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.
The California Department of Real Estate provided live update (12/30/2020) on the closure of its exam centers and offices around the state. All licensing exams scheduled through January 16, 2021 have been cancelled. There’s no date set at this time when exam centers will reopen. DRE will update its website and social media channels with [...]
Real Estate Licensing and examination activity In March 2020, real estate licensing exam centers were closed to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and keep California safe. And now the Department of Real Estate (DRE) is experiencing longer than normal processing timeframes. The number of applications for California Real Estate salesperson examinations administered for Fiscal [...]
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 [...]
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 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 [...]
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 [...]