Question about getting a real estate license in California

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Submitted by kylekieu on September 18, 2006 - 3:05am


I took and pass my real estate exam last year but I have not file for my real estate license. I have a recent and extensive police record and I am afraid that I will be denied. Please do not take me wrong. I am not a bad person but only an individual who is working to make a change.
I wanted to see if anyone here were granted their license regardless of their record. Or has anyone been denied of their license.
Any advice would be highly appreciated.


Submitted by lendingbubbleco... on September 18, 2006 - 6:38am.

That is a good question.

Submitted by PerryChase on September 18, 2006 - 8:33am.

kylekieu, just try. The worse that you they could do is say no.

Submitted by bub on September 18, 2006 - 10:08am.

Minimum Requirements to Apply for the Salesperson Exam and License

Submitted by malfred on September 18, 2006 - 12:30pm.

There are plenty of criminals with Real Estate licenses already so I do not think adding another one will make a difference.

Submitted by Bugs on September 18, 2006 - 3:43pm.

You could substitute just about any occupation with the above reference to real estate licensees and the statement would still be just as true.

Submitted by malfred on September 18, 2006 - 4:55pm.

Sorry what I meant to say was that it is almost criminal how little knowledge and experience is employed by the average real estate licensee. When you add these factors with a blatant lack of partiality and you have a situation that invites criminal activity.

Submitted by SD Realtor on September 18, 2006 - 10:00pm.

I am not sure what would happen. As you know part of the process is to get your prints. If you do not have any outstanding warrants, and if you are not a deadbeat dad or something like that you should be okay. I do not recall the requirements about previous convictions.

If you do not try you will never know. Part of getting back into the world is to cope with the ramifications of your past.

Go for it and see... Just know that real estate is not a tough profession right now.

SD Realtor

Submitted by anxvariety on September 18, 2006 - 10:06pm.

I hear Suleiman will be hiring when he gets out of prison.. OK bad joke.. Congratulations on doing something positive for yourself, hopefully it works out for you.

Submitted by aimee on July 5, 2007 - 11:51am.

So i know that this was posted a little while and i currently am working on my prelaw degree down at berkley anyway found this at this one clareschool which is what im going to take to get my real esate licence you should try. I don'tmean to scare you. I think you should go for it. Its a waste if you wait!
Honesty: License applicants must be honest and truthful. Conviction of a crime, that is either a felony or involves moral turpitude, may result in the denial of a license. The failure to disclose any felony may also result in the denial of a license..

Submitted by michael on July 5, 2007 - 5:05pm.

I think the DMV driver's license exam is more difficult than the Real Estate exam...

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