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Bureau of Real Estate
1515 Clay Street, Suite 702
Oakland, CA 94612-1402

Completing three college-level real estate courses, passing the state exam, submitting all paperwork/forms, and paying the necessary fees will allow you to obtain a renewable four-year salesperson license. As of October 1, 2007, a new law removed the option for the eighteen-month conditional license.

Education: Successful completion of the following college-level courses is required to become a real estate salesperson:

1.. Real Estate Principles - mandatory

2.. Real Estate Practice - mandatory

3.. One course from the following list:

a.. Real Estate Appraisal
b.. Property Management
c.. Real Estate Finance
d.. Real Estate Economics
e.. Legal Aspects of Real Estate
f.. Real Estate Office Administration
g.. General Accounting
h.. Business Law
i.. Escrows
j.. Mortgage Loan Brokering and Lending
k.. Computer Applications in Real Estate
l.. Common Interest Developments

For complete information, go to Bureau of Real Estate's web site at http://www.dre.ca.gov/.


Total of 375 points possible (150 points/all quizzes, 75 points/all discussion postings, 50 points/midterm examination and 100 points/final examination). The grading scale simply adheres to the following:

  • 90 - 100%.... A
  • 80 - 89%...... B
  • 70 - 79%...... C
  • 60 - 69%...... D
  • Below 59%... F