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

Step 1: Make sure you meet the basic requirements

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

  • You are at least 18 years old
  • You are a US citizen or have the legal right to work in the US
  • You have a high school diploma or equivalent

Step 2: Register for real estate licensing classes


A real estate license is required for most real estate jobs. Vermont requires 40 hours of pre-licensing education. The 40 hours cover the following topics:

  • Agency Relationships and Contracts
  • Real Property Ownership/Interest
  • Finance
  • Real Property
  • Marketing Regulations (purchase and rental)
  • Property Management
  • Real Estate Calculations
  • Real Estate Commission
  • Licensure
  • Regulations Governing the Activities of Licensees
  • Related Laws
  • Broker Topics


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Step 3: Apply to take the Vermont real estate exam


You can apply to take the Vermont real estate exam after you have completed the licensing education requirements. The Vermont real estate exam fee is $55.

Licensed attorneys in Vermont are exempt from the pre-licensing education requirements.

Step 4: Complete the Vermont 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 Vermont real estate license application fee is $50.

Step 6: Choose a sponsoring broker


All new licensees in Vermont 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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