Edgewater Real Estate Academy

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions about real estate licensing
Q: How do I become a Florida Real Estate Sales Agent?
A: Please see our detailed information on the process of earning your Florida Real Estate Sales Associate License at the link below.
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Q: How do I become a Florida Real Estate Broker?
A: Please see our detailed information on the process of earning your Florida Real Estate Broker’s License at the link below.
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Q. What are the requirements to become a Florida Real Estate Sales Associate?
A. Florida Sales Associate Licensing Requirements
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Have high school diploma or GED
  • Complete and pass the state approved 63 hour Sales Associate Pre-License course
  • Submit application to the Division of Real Estate with the appropriate fee
  • Pass the state exam
  • Exceptions to the above:
    • Attorneys with a current Florida Bar Card
    • 4 year Degree in Real Estate
Q. What are the requirements to becoming a Florida Real Estate Broker?
A. Broker's License Requirements
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Have high school diploma or GED
  • Complete and pass the state approved 72 hour Brokers Pre-License course
  • Hold an active Sales Associate license for 24 months out of the past 5 years
  • Completed applicable post license education
  • Submit application to the Division of Real Estate with the appropriate fee
  • Pass the state exam
  • Exceptions to the above:
    • 4 year Degree in Real Estate
Q. Can I transfer my Real Estate License from another state to Florida? (Non Florida Residents Only)
A. Yes you can but you must have received your license from a state that Florida has a Mutual Recognition agreement. Florida currently has mutual recognition agreements with 8 states: Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Georgia, Indiana, Mississippi, Nebraska and Oklahoma.
For more information about mutual recognition licensing transfers please visit the link below.
Mutual Recognition Agreements
Frequently Asked Questions about our Online Real Estate Courses
Q: Are these courses approved by the Florida Real Estate Commission (FREC)?
A: Absolutely! No matter who's course you take, make sure they are approved or else you might not get credit.
Q: What happens once I enroll in the online class?
A: You should receive several e-mail messages detailing your order and enrollment information. Please read these messages carefully. They will contain complete instructions on how to access your online course and how to download any additional software you may have purchased.
Q: Do I need a textbook?
A: No. Textbooks are not required, however you may find it helpful to have one as you progress through the course. If so, you should order our packages that also include the textbook.
Q: How long do I have to complete the course?
A: The course expires 6 months after you enroll. However, you may complete the course as quickly as you can move through the material. You may extend the course for 2 additional months for a fee.
Q: What happens if I fail the final exam?
A: You can retake your final exam only once and you must wait 30 days from the time of your initial failure. You have one year to retake the exam after you fail. During this time you may review the course material online. If you fail a second exam and want to get credit, you must retake the entire course again.