California Real Estate Courses

California "The Basic" Package

      Successful completion of the courses in this package and passing the end of course online exams satisfies the 135 hour Real Estate Salesperson requirement in California.
 

Includes:

1. Real Estate Principles (eBook): Agency, Contracts, Math, Appraisal and Finance.
 

2. Real Estate Practice (eBook): Marketing, Listing, Disclosures, Purchase Agreements, and Property Management.
 

3. Real Estate Finance (eBook): Intro to Finance, Lenders, Loan Types, Qualifying, Foreclosures, and Creative Financing Options.
 

4. Live Instructor Support: Every course comes with the support from an industry expert that can help answer questions you many have throughout the course.
 

5. 5-star Customer and Technical Support: Call anytime and a caring staff—customer service, course consultants, or tech support, will be happy to answer your questions and provide the support you need.
 

6. Real Estate Blog Subscription: Stay up-to-date on the latest real estate industry information and valuable resources.
 

7. OnCourse Learning Real Estate, formerly Career Webschool Quality Guarantee: In the instance that one of our students does not pass the state exam on the first try, OnCourse Learning Real Estate, formerly Career Webschool will reimburse that student for their second state exam fee. To be eligible for reimbursement, the student must take the state exam within 1 year of completing our course and must have also passed our course exam with a grade of at least 80%.


$89.00 BUNDLE

ENROLL IN CALIFORNIA "THE BASIC" PACKAGE

California Real Estate Prep xL

      Prep xL by OnCourse Learning is a sophisticated exam prep tool that leverages adaptive learning technology to tailor study materials to meet your individual needs. Its personalized learning paths provide the optimal study experience to prepare you for the state-specific information on your upcoming California real estate license exam. This product should be used only after completion of the state pre-licensing course requirement.
 

Prep xL features: 

  • Customized study plan including daily goals that adapt based on activity throughout the system.
  • Self-paced, comprehensive library of over 1,300 practice questions that will allow you to concentrate on specific topics based on your confidence and knowledge of the subject.
  • Full-length, timed exams that simulate an actual testing environment.
  • Real-time readiness data to track your progress and identify your strengths and areas of focus.

$79.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN CALIFORNIA REAL ESTATE PREP xL

California Salesperson Real Estate Textbooks

      Please note that this is NOT a course. This package is specifically designed for those who purchased our Works or Basic package that contain only e-books and have decided to purchase the textbooks as well.
 

      Purchasing these textbooks does not register you into a course. These are only textbooks - NO CREDIT WILL BE GIVEN. These textbooks are unregulated and supplemental only.


$90.00 BUNDLE

ENROLL IN CALIFORNIA SALESPERSON REAL ESTATE TEXTBOOKS

California "The Works" Package with Virtual Study Program

      The California “Works” pre-license package will provide you with the required pre-license courses, instructor-led study webinars and exam prep tools—like Prep xL— that are guaranteed to take your study experience to the next level. Start your career in real estate on the right path with this comprehensive package.
 

Includes:
1. Real Estate Principles (eBook) - Agency, Contracts, Math, Appraisal and Finance.
 

2. Real Estate Practice (eBook) - Marketing, Listing, Disclosures, Purchase Agreements, and Property Management.
 

3. Real Estate Finance (eBook) - Intro to Finance, Lenders, Loan Types, Qualifying, Foreclosures, and Creative Financing Options.
 

4. California Real Estate Prep xL: A sophisticated exam prep tool that leverages adaptive learning technology to tailor study materials to meet your individual needs. It utilizes customized study plans, comprehensive practice questions, full-length simulated tests and real-time data to help prepare you for the state-specific information on your upcoming California real estate license exam.
 

5. National Real Estate Exam Prep: The SMART Guide to Passing: Includes the ten crucial topics found on all testing service exams as well as the majority of state exams. Additional highlights include (2) 100 question practice exams (one for salesperson and one for broker). All in all, our exam prep covers 1,000 questions on real estate content.
 

6. MathMaster (online): There's no need to be afraid of tackling math problems. The purpose of this is to give you the tools and expertise to "master" real estate math. Students will love the hands-on practice problems and detailed, clear descriptions of the purpose, use and formulas.
 

7. California Exam Prep (eBook): Covers state specific exam questions.
 

8. National Virtual Study Program: Do you learn better in a live setting? The Virtual Study Program bridges the gap between live and online learning to give you added support of an expert instructor. Join this live 8-week webinar series to dive into national topics and help you to succeed on your real estate exam.
 

9. California Virtual Study Program: Each state has unique laws and requirements in the real estate industry. This live webinar series gives you an added advantage to learn more about important California specific topics, guidance of an expert real estate instructor and opportunity to communicate with your peers.
 

10. Live Instructor Support: Every course comes with the support from an industry expert that can help answer questions you many have throughout the course.
 

11. 5-star Customer and Technical Support: Call anytime and a caring staff—customer service, course consultants, or tech support, will be happy to answer your questions and provide the support you need.
 

12. Real Estate Blog Subscription: Stay up-to-date on the latest real estate industry information and valuable resources.
 

13. OnCourse Learning Real Estate, formerly Career Webschool Quality Guarantee: In the instance that one of our students does not pass the state exam on the first try, OnCourse Learning Real Estate, formerly Career Webschool will reimburse that student for their second state exam fee. To be eligible for reimbursement, the student must take the state exam within 1 year of completing our course and must have also passed our course exam with a grade of at least 80%.


$279.00 BUNDLE

ENROLL IN CALIFORNIA "THE WORKS" PACKAGE WITH VIRTUAL STUDY PROGRAM

California "The Works Deluxe" Package with Virtual Study Program

      Set yourself up for success with the “Works Deluxe” package! Get the required pre-license online courses and a variety of tools to prepare for the state exam and your new career. From our state-of-the-art exam prep tool—Prep xL— to textbooks, instructor-led study webinars and our quality guarantee, you can’t go wrong with this all-inclusive package.
 

