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 [...]
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 [...]
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 - [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Dear newly real estate licensee, Congratulations on passing your real estate salesperson’s exam! Now that you passed your real estate salesperson’s exam, the next step will be deciding which brokerage is best for you. Your real estate career can be an exciting and rewarding journey. It’s all up to you. In real estate, your success [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
CONGRATULATIONS Drew Randolph 👏👏👏👏, our alumni, not only was he the rising star of Keller Williams La Quinta market center, but he received the Regional Rookie Of The Year! Cheers to YOU Drew!! How his career started... How it's going...