Membership Benefits

Education & Training

Annual Membership Meeting & Housing Market Forecast

OCAR’s Annual Membership Meeting updates members on industry developments and the state of the housing market.


Classes & Professional Development

OCAR offers over 300 classes each year, many of which are free or deeply discounted. Offerings include: Your Guide to the Residential Purchase Agreement, zipForm® Plus, Property Management, MLS training, and license renewal courses.


Independent Broker Forum

OCAR has special programs just for Brokers of Record and Office Managers who are not part of a large real estate franchise. For more information, contact us.


Onsite MLS Support Staff

OCAR has MLS support staff at each office to assist you, offering our members excellent service and support.


Outreach Office Training

OCAR offers a full-range of real estate-related training classes and presentations to REALTOR®-member offices at no cost (minimum of 15 agents). A trained OCAR Management Team Member will visit your office to provide the most up-to-date information on a number of topics, including zipForm® Plus, iPad/iPhone, CRMLS Matrix, Social Media Marketing, and more. Training is available Monday through Friday, 8 A.M. to 5 P.M. Appointments may be made by contacting OCAR’s Member Services Training Manager, Sandra Lopez.


Video Library

Access quick tips and training on zipForm®, tablet devices, Supra, the MLS, and more. Plus, watch news and market updates from experts.

Market Data

Annual Membership Meeting & Housing Market Forecast

OCAR’s Annual Membership Meeting updates members on industry developments and the state of the housing market.


MLS Touch

Get the Multiple Listing Service on your favorite mobile device. Search and share listings, find showing instructions, view comps and much more. MLS-touch is FREE for OCAR REALTORS® (an annual savings of $99.)


Monthly Broker Update

Monthly updates from OCAR on items and news that may affect your brokerage.


OC FastStats

Beautifully-designed, up-to-date housing market reports on Orange County.


Orange County REALTOR® magazine

The Orange County REALTOR® is the Association’s monthly magazine. A free member benefit, the publication offers timely real estate news and trends. It also goes beyond the biggest news headlines to feature the stories of our members, elected officials, and individuals shaping the real estate industry.


Weekly Marketing Meetings

OCAR sponsors seven weekly marketing meetings where REALTORS® can network and preview listings. Preview Sheets will be posted online the day before the Marketing Meeting.

Business Solutions

Constant Contact

Stay in touch with current clients or reach a new audience with Constant Contact’s email marketing software.

  • Receive up to 10% off standard prepay discounts


Finance Hotline

C.A.R.’s finance hotline assists members with short sales, funding, REOs, and other financial questions or issues. Call 213-739-8383 Monday – Friday 8:30 A.M. – 4:45 P.M.


Free .REALTOR web address

Get your .REALTOR® web address FREE for one year.


Legal Hotline

C.A.R.’s legal hotline provides free, one-on-one legal advice on a variety of real estate related topics. Call 213-739-8282 Monday – Friday 9:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M. and Saturdays 10 A.M. to 2:00 P.M.


MLS Touch

Get the Multiple Listing Service on your favorite mobile device. Search and share listings, find showing instructions, view comps and much more. MLS-touch is free for OCAR REALTORS® - an annual savings of $99.


OC Tech Helpline

Free technical support for all your electronic devices: computer, printer, smartphone, and tablet. Call 1-877-562-3156 Monday – Friday 6:00 A.M – 5:00 P.M. and on Saturdays from 6:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. Analysts connect to your computer via remote software to diagnose and repair.


OCAR Store

Both offices stock a variety of open house and for sale/lease signs, sign posts and stakes, riders, forms, books, and more. Flags and a-frame signs are available at our Fountain Valley office.


Office Depot/Office Max

Purchase your day-to-day office essentials with this exclusive discount at one of the largest office products and services providers in the world.

  • FREE next day delivery on orders over $50 (excludes furniture)
  • Discounts of up to 80% off preferred products


One Cool Thing Charts & Infographics

Cool and easy-to-use charts, infographics, industry insights, and thoughtful stats delivered to you every week.


Placester® Websites

Exclusive discounts on beautiful, mobile-ready real estate websites. Includes everything you need to market online.


REALTOR® Logos

The trademark “R” Logo of the National Association of REALTORS® is one of the most identifiable brands—not just because of its longevity, but because NAR takes great steps to protect its integrity and proper use. REALTORS® may download the logo from NAR’s website.


RealSatisfied

RealSatisfied is a customer satisfaction platform designed exclusively for the real estate industry. The platform allows you to send customer satisfaction surveys to both buyer and seller clients at the close of each transaction, allowing you to collect valuable client feedback and testimonials to help generate new business.


