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Broker Courses and Obtaining a Broker License:
 
  1. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and have a high school diploma or its equivalent.
     
  2. Applicants must complete 16 credits/240 hours (1 credit = 15 hours) of real estate instruction. Applicants who have completed the credits through a Commission-approved education provider must take the following Commission-developed courses:
    1. Real Estate Office Management (at least 2 credits)
    2. Real Estate Law (at least 2 credits)
    3. At least 6 credits in 3 of the following Commission-developed courses: Valuation of Income-Producing Property, Valuation of Residential Property, Residential Construction, Real Estate Sales, Real Estate Investment, Real Estate Finance, Non-Residential Property Management, Residential Property Management
    4. The remaining 6 credits can be completed in any of the above courses or other elective courses. Please note a maximum of 4 credits is allowable per course. Courses completed in another state must have been completed through an education provider who is approved in that state.
 
  1. If you held an active broker’s license from another state within the last 5 years, you must submit a Certificate of License History from that state, dated within 90 days of the date this application is received in the Commission office. The certificate:
    1. Exempts you from retaking the national portion of the examination in this state.
    2. May provide an educational exemption or credit.
      • If the certificate documents 16 credits/240 hours of education or that you have held an active license as a broker for more than 8 years, you will not need to show proof of your education.
      • If the certificate documents less than 16 credits/240 hours of education, 2 credits will be awarded for each year of active practice as a broker in the licensing state.
 
  1. Licensed applicants must also complete and document a minimum of 3 years of real estate experience by documenting 200 points using the following point system:
  • Sale (Commercial or Residential) ................................................................. 5 points
  • Exclusive listing which sold (Commercial or Residential) ................................. 5 points
  • Unsold exclusive listing (Commercial or Residential). ........................................ 1 point
  • Lease (Commercial) ................................................................................... 5 points
  • Lease (Residential) ....................................................................................... 1 point
  • Property Management Assistance (Commercial or Residential)…............. 6 points/month
 
If you are a licensed salesperson in another state, and you are using experience from that state, you must submit a Certificate of License History from that state.
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