You’ll need to successfully finish an approved 75-hour Pre-Licensing course. This can be done online.
The time it takes to get your Florida real estate salesperson license can vary. you can complete your coursework in as little as 2-3 weeks if you go full-time. However, most people complete the process in 3 – 6 months.
The cost breakdown for obtaining a Florida Real Estate Sales Associate license is as follows:
Additional expenses related to obtaining your license may include fingerprinting fees and Pre-Licensing course tuition. The specific amounts for these costs can vary depending on the course package and the school you choose.
In the state of Florida, you are required to complete 14 hours of Continuing Education for both Broker and Sales licenses. Credits must be completed every two years from when you took your licensing exam.
You must be 18 years old or older to attain a Florida real estate license.
Yes, to become a licensed real estate agent in Florida, you must have at least a high school diploma or GED.
All Florida real estate license applicants are subject to a criminal background check. A criminal record may impact your ability to attain a real estate license in Florida. Visit Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation for more information.
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Florida recognizes licenses from seven states. Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Mississippi, or Nebraska. If your license in from a state other than those sever, you will have to complete the full Pre-Licensing process.
Florida requires brokers and sales associates to complete Post-Licensing education. Florida sales associates must complete 45 hours of Post-Licensing Education, which can be obtained through the Center for Real Estate Education.
The Center for Real Estate Education is a full service educational resource and training center for real estate agents across the United States.
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