STUDENT TESTIMONIALS

  • Michael A.
    Crash Course

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    I completed the two day bootcamp in preparation for my real estate salesperson license exam. Ian Medina was an energetic […]
    I completed the two day bootcamp in preparation for my real estate salesperson license exam. Ian Medina was an energetic and knowledgeable instructor who was able to quickly lay out all of the key information that would be included on the exam. The class ran from 8:00AM to 5:00PM with two 15-minute breaks and an hour lunch period. I was able to pass my exam in large part due to the information I learned in this course. I would highly recommend to anyone who is looking to prepare both quickly and thoroughly.
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  • Shara R.
    Burlingame, CA

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    Great class! I am very happy to have met Clarissa and have had the opportunity to learn from her. She […]
    Great class! I am very happy to have met Clarissa and have had the opportunity to learn from her. She is helpful and accommodating! Simply awesome. Thank you
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  • Monica C.
    Encino, CA

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    “When the student is ready, the teacher will appear” At the beginning of course I felt like a fish out […]
    "When the student is ready, the teacher will appear" At the beginning of course I felt like a fish out of water but I was eager to learn and commit to see this through. Gracefully my teacher Ellen made me feel so much at ease with her techniques of teaching, which, is the right formula that works for me. I recently completed my 3 month courses. She's an amazing lady and an awesome teacher. Coming in early for my classes gave me time to communicate and get to know Ellen so much more. She gave me so much advice, and encouragement to continue on as a future Realtor. To "never stop growing and learning" and more, these words are just a small fraction of my appreciation to her. I'm looking forward to spending more time with her in the near future and sharing our clients' adventurous stories. Thank you Ellen.
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  • Jay S.
    Marina del Rey, CA

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    Veronica Jones is absolutely an incredible real estate teacher, influencer, and all around expert in her craft. Over the last […]
    Veronica Jones is absolutely an incredible real estate teacher, influencer, and all around expert in her craft. Over the last 3 months I have had the pleasure of learning about real estate and the many moving parts to becoming a successful licensed agent. Veronica Jones is passionate about her niche and I sincerely recommend taking her classes to anyone who is interested in becoming a licensed real estate agent.
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  • Shel R.
    Beverly Hills, CA

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    This is simply a tremendously effective class. I searched around Los Angeles for the best real estate classes I could […]
    This is simply a tremendously effective class. I searched around Los Angeles for the best real estate classes I could find and feel so very lucky that I found CA Realty Training and Kathryn Shafer. Kathryn is an accomplished master of real estate and teaches her class in a personable, fun and engaging style. She is a serious teacher of the craft and utilizes not only her vast personal experience but also invites experts in the fields of Escrow, Lending and Insurance to speak about all the different aspects of real estate you will encounter in the field. This class not only prepares you for the state exam but more importantly, it teaches you what the actual business of real estate will entail in real world situations. Kathryn Shafer is a teacher with one goal, to effectively prepare you to confidently practice real estate successfully and with a professional level of competence. I went into my first class tentatively unsure about this seemingly confusing profession; I graduated Kathryn's class with the sure knowledge that I not only understand real estate now, but will thrive in it. I simply cannot recommend these classes enough.
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  • Diana A.
    Beverly Hills, CA

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    Renee Despins has very easy to understand training style with a little sense of humor. English it’s my second language […]
    Renee Despins has very easy to understand training style with a little sense of humor. English it's my second language and I was worried about the program. CA Realty training simplified step by step and I was lucky to have Renee kindly answer to all my questions. Great program great teachers! Highly recommended!
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  • Sean G.
    Beverly Hills, CA

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    After being told for years that I should get into real estate by friends I’d helped find apts in NYC, […]
    After being told for years that I should get into real estate by friends I'd helped find apts in NYC, I moved to LA and finally decided to take some classes - if nothing else I'd learn something new. I found CA Realty Training online and signed up, as the classes were at Keller Williams (well-respected, to say the least) just minutes from my apt. Rico filled in for the first "audit" class and gave an overview of the instructors, their styles and personalities. Kathryn Shafer sounded right up my alley: down to earth, lots of great experiences to share, and guest speakers to learn from and bring the material to life. And, she taught on Saturday, which was a must with my full-time job. The material is dry - lots of rote memorization and facts, however, Kathryn's Saturday classes were invigorating. What a great body of experience she has to call on - and man does she tell a good story! Her real life examples are not only a hoot, but they bring to life the material in ways that make it easy to remember. Kathryn's guest speakers (at least one per class) are also a nice touch, breaking up the 3-4 hour class, and allowing us all to ask experts to clear up any confusions we might have on the reading/slides. Also, each expert also makes themselves available beyond the class, which is a HUGE advantage. Beyond class, Kathryn is as generous with her own time as she is with her stories, making herself available to students at any time over coffee or a drink to talk further. I also really like her ethical standards - Kathryn not only relays the ethics the book talks about, but consistently reminds us not to do things we aren't comfortable, if it feels icky it probably is, and to never risk a friendship or your own morals for a buck. Kathryn took me from someone who was curious to learn more, to someone who is now excited to start his career in real estate. I feel empowered and supported in that decision, fully knowing Kathryn is always just a phone call or a margarita away.
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  • Pamela R.
    Beverly Hills, CA

