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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.
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.
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Everything you need for a successful property management & leasing business
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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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Plain-English explanations for every paragraph in the RPA that you can send to your buyers and sellers. REALTORS® can use it too!
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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PowerPoint presentations, videos and flyers for Brokers, Agents, and Consumers.
Short, helpful, 1-page articles on key legal topics
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.
The Legal Matters Podcast is the official podcast of the California Association of REALTORS® Member Legal Services Department.
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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!
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.
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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.
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We offer a wide array of real estate educational courses, certifications & designations in various formats.
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Browse our class schedule to find when and where to take real estate courses.
Browse through the many courses we offer - listed in alphabetical order.Online Bundles
Stand out as a REALTOR® with in-depth technical knowledge on the fundamentals of real estate. GRI real estate professionals are sought after industry experts.Online Bundles
The REMS system allows brokers to deliver quality education to their agents and track their progress.
Complete your eight-hour NMLS license renewal requirement through our NMLS-approved provider, OnlineEd
Mark your calendars for our yearly meetings and events!
The main Business Meetings page includes important links for Directors and Committee Members.Tentative Program Meeting Registration
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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.REimagine! 2020 Session Archive
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Our comprehensive list of C.A.R. webinars you may attend free of charge.
Save the date for Legislative Day 2021! Tuesday, April 27 will be a day filled with talks from our Capitol's most dynamic political leaders and much, much more!
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Frequently Asked Questions about the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
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California Model MLS Rules, Issues Briefing Papers, and other articles and materials related to MLS policy.
Summaries and photos of California REALTORS® who violated the Code of Ethics and were disciplined with a fine, letter of reprimand, suspension, or expulsion.
An explanation of C.A.R.'s position on MLS consolidations in general and a statewide MLS in particular.
The most recent edition of the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice of the National Association of REALTORS®.
These volunteer training courses are for members who will be part of Board of Directors, grievance committees and hearing panels at local associations.
The California Professional Standards Reference Manual, Local Association Forms, NAR materials and other materials related to Code of Ethics enforcement and 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.
All local associations/boards must designate and certify one person primarily responsible for administration of professional standards processes. Register for certification here.
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Find tools, tips and tricks for successful online hearings and mediation conferences here
C.A.R. is presenting a 4-day Mediator Training for REALTORS® via Zoom webinar. All REALTORS® are welcome to register.
This training course is for those who want to become certified as a professional standards trainer.
An industry that works together, thrives together. Participate in legislative advocacy as a C.A.R. member!
C.A.R. advocates for REALTOR® issues in Washington D.C., Sacramento and in city and county governments throughout California.
CREPAC, LCRC, IMPAC, ALF and the RAF comprise C.A.R.'s political fundraising arm.REALTOR® Action Fund
Learn how you can make a difference, by getting involved yourself or by passing along valuable information to your clients.
It's the Law -- C.A.R.'s legal eagles tell you what you need to know to stay out of trouble.
California Code of Ethics and Arbitration Rules and external link to JAMS Arbitration service.
Summaries of legislation and regulation effecting REALTORS® and updates on news relevant to REALTORS®.2021 New Laws 2020 New Laws 2019 Real Estate Clean Up Law Changes 2019 New Laws 2018 New Laws 2017 New Laws Legal News
Important industry cases, resources and informationImportant California and Federal real estate related cases Small Claims Court
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”.
Current legal developments, C.A.R. legal products and services.Californians for Homeownership Realegal® SB 800 Member Legal Services Attorney Access Form
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The Rising Star Award program is a C.A.R. initiative designed to work with the brokerage community to recognize their up-and-coming agents.
C.A.R. stands ready to assist REALTORS® who have been impacted by wildfires through its Disaster Relief Fund and NAR's REALTORS® Relief Foundation.California Disaster Resources
Scholarships for California students planning to pursue a career in real estate.
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Find out more information on key diversity and inclusion programs and projects available.Fair Housing Latinx Professionals Network C.A.R. Women's Initiative
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C.A.R. is a statewide trade association dedicated to the advancement of professionalism in real estate.Annual Report
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C.A.R.'s Legal Department, on a regular basis, creates legal articles for our members. These articles frequently are in question and answer format and are currently available on over 150 subjects in 50-plus categories. Sample topics are advertising, arbitration and mediation, broker practice, cold calling, contract issues, landlord-tenant law, procuring cause, real estate disclosures, and many more.
