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in Real Estate

When it comes to real estate, persuasion, good customer service, and a killer instinct for sales is just the beginning. Aspiring professionals also need cutting-edge industry skills and quality experience to pass the necessary certification exams, and start getting real.

Saddleback is home to one of the largest Real Estate career education programs in California. Whether they want to become real estate agents, appraisers, property managers or loan processors, Saddleback grads are getting the tools they need to launch independent careers in Orange County’s booming housing market. Best of all, they can take their classes 100% online! 

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Potential Salaries

$56,500 - $82,390

Per Year

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Potential Careers

Real Estate Sales Agent

Real Estate Broker


Loan Officer

Companies Hiring for Accounting
Hiring Companies


Keller Williams Realty


Many More!

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

Yes! Salaries are climbing for Real Estate professionals. Here are a few of the many careers and their average salaries.

Real Estate Sales Agent - $59,420

Real Estate Broker - $56,500

Property Manager - $61,150

Appraiser / Assessor - $82,390

Loan Officer - $61,310

Saddleback College’s Real Estate department offers three associate degree and three certificates of achievement. 

For more information about these programs, you can also visit the main Saddleback website’s Real Estate page.

  • Real Estate Appraisal (Associate in Science)
  • Real Estate Appraisal (Certificate of Achievement)
  • Real Estate Escrow (Associate in Science)
  • Real Estate Escrow (Certificate of Achievement)
  • Real Estate Sales/Broker (Associate in Science)
  • Real Estate Sales/Broker (Certificate of Achievement)

Carrington Mortgage Services, LLC * CoreLogic * CBRE * First American * Keller Williams Realty * The ConAm Group of Companies * AvantStay * Redfin * PrimeLending * First Class Platinum Brokers * And Many More! *

The Real Estate Department (BGS 226) can be contacted at (949) 582-4773.

Martin Welc, Department Co-Chair - (949) 582-4410

Brock Schermerhorn J.D., Department Co-Chair - (949) 348-6294

Saddleback College is proud to be Orange County’s premier provider of low-cost career education. See the 2019 Cost of Education Statement for the most recent information on cost of attendance.

For financial aid, visit the Student Financial Assistance & Scholarship Office online, for details on financial assistance sources, including grants, loans, scholarships, work-study opportunities, and more!

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