|1||Becoming a Licensed Real Estate Broker|
|2||Opening a Real Estate Office|
|3||Owning, Managing, and Supervising a Real Estate Office|
|5||Office Inspections and the Disciplinary Process|
|6||Overview of Real Estate Valuation|
|7||Sales Comparative, Cost Depreciation, and Income Approach|
|8||Comparative Market Analysis|
|9||Basic Business Appraisal|
|12||Financing Real Estate|
|13||Closing Real Estate Transactions|
|14||Federal Income Tax Laws Affecting Real Estate|
|15||Investment Real Estate|
|16||Zoning and Planning, Subdividing of Land, and Special Issues|
|17||Environmental Concerns Affecting Real Estate Transactions|
|19||The Real Estate Market|
|Final Exam||3 Hour Timed Exam (100 ques. Multiple choice)|
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
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.