Professionals who perform the duties of a real estate broker or salesperson and are paid a fee for listing, selling, leasing, appraising or managing real property must be licensed in Florida. Licenses are not required for persons employed by brokers, builders, landlords or leasing services who perform only administrative duties. The Q and A below applies to real estate salespersons or broker licenses:
Q: How do I obtain a Florida Real Estate Salesperson license?
A: In order to become a sales associate, you must meet the following requirements:
Q: How do I obtain a Florida Broker’s license?
A: In order to become a broker associate, you must meet the following requirements:
Q: Where are the required courses offered?
A: There are a number of licensed schools around the area that provide the necessary course work. Course work can be done in a classroom setting or via online instruction. Google “Florida real estate schools” for schools in the area.
Q: How do I begin a real estate career?
A: There are a number of steps…
Q: What does the State of Florida require after I am licensed?
A: Before your first 2 year renewal period ends, the State of Florida requires you take a 45 hour post licensing course. After the initial 2 year period, 14 hours of continuing education is required for each renewal period.
Q: What is required for a successful career in real estate?
A: There are a number of characteristics, but a few of the big ones would include:
Q: How can I get more information about a career in real estate?