Online Suggestion Box



Did You Know?



zipForms Plus CA User Guide

zipVault and Digital Ink User Guide

Dropbox Quick Start Guide

ZipForms Mobile Version Information

Living the Life of a Mobile Agent - Alan Perez, Liberty Real Estate

Handy APPs

Technical Terms Explained

eKey for ipPhone and iPad - Cody Brown, Bakersfield Association of REALTORS®

You, Your Business and Facebook - Max Gradowitz, Exchange Realty 

Mobile/Tablet Operating Systems Grow Up - Corey L. Stoner, Coldwell Banker Preferred

Marketing your listing using MLS - Christopher Craddock, Miramar International



Contacts and Prospects on the MLS

20 Mobile Tools That Will Make You Stand Out

ZipForms - Step By Step How To Support

zipLogix Digital Ink Introduction Video - C.A.R. (Approx. 1 minute in lenghth)

Digital Ink Webinar Schedule - C.A.R. (1 hours webinars)

MLS Training Videos - Rapattoni MLS Vendor

How to find Schools Using the SAG Guide - May be downloaded by logging into the MLS and Going to "Links" - "Links and Documents" then click "School Information".

Mapping Issues - Is Your Listing Not Showing Up in the Radius or Map Search?

Parcel Mapping (Interactive Map) - Find Lot Size, Dimension, Notice of Defaults, Zoning, Print Labels, County Recorded Sales, etc...

Marketing Neighborhoods - using the Tax Module


If there is a video you would be interested in seeing, please contact the Association at 661.635.2300

Reminder about City Business Tax Certificates

Any independent contractor conducting business located within the City limits or coming into the City to conduct business is required to have a City Business Tax Certificate.
The Business Tax Certificate is valid until June 30th each year. Taxes are due each year on July
1st and must be paid before July 31st to avoid penalties.
A Business Tax Certificate Application may be obtained from the Treasury Division counter in
City Hall North located at 1600 Truxtun Avenue or by calling the Treasury Division, (661) 326-3762 or (661) 326-3763.

Waco License Information

Title 5 – Business License & Tax

5.04.420 Specified businesses

Wasco Application

Thank you for your interest in joining Bakersfield Association of REALTORS@ /Golden Empire MLS. Whether you're a REALTOR® or an Affiliate, we're glad to welcome you to our Association. Should you have questions or need assistance completing your application, please don't hesitate to contact our Member Services Department at (661) 635-2300.

REALTOR® Membership

Click here to view some of exclusive benefits available to REALTORS®.

REALTOR® Application

*Use the REALTOR® application if you applying for REALTOR® and MLS membership, or REALTOR® only membership. Use the MLS application below if you are only applying for an MLS subscription.

Association Bylaws (Adopted 10/16/17)

Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice - National Association of REALTORS®

Code of Ethics (Core Standards Requirement) - National Association of REALTORS®

California Code of Ethics and Arbitration Manual

Credit Card Authorization Form

REALTOR® Dues Schedule


MLS Participation

MLS Application (pdf)*

*Use the MLS application if you are applying for an MLS only subscription.

MLS Bylaws (pdf)

MLS Rules and Regulations (Adopted 10/17/17)

MLS Fees Schedule

Request for MLS Fee Waiver Form (Please see form for waiver qualification)

Clerical Assistant

MLS Clerical Application


Affiliate Application and Membership Opportunities

Affiliate Application

Association bylaws