REQUIREMENTS TO OBTAIN A CALIFORNIA BROKERS REAL ESTATE LICENSE THE EASY WAY
You must be at least 18 years of age, and be honest and truthful.
Successful completion of eight College Level Courses (Most licensees have completed three courses to
get their Salesperson license, so you will need only five more courses).
Five courses are required: Legal Aspects of Real Estate, Real Estate Appraisal, Real Estate
Economics or General Accounting, Real Estate Finance, Real Estate Practice.
In addition three electives Courses are required from a list: Real Estate Principles, Business Law, Mortgage Loan Brokering, Property Management. You may call the DRE at (877) 373-4542 to obtain a list of your completed courses.
Note: Continuing Education Courses completed to renew a license do not qualify. Courses taken in College
or previously can be used to satisfy requirements. If you send your transcripts to our office we will evaluate
them to see if any courses qualify. College courses never die.
Experience: A minimum of two years full-time or four years part-time experience as a licensed salesperson
within the past five years is required.
An applicant with a four-year college degree with a major or minor in Real Estate can substitute that for
Equivalent experience: A person with two years of experience within the past five years in the following
areas can qualify: Escrow, title officer, loan officer, sub divider, contractor, speculative builder, appraiser.
You must pass the State Exam of 200 questions with a grade of at least 75%.
WHY USE DUANE GOMER EDUCATION FOR YOUR COURSES?
For the same low price you receive a textbook and a PDF download so you can read online or hard copy.
Our practice exams for most courses are online which saves considerable time in studying.
Final exams for our courses are online, open book with a passing grade of only 60%.
We stress Customer Service, and have real live people answering phones during business hours.
You will receive the online State Glossary of Real Estate, and our exclusive online Flash Cards to
assist with your studies.
Our company has been helping applicants get their real estate license for decades, and you can
check our reputation with Associations of Realtors around the State.
GENERAL INFORMATION PAGE:
Please click on each course below to view its corresponding General Information Page
TO PASS THE STATE EXAM, IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED YOU STUDY A PRE-EXAM PREP
COURSE (CRASH COURSE)
Our exam prep course is outstanding and really prepares someone to pass the first time, and is
available live and in home-study mode.
You will receive an extremely valuable Course Outline which includes informative and easy to understand exam information.
Other items include a Math section, Money-Back Guarantee, and online Flash Cards and
150-question Practice Exams
to really help you study.
Practice exam questions are on every page, at the end of each chapter, and hundreds of questions
in State Exam Format based on pertinent information; these exams are the reason our passing rates are
We recommend strongly that you attend a LIVE EXAM PREP webinar. It is the surest method to prepare to
pass the first time.
IF YOU ALREADY HAVE A CALIFORNIA REAL ESTATE SALESPERSON LICENSE
Chances are you already have three of the eight courses completed, with two of the courses being
Real Estate Principles and Real Estate Practice." If you are not sure what the third course
was, you may call the DRE directly at (877) 373-4542.
Review the list of Required Courses and Elective Courses below. Select which
courses you want to start with and we'll quickly get the materials to you so that you can get started.
A SPECIAL OFFER JUST FOR YOU -- PAY MONTHLY INSTALLMENTS
Duane Gomer Seminars has implemented a payment plan for broker courses.
If the total cost of the courses you order is at least $325.00 (Example: 5 broker courses in one order),
you may now pay in monthly installments.
To take advantage of this special offer, do not sign up for these courses online.
Please contact our office at (800) 439 - 4909,
Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Our staff will help you
get your order processed immediately.
If the materials are returned unused and in perfect condition within 60 days from purchase, a refund less $20 for shipping and handling of each book will be given. Purchaser will receive the refund in the same method as paid, for example if paid by check, then a refund will be issued by check, if paid by credit card then a refund will be issued back to the credit card used for purchase. Refund policy does not apply to anyone who has completed the course.
WE HAVE DOWNLOADABLE (PDF) COURSES
Duane Gomer is now able to provide both textbooks and downloadable reading materials (PDF formatted).
Course topic provided in both formats include
Real Estate PrinciplesReal Estate Practice,
Legal Aspects of Real Estate,
Real Estate Economics,
Real Estate Finance,
Mortgage Loan Broker and Lending,
WE PROVIDE OUR EXCLUSIVE SUPPLEMENTAL LEARNING TOOLS
With many years of classroom educational experiences, Duane Gomer has developed proven "learning" tools that
greatly enhance you ability to retain the information needed to pass the final exams and prepare you for the State Exam.
The tools are in the style of online "flash cards" and cover the following subjects:
The DRE Glossary Reference -- presented in alphabetical order AND as random-ordered, and
Practice Review Questions covering our most popular courses
Senate Bill 1495 passed and became affective 1/1/2024. SB 1495 requires all individuals submitting an application to take the salesperson or broker license examination starting January 1, 2024 complete Real Estate Practice course which includes components on implicit bias and fair housing.
Students that enrolled in Real Estate Practice course prior to January 1, 2024 and have not submitted an application to take the salesperson or broker license examination have an invalid course and must have their course updated. Please contact our office at (800) 439-4909 for more information.