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How to become a Realtor® in PA?

Real estate agent with home buyersDid you ever think about becoming a real estate agent? Do you desire a career with flexible hours or just want to earn a little extra money? If so, consider real estate sales! The first step in obtaining a real estate license in Pennsylvania is to complete four credits or sixty clock hours of real estate instruction in Real Estate Fundamentals (30 hours) and Real Estate Practice (30 hours).

After completing the education requirements, you may make application to the Pennsylvania Real Estate Commission for a salesperson's license. You must be "sponsored" by a Pennsylvania licensed real estate broker prior to taking the real estate test.

Along with the application you must provide the Pennsylvania Real Estate Commission with: Education transcripts Examination score reports dated within 3 years of application submission Criminal background check dated within 90 days of application submission Check or money order made payable to the “Commonwealth of Pennsylvania” Certification of Licensure (if applicable) Criminal conviction and/or disciplinary documentation (if applicable)

Do you want a career in real estate? Learn about the requirements at Real Estate License PA.com.