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Click on the book cover image for a complete description of the course.

Click on BUY and select the hardcopy version or the PDF download version of the course on the Order Page.

Save money by ordering the PDF Download and study at your own pace offline.

All exams are taken online.


Log In - with your account user name (email address) and password (CalBRE license number).
 Create an Account if prompted.

You will get to a Task List. Select the task to perform.  Please read the Task List to see all the actions available.


Log In as described above

From the Task List select Download your PDFs

The CalBRE requires one hour of study for every credit hour.
 We track that time from the download when you gain access to the material.


Click on the "Take Exam" tab in the menu bar.

Log in with your account user name (email address) and password (CalBRE license number

Select the exam from the list displayed on your computer screen.

The CalBRE limits the number of exams to a total of 15 credit hours per 24-hour period.


Go to and click on the eLicensing image. - Direct renewal link

The renewal application will request the information found on your Completion Certificates.

If you need the Completion Certificates click on Print Certificates.



You must Log In  first to see these items on the task list.

 Register Exam Keys (if applicable) *

 Download PDFs - This is your study material.

 Take Exam - Must comply with study time before taking exam.

 Print Certificate

 Purchase Course with Keys

 View  - Your Purchases and Available Exams

 View/Change Your Account Information

 Go to CalBRE website for renewal

 For assistance email

* If you ordered online your exam access keys are already registered to Your Account. 

(Subject to change as necessary to comply with CalBRE Regulations)

NOTE: You must have purchased and studied the Course material before taking the exam.

Refund Policy:

There is no refund for failure to pass the exam with a minimum of 70%.

Expiration of Course Material:

The Course must be completed within one year of purchase.
Credit will expire if not used within 4 years of the final exam completion date.

Study Requirement:

You are required by the CalBRE to study one hour for every credit hour.
You are limited to eight (8) study hours per day. e.g. a 13 hour course will require 2 days of study.

Exam Requirement:

The exam cannot be accessed until the required study time has elapsed.
You will be required online to certify completion of the study time before taking the exam.

The online exam is multiple-choice and must be completed within the time allotted by the CalBRE.

3-5 credit hour course = 15 questions/15 minutes
6-8 credit hour course = 20 questions/20 minutes
9-11 credit hour course = 25 questions/25 minutes
12-14 credit hour course = 30 questions/30 minutes
You are limited to 15 credit hours of exams per 24 hour period.

You are required to provide a CalBRE acceptable form of ID immediately before the final exam is administered.


The exam is graded online on a pass/fail basis and Completion Certificate issued online for the successful completion with a score of 70% or better.

Unanswered questions are marked as wrong.

If you do not pass the exam the first time, one retest may be taken at no additional charge within one year of purchase. The retake exam is different from the initial exam.

If you do not pass either exam, you will need to purchase the specific Course again and follow all the CalBRE requirements. Purchase the PDF version to save money.

Exam Access Key:

Your purchase includes a unique Exam Access Key for each course which is already registered at purchase.

Your Exam Access Key is assigned to your CalBRE license number and cannot be used by any other person.

Easy Instructions:

Log In - with your account user name (email address) and password (CalBRE license number).
 Create an Account if prompted.

Select the task you need to perform. (Download PDFs; Take Exam; Print Certificate; Purchase re-take key etc.)

CalBRE Disclaimer Statement:

This course is approved for education credit by the California Bureau of Real Estate. However, this approval does not constitute an endorsement of the views or opinions which are expressed by the course sponsor, instructor, authors, or lecturers.

Online Evaluation Statement:

A course and instructor evaluation is available on the CalBRE website at . Access this form by typing in "RE318A" in the search box located in the upper right hand corner of the CalBRE home page.

CalBRE Regulations:

The final exams questions and answers cannot be reviewed with students before, during, or after the exam.

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