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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.

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
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.

Broker Compensation Compliance

Practice tips for how to comply with the new broker compensation rules. Learn how to use forms, talk to clients, and meet your legal and other obligations.

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 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 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 Resources

Important industry cases, resources and information


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

NAR Litigation

Explore the implications of the landmark Burnett v NAR antitrust lawsuit's outcome for REALTORS®, the industry, and your business.

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.


Wildfire Disclosure Report

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Wildfire Disclosure Report and Onsite Inspection

FortressFire empowers REALTORS® and their clients with two solutions to understand and address wildfire risk.

The Wildfire Disclosure Report (WFDR) uses satellite imagery, AI, and advanced physics models to identify property-specific vulnerabilities and provide mitigation steps to protect the home, aligned with AB 38 regulations. It delivers a precise view of the property and the wildfire hazard, along with insights for how to comply with wildfire statutes and how to protect the home.

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Go beyond hazard classification to a Vulnerability Score that predicts how a structure would ignite in a wildfire:

  • Convective Heat – flame touch
  • Radiant Heat – heat energy
  • Ember Entry – through wall vents
  • Ember Accumulation – on roof and gutters
  • Structure to Structure

The FortressFire Onsite Inspection extends the aerial risk assessment of the WFDR to define a property’s characteristics and condition as they relate to wildfire vulnerability, regulatory compliance, and insurance standards. The property’s condition is evaluated against IBHS standards to present objective documentation of the property’s condition. We also recommend and provide pricing quotes for specific mitigation actions necessary to meet those standards.


Get the objective data, documentation, and insights needed to protect and insure properties:

  • Ground Risk Report – Itemizes wildfire exposure and vulnerability score based on the onsite inspection of the structure, surrounding fuels, and condition.
  • Ground Inspection Report – Inventories wildfire-related data elements of the property, including the structure, trees, and defensible space zones.
  • Service Quote – Presents required mitigation actions and pricing ready to be contracted or self-performed, along with recommended protection plans.
  • IBHS Checklist (future) – Highlights the property’s compliance against IBHS Wildfire Prepared Home standards, reflecting an insurance underwriter’s perspective on the insurability of the property.


Clear a Path to a Safer, More Insurable Home

Armed with either a WFDR or an Onsite Inspection, real estate professionals and their clients can make well-informed decisions regarding property transactions, compliance with wildfire regulations, and securing insurance coverage.Onsite Inspections can be ordered from FortressFire directly here.

Unsure if an Onsite Inspection is needed? FortressFire offers a credit of the WFDR cost toward your Onsite Inspection.





For more information on fire insurance and how you can further help your clients, please visit our C.A.R. Fire Insurance resource page.

The Wildfire Disclosure Report may be ordered from any of the following Authorized Distributors (more coming soon). The WFDR may be ordered independently or as an add-on to the NHD Report:


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WFDR Aerial Report Customer

“The report was comprehensive and well-designed. We addressed the readily fixable vulnerabilities and are now evaluating additional options such as rooftop sprinklers.”

- Duncan, Ventura County

Onsite Inspection Customer

“Your guys are experts. They walked us through the reports, step by step. We appreciated your flexibility in helping us find the right mitigation resources and coordinating with our insurance broker. I can’t say enough good things about the team. We didn’t have a solution before, and now I can breathe a huge sigh of relief.”

- Marina, Santa Barbara County

Visit our website FortressFire.com or reach out to us at [email protected] for more information.

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