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North Carolina Real Estate Commission
Category - Government Agencies - State Real Estate Agencies

Real Estate Salesperson:  Must be at least 18 years of age, have to complete at least 67 hours of approved classroom real estate courses within the three year period preceding the date of application and have to pass the real estate exam.  They need to provide proof that they possess competency, honesty, truthfulness, integrity and general moral character and all applicants need to provide a Criminal Record Report and fingerprints to aid investigation.

Continued education:  All licensed real estate agents need to complete at least eight classroom hours of approved continuing education courses each year before renewing their license. In addition, those with a real estate broker license need to complete an approved special course of six classroom hours every three years.

Broker applicants:   Must be at least 18 years of age and have to successfully complete at least 60 hours of approved classroom real estate courses within the three year period preceding the date of application. Applicants for the broker real estate license also need to have either completed the salesperson educational courses or have a valid North Carolina salesperson real estate license.   All applicants must pass the broker real estate exams, with the exception of those who hold a North Carolina salesperson license. They are not required to take an additional examination.

Reciprocal license recognition & Non-residents:   North Carolina has reciprocity agreements with twelve states. Licensed agents in good standing in these states may obtain a nonresident real estate license without taking the North Carolina examination if they are currently active and were originally issued their license based on passing that state’s license examination.



External Links
http://www.ncrec.state.nc.us/
 
 
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