Licensees: There is a Legal Requirement for the Self-Reporting by Real Estate Licensees of Felony Charges, Convictions of Any Felony or Misdemeanor, and Any Disciplinary Actions Taken by Another Licensing Authority.

Pursuant to California Business and Professions Code, section 10186.2, a real estate licensee must report any of the following to the California Bureau of Real Estate (CalBRE): A felony charge – through an indictment or an information. An Indictment is a formal charge...

Licensee: Can the Bureau immediately suspend/revoke the license of someone convicted of a crime when the crime clearly appears to be one which would qualify the licensee for discipline?

As is set forth by the California Bureau of Real Estate, with the exception of automatically suspending a license during the period of incarceration after conviction of a felony, regardless of whether that conviction has been appealed, the Bureau must first file a...