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Career Opportunities in Real Estate


Real estate careers: Real estate professionals go by different job titles, real estate agents, brokers, associate brokers, sales agents, realtors etc. The titles can be a little confusing for someone entering the real estate market for the first time, but it is important to know that the terms are not interchangeable. Who is a real estate agent? Anyone who earns a real estate license is called a real estate agent. The general purpose of a real estate license is to ensure that the agents work within the laws of the state and to protect the consumers from malpractices and fraud. […]

Application for a Sales Associate License in Florida


How to become a sales associate in Florida: A real estate associate is a person who helps the clients in selling or buying a house and provide guidance to the clients in negotiating the deals. They also provide an outlook of the legal agreements that follow the deal. The candidates who want to become real estate associates in Florida can proceed with the application process as follows: Check the application criteria and requirements set by the Florida Real Estate Commission. Depending on the area of residence at the time of application, choose the type of license application. The application can […]

Upgrade Sales Associate License to Broker in Florida


A real estate sales associate or real estate salesperson is a level below a broker. An associate can do most of the tasks of the broker but only do so under the management of a licensed broker. The role of a real estate sales associate is much similar to that of a real estate broker but, they administer under a licensed broker or developer on an assignable transactional basis. A licensed sales associate in Florida with sufficient experience can upgrade his/her license to a brokership. Who can apply? Age and citizenship: The minimum age requirement for obtaining a real estate […]

How can a license holder in another state become a broker in Florida


A real estate agent in one state might wish to practise in another state, whether due to their relocation or professional interest. But since the licenses are state specific, they will have to obtain the license in the new state too. But they need not follow the application procedure step by step. Some of the educational and experience requirements may be bypassed. A real estate agent licensed in another state can apply for real estate broker license in Florida through the following applications: Through mutual recognition: Mutual recognition is an agreement through which a state can recognize the educational requirements […]

Educational Requirements for Real Estate Associate in Florida


Who can become a real estate sales associate in Florida? Anyone can become a real estate sales associate┬áin Florida, the following are the basic requirements: Be least 18 years of age. Hold a high school diploma or its equivalent. Have the licensure application approved. (Check your real estate license application status by providing the necessary details.) Finish the 63 hour pre-licensing course. Pass the state examination. Educational requirements overview: Basic educational requirement: High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) Prelicense: 63-hour Florida Pre-licensing course based on FREC I syllabus. Post license: Two 30-hour Post licensing courses, Real Estate Brokerage […]

Educational Requirements for Real Estate Broker in Florida


Who can become a real estate broker in Florida? A real estate broker can operate on behalf of another party, a buyer or seller or can supervise other brokers and real estate agents. To apply for a real estate brokership in Florida, the individual must: Be least 18 years of age. Hold a high school diploma or its equivalent. Have the licensure application approved. (Check your real estate license application status by providing the necessary details.) Have an active sales associate license and practised for 24 months in the last 5 years. Finish the 72 hour pre-licensing course. Pass the […]

How to become a Real Estate Sales Associate in Florida


Who is a real estate sales associate? A real estate sales associate is a person who helps the clients in selling or buying a house. Real estate associates provide guidance to the clients in negotiating the deals. They also provide an outlook of the legal agreements that follow the deal. The role of a real estate sales associate is very similar to that of a real estate broker but the sales associates have to administer under a licensed broker or developer on an assignable transactional basis. Read more about the duties of a sales associate. Who can apply for a […]