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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.


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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.


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

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


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Quick Guides

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Legal Live Webinars

C.A.R.’s Legal Live Webinars are online presentations conducted by C.A.R. attorneys on the first Tuesday of every month. Hear about legal developments and answers to common questions. Watch live or from a recorded post. Legal Live Webinars are offered as a free member benefit.


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!


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!

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C.A.R. Legal Hotline

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COVID Relief Hotline

The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® brings you the COVID Relief Hotline, which will provide one-on-one assistance to guide you through applying for various relief efforts available for REALTORS® and real estate brokerage firms.


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Hotline Contact Information

The new COVID Relief Hotline provides members with assistance navigating and applying for financial assistance programs during the coronavirus pandemic. Currently, the hotline is experiencing a high volume of calls due to demand.

Call (213) 351-8450 for 24/7 support via SMS text and live support between 8:30 a.m. and 4:45 p.m.

According to the California Employment Development Department (EDD), applications for PUA (which is unemployment assistance available to business owners, self-employed workers and independent contractors, including most REALTORS®) will be available beginning at 8 a.m. on Tuesday.

The COVID Relief Hotline is dedicated to helping members apply for PUA and answer any questions regarding other federal and state assistance available through the CARES Act.

The C.A.R. COVID Relief Hotline is intended to provide general answers regarding coronavirus-related federal and state relief programs available to REALTORS®. It is not intended as a substitute for individual legal, financial or tax advice. Advice in specific situations may depend on a wide variety of factors, and members who require review of a relief application or information about their specific legal or financial situation should consult the attorney, accountant or other advisor of their choice. These issues are beyond the scope of those provided by this Hotline.

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SMS Text Support: 24/7

Live Support: 8:30 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. Monday - Friday

 

C.A.R. Members Only

Phone – (213) 351-8450

 


 

Financial Relief For REALTORS®

Updated on April 29, 2020 


C.A.R. has been working diligently, in conjunction with NAR and other organizations, to ensure REALTORS® are included in federal and state financial relief efforts. The following relief programs are now available to REALTORS®, and we will continue updating this page as additional programs are made available. 

 

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Additional Information

Specific Assistance for FAQ's,Transaction Rescue, and Legal Q&A updates are available as well.

Please feel free to visit the Transaction Rescue™ 's Contact Us page, as well as, the Legal Hotline for more helpful information.


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