EDCAR Membership Application

Realtor® / Designated Realtor® (Broker) Application Please Check One: * 🛈
The following items are required in order to process your application:
 
-Your application must be fully completed and signed by your broker (EDCAR will send a link for your broker to sign)
- Your California Department of Real Estate License must be listed on the CalDRE website and your employing broker reflected.
- A clear copy of your government issued picture identification (Driver's License, Passport, etc.) must be uploaded in the application.
- Please be advised if your application is incomplete, you may be asked to reschedule your appointment. 
We accept cash, check, and all major credit cards.  Options to pay online will be available after you complete the application and it is reviewed by our membership coordinator.

Personal Information

Mailing Address (If different from above)

Office Information

Member Information Privacy Policy

In an effort to provide quality Member services and to comply with federal regulations, we are required to inform you of the El Dorado County Association of REALTORS® (EDCAR) guidelines regarding any information collected from our Members and your rights regarding that information.

  1. Confidential. In general, all Member information provided to EDCAR by their members is treated as confidential and EDCAR uses their best efforts to keep such information confidential and prevent unauthorized use. Except for the limited situations described in this policy, EDCAR will use your Member information for any purpose without your consent. In addition, we do not provide any information pertaining to: racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership or information concerning the sexual orientation or marital status of any individual.

 

  1. EDCAR Member Communications. From time to time, EDCAR will use your preferred contact information to send you Membership communications and publications. “Preferred contact information” as used in this section and the remainder of the privacy policy is the information pertaining to your name, email address, preferred mailing address, telephone and facsimile numbers which you indicated to EDCAR as your preferred contact information to receive communications.

 

  1. Membership Directory. We make available on our website (edcar.org) a “Realtor Roster.” The purpose of this directory is to assist the public in locating and contacting our Members. The Member information made available through the Membership Directory is intended to contain only the business contact information of our Members. Under no circumstances will we intentionally display or make available your home address or telephone number in the Membership Directory unless your home information is listed as your business information.

If you would like to be removed from the Membership Directory section 7 of the privacy policy, “Choice/Opting Out.” If you have corrections or updates to the directory, please see section 8, “Corrections/Updates.”

  1. Names of Directors and Committee Members; Use of Business Contact Information. For use by EDCAR Members and for purposes of conducting EDCAR Board of Directors meetings, we make available on our website and in other print and electronic formats the names of those Members serving as Directors or Committee Chairs of EDCAR In addition, in order to provide meeting-related information and to send official notices, we access and use the business contact information of EDCAR Directors and Committee Chairs and Members, including email and business mailing addresses.

 

  1. Requests from the Public. If the public contacts EDCAR and requests information regarding one of our Members, we may check our Member database and verify to the public whether the person is in fact a Member of EDCAR We may also provide the public with the name and telephone number of the firm with which the Member is affiliated. However, in no event will we provide personal information to the public unless required by a subpoena, search warrant or other legal process or in case of imminent physical harm to the public or other Members.

 

  1. Orders/Credit Card Information. EDCAR sells various real estate related products and services to its Members. In order to process and complete orders, we will need to access your Member information. This information will only be used to process your order. If you pay for your products or services by credit card, we will need to ask you for your credit card number and expiration date, which is used solely to complete your order and is then destroyed at the end of the business day.

 

  1. Choice/Opting Out. EDCAR recognizes the importance of your privacy. If you do not want your Membership information displayed or used in one or more of the manners described above, please complete the section below.

 

If you decide later you wish to opt in or out of having your name and business contact information included in the Membership Directory, please email us at: jrussell@edcar.org or write to us at: PO BOX 627, Shingle Springs, CA 95682

To insure your request is processes in a timely manner, please provide your name, address, email address, phone number and Broker’s name. It may take up to (3) weeks for EDCAR to process your request. You may continue to receive communications and your information may continue to be reproduced in the Membership Directory during that time period. 

PLEASE NOTE: If you are serving as a Director or Committee Chair or Member of EDCAR you cannot opt out of having your name reproduced and your business contact information used in the manner described in Section 4 above. 

  1. Corrections/Updates. If there is Member information about you that EDCAR maintains which needs to be corrected or updated, please email us at: jrussell@edcar.org or write to us at: PO BOX 627, Shingle Springs, CA 95682

 

  1. Changes in the Policy. From time to time, EDCAR may need to change this Privacy Policy to better meet the needs of our Members. We reserve the right to change this Policy at any time. Such changes may be made without prior notice. We encourage you to periodically check this Privacy Policy statement for the changes we make. Changes to this policy will be effective when posted on EDCAR’s web site unless determined otherwise by the EDCAR Board of Directors.

 

Under no circumstances will EDCAR intentionally display or publish your personal information including home addresses and home telephone numbers unless this information is also listed as your business address and telephone number. 

