Please be advised that the Department of Real Estate (DRE) recently updated the following publications its website:

Real Estate Bulletin, Spring 2020

Fraud Warnings for California Homeowners in Financial Distress #RE 12 (Rev. 6/20)
Provides an overview of home loan modifications and where to find free foreclosure avoidance counseling.

Instructions to License Applicants #RE4 (Rev. 6/20)
Provides information about how to obtain and maintain a California Real Estate License, a Prepaid Rental Listing Service License, and a Mortgage Loan Originator License Endorsement.

Loan Modification Self-Help Guide #RE 21 (Rev. 6/20)
A step by step guide to doing your own loan modification.

For a complete list of publications, please visit the Publications page on DRE’s website and for real-time updates, follow DRE on Facebook and