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Easily renew your real estate license with the FREE 45 hour online license renewal package from C.A.R.


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Prepare to earn your real estate license with our online courses


Designations / Certifications

Distinguish yourself by learning how to build a business that specializes in niche markets to nearly double your earning potential in various real estate sectors


Education Calendar

Browse our class schedule to find when and where to take real estate courses.


Course Catalog

Browse through the many courses we offer - listed in alphabetical order. 

Online Bundles
Graduate, REALTOR® Institute (GRI) Designation

Stand out as a REALTOR® with in-depth technical knowledge on the fundamentals of real estate.

Online Bundles
Risk and Education Management System

The REMS system allows brokers to deliver quality education to their agents and track their progress.


NMLS/MLO CE Courses

Complete your eight-hour NMLS license renewal requirement through our NMLS-approved provider, OnlineEd


C.A.R. Board of Directors and Committees

The main Business Meetings page includes important links for Directors and Committee Members.


REimagine! 2020

REimagine! Real Estate Conference & Expo is where learning takes center stage and where business solutions and connections are at the forefront of the real estate industry.


Virtual Events

View C.A.R's upcoming and past virtual events.


NAR Meetings

NAR meeting information and materials.


Tech Xperience

We created Tech Xperience: A Virtual Summit for YOU to catch up on the latest tech trends, digital marketing best practices, practical solutions and new innovations. This high-energy and engaging one-day summit is jam-packed with invaluable tips, takeaways and resources from tech strategists, industry experts, top REALTORS® and more.


For Your Clients

A one-stop shop for tools and and resources to educate consumers about the intricacies of buying and selling a home and how a REALTOR® can help.

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Charts & Graphs

Explore and interact with the latest market statistics.

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Digital Tools

Marketing tools from C.A.R.'s consumer advertising campaign


For Brokers/Managers

This information is designed for Real Estate Brokers and Office Managers to assist you in supporting your real estate business. 


Center for California Real Estate

CCRE's mission is to advance industry knowledge and innovation with an emphasis on convening key experts and influence-makers.


Tax Reform FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions about the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act


Multimedia Library

From webinars to videos and podcasts to blogs, C.A.R. keeps you in the know.

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C.A.R. publishes eight magazine issues and various newsletters throughout the year.

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February 2021 Broker Insights Newsletter

Industry Leaders Summary (updated 2/19/21)

Below are the follow up items we promised during the latest Town Hall:

    • On Vaccinations: C.A.R. Vaccination Resources for REALTORS

      • As COVID-19 vaccines continue to roll out, C.A.R. has created real estate specific vaccination resources to help answer your questions about the vaccination rollout in California. Find out who is currently eligible for vaccinations and when REALTORS® can get vaccinated, learn what’s required before your agents and employees can return to the office. Understand what the Industry Guidance is for conducting your real estate business while the vaccines are being rolled out. Get the vaccination resources here.

    • Jordan’s Market Update:

    • On MLS policy, listing display and Buyer-Broker agreements please send your feedback to Juneb@car.org

    • On Open-Houses - NOTE: Showing guidelines have not changed - Open Houses are still not permitted pursuant to guidance from the Public Health Office also found here

    • Jana’s Legal Update - Please find the appropriate FAQs and Q&As below:

      • Showing Guidelines FAQ found here.

      • Legal Q&A on Referral Fees - here. 

      • Referral Fee Chart - here. 

      • DRE Bulletin on Referral Fees - here.

      • Lease/Rental Disclosure Chart - here.

      • Legal Q&A on Disclosing Care Facilities - here.

      • Legal Q&A on TDS Requirements - here.

    • Webinar for your agents - “Black Homeownership Disparity - Bridging the Gapon February 24th - our next Transaction Rescue Webinar we will uncover details about the    persistent homeownership gaps for Black and Latinx Californians, CalHFA’s new initiatives to increase Black homeownership in California and what solutions exist to combat such inequities. Partner with Lenders, Housing Agencies and all of you to provide Financing Options to start addressing these situations. Register here.

    • Invitation to our Top Producer/Team Leader Town Hall on February 25th, we’d like to invite your Team Leaders & Top Producers to participate in a Town Hall discussion similar to ours where we will try to uncover how we can best support them and their business.  We will provide a Legal Update geared toward Teams and Top Producers along with a market update. There will also be an open forum to discuss any questions they submit in advance.  Team Leaders & Top Producers can Register here.

