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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

Career Path

Build and drive success for your real estate business with the training you need for continuous improvement

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. 

Risk and Education Management System

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


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.


CALIFORNIA REALTOR® EXPO, the state's largest real estate trade show.

Mid-Year Events

Attend the special luncheon event with C.A.R.'s CEO Joel Singer to find out what's next for the real estate market on Thursday, May 3.

NAR Meetings

NAR meeting information and materials.

C.A.R. Women's Initiative

WomanUP! creates a community where mentors and leaders can communicate, collaborate, advocate for, and support one another.

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.

Charts & Graphs

Explore and interact with the latest market statistics.

County Market Updates Market @ A Glance
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.

Article Success with Social Media
Speeches & Presentations

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

Multimedia Library

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


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


Webinars focusing on the critical issues that impact REALTORS®, their clients, and the real estate industry.


Consultant s Corner: Technology

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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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