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Sales Agent Licensing Education

DRE requires your completion of 3 courses to become an agent.

Real Estate Principles and Real Estate Practice are mandated courses. The 3rd course is an elective best selected as Real Estate Legal Aspects since it is the next most helpful when taking the State Exam.

Education and Licensing Preamble
Critical Aspects What to expect from your first tuesday course enrollment
Course Testing Final exam procedures for your courses
State Licensing Procedures DRE Sales Agent Licensing Kit and State Exam Training Guide, both by first tuesday Also see infographic
Post-Licensing Services Extensive first tuesday services for your professional use
To start, choose one of our educational packages
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This BASIC-PLUS package of course education and State Exam training components is all-inclusive
This package includes:
  • The 3-Course educational requirements
  • The prep book and practice exams of the BASIC Package
  • PLUS online State Exam video crash course and digital Flash Cards
Basic-PLUS includes every possible educational and State Exam preparatory device
— except for a live all-day crash course you might want to attend just prior to sitting for
     the State Exam

Course Content

This package includes:
  • The 3-Course educational requirements of the MINIMUM Package
  • The State Exam prep book and practice exams
This package does not include the video crash course and Flash Cards

Course Content

This 3-Course Agent Education Package includes:
  • Real Estate Principles
  • Real Estate Practice
  • And the elective Legal Aspects
  • Minimum educational requirements qualifying you to take the State Exam
This package does not include State Exam prep materials — no prep book, video, Flash Cards or practice exams

Course Content

You may have completed some courses, or do not need everything in the above packages
Here, you order one or more educational courses as you need to qualify to take the State Exam, and any Prep materials you need to train for the State Exam

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Basic PLUS Pkg
Minimum Pkg
Basic Pkg
Legal Aspects (elective)
State Exam Prep Book  
Online Video Crash Course
& Flash Card App

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Critical aspects of your first tuesday licensing courses
  • These courses are homestudy correspondence courses;
    California Specific content, updated online monthly
  • All-inclusive Pricing — taxes and shipping, everything included
  • All course materials delivered in print and e-book — except the Appraisal book
  • Course Videos which bring real estate concepts to life — new videos constantly added
  • Online access is immediate; printed books arrive via USPS in 5-7 business days
  • Your course testing procedures; comprehensive quizzes
  • For best comprehension, course content is fully linked to RPI forms and provisions
  • Have a question on content? Next day answer, all via email
  • Print your Certificate of Completion on passing each course
  • You have one year to complete the courses
  • You receive email reminders to complete before course expiration
  • 100% Money Back Guarantee during enrollment before any testing;
    90 days for prep materials

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first tuesday Course Videos and updates
  • Over an hour of engaging Course Videos which vividly illustrate critical concepts — see and hear ideas put into practice
  • Each Course Video features Learning Objectives and Video Summaries to solidify your understanding and highlight critical concepts
  • New videos added constantly to your account
  • Unlimited access to all new videos during your enrollment

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Your Course Testing Procedures
  • You may take one exam every 18 days following the date of your enrollment
  • After the first 18 days you may take one exam, then another exam every 18 days
    Thus, you may complete 3 courses in 54 days
  • You may print your Certificate of Completion at any time
  • Each course exam has 100 multiple choice questions and are open book with a 60% passing score to complete the exams, with unlimited attempts during your one year enrollment
  • Course quizzes are included in the printed book and online for you to check your comprehension and prepare you for course testing. Quizzes are not graded.
  • You may take the final exam online 24/7. Or you may test on paper in the presence of a monitor
  • When taken online, your exam results are posted on completing the exam or expiration of testing time

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Post-Licensing Services
— You receive due to your enrollment

Looking beyond your Exams and licensing, first tuesday supports your development as an active agent without further charge. You receive numerous professional goods and services of great annual value as part of your enrollment.

  • Customer Service Fast, friendly, LIVE customer service on first ring 8:30AM - 5:00PM, Monday-Friday.
  • Dictionary An online dictionary of real estate words and jargon to help you on the State Exam.
  • Books In Print & Online Highest-quality, California-specific materials published by first tuesday/RPI.
  • 400+ Real Estate Forms first tuesday real estate forms online — visual application of rules in practice.
  • The first tuesday Journal Our online real estate news with market trends, legislation, regulations, and cases. 50,000+ unique readers monthly
  • Realtipedia 16 e-book volumes for enhanced comprehension and professional reference.
  • 200+ FARM Letters FARM letter templates and copy to market your practice; create your brand.
  • Client Q&A Marketing Flyers Download FREE Client Q&A Flyers for marketing your practice.
  • Broker Search Search for an employer.
  • Career Guide Your practice built on "Who you are" - branding by assessable achievements.

It's easy to become
a Sales Agent.

  1. Complete the 3 required courses in as little as two months.
  2. Prepare for the State Exam using the prep book, video, digital Flash Cards and practice exams.
  3. Apply for and pass the State Exam and receive your license.

Also see the DRE's Sales Agent Licensing eligibility requirements.

How first tuesday Licensing Courses Work:

Here's an infographic to click. See how our Sales Agent Licensing Courses, our State Exam prep, and the DRE licensing process work.

first tuesday Materials

All first tuesday Sales Agent Licensing Courses are homestudy correspondence courses. We deliver the materials in print and e-book (Appraisal is only available in print). Online access is immediate; printed books ship the business day after the order is placed via USPS and arrive within 5-7 business days.

A $17.50 charge applies when you switch from one course to another after ordering.

Questions? Call us at 951.781.7300 or see our Licensing Course Instructions.

Licensing Course Preview

Student testimonials

[I liked] the ease of the course and having all the required information at your fingertips at anytime — online and books.

Zenobia J.
Future DRE Sales Agent
on Sales Agent Licensing Package

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