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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
TC Career Workout

A special 1-day event pumped up with expert insight on Transaction Coordination (TC) practices throughout the industry.


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.


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.


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.


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.

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

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November 2021 Broker Insights Newsletter

Update 12.1.21 - Industry Leader Weekly Update

Our final Industry Leader Town Hall for 2021 will take place Friday December 10th at 11am.  DRE Commissioner Doug McCauley and his team will be joining us to answer your questions. Register here and submit your questions in advance by emailing [email protected] and [email protected]. The current agenda and questions submitted will be found here. Below are your pertinent updates for this week.

Increase of FHFA Loan Limits
This week, FHFA announced the Conforming Loan Limits for 2022. Compared to previous years, the 2022 Conforming Loan Limits represent a significant increase due to the historic house price appreciation over the last year. While 95 percent of U.S. counties will be subject to the new baseline limit of $647,200, approximately 100 counties will have conforming loan limits approaching $1 million. Read more here and here.

Unlocking a Legacy: A Look Back & Ahead with CEO Joel Singer
Tune in to Episode 3 of the Unlocking CA Politics podcast, "Unlocking a Legacy: A Look Back & Ahead with CEO Joel Singer." Listen as Joel and Sanjay Wagle, SVP Government Affairs, discuss his time with C.A.R. and what he sees coming next. Listen here.

Market Update
It was a quiet holiday week in the markets with relatively little data released last week. However, the data we received was generally encouraging and supportive of a robust housing market being maintained into the new year. Although rates have generally been trending up and competition has eased slightly as a result, mortgage applications and closed sales, particularly in California’s core economies, have remained robust. 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.

The revised RPA goes live on December 14th – Get ready by visiting ALL Things RPA - go HERE. Also, here is the schedule of RPA Classes and a copy of the New RPA.

Legal Webinars:

  • Mondays @11am RPA Spotlight Series found here

  • All webinar recordings found here

  • New and Revised Forms - RPA referenced addenda and advisories on Dec 6th Register here

STEPS Toward Homeownership -- Did you know over half of all renters in California still believe they need at least 20% down to purchase a home? The reality is there are programs available that enable a purchase with much lower down payments. And so we’re holding our next two-hour STEPS virtual event on December 8 to provide REALTORS with all the financial literacy resources you need to help your clients purchase a home. Register here.  

California Real Estate Magazine - click here to read the latest issue online. 

Hearing from agents is critical to understanding the marketplace, changes in consumer behavior, trends, and the industry. Please take 5 minutes to complete our WEEKLY REALTOR SENTIMENT SURVEY here.



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 & Events at C.A.R.

Click the link for more information and to register.

For Educational Courses, please visit the Education Calendar here.

 


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