New state laws affecting CA real estate licensees

New state laws affecting CA real estate licensees and applicants are set to begin on January 1, 2022, unless otherwise noted. Below are summaries of new state laws that affect real estate licensees and applicants. Beginning January 1, 2023, Senate Bill (SB) 263 modifies the content of two courses required to take either the real [...]

By |2021-12-30T11:18:32-08:00December 30th, 2021|Real Estate License|

DRE By Numbers In Fiscal Year 2020-21

At the end of FY 2020-21, DRE’s licensing population stood at 458,955, which included 323,008 salespersons and 135,867 brokers. This was an 8 percent increase from the prior fiscal year. DRE’s Licensing program responds to inquiries from licensees, license applicants, and others. Fiscal year 2020-21 saw a high call volume to DRE, and Licensing staff [...]

By |2021-12-02T11:36:27-08:00December 2nd, 2021|Real Estate License|

California Real Estate Licensee and Examinee Statistics 2020-2021 (FY)

In fiscal year (FY) 2020-21, DRE’s Licensing program continued to navigate through the many challenges presented by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Stay-at Home orders required the closure of DRE’s five exam centers (Sacramento, Oakland, Fresno, La Palma, and San Diego) between December 7, 2020 and January 26, 2021, which affected thousands of examinees. The chart [...]

By |2021-11-02T12:08:58-07:00October 30th, 2021|Real Estate License|

5 Reasons Why Real Estate Investors Should Consider Getting a Real Estate License

For an Real Estate investor, getting a real estate license has a lot of pros. You’ve probably also spent a good deal of your investment profits on commissions paid to real estate agents. Here’s why real estate investors should consider a real estate license and why obtaining one is easier than you think. MLS Access - [...]

By |2021-10-14T11:50:23-07:00October 14th, 2021|Real Estate License|

Update on Administration of California Real Estate Exams

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected how business is transacted, from spending significantly less time in a brick-and-mortar office setting and conducing meetings virtually to showing homes to potential buyers one family at a time. At the Department of Real Estate (DRE) the greatest impact of the pandemic has been on our ability to administer licensing [...]

Notice to Mortgage Loan Brokers from DRE

The Department of Real Estate (DRE) has seen an increasing number of applications for mortgage loan originator license endorsements from people without a real estate license, which is a requirement. As a result, DRE has issued Notices of Intent to Deny to these applicants and has been pursuing formal denial of these applications. Please ensure [...]

Options for Licensees and Examinees who Missed June 30, 2021 Deadline for COVID-19 Extensions

SACRAMENTO (July 1) – The California Department of Real Estate (DRE) is offering the following guidance for licensees and examinees who missed the June 30, 2021 deadline for COVID-19 extensions. The extensions, established in a series of four executive orders signed by Governor Gavin Newsom, effected four groups. Click here for your options.

COVID-19 Licensee and Examinee Extensions Expire June 30, 2021

In response to COVID-19, Governor Gavin Newsom issued four executive orders that extended some deadlines for certain DRE licensees and pending applicants. The most recent order, N-83-20, extended some fee payment and license requirements until June 30, 2021. That deadline is quickly approaching. Below is a summary of the affected groups: 1. Those whose DRE [...]

5 Common Real Estate Licensing Application Deficiencies

California Real Estate License Application deficiencies such as failure to submit the proper fee, educational requirements, or completed Live Scan Service Request (RE 237) will delay processing. You may check to verify that your license has been issued by referencing the license status look up at www.calbre.ca.gov. Current processing time frames for properly completed applications [...]

Live Video: DRE Office and Exam Center Closure

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 [...]

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Keller Williams La Quinta Real Estate School
47100 Washington St #101
La Quinta, CA 92253
USA
Telephone: 760-440-5132
E-Mail: info@kwlaquintarealestateschool.com
Hours
Sunday:
Closed
Monday:
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday:
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday:
8:30 am - 7:30 pm
Thursday:
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday:
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday:
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