Learn How to Become a Real Estate Salesperson
You might have questions about the Virginia state requirements for taking the real estate license exam and becoming a practicing salesperson. We have made it easy for you! You will find information from the Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation (DPOR), Real Estate Board, in one convenient place. If you still have further questions, please feel free to contact an Admissions Representative at (800) 617-3513.
Virginia, nicknamed the mother of presidents for having the most U.S. presidents born there, has long been an agricultural state; however, in recent years, has seen a boost in technology-based jobs. With a rise in jobs brings a rise in people, which in turn creates a rise in real estate jobs to help the influx of people find new homes.
The information on this page will help new or prospective real estate salespeople understand the process of becoming a real estate agent in Virginia.
How to Get Your Virginia Real Estate License
License Requirements Include:
In order to become a licensed real estate agent in Virginia, you’ll have to follow a few important steps. All hopeful real estate agents in Virginia need to be at least 18 years of age and have a valid social security number.
What are the Virginia real estate education requirements?
Once you have been determined eligible to apply, you must then meet the state education requirements to become a licensed real estate agent in Virginia. Currently, real estate salespeople must complete 60-hours of real estate education in order to meet state regulations. These courses help agents become familiar with Virginia real estate principles and practices and help prepare agents for the Virginia state real estate exam.
How do I sign up for the state exam?
Once you complete the educational requirements through Allied, contact the Real Estate Board’s testing service, PSI, at (800) 733-9267 to schedule a time. The registration fee is $60.50, which is made payable to the Treasurer of Virginia. The exam is administered on a daily basis at various locations throughout Virginia, including Falls Church, Norfolk, Richmond, Roanoke, as well as Salisbury, Maryland.
Allied will help you satisfy the Virginia state requirements. We have everything you need to prepare for and pass the Virginia real estate license state exam.
What are the Virginia CE requirements?
As a real estate salesperson, you will need to follow Virginia’s continuing education requirements to maintain your license and keep it current and active. Make sure to take your real estate license renewal courses as soon as possible so your license doesn’t accidentally expire, causing disruptions with your business and income.
Experienced salespersons must complete 16 hours of continuing education to renew their licenses within the two-year license period. Please note that first-time renewal qualifications include successful completion of 30 hours of approved post-licensing education within the first year of licensure.
What to Look for in a Virginia Real Estate School
Real estate agents have a choice between a variety of real estate schools in Virginia. Many people find it difficult with their busy schedules and day jobs to attend a live class each week. Fortunately, there is an alternative for those who find it hard to attend a brick-and-mortar school. That’s why Allied Real Estate Schools offers 100% online courses for individuals looking to meet their education requirements on their own time. Having this option has been a huge benefit for many real estate salespeople all over the U.S.
Other factors to look for when selecting a real estate school include: being nationally recognized with state approved courses, having a successful exam pass rate, offering good student support, being respected within the industry and providing an affordable informative education. Allied Real Estate Schools possesses each of these qualities and is ready to help you meet your educational goals.
How to Get Started
If you’re ready to start an exciting new career in real estate, call (800) 617-3513 to talk to an Allied representative today to get started. Allied has everything you need to pass your Virginia real estate exam successfully the first time. Start your Virginia real estate education today and get on track to acquiring your new Virginia real estate license.
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