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Californians for Homeownership

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. 


Champions of Home Impact Awards

The Champions of Home Impact Awards honor California REALTORS® who have made a significant impact on their communities through volunteer efforts. 


Housing Affordability Fund Program

HAF plays an active role in addressing the ongoing housing affordability challenges facing California.

Make A Donation to HAF
C.A.R. Disaster Relief

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 Disaster Resources
Scholarship Foundation

Scholarships for California students planning to pursue a career in real estate.


Education Foundation

Grants for California REALTORS® and residents pursuing real estate education.


Diversity and Inclusion Programs

Find out more information on key diversity and inclusion programs and projects available.

Fair Housing Latino Professionals Network C.A.R. Women's Initiative
Young Professionals Network

New to the industry? YPN is a network to sharpen your skills, heighten your leadership, and connect with fellow REALTORS®.

Rising Star Award
Guide to Benefits

Download and share the official 2024 C.A.R. Member Benefits Guide.

NAR Member Discounts C.A.R. Insurance Products
For New Members

As a C.A.R. member you may have questions about your association and the industry. Find the answers here.

New Member FAQs Glossary Service Providers
Membership Dues and Value

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.


Consumer Ad Campaign

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

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.


NAR Litigation

Explore the implications of the landmark Burnett v NAR antitrust lawsuit's outcome for REALTORS®, the industry, and your business.


2024 C.A.R. Officers

Meet the 2024 C.A.R. Leadership Team


C.A.R. Mission Statement

C.A.R. is a statewide trade association dedicated to the advancement of professionalism in real estate.

Annual Report
C.A.R. Impact 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.


Media Center

C.A.R.'s Media Center houses the Association's news releases, media guidelines, and logos.

News Releases
Careers

C.A.R. and its subsidiaries are currently recruiting for the following job opportunities.


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Advertise With Us

Learn about advertising with C.A.R.


Customer Service

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.


Rosters & Directories

Need help finding the right person? Try searching through our various rosters & directories.


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Have a question? Need assistance? Not sure who offers what? Make searching for resources simple. This tool enables members to easily identify the providers of some of the most common resources, business tools, and services that REALTORS® may use in their practice. See whether C.A.R., Local Associations, NAR, your MLS, DRE, your broker, and/or an outside vendor will always or sometimes be a point of contact for or provide a specific resource. Friendly tip: sort columns or search content to find the info you need! 

✓ = Always | S = Sometimes

I need help with... Local Association  C.A.R.  NAR  MLS  DRE  Broker  Outside Vendor  Resources/Notes
Member Benefits S       C.A.R. Benefits | NAR Benefits
Member Discounts S         C.A.R. Discounts
Transactional/Business Tools S  ✓   S C.A.R. Business Products
Health Insurance           C.A.R. Insurance Products
Technology Support S S       S   C.A.R. Customer Service 
Updating Member Information             Find Your Local Association  
Forms/zipForm® S           Transactions, zipForm® Edition Support
Housing Market Statistics S S   S   Housing StatisticsMarket Data
Local Market Information S   S   S   Interactive Market Data
Marketing Materials & Resources for Clients S       Marketing Materials
Lead Generation   S       S  
Advertising Guidelines   ✓       S   Advertising Legal Q&A
Negotiating commissions         ✓    Legal Quick Guides 
(search "Commission")
Listing appointment strategies            ✓     
Antitrust          

NAR Antitrust Resources | 
Outside Vendor would be your attorney

Financial Literacy and Education   ✓        STEPS Toward Homeownership 
Tour Meetings/Caravan ✓               
Multiple Listing Service (MLS)            
Lockboxes (Buying/Leasing)            More information on lockbox companies:
SentriLock | Supra  
Lockboxes (Tech Support)          Local AOR/MLS may provide basic support. Otherwise, reach out to vendor 
Sign riders and flyer boxes  ✓              Find Your Local Association
REALTOR® Safety  S ✓        NAR Resources 
Legal Advice    ✓        Legal Hotline | Legal Q&A's
Lender Assistance    ✓        ✓    Transaction Rescue™ 
Errors and Omissions Insurance (E&O)          E&O Insurance
Fair Housing Legal Questions and Information   ✓          ✓ 

Legal Hotline |
C.A.R. Fair Housing Site |
California Civil Rights Agency 

Fair Housing Complaints
(lending, appraising, FHA violations, etc.)
 
            ✓ 

FHEO Complaint & Investigation Process |
File Appraiser Complaint |
Submit CFPB Complaint

DEI Resources (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion)          NAR Resources | C.A.R. Resources 
Dispute Resolution Center
(Overview of dispute services)
 
  ✓            Dispute Resolution Center 
Peer-to-Peer Ethics Infoline    ✓            Peer-to-Peer Ethics Infoline 
Ethics Complaints  ✓              Find Your Local Association 
Ombudsman Assistance  ✓            Ombudsman Hotline 
Real Estate Mediation Center (For Consumers)    ✓            Consumer Mediation 
REALTOR® Mediation/Arbitration (Brokers share a local AOR membership in common)  ✓             

Find Your Local Association | 
Legal Quick Guides (search "arbitration")

REALTOR® Mediation/Arbitration (Brokers don't share a local AOR membership in common)    ✓            C.A.R. Interboard Arbitration
Educational Opportunities  ✓  ✓      Designations & Certifications |
C.A.R. Education Calendar
Continuing Education (CE) and Renewing Your License       45 Free CE C.A.R. Benefit | 
DRE License Renewal Info
Pre-License Courses    ✓          C.A.R. Pre-License Courses
Licensing (i.e. exams, update broker/contact info, license certificate)          ✓      DRE eLicensing System
Political Advocacy  ✓  ✓          C.A.R. Resources 

 


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