California Real Estate Continuing Education
Salespersons Renewing for the First Time
Real estate salespersons who were licensed prior to October 1, 2007, and are renewing an original license for the first time, must complete five separate three-hour BRE-approved continuing education courses in Ethics, Agency, Trust Fund Handling, Fair Housing, and Risk Management.
Those licensees who were licensed on or after October 1, 2007, and were required to have all three statutory/prelicenses courses (RE Principles, RE Practice, and one additional course), must complete 45 clock hours of BRE-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.