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    Real Estate can be a very dry subject and a lot of it is hard to understand, like the whole […]
    Real Estate can be a very dry subject and a lot of it is hard to understand, like the whole mortgage system, but luckily I found a great teacher! Renee Despins teaches from the heart and has wealth of knowledge to share. CA Realty Training does offer just an online course but having an experienced realtor with great personal real estate stories has made all the difference. Renee is animated and energetic and breathes life into the otherwise routine material. This is a great class with a lot of information and Renee makes it fun and something you look forward to going to.
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  • Lauren F.
    Beverly Hills, CA

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    These classes could very easily be a snooze fest but I found them interesting and was excited to come to […]
    These classes could very easily be a snooze fest but I found them interesting and was excited to come to class with Kathryn Shafer. She doesn't just review the material but spends time in every class talking about real experiences she has had in the real estate world. She also brings in speakers from escrow, title, and mortgage companies so you get a complete education of everything you will encounter once you are licensed. I thoroughly enjoyed the classes and felt I learned WAY more than what was written in the course material. Kathryn is extremely kind and always available to answer your questions or provide guidance when necessary. She's truly a wealth of information and good person to have in your corner. Since completing my courses, I have taken my state exam, and passed! Would highly recommend these classes.
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  • Shelby B.
    Brentwood, CA

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    I signed up for both the On-line courses, web content and live classes with CA Realty Training. I passed my […]
    I signed up for both the On-line courses, web content and live classes with CA Realty Training. I passed my State exam the first time! The Brentwood classes with Mahogany Rhodes were lively, informative and enjoyable. She has a great style of teaching sprinkled with humor that is effective and memorable. Big props to her for not letting the classes get hi-jacked and side-tracked by "those students" who either don't read the material or just assume the class is their personal seminar! She keeps it on track and moving. "Higher Concept" she would say....not nit picking apart details that aren't relevant! In conjunction with lMahogany's classes, The Ca Realty Training web content courses and study aids are right on track with what you need to know to pass the State exam. After reading the mandatory books, I found the Online quizzes, test prep tests, flash cards and trial final exam to be very helpful and consistent with the actual content on the State Exam. I also took a two day crash course as well, which is recommended and thanks to Ca Realty Training and Mahogany Rhodes I got my License!
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  • Steven R.
    Beverly Hills, CA

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    I had the great pleasure of having Kathryn Shafer as my teacher for the live class portion of my CA […]
    I had the great pleasure of having Kathryn Shafer as my teacher for the live class portion of my CA Realty Training package. Kathryn brings an unbeatable combination: a seasoned real estate agent/agency owner, plus incredible passion for her subject and students. Kathryn's class is all about the practical aspects; how agents spend days, how it all works and what they need to know to excel at their job. She peppers her own spirited lectures with guest speakers like mortgage brokers, mortgage bankers, escrow officers, title insurance people, former students now agents, etc. This is most helpful, as they really illuminate the process from prospecting and how to work with buyers and sellers, making offers and accepted offers through close of escrow. Finally Kathryn clearly cares a lot about her students and their future, stressing how to deal with critical aspects of the process that can make or break an agent, at the beginning and end of every class. If you have an opportunity to have Kathryn as your teacher, consider yourself extremely lucky. You will learn the important stuff: what it's really like to be an agent from a passionate and effective teacher who is an expert on her subject. She even invited her graduating students to attend two future classes with guest speakers she didn't want us to miss!
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  • Christina M.
    Santa Monica, CA

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    I’ve been trying to pass my real estate license courses online for the last 10 years, however, never made it […]
    I've been trying to pass my real estate license courses online for the last 10 years, however, never made it past the first required course. Had it not been for CA Realty Training School, I'd still be stuck behind a computer screen lost and confused. Teacher- Robert Rico's made learning fun and specifically taught what was designed on the state exam. In addition, his sweet wife Carolee was an amazing mentor and help with every step along the way....even with the application process. So thank you both from the bottom of my heart. I'm now licensed and helping people find their dream homes!!
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  • Vivian S.
    Beverly Hills, CA

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    VERONICA JONES! Can we say UH-MAZ-ING!!!! I was so honored & blessed to have her guide me through my first […]
    VERONICA JONES! Can we say UH-MAZ-ING!!!! I was so honored & blessed to have her guide me through my first steps in Real Estate. She is very knowledgeable, witty, and personable. She makes the hours in class fly by because of how fun the class is. I'm going to miss being apart of this class. Thank you Veronica and Keller Williams!!!
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  • Pauline E.
    Studio City, CA

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    Renee Despins has been an amazing teacher throughout my class experience at studio city location. She’s very informative plus her […]
    Renee Despins has been an amazing teacher throughout my class experience at studio city location. She's very informative plus her energy makes the class entertaining. She shares her own experiences and tells us how we all can be successful in this career as she is. She's there to help with open arms. Highly recommend her classes.
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  • Daniel C.
    Beverly Hills, CA

