In order to become a licensed Real Estate Salesperson (Agent) in the state of California, you are required to successfully complete three (3) college-level courses (Real Estate Principles, Real Estate Practice, and one elective course) and then PASS the Salesperson State Exam.
With that said, if you are currently NOT licensed as a California Real Estate Agent, but wish to be... here are the first steps that you should take in order to become a PreviewOC Real Estate Agent.
STEP #1: First, in order to qualify to take the California Real Estate Agent (Salesperson) License exam, you will have to take and pass two (2) Required Courses including one (1) of the Elective Courses as described below.
Also, for more details and information on the application requirements involved for a Real Estate Salesperson License in California, please click the following website link. CA Dept of Real Estate (DRE) Requirements
- Real Estate Principles
- Real Estate Practice
Elective Courses: (Training school courses may vary)
- Real Estate Appraisal
- Real Estate Economics
- Real Estate Finance
- Real Estate Office Administration
- Business Law
- Common Interest Developments
- Computer Applications in Real Estate
- General Accounting
- Legal Aspects of Real Estate
- Mortgage Loan Brokering and Lending
- Property Management
Just as an FYI, there are plenty of real estate training schools out there. So, in order to give you a few choices, yet narrow it down a bit, we have listed three (3) well-established and highly recommended real estate training schools below. Please note that PreviewOC is not affiliated with any real estate training school.
Once you make your decision on which real estate training school you'd like to go with, simply click one of the following real estate training website links to access more information regarding their course work, exam preparation and fees involved.
STEP #2: After you have qualified and pass all three (3) courses as described above, your next step is to prepare for and take your California Real Estate Salesperson License exam. Please click the following website link for more information regarding the California Department of Real Estate's exam process and fees involved. CA Dept of Real Estate (DRE) Examinee Info
STEP #3: Once you eventually pass the California Real Estate Salesperson License exam, please call us at 949.400.1072 or simply click the following link to apply as a PreviewOC Agent online. PreviewOCAgent.com
STEP #4: After you join PreviewOC, and in order to perform real estate transactions with the Company, your final step is to become a REALTOR®. Please click the following website link for more information regarding the required training and fees involved. Orange County REALTORS®
If you have any questions, we'd love to hear from you!