FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 16, 2020
Contact: Shelly Wilson (916) 576-8100
GOVERNOR NEWSOM ISSUES EXECUTIVE ORDER
IMPACTING DRE APPLICANTS AND LICENSEES
SACRAMENTO – On June 15, 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom issued Executive Order N-69-20 which, among other things, extends several provisions in prior Executive Order N-52-20 pertaining to Department of Real Estate (DRE) statutory deadlines by an additional 60 days. Highlights of the Executive Order that relate to DRE stakeholders include extending the following for an additional 60 days:
timeframes associated with examination application expiration dates
timeframes associated with license expiration dates
deadlines related to the payment of license application fees
deadlines related to the payment of license renewal fees
deadlines related to completing continuing education requirements for expiring licensees
deadlines specified in existing Orders issued by the Real Estate Commissioner
DRE understands that right now licensees are focused on keeping themselves and their families safe and healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic. With the signing of this most recent Executive Order providing for extensions of licensing deadlines, licensees can continue focusing on their safety and well-being.
Frequently asked questions about the Executive Order are provided on DRE’s website.
The mission of DRE is to safeguard and promote the public interests in real estate matters through licensure, regulation, education and enforcement. For more information, visit www.dre.ca.gov.