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|Advertising||Advertising Your Services: Required Name and License Information||2019/08/13 (revised)|
|Advertising||Do-Not-Call, Do-Not-Fax, Do-Not-Email Laws Affecting REALTORS®||2018/11/27 (revised)|
|Advertising||Fictitious Business Names||2017/09/12 (revised)|
|Advertising||June 15th Reopening: Open Houses and Showings||2021/06/10 (revised)|
|Advertising||Lotteries and Raffles||2016/07/08 (revised)|
|Advertising||Mortgage Loan Brokerage Advertising||2017/09/13 (revised)|
|Advertising||Serving Alcohol at an Open House||2017/07/07|
|Advertising||Team Names||2018/06/26 (revised)|
|Agency||Agency Law Summary Chart||2018/12/10 (revised)|
|Agency||Agency Disclosure and Confirmation; and Agency Law Summary Chart||2018/12/07 (revised)|
|Arbitration & Mediation||Arbitration for the Consumer||2018/06/11 (revised)|
|Arbitration & Mediation||Mediation for the Consumer||2018/06/12 (revised)|
|Board of REALTORS®||C.A.R. Bylaws (bylaws for the California Association of REALTORS®)||2016/10/01|
|Board of REALTORS®||California Model Bylaws (redline)||2020/09 (revised)|
|Board of REALTORS®||Limited Service Brokers and Open Listings||2019/02/26 (revised)|
|Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues||Administration Fees under RESPA and the Unfair Competition Law||2018/03/06 (revised)|
|Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues||California AB 685: Notification to Employees About Potential Exposure to COVID-19||2021/01/12|
|Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues||Changing Offices: Transfer of Listings & Buyers, and Procedures for Changing Brokerage||2019/01/25 (revised)|
|Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues||Errors and Omissions (E&O) Insurance for REALTORS®||2018/06/07 (revised)|
|Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues||Fictitious Business Names||2017/09/12 (revised)|
|Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues||Independent Contractor Agreement and Tax Issues||(under revision)|
|Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues||Independent Contractor or Employee?||2021/01/27 (revised)|
|Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues||Online Privacy Laws Affecting REALTORS®||2016/07/08 (revised)|
|Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues||Presentation of Offers||2018/12/06 (revised)|
|Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues||Protect Your Brokerage from Cybercrime||2018/11/27 (revised)|
|Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues||Record Retention: How Long You Should Keep Documents||2018/06/25 (revised)|
|Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues||Re-opening Your Real Estate Broker Office FAQ||2021/06/11 (revised)|
|Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues||The California Consumer Privacy Act||2019/12/09 (revised)|
|Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues||The Right Business Entity for the Real Estate Professional: FAQs & Chart||2019/03/05 (revised)|
|Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues||Team Names||2019/02/28 (revised)|
|Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues||Trust Funds and Trust Accounts||2017/12/07 (revised)|
|Broker Practices & Real Estate Office Issues||Workers' Compensation||2016/07/18 (revised)|
|Commissions||Broker Compensation Under the C.A.R. Residential Purchase Agreement (RPA-CA)||2018/06/13 (revised)|
|Commissions||Procuring Cause Guidelines||2016/05/12|
|Contracts and Forms||Buyer Interest Letters and Unconscious or Implicit Bias: Dos and Don’ts||2020/10/28|
|Contracts and Forms||Buyer Representation Agreements (C.A.R. Forms BRE, BRNE, BRNN)||2018/06/13 (revised)|
|Contracts and Forms||Contingencies and Contingency Removal||2016/03/14 (revised)|
|Contracts and Forms||Contract Law and Real Estate Transactions||2018/05/07 (revised)|
|Contracts and Forms||Counter Offer Forms (C.A.R. Forms SCO, BCO and SMCO)||2016/03/15 (revised)|
|Contracts and Forms||Escalation Clauses||2019/03/12 (revised)|