Includes:
1. Real Estate Principles (Book & eBook): Agency, Contracts, Math, Appraisal and Finance.
 

2. Real Estate Practice (Book & eBook): Marketing, Listing, Disclosures, Purchase Agreements, and Property Management.
 

3. Real Estate Finance (Book & eBook): - Intro to Finance, Lenders, Loan Types, Qualifying, Foreclosures, and Creative Financing Options.
 

4. California Real Estate Prep xL: A sophisticated exam prep tool that leverages adaptive learning technology to tailor study materials to meet your individual needs. It utilizes customized study plans, comprehensive practice questions, full-length simulated tests and real-time data to help prepare you for the state-specific information on your upcoming California real estate license exam.
 

5. National Real Estate Exam Prep: The SMART Guide to Passing: Includes the ten crucial topics found on all testing service exams as well as the majority of state exams. Additional highlights include (2) 100 question practice exams (one for salesperson and one for broker). All in all, our exam prep covers 1,000 questions on real estate content.
 

6. MathMaster (online): There's no need to be afraid of tackling math problems. The purpose of this is to give you the tools and expertise to "master" real estate math. Students will love the hands-on practice problems and detailed, clear descriptions of the purpose, use and formulas.
 

7. California Exam Prep (eBook): Covers state specific exam questions.
 

8. National Virtual Study Program: Do you learn better in a live setting? The Virtual Study Program bridges the gap between live and online learning to give you added support of an expert instructor. Join this live 8-week webinar series to dive into national topics and help you to succeed on your real estate exam.
 

9. California Virtual Study Program: Each state has unique laws and requirements in the real estate industry. This live webinar series gives you an added advantage to learn more about important California specific topics, guidance of an expert real estate instructor and opportunity to communicate with your peers.
 

10. Live Instructor Support: Every course comes with the support from an industry expert that can help answer questions you many have throughout the course.
 

11. 5-star Customer and Technical Support: Call anytime and a caring staff—customer service, course consultants, or tech support, will be happy to answer your questions and provide the support you need.
 

12. Real Estate Blog Subscription: Stay up-to-date on the latest real estate industry information and valuable resources.
 

13. OnCourse Learning Real Estate, formerly Career Webschool Quality Guarantee: In the instance that one of our students does not pass the state exam on the first try, OnCourse Learning Real Estate, formerly Career Webschool will reimburse that student for their second state exam fee. To be eligible for reimbursement, the student must take the state exam within 1 year of completing our course and must have also passed our course exam with a grade of at least 80%.


$359.00 BUNDLE

ENROLL IN CALIFORNIA "THE WORKS DELUXE" PACKAGE WITH VIRTUAL STUDY PROGRAM

California Virtual Study Program

      The California Virtual Study Program is a way for students from California to get added local support they need from an instructor in a live webinar environment. It bridges the gap between live and online learning in order to best prepare students to succeed on the exam and in their real estate careers. Weekly sessions will cover topics specifically for the California real estate license exam.
 

Please note: the Virtual Study Program is non-refundable. 


$99.00 ONLINE - WEBINAR

ENROLL IN CALIFORNIA VIRTUAL STUDY PROGRAM

National Virtual Study Program

      The Virtual Study Program is a way for you to get that added support you need from an instructor in a live webinar environment. It bridges the gap between live and online learning in order to best prepare you to succeed on your exam and in your real estate career. Eight sessions will be held weekly (two hours every Wednesday at 7 pm EST) on a specific core topic included in your licensing education.
 

Please note: the Virtual Study Program is non-refundable. 


$199.00 ONLINE - WEBINAR

ENROL IN NATIONAL VIRTUAL STUDY PROGRAM

Salesperson Real Estate Practice

      This is one of the two mandatory courses required to become a salesperson in California.Successful completion of this course and passing the end of course online exam satisfies the 45 hour Real Estate Practice requirement. Topics covered include Marketing, Listing, Disclosures, Purchase Agreements, Property Management, and much more!
 

      Note that this package includes both the e-book and textbook for your convenience. 


$69.00 BUNDLE

ENROLL IN SALESPERSON REAL ESTATE PRACTICE

Salesperson Real Estate Finance

      Successful completion of this course and passing the end of course online exam satisfies 45 hours of real estate pre-license education. Topics covered include Intro to Finance, Lenders, Loan Types, Qualifying, Foreclosures, Creative Financing Options, and much more!
 

      Note that this package includes both the e-book and textbook for your convenience. 


$69.00 BUNDLE

ENROLL IN SALESPERSON REAL ESTATE FINANCE

Salesperson Real Estate Principles

      Successful completion of this course and passing the end of course online exam satisfies the 45 hour Real Estate Principles requirement. Topics covered include Agency, Contracts, Math, Appraisal, Finance, and much more!
 

      Note that this package includes both the e-book and textbook for your convenience. 


$69.00 BUNDLE

ENROLL IN SALESPERSON REAL ESTATE PRINCIPLES

Principles and Practices Package

      This package is for those students who would like to complete the Principles and Practices requirements separately from the elective requirement. This allows you the flexibility to choose your own elective option! Included is Real Estate Salesperson Practice (eBook) and Real Estate Salesperson Principles (eBook). We also offer our online MathMaster product to provide a clear and concise review of real estate math, as well as our online National Real Estate Exam Prep course – both intended to help ease your mind on exam day!


$119.00 BUNDLE

ENROLL IN PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES PACKAGE

California Legal Aspects of Real Estate

      An in-depth study of the latest developments in California real estate law. Covers more than 240 case studies over topics such as eminent domain, predatory lending, legal trends and more!


$79.00 BUNDLE

ENROLL IN CALIFORNIA LEGAL ASPECTS OF REAL ESTATE

California Mortgage Loan Brokering and Lending

      Ideal for real estate licensees, individuals seeking to enter the mortgage loan business, and those already actively working in the industry, California Mortgage Loan Origination and Lending covers key topics including loan programs and features, required disclosures, loan processing, credit agencies, title and escrow, and computer programs used in the industry. Important legal concepts such as trust fund handling and both federal and state compliances are included to meet the state's course requirements. Extensive coverage of necessary forms such as loan application FNMA form, credit authorization, and actual escrow instructions are included.


