California Real Estate Career Center

Looking to expand your career with California Real Estate? Check out our online California real estate career center to help you get further in your career. Plus expert information for existing and future agents! Let Aceable be your guide to a successful career!

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Life As A Real Estate Agent

Real Estate Reciprocity and Portability in California

As you probably already know, real estate licensing is on a state-by-state basis. But in some cases, agents can leverage their current experience to fast-track the process of getting a real estate license in California. You may even be able to orchestrate deals from out-of-state without getting a California license.

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Real Estate Brokers & Brokerages

How To Choose a California Real Estate Brokerage

As a California real estate agent you need an employing broker to do business. But which brokerage is right for you? Let’s take a look at a few things to consider before you join a California real estate brokerage.

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Real Estate School & Licensing

Can I Get a California Real Estate License with a Criminal Record?

Will a criminal record hold you back from getting a real estate license in California? Let's find out.

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Real Estate School & Licensing

What Courses Are Required for the California Real Estate License?

Like other states, California requires that applicants take certain courses before getting a real estate license. Let’s delve into what those courses cover and other stipulations that must be met to get approved for a license.

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Real Estate School & Licensing

What is the Cost of a Real Estate License in California?

Getting a California real estate license will cost around $515 for agents and $880 for brokers. You’ll then need to spend $305-360 every four years to keep your license active.

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Real Estate Continuing Education

How To Renew Your Real Estate License In California

You took the required real estate courses, passed the license exam and have been working as a real estate agent in California for several years. Congratulations!

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Life As A Real Estate Agent

What is the California DRE?

Even real estate agents who have had a license for a few years may be wondering what the California DRE is. That’s because on July 1, 2018 the California Bureau of Real Estate (CalBRE) was renamed the California Department of Real Estate (DRE) - a title that was previously used before the name was switched to Bureau.

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Real Estate Brokers & Brokerages

How to Become a California Real Estate Broker

Are you a California real estate agent that’s ready to take the next step in your career? Or maybe you’re a real estate professional that wants to go straight to owning a brokerage? If this sounds like you, this page explains how to become a real estate salesperson.

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Real Estate School & Licensing

How to Get Your California Real Estate License

Real estate is big business on the Gold Coast. There are close to 420,000 licensed real estate agents in California. And every month anywhere from 1,750-2,400 salesperson licenses are issued to new agents. Want to be one of them?

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Real Estate School & Licensing

How Long Does It Take To Get My Real Estate License In California

Once you decide to get your California real estate license it’s understandable that you’ll want to make it happen as quickly as possible. Some things will be in your control, but the timeline is largely dictated by the California Department of Real Estate (DRE).