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California Real Estate License Renewal

California Real Estate License Renewal is done after the expiration of original license that is issued for the period of four years. Continuing education in the given real estate renewal courses, fee and document submission are the requirements to renew the license. Approximately 90 days before the date of expiration, the renewal form is also mailed to the licensee by the Department of Real Estate in California at his/her mailing address but this is just the formality so you should be aware of the license's expiration date.

To get the renewal of the license one must enroll herself or himself in the real estate school for continuing education. On completion of education 8 digit course number is given along with the certificate that shows course title, completion date, and category of course. At the time of California real estate license renewal this information is provided in RE 251.

California Real Estate License Renewal Online

These days the easiest and quickest way of doing the renewal is eLicensing Online System that is present in the website of DRE. California real estate license renewal online thus is becoming the latest thing for renewing salesperson and brokers license. In the online form, course number along with date of completion for continuing education must be given. Along with license renewals, duplicate license, changes in the mailing address, fee payment etc can also be done online. Thus California real estate license renewal online is becoming the latest things and helping the officials and applicant by reducing the manual paper work.

If California real estate license renewal is done online then it must be done on time and postmarked prior to midnight before the date of expiration. After the date of expiration you are not authorized to work according to the Business and Profession Code Section 10156.2. Two years of renewal period is also given if you fail to renew your license within the said period of time.

California Real Estate License Renewal Requirements

While renewing the license one needs to submit the following documents along with fee.
  • RE 205 with proof of legal presence (PLP).his include birth certificate, resident alien card that shows that applicant is the resident of US.
  • RE 251 continuing education course verification
  • RE 208 Broker Renewal Application
  • RE 209 Salesperson Renewal Application
All these documents must be filled completely and signed by the applicant. Along with this applicant must also submit proper fee, which is taken according to RE 206. On time submission of salesperson real estate license fee is $120 and for broker it is $165.

Late fee for salesperson real estate license renewal is $180 for salesperson and $248 for broker. Under proof of mailing address, meter stamps are not accepted. In case your business address is same as your mailing address then use c/o (in care of). Till you receive your real estate license renewal California, your canceled check and credit card charge will act as proof for the renewal.

In case, candidate has been given conditional license then he or she must submit the proof of complete education before the expiration date otherwise the right of California real estate license renewal is lost.

California Real Estate License Renewal Courses

Salesperson ear who are in the first year of renewal must need to complete three hours courses each in the following courses for the renewal of real estate license
  • Agency
  • Ethics
  • Trust Fund Handling
  • Risk Management
  • Fair Housing

Renewal course requirements for Brokers

Brokers must complete 45 hours of courses to renew the real estate license in California. These include
  • Same three hour courses as completed by salesperson
  • 18 hour course in Consumer Protection
  • For rest of hours courses related to consumer service or consumer protection can be taken.

Requirements for second and consequent California real estate license renewal both for salesperson and broker

  • Risk Management- three hour course
  • Either Six hour course with all four subjects (Ethics, Fair Housing, Agency and Trust Fund Handling) or 12 hour course in the same subject
  • Consumer Protection course - 18 clock hours
  • Consumer Protection or Consumer Services - 45 hours
Once your California real estate license renewal requirements are met and all the documents are submitted with the Department of Real Estate, a new license along with pocket card will be issued that is then used to give further services in the field of real estate. These are sent to the mailing address of the applicant.
 
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The Department of Real Estate
In this web link check the information pertaining to CA Real Estate License renewal requirements, courses, forms, fee, fingerprints and real estate license renewal online system.
Website:http://www.dre.ca.gov/lic_renew.html
 
Premier Schools
Premier Schools is the California real estate licensing school that offer continuing education for renewal of license. In this combo pack is given to the students which are very helpful in completing the California real estate license renewal course.
Website:http://www.premierschools.com/CEMain.htm
 
Online-education.net
Online-education.net provides information on the requirements for real estate license renewal in California. It also provides the list of online courses, online schools career training and other real estate courses.
Website:http://www.online-education.net/real-estate-license.html
 
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