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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.

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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.

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Advice, support and materials to improve your transactions.


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Everything you need for a successful property management & leasing business


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


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


Down Payment Resource Directory

Help potential buyers open the door to home-ownership by searching from over 400 available down payment assistance programs throughout California.


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 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 Tools

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


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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.


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Important industry cases, resources and information


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


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!

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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

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COVID Legal Documents

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The recent events surrounding the spread of the Covid-19 strain of the coronavirus has led to many questions about the continued enforceability of real estate contracts under the circumstances.  Rather than risk an uncertain outcome in court or arbitration over such disputes, Buyers and Sellers may elect to address the unanswered issues contractually. The following materials will assist with potential issues in contracts and other issues related to best practices under the current conditions related to coronavirus.

 

State Rent Moratorium Extension & the COVID Rental Housing Recovery Act AB 2179

Masks Required for All Indoor Public Settings Regardless of Vaccination Status
Beginning Wednesday December 15, 2021, by order of the California Department of Public Health, masks will be required to be worn in all indoor public settings irrespective of vaccine status. The key requirements of the order are:

  • Masks will be required at open houses and showings regardless of vaccination status
  • The order will be in effect statewide beginning December 15, 2021 - January 15, 2022, at which time it may be extended
  • Local cities/counties may continue to have stricter mask requirements
  • In workplaces, employers remain subject to the Cal/OSHA COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS) but clients are required to wear masks if visiting any real estate brokerage open to the public
  • This order supersedes all prior face covering guidance

Here is a copy of the CDPH Order:
https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/guidance-for-face-coverings.aspx

 

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For further information on Pandemic Unemployment Insurance, you may call (213) 351-8450 for 24x7 support via SMS text and live support between 8:00 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. or see www.carcovidupdates.org/pandemic-unemployment-assistance.  You can also email [email protected].

 

Coronavirus Forms

 

The C.A.R. COVID-19 forms are all available in zipForm® Plus in the C.A.R. forms library, and can be easily located by searching the library under the “COVID-19” category.


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