$79.00 BUNDLE

ENROLL IN CALIFORNIA MORTGAGE LOAN BROKERING AND LENDING

California Real Estate Appraisal

      Learn the fundamentals of real estate appraisal from a professional. BASIC REAL ESTATE APPRAISAL, 7e makes it easy providing a clear overview of the profession and basic appraisal techniques. Completely updated to meet the new 2008 qualifying education requirements, this popular real estate appraisal book provides a thorough outline of fundamental real estate appraisal theory and practice.


$79.00 BUNDLE

ENROLL IN CALIFORNIA REAL ESTATE APPRAISAL

California Real Estate Economics

      Master the basics of real estate economics with ESSENTIALS OF REAL ESTATE ECONOMICS! With a direct and practical approach to presenting the factors that cause real estate values to change, this practical real estate text provides you with the tools you need to succeed. Hot button feature topics and answers to reviewing your understanding questions ensure that you successfully master the material.


$79.00 BUNDLE

ENROLL IN CALIFORNIA REAL ESTATE ECONOMICS

Real Estate Escrow and Title

      Covers everything you need to know about escrow in California. From an overview of the escrow business to detailed information on each step of the escrow process, you'll find all you need to master this complex topic.


$79.00 BUNDLE

ENROLL IN REAL ESTATE ESCROW AND TITLE

5-Course Broker Package

  •  Legal Aspects of Real Estate #3704-16 (Book) - Covers eminent domain, predatory lending, legal trends and more!
  • Real Estate Appraisal #3703-16 (Book) - Provides a thorough outline of fundamental real estate appraisal theory and practice.
  • Real Estate Escrow and Title #3630-15 (Book) - From an overview of the escrow business to detailed information on each step of the escrow process.
  • Real Estate Economics #3090-08 (Book) - Presents the factors that cause real estate values to change and much more.
  • Mortgage Loan Brokering and Lending #3644-15(Book) - Covers topics including appraisal, credit agencies, title and escrow, and computer programs used in the industry.
  • MathMaster - online - Clear and concise review of real estate math.
  • National Real Estate Exam Prep - online - The SMART Guide to Passing
  • California Exam Prep Covers state specific exam questions. 

$299.00 BUNDLE

ENROLL IN 5 - COURSE BROKER PACKAGE

California Real Estate Prep xL

      Prep xL by OnCourse Learning is a sophisticated exam prep tool that leverages adaptive learning technology to tailor study materials to meet your individual needs. Its personalized learning paths provide the optimal study experience to prepare you for the state-specific information on your upcoming California real estate license exam. This product should be used only after completion of the state pre-licensing course requirement.
 

Prep xL features:

  • Customized study plan including daily goals that adapt based on activity throughout the system.
  • Self-paced, comprehensive library of over 1,300 practice questions that will allow you to concentrate on specific topics based on your confidence and knowledge of the subject.
  • Full-length, timed exams that simulate an actual testing environment.
  • Real-time readiness data to track your progress and identify your strengths and areas of focus.

$79.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN CALIFORNIA REAL ESTATE PREP xL

Exam Prep Toolkit: Real Estate

      The Exam Prep Toolkit: Real Estate gives you a variety of tools to help you understand and retain the knowledge needed to prepare you for national information on your real estate exam.
 

  • Real Estate Flashcards: Delivered electronically, covering hundreds of terms and definitions you will encounter on your real estate exam.
  • Real Estate Recorded Review: Powerful recorded webinars covering all topics on the national portion of the licensing exam.  
  • Real Estate Test-Taking Tips: Recorded webinar covering test-taking tips, strategies for preparing for the national portion of the state licensing exam and how to utilize the test content outlines.

$99.00 BUNDLE

ENROLL IN EXAM PREP TOOLKIT: REAL ESTATE

California Exam Prep

      Written by an experienced real estate educator and test preparer whose materials have prepared thousands to enter the real estate field successfully, this exam prep guide will give you the practice you need to prepare for your real estate licensing exam with confidence.


$49.00 BUNDLE

ENROLL IN CALIFORNIA EXAM PREP

Mathmaster

      Math is a big part of real estate! Make sure that your skills and knowledge are up-to-date. MathMaster is designed to help you develop strong skills in real estate math--helping to ensure success on your state exam!


$59.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN MATHMASTER

National Real Estate Exam Prep: The SMART Guide to Passing

      Be smart. Have confidence in yourself and your real estate knowledge. With more than 20 years in the real estate education field, we applied our research, expertise and experience to build an exam prep course comprised of the major testing formats and questions found in real estate state exam testing.This includes the ten crucial topics found on all testing service exams as well as the majority of state exams. Additional highlights include (2) 100 question practice exams (one for salesperson and one for broker). All in all, our exam prep covers 1,000 questions on real estate content.


$59.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN NATIONAL REAL ESTATE EXAM PREP: THE SMART GUIDE TO PASSING

8-Hour California Survey Course

      Broker licensees completing their first renewal as broker are required (effective 1/1/16) to complete a 3-hour CE Management and Supervision course. Salesperson and broker licensees in California must complete this 8-hour CE Survey Course for subsequent renewals that includes topics in: Ethics, Agency, Trust Fund Accounting, Fair Housing, Risk Management and Management and Supervision.


$34.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN 8 - HOUR CALIFORNIA SURVEY COURSE

California Agency

      Agency is a popular topic for any real estate professional. This 3-hour course will walk you through a wide variety important facts that is specific to the California real estate laws. Topics include the different types of agency relationships, purpose of the law of agency, dual agency and more. 


$14.00 ONLINE –SELF PACED

ENROLL IN CALIFORNIA AGENCY

California Broker Management and Supervision

      This course covers an overview of establishing office policies, rules & procedures, supervising real estate transactions, proper handling of trust funds, advertising, the role and responsibilities of branch or division managers and other topics.


