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Transaction Center

REALTOR® Secure Transaction

Realtor® Secure Transaction is your place to discover, access and master the essential tools for a modern, efficient and secure transaction.


Transactions - zipForm® Edition

Transaction management and forms software with all the must-have features, including current statewide contracts, local forms, and more.

Transaction Products zipForm® Edition Service Providers Forms Libraries Transactions, zipForm® Edition Support
Forms Advisor™ & Forms Tutor®

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™


Standard Forms

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.


Inspectors & Transaction Coordinators

Become certified as a Home Inspector or connect with a certified Inspectors and Transaction Coordinator.

C.A.R. Home Inspector Certification Program Transaction Coordinator Directory
Partner Program

Your one-stop-source for exclusive offers, discounts, and free trials.


Leasing & Property Management Resource Center

Everything you need for a successful property management & leasing business


Member Profitability Hub

A collection of educational and technology resources designed to help you achieve profitability and better prepare for your financial present and future.


Mobile Apps

Download the latest C.A.R. mobile apps, including CARmojis & Stickers, C.A.R., Legal Hotline, CA REALTOR® EXPO, and zipForm Mobile.


Broker Compensation Compliance

Practice tips for how to comply with the new broker compensation rules. Learn how to use forms, talk to clients, and meet your legal and other obligations.


Legal Q&As, New Laws, and Disclosure Charts

Legal articles, many in question and answer format, are currently available on over 150 subjects in 50-plus categories.


Legal Tools

Quick Guides (1-page articles) and PowerPoint presentations on key legal topics.


Legal Live Webinars

Wish you could catch up on California real estate law without having to read even more documents? Relax and watch a video as C.A.R.’s Legal Live Webinars bring you up-to-date on the hottest topics in real estate law.


Legal Matters Podcast

While you’re driving to your next meeting, would like our attorneys to update you on how to best protect yourself and your clients? Subscribe to our Legal Matters Podcast, and we’ll bring the most critical information right to your device.


Legal Launchpad

Need help on a legal issue? First, pick one of the topics.


Legal Action Fund

The Legal Action Fund advocates the REALTOR® point of view and assists in lawsuits pivotal to the real estate industry. Learn more about how the Legal Action Fund supports you in your business.


Legal Resources

Important industry cases, resources and information


Miscellaneous/Contacts

Current legal developments, C.A.R. legal products and services.


NAR Litigation

Explore the implications of the landmark Burnett v NAR antitrust lawsuit's outcome for REALTORS®, the industry, and your business.


Ombudsman Hotline

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!


Peer-to-Peer Ethics

C.A.R. REALTOR® volunteers are specifically trained and are available to answer questions from other members about the Code of Ethics, and can provide information and limited counseling concerning its proper interpretation.


Transaction Rescue™

Your lifeline to the lending community formerly known as the Finance Helpline and Mortgage Rescue™. Find contacts and answers to all mortgage related questions, and problems that arise in your real estate transaction. Get assistance today!

Lending Resources
Customer Contact Center

Need assistance on Transactions – zipForm Edition, purchasing a course, or other general membership questions? The Customer Contact Center is only a phone call away.


Consumer Mediation

The C.A.R. Real Estate Mediation Center for Consumers has mediators available to assist buyers and sellers (as well as other parties to real estate transactions) in resolving their disputes.


C.A.R. Legal Hotline

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.


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Broker Compensation Compliance

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Real estate broker and agent practice changes are coming or may already be in place. This site will help you, the REALTOR®, with answers to your questions, and allow you to be prepared to answer questions from your seller or buyer client, or other agents in the field. The focus will not be on the reasons for the changes, but rather how you can comply and compete in the new real estate marketplace.


TRAINING

Cost-Related Training
RLA and Related Forms (via Zoom)
  Thursday, May 23, 2024 | 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Free Training
Legal Live Webinars
BRBC and Related Forms (via Zoom) 
  Tuesday, May 28, 2024 | 10:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M.
  (Free to C.A.R. Members with code: buyrep25)

TOPIC TOOLS AND TIPS

Video Soundbites
- coming soon

Print Soundbites
Quick Guides
The BRBC: Exclusive or Non-Exclusive? 
  (Must be signed in to access)
- The BRBC: Scope of Representation 
  (Must be signed in to access)
The BRBC: How Do Buyer Brokers Get Compensated?
   (Must be signed in to access)
4 Things to Know About the New Broker Compensation Advisory Form 
  (Must be signed in to access)
C.A.R. Commonly Asked Questions 
  (Must be signed in to access)

Print, Comprehensive
Legal Q&As

Video, Comprehensive
C.A.R.'s YouTube Channel


FORMS

- Seller side:
  RLA, BCA, CBC, DM-LA, MT-LA, OHNA, LPRBC,
  
June 2024 Forms Release

- Buyer side:
  BRBC, BCA, BIPP, BFPI, ABCD, NBIP, SPBB, COBR, DM-BR,
  MT-BR, LPRBC
June 2024 Forms Release

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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES
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The NAR Settlement Hot Topics FAQ 
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New compliance page (coming soon)


 


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