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Time to bring it home. Complete transactions and contracts electronically through zipForm®.
zipForm® features easy-to-use navigation that lets you move quickly through documents and transactionszipForm® Plus: NEW Platform! zipForm® Standard
Simplify the transaction with secure electronic signatures.
Free advice to help you understand the form you're using with Forms Tutor® and identify which form you need for your transaction with Forms Advisor™
C.A.R. Standard Forms are developed by the C.A.R. Legal Department which gathers input from real estate professionals and attorneys to create user-friendly, comprehensive, and dependable forms.
Access many additional forms libraries available to you within your zipForm® account
Manage all of your REALTOR® agent accounts, transactions and forms effortlessly and efficiently
C.A.R. Training Center is a members one stop shop for all products sectioned off by member types. i.e New Members, Advanced Members, Returning members and Member specialist.
Order affiliated services easily without leaving your zipForm® account with the fully integrated Service Providers
Get answers to your zip-Related questions with user guides, FAQs, videos and more.
We're here to help, people! Business products and tools to empower REALTORS®.
Your one-stop-source for real estate products, forms, education, high-tech tools and more
Download the latest C.A.R. mobile apps, including CARmojies & Stickers, C.A.R., Legal Hotline, CA REALTOR® EXPO, and zipForm Mobile.
Help potential buyers open the door to home-ownership by searching from over 400 available down payment assistance programs throughout California.
The REALTOR® Badge is a personalized widget that verifies your status and displays your REALTOR® information from NRDS, including office and designation information.
Q: Where do I go to get legal questions answered? A: Easy, look to the right!
Legal articles, many in question and answer format, are currently available on over 150 subjects in 50-plus categories.All Legal Q&As 2018 Q&A Revisions 2016 Q&As 2016 Q&A Revisions
5 charts show REALTORS ® what needs to be disclosed and to whom in various sales and lease scenarios.
Short, helpful, 1-page articles, summaries, PowerPoint presentations, and videos for Brokers, Agents, and Consumers.Serving Alcohol at an Open House
C.A.R.’s Legal Live Webinars are online presentations conducted by C.A.R. attorneys on the first Tuesday of every month. Hear about legal developments and answers to common questions. Watch live or from a recorded post. Legal Live Webinars are offered as a free member benefit.
Help, I need backup! Whether it's legal or financial help you need, C.A.R.'s got your back with these resources.
If you're a member looking to resolve a minor dispute or communication issue with another REALTOR®, a C.A.R. ombudsman may be able to help!
Your lifeline to the lending community formerly known as the Finance Helpline. Find contacts and answers to all mortgage related questions, and problems that arise in your real estate transaction. Get assistance today!Lending Resources
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.
Did you know that for zero dollars and zero cents, you can speak with an attorney about your transaction? If you don't believe us, check it out yourself.
We offer a wide array of real estate educational courses, certifications & designations in various formats.
Easily renew your real estate license with the FREE 45 hour online license renewal package from C.A.R.
Prepare to earn your real estate license with our online courses
Build and drive success for your real estate business with the training you need for continuous improvement
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
Browse our class schedule to find when and where to take real estate courses.
Get the description you need to learn more about our many courses offered. To find courses by career path, please visit our Career Path page.
Complete your eight-hour NMLS license renewal requirement through our NMLS-approved provider, OnlineEd
Mark your calendars for our yearly meetings and events!
The main Business Meetings page includes important links for Directors and Committee Members.Tentative Program Committee Selection Meeting Registration
CALIFORNIA REALTOR® EXPO, the state's largest real estate trade show.
You're the brand! Use our marketing tools to tell your story.
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.ClientDIRECT® Infographics
Explore and interact with the latest market statistics.County Market Updates Market @ A Glance
Marketing tools from C.A.R.'s consumer advertising campaignCARmojis Legal Hotline App REALTOR® RealTalk REALTOR® ReelMaker
See the latest social media content from C.A.R. and find content for you to share on your own social media.Featured Share of the Week Success with Social Media
Got knowledge? All the info you need on California’s housing market, economy, and issues impacting the industry.
Brokers/ManagersExecutive Exchange Webinar Series Industry News
This program represents our ongoing commitment to enhancing the professionalism of all our members.
From outreaches to webinars, the Research and Economics team is sharing their insight on the market and the economy.
