How to get your real estate license in California


  • Be at 18 years or older
  • Complete 135 hours of required Pre-Licensing education
  • Find a licensed CA real estate broker to work under
  • Apply for the state Salesperson Exam and submit a fingerprint and background check

- There are three 45-hour courses that make up the required 135 hours of Pre-Licensing coursework. Those three courses are Real Estate Principals, Real Estate Practices, and Real Estate Finance
- It may take a few months to complete the 135 hours of Pre-Licensing coursework, find a sponsoring broker, and then apply and take the exam
- The license is good for 4 years

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  • about 1 year ago by vince