Rela

Orange County REALTORS® is excited to offer a new, free member benefit. Rela offers easy-to-build, high resolution property flyers and beautiful, mobile-ready single property websites. Rela regularly costs $24/month but is complimentary to you for being an Orange County REALTORS® member.


ShowingTime

ShhowingTime for the MLS allows you to schedule showing appointments and receive showing requests online.


Supra eKEY

The eKey software allows your smartphone to act as an electronic key that gives you access to Supra’s keyboxes.


TransUnion SmartMoveSM

As C.A.R. members, you have access to screening rental applications and conducting tenant background checks at a 20% savings off the retail price.


zipForm®

A free tool from C.A.R. that automates the forms process and allows you to create, edit, and complete the forms required for any real estate transaction.

Risk Management

Legal Hotline

C.A.R.’s legal hotline provides free, one-on-one legal advice on a variety of real estate related topics. Call 213-739-8282 Monday – Friday 9:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M. and Saturdays 10 A.M. to 2:00 P.M.


REALTOR® Safety Classes & Resources

OCAR offers safety awareness and self-defense classes taught by a Southern California lieutenant as well as a number of resources to help you stay safe in the field.


IDShield

Identity protection services for all OCAR members and their families. IDShield is the only identity theft protection company armed with a team of Kroll licensed private investigators on call to restore your identity.


AAA Membership

Join AAA today for only $49 ($20 application fee waived)! Receive access to 24-hour Road Side Assistance, Shopping Discounts, Identity Theft Monitoring and a Full Service Leisure Travel Agency.

Insurance

Auto, Home, & Renters Insurance

Member-only discounts are available on auto, home, and renter’s insurance with CAR.


E&O insurance

NAR offers a first-class errors and omissions (E&O) insurance program to REALTOR® members.


Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance

Health, dental, and vision insurance is available through OCAR’s endorsed benefit administrator.


Prescription Drugs Discounts

SingleCare offers members a FREE prescription discount card which. Every time you fill a prescription, bring your card to one of SingleCare’s partner pharmacies and save up to 75%. These valuable discounts are available exclusively at Walmart, CVS, Walgreens, Kroger and Target.

Member Relief

OCAR Cares Member Relief Program

The OCAR Cares Foundation Member Relief Program was created to assist OCAR members suffering financial hardship due to the onset of major illness, accident, or other unforeseeable life-changing event. Your donations are tax deductible (ID 27-4357830).

Retail Discounts

Offers are made solely at the discretion of the offering entity without endorsement or recommendation. Proof of membership may be required for eligibility. Terms are subject to change and may expire.

Aquarium of the Pacific

Orange County REALTORS® members have access to Aquarium of the Pacific's Employee & Affiliate Online Discount eTicket program. Purchase tickets for your whole family at a discounted price!


Avis Car Rental

As an OCR member, you always save 25% on car rentals with Avis. Book via phone (1-800-331-1212) or online with OCR Avis Discount number: #B155148.


Budget Car Rental

As an OCR member, you always save 25% on car rentals with Budget. Book via phone (1-800-527-0700) or online with OCR Budget Discount number: R584748.


Cirque du Soleil

Get up to $15 off* tickets for Cirque du Soleil’s LUZIA and travel to an imaginary Mexico.

* Offer valid while supplies last, discount is for $15 off category 1 tickets, $10 off category 2 (15$ off category 2 for show presented in Costa Mesa) and $10 off category 3 tickets, for shows from Sunday through Friday. VIP, Premium and category 4 tickets are offered at full price. Discount is already applied on prices available through the link.


Constant Contact

Stay in touch with current clients or reach a new audience with Constant Contact’s email marketing software.

  • Receive up to 10% off standard prepay discounts


Harry & David

Harry and David is excited to offer up to 20% off discount on all products offered within the 1-800Flowers family of brands including Harry & David, Wolferman’s, Stock Yards, 1-800Flowers, The Popcorn Factory, 1800Baskets, Simply Chocolate, FruitBouquets, Cheryl’s Cookies, and Personalization Universe. Use code HDMD0089 at checkout online.


Hotel Engine

Hotel Engine, a private hotel booking platform, offers deeply discounted hotel rates with an average of 26% off public rates at 150,000+ hotels globally.


Movie Tickets

Discounted passes for Regal / Edwards theaters are available at both OCAR offices. Our Fountain Valley location also sells Cinemark theater tickets.


Office Depot/Office Max

Purchase your day-to-day office essentials with this exclusive discount at one of the largest office products and services providers in the world.

  • FREE next day delivery on orders over $50 (excludes furniture)
  • Discounts of up to 80% off preferred products


Pacific Symphony

As an OC REALTORS® member you receive 20% off all "classical" and "connections" series of concerts at the Orange County Pacific Symphony. Use code OCAR at checkout.


Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

Save 15% on regular adult and regular child Tram Admission plus Save 10% at Gift Shop and Restaurants. Discount tickets are available in both offices for purchase.


Pretend City

Receive 50% of tickets for Pretend City Children's Museum. Tickets are $6.50 each and available for purchase at both of our offices.


BenefitHub (formerly Wild at Work)

Exclusive discounts and special offers on theme park tickets, vacations, hotels, restaurants, attractions, gifts, cruises and more. To register:

  1. Go to www.BenefitHubcom
  2. Click on the "Guest" button
  3. Select to Login or Register

 

 

C.A.R. Benefits & Discounts

In addition to benefits and discounts provided by OCAR, California Association of REALTORS® offers several member benefits to OCAR members.


CRMLS Benefits

As a subscriber to the California Regional Multiple Listing Service (CRMLS), you are part of the largest MLS in the nation. To take advantage of these features, log into www.CRMLS.org. Most products can be accessed directly by clicking the “Links” menu tab. *Please note that some products/benefits may carry additional charges—for questions, call CRMLS at (800) 925-1525.

Free MLS Training

CRMLS Instructors conduct live training at OCAR’s offices on a monthly basis, plus CRMLS hosts regular webinar-based training classes. For more information and to reserve your seat in an upcoming class, visit, http://www.crmls.org

ProxioPro

Proxio provides you with the professional tools needed to bridge borders, capture more listings, and connect with real estate agents internationally, in more than 20 languages. Visit www.proxiopro.com to see how Proxio’s global listing platform is designed to help you connect, communicate, and sell.

Realist Tax Classic

Realist Tax “Classic” gives you access to property tax data in all 58 counties of California, as well as generating a Pre-foreclosure search and mailing labels.

Realist Tax 2.0

Realist Tax 2.0 gives you access to find property tax data in all 58 counties of California. Generate a Pre-foreclosure search and mailing labels. This new generation of Realist Tax is an entirely new Realist. Realist 2.0 requires Flash support on your browser.

ListHub

The ListHub Syndication service delivers a Broker controlled platform that provides Participants with the option to syndicate office listings, the choice of which sites to syndicate to, along with optional reporting and additional subscription services. ListHub Listing Syndication is a free service for all CRMLS participants. Register for ListHub by clicking the ListHub link to the left, then select the link that applies to you; ‘I am the head broker of record within the MLS’ or ‘I am a listing agent of a registered ListHub brokerage with an active listing’ to be placed on the correct registration page.

Cloud CMA

Cloud CMA is a web-based report generator that uses MLS data and listing photos to help you easily create comparative market analysis reports in the office and on the go. Cloud CMA works with most smartphones and tablet so you can create and send reports from anywhere.

Cloud Streams

Today’s consumers expect an interactive experience and instantaneous results. Cloud Streams syncs with the CRMLS database and delivers immediate notifications for new or updated listings that match your client’s criteria. Notifications include property photos, agent branding, and descriptive subject lines.

RatePlug

RatePlug is a program designed to help real estate agents and their home buyers by providing a real time mortgage program and payment information specific to the properties their home buyers are viewing through the Matrix platform. The mortgage information is provided by your selected lending partners.

HomeSeekers App

HomeSeekers is the home search service designed specifically for California home buyers, powered by data straight from the nation’s largest MLS source, CRMLS. The app’s real-time client communication allows you to share properties directly with clients, track their favorite properties, and message them at any time. The HomeAssist feature even lets you know when clients are online!

Also included in the app is the state-of-the-art HomeSpotter™ tool, which provides you with complete property information from the MLS when you simply point your mobile device at a property. The in-app map features location-based GPS search, an area draw tool, and turn-by-turn driving directions to properties.

CRMLS App

Day-to-day business as a real estate professional is sure to keep you away from your desk, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have full access to MLS listings. The CRMLS app offers quick mobile access to property data right from your phone or tablet, plus the ability to share listings with clients via text, email, and social media.

The app comes with state-of-the-art technology like the HomeSpotter™ tool, which provides you with complete property information when you simply point your device at a property. The map features location-based GPS search, an area draw tool, and turn-by-turn driving directions to properties.

ShowingTime

Scheduling showings with clients can be one of the most time-consuming and frustrating aspects of working in real estate. ShowingTime is here to save you valuable time through full MLS integration, 24/7 system access, and instant appointment confirmation through text, automated call, or mobile app.

 

NAR Benefits & Discounts

In addition to benefits and discounts provided by OCAR, California Association of REALTORS® offers several member benefits to OCAR members.