Please read this privacy policy above carefully. Pursuant to this policy, you have the choice regarding whether or not you would like your business contact information published in a Membership Directory, or displayed on the EDCAR, C.A.R. and NAR websites.   If you want to opt out of any of these, please indicate below. 

Complete this section ONLY if you want to opt out.

PRIVACY POLICY OPT-OUT AUTHORIZATION

Please check only one of the options below if you wish to opt-out.
Option #1 - Complete Removal.
Option #2 - Email opt out only.

ADDITIONAL REQUIRED INFORMATION

Are you subject to any pending bankruptcy proceedings? *
Have you been adjudged bankrupt within the last three (3) years? *
Do you have any record of official sanctions by a court or other lawful authority within the past three (3) years for:
Civil Rights Case *
Real Estate Licensing Laws *
Other Laws Prohibiting Unprofessional Conduct *

Have you ever been disciplined by any Local Boards/Associations or any MLS? *
Have you ever been disciplined by the Department of Real Estate (DRE)? *

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF MEMBERSHIP

A. Use of the term REALTOR® OR REAL TOR-ASSOCIATE®. I understand that the professional designations REALTOR® and REALTOR-ASSOCIATE® are federally registered trademarks of the National Association of REALTORS®("N.A.R.") and use of these designations are subject to N.A.R. rules and regulation. I agree that I cannot use these professional designations until this application is approved, all my membership requirements are completed, and I am notified of membership approval in one of these designations. I further agree that should I cease to be a REALTOR® or REALTOR-ASSOCIATE®, I will discontinue use of the term REALTOR® or REALTOR-ASSOCIATE® in all certificates, signs, seals or any other medium.

B. Bylaws, policies and rules. I agree to abide by the bylaws, policies and rules of the EDCAR, the bylaws, policies and rules of the California Association of Realtors®, and the constitution, bylaws, policies and rules of the National Association of REALTORS®, all as may from time to time be amended.
 
C. I understand that the National Association of REAL TORS® requires an orientation and mandatory training on the Code of Ethics. The Association will track and ensure that all members complete required ethics training, failure could result in suspension.
 
D. Authorization to release and use information waiver: I authorize the EDCAR or its representatives to verify any information provided by me in this application by any method including contacting the California Department of Real Estate., my current or past responsible broker or designated REAL TOR®, or EDCAR where I held, or continue to hold, any type of membership. I further authorize EDCAR where I held, continue to hold, any type of membership to release all my membership or disciplinary records to EDCAR, including information regarding (i) all final findings of Code of Ethics violations or other membership duties within the past three (3) years; (ii) pending ethics complaints (or hearings); (iii) unsatisfied discipline pending; (iv) pending arbitration requests (or hearings); and (v) unpaid arbitration awards or unpaid financial obligations. I understand that any information gathered under this authorization may be used in evaluating my application for membership and future disciplinary sanctions. I waive any legal claim or cause of action against EDCAR, its agents, employees or members including, but not limited to, slander, libel or defamation of character, that may arise from any action taken to verify, evaluate or process this application or other use of the information authorized and released hereunder.
 
E. REALTOR®, REALTOR-ASSOCIATE®; Arbitration Agreement. A condition of membership in the EDCAR as a
REALTOR® or REALTOR-ASSOCIATE® is that you agree to binding arbitration of disputes. As a REALTOR® (including Designated REALTOR®) or REALTOR-ASSOCIATE® member, you agree for yourself and the corporation or firm for which you act as a partner, officer, principal or branch office manager to binding arbitration of disputes with (i) other REAL TOR® or REALTOR-ASSOCIATE® members of this EDCAR; (ii) with any member of the California or National Association of REALTORS®; and (iii) any client provided the client agrees to binding arbitration at the EDCAR Any arbitration under this agreement shall be conducted using the EDCAR facilities and in accordance with the EDCAR rules and procedures for arbitration.
 
F. No refund. I understand that my EDCAR membership dues and MLS fees are non-refundable. In the event I fail to maintain eligibility for membership or for MLS Services for any reason, I understand I will not be entitled to a refund of my dues or fees.

G. By signing below, I expressly authorize the EDCAR, including the local, state and national, or their subsidiaries or representatives to fax, e-mail, telephone or send by U.S. mail to me, at the fax numbers, e-mail, telephones and addresses above, material advertising the availability of or quality of any property, goods or services offered, endorsed or promoted by the EDCAR.
 

AUTHORIZATION / SIGNATURES

I certify that I have read and agree to the terms and conditions of this application, and that all information provided in this application is true and correct to the best of my knowledge. *
Signature of Applicant. Please sign with your finger if on a mobile device, or with your mouse on a desktop PC/Laptop. (We will send a separate signature page to your broker to authorize your membership) *
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