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    Renee Despins teaches a really fun class. There are many choices out there to get an education in Real Estate. […]
    Renee Despins teaches a really fun class. There are many choices out there to get an education in Real Estate. CA Realty Training offers both an online course with supplemental video lectures by owner Robert Rico and an in class power point presentation with working professionals like Renee throughout Los Angeles. The Beverly Hills location is the only one that offered Saturday classes to fit my work schedule. Attending classes was a very important decision factor in choosing CA Realty Training and much to my surprise Renee presented the material in a fun, informative, supportive and energetic manner. She encourages her students to network with each other and to start letting people know about their new career in real estate right away in order to build momentum and enthusiasm for a business she clearly loves and has been very successful in. I tried another online program two years ago and wasn't able to get through the first chapter. The CA Realty Training web portal is interactive, easy to navigate and offers a variety of support services. Thank you Renee and thank you Robert!
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  • Andrea R.
    Newport Beach, CA

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    Michael is amazing! He is more than happy to answer any question, even if it is off subject lol! He […]
    Michael is amazing! He is more than happy to answer any question, even if it is off subject lol! He is extremely qualified, knowledgeable and has years of experience! What a great resource! The website is also very organized and easy to use! This school has been awesome.. If you are looking for the right school, this is definitely the one! Thanks guys! 🙂
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  • Lilly T.
    Studio City, CA

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    Went to another school at a different Keller Williams location and did not like the instructor and I came to […]
    Went to another school at a different Keller Williams location and did not like the instructor and I came to Studio City to give it another try and WHOA! I met the COOLEST lady Renee Despins! She has a HUGE personality! Her and I have a lot in common and she really cares about her students and every single person that attends. She is VERY HELPFUL! She really wants to see everyone succeed and tells GREAT STORIES! She is very entertaining and she handles herself very well and keeps it professional! She's very informative and she REALLY KNOWS HOW TO SELL! She is added to my list of inspirational women that are my idols and I look up to! Hope to have an on-going relationship with her she is a great leader and can't wait to learn more from her hopefully as my mentor! 🙂
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  • Christian M.
    Marina del Rey, CA

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    Had the honor of taking my real estate training with Veronica Jones at the Marina Del Rey location last fall. […]
    Had the honor of taking my real estate training with Veronica Jones at the Marina Del Rey location last fall. Not only was she extremely knowledgable but she also had a very genuine spirit and you can tell she really cares about her students full absorbing the information she is relaying. Out of all the teachers in my life, she was one of the few that understood the effectiveness of layering her own experience in the real estate business with the content that we were there to study. She was charming, funny, and engaging and she never required the attention of anybody in the class and yet everyone gave it to her. She is not concerned about putting the spotlight on you but rather she opens up the classroom for a free flow discussion where anybody who is inspired to ask any question can. Thanks to Veronica I was able to pass my real estate exam and feel grateful to have paired up with her as my teacher.
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  • Claudia P.
    Chino Hills, CA

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    I highly recommend Victor Hugo and CA Realty Training. The knowledge and experience that Victor Hugo shares with the class […]
    I highly recommend Victor Hugo and CA Realty Training. The knowledge and experience that Victor Hugo shares with the class make's it all worth it. So much information to learn and share in a short time the Victor actually breaks it down to help the students have a better understanding of the topic as long as you do your studying too. Worth every penny. Thank you Victor Hugo and CA Realty Training school for this great learning experience.
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  • Antonio C.
    Westlake Village, CA

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    Sally Solomon taught me and I passed the state exam on my first try! She has tons of experience and […]
    Sally Solomon taught me and I passed the state exam on my first try! She has tons of experience and gives great examples to give you a better grasp of all things Real Estate. Highly recommend taking her class.
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  • Kevin H.
    Studio City, CA

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    I took the real estate class and it was very informative and empowering. Renee was my instructor and she was […]
    I took the real estate class and it was very informative and empowering. Renee was my instructor and she was awesome! She went over the material, gave real life examples, and made the class fun with her humor and wit. She is very successful and passionate about real estate, and those qualities really make a great teacher. 5 stars! I would recommend previewing the chapter before you go to class!
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  • Catherine J.
    Hollywood, CA

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    I’m currently enrolled in the program and attending classes twice a week with the FABULOUS Davi Davenport as our instructor. […]
    I'm currently enrolled in the program and attending classes twice a week with the FABULOUS Davi Davenport as our instructor. With a myriad of school options, I'm so glad I chose this one! I have the best of both worlds: online books with quizzes, hard copy books (which I highly recommend as an extra but valuable cost), and in person classes, which no amount of online/individual courses can equate. Davi is extremely knowledgeable, very funny and fun to listen to, but also to the point with concrete and practical examples. She makes classes fun and motivating. Overall, you feel like they/she wants you to succeed and it's a great feeling.
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  • Brandon G.
    Encino, CA