From webinars to videos and podcasts to blogs, C.A.R. keeps you in the know.Housing Matters Blog Real Estate Leaders & Legends Podcast Slideshows Videos
C.A.R. publishes eight magazine issues and various newsletters throughout the year.Newsletters California Real Estate Magazine
Webinars focusing on the critical issues that impact REALTORS®, their clients, and the real estate industry.
Be trendy -- stay current with our latest market forecasts and data analyses.
Following modest gains in home sales in 2016, California’s housing market will post a nominal increase in 2017.
View the latest sales and price numbers. Find out where sales will be in upcoming months.Current Sales & Price Statistics Housing Affordability Index - Traditional Pending Home Sales Index Historical Housing Data
The all-new Housing Matters Podcast is your housing hub for market analysis, economic trends, and housing news.
Stay connected with the latest releases by subscribing to the products and services that interest you.
Gain insights on California's housing market through interactive dashboards. Select your metrics and see where the data takes you.
Californians are surveyed annually to gain insights on the housing market from their persepective.
Get a roundup of weekly economic and market news that matters to real estate and your business.
You’ve gone pro! So here are guidelines about MLS rules and professional standards.
California Model MLS Rules, Issues Briefing Papers, and other articles and materials related to MLS policy.
Summaries and photos of California REALTORS® who violated the Code of Ethics and were disciplined with a fine, letter of reprimand, suspension, or expulsion.
An explanation of C.A.R.'s position on MLS consolidations in general and a statewide MLS in particular.
The most recent edition of the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice of the National Association of REALTORS®.
The California Professional Standards Reference Manual, Local Association Forms, Interboard Arbitration Rules, and other materials related to Code of Ethics enforcement and arbitration.
An industry that works together, thrives together. Participate in legislative advocacy as a C.A.R. member!
C.A.R. advocates for REALTOR® issues in Washington D.C., Sacramento and in city and county governments throughout California.
CREPAC, LCRC, IMPAC, ALF and the RAF comprise C.A.R.'s political fundraising arm.
It's the Law -- C.A.R.'s legal eagles tell you what you need to know to stay out of trouble.
Represent! Join C.A.R. in our community and foundation programs.
Programs and grants to provide direct assistance to address the housing crisis in California.Make A Donation HAF Statewide Programs Grants For Local Associations HAF Donors/Supporters Bette Dobkin Award 9th Annual HAF Casino & Karaoke Night
C.A.R. stands ready to assist REALTORS® who have been impacted by these wildfires through its Disaster Relief Fund.
Find out how you can Get Involved with C.A.R's Governmental Affairs program!OPPOSE AB 1506, Costa-Hawkins Repeal
Do you have an innovative idea(s) with regards to real estate? Submit your idea(s) for a chance to partner with C.A.R. and transform tomorrow's industry!
Scholarships for California students planning to pursue a career in real estate.
Grants for California REALTORS® pursuing advanced real estate designations.
Diversity and Inclusion.International Real Estate Real Estate Organizations C.A.R. Women's Initiative
New to the industry? YPN is a network to sharpen your skills, heighten your leadership, and connect with fellow REALTORS®.
Adding REALTOR® next to your name is cool. What comes with that title is even cooler. Check out your benefits.
As a new member of C.A.R. you have questions about your benefits and discounts. Find the answers here.Member FAQs
C.A.R.'s annual consumer advertising campaign creates awareness of the REALTOR® brand and demonstrates the many benefits of the consumer-REALTOR® relationship.Who's Your REALTOR®?
This is so us...who we are and what we do.
Meet the 2018 C.A.R. Leadership Team
C.A.R. is a statewide trade association dedicated to the advancement of professionalism in real estate.
Learn about advertising with C.A.R.
C.A.R. and its subsidiaries are currently recruiting for the following job opportunities.
C.A.R.'s Media Center houses the Association's news releases, media guidelines, and logos.News Releases
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C.A.R. Industry Leaders make Swanepoel's Power 200 List
Congratulations to the C.A.R.'s Industry Leaders who were named one of the 200 most powerful people in residential real estate for 2015!
The SP200 serves to identify those leaders that impact and lead the residential real estate brokerage industry, said Rob Hahn, executive editor of the Swanepoel Power 200. We acknowledge their enormous influence and contribution to our industry by detailing their role in improving the overall home buying transaction and the real estate business in particular.
Swanepoel states, These are the leaders of our industry. They are the drivers! They are the ones making the biggest difference!.There is no pay-to-play, no old boys club, and no favors for friends.
