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What Do You Think of DRE Fees?

Should They Be Raised, Lowered, Or Left Alone? The Commissioner is asking for comments, objections and recommendations. From A Recent Communication From DRE: DRE will hold a public hearing starting at 10:00 a.m., on December 19, 2018,at the DRE’s Sacramento Office, located at 1651 Exposition Boulevard, Sacramento, California. The hearing room is wheelchair accessible. At […]

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What Is Happening At DRE?

Does Anybody Really Know? If you send an email to Wayne Bell, the Commissioner at the time of the change from BRE to DRE on July 1st, you will get back an auto-response. It will state, and I quote, “July 9th was my last day as Commissioner”. Later, I Saw An Email That Wayne Sent […]

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A Job At BRE/DRE; Apply Now

There Is A Question About Whether It Is BRE or DRE This change will be effective on July 1, 2018. The big worry from many agents is that, “What about my business cards and flyers?”. It has been the Commissioner’s position that they will not be looking at this minor problem. They have other more […]

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What Are The Rules About Taking The CalBRE Exams?

Tips To Taking The State Exam: The salesperson exam is 3 hours and 15 minutes with 150 multiple choice questions (1.3 minutes per), 70% passing grade. The broker exam is 5 hours with 200 multiple choice questions (1.5 minutes each, broker questions must be considered more difficult, you think), 75% passing grade. Exams are offered […]

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Latest Stats From BRE

Just Received My Trusty RE149 Form These stats are from Dec. 17, or half-way through fiscal year 2018. This form has so much information, it is free and very few people receive it. I mention it and people go to the BRE website and can’t find it, and then they google and get nothing. I […]

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BRE: There Are Changes Coming

Three New Amendment Proposals Have Just Been Distributed By BRE The Notices have been sent to interested parties of which I guess I “are” one. No Public Hearings are scheduled at this time. However, there is a written comment period so you can send in your opinions. The comments must be submitted by 17:00 hours […]

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Alert, Alert, Alert From California BRE: Worth A Few Seconds

BRE Just Sent An Alert Concerning Education For California Real Estate Licensees Also, any others interested in BRE approved classes. This should be read by all Affiliates, Association, and students who partner up with providers, as BRE calls joint ventures on Education. There Is One Very Interesting Link It is entitled: Current list of disciplined […]

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Important New Form From BRE For All Brokers

Form RE 215 Is To Be Filed By January 1, 2018 (Oops, That Is Passed) This form needs to be signed by all Responsible Brokers noting all Broker Associates working for them. Good idea as before this form the only licensees listed on a company’s page were salespersons. Broker Associates were mystery licensees. The form […]

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BRE Test Site Gets Rave Reviews

A Friend Of Mine, Terry Yapp Of Mission Viejo Keller Williams And Associates Fame, Was Relaying To Me The Circumstances Of His Recent Broker Exam In San Diego Quoting him, “The test was done in a very professional, friendly, and courteous manner. The procedures were extremely organized and efficient.” It Was A Large Room With […]

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Can An Applicant Be Denied By CALBRE? Quick Answer, Yes

Of Course, There Is A Regulation And A Form The form is RE 229 and is entitled “Avoid Potential Denial of Your License Application”? A background investigation is conducted on all license applicants and disclosure of a conviction or failure to disclose a conviction may result in a recommendation of a denial of a license. […]

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