Fall 2014

Welcome to the new Real Estate Education Center website! This new and improved website is revised using WordPress technology, accessible, and a new web address. Note the new web address and the new center email address please. We are particularly pleased with the new College Real Estate Program finder. This should be particularly useful to students seeking community college real estate classes in their local or preferred district.


Real Estate Commissioner Wayne Bell writes personally to  all California Community College Presidents  urging them to maintain, reinstate and/or expand their colleges’ vocational real estate program. Click here to read the Commissioner’s correspondence dated June 12, 2014.

Download, print, and send to  your college board of trustees, curriculum committee, and department chair!

Mark your calendars now to attend the Real Estate Educators’ Conferences in your region during the academic year.

  • Los Angeles (October 3, 2014), Hilton, LAX, Los Angeles and broadcast via live streaming video thanks to CCC Media

    Watch the Southern California Real Estate
    Educators’ Conference LIVE thanks to 3C Media

    Broadcasting from the Hilton, LAX, Conference Center,
    Los Angeles, California

    Do not be left out!
    Click on this link at 9:00 am, Friday, October 3, 2014
    to join the free, live Webcast

    Participate by Instant Messaging your questions to the speakers


  • San Diego (February 27, 2015), Hilton Mission Valley, San Diego
  • San Francisco Bay Area – Double Tree by Hilton, (previously known as the Radisson Hotel) minutes north of SFO, Brisbane (April 17, 2015)

Real Estate Scholarship information, applications and poster for the 2014-2015 academic years are now available!

Did you know that the California Community Colleges educate more professional real estate agents than any source of private real estate training in California? The Community Colleges enrolled over 11,500 student in real estate and escrow (TOP codes 051110 & 051100) courses during spring semester 2013. No wonder that a real estate education means jobs, jobs, JOBS.

The Real Estate Education Center is working with the California Bureau of Real Estate on a new methodology for capturing student success rates for the real estate salesperson and broker examinations. Look to The Informer newsletter for details on how to contact the Bureau of Real Estate to request a unique tracking number for each of your real estate and escrow courses.

Financial Literacy in California high schools is key to future successful landlord/tenant relationships and home ownership. The Real Estate Center is once more collaborating with the California Bureau of Real Estate to publish Finance 101 in support of high school financial literacy. Look for an instructors’ guide including curriculum and a student textbook in the next months.

San Francisco, California, USA City College of San Francisco has been the site of the California Community Colleges Real Estate Education Center since July 1, 2002.

The California Community Colleges Real Estate Education Center exists to serve all of the community colleges in California by providing instructional support and services to instructors of Real Estate. The Center also oversees the distribution of scholarship funds from the Real Estate Endowment Fund to community college students.

The Center is responsible for producing Real Estate Instructor and Student guides on most of the Real Estate subjects taught at community colleges statewide. Instructor guides are available to Real Estate instructors and Student guides are provided at cost to be sold to students through their community college bookstores.

In addition, the Center is responsible for conducting three Real Estate Education Conferences for Real Estate Educators in California. One is held in the San Francisco Bay area, one in the Los Angeles area, and the third in the San Diego area.

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