Tag: Bureau of Real Estate

Home Sweet Home – Should You Buy or Rent in the Golden State?

The high cost of homes in parts of California has many consumers asking if now is a better time to buy or rent. The short answer is, “It depends.” One thing it depends on is your reasons for wanting to buy a home. Home ownership, besides being a financial investment, gives you a place where…

What You Should Know Before Hiring A Property Manager

Whether you’re a big or small asset landlord, chances are you’ve considered hiring a property manager.  While property managers can be tremendously helpful and ease your workload, they can also be a detriment if they aren’t chosen wisely. The California Department of Consumer Affair’s Bureau of Real Estate (CalBRE) has a guide with tips to…

Check Out CalBRE’s Newest Licensing Video

  Now, there is one more tool at your disposal when applying for a Real Estate Broker’s License. The California Real Estate Bureau has a new tutorial video for those individuals interested in applying for a Real Estate Broker’s License.  In just a few minutes you’ll learn the guidelines and steps in order to complete…

Two New Publications from the California Bureau of Real Estate

              The California Bureau of Real Estate has two new publications available on its website, www.calbre.ca.gov: the Quick Guide for Tenants Renting a Home and the Quick Guide for Landlords Hiring a Property Manager. The guides feature important questions to ask for potential tenants and landlords seeking a property…

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