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The REMS system allows brokers to deliver quality education to their agents and track their progress.


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C.A.R. Board of Directors and Committees

The main Business Meetings page includes important links for Directors and Committee Members.

C.A.R. Board of Directors and Committees

The main Business Meetings page includes important links for Directors and Committee Members.

REimagine! 2020

REimagine! Conference & Expo is where learning takes center stage and where business solutions and connections are at the forefront of the real estate industry.

Property Management Conference

Join us for a deep dive into property management fundamentals at this one-day conference.

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NAR meeting information and materials.

For Your Clients

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.

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Center for California Real Estate

CCRE's mission is to advance industry knowledge and innovation with an emphasis on convening key experts and influence-makers.

Tax Reform FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions about the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

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Investment Property Specialist Certification - Learn It, List It, Sell It!

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Course Description

This course is made up of various video modules and workbook exercises meant to be used in real practice. Each workbook section contains exercises geared to get you moving towards building skill sets for selling income-producing property.

In the videos, you will learn what you need for these assignments. Go back and replay any parts of the video you need to right before you tackle the assignment that goes with it.

Remember, this workbook is designed to be your “Action Plan.” You are not just learning concepts, you are putting them into action.

The time you take to complete the course is not important. What is important is that you take the necessary time you need to understand and assimilate the material and then properly execute each action plan.

Consistency is the key to course completion and your basis for success with your new stream of business. Setting reasonable goals will allow you to stay committed to your time frames and help you to remain on track.

Watching the videos is only the first portion of what you need to do to begin your journey towards success. The second component is completing the workbook assignments and accountability logs. Planning out how, when, and where you will study is extremely important. Make sure to allow for adequate time and have an appropriate space in which to learn.

Create a plan, and stick to it. Six weeks is the suggested time frame for this course; however, that being said, this is a self-paced learning experience. If you are a busy agent with a healthy book of business who is also balancing family and a social life, this course might take you 8, 10, or 20 weeks. If you have nothing going on and you are very focused, you might finish up in 2 or 3 weeks.

Do not short cut the process; be respectful of your current time commitments, and start the program when you can properly schedule study time. Create a reasonable time frame in which to complete each of the six learning modules and associated workbook sections. Map your journey out ahead of time by calendaring dates and times for your learning modules and action plan assignments. Set reminders for study times.

Good luck!



Apply for Your Certificate:

After all requirements have been met, students may apply for an official certificate. Once certified, students may add the certification to business cards, websites, email signatures, blogs, promotional materials, and more.


Apply for Your Certificate



To earn your certificate you must complete the course and exam with a passing score.

Members who took Certification courses and received their certification are required to renew their certificate every 2 years as the course is updated regularly.

How you benefit from taking this course:

You will learn:

• To begin tracking career advancements
• How to identify a top-ten list of potential clients
• Incubation techniques for a tier-two list of potential clients
• How to increase your book of business
• Ways to generate a personal stream of income for clients
• Calculations for Cap Rates, GRMs, and more
• When to use these calculations Orders for probate and letters

Upon completing the final exam for the course, you will be eligible to receive a certification from C.A.R as an Investment Property Specialist. 

Who Should Take this Course: 
Real estate professionals seeking to give their clients (and themselves!) the opportunity to own property that generates income and a place to live and grow. 

Craig O'Rourke



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