Distressed Sale Forms Available in zipForm 6

Distressed sales made up 42% of the sold units in California for April 2012. Having forms such as the "Agent's Short Sale Pre-Screening Checklist" and "Short Sale Cover Letter" (in addition to 9 others) will give you the best shot at a successful closing in a shorter...

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CAR’s Mortgage Fraud Education Efforts

Beginning in May, C.A.R. embarked on a multifaceted campaign to educate consumers about the growing trend in mortgage modification fraud. A nonprofit housing agency recently reported that attempts to scam struggling homeowners have climbed nearly 60 percent nationwide...

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New and Revised CAR Forms Now Available in zipFORM® 6

Although C.A.R. typically only updates the standard forms twice per year, a newly enacted law required an additional release in June.  The Office Management Agreement form serves as a contract between the brokerage and branch office manager to establish an...

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California Homeowner Bill of Rights Becomes Law

All eyes in the nation now turn to California as Governor Jerry Brown signed into law today the Homeowner Bill of Rights to help struggling Californians keep their homes. This law aims to avoid foreclosure where possible to help stabilize California's housing market...

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