In order to obtain California real estate license, you must complete three college-level courses in Real Estate Practice, Real Estate Principles and one additional state approved course.
California Real Estate Principles
by Stapleton & Williams
This course is the most comprehensive introduction to the California real estate business. It will serve as an excellent introductory course for the new licensee. A highly readable portrait of the entire field, it covers every area of professional specialization, the intricacies of real property ownership and the fine points of the field.
by Anderson, Pivar, & Otto
Our latest edition of California Real Estate Practice offers practical how to information for the real estate salesperson and broker. Prospecting methods, sample “comp” presentations and the newest listing contracts and disclosure forms are only some of the features of this textbook.
by Pivar & Bruss
California Real Estate Law is an introduction to the vast body of law that governs real estate transactions in California. It will help you recognize situations in which legal counsel should be sought and help you understand rights and obligations under the law.
by Lush & Sirota
This introduction to real estate finance in California lays the ground work for how real estate loans get made. It brings you up-to-date coverage of the latest tax law changes, Cal-Vet, FHA and VA guidelines. Electronic loan processing and other elements of the evolving California mortgage industry are discussed throughout the course.
California Real Estate Economics discusses economic theory relating to the real estate industry and emphasizes the factors that cause real estate value to change. To present this complex subject in a practical manner, the author has simplified this text so it is ideal for real estate students who have little or no background in formal economics.
*This online course is under construction and will be available January 2016.
by Ventolo & Williams
This new edition addresses the changes in the appraisal industry, their impact on real estate transactions, and their practical application for appraisers, real estate professionals, lenders and consumers.
By Kyle & Baird
This updated edition of Property Management holds all the tools you need for success in today’s competitive and ever-changing environment! Inside you’ll find a complete offering of management techniques designed for a variety of properties — from apartment and office buildings to retail and industrial properties.
But this comprehensive text doesn’t stop here. You’ll find up-to-the-minute information and advice on key issues affecting the industry, including: the impact of electronic technology, the effects of fair housing and ADA legislation, as well as the growing issues of building security, life safety and interpersonal relationships.
You’ll also benefit from a useful collection of the property manager’s tools of the trade in the form of numerous charts, agreements, leases and checklists. Plus, each chapter wraps up with an open-ended case study that challenges you to explore a real-life management problem, while testing your own knowledge of that chapter’s key points.
by Cyr, Sobeck & McAdams
Survival in the radically changing business environment of real estate brokerage requires sound management. This updated edition of Real Estate Brokerage: A Management Guide, will show you not only how to set up a sound business, but also how to make it flourish! Using a generally accepted business management model, this guidebook provides the five success steps to follow in establishing and keeping a brokerage on course.
Then after you’ve discovered how each function impacts a brokerage, the last unit of the book focuses on personal development as a manager — how to be an effective leader, coach and communicator. Real Estate Brokerage: A Management Guide is your road map to success, designed to steer you through the challenges new and experienced brokers face in running their businesses.