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West Virginia Real Estate Commission
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Real Estate Salesperson:   Must be at least 18 years, have a high school diploma or GED, complete 90 clock hours (six credit hours) of approved pre-licensing real estate courses which need to be completed within the five-year period preceding the application date.   All salesperson applicants must also pass the real estate exams.

Continued education:  Continued education is required.

Broker applicants:  Must be at least 18 years and have a high school diploma or GED. Broker applicants need to complete 90 clock hours (6 credit hours) in approved real estate courses, need to have at least two years of active experience as a real estate salesperson and proof of active experience must be provided by information on all listings and sales during the two year period   Recommendation affidavits need to be obtained from all brokers with whom the applicant has been licensed as a salesperson.

Reciprocal license recognition & Non-residents:   West Virginia has reciprocity agreements with 19 other states. Applicants from other states need to fulfill the regular West Virginia licensing requirements, must maintain a definite place of business in West Virginia if their state of residence requires West Virginia brokers to maintain an office in their state. All applicants for a salesperson or broker real estate license in West Virginia who are from a different jurisdiction must provide a Surety Bond in the amount of $2,000.00. 

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