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    Just finished my three months of courses with Ellen at California Realty Training in Encino, CA. I thoroughly enjoyed myself […]
    Just finished my three months of courses with Ellen at California Realty Training in Encino, CA. I thoroughly enjoyed myself and feel that I am now ready to take the state exam. Ellen does an excellent job of breaking down the course materials and presenting the information in a manner that is both relatable and educational. Plus she is hilariousssssss. If you are thinking of getting your real estate license, I highly recommend that you take Ellen's class.
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  • Lupe O.
    Pasadena, CA

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    Taking my Real Estate courses with CA Realty Training has honestly been a great experience. When I was looking for […]
    Taking my Real Estate courses with CA Realty Training has honestly been a great experience. When I was looking for where to take my classes, I was worried it would be a boring lecture by the book experience but it wasn't. My instructor was Sharon Mancillas and not only did she make the classes fun with her enthusiastic attitude but she shared a lot of her Real Life experiences in Real Estate and she made it very relatable. She was also very honest and realistic about what it takes to make it in RE and what to expect. The online course part of it was great because you have to put the time and effort into actually studying and the exams are open book so not so hard if you study. I was happy that the classes were here in Pasadena at Keller Williams, a great experience and great people!
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  • Donovan L.
    Newport Beach, CA

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    Instructor Michael Salas is very informative and straight-forward. With years of experience under his belt, he tells you what you […]
    Instructor Michael Salas is very informative and straight-forward. With years of experience under his belt, he tells you what you need to know and what to avoid. Overall, I had a great experience taking his course. I met many great people and learned what online courses could never teach. Would totally recommend to anyone looking to become a real estate agent!
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  • Kevin H.
    Marina del Rey, CA

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    Veronica Jones is a great instructor, she has a great energy she brings to class every week. She goes through […]
    Veronica Jones is a great instructor, she has a great energy she brings to class every week. She goes through the material and breaks down the information so everyone can understand. Veronica engages the class in discussion and real life examples to help everyone understand the material. She always makes sure to ask everyone for they're questions relating to the material before moving on and sh doesn't make people feel dumb for not understanding something. Great teacher, and on a one on one level she talks to you like your an equal, not a student. Happy to have found her class, and I look forward to working with her in the future.
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  • Danielle P.
    Encino, CA

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    I cannot speak highly enough about the training program here at his location. My teacher Ellen was really informative and […]
    I cannot speak highly enough about the training program here at his location. My teacher Ellen was really informative and gives you good information and I passed my real estate exam! The classes are needed and I am glad I signed up for the course.
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  • Christopher R.
    Chino Hills, CA

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    Great place. Nice building and intimate learning setting. Victor is the best. He has very useful experience and knowledge. Class […]
    Great place. Nice building and intimate learning setting. Victor is the best. He has very useful experience and knowledge. Class setting is open for questions and discussions and occasional laughter. I think it is a huge plus to just reading the text books, you will learn a lot about what could happen in the real world. Would definitely recommend to anyone interested in learning or buying or selling.
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  • Victor C.
    Hollywood, CA

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    I successfully completed my 3 courses with the help of instructor Davi Davinport. I’ve done my research and I’ve seen […]
    I successfully completed my 3 courses with the help of instructor Davi Davinport. I've done my research and I've seen videos from other schools and the energy you get from them is that dry & typical professor who just lectures. Davi is the complete opposite, she keeps you engaged, she answers your questions so the connection between the student & instructor is helpful. I chose to get my license through this school because they are number 1 in Real Estate Education and at the end of the 3 months I can verify that!
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  • Gregory F.
    Beverly Hills, CA

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    I graduated from my Real Estate coursework in October via CA Realty Training in Beverly Hills. Renee Despins was a […]
    I graduated from my Real Estate coursework in October via CA Realty Training in Beverly Hills. Renee Despins was a fantastic trainer! She presented material clearly and simply and brought a great energy to the classroom. She answered every question any student had and even stayed after class to speak with students that had questions about the content or post-course concerns. She was an overall joy and made for an inviting and comfortable envrionment. CA Realty Training has a dashboard that has tools and features that are evident and unequivocally constructive. I highly recommend purchasing the online videos for each course, taught by instructor Robert Rico. Aside from Renee's extreme clarity, the online videos give a pre-recorded course that you can revert to at any time for up to a year. I will now be continuing on with CA Realty Training's 2-day Crash Course, in which you are discounted if you initially take the 3-college course class with them! Thank you CA Realty Training!
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  • Patrick S.
    Burlingame, CA

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    I am so glad to have met Clarissa. It is been one of the most important meetings of my entire […]
    I am so glad to have met Clarissa. It is been one of the most important meetings of my entire year. She is a great teacher and she is on your side. I didn't realize on that first day what an impact that Clarissa and Keller Williams would have on my life. The classes are fun and interactive. I feel like I'm in college again. It is so much fun to play the real estate game in the peninsula since it is such a hot market right now. Clarissa has been nothing short of excellent. This class is highly recommended and worth 10 times the price. There are many facets learning real estate and Clarissa does a fantastic job of covering all of them in a very personable and often lighthearted way. She makes sense of the often confusing terms and terminology and makes it learnable and digestible to people like me. Above all the classes are fun and as I said before I feel like I'm in college but I actually look forward to going to class because at the end of the day a new career awaits.
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  • Susie V.
    Chino Hills, CA

