Alabama Real Estate License

Definition - What does Alabama Real Estate License mean?

A person can receive a license to be a real estate salesperson in Alabama by being a resident of the United States who is at least 19 years of age, has a high school diploma or GED and has not held a real estate application that was revoked or rejected in another state. The person must also complete a 60 hour pre-license course and then complete an appropriate exam.

The salesperson must complete a 30 hour post-training course within twelve months after earning a license. This must be completed within six months in order to get an active license or twelve months for an original license.

A person can also become a broker by completing a 60 hour course and by having an active salesperson license for at least 24 of the last 36 months. The person still has to complete the appropriate exam.

Testopedia explains Alabama Real Estate License

The exam to earn a license in Alabama will involve 100 general questions and 40 Alabama-specific questions. The applicant must have a 70% grade or higher on both sections in order to earn a license. About ten percent of the questions involve math and can be facilitated with a calculator if needed. It will take three and a half hours to take the entire test.

The registration fee for the exam is $69. It will cost $170 to also obtain a license and $195 to renew it after two years.

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