Real Estate License Requirements

There are many career possibilities when you obtain your real estate license, such as residential sales, commercial sales, and new and used home sales.

General Requirements

Course Requirements

Successful completion of three college-level courses is required to qualify for a real estate salesperson examination:

  1. Real Estate Principles, and
  2. Real Estate Practice, and
  3. One course from the following list:
    • Real Estate Appraisal
    • Property Management
    • Real Estate Finance
    • Real Estate Economics
    • Legal Aspects of Real Estate
    • Real Estate Office Administration
    • General Accounting
    • Business Law
    • Escrows
    • Mortgage Loan Brokering and Lending
    • Computer Applications in Real Estate
    • Common Interest Developments

Follow this link to be taken to the California Department of Real Estate for more information:  The California Requirements to Apply for a Real Estate License Exam