$14.00 ONLINE –SELF PACED

ENROLL IN CALIFORNIA BROKER MANAGEMENT AND SUPERVISION

California Ethics-Disclosure and Cooperation

      This ethics course follows the NAR-mandated curriculum for the NAR-required ethics course. Form the ethical responsibilities of agents involving disclosures to ethical issues relating to compensation, this practical course explores the challenges involved in ethical decision-making. Ethics: Disclosure and Cooperation takes a practical look at considerations involved in making ethical business decisions as well as the process of enforcing the Code of Ethics. This course instructs real estate licensees to use appropriate disclosures and cooperate with other real estate professionals to ensure the consumer's best interests are put first.


$19.00 ONLINE –SELF PACED

ENROLL IN CALIFORNIA ETHICS-DISCLOSURE AND COOPERATION

California Ethics-Pricing, Offers and Advertising

      This ethics course follows the NAR-mandated curriculum for the NAR-required ethics course. In day-to-day real estate transactions, real estate professionals are forced to make decisions that require ethical reasoning. Ethics: Pricing, Offers and Advertising explores the agent's obligation to protect a client's interest, plus looks at an agent's duties with regard to advertising himself/herself and a property. This must-have guide serves as a blueprint for providing information on making ethical decisions regarding pricing, offers, and ads, thus protecting the consumer from misinformation.


$19.00 ONLINE –SELF PACED

ENROLL IN CALIFORNIA ETHICS-PRICING, OFFERS AND ADVERTISING

California Fair Housing

      As far back as 1866, with the Civil Rights Act, legislators have been trying to eliminate discrimination in the housing industry. This course reviews the history and purpose of laws against discrimination. Specific real estate practices of blockbusting, steering, and redlining are detailed. In addition, the impact of the Americans with Disabilities Act is highlighted. Finally, how to recognize and guard against predatory lending practices is reviewed.


$14.00 ONLINE –SELF PACED

ENROLL IN CALIFORNIA FAIR HOUSING

California Green Real Estate

      This course is designed to improve real estate licensees' knowledge of green energy, green housing, and the types of green certification available for buildings, systems, and licensees so that licensees may better serve clients who are interested in green living or building. The housing market is becoming increasingly greener, due in part to regulatory demand, and in part to consumer demand. Licensees completing this course will understand the techniques used in green building; the benefits of green building for energy efficiency, resource conservation, and marketability; the types of green certification available and how they apply to systems, housing, and licensees; and how to appropriately refer green contractors and other vendors. This course serves as a must-have guide for gaining an overall understanding of the green housing movement, and how licensees may best serve clients interested in green real estate.


$14.00 ONLINE –SELF PACED

ENROLL IN CALIFORNIA GREEN REAL ESTATE

California Listing and Selling HUD Homes

      With more than 40,000 HUD homes available annually, it is important for licensees to understand how the HUD selling process works. This course teaches licensees how homes enter the HUD home selling market, and how licensees and HUD contractors (field service managers and asset managers) interact within a HUD transaction. Discussed are HUD's online bidding process, the registration for licensees who wish to bid on HUD-owned homes as selling brokers, and how a licensee may become a HUD listing agent. Also discussed are the components of the HUD Sales Contract Package and the process for completing the package and delivering it to the area manager. The course concludes with a discussion of the regulatory and disclosure issues relating to HUD transactions, how closing costs and earnest money are handled in a HUD transaction, advertising rules relating to HUD-owned properties, and the types of financing available to purchasers of HUD homes. This course focuses on educating real estate professionals on the intricacies of listing and selling HUD homes, thus serving to better help consumers in the transaction.


$19.00 ONLINE –SELF PACED

ENROLL IN CALIFORNIA LISTING AND SELLING HUD HOMES

California Real Estate Law

      In a struggling real estate market, clients often look for someone to blame for their financial difficulties. Often it is the real estate licensee. Therefore, it is more important than ever for licensees to understand the law as it applies to the practice of real estate. Covered topics include the licensee's role as an agent and fiduciary, ethical and legal pitfalls a licensee may face in a competitive market, the four required elements for a valid contract, and the differences between contract and tort law. Also discussed are various federal laws impacting the real estate industry including anti-trust law, the Dodd-Frank Act, RESPA, the Fair Housing Act, landlord-tenant laws, the Do Not Call Registry, and the FTC MAP Rules.


$19.00 ONLINE –SELF PACED

ENROLL IN CALIFORNIA REAL ESTATE LAW

California Residential Lending Practices

      This course is designed to assist real estate licensees in understanding residential lending practices. It begins by covering the Homeownership and Equity Protection Act (HOEPA) and escrow requirements. It also addresses fair lending practices, consumer protection, and various types of loan fraud. Adjustable rate mortgage are examined in detail. The course concludes with a discussion on conducting short sales in California.


$34.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN CALIFORNIA RESIDENTIAL LENDING PRACTICES

California Risk Management

      There's no question about it: In today's real estate environment, knowing how to avoid legal problems is essential. This must-have course provides an overview of how to minimize your liability. You'll learn about the importance of establishing agency policies, developing effective marketing and advertising practices, effective anti-discrimination practices, plus how to reduce your risk by maintaining proper records.


$14.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN CALIFORNIA RISK MANAGEMENT

California Short Sales

      This course is designed to equip the real estate licensee to assist clients with short sales. It first discusses short sale transactions, short sale alternatives, the HAFA and HAMP program, and the impact of short sales on buyers, sellers, and lenders. It then explains the short sale lender and the licensee's role in a short sale transaction, including how to prepare a short sale packet for a lender. The MARS Rule and how it applied to licensees assisting clients with short sales is examined. The course concludes with a brief discussion of tenant rights during and after a short sale and an identification of the types of lender fraud that may be attempted in short sale transactions.


