Complete List of Publications

The CalBRE offers many publications on topics of current interest to the consumer and licensees, such as the Real Estate Reference Book, which provides general information on many aspects of real estate practice; and the Real Estate Law book and CD, which contains the current Real Estate Law, the Commissioner's Regulations, and pertinent excerpts from other California codes.

Ordering Information

All CalBRE publications are available online by clicking on the links below. To order publications by mail, submit an Publications Request (RE 350) Denotes a PDF document to:

Bureau of Real Estate
Book Orders
P. O. Box 137006
Sacramento, CA 95813-7006
Fax (916) 263-8911

e-reader Devices

PDFs are viewable by e-reader devices. Please check with your e-reader device manufacturer for instructions on how to download and view the PDF documents on the DRE web site.

Consumer Publications

Licensee/Examinee Publications

  • 2015 Real Estate Law Book and CD #RE 2 (Rev. 1/15)
    Contains the Real Estate Law and Subdivided Lands Law, the Regulations of the Real Estate Commissioner, the Administrative Procedure Act and pertinent excerpts from other California Codes related to the practice of real estate.
  • Broker Compliance Evaluation Manual Denotes a PDF document #RE 5 (Rev. 8/10)
    Covers the important points of office procedure and trust fund handling by real estate brokers.
  • Disclosures in Real Property Transactions Denotes a PDF document #RE 6 (Rev. 2005)
    Describes disclosures required of sellers and real estate salespersons.
  • eLicensing Online System Brochure Denotes a PDF document #RE 11 (Rev. 11/11)
    Provides information for real estate examinees and licensees on the services available via DRE's interactive online eLicensing system.
  • How to Obtain a Mortgage Loan Originator License Endorsement Denotes a PDF document #RE 19 New 10/11
    This brochure sets forth the general requirements for obtaining a MLO License Endorsement.
  • Instructions to License Applicants Denotes a PDF document #RE 4 (Rev. 1/13)
    Provides information about how to obtain and maintain a California Real Estate License, a Prepaid Rental Listing Service License, and a Mortgage Loan Originator License Endorsement.
  • Mortgage Loan Broker Compliance Manual Denotes a PDF document #RE 7 (Rev. 3/12)
    Assists the real estate broker who engages in mortgage loan activities with assessing compliance with DRE requirements. Includes a checklist.
  • Reference Book - A Real Estate Guide (Rev. 2010)
    Covers real estate principles and practices, useful for licensing exam preparation.
  • Trust Funds Denotes a PDF document #RE 13 (Rev. 1/14)
    Explains requirements for proper handling of trust funds by real estate brokers and salespersons.

Subdivision Publications

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