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'''Complaint jurisdiction:'''<br>  
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Unfair, misleading, or fraudulent treatment by a licensee in any real estate or business transaction.  
Unfair, misleading, or fraudulent treatment by a licensee in any real estate or business transaction.  
'''Complaints outside jurisdiction:'''<br>  
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<p>Disputes involving commissions; return of deposits; restitution demands; complaints against entities or individuals exempt from real estate license requirements (for example:
 
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resident managers of apartment buildings or their employees, employees of lending institutions, federally regulated lenders, licensed personal property brokers, and cemetery authorities).
 
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Escrow companies are not under the department's jurisdiction.<br>
 
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<p>See [[Homeowners' Associations|Homeowner's Associations]] for explanation of California Department of Real Estate's involvement in homeowners' associations.</p><br>
 
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<p>Escrow companies and Disputes involving commissions; return of deposits; restitution demands; complaints against entities or individuals exempt from real estate license requirements.</p><br>
<p>Mortgage companies are regulated by the California Department of Real Estate only when loans are being brokered (negotiated between the borrower and lender).</p><br>   
<p>Mortgage companies are regulated by the California Department of Real Estate only when loans are being brokered (negotiated between the borrower and lender).</p><br>   
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<p>Pre-paid rental listing services are required to be licensed by the California Department of Real Estate.</p><br>  
<p>Pre-paid rental listing services are required to be licensed by the California Department of Real Estate.</p><br>  
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'''<font color="#4AA02C">California Department of Real Estate</font color="#4AA02C">'''<br>
2201 Broadway<br>  
2201 Broadway<br>  
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Sacramento, CA 95818<br>
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Sacramento, CA 95818-2500<br>  
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[http://www.dre.ca.gov/ '''www.dre.ca.gov''']<br>
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[http://www.dre.ca.gov/ '''www.dre.ca.gov''']<br>  
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'''New Toll Free numbers:'''<br>
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English Toll Free (877) 373-4542<br>
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Spanish Toll Free (877) 373-4321<br>
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Consumer Information: (916) 227-0864<br>
 
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Licensing Operations: (916) 227-0931<br>
 
'''DISTRICT OFFICES:'''<br>
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Fresno<br>
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'''Fresno'''<br>
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2550 Mariposa, Suite 3070<br>  
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2550 Mariposa Mall, Room 3070<br>  
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Fresno, CA 93721<br>  
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Fresno, CA 93721-2273<br>  
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Los Angeles<br>   
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'''Los Angeles'''<br>   
320 West 4th Street, Suite 350<br>  
320 West 4th Street, Suite 350<br>  
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Los Angeles, CA 90013<br>  
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Los Angeles, CA 90013-1105<br>  
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(213) 620-2072<br>  
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Oakland<br>   
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'''Oakland'''<br>   
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1515 Clay Street, Room 702<br>  
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1515 Clay Street, Suite 702<br>  
Oakland, CA 94612<br>
Oakland, CA 94612<br>
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(510) 622-2552<br>  
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(510) 622-2552<br>
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(510)622-2540 Fax<br>  
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San Diego<br>   
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'''San Diego'''<br>   
1350 Front Street, Room 3064<br>  
1350 Front Street, Room 3064<br>  
San Diego, CA 92101<br>  
San Diego, CA 92101<br>  
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(619) 525-4375 Fax<br>  
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[[Homeowners' Associations|Homeowners' Associations]]<br>
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[[Bank Complaints|Bank Complaints]]<br>
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[[Corporations (Escrow Law)|Corporations (Escrow Law)]]<br>
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[[Corporations (Loans)|Corporations (Loans)]]<br>
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735-Other State Agencies

REAL ESTATE (DEPARTMENT OF)

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The California Department of Real Estate enforces real estate laws to protect consumers in the sale or lease of real property. The Department qualifies applicants for real estate licenses, promotes professional and ethical standards in real estate brokerage, and regulates the sale or lease of subdivided property and property securities, investigates complaints involving unlicensed activities or unlawful activities of real estate licensees and land subdividers.



Complaint jurisdiction:

Unfair, misleading, or fraudulent treatment by a licensee in any real estate or business transaction.


Complaints outside jurisdiction:

Escrow companies and Disputes involving commissions; return of deposits; restitution demands; complaints against entities or individuals exempt from real estate license requirements.


Mortgage companies are regulated by the California Department of Real Estate only when loans are being brokered (negotiated between the borrower and lender).


Pre-paid rental listing services are required to be licensed by the California Department of Real Estate.



MAIN OFFICE:

California Department of Real Estate
2201 Broadway
Sacramento, CA 95818-2500
www.dre.ca.gov

New Toll Free numbers:
English Toll Free (877) 373-4542
Spanish Toll Free (877) 373-4321


DISTRICT OFFICES:

Fresno
2550 Mariposa Mall, Room 3070
Fresno, CA 93721-2273
(559) 445-5009
(559) 445-5879 Fax


Los Angeles
320 West 4th Street, Suite 350
Los Angeles, CA 90013-1105
(213) 620-2072


Oakland
1515 Clay Street, Suite 702
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 622-2552
(510)622-2540 Fax


San Diego
1350 Front Street, Room 3064
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 525-4192
(619) 525-4375 Fax



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