Did anyone take Real Estate License Classes from Kaplan. Is Kaplan really good? Do I need other books also to pass the test or Kaplan is enough?

Asked by Pam, West Hollywood, CA Thu Mar 14, 2013

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Sona Gallatin, Agent, Santa Clarita, CA
Fri Mar 15, 2013
The best resource is http://www.dre.ca.gov Cant go wrong with any of the recommended schools or materials,
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Zack King, Agent, Calabasas, CA
Sun Mar 31, 2013
Yes I used Kaplan and was happy with the experience. No no other books were needed just order one of there packages and it is all included

Zack King
Keller Williams Estates Calabasas
(818) 825-7388
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Sam Shueh, Agent, Cupertino, CA
Sat Sep 2, 2017
price, flexibility, quality of questions.
As the technology and laws are changing, one needs to learn the latest scope. Pass the test is the objective.
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Deb, Home Buyer, Los Angeles, CA
Sun Jul 30, 2017
I took my original courses via Kaplan and would not recommend. I would use Champion.
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Sheid2009, Home Buyer, El Paso, TX
Tue Jan 26, 2016
can anyone tell me how to get the kaplan college real esate final unit exam answers?
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Tonny1586, Home Buyer, Los Angeles, CA
Mon Jan 25, 2016
The national portion of the curriculum was great. I was very disappointed with the Texas portion. The instructor talked about short sales and said they were something completely different than what they are. Made me question the rest of what she taught on the videos. Many of my emails asking questions went unanswered. Many mistakes and discrepancies in the printed material. Would not recommend this course because of the Texas portion of the curriculum.
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Tristam Biel…, Agent, South Pasadena, CA
Sun Aug 24, 2014
I used Kaplan and passed the test first time without using any extra books other than the ones Kaplan provided. They do a good job covering all the topics.
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I am thinking of taking home study course from Kaplan, will that work?
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Barbara McIn…, Home Buyer, 87505
Fri Aug 22, 2014
i did their continuing ed and had all kinds of trouble with videos freezing etc.
Called their tech support 10 times and found it all very frustrating...
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Agreed. After my similar experience, I will no longer use Kaplan.
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Cliff Kessler, Agent, Long Beach And Dallas, CA
Mon Apr 1, 2013
Yes they are ok....but my #1 choice would be Real Estate Trainers....Lance is a great teacher....
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Randall Ortiz, Agent, Sacramento, CA
Sun Mar 31, 2013
I didn't take any from Kaplan, but the junior colleges in my area offer online Real Estate courses, so you can do the work at your own pace and get college credits.
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You didn't answer the original poster.
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Russ Ravary, Agent, Commerce Township, MI
Fri Mar 15, 2013
I took it many years ago. Pay attention but I think it is a good course
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Emily Knell, Agent, Huntington Beach, CA
Thu Mar 14, 2013
Cindy is right, for California, I can't remember who I went through over 16yrs ago, but since then I've taken CE classes through Kaplan, Allied, The CE Shop, I like CE Shop.

Most recently for renewing my Nevada License (because I still do short sales in NV, mostly for California investors) I had to use a cross between CE Shop & Kaplan because of rules about taking "same courses" as used in the most previous licensing period.

I don't look back on this same Trulia posting for answers after mine.

Emily S. Knell
562-430-3053 c
Realtor Since 1996
Realty ONE Group
Short Sale Listing Agent w/ 97% success rate
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Cindy Davis, Agent, San Diego, CA
Thu Mar 14, 2013
I have taken courses at Kaplan, and yes, they prepare you for the text. You might also want to look at Allied...used them for my broker exam.
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John Souerbry, Agent, Fairfield, CA
Thu Mar 14, 2013
I used Kaplan to get my original license and go back to them for each renewal.
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Kawain Payne, Agent, Seal Beach, CA
Thu Mar 14, 2013
Kaplan is a GREAT source for all kinds of education.

You should be good to go with them!

Best Of Success to You!!!

Kawain Payne, Realtor
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I am taking the real estate on demand course now and I am extremely happy with the process. The online instructors that you will be watching as they discuss the material is similar to setting in a classroom anyway. I much rather enjoy this way of learning because you can pause and rewind and all that good stuff. Key to this being a success is simply having discipline to go through it on your own. good luck to anyone taking the test soon.
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