$14.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN CALIFORNIA SHORT SALES

California Trust Fund Handling

      This course is designed to equip the real estate licensee with a thorough understanding of client trust accounts. It first discusses the basics, including broker responsibility, the purpose of trust accounts and their requirements. It then explains various record keeping systems and what they contain, including how to maintain them accurately. The course concludes with a look at audits and examination, including a detailed examination of the consequences of trust fund conversion and finishes with a case study of record keeping practices in use.


$14.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN CALIFORNIA TRUST FUND HANDLING

Ethics in Real Estate

      This course discusses the importance of ethical behavior in the practice of real estate and how a licensee's ethical standards can improve or harm a licensee's career and the profession as a whole. The course compares and contrasts ethics, morality, and the law. It describes principles supporting high ethical standards in real estate, the role of ethics in proper disclosure, and the types of ethical challenges a licensee may face in a competitive market. It discusses ethics as it related to advertising and pricing, and how a licensee can best be supported to maintain high ethical standards. It concludes with a discussion of the types of ethical complaints commonly made against licensees and how licensees may best avoid and respond to those complaints.


$14.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN ETHICS IN REAL ESTATE

California 45-Hour First Renewal Package

      This comprehensive package provides everything you need to ensure you complete your real estate broker CE requirements before your first renewal deadline. It includes all the mandatory courses on Ethics, Agency, Fair Housing, Trust Fund Handling, Risk Management, and Management and Supervision. Save money and streamline your renewal today!
 

  • The package includes the following courses:
  • Agency (3 hours): Learn about the different types of agency relationships, purpose of the law of agency, dual agency and more. 
  • Ethics in Real Estate (3 hours): Learn the importance of ethical behavior in the practice of real estate and how ethical standards can improve or harm your career and the profession. Review ethics as it relates to advertising and pricing, how to maintain high ethical standards, the types of ethical complaints commonly made and how to avoid and respond to those complaints.
  • Ethics: Disclosure and Cooperation (4 hours): Form the ethical responsibilities of agents involving disclosures to ethical issues relating to compensation, this practical course—which follows the NAR-mandated curriculum for the NAR-required ethics course—explores the challenges involved in ethical decision-making. 
  • Ethics: Pricing, Offers and Advertising (4 hours): In day-to-day real estate transactions, real estate professionals are forced to make decisions that require ethical reasoning. This course—which follows the NAR-mandated curriculum for the NAR-required ethics course—includes a must-have guide that serves as a blueprint for providing information on making ethical decisions regarding pricing, offers and ads.
  • Fair Housing (3 hours): Protect your clients' interests and understand their rights regarding the American Disabilities Act and Fair Housing laws. Also, learn about the history and purpose of laws against discrimination and real estate practices of blockbusting, steering, and redlining.
  • Listing and Selling HUD Homes (4 hours): With more than 40,000 HUD homes available annually, it is important to understand how the HUD selling process works. This course teaches you how homes enter the HUD home selling market and how to interact within a HUD transaction.
  • California Broker Management and Supervision (3 hours): Learn about appointing a broker to manage the real estate activity of a corporation, branch, or office and assigning a broker to supervise other licensees. This course will also cover the responsibilities for managing trust funds, trust fund accounts, and advertising practices of a real estate company.
  • Real Estate Law (4 hours): Understand the law as it applies to the practice of real estate. Learn your role as an agent and fiduciary, the four required elements for a valid contract, the differences between contract and tort law and more.
  • Residential Lending Practices (8 hours): Are you familiar with the Homeownership and Equity Protection Act (HOEPA) and escrow requirements? This course will give you an overview and address fair lending practices, consumer protection, and various types of loan fraud.
  • Risk Management (3 hours): Knowing how to avoid legal problems in your real estate career is essential. Get an overview of how to minimize your liability and learn about the importance of establishing agency policies, developing effective marketing and advertising practices, anti-discrimination practices and how to reduce risk by maintaining proper records.
  • Short Sales (3 hours): Get the knowledge you need to assist clients with short sales. Review sale transactions, short sale alternatives, the HAFA and HAMP program, and the impact of short sales on buyers, sellers and lenders.
  • Trust Fund Handling (3 hours): Get a thorough understanding of client trust accounts. Learn about broker responsibility, the purpose of trust accounts and their requirements, various recordkeeping systems and what they contain.


$49.00 BUNDLE

ENROLL IN CALIFORNIA 45-HOUR FIRST RENEWAL PACKAGE

Technology Trends in Real Estate

      The technology landscape changes quickly, and this rapid change can have significant consequences for the real estate professional. To perform at their best, real estate professionals need to stay ahead of these trends. This course helps to bring focus to the technological innovations that are most relevant to real estate practice. The course will discuss trends in software, social media, and internet security. Videos are presented throughout the course to help explain and illustrate key topics.


$19.00 – ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN TECHNOLOGY TRENDS IN REAL ESTATE

California 45-Hour Second and Subsequent Renewal Package

      This comprehensive package provides everything you need to ensure you complete your real estate broker CE requirements before your first renewal deadline. It includes all the mandatory courses on Ethics, Agency, Fair Housing, Trust Fund Handling, Risk Management, and Management and Supervision. Save money and streamline your renewal today!
 

The package includes the following courses: 

