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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.

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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.


C.A.R. Home Inspector Certification Program

C.A.R. now offers a list of Certified Home Inspectors for our REALTORS® members.  Participants of this program have completed certain background and education requirements.  Click Here to see the program details and a directory of Certified Home Inspectors.  


Transaction Tips

Advice, Support and materials to improve your transactions.

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C.A.R. Business Products

Your one-stop-source for real estate products, forms, education, high-tech tools and more


Leasing & Property Management Resource Center

Everything you need for a successful property management & leasing business


Mobile Apps

Download the latest C.A.R. mobile apps, including CARmojies & 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.


COVID Legal Documents

Forms, guides and other legal materials that may be used due to the spread of the Covid-19 strain of the coronavirus.


Legal Q&As

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

All Legal Q&As
Consumer RPA Summary

Plain-English explanations for every paragraph in the RPA that you can send to your buyers and sellers. REALTORS® can use it too!


Disclosure Charts

6 charts show REALTORS ® what needs to be disclosed and to whom in various sales and lease scenarios.

Lease/Rental Chart Sales Disclosure Checklist Sales Disclosure Chart
Legal Launchpad

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


Legal Tools

PowerPoint presentations, videos and flyers for Brokers, Agents, and Consumers.


Quick Guides

Short, helpful, 1-page articles 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

The Legal Matters Podcast is the official podcast of the California Association of REALTORS® Member Legal Services Department.


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 Service

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.


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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Other Transaction Tools

 

C.A.R. is dedicated to member success and ensures you have access to the best tools for a modern, efficient and secure real estate transaction. These free and discounted services are provided as part of your C.A.R. member benefits.

 

Lone Wolf Transactions - zipForm Edition

Lone Wolf Transaction - zipForm Edition - Digital forms completion and transaction management. C.A.R. and NAR member benefit.

Transaction Tips

Transaction Tips & Training - Training calendar and quick access to resources and tips to master each stage of the transaction when you need it.

Other Transaction Tools


Sellers Shield

Sellers Shield™ provides agents and sellers with completed C.A.R. disclosure forms. Our user-friendly, interactive platform is free for C.A.R. members to use, helps prevent lawsuits, and reduces agent liability.


 
EyeSpy360

EyeSpy360 - 360 Virtual Tour technology with integrated video chat to instantly connect multiple people inside any virtual tour and more. Special C.A.R. member pricing.


 
Homebot

Homebot - Deliver personalized, actionable intelligence throughout the entire homeownership lifecycle to every client and prospect. With an average 50% monthly engagement rate. Free version for C.A.R. members.

 
Porch

Porch - Get reliable cost estimates fast for every home inspection report and customize the repair list for your clients. Discount for C.A.R. members.

RentSpree

Rentspree - RentSpree offers an automated rental application and screening suite for your next lease transaction. Includes the C.A.R. Application to Rent/Screening Fee built in.

TopHap

TopHap - Data-driven real estate research and market intelligence platform that utilizes machine learning and AI to visualize residential real estate market trends, conditions, and neighborhood characteristics. Discount for C.A.R. members.

Updater

Updater - Brand and launch your own moving app to help your clients connect TV and internet, reserve a mover, transfer utilities, forward mail, secure insurance, and more. Free to C.A.R. members.

Young Alfred

Young Alfred - Access the best-priced insurance options available. Empower your clients with the information needed to make an informed purchase decision.
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