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C.A.R. Legal Tools is the place to go to find dynamic and engaging resource tools to help you, your office or your clients better understand how the law impacts your business or your transaction, which is your business.  Some of these tools are designed just for you and some designed to be shared with fellow REALTORS® or potential or actual clients.  Each month a different topic will be explored/explained via some or all of the following tools:

  Title Type
  2020 New Leasing Laws
November 2019
 Slide Deck / Quick Guide
  Tenant Protection Act - AB 1482
October 2019
 Slide Deck / Quick Guides (2)
  Procuring Cause Disputes
September 2019
 Slide Deck / Quick Guide
  Lease Listings
August 2019
 Slide Deck / Quick Guide 
  Commissions After Expiration of Exclusive Listing
July 2019
 Slide Deck / Quick Guide 
  Tenant Notices
June 2019
 Slide Deck / Quick Guide (2)
  Liquidated Damages
May 2019
 Slide Deck / Quick Guide
  Buyer Representation Agreements
April 2019
 Slide Deck / Quick Guide
  Security Deposits
March 2019
 Slide Deck / Quick Guide 
  Mediation Vs. Arbitration
February 2019
 Slide Deck /Quick Guide 
  Negotiation After Inspection
January 2019
 Slide Deck / Quick Guide 
  Missing Contract-Related Time Periods
November 2018
 Slide Deck / Quick Guide 
  Agency and Fiduciary Duties 
October 2018
 Slide Deck / Quick Guide
  Natural Disasters
September 2018
 Slide Deck / Quick Guide
  Telemarketing and Robo Calls
August 2018
 Slide Deck / Quick Guide
  Small Claims Court
July 2018
 Video / Slide Deck / Quick Guide
  Acting Against the Advice of the Broker
June 2018
 Video / Slide Deck / Quick Guide
  Offer Presentation
May 2018
 Slide Deck / Quick Guide
  Emotional Support Animals
April 2018
 Slide Deck / Video / Quick Guide
  Privacy and Surveillance
March 2018
 Slide Deck / Video / Quick Guide (2)
  Property Images
February 2018
 Slide Deck / Quick Guide
  The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
January 2018
 Slide Deck / Quick Guide (2)
  Serving Alcohol at an Open House
December 2017
 Slide Deck / Quick Guide
  Tax Withholding and Reporting for Brokers
November 2017
 Slide Deck / Quick Guide
  Disclosure of Death
October 2017
 Videos / Slide Deck / Quick Guide
  Agent Visual Inspection and Disclosure Forms
September 2017
 Video / Slide Deck / Quick Guide
  Square Footage, Lot Size, and Boundaries
August 2017
 Slide Deck / Quick Guide
  Team Names
July 2017
 Slide Deck / Quick Guide
  Advertising
June 2017
 Videos / Slide Deck / Quick Guide
  Chain Transactions
May 2017
 Videos / Slide Deck
  Referral Fees
April 2017
 Video / Slide Deck / Quick Guides / Flyer
  Cyber Crime in the Real Estate Industry
March 2017
 Video / Slide Deck / Flyer
  Negotiating Repairs
February 2017
 Videos / Slide Deck
  Water Conserving Plumbing Fixtures
January 2017
 Video / Slide Deck / Flyer

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