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CSLB Testing Centers

CSLB testing centers will remain closed through the end of January. I’ll keep you posted as I receive more information.

CSLB Testing Center Closures

CSLB Testing Center Closures

The CSLB testing centers will remain closed through the end of next week, 1/15. And will most likely remain closed to the end of January.

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New CSLB Laws

SB 1189 is what we’ve been waiting for. 🙂 Brush-Up on New Contracting Laws that Come into PlayJanuary 1, 2021 SACRAMENTO â€“ As we make our way into the new year, CSLB would like to highlight some construction-related laws that will go into effect January 1. Pay close attention to these changes, including an extension for …

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CSLB Closing Due to Covid

Deja vu all over again. Thanks to our glorious Governor, the CSLB is closing due to covid. This shutdown is for three weeks, probably longer knowing how Newsom operates, which means that all CSLB facilities including testing centers will be closed for the foreseeable future. The front counter at the CSLB HQ will also be …

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C46 Solar California Contractors License Exam Study Materials

CSLB Home Improvement Contract Requirements

Contractors State License Board Reminds Licensees about the Importance of Following Home Improvement Contract Requirements for Solar Jobs   SACRAMENTO â€“ The Contractors State License Board (CSLB) is reminding licensed contractors that it is critically important to follow California law when it comes to contract requirements for solar projects. The installation of a residential solar system …

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New Improved Health Safety Tests

New and Improved

We are happy to announce a new edition of the Health & Safety Chapter, Health & Safety Tests, and Health & Safety video and audio lectures. The new chapter includes:    â€˘ New Video and Audio Lectures featuring Rudy Schroeder, an instructor at Western Safety Institute who teaches contractors how      to fully comply with OSHA safety requirements and address OSHA enforcement.     â€˘ A …

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Monster Flash Sale Today

The CE Shop and Real Estate License Guru are offering 40% off all Exam Prep, Pre-Licensing, Post-Licensing, and Continuing Education today, October 21st! Take advantage of this promotion by going to realestatelicenseguru.theceshop.com and use the promo code MONSTER to save 40% and fulfill your real estate education requirements.  Click on the image below to print the flyer.

CSLB Backlog

CSLB Backlog

It appears that covid-19 has had a major impact on the CSLB backlog of applications to be processed, or has it? Prior to covid, apps were being processed in about three weeks, which was quite an achievement given that when I started processing applications at the cslb the backlog was six months. An application for …

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Contractors License School Money Down The Drain

Contractors License Schools

If you’re thinking about getting your contractors license and you’re surfing the net, or you get a call from a “contractors license school”, beware… There are two larger contractors licensing “schools” in California. One of them goes by a four letter acronym, I obviously won’t name there here, but you need to be cautious. I …

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Get Your Real Estate License 40% Off!

Get Your Real Estate License 40% Off!

The CE Shop and the Real Estate License Guru are offering 40% off all Pre-Licensing, Exam Prep, Post-Licensing, and Continuing Education on September 23rd! Take advantage of this promotion by going to realestatelicenseguru.theceshop.com and use the promo code BRANCH to save 40% and fulfill your real estate education requirements today. 

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CSLB Work Experience and Certification Statement

I’m surprised the CSLB is still holding on to this view of who can/cannot fill out the CSLB work experience and certification statement outline. They say the applicant or school “should not” fill it out. But here’s the truth, depending on how the experience is worded, they don’t know who filled it out. Nor should …

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Invest with the best today!

Invest with the best today!

The CE Shop and Real Estate License Guru are offering 40% off all Pre-Licensing, Exam Prep, Post-Licensing, and Continuing Education today, August 19th! Take advantage of this promotion by going to realestatelicenseguru.theceshop.com and use the promo code INVEST to save 40% and fulfill your real estate education requirements.  Click here to download the flyer.

Real Estate Pre-Licensing, Exam Prep, Post-Licensing, and Continuing Education Sale

Real Estate Pre-Licensing, Exam Prep, Post-Licensing, and Continuing Education Sale

TODAY ONLY! The Real Estate License Guru and The CE Shop are offering 40% off all Pre-Licensing, Exam Prep, Post-Licensing, and Continuing Education today, July 31st! Take advantage of this promotion by going to realestatelicenseguru.theceshop.com and use the promo code PLANET to save 40% and fulfill your real estate education requirements.

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How to get a Real Estate License

Every Question You Need Answered on How to Get Your Real Estate License in California. Don’t live in California? No worries! We have Pre-Licensing courses for most states and exam prep courses for all states. We’re here to help answer any questions you have about getting started in the real estate industry. Getting your real estate …

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Contractors State License Board Launches Online Renewal Option for Home Improvement Salespersons (HIS)

SACRAMENTO â€“ The California Contractors State License Board (CSLB) has launched a new online renewal option that will benefit more than 35,000 active Home Improvements Salespersons (HIS). All HIS can now renew their registrations online with a credit card payment.             The HIS online renewal process is faster, more convenient, and reduces the number of possible errors when compared to …

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RMO Services Under New Management

RMO Services Under New Management

Beginning July 20, 2020, RMO Services will be operated by RMO Construction Agency, Inc. 818-974-2074 I will continue to operate Contractors License Guru, LLC. If you need assistance with application preparation or review, study materials, bonding, or license consulting… the same services I’ve been providing since 2005… I’m still here.

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New Law Changes How the Contractors State License Board Reviews License Applicants’ Criminal History

State licensing agency no longer requiring applicants to disclose past criminal convictions SACRAMENTO â€“ The Contractors State License Board (CSLB) is announcing that with the start of the new fiscal year (July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021), there has been an important change to the application used to get a California contractor’s license. CSLB is …

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License Renewal Reminder

Tired of missing those renewal deadlines?

Are you tired of waiting for the CSLB to send you a “courtesy” license renewal notice? Have you found yourself up against a rapidly approaching renewal date and have yet to receive the courtesy notice? Worry no more!  Use our license renewal service and we’ll inform you of those approaching renewal dates with plenty of …

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