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California Requirements:
Total Hours Core Elective Hours
You Need: 45 18 27
We Offer: 45 18 27
Packages
Total Hours Elective Hours Price Add To Cart
18-Hr. CA CE Required Topics Package (with Ethics course)
Core Hours: 18

18 0 $35
33-Hr. CA CE First-Time & Subsequent Renewals Package (with Ethics course)
Core Hours: 18

33 15 $59
33-Hr. CA CE Subsequent Renewals Package
Core Hours: 8

33 25 $59
45-Hr. CA CE First-Time & Subsequent Renewals Package (with Ethics course)
Core Hours: 18

45 27 $79
45-Hr. CA CE Subsequent Renewals Package
Core Hours: 8

45 37 $79
Individual Courses
Total Hours Elective Hours Price Add To Cart
California Salesperson and Broker Survey
Course Details
Core Hours: 8

8 0 $39
California Agency (Agency)
Course Details
Core Hours: 3

3 0 $19
California Ethics (Ethics)
Course Details
Core Hours: 3

3 0 $19
California Fair Housing (Fair Housing)
Course Details
Core Hours: 3

3 0 $19
California Management and Supervision (Management and Supervision)
Course Details
Core Hours: 3

3 0 $19
California Risk Management (Risk Management)
Course Details
Core Hours: 3

3 0 $19
California Trust Fund Handling (Trust Funds)
Course Details
Core Hours: 3

3 0 $19
A Brief Introduction to Real Estate Finance (Consumer Protection)
Course Details
Core Hours: 0

2 2 $15
Advocating for Short Sale Clients (Consumer Protection)
Course Details
Core Hours: 0

3 3 $19
Attracting Online Consumers: Listings and Syndication (Consumer Service)
Course Details
Core Hours: 0

3 3 $19
California Ethical and Effective Online Advertising (Consumer Service)
Course Details
Core Hours: 0

3 3 $19
Conducting Open Houses and Developing a Safety Plan (Consumer Protection)
Course Details
Core Hours: 0

2 2 $15
Did You Serve? Identifying Homebuying Advantages for Veterans (Consumer Service)
Course Details
Core Hours: 0

3 3 $19
Foundations of Real Estate Finance (Consumer Protection)
Course Details
Core Hours: 0

6 6 $39
From Contract to Keys: The Mortgage Process (Consumer Protection)
Course Details
Core Hours: 0

6 6 $39
Hot Market Strategies in California (Consumer Protection)
Course Details
Core Hours: 0

3 3 $19
Personal Safety (Consumer Service)
Course Details
Core Hours: 0

3 3 $19
Real Estate Investors and Your Business (Consumer Service)
Course Details
Core Hours: 0

3 3 $19
Residential Property Management Essentials (Consumer Service)
Course Details
Core Hours: 0

3 3 $19
RESPA, Referrals and Revenue Streams (Consumer Service)
Course Details
Core Hours: 0

3 3 $19
Roadmap to Success - Business Planning for Real Estate Professionals (Consumer Service)
Course Details
Core Hours: 0

3 3 $19
Sign Here: Contract Law on E-Signatures (Consumer Protection)
Course Details
Core Hours: 0

3 3 $19
Title and Escrow: Two Families, One Transaction (Consumer Protection)
Course Details
Core Hours: 0

3 3 $19
Today's MLS: New Paradigms: Better Results (Consumer Service)
Course Details
Core Hours: 0

3 3 $19
Uncle Sam Has Homes for Sale: Listing and Selling HUD Homes (Consumer Protection)
Course Details
Core Hours: 0

3 3 $19
Anatomy of Commercial Building (Consumer Protection)
Course Details
Core Hours: 0

3 3 $25
Client Advocacy in Commercial Real Estate (Consumer Service)
Course Details
Core Hours: 0

3 3 $25
Commercial Landlord Representation (Consumer Service)
Course Details
Core Hours: 0

3 3 $25
Determining Value of Commercial Properties (Consumer Service)
Course Details
Core Hours: 0

3 3 $25
Investment Strategies in Commercial Real Estate (Consumer Service)
Course Details
Core Hours: 0

3 3 $25
The Fundamentals of Commercial Real Estate (Consumer Protection)
Course Details
Core Hours: 0

3 3 $25

BRE Disclaimer: The courses in this California catalog are approved for continuing education by the California Bureau of Real Estate. However, these course approvals do not constitute an endorsement of the views or opinions which are expressed by the course sponsor, instructor, authors, or lecturers.