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    There’s so many online Real Estate courses but there’s really no comparing to an in person training, to be able […]
    There's so many online Real Estate courses but there's really no comparing to an in person training, to be able to ask someone questions and listen to others ask questions you hadn't thought of. Classes are in the evening, perfect for those working daytime hours (9 to 5 crowd) and only twice a week. The person teaching the courses is amazing! He gives the run down of all the mistakes he's made in his Real Estate career in hopes you won't commit the same in yours. He explains things thoroughly and doesn't get frustrated to answer questions and spend a little more time on specific topics. He knows people by name, which tells me he cares for his students and you're not apart of a revolving door. He's constantly in contact with them, via text or email, he's genuinely happy when you do well...frankly, he's the best person for the job! He doesn't paint a pretty picture of Real Estate, as those you see on social media - boasting the glamour of Real Estate without so much of the reality of the hard work that goes with it. Victor Hugo is an amazing instructor, I highly recommend his classes!
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  • William L.
    Beverly Hills, CA

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    After taking online classes to no avail, I was fortunate to come across CA Realty and Kathryn Schafer. Kathryn has […]
    After taking online classes to no avail, I was fortunate to come across CA Realty and Kathryn Schafer. Kathryn has such a passion for the business, and gladly shares her knowledge with her students. She has great insight of the business, and shares her experiences with the class. She breaks down everything you will need to know to be a successful agent. Kathryn also brings in speakers, who give firsthand knowledge of the business. It's as close as "on the job" training anyone could ask for. If you're serious about becoming an agent, look up CARealty and Kathryn Shafer, it's worth your time!
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  • Mario F.
    Encino, CA

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    Ellen is a great teacher. Teaches you A lot of tricks of the trade that you do not learn from […]
    Ellen is a great teacher. Teaches you A lot of tricks of the trade that you do not learn from books or Internet. I just finish my 3 months training and ready to apply for the state exam. Good, good experience about this school and their module and program. Thank you Ellen.
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  • Jason R.
    Hollywood, CA

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    Hello. I recently finished my training at CA Realty Training in Hollywood Hills with Davi Davenport. I’m just waiting patiently […]
    Hello. I recently finished my training at CA Realty Training in Hollywood Hills with Davi Davenport. I'm just waiting patiently right now to take my Real Estate Salespersons exam next month. I definitely made the right decision on choosing this program. It's funny because I knew it the first time I stepped into Davi's class. She is such a great teacher. You can feel the positivity and love she has for everything and everyone around her. I've learned so much; she's basically prepared me for my future in real estate. Hopefully one day I get a chance to work with her. I just want to say Thank You so much to Davi Davenport and the CA Realty Training team!
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  • Lizette M.
    Studio City, CA

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    If you’re looking for a real estate class, look no further. Renee Despins has been an awesome instructor and has […]
    If you're looking for a real estate class, look no further. Renee Despins has been an awesome instructor and has become a good friend as well. She is fully dedicated to what she does, I recommend anyone to her. They are located in the Keller Williams office in Studio City.
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  • Leesa P.
    Bakersfield, CA

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    Vicki and Dana were amazing teachers. They are the reason for me joining Keller Williams. Not only did I learn […]
    Vicki and Dana were amazing teachers. They are the reason for me joining Keller Williams. Not only did I learn a lot in class but the support I got after I got my license were unbelievable. They are the perfect combination when it comes to introducing future Realtor in the real estate business.
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  • Gisselle S.
    Chino Hills, CA

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    I really enjoy the Class with Victor Hugo. He’s very knowledgeable and helpful always given good advice. I definitely recommend […]
    I really enjoy the Class with Victor Hugo. He's very knowledgeable and helpful always given good advice. I definitely recommend anyone to take the class with him. You will have fun
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  • William G.
    Santa Monica, CA

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    I Live in Santa Monica so choosing CA Realty was a no brainer. I took the Saturday class 10am to […]
    I Live in Santa Monica so choosing CA Realty was a no brainer. I took the Saturday class 10am to 2pm due to my schedule. This was the best decision I made because I got to have Robert Rico the owner, established agent, master motivator and the most passionate coach I have ever had teach me what I needed to know to be a successful agent and pass the exam. If it wasn't for Robert Rico being there every Saturday to teach you the 101 of real estate and be there for you every step of the way I would of never finished the course and class. I trusted Robert Rico and believed in him with his powerful messages, preaching, convincing life stories even watching his YOUTUBE videos before my first class I was just hoping that he was going to be the instructor and he was. I took my exam Friday 8/11/2017 and Passed First Try. Everything Rico was saying from day one, on how to study, how to practice, what you need to do to pass the exam was 100% correct and he was right. I believe and trust him and this class and staff is doing it the best and they are the best in the business. There are a lot of gimmick classes and online courses that DONT WORK, don't be fooled. Work with Robert Rico hands on who will help and guide you through the 3 month course and teach you exactly how to pass the final. I recommend this class and staff over any one out there. I have been doing residential real estate lending for 12 years in Santa Monica and I am referring all my clients that want to get into real estate to join Robert Rico and his team. Thank you Robert for helping me start a new chapter in my life and giving me the daily confidence and motivation I needed, even when I was weak and not believing in myself you were there at class and emailing me to stay up and keep my head up and keep grinding. This is the type of class, owner and program you want in your corner and now a friend for life! Thank you Robert Rico and CA REALTY TRAINING!!!!
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  • Josie G.
    Marina del Rey, CA

