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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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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

Course Calendar

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How to Become a Real Estate Agent in California

Prepare to earn your real estate license with our online courses

NMLS Approved Education for California Mortgage Licensees

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. The next regularly scheduled C.A.R. Business Meeting takes place April 29-May 2, 2024 in Sacramento. 

NAR Meetings

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Learn how to schedule a C.A.R. outreach speaker for your next event and access presentations from previous outreaches.

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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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Succession Planning for Brokers: Continuing Your Legacy

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Course Description
Real estate is a high-dollar, infrequent, highly personal transaction. It relies on the skill and commitment of people, not just the technology they use. And it's the broker who is responsible for hiring, developing, and leading the people who can deliver that real estate experience.

Great leadership is the common thread that characterizes all great real estate brokerages. 

The critical component of present and future leadership must always be considered when developing a brokerage's future. What happens to a company when its leader is no longer around? This is what business succession planning is all about. 

It is the process of determining the method of transfer of ownership as well as the transition of management control. Succession will occur whether necessitated by death, injury, or retirement and is just a crucial and inevitable step of business management as is launching the brokerage. 

Thoughtful succession planning can allow even small brokerages to continue surviving and providing for a family for generations.  



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How you benefit from taking this course:

  • Learn the purpose and impact of succession planning
  • Be able to evaluate your circumstances
  • Review relevant universal succession planning factors
  • Discover the various types and How-Tos of common succession plans
  • Determine how to create a short-term Emergency Preparedness
  • Learn how to navigate Family Ownership or Management Transition
  • Non-Family Ownership/Management Transition
  • Selling Your Company via Merger or Acquisition
  • and More!

Who Should Take this Course: 
If you are a real estate professional that would like to develop a tangible plan of action to leave the industry and have peace of mind that the organization will be cared for, you should take this course. Additionally, any real estate professional that would like to be prepared for any upcoming leave of absence.

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