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FAQ: What course am I required to take to get a FL real estate license?

What course am I required to take to get a FL real estate license?

Applicants for a Florida real estate sales associate license, known as the FREC I, must complete a pre-license course from an FREC-approved school. The course equals 63 classroom hours of 50 minutes each, inclusive of examination. The passing grade for the exam is 70%.

Students enrolled in the FREC pre-license real estate course cannot miss more than 8 classroom hours. Florida Statute 475.17 (2)(a).


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Can I take the Florida pre-license course if I'm still in high school?

Yes, an individual can take the pre-license course but cannot apply for licensure with the State of Florida until they reach 18 years of age.

Can I use my law degree credits toward the Florida pre-license course?

Florida Administrative Code Rule 61J2-3.008(8) states: Any active member of the Florida Bar who is otherwise qualified under Florida license law is exempt from the FREC prerequisite education course for a real estate salesperson.

Can I use my college credits toward the Florida pre-license course?

Florida Administrative Code Rule 61J2-3.008(9) states: Any applicant for licensure who has earned a baccalaureate degree or higher in real estate from an accredited institution of higher education will be exempt from the FREC's prerequisite education courses.

How many times can I take the Florida pre-license course final exam?

If an applicant fails the end of course exam (scoring less than 70%), they must wait 30 days before taking a different version of the exam. If a real estate license applicant does not pass on the 2nd attempt, the FREC requires applicants to retake the pre-license course in full.

Is the Florida pre-license course final exam proctored?

Online pre-license final exams are not proctored. According to 475.17 (2)(a)(2), a distance learning course or courses shall be approved by the Commission with a final exam that is not proctored nor given in a central testing location.

How many questions are on the Florida pre-license course final exam?

The Florida pre-license exam has 100 questions, each with a one-point value. The passing grade is 70%. If an applicant does not pass on their 1st attempt, they must wait 30 days to retake the exam. In the event an applicant fails twice, they must retake the pre-license course in full.

How do I receive my Florida Course Completion Certificate?

The FREC-approved schools are required to provide each student with a course completion certificate. These schools typically forward the completion certificate to the DBPR.

Can I take the 63-hour Florida real estate license course online?

According to Florida Statute 475.17 (2)(a)(2), distance learning courses must be approved by the FREC. Satisfactory completion of a distance learning course includes a timed examination. The final exam is not monitored or given at a centralized location.

How many hours of education is required to get a Florida license?

According to Florida Statute 475.17 (2)(a)(1), applicants for a Florida real estate sales associate license must complete a pre-license course from an FREC-approved institution of higher learning. The course required to become initially licensed will not be more than 63 classroom hours of 50 minutes each.

How can I take the 63-hour Florida real estate license course?

According to Florida Statute 475.17 (2)(a)(2), the real estate schools authorized by the Florida Real Estate Commission have the option of providing classroom courses, distance learning courses, or both.

What course am I required to take to get a FL real estate license?

Applicants for a Florida real estate sales associate license, known as the FREC I, must complete a pre-license course from an FREC-approved school. The course equals 63 classroom hours of 50 minutes each, inclusive of examination. The passing grade for the exam is 70%.

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