Pennsylvania Real Estate Education Requirements
- An individual who wants to take the salesperson’s examination for the purpose of obtaining a standard salesperson’s license shall:
- Be 18 years of age or older.
- Have successfully completed four credits, or 60 hours of instruction, in basic real estate courses as determined by the Commission under subsection (b).
- Submit a completed examination application to the Commission or its designee with the examination fee.
- An individual who wants to take the broker’s examination for a standard broker’s license shall:
- Be 21 years of age or older.
- Be a high school graduate or have passed a high school general education equivalency examination.
- Have worked at least 3 years as a licensed salesperson, with experience qualifications that the Commission considers adequate for practice as a broker, or possess at least 3 years of other experience, education, or both, that the Commission considers the equivalent of 3 years’ experience as a licensed salesperson.
- Have acquired 16 credits, or 240 hours of instruction, in professional real estate education as determined by the Commission under subsection (b).
- Submit a completed examination application to the Commission
Post License Requirements:
30 hours within the first year of licensure.
Continuing Education Requirements:
A broker or salesperson holding a standard license who desires to renew a current license shall, as a condition precedent to renewal, complete 14 hours of Commission-approved continuing education during the preceding license period. The continuing education shall be completed by the May 31 renewal deadline.