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    Veronica Jones is AMAZING. I was recommended to CA Realty be a friend who had a different teacher so I […]
    Veronica Jones is AMAZING. I was recommended to CA Realty be a friend who had a different teacher so I wasn't sure what to expect. From the first class - I was hooked! Veronica's energy and enthusiasm made every minute of each class exciting. Oftentimes she would relate stories from her career to the material we were learning, which allowed me to bring the curriculum full circle. But most important to me, you could tell she really cared about us all. She was thorough when teaching from the book and sharing her experiences, but encouraged us to speak up and challenge what we didn't understand. She even would reach out to students who had missed a class or two, to make sure they were okay. She has such a big heart and so much knowledge under her belt, its no surprise she has been successful for so many years. Bottom line - I was supposed to move to the Bay Area halfway through my three courses, but changed plans so I could soak up as much knowledge from her as possible. Great teacher, great person.
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  • Taylor P.
    Encino, CA

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    Love this school! Ellen is my instructor and she is awesome! She’s very informative and knowledgeable in the real estate […]
    Love this school! Ellen is my instructor and she is awesome! She's very informative and knowledgeable in the real estate business. She's direct and straight to the point, and extremely well versed.. with a great sense of humor that keeps the classes fun and interesting. If you are interested in taking up realty courses, go to Ellen! She definitely knows her stuff.
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  • Mario H.
    Online

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    The online courses are so easy to navigate! I was hesitant to choose the online course over the in class […]
    The online courses are so easy to navigate! I was hesitant to choose the online course over the in class training, however I'm sure glad I chose online! I was able to study at my own pace, creative flash cards and take chapter quizzes until I fully understood the material. I would definitely recommend the online class with books.
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  • Skylar S.
    Encino, CA

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    I’ve been taking classes for about 3 months now with Ellen and I absolutely love them she explains everything in […]
    I've been taking classes for about 3 months now with Ellen and I absolutely love them she explains everything in a way that's easy to understand and is fun which makes things easier to remember, she is an inspiration to me and I will definitely make her proud.
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  • Nissan W.
    Santa Monica, CA

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    Great program!!! Just passed my state exam today on the first try! I still can’t believe it. I took the […]
    Great program!!! Just passed my state exam today on the first try! I still can't believe it. I took the in-class course with Robert Rico and it was great. Especially to be able to ask questions and get a real insight of what you need to know to pass and some real life information/situations for after you pass. Life happened and I wasn't able to take my test right away so a year later I purchased the online prep exam to refresh me and to get ready to take my exam. I was able to study from my phone and my laptop and I am proud to say I passed with all of this help. Totally recommend to anyone looking for a program to get licensed.
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  • Ryan R.
    Santa Monica, CA

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    The love here is real folks. It had been over 20 years since I had set foot in a classroom […]
    The love here is real folks. It had been over 20 years since I had set foot in a classroom and just the idea of it was daunting. Luckily, I had a teacher named, Robert Rico at CA Realty Training. This guy was able to make the most mundane topics, riveting and enjoyable. Robert has a wicked sense of humor and a welcoming presence. After taking the 3 month class, I was able to pass the state exam on my first try. I felt so prepared after the 3 months, I didn't even bother to take the additional crash course. Before attending CA Realty Training, I had attempted to try preparing for the state exam by using an online course, but found myself constantly distracted and unfocused. Do yourself a huge favor and avoid that pitfall and just go directly to CA Realty Training. People dumber than you have passed the state exam and Robert and his team will make certain you pass too!
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  • Marina G.
    Brentwood, CA

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    lively and informative classes. Mahogany has a great way of teaching while adding her own flavor to make things more […]
    lively and informative classes. Mahogany has a great way of teaching while adding her own flavor to make things more interesting. Just passed my first exam with flying colors!
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  • Matthew P.
    Pasadena, CA

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    As the face of CA Realty Training in Pasadena, Sharon fits that role well. She is a skilled, experienced, and […]
    As the face of CA Realty Training in Pasadena, Sharon fits that role well. She is a skilled, experienced, and talented consummate professional in the field. There are some who might be good at what they do, but couldn't or are unwilling to effectively share tips of the trade with new agents, but that is not Sharon. She seems to relish teaching future agents, and understands the reality that she needs to pass on the things (such as her emphasis on communication as a bedrock of real estate practice) that she wants to see in the field in the future.
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  • Craig T.
    Beverly Hills, CA

