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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


Career Path

Browse our courses by topic to find the training you need to build up your real estate business.


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
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
REimagine! 2019

A new, all about connections and interactions, California REALTOR® event.


C.A.R. Women's Initiative

C.A.R.'s WomanUP!® conference is devoted to giving powerful women bold tools to take their careers to the next level.


NAR Meetings

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.

Infographics One Cool Thing Tax Reform One Sheets
Charts & Graphs

Explore and interact with the latest market statistics.


Digital Tools

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


Social Media Content

See the latest social media content from C.A.R. and find content for you to share on your own social media.


For Brokers/Managers

From Conferences to Resources, this area is geared to brokers and managers.


Center of 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


Speeches & Presentations

From outreaches to webinars, the Research and Economics team is sharing their insight on the market and the economy.


Publications

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

Newsletters California Real Estate Magazine
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Tips for a Top Web Site

Becky and Jim Swann, founders of International Real Estate Digest (www.ired.com), offer their essentials for a top REALTOR® site:
  • It must load quickly, within 15 seconds.
  • The front page must be inviting and informative; it should include: the company name, company logo, statement of services provided, market area covered and full contact information.
  • Control over sound must be given with a no-sound default.
  • The front page design must be good in layout, graphics and color combinations.
  • The background should be non-conflicting.
  • Limit animation to just one graphic per page so that it attracts attention to something important.
  • Text-only pages are boring; use some graphics that are small and load quickly.
  • Information should be present only as back-up material, not the main point. The site should sell service first and then biographical data should support that.
  • Include something unique and valuable.
  • Remember: The site‘s purpose is to encourage visitors either to leave contact information or to initiate a contact. Doing this well is an art!

Hints from Northern California-based broker-associate Judi Franich, of RE/MAX Accord, include:

  • Easy e-mail access to you, the agent.
  • Demonstrate your expertise through site content, not just biographical information.
  • Provide on-site access to MLS searching.
  • Provide comprehensive and current content.
  • Include photos besides "mug shots" that show you‘re human.
  • Offer something unique to your area that gets someone to bookmark your site.
  • Give something for free or hold contests.
  • Create excitement--ask visitors to sign up for drawings, reports or other services.
  • Know about your visitors‘ habits while they visit your site by using Web site analyzers. WebTrends (www.webtrends.com) is just one company that analyzes visitor behavior on Web sites.

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