaders in our increasingly diverse communities. The Equal Opportunity-Cultural Diversity Committee (EO-CD) believes that providing resources to state and local associations is a key strategy in NAR's overall diversity program.
This course helps real estate professionals interrupt stereotypical thinking so they can avoid fair housing pitfalls and provide equal professional service to every customer or client.
The following individuals and organizations offer DEI-related trainings and consulting. Topics may include implicit bias training, cultural intelligence, inclusive leadership or difficult conversations. C.A.R. has not vetted or endorsed anyone on this list.
The Winters Group
Jennifer Brown Consulting
Dr. Stefanie K. Johnson
Dr. Mark Smutney - Civic Reinventions
Dr. Tiffany Jana - TMI Consulting
Leonard N. Moore
Dare to Lead Facilitator
(NAR) Bias Override Instructor List
Below are books and other resources to assist with the understand of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion principles. Additionally, reports related to those of diverse backgrounds are included to provide more understanding on the need for D.E.I. within the industry.
DEI Deconstructed by Lily Zheng
How to Be an Inclusive Leader by Jennifer Brown
Inclusive Conversations by Mary Frances Winters
Inclusify by Stefanie Johnson
The Sum of Us by Heather McGhee
How to be An Antiracist by Ibram Kendi
Influence Without Authority by Cohen and Bradford
Dare to Lead by Brené Brown
Thrive: The Facilitator's Guide to Radically Inclusive Meetings by Dr. Mark Smutney
The Speed of Trust by Stephen M.R. Covey