    • Invitation to our Top Producer Virtual Panel on March 10 to talk  tech. Learn which tech tools top-producing REALTORS® can’t live without and how some of the busiest, most successful agents around use technology to boost production. C.A.R. CEO Joel Singer will moderate a panel of powerhouse, tech-savvy REALTORS® including:

      • Kenny Truong, Founder #FASTAGENT

      • Clarissa Azevedo, REALTOR®, EXIT Realty Consultants

      • Teresa Mack, General Manager/Broker Associate, Pacific Playa Realty

      • Register here.

    The Industry Leaders Call is designed for Brokers and Industry Executives.  Calls take place bi-weekly on Fridays.  For additional information or to request access, please send your contact information and job title to Paula Green, Executive Assistant, at (213) 739-8337 or paulag@car.org.  The next call will take place on Friday, February 26th.

For more information regarding Industry & Broker Relations, please contact Sara Sutachan, Industry & Broker Relations Senior Vice President, at (213) 739-8224 or saras@car.org.



Broker Education Resources

WomanUP!® Academy Executive Certification Course

The New Broker's Benchmark: Prepare and Perform! Course Bundle - ONLINE ANYTIME

Nuts and Bolts: The Broker’s Day-to-Day - ONLINE ANYTIME

Teams 2.0: The Team Leader - ONLINE ANYTIME

California Human Resource Law for Brokers/Teams - ONLINE ANYTIME

Administrative Staffing: The Human Side of Human Resources - ONLINE ANYTIME


Upcoming Education Opportunities at C.A.R.

Click the link for more information and to register.

February 23 - 1:30pm - Member Legal Webinar on Senate Bill 91 

February 24 - 10am - Black Homeownership Disparity - Bridging the Gap (Transaction Rescue B2B Webinar)

February 24 - 11am - WomanUP! Book Club: Beloved

February 24 - 2pm - Glide for Disclosures

February 25 - 10am - How To Double Your Repeat & Referral Business

February 25 - 10:30am -Top Producers/Teams Town Hall (Team Leaders & Top Producers only)

February 26 - 2pm - WomanUP!® Weekly Facebook Live

March 2 - 10am - Grow your Knowledge of Lone Wolf Transactions (zipForm Edition) - Learning the Basics

March 3 - 8am - WomanUP!® Coffee & Conversation with Leslie

March 4 - 10am - Learn All the Advanced Features of Lone Wolf Transactions (zipForm Edition)

March 5 - 2pm - WomanUP!® Weekly Facebook Live

 


Resources for Office Managers

Office managers, keep up to date with spilling relevant and practical tea (information) tailored for office sales meetings. You will be the first to know about hot issues, market conditions, and motivational material to keep your agents inspired to achieve success. Print copies or or forward the link to your team via email.

Latest Weekly Sales Data

Local Monthly Data

Your input is invaluable to us. Please take our survey about your experience in the field every week to help us continue bringing you the most accurate data possible in our weekly data report. We appreciate your support!  



 

Latest Legal Guidance

Two new Legal Quick Guides were posted: one on Complying with the Industry Guidance Showing Rules and one on Using the C.A.R. PEAD-V form. See also our new Legal FAQs on Rules on Intergenerational Transfers Under Prop 19, which apply to any purchase or transfer beginning February 16, 2021.


 

WomanUP logo 

Women account for 60% of REALTORS® in California but represent only a fraction of brokerage ownership and executive leadership.

WomanUP!®, an initiative of the California Association of REALTORS®, exists to support the journey of women to the very TOP of their careers as broker-owners.

Learn More

Share Your Story Initiative -  Are you a woman who owns or leads a brokerage? We want to hear from you!

 



Podcasts

Housing Matters




The Housing Matters Podcast is your housing hub for market analysis, economic trends, and housing news from the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) and its institute the Center for California Real Estate (CCRE). Tune in to learn what you need to know about the market from C.A.R. experts who will give you their take on the latest top real estate stories. The goal of the Housing Matters Podcast is to provide C.A.R. members with ideas that help them become more knowledgeable, professional, and insightful in their work as practitioners and stakeholders in the future of real estate. Join the conversation and tune into the Housing Matters Podcast



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