Do you want to become a real estate agent? Not sure where
The process, qualifications, cost, and timeline for
becoming a real estate agent differ from state to state, so it’s important to
consult your local bureau of real estate to learn exactly what steps you’ll
need to take.
Since I am from California and currently a
licensed REALTOR I will share with you what it takes to get your license in CA.
- You must be 18
years of age or older
- A California
- You must be
honest and truthful
You must successfully complete three college-level
courses in order to qualify to take the real estate salesperson examination
Estate Principles, and
Estate Practice, and
- One course from
the following list:
Aspects of Real Estate
Estate Office Administration
Loan Brokering and Lending
Applications in Real Estate
Once you complete your courses you will then have to
submit all your required paperwork to take the exam which include:
- Course completion
- Salesperson Exam/License
If you’re taking the salesperson exam you have 3 hours and 15-minutes to
complete 150 multiple choice questions.
When you check-in to take the exam, you will be asked to leave all your
personal belongings in a locker outside of the testing room.
Currently you can schedule to take your examination in Fresno, La Palma,
Oakland, Sacramento and San Diego. You
must bring a valid form of photo identification to be admitted into the
If you take the electronic examination, your results will be provided to
you upon completion of the exam. When
they hand you the results they will be sealed and they ask you not to open them
until you are outside of the building. They
don’t want you to disturb the other people taking the examination. You know you want to yell when you find out
you passed. And you should it’s a great
accomplishment. I yelled in the parking
lot, I was so excited when I passed.
To pass the salesperson examination, you must past with at least a 70%.
If you’re ready to get your license check out REAL
ESTATE EXPRESS and get started today!