|Contracts and Forms||How a Seller May Cancel a Purchase Agreement: Checklist and Q&A||2018/04/27 (revised)|
|Contracts and Forms||Limited Service Brokers and Open Listings||2016/10/21 (revised)|
|Contracts and Forms||Liquidated Damages and Deposit Disputes||2018/04/11|
|Contracts and Forms||Option Contracts and Leases with Option to Purchase||2018/06/13 (revised)|
|Contracts and Forms||Request for Repair and Use of the RR and RRRR Forms||2016/06/16 (revised)|
|Contracts and Forms||Residential Listing and Commission Agreements||2019/04/08 (revised)|
|Contracts and Forms||RPA Timeline of Events (RPA-CA)||2018/04/26 (revised)|
|Contracts and Forms||Seller Property Questionnaire: Summary of C.A.R. Form SPQ||2019/03/15 (revised)|
|Contracts and Forms||C.A.R. Forms and Copyright Law||2017/01/25 (revised)|
|Contracts and Forms||Standard Forms and Legal Q&A Correlation Chart||2018/03/13 (revised)|
|Contracts and Forms||Statute of Limitations: Deadline on Time to Sue||2019/03/15 (revised)|
|Contracts and Forms||Use of an "As Is" Clause||2016/03/18 (revised)|
|Contracts and Forms||Wood Destroying Pest and Organisms Inspections, Reports and Repairs||2019/03/12 (revised)|
|Copyright||C.A.R. Forms and Copyright Law||2018/06/07 (revised)|
|Disasters||Fires: Basic Real Estate Legal Issues||2020/08/26 (revised)|
|Disclosure||Carbon Monoxide Detectors||2016/07/28 (revised)|
|Disclosure||Defensible Space Law||2021/05/17|
|Disclosure||Disclosure Issues Related to Residential Care Facilities and Day Care Homes||2014/03/07 (revised)|
|Disclosure||Disclosure of Death and AIDS and the Prohibition Against Discrimination on the Basis of AIDS||2018/06/18 (revised)|
|Disclosure||Federal Lead-Based Paint Hazard Disclosures||2017/01/26 (revised)|
|Disclosure||Guide to Loan Disclosures||2018/07/17 (revised)|
|Disclosure||Home Hardening Fire Disclosure||2020/12/09|
|Disclosure||Lease-Rental Disclosure Chart for REALTORS®||2021/01/08 (revised)|
|Disclosure||Megan's Law: Disclosure of Registered Sex Offenders||2017/03/22 (revised)|
|Disclosure||Natural Hazard Disclosure Statement||2018/12/11 (revised)|
|Disclosure||New Home (Residential One-to-Four Units) Disclosure Chart||2021/01/05 (revised)|
|Disclosure||Real Estate Licensee's Duty to Inspect Residential Property||2018/12/12 (revised)|
|Disclosure||REO Disclosure Chart||2021/05/25 (revised)|
|Disclosure||Sales Disclosure Chart for REALTORS®||2021/05/24 (revised)|
|Disclosure||Seller Property Questionnaire: Summary of C.A.R. Form SPQ||2019/03/15 (revised)|
|Disclosure||Smoke Alarm Requirements||2019/03/11 (revised)|
|Disclosure||Summary Disclosure Chart for REALTORS®||2021/05/25 (revised)|
|Disclosure||Transfer Disclosure Statement Exemptions||2018/12/20 (revised)|
|Disclosure||Transfer Disclosure Statement Law||2020/04/22 (revised)|
|Disclosure||Water-Conserving Plumbing Fixtures||2016/12/08 (revised)|
|Environmental Hazards||Giving Notice to Employees About the Presence of Asbestos||2016/07/14 (revised)|
|Environmental Hazards||Home Environmental Hazards (Brief Overview)||2018/02/06 (revised)|
|Fair Housing||Buyer Interest Letters and Unconscious or Implicit Bias: Dos and Don’ts||2020/10/28|
|Fair Housing||Landlord-Tenant Law:
Pets and Assistance (Service and Emotional Support) Animals
|Fair Housing||Mandatory Section 8 and Source of Income Discrimination||2020/06/16|
|Fair Housing||Summary of Fair Housing Laws||2020/01/06|
|Financing||Good Faith Estimates and HUD-1 Statements||2015/10/09 (revised)|
|Financing||Loan Estimate and Closing Disclosures Forms||2019/04/04 (revised)|
|Financing||PACE Programs and Solar Leases||2019/04/26 (revised)|
|Financing||Predatory Lending: The High Cost Mortgage Disclosure||2019/03/27 (revised)|
|Financing||Predatory Lending: The California Covered Loan Law||2017/01/30 (revised)|
|Financing||Privacy of Consumer Financial Information||2016/07/13 (revised)|
|Financing||Regulation Z: Loan Originator Compensation Requirements||2019/03/27 (revised)|
|Financing||Regulation Z: Ability to Repay Standard for Loans||2019/04/24 (revised)|
