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Maine Real Estate Commission
Category - Government Agencies - State Real Estate Agencies

Real Estate Salesperson:  Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, have a high school diploma or GED, need to provide notarized recommendations from at least 3 persons stating that the applicant has a good reputation for truthfulness, honesty, fair dealing and competency, have an employing broker provide a written statement authorizing the license and have a criminal records check performed before their license will be issued.   All Applicants have to complete the Introduction to Real Estate educational course, passing the examinations, and applying for the license within one year of having passed the exams.

Continued education:   All agents must complete 15 clock hours of continuing education before renewal of their license.

Broker applicants:  Requirements are being actively licensed for at least one year as an associate broker in Maine within the three years immediately preceding the date of application, completion of two years in an approved degree program, completion of the Role of the Designated Broker course, and applying for the broker license within one year of completing the course.

Reciprocal license recognition & Non-residents:   The requirements for a reciprocal license include being actively licensed in another jurisdiction and passing the Maine laws portion of the real estate exams. Those with a reciprocal license need to provide an Irrevocable Consent to Service form.

Additional Note:
Maine Department of Professional and Financial Regulation, Office of Licensing & Registration (OLR), handles the Maine Real Estate Commission

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