  • Agency (3 hours): Learn about the different types of agency relationships, purpose of the law of agency, dual agency and more.
  • Ethics in Real Estate (3 hours): Learn the importance of ethical behavior in the practice of real estate and how ethical standards can improve or harm your career and the profession. Review ethics as it relates to advertising and pricing, how to maintain high ethical standards, the types of ethical complaints commonly made and how to avoid and respond to those complaints.
  • Ethics: Disclosure and Cooperation (4 hours): Form the ethical responsibilities of agents involving disclosures to ethical issues relating to compensation, this practical course—which follows the NAR-mandated curriculum for the NAR-required ethics course—explores the challenges involved in ethical decision-making.
  • Ethics: Pricing, Offers and Advertising (4 hours): In day-to-day real estate transactions, real estate professionals are forced to make decisions that require ethical reasoning. This course—which follows the NAR-mandated curriculum for the NAR-required ethics course—includes a must-have guide that serves as a blueprint for providing information on making ethical decisions regarding pricing, offers and ads.
  • Fair Housing (3 hours): Protect your clients' interests and understand their rights regarding the American Disabilities Act and Fair Housing laws. Also, learn about the history and purpose of laws against discrimination and real estate practices of blockbusting, steering, and redlining.
  • Listing and Selling HUD Homes (4 hours): With more than 40,000 HUD homes available annually, it is important to understand how the HUD selling process works. This course teaches you how homes enter the HUD home selling market and how to interact within a HUD transaction.
  • California Broker Management and Supervision (3 hours): Learn about appointing a broker to manage the real estate activity of a corporation, branch, or office and assigning a broker to supervise other licensees. This course will also cover the responsibilities for managing trust funds, trust fund accounts, and advertising practices of a real estate company.
  • Real Estate Law (4 hours): Understand the law as it applies to the practice of real estate. Learn your role as an agent and fiduciary, the four required elements for a valid contract, the differences between contract and tort law and more.
  • California 8-Hour Survey Course (8 hours): This course covers an overview of Ethics, Agency, Trust Fund Accounting, Fair Housing, Risk Management and Management and Supervision.
  • Risk Management (3 hours): Knowing how to avoid legal problems in your real estate career is essential. Get an overview of how to minimize your liability and learn about the importance of establishing agency policies, developing effective marketing and advertising practices, anti-discrimination practices and how to reduce risk by maintaining proper records.
  • Short Sales (3 hours): Get the knowledge you need to assist clients with short sales. Review sale transactions, short sale alternatives, the HAFA and HAMP program, and the impact of short sales on buyers, sellers and lenders.
  • Trust Fund Handling (3 hours): Get a thorough understanding of client trust accounts. Learn about broker responsibility, the purpose of trust accounts and their requirements, various recordkeeping systems and what they contain.

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California Appraisal Courses

Basic Appraisal Principles

 

    Gain a foundation in appraisal principles. This course is an introduction to topics including legal considerations, what influences the value of real estate, real property concepts and characteristics, principles of economics, types of value and real estate markets and analysis, ethical considerations and highest and best use. This 30 hour course fulfills the Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria for the levels of Trainee up to Licensed Appraiser.


$349.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

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Basic Appraisal Procedures

 

     Want thorough insight into the process of valuation? Then this course is for you! During this 30-hour curriculum, students will learn the three approaches used by appraisers to reach the opinion of value (income capitalization, sales comparison and cost) and how to derive multipliers and rates. Also included is a guide through the sales comparison approach, which is comprised of checking the validity of information, organizing a comparative analysis, making adjustments, selecting comparison units, and how to conducting market research and reconciliation. Students will enjoy the hands-on completion of crucial sections of an appraisal report as well as gain insight into property description, design basics and construction. This course fulfills 30 hours of Real Property Appraisal Qualification Criteria for the levels of Trainee to Licensed Appraiser. It is advised to complete the Basic Appraisal Principles and Procedures Courses before taking this course.


$349.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

Enroll in Appraisal Procedures

California 75-Hour Real Estate Property Appraiser Trainee Package

 

    Complete with 75 hours of the new Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria for California, this package includes three courses: Basic Appraisal Principles, Basic Appraisal Procedures, and the 2018-2019 15-Hour Equivalent USPAP Course. Also included in this package is the USPAP Manual eBook.

$749.00 BUNDLE

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California 150-Hour Trainee & Licensed Package

      Fully satisfy the California education requirement for Appraiser Trainer License and Residential License with this package. Seven courses PLUS the USPAP Manual Book are included. The 150 hours are courses are: Basic Appraisal Principles, Basic Appraisal Procedures, Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approach, Residential Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use, Residential Report Writing and Case Studies, Residential Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach, and the 2018-2019 15-Hour Equivalent USPAP.


$999.00 BUNDLE

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Residential Appraiser Site Valuation & Cost Approach

      Gain confidence in your appraisal valuation skills! A more in-depth dive into appraisal valuation concepts and cost approach applications, this course meets 15 hours for the Trainee level up to the Licensed Appraiser level of Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria. Develop a stronger understanding of the process of the cost approach as this covers step-by-step the appraisal value process while applying this method. Highlights include interview methods and tips, market extraction, and data sources from professional services. Please note that Basic Appraisal Principles and Basic Appraisal Procedures are both prerequisites for this course.


$199.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN RESIDENTIAL APPRAISER SITE VALUATION & COST APPROACH

Residential Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use

      Make solid decisions in the valuation process. Understand the interdependence within the application of market analysis and highest and best use. Meeting 15 hours of Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria for appraisal Trainees up to Licensed Appraisers, this course highlights the association between cost, income capitalization and sales comparison (the three valuation concepts), highest and best use reasoning and analysis of the market. Basic Appraisal Principles and Basic Appraisal Procedures are both prerequisites for this course.


$199.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

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Residential Report Writing and Case Studies

      Get a crash course in appraisal report writing! Students will enjoy this hands-on constructive course focused on learning how to create effective, well-formed reports for appraisals. Both content and exercises focus on appraisal writing techniques, gaining a real understanding of and ability to apply residential valuation procedures and grammar guidelines. Specific residential case studies are used as examples to help students gain a realistic view. Examples help students grasp narrative comment writing on form appraisal reports and also how to explain the process and reasoning behind the valuation conclusions to those who use the reports. 15 hours of Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria for the Trainee through Licensed Appraiser level upon completion of this course. Students need to have taken Basic Principles and Basic Appraisal Procedures to be able to sign up.


$199.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN RESIDENTIAL REPORT WRITING AND CASE STUDIES

Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approaches

      Round out your foundational understanding of appraisal valuation approaches. Focusing on the two types of valuation concepts other than cost approach, this course fulfills 30 hours of Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria for appraisers from the Trainee level to the Licensed Appraiser level. Learn the process for both as well as how to gather and analyze needed information. Highlights include: the use of appraisal comparison grids, tips on locating needed information and a comparison with pros and cons of both the residential sales comparison and the income approach. Prerequisites: Basic Appraisal Principles and Procedures Courses.


