Preparing for the Exam

The Bureau of Real Estate (CalBRE) publishes the Reference Book - A Real Estate Guide that broadly covers the financial, economic, and political aspects of real estate practice in California. Regulation of the real estate business and licensing of real estate brokers and salespersons are discussed. One chapter describes the type and scope of the license examinations. The Reference Book is available on-line or it can be purchased at any CalBRE office or by submitting a Publications Request RE 350 Denotes a PDF document.

The laws administered by the Real Estate Commissioner, the Regulations of the Real Estate Commissioner, and extracts from other pertinent California codes are contained in the Real Estate Law. The Real Estate Law book is available on-line or the book and CD can be purchased at any CalBRE office or by submitting a Publications Request RE 350 Denotes a PDF document.

Additionally, most bookstores and libraries contain a real estate shelf of publications which can be helpful in preparing for examination.

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