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Easily renew your real estate license with the FREE 45 hour online license renewal package from C.A.R.

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Prepare to earn your real estate license with our online courses

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Distinguish yourself by learning how to build a business that specializes in niche markets to nearly double your earning potential in various real estate sectors

Education Calendar

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Course Catalog

Browse through the many courses we offer - listed in alphabetical order. 

Online Bundles
TC Career Workout

A special 1-day event pumped up with expert insight on Transaction Coordination (TC) practices throughout the industry.

Risk and Education Management System

The REMS system allows brokers to deliver quality education to their agents and track their progress.


Complete your eight-hour NMLS license renewal requirement through our NMLS-approved provider, OnlineEd

C.A.R. Board of Directors and Committees

The main Business Meetings page includes important links for Directors and Committee Members.

NAR Meetings

NAR meeting information and materials.

REimagine! Real Estate Conference

REimagine! Real Estate Conference & Expo is where learning takes center stage and where business solutions and connections are at the forefront of the real estate industry.

Virtual Events

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Our comprehensive list of C.A.R. webinars you may attend free of charge.

For Your Clients

A one-stop shop for tools and and resources to educate consumers about the intricacies of buying and selling a home and how a REALTOR® can help.

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For Brokers/Managers

This information is designed for Real Estate Brokers and Office Managers to assist you in supporting your real estate business. 

Center for California Real Estate

CCRE's mission is to advance industry knowledge and innovation with an emphasis on convening key experts and influence-makers.

Tax Reform FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions about the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

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The California Departmentof Real Estate (DRE) requires Mortgage Loan Originators (MLOs) to complete eight (8) hours of NMLS-approved CE (Continuing Education).

Do you know what course you need? What steps you need to follow?

C.A.R. Education, offers the eight-hour courses required to complete the NMLS license renewal through NMLS-approved provider OnlineEd.

The course features online text, audio and video content as well as a PDF of the course manual that can be loaded on your Kindle, iPad, Nook, iPhone, iTouch or Android,computer or laptop.


8 Hour SAFE Comprehensive: 2020 Originator Essentials - Click Here! 
This course is Department of Real Estate (DRE) accredited for 8 hours of CE credit in Consumer Protection.  (For California Real Estate Licensees)

Available now for only $48! Covers all requirements for NMLS licenses through the BRE. NMLS Course ID 11655.

This course will instruct mortgage loan originators on a number of regulations that they will have to comply with while taking part in their mortgage loan origination activities.

This course consists of four sections:  

1. Federal Mortgage Related Laws
2. Ethical Treatment of Consumers
3. The VA Home Loan Program
4. Complying with Appraisal Independence Requirements


8 Hours of 2020 California DBO MLO Continuing Education - Click Here!

(For mortgage licensees who are licensed through the California Deptartment of Business Oversight (DBO)

This package contains two courses for mortgage licensees who are licensed through the California Department of Business Oversight (DBO) and are required to take DBO-specific continuing education.  The courses included in this package are:

1. 7 Hour SAFE Core: 2019 Originator Fundamentals - This course covers the general required categories of 3 hours of federal law, 2 hours of ethics, and 2 hours of nontraditional mortgage. The topics of this course are the new TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure, fair lending regulations, and the Fannie Mae HomeStyle® Renovation loan.

2. 1 Hour CA-DBO SAFE: California State Conduct and Rules - This course covers the three topics required by the Department of Business Oversight. The course will first outline the California Finance Lenders Law, move on to the California Residential Mortgage Lending Act, and conclude with a review of the California Homeowner Bill of Rights. 

For more information about the NMLS/SAFE Act and how it affects Residential Mortgage Loan Originators, please visit the following pages at the California Department of Real Estate's website:

Residential Mortgage Loan Origination (MLO) Information

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)  

DRE Sponsor Number: 4056

NMLS Sponsor ID: 1400327

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