California Real Estate License School

Real Estate Express is the leading online school for aspiring California real estate agents. Thousands of people in Los Angeles, San Diego, San Jose, San Francisco, Oakland and across the state chose us for their California real estate license education. Our courses are well developed to provide effective online learning. Our real estate school is accredited by ARELLO and IDECC.

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Why it's for you

  • You’re a disciplined self-starter
  • Have some real estate experience

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Note: students must spend 18 days in each course before taking a final exam.

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Fully accredited CA program
Chosen by over 10,000 future CA real estate agents in 2018!

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Our prized “instructor Q&A” group has almost 80 years of combined real estate experience!

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Flexibility to study when and where you want

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Plenty of “live” support

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Purchase California real estate courses individually

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Exam Preparation
17 Exams

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Your ticket to real estate license exam success. We provide the best preparation program in the country to ensure you pass your state test the first time.

Pre-License

45-Hour California Principles Course

The California Real Estate Principles course is the first of three mandatory course for all potential California real estate licensees. This course discusses California law, agency issues, land use regulations and more.

$99

Pre-License

45-Hour California Practices Course

The California Real Estate Practices Course is the second of three mandatory courses for all potential California real estate licensees. This course discusses practical topics for establishing a successful real estate career.

$99

Pre-License

45-Hour California Finance Course

This course will take you through real estate financing, consumer protections, rules, regulations and laws, types of loans, qualifications and other practical topics geared toward real world financing in California.

$99

Pre-License

45-Hour Real Estate Appraisal Course

This course will take you through all the subjects mandated by the California Bureau of Real Estate, and includes instruction in Appraisal Principles, the Valuation Process and Problem Definition, Date Collection and Property Description, and Data Analysis. In real property appraisal, this mean understanding the basics of land, real property, personal property, real estate, real property rights, and the various types of real estate.

$99

Pre-License

45-Hour Legal Aspects of Real Estate

This course will take you through all the subjects mandated by the California Bureau of Real Estate, and includes instruction in Real Estate Law; Characteristics of Real Property; Estates and Ownership; Agency Law and Relationship Agreements; Conveyance Issues; Escrow and Closings and Landlord and Tenant Relations.

$99

Pre-License

45-Hour Property Management Course

This course will take you through all the subjects mandated by the California Bureau of Real Estate, and includes instruction in the profession of Property Management, the Manager/Client relationship, Different Types of Owners, Leasing, Landlord/Tenant Relations, Office Administration and Managing different types of Properties.

$99

Pre-License

45-Hour Real Estate Economics Course

This course will take you through all the subjects mandated by the California Bureau of Real Estate, and includes instruction in Economic Principles, Influences and Forces, Economic Influences in Real Estate Market Segments, Economic Dynamics of Real Estate Development, and Real Estate Investment.

$99

Pre-License

45-Hour Real Estate Office Administration Course

This course will take you through all the subjects mandated by the California Bureau of Real Estate, and includes instruction in Management and Leadership; Developing a Strategic Operating Plan; Accounting, Bookkeeping, and Recordkeeping; Policies and Procedures; Broker-Salesperson Agreements; Recruiting, Selecting and Hiring Personnel; Mentoring and Coaching; Office and Brokerage Operations and Growth Options.

$99

What do the California pre-license courses cover?

Our California real estate pre-license courses are certified by the California Department of Real Estate.
Statutory DRE Sponsor ID: S0410
See the chart below for details on each unit within the courses.

