To obtain a real estate broker license you must first qualify in two categories;
1) Educational and/or experience
2) Statutory courses and pass a written examination with the DRE.
Courses are delivered online only.
Requirements for Education and/or Experience:
The two years full time salesperson’s experience may be waived for applicants submitting evidence of a four-year degree from an accredited college or university provided the course of study to obtain their degree includes a major or minor in real estate.
Requirements for Statutory Courses:
Under the provisions of AB 1718, original broker examination applicants will be required to submit evidence of completion of eight college level required courses along with two years full time experience as a license real estate salesperson within the last five years.
FIVE REQUIRED COURSES:
Real Estate Practice
Legal Aspects of Real Estate
Real Estate Finance
Real Estate Appraisal
**Real Estate Economics or Accounting
+ THREE OF THESE COURSES:
Real Estate Principles
Real Estate Office Administration
*Mortgage Loan Brokering and Lending
*Advanced Legal Aspects of Real Estate
*Advanced Real Estate Finance
*Advance Real Estate Appraisal
*Computer Applications in Real Estate
*Common Interest Developments
*These courses are NOT currently offered by Agent Real Estate Schools, Inc.
** If applicant completes both Accounting and Economics, only two courses from second group are required