Starting Your Real Estate Career

Requirements for New Agent Licensing are:

  1. be at least 18 years of age.
  2. be a citizen or be a legal permanent resident
  3. have no felony convictions
  4. complete the 75 hour Qualifying Course
  5. pass the NYS Department of State Salesperson licensing exam
  6. have a sponsoring New York State Broker
  7. pay license fee of $50 for 2 years
  • Successful completion of the 75 hour Qualifying Course Course requires at least 90% attendance and passing the school final exam.
  • The following are the required subjects:
    • License Law & Regulations
    • Law of Agency
    • Real Estate Instruments
    • Real Estate Financing
    • Land Use Regulations
    • Introduction to Construction
    • Valuation
    • Human Rights & Fair Housing
    • Environmental Issues
    • Real Estate Math
    • Salesperson as Independent Contractor
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