45-Hour California Principles CourseShow Unit Descriptions
Time(Hours)
1.Introduction to California Real Estate Principles
0
2.The California State Bureau of Real Estate
0
3.License Law
0
4.Professional Code and Ethics
0
5.Property
0
6.Ownership of Real Property
0
7.Transfer of Interest in Real Property
0
8.Principle Instruments of Transfer
0
9.Escrow
0
10.Leases
0
11.Agency
0
12.Impact of the Penal Code and Other Statutes
0
13.Real Estate Finance
0
14.Institutional Lenders and Government Participation in Real Estate Finance
0
15.Alternative Forms of Financing
0
16.California Mortgage Loans
0
17.Real Estate Syndicates and Real Estate Investment Trusts
0
18.Appraisal and Valuation - Introduction
0
19.Taxation and Assessments
0
20.Subdivisions and Other Public Controls
0
21.Planning and Zoning
0
22.Brokerage
0
23.Contract Provisions and Disclosures in a Residential Real Estate Transaction
0
24.Trust Funds
0
25.Property Management
0
26.Business Opportunities
0
27.California Law Updates
0
28.Math: Closing Statements
0
29.Practice Exam 1
0
30.Practice Exam 2
0
31.End-of-Course Final Examination
0
State Requirement: General Information Page
45-Hour California Practices CourseShow Unit Descriptions
Time(Hours)
1.Introduction to Real Estate
0
2.Ethics, Fair Housing and Trust Accounts
0
3.Agency and Other Mandatory Disclosures
0
4.Prospecting
0
5.Listing Presentations
0
6.Listing Contracts
0
7.Servicing Listing
0
8.Advertising
0
9.Working with Buyers
0
10.Writing the Offer and Closing the Sale
0
11.From Offer to Closing
0
12.Financing: Loan Types
0
13.Financing the Process
0
14.Escrow and Title Insurance
0
15.Using Real Estate Assistants
0
16.Real Estate Taxation
0
17.Real Estate Investing
0
18.Business Sale, Property Management and Leasing
0
19.End-of-Course Final Examination
0
State Requirement: General Information Page
45-Hour California Finance CourseShow Unit Descriptions
Time(Hours)
1.Introduction to Finance Overview
0
2.Financing Instruments
0
3.Available Loans
0
4.Lenders
0
5.Lending Programs
0
6.Loan Term and Payment Plans
0
7.Secondary Mortgage Market
0
8.Underwriting Residential Property
0
9.Processing Residential Loans
0
10.Defaults and Foreclosures
0
11.Residential Income-Producing Properties
0
12.Commercial Income-Producing Properties
0
13.Valuation of Income Properties
0
14.Financing Land and Development Projects
0
15.Investment and Risk Management
0
16.Real Estate Syndication and REITs
0
17.Tax Consequences
0
18.Finance Math
0
19.End-of-Course Final Examination
0
State Requirement: General Information Page
45-Hour Real Estate Appraisal CourseShow Unit Descriptions
Time(Hours)
1.Basic Real Property Concepts
0
2.Real Property Characteristics
0
3.Legal Descriptions
0
4.Real Property Ownership
0
5.Public and Private Controls
0
6.Governmental Influences on Value
0
7.Economic Influences on Value
0
8.Social Influences on Value
0
9.Physical Influences on Value
0
10.Market Value
0
11.Economic Principles
0
12.Market Fundamentals, Characteristics, and Definitions
0
13.Demand Analysis
0
14.Supply Analysis
0
15.The Appraisal Profession
0
16.The Valuation Process and Ethics: An Introduction
0
17.Defining the Problem and Scope of Work
0
18.Market and Neighborhood Characteristics
0
19.Subject Site Characteristics
0
20.Subject Improvement Characteristics: Exterior & Interior
0
21.Subject Improvement Characteristics: Architectural & Construction
0
22.Land Valuation and Highest & Best Use
0
23.The Sales Comparison Approach
0
24.The Cost Approach
0
25.The Income Approach
0
26.Reconciliation and Final Value Opinion
0
27.Practice Exam
0
28.End-of-Course Final Examination
0
State Requirement: General Information Page
45-Hour Legal Aspects of Real EstateShow Unit Descriptions
Time(Hours)
1.Law Overview
0
2.Characteristics of Real Property
0
3.Estates and Ownership
0
4.Land Use Control
0
5.Agency Law and Disclosure
0
6.Law of Contracts
0
7.Relationship Agreements
0
8.Sale and Lease Contracts
0
9.Conveyances and Disclosures
0
10.Liens and Encumbrances
0
11.Finance and Financing Laws
0
12.Escrow and Closings
0
13.Fair Housing Laws
0
14.Landlord and Tenant Relations
0
15.Licensing and Regulations
0
16.End-of-Course Final Examination
0
State Requirement: General Information Page
45-Hour Property Management CourseShow Unit Descriptions
Time(Hours)
1.The Professional Property Manager
0
2.The Manager's Client Relationship
0
3.Synthesizing the Management Plan
0
4.Developing the Marketing Plan
0
5.Leases and the Leasing Process
0
6.Managing Landlord-Tenant Relations
0
7.Developing and Administering the Maintenance Plan
0
8.Business Office Administration
0
9.Finance and Accounting in Property Management
0
10.Risk Management, Life Safety, and Insurance
0
11.Management Reports and Records
0
12.Maintaining Legal Compliance
0
13.Managing Residential Property Types
0
14.Managing Office Property
0
15.Managing Retail Property
0
16.Managing Industrial Property
0
17.End-of-Course Final Examination
0
State Requirement: General Information Page
45-Hour Real Estate Economics CourseShow Unit Descriptions
Time(Hours)
1.Supply and Demand
0
2.Capitalism and Factors of Production
0
3.Government Influences in the Market
0
4.The Money Factor
0
5.Principles of Valuation
0
6.Economic Cycles
0
7.Inflation and Deflation
0
8.Principles of Market Analysis
0
9.Residential Real Estate Characteristics
0
10.Physical Characteristics of Residential Real Estate
0
11.Understanding Residential Income Property
0
12.Growth and Construction in Housing
0
13.Land Use Planning and Control
0
14.Commercial and Industrial Property Characteristics
0
15.Characteristics of Agricultural Real Estate
0
16.Taxation of Real Property
0
17.Real Estate Development and Construction
0
18.Office Property Development
0
19.Retail Property Development
0
20.Investment Principles, Risk and Ratios
0
21.Income Property, the Income Statement and APOD
0
22.Depreciation, Debt Service and Cash Flow
0
23.Income Property Taxation and Cash Flow
0
24.Adjusted Basis and Capital Gain
0
25.Assessing Investment Return
0
26.End-of-Course Final Examination
0
State Requirement: General Information Page
45-Hour Real Estate Office Administration CourseShow Unit Descriptions
Time(Hours)
1.Management and Leadership
0
2.Business and Market Analysis
0
3.Developing a Strategic Operating Plan
0
4.Opening an Office: Organizational Structure
0
5.Business Operating Systems
0
6.Accounting, Bookkeeping, and Recordkeeping
0
7.Policies and Procedures
0
8.Marketing and Advertising
0
9.Staffing
0
10.Broker-Salesperson Agreements
0
11.Recruiting, Selecting, and Hiring Personnel
0
12.Professional Development and Training
0
13.Coaching and Mentoring Staff
0
14.Analyzing and Managing Office Operations
0
15.Risk Management in Brokerage Operations
0
16.Growth Options-Merging and Franchising
0
17.End-of-Course Final Examination
0
State Requirement: General Information Page