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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.

zipForm® Standard 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
Transaction Tips

Advice, support and materials to improve your transactions.


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.


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.


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 Resources

Important industry cases, resources and information

Small Claims Court
Miscellaneous/Contacts

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

Realegal®
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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Down Payment Resource Directory

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This powerful search tool can identify available down payment assistance programs in your target real estate area, saving you the time from searching countless municipal and state websites. Let us help you open the door to home ownership. If you find a program is missing from the search results, please forward the program information to [email protected].

Share this great resource with your clients. Choose from the many other customizable flyers that Down Payment Resource has designed for REALTORS®. Looking for more resourceful information for your clients? Feel free to direct them to our "For Your Clients" page, this page includes a Down Payment Resource Directory for use by consumers. Another resource is a more in-depth video (~ 21 minutes) for you to educated your Clients, or for your self on how to specifically use this tool.

Also, you may learn more about the latest best practices and fresh ideas on how to use Down Payment Resource to reach more new buyers. For any upcoming webinar on down payment assistance programs or other real estate finance related topics visit the Webinars page of the Finance Helpline.

If you need further assistance with the Down Payment Resource Directory Tool, please contact the Finance Helpline at (213) 739-8383 or [email protected]

 

Fill out the following 3-step pre-screening form, in order to find out if you are eligible for any of the 400+ down payment assistance programs available in California. If you are still not sure how to begin, feel free to watch this video

 

If you need further assistance with the Down Payment Resource Directory tool, please contact your REALTOR® or find a local REALTOR® here, if you do not have one already.


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