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Maryland Real Estate Commission
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Real Estate Salesperson:   Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and of good character and reputation, needs to successfully complete 60-clock hours of approved real estate classroom instruction, which includes an approved 3-clock hour course in real estate ethics., need to pass the real estate examinations and need to submit a written commitment from a licensed real estate broker stating that the salesperson applicant will be affiliated with the broker after becoming licensed. 

Continued education:    At least one 3-clock hour ethics course that includes the Maryland Code of Ethics must be taken every two years by all agents  and between 6 and 15 clock hours of specific continuing education courses are required in order to renew the licenses, depending on how long one has been licensed and when the license expires.

Broker applicants   Must be at least 18 years of age and of good character and reputation, must have actively and lawfully provided real estate brokerage services for at least 3 years, need to successfully complete an approved course for real estate brokers that includes a 3-clock hour real estate ethics course and need to pass the broker real estate examinations.

Reciprocal license recognition & Non-residents:  Maryland does not have specific reciprocity agreements with any state but education and experience from a home state can be reviewed for transferability on an individual basis. Continuing education courses completed in another state may qualify if they meet Marylandís standards.

Additional Note:
The Maryland Division of Occupational & Professional Licensing oversees 22 licensing boards and commissions within the state, including the Maryland Real Estate Commission

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