Continuing Education for the California Real Estate Agent

Mar. 3rd 2009

Real estate salespersons who were licensed prior to 10/1/2007, and are renewing an original California real estate license for the first time, must complete five separate three-hour DRE-approved continuing education courses in Ethics, Agency, Trust Fund Handling, Fair Housing and Risk Management

California real estate agents licensed on or after 10/1/2007, and were required to have all three statutory/pre-licenses courses (Real Estate Principles, Real Estate Practice, and one additional course), must complete 45 clock hours of DRE-approved continuing education consisting of five separate three-hour courses in the following subjects: Ethics, Agency, Trust Fund Handling, Fair Housing, and Risk Management; a minimum of 18 clock hours of consumer protection courses; and the remaining clock hours required to complete the 45 hours of continuing education may be related to either consumer service or consumer protection courses.

For subsequent renewals, all real estate brokers and real estate salespersons must complete 45 clock hours of DRE-approved continuing education consisting of either 12 hours of continuing education courses in the following subjects: (Ethics, Agency, Trust Fund Handling, and Fair Housing) OR one six-hour course that covers the four mandatory subjects (Ethics, Agency, Trust Fund Handling, and Fair Housing); one three-hour course in Risk Management; and at least 18 clock hours of consumer protection courses; and the remaining clock hours required to complete the 45 hours of continuing education may be related to either consumer service or consumer protection courses.

At ASA Real Estate School, we offer approved California real estate courses that will help any prospective real estate agent gain their license or keep their California real estate license up to date. We are on Online based real estate school and the real estate courses we offer are an excellent choice. The prospective real estate agent can take the classes in the comfort of their own home and complete them at their own time. A Step Ahead Real Estate School offers all the online California real estate courses a licensed California real estate agent needs to keep their California real estate license certified as well.

 

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