Online Broker Pre-Licensing (72 Hours)

Course Description

After you purchase the course online you can begin immediately.

The Online 72-Hour Real Estate Broker Pre-licensing course includes:

  • State approved course and final exam
  • Licensed instructor to answer course questions
  • Tech support for any computer issues
  • Completion slip issued after course completed
  • Personalized diploma suitable for framing

Customer Support – (800) 786-0289 or Request Help

Questions About Course Material
An instructor is available Monday thru Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm.
Technical Support or any other questions
Our office staff is available from 8:00am to 10:00pm every day.

Course Duration

The course is active for one year from the date of purchase, or until you pass the final exam. It may be possible to have the course extended beyond the one year maximum. Please call our office for information.

Course Breakdown

UnitDescription
IntroductionOrientation
1Becoming a Licensed Real Estate Broker
2Opening a Real Estate Office
3Owning, Managing, and Supervising a Real Estate Office
4Escrow Management
5Office Inspections and the Disciplinary Process
6Overview of Real Estate Valuation
7Sales Comparative, Cost Depreciation, and Income Approach
8Comparative Market Analysis
9Basic Business Appraisal
10Brokerage Relationships
11Contracts
12Financing Real Estate
13Closing Real Estate Transactions
14Federal Income Tax Laws Affecting Real Estate
15Investment Real Estate
16Zoning and Planning, Subdividing of Land, and Special Issues
17Environmental Concerns Affecting Real Estate Transactions
18Property Management
Final Exam3 Hour Timed Exam (100 ques. Multiple choice)

Final Exam Information

Answer Each Question In Order
You cannot close out or use the back or previous button. If you exit the exam before you have a passing score, or fail the exam, you must wait thirty days before you can attempt it again.

30 Day Retake
If you do not pass the final exam on your first attempt, you will be given a link to a second final exam. The second exam cannot be taken until thirty days after the first exam.

System Requirements

Internet ConnectionDo not take final exam using wireless connection
Web BrowserInternet Explorer, Netscape, Firefox
Other InformationEnable Java, Javascript, and Cookies

Requirements for Licensure

To be eligible for a real estate broker license, the state of Florida requires you to…

  • hold an active sales associate license for at least 24 months out of the past 5 years
  • be at least 18 years of age.
  • have a high school diploma or its equivalent.
  • receive approval of your state application.
  • complete and pass a state approved 72-hour course.
  • pass a state examination.
  • You do not need to be a Florida resident.

State Application and Testing Process

Step 1: Fill Out State Application

You can submit the application in two ways:
Online – Department of Business and Professional Regulation website
Mail – Download and print the application
The Application fee paid to the state is $115.00
It will take 4-6 weeks on average for the state to process and approve your application
Check the status of your application by clicking here
You must submit your fingerprints electronically before your application can be approved.

Step 2: Submit Finger Prints

Appointments are scheduled with the state testing vendor , Pearson Vue.
This can be done online, or by calling (877) 238-8232
Schedule Fingerprint Appointment Online
Pearson Vue Testing Locations
The fingerprinting fee is $57.25

Step 3:Complete the 72-hour Licensing Course

Completion Slips are issued upon completion of the course

Step 4: Pass the state exam

Before you can take your state exam, the state must approve your application for licensure. You must bring your completion slip with you to be permitted to test.
To schedule your exam, contact Pearson VUE, the state testing vendor. They have locations throughout the state. You can make an appointment online, or by calling (888) 204-6289
Schedule Exam Appointment Online
The exam fee paid to Pearson VUE is $31.50
The state exam is a 100 question multiple choice test with a passing score of 75%.
If you fail the exam, you may retake it as many times as necessary, at a cost of $31.50 each time, as soon as you can make a new appointment.

Materials and Study-Aids