Due to COVID-19, the Department of Real Estate (DRE) is experiencing longer than normal processing timeframes. Quite often, staff receive calls from applicants and licensees inquiring about possible alternatives to expedite their licensing transactions. For those of you who are not already aware, DRE’s eLicensing system offers an online platform that, among other things, allows [...]
Our Group Study student Darla Romig passed her Real Estate exam on the first try and joined Keller Williams Realty! Congratulations! Here are some tips she has for you.
A background investigation is conducted on all California real estate license applicants and disclosure of a conviction or failure to disclose a conviction may result in a recommendation of denial of a real estate license. If your application for a license is denied, your license fees will not be refunded. Denial of a license may [...]
"The course study was important to understand the concepts & taking the practice quizzes over and over really helped me a lot. I’m used to a classroom setting so setting time aside every day was crucial to my success. I also took one prep class 5 days before my exam. The prep class was beneficial [...]
The purpose of these FAQs is to provide information in response to some of the most commonly posed questions relating to Governor Gavin Newsom’s Executive Orders N-52-20 , N-69-20 and N-71-20 . Please note that this is a rapidly evolving situation and guidance can change accordingly. 1. My license expired during the period identified in [...]
We hope this message finds you all healthy and safe. (Update) DRE’s Fresno, La Palma, Sacramento and San Diego exam centers are open with limited seating capacity in order to comply with physical distancing requirements. The Oakland exam center will remain closed and all exams have been canceled through July 17, 2020. Examinees can use [...]
Our group study student Ronny Rudy Karepu passed his Real Estate exam and joined Keller Williams La Quinta! Congratulations! Here are some tips he has for you.
Real estate brokers and salespersons play an integral role in the purchase and sale of residential real estate. In 2018, the average homeownership rate in California was 55.2% and there were more than 440,000 unique residential real estate transactions. On average, 90% percent of all California buyers and sellers used a real estate agent in [...]
Our group study student Kristine Le Fave passed her Real Estate exam and joined Keller Williams La Quinta (and sold two homes already). Congratulations! Here are some tips she has for you.
Those who are interested in obtaining a real estate salesperson license in California have two ways to apply for the exam and the license with the Department of Real Estate (DRE). Currently, applicants who choose option 1 must wait for their license application to be mailed to them after passing the exam. This typically takes [...]