|Financing||Seller Financing||2018/02/20 (revised)|
|Foreclosures and Short Sales||Bankruptcy and Real Estate Transactions||2018/02/28 (revised)|
|Foreclosures and Short Sales||Deficiency Judgment Chart After Foreclosure||2017/09/26 (revised)|
|Foreclosures and Short Sales||Foreclosure Timeline||2018/05/10 (revised)|
|Foreclosures and Short Sales||NOD & Investor Transactions: Home Equity Sales Contracts||2017/02/24 (revised)|
|Foreclosures and Short Sales||Rental Property and Foreclosure||2021/02/10 (revised)|
|Foreclosures and Short Sales||REO Disclosure Chart||2019/01/10 (revised)|
|Foreclosures and Short Sales||REO Transactions||2019/03/08 (revised)|
|Foreclosures and Short Sales||Short Sales||2018/02/28 (revised)|
|Foreclosures and Short Sales||The California Homeowner Bill of Rights||2019/02/26 (revised)|
|Homeowners' Associations||Condominium and Other Common Interest Development Disclosures||2019/03/11 (revised)|
|Homeowners' Associations||Homeowners' Associations: A Guide for REALTORS®||2021/04/26 (revised)|
|Insurance||Errors and Omissions (E&O) Insurance for REALTORS®||2018/06/07 (revised)|
|Insurance||Workers' Compensation||2016/07/18 (revised)|
|Internet||Conducting Corporate Online Meetings for Associations and other Nonprofit Organizations||2020/03/12 (revised)|
|Internet||Online Privacy Laws Affecting REALTORS®||2019/07/24 (revised)|
|Landlord-Tenant and Property Management||Landlord-Tenant Guide for REALTORS®||2019/11/25 (revised)
|Landlord-Tenant and Property Management||Abandoned Personal Property After Termination of a Tenancy||2018/12/10 (revised)|
|Landlord-Tenant and Property Management||Abandoned Rental Real Property||2016/09/02 (revised)|
|Landlord-Tenant Property Management||COVID-19 Tenant Relief Act of 2020 (Part of AB 3088)||2021/02/24 (revised)|
|Landlord-Tenant Property Management||2021/03/17 (revised)|
|Landlord-Tenant and Property Management||Foreign Investor Property Owner Withholding||2018/02/28 (revised)|
|Landlord-Tenant and Property Management||Landlord-Tenant Law:
Pets and Assistance (Service and Emotional Support) Animals
|Landlord-Tenant and Property Management||Landlords and Employee Notice of Asbestos||2018/07/09|
|Landlord-Tenant and Property Management||Lease/Rental Disclosure Chart for REALTORS®||2019/11/13 (revised)|
|Landlord-Tenant and Property
|Mandatory Section 8 and Source of Income Discrimination||2020/06/16|
|Landlord-Tenant and Property Management||Marijuana Issues for REALTORS®||2018/01/04 (revised)|
|Landlord-Tenant and Property Management||Nonresident Property Owner Withholding||2016/09/06 (revised)|
|Landlord-Tenant and Property Management||Option Contracts and Leases with Option to Purchase||2016/07/28 (revised)|
|Landlord-Tenant and Property
|Property Managers and the Contractor's Licensing Law||2018/03/02 (revised)|
|Landlord-Tenant and Property Management||Property Management Frequently Asked Questions||2019/11/26 (revised)|
|Landlord-Tenant and Property Management||Proposition 65 Warnings||2019/04/25 (revised)|
|Landlord-Tenant and Property Management||Rent Cap and Just Cause Eviction Law (Rent Control, AB 1482)||2021/05/03 (revised)|
|Landlord-Tenant and Property Management||Rental Property and Foreclosure||2016/09/02 (revised)|
|Landlord-Tenant and Property Management||Requirements When Using Consumer Reports Credit Scores to Screen Tenants||2020/01/17 (revised)|
|Landlord-Tenant and Property Management||Residential Rent Control Relief Law||2019/11/27 (revised)|
|Landlord-Tenant and Property Management||Security Deposits||2019/11/25 (revised)|
|Landlord-Tenant and Property Management||Unlawful Detainer: The Eviction Process in California||2018/12/17 (revised)|
|Landlord-Tenant and Property Management||Vacation Rentals||2019/05/17 (revised)|
|Licensing||License Application and Renewal for REALTORS®||2018/04/27 (revised)|
|Licensing||Licensing Chart for REALTORS®||2016/09/19 (revised)|
|Licensing||Licensing Guide for REALTORS®||2018/02/23 (revised)|
|Licensing||Mortgage Loan Activities||2016/08/15 (revised)|