Courses offered by the CE Shop are approved by the California Bureau of Real Estate, #4883. 

Renewal Date: Every 4 years

Hours required: 45 hours

  • CA Brokers and Salespersons renewing an original license for the first time refer to Post Licensing section below.
  • CA Brokers and Salespersons in their second or subsequent renewal cycle must complete 45 hours of BRE approved CE courses consisting of:     
    • 15 hours which is comprised of the following required subjects: Ethics, Agency, Trust Fund Handling, Fair Housing, and Risk Management AND
    • At least 18 hours of consumer protection courses; AND
    • The remaining hours required to complete the 45 hours of continuing education may be related to either consumer service or consumer protection courses

    OR

    • One eight-hour survey course that covers the five required subjects; AND
    • At least 18 hours of consumer protection courses; AND
    • The remaining hours required to complete the 45 hours of continuing education may be related to either consumer service or consumer protection courses

CE Shop Offering: 45 hours

Seat time: Pursuant to Article 25 – Section 3007.3 (p) a licensee must spend 50 minutes for every hour the course is approved for in the course. The course timing mechanism will keep track of your course time.

Reporting: The state does not have schools report CE hours.

Max hours in 24 hr period: Per California Bureau of Real Estate Regulation 3007.3 (c), California Real Estate Licensees are not allowed to complete more than 15 hours of courses in a 24 hour period. Licensees should monitor this and ensure they are not completing more than 15 total hours in a 24 hour period. The date the course is electronically signed is the date the course is completed. For example, if your certificate says you completed a course for 6 hours of CE on June 1st, then you have taken 6 of your allowed 15 hours on June 1st regardless if you’ve taken part of the course on May 31st. Course completion dates are recorded using Central Standard Time. Please note that the date on your certificates of completion will reflect this. The CE Shop is unable to alter the completion dates on your certificates of completion. 

Expiration date of course: Course expiration dates vary by course but are generally one year after order date. Each individual course will have an expiration date listed in your account. 

Post Licensing: 

  • CA Brokers and Salespersons renewing an original license for the first time must complete 45 hours of BRE approved CE courses consisting of:  
    • 15 hours which is comprised of the following required subjects: Ethics, Agency, Trust Fund Handling, Fair Housing, and Risk Management; AND
    • 18 hours of consumer protection courses; AND 
    • 12 hours of courses related to either consumer service or consumer protection

Final Exams:  Online courses are required to have a timing mechanism. In addition, pursuant to Article 25 – Section 3007.3 (f)(k)(o) licensees will be allotted 1 minute per question on the final exam at the end of the course. A licensee has two (2) attempts on the final exam. If the exam is not passed the second time, the licensee must repurchase and retake the entire course, including the final exam. Passing score is 70%.

Certificates: Immediately upon real estate course completion, The CE Shop will provide students with an electronic copy of the course Certificate of Completion. Certificates will remain in your account for a minimum of five (5) years, should you need additional copies at a later time. Please refer to your renewal application to determine if you need to submit your Certificate(s) of Completion with your renewal. Course completion dates are recorded using Central Standard Time. Please note that the date on your certificates of completion will reflect this.

Please enter your individual license number correctly and fully when prompted in the registration process.

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Still have questions? Visit our Frequently Asked Questions or Contact Us

California Bureau of Real Estate

1651 Exposition Blvd

Sacramento, CA 95815

Phone: (877) 373-4542

Fax: (916) 263-8943

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