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License Renewal

Easily renew your real estate license with the FREE 45 hour online license renewal package from C.A.R.


Pre-License Training

Prepare to earn your real estate license with our online courses


Designations / Certifications

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


Education Calendar

Browse our class schedule to find when and where to take real estate courses.


Course Catalog

Browse through the many courses we offer - listed in alphabetical order. 

Online Bundles
Graduate, REALTOR® Institute (GRI) Designation

Stand out as a REALTOR® with in-depth technical knowledge on the fundamentals of real estate. GRI real estate professionals are sought after industry experts.

Online Bundles
TC Career Workout

Join us for a special 1-day event pumped up with expert insight on Transaction Coordination (TC) practices throughout the industry. Learn what leading TCs and Brokers do to keep their firms in shape. Join us for the TC Career Workout on May 7, 2021 and use the knowledge shared here to start seeing gains in your business!


Risk and Education Management System

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


NMLS/MLO CE Courses

Complete your eight-hour NMLS license renewal requirement through our NMLS-approved provider, OnlineEd


C.A.R. Board of Directors and Committees

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

Tentative Program Meeting Registration
NAR Meetings

NAR meeting information and materials.


REimagine! Real Estate Conference

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.

REimagine! 2020 Session Archive
Virtual Events

View C.A.R's upcoming and past virtual events.


Webinars

Our comprehensive list of C.A.R. webinars you may attend free of charge.


Legislative Day

Save the date for Legislative Day 2021! Tuesday, April 27 will be a day filled with talks from our Capitol's most dynamic political leaders and much, much more!


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.

Prop 19 Infographics One Cool Thing Tax Reform One Sheets Fire Insurance One Sheets
Digital Tools

Marketing tools from C.A.R.'s consumer advertising campaign


For Brokers/Managers

This information is designed for Real Estate Brokers and Office Managers to assist you in supporting your real estate business. 


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


Multimedia Library

From webinars to videos and podcasts to blogs, C.A.R. keeps you in the know.

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Publications

C.A.R. publishes eight magazine issues and various newsletters throughout the year.

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April 2021 Broker Insights Newsletter

Update 4.28.21 - Industry Leader Weekly Update

Our next Town Hall is Friday May 7th at 11am with DRE Commissioner Doug McCauley as a special guest, Register here and submit your questions for the Commissioner, the Leadership Team or staff in advance by emailing [email protected]. Below are your pertinent updates for this week: 

C.A.R. REBS Partner Update: Glide agrees to be purchased by Compass
By now you have seen the publicity relating to Compass’ potential acquisition of Glide.  Unfortunately, CAR was also quite surprised by the announcement as we had received very little advance notice.  

C.A.R. and REBS’ relationship with Glide includes strong contractual protections and discussions are commencing to determine what options best serve our members.  While we, as you, were surprised, we are now working through the alternatives going forward so we can be assured that issues such as privacy, security of data, and legal and operational control are acceptable.  There is also the more difficult overriding issue of whether it is viable, even with significant protections, for C.A.R. to use a real estate company-owned technology company to provide member benefits.  We are committed to providing member benefits that avoid even the appearance of favoritism for any one member. 

We are disappointed that this issue has arisen in the middle of this roll out of the new member benefit.   But rest assured that whatever option is chosen going forward, contractual provisions are in place so as not to disrupt transactions and existing documents in Glide.   We hope there is a solution that works for all C.A.R. members.  Please feel free to share your thoughts on a solution that will maintain fairness and equity for the entire membership. You can reach out by replying to this email or emailing me at [email protected] directly.  

California Relief Grants
The application period for the sixth and final round of funding for the California small business grant program opens today, April 28, and runs through May 4. California small businesses can apply to receive grants ranging from $5,000 to $25,000. If you previously applied for a grant, you should not apply again — if you were not selected in a previous round, your application will be automatically moved to this sixth round. For more information and to apply, go here.

Market Update
The majority of the economic and market data remains positive, with several encouraging developments of late. April home sales remained robust through the weekend, fueled by ongoing growth in buyer demand. Additionally, rates have started to help out—falling below 3% for the first time in 7 weeks. The ongoing improvements in California’s public health numbers have enabled the economy to improve significantly as well. In addition to the uptick in jobs we reported on last week, the unemployment rate and new unemployment claims are both falling. There are still nearly 2 million workers on the state’s unemployment rolls, so there’s still significant healing left ahead of us, but overall, the past week has seen the economy and the market get better. For the full write up - go here

  • For more check out our Market Minute here

  • For our daily MLS Transactional Data - go here.

  • For our weekly Realtor Survey Data - go here.

For more information regarding Industry & Broker Relations, please contact Sara Sutachan, Industry & Broker Relations Senior Vice President, at (213) 739-8224 or [email protected].



Broker Education Resources

WomanUP!® Academy Executive Certification Course

The New Broker's Benchmark: Prepare and Perform! Course Bundle - ONLINE ANYTIME

Nuts and Bolts: The Broker’s Day-to-Day - ONLINE ANYTIME

Teams 2.0: The Team Leader - ONLINE ANYTIME

California Human Resource Law for Brokers/Teams - ONLINE ANYTIME

Administrative Staffing: The Human Side of Human Resources - ONLINE ANYTIME


Upcoming Education Opportunities at C.A.R.

Click the link for more information and to register.

4/9 @ 2pm - WomanUP! Weekly Live


Resources for Office Managers

Office managers, keep up to date with spilling relevant and practical tea (information) tailored for office sales meetings. You will be the first to know about hot issues, market conditions, and motivational material to keep your agents inspired to achieve success. Print copies or or forward the link to your team via email.

Latest Weekly Sales Data

Local Monthly Data

Your input is invaluable to us. Please take our survey about your experience in the field every week to help us continue bringing you the most accurate data possible in our weekly data report. We appreciate your support!  



 

Latest Legal Guidance

Two new Legal Quick Guides were posted: one on Complying with the Industry Guidance Showing Rules and one on Using the C.A.R. PEAD-V form. See also our new Legal FAQs on Rules on Intergenerational Transfers Under Prop 19, which apply to any purchase or transfer beginning February 16, 2021.


 

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Women account for 60% of REALTORS® in California but represent only a fraction of brokerage ownership and executive leadership.

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WomanUP!®, an initiative of the California Association of REALTORS®, exists to support the journey of women to the very TOP of their careers as broker-owners.

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Share Your Story Initiative -  Are you a woman who owns or leads a brokerage? We want to hear from you!

 



Podcasts

Housing Matters




The Housing Matters Podcast is your housing hub for market analysis, economic trends, and housing news from the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) and its institute the Center for California Real Estate (CCRE). Tune in to learn what you need to know about the market from C.A.R. experts who will give you their take on the latest top real estate stories. The goal of the Housing Matters Podcast is to provide C.A.R. members with ideas that help them become more knowledgeable, professional, and insightful in their work as practitioners and stakeholders in the future of real estate. Join the conversation and tune into the Housing Matters Podcast



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