$349.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

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2018-2019 15-Hour Equivalent USPAP Course

      This mandatory course will introduce aspiring appraisers to the requirements for ethical behavior and competent performance set forth in the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP).
 

      With the use of practice tests and interactive appraisal scenarios, you will get a full understanding of the history of appraisal standards, the structure of USPAP, essential steps in the appraisal process, USPAP definitions, and how to follow USPAP standards in your new career as a real estate appraiser.
 

      The mandatory Appraisal Foundation USPAP manual ($75 value) is included at no additional cost.


$279.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

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A URAR Form Review

      This course is a detailed walkthrough showing how to complete the Uniform Residential Appraisal Report (URAR). Students will learn each step of the process as the course guides them through the sections and necessary fields of the form. At completion of this appraisal CE course, students should have a full understanding of how to complete the URAR reports in compliance with USPAP.


$99.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

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Appraisal Math and Statistics

      A true understanding of appraisal math is essential for success as a real estate appraiser. This course offers students insight into key mathematical functions including the mathematics of finance, and calculating area and statistics involved in appraisal.


$99.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN APPRAISAL MATH AND STATISTICS

Cost Approach Overview

      This introductory course is a hands-on learning exercise explaining cost approach valuation and the methods included in calculating it. Students will learn ways to estimate depreciation and cost. The course includes various examples to ensure proper understanding and retention.


$99.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

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Income Capitalization Overview

      This hands-on course, complete with exercises to better students' understanding and retention, gives the student an overview of how the income approach to valuation works. Lessons include estimating income and expenses as well as estimating capitalization rates. This course covers both yield capitalization and direct capitalization.


$99.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

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Residential Appraiser Site Valuation & Cost Approach

      Gain confidence in your appraisal valuation skills! A more in-depth dive into appraisal valuation concepts and cost approach applications, this course meets 15 hours for the Trainee level up to the Licensed Appraiser level of Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria. Develop a stronger understanding of the process of the cost approach as this covers step-by-step the appraisal value process while applying this method. Highlights include interview methods and tips, market extraction, and data sources from professional services. Please note that Basic Appraisal Principles and Basic Appraisal Procedures are both prerequisites for this course.


$189.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN ESIDENTIAL APPRAISER SITE VALUATION & COST APPROACH

Residential Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use

      Dive into residential market analysis. Want a deeper understanding of how to read, map and analyze a market area by applying highest and best use practices? This course discusses in detail the three approaches regarding value in appraisal including sales comparison, cost and income capitalization. Students will gain insight into how to understand the connection between highest and best use analysis, market analysis, and the three approaches to valuation in real estate appraisal. This appraisal continuing education course has a prerequisite: completion of the Basic Appraisal Principles and Procedures Courses.


$189.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

ENROLL IN RESIDENTIAL MARKET ANALYSIS AND HIGHEST AND BEST USE

Residential Report Writing and Case Studies

      This is an excellent crash-course on the numerous writing exercises that you will need to know in order to be successful as an appraiser. Want to produce professional, thorough appraisal reports? Then this course is for you! It covers residential valuation procedures, numerous writing techniques, and a review of grammar and writing assignments focused around a residential case study. As a hands-on course, students will better retain information as they complete the included exercises such as the compiling of competent and practical narrative comments to be included in form appraisal reports as well as how to interpret valuation procedures and conclusions for people who use the reports. Please be advised that this course does have a prerequisite: the completion of Basic Appraisal Principles and Procedures Courses.


$189.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

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Sales Comparison Approach

      Gain insight into how the sales comparison approach to valuation works. This course takes a step-by-step look at the approach. Additionally, this course covers the process for data collections as well as different ways that adjustments can be estimated. Example problems help students to better retain and apply the information.


$99.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

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2018-2019 7-Hour Equivalent USPAP Update Course

      Every 2 years appraisers must complete a USPAP (Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice) update course. This course fulfills that mandatory requirement. The course addresses both new issues and questions common to appraisers in the real estate industry.
 

      The mandatory Appraisal Foundation USPAP manual ($75 value) is included at no additional cost.


$159.00 ONLINE – SELF PACED

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14-Hour Renewal Package 1 with USPAP

This package includes:
 

  • 2018-2019 7-Hour Equivalent USPAP Update Course - Issues commonly found in appraisal practice are addressed in multi-media scenarios that answer appraisers' frequently asked questions.
  • A URAR Form Review - This course provides the student with the guidelines and direction to create URAR reports which are in compliance with USPAP.

$189.00 BUNDLE

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14-Hour Renewal Package 2 with USPAP

This package includes:
 

  • 2018-2019 7-Hour Equivalent USPAP Update Course - Issues commonly found in appraisal practice are addressed in multi-media scenarios that answer appraisers' frequently asked questions.
  • Appraisal Math and Statistics - This course covers appraisal mathematical functions including calculating area, appraisal statistics, and mathematics of finance.

$189.00 BUNDLE

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California Real Estate Career

License Process for California

California Real Estate License Requirements 

Learn about the real estate education needs for licensing and renewal in your state. Licensing Board/Commission: 

Department of Consumer Affairs Bureau of Real Estate (CalBRE) 


Requirements: 

Education required for a real estate salesperson license in the state of California: successful completion of three college-level courses. These courses must include Real Estate Principles and Real Estate Practice, as well as one of the following courses: Real Estate Appraisal, Property Management, Real Estate Finance, Real Estate Economics, Legal Aspects of Real Estate, Real Estate Office Administration, General Accounting, Business Law, Escrows, Mortgage Loan Brokering and Lending, Computer Applications in Real Estate and Common Interest Developments. 

Education required for a real estate broker license in the state of California: successful completion of the following eight statutorily required college-level courses: Real Estate Practice, Legal Aspects of Real Estate, Real Estate Finance, Real Estate Appraisal and Real Estate Economics or Accounting.* They must also complete three of the following courses: Real Estate Principles, Business Law, Property Management, Escrow, Real Estate Office Administration, Mortgage Loan Brokering and Lending, Advanced Legal Aspects of Real Estate, Advanced Real Estate Finance, Advanced Real Estate Appraisal, Computer Applications in Real Estate and Common Interest Developments. 

