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The Favorite in Real Estate Education

Our comprehensive Real Estate Education programs include all the materials you need to get, upgrade or renew your license. We also offer NMLS-approved training for those wishing to pursue or advance their career as a Mortgage Professional.


Access the most comprehensive and up-to-date online and instructor-led courses.


Flexible online programs that allow you to work in your own time and at your own pace.


Immersive virtual and in-person seminars to help you master the concepts.

Highest Quality

Our programs are approved by the California Department of Real Estate and NMLS.

If you purchased one of our programs on our old website, you may access your courses and exams and download your certificates by going to the following link: Please contact us if you need assistance.

Online Renewal Program

Renew your real estate (salesperson or broker) license online and get back to business.

45hr Express Package

One-day LIVE crash course, where Charlie Krackeler will guide you through all six mandated categories and prepare you for the remaining correspondence course.

Get Salesperson License

A salesperson license allows you to apply for work in different areas of the real estate industry. Get started on your new path now.

Upgrade to Broker License

A broker license gives you all the benefits of a salesperson license and much more, so take control of your real estate career now.

Mortgage Education

We are proud to partner with, a leading provider of mortgage education for 15 years, to bring you the highest quality NMLS education for mortgage professionals. Our offerings include flexible mortgage pre-licensing training for new mortgage loan officers, exam preparation, and continuing education courses for those renewing their license.
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Charlie Krackeler

Founder and Executive Director
For over three decades, Charlie Krackeler has been providing high quality real estate and mortgage education programs in California. He believes obtaining and renewing your license should be helpful to your real estate career.


What people are saying...

  • "I've renewed my real estate license with Charlie three times. He's an excellent speaker who has the ability to make even the driest course material interesting & entertaining."

    Ray Brown

    Co-Author of Home Buying for Dummies, House Selling for Dummies, and Mortgages for Dummies

  • "Charlie Krackeler electrifies his audience. He has the ability to combine humor with education and lend understanding to a dry yet complex subject. This is a talent you very rarely see."

    Gino Blefari

    Founder and CEO of Intero Real Estate Services, Inc.

  • "Charlie is a gifted speaker. He has a way of taking any topic and making it entertaining and informative. I've spoken with many other speakers on many other panels. Charlie is definitely one of the best."

    Jeff Lerman

    Real Estate Attorney

  • "When I think "continuing Education", I think Charlie Krackeler! He is smart, he is interesting, he is the best!"

    Carol Burnett

    Vice President, Alain Pinel Realtors

  • "Charlie is the best! You don't need to go anywhere else!"

    Scott Carey

    CEO, Cornish & Carey Commercial - Oncor International

  • "Charlie has a great sense of humor. He takes a difficult subject and makes classes interesting and fun. He is one of our best instructors."

    Charles "Buck" Stapleton

    California GRI Coordinator

  • "You get a traffic ticket and grudgingly go to traffic school. The instructor changes your life! This delightful outcome from the dreaded CE clock hours is comment when Charlie is at the head of the class. He cares, is hilarious and draws parallels that will allow you to use his information for real life real estate. He know about that because that's his background."

    Walter Sanford

    Nationally known speaker and sales trainer

  • "Great presentation. Also he has a great sense of humor. Quick way to renew!"

    Richard LaTulippe

    Real Estate Services

Upcoming Live Seminars

Not sure which package is right for you? Start here!

Choose the menu that best represents where you are in your career, and we will guide you to the program that is the right fit for you. Or contact us at (831) 348-0130 or

Getting a License

Looking to start your career in the real estate industry? Get everything you need to take the California Real Estate Salesperson or Broker license exam, and pass it the very first time.

Renewing a License

Looking to renew your real estate license? We offer an online program for flexible self-study, as well as panic program that includes a live review session with Charlie.

Live Seminars

Want a more immersive experience? Find out when and where Charlie will be presenting his dynamic live seminars on current topics for real estate and mortgage education.

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For over three decades, Charlie Krackeler has been providing real estate and mortgage education in California, allowing real estate professionals to obtain and review licenses with ease.
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