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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Nearly all agents say they enjoy being their own boss, controlling their schedules, solving client problems, closing deals and turning their real estate business into an income stream.

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Don't Just Sign Up For a Class- Sign Up For Success!

Changing careers is not always easy, and transitioning into Real Estate is no exception. That's why the American Academy of Real Estate not only offers classes, but also coaching and success training to help get your career started in the right direction. Our experienced instructors will not only help you pass the school and state exams, but will also offer guidance and support as you begin your Real Estate journey.

Register or contact us today to find out more information on getting started in your Real Estate Career!

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AGE: Must be at least 18 years of age.

SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER: You must have a United States Social Security number to apply. You may visit the Social Security Administration website for information on how to obtain one.

EDUCATION: Must hold a high school diploma or its equivalent.

PRE-LICENSE EDUCATION: Prior to sitting for the state exam you must show proof of course completion of Florida approved 63 hour pre-license education for sales associates. The course is good for two (2) years from the date of completion. An expired course will not be accepted at the exam site and you will not be able to sit for your exam without proof of a valid course completion slip. The course is not required at the time of application submission. You may submit application for state exam approval prior to taking the pre-license education. See the list of approved providers.

EDUCATION EXEMPTIONS: If you hold a 4 year degree, or higher, in real estate you may be exempt from the pre-license education requirement. In order to determine your exemption please submit an original certified transcript with your application for review. If you wish to submit prior to application, please send an original certified transcript with cover letter to: Division of Real Estate, Attention: Education Section, 400 West Robinson Street, Suite N801 Orlando, Florida 32801.

EXAMINATIONS: The examination is given by Pearson Vue. To Learn more visit their website to find a location near you to set up your exam once the application has been approved by the DBPR. The Candidate Information Booklet is a useful source to help guide you through the examination process.

FEE: Pay the required fee as provided in the application. Military veterans, their spouses and Florida National Guard members may be eligible for a fee waiver, fee reimbursement, and/or fee discount. Please visit our DBPR Military Services page for more information.

FINGERPRINTS: An applicant must have a background check as part of the licensing process.  To learn more about fingerprinting, please visit our fingerprint FAQs.

To be eligible to become a licensed real estate salesperson or agent, you must: