Florida Real Estate License Requirements

License Requirements

Learn How to Become a Real Estate Sales Associate

You might have questions about the Florida state requirements for taking the Florida real estate license exam and becoming a practicing sales associate. We have made it easy for you! You will find information from the Florida Real Estate Commission (FREC) in one convenient place. If you still have further questions, please feel free to contact an Admissions Representative at (800) 617-3513.

Florida’s climate and location makes showing homes an even more exciting experience for real estate agents. There are beachfront properties, swamp lands, forests, lakes, and hurricane season, all which make Florida an interesting place to sell real estate. Find out how you can become a licensed Florida real estate agent and be on your way to starting an enjoyable new career.

How to Get Your Florida Real Estate License

In Florida, as in other states, to qualify for a real estate license you will need to be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED. You will also need to provide your social security number, a background check and your fingerprints to the Florida Real Estate Commission (FREC).

Florida also has pre-licensing and post-licensing education requirements. Before you can obtain a real estate license in the state of Florida, you will have to complete at least 63 hours of approved real estate education.

Once you’ve completed your pre-license education and background requirements, you will now be allowed to take the state exam (which costs $105). Upon successful completion (75% or higher) of the Florida state real estate exam, you will now be eligible to activate your license.

Once you have acquired your Florida real estate agent license, you will need to take the 45-hour post-license education requirements during your renewal period, before the license is set to expire.

Florida License Requirements Include:

To be eligible to apply for the Florida real estate salesperson license, you must meet the following criteria: ul>

  • 18 years old
  • Clean background & fingerprint scan
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Complete 63 hours of pre-education
  • Submit your application to the Division of Real Estate
  • Take and pass your state exam
  • 45-hour post education
  • Steps to Becoming a Florida Sales Associate

    Before you can apply for your Florida sales associate license, you need to successfully complete the following steps:

    • Finish the appropriate pre-licensing course – You have to satisfy 63 hours of coursework. This includes enrolling in an approved Real Estate Principles, Practices and Law course. Allied has the course you need!
    • Submit a completed real estate license application – You can file your application and submit payment directly on the FREC website or through the mail. You must also include a fingerprint card. (You can submit the application before you finish your coursework).
    • Pass the Florida real estate license exam – You must pass the exam with a grade of at least 75 or higher. Allied has everything you need to prepare for and pass the state exam.

    What to Look for in a Florida Real Estate School

    Different people prefer different methods of learning. Some people prefer an in-class set-time approach. Some prefer to take courses online, on their own time. Allied Real Estate Schools specializes in the latter giving students the space and freedom to get their work done while balancing a busy schedule.

    Here are a few more things to look for when choosing a school to meet your education requirements:

    • Are the courses FREC approved?
    • Do they have a successful pass rate?
    • Can you take classes online?
    With Allied Real Estate Schools, you can put a check next to each of these important questions.

    How to Get Started

    Once you’ve met and provided all of your prerequisite information to the appropriate agencies and everything checks out, it’s time to pick an education provider. Allied Real Estate Schools knows how important starting a new real estate career is to you. That’s why we’re with you every step of the way, providing you with the support you deserve throughout your entire educational experience with Allied.

    Congratulations! When you complete all of the steps, you will be ready to start a new career.

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