Education

First Time License Renewal

First time salesperson licensees must complete 45 clock hours of BRE-approved continuing education consisting of:

* Five separate three-hour courses in the following subjects: Ethics, Agency, Trust Fund Handling, Fair Housing, and Risk Management;
* A minimum of 18 clock hours of consumer protection courses; and
* The remaining clock hours required to complete the 45 hours of continuing education may be related to either consumer service or consumer protection courses.

Salespersons & Brokers - Second & Subsequent Renewals


For subsequent renewals, all real estate brokers and salespersons must complete 45 clock hours of BRE-approved continuing education consisting of:

* Either 12 hours of continuing education courses in the following subjects: Ethics, Agency, Trust Fund Handling, and Fair Housing OR one six-hour survey course that covers the four mandatory subjects (Ethics, Agency, Trust Fund Handling, and Fair Housing);
* One three-hour course in Risk Management; and
* At least 18 clock hours of consumer protection courses; and
* The remaining clock hours required to complete the 45 hours of continuing education may be related to either consumer service or consumer protection courses.

Salespersons & Brokers  - Second & Subsequent Renewal

For subsequent renewals real estate brokers and salespersons must complete 45 clock hours of BRE-approved continuing education consisting of:

* Either 15 hours of continuing education courses in the following subjects: Ethics, Agency, Trust Fund Handling, Fair Housing, and Risk Management OR one eight-hour survey course that covers the five mandatory subjects (Ethics, Agency, Trust Fund Handling, Fair Housing, and Risk Management);
* At least 18 clock hours of consumer protection courses; and
* The remaining clock hours required to complete the 45 hours of continuing education may be related to either consumer service or consumer protection courses.

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Live Courses

Throughout the year the Association Office provides live seminars. For a list of these call the Association Office at (707) 442-2978.  Most Courses cost $30.00 - $59.00 for HAR members.  For more information regarding BRE rules and education information, please e-mail Kristen Kelley at kristen@harealtor....