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.Transaction Tools Support Register for FREE Training Webinars
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 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.
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.
The Legal Matters Podcast is the official podcast of the California Association of REALTORS® Member Legal Services Department.
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.Pre-License Training
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 Annual Education Experience
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 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 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 HAI First-Time Buyer Housing Affordability Index - Traditional Historical Housing Data Annual Historical Data Summary
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.Buyer's Guide Inventory Report Housing Market Overview Market Update Videos View All Shareable Reports View All 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.
Stay connected with the latest releases by subscribing to the products and services that interest you.
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.
C.A.R.'s 15+ lawyers provide all sorts of services, not just answering the beloved Legal Hotline. Other pies that the C.A.R. lawyers have their fingers in are: Standard Forms, Sample Letters, Realegals, Webinars and Legal Action Fund, all of which are referenced here.
California Code of Ethics and Arbitration Rules and external link to JAMS Arbitration service.
C.A.R. participates in cases at the appellate and supreme court level as an "Amicus Curiae" or friend of the court when a decision in the case has the potential to affect REALTORS® statewide.Legal Action Fund Guidelines
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 new member of C.A.R. you have questions about your benefits and discounts. Find the answers here.Member FAQs
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 2022 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.
We’re excited to provide you executive level courses from your favorite WomanUP!® speakers through our WomanUP!® Academy. You’ll get online courses that you can take anytime, anywhere, to receive your WomanUP!® Executive Certification. Enjoy the benefit of C.A.R.'s professional development courses at an exceptional value.
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After all requirements have been met (see below), students will be automatically awarded a certificate and logo for marketing purposes. These will be sent to the email attached to their www.OnlineEd.com profile. Once certified, students may add the certification logo to business cards, websites, email signatures, blogs, promotional materials, and more.
The C.A.R. WomanUP!® ACADEMY Bundle has all of the courses developed by some of the esteemed WomanUP!® keynote speakers. Take the combined courses listed here to earn your WomanUP!® Executive Certification. This bundle has 10 courses packed with valuable information designed to empower you and arm you with knowledge and strategies to implement in your practice
All C.A.R. Education certifications expire 2 years from the date they were awarded and anyone who wishes to renew must retake the course. The courses are updated regularly so that new information is available to new and returning agents and members.
Courses and Details
with Coni Meyers
Be a visionary. Have impact. Be strategic. Inspire others. Organize yourself. Be a navigator. In this course, you will learn to incorporate mindfulness thinking and apply it using the 10 Aspects of Leadership. You will focus on creating Leadership Clarity for yourself, your office, and Charting Your Course to reach your desired destination.
with Annette Graw
The New Broker's Benchmark: Prepare! is roughly a 3½ hour video course providing new real estate brokers with an understanding of business structure and best practices for business planning. Additionally, you will learn to understand your financial statement to make your business more prepared for the ups and downs of the market.
with Annette Graw
The New Broker's Benchmark: Perform! is a 3½ hour video course and will review how to set appropriate policies for your agents and employees. You will also learn what to include in your office policy manual. This course will also cover components of the C.A.R. real estate contracts like CA-RPA and CA-RLA in addition to how to review your financial statements and understand them.
with Suzanne Yost
This course is designed to help minimize the chance of having a claim or lawsuit filed against you by following some simple Risk Management steps and by becoming educated in the areas which cause the greatest incidence of claims. The suggestions, education and advice presented can limit your liability and assist you with the handling of a claim if you are faced with one.
PLEASE NOTE: This online course currently DOES NOT have continuing education credits. [General Information Page]
with Judy Sharp
This course is intended to provide the learner with a general working knowledge of the basic operations of the broker’s office and how the office can better function in your supervisory role to increase productivity in your agents. After attending this course, students will be able to understand the role and responsibility of the broker, describe the different avenues and opportunities for education and training within the industry, and understand that the brokerage needs to retain good agents and recruit new ones regularly.
with Lori Namazi
This Administrative Staffing course is intended to provide company leadership with real-world guidance and practices focused on developing an organization that fosters efficient operations through effective staffing. Not all staffing issues are issues with an employee. Effective staffing relationships go beyond the employee and encompass the business as a whole, developing a cohesive partnership for success.
with Kendyl Young
During this Masterclass on Contact Relationship Management you will learn the reasons to use a CRM to build your business. You will also see how to study the aspects of a CRM and how it can help keep track of customers, contracts and appointments. Know that there are more people, more rules, and more expectations in real estate today and understand the importance of reviews and how to manage customer expectations.
with Valerie Garcia
Defining and articulating the culture and vision of your firm can be crucial when building and sustaining the trajectory you would like to follow. The people and personalities that make up your teams and those that you serve can have an important impact on your business. Use the tips on recruiting, training, mentoring and more in this course to decide how you want your practice to grow and how to sustain it.
with Bernice Ross
The Recruiting and Retaining course will focus on various aspects of capitalizing on personal strengths when recruiting like using simple strategies for overcoming reluctance and 21 ways to reach potential recruits. Additionally, attendees will learn to review current practices for recruiting and how to implement new strategies.
with Debra Trappen
Our WomanUP!® ACADEMY Empowerment course will help define what guides you by clarifying your personal and core values. How do you define these values? How do you infuse them? Learn to honor them and prioritize so that as you develop you build habits that will support the values you've designed that are important to you.
with Beate Chellette
Discover what the terms mergers and acquisitions mean and the various elements of these types of transactions. Throughout three learning tracks, you will be introduced to mergers and acquisitions, the differences and what might be the right strategy for you to utilize in each scenario. Other aspects to cover will be valuation and deal structure, value formulas, how to make sure companies have a good and correct valuation, and the actual transaction.
To purchase this course online anytime, available 24/7, visit store.car.org.
Who should attend:
Any REALTOR® looking for professional development courses by keynote speakers from past and upcoming C.A.R. real estate professional events.
WomanUP!® Academy FAQs
When are these courses taking place?
They are online and can be taken anytime!
What is the content of these courses?
These are professional development courses which cover topics from CRM use all the way to growing a business through mergers.
How much does the Academy bundle of courses cost to sign up for?
The course bundle is currently discounted by 20%.
Do I get access or any kind of perks at the WomanUP!® event in October 2019?
Unfortunately, no. However the Academy bundle of online courses is taught by a roster of female professionals that are past or current WomanUP!® conference speakers.
How can I apply for the Certification?
Click on Apply for the Certification on this page!
Do I need to renew this Certification?
There is no need to renew this Certification at this time.
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