Community Education

Spring 2017

College of the Redwoods Community & Economic Department is approved through the California Bureau of Real Estate (CalBRE) for real estate classes in two forms: Live Lecture Classes and Correspondence. 

Live Lecture Classes

(CalBRE Statutory ID# S0086)

Real Estate Principles

Instructor: Sid Anderson

Dates: TBD

Days: Tuesdays & Thursdays

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Real Estate Practice

Instructor: Sid Anderson

Dates: TBD

Days: Tuesdays & Thursdays

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Real Estate Finance FULL

Instructor: John Fesler

Dates: March 7 - May 4, 2017 (No class April 18 and 20 for Easter)

Days: Tuesdays & Thursdays

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

May 9th, 2017

6 p.m. Graduation and Job Fair for students enrolled in the live classes.

Payment Options

Bundle Cost: $1,495

This fee covers the cost for three courses; Real Estate Practice, Real Estate Principles, and Real Estate Finance. Also included are the textbooks, all course materials, instructors, and upon successful completion of each course, a Certificate of Completion. There will be no other course fees.The bundle price applies only to the courses and dates above. If you are unable to take this scheduled bundle, you can opt to pay for each class individually. Please see the refund policy below.

Payment Plan for Real Estate Bundle: Half down ($750 plus service fee $20) due at registration and then $372.50 due on the 5th of November and then again on the 5th of December. Students who do not make their payments will not be issued a Certificate of Completion and will not be allowed to take subsequent classes.

Individual Cost: $599 for each class individually.

Correspondence Classes

(CalBRE Statutory ID# S0086)

Take Real Estate courses in the convenience of your home or office through College of the Redwoods correspondence real estate program.  Courses are open entry/open exit, meaning you can register anytime. Students cannot complete each class faster than 18 days.  There are two time requirements: 1. Students must wait a minimum of 17 days to take the final exam and 2.  Students have one year to complete each course from the date of enrollment. 

Fee: $199 for each class 

General Information: Click here.

Classes Offered:

(RE Principles, RE Practice and one other class meet CA requirements)

Real Estate Principles

January 1 - May 31, 2017 (041480)

Real Estate Practice

January 1 - May 31, 2017 (041481)

Real Estate Finance

January 1 - May 31, 2017 (041482)

Real Estate Appraisal

January 1 - May 31, 2017 (041483)

How to Register:

  1. Register in person by coming to 525 D Street Eureka, CA 95501.
  2. Print out a registration form and send it to our office via email, fax or mail.
  3. Call (707) 476-4500 and register by phone.

Registrations will be taken up to the first day of class if there are still seats available. Early enrollment is preferred to ensure the class meets the minimum enrollment requirement. All registrations are on a first-come, first-served basis. Paying for the class is the only way reserve your seat. We accept cash, check, MasterCard, VISA, or Discover

Name: Your name will be printed on your certificate the same way it is in our system. Be sure that any name changes are taken care of so that you have the correct name on your certificate.

Refund Policy:

Click here for the refund policy.

Students registered for the live lecture class bundle, who wish to drop during the courses, will be refunded the entire amount, less $599 per classes taken or partially taken.

For Example: A student wishing to drop during Real Estate Practice will be charged $599 for Real Estate Principles AND $599 for Real Estate Practice. $1495 - $599 -$599 = $297 in refund. A refund will be sent within 30 days after return of materials if the terms and time periods noted above have been met.

Final Examination Procedures and Grading System:

To pass each course you must score 70% or better on the 100 multiple choice open book final examination. The final examination can be taken twice. In the event of not passing on the second attempt, the student will need to re-enroll in the class. A passing grade on the final is required for a certificate of completion.

Student Evaluation Form:

A course and instructor evaluation is available on the California Bureau of Real Estate (CalBRE) website at Access this form by typing in “RE 318A” in the search box located in the upper right corner of the home page, complete the form and return to California Bureau of Real Estate.

The classes will also be evaluated by College of the Redwoods. You will be asked to complete a confidential evaluation at the end of each class.

When you can take the State Examination:

Upon completion of three Real Estate courses, you may then apply for the State Real Estate Examination. The real estate examination consists of 150 multiple-choice questions and an applicant is allowed 3 ¼ hours to complete the test. The examination is administered in Oakland, Sacramento, Fresno, Los Angeles, and San Diego. For more information:

For further California licensing questions please refer to the California Bureau of Real Estate (CalBRE) here:

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Contact Us

Community Education
525 D Street, Eureka, CA 95501

Phone: 707.476.4500
Fax: 707.443.3417