*Note: If both Real Estate Economics and Accounting are taken, only two courses from the above group are required. 


Reciprocity: 

California has no reciprocity with any other state to allow a waiver of any of the requirements to obtain a license. In applying for the real estate broker or salesperson examination, evidence of completion (i.e. transcripts) of the statutory courses in out-of-state institutions is acceptable if the institution is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges or a comparable regional accrediting entity, and each course counts as three semester-units of credit or four quarter-units of credit. Courses completed through foreign institutions of higher learning must be evaluated by a foreign credentials evaluation service approved by the Bureau of Real Estate. 


Unless prior approval has been granted by the California Real Estate Commissioner, no private vocational real estate school outside the State of California may grant credit for the required prelicense courses. Out-of-state residents must file a Consent to Service of Process with the California Bureau of Real Estate (CalBRE). This form must be completed, signed, notarized and submitted to the CalBRE with the original or renewal application. 


Brokers must maintain a California business address if engaging in business in California. If not engaging in business in California, brokers must also file an Out-of-State Broker Acknowledgment. 

Salespersons must be licensed with a California broker if engaging in business in California. 


Applicants for a California real estate license must submit one set of classifiable fingerprints, acceptable to the State Department of Justice (DOJ). Applicants who reside outside of California must submit their fingerprints directly to the CalBRE. A fingerprint card (FBI Applicant FD-258 Rev 3/10) will be provided to all out-of-state applicants with the original license application. It should be taken to a local law enforcement agency for completion. The appropriate fingerprint fee must be submitted to the CalBRE with the completed fingerprint card, original license application, and license fee. 


Continuing Education (CE) and License Renewal Requirements: 

California real estate licenses must be renewed every four years from the date on the license. License renewal requires the completion of 45 clock hours of CalBRE-approved real estate CE consisting of: one 8-hour survey course that covers the five required subjects (Ethics, Agency, Trust Fund Handling, Fair Housing, Management & Supervision and Risk Management); OR 15 hours of continuing education courses in the following subjects: Ethics, Agency, Trust Fund Handling, Fair Housing, Management & Supervision and Risk Management. Additionally agents must complete at least 18 clock hours of consumer protection courses, and can meet the 45-clock-hour requirement with any real estate classes related to either consumer service or consumer protection.

California Appraisal Career

License Process for California

California Real Estate Appraisal Licensing Requirements 

Learn about the appraisal education needs for licensing and renewal in California. 


The information contained below is designed to provide a summary of the minimum education, experience, and examination requirements established by the California Board of Real Estate Appraisers. The information provided below can be found on the Board’s website. However, we recommend you contact the Board for more detailed information and for any changes which may have occurred. 


Licensure Levels 

• Trainee License 

• Residential License 

• Certified Residential License 

• Certified General License 


Licensure Requirements to Become an Appraiser 

• Must be at least 18 years of age 

• Proved proof of legal presence in the United States 

• Must be of good moral character 

• Must meet the educational requirement for the applying level of appraiser licensure • Must meet the experience requirement for the applying level of appraiser licensure • For Certified Residential level: A minimum of an Associate’s Degree OR 21 college semester hours in specific subject matters is also required 

• For Certified General level: A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree OR 30 college semester hours in specific subject matters is also required 

• Satisfactory completion of the state examination 

• Submit application, required documents, and associated fees 


Appraiser School Education Requirements 

• 150 hours for the Trainee which consist of the following appraiser courses: Basic Appraisal Principles (30 hours), Basic Appraisal Procedures (30 hours), 15 Hour National USPAP Course or its equivalent (15 hours), Residential Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use (15 hours), Residential Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach (15 hours), Residential Report Writing and Case Studies (15 Hours), Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approach (30 hours) • 150 hours for the Residential Licensed Appraiser which include the same hour requirement as the Trainee level 

• 200 Hours for the Certified Residential Appraiser which consist of the same 150 hours of Licensed Appraiser education AND: Statistics, Modeling and Finance (15 hours), Advanced Residential Application and Case Studies (15 hours), Appraisal Subject Matter Electives (20 hours) 

• 300 hours for the Certified General Appraiser which includes the same 200 hours for the Certified Residential Real Property Appraiser education AND: General Appraiser Sales Comparison and Income Approach (15 hours), General Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach (15 hours), General Appraiser Income Approach (45 hours), General Appraiser Report Writing and Case Studies (10 hours), General Appraiser Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use (15 hours) 


Experience Requirements for Becoming an Appraiser 

• Trainee – no work experience requirement 

• Residential Licensed Appraiser – 2000 hours in not less than 12 months 

• Certified Residential Appraiser – 2500 hours in at least 30 months 

• Certified General Appraiser – 3000 hours in at least 30 months with at least 1500 hours of experience in non-residential appraisals 


Continuing Education Requirements for Appraiser License Renewal 

• A full CE Renewal is the second renewal after the beginning of your CE Cycle. The required education for this renewal includes the 7-hour National USPAP Update Course taken in your USPAP-only renewal (above), but also must have an additional 7-hour National USPAP Update Course taken within the second 2 years of the license term and a 4-hour Laws and Regs course 

• Those three appraiser courses total 18 of the 56 hours required for the CE Cycle, leaving 38 hours of electives. In order to avoid a potential lapse in your license renewal applications should be submitted 90 days prior to your expiration date 

• All acceptable continuing education appraiser classes must be taken within the licensees CE Cycle. A licensees original CE Cycle start date will begin with the issuance date of their initial license, and normally runs for a period of four years provided the USPAP Renewal is not renewed on a late basis. The ending date of a CE Cycle will be the expiration date of the CE Renewal. The CE Cycle then starts over and the licensees new CE Cycle Start date will be the issuance date of the CE Renewal