#24 Paul Hulme
President and CEO, Alain Pinel Realtors
Hulme co-founded the company in 1990 and has been its sole shareholder and CEO since 2000. It is now the largest residential real estate company in California, with 1,300+ agents producing over $10.4 billion in sales. Born on a farm in Utah, Hulme graduated from the University of Utah, and served in the U.S. Air Force.
#24 David Cabot
President and CEO, BHHS California Realty
Cabot served as one of Prudential's most successful office managers for 16 years before he was tapped to become President and CEO of BHHS California Realty. He leads one of the largest brokerages in the country with 3,400 sales associates in 59 offices throughout Southern and Central California.
#65 Cameron Merage
President and CEO, First Team Real Estate
In 1976 Merage founded First Team Real Estate in Orange County, CA. As President and CEO, he has grown it into one of the largest independent real estate firms in California, with 1,700+ agents that produces over $5.8 billion annually, specializing in the sale of residential properties valued at $2 million and up.
#68 Greg Macres
Executive Vice President, NRT West
He leads NRT's operations in Northern California, Colorado, Utah, and Hawaii, from sales training to real estate management and career guidance training. In the late 80's he became an owner of Contempo Realty, successfully growing it until it was acquired by the NRT. He also founded the Children's Gaucher Research Fund.
#73 Steve Ozonian
Chief Real Estate Officer, Carrington Holding Company
Ozonian has had a remarkable real estate career. He served as a senior executive with Sorrento Capitol, RealEstate.com, Help-U-Sell, BofA, RE/MAX, MOVE Inc, Realtor.com, Prudential, and CB. In his new role he is leading the portfolio of its real estate affiliates and building a new national real estate company-owned brokerage.
#86 Mark McLaughlin
Chief Executive Officer, Pacific Union International
McLaughlin acquired Pacific Union in 2009 and retooled it with the adaptation of technology applications. His changes helped to grow the company to almost 5,000 transactions a year totaling over $5.5 billion. Previously, he built Morgan Lane into Marin County's premier luxury brand in just three years.
#115 Syd Leibovitch
Founder and CEO, Rodeo Realty
Leibovitch heads one of the top residential real estate firms in Los Angeles and Ventura counties, with 1,100+ agents and over $3.6 billion in annual sales. He began selling real estate at 23 and forged a brokerage out of his garage in 1986. His company's celebrity and other listings are regularly featured in the LA Times and E! News.
#119 Ed Krafchow
Chairman, BH&G Mason-McDuffie Real Estate
He leads a team of 1,100+ agents in 30 offices and has grown the company from $1 to $3 billion in sales. Krafchow has been closely involved with the development of WebTop Intranet, his company's technology platform for generating leads and creating efficient business processes. RISMedia awarded him the Leadership Award in 2012.
#125 Jeff Culbertson
Executive Vice President, NRT Southwest and Sacramento Region
Culbertson is a 33-year industry veteran and is currently responsible for the NRT offices throughout Arizona and California. Concurrently, he serves as President at Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Orange County, Desert Resorts, and San Diego.
#158 James O'Bryon
Co-owner, President/CEO, RE/MAX Gold
O'Bryon heads the third largest RE/MAX franchise in the world and the #1 RE/MAX franchise in the California market. With almost 10,000 transactions, the 750 agents in the company will generate sales in excess of $3 billion in 2014.
#173 Sandra Sanders
President, RE/MAX Estate Properties
Sanders heads up a large REMAX franchise consisting of 13 residential real estate offices from San Pedro to Beverly Hills. With over 30 years of industry experience, Sanders founded her company in 1984 and in 2011 received the RISMedia National Home Ownership Award.
#183 Pat Shea
President, Lyon Real Estate
With 20+ years of real estate sales and leadership experience Shea now heads up Lyon Real Estate and has helped grow the company significantly in the Greater Sacramento Area, to almost 1,000 agents conducting over $2.5 billion in annual sales. He holds a BSBA from John Carroll University in Cleveland, Ohio.
#188 James Dwiggins
Chief Executive Officer, NextHome
After 8 years providing over 200 Realty World Northern California and Nevada franchise offices new technologies, Dwiggins jumped out in 2014 to start NextHome, a new franchise dedicated to serving the brokers with 20 or fewer agents in their brokerage. He is former COO of Red Tablet and founder of the California Chapter of YPN.
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