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    Wow! This class made learning real estate courses so much fun. I took Saturday morning classes with Renee Despins. She […]
    Wow! This class made learning real estate courses so much fun. I took Saturday morning classes with Renee Despins. She is so enthusiastic about her career and helping her students to engage and learn exciting new concepts. I always looked forward to coming to these classes. The text book material and terms are straight forward. Renee really helped us to grasp the terms and explain how they work in the career world. You get out of the courses what you put in to it. If you are dedicated and willing to learn the material you will do great. Thank you Renee for making this new career so exciting and fun from the get-go.
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  • Lisa D.
    Hollywood, CA

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    Attending CA Realty training school was the best decision I made! I tried studying for my license on my own, […]
    Attending CA Realty training school was the best decision I made! I tried studying for my license on my own, but was unsuccessful. I met Davi Davenport at an event and told her about my dream of pursuing my RE license and to my surprise, she was an instructor and encouraged me to join her class. I am so happy I listened to her and joined the class because she has been a very good instructor. She is smart, engaging and funny. She keeps the class very interesting. I always look forward to attending her class. Can't wait to take the test and become licensed. I'm also looking forward to mentoring under her guidance.
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  • Katie C.
    Hollywood, CA

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    I highly recommend this school if you’re thinking about studying real estate. This is my 2nd time taking a real […]
    I highly recommend this school if you're thinking about studying real estate. This is my 2nd time taking a real estate course in CA, although I finished and passed the exams to qualify me to take the state exam to get my license, I never felt quite ready. My teacher wasn't very informative, I never really understood what I was supposed to be learning and it made me completely uninspired. However, retaking the course was the best decision yet. I love the Hollywood hills location with instructor Davi Davenport!! She's not only incredibly educated and well informed in this industry, but she makes learning fun and easy. She always has such great energy which makes for a great classroom environment. Davi has definitely re-inspired me and I'm more excited than ever about embarking on this new chapter in my life!
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  • Lino C.
    Hollywood, CA

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    Currently enrolled in the CA Realty training program and it’s easily the best choice I’ve made. Ms. Davenport is amazing! […]
    Currently enrolled in the CA Realty training program and it's easily the best choice I've made. Ms. Davenport is amazing! Highly recommend it to anyone trying find the best RE training.
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  • Gabriel B.
    Los Feliz, CA

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    I can’t thank CA Realty training and my instructor Myrna from Keller Williams Los Feliz enough. The easy online access […]
    I can't thank CA Realty training and my instructor Myrna from Keller Williams Los Feliz enough. The easy online access and tools along with the books and in room class made my licensing process with the BRE a breeze! I'm proud to say I finished and passed the four hour state exam in 37 minutes with total confidence that I got a high score. As for the Myrna, my in class instructor, you can't not learn. She has years of experience in the dynamic world of residential real estate. She was there to help guide and navigate us through the whole learning and exam process. BRAVO TO HER!
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  • Andracula C.
    Crash Course

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    Ian Medina is the business. I’m honestly not sure if i would have passed the exam without taking the crash […]
    Ian Medina is the business. I'm honestly not sure if i would have passed the exam without taking the crash course with Ian. That being said, I PASSED 😀 !!! The training here was absolutely brilliant! I loved this course. Sure, I got a little antsy with it being eight hours for two days and all haha but Ian gets you pumped up about real estate. He relates his training to similar stories, which allow you to get a real good understanding of what's being taught. He answers all your questions, encourages participation, and will make you laugh 😀 I loved this class, and I highly recommend it!! Great location, clean, open space and lots of street parking (parking lot closed on weekends). Good luck, my fellow real estate agents!! xx
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  • Angelica L.
    San Francisco, CA

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    I finished the first month with CA realty school and so far I can tell: it is a great school! […]
    I finished the first month with CA realty school and so far I can tell: it is a great school! Their online portal is on point! It tracks your progress, gives you quizzes, tests, it has ebooks to read (although I would recommend to buy hard copy books from them, it's not expensive), it has flashcards to learn from, videos (for additional fee) - so that the studying process is easier and more complete. I would 100% recommend to attend LIVE classes with the teacher Blanca Aguirre. She is knowledgeable, and has a lot of experience. She would answer all our questions, tell examples from her practise, and explain difficult topics in a simple way so that we understand. Also CA realty school has very good training classes for those who finished the course and got their license.
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  • Luke T.
    Santa Monica, CA

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    Thank you to the whole team at CA Realty Training for helping guide me to pass my State Exam! I […]
    Thank you to the whole team at CA Realty Training for helping guide me to pass my State Exam! I first got all set up by walking into the office and meeting with Kian. He set me up for the classes and was very helpful. My first month of class was taught by Robert Rico. Robert has a very dynamic personality and makes class fun, coming up with unique ways to relate real life situations to the Real Estate Industry (smoky pool hall,etc). Thank you Rico! After a scheduling change, my next two months were taught by Ashley Wrobel. Wow-- what a wealth of knowledge she is!! She has also been very helpful and has given me great advice so far on what my next steps should be in the Real Estate Industry. Finally, I took the Real Estate Crash course with Ian Medina. He did a wonderful job cramming a whole lot of info into one weekend. He was able to share some of his own personal experiences to relate to the exam material. Very helpful. I took the State Exam two days after the Crash Course and was able to pass on my first attempt! Thanks again to the whole team-- highly recommend this program to anyone who is serious about getting their Real Estate License!!
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  • Amanda G.
    Santa Monica, CA

