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**NOTE: This article only applies to Business Purpose Residential/Commercial Real Estate.** Mortgage licensing in California can be a confusing venture if you’re not aware of the distinctions between the governing agencies and licensing regimes. California has two government agencies regulating private lending: The California Department of Real Estate (“DRE”) and the Department of Financial Protection …

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The cannabis industry continues to expand across the United States as more and more states legalize cannabis on various levels from limited medicinal to adult recreational use. As the industry develops, the demand for financing grows with it. Since cannabis is still illegal under Federal law, nationally chartered banks and credit unions and other institutional …

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