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Entry into the real estate profession takes preparation. As with other professions, licensing is required. Licensing requirements and costs vary , but generally range between $1,000-$2,000 for start-up costs such as pre-licensing classes, the state licensing exam, and real estate association membership.
It is also recommended that you enter the business with enough cash flow to cover your short-term living expenses and be able to invest in personal promotion and advertising.
To become eligible to obtain a SALESPERSON license in Alabama, and applicant who does not hold a current real estate license in another state must:
- Be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident alien or legally present in the U.S;
- Be at least 19 years old;
- Show proof of bona fide residency in any state in the U.S.;
- Show proof of high school graduation or GED;
- Not have been convicted of a felony or a crime involving moral turpitude;
- Not have had a real estate application or license rejected or revoked in any state within the past two years.
- After meeting the education and/or experience requirements, pass the licensing examination.
ADDITIONALLY, A SALESPERSON APPLICANT MUST:
Prior to taking the state exam, successfully complete an approved 60 clock hour prelicense course. (Salesperson applicants who started the prelicense course prior to October 1, 2004 have 24 months to pass the state exam after completing this course. Applicants who started the course after October 1, 2004 have 12 months to pass the state exam after completing the course. If these deadlines are not met, the course must be retaken.) AND
Must complete a 30 hour post license training course within the first twelve months of licensure in order to be issued an original (permanent) license. Further, the course must be completed and original license issued within the first six months in order to maintain an active license.
To enroll in real estate classes call, text or email LeightonDees@BHGgo.com , 251-554-4525 or 251-650-4030