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    CA realty is really a great way to start your training and career in real estate. Robert Rico was a […]
    CA realty is really a great way to start your training and career in real estate. Robert Rico was a fantastic instructor that wants you to succeed. If you're looking to get your license and prefer a in class learning approach, I highly recommend going through CA realty training.
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  • Julie A.
    Santa Monica, CA

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    Starting my career in real estate with CA Realty Training was the best decision. The training was professional and fun. […]
    Starting my career in real estate with CA Realty Training was the best decision. The training was professional and fun. I passed my exam on the first attempt and even though the journey is not easy and as with any type of training you need to devote the time CA Realty Training provided all of the necessary tools both in book and practical environments. I highly recommend this school and the years of experience they have to offer.
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  • Kiera P.
    Santa Monica, CA

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    I took my courses with Robert Rico in Santa Monica. I was a little hesitant taking in-person courses, but was […]
    I took my courses with Robert Rico in Santa Monica. I was a little hesitant taking in-person courses, but was pleasantly surprised after my first class. I actually wanted to go every Tuesday and Thursday night, despite my long day of work. Rico is not only hilarious and passionate, but sincerely cares about the well being of his students and their future. He has great tactics for making you remember certain terms. I am now a Real Estate Agent at Century 21 and could not be happier with my results. Thank you so much for your time and inspiration, Rico!
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  • Jared M.
    Santa Monica, CA

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    I attended class with Robert Rico and pleased to say I passed the real estate licensing exam on the first […]
    I attended class with Robert Rico and pleased to say I passed the real estate licensing exam on the first try. He helped to build a base of knowledge allowing me to go into the state exam with confidence. I strongly suggest taking the quizzes in the books at the same time as the class - rather than cramming at the end. This helps you to retain the info better (in my opinion). Highly recommended!
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  • Brittany K.
    Santa Monica, CA

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    I have to thank Robert Rico and CA realty training for PASSING the Real Estate exam on the FIRST TRY! […]
    I have to thank Robert Rico and CA realty training for PASSING the Real Estate exam on the FIRST TRY! Their program is outstanding and helps you understand the practice yet still prepares you for the exam. They do not only teach you one thing vs. the other. Robert Rico makes it FUN. There wasn't one class that I was falling asleep during. I looked forward to attending every class and learning something new.
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  • Genee B.
    Brentwood, CA

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    Joe Solemany Training mentor with formally known as LA Realty is by far one of the most applicable and revived […]
    Joe Solemany Training mentor with formally known as LA Realty is by far one of the most applicable and revived educators to the industry for the those who speak a completely different language of field work, such as myself. Not only am I now informed presently. I am as motivated and confident as the next lead realtor in Westwood.
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  • Justine S.
    Encino, CA

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    I recently finished my third and last class at CA Realty Training, at the Encino location. I had Natalie Alchadeff […]
    I recently finished my third and last class at CA Realty Training, at the Encino location. I had Natalie Alchadeff as my instructor for my last two classes. I also had Mark Alan Bua for my first class. Both were extremely informative and give you excellent insight into the real estate industry. I would recommend these classes to all who are considering a career in the real estate industry. Thank you Natalie and Mark!
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  • Wolf A.
    Beverly Hills, CA

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    The team at Ca Realty Training is amazing, any issues or concerns I may have they address them immediatly. Their […]
    The team at Ca Realty Training is amazing, any issues or concerns I may have they address them immediatly. Their instructors are very knowledgeable and their Administration team Raquel and Chase are awesome. I had been taking Kelly's class who by the way is awesome and pasionate about what she is teaching but unfortunitly I had a schedule conflict, I called Raquel and she was so helpful in helping me figure out a plan of action to keep me in class but to also work with my schedule. So, now I'm in Kathryn Shafer's class. Kathryn is amazing, she is on point with what she is teaching and is also very passionate, I love how she has structured her class and brings in guest speakers, she covers all aspects of the business like a pro. I'm lucky to have had the opportunity to have been taught by different instructors because you get a different perspectives which I think is important. I did my homework on all the real estate schools in Los Angeles and I asked a lot of my friends in the industry where the best place would be to take classes and all I can say is I highly recommend CA Realty Training, I promise it doesnt get any better than this...
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  • Marty G.
    Santa Monica, CA

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    CA Realty Training changed it all for me. I had been trying at first to study on line. Not only […]
    CA Realty Training changed it all for me. I had been trying at first to study on line. Not only was that lonely it was darn right boring. CA Realty classes puts real estate into three dimension and makes it exciting and at arms length! Rico is a wonderful teacher and I know he will teach all new teachers to be as knowledgeable and as inspirational as he is. I say hurray to CART! I also met wonderful people in class and we formed a study group making it all fun! Go for it!! Yeah Robert Rico and the entire staff there who are all helpful. I can't recommend this school enough.
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