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Real Estate Practice

A required course in the Certificate Program in Real Estate Licensure.

Course Description

The Real Estate Practice covers the elements of day-to-day real estate sales and brokerage practices, emphasizing the selling process and the handling of a real estate transaction from listing to closing escrow. Topics include securing and qualifying listings and prospects, advertising, financing, closing the sale, and expediting the escrow. Owning and operating a real estate business, managing salespeople and office personnel, budgeting, and developing and maintaining effective community relations also are covered. This course applies toward the mandatory educational requirements for obtaining the California State Real Estate Salesperson and Broker Licenses.

NOTE: This course uses required live sessions via Zoom.   A device with audio and visual is needed to participate.  The student guide provides additional information on how to use and access your course Zoom sessions.

There is a digital and loose-leaf version of the required textbook. The digital book may be purchased through the RedShelf website by clicking here. The loose-leaf version (ISBN: 978-1626842588) of the required textbook is available through Amazon.

  • Details
  • $740
  • January 08, 2024 to March 31, 2024
  • Delivery Mode: Remote
  • Reg#: 00168
  • ID/Units: MGMT X485.22  (4.50)
    ( Section 1 )
  • Quarter: Winter 2024


Joel Carlson is the broker/owner of MJC Realty in Newport Beach. He is an author & Master Instructor for the California Association of Realtors. Mr. Carlson teaches the GRI (Graduate, Realtor Institute) designation classes as well as Residential Purchase agreement (RPA-CA) and the 6 required classes to renew your Real Estate License with the BRE. As a holder of the Life Credential to teach at California Community Colleges, he has taught RE Practice at 4 other Colleges. Joel also is a DREI (Designated Real Estate Instructor from the National Association.

Textbook Information

Textbooks for your course may be purchased from any vendor or bookseller of your choice.

Required Textbook(s):

California Real Estate Practice (Digital Format)
Book - ISBN: 9781626842595
Walt Huber, 10th ed, Educational Textbook Company, Inc.

Meeting Schedule

EventDateDayStart TimeEnd TimeLocationRoom
START01/08/2024Monday------Online (Access Begins)---
OL-LEC01/11/2024Thursday11:00 AM12:00 PMZoom---
OL-LEC01/18/2024Thursday11:00 AM12:00 PMZoom---
OL-LEC01/25/2024Thursday11:00 AM12:00 PMZoom---
OL-LEC02/01/2024Thursday11:00 AM12:00 PMZoom---
OL-LEC02/08/2024Thursday11:00 AM12:00 PMZoom---
OL-LEC02/15/2024Thursday11:00 AM12:00 PMZoom---
OL-LEC02/22/2024Thursday11:00 AM12:00 PMZoom---
OL-LEC02/29/2024Thursday11:00 AM12:00 PMZoom---
OL-LEC03/07/2024Thursday11:00 AM12:00 PMZoom---
OL-LEC03/14/2024Thursday11:00 AM12:00 PMZoom---
OL-LEC03/21/2024Thursday11:00 AM12:00 PMZoom---
OL-LEC03/28/2024Thursday11:00 AM12:00 PMZoom---
END03/31/2024Sunday------Online (Access Ends)---