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Youdon’tneed a real estate license to be a landlord either,but you may have other licensing requirements.

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  • Do you need a real estate license to be a landlord?

  • You don’t need a real estate license to be a landlord either, but you may have other licensing requirements. You can be a landlord without getting a real estate license, but business licenses are another matter.

  • Do you need a business license to rent a house?

  • Do property owners need business licenses? In California, no state law mandates that a business license is required to rent a property. However, prospective landlords will want to check with local city ordinances to ensure no business license is legally required.

  • Do I need a real estate license to invest in property?

  • A real estate investor may, or may not need to have a real estate license. If an investor is buying and selling their own properties, they don need a real estate license. Anyone can buy and sell their own property without representation, and without a license.

  • Do I need a real estate license to manage an apartment building?

  • If you are living in an apartment building, and you agree to manage the building in exchange for reduced rent, then you do not need a real estate license.