|Licensing||Unlicensed Assistants||2018/01/09 (revised)|
|Miscellaneous||Bankruptcy and Real Estate Transactions||2018/02/28 (revised)|
|Miscellaneous||Marijuana Issues for REALTORS®||2018/01/04 (revised)|
|Miscellaneous||Member Legal Hotline||2017/02/13 (revised)|
|Miscellaneous||More Frequently-Asked Hotline Questions||2019/04/15|
|Miscellaneous||PACE Programs and Solar Leases||2017/12/01 (revised)|
|Miscellaneous||SB 800: California's Construction Defect Law||2019/04/04 (revised)|
|Miscellaneous||Serving Alcohol at an Open House
|Miscellaneous||Servicemembers Civil Relief Act||2017/03/02 (revised)|
|Miscellaneous||Small Claims Court||2019/04/15 (revised)|
|Miscellaneous||Standard Forms and Legal Q&A Correlation Chart||2018/03/13 (revised)|
|Miscellaneous||Swimming Pool Safety Act and Home Inspections||2018/07/09|
|Miscellaneous||Ten Frequently-Asked Hotline Questions||2017/01/27 (revised)|
|Miscellaneous||Usury Law and the Real Estate Broker Exemption||2016/09/19 (revised)|
|MLS||California Model MLS Rules||2018/05/01 (revised)|
|MLS||Days on Market and Relisting or "Churning" a Listing||2018/03/26 (revised)|
|MLS||Pocket Listings||2016/10/21 (revised)|
|MLS||Submitting Listings to the MLS||2015/04/28 (revised)|
|New Laws||2021 New Laws||2020/10/01|
|New Laws||2020 New Laws||2019/10/16|
|New Laws||2019 New Laws||2019/04/12 (revised)|
|New Laws||2018 New Laws||2017/10/16|
|New Laws||2017 New Laws||2016/10/05|
|New Laws||2016 New Laws||2015/10/19|
|New Laws||2019 Real Estate Clean Up Law Changes||2018/11/20 (revised)|
|Probate||Probate Commission Chart||2016/03/23 (revised)|
|Probate||Probate Sales of Real Property||2016/03/14 (revised)|
|Probate||The Revocable Transfer on Death Deed and Statutory FAQs||2021/06/08 (revised)|
|Property Tax||Proposition 90 Watch||2018/02/28 (revised)|
|Property Tax||Property Tax Assistance for Seniors||2016/09/02 (revised)|
|Property Tax||Property Tax Exemptions from Reassessment||2021/02/09 (revised)|
|Property Tax||The Affordable Housing Funding Document Recording Fee||2017/09/14|
|Property Tax||Proposition 19: Property Tax Exemptions from Reassessment||2021/03/05 (revised)|
|Real Property & Title||Lis Pendens||2018/03/13 (revised)|
|Real Property & Title||Mechanics' Liens||2018/01/02 (revised)|
|Real Property & Title||Transferring Title To Real Property||2020/03/05 (revised)|
|Real Property & Title||Trees||2017/02/15|
|Referral Fees & RESPA Issues||Referral Fees & RESPA||2020/12/11 (revised)|
|Referral Fees & RESPA Issues||Referral Fee Chart||2017/01/26 (revised)|
|Referral Fees & RESPA Issues||Administrative Fees under RESPA and the Unfair Competition Law||2018/03/06 (revised)|
|Subdivisions||Homeowners' Associations: A Guide for REALTORS ®||2021/04/26 (revised)|
|Subdivisions||Subdivision Applicability Chart||2017/03/22 (revised)|
|Tax||2018 Tax Reform Law Chart||2019/01/22 (revised)|
|Tax||American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 - The "Fiscal Cliff" Law||2017/02/10 (revised)|
|Tax||California Withholding Tax on the Sale of Real Property||2018/09/12 (revised)|
|Tax||Capital Gains Tax||2018/02/08 (revised)|
|Tax||Federal Withholding: The Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act (FIRPTA)||2020/12/10 (revised)|
|Tax||Homebuyer Tax Credit Chart||2016/06/30 (revised)|
|Tax||Internal Revenue Code Section 1031: Tax Deferred Exchanges||2018/02/13 (revised)|
|Tax||IRS Form 1099-MISC Reporting for REALTORS®||2016/02/26 (revised)|
|Tax||Nonresident Property Owner Withholding||2016/09/06 (revised)|
|Tax||Proposition 90 Watch||2018/02/28 (revised)|
|Tax||Property Tax Assistance for Seniors||2016/09/02|
|Tax||Property Tax Exemptions from Reassessment||2021/02/09 (revised)|
|Tax||Proposition 19: Property Tax Exemptions from Reassessment||2021/03/05 (revised)|
|Tax||The Affordable Housing Funding Document Recording Fee||2017/09/14|
|Tax||Tax Cuts and Jobs Act - In Brief||2019/01/22 (revised)|
|Tax||Tax Cuts and Jobs Act - Highlights and In Depth||2019/01/22 (revised)|
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