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Housing Market Forecast

The latest market forecast and projection to what lays ahead.


Housing Matters Podcast

Your housing hub for market analysis, economic trends, and housing news.


Market Minute

Get a roundup of weekly economic and market news that matters to real estate and your business.


Speeches & Presentations

Catch up with the latest outreaches and webinars by the Research and Economics team.


Surveys & Reports

Californians are surveyed annually to gain insights on the housing market from their persepective.


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Stay connected with the latest releases by subscribing to the products and services that interest you.


Model MLS Rules/Materials

California Model MLS Rules, Issues Briefing Papers, and other articles and materials related to MLS policy.


Code of Ethics Violators

Summaries and photos of California REALTORS® who violated the Code of Ethics and were disciplined with a fine, letter of reprimand, suspension, or expulsion.


Professional Standards Materials

The California Professional Standards Reference Manual, Local Association Forms, NAR materials and other materials related to Code of Ethics enforcement and arbitration.


CAR Interboard Arbitration

Looking for information on how to file an interboard arbitration complaint?  You've come to the right place!  Find the rules, timeline and filing documents here.


Resources for Hearings via Zoom

Find tools, tips and tricks for successful online hearings and mediation conferences here


Professional Standards Webinars

Missed a training?  Check here for previous Professional Standards webinars.


Online Training for Professional Standards Volunteers

These volunteer training courses are for members who will be part of Board of Directors, grievance committees and hearing panels at local associations.


Professional Standards Administrator Certification

All local associations/boards must designate and certify one person primarily responsible for administration of professional standards processes.  NAR requires that all Professional Standards Administrators re-certify every four years, thereby meeting the learning objectives and minimum criteria established by NAR.  


Professional Standards Train-the-Trainer

This training course is for those who want to become certified as a professional standards trainer.


Statewide MLS Initiative

An explanation of C.A.R.'s position on MLS consolidations in general and a statewide MLS in particular.


NAR Code of Ethics

The most recent edition of the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice of the National Association of REALTORS®.


Legislation

C.A.R. advocates for REALTOR® issues in Washington D.C., Sacramento and in city and county governments throughout California.


PACs and RAF

CREPAC, LCRC, IMPAC, ALF and the RAF comprise C.A.R.'s political fundraising arm.

REALTOR® Action Fund
Politics and You

Learn how you can make a difference, by getting involved yourself or by passing along valuable information to your clients.


Arbitration Rules

California Code of Ethics and Arbitration Rules and external link to JAMS Arbitration service.


Legal Matters Podcast

Learn on-the-go! The Legal Matters Podcast gives you bite-size nuggets of power-packed legal information that will help you protect yourself and your clients. Join our attorneys for a “Legal Bedtime Story” or for the scoop on vital issues like the “Top 5 RPA Mistakes”.


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Buying or selling a home is one of the most important transactions a person will ever make in his or her lifetime.  Nothing less than a qualified, trained professional should be entrusted to assist in that process.  This page is dedicated to educating consumers about the intricacies of buying and selling a home, and how a REALTOR® can help.

Infographics
Find easy-to-understand and informative infographics to share with your clients about current trends, the housing market or other cool facts.


Tax Reform One Sheets
To help explain some of the major provisions affecting housing in CA, C.A.R. has created various one-sheet handouts detailing the impact that this tax reform play may have on first-time buyers, home sellers, homeowners, and REALTORS®.
 

Fire Insurance One Sheets
Insurance companies have ramped up prices or outright refused to renew policies in fire-prone areas. Use C.A.R.'s one-sheet handouts to keep your customers informed about how to protect their homes, keep their insurance coverage and find new coverage when necessary.

 

First-Time Home Buyer? Here's What You Should Know About Your Appraisal
Home ownership is the ultimate dream for many in the United States, but going through it for the first time can be a daunting process. First-time home buyers often misunderstand one of the key components of the home buying process: the appraisal. It is one of the most important tools to ensure buyers pay a fair and equitable price for the property they purchase.

To learn more, read this financial education article in the Huffington Post, by David S. Bunton, President of the Appraisal Foundation.
 

The California Down Payment Resource Directory
The California Down Payment Resource Directory is a powerful search tool that identifies current down payment assistance programs in communities throughout California. Buyers can search by city or address for public- and private-funded assistance programs including FHA/VA, HUD, affordable fixed-rate mortgages, rehab loans, and more. Start your search for down payment assistance now!
 

Homeowner Legislative Facts
REALTORS® don't just help navigate the home buying and selling process.  They also are tireless advocates for homeowners, buyers and sellers in the legislative process.  Check out the latest Homeowner Legislative Facts to learn about some of the many policy issues now being considered in Washington D.C. and Sacramento, which we monitor on your behalf. 
 

Find a REALTOR®
Here you can find a REALTOR® with the specialty and local area knowledge to best serve you.  You will also find access to information and various resources to help in the transaction.

More helpful information and resources about the home buying and selling process.


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