Unfortunately, you cannot do business which requires a brokers license in California as an LLC- it has to be a corporation. A corporation may be a real estate licensee if it is qualified by an officer who is a licensed broker. A corporate real estate broker can operate only by and through the license of a responsible managing officer; if there is no licensed officer, the corporation cannot perform licensed activities. The corporation must be created, and then the corporation must submit to DRE a corporate license application You also submit a corporate background statement.
If you own investment properties, you might want to consider holding them in the new LLC you created.
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