FLORIDA REQUIREMENTS FOR REAL ESTATE LICENSING
THE DIVISION OF REAL ESTATE: Florida Statutes require that real estate sales associates and brokers complete courses that have been approved by the Division of Real Estate prior to sitting for state exams. The Bob Fritze School of Real Estate is approved by the DRE permit #ZH1000536.
SALES ASSOCIATE PRE AND POST LICENSING: Florida Statutes require that individuals complete 63 hour Pre licensing course prior to sitting for the State sales associates exam.
After successfully passing the State Sales Associate Pre Licensing exam, within the first licensing period, which is approximately 2 years, each licensee must complete a 45-hour post-licensing course to continue to be licensed. Our school is approved by the DBPR and DRE to teach both the Pre and Post licensing courses.
BROKER PRE AND POST LICENSING: Florida statutes require that individuals seeking a Broker's license first must have completed all requirements for a Sales Associate Pre and Post license courses, must have been licensed actively with (one or more) brokers for a minimum of 24 months during the last 5 (five) years in order to take the Broker Pre License State Exam.
The Bob Fritze School of Real Estate is approved by the DBPR and DRE to teach the Broker Pre License Course.
Following the successful passing of the Broker's State exam and within the first licensing period as a broker, which is approximately two years, to continue to be licensed as a broker, must complete 60 hours post license education which consists of two 30 hour courses approved by the DBPR and the DRE. The Bob Fritze School is approved by the DBPR and DRE to teach both of these courses.
AFTER THE FIRST LICENSING PERIOD for the Sales Associate and Broker: In each 24 month licensing period thereafter, every license must complete at least 14 hours of continuing education PRESCRIBED BY THE DBPR prior to renewal. The 14 hour continuing education must include 3 hours of Core Law, 3 hours of Ethics and at least 5 hours of Specialty Course credit.
There is a choice of ON LINE or home correspondence course with a 30 question exam, you must receive a grade of at least 75 to pass OR you may take LIVE Continuing Education instruction with no exam.
This also satisfies The National Association of REALTORS required 3 hours of Professional Standards (Ethics) every four years to renew membership in the REALTOR organization.
The National Association of REALTORS now requires 3 hours of Professional Standards every four years to renew membership in the REALTOR organization. New members must also sit through approved 3 hours Professional Standards Course.
NOTE: Each student must be fingerprinted electronically, send in a state application and be approved in order to take the state test. We recommend that you do this ahead of time because it usually takes four to six weeks to be approved. You DO NOT have to be approved by the state to take the school course.