A Quickstart Guide : How To Get A Real Estate License In Pennsylvania

Step 1: Make sure you meet the basic requirements

The basic requirements to get a Pennsylvania real estate license are simple. Do you meet these requirements?

  • You are at least 18 years old
  • You must pass a criminal background check within 90 days of your license application

Step 2: Register for real estate licensing classes


A real estate license is required for most real estate jobs. Pennsylvania requires 75 hours of pre-licensing education (30 hours of Real Estate Fundamentals and 45 hours of Real Estate Practice) before they will let you get a real estate license.


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Step 3: Apply to take the Pennsylvania real estate exam


You can apply to take the Pennsylvania real estate exam after you have completed the licensing education requirements. The Pennsylvania real estate exam fee is $54. PSI Exams manage the state exam process and you can take the exam in any PSI location in the US.

Step 4: Complete the Pennsylvania real estate license application


The application will ask you some basic questions about you and your background, including any other real estate licenses you have held or currently hold. The Pennsylvania license application fee is $107.

Step 6: Choose a sponsoring broker


All new licensees in Pennsylvania must work under the supervision of a broker. Choosing a broker is an important decision and we can help you with that. Keller Williams training has been ranked the best in the business and we are committed to helping our agents succeed. Click here to be connected with the right person in charge of hiring at the Keller Williams nearest you.

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